• Democracy’s oxygen: Protests are an opportunity to create dialogue between citizen and state 01 Dec 2020 22:25 Thousands of farmers from Punjab have converged on New Delhi to voice protests against new farm laws. Initially the police response to them was excessively harsh: Farmers were tear gassed and water cannoned before being allowed to enter. As police clamped …
  • Anheuser Busch InBev slash prices of its premium brands-Hoegaarden and Corona by 26-57% 01 Dec 2020 18:40 Anheuser Busch InBev, the world's largest beer maker, has slashed prices of its premium brands--Hoegaarden and Corona-- by 26-57% after having started brewing them in India, a move that could directly impact craft beer makers such as Bira and Simba. …
  • Karnataka’s new cases were at a peak in September 01 Dec 2020 17:22 Kerala reported 5,375 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, testing 58,809 samples in 24 hours, taking the State’s cumulative case burden to 6,08,357 cases. The test positivity rate was 9.14%. Another 26 deaths were recorded on Tuesday. Thiruvananthapuram, …
  • Wide variations in COVID-19 symptomatic positivity rates in districts in Karnataka 01 Dec 2020 11:05 In the past seven days, the asymptomatic positivity rate in all districts across Karnataka has remained below 2.3%. While the decline is a huge relief, especially when compared to the rate a few months ago, a closer look at the data shows that when it …
  • Karnataka registers 998 new Covid positive cases, total tally hits 8,84,897 01 Dec 2020 09:03 St Joseph's student from Bengaluru proposes to Aussie girlfriend at India-Australia match After nearly a gap of six months, Karnataka for the first time reported less than 1,000 fresh Covid-19 cases and 13 deaths due to the virus on Sunday and taking …
  • HC to BBMP: How many public toilets needed in Bengaluru? 01 Dec 2020 02:40 By Express News Service BENGALURU: The Karnataka High Court on Monday directed the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) to conduct a study to know how many public toilets are required for Bengaluru. The direction came after a PIL claimed that there …
  • Wait two days, Yediyurappa gives hope to berth aspirants 01 Dec 2020 02:34 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Since February this year, when ten ministers were inducted into the BS Yediyurappa cabinet, it’s been a long wait for the rest of the ministerial aspirants in the state BJP. After prolonged delays in expansion plans due …
  • Centre reviews Covid vaccine readiness in Karnataka 01 Dec 2020 02:33 By Express News Service BENGALURU: The Karnataka Health department on Monday said that it has initiated necessary preparations for Covid-19 vaccine delivery, distribution and administration as per the Centre’s advice. This follows the video conference held …
  • Karnataka rolls out Learning Management System to digitise education in govt colleges  30 Nov 2020 11:49 Express News Service BENGALURU: Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Monday unveiled the first of its kind Digital Education initiative for government college students -- Learning Management System (LMS) Karnataka. LMS Karnataka will be rolled out for five …
  • Jan Dhan accounts, direct cash transfers from government boost ATMs in rural areas 30 Nov 2020 07:08 BENGALURU: With Jan Dhan accounts and the government’s direct benefit transfers (DBT), ATM usage has gone up in rural areas. This is most clearly seen by the trend of increased usage of ‘white-label operators’ ATMs, which are used only in rural and remote …
  • Karnataka govt may allow agriculture courses in private colleges 30 Nov 2020 01:02 Express News Service BENGALURU : Even as the country is wracked by farmers’ protests over controversial farm laws, the Karnataka Government plans to allow private colleges to start agriculture courses in order to meet the increasing demand. With the land …
  • Coronavirus | Andhra Pradesh claims 1.13% positivity rate 29 Nov 2020 20:54 Kerala was on the threshold of six-lakh COVID-19 cases on Sunday, with the State reporting 5,643 new cases from 49,775 samples. The test positivity rate continued in the 9-11% range rising a bit to 11.34% on Sunday. Also, 5,861 COVID-19 patients got …
  • Uber eyes bigger slice of electric vehicle space 29 Nov 2020 16:51 Uber plans to continue to partner with original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), EV infrastructure firms for charging and battery swapping, and fleets and financiers to make green-powered automobiles both ‘accessible and affordable’. “As of now, we plan to …
  • 1,522 new COVID-19 cases, 12 deaths registered in Karnataka 29 Nov 2020 09:26 The State on Saturday reported 1,522 new cases of COVID-19, taking the total number of cases to 8,82,608. With 12 deaths, the toll rose to 11,750. This is apart from 19 deaths of patients due to non-COVID-19 reasons. As many as 2,133 persons were …
  • From small businesses to farmers, here's how middle India is driving demand 29 Nov 2020 05:07 Manish Mehra, owner of Washex Hospitality, an industrial laundry service, recently flew from Delhi to Jodhpur, a city in north-western India, to win a contract to service a large, government-run hospital - a move essential to kickstarting his business. …
  • Bengaluru residents laud weekend traffic ban on Church Street 29 Nov 2020 03:14 Directorate of Urban Land Transport (DULT) banned traffic on Bengaluru’s Church Street during weekends, for 5 months from November 7. The decision has been taken under ‘Clean Air Street’ initiative. Divya, a local said, “It's better and cleaner now.” …
  • From small businesses to farmers, middle India is driving demand 29 Nov 2020 03:11 NEW DELHI/MUMBAI (Reuters) - Manish Mehra, owner of Washex Hospitality, an industrial laundry service, recently flew from Delhi to Jodhpur, a city in north-western India, to win a contract to service a large, government-run hospital - a move essential …
  • Govt told to strengthen PHCs, vaccine infrastructure 29 Nov 2020 00:44 Express News Service BENGALURU: Although preparations for immunisation against Covid-19 are on, public health experts say that the state government needs to focus not just on cold chain infrastructure, but also strengthen primary health centres. “We will …
  • A DIGITAL CONTINUUM 28 Nov 2020 18:54 The Bacardi NH7 Weekender festival this year may have gone online but the musical extravaganza promises fans an intimate and interactive experience BENGALURU: Come January and Bengaluru’s art lovers will be rejigging their shopping schedules a little bit. …
  • Infrastructure projects to turn Leh, Kargil into smart cities 28 Nov 2020 04:11 NEW DELHI: The Centre has identified major infrastructure projects in key priority areas to develop Leh and Kargil as two new smart cities. Working on a proposal from home ministry to develop two cities in the union territory, the ministry of housing and …
  • Covid mortality among centenarians at 5% 28 Nov 2020 02:37 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Eight months into the pandemic the mortality rate among the oldest category of patients - centenarians - is low  at 5%. Out of 60 people aged 100 and above afflicted by Covid-19, there were three deaths so far in …
  • Bengaluru gets its own species of frog, youngsters make a rare find on outskirts 28 Nov 2020 02:37 By Express News Service BENGALURU: A group of researchers have discovered a new frog species which has been named after the silicon city to draw attention to the restoration of amphibian habits in Bengaluru.Researchers from Mount Carmel College in …
  • India officially in a recession: Here's what economists say 27 Nov 2020 17:38 BENGALURU: India's economy contracted 7.5% in the quarter to September, according to official data on Friday, showing some signs of a pick-up after the easing of pandemic restrictions that triggered a record contraction in the previous quarter. The …
  • Expert views on India's economy shrinking 7.5% in July-Sept quarter 27 Nov 2020 13:54 BENGALURU (Reuters) - India's economy contracted 7.5% in the quarter to September, according to official data on Friday, showing some signs of a pick-up after the easing of pandemic restrictions that triggered a record contraction in the previous …
  • Powerful Cyclone Nivar in India: At Least 3 Confirmed Deaths, Flooded Streets, Damaged huts and Toppled Trees 27 Nov 2020 03:18 Nov 26, 2020 07:00 PM EST Authorities reported at least three confirmed deaths from the powerful cyclone Nivar, damaged huts, and toppled trees. The typhoon has downgraded from "very severe cyclonic storm" to "severe cyclonic storm" and …
  • In Karnataka, low positivity trend holds 27 Nov 2020 03:03 Kerala reported 5,378 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, and a test positivity rate of 9.6% for 55,996 samples. The active case pool stood at 64,486 cases. The Health Department added 27 more deaths to the list of fatalities. Six deaths were reported from …
  • Will make changes to better BDA, says new chairman Vishwanath 27 Nov 2020 00:23 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Yelahanka MLA S R Vishwanath, the new chairman of the Bangalore Development Authority (BDA) is ready with his list of priorities and has expressed his keenness to transform the organisation. He, assumed charge on Thursday …
  • Elephant used for wedding at ashram, activists cry foul 27 Nov 2020 00:23 Express News Service BENGALURU: Captive elephants continue to be used for various purposes like carrying logs, in temples, for seeking alms and even on religious occasion. However, in a rare incident, an elephant was allegedly used for a wedding ceremony …
  • Joggers’ parks, ponds in panchayats soon, more projects for MGNREGA 27 Nov 2020 00:21 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Joggers’ parks in hamlets? That’s the government’s new development idea for the rural populace. Strange as it may sound, the parks will have joggers’ tracks and little ponds — infrastructure associated with typically …
  • Karnataka under wet blanket for two more days 27 Nov 2020 00:21 Express News Service BENGALURU: With Cyclone Nivar turning into a depression, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday forecast rainfall across Karnataka for the next two days while warning that this winter will be intense and prolonged. …
  • BSY may suggest backward caste tag for Veerashaiva-Lingayats 27 Nov 2020 00:21 Express News Service BENGALURU: In a move that could have far-reaching political consequences, Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa is expected to take up the Veerashaiva-Lingayat community’s recommendation to the Centre to be included as a backward caste, at the …
  • Air pollution rising faster in south than in Gangetic India, finds study 26 Nov 2020 23:45 Written by Esha Roy | New Delhi | November 27, 2020 3:08:48 am The study also found that 436 cities/towns with a population of more than 1 lakh in 2019 exceeded National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) of 40 micrograms per metric cube (μg/m3). …
  • Bengaluru on Yellow alert for 2 days due to cyclone Nivar; what it means 26 Nov 2020 23:02 Cyclone Nivar to make landfall tomorrow; southern states gear up, Tamil Nadu releases helpline The India Meteorological Department on Thursday issued a yellow alert in Bengaluru and surrounding districts on November 26 and 27. Cyclone Nivar - the second …
  • BattRE launches low-cost electric vehicle charging station for homes and shops 26 Nov 2020 19:58 BattRE, an EV startup, recently announced the launch of RE:charge stations – low-cost electric vehicle charging stations powered by RevOS. Available at a price of Rs 3,000, the low-cost charging solution is aimed at its installation at homes, offices, or …
  • Global Residential Air Purification Equipment Market Trajectory & Analytics Report 2020: Due to COVID-19 - Residential Air Purification Equipment Plummets by -2.8% - ResearchAndMarkets.com 26 Nov 2020 12:16 DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 26, 2020-- The "Residential Air Purification Equipment - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. COVID-19 Erodes Middle-Class Income Painting a Bleak …
  • Cyclone Nivar: Temperature drops in Bengaluru 26 Nov 2020 10:12 A steady and light drizzle, accompanied by winds, brought down the temperature in the city. Citizens woke up to a cloudy and muggy morning on Thursday. This was the effect of cyclone Nivar that made landfall between Puducherry and Tamil Nadu’s coast, late …
  • Plum raises $4.1 million to provide group health insurance to SMEs 26 Nov 2020 08:17 BENGALURU: Plum has raised $4.1 million, led by Sequoia Capital India’s Surge and Tanglin Venture Partners. The funding will be used to expand into new markets, build new distribution channels, hire top talent and further develop product and tech.Existing …
