• Chennai Metro Rail incurs a loss of ₹80 crore due to the lockdown 18 Sep 2020 22:56 The Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL) incurred loss of ₹80 crore due to the service suspension which lasted for several months after COVID-19 hit the city. In response to a question raised by Member of Parliament Benny Behanan in the Lok Sabha, Union …
  • Karnataka’s Covid tally crosses 5 lakh 18 Sep 2020 19:59 Bengaluru, Sep 19 (IANS) With 8,626 fresh cases across the state on Friday, Karnataka’s Covid-19 tally crossed the 5 lakh mark, while 10,949 people were discharged after treatment in the last 24 hours. “The number of positive cases across the state is 5,02 …
  • CM Yediyurappa meets Finance, Defence Ministers, seeks funds for Karnataka 18 Sep 2020 02:19 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Thursday appealed to Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to accept recommendations of the 14th Finance Commission for a special grant of Rs 5,495 crore for Karnataka, on account of …
  • Kerala’s 4,351 daily cases set a new record 17 Sep 2020 19:46 Kerala’s COVID-19 case graph soared on Thursday with 4,351 new cases. As the epidemic scaled a new peak, experts predicted a further rise. The number of samples tested in the last 24 hours was 45,730. Cases being treated in hospitals stood at 34,314, of …
  • Karnataka’s Covid tally touches 4.94 lakh mark 17 Sep 2020 18:44 Bengaluru, Sep 17 (IANS) With 9,366 fresh Covid-19 cases, Karnataka’s tally mounted to 4,94,356 on Thursday, health officials said. 73 more deaths were reported in the state, pushing the toll to 7,629. Bengaluru registered 3,799 fresh cases, taking its …
  • Four Indian cities drop in Global Smart City Index; Singapore on top 17 Sep 2020 14:45 New Delhi: Four Indian cities -- New Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad, and Bengaluru -- witnessed a significant drop in their rankings in the global listing of smart cities that was topped by Singapore. The Institute for Management Development (IMD), in …
  • Manila slips to 5th to last in 2020 Smart City Index 17 Sep 2020 09:26 Manila dropped 10 notches to 104th from 94th in 2019, finishing fifth to the last among 109 countries in the 2020 Smart City Index on concerns of road congestion, corruption, health care, air pollution, and unemployment. As a result, the Philippines’ …
  • Puneeth Rajkumar is admired for being a fit actor: Michiel Baas 17 Sep 2020 06:47 Express News Service Well-heeled urban Indians working out in swank gyms on one end, and wrestlers building their muscles in rural akharas on the other. Between the two lies the middle class, which has experienced an evolution in the idea of masculinity …
  • India's coronavirus cases surge past 5 million, outbreak still soaring 17 Sep 2020 05:48 But authorities ruled out imposing a second countrywide lockdown as recoveries were growing at more than 78 per cent. Its fatality rate is 1.6 per cent, far lower than 3 per cent in the United States and Brazil, according to tallies by Johns Hopkins …
  • BMTC should reduce bus fare for shorter distances: IISc. study 17 Sep 2020 05:19 Will lower fares, especially for short distances, encourage people to use public transport? While people are currently steering clear of buses and other modes of public transport during the pandemic, this will not be the case in the long run. A study …
  • Relieve lecturers from Covid duty, chief secy tells BBMP 17 Sep 2020 01:43 Express News Service BENGALURU: Thousands of lecturers in the state have still not got relief from Covid-19 duties despite multiple attempts. So they now have to juggle between college admissions, e-classes, final semester examinations and Covid duties. …
  • Down with Covid, four of BSY’s ministers likely to miss session 17 Sep 2020 01:07 Express News Service BENGALURU: With just about five days to go for the start of the legislature session, four ministers in CM BS Yediyurappa’s cabinet, including Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai, may skip the sessions, at least for the first few days, as …
  • Yediyurappa: Rs 39k crore aid for agri, allied sectors 17 Sep 2020 01:07 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Wednesday said the State government will give Rs 39,300 crore financial assistance for agricultural and non-agricultural activities under various state and Central government programmes …
  • Kerala reports a new high of 3,830 COVID-19 cases 16 Sep 2020 20:30 On Wednesday, Kerala reported a new single-day high of 3,830 COVID-19 cases, taking cumulative cases to 1,17,863. Daily sample testing went up to 46,162. The number of patients under treatment was 32,709. Of these, 301 were critically ill and being treated …
  • Farmers Fresh Zone get new funding from IAN Fund 16 Sep 2020 16:35 Farmers Fresh Zone, an agri-tech start-up has raised ₹3.5 crore led by IAN Fund. With this round, Farmers Fresh Zone’s overall fund-raising has crossed ₹6.5 crore. Pradeep PS, Founder and CEO of Farmers Fresh Zone, realised the need for a marketplace for …
  • Calling out all Cycling Enthusiasts of Guwahati to Start an Email Campaign for ‘India Cycles 4 Change Challenge’ 16 Sep 2020 12:43 Calling out all cycling enthusiasts of Guwahati to start an email campaign to request the concerned authorities to take measures to create cycling infrastructure and make cycling safe for all. The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, keeping in view the …
  • India’s coronavirus cases surpass 5 million, outbreak still soaring 16 Sep 2020 12:29 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com. NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s confirmed coronavirus infections passed 5 million on Wednesday, still soaring and testing the feeble health care system in tens of thousands of …
  • 5 million people infected, India's virus outbreak still soaring 16 Sep 2020 10:55 India's confirmed coronavirus infections passed 5 million today, still soaring and testing the feeble health care system in tens of thousands of impoverished towns and villages. The world's second-most populous country has added more than 1 million …
  • India coronavirus infections top five million mark 16 Sep 2020 10:23 India's confirmed Covid-19 cases has surpassed five million as the soaring numbers continue to test the country's health care system. Officials reported 90,123 new cases in the past 24 hours, raising the nation's confirmed total to 5,020,359, …
  • Basavaraj Bommai becomes lastest Karnataka minister to test positive for COVID-19 16 Sep 2020 09:15 By Express News Service BENGALURU: One minister from BS Yediyurappa's cabinet tested COVID-19 positive. This time Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai tested positive on Wednesday. Ahead of assembly sessions next week, he is the fourth minister who tested …
