Monday, June 14, 2021

Bengaluru's hospital for pregnant COVID positive women completes 300 deliveries

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | June 13, 2021 3:14:35 PM IST
The HSIS Gosha Government Hospital in Bengaluru, Karnataka successfully completed 300 deliveries of COVID-19 positive pregnant women, informed hospital's Director Dr Tulasidevi on Sunday.... read..

Kumaraswamy questions Congress' intentions for protesting against petrol hike price

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | June 13, 2021 10:44:42 PM IST
Amid hue and cry over hike in fuel prices, HD Kumaraswamy, former Chief Minister of Karnataka on Sunday questioned the intentions of Congress who has been protesting against the hike throughout the country.... read..

Karnataka CID busts money laundering case involving 'Power Bank' app

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | June 13, 2021 7:14:31 PM IST
The Cybercrime Division of the CID Karnataka on Sunday urged people who invested in an app called 'Power Bank' to come forward with details after it busted a money laundering case.... read..

Coast Guard inducts HAL's three Dhruv helicopters

Bengaluru |Sunday, 2021 5:15:06 AM IST
Indian Coast Guard (ICG) on Saturday inducted three Dhruv advanced light helicopters (ALH) Mark-III made by the defence aerospace major Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL).... read..

Bengaluru FC appoint Moosa assistant to chief coach Pezzaiuoli

Bengaluru |Sunday, 2021 8:45:05 PM IST
Bengaluru FC have signed a fresh three-year contract, till the 2023-24 season, with Naushad Moosa, who has been in-charge of the club's youth development programme but will now exclusively assist chief coach Marco Pezzaiuoli.... read..

Amazon India introduces machine learning summer school

Bengaluru |Sunday, 2021 4:15:06 PM IST
Amazon India on Sunday announced the launch of ML Summer School which will provide an integrated learning experience for students to gain applied Machine Learning (ML) skills.... read..

India has the right mix of youth and experience: Midfielder Lilima

Bengaluru |Sunday, 2021 1:45:06 AM IST
India women's hockey team midfielder Lilima Minz feels the core group, currently preparing for the Olympics, has the right mix of youth and experience which is 'crucial to give the team direction in difficult situations'.... read..

Karnataka to conduct COVID-19 test of returning migrants

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | June 13, 2021 5:44:35 PM IST
Migrant labourers returning to Karnataka after the COVID-19 lockdown will be tested before entering the state, Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa said on Sunday.... read..

Karnataka's Shivamogga COVID cases rise, CM Yediyurappa chairs meeting

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | June 13, 2021 1:44:58 AM IST
In view of the surge in COVID-19 cases in Karnataka's Shivamogga, Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa chaired a high-level meeting on Saturday to discuss the situation.... read..

Recoveries remain more than new Covid cases in Karnataka

Bengaluru |Sunday, 2021 6:15:06 AM IST
As a further evidence of breaking the chain, with 21,614 patients discharged, recoveries were more than 9,785 new Covid cases in a day across Karnataka, said the state health bulletin on Saturday.... read..

Need to stay calm to think clearly: Hockey forward Navneet

Bengaluru |Saturday, 2021 10:15:06 PM IST
The Indian women's hockey team needs to stay calm in crunch situations in order to think clearly during the Olympics, says forward Navneet Kaur, who has played 79 matches for the country.... read..

Tokyo Olympics: Important that we stay calm in crunch situations, says Navneet Kaur

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | June 12, 2021 12:44:43 PM IST
The Indian women's hockey team forward Navneet Kaur, who has played 79 matches has said that her side will need to find a way to stay calm in all crunch situations in order to think clearly while making key decisions during the Olympics.... read..

Karnataka Congress leaders held for protesting fuel price hike

Bengaluru |Saturday, 2021 6:45:05 AM IST
Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) president D.K. Shivakumar, opposition leader Siddaramaiah and party's state unit leaders courted arrest on Friday for protesting against fuel price hike.... read..

Karnataka's Covid positivity rate dips below 5%

Bengaluru |Saturday, 2021 6:45:05 AM IST
For the first time in 2 months, Covid test positivity rate declined below 5 per cent in a day across Karnataka, while case fatality rate was up at 1.92 per cent on Thursday, said the state health bulletin on Friday.... read..

3 HAL-manufactured ALH Mk-III helicopters inducted into Indian Coast Guard

Bengaluru (Karnataka)/Delhi | June 12, 2021 10:14:35 PM IST
Three Advanced Light Helicopters (ALHs) manufactured by the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited were inducted into the stables of the Indian Coast Guard by Dr Ajay Kumar, Defence Secretary on Saturday.... read..

Karnataka court allows CCI probe against Amazon, Flipkart (Ld)

Bengaluru |Saturday, 2021 3:45:05 AM IST
Quashing the petitions of the e-tailers, the Karnataka High Court on Friday allowed the Competition Commission of India (CCI) to probe the alleged violations of the competition law by Amazon and Flipkart.... read..

