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Bangalore News April 29 Highlights: Karnataka SSLC results out by 12 noon tomorrow; Ramya tweets ‘photoshopped’ Hitler-Modi photo

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Written by Darshan Devaiah BP , Ralph Alex Arakal | Bengaluru |
Updated: April 29, 2019 10:21:14 pm
sslc result 2019 date, kseeb results, 10th result date, karnataka results 2019, kseeb.kar.ac.in, karresults.nic.in, sslc 2019 result date, karnataka results 2019, education news The Karnataka Secondary Education Examination Board (KSEEB) will declare the Karnataka SSLC result 2019 tomorrow at 12 pm.

Bangalore News highlights: 

With monsoon fast approaching in Karnataka, Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy has directed the Chief Secretary and concerned officials to monitor the situation and take measures to prevent floods and rain-related problems.

On Sunday evening, Chief Minister office issued a statement which reads, “As the election code of conduct is still in force, it will not be possible for ministers or elected representatives to visit affected areas to monitor the review work. The Chief Minister spoke to the Chief Secretary over the phone and advised to constitute committees of officials to look into the matter and to give special attention to areas such as Kodagu and coastal Karnataka which were adversely affected by floods last year.”

The Bangalore Development Authority (BDA) has started draining the Bellandur lake after it started to froth with toxic foam recently after a moderate rain

Bellandur Lake is the city’s largest lake, and one of the only 70 that survive from the 272 of four decades ago. The lake is set to be desilted in the coming weeks. According to BDA, the water is being channelised to the downstream of Varthur Lake by opening up the sluice gates, after which the lake will be desilted.

Meanwhile, after the recent Sri Lanka serial bomb blasts, the Karnataka police is on high alert across the city and state. Strict vigilance being enforced at all public places. All DCs and security officers have been asked to report the action taken compliance every hour. Anti-sabotage check by Dog Squad was also held at the Kempegowda Bus Station (KBS) at Majestic area

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18:38 (IST)29 Apr 2019
Karnataka SSLC result will be announced tomorrow at 12 pm 

The Karnataka Secondary Education Examination Board (KSEEB) will declare the Karnataka SSLC result 2019 tomorrow at 12 pm. The KSEEB SSLC result will be released by the Karnataka Board on its official website at karresults.nic.in or kseeb.kar.nic.in.

15:41 (IST)29 Apr 2019
BJP Karnataka mocks Congress spokesperson on Twitter

Just a few hours after actor-turned-politician Ramya posted a picture of PM Narendra Modi holding a kid's ears collaged with a similar photograph of German dictator Adolf Hitler, she has found herself in soup. 

Team BJP Karnataka, her arch rivals on and off social media, has mocked her for her absence during the polling hours for the recent Lok Sabha elections. Karnataka had gone to the polls on April 18 and 23. Even though low voter turnout in many places including capital city Bangalore hit headlines, many were seen asking whether social media savvy Ramya exercised her franchise.

15:05 (IST)29 Apr 2019
Bangalore LIVE temperature: 34 degree Celsius at 3 pm

The mercury levels are at 34 degree Celsius in Bangalore at 3 pm on April 29. 

Humidity - 35% 

14:41 (IST)29 Apr 2019
IIMB to host 'Social Start-up Santhe' on May 10

In a bid to bring together entrepreneurs and changemakers in the social sector for creating opportunities for cross-learning and visibility, IIM Bangalore is all set to host a special event. 

Titled ‘Social Start-up Santhe’, the event organised by the innovation and entrepreneurship hub NSRCEL will take place on May 10 (Friday). The event includes workshops, a panel discussion by eminent leaders in the social space, peer-to-peer sessions and other activities.

The Chief Guest at the event will be Sameer Garde, President, Cisco India and SAARC.

 

13:23 (IST)29 Apr 2019
Bangalore power disruption update: Puttenahalli, Suradenapura, ISRO Layout and several areas face power cuts

Puttenahalli, Suradenapura, ISRO Layout, Pavani, Heritage, Ramagondanahalli, Kenchenahalli, Harohalli and several surrounding areas face power disruption. BESCOM officials inform that power will be restored by 2 pm 

13:07 (IST)29 Apr 2019
Former MLA Dr.Vijayakumar Khandre passes away, CM expresses condolence

Former Congress MLA  Dr Vijayakumar Khandre passed away this morning at Hyderabad. 

The death was reported at 10.30 am from a private hospital in Hyderabad after he suffered from a cardiac arrest. 

The Funeral will take place on Tuesday at 1.00 pm at Bhalki, his native.

Dr Khandre made his way from Bhalki to the Karnataka legislative assembly in 1989 as an independent MLA. However, he was elected from the same constituency in 1994 as a Congress MLA.

12:16 (IST)29 Apr 2019
Check out the air quality around you in Bangalore
 

Average Air Quality in Bengaluru is Moderate. At 12 noon, PM 2.5 (Fine Particulate matter) is at an unhealthy level if you are near Hebbal. The same is  at moderate levels near Peenya, BTM Layout and Silk Board 

 
11:51 (IST)29 Apr 2019
Traffic Regulations in place for IPL: Parking prohibited on 12 roads

The Bengaluru City Traffic Police has prohibited parking on 12 roads adjacent and around M. Chinnaswamy stadium on April 30. This is part of several steps taken towards ensuring a smooth experience for spectators and other commuters on road. 

