Electronic City Real Estate
July 2018 Press News on Electronic City
26 July 2018 Deccan Chronicle 
Neta's man snaps water supply to 1000 flats
https://www.deccanchronicle.com/nation/current-affairs/250718/trouble-in-high-rise-netas-man-snaps-water-supply-to-1000-flats.html
Ittina Neela in Electronics City, Phase 2

25 July 2018 Deccan Herald 
Centre to BBMP: clear Kanakapura Rd trash
https://www.deccanherald.com/city/after-resident-s-letter-pmo-683389.html
residents of HM Tambourine

25 July 2018 Deccan Herald 
Forest dept rejects NHAI rd in Bannerghatta
https://www.deccanherald.com/city/forest-dept-rejects-nhai-683410.html
says, forest patch is already under pressure

25 July 2018 Money Control 
Wipro chairman Azim Premji calls for lower tax rates
https://www.moneycontrol.com/news/business/wipro-chairman-azim-premji-calls-for-lower-tax-rates-2758211.html
Lower the rate, lower the incentive to evade taxes

24 July Live Mint2018  
HDK seeks Wipro's help to fight air pollution
https://www.livemint.com/Politics/Y6zYfeiOEt4wxs4oXhNAVO/Kumaraswamy-seeks-Wipros-help-to-fight-air-pollution-in-Ben.html
Public Private Partnership (PPP)

24 July 2018 TOI 
BMTC will issue smartcard passes to students by August-end
https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bengaluru/bmtc-will-issue-smartcard-passes-to-students-by-august-end/articleshow/65112052.cms
BMTC under criticism for delay

24 July 2018 Bangalore Mirror 
Biocon and Wipro to show BMTC the 'right' way
https://bangaloremirror.indiatimes.com/bangalore/others/biocon-and-wipro-to-show-bmtc-right-way/articleshow/65109486.cms
technological assistance

24 July 2018 TOI 
The case of the blooming lotus
https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bengaluru/the-case-of-the-blooming-lotus/articleshow/65111929.cms
250-year-old Harapanahalli Lake dried up

24 July 2018 The Hindu 
Raid reveals thriving phone biz inside prison
https://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/raid-reveals-thriving-phone-biz-inside-prison/article24499356.ece
Central Jail, Parappana Agrahara

23 July 2018 NIE 
Suburban trains need of the hour, not elevated corridors
http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/bengaluru/2018/jul/23/suburban-trains-need-of-the-hour-not-elevated-corridors-bengaluru-citizen-groups-1847544.html
Citizen groups to CM: Elevated Beda

23 July 2018 Bangalore Mirror 
Horror on Hosur Road: Crash-and-burn kills 2
https://bangaloremirror.indiatimes.com/bangalore/crime/horror-on-hosur-road-crash-and-burn-kills-2/articleshow/65095349.cms
at Hennagara Gate on Hosur main road

23 July 2018 Live Mint 
Infosys warns of increase in number of visa application rejections
https://www.livemint.com/Companies/uJTHvSZxwtP1rEDJ6p1oyJ/Infosys-warns-of-increase-in-number-of-visa-application-reje.html
predicts higher operating expenses

22 July 2018 Deccan Chronicle 
Somasundarapalya lake to get fresh lease of life
https://www.deccanchronicle.com/nation/current-affairs/220718/somasundarapalya-lake-to-get-fresh-lease-of-life.html
Rs 4 cr allotted for rejuvenation, says BBMP

22 July 2018 TOI 
Couple drying clothes electrocuted
https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bengaluru/tamil-nadu-couple-drying-clothes-electrocuted/articleshow/65087089.cms
ITI Layout, Bandepalya near Hongasandra

21 July 2018 TOI 
BBMP to develop helipads at 4 landfills
https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bengaluru/bbmp-to-develop-helipads-at-4-landfills/articleshow/65075471.cms
Bingipura, Bellahalli, Bagalur and Mylasandra

21 July 2018 TOI 
Housing birds & butterflies, Madiwala Lake is a visitors paradise
https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bengaluru/housing-birds-butterflies-madiwala-lake-is-a-visitors-paradise/articleshow/65075403.cms
at Konappaa Agrahara

20 July 2018 News Bytes 
Metro network to get another station, courtesy Infosys
https://www.newsbytesapp.com/timeline/Bengaluru/27702/124478/infosys-to-build-a-metro-station-in-bengaluru
BBMP dug it up to replace broken water pipline

20 July 2018 Bangalore Mirror 
Basapura's main road has been dug up for five months
https://bangaloremirror.indiatimes.com/bangalore/others/its-a-bad-summer-for-the-aam-aadmi/articleshow/65060313.cms
BBMP dug it up to replace broken water pipline

20 July 2018 TOI 
Community fridges become popular, feed hungry souls
https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bengaluru/community-fridges-become-popular-feed-hungry-souls/articleshow/65062916.cms
at Koramangala & BTM Layout in South Bengaluru