Kannada Dalit poet Siddalingaiah dies due to Covid

Bengaluru |Saturday, 2021 6:15:06 AM IST
Karnataka's noted Kannada Dalit poet and activist Siddalingaiah died due to Covid-related complications at a private hospital in the city on Friday. He was 67.... read..

ISL: Naushad Moosa signs new three-year contract with Bengaluru FC

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | June 12, 2021 6:14:45 PM IST
Indian Super League (ISL) side Bengaluru FC on Saturday announced that Naushad Moosa has penned a new three-year deal which will keep him at the club until the end of the 2023-24 season.... read..

Wipro appoints Anup Purohit as Chief Information Officer

Bengaluru |Friday, 2021 6:15:06 PM IST
IT major Wipro has announced the appointment of Anup Purohit as its Chief Information Officer.... read..

IIT Madras Alumni donates over 200 oxygen concentrators to Karnataka

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | June 11, 2021 10:14:33 PM IST
The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras Alumni Charitable Trust on Friday donated over 200 oxygen concentrators of 10L of capacity each to the Karnataka government.... read..

CKC Group of Jewellers calls for just hallmarking standards

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | June 11, 2021 1:44:34 PM IST
C Krishniah Chetty Group of Jewellers has called for monitoring the entire supply chain by Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) and said authorities must ensure that a hallmarking stamp is authentic.... read..

Congress's K'taka leaders to protest fuel price hike on Friday

Bengaluru |Friday, 2021 6:15:06 AM IST
Expressing concern over petrol price touching Rs 100 per litre in Karnataka, the Congress state unit would protest the steep hike in fuel rates from Friday, its state chief D.K. Shivakumar said on Thursday.... read..

Karnataka unveils direct benefit transfer app

Bengaluru |Friday, 2021 3:45:05 AM IST
The Karnataka government on Thursday rolled out its own direct benefit transfer app to disburse funds to beneficiaries through 120 schemes.... read..

Karnataka logs 11,042 new Covid cases with 194 deaths

Bengaluru |Friday, 2021 6:15:06 AM IST
With the pandemic's second wave waning, 11,042 new cases were logged, while194 patients succumbed to the infection in a day, said the state health bulletin on Thursday.... read..

Wasn't happy with my performance in 2016 Olympics: Women's hockey team vice-captain Savita Punia

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | June 11, 2021 9:14:33 PM IST
Indian hockey team vice-captain Savita Punia cannot wait to get on the field to showcase her skills in the upcoming Tokyo Olympics.... read..

Karnataka: Shivakumar, Siddaramaiah arrested during Congress' '100 Not Out' protest against fuel price hike

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | June 11, 2021 11:15:00 PM IST
Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee President DK Shivakumar, former Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and other prominent leaders were arrested on Friday in Bengaluru while they were protesting against the steep hike in fuel prices.... read..

Japan will stage Tokyo Olympics safely: India hockey captain Rani Rampal

By Nitin Srivastava

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | June 11, 2021 10:14:38 PM IST
India women's hockey team skipper Rani Rampal is confident that Japan will stage the upcoming Tokyo Olympics safely.... read..

Yediyurappa, BJP High Command in Karnataka are weak, says Siddaramaiah

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | June 11, 2021 6:14:31 AM IST
Amid speculations about the resignation of Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa, Congress leader and Leader of Opposition in Karnataka Legislative Assembly Siddaramaiah on Thursday said that the BJP has taken no action against those party leaders who spoke again... read..

IISc Bangalore makes every Indian proud: Yediyurappa

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | June 10, 2021 10:14:32 AM IST
Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Thursday congratulated the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore for being the world's top research university in the QS World University Rankings and said that IISc makes every Indian proud.... read..

Thunderstorm likely over Bengaluru in next three hours

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | June 10, 2021 8:44:22 AM IST
Bengaluru Meteorological Centre on Thursday predicted thunderstorm accompanied by lightning with light to moderate spells of rain in the district.... read..

Yediyurappa pulls up Bengaluru civic body for delaying projects

Bengaluru |Thursday, 2021 6:15:07 AM IST
Upset over delay in completing the smart city projects, Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa on Wednesday pulled up the city civic body officials.... read..

Karnataka transfers 12 IPS officers

Bengaluru |Thursday, 2021 4:15:07 AM IST
The Karnataka government has effected a major reshuffle in the police department at the Superintendent of Police (SP) level.... read..

Fintech startup Niyo acquires personal finance app Index

Bengaluru |Thursday, 2021 6:15:06 PM IST
Digital banking fintech startup Niyo on Thursday said it has acquired Bengaluru-based personal finance startup Index for an undisclosed sum.... read..

Power tariff hiked in Karnataka, Congress protests

Bengaluru |Thursday, 2021 4:45:06 AM IST
The Karnataka electricity regulator on Wednesday increased the power tariff by 30 paise per unit to consumers across the board for fiscal 2021-22, with effect from April 1.... read..

Niyo acquires Bengaluru-based personal finance app Index

Bengaluru |Thursday, 2021 8:15:06 PM IST
Digital banking fintech, Niyo on Thursday announced its acquisition of Bengaluru-based personal finance startup, Index.... read..

