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Tableau on Covid at Mysuru Dasara finale draws attention
Mysuru, Oct 26 (IANS) A tableau depicting the state's fight against the Covid pandemic in the victory parade of the Dasara festival finale in the royal Amba Vilas palace grounds here drew special attention and praise on Monday.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Human Interest/Society
Help pours in for B'luru old man after actor Randeep Hooda's appeal
Bengaluru, Oct 26 (IANS) A still photograph of an aged farmer selling flower pots in the hot sun, caught the eye of noted versatile Bollywood actor Randeep Hooda who, on Monday, appealed to people to help the farmer.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Human Interest/Society
2-day liquor ban in B'luru for MLCs bypolls
Bengaluru, Oct 26 (IANS) Sale and consumption of liquor has been prohibited in parts of this tech city from Monday to Wednesday for the biennial elections in the Graduates' and Teachers' constituencies on October 28, police said.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Country needs the RSS more than ever to inculcate patriotism: S.M. Krishna
Bengaluru, Oct 26 (IANS) Former external affairs minister, S. M. Krishna on Monday asserted that the country needs the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) today more than ever not only to inculcate patriotism but also express it.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Muted 'jamboo savari' in palace marks Mysuru Dasara finale
Mysuru, Oct 26 (IANS) The world-famous Dasara victory procession of caparisoned elephants (jamboo savari) marking the triumph of good over evil was held in the Amba Vilas palace here on Monday in a subdued manner due to the Covid-induced restrictions on large gatherings in public places.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Karnataka,National
K'taka BJP accuses Siddaramaiah of double speak on Dalits
Bengaluru, Oct 26 (IANS) The Karnataka BJP unit launched a blistering attack on Leader of the Opposition Siddaramaiah over his remarks holding the ruling party responsible for rising atrocities on Dalits in the state.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Ultimate dream is to make it to senior hockey team, says Suman
Bengaluru, Oct 26 (IANS) Talented forward Suman Devi Thoudam had successfully led the Indian junior women's hockey team to a fine victory in Australia last year at the 3 Nation Tournament for U-21.
2020-10-26
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Hockey
Covid cases cross 8-lakh mark in Karnataka, 10k recover
Bengaluru, Oct 25 (IANS) With 4,439 new cases in a day, Covid tally in Karnataka crossed 8-lakh (8,02,817), including 81,050 active cases, while 10,106 were discharged, taking recoveries to 7,10,843 till date.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Mysuru readies for subdued Dasara finale amid Covid
Mysuru, Oct 25 (IANS) The world-famous victory procession of caparisoned elephants (jamboo savari) to mark triumph of good over evil would be held in the royal Amba Vilas palace arena on Monday on the 10th day of the Dasara festival under the Covid-induced guidelines, an official said on Sunday.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Religion
Mysuru prince worships armoury, royal treasures on Dasara
Mysuru, Oct 25 (IANS) Marking the ninth day (Navami) of Dasara, Mysuru's tutular head Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wodiyar on Sunday worshipped the vintage armoury and treasures of the royal family in the Amba Vilas palace amid chanting of Vedic hymns and Covid-induced restrictions.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Religion
Karnataka to soon decide on free Covid vax: Minister
Bengaluru, Oct 25 (IANS) The BJP-ruled Karnataka government would soon decide on providing a free vaccine to treat Coronavirus when available, Deputy Chief Minister C.N. Ashwath Narayan said on Sunday.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Contributing to India winning Olympic medal my biggest dream: Prasad
Bengaluru, Oct 25 (IANS) Midfielder Vivek Sagar Prasad has stated his ultimate goal is help the Indian men's hockey team win an Olympic medal next year in Tokyo.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Hockey
Covid cases in K'taka nearing 8 lakh mark; over 7k recover
Bengaluru, Oct 25 (IANS) Maintaining the trend of more recoveries than new cases in the last eight days, Karnataka's tally breached the seven lakh mark on Saturday. The state also reported as many as 7,153 new infections on Saturday, far more than the new cases registered on the same day.
