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29 November 2019       Issue #106

Dear Reader,
This newsletter brings you updates from the portal www.electronic-city.in. Our mission is to spread neighbourhood awareness to ECitizens and regional information to netizens.
-Team ECity Bangalore

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PRESS NEWS FOR ELECTRONIC CITY

Press news in reverse chronological order

INDUSTRY NEWS

IT, Education, Healthcare, Automobile
Imposters play tech co staff to get cards, con AmEx of Rs 1.3 Cr
- none of the cardholders were employees of CSC, Electronic City
Kiran Mazumdar Shaw reaches settlement with SEBI
- in Infosys insider trading case
Azim Premji finds philanthropy more complex than business
- earmarked 34% of the company's shares for philanthropy
Bosch unveils IoT 'garage' in Bengaluru
- in Electronic City
Infosys files FIR over fake job racket
- No HR named Sumesh. Never hires through recruiting agents
Private Universities Act to be amended
- to include appointment of administrator
KT Rama Rao helps Bengaluru girl get back on her feet
- Shilpa Reddy, a class 10 student from Konappana Agrahara
Murthy's son Rohan to marry Aparna in December in Bengaluru
- met through a common friend 3 years ago
Ninja Cart staffer goes missing
- N Pradeep of Begur, was questioned for theft
Infosys faces another whistleblower complaint
- CEO based in Mumbai, visits US often at company cost
7 Indian IT firms banned from applying for H1B visa
- US Govt names 7 companies
Boy dies of snakebite as 3 hospitals fail to treat him
- Akash (16) from Kudlu gate, died because no stock of anti-venom
High fees, lack of regulation in private universities
- students affected by sibling rivalry in Alliance university
Murdered ex-VC of Alliance Univ. had lent 7 Cr to Chancellor Sudhir
- he had been asking Sudhir for his money back
This MG Motor outlet displays no cars
- gives 360-degree tour of vehicles
Cracking sound after head massage could prove fatal
- complimentary head and neck massage, led to a stroke
Relief for Arvind Ltd. CMD
- non compliance during EPF inspection in Dodda Thoguru

CIVIC & INFRASTRUCTURE

FASTag to be mandatory from December 1
- All you need to know about FASTag
BMTC, KSRTC seek extension of December 1 FASTag deadline
- none of the 450 BMTC buses have FASTag
Despite NGT order, trash piles continue to ruin this lake
- Kithiganahalli Lake, near Bommasandra
Hosur Road-Dairy Circle stretch shut for white-topping
- will be shut for at least two months
MP Tejasvi Surya helps fix Bannerghatta Road, but is it his job?
- Metropolitan Planning Committee (MPC) exists only on papers
BBMP, BDA quarrel over upkeep of Hulimavu Lake
- civic bodies indulge in blame game
Hulimavu Lake breach hits 1000 families, sinks 300 cars
- displaced families lodged in 3 rehabilitation centres
Hulimavu lake breaches, 800 houses flooded
- pipes laid by contractor on the lake bund caused the breach
Bypoll diktat: BBMP told not to dump garbage in 5 processing plants
- diverted to Chikkanagamangala plant near Electronic City
26-30% vehicles passing through toll gates have FASTag
- mandatory in tolled highways from December 1
BBMP's Special Commissioner visits Silver County Road and Haraluru
- assured widening between Birla Jn and Hosa Rd via Kudlu village
Mayor suggests upgrade of equipment in KCDC plant
- Mayor Gowtham Kumar visited KCDC plant in Kudlu Gate
Decongesting traffic with bus priority lanes
- including areas on ORR, Hosur Rd, Bannerghatta Rd
Stalled roadwork in Roopena Agrahara may resume soon
- 60 ft wide, 1km long road between Roopana Agrahara and Hosur Rd
60% signage in Kannada or lose trade licence: BBMP
- FKCCI president says BBMP should fill up pot holes first
Bus priority lane kicks off
- along ORR between Silk Board and KR Puram
Over 4000 residents stage protest on Haralur main road
- from Kudlu, Silver County, Somasundarapalya, Mangammanapalya
Water bills not sent for 8 months
- BWSSB assured that water will be properly supplied only by 2023
Road along Madiwala Lake needs to be built ASAP
- connecting BTM 2nd stage to Roopena Agarhara on Hosur Road
FASTag hiccups at NH toll plazas
- December 1 deadline to convert NH lanes to FASTAG lanes
Bangladeshi ragpickers flee
- dry waste processing hit
CM proposes new body to transform Tech Halli
- BMMA to decongest roads to tech hubs
Acquisition of All Saints Church land
- BMRCL alters plan to save school for differently abled on church land
Torturous drive to IT hubs through Hosur Main Rd
- dug up twice last year by BWSSB and BESCOM
BBMP deadline nears, but more than 3500 potholes yet to be filled
- BBMP had set itself a deadline of November 10
302 properties to go as demolition drive begins
- in Parappana Agrahara, Singasandra, Hongasandra, Begur etc.
Silk Board bus stops to get a makeover too
- along with the Metro station
'NimBuses' to run on BMTC priority lane from November 1
- 830 services will ply on the ORR with NimBus stickers
Commuters seek clarity before mega demolition of Jayadeva flyover
- longest loop demolition to begin in December
Face power cuts for 4 months
- areas under Electronics City Phases 1 & 2

CRIME & ACCIDENTS

Alerting ECitizens about modus operandi of conmen
Contractor is collateral damage of road rage
- resident of Hongasandra was beaten up in Begur
'Agent' offers medical seat to girl
- dupes her of Rs 6 lakhs, in Electronic City
Techie pays Rs 1L for iPhone worth Rs 28K
- victim of lottery scam is a resident of NGR layout in Bommanahalli
A costly free lift for engineering student
- at Byagadadenahalli bus stop on Anekal-Chandapura Rd
3 interstate drug peddlers nabbed
- from Begur and Mangammanapalya
2 held for skimming cards in ATM kiosks
- accused are from Mangammanapalya
LPG leak kills couple in their sleep
- Nagamuni (36) & Padmavati (30), residents of Devara Chikkanahalli, Begur
Moving car catches fire on NICE Road
- family of three had a narrow escape
4 days on, metro worker's body still in deep freezer
- neither the contractor nor BMRCL officials visited
Forest officials arrest man smuggling tortoise
- Sundaraju (28) was arrested in Madivala with star tortoises
Metro worker dies after iron beam collapses
- at the construction site in Electronic City
Using string tied to cell, he recorded women in bathrooms
- accused Masida Barwa from Assam, resident of Vidyanagar in Bommasandra
Two cabbies held for killing man over affair
- victim and accused are residents of Dodda Thoguru
3 motorists knocked down fatally by pvt bus in Attibele
- trio on motorbike were crossing Hosur Rd at Guest Line Circle

Know your ECITY

Begur TempleNaganatheshwara Temple which is 1300 years old, is in Begur village, off Hosur Road, 4 km from Bommanahalli junction. The temple was built by the Gangas and extended by the Cholas. A 9th century inscription was discovered here, with the earliest reference to the name Bengaluru. This temple is also known as Panchalingeshwara temple as it has 5 lingas, each associated with a different aspect of healing. Remnants of a circular mud fort and a Jaina Basadi are found near the temple. On Maha Shivratri crowds throng to this temple, known for its healing powers.
Read more about Begur Panchalingeshwara Temple and Fort

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