Local & State News

Local & State News

  • Mangaluru

    Rescue team finds missing Bengaluru trekker

    Naina JA, A 25-year-old man from Bengaluru, who had gone missing during a trek to Kumaraparvatha near Kukke Subrahmanya temple in Dakshina Kannada, was traced on Tuesday morning. Santhosh had reached the house of Subrahmanya gram panchayat member Sowmya, a resident of Devaragadde, while walking towards the base. According to the police, Santhosh had got separated from a team of trekkers from Bengaluru...

    • 4 hrs ago
  • News

    Kuntia asks party leaders to enroll at least 30,000 members

    Hyderabad: AICC in-charge RC Kuntia on Tuesday asked the party leaders to take up membership drive seriously and urged them to enroll as many members as possible. He said the party membership fee would be Rs 5 per member. Addressing the party office-bearers' meeting, Kuntia said the party had 20 lakh members in the past and added that it should hit the mark once again in the State. He...

    • 6 hrs ago
  • News

    Jagan orders State funeral for Kodela

    Amaravati: The body of senior TDP leader and former Assembly Speaker Kodela Sivaprasada Rao will be cremated with full state honours, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, has said. The Chief Minister also directed Chief Secretary LV Subramanyam to accord State honours to former TDP leader during funeral rites to be held in his home town Narsaraopeta in Guntur district. As Kodela was the first...

    • 6 hrs ago
  • Cities

    Woman alleges gang-rape in South Delhi

    New Delhi, Sep 17 : A 20-year-old woman was allegedly gang-raped by two men near the Indraprastha Park in south Delhi on Sunday night, the police said here on Tuesday. The woman, whose clothes were found torn, was spotted by passersby, who reported the matter to the police. According to the police, the woman is homeless and has been living in the vicinity of the Sarai Kale Khan bus terminus. The woman begs...

    • 6 hrs ago
  • Cities

    44-year old businessman shot dead in North Delhi

    New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) A 44-year-old businessman was shot dead allegedly by two unidentified bike-borne assailants following an altercation between them in northeast Delhi's Jyoti Nagar area, police said here on Tuesday. The deceased has been identified as Rajul Gupta, a resident of Jyoti Nagar and he runs an electronic items showroom in the area. According to a senior police official, on...

    • 6 hrs ago
  • State

    Delay in grants leaves many cultural bodies on brink

    Sandesh M S, Cultural associations across the state are still awaiting the grants from Kannada and Cultural department for the year 2018-19. Former Kannada and Culture minister D K Shivakumar had withheld the grants stating that there was a need to check the authenticity of the organisations. The cultural associations expressed their anguish at the apathy of the government in releasing the...

    • 6 hrs ago
  • State

    Debt relief parting gift of HDK turns out 'damp squib'

    Akram Mohammed, The Karnataka Debt Relief Act, which promises to waive all private borrowings, is likely to end up as a damp squib given the challenges involved in its implementation. Former chief minister H D Kumaraswamy had hailed the passage of the law, which received Presidential assent in July, as his 'parting gift.' But while the Pawnbrokers and Jewellers Association, Karnataka, has...

    • 6 hrs ago
  • State

    When school turned legislature for edu minister

    Rashmi Belur, Primary and Secondary Education Minister S Suresh Kumar on Tuesday faced a barrage of questions from over 50 students, on issues ranging from reservation to school bags. At a special interaction at the KLE School in his constituency — Rajajinagar in the city - 58 of the more than 300 students from different parts of the city asked questions to the minister.

    • 6 hrs ago
  • State

    Panel tells UPCL to follow NGT fiat before expansion

    Chiranjeevi Kulkarni, The Adani Udupi Power Corporation Limited's (Adani UPCL) proposal to expand its power plant with two additional units of 800 MW has been delayed at least for now as the expert committee of the Union Environment Ministry has told the company to come back with the proposal after meeting the conditions laid down by the National Green Tribunal (NGT). The company's proposal,...

    • 6 hrs ago
  • State

    State may revisit amendments to RTE rules

    Niranjan Kaggere , The government is likely to revisit the amendments brought to the Right to Education (RTE) rules in the state by the previous Congress and JD(S) coalition government, during the 2019-20 admissions. Considering the recent notice by the Supreme Court to the state government on an appeal filed by a group of parents challenging an amendment to the State's Right of Children to Free and...

    • 6 hrs ago

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