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The News Minute | December 31, 2014 | 08:49 am IST  Security in Bengaluru has been beefed up following the Church Street blast on Sunday that claimed the life of one woman and injured another person.  With New Year just round the corner, the city police are working towards ensuring that no untoward incident mars the celebrations on the New Year's eve.  Leaving no stone unturned, the city cops have now planned to use technology to help in their vigil. Taking to an online platform, the police announced that for first time they will use drone aerial Cameras during the New Year Celebrations.  These drone aerial cameras are remote controlled and go up to 50 meters. That's not all. DCP Central (Bengaluru) Sandeep Patil tweeted,  Seecurity plan for new towers with night vision binoculars,15 cctv,thorough anti sabotage chek — DCP Central Sandeep (@dcpcentralbcp) December 30, 2014 Geared up fr new yr.B alert &watch ur suroundings.Anythin suspicious,report 2 contrl room on 100.Though nothin 2 panic.Precautionary measure — DCP Central Sandeep (@dcpcentralbcp) December 31, 2014 The Bengaluru Police had initially granted permission to restaurants and hotels in the city to remain open till 2 am on New year's eve, but in the wake of the blast, the cops have reportedly reduced the timing by one hour. Restaurants and hotels will now have to close at 1 am. The police is also planning to impose restriction on public gathering in and around the MG Road on the eve of January 1st. Tweet Follow @thenewsminute Also read: Tweeter claiming responsibility for Bengaluru Blast held, turns out to be Hindu teen posing as Muslim 
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