  • Coronavirus: India confirms more than 5 million Covid-19 infections, second country after US to do so 16 Sep 2020 08:57 India’s total of coronavirus infections passed 5 million Wednesday, still soaring and testing the feeble health care system in tens of thousands of impoverished towns and villages. The world's second-most populous country has added more than 1 million …
  • 5M people infected, India's virus outbreak still soaring 16 Sep 2020 08:29 ASHOK SHARMA, Associated Press Updated 1:16 am PDT, Wednesday, September 16, 2020 People wait in a queue to register their names to have their nasal swab samples taken to test for COVID-19 at a government hospital in Jammu, India, Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020. …
  • India surpasses 5 million coronavirus cases, closing in on U.S. record total 16 Sep 2020 07:07 India’s coronavirus confirmed cases crossed 5 million on Wednesday, still soaring and testing the country’s feeble health care system in tens of thousands of impoverished towns and villages. The Health Ministry reported 90,123 new cases in the past 24 …
  • ‘B’ Kharab land in private hands around Bengaluru to be regularised 16 Sep 2020 06:56 Bengaluru: The state Cabinet on Tuesday decided to regularise ‘B’ kharab (non-arable) plots in possession of private entities within an 18-kilometre radius of Bengaluru and other urban areas, providing some relief to several real estate projects, …
  • India’s coronavirus cases surpass 5 million 16 Sep 2020 06:45 The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in India has surpassed 5 million. The country’s Health Ministry reported 90,123 new cases in the past 24 hours, raising its confirmed total to 5,020,359, about 0.35% of its population of nearly 1.4 billion. It said …
  • Accelerating outbreak sends India's COVID-19 cases above 5million 16 Sep 2020 06:38 India's coronavirus cases surged past five million on Wednesday after the federal Ministry of Health reported a single-day jump of 90,123 cases over the last 24 hours. India is only the second country in the world to confirm more than five million …
  • State to borrow ₹33,000 crore in 2020-21 16 Sep 2020 06:38 Karnataka government, facing severe financial constraints on account of COVID-19 pandemic and reduced economic activities, on Tuesday decided to borrow ₹33,000 crore to meet various expenditures during 2020-21. The Cabinet on Tuesday decided to amend …
  • Karnataka Covid-19 wrap: State Election Commission issues guidelines for local body elections 15 Sep 2020 17:44 The Election Commission has recommended the use of e-training methods to train Returning Officers (RO) and their assistants.From making use of gloves to handle Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs)/ballot boxes mandatory to directing district …
  • Facebook offers USD 4.3 million in grants to Indian small, medium businesses 15 Sep 2020 13:38 By PTI NEW DELHI: Social media giant Facebook on Tuesday said it will offer grants totalling USD 4.3 million (Rs 32 crore) to more than 3,000 small businesses across five Indian cities, including Delhi and Mumbai, to help them grow their operations amid …
  • Coronavirus update: Recoveries outnumber new COVID cases in Karnataka 15 Sep 2020 12:53 The WHO reported 71,484 new cases in the United States, 45,403 in Brazil, 34,884 in India and 13,373 in South Africa.Reuters With 8,865 persons getting discharged on Monday, recoveries outnumbered 8,244 new Covid cases across Karnataka, while 119 succumbed …
  • PM Modi showers projects on Bihar ahead of assembly elections 2020 15 Sep 2020 07:30 Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana (PMMSY) and e-Gopala App for farmers along with several other initiatives in the fisheries and animal husbandry sectors in Bihar, via video conference in New Delhi on September 10. …
  • The Problem With 'Strong' Prime Ministers - Ramachandra Guha 15 Sep 2020 06:53 On the eve of Indira Gandhi's first visit to Washington as Prime Minister, our Ambassador was asked by the American President, Lyndon Johnson, how he should address her. Should he call her 'Mrs Gandhi', or 'Madame Prime Minister'? The …
  • Draft notification of BBMP ward reservation issued 15 Sep 2020 05:31 The State government, on Monday, issued a draft notification on the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) ward reservation for women, SC/ST, general category, and others. However, Opposition parties have alleged that the draft exercises bias by …
  • LT Construction bags several orders in domestic market 15 Sep 2020 03:43 Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Sep 14 (ANI): Infrastructure major LarsenToubro (LT) said on Monday its construction arm has got orders across business segments in the domestic market. Its buildings and factories business has secured a design-and-build order …
  • BBMP delimitation: 4 out of 5 former mayors lose their turf 15 Sep 2020 03:12 Express News Service BENGALURU: Four former Bengaluru mayors, all from Congress, will not be able to seek reelection from the wards they represented at the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) Council earlier as the reservation categories of their …
  • Hebbal residents feel drained due to the drain 15 Sep 2020 03:12 Express News Service BENGALURU: It’s sleepless nights for residents of Hebbal as they fear water entering their houses any day during the monsoon season. This is because the Hebbal Storm Water Drain (SWD) is filled to the brim and is likely to overflow if …
  • Express Investigation Part-2: New economy under Chinese watch — Tech start-ups, range of apps from payment to healthcare 15 Sep 2020 00:10 Those targeted include venture capitalists, angel investors, founders and chief technology officers of the country’s promising startups and e-commerce platforms, and foreigner investors based in India.From an engineering student interning with the Indian …
  • Missing in NEP: Rural youth 14 Sep 2020 22:54 Written by A R Vasavi | September 15, 2020 3:05:21 am Although the NEP claims to “bridge gaps in access, participation and learning outcomes’’, it overlooks the fact that poor quality education marks and mars the lives of rural citizens. (File)In its …
  • State sees another record rise in cases 14 Sep 2020 07:08 The State on Sunday reported 9,894 new cases, the highest so far on a single day, breaking its previous record of 9,860 cases recorded on September 2. With this the total number of cases touched 4,59,445. With 104 new deaths, the toll rose to 7,265. This …
  • State government blames encroachments for triggering floods in Karnataka 14 Sep 2020 03:05 Express News Service BENGALURU:  What is causing the floods in Karnataka? Just one word: Encroachment. So now, the government is looking at a long-term strategy to fight the floods. After carefully studying the flooding and the consequent damage and losses …