  • National rental policy 26 Nov 2020 07:31 The Model Tenancy Act, 2020 aims to bridge the trust deficit between tenants and landlords by clearly delineating their obligations. The implementation of these proposals may not be so simple since the Act is not binding on the states as land and urban …
  • Separate agency for solid waste management on the cards 26 Nov 2020 05:42 The State government is keen on taking away solid waste management (SWM) from the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) and instituting a parastatal agency for the same, along the lines of dedicated agencies for power, water, bus service, and metro …
  • Bengaluru-based NGO helps children in rural areas attend Samveda classes 26 Nov 2020 02:11 The NGO plans to start weekly sessions on values and character targeted at rural children aged 8 to 12, through the mode of storytellingBENGALURU: A Bengaluru-based NGO has set up community centres in two villages to help children with no access to …
  • Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs recommends property stamp duty reduction to states 25 Nov 2020 10:06 MUMBAI: The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has recommended all the states to consider reducing stamp duty of property transactions in a bid to push real estate activity, generate more revenue and aid the economic growth, said Durga Shanker Mishra, …
  • Hydroponic farming takes root in India 25 Nov 2020 09:32 For many urban households keen to grow their own vegetables but find it difficult to own a kitchen garden, hydroponic farming is proving to bean attractive proposition. It’s not just households, but some farmers also have taken to hydroponic farming (also …
  • Cyclone Nivar Live News: Puducherry port hoists cyclone warning 10 25 Nov 2020 07:12 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates - Dr Mrutyunjay Mohapatra, DG, IMD Cyclone Warning for Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coasts The public works department on Wednesday noon started to release water from the Chembarambakkam reservoir at the rate of 1, …
  • Communal split, peace, growth dominate Hyderabad's urban poll campaigns 25 Nov 2020 07:11 HYDERABAD: Communal polarization, divisive politics, peace, law and order, development, and decisive policies are some of the top issues over which the Hyderabad urban polls are revolving, even as the BJP pulls out all stops setting its eyes on the next …
  • Gandhi Bazaar will be the next walkers’ delight 25 Nov 2020 00:57 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Gandhi Bazaar, the iconic market hub in old world Basavanagudi, will be the next pedestrian street. The blueprint is ready, and local communities and the government are working together to turn it into a walkers’ zone, a …
  • 29k Covid vaccination sites identified: K Sudhakar 25 Nov 2020 00:50 By Express News Service BENGALURU: The Karnataka government has identified 29,451 vaccination sites and 10,008 vaccinators in line with India’s Universal Immunisation Programme (UIP), Health Minister Dr K Sudhakar said on Tuesday.Talking to the media after …
  • Coastal Tamil Nadu braces for very severe cyclone Nivar 24 Nov 2020 23:18 Heavy rainfall, squally winds likely; A.P., Telangana, Karnataka on high alert; CM declares public holiday on November 25; 22 NDRF teams on standby. Cyclone Nivar over southwest Bay of Bengal has moved westwards and lay about 380 km east-southeast of …
  • Karnataka tops in RT-PCR tests; key to reining in pandemic 24 Nov 2020 19:53 Karnataka has done the highest RT-PCR tests per lakh population in the country and is the single reason for control of Covid-19, said Munish Moudgil, Karnataka Covid-19 War Room in-charge. “While Karnataka government is doing its part by maximising tests, …
  • upGrad acquires The Gate Academy, forays into test preparation market in India 24 Nov 2020 16:03 Post the acquisition, TGA will operate as a subsidiary of upGrad and will continue with its brand name. Ritesh Raushan will pursue as the CEO of the entity to build this business line, with support from upGrad, who will be providing its proprietary online …
  • Online education firm upGrad buys Bengaluru-based The Gate Academy 24 Nov 2020 15:40 upGrad, an online higher education company, has acquired The Gate Academy (TGA) for an undisclosed a mount. The Bengaluru-based TGA is a coaching institute with 57 centres across India and 76 million video hours consumed by its almost 2 lakh enrolled …
  • upGrad buys The Gate Academy, to invest Rs 100 cr in test prep business 24 Nov 2020 15:24 upGrad, an online higher education company, on Tuesday said it has acquired The Gate Academy (TGA) for an undisclosed amount, a move that will help the company establish its presence in the Rs 40,000 crore test preparation market in the country. upGrad …
  • upGrad buys The Gate Academy, to invest Rs 100 crore in test preparation business 24 Nov 2020 15:07 Education technology startup upGrad has acquired The Gate Academy for an undisclosed sum. The move is in line with its plans to enter the fast-growing higher education test preparation market in India. Bengaluru-based The Gate Academy has over 57 coaching …
  • Allow bicycles on Chennai Metro Rail again, request cyclists 24 Nov 2020 11:14 Since Chennai Metro Rail operations have resumed in the city, cyclists have written to the Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL) requesting them to allow bicycles again on the trains. In February, the CMRL allowed passengers to carry compact bicycles inside …
  • Karnataka is well prepared for COVID-19 vaccine delivery: State Health Minister Dr K Sudhakar 24 Nov 2020 09:49 Bengaluru: The Karnataka government has initiated measures for delivery, distribution and administration of the COVID-19 vaccine whenever it arrives as advised by the Centre, Karnataka Health Minister Dr K Sudhakar said on Tuesday. The State Task Force on …
  • Karnataka is well prepared for COVID-19 vaccine delivery: Health Minister 24 Nov 2020 07:28 Following directions from the Centre, Karnataka has initiated necessary action for COVID-19 vaccine delivery, distribution and administration. The State’s COVID-19 Task Force has also deliberated on the issue and and preparations are being made for vaccine …
  • Andhra Pradesh reports low positivity of 1.12% 23 Nov 2020 17:31 Once again, with testing dipping to 35,659 samples, coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Kerala dropped to 3,757 on Monday. However, the test positivity rate remained at 10.54%, similar to last week. The Health Department added 22 more deaths to the official …
  • MLA sends out stinkers to a senior citizen 23 Nov 2020 14:51 The fight is Over the Hedge In 1995, Geetha Nirody and her family were amongst the first residents of Shanthi Layout in Mallasandra ward. The family engaged a gardener around 20 years ago and with his help nurtured a dense green space around their home. …
  • Karnataka govt decides not to reopen schools, PU colleges on December 1 23 Nov 2020 09:14 CM B S Yediyurappa holding a meeting with with Education Minister S Suresh Kumar, Chief Secretary T M Vijay Bhaskar, and heads of various departments in Bengaluru today. Express PhotoThe Karnataka government Monday decided not to reopen schools and pre- …
  • Recoveries surge to 96 per cent from 93 per cent in October; Bengaluru Urban lags 23 Nov 2020 02:04
  • Ex-Congress minister Roshan Baig arrested in IMA scam; sent to 14-day judicial custody 23 Nov 2020 00:51 ‘Even COVID couldn't stop Rs 10,000 Cr scam, CM BSY must resign’: AAP Karnataka Former Congress minister Roshan Baig was arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Sunday in connection to the Rs 4,000-crore IMA scam. The former Shivaji …
  • Recoveries surge to 96% from 93% in October; Bengaluru Urban lags 23 Nov 2020 00:06 Bengaluru: Even as Karnataka’s caseload nears the 9-lakh mark, recoveries continue to outpace fresh cases, with the number of patients under treatment accounting for less than 3% as on Saturday (November 21). At 96%, the state’s recovery rate is better …
  • Covid recoveries marginally up compared to new cases in K'taka 22 Nov 2020 22:13 Bengaluru, Nov 21 : Covid recoveries in the state exceeded new cases as 1,799 got discharged on Saturday taking the total number of discharges in Karnataka to 8,34,968. According to the Covid-19 bulletin of Friday released on Saturday, the day also saw 1, …
  • Maharashtra saw highest leopard deaths in 5 years in 2020 22 Nov 2020 22:13 The state saw 159 leopard deaths between January and November 2020, the highest in at least five years, and the decade’s highest human kills in leopard attacks (23), according to the forest department data. According to data from the office of the state’s …
  • Karnataka reports 1,704 Covid cases 22 Nov 2020 17:27 BENGALURU: Karnataka added 1704 cases on Sunday, taking the total active cases in the state to 24,868. Hospitals discharged 1537 patients, while the pandemic claimed 13 deaths on Sunday. Positivity rate has dropped to a comfortable level of 1.34%, while …
  • IMD predicts dry weather, rain from Nov 24  21 Nov 2020 23:08 By Express News Service BENGALURU: It is time to get all your winter wear out as the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted dry weather for the next couple of days, following which rainfall is expected to hit most parts of south-interior …
  • Numbers say it all... Karnataka sits on pretty Covid curve 21 Nov 2020 23:03 Express News Service Soon after March 8, when the first Covid-19 case was reported in Karnataka, the state won accolades for its handling of the pandemic. But after May 4, when lockdown restrictions started being lifted in phases, the cases rose sharply. …
  • COVID-19 tests nearing one crore mark in Karnataka 21 Nov 2020 10:25 68% of the tests done so far are RT-PCR, which has negligible chances of false negativity Karnataka is all set to create another milestone in its pandemic control measures with COVID-19 tests nearing the one crore mark. With 1,21,612 new samples tested in …
  • A new kind of white revolution in the milk industry 21 Nov 2020 09:37 The legacy of milk consumption in India is unique. It’s the birthplace of the humble haldi doodh, which westerners in recent years have branded as ‘turmeric latte’ or ‘golden milk’. Indians use milk in everything from malted drinks and mithais to all sorts …
  • India to build commercial tech for mobile base station 21 Nov 2020 07:34 In a first, India will be developing technologies for mobile base stations that can be commercialised, which will boost a host of private firms including small and medium industries, academia research labs and make 5G services — yet to be launched — more …
  • Smart city road work won’t be completed till March 2021 21 Nov 2020 03:21 Pedestrians and motorists will have to put up with roads dug up under Smart Cities Mission in and around the Central Business District (CBD) up to February-March 2021. However, the government has promised that work on Commercial Street will be completed …
  • Indian talent today touches almost every part of Amazon's global offerings: Amit Agarwal 20 Nov 2020 19:01 Amazon country head Amit Agarwal on Friday said the company employs almost 1,00,000 workers in India directly, including tens of thousands of employees in the many global technology teams based out Bengaluru. Indian talent today touches almost every part …
  • No local-global divide: Amazon’s Amit Agarwal 20 Nov 2020 18:21 BENGALURU: E-commerce has blurred the lines between local and global, Amazon India chief Amit Agarwal said on Friday, as local sellers increasingly tap overseas buyers across online marketplaces. In his keynote address at Bengaluru Tech Summit 2020, …
  • E-commerce blurring the lines between local and global: Amazon’s Amit Agarwal 20 Nov 2020 08:40 Amazon India's 100,000 artisans and small and medium businesses (SMBs), as well as 700,000 sellers have been leveraging online commerce to reach customers as far as the US, as the e-retail giant remains committed to enable $10 billion in exports of ‘ …
  • Breaking News: November 19, 2020 | Highlights 20 Nov 2020 03:12 Nov 19, 2020 10:27 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha J-K highway to remain closed for vehicular traffic on Friday The Jammu-Srinagar national highway will remain closed for vehicular traffic for undertaking repair works on Friday, a traffic department …
  • Uber launches 500 e-rickshaws in Kolkata to make urban commutes more sustainable 20 Nov 2020 02:45 Uber on Thursday said it has deployed 500 e-rickshaws on its platform in Kolkata. The vehicles, deployed across Howrah, Barasat and Madhyamgram in north Kolkata, Rajarhat and Salt Lake in east Kolkata, will offer riders sustainable mobility solutions to …