2020-10-25
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
K'taka caste cauldron simmers as Kurubas demand ST status
Davangere (Karnataka), Oct 24 (IANS) Karnataka's third biggest community Kuruba (Shepherds) under the joint leadership of Kuruba community seer, Kaginele Niranjananadapuri Swamiji and Karnataka rural development and Panchayat Raj Minister, K. S. Eshwarappa would organise community's padayatra from Kaaginele to Bengaluru demanding that their community be included in the list of Schedule Tribe castes.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Yellow alert for 16 Karnataka districts as rains in store
Bengaluru, Oct 24 (IANS) The Karnataka State Natural Disaster Monitoring Centre (KSNDMC) on Saturday issued yellow alert for 16 districts, including Bengaluru.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Environment/Wildlife
I will lead the party from front in 2024 LS polls: Yediyurappa
Tumkuru, Oct 24 (IANS) Hitting the poll campaign trail, Karnataka Chief Minister B. S. Yediyurappa on Saturday obliquely expressed his intentions to continue as the CM even after 2023 Assembly elections in the state.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Don't vote those who sold your mandate: Shivakumar
Bengaluru, Oct 24 (IANS) Upping his ante against the ruling BJP candidate, N. Muniratna, Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee president D. K. Shivakumar on Saturday appealed to voters not to cast their franchise against such legislators who "sold their previous mandate" for money.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
IISc to honour 4 scientists including DRDO programme director, Dr Rajlakshmi Menon
Bengaluru, Oct 24 (IANS) The country's premier research institute, the Indian Institute of Science, announced its annual award Distinguished Alumnus Award to four scientists - Dr Rajalakshmi Menon, Prof. B. S. Murthy, Prof. Sethuraman Panchanathan, and Dr Keshab Panda - on Saturday.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Science/Tech,Technology
Female zebra foal becomes Mysuru zoo's newest resident
Mysuru, Oct 24 (IANS) A female zebra foal, born to mother Prachi and father Rishi, has become the newest inmate of the Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, said a zoo official on Saturday.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Environment/Wildlife
Bengaluru: Yediyurappa announces Rs 25K aid for rain-hit families
Bengaluru, Oct 24 (IANS) A day after South Bengaluru was battered by heavy rains, Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa on Saturday announced a compensation of Rs 25,000 for every family affected by the floods triggered by the heavy downpour in the city.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Karnataka HC restrains Franklin Templeton to wind up schemes without investors' consent
Bengaluru, Oct 24 (IANS) In a major victory for investors, the High Court of Karnataka on Saturday restrained Franklin Templeton (FT) India's decision from winding up its six debt schemes without obtaining the consent of unitholders.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
Karnataka HC restrains Franklin Templeton to wind up schemes without investors' consent
Bengaluru, Oct 24 (IANS) In a major victory for investors, the High Court of Karnataka today restrained Franklin Templeton (FT) India's decision from winding up its six debt schemes without obtaining the consent of unitholders.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
K'taka healthcare warriors first to get Covid vaccine: Minister
Bengaluru, Oct 24 (IANS) Healthcare warriors, including doctors, nurses and paramedics would be the first to get vaccinated for Covid immunity when introduced, said Karnataka Health Minister K. Sudhakar on Friday.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Recoveries rise, new Covid cases fall in Karnataka
Bengaluru, Oct 24 (IANS) Recoveries continue to rise in Karnataka, with 8,749 discharged and new Covid cases declined to 5,356 on a day.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Bengaluru receives widespread rain, normal life hit
Bengaluru, Oct 24 (IANS) Three hours of heavy rains, measuring more than 75 mm, across Bengaluru on Friday saw retaining walls of storm water drains getting breached or partly collapsing at many places, flooding many low-lying areas and throwing normal life out of gear.
2020-10-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Environment/Wildlife
How can anyone stop a wife from taking her husband's name, asks Shivakumar
Bengaluru, Oct 23 (IANS) Taking serious exceptions to BJP leaders launching a campaign against Congress candidate from R.R. Nagara, H. Kusuma, Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee President D.K. Shivakumar on Friday appealed to the voters to ponder over why Kusuma was not allowed to take her legally wedded late husband's name.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
I want to be a slab stone on the footsteps of Vidhan Soudha: Shivakumar
Bengaluru, Oct 23 (IANS) Launching a scathing attack on his political rivals, Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee President D.K. Shivakumar said on Friday that he was not a 'Bande Kallu' (the rock) but a 'Chappadi Kallu' (slab stone) that is placed on the footsteps of the Vidhana Soudha.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Cong, BJP in K'taka cross swords over vaccine promise
Bengaluru, Oct 23 (IANS) Taking serious exception to the BJP's poll promise in Bihar of providing free Covid vaccine if the party is voted to power, the Congress in Karnataka termed the saffron party as "Opportunist BJP" while the Karnataka BJP countered it by asking the Congress to "remove hate Modi glasses" and know the difference between governance and poll promise.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
2 CISF companies to be on duty during RR Nagara bypoll
Bengaluru, Oct 23 (IANS) Two companies of CISF will be deployed in Rajarajeshwari Nagara Assembly constituency during the November 3 bypolls along with Sira constituency in Tumkuru in the state.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Flood-hit Karnataka seeks Rs 10,000 crore aid from Centre
Bengaluru, Oct 23 (IANS) Karnataka sought Rs 10,000 crore special package from the Central government for relief and rehabilitation works in dozen flood-hit districts across the state, an official said on Friday.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
K'taka to reopen degree colleges after Nov 17
Bengaluru, Oct 23 (IANS) The Karnataka government has decided to reopen diploma and degree colleges including engineering colleges after November 17 that were shut after Covid pandemic outbreak since March.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education
Quarantine experience reminded me of my injury days: Mumtaz Khan
Bengaluru, Oct 23 (IANS) Mumtaz Khan, talented young forward in the Indian junior women's hockey tea, is ecstatic to be back on the field at the ongoing national camp after nearly six months amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Hockey
Flipkart to acquire 7.8% stake in Aditya Birla Fashion for Rs 1,500 Cr
Bengaluru, Oct 23 (IANS) Flipkart Investments will pick up 7.8 per cent stake in Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Limited (ABFRL) with an investment of Rs 1,500 crore.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
K'taka recoveries shot up to 13,550; new cases dip
Bengaluru, Oct 23 (IANS) Maintaining its upward trend, Covid recoveries shot up to 13,550 on a day, while new cases declined to 5,778 across Karnataka.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Karnataka to focus on 5 key sectors for job creation
Bengaluru, Oct 23 (IANS) With a view to increasing its share in the country's digital economy, Karnataka would focus on 5 key sectors for job creation and ease of doing business," state Industries Minister Jagadish Shettar said on Thursday.