  • ‘Festive season to drive demand recovery of PVs’ 14 Sep 2020 02:43 Passenger vehicle sales may improve during Navratri and Diwali, and bulk of the demand is expected to be generated from tier 1 and 2 cities, said Naveen Soni, senior vice-president, sales and service, Toyota Kirloskar Motor Pvt. Ltd, in an interview. He …
  • Karnataka reports biggest single day spike of 9,894 new COVID-19 cases, over 3,400 from Bengaluru alone 13 Sep 2020 18:50 By PTI BENGALURU: Karnataka on Sunday reported its biggest single day spike of 9,894 new COVID-19 cases and 104 related fatalities, taking the total number of infections to 4,59,445 and the death toll to 7,265, the Health department said. The day also saw …
  • Bengaluru records 3,500 positive Covid cases in a day, highest till date 12 Sep 2020 23:31 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Bengaluru Urban recorded the highest 3,553 Covid-19 cases positive cases on Friday. This is the third day in a row that the city has seen over 3,000 cases. Across the state, there were 9,140 cases, taking the total to 4, …
  • K’taka reports 9,140 fresh Covid cases 12 Sep 2020 19:03 Share00 Bengaluru, Sep 13 (IANS) Karnataka has reported 9,140 new Covid-19 cases, pushing the state’s tally to 4,49,551, health officials said on Saturday. Officials said that the numbers pertaining to Covid-related deaths plummeted to two digits for the …
  • Kia Sonet test drive review 12 Sep 2020 03:30 When the sub-compact, under-four-metre SUV category debuted, there may have been detractors who felt that the size restriction takes away from the essence of the body type. But those sceptical voices are fading away even in mature markets where this form …
  • Active Covid cases in K’taka below 1L as recoveries increase 11 Sep 2020 18:58 Bengaluru, Sep 11 (IANS) The number of active Covid cases in Karnataka dipped below the 1 lakh-mark as 12,545 patients recovered and were discharged from the hospital and Covid care centres on Friday, the health department said. With 9,464 positive cases …
  • Coronavirus | Active cases in Karnataka, A.P. close to a lakh each 11 Sep 2020 18:38 With 130 deaths in 24 hours, Karnataka’s COVID-19 toll breached the 7,000 mark and touched 7,067 on Friday. The State added 1,013 deaths to its toll in the last one week. Recording the discharge of 12,545 people, the State said its active cases reduced …
  • Parts of Bengaluru go 6 ft under 11 Sep 2020 17:43 Many areas of Bengaluru continue to be flooded with waist-deep water after the rain havoc of Tuesday night. One of them is Sai Layout in Cauvery Nagar of Horamavu ward in KR Puram. For the last three days, it has become a living hell for the residents. …
  • Coronavirus | A.P. claims wider testing than Maharashtra, T.N. 11 Sep 2020 03:16 Telangana reported 11 deaths and 2,534 COVID-19 positive cases on Wednesday. The Directorate of Public Health said on Thursday that there were 32,106 active cases including 25,066 in home and institutional isolation and 7,040 in government and private …
  • Covid effect: No work and no play, playschools go belly-up 11 Sep 2020 00:20 Written by Ritika Chopra | New Delhi | September 11, 2020 3:25:27 am The small playschool chains — already operating on razor-thin margins, and with no new admissions this year — have been among the first to fold up. (Photo: Getty Image)Hemanth Sagar, 33, …
  • K’taka to appoint data entry operators in rural areas to contain Covid spread 10 Sep 2020 18:02 Share00 Bengaluru, Sep 10 (IANS) Alarmed by the spike in the number of Covid-19 cases in rural Karnataka, the state government on Thursday directed the primary healthcare centres (PHCs) and the community healthcare centres (CHCs) to rope in data entry …
  • Focus on urban jobs, invest more in cities to accelerate post-Covid recovery: Panel to Finance Commission 10 Sep 2020 17:26 NEW DELHI: Cities are the worst hit by Covid-19 and the Centre should consider increasing fund allocation to strengthen urban local bodies, and enable them to meet exigencies of pandemic-like situations and facilitate their faster recovery, a study …
  • India’s realty sector growth hinges on COVID-19 containment 10 Sep 2020 15:59 Bengaluru/New Delhi: The rebooting of the real estate sector across assets classes will depend on India’s ability to survive or contain the spread of Covid-19 pandemic in the country. According to industry experts at the CII Realty & Infrastructure …
  • Indus App Bazaar crosses 100 million users in India 10 Sep 2020 12:10 PUNE: Indus App Bazaar has crossed the 100 million users milestone, said Indus OS, the company behind the indigenous app store. This marks a tenfold increase in its user base in the past 18 months. The app store, which is designed to help users discover …
  • Why parts of Bengaluru were flooded after downpour; netizens share glimpses 10 Sep 2020 12:02 Bengaluru: People shield themselves using umbrellas during rains in Bengaluru on July 20, 2020. IANS Every year when monsoon strikes, Bengaluru's waterlogging woes take centre stage. Bengaluru's low-lying areas aren't new to the recurrent …
  • Jindal School of Art & Architecture ties up with over 20 leading org for internships 10 Sep 2020 07:00 New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The Jindal School of Art & Architecture (JSAA), an interdisciplinary school of O.P. Jindal Global University, has signed several Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs) with reputable organisations and institutions, opening up …
  • Strength in depth 10 Sep 2020 02:12 Express News Service BENGALURU: Your body is designed to deep squat or sit with your butt down close to the floor. If you can deep squat, read this article in that position. What is a deep squat you ask? Look at some of your own toddler photos or look at …
  • Will retire if houses for weaker sections not built by June 2021: Somanna 10 Sep 2020 01:14 By Express News Service BENGALURU: If 25,000 houses are not constructed and handed over to the weaker sections by June 2021, I will retire from politics, Housing Minister V Somanna announced on Wednesday. He told reporters that the houses will be built for …
  • A long, dark night of deluge in Bengaluru 10 Sep 2020 01:14 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Heavy rains lashed Bengaluru overnight on Tuesday, exposing poor infrastructure in the city, with roads getting flooded, houses inundated and more than 20 trees uprooted.The wet weather in the city will continue as the …
  • Railways plans to run more trains to airport 10 Sep 2020 01:14 Express News Service BENGALURU: Bengaluru Railway Division plans to set up a crossing station at Doddajala. to run more trains to the Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) halt station, and has sent a proposal to the Railway Board, said divisional railway …
  • Karnataka towns see surge in Covid cases, focus on targeted testing 10 Sep 2020 01:07 By Express News Service BENGALURU: The government is further ramping up testing facilities to contain Covid, that is fast spreading to small towns, even as cities too continue to report a high number of cases. However, in the past 10 days, many districts …
