Karnataka Bangalore News August August 20, 21 Highlights: The Karnataka Cabinet, led by Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai, Thursday decided to constitute a State Mental Health Authority in a bid to ensure timely and efficient delivery of mental healthcare services to citizens in the state.
The City Crime Branch (CCB) arrested three chain snatchers in Bengaluru. The branch detected 18 chain snatching cases linked to the caught snatchers. They also found 18 gold chains (1 kg), worth up to Rs 52 lakh in the possession of the snatchers.
Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) has decided to introduce AC services in three routes including Bengaluru Darshini, a sight-seeing service, which was suspended during the second wave of Covid-19.
Bengaluru Darshini will operate from Fridays to Sundays and cover tourist spots like Iskcon Temple, Vidhana Soudha, Tipu’s Palace, Gavi Gangadhareshwara Temple, Bull Temple, Dodda Ganapathi Temple, Karnataka Silk Emporium, MG Road, Ulsoor Lake, Cubbon Park, Sir M Visvesvaraya Museum and Karnataka Art Gallery.
AC buses will run on two other routes: Kempegowda Bus Station to Bannerghatta National Park (V-365) and HSR Layout BDA complex to Wonderla (V-226). This is other than the newly introduced route of Kempegowda Bus Station to Wonderla (V-226). Wonderla is one of the largest amusement and water theme parks located off Bidadi.