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Bangalore News April 30 Highlights: 73.7% students pass SSLC in Karnataka; Bangalore residents complain about burning dry leaves

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Bangalore News Highlights:

As the Karnataka SSLC results were announced today, two students — Srujana D (St Philomena English High School, Bangalore) and N Parameshwar Naik (Colaba Vithob Shanbhag Kalabagkar High School, Uttara Kannada) — have topped scoring 625/625. A total of 11 students scored 624/625. The exams were held from March 21 to April 4. This year, the pass percentage has seen a 1.77% increase than that of 2018, at 73.7%.

Click here for more info on SSLC results announcement

Residents of RR Nagar and Hemmigepura wards complained to the BBMP that the leaves are collected, dumped burnt in the area is causing a health risk to the residents.

As monsoon season is fast approaching, the Bangalore Traffic Police has begun with their task of filling up potholes in the city. Earlier, the BTP had conducted a study to spot potholes in the city that needs to be filled up immediately. While Old Airport Road, Indiranagar and 100-feet Road were picked for the first day, policemen were seen supervising the process next to Ejipura and Koramangala areas on April 29. Pothole filling continues in the city as the day progresses.

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Bangalore may face call drops and disruption in internet services in coming days. This is due to city’s civic body Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) taking up the process of cutting telecom cables laid over the ground due to non-payment of fee and failure to follow the existing norms. The move by the BBMP has got internet service providers (ISPs) up in arms and attracted criticism by the Cellular Operators’ Association of India (COAI).

Read more: Internet outage in Bengaluru as civic body removes illegal OFCs

The Bengaluru City Traffic Police has prohibited parking on 12 roads adjacent and around M. Chinnaswamy stadium for today. This is part of several steps taken towards ensuring a smooth experience for spectators and other commuters on road, in the light of the IPL match scheduled to be played between home team Royal Challengers Bangalore and Rajasthan Royals. 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 Tuesday.

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Karnataka SSLC results 2019: CM  delight about the  performance of government schools post SSLC results 

Karnataka SSLC results 2019: CM  delight about the performance of government schools post SSLC results.

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 today. This is part of several steps taken towards ensuring a smooth experience for spectators and other commuters on road.

Burning leaves causing a health risk to the Bangalore residents.

Residents of RR Nagar and Hemmigepura wards complained to the BBMP that the leaves are collected, dumped burnt in the area is causing a health risk to the residents.

The residents gave complain to Randeep D, BBMP Special Commissioner, solid waste management.

Rainfall forecast for next 48 hours as on 29th April 2019 by KSNDMC

Rainfall forecast for next 48 hours as on 29th April 2019 by KSNDMC: Isolated to scattered light to moderate rains likely over south eastern districts of SIK & southern districts of Coastal Karnataka & Malnad region.

Temperature forecast for next 24 hours by KSNDMC

According to Karnataka State Natural Disaster Monitoring Centre(KSNDMC) Maximum temperatures likely to be above normal at a few places over interior Karnataka and likely to be normal over remaining part of the state during the next 24hrs.

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Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister congratulates students passed in  SSLC  exams 

Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister congratulates students passed in  SSLC  exams 

K J George conducted a meeting with BWSSB officials

Sarvagnanagar MLA K J George conducted a meeting with BWSSB Chairman and other relevant officials to discuss on providing long term solutions for drinking water issues in Sarvagnanagar Constituency.

Banagalore Weather

The mercury levels are at 33 degree Celsius in Bangalore at 2 pm on April 29. 

Karnataka SSLC results 2019: Hassan tops, Bangalore in third

Topper Districts:


Hassan
Ramanagara
Bangalore

Karnataka SSLC Results 2019: CM congratulates students

Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy tweets congratulating students who have passed the SSLC exams. 

Karnataka SSLC Results 2019: The evaluation was held in 228 centres across all 34 education districts

The evaluation was held in 228 centres across all 34 education districts in the state from April 10 to 25. 58,876 evaluators took part in the process.