  • Bengaluru: Cubbon Park traffic ban ends today 09 Sep 2020 09:54 As per the order issued by Karnataka Disaster Management Authority member-secretary Anjum Parvez, operations of parks will remain as it was during pre-Covid times.BENGALURU: The government on Tuesday gave the green signal to resume vehicular movement …
  • Govt doctors threaten to go on protest over salaries 08 Sep 2020 23:59 By Express News Service BENGALURU:  Government doctors in Karnataka have threatened to go on a strike from September 15, if their demand for salaries at par with the Central Government Health Scheme scale is not met. “There is a disparity in our pay scale …
  • A.P. again records over 10,000 new infections 08 Sep 2020 21:45 Telangana’s coronavirus (COVID-19) fatalities crossed the 900-mark on Monday, with 11 more deaths. The toll moved up to 906. On Monday, 2,392 samples tested positive, taking the total to 1,45,163. Coronavirus India lockdown Day 167 updates | September 8, …
  • Embassy Group signs MoU with BMRCL for Bettahalasuru Metro Station 08 Sep 2020 16:15 Bengaluru: The Embassy Group has signed a Memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) for construction of Bettahalasuru Metro Station with an investment of Rs. 140 cr. The MoU states an initial concession period …
  • COVID-19 cases breach four lakh mark in Karnataka; toll hits 6,534 08 Sep 2020 07:35 Nearly six months after recording its first COVID-19 case, Karnataka breached the four lakh mark and hit 4,04,324 cases as 5,773 persons tested positive on Monday. Over 53% of this caseload was reported in August alone. With 97,001 active cases, Karnataka …
  • TechEagle partners with Ethiopian firm to deliver healthcare products 08 Sep 2020 07:10 BENGALURU: Gurugram-based drone delivery startup TechEagle has partnered with Ethiopian ecommerce marketplace Addis Mercato to deliver healthcare products and essentials using drones in the African nation’s urban and suburban areas. The partnership is the …
  • IMA scam: CBI charges two govt officials 08 Sep 2020 01:26 By Express News Service BENGALURU: The CBI has submitted a charge-sheet against former sub-divisional officer (Bengaluru - North) L C Nagaraj and former village accountant N Manjunath in the `4,000-crore I Monetary Advisory (IMA) Ponzi scheme scam, before …
  • CBI: Karnataka officer received Rs 4.5 cr to settle probe against IMA 07 Sep 2020 15:51 New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday said that it has filed a chargesheet against two government officials in Karnataka in connection with its probe into the IMA ponzi scam, a financial fraud to the tune of Rs 4,000 …
  • Road to new railway terminal from Old Madras Road to be upgraded 07 Sep 2020 04:33 After being criticised for ignoring integration and not providing easy access points, the authorities are now planning to upgrade an existing road to four-lane to connect the newly built Baiyappanahalli railway terminal with Old Madras Road. During a …
  • ‘Keep traffic out, ban parking too in Cubbon Park’ 07 Sep 2020 00:39 By Express News Service BENGALURU:  The campaign by activists and citizens to ensure Cubbon Park remains vehicle-free, received a major boost on Sunday with the Directorate of Urban Land Transport (DULT) recommending to the State government to close the …
  • Coronavirus | Kerala’s daily COVID-19 cases breach 3,000-mark 06 Sep 2020 19:50 Kerala’s daily incidence, expected to peak later in September, crossed the 3,000 mark for the first time, recording 3,082 fresh cases on Sunday. The number of samples tested was 41,392. Ten deaths which occurred between August 21 and September 2 entered …
  • K’taka: DULT recommends closing Cubbon Park for motorised traffic, parking 06 Sep 2020 18:53 Bengaluru, Sep 6 (IANS) The Directorate of Urban Land Transport (DULT) has recommended to the Karnataka government to close Cubbon Park here for motorised traffic and parking of vehicles, an official said on Sunday. “DULT is of the view that reopening of …
  • Don't allow vehicles inside Cubbon Park, says Dult 06 Sep 2020 18:41 Directorate of Urban Land Transport (Dult), an arm of the state government, has favoured closing Cubbon Park, the 200-acre lung space in the middle of Benglauru, for vehicular traffic, and for vehicle parking. Dult commissioner V Manjula, in a letter to …
  • Tamil Nadu reports 5,783 new COVID-19 cases 06 Sep 2020 15:51 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates 9,217 RTPCR/CBNAAT/TrueNat tests and 26,829 Rapid antigen tests conducted today. So far, 17,80,512 tests have been conducted so far & Tests Per Million (TPM) stands at 93,711 State Finance Minister …
  • Woman found re-infected with Covid, reports Bengaluru hospital 06 Sep 2020 13:33 Bengaluru, Sep 6 (IANS) In what could be the first case of a coronavirus re-infection in Karnataka, a 27-year-old woman has again been found positive for the disease after her treatment and discharge, a private hospital in Bengaluru said on Sunday. “Fortis …
  • WKND Longreads: Why gaming addiction has become a ... 06 Sep 2020 11:52 There was some funny business going on, thought the Class 5 students of a Delhi-NCR school. They found it odd that a classmate was absent on most days, yet his name was never struck off by the school. Even after they moved to Class 6, nothing changed. The …
  • Relevance of 2011 Census data for case analysis questioned 06 Sep 2020 03:47 The continued use of 2011 Census data by the State COVID-19 War Room to analyse various aspects of the pandemic has raised questions over the relevance of the population figures gathered almost a decade ago, particularly while calculating crucial …
  • Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh lead in deaths, new cases 05 Sep 2020 22:27 Eleven more people died of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Telangana on Friday, taking the toll to 877, while total cases rose to 1,38,395 as 2,511 samples tested positive for the virus. The State administration said 62,132 more samples had been tested. There …
  • B’luru Metro gears up to resume service from Monday 05 Sep 2020 18:43 Bengaluru, Sep 5 (IANS) The state-run Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Ltd (BMRCL) geared up to resume its service in phases from Monday under the new guidelines to contain the pandemic, an official said on Saturday. “Special arrangements are made as per …
  • Karnataka under pressure to follow Maharashtra in stamp duty cuts 05 Sep 2020 08:54 The Credai has been exerting pressure on all states to cut both stamp duty and circle rates to lift buying sentiment. Maharashtra levies a duty of 5% in urban areas and 4% in rural areas. It has cut the same by 3% for transactions up to December 31, and by …
