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November 2019 Press News on Electronic City
30 November 2019 The Hindu 
Police start penalising motorists straying into bus priority lane
https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/bangalore/police-start-penalising-motorists-straying-into-bus-priority-lane/article30125471.ece
₹500 for the first offence and ₹1,000 thereafter

29 November 2019  
BETL awarded Rs 492 cr towards claim against NHAI
https://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/bangalore-elevated-tollway-awarded-rs-492-cr-towards-claim-against-nhai-119112801354_1.html
prolongation cost due to delay

29 November 2019  
BMTC bus catches fire, passengers safe
https://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/bengaluru/2019/nov/29/bmtc-bus-catches-fire-passengers-safe-2068768.html
near the Wipro Office on Neeladri Road in Electronic City

29 November 2019  
What’s in a stone? A city's age
https://www.deccanherald.com/state/top-karnataka-stories/what-s-in-a-stone-a-city-s-age-780799.html
Begur older than Bengaluru

28 November 2019  
BBMP lodges complaint for lake grab
https://www.deccanherald.com/city/bbmp-lodges-complaint-against-firm-for-lake-grab-780487.html
Navayuga Constructions encroached Chowdeshwari lake in Beratana Agrahara

28 November 2019 Bangalore Mirror 
Pati, Patni Aur Woe
https://bangaloremirror.indiatimes.com/bangalore/crime/pati-patni-aur-woe/articleshow/72285335.cms
in the Bommasandra Industrial Area

28 November 2019 TOI 
BMTC, KSRTC seek extension of December 1 FASTag deadline
https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bengaluru/bmtc-ksrtc-seek-extension-of-december-1-fastag-deadline/articleshow/72266933.cms
none of the 450 BMTC buses have FASTag

28 November 2019 TOI 
Despite NGT order, trash piles continue to ruin this lake
https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bengaluru/two-months-after-ngts-order-trash-piles-continue-to-ruin-another-bengaluru-lake/articleshow/72273853.cms
Kithiganahalli Lake, near Bommasandra

28 November 2019 Bangalore Mirror 
Contractor is collateral damage of road rage
https://bangaloremirror.indiatimes.com/bangalore/crime/contractor-is-collateral-damage-of-road-rage/articleshow/72267956.cms
resident of Hongasandra was beaten up in Begur

27 November 2019 Deccan Herald 
Hosur Road-Dairy Circle stretch shut for white-topping
https://www.deccanherald.com/city/bengaluru-infrastructure/hosur-road-dairy-circle-stretch-shut-for-white-topping-780136.html
will be shut for at least two months

27 November 2019 NIE 
'Agent' offers medical seat to girl
https://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/bengaluru/2019/nov/27/agent-offers-medical-seat-to-girl-in-bengaluru-dupes-her-of-rs-6-lakhs-2067748.html
dupes her of Rs 6 lakhs, in Electronic City

27 November 2019  
MP Tejasvi Surya helps fix Bannerghatta Road, but is it his job?
http://bengaluru.citizenmatters.in/tejasvi-survya-fixing-bannerghatta-road-mp-corporator-responsibility-mpc-urban-planning-38998
Metropolitan Planning Committee (MPC) exists only on papers

26 November 2019 TOI 
Imposters play tech co staff to get cards, con AmEx of Rs 1.3 Cr
https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bengaluru/imposters-play-tech-co-staff-toget-cards-con-amex-of-1-3cr/articleshow/72231138.cms
none of the cardholders were employees of CSC, Electronic City

26 November 2019  
Bikers have FOMO
https://bangaloremirror.indiatimes.com/bangalore/others/bengaluru-bikers-have-fomo/articleshow/72232533.cms
Bikers want FASTags on Electronic City elevated expressway

26 December 2019 TOI 
Woman orders Rs 800 kurta, loses Rs 80,000
https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bengaluru/bengaluru-woman-orders-rs-800-kurta-loses-rs-80000/articleshow/72230050.cms
Name of App not reported !!

