Recently BBMP Commissioner N Manjunath Prasad had issued an order to zonal joint commissioners and zonal engineers to conduct a survey of illegal hoardings including the iron structures that are used for advertisements. (Representational Image)
Karnataka Bengaluru Coronavirus News November 11 Highlights: With recoveries continuing to outnumber new cases in most districts for over a month now, active Covid-19 cases in Karnataka has dropped to 31,063. Over 56 per cent of these cases, however, are in capital city Bengaluru.
Meanwhile, 4125 more infections were recorded in the state on Tuesday as 2362 others recovered from the infection. The Covid-19 positivity rate in the last 24 hours was recorded at 2.15 per cent.
At the same time, with the Karnataka government due to take a decision on reopening schools in the state amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, top officials from the education department are scheduled to consult parents on Wednesday to draw recommendations.
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Hours after the fire broke, firemen were seen making efforts to douse the fire completely even though they claimed that the area is out of danger.
Meanwhile, four workers were rescued after a massive fire broke out at a chemical factory situated in Bapuji Nagar in Bengaluru on Tuesday.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (West) Sanjeev M Patil informed that no casualties have been reported so far. “As many as four workers were there in the factory when the fire broke out this morning. All of them have come out safely,” he said, adding that the reason behind the fire is yet to be ascertained.
At the same time, the Enforcement Directorate is investigating the funding of two event management firms in Kochi and Bengaluru to ascertain if Bineesh Kodiyeri (36), son of the CPM’s Kerala secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan, used them for money laundering.
The ED arrested Bineesh in Bengaluru on October 29 for allegedly giving funds to the tune of over Rs 50 lakh to alleged drug racket operator Mohammed Anoop, who has been arrested by the NCB and later by the ED.
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