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Karnataka reports 836 new COVID-19 cases, 15 deaths

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | September 24, 2021 1:45:54 AM IST
A total of 836 new cases of COVID-19, 15 deaths and 852 recoveries were reported in Karnataka on Thursday, said the state's health department.... read..
 

Online citizen services to be launched at panchayat level: Bommai

Bengaluru |Friday, 2021 1:15:06 AM IST
Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said on Thursday that the state government will launch the 'Grama Seva Yojane' on a trial basis in five districts to provide online citizen services at the gram panchayat level.... read..
 

Bengaluru residents cautioned against modifying balconies

Bengaluru |Friday, 2021 1:45:05 AM IST
The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has issued a circular asking apartment owners not to change or modify balconies in wake of the recent tragedy at an apartment where two elderly women were burnt to death.... read..
 

K'taka to be the only state to have 3 major industrial corridors: Minister

Bengaluru |Friday, 2021 1:45:05 AM IST
Pitching Karnataka as the best place for global investors, Large and Medium Industries Minister Murugesh Nirani said on Thursday that Karnataka will be the only state in India to have three major industrial corridors.... read..
 

Centenarian who 'flew' aircraft says 'calmness' is key to staying energetic

Bengaluru |Thursday, 2021 3:15:06 AM IST
Ramudu Rongala, a centenarian who hails from Nidadavole a town in West Godavari district in Andhra Pradesh, and shot to fame after co-piloting a microlight flight on his 100th birthday says, "calmness" and "quietness" are the key things which helped him t... read..
 

K'taka Cong opposes land allotment to Chanakya University

Bengaluru |Thursday, 2021 8:45:07 AM IST
Leader of Opposition in Karnataka Siddaramaiah has urged the ruling BJP to drop the decision to grant hundreds of acres of land at cheaper price to Centre for Education and Social Studies to establish Chanakya University.... read..
 

3 dead, 4 injured in powerful blast in Bengaluru

Bengaluru |Thursday, 2021 7:45:06 PM IST
Close on the heels of a fire tragedy in an apartment in which two elderly women were burnt alive on Wednesday, in another incident three people died and four others were severely injured in a suspected blast on Thursday in Bengaluru, Karnataka.... read..
 

K'taka: Headmaster suspended for getting massage in classroom

Bengaluru |Thursday, 2021 3:15:05 PM IST
The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has suspended a headmaster of a High School and initiated departmental inquiry after he got a massage done by a parent in one of the classrooms.... read..
 

Karnataka logs 847 new COIVD-19 cases, 20 fatalities

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | September 23, 2021 2:16:01 AM IST
A total of 847 new cases of COVID-19 and 20 deaths were reported in Karnataka in the last 24 hours, said the state's health department.... read..
 

5 held for fining Dalit family over entry of 2-year-old boy into temple

Koppal (Karnataka) |Thursday, 2021 2:45:05 PM IST
The Karnataka Police have arrested five persons in connection with fining a Dalit family after their 2-year-old boy entered the village Hanuman temple on his birthday to pray, said police sources on Thursday.... read..
 

HC fines petitioner Rs 50K for filing PIL with 'intention of enmity'

Bengaluru |Thursday, 2021 4:45:06 PM IST
The Karnataka High Court has fined a petitioner Rs 50,000 for challenging the bench in connection with the quashing of a public interest litigation (PIL) submitted by the petitioner on street lights. The court observed that the petition had been filed wit... read..
 

BBMP warns people against modifications of balconies in Bengaluru

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | September 23, 2021 5:46:02 AM IST
The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) on Wednesday said that the covering of balconies and additional construction and modifications in the balconies is against its rules and is an unsafe practice observed across the city.... read..
 

Airtel selects Tejas Networks for optical network expansion

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | September 23, 2021 11:46:05 AM IST
Tejas Networks said on Thursday it has been selected by Bharti Airtel to enhance the premier communications solutions provider's optical network capacity in key metropolitan markets.... read..
 