26 November 2019  
Theft ruins techie's wedding preparations
https://bangaloremirror.indiatimes.com/bangalore/crime/theft-ruins-techies-wedding-preparations/articleshow/72232152.cms
resident of Jigani

26 November 2019 Bangalore Mirror 
Techie pays Rs 1L for iPhone worth Rs 28K
https://bangaloremirror.indiatimes.com/bangalore/crime/techie-pays-rs-1l-for-iphone-worth-rs-28k/articleshow/72232117.cms
victim of lottery scam is a resident of NGR layout in Bommanahalli

25 November 2019 Deccan Herald 
BBMP, BDA quarrel over upkeep of Hulimavu Lake
https://www.deccanherald.com/city/top-bengaluru-stories/bbmp-bda-quarrel-over-upkeep-of-hulimavu-lake-779523.html
civic bodies indulge in blame game

25 November 2019  
Hulimavu Lake breach hits 1000 families, sinks 300 cars
https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bengaluru/karnataka-hulimavu-lake-breach-hits-1000-families-sinks-300-cars/articleshow/72215744.cms
displaced families lodged in 3 rehabilitation centres

25 November 2019 Deccan Herald 
Hulimavu lake breaches, 800 houses flooded
https://www.deccanherald.com/city/top-bengaluru-stories/horror-in-hulimavu-lake-breaches-800-houses-flooded-779520.html
pipes laid by contractor on the lake bund caused the breach

24 November 2019 TOI 
Bypoll diktat: BBMP officers told not to dump garbage in 5 processing plants
https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bengaluru/bypoll-diktat-bbmp-officers-told-not-to-dump-garbage-in-5-processing-plants/articleshow/72203569.cms
diverted to Chikkanagamangala plant near Electronic City

24 November 2019 The Hindu 
26-30% vehicles passing through toll gates have FASTag
https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/bangalore/26-30-vehicles-passing-through-toll-gates-in-state-have-fastag/article30064291.ece
mandatory for tolled highways from December 1

23 November 2019 News Minute 
Kiran Mazumdar Shaw reaches settlement with SEBI
https://www.thenewsminute.com/article/kiran-mazumdar-shaw-reaches-settlement-sebi-infosys-insider-trading-case-112799
in Infosys insider trading case

23 November 2019 Bangalore Mirror 
A costly free lift for engineering student
https://bangaloremirror.indiatimes.com/bangalore/crime/a-costly-free-lift-for-engineering-student/articleshow/72190932.cms
at Byagadadenahalli bus stop on Anekal-Chandapura Rd

22 November 2019 The Hindu 
BBMP's Special Commissioner visits Silver County Road and Haraluru
https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/bangalore/fight4right-protest-bbmps-special-commissioner-visits-problem-spots/article30054234.ece
assured widening between Birla Jn and Hosa Rd via Kudlu village

22 November 2019 Business Today 
Azim Premji finds philanthropy more complex than business
https://www.businesstoday.in/current/corporate/azim-premji-philanthropy-much-more-complex-than-running-a-business-charity-bill-gates/story/390848.html
earmarked 34% of the company's shares for philanthropy

21 November 2019 Deccan Herald 
Mayor suggests upgrade of equipment in KCDC plant
https://www.deccanherald.com/city/top-bengaluru-stories/mayor-suggests-upgrade-of-equipment-in-kcdc-plant-778244.html
Mayor Gowtham Kumar visited KCDC plant in Kudlu Gate

20 November SME Times2019  
Bosch unveils IoT 'garage' in Bengaluru
http://www.smetimes.in/smetimes/news/industry/2019/Nov/20/bosch-garage49898.html
in Electronic City

19 November 2019 Indian Express 
Decongesting traffic with bus priority lanes
https://indianexpress.com/article/explained/explained-how-bengaluru-hopes-to-decongest-with-its-bus-priority-lanes-6124179/
including areas on ORR, Hosur Rd, Bannerghatta Rd

18 November 2019 Track.in 
Infosys files FIR over fake job racket
hhttps://trak.in/tags/business/2019/11/18/rare-case-infosys-files-fir-over-fake-job-racket-in-bengaluru-after-thousands-are-cheated/
Infosys has no HR named Sumesh. Company never hires through recruiting agents

