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    Karnataka issues revised guidelines on handling bodies of Covid patients

    Amid surging coronavirus infections,the Karnataka government has issued revised guidelines on handling bodies of Covid-19 patients where stress has been laid on avoiding autopsy unless it has to be done for special reasons. There have been instances of undignified disposal of bodies at some places in Karnataka and stigmatising families where people were tested positive for...

    • 12 min ago
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    Siddaramaiah's son tests positive for Covid-19

    Congress MLA and former Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah's son Dr Yathindra Siddaramaiah on Friday said he has tested positive for Covid-19. A medical doctor himself, Yathindra requested all those who had come in contact with him recently to quarantine themselves. "My corona test reports have come positive. I request all those who had come in contact with me over the last few days to...

    • 3 hrs ago
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    Karnataka SSLC exam results to be declared on August 10

    The results of Karnataka Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC) examinations will be announced on Monday. Primary Education Minister S Suresh Kumar said, "The results will be announced at about 3 pm on August 10." For latest updates and live news on coronavirus, click here This year, over 8.50 lakh students appeared for the exams amidst the Covid-19 pandemic fear across...

    • 7 hrs ago
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    Karnataka sees record 6,805 Covid-19 cases; state's tally rises to 1,58,254

    Karnataka on Thursday reported a record 6,805 Covid-19 cases, with Bengaluru Urban leading the list with 2,544 infections, while India crossed the grim 20 lakh milestone. The state also saw 93 new deaths, taking the toll to 2,897, while the total number of cases stands at 1,58,254. As many as 5,602 people were discharged from institutional Covid care on Thursday, with...

    • 19 hrs ago
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    Gusty winds, downpour batter coast and Malnad regions

    Relentless downpour accompanied by uncharacteristic high winds over the last three days have caused significant damage in coastal and Malnad districts, even as Kodagu braced for more rain as a depression brewed in the Bay of Bengal. Against the normal wind speed of around 18-20 kmph, Malnad was recording wind speeds of 40 kmph, resulting in damage to property, Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai...

    • 20 hrs ago
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    KCET results expected before August 20

    The results of the Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET) will be announced before August 20. Higher Education Minister Dr C N Ashwath Narayan told reporters in Bengaluru on Thursday, "The results will be announced before August 20 and the seat matrix will remain the same."

    • 22 hrs ago
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    Decision on transgender quota soon, govt tells HC

    The state government on Thursday submitted to the high court that it will soon take a decision to introduce reservation for the transgender community. Advocate General Prabhuling K Navadgi informed this to the court during the hearing of a PIL. The proposal's draft will be placed before the Cabinet for its approval. For some reasons, the Cabinet meeting could not happen. However, a decision will...

    • 22 hrs ago
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    Karnataka minister urges people to be cautious amid Covid-19, rains

    With rains in several parts of Karnataka amid Covid-19 pandemic, state Medical Education Minister K Sudhakar on Thursday asked the people to maintain caution and contact the Health department helpline in case of any symptoms. "There is heavy rain in several districts of the state's coastal, Malnad and north interior regions. People have to observe utmost caution during...

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    Ayodhya Ram Temple: Original idols of Ram, Sita and Lakshman in Karnataka claims Harihar ashram

    Known for several legends related to Ramayana time, Karnataka is now at a centre of discussion for being the home to original deities of Ram temple at Ayodhya that was destroyed by the Mughal ruler Babar. Claiming to be the original idols of Rama, Seetha and Lakshman that were worshipped at the Ayodhya temple, the idols are currently worshipped at the...

    • 2 days ago
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    Karnataka draws Rs 28,000 cr investment in 4 months

    Despite the distressing economic scenario, Karnataka received an investment of around Rs 28,000 cr in the last four months, which is expected to generate around 45,000 jobs. According to the Commerce and Industries department, the investments were mostly related to expansion of existing units and the government had already cleared the proposals. Among the major investments during the current...

    • 2 days ago

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