Saturday, October 23, 2021

Bengal's Swadesh Mondal sets national record in 400m medley

Bengaluru |Saturday, 2021 3:45:05 AM IST
Swadesh Mondal of Bengal created his fourth national record here at the ongoing 37th Sub Junior and 47th Junior National Championships 2021, romping to victory in 400m individual medley for Group II boys. He came up with a brilliant effort to push a fight... read..

ISKCON-Bangalore urges Indian govt to protect Hindus in Bangladesh

Bengaluru |Saturday, 2021 10:15:06 PM IST
Condemning the attacks on the Hindu community in the past few weeks in Bangladesh, ISKCON-Bangalore held a Kirtan March in the city on Saturday.... read..

I-League qualifiers: Rajasthan United FC crowned champions, gain promotion in tournament

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | October 23, 2021 9:47:01 PM IST
Rajasthan United FC (RUFC) was on Saturday crowned champions of the I-League qualifiers 2021 as they held on to a hard-fought 0-0 draw against Kenkre FC.... read..

I-League qualifiers: Delhi FC record landslide victory over Madan Maharaj FC

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | October 23, 2021 5:17:04 PM IST
Delhi FC finished their I-League qualifiers 2021 campaign with a demolition job on Madan Maharaj FC (MMFC) as they thoroughly outclassed the side from Madhya Pradesh in a comfortable 6-0 victory on Saturday.... read..

Drug peddlers sent drugs as court documents in K'taka, two held

Bengaluru |Saturday, 2021 6:15:06 AM IST
Two drug peddlers, who sent drugs in the guise of court documents through speed post, gift articles and home delivery services in Bengaluru, have been arrested, police said on Friday.... read..

K'taka police gets clean chit in anti-CAA rally shootout case

Bengaluru |Saturday, 2021 4:15:06 PM IST
The Karnataka government has informed the High Court that it has been given a clean chit in the shootout case during a protest rally against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in 2019 in Mangaluru city.... read..

Karnataka reported 378 new Covid-19 cases, 11 deaths in last 24 hrs

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | October 23, 2021 4:46:36 AM IST
Karnataka reported 378 new COVID-19 cases and 11 deaths in the last 24 hours, said a bulletin from the health department on Friday.... read..

K'taka to develop 'Super 30' engineering colleges

Bengaluru |Saturday, 2021 11:45:07 AM IST
With an aim to develop 'Super 30' engineering colleges by taking up one college in each district of Karnataka, a committee will be formed to work towards providing quality teaching in every district, and to meet industry requirements.... read..

In-form Ridhima breaks another national record in swimming

Bengaluru |Friday, 2021 3:45:06 AM IST
Karnataka swimmer Ridhima Veerendrakumar came up with yet another record-breaking performance at the 37th Sub Junior and 47th Junior National Championships as she bagged the gold medal in 50m backstroke for group II girls, here on Thursday.... read..

'Provide urgent mental health care' to K'taka BJP leaders, NSUI writes to NIMHANS

Bengaluru |Friday, 2021 10:45:05 AM IST
National Students Union of India (NSUI) in a letter to National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS) has sought 'urgent mental health care' for Karnataka BJP leaders.... read..

K'taka primary school teachers to wear black badges

Bengaluru |Friday, 2021 5:15:06 AM IST
The Karnataka State Primary School Teachers Association has announced that 1.50 lakh teachers across the state appointed by the state government will wear black badges while teaching students, from Thursday.... read..

Kannada superstar Puneeth Rajkumar all praise for 'Ratnan Prapancha'

Bengaluru |Friday, 2021 7:15:06 PM IST
Popular Kannada actor and 'Power Star' Puneeth Rajkumar took to social media to shower praise on 'Ratnan Prapancha', which started streaming on Friday on the OTT platform Prime Video.... read..

Three-day RSS All India Executive Council meeting in Karnataka from Oct 28: Sources

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | October 22, 2021 5:46:45 PM IST
Meeting of the All India Executive Council of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) known as Akhil Bharatiya Karyakari Mandal (ABKM) will be held from October 28-30 in Karnataka's Dharwad district, said RSS sources on Friday.... read..