  • Bengaluru: Buses yet to get cycle racks as utility awaits Centre’s nod 20 Nov 2020 01:57 Smooth transit: In August, BMTC installed a bicycle rack on a bus to encourage mixed mobilityBENGALURU: Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation’s plan to equip 100 buses with bicycle racks has hit a roadblock with the Centre yet to grant permission. …
  • TN nets Rs 1 lakh crore from stamp duty, registration charges in 28 years 20 Nov 2020 01:45 Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu has earned  Rs 1 lakh crore as revenue from stamp duty and registration charges between 1990 and 2018, according to a report by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs. The report, ‘A Revenue Neutral Approach to …
  • Kerala records further dip in test positivity at 8.54% 19 Nov 2020 23:35 Kerala registered 5,722 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, when 67,017 samples were tested, showing a further dip in test positivity at 8.54%. The Health department recorded 26 more COVID deaths. Eight deaths were reported from Malappuram, five from Kozhikode …
  • Have you forest bathed yet? 19 Nov 2020 08:45 Forest bathing or shinrin-yoku, as the Japanese call a mindful walk in the woods, is finding resonance among people tired of boxed-in city life, and a year of endless scrolling and swiping Dipika Sharma has just returned from Patgot, Uttarakhand, where she …
  • Hyderabad among 36 cities selected by WEF to pioneer roadmap for smart cities 19 Nov 2020 02:54 New Delhi: Bengaluru, Faridabad, Indore and Hyderabad figure among the 36 cities across the world that have agreed to pioneer a roadmap for safely adopting new technology as part of the G20 Global Smart Cities Alliance. In a statement on Tuesday, the World …
  • Bengaluru: BBMP swabs 9,300 teachers, students on Day 1 19 Nov 2020 02:10 Picture used for representational purpose onlyBENGALURU: Four BBMP colleges reopened on Tuesday with 172 of a total 403 students, besides 66 lecturers and principals, turning up. Swab samples were collected from all students and teachers at nearby PHCs and …
  • Indian Conglomerate Reliance Enters Online Furniture Sector 18 Nov 2020 12:29 Tamil Nadu — The retail arm of multinational conglomerate Reliance Industries has acquired a 96 percent stake in online furniture company Urban Ladder in a cash deal of INR 182 crore ($24.4 million) — a move aimed at boosting Reliance’s play in India’s …
  • CapitaLand secures first three green loans in India totalling Rs 1700 crore for its business park developments 18 Nov 2020 07:21 Bengaluru: CapitaLand has secured its first three green loans in India, totalling Rs 1700 crore (S$323 million) from DBS Bank India Limited (DBS) and the Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited India (HSBC India). The three green loans mark …
  • Rise in preemies seeking neonatal care in Bengaluru 18 Nov 2020 02:04 Bengaluru: Call it a shortage of healthcare staff due to the pandemic or lack of facilities in semi-urban areas, but Bengaluru’s hospitals have noticed a sharp rise in the number of preterm babies born elsewhere seeking tertiary care and neonatal ICU …
  • RBI restricts withdrawals from Jalna-based Mantha Urban Coop Bank for 6 months 17 Nov 2020 19:53 Reserve Bank of India on Tuesday imposed restrictions on withdrawals from Maharashtra-based Mantha Urban Cooperative Bank for six months. The RBI, in a release, said it has issued certain directions to Mantha Urban Cooperative Bank, Mantha District Jalna, …
  • RBI curbs withdrawals from Jalna-based Mantha Urban Coop Bank for 6 months 17 Nov 2020 18:35 Reserve Bank of India on Tuesday imposed restrictions on withdrawals from Maharashtra-based Mantha Urban Cooperative Bank for six months. The RBI, in a release, said it has issued certain directions to Mantha Urban Cooperative Bank, Mantha District Jalna, …
  • Pfizer to start pilot delivery program for its COVID-19 vaccine in four states 17 Nov 2020 14:30 Dr. Amesh Adalja discusses the risks and benefits of Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine on 'Kennedy' Pfizer Inc has launched a pilot delivery program for its experimental COVID-19 vaccine in four U.S. states, as the U.S. drugmaker seeks to address …
  • Pfizer launches pilot delivery program for potential coronavirus vaccine in 4 states 17 Nov 2020 09:39 Pfizer has launched a pilot delivery program for its experimental COVID-19 vaccine in four U.S. states, as the U.S. drugmaker seeks to address distribution challenges facing its ultra-cold storage requirements. Pfizer’s vaccine, which was shown to be more …
  • Bengaluru: Students, teachers should present COVID negative result for college classes. Details here 17 Nov 2020 07:51 Image Source : PTI Covid tests mandatory as Bengaluru colleges set to reopen Bengaluru has allowed the reopening of colleges and only those students and teachers who test COVID-19 negative would be allowed for classes, as per when the colleges reopen. In a …
  • Bengaluru colleges reopen today, Covid tests made mandatory 17 Nov 2020 05:31 BENGALURU: Students and teachers with only negative Covid test results would be allowed to attend classes when degree colleges in the city reopen from Tuesday, an official said. "As per the guidelines and standard operating procedure of the University …
  • Karnataka reports 1,157 new cases 17 Nov 2020 02:49 Continuing the downward trend, Karnataka on Monday reporter 1,157 new COVID-19 cases. According to the Department of Health and Family Welfare's bulletin, there are now a total of 26,203 active cases in the State. As many as 12 deaths were reported on …
  • Kerala COVID-19 cases dip, but positivity at 10% 16 Nov 2020 19:58 Following the recent pattern, on Monday, Kerala’s COVID-19 cases dipped along with testing, registering 2,710 new cases from 25,141 samples. However, the test positivity rate touched 10.78%. The weekly averages showed that the State’s case graph could be …
  • 450 mobile swab collection teams to be deployed near Bengaluru colleges as they reopen 16 Nov 2020 15:26 Express News Service BENGALURU: As colleges are set to open on November 17, the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) announced that 450 mobile swab collection teams from Primary Health Care Centres will be deployed near educational institutions in the …
  • Bengaluru: As colleges reopen, BBMP to deploy Covid swab collection teams near campuses 16 Nov 2020 14:41 The 432 colleges located within BBMP limits have around 60,000 students, teachers, and non-teaching staff members. (File)With colleges and hostels in Karnataka set to reopen Tuesday, Bengaluru’s local civic body, the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike ( …
  • Reliance Retail buys 96% stake in Urban Ladder for over Rs 182 crore 15 Nov 2020 20:50 Reliance Industries’ (RIL’s) retail arm has acquired 96 per cent stake in Bengaluru-based online furniture retailer Urban Ladder for over Rs 182 crore. The deal is expected to help Mukesh Ambani-headed RIL take on players such as Jeff Bezos-led Amazon, …
  • Urban Ladder investors get only partial returns from Reliance Retail deal 15 Nov 2020 20:25 Reliance Retail Ventures’ near total acquisition of online furniture retailer Urban Ladder has delivered only a partial return to top tier investment firms that had backed the Bengaluru-based startup, said two investors privy to the details of the …
  • Reliance arm buys furniture start-up Urban Ladder in ₹182-crore fire sale 15 Nov 2020 16:54 Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd, a subsidiary of Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL), has acquired a 96 per cent stake in omnichannel furniture retailer Urban Ladder in a fire sale for ₹182.12 crore in cash. It also has  the option to pick the balance stake in the …
  • Reliance Retail acquires a 96% stake in Urban Ladder 15 Nov 2020 07:56 Reliance Retail Ventures Limited (RRVL), a subsidiary of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) has acquired equity shares of Urban Ladder Home Decor Solutions Private Limited (Urban Ladder) for a cash consideration of ₹182.12 crore. The investment represents …
  • Reliance Retail acquires home-products online retailer Urban Ladder 15 Nov 2020 07:20 New Delhi: Reliance Retail has acquired home-products online retailer Urban Ladder, capping months of talks between the two companies. Reliance Industries Ltd. (RIL) told the BSE and NSE on Saturday that its subsidiary Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd. (RRVL) …
  • 3,997 succumbed to Covid since March in Bengaluru 15 Nov 2020 03:21 As many as 3,997 persons succumbed to Covid-19 in Bengaluru since the pandemic broke in March first week. With Bengaluru Urban district accounting for 1,195 fresh cases and nine deaths on Friday, cumulatively, the city has reported 3,997 deaths, 3,56,440 …
  • Wide variations in COVID-19 symptomatic positivity rates in districts in Karnataka 01 Dec 2020 11:05 In the past seven days, the asymptomatic positivity rate in all districts across Karnataka has remained below 2.3%. While the decline is a huge relief, especially when compared to the rate a few months ago, a closer look at the data shows that when it …
  • Joint venture to power Indian villages bags Times Higher Education award 01 Dec 2020 00:39 The joint venture, funded by the UK’s Global Challenges Research Fund, is working on developing next-generation solar cells and battery systems suitable for India’s rural setup.The Strategic University Network to Revolutionise Indian Solar Energy (SUNRISE …
  • Karnataka rolls out Learning Management System to digitise education in govt colleges  30 Nov 2020 11:49 Express News Service BENGALURU: Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Monday unveiled the first of its kind Digital Education initiative for government college students -- Learning Management System (LMS) Karnataka. LMS Karnataka will be rolled out for five …
  • Jan Dhan accounts, direct cash transfers from government boost ATMs in rural areas 30 Nov 2020 07:08 BENGALURU: With Jan Dhan accounts and the government’s direct benefit transfers (DBT), ATM usage has gone up in rural areas. This is most clearly seen by the trend of increased usage of ‘white-label operators’ ATMs, which are used only in rural and remote …
  • Jayadeva to facilitate management of heart attack cases at taluk level 29 Nov 2020 06:04 To avoid delay in providing diagnosis and treatment to heart attack patients in rural areas, the State-run Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences is set to start a heart attack (ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction -STEMI) management project at …
  • From small businesses to farmers, here's how middle India is driving demand 29 Nov 2020 05:07 Manish Mehra, owner of Washex Hospitality, an industrial laundry service, recently flew from Delhi to Jodhpur, a city in north-western India, to win a contract to service a large, government-run hospital - a move essential to kickstarting his business. …
  • From small businesses to farmers, middle India is driving demand 29 Nov 2020 03:11 NEW DELHI/MUMBAI (Reuters) - Manish Mehra, owner of Washex Hospitality, an industrial laundry service, recently flew from Delhi to Jodhpur, a city in north-western India, to win a contract to service a large, government-run hospital - a move essential …
  • Govt told to strengthen PHCs, vaccine infrastructure 29 Nov 2020 00:44 Express News Service BENGALURU: Although preparations for immunisation against Covid-19 are on, public health experts say that the state government needs to focus not just on cold chain infrastructure, but also strengthen primary health centres. “We will …
  • Political twist to suicide bid by CM’s secretary NR Santhosh 28 Nov 2020 22:43 By Express News Service BENGALURU: The suicide bid by Chief Minister’s political secretary N R Santhosh has taken a political turn with the Congress alleging that he was under some kind of pressure, and demanded a detailed probe. However, the BJP termed it …
  • Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa's political secretary hospitalised after 'suicide' attempt, stable 28 Nov 2020 15:34 BENGALURU: Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa's political secretary and relative N R Santosh who was hospitalised following alleged suicide attempt, is 'stable and cheerful', and may be discharged in a day or two, doctors treating him …
  • BJP will not field a Muslim candidate for Belagavi Lok Sabha bypoll: Karnataka Minister KS Eshwarappa 28 Nov 2020 14:51 By PTI BENGALURU: Karnataka Rural Development Minister KS Eshwarappa on Saturday said the BJP will not give ticket to a Muslim in the by-election to Belagavi Lok Sabha seat. Noting that Belagavi was one of the centres of Hindutva, he said the ticket will …
  • Karnataka Congress seeks probe into suicide attempt by CM's political secretary 28 Nov 2020 12:35 Bengaluru:l The Congress in Karnataka on Saturday demanded an investigation into the alleged suicide attempt by Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa's political secretary N R Santosh, to enable the truth to come out, claiming that some confidential matters …
