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    Karnataka Live: Bommai likely to take oath as CM on Wednesday

    The BJP Legislature Party (LP) meeting ended with picking Basavaraj Bommai as the new Karnataka CM. Yediyurappa had resigned from the post recently saying there was no pressure on him to do so. Stay tuned for more updates.

    • 7 min ago
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    Basavaraj Bommai is the new Karnataka CM

    Three-time legislator Basavaraj Bommai is Karnataka's new chief minister, a decision the BJP took Tuesday keeping in mind several factors, including the long-pending demand for the post to be occupied by someone from north Karnataka. Bommai, 61, is expected to take oath as the state's 26th chief minister on Wednesday. With under two years to go for the 2023 elections, the BJP found a safe bet in Bommai...

    • 9 min ago
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    Karnataka BJP legislature party meeting in progress, to pick Yediyurappa's successor

    Amid heightened suspense, a meeting of the ruling BJP's legislature party in Karnataka is underway here, which is slated to pick a successor to outgoing Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa. BJP's central observers -- Union ministers Dharmendra Pradhan and G Kishan Reddy -- are attending the meeting being held at a private hotel here, to elect its new leader. The...

    • 22 min ago
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    Karnataka's daily Covid-19 vaccination count for first dose slumps 40% in July

    Amid concerns over vaccine shortage, data shows that Karnataka's daily vaccination count has slumped in July compared to June. Against the daily average of 2.66 lakh first doses administered in June, only 1.58 lakh doses were given per day in the first 26 days of July, a fall of nearly 40 per cent which is hard to bridge in the next five days. In the first six months...

    • 44 min ago
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    176 PM-Cares ventilators lie uninstalled in Karnataka; installed ones break down frequently

    As many as 176 ventilators supplied to Karnataka under PM Cares Fund have not been installed. Of the 2,913 ventilators received by the state so far, only 2,737 have been installed. Though the health department maintains that the installation is need-based, medical colleges and hospitals using the ventilators that have already been supplied complained of...

    • 45 min ago
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    76 PM-Cares ventilators lie uninstalled in Karnataka; installed ones break down frequently

    As many as 176 ventilators supplied to Karnataka under PM Cares Fund have not been installed. Of the 2,913 ventilators received by the state so far, only 2,737 have been installed. Though the health department maintains that the installation is need-based, medical colleges and hospitals using the ventilators that have already been supplied complained of...

    • 54 min ago
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    Karnataka's daily Covid-19 vaccination count slumps 40% in July

    Amid concerns over vaccine shortage, data shows that Karnataka's daily vaccination count has slumped in July compared to June. Against the daily average of 2.66 lakh first doses administered in June, only 1.58 lakh doses were given per day in the first 26 days of July, a fall of nearly 40 per cent which is hard to bridge in the next five days. In the first six months of 2021,...

    • an hour ago
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    Kalaburagi boy beats poverty to score 600/600 in PU Arts stream

    Poverty is not a barrier to any achiever as shown by Mateen Jamadar who has achieved a feat by scoring 600 out of 600 marks in the Arts stream in the second PU. Mateen is a resident of Mannur village in Afzalpur taluk of the district and is a son of a mason. He has already set a goal to become a civil servant by appearing for the Civil Service Examination being conducted by Union...

    • 4 hrs ago
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    BJP MLAs to meet at 7 pm to elect new Karnataka Chief Minister

    The BJP Legislature Party (LP) meeting to pick a new chief minister for Karnataka will be held today evening at 7 pm. The meeting will take place at The Capitol Hotel in Bengaluru, in which Union Ministers Dharmendra Pradhan and G Kishen Reddy will participate as central observers. The LP meeting will pick a new leader of the ruling party as B S Yediyurappa resigned as chief minister...

    • 5 hrs ago
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    Reduced bus service adds up to the woes of daily commuters in Mangaluru

    With private city buses, the lifeline of public transport in Mangaluru city, failing to operate to their full strength after the unlock, buses that are plying are overcrowded and passengers are forced to travel on footboard risking their lives. Prior to Covid-19-induced lockdown, the frequency of buses to various locations in the city was high and people didn't have to wait...

    • 6 hrs ago

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