1971 Indo-Pak war one of the few wars in history fought to protect dignity of humanity, democracy: Rajnath Singh

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | October 22, 2021 5:16:55 PM IST
Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said that the 1971 Indo-Pak war is one of the few wars in history that was fought to protect the dignity of humanity and democracy and not to acquire territory or grab power.... read..

K'taka takes up block, lane-level special Covid vax drive

Bengaluru |Friday, 2021 5:15:06 PM IST
The Karnataka government has undertaken a special vaccination drive 'lasika mela' on Friday in the state capital to identify those who have not been jabbed and vaccinate them.... read..

Biocon Q2FY22 revenue up by 10% at Rs 1,945 crore

Bengaluru |Friday, 2021 5:15:06 PM IST
Biocon, the global biopharmaceuticals company of India, on Friday said its Q2FY22 revenue growth was up by 10 per cent at Rs 1,945 crore, primarily driven by good performance of the Research Services and Biosimilars business segments.... read..

K'taka BJP MP objects to Aamir Khan ad against bursting crackers

Bengaluru |Friday, 2021 2:15:05 AM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party MP from Karnataka, Anantkumar Hegde has shot off a letter to tyre major Ceat objecting to its recent advertisement on bursting crackers. He hoped that in future Ceat will respect the feelings of Hindus and will not hurt them as such... read..

Ola Cars to hire 10,000 people, expand to 100 cities

Bengaluru |Friday, 2021 1:15:06 AM IST
Mobility platform Ola on Thursday said it plans to hire 10,000 people, as it eyes a leadership position with $2 billion gross merchandise value (GMV) for its vehicle commerce platform Ola Cars over the next 12 months.... read..

Sandalwood upbeat as big-budget flicks taste box-office success

Bengaluru |Friday, 2021 8:15:05 PM IST
The Kannada film industry is upbeat after the success of two big movies - 'Kotigobba 3' and 'Salaga' - that released last week. Both movies managed to get fantastic openings, drawing huge crowds after the Covid restrictions were lifted and they are runnin... read..

India's future inductions must include new disruptive technologies to stay ahead of adversaries: CDS Bipin Rawat

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | October 22, 2021 7:47:21 PM IST
In order to have an edge over adversaries, India's future inductions must incorporate new disruptive technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, big data analysis, quantum computing, hypersonic weapons, robotics, nanotechnology, autonomous unmanned syst... read..

Car rally of NSG Black Cat commandos reaches Bengaluru

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | October 22, 2021 3:17:08 PM IST
'Sudarshan Bharat Parikrama', the car rally of Black Cat commandos of the National Security Guard (NSG), received a warm welcome on its arrival in Bengaluru on Friday.... read..

Smuggler hiding gold in mouth detained at Bengaluru airport

Bengaluru |Thursday, 2021 4:45:06 PM IST
Customs officers at the Kempegowda International Airport (KIAL) in Bengaluru have detained a 42-year-old gold smuggler, who was trying to hide the yellow metal in his mouth, sources in the airport told on Thursday.... read..

Bengaluru Design District to come up on 150 acre land: K'taka minister

Bengaluru |Thursday, 2021 12:15:06 PM IST
Investors from Gulf Cooperative Council (GCC) countries have evinced keen interest to set up a world class 'Design District' on the Bengaluru city outskirts besides coming here with various investment proposals, said C.N. Ashwath Narayan, Karnataka's Mini... read..

K'taka: Akshaya Patra resumes mid-day meal for school children

Bengaluru |Thursday, 2021 10:45:06 PM IST
The Akshaya Patra Foundation on Thursday resumed the Mid-Day Meal (MDM) Scheme in Karnataka for children after the Covid-19 pandemic kept them away from school for the last 18 months. The MDM programme benefits lakhs of students in government and governme... read..

Muslim husband cannot escape maintenance, rules K'taka High Court

Bengaluru |Thursday, 2021 1:15:06 AM IST
In a major decision, the Karnataka High Court has held that though marriage is a contract in Islam and not a sacrament, the husband cannot get away from his responsibilities of giving maintenance to his former wife.... read..

