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Bangalore News Sept 26 highlights: : DK Shivakumar bail rejected; to stay in Tihar jail

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By: Express Web Desk | Bengaluru |
Updated: September 26, 2019 8:31:35 am
Verdict on DK Shivakumar's bail plea on September 25 DK Shivakumar bail rejected; to stay in Tihar jail

Bangalore news LIVE today: Witnessing an active monsoon in the past few days, Bengaluru received heavy downpour on Monday and Tuesday night.

With the city witnessing heavy downpour for the last two days, Bengaluru is experiencing monsoon like never before this year. While the Karnataka State Natural Disaster Monitoring Centre (KSNDMC) recorded moderate to heavy rainfall in parts of south-west and north-west parts of the city, the same is expected to continue till Thursday.

On Tuesday night, Anekkal and surrounding areas received most rainfall (70 mm), KR Puram (38 mm), HSR Layout (33 mm) and Bommanahalli (26.5mm) till 9 pm.

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted a few spells of rains/thundershowers in the city for the day. “Maximum & Minimum temperatures very likely to be around 29 and 20 degree Celsius respectively,” reads the daily forecast report for Wednesday.

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17:19 (IST)25 Sep 2019
DK Shivakumar bail rejected; to stay in Tihar jail

Delhi's Rouse Avenue Court rejects regular bail plea of Karnataka Congress leader DK Shivakumar, in connection with a money laundering case. He is currently lodged in Tihar Jail under judicial custody of the Enforcement Directorate.

16:35 (IST)25 Sep 2019
Judge to pronounce one-line verdict on DK Shivakumar's bail plea

Judge to pronounce one-line verdict on DK Shivakumar's bail plea. Lawyers wait for the Judge in the courtroom who is still in his chamber.

14:48 (IST)25 Sep 2019
Meet Satvik Hegde, the Karnataka boy in the ‘most powerful selfie’ with Modi and Trump

Satvik Hegde, the boy in “the most powerful selfie” with PM Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump clicked during the “Howdy, Modi” event in Houston, has become an overnight sensation on the internet. Hegde hails from Karnataka’s Sirsi in Uttara Kannada district. Read

13:51 (IST)25 Sep 2019
Pourakarmikas staged a protest in front of the BBMP head office

Pourakarmikas from all 8 zones of Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) staged a protest in front of the Corporation head office on Tuesday. Sanitary workers demanded that all 18,000 pourakarmikas be made permanent employees. 

13:20 (IST)25 Sep 2019
Hoysala Nagar registered the highest rainfall of 52mm on Tuesday

Hoysala Nagar registered the highest rainfall of 52mm on Tuesday.






11:44 (IST)25 Sep 2019
Mansoor sent to judicial custody

The prime accused in the IMA multi-crore scam, Mansoor Ali Khan and his associate Naveed have been sent to judicial custody on Tuesday. The two were in CBI custody till Tuesday at the end of which, they were produced before the court.

11:07 (IST)25 Sep 2019
IAS officer posted

The state government on Tuesday, appointed Ujjwal Kumar Ghosh as director, Electronic Delivery of Citizen Services, Department of Personnel and Administrative Reforms (E-governance), Bengaluru.

10:10 (IST)25 Sep 2019
Karnataka Premier League team owner Ali Asfak Thara arrested for betting

The owner of a Karnataka Premier League cricket team was arrested by the Central Crime Branch (CCB) unit of Bengaluru Police on Tuesday following a probe into an alleged cricket betting racket during the KPL season that concluded last month.

Ali Asfak Thara, a travel and tours businessman who bought the Belagavi Panthers franchise in 2017, was arrested by the CCB after several days of interrogation. Along with Ali, several others involved with KPL — including players and coaching staff of more than one team — were also questioned. Read more

09:29 (IST)25 Sep 2019
Health minister visits Chamarajanagar district hospital

Karnataka health minister B Sriramulu visited Chamarajanagar district hospital to interact with staff and patients. He also inspected the facilities provided in the hospital and asked authorities to ensure quality treatment is given to each patient.

09:04 (IST)25 Sep 2019
Meet Satvik Hegde, the Karnataka boy in the ‘most powerful selfie’ with Modi and Trump

Satvik Hegde, the boy in “the most powerful selfie” with PM Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump clicked during the “Howdy, Modi” event in Houston, has become an overnight sensation on the internet. Hegde hails from Karnataka’s Sirsi in Uttara Kannada district.

A ninth-grade student in Louis D Brandeis High School at San Antonio, Satvik shot to fame after he approached the two leaders while they were interacting with some of the young performers at the event and requested them for a selfie. Read more

08:22 (IST)25 Sep 2019
Bengaluru rains to continue till Thursday

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) and the  Karnataka State Natural Disaster Monitoring Centre (KSNMDC) have predicted rains in Bengaluru to continue till Thursday. According to IMD's forecast for the city for the day, "a few spells of rains/thundershowers in the city" have been predicted.  “Maximum & Minimum temperatures very likely to be around 29 and 20 degree Celsius respectively,” reads the daily forecast report. 

Meanwhile, over 160 passengers on board IndiGo flight 6E 9002 from Bengaluru to New Delhi were stranded in the aircraft for more than an hour Monday after the pilot and co-pilot had forgotten an important document before take-off. The flight, which was supposed to depart at 11 am, left only by 12.05 pm.

READ| Indigo flight delayed for more than 1 hour as pilot forgets ‘important documents’

At the same time, the Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) has banned playing loud music in its buses.

READ| Carry earphones on your commute as BMTC says no to loud music

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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