The Karnataka government has decided to construct a ground level Metro depot by scrapping the earlier plan of an elevated depot at Challaghatta across NICE Road and along Mysuru Road. A high-powered committee, chaired by the Chief Secretary, with representatives of all transport bodies, including Directorate of Urban Land Transport, recently took a unanimous decision on the issue, said Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Ltd (BMRCL) officials.
The Narcotics Control Bureau in Bengaluru has arrested an African drug trafficker and seized drugs worth Rs 1.5 crore. NCB Bengaluru Zonal director Amit Ghawate Friday identified the the arrested as Benjamin Sunday. He is wanted in two Chennai drug seizures and involved in 2 Australian drug seizures, said the director. We have been able to seize 968 gram of Amphetamine and 2.889 kg of Ephedrine, Ghawate added.
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