Thursday, July 19, 2018

Captain service launched in Karnataka Express train

Bengaluru |Thursday, 2018 9:50:53 AM IST
The South Western Railway on Tuesday launched a Captain service in the Bengaluru-New Delhi Karnataka Express train to ensure comfortable journey to long-distance passengers, said an official.... read..

Electronics hardware cluster unveiled in Karnataka city

Hubballi (Karnataka) |Wednesday, 2018 10:50:55 AM IST
A brownfield Electronics System Design and Manufacturing (ESDM) cluster was unveiled on Tuesday in this north Karnataka's industrial city, ostensibly, to decongest a choked Bengaluru, about 400 km away.... read..

Seperate state no solution for N. Karnataka: Yeddyurappa

Shivamogga (Karnataka) [India] | July 18, 2018 2:41:31 PM IST
Criticising the growing demand for a separate statehood to North Karnataka, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader BS Yeddyurappa said such a demand will not lead to any solution. He suggested that the current Congress and Janata Dal (Secular) coalition gove... read..

I was misquoted, says Karnataka CM Kumaraswamy

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2018 10:50:54 AM IST
A day after the BJP took potshots at Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy, the JD-S leader denied on Tuesday that he had blamed the Congress or its leaders at a party event on July 14. He said he was misquoted on his statement about being unhappy hea... read..

Startup incubation centre unveiled in Karnataka's Huballli

Hubballli (Karnataka) |Wednesday, 2018 10:15:07 PM IST
NITI Ayog Chairman Amitabh Kant on Thursday unveiled a startup incubation centre in this north Karnataka town to promote entrepreneurship in tier-2 and tier-3 cities.... read..

BJP MP returns Apple I-Phone given to MPs by Karnataka Government

Bengaluru | Tuesday, Jul 17 2018 IST
BJP Rajya Sabha Member Rajeev Chandrashekar has decided to return the Rs one lakh worth Apple I-phone sent to all Karnataka MPs along with some documents by the Karnataka government requesting them to attend a meeting called by Chief Minister H D Kuma... read..

weathermen sound alert, possibility of very heavy rain in the next 5 days in Coastal and South Interior Karnataka

Bengaluru | Tuesday, Jul 17 2018 IST
Coastal and South Interior Karnataka is likely to get very heavy rainfall over the next five years even as rains continued to pound other parts the state. India Meteorological Centre (IMC) here in its bulletin on Tuesday said South West Monsoon has be... read..

The iPhone gift to Karnataka MPs was by Congress: Minister D K Shivakumar

Bengaluru | Tuesday, Jul 17 2018 IST
Karnataka Minister for Water Resources and senior Congress leader D K Shivakumar on Tuesday clarified that he was the one who sent iPhones to all the MPs from the State to keep them abreast about the projects and programmes of the State. He said that he h... read..

Karnataka to establish Four K-Tech hubs in the State: Minister

Belagavi | Tuesday, Jul 17 2018 IST
Karnataka Minister for IT, BT K J George today said that Four K-Tech Innovation hubs will be established in the State. The Minister said that the hubs will be established at Jalahalli in the State Capital Bengaluru, Port City Mangaluru, City of Palaces M... read..

Disproportionate Assets: ACB raids on 3 Karnataka government Officials

​Bengaluru | Tuesday, Jul 17 2018 IST
Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Tuesday conducted raids over the properties and offices of 3 Karnataka Government officials who had allegedly amassed assets disproportionate to their known sources of Income. According to a ACB release here raids were c... read..

Utilise funds to make North Karnataka Districts Free from Open Defection by Oct: Minister

Kalaburagi | Tuesday, Jul 17 2018 IST
Karnataka Minister for Rural Development and Panchayat Raj Krishna Byre Gowda on Tuesday directed the officials to utilise funds under the Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan for construction of toilets to declare all the districts in the region are Free from Open defe... read..

JD(S)-Congress Govt in Karnataka based on ideology and common elements: KPCC Chief

Bengaluru | Monday, Jul 16 2018 IST
Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) President Dinesh Gundurao today slammed Union Minister Arun Jaitley for his remarks in a blog calling the JDS-Congress Coalition government as non-ideological and opportunist alliance with no agenda. "The govern... read..

Survey of Land and Property through Drone in Karnataka: Minister

Bengaluru | Sunday, Jul 15 2018 IST
For the first time the Karnataka Government will undertake survey of property and land through Drone. Addressing a press conference here on Sunday, Minister for Revenue and Skill Development R V Deshpande said that "in an attempt to ensure proper survey a... read..

Karnataka: Mob kills man on suspicion of being child lifter

Karnataka [India] | July 15, 2018 1:41:32 PM IST
One man was lynched to death and two severely injured after a mob attacked them on suspicion of being child-traffickers in Karnataka's Bidar district on Friday night.... read..

Monsoon rain continues to lash parts of Karnataka, KRS nearing full and 20,000 cusecs released

Bengaluru | Saturday, Jul 14 2018 IST
The South West Monsoon continuous to be vigorous in parts of Karnataka especially in Malnad, Coastal and Cauvery belt and the inflow into reservoirs across the State is increasing on Saturday. Due to heavy rain at Waynad in Kerala and Cauvery region in Ko... read..