Over 3 crore taxpayers complete transactions, 1.5 crore I-T returns filed: Infosys

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | September 23, 2021 1:46:16 PM IST
Digital services and consulting major Infosys said on Thursday the Income Tax E-Filing Portal has seen steady increase in usage over the last few weeks with taxpayers' concerns being progressively addressed.... read..
 

Over 3 Cr taxpayers successfully complete transactions: Infosys

Bengaluru |Thursday, 2021 7:15:05 PM IST
Under fire from the Union finance ministry, Infosys on Thursday shared updates on the progress it is making on the Income Tax E-Filing Portal. It claimed that over 3 crore taxpayers have successfully completed transactions and as many as 1.5 crore Income ... read..
 

Karnataka lagging behind in agri exports: Karandlaje

New Delhi/Bengaluru |Thursday, 2021 3:45:06 AM IST
Union Minister of State for Agriculture and Farmer Welfare Shobha Karandlaje on Wednesday said her home state Karnataka is lagging behind in agricultural exports even as the country saw record foodgrains production last year.... read..
 

99 pc Indian employees prefer using device of their choice at work: Study

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | September 23, 2021 5:46:24 PM IST
Jamf, the standard in Apple Enterprise Management, on Thursday announced the results of an independent global survey conducted by Vanson Bourne of 2,000 employees and 500 IT decision-makers on the importance of employee choice and the future of work.... read..
 

K'taka rape case: Cabbie took selfie before assaulting woman

Bengaluru |Thursday, 2021 5:45:06 PM IST
Karnataka Police investigating the alleged rape of a woman traveller by the cab driver of a reputed cab service in Bengaluru, has found a selfie photo with the victim from the mobile phone of the accused, police sources said here on Thursday.... read..
 

Youth who planted filmy-style kiss on girl in bus held in K'taka

Bengaluru |Thursday, 2021 2:45:05 AM IST
The police have arrested a youth who kissed a co-passenger college student before alighting from a bus in Bengaluru, the police said on Wednesday.... read..
 

Karnataka Assembly passes bill banning online gaming

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | September 22, 2021 5:46:08 AM IST
Karnataka Assembly on Wednesday passed the Karnataka Police (Amendment) Bill, 2021 to ban online gaming and curtail online gambling.... read..
 

B'luru BSF training camp off as 34 troopers test Covid+

Bengaluru |Wednesday, 2021 3:15:05 PM IST
As many as 34 security personnel of the Border Security Force (BSF) who came from Shillong in Meghalaya have tested positive for Covid-19 at the Yelahanka BSF camp here in Karnataka, sources in the health department said on Wednesday.... read..
 

Karnataka Assembly approves Chanakya University establishment bill

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | September 22, 2021 4:46:01 PM IST
Karnataka Legislative Assembly on Tuesday approved the Chanakya University establishment bill introduced by Higher Education Minister CN Ashwathnarayan.... read..
 

Karnataka reports 818 new cases of COVID-19 cases, 21 deaths

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | September 22, 2021 6:46:16 AM IST
A total of 818 new cases of COVID-19 cases, 1,414 recoveries and 21 deaths were reported in Karnataka on Tuesday.... read..
 

Cab driver rapes woman in Bengaluru, arrested

Bengaluru |Wednesday, 2021 10:15:05 PM IST
Karnataka police on Wednesday arrested a cab driver for raping a woman passenger. The police acted swiftly and arrested the culprit within hours.... read..
 

K'taka assembly passes bill to stop temple demolition

Bengaluru |Wednesday, 2021 5:45:06 PM IST
The BJP government in Karnataka, under fire from all corners, especially from Hindu outfits on the issue of temple demolition, finally passed a law in the state Assembly to put a break to temple demolition drive in the state.... read..
 

K'taka CM sets deadline for B'luru Metro 2nd phase completion

Bengaluru |Wednesday, 2021 9:15:06 PM IST
Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai has set a deadline for Bengaluru Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) to complete two phases of Metro work in the city by 2024.... read..
 