  • Covid mortality among centenarians at 5% 28 Nov 2020 02:37 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Eight months into the pandemic the mortality rate among the oldest category of patients - centenarians - is low  at 5%. Out of 60 people aged 100 and above afflicted by Covid-19, there were three deaths so far in …
  • U.S. vaccine plans take shape but no let-up on restrictions 28 Nov 2020 02:29 WASHINGTON, D.C. (Reuters) -U.S. health authorities will hold an emergency meeting next week to recommend that a coronavirus vaccine awaiting approval be given first to healthcare professionals and people in long-term care facilities. Shoppers wait for a …
  • Lockdown-weary Americans begin pandemic-changed holiday season 27 Nov 2020 23:29 NEW YORK (Reuters) - Pandemic-weary Americans entered the holiday season on Friday under strong pressure from political leaders and health officials to stay home, avoid most gatherings and curtail Christmas shopping as the coronavirus surged nationwide. …
  • India officially in a recession: Here's what economists say 27 Nov 2020 17:38 BENGALURU: India's economy contracted 7.5% in the quarter to September, according to official data on Friday, showing some signs of a pick-up after the easing of pandemic restrictions that triggered a record contraction in the previous quarter. The …
  • Expert views on India's economy shrinking 7.5% in July-Sept quarter 27 Nov 2020 13:54 BENGALURU (Reuters) - India's economy contracted 7.5% in the quarter to September, according to official data on Friday, showing some signs of a pick-up after the easing of pandemic restrictions that triggered a record contraction in the previous …
  • Times Water Summit 2020: It’s still not late in saving India from becoming a waterless country if we start acting on it now! 27 Nov 2020 06:06 It is known that depleting water levels have been a cause of global concern for the past few years. India is in its crucial phase too with regard to this natural resource on which over a million lives and livelihoods depend. Did you know that more than 50% …
  • Bengaluru: Girls spending more time on chores than lessons; report 27 Nov 2020 04:56 DISPARITY AT HOME: The study by Centre for Budget and Policy Studies, found 71% girls spent time doing household chores against 38% boysBENGALURU: A study has revealed that the pandemic has accentuated gender disparity thanks to discontinuity in education, …
  • Powerful Cyclone Nivar in India: At Least 3 Confirmed Deaths, Flooded Streets, Damaged huts and Toppled Trees 27 Nov 2020 03:18 Nov 26, 2020 07:00 PM EST Authorities reported at least three confirmed deaths from the powerful cyclone Nivar, damaged huts, and toppled trees. The typhoon has downgraded from "very severe cyclonic storm" to "severe cyclonic storm" and …
  • Bengaluru: Cops lock up bikes parked negligently to prevent thefts 27 Nov 2020 02:48 DCP (southeast) Srinath Joshi told TOI a careful study of the previous cases of two-wheeler thefts indicated that most of them were taken from places like Outer Ring Road or when they were negligently parked outside houses at night or were stationed close …
  • Joggers’ parks, ponds in panchayats soon, more projects for MGNREGA 27 Nov 2020 00:21 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Joggers’ parks in hamlets? That’s the government’s new development idea for the rural populace. Strange as it may sound, the parks will have joggers’ tracks and little ponds — infrastructure associated with typically …
  • Karnataka under wet blanket for two more days 27 Nov 2020 00:21 Express News Service BENGALURU: With Cyclone Nivar turning into a depression, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday forecast rainfall across Karnataka for the next two days while warning that this winter will be intense and prolonged. …
  • BSY may suggest backward caste tag for Veerashaiva-Lingayats 27 Nov 2020 00:21 Express News Service BENGALURU: In a move that could have far-reaching political consequences, Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa is expected to take up the Veerashaiva-Lingayat community’s recommendation to the Centre to be included as a backward caste, at the …
  • Air pollution rising faster in south than in Gangetic India, finds study 26 Nov 2020 23:45 Written by Esha Roy | New Delhi | November 27, 2020 3:08:48 am The study also found that 436 cities/towns with a population of more than 1 lakh in 2019 exceeded National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) of 40 micrograms per metric cube (μg/m3). …
  • Bengaluru on Yellow alert for 2 days due to cyclone Nivar; what it means 26 Nov 2020 23:02 Cyclone Nivar to make landfall tomorrow; southern states gear up, Tamil Nadu releases helpline The India Meteorological Department on Thursday issued a yellow alert in Bengaluru and surrounding districts on November 26 and 27. Cyclone Nivar - the second …
  • Cyclone Nivar: Temperature drops in Bengaluru 26 Nov 2020 10:12 A steady and light drizzle, accompanied by winds, brought down the temperature in the city. Citizens woke up to a cloudy and muggy morning on Thursday. This was the effect of cyclone Nivar that made landfall between Puducherry and Tamil Nadu’s coast, late …
  • Plum raises $4.1 million to provide group health insurance to SMEs 26 Nov 2020 08:17 BENGALURU: Plum has raised $4.1 million, led by Sequoia Capital India’s Surge and Tanglin Venture Partners. The funding will be used to expand into new markets, build new distribution channels, hire top talent and further develop product and tech.Existing …
  • Bengaluru-based NGO helps children in rural areas attend Samveda classes 26 Nov 2020 02:11 The NGO plans to start weekly sessions on values and character targeted at rural children aged 8 to 12, through the mode of storytellingBENGALURU: A Bengaluru-based NGO has set up community centres in two villages to help children with no access to …
  • Cyclone Nivar Live News: Puducherry port hoists cyclone warning 10 25 Nov 2020 07:12 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates - Dr Mrutyunjay Mohapatra, DG, IMD Cyclone Warning for Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coasts The public works department on Wednesday noon started to release water from the Chembarambakkam reservoir at the rate of 1, …
  • 550% rise in queries relating to obesity since last one year 25 Nov 2020 04:16 By Express News Service HYDERABAD:  Healthcare firm Practo has said that they have witnessed a staggering increase of 550 per cent in the number of obesity-related queries since last year. This indicates growing awareness about the disease among people and …
  • Coastal Tamil Nadu braces for very severe cyclone Nivar 24 Nov 2020 23:18 Heavy rainfall, squally winds likely; A.P., Telangana, Karnataka on high alert; CM declares public holiday on November 25; 22 NDRF teams on standby. Cyclone Nivar over southwest Bay of Bengal has moved westwards and lay about 380 km east-southeast of …
  • upGrad acquires The Gate Academy, forays into test preparation market in India 24 Nov 2020 16:03 Post the acquisition, TGA will operate as a subsidiary of upGrad and will continue with its brand name. Ritesh Raushan will pursue as the CEO of the entity to build this business line, with support from upGrad, who will be providing its proprietary online …
  • Online education firm upGrad buys Bengaluru-based The Gate Academy 24 Nov 2020 15:40 upGrad, an online higher education company, has acquired The Gate Academy (TGA) for an undisclosed a mount. The Bengaluru-based TGA is a coaching institute with 57 centres across India and 76 million video hours consumed by its almost 2 lakh enrolled …
  • upGrad buys The Gate Academy, to invest Rs 100 cr in test prep business 24 Nov 2020 15:24 upGrad, an online higher education company, on Tuesday said it has acquired The Gate Academy (TGA) for an undisclosed amount, a move that will help the company establish its presence in the Rs 40,000 crore test preparation market in the country. upGrad …
  • upGrad buys The Gate Academy, to invest Rs 100 crore in test preparation business 24 Nov 2020 15:07 Education technology startup upGrad has acquired The Gate Academy for an undisclosed sum. The move is in line with its plans to enter the fast-growing higher education test preparation market in India. Bengaluru-based The Gate Academy has over 57 coaching …
  • Reopening schools: Educationists say Karnataka government promoting inequity 24 Nov 2020 00:52 Bengaluru: Many educationists in the state have slammed the government’s decision to postpone reopening of schools. Over the past few months, several experts in the sector have pushed for schools to reopen as they say prolonged closure will lead to …
  • Hitachi Payments on expansion spree, to nearly double white label ATMs by March 23 Nov 2020 18:38 Mumbai: Hitachi Payment Services, a leading operator of white-label ATMs, plans to nearly double its machine deployments by March to 5,000 units, having already installed new 1,340 machines by October this year, a senior company official has said. Hitachi…
  • Schools, PU colleges to remain closed in Karnataka amid fears of second COVID-19 wave 23 Nov 2020 14:17 Express News Service BENGALURU: Less than a week after the higher education department opened colleges in Karnataka, the government decided to keep schools and pre university colleges closed in the state. The decision was announced on Monday by primary and …
  • Karnataka COVID-19 panel against reopening schools in December 23 Nov 2020 10:13 BENGALURU: The Technical Advisory Committee for COVID-19 in Karnataka has recommended to the state government not to reopen schools in December ahead of Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa's a key meeting on Monday to take a call on the matter. "After …
  • Maharashtra saw highest leopard deaths in 5 years in 2020 22 Nov 2020 22:13 The state saw 159 leopard deaths between January and November 2020, the highest in at least five years, and the decade’s highest human kills in leopard attacks (23), according to the forest department data. According to data from the office of the state’s …
  • IMD predicts dry weather, rain from Nov 24  21 Nov 2020 23:08 By Express News Service BENGALURU: It is time to get all your winter wear out as the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted dry weather for the next couple of days, following which rainfall is expected to hit most parts of south-interior …
  • Easing their pain – dialysis support for all 21 Nov 2020 23:08 Express News Service BENGALURU: During the pandemic, other sectors in healthcare took a hit, with patients either refusing to visit hospitals due to fear of contracting Covid-19, or unavailability of facilities. This group of youngsters, however, made the …
  • Numbers say it all... Karnataka sits on pretty Covid curve 21 Nov 2020 23:03 Express News Service Soon after March 8, when the first Covid-19 case was reported in Karnataka, the state won accolades for its handling of the pandemic. But after May 4, when lockdown restrictions started being lifted in phases, the cases rose sharply. …
  • Rajasthan boy wins Rural IT Quiz at Bengaluru Tech Summit-2020 21 Nov 2020 03:37 BENGALURU: Rajasthan schoolboy bags the top spot in the Rural IT Quiz organized by Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) in partnership with the Department of Electronics, IT BT and Science & Technology, Government of Karnataka. Himanshu Maakar of Swami …
  • Police arrest youth in Perumbavoor firing incident 21 Nov 2020 02:11 By Express News Service KOCHI: The Rural police on Friday arrested one more in connection with the incident in which a youth was seriously injured after he was hacked and shot at by a gang on November 11. Accused Liyo Mattapadan, 25, hailing from …
  • Scientists race to find 'warm' Covid vaccine to solve issue of cold storage 20 Nov 2020 07:20 News that one of the potential coronavirus vaccines had at least a 90% efficacy rate was a “victory for science”, said K Srinath Reddy, a cardiologist and president of the Public Health Foundation of India. But it meant little to his country’s 1.3 billion …
  • Vijayanagar to be Karnataka’s 31st district, BSY Cabinet gives in-principle nod 19 Nov 2020 01:57 By Express News Service BENGALURU: The world heritage site of Hampi, the erstwhile capital of Vijayanagar empire, will soon be part of a new district. The State Cabinet meeting, chaired by Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa, on Wednesday gave in-principle …
  • Breaking News: November 17, 2020 | Highlights 18 Nov 2020 12:33 Nov 17, 2020 10:25 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha Educational institutions to remain closed till Nov 30 in Rajasthan Schools, colleges and coaching institutions will continue to remain closed till November 30 in Rajasthan, according to an official order …