  • Claiming public space: All our cities need to be made over for women 05 Sep 2020 03:21 Why do women  feel more comfortable in some cities  than others? Recently, an actress kicked off controversy claiming she felt unsafe in Mumbai, only to have other women counter that it felt far safer than many cities in the north, notably Delhi. Safety …
  • COVID-19: Centre exhorts states to curb chain of transmission, bring mortality rate below 1 per cent 04 Sep 2020 19:56 By PTI NEW DELHI: The Centre on Friday asked 15 districts of four states reporting higher number of COVID-19 deaths and infections to work on drawing up proper containment zones, effective monitoring of home isolation cases, adequate testing, ensuring …
  • Russian covid vaccine safe, says Lancet report 04 Sep 2020 18:04 New Delhi: Russia’s recently approved covid-19 vaccine, Sputnik V, appears to be safe without any serious adverse effects, and has developed long-term antibody response in humans during clinical trials, according to preliminary results published in The …
  • Coronavirus India Updates, September 4: Banks allowed to operate on Saturdays in Bengal; antibodies found in 8% people in Haryana 04 Sep 2020 16:13 People wait in a queue to give their nasal swab samples to test for the coronavirus in Hyderabad. (AP)Coronavirus India Updates: India’s coronavirus infection tally rose beyond 39 lakh (39,36,747) on Friday with 83,341 fresh cases reported in a span of 24 …
  • Small Is Beautiful: Karnataka’s new IT policy offers sops for co-working spaces, tech firms away from Bengaluru 04 Sep 2020 07:59 Bengaluru: Karnataka unveiled its new IT and IT-enabled Services (ITeS) policy on Thursday, giving small technology product and services firms a slew of incentives to set up shop away from capital Bengaluru. The policy focuses on strengthening digital …
  • With 1,000 fatalities in a week, COVID-19 toll crosses 6,000 in Karnataka 04 Sep 2020 07:39 COVID-19 fatalities in Karnataka, which have been on the rise since July, touched 6,054 on Thursday, with 104 deaths reported in 24 hours. What is worrisome is that the State has added 1,000 deaths to its toll in a week after it hit 5,000 deaths overall. …
  • COVID-19: Most new cases added by Karnataka and A.P. 04 Sep 2020 01:13 Telangana’s COVID-19 case tally on Wednesday stood at 1,33,406, as 2,817 more samples tested positive. Ten more patients died. Among those who tested positive, 92,050 did not have any symptoms, constituting 69% of cases. Wednesday’s cases included 452 from …
  • New IT policy looks beyond Bengaluru, to create 60 lakh jobs 04 Sep 2020 01:11 Express News Service BENGALURU: Intending to enhance the state’s Information Technology industry’s contribution to at least 30 per cent of India’s trillion-dollar digital economy vision, the Karnataka Government announced its new IT Policy 2020-2025. Much …
  • Karnataka records highest single day spike in COVID cases, Bengaluru worst hit city 03 Sep 2020 11:58 While the Karnataka government is itching to open all sectors to boost the sagging economy, COVID-positive cases in the State is inching towards breaching the 10,000 per day mark. The state, which boasted of early success in containing COVID-19, is now …
  • Hardeep Singh Puri: Expect bulk of air traffic to be back by Diwali 29 Aug 2020 04:05 Launching Climate Smart Cities Assessment Framework 2.0, Puri said the initiative is not only a ranking exercise but intends to impart a climate-sensitive approach to urban planning and development in India. (Express file photo by Anil Sharma)Much of the …
  • Schools to remain closed in Delhi till Oct 5 18 Sep 2020 14:09 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates The total number of COVID-19 cases in Delhi rises to 2,38,828 with 4,127 new cases and 30 deaths reported today. The numbers of active and recovered cases are 32,250 and 2,01,671 respectively. The death toll is at …
  • CM Yediyurappa meets Finance, Defence Ministers, seeks funds for Karnataka 18 Sep 2020 02:19 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Thursday appealed to Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to accept recommendations of the 14th Finance Commission for a special grant of Rs 5,495 crore for Karnataka, on account of …
  • 3 drug peddlers nabbed, 90kg ganja seized 18 Sep 2020 00:20 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Central Crime Branch (CCB) police arrested three drug peddlers and seized 90kg of ganja. The accused are Azam Pasha (25), Mastan Ali (25), both residents of Belathur in Kadugodi, and Mohammed Abbas (27), a resident of AR …
  • 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 …
  • Taluk hosps struggle with anaesthetists'shortage 17 Sep 2020 07:51 Till June last year, health dept had 10,548 vacant posts, including 824 for specialists and 607 for general duty medical doctorsBENGALURU: Most taluk hospitals in Karnataka have only one anaesthetist, who struggles to keep up with the competing demands of …
  • Puneeth Rajkumar is admired for being a fit actor: Michiel Baas 17 Sep 2020 06:47 Express News Service Well-heeled urban Indians working out in swank gyms on one end, and wrestlers building their muscles in rural akharas on the other. Between the two lies the middle class, which has experienced an evolution in the idea of masculinity …
  • Relieve lecturers from Covid duty, chief secy tells BBMP 17 Sep 2020 01:43 Express News Service BENGALURU: Thousands of lecturers in the state have still not got relief from Covid-19 duties despite multiple attempts. So they now have to juggle between college admissions, e-classes, final semester examinations and Covid duties. …
  • Down with Covid, four of BSY’s ministers likely to miss session 17 Sep 2020 01:07 Express News Service BENGALURU: With just about five days to go for the start of the legislature session, four ministers in CM BS Yediyurappa’s cabinet, including Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai, may skip the sessions, at least for the first few days, as …
  • Yediyurappa: Rs 39k crore aid for agri, allied sectors 17 Sep 2020 01:07 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Wednesday said the State government will give Rs 39,300 crore financial assistance for agricultural and non-agricultural activities under various state and Central government programmes …
  • Yediyurappa govt to pump Rs 39,300 cr to boost agri sector 16 Sep 2020 19:44 Share00 Bengaluru, Sep 16 (IANS) To give a strong fillip to agricultural and rural economy, Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa on Wednesday announced that the state government is planning to pump about Rs 39,300 crore in this fiscal year to propel …
  • Partial revival of auto industry gives life to machine tool sector 16 Sep 2020 16:35 Partial revival of the automobile sector has brough relief to machine tools. Around 40 per cent of the machine tools business is primarily driven by the automobile/auto components sector, and during the Covid pandemic, it was severely impacted with …
