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Ransomware Attack: Many Bangalore ATMs Shut Down

Forget demonetisation, now the new threat of Ransomware Wannacry malware is reportedly behind the shut-down of hundreds of ATMs across Bangalore for the second in a row, while cash is there in these ATMs. “Ransomware attack appears to be causing glitches at many ATMs that work on RAM and old ATMs are affected by the malware,” SBI Officers’ Association Secretary ...

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Rain Shuts Hoody Power Station Bangalore in Dark

Following Wednesday’s rain in several parts of the city, the major Hoody power station of Karnataka Power Transmission Corporation Limited was shut down leading to massive power cuts in Bangalore East and North since 6 pm Hoody station supplies power to Fraser Town, Cooke Town, Banaswadi, Kalyan Nagar, HRBR Layout, Hennur and some parts of Hebbal and surrounding areas. “The ...

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Arvind Kejriwal to Visit Bangalore for Throat Surgery Amid Cauvery Row Protests, Bandh

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will fly to Bangalore on Monday to undergo throat surgery for his constant cough after almost two years of his sojourn in an Ayurvedic hospital last time. Kejriwal will finish his 4-day tour of poll-bound Punjab before visiting Bangalore, which is erupting in violent protests over water sharing row with the Supreme Court asking the ...

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Bangalore Bandh Again Over Cauvery Water Verdict of Supreme Court

The Supreme Court verdict on Monday erupted into a massive scale of protests and blockades in Mandya and Mysuru and several pro-Kannada organisations have called for a statewide bandh on Friday. The Supreme Court on Monday directed Karnataka to release 15,000 cusecs of water to Tamil Nadu for the next 10 days. Soon after the verdict, shops, hotels, other commercial ...

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Karnataka Bus Strike to Cripple City Life

As employees of the Karanataka State road transport undertakings declared to go on strike from Sunday midnight for two days,  the government hurriedly declared a holiday for all schools. About 23,000 KSTRC, BMTC and regional RTC buses will be off roads on Monday and Tuesday, crippling life throughout the state not for one but for two days in a row. The ...

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Banashankari Home to Man 400000 Years Ago?

The city of Bangalore has a history longer than expected as new stone-age implements discovered by archaeologists show that man wandered in the area 400,000 years ago. Dr K B Shivatarak, retired professor of ancient history and archaeology, Mangalore Universitiy told TOI that he has unearthed the earliest pre-historic evidence in Bangalore that can be traced to stone-age man. “The ...

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Cabinet approves 4-Lane Highway of Hubli-Hospet Section of NH-63

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved the development of four-laning of Hubli-Hospet Section of NH-63 in Karnataka. The cost is estimated to be Rs.2,272.20 crore including cost of land acquisition, resettlement and rehabilitation and other pre-construction activities. The total length of the road to be developed is approximately 144 kms. This work will be done under the National ...

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CBSE Class 12 Exams on May 25, Students Upset Over Delay

As the Class 12 results are scheduled to be declared on Monday, May 23 for sure, the grape vine says that the Class 10 results will be declared two days later on May 25 but it may get staggered unless precedence is given to Class 10 results over Class 12. Tension among the students of CBSE Class 10 is increasing ...

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