  • Colleges reopen, but classes empty 18 Nov 2020 05:30 Apart from COVID-19, low attendance was also attributed to the lack of adequate transport Almost all campuses across the State were deserted and classrooms saw only a handful of students in attendance on Tuesday, when degree, diploma and engineering …
  • Day 1: Less attendance in many B'luru colleges 18 Nov 2020 02:03 Some colleges streamed classes via cellphones for students who missed campus teaching on TuesdayBENGALURU: Most college campuses in Bengaluru saw only a handful of students on Tuesday when they were finally open to final-year students for regular classes …
  • Pfizer to start pilot delivery program for its COVID-19 vaccine in four states 17 Nov 2020 14:30 Dr. Amesh Adalja discusses the risks and benefits of Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine on 'Kennedy' Pfizer Inc has launched a pilot delivery program for its experimental COVID-19 vaccine in four U.S. states, as the U.S. drugmaker seeks to address …
  • RBI sets up innovation hub for financial sector under Kris Gopalakrishnan 17 Nov 2020 09:47 The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has set up an Innovation Hub for the financial sector and appointed Senapathy (Kris) Gopalakrishnan, co-founder and former co-chairman of Infosys, as the chairperson of the governing council for the entity. The central bank …
  • Pfizer launches pilot delivery program for potential coronavirus vaccine in 4 states 17 Nov 2020 09:39 Pfizer has launched a pilot delivery program for its experimental COVID-19 vaccine in four U.S. states, as the U.S. drugmaker seeks to address distribution challenges facing its ultra-cold storage requirements. Pfizer’s vaccine, which was shown to be more …
  • More states move to curb coronavirus surges with new restrictions, mask mandates 17 Nov 2020 06:54 Several U.S. governors, from the coastal states of New Jersey and California to the heartland of Iowa and Ohio, acted on Monday to restrict gatherings and boost face-coverings in confronting a coronavirus surge they warned is out of control. Each of the …
  • Can the right to work be made real in India? 15 Nov 2020 21:11 As economies around the world struggle to recover from the double whammy of a pandemic and a lockdown, unemployment is soaring. In India, the land of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA), the promise of jobs and the politics …
  • Karnataka adds 1,565 new COVID-19 cases, half of it in Bengaluru 15 Nov 2020 21:01 Bengaluru: Karnataka reported 1,565 fresh COVID-19 cases as the overall tally reached 8,61,647 while 21 deaths pushed the toll to 1,529, the Health department said on Sunday. The state continued to show a sharp decline in the COVID-19 cases and fatalities …
  • Bridging the gap 15 Nov 2020 04:15 Express News Service MANGALURU: For him, it was not a bridge too far. Though a mechanical engineer, he learnt --- that too by chance --   that one can transform lives by building bridges. In the last three decades, he has built over 130 such structures, …
  • 3,997 succumbed to Covid since March in Bengaluru 15 Nov 2020 03:21 As many as 3,997 persons succumbed to Covid-19 in Bengaluru since the pandemic broke in March first week. With Bengaluru Urban district accounting for 1,195 fresh cases and nine deaths on Friday, cumulatively, the city has reported 3,997 deaths, 3,56,440 …
  • Powerful Cyclone Nivar in India: At Least 3 Confirmed Deaths, Flooded Streets, Damaged huts and Toppled Trees 27 Nov 2020 03:18 Nov 26, 2020 07:00 PM EST Authorities reported at least three confirmed deaths from the powerful cyclone Nivar, damaged huts, and toppled trees. The typhoon has downgraded from "very severe cyclonic storm" to "severe cyclonic storm" and …
  • Five killed as truck hits two cars and ploughs into tea stall 27 Nov 2020 02:20 Five people were killed and six others were injured after a container truck collided with a car and then ploughed into other vehicles and a roadside tea stall at Chadulapura Cross on National Highway 7 on the outskirts of Chickballapur on Thursday. Most of …
  • Karnataka under wet blanket for two more days 27 Nov 2020 00:21 Express News Service BENGALURU: With Cyclone Nivar turning into a depression, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday forecast rainfall across Karnataka for the next two days while warning that this winter will be intense and prolonged. …
  • Bengaluru on Yellow alert for 2 days due to cyclone Nivar; what it means 26 Nov 2020 23:02 Cyclone Nivar to make landfall tomorrow; southern states gear up, Tamil Nadu releases helpline The India Meteorological Department on Thursday issued a yellow alert in Bengaluru and surrounding districts on November 26 and 27. Cyclone Nivar - the second …
  • Cyclone Nivar: Temperature drops in Bengaluru 26 Nov 2020 10:12 A steady and light drizzle, accompanied by winds, brought down the temperature in the city. Citizens woke up to a cloudy and muggy morning on Thursday. This was the effect of cyclone Nivar that made landfall between Puducherry and Tamil Nadu’s coast, late …
  • Cyclone Nivar Live News: Puducherry port hoists cyclone warning 10 25 Nov 2020 07:12 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates - Dr Mrutyunjay Mohapatra, DG, IMD Cyclone Warning for Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coasts The public works department on Wednesday noon started to release water from the Chembarambakkam reservoir at the rate of 1, …
  • Coastal Tamil Nadu braces for very severe cyclone Nivar 24 Nov 2020 23:18 Heavy rainfall, squally winds likely; A.P., Telangana, Karnataka on high alert; CM declares public holiday on November 25; 22 NDRF teams on standby. Cyclone Nivar over southwest Bay of Bengal has moved westwards and lay about 380 km east-southeast of …
  • Augustus Caesar rules in main event 21 Nov 2020 15:20 Augustus Caesar (Neeraj up) won the Bangalore Turf Club Trophy, the feature event of the races held here on Saturday (Nov 21). The winner is owned by Mr. S.M. Ruia, Mr. Abhimanyu J. Thackersey, Mr. Gaurav Gopalkrishan Sethi & Mr. Berjis Minoo Desai and …
  • Technology Helps Indian Farmers Get a Better Deal 21 Nov 2020 11:27 Earlier this year, farmers in Anantapur, a city in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, were left with huge volumes of unsold sweet lime. While there was no local demand, the farmers were unable to transport the produce elsewhere due to a lockdown. …
  • Multifaceted for Bangalore Turf Club Trophy 20 Nov 2020 15:29 Multifaceted, who failed as a favourite in his last run, may make amends in the Bangalore Turf Club Trophy (1,200m), the feature event of the races to be held here on Saturday (Nov 21). False rails (width about 7.5m from 1,600m to the winning post) will in …
  • Another win: BJP gets fourth Legislative Council seat 12 Nov 2020 01:05 Express News Service BENGALURU: The ruling BJP now has all the four Legislative Council seats in its kitty, with the fourth one too going its way. The party had won three seats on Tuesday.The counting went well into Wednesday evening with the result for …
  • Amazon receives orders from 99.3% of India's pin codes during festive sale 11 Nov 2020 17:36 Sellers at Amazon.in witnessed their biggest Great Indian Festival (GIF) festive sale, enabling them to reach millions of customers across all corners of the country amid the pandemic. The month-long GIF began on midnight of October 16 with Prime Early …
  • Ex-ASI rescued from Chintamani streets 07 Nov 2020 22:52 Express News Service CHIKBALLAPURA: An Assistant Sub-Inspector of police, who opted for the voluntary retirement scheme in 2011, had turned into a ragpicker on the streets Chintamani in Chikkaballapur district. The ex-ASI, Madhusudhan Rao (61), who was …
  • Nearly 2 crore people in Karnataka were COVID-19 infected, says government survey 04 Nov 2020 13:54 Bengaluru: At least 1.93 crore or 27.3 per cent of the people in Karnataka are either infected by coronavirus or had the infection in the past, as of 16 September, revealed a survey by the government to estimate the prevalence of COVID-19 in the state. …
  • 16.4% have developed antibodies against COVID-19 in Karnataka, finds sero survey 04 Nov 2020 12:13 According to Health and Medical Education Minister K Sudhakar, the survey was conducted to estimate the prevalence of COVID-19 in the state was done from September 3 to 16.A total of 27.3 per cent of Karnataka’s population was exposed to Covid-19 by mid- …
  • Price of humble potato touches Rs 65 per kg in most parts of Karnataka 01 Nov 2020 03:50 Express News Service BENGALURU:  Don’t be surprised if your favourite samosa or aloo bonda becomes costlier. This is because, the humble potato, the second most essential item in any kitchen after onion, has become dearer. In fact, potato prices are at the …
  • Karnataka braves COVID fear; recoveries more than double of new cases 31 Oct 2020 06:49 Coronavirus May Never Be Eradicated: Fauci With 8,521 discharged, recoveries were more than double of 3,589 new Covid cases in a day across Karnataka. "Recoveries shot up to 7,49,740 till date, with 8,521 discharged on Thursday, while 3,589 fresh …
  • Karnataka police constable held for 'running' IPL betting racket 30 Oct 2020 10:59 Written by Ralph Alex Arakal | Bengaluru, Chikkaballapur | Updated: October 30, 2020 4:11:13 pm A head constable from the Chikkaballapura division was arrested for allegedly being a kingpin in running a racket himself.As Karnataka police continue their …
  • Amid Covid, four Karnataka Council seats see high voting 29 Oct 2020 01:26 By Express News Service BENGALURU : In the first election amid the Covid-19 pandemic, Karnataka saw better polling for four seats of the Legislative Council, compared to the previous polls for the same seats in 2014. On the day voters in Bihar polled in …
  • Voting underway for four seats to Karnataka Legislative Council  28 Oct 2020 09:45 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Voting for four seats of Karnataka legislative council is underway to elect members to South-East graduates, West Graduates, Northeast teachers and Bangalore teachers constituencies. The polling that started at 8 AM has …
  • Child marriages on the rise in Karnataka, two stopped 28 Oct 2020 02:47 Express News Service BENGALURU : While the economic impact of the Covid-induced lockdown and its after-effect has been well documented by now, what has perhaps been ignored is the social implication. Cash-strapped families in rural areas are getting their …
  • Preserve Devanahalli, Doddajala heritage stations: Karnataka activists to railways 24 Oct 2020 03:36 Stations like Doddajala, Avathihalli, Nandi Halt and Devanahalli commissioned in August 1915 are heritage structures, but are neglected and poorly maintained for several years (File photo)BENGALURU: Heritage activists in the city have urged the railways to …
  • CM to effect minor Cabinet reshuffle on Monday 11 Oct 2020 16:29 Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa is expected to make a minor reshuffle of portfolios of three of his Cabinet colleagues on Monday in order to keep Health & Family Welfare Minister B Sriramulu happy. The senior BJP leader from Ballari district will now get …
  • COVID cases in Karnataka spike; breach 10K mark for third consequent day 10 Oct 2020 14:37 Shocking visuals of Covid dead body taking in cycle-rickshaw For the third consecutive day, Covid cases across Karnataka spiked with 10,913 testing positive till Thursday, taking its tally to 6,90,269 so far, including 1,18,851 active cases. "With 9, …
  • MLC elections: South-East Graduates’ constituency to see hard, four-way contest 05 Oct 2020 00:39 By Express News Service CHITRADURGA/DAVANGERE: The election to the Legislative Council seat from the South- East Graduates’ constituency is heating up with four candidates likely to be in the fray. While the JDS is putting up its proven winning …
  • A film on special children 'Rajamarga' to hit big screens in November   04 Oct 2020 11:38 Express News Service MYSURU: A children’s film titled ‘Rajamarga’ is all set to be released in the month of November. The story unfolds when an intellectually disabled boy named Raja living in a small village is subjected to humiliation and bullying in …
  • Tongue cut, strangled: Dalit woman, who was gang-raped by 4 in UP's Hathras, dies 29 Sep 2020 23:19 UP father-son duo shot during an argument in Jaunpur Amid rise in gruesome rape cases in Uttar Pradesh, another case emerged.  A 19-year-old Dalit woman, raped by four men in Uttar Pradesh's Hathras district, died on Tuesday morning at AIIMS, Delhi. …
  • ‘Bangalore Rose’ onion growers seek exemption from export ban 27 Sep 2020 07:50 According to farmers, around 5,000 tons of onions have been wasted after the export ban came into effect. (Express)The Government’s decision to ban onion exports to check domestic price rise has upset farmers in Karnataka who are growing a special variety …