18 November 2019 Deccan Herald 
Stalled roadwork in Roopena Agrahara may resume soon
https://www.deccanherald.com/city/bengaluru-infrastructure/stalled-roadwork-in-roopena-agrahara-may-resume-soon-777489.html
60 ft wide, 1km long road between Roopana Agrahara and Hosur Rd

18 November 2019 Bangalore Mirror 
3 interstate drug peddlers nabbed
https://bangaloremirror.indiatimes.com/bangalore/crime/3-interstate-drug-peddlers-nabbed/articleshow/72099248.cms
from Begur and Mangammanapalya

18 November 2019 NIE 
2 held for skimming cards in ATM kiosks
https://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/bengaluru/2019/nov/18/two-held-for-skimming-cards-at-atm-kiosks-in-bengaluru-2063305.html
accused are from Mangammanapalya

18 November 2019 Bangalore Mirror 
60% signage in Kannada or lose trade licence: BBMP
https://bangaloremirror.indiatimes.com/bangalore/civic/60-signage-in-kannada-or-lose-trade-licence-bbmp/articleshow/72100683.cms
FKCCI president says BBMP should fill up pot holes first

17 November 2019 The Hindu 
Private Universities Act to be amended
https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/karnataka/private-universities-act-to-be-amended-to-include-appointment-of-administrator/article29994011.ece
to include appointment of administrator

16 November 2019 TOI 
KT Rama Rao helps Bengaluru girl get back on her feet
https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bengaluru/ktr-helps-bengaluru-girl-get-back-on-her-feet/articleshow/72077755.cms
Shilpa Reddy, a class 10 student from Konappana Agrahara

16 November 2019 News Minute 
Bus priority lane kicks off
https://www.thenewsminute.com/article/bus-priority-lane-kicks-bengaluru-list-new-one-ways-traffic-diversions-112404
along ORR between Silk Board and KR Puram

16 November 2019 Deccan Herald 
Over 4,000 residents stage protest on Haralur main road
https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/bangalore/over-4000-residents-stage-protest-on-haralur-main-road-in-bengaluru/article29990721.ece
from Kudlu Junction, Silver County, Somasundarapalya, Mangammanapalya etc.

16 November 2019 NIE 
Water bills not sent for 8 months
https://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/bengaluru/2019/nov/16/residents-seek-water-bills-not-sent-for-8-months-2062533.html
BWSSB assured that water will be properly supplied only by 2023

16 November 2019 Bangalore Mirror 
Road along Madiwala Lake needs to be built ASAP
https://bangaloremirror.indiatimes.com/bangalore/civic/road-along-madiwala-lake-needs-to-be-built-asap/articleshow/72078816.cms
connecting BTM 2nd stage to Roopena Agarhara on Hosur Road

15 November 2019 TOI 
FASTag hiccups at NH toll plazas
https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bengaluru/dec-1-deadline-nears-but-fastag-hiccups-at-nh-toll-plazas-persist/articleshow/72061729.cms
December 1 deadline to convert NH lanes to FASTAG lanes

15 November 2019 Bangalore Mirror 
CM proposes new body to transform Tech Halli
https://bangaloremirror.indiatimes.com/bangalore/others/chief-minister-bs-yediyurappa-proposes-new-body-to-transform-tech-halli/articleshow/71945416.cms
Bengaluru Mobility Management Authority (BMMA) to decongest roads to tech hubs

13 November 2019 Bangalore Mirror 
Murthy's son Rohan to marry Aparna in December in Bengaluru
https://bangaloremirror.indiatimes.com/bangalore/others/infosys-founder-nr-narayana-murthys-son-rohan-to-marry-aparna-in-bengaluru-on-december/articleshow/72039643.cms
met through a common friend 3 years ago

13 November 2019  
Ninja Cart staffer goes missing
https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bengaluru/questioned-over-theft-at-workplace-ninja-cart-staffer-goes-missing/articleshow/72029955.cms
N Pradeep of Begur, was questioned for theft

13 November 2019 Bangalore Mirror 
LPG leak kills couple in their sleep
https://bangaloremirror.indiatimes.com/bangalore/crime/lpg-leak-kills-couple-in-their-sleep/articleshow/72030405.cms
Nagamuni (36) & Padmavati (30), residents of Devara Chikkanahalli, Begur

