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Bengaluru: Veteran freedom fighter, centenarian H S Doraiswamy passes away

Bengaluru, May 26: Veteran freedom fighter H S Doraiswamy died on Wednesday, May 26 in the city. He was 103. Doraiswamy was suffering from heart ailment and age-related sickness. He died of a heart attack. He also tested positive for Covid ...

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Karnataka to focus on increasing Covid tests in rural areas

Bengaluru, May 26 (IANS): In the wake of a surge in the number of Covid and black fungus cases in the rural parts of the state, Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyruappa said on Tuesday that ministers and health officials must take ...

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Karnataka clarifies vaccination for 18-44 age group not available yet

The Karnataka government on Saturday clarified that the dates for the COVID-19 vaccination of those in the 18-44 age group are currently not available and frontline workers and priority groups in this age group who have been identified for vaccination ...

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No lathicharge on lockdown violators: Bengaluru police commissioner to cops

Bengaluru, May 10: Bengaluru city police commissioner Kamal Pant has asked police personnel not to resort to lathi-charge against violators of lockdown. The videos of policemen using lathis to beat the violators has gone viral on social media. The use of brute force by ...

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Complex cancer surgeries performed by Kasturba Hospital Doctors

 The first center to perform this  type of surgeries  in this region Manipal, 2nd January 2021: Department of Surgical Oncology at Kasturba Medical College and Hospital, Manipal has been performing complex cancer surgeries, which are performed only in few reputed ...

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Congress leader C M Ibrahim hails cow slaughter ban, urges Muslims to shun beef

Hubballi, Dec 20 (IANS): Even as the Karnataka Congress is strongly opposing the proposed Bill to ban cow slaughter across the state, senior Congress leader, C.M. Ibrahim on Saturday welcomed the ruling BJP’s decision to ban cow slaughter in the state. ...

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Bengaluru: Educationists, organisation representatives seek school opening by December 15

Bengaluru, Dec 9: Educationists and representatives of various organisations have written to state education minister S Suresh Kumar, urging him to reopen classes right from pre-primary to second PU before December 15. They said that if the classes begin by December ...

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Fishing boat capsizes ; 6 fishermen missing

Mangaluru, Dec 01, 2020:    A fishing boat  which had set sail for deep sea fishing from the Mangaluru fisheries port on November 30 and was returning, has  capsized several nautical miles off the coast of Ullal on December 1, Tuesday morning. ...

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COVID-19: Karnataka ministers, legislators to take 30% pay cut for a year

Bengaluru: Ministers and Members of Legislature in Karnataka will take a 30 per cent cut each in their salaries and allowances to fund the fight against coronavirus in the state, for a year. An ordinance to reduce the salaries of ...

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Excise officials seize over 5k litres of illegally stored liquor during raids

Bengaluru: Excise officials have confiscated over 5000 litres of liquor during raids conducted between March 27 to April 5 at various places. Though liquor stores are shut due to the nation-wide lockdown, black marketers had hoarded alcohol stock at petty ...

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Karnataka HC fines psychiatrist for filing PIL to open liquor shops

Bengaluru: The Karnataka High court has directed a psychiatrist, Dr. Vinod G Kulkarni, to donate Rs 10,000 to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund for filing a PIL, seeking directions to the state to open wine shops during the lockdown period. A ...

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Possibility of ending lockdown on April 14 looks unlikely: Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday Apri 8 hinted that the lockdown might not end on April 14 amid rising number of coronavirus cases in the country. At an interactive meet held by Modi with floor leaders of ...

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12 new positive COVID-19 cases reported in Karnataka, tally rises to 175, 25 discharged so far

Bengaluru: Twelve new positive coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Karnataka, taking the total number of affected in the state to 175, the Health department said on Tuesday. Of the 175 positive cases, 25 have been discharged, it said. “Twelve ...

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Lockdown Effect: Elderly person in Karnataka dies of starvation

Belagavi: Beggars, refugees and the poor have been suffering ever since the announcement of country-wide lockdown due to the spread of Coronavirus. An elderly man on Sunday was found dead inside a KSRTC Bus Stand at Athani town here. It ...

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