2020-10-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Business/Economy,Politics
K'taka CID busts fake profile racket, nab 4 from Raj
Bengaluru, Oct 22 (IANS) The Cyber Crime Division of the Karnataka Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has busted a racket involving a five-member gang which allegedly created fake profiles of famous personalities on various social media sites.
2020-10-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
750 kg stingray caught in K'taka, video clip goes viral
Udupi (Karnataka), Oct 22 (IANS) A deep sea fishing boat that had sailed off from the Malpe port found that a giant stingray fish was trapped in its net. The fishermen of the area were taken aback by the sheer size of the fish, which weighed 750 kg.
2020-10-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National
Zeta's 'Fusion' platform to power FamPay's neo-banking solution
Bengaluru, Oct 22 (IANS) Banking tech company Zeta has announced that its embeddable banking API-based platform 'Fusion' will power FamPay's neo banking solution for 'Generation Z'.
2020-10-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
Late actor Chiranjeevi Sarja's wife gives birth to baby boy
Bengaluru, Oct 22 (IANS) Meghana Raj, wife of late Kannada actor Chiranjeevi Sarja, has given birth to a baby boy.
2020-10-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Flipkart Wholesale app sees 5X growth in orders during TBBD sale
Bengaluru, Oct 22 (IANS) Flipkart Wholesale, the digital B2B marketplace of the Flipkart Group, on Thursday said the app saw a five-fold growth in total orders during The Big Billion Days (TBBD) sale from October 16-21.
2020-10-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
Karnataka to see more rains as monsoon extends: Official
Bengaluru, Oct 22 (IANS) With the southwest monsoon extending further, delaying the onset of the northeast monsoon, more rains have been forecast across Karnataka till this weekend, a weather official said on Thursday.
2020-10-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Environment/Wildlife
B'luru's iconic Sankey tank overflows after 12 years
Bengaluru, Oct 22 (IANS) Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister C.N. Ashwatha Narayana on Thursday offered 'bagina' at Sankey tank which is filled to the brim and overflowing after a gap of 12 years.
2020-10-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Environment/Wildlife
India most troubled by talent crunch for cyber threat detection: Report
Bengaluru, Oct 22 (IANS) Over 98 per cent organisations in the country have shortages in their security operations staffing, said a new report on Thursday.
2020-10-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology
Team shaping up well for the Olympics, says Kothajit
Bengaluru, Oct 22 (IANS) Defender Kothajit Singh Khadangbam, who has played over 200 matches for the Indian men's hockey team, believes that the side is shaping up well for the Tokyo Olympics since resuming sports activities in August amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-10-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Hockey
Wipro, SAP collaborate to help organisations boost productivity
Bengaluru, Oct 22 (IANS) Wipro on Thursday announced it has entered into an agreement with enterprise application software provider SAP to offer advanced customer-specific content and training assets and boost productivity.
2020-10-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
K'taka CM surveys flood-hit districts, assures more aid
Bengaluru, Oct 22 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa on Wednesday conducted an aerial survey of flood-hit districts in the state's northern region and assured the affected people of more funds.
2020-10-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Recoveries continue to exceed new Covid cases in Karnataka
Bengaluru, Oct 22 (IANS) For the third consecutive day, recovery of 9,289 patients from the pandemic exceeded 5,872 new Covid cases in Karnataka on Tuesday.
2020-10-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
K'tka bypoll: Yatnal continues to sulk, his fans target Yediyurppa's son
Bengaluru, Oct 21 (IANS) Notwithstanding party leaders' diktat, senior Karnataka BJP leader, Basanagouda Patil Yatnal, continued to fire salvos targeting Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa through his fan pages in Facebook on Wednesday.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Bengaluru receives 75 mm rains, life hit in many areas
Bengaluru, Oct 21 (IANS) Night-long heavy rains not only inundated low-lying areas in Bengaluru on Wednesday but also caused huge property loss in the city.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Environment/Wildlife
Work like warriors to implement NEP: K'taka Dy CM
Bengaluru, Oct 21 (IANS) Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister Ashwath Narayana on Wednesday said that all stakeholders need to work like warriors towards the phase-wise implementation of the New Education Policy (NEP).
2020-10-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education,Politics