19 July 2018 Deccan Herald 
Eco-friendly E-City metro station to promote art
https://www.deccanherald.com/city/eco-friendly-electronics-city-682314.html
Konappana Agrahara metro station in Electronics City

19 July 2018 Bangalore Mirror 
Beware, Electronics-City: Thieves are itching to steal here
https://bangaloremirror.indiatimes.com/bangalore/crime/beware-electronics-city-thieves-are-itching-to-steal-here/articleshow/65045196.cms
Itch spray in ATM at Hebbagodi Road

18 July 2018 Economic Times 
Now, commuters can reserve seats on BMTC buses
https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/transportation/roadways/now-commuters-in-bengaluru-can-reserve-seats-on-bmtc-buses/articleshow/65040133.cms
to be integrated in the BMTC's mobile application

July 2018 Deccan Herald 
BMRCL obtains BBMP's nod to fell 200 trees
https://www.deccanherald.com/city/bmrcl-obtains-bbmp-s-nod-fell-681878.html
between Silk Board and Hebbagodi

17 July 2018 Bangalore Mirror 
Rowdy seen walking on the road with a dagger near Electronic city
https://bangaloremirror.indiatimes.com/bangalore/others/infosys-hands-over-metro-station-design-to-government/ddkfdj/articleshow/65014739.cms
in Shantipura

17 July 2018 Bangalore Mirror  
Infosys hands over Metro station design to government
https://bangaloremirror.indiatimes.com/bangalore/others/infosys-hands-over-metro-station-design-to-government/ddkfdj/articleshow/65014739.cms
Konappana Agrahara Metro station

17 July 2018 NIE 
Two washed away while attempting selfie in Mekedhatu waterfalls
http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/bengaluru/2018/jul/17/bengaluru-two-washed-away-while-attempting-selfie-in-mekedhatu-waterfalls-1844471.html
both, residents of Bannerghatta Road

16 July 2018 Live Mint 
Hotel firm's lawsuit a challenge for Infosys's hiring plans in US
https://www.livemint.com/Companies/iz8sHIdKWhspvsuWFiQZUI/Infosys-US-lawsuit-holding-up-its-plan-to-hire-10000-Ameri.html
Hotel lease terminated to house Infosys?

16 July 2018 The Hindu 
Techie abducted and robbed
https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/bangalore/software-engineer-offered-a-drop-home-abducted-and-robbed/article24434928.ece
forced to withdraw cash from ATMs in Jigani and Electronics City

16 July 2018 Deccan Herald 
Infy Foundation to sign MoU with BMRCL
https://www.deccanherald.com/city/hosur-rd-stn-infy-foundation-681541.html
for funding of Hosur Road station

16 July 2018 Money Contrl 
Infosys vs TCS: Battle of equals in 2009 barely a competition today
https://www.moneycontrol.com/news/business/markets/infosys-vs-tcs-what-was-a-battle-of-equals-in-2009-is-barely-a-competition-today-2712411.html
Infosys trailing TCS for a decade

16 July 2018 Bangalore Mirror 
Enough of waiting at Bannerghatta Biological Park
https://bangaloremirror.indiatimes.com/bangalore/others/enough-of-waiting-at-bannerghatta-biological-park/articleshow/65014416.cms
booking to go digital

16 July 2018 TOI 
Stolen Kolar newborn girl found
https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bengaluru/stolen-kolar-newborn-girl-found-in-bengaluru/articleshow/65002749.cms
near KHB Surya Nagar

15 July 2018 Bangalore Mirror 
Arakere residents stand up to save their peepal
https://bangaloremirror.indiatimes.com/bangalore/civic/arakere-residents-stand-up-to-save-their-peepal/articleshow/65001280.cms
50-year-old peepal tree near Esteem Enclave in Arakere

15 July 2018 Bangalore Mirror 
To clear loans, techie turns chain-snatcher
https://bangaloremirror.indiatimes.com/bangalore/crime/to-clear-loans-techie-turns-chain-snatcher/articleshow/64991667.cms
Prabhakar (35), a resident of Kudlu

14 July 2018 The Hindu 
Hurdles to acquire NICE land
https://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/tp-karnataka/bmrcl-facing-hurdles-in-acquiring-nice-land/article24415810.ece
in Beratena Agrahara, Doddathogaru and Konappana Agrahara

13 July 2018 TOI 
19-year-old suffers heart attack in operation theatre, kin blame doctors
https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bengaluru/19-year-old-with-ear-ailment-suffers-heart-attack-in-ot-kin-blame-doctors/articleshow/64969409.cms
at St John's Hospital, Koramangala

13 July 2018 Tax Scan 
Rs 20 Crore GST evasion detected
http://www.taxscan.in/20-crore-gst-evasion-bangalore/25843/
Lead Acid battery company based at Bommasandra/Jigani

