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Bangalore news Oct 9 highlights: Heavy rain predicted in Bengaluru

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Heavy rain accompanied by gusty predicted. Express Photo, Ralph Alex Arakal

Bangalore News Live updates: A raid by Bengaluru Central Crime Branch (CCB) police is underway at Parappana Agrahara Central Prison in Bengaluru.

Meanwhile, Hubballi in North Karnataka will get direct air connectivity to national capital Delhi starting from next month. Star Air will launch its flight service from Hubballi to Hindon in Delhi from November 6.

According to Star Air, the flight will be operated on three days a week. The fare starts at Rs 3,699. On Wednesdays and Thursdays, the flight will take off from Hubballi airport at 1:05 pm, and will land at Hindon at 3.45 pm. In the return direction, it will leave Hindon at 4.10 pm, and reaches Hubballi at 6.50 pm.

On Saturdays, the flight will take off in Hubballi at 11:50 am and land at Hindon at 2:30 pm. The flight departs Hindon at 3.00 pm and lands in Hubballi at 5.40 pm.

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Heavy rain forecast in Bengaluru

The India Meteorological Department has predicted heavy rainfall on Wednesday in Bengaluru and other interior districts of Karnataka.  The Karnataka State Natural Disaster Monitoring Centre has predicted widespread moderate to heavy rains likely over the BBMP area in next 24 hours. 

Chief Minister B. S. Yediyurappa appoints several BJP leaders to various corporations

Chief Minister B. S. Yediyurappa appoints BJP leader Nandish Reddy as BMTC Board vice president. BJP leader Sharat Bache Gowda has been appointed as Karnataka Housing Board Chairman and BJP leader VS Patil as NWKRTC board president.

CBI to question over 20 SIT officers

According to TV reports, CBI to question over 20 SIT officers and its chief Ravikanthe Gowda over probe delay in IMA scam case.

Revision in Train timings

Revision in Train timings, as informed by South Western Railways

 1. KSR Bengaluru - Chennai Central Lalbagh Express will depart from KSR Bengaluru at 06:30 hrs instead of 06:33 hrs and arrive/depart Bengaluru Cantonment – 06:40/06:42 hrs instead of 06:44/06:45 hrs from Oct 10. 

2. KSR Bengaluru – Dharmapuri DEMU Passenger (Train 76553) will depart from KSR Bengaluru at 18:30 hrs instead of 18:35 hrs and arrive/depart Bengaluru Cantonment – 18:40/18:41 hrs instead of 18:45/18:46 hrs from Oct 10.

3. KSR Bengaluru – Bangarpet MEMU (Train 16522) will depart from KSR Bengaluru at 19:30 hrs instead of 19:35 hrs and depart Bengaluru Cantonment at19:41 hrs instead of 19:47 hrs with effect from Oct 10.

4. Train No. 76553 KSR Bengaluru – Dharmapuri DEMU Passenger will depart from KSR Bengaluru at 18:30 hrs instead of 18:35 hrs and arrive/depart Bengaluru Cantonment – 18:40/18:41 hrs instead of 18:45/18:46 hrs with effect from 10.10.2019. There is no change in timing of this train between Bengaluru East – Dharmapuri.

5. Train No. 16522 KSR Bengaluru – Bangarpet MEMU will depart from KSR Bengaluru at 19:30 hrs instead of 19:35 hrs and arrive/depart Bengaluru Cantonment – 19:40/19:41 hrs instead of 19:46/19:47 hrs with effect from 10.10.2019. There is no change in timing of this train between Bengaluru East – Bangarapet.

6. Train No. 17317 Hubballi - Lokmanya Tilak Terminus Express will depart from Hubballi at 15:30 hrs instead of 15:45 hrs and arrive/depart Dharwad – 15:52/15:54 hrs, instead of 16:09/16:10 hrs, Alnavar – 16:31/16:32 hrs instead of 16:43/16:45 hrs, Londa – 17:18/17:20 hrs instead of 17:28/17:30 hrs, Belagavi – 18:15/18:20 hrs instead of 18:33/18:35 hrs with effect from 10.10.2019. There is no change in timing of this train between Ghataprabha – Lokmanya Tilak Terminus.