Rainfall occurred at most places Coastal Karnataka,and at isolated places over Tamil Nadu.

Chennai | Saturday, Jul 14 2018 IST
Following is the summary of observations recorded by the weather office here at 0830 hrs today. Southwest monsoon has been active over Kerala, Telangana and South interior Karnataka. Rainfall occurred at most places over Kerala, Telangana, Coastal Karnat... read..

Petrol and Diesel becomes dearer in Karnataka

Bengaluru | Saturday, Jul 14 2018 IST
Petrol and Diesel became dearer in Karnataka following a notification issued by the Karnataka Government announcing imposition of additional cess with effect from midnight on Saturday. The hike was to the extent of Rs 1.14 per litre for petrol per litre, ... read..

Karnataka withdraws permission to Rai Technology University to run courses in Agriculture

Bengaluru | Friday, Jul 13 2018 IST
Following serious complaints of sub-standard coaching in Agriculture Sciences course by Rai Technology University, the Karnataka government today withdrew permission and asked the varsity to immediately stop new admissions. An amendment to this effect was... read..

SW Monsoon active over SI Karnataka

Bengaluru | Friday, Jul 13 2018 IST
Following is a summary of observations recorded in weather office here at 0830 hrs on Friday. Southwest Monsoon has been active over South Interior Karnataka. Rainfall occurred at most places over Coastal Karnataka and North Interior Karnataka. Rainfall a... read..

Karnataka CM Kumaraswamy holds meeting with Agri wizard M S Swaminathan

Bengaluru Jul 13 | Friday, Jul 13 2018 IST
Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy on Friday said that the State Government will attempt to replicate best practices of Agriculture being adopted in various parts of the world to improve the economic status of farmers in the State. Speaking to news... read..

Karnataka to stimulate growth of 20,000 startups in next five years

Bangalore | Friday, Jul 13 2018 IST
The Karnataka government aims to stimulate the growth of 20,000 startups, including 6,000 relating to products, over the next five years a senior state official said on Friday. Speaking at the conclusion of the 14th India Innovation Summit began Mr. G... read..

Flood situation continued to be grim in parts of Karnataka

Mysuru | Friday, Jul 13 2018 IST
Flood situation continued to be grim in parts of Karnataka as the South West Monsoon rain continued to lash Kodagu, Chikamagaluru, Udupi and Karwar Districts in Karnataka for the fifth day without break. A 24 year-old boy was washed away in flash flood i... read..

Karnataka Legislative Assembly adjourned sine die

Bengaluru | Friday, Jul 13 2018 IST
The Karnataka Legislative Assembly, which met for the 11-day Budget Session was adjourned sine die here on Friday. The session witnessed adoption of Rs 2.18 crore Karnataka budget for 2018-19 presented by Chief Minister H D Kumarasway, who also holds the ... read..

Cong had poll pact will PFI in Karnataka: BJP

Kozhikode Jul 12 | Thursday, Jul 12 2018 IST
The Congress Party had an electoral tie up with the radical Islamic outfit Popular Front of India (PFI) in the recent Karnataka assembly election, Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader P K Krishna Das alleged on Thursday. Talking to reporters here,... read..

Southwest monsoon has been active over Kerala, South interior Karnataka, CoastalAndhra Pradesh and Telangana

Chennai | Thursday, Jul 12 2018 IST
Following is the summary of observastion recorded by the weather office here at 0830 hrs today. Rainfall occurred at most places over Coastal Karnataka, South interior Karnataka, Telangana, Kerala and Lakshadweep; at many places over Coastal Andhra Pr... read..

Normal life badly affected even as Monsoon fury continues unabated in parts of Karnataka

Bengaluru | Thursday, Jul 12 2018 IST
Normal life was not only thrown out of gear but people are finding it very difficult even for carrying the mortal remains of the deceased persons for last rites as many bridges have collapsed and roads flooded. In Remi village in Karwar district peopl... read..

BJP's charge of large scale corruption in Indira Canteens cause flutter in Karnataka Assembly

Bengaluru | Thursday, Jul 12 2018 IST
Former Karnataka Minister A Ramadas (BJP) charging that there was Rs 150 crore corruption scam in managing Indra Canteen meant for catering food to the poor and Rs 50 crore out of this was paid to an influential member of AICC led to uproar and heated exc... read..

Karnataka government ignoring women safety: Maneka

New Delhi |Thursday, 2018 9:46:25 PM IST
Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi on Tuesday alleged that the Karnataka government was "totally ignoring women safety" which was evident from the rising instances of harassment.... read..

Karnataka Budget for 2018-19 passed amid BJP walkout in the Legislative Assembly

Bengaluru | Thursday, Jul 12 2018 IST
Karnataka Assembly today passed the Rs 2.18 lakh crore Budget for 2018-19 amid protest and walkout by opposition BJP which was unconvinced how the Kumarasway government would repay the banks the Rs 34,000 crore farm loan waiver it announced in the Budg... read..
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