Illegal telephone exchange used for spying unearthed in B'luru

Bengaluru |Thursday, 2021 5:15:06 PM IST
Karnataka Police, and Military Intelligence (Southern Command), have together busted an illegal network, comprising six telephone exchanges, that were converting international calls to local calls, and also ferreting out information from Indian army excha... read..

Chair of Karnataka CM is perfectly occupied, says R Ashoka

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | June 10, 2021 3:14:53 PM IST
After some Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders speculated about the resignation of Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa, state Revenue Minster R Ashoka on Thursday said that the chair of the Chief Minister is "perfectly occupied."... read..

K'taka organises vaccination camp for sportspersons

Bengaluru |Thursday, 2021 11:15:06 PM IST
As many as four thousand members of Karnataka's sporting fraternity are lining up for their Covid jabs, on Thursday and Friday, at the Kantheerava stadium here.... read..

Recoveries continue to outnumber new Covid cases in K'taka

Bengaluru |Thursday, 2021 6:15:07 AM IST
Maintaining the trend, recoveries outnumbered new Covid cases in Karnataka, with 20,246 patients discharged and 10,959 positive cases in a day, said the state health bulletin on Wednesday.... read..

Tokyo Olympics: India women's hockey team has right balance of experience and youth, says Lilima

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | June 10, 2021 1:14:35 PM IST
Indian women's hockey team midfielder Lilima Minz believes the Olympic core group currently in preparation mode for the Tokyo Games has the right balance between experienced and young players.... read..

Brace up for third wave of COVID: Karnataka CM to Anganwadi workers

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | June 9, 2021 11:44:35 PM IST
In a video conference with Anganwadi workers on Wednesday, Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa asked them to brace up for the third wave of COVID-19.... read..

FC Bengaluru United midfielder Arun Kumar keen to don Indian colours

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | June 9, 2021 4:14:39 PM IST
FC Bengaluru United midfielder Arun Kumar, who quickly gained a reputation for his solid playmaking skills in the Bangalore Super Division circuit, has set his sights on representing the national team.... read..

Uber hiring 250 engineers in India to expand tech, product teams

Bengaluru |Wednesday, 2021 4:45:06 PM IST
Ride-hailing major Uber on Wednesday announced to hire nearly 250 engineers for its Bengaluru and Hyderabad-based teams, as the company expands operations for its engineering and product work in the country.... read..

2 held for running illegal telephone exchange in Bengaluru

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | June 9, 2021 5:14:33 PM IST
In a joint operation, officials of the Military Intelligence unit of Southern Command of the Army and Anti Terrorism Cell (ATC) of Bengaluru police on Wednesday arrested two men who ran an unauthorised telephone exchange and seized a large number of devic... read..

Tablez to expand investment in India's toys sector with proprietary brand

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | June 9, 2021 1:14:38 PM IST
Tablez, a leading Abu Dhabi based retail and F&B group. plans to launch a proprietary retail chain of toys in India by rebranding its existing stores into spaces of experience and entertainment for kids and parents.... read..

Tokyo Olympics: Good show in the first match will give team right momentum, feels Ramandeep

Bengaluru | June 9, 2021 1:14:35 PM IST
The Indian men's hockey team will begin their campaign in Tokyo on July 24 when they take on New Zealand in their first-round robin league match. To gain the right momentum it will be very important to begin well, believes experienced forward Ramandeep Si... read..

No bail yet for Bineesh Kodiyeri

Bengaluru/Thiruvananthapuram |Wednesday, 2021 6:45:05 PM IST
The bail application of Bineesh Kodiyeri - younger son of former CPI-M Kerala state secretary and politburo member Kodiyeri Balakrishnan, could not be taken up on Wednesday in the Karnataka High Court. It has been posted for the next week.... read..

No minimum marks for Karnataka entrance test: Minister

Bengaluru |Wednesday, 2021 4:45:05 AM IST
With Karnataka cancelling the second-year pre-university course (PUC) board exams due to the pandemic's second wave, the state education department on Tuesday waived minimum marks for the common entrance test (CET) to get admission in engineering and medi... read..

K'taka likely to witness more rains from June 12, Orange alert issued

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | June 9, 2021 10:44:29 PM IST
Due to the strengthening of westerly winds along the west coast, Karnataka is likely to experience an increase in rainfall from June 12 onwards.... read..

Olympic hockey opener will set momentum: Forward Ramandeep

Bengaluru |Wednesday, 2021 10:45:05 PM IST
Experienced India hockey forward Ramandeep Singh said on Wednesday that a good showing in the opening match at the Tokyo Olympic Games will give the team the "right momentum".... read..

Congress sure to win 2023 Karnataka polls: Shivakumar

Bengaluru |Wednesday, 2021 4:15:05 AM IST
Congress' Karnataka unit President D.K. Shivakumar on Tuesday expressed confidence that his party would triumph in the 2023 Assembly elections.... read..
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