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Electric buses to replace buses run on Diesel and Petrol in Bengaluru: Parameshwara

Bengaluru, Aug 29 (UNI) Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister G Parameshwara today said that Electric buses will replace buses run on diesel and petrol in the city in next five years.
Mr Parameshwara, who is also Bengaluru Development Minister, speaking after inaugurating the Eighth Bus World Exhibition here, said that the city has become the main focus point in last two decades and had shown rapid progress in various fields such as Aerospace, Information Technology and Biotechnology, Industry, Science and Research. Over 70 lakh vehicles plied on the city roads everyday besides over 6000 vehicles belonging to Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC). There were no organised roads and the traffic has become the basic problem. Majority of these vehicles run on diesel resulting in large scale smoke pollution. Hence the introduction of electric buses would be a better solution, he felt.
Delegates from India and abroad including China, Korea, Australia and Belgium are participating and leading Electric bus manufacturers in the globe have put up stalls in the exhibition.
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Ganja seized, 2 nabbed

20 Jan 2020 | 3:13 AM

Indore, MP, Jan 19 (UNI) A total 11.3 kg hemp – whose market value was estimated at Rs 1 lakh – was appropriated and two persons placed under arrest within Dostdar forest on Sunday by Narcotics Department officials.
“The accused were identified as D Bondar and A Patel,” Superintendent of Police D Soni said.

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60 year-old farmer dies in bison attack

20 Jan 2020 | 12:52 AM

Kolhapur, Jan 19 (UNI) A 60-year-old farmer was killed on the spot, when a bison attacked him on Sunday at Shittur-Varun village in Shahuwadi tehsil of this district.

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Girl hangs self

20 Jan 2020 | 12:19 AM

Shivpuri, MP, Jan 19 (UNI) A 14-year-old has committed suicide by hanging herself at her dwelling in Bamor Kalan town, law-enforcement authorities said.
Muskaan Kewat took the extreme step on Saturday. The motive is unclear.

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Girl gets chance to meet PM

20 Jan 2020 | 12:10 AM

Khandwa, MP, Jan 19 (UNI) A ninth-standard student of a local private school is the sole pupil – from this and three adjoining districts – to have received a letter of participation from the Human Resource Development Ministry vis-a-vis Premier Narendra Modi’s Pariksha Pe Charcha programme at the national capital’s Talkatora Stadium on Monday.
The Sophia Convent School’s Palak Ahuja’s Principal Priya Therese and the child’s family are quite simply elated. The basis for the minor’s selection was her essay on the greatness of gratitude.

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TN CM Palaniswami working in fields will inspire people of TN : VP

TN CM Palaniswami working in fields will inspire people of TN : VP

19 Jan 2020 | 11:48 PM

Chennai, Jan 19 (UNI) Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu today said
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami working in fields
as a farmer would never forget his roots and inspire the people of the
State.

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