  • It is not hard for BJP to grow now: CT Ravi 27 Sep 2020 02:08 Express News Service BENGALURU:  CT Ravi, who is Minister for Tourism, Youth Empowerment and Kannada and Culture, has been elevated as BJP National General Secretary. He talks about his elevation and other issues.   You have been given the position of …
  • Pink army stopped in its tracks 24 Sep 2020 01:33 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Asha health workers who were to hold a protest in Bengaluru on Wednesday, were stopped forcefully by police while they were on their way to the city from various parts of the state. Spotting the women clad in pink sarees, …
  • Empty promises say ASHA workers, to protest 22 Sep 2020 01:19 By Express News Service BENGALURU:  Asha health workers are on the warpath again. The devastating coronavirus outbreak and ‘empty promises’ have pushed this all-female army to breaking point. Despite calling off their strike in July after the state …
  • K’taka farmers seek exemption from export ban on ‘Bangalore Rose’ onions 19 Sep 2020 17:16 Bengaluru, Sep 19 (IANS) In the wake of the Centre’s decision to ban onion exports to safeguard domestic interests, Karnataka farmers on Saturday appealed to the Union government to allow the shipment of 10,000 tonnes of ‘Bangalore Rose’ variety of onion …
  • Onion export ban row: BJP's Tejasvi Surya seeks exemption of 'Bangalore Rose' 17 Sep 2020 19:00 Sep 17, 2020, 10:16PM ISTSource: ANISpeaking over his tweet regarding "request to exclude 'Bangalore Rose', a variety of onions, from banning on export", BJP MP Tejasvi Surya said, "Decision to ban onions export, to regulate its …
  • Karnataka plans to commission modern skilling institute near airport in 18 months 17 Sep 2020 08:25 BENGALURU: The state government aims to commission a skilling institution on a 10-acre campus near Nandi Hills in about a year and half. Karnataka’s Department of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship is implementing the project on a public-private …
  • Engineer's Day 2020: Karnataka can never forget M Visvesvaraya | Here's why 15 Sep 2020 12:52 Wikimedia Commons September 15th is celebrated every year as Engineer's day to mark a day on the calendar for those who are continuously working towards progress and innovation. However, we're prone to forgetting where it all began or where the …
  • High Covid cases, but Karnataka doing fine, says Sudhakar 13 Sep 2020 01:08 Express News Service BENGALURU: Karnataka has been reporting 9,000-plus Covid-19 cases almost every day over the last few days. However, Medical Education Minister Dr K Sudhakar, who was in his constituency Chikkaballapur, said that the state’s goal right …
  • AIIMS for Karnataka under Centre’s active consideration: Harsh Vardhan 31 Aug 2020 12:38 Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Monday said an All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) for Karnataka is under the active consideration of the Government of India. “I know that- AIIMS in Karnataka is under the active consideration of the …
  • Karnataka minister bats for ban on cow slaughter, ban on beef exports 30 Aug 2020 16:22 Karnataka Medical Education Minister K Sudhakar on Sunday said he will request chief minister BS Yediyurappa to ban cow slaughter in the state. “Cow is like a member of the family, and it is a crime to kill cows,” he said after opening a Goshala, set up by …
  • 2 lakes to be rejuvenated to meet Chikkaballapur’s water needs 28 Aug 2020 19:48 Bengaluru, Aug 28 (IANS) In an endeavour to provide clean drinking water to the people of Karnataka’s Chikkaballapur, district incharge Minister K. Sudhakar on Friday said two lakes in Manchanabele will be filled with water from either HN Valley or …
  • Party decides who will lead: Nalin Kumar Kateel 27 Aug 2020 01:54 Express News Service BENGALURU: Our party is different, our leaders grow organically, declared BJP State President Nalin Kumar Kateel. “CM B S Yediyurappa is our leader in Karnataka, and PM Modi is our leader nationally. The party decides who will lead …
  • ED arrests Kanva Souhardha MD on charges of money laundering 26 Aug 2020 23:35 By Express News Service BENGALURU: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday arrested MD of Sree Kanva Souhardha Cooperative Credit Ltd N Nanjundaiah under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), sources said.  “Nanjundaiah was produced before the …
  • Committed to overall growth of irrigation sector, says Jarkiholi 25 Aug 2020 03:24 By Express News Service BENGALURU: The Water Resources Department is committed to the comprehensive development of the State’s irrigation sector, said Water Resources Department Minister Ramesh Jarkiholi. In a booklet titled ‘Jala Yajna’ highlighting the …
  • We are warriors, but we are human too: Stressed doctors 21 Aug 2020 23:29 Express News Service BENGALURU: The suicide of the taluk doctor at Nanjangud is only the tip of the iceberg. Stress and exhaustion have affected government healthcare workers physically and mentally. They say they have been overworked for the past six …
  • 19 cops from Karnataka honoured with President medal 15 Aug 2020 00:48 By Express News Service BENGALURU: A total of 19 police personnel from the state have been conferred with the President’s Police Medal on the occasion of Independence Day. V L N Prasanna Kumar, ASI, Criminal Investigation Department, has been honoured with …
  • Opening of KIA halt station in Bengaluru pushed to September due to covid-induced labour shortage 14 Aug 2020 06:56 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Thanks to coronavirus-induced labour shortage, the construction of proposed Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) halt station still remains incomplete. The opening of the railway station has now been put off to next …
  • SSLC result 2020: Chikkaballapura district tops in Karnataka Class 10 exams 10 Aug 2020 12:59 Express News Service CHIKBALLAPUR: There are no bounds to the joy for the SSLC students and teachers of Chikkaballapura district after it topped in its results by securing the first place. The district was in 20th place last year. The regular review …
  • ‘K’taka aiming for water sharing deal with AP for Chikkaballapur’ 07 Aug 2020 12:15 Share00 Bengaluru, Aug 7 (IANS) Karnataka government is considering to work out a water sharing agreement with Andhra Pradesh to mitigate water scarcity in bordering areas of Chikkaballapur district, said Karnataka Medical Education Minister K. Sudhakar on …
  • Cured staffers roped in to motivate patients 28 Jul 2020 10:23 BENGALURU: Transport agencies including South Western Railway (SWR), BMTC and KSRTC, which have been hit hard by the pandemic, are roping in staffers who have recovered from the infection to motivate others. SWR for example has created a WhatsApp group of …
  • 'Stone Crushers Ordinance helps mining lobby' 27 Jul 2020 17:01 Karnataka high court. (File photo) BENGALURU: A public interest litigation( PIL) filed in Karnataka high court claims that the Karnataka Regulation of Stone Crushers Amendment Ordinance,2020 came to be issued on March 31 so as to help mining and stone …
  • JD-S defector to BJP among 5 nominated as Karnataka MLC 22 Jul 2020 19:20 Bengaluru, July 23 (IANS) Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala has nominated five persons, including Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) defector to the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) A.H. Vishwanath, as members of the state legislative council, an official said …
  • Record 4,120 new cases push K’taka Covid tally to 63,772 19 Jul 2020 17:51 Bengaluru, July 19 (IANS) Record 4,120 new positive cases in 24 hours shot up Karnataka’s Covid-19 tally to a whopping 63,772, including 39,370 active after 23,095 were discharged so far, with 1,290 during the day, a state health official said. With 91 …
  • Lockdown in seven Karnataka disttricts, strict curbs in 10 others 16 Jul 2020 01:16 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Stranded passengers outside railway stations and bus stands, crowds at the airport, deserted markets, empty roads and law enforcement officers cracking down on lockdown norms violators, marked the first day of the week- …
  • GST Evasion: Taxmen raid tobacco dealers, slap Rs 2.4 cr in taxes, penalty 13 Jul 2020 13:20 BENGALURU: The Karnataka Commercial Taxes department has conducted a series of raids on undeclared warehouses of tobacco and pan masala products and levied GST and penalty of Rs 2.43 crore in 59 cases. The raids were conducted in June and July, Commercial …
  • With 2,313 positive cases, graph sees another Covid 19 spike 11 Jul 2020 01:12 By Express News Service BENGALURU: In a span of 10 days, from July 1 to July 10, Karnataka recorded a whopping 18,176 Covid-positive cases and 299 deaths. Also with the state consistently registering over 1,000 cases in the last few days, the graph is …
  • Who you gonna call? SHE warriors at your service 05 Jul 2020 00:51 Express News Service BENGALURU: Wondering where to call or whom to approach for sanitisation of commercial and residential spaces or even your vehicle? Then just call the SHE warriors.The Panchayat Raj department along with LabourNet, a social enterprise, …
  • Covid claims 21 lives in Karnataka in one day 04 Jul 2020 02:13 By Express News Service BENGALURU: The Covid pandemic claimed 21 lives in Karnataka on Friday, the highest number of deaths the state has seen in a single day, taking the toll to 293. The state also saw the highest number of positive cases for a day at 1, …
  • Rising tomato prices leave consumers in a pretty pickle 03 Jul 2020 17:03 If it was the tomato growers who bore the brunt of Covid lockdown in late March-April facing problems in harvesting and marketing their produce, it’s now the turn of consumers. Prices of tomatoes have risen sharply to over ₹50 a kg, as against ₹20-30 a …
  • Surplus milk, drop in demand: How Nandini kept farmers smiling through lockdown 02 Jul 2020 11:23 BENGALURU: On March 24, the day Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a 21-day nation-wide lockdown to contain the Covid-19 pandemic, unease gripped top managers at Bengaluru headquarters of the Karnataka Co-operative Milk Producers’ Federation’s (KMF), …
  • Results of coronavirus samples see major delay in Bagalkot 02 Jul 2020 10:27 By Express News Service BAGALKOT: A 39-year-old bank employee, who is in an institutional quarantine, is anxiously waiting for the results of his throat swab samples for nine days. It is not only him but the other thirteen members from the same building …
  • At 20, Karnataka sees highest Covid death count in a day 01 Jul 2020 02:20 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Bengaluru Urban district continued to be on top of the list, reporting 503 Covid-19 positive cases on Tuesday. Alarmingly, for majority of the cases, contact tracing was still under progress. Overall, the state recorded …
  • Schools hiking fee will face action, says Karnataka minister 30 Jun 2020 07:50 Education minister S Suresh Kumar KOLAR: Education minister S Suresh Kumar on Monday said his department has issued instructions to all educational institutions not to hike fee for the coming academic year. Speaking to mediapersons in Chikkaballapur after …
  • K'taka Medical Education minister's father tests positive for COVID-19; family results awaited 23 Jun 2020 03:43 Karnataka is observing Thursday as Mask Day to create awareness Karnataka Medical Education Minister Dr. K Sudhakar announced on Monday that his 82-year-old father P N Keshava Reddy tested positive for COVID-19. The minister made the announcement on social …
  • Karnataka Medical Education Minister K Sudhakar's 82-year-old father tests positive for COVID-19 22 Jun 2020 16:57 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Karnataka Medical Education Minister Dr. K Sudhakar said that his 82-year-old father, Keshava Reddy, a former Chikkaballapur Zilla Panchayat president has tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday. "My father's …
  • Karnataka minister's father tests positive for Covid-19 22 Jun 2020 14:23 Medical Education Minister Dr K Sudhakar on Monday said his 82-year old father had been tested positive for Covid-19. He is in hospital and his health condition is stable. This is the first case in Karnataka where a family member of an elected …
  • Bengaluru Urban again tops with 94 Covid-19 positives 21 Jun 2020 01:10 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Bengaluru Urban again recorded the highest number of cases for a district, registering 94 Covid-positives on Saturday. The tally for the entire state was 416 cases, taking the total to 8,697. The number of discharges were …