  • India’s coronavirus cases surpass 5 million, outbreak still soaring 16 Sep 2020 12:29 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com. NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s confirmed coronavirus infections passed 5 million on Wednesday, still soaring and testing the feeble health care system in tens of thousands of …
  • 5 million people infected, India's virus outbreak still soaring 16 Sep 2020 10:55 India's confirmed coronavirus infections passed 5 million today, still soaring and testing the feeble health care system in tens of thousands of impoverished towns and villages. The world's second-most populous country has added more than 1 million …
  • Basavaraj Bommai becomes lastest Karnataka minister to test positive for COVID-19 16 Sep 2020 09:15 By Express News Service BENGALURU: One minister from BS Yediyurappa's cabinet tested COVID-19 positive. This time Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai tested positive on Wednesday. Ahead of assembly sessions next week, he is the fourth minister who tested …
  • Coronavirus: India confirms more than 5 million Covid-19 infections, second country after US to do so 16 Sep 2020 08:57 India’s total of coronavirus infections passed 5 million Wednesday, still soaring and testing the feeble health care system in tens of thousands of impoverished towns and villages. The world's second-most populous country has added more than 1 million …
  • 5M people infected, India's virus outbreak still soaring 16 Sep 2020 08:29 ASHOK SHARMA, Associated Press Updated 1:16 am PDT, Wednesday, September 16, 2020 People wait in a queue to register their names to have their nasal swab samples taken to test for COVID-19 at a government hospital in Jammu, India, Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020. …
  • India surpasses 5 million coronavirus cases, closing in on U.S. record total 16 Sep 2020 07:07 India’s coronavirus confirmed cases crossed 5 million on Wednesday, still soaring and testing the country’s feeble health care system in tens of thousands of impoverished towns and villages. The Health Ministry reported 90,123 new cases in the past 24 …
  • ‘B’ Kharab land in private hands around Bengaluru to be regularised 16 Sep 2020 06:56 Bengaluru: The state Cabinet on Tuesday decided to regularise ‘B’ kharab (non-arable) plots in possession of private entities within an 18-kilometre radius of Bengaluru and other urban areas, providing some relief to several real estate projects, …
  • India’s coronavirus cases surpass 5 million 16 Sep 2020 06:45 The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in India has surpassed 5 million. The country’s Health Ministry reported 90,123 new cases in the past 24 hours, raising its confirmed total to 5,020,359, about 0.35% of its population of nearly 1.4 billion. It said …
  • Accelerating outbreak sends India's COVID-19 cases above 5million 16 Sep 2020 06:38 India's coronavirus cases surged past five million on Wednesday after the federal Ministry of Health reported a single-day jump of 90,123 cases over the last 24 hours. India is only the second country in the world to confirm more than five million …
  • Coronavirus update: Recoveries outnumber new COVID cases in Karnataka 15 Sep 2020 12:53 The WHO reported 71,484 new cases in the United States, 45,403 in Brazil, 34,884 in India and 13,373 in South Africa.Reuters With 8,865 persons getting discharged on Monday, recoveries outnumbered 8,244 new Covid cases across Karnataka, while 119 succumbed …
  • Labour laws, Dasara on Cabinet agenda on Tuesday 15 Sep 2020 00:52 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Ahead of his Delhi visit to discuss the cabinet expansion with the party central leadership, Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa will hold a cabinet meeting on Tuesday. Normally, the state government holds the cabinet meeting …
  • Express Investigation Part-2: New economy under Chinese watch — Tech start-ups, range of apps from payment to healthcare 15 Sep 2020 00:10 Those targeted include venture capitalists, angel investors, founders and chief technology officers of the country’s promising startups and e-commerce platforms, and foreigner investors based in India.From an engineering student interning with the Indian …
  • Mandya police solve triple murder case in 36 hours; Hindu priest killers nabbed 15 Sep 2020 00:04 Representational imagePhoto by Anirudh on Unsplash A gang of robbers had killed three men, presumably priests, in a 12th-century temple in Mandya and the local police officers were able to solve the murder and nab the killers in just 36 hours. In a …
  • Missing in NEP: Rural youth 14 Sep 2020 22:54 Written by A R Vasavi | September 15, 2020 3:05:21 am Although the NEP claims to “bridge gaps in access, participation and learning outcomes’’, it overlooks the fact that poor quality education marks and mars the lives of rural citizens. (File)In its …
  • FEATURE-Women grieve stillborn babies as COVID-19 hits maternity care in rural India 14 Sep 2020 11:38 By Saurabh Sharma, Thomson Reuters Foundation LUCKNOW, India, Sept 14 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - M antasha Bano was 28-weeks pregnant when her cries of sudden, unbearable pain prompted neighbours to call an ambulance in the rural Indian state of Uttar …
  • 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 …
  • All residents of Bangalore University hostels to be tested after two students test positive 12 Sep 2020 04:32 All students of Bangalore University’s hostels in the Jnanabharathi campus will be tested for COVID-19 after two students in the hostel tested positive. Final year undergraduate and postgraduate students returned to the hostels last week as they have to …
  • Assam man receives MIT honour 11 Sep 2020 05:39 GUWAHATI: A team of seven members, including Deep Jyoti Gurung from Assam, has bagged the first prize in the ‘MIT COVID19 challenge: India turning the tide’, an international 48-hour virtual hackathon organised by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology …
  • K’taka to appoint data entry operators in rural areas to contain Covid spread 10 Sep 2020 18:02 Share00 Bengaluru, Sep 10 (IANS) Alarmed by the spike in the number of Covid-19 cases in rural Karnataka, the state government on Thursday directed the primary healthcare centres (PHCs) and the community healthcare centres (CHCs) to rope in data entry …
  • Focus on urban jobs, invest more in cities to accelerate post-Covid recovery: Panel to Finance Commission 10 Sep 2020 17:26 NEW DELHI: Cities are the worst hit by Covid-19 and the Centre should consider increasing fund allocation to strengthen urban local bodies, and enable them to meet exigencies of pandemic-like situations and facilitate their faster recovery, a study …