BYJU's extend employee health cover to parents, siblings, in-laws

Bengaluru |Thursday, 2021 6:45:06 PM IST
Edtech company BYJU'S on Thursday introduced an enhanced and tailor-made health insurance policy for its employees that covers and further scales up focus on their physical and psychological well-being.... read..

No team will be easy at Junior Hockey World Cup, says India's chief coach Reid

Bengaluru |Thursday, 2021 11:45:06 PM IST
With just a month to go for the FIH Men's Junior World Cup Bhubaneswar 2021 which is scheduled to begin on November 24, the national team's preparations to defend the title are in full swing at the SAI centre here.... read..

Campaigning turns nasty as bypolls near in K'taka

Bengaluru |Thursday, 2021 11:15:06 PM IST
The campaign for the October 30 bypolls to Sindagi and Hanagal Assembly constituencies in Karnataka is witnessing unprecedented personal attacks by leaders cutting across party lines.... read..

Minor boy arrested in homemaker's murder case in K'taka

Bengaluru |Thursday, 2021 4:45:06 PM IST
Karnataka police have cracked the brutal murder case of a 28-year homemaker in Bengaluru's Yarabnagar locality with the arrest of a minor boy, police sources said on Thursday.... read..

Indian short video-app market logs 3x growth in ad revenue

Bengaluru |Thursday, 2021 4:45:06 PM IST
After the ban on TikTok and other Chinese short-video making apps, the advertisement revenue from Indian short-form space has been growing at a rapid pace and tripled in just six months, new data showed on Thursday.... read..

India among top 25 defence products exporting nations: Rajnath Singh

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | October 21, 2021 3:46:50 PM IST
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said that India is among the top 25 defence products exporting nations, according to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute 2020 report.... read..

Cop threatens activist for questioning tree felling in K'taka

Bengaluru |Thursday, 2021 6:45:06 PM IST
A video of a police official threatening an activist who opposed tree felling for a metro project in Bengaluru has gone viral on the social media.... read..

No team can be taken lightly in Hockey Men's Junior WC, says Graham Reid

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | October 21, 2021 6:16:41 PM IST
With just a month to go for the much-anticipated FIH Odisha Hockey Men's Junior World Cup Bhubaneswar 2021, which is scheduled to begin on November 24, the Indian team's preparations to defend the title are in full swing here in SAI, Bengaluru where the t... read..

Karnataka swimmer Ridhima sets pool ablaze; breaks 7-year record of Olympian Maana Patel

Bengaluru |Thursday, 2021 4:45:06 AM IST
Karnataka's Ridhima Veerendrakumar came up with a sensational swim in the 100m backstroke for group II girls to add another gold medal to the hosts' kitty and her time of 1:04.87 also broke the national record of 1:05.30 seconds created in 2014 by Olympia... read..

Ad revenue in Indian short video-app market logs 3x growth (Lead)

Bengaluru |Thursday, 2021 5:15:06 PM IST
After the ban on TikTok and other Chinese short-video making apps, the advertisement revenue from Indian short-form space has been growing at a rapid pace and has tripled in just six months, new data showed on Thursday.... read..

Karnataka woman murdered, body set on fire, husband held

Bengaluru |Wednesday, 2021 10:15:06 PM IST
A Bengaluru man was arrested for allegedly murdering his wife and setting her body on fire on Wednesday, police said.... read..

Sandalwood debutant wins Best Director at China film fest

Bengaluru |Wednesday, 2021 10:45:06 PM IST
Natesh Hegde, the young debutant director from Sandalwood film industry, has won the Best Director award at the international film festival in Shanxi, China for his debut film 'Pedro'.... read..

K'taka govt bans celebrity birthday parties at child care homes

Bengaluru |Wednesday, 2021 9:15:06 PM IST
The Karnataka government has banned individuals, political leaders, celebrities, bureaucrats and government staff from celebrating their birthdays with the children at child care homes. The ban came into effect from October 16.... read..