Karnataka SSLC Results 2019: Pass percentage increases by 1.77% precisely

6,08,336 out of 8,25,468 students who took the exams this year earn eligibility for higher studies.

Karnataka SSLC Results 2019

35,118 students get A+ grade while 1,09,316 students score A grade marks

Karnataka SSLC results 2019

Girls continue to outshine boys. The pass percentage for girls - 79.59. Boys - 68.46
English medium students pass more - 80.88%. Kannada medium - 70.19%

Karnataka SSLC Results 2019

Srujana D (St Philomena English High School, Bangalore) and N Parameshwar Naik (Colaba Vithob Shanbhag, Uttara Kannada) scores 625/625

SSLC Exam results out

Karnataka SSLC Results 2019: 73.7 pass percentage this year. An increase of 1.8% from 2018 results

Nominations for Chincholi, Kundgol bypolls to be scrutinised today

Soon after the Lok Sabha elections, politicians in the state are busy planning campaigns and supporting their next set of candidates. Bypolls to two legislative assembly constituencies - Chincholi and Kundgol are scheduled to be held on May 19. 

The nominations to these constituencies will be scrutinised today. 

Also read: Karnataka politics: Heat shifts from Lok Sabha to state assembly by-polls as BJP-Congress hold marathon meetings

Candidates
Chincholi - Subhash Rathod (Congress); Avinash Jadhav (BJP)
Kundgol - Chikkanagouda Patil (BJP); Kusumavathi Shivalli (Congress) 

As lakhs of students and parents anxiously await the SSLC results scheduled to be released by 12 noon today, BJP leader and former CM B.S. Yeddyurappa wishes them good luck.

Click here for LIVE updates on Karnataka SSLC results release

Over 8.41 lakh students from Karnataka had registered. The highest number of students registered from Bengaluru South with 65,451 students, followed by Bengaluru North with 49,336 students. 

BESCOM receives 7034 complaints on April 29, 6832 resolved

As power disruption issues continue to trouble Bangaloreans, as many as 7,034 complaints were registered on Monday (April 29), BESCOM confirms. 

Telecom heads and Internet Service Providers to meet BBMP Commissioner today

In a bid to reach a consensus on the optic fibre cables issue in the city, telecom providers and internet service providers will meet BBMP Commissioner N. Manjunath Prasad today. 

Read more: Internet outage in Bengaluru as civic body removes illegal OFCs

“There are unauthorised OFC cables that are creating problem to the pedestrians in the city. Due to the unauthorised cables, the BBMP is also into financial losses," a BBMP official told indianexpress.com 

497 properties in Bangalore get BWSSB notice

Notices have been served to 497 properties in Bangalore for allowing sewage to flow into the storm water drains. The Bengaluru Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) has also sent the list of violators to the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board. 

According to BWSSB officials, violators will get one week time to respond to the notices, failing in which, the second round of notices will be served. No response to the notices might put the violators in deep trouble as BWSSB plans to take criminal action against them by booking them under IPC Section 432 for causing inundation of streets by encroaching storm water drain. 

Check out the air quality around you in Bangalore

 

Average Air Quality in Bengaluru is Moderate. At 8 am, PM 2.5 (Fine Particulate matter) is at an unhealthy level if you are near BTM Layout. The same is  at moderate levels near Peenya, Hebbal and Jayanagar

SSLC results to be released at 12 noon

The Karnataka Secondary Education Examination Board (KSEEB), the body in charge of conducting the exams and announcing the results, has confirmed that the results for the recently held SSLC exams will be released by 12 noon today.

Over 8.41 lakh students had registered for the examination.

The weatherman has predicted a generally cloudy sky in and around the city for the day. In the light of cyclone Fani expected to intensify as a 'severe cyclonic storm', the IMD has predicted rain/thundershowers in some areas. Maximum and Minimum temperatures very likely to be around 35 and 24 degree Celsius respectively

As many as 43,736 students will take the Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET) in the city today in in 84 centres. The gateway for admission to professional courses, today is day 2 of the entrance test. In total, 1,94,282 students have registered for the test held in 431 centres across Karnataka.

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.