  • Karnataka Animal Husbandry Minister Prabhu Chavan tests positive for COVID-19 10 Sep 2020 09:43 By PTI BENGALURU: Karnataka Animal Husbandry Minister Prabhu Chavan has tested positive for COVID-19, official sources said on Thursday. The Minister underwent a test on Wednesday after his car driver, his gunman and personal assistant had contracted the …
  • POLL-India August inflation seen above RBI's target range 10 Sep 2020 04:11 * reuters://realtime/verb=Open/url=cpurl://apps.cp./Apps/econ-polls?RIC=INCPIY%3DECI poll data for retail inflation By Indradip Ghosh BENGALURU, Sept 10 (Reuters) - India’s retail inflation likely stayed above the Reserve …
  • India trials of Covid-19 vaccine going on: SII 09 Sep 2020 15:38 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates DCGI issues show-cause notice to Serum Institute of India after suspension of Oxford COVID-19 vaccine trial by AstraZeneca abroad. First dedicated COVID-19 hospital in Kerala inaugurated Kasaragod: The first …
  • Ganja plants seized from sugarcane field 09 Sep 2020 04:32 Kalaburagi Police seized ganja plants from an agricultural field in Sangapur village in Chincholi taluk of Kalaburagi district on Tuesday. Kalaburagi Superintendent of Police Simi Mariam George said that a team led by Chincholi Deputy Superintendent of …
  • Central team visits flood-hit districts in Karnataka 08 Sep 2020 23:59 Members of the central team assessed loss to property, and estimated the loss incurred by farmers owing to destruction of cropsDharwad/ Madikeri/ Gadag: In the wake of people across several districts of the state suffering enormous losses owing to …
  • Why is this MNC-backed midcap getting big premium over its peers 08 Sep 2020 18:56 NEW DELHI: This past week, foreign brokerage CLSA initiated coverage of a midcap microfinance institution (MFIs), which it says has shown superior asset quality than peers, not only during the demonetisation drive, but also all through this ongoing Covid- …
  • 32 kg ganja seized in Karnataka's Chinthamani: IG (Central Range) Semanth Kumar Singh 08 Sep 2020 08:36 Express News Service CHINTHAMANI (CHIKBALLAPUR): On the credible information under the direct supervision of Chikballapur SP Mithun Kumar, Chinthamani police arrested two persons and seized ganja weighing about 32 kgs valued at about Rs 10 lakhs and also …
  • India Coronavirus Updates, September 07: Metro services resume; recoveries outnumber new cases for second straight day in Tamil Nadu 07 Sep 2020 16:30 India has over over 8.82 lakh active cases. (Express Photo by Nirmal Harindaran)Coronavirus India Updates: The number of people infected with Covid-19 breached the 42 lakh-mark Monday as India added a record 90,802 cases, pushing the country’s overall …
  • India Moves Into 2nd Place For COVID-19 Cases 07 Sep 2020 09:53 People walk through a railway station platform marked with circles to maintain physical distance in Kolkata, India, Monday. India's increasing coronavirus caseload made it the pandemic's second-worst-hit country behind the United States. Bikas Das…
  • I think it is standing out for the right reasons, says Preeti Shenoy on new book 07 Sep 2020 08:34 Express News Service BENGALURU:  If it weren’t for the coronavirus pandemic, Preeti Shenoy’s new book would have hit bookshelves in April this year. But with the publishing industry, like many others, getting adversely affected due to the outbreak, the …
  • India Coronavirus Updates, September 07: Metro services resume; first case of reinfection in Bengaluru 07 Sep 2020 08:24 India has over over 8.82 lakh active cases. (Express Photo by Nirmal Harindaran)Coronavirus India Updates: The number of people infected with Covid-19 breached the 42 lakh-mark Monday as India added a record 90,802 cases, pushing the country’s overall …
  • Retailers bank on just-in-time strategy for the festive season 07 Sep 2020 03:42 BENGALURU/NEW DELHI: Retailers in India from Benetton and Spencer’s Retail to Puma and Godrej Appliances have adopted a just-in-time strategy for the festive season, a departure from their 3-4 month long preparation time during pre-Covid days. These …
  • Central team to assess Karnataka flood damage 07 Sep 2020 00:35 By Express News Service BENGALURU:  An inter-ministerial Central team will visit the flood-hit areas in Karnataka starting Monday. A team of senior bureaucrats from six departments – Home, Finance, Agriculture, Jal Shakti, Roads and Highways and PWD – will …
  • Tamil Nadu reports 5,783 new COVID-19 cases 06 Sep 2020 15:51 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates 9,217 RTPCR/CBNAAT/TrueNat tests and 26,829 Rapid antigen tests conducted today. So far, 17,80,512 tests have been conducted so far & Tests Per Million (TPM) stands at 93,711 State Finance Minister …
  • Karnataka under pressure to follow Maharashtra in stamp duty cuts 05 Sep 2020 08:54 The Credai has been exerting pressure on all states to cut both stamp duty and circle rates to lift buying sentiment. Maharashtra levies a duty of 5% in urban areas and 4% in rural areas. It has cut the same by 3% for transactions up to December 31, and by …
  • Teachers forced to take up odd jobs to make ends meet 05 Sep 2020 05:28 An increasing number of teachers and lectures in private institutions are exchanging the tools of their trade — the traditional chalk and duster — with paintbrushes, shovels, and weighing scales to make ends meet. While some have had no choice as they have …
  • Karnataka govt failed to help rural students, says Congress 04 Sep 2020 23:30 By Express News Service BENGALURU: The Opposition Congress on Friday accused the state government of failing to come up with a clear road map for reopening of schools and helping children, especially government schoolchildren in rural areas, who are …
  • Innovation on the tap: Meet the winners in 9 categories of Govt’s mobile app challenge 04 Sep 2020 21:56 The government has selected nearly 24 companies as winners in nine categories under a first-of-its-kind innovation challenge to promote homegrown applications. These apps under ‘AatmaNirbhar Bharat App Innovation Challenge’ were shortlisted from about 7, …
  • Coronavirus India Updates, September 4: Banks allowed to operate on Saturdays in Bengal; antibodies found in 8% people in Haryana 04 Sep 2020 16:13 People wait in a queue to give their nasal swab samples to test for the coronavirus in Hyderabad. (AP)Coronavirus India Updates: India’s coronavirus infection tally rose beyond 39 lakh (39,36,747) on Friday with 83,341 fresh cases reported in a span of 24 …
  • Small Is Beautiful: Karnataka’s new IT policy offers sops for co-working spaces, tech firms away from Bengaluru 04 Sep 2020 07:59 Bengaluru: Karnataka unveiled its new IT and IT-enabled Services (ITeS) policy on Thursday, giving small technology product and services firms a slew of incentives to set up shop away from capital Bengaluru. The policy focuses on strengthening digital …
