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06 Apr 2017

Karnataka's most photographed tiger dies of starvation

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'Prince', the most photographed tiger of the state of Karnataka, died of starvation, leaving wildlife photographers and enthusiasts in sorrow.

Hailing from the Yedhal range in the Bandipur Forest, Prince was famous amongst tourists and forest officials alike.

He loved spending most of his time in the water and was one of Bandipur's boldest and bravest tigers.

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BBMP will crackdown on meat shops running illegally


BBMP will crackdown on meat shops running illegally

Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagar Palike (BBMP) issued notices to 250 meat shops operating illegally in the city.

The civic body is in the process of forming two squads for carrying out raids and imposing restrictions on the slaughtering of animals.

The animal husbandry of BBMP issues separate licenses for shops to sell mutton, fish, chicken, beef, pork and eggs.


Reality TV star swallows sleeping pills on Facebook live

Winner of a popular reality TV show, M Pratham on Tuesday night allegedly consumed sleeping pills in a live video on Facebook.

In the video, he claimed to be depressed with life as he was being tortured by his friends and others.

According to the police, doctors said Pratham had swallowed less than 2 pills, which pose no harm to his life.

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Hotel associations turn down proposal for Indira Canteens

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Hotel associations turn down proposal for Indira Canteens

According to Food and Civil Supplies Minister UT Khader, two major hotel owners' associations rejected the Karnataka government's proposal to supply food to the upcoming Indira Canteens.

The reason behind the rejection was that hotel owners' didn't find the proposal economically affordable.

Modelled after Tamil Nadu's Amma Canteens, Bengaluru's Indira Canteens will serve breakfast, lunch and dinner at subsidized prices.


BBMP makes arrangements for paying property tax near homes

In order to make the process free of hassles, the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagar Palike (BBMP) is making provisions for the payment of property tax at the offices of BBMP revenue officers (ROs) or assistant revenue officers (AROs).

These offices are present across the city and even at ward levels; BBMP is currently in talks with banks to deploy certain officials for tax-collection purposes.

KSRTC buses transport seeds in event of truckers' strike


KSRTC buses transport seeds in event of truckers' strike

In the event of truckers' being on strike, 20 buses from the Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) transported potato seeds to a cold-storage facility close to Hoskote.

The seeds were transported from the Whitefield Railway Station, where the shipment of seeds had arrived from Punjab.

Approximately 100 trips were made by the buses to and from Whitefield Railway Station.

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