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By: Express Web Desk | Bengaluru |
Updated: October 11, 2019 4:38:35 pm
Vidhana-Soudha-assembly Three days winter session of Karnataka Assembly commences in Vidhana Soudha. Express Photo

Bangalore News Live: Bengaluru Football Club announced on Thursday that it would play its Indian Super League (ISL) home matches at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium, Bengaluru.

The club in the statement said, “We can confirm that Bengaluru FC will be playing its home games for the 2019-20 season out of the Sree Kanteerava Stadium.”

“We’d like to take this opportunity to thank the Government. of Karnataka, the Sports Ministry, the Department of Youth Empowerment and Sports, the Karnataka Athletic Association and all other stakeholders and associations for their support in making this happen,” Bengaluru FC added in the statement.

Bengaluru FC has received permission from the Department of Youth Empowerment and Sports (DYES) to use the facilities at the stadium for the upcoming ISL season.

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16:38 (IST)11 Oct 2019
Rainfall forecast (for next 24 hours) by KSNDMC

KSNDMC Rainfall forecast- Widespread light to moderate rains likely over the BBMP area in next 24 hours.

15:48 (IST)11 Oct 2019
President Ram Nath Kovind visited Sri Chamundeshwari Devi Temple in Mysuru

President Ram Nath Kovind visited and paid his respects at Sri Chamundeshwari Devi Temple and Sri Srikanteshwaraswamy Temple, Mysuru.

15:00 (IST)11 Oct 2019
Media persons upset over move to ban coverage of Assembly proceedings

Media persons in Karnataka protest against Assembly Speaker Vishveshwara Hegde Kageri after the coverage of the Assembly proceedings by private television channels were banned.

14:28 (IST)11 Oct 2019
BBMP supplied food packets to people affected by the Doddabidarakallu lake breach

BBMP supplied food packets and drinking water to 500 people affected by the Doddabidarakallu lake breach in Nagasandra, North Bengaluru on Thursday.

13:56 (IST)11 Oct 2019
BBMP restoring the Doddabidarakallu lake

After Doddabidarakallu lake breached its capacity after heavy rainfall in the early hours of Thursday. BBMP is rebuilding the protection bund where water entered to Bhavani Nagar. The SWD network in the area is also being desilted.

13:27 (IST)11 Oct 2019
Rs 5 crore cash seized in I-T raids against former Karnataka Dy CM, senior Congress leaders

The Income Tax Department has seized approximately 5 crore cash during raids at former Karnataka deputy chief minister G Parameshwara’s residence and his educational institutions among other areas in Bengaluru, Tumakuru and Doddaballapura, officials said on Friday. The searches across 25 locations are underway. READ

11:57 (IST)11 Oct 2019
Siddaramaiah raises the issue of flood relief works in the assembly session

Opposition leader Siddaramaiah raises the issue of flood relief works in the assembly session for the second day, accuses govt of failing to address grievances of flood victims.

10:41 (IST)11 Oct 2019
A total of Rs 4.52 Crores were recovered in the Income Tax raids

Director-General of Income Tax, Patanjali: A total of Rs 4.52 Crores were recovered in the Income Tax raids yesterday. 
The Income Tax department conducted raids at around 30 premises of former Deputy CM of Karnataka G Parameshwara yesterday. 

10:33 (IST)11 Oct 2019
Yediyurappa condoled the death of Kadri Gopalanath

Chief Minister B. S. Yediyurappa has condoled the death of renowned saxophone player Kadri Gopalanath. 
Kadri Gopalanath successfully adapted a foreign instrument like the saxophone to our Indian classical music and amused connoisseurs with his enchanting performances. In his death the world of music has lost a great musician, CM said in his message Chief Minister said, he would pray the almighty to rest his soul in peace and give strength to his bereaved family and fans to endure this loss

10:04 (IST)11 Oct 2019
Saxophone player Kadri Gopalnath passes away

Eminent Saxophone player Kadri Gopalnath passed away on Friday in Mangaluru. He was 69. READ

09:39 (IST)11 Oct 2019
Three BBMP officials suspended for illegally issuing khata

BBMP commissioner BH Anil Kumar suspended three officials on Thursday on charges of illegally issuing khata to a real estate company. The officials are Kemparangaiah, revenue officer in Byatarayanapura; Doddashamachari, assistant revenue officer, Hoodi; Lokesh Babu, assistant revenue officer, Marathahalli. Shivegowda, assistant commissioner (RR Nagar zone) has been repatriated to his parent department (education) on charges of dereliction of duty.

09:23 (IST)11 Oct 2019
IT sleuths continue to raid former DCM G Parameshwara's residence

IT sleuths continue to raid former Deputy Chief Minister G Parameshwara's residence in Tumakuru. I-T officials carried out searches on the campus of the Siddhartha Group of Institutions in Tumkur region of Karnataka, which includes a well-known medical college, owned by a trust operated by Parameshwara. 

08:59 (IST)11 Oct 2019
BJP MLA sees conspiracy to dislodge BSY as CM

Facing disciplinary action for questioning apparent delay in providing relief to flood victims in BJP-governed Karnataka, BJP legislator and former MP Basanagouda Patil Yatnal has created a fresh controversy by alleging that two Union ministers from Karnataka are trying to displace Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa from his post as part of a “conspiracy”. READ

08:53 (IST)11 Oct 2019
VTU bans single-use plastic

The engineering colleges affiliated to Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU) have banned single-use plastic, inside and outside the campuses. Following the directions from All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), VTU has issued a circular in this regard.

Doddaabidarakallu lake in Nagasandra, off Tumakuru Road in north Bengaluru, breached its capacity after heavy rainfall in the early hours of Thursday. Rainwater entered stormwater drains and even some houses in low-lying areas.

READ: Bengaluru lake breaches capacity after overnight rainfall, houses in low lying areas affected

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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