Around the City

Cloudy sky forecast

The sky will be generally cloudy on Sunday. One or two spells of rain are likely.

The city recorded a maximum temperature of 26.3 degrees Celsius and a minimum of 19.3 degrees Celsius on Saturday. Rainfall was "trace" and the humidity was 69 per cent.

At the airport, the maximum temperature was 26.8 degrees Celsius and the minimum 18.8 degrees Celsius. The humidity was 62 per cent.


The Lokayukta has asked to be brought to his notice public grievances relating to corruption and dereliction of duty and harassment caused by officials of BMP, BDA, and BWSSB.

The petitions with all details may be sent to Director (Vigilance), Lokayukta (BMP, BDA, and BWSSB), Main Administrative Building, Bangalore Mahanagara Palike, Bangalore-560002.

Rebate on khadi

The Khadi and Village Industries Commission is providing 20 per cent rebate on cotton, silk, woollen khadi, and "polyvastra" up to August 23.

The rebate provided by the State and Union governments will help spinners and weavers as also a large number of artisans.


The Hebbar Sreevaishanava Sabha has invited applications for general and merit scholarships from wards of its members for all courses from high school and above.

Applications will be issued at the sabha's office at No. 22, Seshadri Road, Bangalore-560009, up to August 31, and filled up applications accepted from September 1 to 30.

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