12 July 2018 Better India 
Japan to Install Smart Signals, to Cut Waiting Time by 30%!
https://www.thebetterindia.com/150231/news-japan-smart-signals-bengaluru/
29 junctions on MG road and Hosur road

11 July 2018 TOI 
Students can travel on bus for free till July 31
https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bengaluru/bengaluru-students-can-travel-on-bus-for-free-till-july-31/articleshow/64941388.cms
till the new smart passes are issued

11 July 2018 Deccan Chronicle 
Better policing, lane discipline needed on NICE Road
https://www.deccanchronicle.com/nation/current-affairs/110718/better-policing-lane-discipline-needed-on-nice-road.html
21 fatal and 51 non-fatal accidents in 2017

09 July 2018 Econimic Times 
Karnataka Pollution Board to install new meters. Will it clear air?
https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics-and-nation/karnataka-pollution-board-to-install-new-meters-will-it-clear-air/articleshow/64914183.cms
CAAQMS set up at Silk Board cost 1 Cr

08 July 2018 Deccan Herald 
Techies petition against dropping Attibele metro line
https://www.deccanherald.com/city/bengaluru-infrastructure/techies-petition-against-679882.html
Bommasandra to Attibele line

08 July 2018 The Hindu 
MD of automobile firm held for evading GST
https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/bangalore/md-of-automobile-firm-held-on-charge-of-not-paying-gst/article24363091.ece
Gopal Reddy, Aditya Auto Engineering in Bommasandra

08 July 2018 The Hindu 
Bike lifters held, idols recovered
https://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/tp-karnataka/bike-lifters-held-idols-recovered/article24363620.ece
Arun (25), Electronic City and Shakir (23), TN

07 July 2018 The Hindu 
Infosys foundation to contribute Rs 200 crore to Metro work
https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/bangalore/infosys-foundation-to-fund-200-crore-for-metro-station/article24363124.ece
for Konappana Agrahara Metro Station

07 July 2018 Deccan Herald 
Man ends life by grabbing power line, onlookers record act on mobiles
https://www.deccanherald.com/city/man-ends-life-onlookers-record-679564.html
at Hongasandara in Bommanhalli

07 July 2018 The Hindu 
Satellite Town Ring Road to plough through BNP
https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/bangalore/satellite-town-ring-road-to-plough-through-bannerghatta-national-park/article24363075.ece
activists fear irreparable damage

07 July 2018 TOI 
20 passengers escape with injuries as trailer-truck rams mini-bus
https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bengaluru/20-passengers-escape-with-injuries-as-trailer-truck-rams-mini-bus/articleshow/64892047.cms
truck jumped median

05 July 2018 Business Line 
6 interconnected elevated corridors worth Rs.15,825 cr
https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/news/bengaluru-to-get-6-interconnected-elevated-corridors-worth15825-cr/article24343360.ece
Silk board to Hebbal one of them

04 July 2018 NIE 
Good Samaritan loses life; Accident at NICE road exit
http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/bengaluru/2018/jul/04/good-samaritan-loses-life-accident-at-nice-road-exit-1837969.html
Truck driver B S Raghavendra (29)

04 July 2018 Deccan Chronicle 
Neglected Basapura lake is dying
https://www.deccanchronicle.com/nation/in-other-news/040716/neglected-basapura-lake-is-dying-in-bengaluru.html
in Basapura village near Begur

04 July 2018 Deccan Chronicle 
MLA Goolihatti D. Shekhar duped of Rs.1 crore
https://www.deccanchronicle.com/nation/crime/040718/property-deal-mla-goolihatti-d-shekhar-duped-of-rs-1-crore.html
for 10 acres of Government land in Kudlu

03 July 2018 TOI 
Cabbie attacks woman and son, vandalizes car
https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bengaluru/cabbie-attacks-woman-and-son-vandalizes-car/articleshow/64848990.cms
at Electronics City toll gate on Hosur Road

03 July 2018 TOI 
Scooter hits parked goods vehicle on NICE Road
https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bengaluru/scooter-hits-parked-goods-vehicle-on-nice-road-2-killed/articleshow/64834761.cms
2 killed: priest at Tirupalya, Hebbagodi & his friend

01 July 2018 AsiaNet News 
Fire at a factory in Hosur leaves residents fearing for their lives
https://newsable.asianetnews.com/karnataka/fire-in-a-factory-at-hosur-leaves-residents-fearing-for-their-lives-pb6n73
Geolite Elastomers in Thally Road

01 July 2018 The Hindu 
Rs.77 lakh stolen from ATMs in south Bengaluru
https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/bangalore/77-lakh-stolen-from-atms/article24305779.ece
by staff of Secure Value cash management services

01 July 2018 Deccan Herald 
Pay more for tolls at E-city, Attibele
https://www.deccanherald.com/city/pay-more-tolls-e-city-attibele-678203.html
applicable between July 1 and June 30, 2019