K'taka mulls allowing theatres, multiplexes to run full house

Bengaluru |Wednesday, 2021 4:45:05 PM IST
The Karnataka government is contemplating to allow theatres and multiplexes in the state to run full house. A decision will be taken in this regard in a day or two.... read..
 

Two die, 5 seriously injured in Bengaluru apartment complex fire

Bengaluru |Wednesday, 2021 3:15:05 AM IST
In a fire that broke out in an apartment in Bengaluru in Karnataka on Tuesday two women were burnt to death and five others suffered serious burn injuries. Three apartments were totally gutted.... read..
 

Karnataka Assembly passes bill for protection of religious structures

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | September 22, 2021 2:46:10 PM IST
The Karnataka Legislative Assembly on Tuesday passed the Karnataka Religious Structures (Protection) Bill 2021.... read..
 

Dalit villager fined Rs, 25,000 for son's entry into temple, 5 held including priest

Koppal (Karnataka) | September 22, 2021 2:46:08 PM IST
Five persons including a priest have been taken into police custody for allegedly asking a Dalit family to pay Rs 25,000 fine to "sanitise" a temple, in Miyapura village in Karnataka's Koppal district, after their four-year-old son entered it, police said... read..
 

Congress opposed to Chanakya University Bill, 2021, it won't benefit people, says Siddaramaiah

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | September 22, 2021 8:16:11 PM IST
The Congress is opposing Chanakya University Bill, 2021 and members of the Centre for Education and Social Studies, sponsoring body of the university, are all RSS members, said former Karnataka Chief Minister and Congress legislative party leader Siddaram... read..
 

Gold worth Rs 13.88 lakh seized at Mangalore Airport

Mangalore (Karnataka) | September 22, 2021 1:46:04 AM IST
As much as 293.620 grams of gold worth Rs 13,88,823 was seized from a passenger at the Mangaluru International Airport on Tuesday, said Mangaluru Customs.... read..
 

Mysuru gangrape case: Victim records statement before magistrate

Bengaluru |Wednesday, 2021 11:15:06 PM IST
The victim of the sensational Mysuru gang rape case has finally recorded her statement with regard to the incident before the magistrate in Mysuru.... read..
 

Mamata Banerjee bound to win Bhabanipur by-polls with huge margin: HD Kumaraswamy

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | September 22, 2021 9:46:07 AM IST
Former Karnataka Chief Minister and Janata Dal (Secular) leader HD Kumaraswamy on Wednesday said that West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is bound to win the by-poll from Bhavanipur assembly seat by a "huge margin".... read..
 

Karnataka Minister's Twitter handle hacked

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | September 21, 2021 3:16:11 PM IST
Karnataka Large and Medium Industries Minister Murugesh Nirani on Tuesday informed that his official Twitter handle has been hacked from an unknown foreign location.... read..
 

K'taka minister's Twitter handle hacked

Bengaluru |Tuesday, 2021 11:45:05 PM IST
Miscreants on Tuesday hacked the Twitter handle of Karnataka Minister for Large and Medium Industries, Murugesh R. Nirani.... read..
 

After marriage proposal refused, youth uploads vulgar photos of minor girl; arrested

Bengaluru |Tuesday, 2021 11:45:05 PM IST
The Karnataka police have arrested a youth on charges of uploading vulgar photos, including of two minors, on Instagram and trolling them. The Cyber Crime police investigating the case have nabbed the accused from Kalburgi district, DCP South East Srinath... read..
 

K'taka CM calls farmers' protest sponsored, creates furore in Assembly

Bengaluru |Tuesday, 2021 3:15:06 AM IST
Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Monday dubbed the farmers' protest as 'sponsored' on the floor of the Assembly, leading to a furore with Congress legislators strongly objecting to the statement.... read..
 

Two accused held in Bengaluru moral policing case

Bengaluru |Tuesday, 2021 9:15:06 PM IST
Sending out a strong message in connection with a moral policing case reported in Bengaluru, the Karnataka police have taken action against two accused persons for allegedly attacking a Hindu man for giving a lift to a Muslim female colleague who worked w... read..
 