7. Train No. 22686 Chandigarh – Yesvantpur Sampark Kranti Express will arrive/depart Hubballi – 22:25/22:40 hrs instead of 22:15/22:30 hrs with effect from 12.10.2019. There is no change in timing of this train between Davangere – Yesvantpur.

8. Train No. 12630 Hazrat Nizamuddin – Yesvantpur Sampark Kranti Express will arrive/depart Hubballi – 22:25/22:40 hrs instead of 22:15/22:30 hrs with effect from 11.10.2019. There is no change in timing of this train between Davangere – Yesvantpur.

9. Train No. 16542 Pandharpur – Yesvantpur Express will arrive/depart Hubballi – 22:25/22:40 hrs instead of 22:15/22:30 hrs with effect from 11.10.2019. There is no change in timing of this train between Haveri – Yesvantpur.

10. Train No. 16590 Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj Terminus (Kolhapur) – KSR Bengaluru Express will arrive/depart Hubballi – 22:35/22:55 hrs instead of 22:25/22:40 hrs with effect from 10.10.2019. There is no change in timing of this train between Haveri – KSR Bengaluru.

11. Train No. 51419 Miraj – Hubballi Passenger will arrive Hubballi at 15:25 hrs instead of 15:15 hrs with effect from 10.10.2019.

12. Train No. 11006 Puducherry – Dadar Express will arrive/depart Hubballi – 15:00/15:05 hrs instead of 15:05/15:10 hrs, Dharwad – 15:29/15:30 hrs instead of 15:39/15:40 hrs with effect from 13.10.2019. There is no change in timing of this train between Puducherry – Haveri and Alnavar - Dadar.

13. Train No. 11022 Tirunelveli – Dadar Express will arrive/depart Hubballi – 15:00/15:05 hrs instead of 15:05/15:10 hrs, Dharwad – 15:29/15:30 hrs instead of 15:39/15:40 hrs with effect from 10.10.2019. There is no change in timing of this train between Tirunelveli – Haveri and Alnavar - Dadar.

14. Train No. 11036 Mysuru – Dadar Express will arrive/depart Hubballi – 15:00/15:05 hrs instead of 15:05/15:10 hrs, Dharwad – 15:29/15:30 hrs instead of 15:39/15:40 hrs with effect from 13.10.2019. There is no change in timing of this train between Mysuru – Haveri and Alnavar - Dadar.

15. Train No. 16587 Yesvantpur – Bikaner Express will arrive/depart Hubballi – 14:40/14:50 hrs instead of 14:50/15:00 hrs, Gadag – 16:25/16:30 hrs instead of 16:35/16:40 hrs with effect from 11.10.2019. There is no change in timing of this train between Yesvantpur - Ranibennur and Bagalkot - Bikaner.

16. Train No. 11423 Solapur – Hubballi Express will arrive Hubballi – 14:15 hrs instead of 14:25 hrs. There is no change in timing of this train between Solapur – Annigeri.

17. Train No. 11424 Hubballi – Solapur Daily Express will depart Hubballi at 14:45 hrs instead of 15:00 hrs and arrive/depart – Annigeri – 15:22/15:23 hrs instead of 15:39/15:40 hrs, Gadag – 15:55/15:56 hrs instead of 16:19/16:20 hrs. There is no change in timing of this train between Mallapur - Solapur.

Note: Train No. 11423 /11424 Solapur – Hubballi – Solapur Express is cancelled due to safety related work and doubling work between Gadag – Hotgi Section. The change of time of these trains will be effected as and when train is restored.