RSS is working to build a strong nation, says Karnataka Minister Araga Jnanendra

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | October 20, 2021 4:47:20 PM IST
Slamming the former chief minister H D Kumaraswamy's statement on Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), Karnataka Home Minister Araga Jnanendra on Wednesday said that "RSS is in the service of building a strong nation."... read..

Swimming nationals: Sambhavv betters Srihari's record in 200m freestyle

Bengaluru |Wednesday, 2021 3:15:06 AM IST
Sambhavv R of Karnataka bettered Olympian Srihari Nataraj's three-year-old national record in 200m freestyle for group I boys as the 37th Sub Junior and 47th Junior National Aquatic Championships got off to a rollicking start here at the Basavangudi Aquat... read..

First big Kannada OTT release, 'Ratnan Prapancha', slated for Oct 22

Bengaluru |Tuesday, 2021 5:15:06 PM IST
The stage is set for the October 22 release of the Kannada film 'Ratnan Prapancha', described by its makers as a "travel dramedy", on Amazon Prime Video.... read..

Noted Kannada actor, comedian Shankar Rao passes away

Bengaluru |Tuesday, 2021 3:15:05 AM IST
Noted Kannada actor and comedian Shankar Rao passed away at his home here on Monday. He was 88 and unwell for quite some time.... read..

Karnataka establishes Help Desk for stranded people from the state in Uttarakhand

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | October 19, 2021 11:17:31 PM IST
The Karnataka government has established a Help Desk for assisting stranded people from the state at various places in the flood-hit Uttarakhand.... read..

Battle for I-League spot intensifies as Delhi FC clashes with Kenkre FC

Karnataka (Bengaluru) | October 19, 2021 10:17:20 PM IST
The battle for the elusive I-League first division spot intensified further as Delhi FC prepare to line up against Kenkre FC in the penultimate match of the I-League qualifiers 2021.... read..

Bengaluru to host swimming nationals post Covid from Oct 19

Bengaluru |Tuesday, 2021 1:15:06 AM IST
A total of more than 1,500 participants from across 32 states and Union Territories will arrive in Bengaluru for the prestigious 37th Sub-junior and 47th Junior National Aquatic Championships which would begin on October 19.... read..

Uncivil tweet by novice social media manager, says DK Shivakumar after Karnataka Congress' 'angootha-chhaap' post on PM Modi

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | October 19, 2021 1:46:47 PM IST
Karnataka Congress has deleted a controversial tweet against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and issued an apology.... read..

Rashmika, Yash channel social media power for Kannada cinema

Bengaluru |Tuesday, 2021 1:15:07 AM IST
With 'Forbes' magazine rating Rashmika Mandanna as South Indian cinema's most influential social media star, and Yash of 'KGF' fame ranking No. 3, it's a moment of celebration for Kannada film fans.... read..

Covid brings 3 lakh agents to light as India's travel market to hit $125 bn

Bengaluru |Tuesday, 2021 9:45:06 PM IST
India's travel market is forecast to grow to $125 billion by the financial year (FY) 2027 and as the complexity of travel increases in the pandemic, over 3 lakh agents are expected to cater to over $65 billion of the overall market size by the same time p... read..

Phone-tapping case: K'taka court rejects CBI report, orders fresh probe

Bengaluru |Tuesday, 2021 4:15:05 PM IST
The CBI special Court has rejected the 'B report' submitted by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in connection with a phone-tapping case in Karnataka.... read..

Bommai reverses cabinet decision to lease out sugar factory

Bengaluru |Tuesday, 2021 3:15:06 AM IST
Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Monday said that the cabinet decision to lease out the Mysugar factory in Mandya will be put on hold and an expert committee will be formed to revive the factory.... read..

India logs 9% growth in job postings in September: Report

Bengaluru |Tuesday, 2021 6:45:06 PM IST
As India reopens after a long spell of pandemic and lockdowns, job postings in the country were improved by 9 per cent year-on-year (YoY) in September this year, a report said on Tuesday.... read..
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