Bengaluru to face power outages till June-end. See list of areas here
- Several areas in Bengaluru are set to face power cuts till the end of this month as the city's electrical board BESCOM looks to carry out various maintenance and repair works.
In the wake of several works undertaken by the Bangalore Electricity Supply Company Limited (BESCOM) in Bengaluru, such as shifting of overhead cables and wires underground, terminating underground cable works, shifting of electric utilities, conversion of footpaths, tree trimming and many more, the Karnataka capital is set to face scheduled power outages till the end of June.
Here is a day-wise list of areas to be affected -
June 26, Sunday: (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
Shiva Farm Ind Area, PCI Industgrial Area, Kaveripura Ranganathapura, Kcg Ind. Area, Nanjappa Ind. Estate, Motorola
June 27, Monday: (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
Beggers colony, Premnagar, BMTC bus depo, Shankarappa ind estate, ISRO C.M. Halli, RMV 2nd stage, New BEL road, Seenappa L/o, Sakra Hospital, Salarpuria Sattva, Outer Ring Road, 3rd block, 4th block, 5th block, 6th block, 3rd , 4th , 5th and 6th block Koramangala, Nelamangala Doddaballapura cross upto Guttepalya road and surrounding areas, Old Byappanahally, Nagenpalya, Sathyanagar, Gajendranagar, S. Kumar Layout, Andhra Bank Road and surrounding areas, Cookson Road, Davis Road, Richards Park Road, Oil Mill Road, Sadashiva Temple Road, Kamanahalli Main Road, KHB Colony and surrounding areas, Jaibharat Nagar, C.K. Garden, D'Costa Layout, Hutchins Road, North Road, Wheeler Road, Ashoka Road, Banaswadi Railway Station Road, Mariyamma Temple Street, Lazar Layout, Vivekanand Nagar and surrounding areas, Cline Road, Telephone Exchange Road, Gangmen Quarters, Hutchins Road Park Road, Desianagara Slum and surrounding areas, 5th and 6th Cross Hutchins Road, Physical Handicap (APD) Institute, Lingarajapura, Kariyanapalya, Ramachandrappa Layout, Karamchand Layout, CMR Layout, Srinivasa Layout, Spectra Apartments and surrounding areas, Milton Street, Puravankara Apartment, ITC Main Road, Jeevanahalli, Fairmont Towers (ITC), Lewis Road, Krishnappa Garden, Raghavappa Garden, Jeevanahalli Park Road, BBMP Govt Hospital, Sri Dhariyam Eye Hospital, Heerachand Layout and surrounding areas, Orion Mall, Banaswadi Main Road, Tyagaraj Layout (Prema Cariappa), Mudappa Road, Kempanna Road, Raghavappa Road, Mukunda theatre, Pavan Nursing Home, Post Office Road, Venkataramana Layout, MSO Colony, MEG Officers Colony, Pranav Diagnostics and surrounding areas.
June 28, Tuesday: (11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. or earlier.)
Salaarpuria Sattva, Doddajala railway gate to Shettigere toll plaza and surrounding areas, Nelamangala Doddaballapura cross upto Guttepalya road and surrounding areas, HRBR 2nd and 3rd Block, Opposite BDA complex, Near Narendra Tent and surrounding areas, HRBR 3rd Block, Water Tank, Kamanahalli Main Road and surrounding areas.
June 29, Wednesday: (10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.)
2nd Block Koramagala, Madiwala Total Mall, Happy Maindes, 2nd block, Davanam jewellars building, Madiwala santhe, Siddartha colony, Happy Minds company, 5th block, Industrial layout, 7th block kml, Nelamangala Doddaballapura cross upto Guttepalya road and surrounding areas, CMR Road, HRBR 3rd Block, Karavalli Road, Ramaiah Layout, Ajmallappa Layout and surrounding areas.
June 30, Thursday: (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
BBMP Mori, Venkateshwara Layout, Madiwala VP Road, Madiwala, Venkateshwara layout and surrounding area, Doddajala railway gate to Shettigere toll plaza and surrounding areas, Nelamangala Doddaballapura cross upto Guttepalya road and surrounding areas, HBR 2nd and 3rd Block, Yasin Nagar, Teachers Colony, Krishna Reddy Layout and surrounding areas, 1st Block HBR, Nehru road, Oil Mill Road and surrounding areas, Jal Vayu Vihar, Kamanahalli Main Road, Ramaiah Layout, Keerthi Layout and surrounding areas, Lingarajapura Village, Janakiram Layout, BDA Layout and surrounding areas, Neo Super Amrket, 10th Main HRBR 3rd Block and HT-48 Zakariya Hospital, 10th Main Road, Near HRBR MUSS, 3rd Block HRBR, Nagadevi Industries, HRBR 3rd Block, Nehru Road, Mangala Lyout, Oil Mill Road and surrounding areas.
Tanu Sharma, deputy commissioner of police, Indira Gandhi International Airport (New Delhi), said on June 6 this year, a passenger — Ravi Rameshbhai Chaudhary, who had an Indian passport and was deported from Kuwait via a flight — approached officials for immigration clearance on arrival. “The passenger was in possession of a fake or fabricated passport, according to immigration officials. He was arrested, and a case under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code and the Passport Act was registered against him,” she said.
Union minister of ports, shipping and waterways Sarbananda Sonowal on Sunday said the Modi government has focused on the importance of waterways by starting various projects. Addressing reporters here, Sonowal claimed that the previous governments had ignored the North-Eastern states but the BJP government has initiated several projects there. Sonowal, who was on a two-day visit to Rohtak, said the Enforcement Directorate is an independent agency and only “corrupt people” are afraid of its investigation.
The anti-narcotics cell has arrested a medical store owner in the Saraswati Nagar area allegedly with 5,482 banned intoxicant capsules and tablets, a spokesperson of tcell in-charge Rakesh Ranasaid on Sunday. The man was identified as Kapil Goyal, alias a local, Babbu, who was sent to jail, after being presented before a court, cell in-charge Rakesh Rana said.
Former Haryana finance minister Sampat Singh will rejoin the Congress in the presence of former chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda and party's state chief Udai Bhan Singh on Monday at Congress's state headquarters in Chandigarh. The six-time MLA Singh had switched over to the BJP after Congress denied him a ticket from the Nalwa constituency in Hisar in the 2019 assembly polls and even the BJP did not field him in the assembly polls.
Eight bogies of a goods train derailed on the Delhi-Rohtak railway line near Kharawar station here on Sunday morning. The train was laden with coal blocks and was heading towards Suratgarh from Delhi via Rohtak when the accident took place. The railway traffic was affected for hours due to the derailment. Rohtak railway station superintendent BS Meena said a goods train was derailed near Kharawar and the engineers have been called to restore the movement.