WATCH | Bengaluru lawyer turns car into ‘mini garden’ to drive home importance of greenery

In a bid to revive Bengaluru’s ‘garden city’ identity, an advocate has turned the rooftop of his car to a garden. With asparagus and tulsi growing above his purple Tata Nano car, K Suresh zipping around the city has got many thinking.

Fact Check: What does ‘no dengue deaths’ really mean?

The data given to Parliament show that until June, the largest number of dengue cases this year were reported in Karnataka- 1,933 | READ

Police raid Bengaluru prison, seize knives, phones, marijuana

Bengaluru Central Crime Branch (CCB) police carried out a raid inside the Parappana Agrahara prison on Wednesday early morning, and seized 37 knives/daggers, marijuana, mobile phones and SIM cards from the prison cells.

Joint commissioner of police (crime), Sandeep Patil, said: “Based on various complaints, we conducted raids at Parappana Agrahara jail today and seized mobile phones, SIM cards, knives/daggers, ganja, ganja smoking pipes and other banned items. Further investigation is going on.” READ

Karnataka CM BS Yeddyurappa holds Janata Darshana

Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa holds Janata Darshana in Bengaluru to address grievances of the public.

A 69-year-old senior citizen dies as IAF compound wall collapses

A 69-year-old senior citizen died in front of his wife and daughter-in-law after a 12-foot-high compound wall of the Indian Air Force campus collapsed in Gangammanagudi on Tuesday.  The incident took place around 1.30 pm when Parameshwaran, a resident of KR Puram, his wife Swarna Kumari, son Prasad and daughter-in-law Kanya were visiting Ayyappa Swamy Temple near the IAF quarters. The family was about to leave the place. Around 1.30pm, Prasad went to bring the car which he had parked some distance away, while his family members waited by the compound. Suddenly, the compound wall collapsed.

CCB Police conducts search inside Parappana Agrahara prison

Bengaluru Central Crime Branch (CCB) police carried out a raid inside the Parappana Agrahara prison and seized 37 knives/daggers, ganja, mobile and SIM cards from the prison cells.

BBMP fined Jio vendor Rs 25 lakh for not abiding by the norms set out by the civic body to lay their utilities 

The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP),  has fine a vendor of Jio Digital Fibre Rs 25 lakh for not abiding by the norms set out by the civic body to lay their utilities.
On Friday, Vijay Kumar SP, BBMP assistant executive engineer, happened to see the staff and workers of the vendor digging the road without permission. He then filed a complaint with the Bellandur police against the vendor.

A sandalwood tree stolen from the footpath of the house of disqualified MLA K Sudhakar

A sandalwood tree has been chopped down and stolen from the footpath of the house of disqualified MLA K Sudhakar in  Sadashivanagar, North Bengaluru. According to police, the theft is suspected to have taken place as early as in July.

After a complaint from local residents, assistant police sub-inspector Nagaraj visited the spot on October 3 and started an investigation.

CCB Police search in Parappana Agrahara Central Prison

A raid by Bengaluru Central Crime Branch (CCB) police is underway at Parappana Agrahara Central Prison in Bengaluru. CCB officials confirm the raid to Indianexpress.com and said raid still going on. More details awaited. 

MBA admissions

Applications are invited for vacant seats to MBA at Canara Bank School of Management Studies.

For application form visit www.bangaloreuniversity.ac.in. The deadline to apply is October 17. Call 080-22961973, 22961981.

Shivakumar Money laundering probe: Co-op bank chief may appear before ED today

AS PART of its investigations into financial transactions of Karnataka Congress leader and former minister D K Shivakumar, who was arrested on September 3 for alleged money laundering, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has summoned the president of the Karnataka State Apex Co-operative Bank K N Rajanna. READ

In a bid to revive Bengaluru’s ‘garden city’ identity, an advocate has turned the rooftop of his car to a garden. With asparagus and tulsi growing above his purple Tata Nano car, K Suresh zipping around the city has got many thinking.

READ: Bengaluru lawyer turns car into ‘mini garden’ to drive home importance of greenery

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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