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Covid deaths cross 33K-mark in Karnataka

Bengaluru |Tuesday, 2021 7:15:05 AM IST
Ranking second after Maharashtra on the Covid tracker, deaths due to the infection crossed the 33,000-mark across Karnataka on Sunday, including 15,319 in Bengaluru alone, the state health bulletin said on Monday.... read..
 

Kannada actor dies in road mishap, family decides to donate his organs

Bengaluru |Tuesday, 2021 2:15:05 AM IST
Kannada theatre personality and national film award winner Sanchari Vijay, who met with an accident on June 12, died late afternoon on Monday. Kannada superstar Kiccha Sudeep announced his death on Twitter here.... read..
 

Lingayat seers back Yediyurappa as CM for next 2 years

Tumkuru (Karnataka) |Tuesday, 2021 5:15:06 AM IST
About a dozen Lingayat seers, a community to which Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa belongs, came out in his support on Monday, demanding him to continue the as CM for the next two years, besides subtly warning disgruntled BJP leaders not to hara... read..
 

National Award-winning actor Sanchari Vijay passes away at 38

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | June 15, 2021 9:44:32 AM IST
National Award-winning actor Sanchari Vijay, who met with a road accident on Friday in Bengaluru, passed away on Tuesday. He was 38 when he breathed his last.... read..
 

As Bengaluru unlocks, citizens told to be Covid vigilant

Bengaluru |Tuesday, 2021 5:15:06 AM IST
As Bengaluru saw lockdown restrictions partially relaxed from Monday, city civic body chief Gaurav Gupta urged people to stay vigilant about the Covid threat.... read..
 

Israeli aerospace firm donates 100 oxygen concentrators to BEL

Bengaluru |Tuesday, 2021 5:15:06 AM IST
Aviation major Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has donated 100 oxygen concentrators to the state-run Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) for treating Covid patients, a statement said on Monday... read..
 

K'taka announces Rs one lakh relief for BPL families that lost earning member to COVID

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | June 15, 2021 3:44:34 AM IST
Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Monday announced Rs 1 lakh relief to each family under Below Poverty Line (BPL) which has lost an earning or adult member due to COVID-19.... read..
 

5 more held in illegal SIM box exchange case in Bengaluru

Bengaluru |Tuesday, 2021 7:15:05 AM IST
The Central Crime Branch (CCB) of the Bengaluru Police has made a breakthrough in the illegal SIM box telephone exchange case by arresting another five persons.... read..
 

Karnataka unlock: Auto-rickshaws, cabs resume operation in 19 districts from today

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | June 14, 2021 12:14:45 PM IST
After the Karnataka government announced some relaxation in 19 districts in COVID-19 induced lockdown, auto-rickshaws and cabs resumed operations in Dharwad from Monday.... read..
 

Veteran Kannada producer KCN Chandru passes away

Bengaluru |Monday, 2021 8:15:05 PM IST
Karnataka's legendary film producer K.C.N. Chandrashekhar, whose family banner - KCN Movies - had produced a large number of cult classic movies and delivered blockbusters, passed away due to multi-organ failures. He was 69.... read..
 

Will dedicate Olympic medal to COVID warriors of India if we win, says skipper Manpreet

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | June 14, 2021 1:44:41 PM IST
With the COVID-19 pandemic disrupting human life around the world, countless frontline workers risked their lives for the sake of others and spared no effort in fighting the deadly virus.... read..
 

Karnataka: 7,300 cusecs water released from Tunga dam

Shivamogga (Karnataka) | June 14, 2021 2:14:37 PM IST
Following increase in water levels due to heavy rainfall, 7,300 cusecs of excess water was released on Monday from Tunga dam in Gajanuru village of Shivamogga, informed Harish, an engineer of Upper Tunga project.... read..
 

Flipkart Wholesale sees 3x jump in digital adoption among kiranas

Bengaluru |Monday, 2021 9:15:06 PM IST
Flipkart Wholesale, the digital B2B marketplace of India's homegrown Flipkart Group, on Monday announced initiatives for strengthening of kiranas through enhancement in their in-app experience on the back of increased e-commerce adoption.... read..
 

8 Karnataka cops suspended for beating man to death

Madikeri (Karnataka) |Monday, 2021 3:45:05 AM IST
Eight policemen were suspended for allegedly beating a 50-year-old man to death after he reportedly attacked a constable with a knife in Karnataka's Kodagu district, police said on Sunday.... read..
 

Orange alert for Karnataka's coastal districts till June 17

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | June 14, 2021 8:44:29 AM IST
Orange alert has been announced for the coastal districts of Karnataka till June 17 as the entire state is very likely to experience widespread rainfall, the director of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) unit of Bengaluru CS Patil said.... read..
 

Karnataka cyber police bust Rs 290-crore hawala scam

Bengaluru |Monday, 2021 4:15:05 AM IST
Karnataka's cybercrime police have busted a Rs 290-crore hawala (money laundering) scam, operated in the name of 'Powerbank' investment and arrested nine persons, including two Chinese and two Tibetans, an official of the state's Criminal Investigation De... read..
 

New Covid cases decline to 7,810 in Karnataka

Bengaluru |Monday, 2021 6:15:06 AM IST
New Covid cases declined to 7,810, while 18,648 patients were discharged and 125 succumbed to the infection in a day across Karnataka, said the state health bulletin on Sunday.... read..
 

Karnataka readies to partly unlock in 19 districts

Bengaluru |Monday, 2021 6:45:05 AM IST
As the pandemic's second wave wanes, Karnataka is reading to partly unlock from Monday in 19 districts where the test positivity rate has fallen below 5 per cent, an official said.... read..
 

B2B marketplace Jumbotail raises Rs 35 cr from Alteria Capital

Bengaluru |Monday, 2021 5:45:05 PM IST
Retail platform and B2B marketplace Jumbotail on Monday said it has raised Rs 35 crore from Alteria Capital to expand its operations, and scale its SME-focused fintech business.... 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..
 

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..
 

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..
 

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..
 

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..
 

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..
 

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..
 

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..
 

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..
 

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..
 

Karnataka seer backs Yediyurappa, says 'leadership change more dangerous than COVID'

Shivamogga (Karnataka) | June 13, 2021 9:44:39 AM IST
Malenadu Mathadishara Parishat, the union of seers of the Malnad region, on Saturday extended support to Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa and said any leadership change in the state would be more dangerous than the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.... read..
 

Will stay at helm for rest of my tenure: Yediyurappa

Hassan (Karnataka) |Saturday, 2021 2:45:06 AM IST
A day after Karnataka BJP in-charge Arun Singh's endorsement, embattled Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa declared on Friday that he will remain at the helm for the next two years.... 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..
 

Will continue working for people as Karnataka CM for next 2 years, says Yediyurappa

Hassan (Karnataka) | June 12, 2021 1:14:41 AM IST
A day after BJP national general secretary and Karnataka in-charge Arun Singh ruled out his replacement, Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Friday asserted that he will continue to be the chief minister for the next two years and work for the development of... 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..
 

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..
 

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..
 

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 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..
 

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..
 

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..
 

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..
 

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..
 

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..
 

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..
 

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..
 

7 arrested for thrashing Dalit brothers in Karnataka's Koppal

Koppal (Karnataka) | June 11, 2021 5:14:31 PM IST
Seven persons have been arrested and at least 16 have been booked after two dalit brothers were allegedly beaten up and humiliated by upper caste men for seeking a haircut in Karnataka's Koppal district.... 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..
 

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 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..
 

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..
 
 
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