Andhra on red alert as Cyclone comes close

Cyclone is expected to weaken into a deep depression by Thursday night. Cyclone Asani has caused flooding in several parts of Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday. It is expected to  touch the coast between Kakinada and Machlipatnam, later Wednesday night the Indian Meteorological Department said. The Andhra Pradesh government has set up 454 relief camps in […]

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Sultanpete’s blocked roads and stench worry traders

Water blockage and construction of an underpass in Sultanpete is costing traders and vendors time and money. Sultanpete, the city’s core, was swamped withwaist-deep sewage water from manholes and drains, after heavy rains in the past fewdays. The traders blame the poor drainage system in the areas of Chickpete and Sultanpete. Due to heavy rains, […]

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BBMP to set up additional monsoon control rooms

A new sub-division will be formed under BBMP this year to overlook the monsoon conditions. Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has decided to set up 64 sub-divisional control rooms and nine zonal temporary control rooms this year to address the complaints of the citizens.Apart from the usual team of staff in the monsoon control room, […]

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