  • Truck driver dupes, steals from guest workers 17 Jun 2020 03:13 Driver promises to help guest workers, snatches their money, leaves them stranded instead A driver and his associate dangled the hope on home in front of a group of guest workers from Odisha, only to mug them, leaving them bereft not only of all their …
  • Baby slays virus, gains 1.3kg 13 Jun 2020 00:13 Chikkaballapur: A one-year-old girl, who had tested positive for Covid-19 on May 25, has recovered and was discharged from the designated hospital in Chikkaballapur on Thursday. Doctors said treating the underweight baby with multiple problems was a huge …
  • Karnataka breaches 3000 active covid -19 cases mark as 515 test positive 05 Jun 2020 15:03 Of this 482 cases are people who returned from other states, especially Maharashtra that accounts for 473. People who returned from other states,particularly Maharashtra, have been the biggest reason for the sharp surge in covid- 19 cases being reported …
  • Corona claims four lives in Karnataka, highest in 24 hours 05 Jun 2020 02:49 By Express News Service BENGALURU: The state recorded 4 more deaths due to Covid-19, taking the death toll to 57. This is the highest number of deaths announced in the last 24 hours. They include one man from Gadag, one woman from Davangere and two women …
  • 388 Cases added, influx a worry 03 Jun 2020 02:18 By Express News Service BENGALURU: For a state which has managed to keep Covid-19 cases down and even earned praise from Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the surge in numbers due to the influx of people from the worst-affected Maharashtra is turning out to be …
  • New census soon, data to help healthcare 28 May 2020 06:48 By Express News Service BENGALURU: A state-wide health register will be launched by Karnataka, involving a census-like survey on the 6.5 crore population across the state. This was announced by Minister for Medical Education Dr K Sudhakar, at a press meet …
  • Rain brings down 60 trees in Bengaluru 28 May 2020 04:46 Most falls in Central Bengaluru, especially Malleshwaram and Gandhinagar; several vehicles were damaged Heavy rain accompanied with gutsy winds that lashed the City on Wednesday evening, bringing down over 60 trees. Many vehicles, which were parked on the …
  • Karnataka to soon have health register of all citizens 27 May 2020 16:52 BENGALURU: The Karnataka government on Wednesday said it would soon launch a project to maintain the health database of all its citizens by having a "State Health Register." A first of its kind initiative, the State Health Register will be a …
  • Coronavirus in Karnataka: With 100 new COVID-19 cases, state tally rises to 2,282; death toll at 44 26 May 2020 15:02 Image Source : PTI Coronavirus in Karnataka: With 100 new COVID-19 cases, state tally rises to 2,282; death toll at 44 The total number of COVID-19 cases in Karnataka surged to 2,282 after 100 new cases have been confirmed in the last 24 hours, out of …
  • Heatwave roasts North Karnataka 26 May 2020 01:48 Express News Service VIJAYAPURA: The entire North Interior Karnataka region remained in the grip of a blistering heatwave. And Vijayapura witnessed its hottest day in recorded history with 45.3o Celsius, where the previous maximum was 42.3o Celsius in the …
  • Karnataka Covid-19 wrap: Nearly 200 Maharashtra returnees test positive, Bengaluru weekly curfew from Saturday night 23 May 2020 16:41 Karnataka Saturday reported one more coronavirus death. Karnataka Saturday recorded the highest single-day spike in COVID-19 cases with 216 confirmed cases taking the total number of infections to 1959 in the state. According to the health department, …
  • Karnataka COVID-19 count goes up by 138; 116 returnees from Maharashtra test positive 23 May 2020 04:58 By Express News Service BENGALURU:  Karnataka on Friday recorded 138 positive cases, and of them, 116 have returned from other states. The highest number of returnees are from Maharashtra at 111, while two each are from Telangana, Jharkhand and Delhi. The …
  • Coronavirus outbreak: 32-year-old tests positive in Karnataka's Chikkaballapur dist 21 Mar 2020 07:46
  • Karnataka bypolls: Hoskote, Chikkaballapur score big on voter turnout, beat others 06 Dec 2019 02:14 By Express News Service CHIKKABALLAPUR: Hoskote assembly constituency recorded the highest polling percentage on Thursday 90.44%, with Chikkaballapur coming close behind with 86.19%. Voters stood in long queues before getting to cast their franchise. These …
  • JD(S) replaces its candidate for Chikkaballapur 19 Nov 2019 17:07
  • Senior Cong ministers should quit, make way for young MLAs: Dr. K. Sudhakar, MLA (Cong), Chikkaballapur 16 Jun 2019 18:32 BLURB: The Legislative Council (Upper House) is a white elephant, and i don’t know how it is benefiting our State. They can play an advisory role and provide inputs to the Assembly, but why representation in the Cabinet? Second-time Congress MLA Dr.K. …
  • Moily uses Imran Khan's 'better chance of peace' remark to target Modi in Chikkaballapur 14 Apr 2019 08:42 Chikkaballapur: There are no clear favourites this time in the high-profile constituency of Chikkaballpur that has sent former Karnataka chief minister Veerappa Moily to Parliament twice and has never disappointed the Congress barring once during the …
  • Won’t settle for anything else: Chikkaballapur MLA Dr K Sudhakar 10 Jan 2019 04:29 Express News Service BENGALURU: Trouble awaits Congress in the form of Chikkaballapur MLA Dr Sudhakar who is fuming over losing the post of Pollution Control Board Chairman. Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy on Wednesday cleared the appointments to all boards …
  • Four Bengaluru residents drown in Chikkaballapur Srinivasa Sandra lake 26 Apr 2018 00:12 Image for representational purpose only. CHIKBALLAPUR: Four people, including two girls, drowned in Srinivasa Sandra lake of Chikkaballapur on Wednesday afternoon. The deceased have been identified as Saba (12), Uthira (12), Sadh (8) and driver Asif (24). …
  • Rahul Gandhi to visit Chikkaballapur on April 7: MLA 04 Apr 2018 09:46 DH News Service, Chikkaballapur Apr 4 2018, 14:34 IST AICC President Rahul Gandhi will visit Chikkaballapur and take party in the Janashirvada Yatre on Saturday, April 7, said MLA Dr K Sudhakar. Addressing the media on Wednesday, that the AICC chief would …
  • Chikkaballapur turns festive for its 10th birthday 31 Jan 2018 10:07 DH News Service, Chikkaballapur Jan 31 2018, 15:28 IST As Chikkaballapur completes 10 years as a separate district, the district administration has planned a three-day gala celebration of the event from February 2, in the Sir M V district grounds, …
  • RSS takes out two flag marches in Chikkaballapur 07 Jan 2018 12:01 DH News Service, Chikkaballapur, Jan 7 2018, 17:23 IST RSS volunteers staged two flag marches originating at two separate places in Chikkaballpur. Representational Image The state-level convention of the Rashtriya Swayam Sevak Sangh (RSS) was held in …
  • Biting cold in Chikkaballapur claims infant's life 30 Dec 2017 10:05 DH News Service, Chikkaballapur, Dec 30 2017, 14:47 IST The family members and relatives grieve the death of 1-year-old Bhanu, who reportedly died due to freezing cold, at a makeshift tent near Kandavara on the outskirts of Chikkaballapur on Saturday. A …
  • Brief tension reigns in Chikkaballapur over lake water issue 20 Dec 2017 08:39 DH News Service, Chikkaballapur Dec 20 2017, 12:31 IST Tension reigned temporarily and shops were forced shut down briefly in Chikkaballapur city on Wednesday, when environmentalists called for a 'bundh' and another group opposed it clashed. Th …
  • ACB raids in Mangaluru and Chikkaballapur 13 Dec 2017 09:43 DH News Service, Mangaluru, Chikkaballapur Dec 13 2017, 14:48 IST Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) sleuths raided the houses and offices of two government officials on Wednesday and seized documents pertaining to their properties. In the first incident, ACB …
  • Bangalore's treated waste water to revive 44 Chikkaballapur tanks 14 Sep 2017 05:59 Chief Minister Siddaramaiah is scheduled to commission a big-ticket project on September 18 at Chikkaballapur, 50 km from Bengaluru, which will use the water flowing out of the city to strengthen the water table in the neighbouring district. The `943-crore …
  • Community cancer aid initiative in Chikkaballapur district 27 Aug 2017 08:05 Though incidences of cancer has been on the rise, especially among the rural masses; lack of insufficient insurance schemes, awareness, and access to good hospitals, has left them deprived of contemporary treatment options. Ironically, 60 per cent of …
  • 3 STPs to meet water needs of Kolar and Chikkaballapur 20 Jul 2017 07:38 BENGALURU: Ending the long delay in implementation of the project to carry treated sewage water of Bengaluru to fill the irrigation tanks in neighbouring districts, the state cabinet on Wednesday cleared the decks for work to start on three sewage …
  • Miffed Sudhakar to resign as Chikkaballapur MLA 06 Jul 2017 21:40 DH News Service, Bengaluru, Jul 7 2017, 1:20 IST The Congress MLA from Chikkaballapur K Sudhakar on Thursday night announced that he would resign as MLA on Friday. Earlier in the day, Sudhakar had reportedly threatened the state Congress leaders that he …
  • Police Denies HD Deve Gowda Event Blocked Ambulance In Karnataka's Chikkaballapur 28 Jun 2017 14:14 Chikballapur:  Days after two Karnataka policemen earned widespread applause for halting President Pranab Mukherjee's convoy to allow an ambulance to pass in Bengaluru, a similar situation in nearby Chikkaballapura on Tuesday played out a little …
  • Starved of water, Chikkaballapur pins hopes on Hebbal STP 26 Jun 2017 02:19 CHIKKABALLAPUR: Spread over 330 acre, Kandavara Kere was once the largest lake in Chikkaballapur taluk. The last time residents saw the lake overflow was over 22 years ago. Teeming with weeds, Kandavara Kere now paints a sorry picture. However, it will be …
  • Heavy rain pounds Chikkaballapur, Mandya 20 May 2017 20:34 Chikkaballapur/Mandya, DH News Service, May 21 2017, 1:42 IST Strong winds uprooted a tree on the premises of the city municipal council office in Chikkaballapur on Saturday. DH photo Heavy rain coupled with gusty wins lashed Chikkaballapur on Saturday …
  • DAC road races in Gadag, Chikkaballapur 19 May 2017 21:33 DH News Service, Bengaluru, May 20 2017, 2:36 IST The annual KA Nettakallappa Memorial Road Races, sponsored by Deccan Herald and Prajavani and organised by the Deccan Athletic Club, will be held in Gadag and Chikkaballapur this year. Gadag will host the …
  • Jaitley coming to draw up plans to net Bengaluru Rural, Chikkaballapur 06 Apr 2017 01:04 BENGALURU: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which had made a clean sweep of all the three Lok Sabha constituencies in Bengaluru -Bengaluru North, Bengaluru South, Bengaluru Central- in 2014 Lok Sabha polls has already started preparations for the 2019 Lok …
  • 280 star tortoises rescued from Chikkaballapur 30 Jan 2017 15:31
  • iPhone-maker Wistron to invest ₹1,265 cr to hike manufacturing capacity in Karnataka 01 Dec 2020 14:30 Apple's iPhone manufacturer Wistron, with an additional investment of ₹1,265 crore, plans to increase manufacturing capacity and strengthen its supply chain by expanding its existing facilities in Karnataka. The company, in its application to the …
  • Iowa State closes in on Big 12 title 01 Dec 2020 07:16 AUSTIN, Texas — Iowa State didn’t fret or panic while trailing Texas for nearly an entire game Friday. Instead, the Cyclones looked like a program with championship DNA in the fourth quarter, despite not having won a conference title in more than 100 years …
  • Bengaluru: Loo & behold! 70-yr-old government school gets facelift 01 Dec 2020 02:34 Once defined by cracked walls and broken floors, Malur Government Model Higher Primary Girls School has got a new buildingBENGALURU: Thanks to a Bengaluru-based NGO, a 70-year-old government girls’ school in Malur is ready to welcome students to an …
  • Takeaways from ISU’s historic win over Texas 30 Nov 2020 06:47 AUSTIN, Texas — Iowa State’s made its fair share of program history in the five years Matt Campbell has been the team’s head coach. No win was bigger for the program than Friday afternoon’s 23-20 comeback win over No. 20 (No. 17 in College Football Playoff …
  • Iowa State nips Longhorns to stay atop Big XII standings 28 Nov 2020 12:14 AUSTIN, Texas — Breece Hall scored on a 3-yard run with 1:25 remaining, and No. 15 Iowa State held off last-minute drive by Sam Ehlinger and No. 20 Texas to remain in first place in the Big 12 with a 23-20 victory Friday. After Iowa State sacked Ehlinger …