12 November 2019 ET 
Infosys faces another whistleblower complaint
https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/markets/stocks/news/another-whistleblower-guns-at-infosys-ceo-salil-parekh/articleshow/72021969.cms
CEO based in Mumbai, makes frequent personal visits to US often at company cost

12 November 2019 NIE 
Moving car catches fire on NICE Road
https://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/bengaluru/2019/nov/12/moving-car-catches-fire-on-nice-road-2060528.html
family of three had a narrow escape

11 November 2019 Deccan Herald 
4 days on, metro worker's body still in deep freezer
https://www.deccanherald.com/city/life-in-bengaluru/four-days-on-metro-workers-body-still-in-deep-freezer-775173.html
neither the contractor nor BMRCL officials visited

10 November 2019 Deccan Herald 
Forest officials arrest man smuggling tortoise
https://www.deccanherald.com/city/bengaluru-crime/forest-officials-arrest-man-smuggling-tortoise-774940.html
Sundaraju (28) was arrested in Madivala with star tortoises

09 November 2019 News Minute 
Metro worker dies after iron beam collapses
https://www.thenewsminute.com/article/bengaluru-metro-worker-dies-after-iron-beam-collapses-construction-site-112028
at the construction site in Electronic City

08 November 2019  
Bangladeshi ragpickers flee
https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bengaluru/bangladeshi-ragpickers-flee-bengaluru-dry-waste-processing-hit/articleshow/71963539.cms
dry waste processing hit

07 November 2019 Bangalore Mirror 
Using string tied to cell, he recorded women in bathrooms
https://bangaloremirror.indiatimes.com/bangalore/others/using-string-tied-to-cell-he-recorded-women-in-bathrooms/articleshow/71945884.cms
accused Masida Barwa from Assam, resident of Vidyanagar in Bommasandra

06 November 2019 Deccan Herald 
Boy dies of snakebite as 3 hospitals fail to treat him
https://www.deccanherald.com/city/boy-dies-of-snakebite-as-3-hospitals-fail-to-treat-him-773713.html
Akash (16) from Kudlu gate, died because no stock of anti-venom

06 November 2019 Bangalore Mirror 
Acquisition of All Saints Church land
https://bangaloremirror.indiatimes.com/bangalore/cover-story/all-saints-gets-2-lifelines-greens-keen-on-3rd-one/articleshow/71929852.cms
BMRCL alters plan to save school for differently abled on church land

06 November 2019 NIE 
Torturous drive to IT hubs through Hosur Main Rd
https://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/bengaluru/2019/nov/07/its-a-torturous-drive-to-it-hubs-through-hosur-main-rd-2058304.html
dug up twice last year by BWSSB and BESCOM

05 November 2019 The Hindu 
BBMP deadline nears, but more than 3,500 potholes yet to be filled
https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/bangalore/bbmp-deadline-nears-but-more-than-3500-potholes-yet-to-be-filled/article29882470.ece
BBMP had set itself a deadline of November 10

04 November 2019 TOI 
High fees, lack of regulation in private universities
https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bengaluru/high-fees-lack-of-regulation-make-private-universities-in-karnataka-a-public-concern/articleshow/71885613.cms
students affected by sibling rivalry in Alliance university

02 November 2019 NIE 
Two cabbies held for killing man over affair
https://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/bengaluru/2018/nov/02/bangalore-two-cabbies-held-for-killing-man-over-affair-1893206.html
victim and accused are residents of Dodda Thoguru

01 November 2019  
302 properties to go as demolition drive begins
https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bengaluru/bengaluru-302-properties-to-go-as-demolition-drive-begins-today/articleshow/71861007.cms
in Parappana Agrahara, Singasandra, Hongasandra, Begur etc.

01 November 2019  
Murdered ex-VC of Alliance Univ. had lent 7 Cr to Chancellor Sudhir
https://www.thenewsminute.com/article/murdered-alliance-uni-ex-vc-allegedly-had-financial-tiff-chancellor-sudhir-111525
he had been asking for his money back