BJP MLA says Christian missionaries got his mother converted, demands action

Bengaluru |Tuesday, 2021 9:15:06 PM IST
Former Minister and BJP MLA Goolihatti Shekar has demanded action against Christian missionaries operating in the Hosadurga Assembly constituency for allegedly carrying out rampant religious conversions. He further said Christian missionaries have even go... read..
 

Truck collides with train outside Bengaluru, no casualties

Bengaluru |Tuesday, 2021 6:15:06 AM IST
In a potential major tragedy, a truck collided with a passenger train while crossing railway tracks on the outskirts of Bengaluru on Monday night but no deaths or injuries were reported, officials said.... read..
 

Karnataka Assembly session: Siddaramaiah, CM Bommai clash on inflation issue

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | September 21, 2021 1:15:58 AM IST
Former Karnataka Chief Minister and Congress legislative party leader in the state assembly Siddaramaiah slammed the Centre and alleged that the primary reason for rising inflation across the country is that the Central government is 'indulged' in 'lootin... read..
 

K'taka Police grills ISI agent to track local network in Bengaluru

Bengaluru |Tuesday, 2021 6:45:06 PM IST
The Karnataka Police were grilling accused Jitendra Singh, arrested on charges of spying for Pakistan's Inter-Service Intelligence (ISI), for tracking down the network in Bengaluru.... read..
 

Dalit family fined Rs 23K after their son enters temple

Koppal (Karnataka) |Tuesday, 2021 8:45:06 PM IST
The parents of a Dalit boy were fined Rs 23,000 after their 2-year-old son entered a Hanuman temple to seek blessings of the god at Miyapura village near Hanumasagar in Koppal district of Karnataka.... read..
 

Elite Men's National Boxing C'ships: Delhi's Rohit stuns Hussamuddin to clinch gold

Ballari (Karnataka) | September 21, 2021 8:46:15 PM IST
Delhi's Rohit Mor stunned the defending champion Mohammad Hussamuddin of Services Sports Control Board (SSCB) to clinch the gold medal at the 5th Elite Men's National Boxing Championships at the Inspire Institute of Sports on Tuesday.... read..
 

K'taka temple demolition: BJP to face oppn heat in Assembly today

Bengaluru |Tuesday, 2021 4:15:05 PM IST
Even as the ruling BJP in Karnataka tabled The Karnataka Religious Structures (Protection) Bill 2021 in the Legislative Assembly, the issue of temple demolition is expected to dominate the session on Tuesday. The Congress is all set to launch an attack on... read..
 

Erik Paartalu and Bengaluru FC part ways ahead of ISL season

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | September 21, 2021 5:46:12 PM IST
Bengaluru FC and their midfielder Erik Paartalu has decided to part ways by 'mutual consent,' the Indian Super League (ISL) club announced on Tuesday.... read..
 

Karnataka logs 677 new COVID-19 cases in last 24 hrs

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | September 21, 2021 4:15:52 AM IST
Karnataka reported 677 new COVID-19 cases and 24 COVID-related deaths in the last 24 hours, the state health department informed on Monday.... read..
 

K'taka Police in touch with IB, RAW over satellite phone calls to foreign countries

Bengaluru |Tuesday, 2021 10:15:06 PM IST
Karnataka Home Minister Araga Jnanendra said on Tuesday that the state police department was in touch with the central intelligence agencies, IB and RAW, over satellite phone calls from the state to various foreign countries.... read..
 

K'taka CET results to be announced on Monday

Bengaluru |Monday, 2021 2:15:07 PM IST
Karnataka Education Department will announce the results of the Common Entrance Test (CET) on Monday evening.... read..
 

Sanjeet, Shiva Thapa, Hussamuddin in finals of Elite Men's National Boxing

Bellary (Karnataka) |Monday, 2021 11:45:05 PM IST
Star boxers Sanjeet, Shiva Thapa, and Mohammad Hussamuddin continued their successful run as they progressed into the finals of the 5th Elite Men's National Boxing Championships in the Inspire Institute of Sports in Bellary, Karnataka, on Monday.... read..
 
 
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