  • Top 25 roundup: Oregon State tops No. 9 Oregon in final minute 28 Nov 2020 10:03 By Reuters Staff Chance Nolan scored on a 1-yard quarterback sneak with 33 seconds remaining on his first career snap for Oregon State as the host Beavers recorded a 41-38 upset of No. 9 Oregon on Friday night at Corvallis, Ore. Jermar Jefferson rushed for …
  • Nolan scores in relief, Oregon State tops No. 9 Oregon 41-38 28 Nov 2020 06:39 CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) - Taking his first college snap after starting quarterback Tristan Gebbia limped off, Chance Nolan scored on a 1-yard, fourth-down run with 33 seconds left to give Oregon State a 41-38 upset victory over No. 9 Oregon on Friday night. …
  • 66649026 28 Nov 2020 06:34 Rezwan Ali, 19, was knifed three times in total while in the kitchen of a house on Willows Road, in Walsall, Birmingham Crown Court heard. But forensic pathologist Dr Alexander Kolar said it was one of the those strikes that delivered the fatal blow on …
  • College football roundup: Oregon State stuns No. 15 Oregon; Stanford edges Cal 28 Nov 2020 06:32 CORVALLIS, Ore. — Taking his first college snap after starting quarterback Tristan Gebbia limped off, Chance Nolan scored on a one-yard, fourth-down run with 33 seconds left to give Oregon State a 41-38 upset victory over No. 15 Oregon on Friday night. …
  • Horns downed 28 Nov 2020 06:18 AP PHOTO - Iowa State running back Breece Hall celebrates the team’s win over Texas in a Big 12 Conference football game Friday at Texas Memorial Stadium in Austin, Texas.AUSTIN, Texas — Iowa State didn’t fret or panic while trailing Texas for nearly an …
  • College football roundup: No. 2 Notre Dame wins; Stanford beats Cal on blocked PAT 28 Nov 2020 04:19 CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Ian Book kept No. 2 Notre Dame’s offense moving while the Fighting Irish defense locked down Sam Howell and No. 19 North Carolina’s potent offense for the final three quarters in a 31-17 victory Friday. Book threw for 279 yards and a …
  • Texas vs. Iowa State score, takeaways: No. 13 Cyclones inch closer to Big 12 title game berth with victory 28 Nov 2020 03:37 No. 13 Iowa State is one game away from playing in the Big 12 Championship Game. That would be a massive achievement for a program that hasn't won a conference title since 1912. The Cyclones needed a late score from star running back Breece Hall and a …
  • @19 degrees in Bengaluru, day temperature touches lowest in four years 28 Nov 2020 02:37 Bengaluru too is likely to receive scattered rain in some areas, while having a generally cloudy sky. Mornings are likely to see fog or mist, officials saidBENGALURU: On Thursday, mercury dipped to its lowest during daytime in four years, even as …
  • No. 2 Notre Dame beats No. 25 North Carolina 31-17 28 Nov 2020 02:30 CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) - Ian Book kept No. 2 Notre Dame’s offense moving while the defense locked down Sam Howell and No. 25 North Carolina’s potent offense for the final three quarters in a 31-17 victory on Friday. Book threw for 279 yards and a score and …
  • Iowa State Takes Down Texas 23-20 28 Nov 2020 01:24 by: Mark Rosner, Associated Press Posted: Nov 27, 2020 / 02:59 PM CST / Updated: Nov 27, 2020 / 03:50 PM CST AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Breece Hall scored on a 3-yard run with 1:25 remaining, and No. 15 Iowa State held off last-minute drive by Sam …
  • LIVE BLOG: Longhorns last-second FG fails as Iowa State rallies for 23-20 win 27 Nov 2020 21:51 AUSTIN (KXAN) — When No. 20 Texas hosts No. 15 Iowa State on Friday morning at Darrell K Royal – Texas Memorial Stadium, both sides know what’s at stake. The winner is in position to play for the Big 12 conference championship and the loser will be on the …
  • Hall's late TD lifts No. 15 Iowa State over No. 20 Texas 27 Nov 2020 21:41 Mark Rosner, Associated Press Updated 4:37 pm EST, Friday, November 27, 2020 Iowa State running back Breece Hall (28) celebrates the team's win over Texas in an NCAA college football game, Friday, Nov. 27, 2020, in Austin, Texas. Iowa State running …
  • ‘Garage People’ Director Natalija Yefimkina Enters the... 27 Nov 2020 10:56 Photo: Courtesy Of Konrad Waldmann Photo: Courtesy Of Konrad Waldmann Photo: Courtesy Of Konrad Waldmann ‘Garage People’ Director Natalija Yefimkina Enters the Secret World of Russia’s Man-Caves Click here to read the full article. Inspiration can strike …
  • Powerful Cyclone Nivar in India: At Least 3 Confirmed Deaths, Flooded Streets, Damaged huts and Toppled Trees 27 Nov 2020 03:18 Nov 26, 2020 07:00 PM EST Authorities reported at least three confirmed deaths from the powerful cyclone Nivar, damaged huts, and toppled trees. The typhoon has downgraded from "very severe cyclonic storm" to "severe cyclonic storm" and …
  • Karnataka under wet blanket for two more days 27 Nov 2020 00:21 Express News Service BENGALURU: With Cyclone Nivar turning into a depression, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday forecast rainfall across Karnataka for the next two days while warning that this winter will be intense and prolonged. …
  • Bengaluru on Yellow alert for 2 days due to cyclone Nivar; what it means 26 Nov 2020 23:02 Cyclone Nivar to make landfall tomorrow; southern states gear up, Tamil Nadu releases helpline The India Meteorological Department on Thursday issued a yellow alert in Bengaluru and surrounding districts on November 26 and 27. Cyclone Nivar - the second …
  • KGF 2: Yash joins the final leg of shoot 26 Nov 2020 12:47 Yash plays Rocky in KGF Chapter 2. (Photo: PR Handout)Sandalwood star Yash on Thursday landed in Hyderabad to join the sets of his upcoming movie, KGF: Chapter 2. The production is in its final leg, and the filmmakers are expected to complete the shoot by …
  • Cyclone Nivar: Temperature drops in Bengaluru 26 Nov 2020 10:12 A steady and light drizzle, accompanied by winds, brought down the temperature in the city. Citizens woke up to a cloudy and muggy morning on Thursday. This was the effect of cyclone Nivar that made landfall between Puducherry and Tamil Nadu’s coast, late …
  • iPhone maker Wistron to invest ₹900 cr more in its Karnataka facility 26 Nov 2020 09:12 BENGALURU: Taiwanese contract manufacturer Wistron, which makes iPhones for Apple in India, has proposed to increase its investments by Rs 900 crore at its facility in Narasapura, about 70 km from Bengaluru. This is over and above the Rs 1,947 crore …
  • Oklahoma father sentenced in son's hot car death 25 Nov 2020 13:50 EL RENO, Okla. (KFOR) – An Oklahoma father has been sentenced in connection with the death of his young son. In August of 2018, officials with the El Reno Police Department say they received a 911 call about an unconscious child in a vehicle. Witnesses …
  • Cyclone Nivar Live News: Puducherry port hoists cyclone warning 10 25 Nov 2020 07:12 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates - Dr Mrutyunjay Mohapatra, DG, IMD Cyclone Warning for Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coasts The public works department on Wednesday noon started to release water from the Chembarambakkam reservoir at the rate of 1, …
  • No. 15 Cyclones thriving in trying times 24 Nov 2020 23:41 This would seem to be the kind of college football season that tests a player’s love of the game. Iowa State tight end Chase Allen, for one, doesn’t see it that way. “We’re having a blast this year,” he told reporters Tuesday. “I hope you guys are having …
  • Coastal Tamil Nadu braces for very severe cyclone Nivar 24 Nov 2020 23:18 Heavy rainfall, squally winds likely; A.P., Telangana, Karnataka on high alert; CM declares public holiday on November 25; 22 NDRF teams on standby. Cyclone Nivar over southwest Bay of Bengal has moved westwards and lay about 380 km east-southeast of …
  • 'Having a blast': No. 15 Cyclones thriving in trying times 24 Nov 2020 22:44 Eric Olson, Ap College Football Writer Updated 5:03 pm EST, Tuesday, November 24, 2020 Photo: Charlie Neibergall, AP Iowa State tight end Charlie Kolar, left, celebrates with teammate Chase Allen, right, after catching a 6-yard touchdown pass during the …
  • BPOs eye hiring from smaller cities as regulatory norms ease 24 Nov 2020 10:12 Earlier this month, the department of telecommunications (DoT) relaxed compliance guidelines for information technology-enabled services (ITeS) such as BPOs to allow work from home (WFH) or anywhere amid the covid-19 crisis. Under the new regulations, …
  • Farmers advised to switch to dairy farming for earning better profits 23 Nov 2020 08:10 Karnataka Milk Federation (KMF) chairman Balachandra Jarkiholi has appealed to farmers, especially those in the northern districts, to switch to dairy farming and animal husbandry from crops such as sugarcane to earn better profits. He was speaking at the …
  • Cyclones lay waste to K-State 23 Nov 2020 06:09 AP PHOTO - Iowa State quarterback Brock Purdy (15) leaps over Kansas State defensive back AJ Parker (12) during the first half of a Big 12 Conference football game Saturday at Jack Trice Stadium in Ames. AMES — Brock Purdy passed for 236 yards and three …
  • Covid recoveries marginally up compared to new cases in K'taka 22 Nov 2020 22:13 Bengaluru, Nov 21 : Covid recoveries in the state exceeded new cases as 1,799 got discharged on Saturday taking the total number of discharges in Karnataka to 8,34,968. According to the Covid-19 bulletin of Friday released on Saturday, the day also saw 1, …
  • Iowa State hammers Wildcats, 45-0 22 Nov 2020 18:30 What could have been just the spark the Kansas State Wildcats needed, instead sent them on a downward spiral. It was just that kind of day in Ames, Iowa. After failing to convert a fourth down and goal on an impressive opening drive, the Wildcats never …
  • Iowa State hammers K-State, 45-0 22 Nov 2020 06:59 A bold move intended give the Kansas State Wildcats a shot of adrenaline, instead took the wind right out of their sails. Already trailing by a touchdown before their offense took the field, the Wildcats gambled on fourth down and goal at the Iowa State 2- …
  • Easing their pain – dialysis support for all 21 Nov 2020 23:08 Express News Service BENGALURU: During the pandemic, other sectors in healthcare took a hit, with patients either refusing to visit hospitals due to fear of contracting Covid-19, or unavailability of facilities. This group of youngsters, however, made the …
  • Trevor Lawrence returns for packed college football slate 21 Nov 2020 10:29 It’s another weekend of just one NFL game for New York, and it doesn’t even involve the team that suddenly is in the playoff hunt (albeit with three wins). That means more time for college football. While the Giants are on their bye week, the Jets are back …
  • Czech town's project to install "container housing" on mostly-Romani housing estate published online by opposition local assembly member 21 Nov 2020 10:02 Adam Komenda, an opposition member of the local assembly in Most, Czech Republic, obtained project documentation for the planned installation of housing built from repurposed shipping containers at the Chanov housing estate and published it on the Internet …
  • DWD: Vets Ready Employer Initiative Award announcements 20 Nov 2020 18:58 MADISON- On Veteran’s Day (Wednesday, Nov. 11) the Department of Workforce Development (DWD) announced the winners of the Vets Ready Initiative, a new employer recognition initiative highlighting employers who go above and beyond to support veterans and …
  • Duluth man accused of 'extensive' identity theft scheme, 'terrorizing' 2 ex-girlfriends 20 Nov 2020 17:53 The Duluth man had nearly $200,000 in cash apparently withdrawn from ATMs through a scheme involving funds meant for small businesses during the coronavirus pandemic, according to court documents. Authorities said another $35,000 had been swindled through …
  • Kolar: Nine transgenders turn over new leaf, take to dairy farming 20 Nov 2020 04:33
  • No. 17 Iowa State’s tight ends living up to preseason hype 18 Nov 2020 09:12 Charlie Kolar is a witty guy who in an eight-minute interview Tuesday dropped in mentions of his golf game, his fire safety class and the importance of a player’s cleats when the weather turns bad. His most mundane response came when he was asked how he …
  • Chilly winds, rains in south Karnataka dampen festive spirit 17 Nov 2020 09:49 Bengaluru, Nov 16 : With the north-east monsoon setting in Karnataka, chilly winds and rains turned this year’s festive season wet in the state’s southern region, including the Bengaluru city, said a weather official on Monday. “As part of the north-east …
  • Weather | North-East monsoon active over South Peninsula 15 Nov 2020 12:12 Chengalpattu district in Tamil Nadu received the heaviest of rainfall during the 24 hours ending on Sunday morning even as rain and thunderstorms targeted Chennai and adjoining Coastal Andhra Pradesh on Sunday with the North-East monsoon entering an …