11:40 (IST)29 Apr 2019
IPL at Bangalore: Special traffic regulations in place on April 30 as RCB plays RR at M. Chinnaswamy Stadium.

The Bengaluru City Police has announced various traffic regulations for April 30 as home team Royal Challengers Bangalore plays Rajasthan Royals at M. Chinnaswamy Stadium. 

While parking areas are provided at several spots in and around the stadium from 2 to 11.30 pm, autorickshaws will not be plying on selected areas of Queens Road, Cubbon Road and MG Road from 5 pm to 11.30 pm on April 30.

11:05 (IST)29 Apr 2019
On Anti-Child Labour Day, Bangalore to discuss ways to abolish the practice

Observing national Anti-Child Labour Day, Bangalore will host a special one-day consultation on 'The Role of Right to Education in Abolition of Child Labour Practice' on April 30.  Organised by the Peoples' Alliance for Fundamental Right to Education (PAFRE), the event will be held at SCM House, CSI Compound, Mission Road from 11 am to 5 pm on Tuesday. 

10:31 (IST)29 Apr 2019
Peak hour traffic is getting heavier on several roads

Peak hour traffic is getting heavier on several roads. Traffic snarls are reported from various parts of Central Business District, Indiranagar, Banashankari, Bannerghatta Road, Mahadevapura, Hebbal, Goraguntepalya, Malleshwaram, Tumakuru road, KR Puram and Yeswanthpur.

10:18 (IST)29 Apr 2019
Bangalore Weather Update

Bangalore weather at 10 am: 34-degree celsius 

09:55 (IST)29 Apr 2019
Fire mishap in Bangalore, no casualties reported 

According to TV reports, a fire broke out at an automobile shop at Subramanyanagar in North Bangalore. Firefighters rush to the spot. Fire suspected due to short circuit.

09:33 (IST)29 Apr 2019
Sports Authority of India's convocation underway

Sports Authority of India is organising convocation of 42nd diploma course in sports coaching, Dr Venugopal K R, Vice-Chancellor, Bangalore University, to be the chief guest.

Venue: Sports Authority of India Auditorium, NSNC, Gyana Bharati Complex Netaji Subhas Road Opposite Bangalore University Hostel, Mallathahalli, Bengaluru.

Time: 3 pm. 

09:10 (IST)29 Apr 2019
CCB sleuths raid two pubs; rescue 78 dancers

The Central Crime Branch (CCB) sleuths raided two dance bars in the city and rescued 78 women and arrested three people running the bars without following the norms. The sleuths seized Rs 4.25 lakh and music equipment.

08:58 (IST)29 Apr 2019
3 arrested at Bangalore airport with 1.5 kg of gold paste mix hidden in rectum

Customs officials at Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) arrested three passengers who had concealed 1.5 kg of gold paste mix in their rectums. The three identified as Mohamed SharKhan Zahir Hussain, Kaja Mydeen Mohamed Haroon and Ansari Mohammad Ibrahim from Tamil Nadu arrived by Air India flight AI 994 on Friday smuggled gold worth over Rs 29.3 lakh.

08:29 (IST)29 Apr 2019
Rain likely in Bengaluru due to “Fani”

According to Indian Meteorological Department several parts of interior Karnataka, including Bengaluru, and isolated places in coastal Karnataka, may receive rain or thundershowers over the next few days due to Cyclone Fani.

08:17 (IST)29 Apr 2019
Sanitation worker killed in road accident 

A sanitation worker with the Bruhath Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike(BBMP) was killed after a speeding canter knocked her down while she was sweeping the road near JP Nagar.

08:12 (IST)29 Apr 2019
CET exams from today

1,94,282 students will appear for the Common Entrance Test (CET) to be held for two days from today. Students will write the exam in 431 centres across Karnataka. In Bengaluru, 43,736 students are set to appear for the exam in 84 centres.

Karnataka Police Friday night arrested a truck driver for making a hoax call to the police control room claiming a pre-planned terror attack on major Indian cities. Swamy Sundar Murthy was taken into custody by the Karnataka Central Crime Branch (CCB) after he claimed that a terror attack had been planned in the states of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Telangana, Puducherry, Goa and Maharashtra.

Read more: Karnataka police arrests truck driver for hoax call over ‘terror attacks’ in eight states

The demand for a cabinet minister to take over the primary and secondary education portfolio in Karnataka is not something that has come out recently. Ever since N. Mahesh, the lone Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) minister in the Congress-JD(S) coalition government, resigned last October, several activists and education experts have sought for an urgent replacement.

Read more: Karnataka: Chorus grows louder for appointment of standalone primary education minister

Here are a few contacts that might come handy for you in emergency situations: BBMP Control room: 080-22221188 In case of power disruptions, contact BESCOM: 1912. If the water supply is hit at your area, contact BWSSB: 1916.

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