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    B S Yediyurappa conducts aerial survey of flood hit districts

    Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Wednesday conducted an aerial survey of flood-affected areas in two districts in the state and said additional funds would be released after holding discussions with the officials. "Already funds have been allotted to the flood affected districts and more will be released after holding a meeting with the officials," the Chief...

    • 48 min ago
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    Issue norms for disposal of used masks: HC tells govt

    The High Court on Tuesday directed the state government to immediately issue a protocol with guidelines to dispose of used masks and PPE kits for the benefit of households. The court also directed the government to fix a price for the transportation of oxygen cylinders. A division bench comprising Chief Justice Abhay Shreeniwas Oka and Justice Aravind Kumar, while hearing a batch of...

    • 13 hrs ago
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    DPAR pulls up staff at Soudha, MS building for littering

    Water bottles, used coffee and tea cups, cartons, garlands, bouquets and e-waste. These are among a long list of items found littered on the premises of Vidhana Soudha, Vikasa Soudha and MS building. The Department of Personnel and Administrative Reforms (DPAR) has pulled up employees working in these office complexes for littering the premises and defying basic tenets of hygiene. In a...

    • 13 hrs ago
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    PU teacher recruits withdraw protest after minister's assurance

    The candidates, recruited for the post of teachers at the government pre-university colleges in the state, who were staging an indefinite protest for the last eight days seeking appointment letters from the government, have withdrawn their protest. The development comes following the assurance by the Primary and Second Education Minister S Suresh Kumar of issuing appointment orders...

    • 13 hrs ago
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    Carnatic vocalist T S Ramaa no more

    Well-known Carnatic vocalist and 'A' Grade artiste of All India Radio (AIR) Prof T S Ramaa breathed her last at a city hospital after a brief illness on Monday night. She was 70. Ramaa began learning Carnatic music when she was barely three years old under Jayam-Bhagyam sisters and later trained under Prof V Ramaratnam of Mysuru, Seethalakshmi Venkateshan and Suganda Raman. She continued to learn music...

    • 14 hrs ago
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    KEA to extend counselling for UG courses till Nov-end

    The seat allotment process for undergraduate professional courses will go on up to the end of November as the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has extended the last date for admissions to November 30. With this, the Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) is thinking of conducting at least two extended rounds of counselling to fill the seats for the 2020-21 academic year. As...

    • 15 hrs ago
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    Dy CM Ashwath Narayan calls D K Shivakumar Mir Sadiq, Suresh retorts

    Congress MP D K Suresh on Tuesday lashed out at Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister C N Ashwath Narayan, referring to him in the singular, for attacking his brother state Congress chief D K Shivakumar. Earlier in the day, Narayan likened Shivakumar to Mir Sadiq, who is said to have betrayed Tipu Sultan. 'Shivakumar is the real Mir Sadiq. He cheats people around him. Siddaramaiah...

    • 15 hrs ago
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    Karnataka reports 6,297 new Covid-19 cases, 66 deaths

    Karnataka has reported 6,297 new Covid-19 cases and 66 related fatalities, taking the total number of infections to 7,76,901 and the death toll to 10,608, the Health department said on Tuesday. The day also saw 8,500 patients getting discharged after recovery. Out of the 6,297 fresh cases reported on Tuesday, 2,821 cases were from Bengaluru Urban alone. As of October 20 evening, cumulatively...

    • 19 hrs ago
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    Kannada science writers in final list of Germany's 'Falling Walls Science Breakthroughs of the Year'

    Two Kannada science communicators have made it to the final list of 'Falling Walls Science Breakthroughs of the Year' award in Germany for their work on demystifying science for a larger audience. Kollegala Sharma and T G Srinidhi have become finalists in the 'Falling Walls Engage' category that recognises individuals across the world for their...

    • 20 hrs ago
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    Two held for bomb threat to NDPS judge in Karnataka

    Two people have been taken into custody in connection with the bomb threat to a special judge hearing the drug case involving celebrities in Karnataka, police sources said on Tuesday. A family feud in Tiptur of Tumakuru district is suspected to be the reason behind the incident allegedly plotted by rival members who wanted one of their kin to land in trouble, he said without divulging further...

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