  • LAC tense, deployment done: Army Chief 04 Sep 2020 07:41 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates - Superintendent of Police, Cuddalore SSR Case: Abdul Basit Parihar sent to Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) custody till 9th September Odisha's COVID-19 tally climbs to 1,16,678 with 3,267 new cases 1984 ANTI …
  • Congress demands probe into drug case after Bineesh Kodiyeri's name surfaces 04 Sep 2020 01:11 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: KPCC president Mullappally Ramachandran and Opposition Leader Ramesh Chennithala have demanded a probe into the drug racket case which has links with Bineesh Kodiyeri, the son of CPM state secretary Kodiyeri …
  • New IT policy looks beyond Bengaluru, to create 60 lakh jobs 04 Sep 2020 01:11 Express News Service BENGALURU: Intending to enhance the state’s Information Technology industry’s contribution to at least 30 per cent of India’s trillion-dollar digital economy vision, the Karnataka Government announced its new IT Policy 2020-2025. Much …
  • 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 …
  • Karnataka ramps up Covid-19 testing capacity 22 May 2020 11:09 Representative image BENGALURU: Karnataka notched yet another feat in its fight against the spread of Covid-19 by conducting more than 11,000 tests in a single day. The ramping up of testing capacity, which comes at a time when the state is witnessing a …
  • Walkers to get an extra hour at the park now 22 May 2020 01:48 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Revenue Minister R Ashok on Thursday said that the government has decided to open parks across the state from 7 am to 10 am and 4 pm to 7 pm now. He said the government orders will soon be issued in this regard. However, …
  • Migrants stranded at border with little food 21 May 2020 01:57 Express News Service BELAGAVI: The state’s decision to ban the entry of people from Maharashtra, Gujarat and Tamil Nadu has taken a toll on migrant workers who have arrived in large numbers on Karnataka-Maharashtra border near Nipani. Having left Mumbai …
  • No need for inter-district travel pass in Karnataka from May 20: State DGP Praveen Sood 20 May 2020 18:58 Karnataka to ease lockdown from May 18: gyms, salons to reopen As the nationwide lockdown enters its fourth phase, more states have started to bring in relaxation norms that allow the limited scale of public transportation and activities. In its latest …
  • Karnataka: Chintamani cop ties the knot but stays available for duty on call 15 May 2020 02:21 Naresh Naik married Monika of Gauribidanur at Sri Muktheswara temple in Murugamalla near Chintamani on Thursda...Read More CHINTAMANI: Naresh Naik, 31, a police sub-inspector at Chintamani Rural station, has not availed a single day’s leave ever since the …
  • Record spike again: Karnataka registers 63 cases in single day 13 May 2020 02:11 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Karnataka recorded the highest single-day spike on Tuesday with 63 Covid-positive cases and the tally reached 925, including 31 deaths, 433 discharges and one non-Covid death. Till Monday, discharges were higher than …
  • Eight die in Tamil Nadu; 3 in Telangana and A.P. 12 May 2020 22:54 Tamil Nadu reported 716 new cases of COVID-19 and eight more deaths on Tuesday. Chennai, for the third consecutive day, added more than 500 cases to its total. The total number of cases in the State stood at 8,715. Of the 716 new cases — 427 male, 288 …
  • Garment units to re-open today as Karnataka shifts gear on economic activity 11 May 2020 04:46 Bengaluru: Garments with apparel export commitments will re-open on Monday as Karnataka’s industrial sector slowly picks up momentum amid challenges like shortage of labour and lack of public transport. The government has allowed garment units, among the …
  • K'taka: 31 Ajmer returnees test +ve for Covid 10 May 2020 10:12 Image used for representational purpose only BENGALURU: Covid-19 positive cases spiked in Karnataka with 53 new cases being reported by Sunday noon, taking the state’s total to 847 positive cases. Of the new cases reported, 31 infected people were from …
  • Consider Dakshina Kannada, Udupi as contiguous unit for inter-district movement, urges Kanara Chamber of Commerce and Industry 07 May 2020 23:53 MANGALURU: Kanara Chamber of Commerce and Industry has urged chief secretary T M Vijay Bhaskar to consider erstwhile undivided Dakshina Kannada district including present Udupi as a single unit for the purposes of Covid-19 inter-district movement. The two …
  • Explained: How Covid has flattened prices? 06 May 2020 02:09 Lower production, yet lower demand, leading to fall in prices. (Express Archive) While there is debate on how much the lockdown has helped in “flattening the Covid-19 curve”, one thing is clear: It has led to a flattening of prices through a “leftward …
  • How to get Karnataka inter-district pass during coronavirus lockdown 05 May 2020 14:17 Migrants clash with police in Gujarat, demand to be sent back home Karnataka, like many other states, relaxed some lockdown restrictions - allowing people to ply on roads without passes between 7 am and 7 pm. But areas that fall under red zone or …
  • In a first, cured Covid cases surpass active positves in Karnataka 05 May 2020 01:18 By Express News Service BENGALURU: In a cheery bit of news in these times of gloom, for the first time on Monday, the state reported more number of discharged patients (321) than active Covid-positive cases (296). “The average discharges per day as of last …
  • Curbs eased, industries in this Karnataka green zone use Day 1 to prepare for return of staff 04 May 2020 22:29 Apart from red zone Bengaluru, workers at the Bidadi area in Ramanagara also hail from surrounding green zone taluks like Channapatna and Ramanagara Town itself Around 35 km from Bengaluru, in the Bidadi Industrial Area in the Ramanagara district of …
  • Karnataka govt permits pass free travel in Bengaluru Urban and 4 districts from May 4 amid lockdown 04 May 2020 09:44 China releases clip mocking US response to Coronavirus In its new decision on the vehicle commutation during the national lockdown, the Karnataka government has allowed inter-district movement of individuals and vehicles in Bengaluru urban and its four …
  • Bengaluru restrictions eased a lot, free buses for migrant workers till Thursday 04 May 2020 08:32 BENGALURU: Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa has announced free bus service for migrant workers up to Thursday, by extending it by two more days as Bengaluru began swinging back to life with several lockdown restrictions eased. As metro rail project …
  • Bengaluru may get its spirit back as more curbs are off from today 04 May 2020 05:40 BENGALURU: Bengaluru is expected to swing back to some life from Monday as the government has eased some lockdown restrictions emboldened by the sustained fall in the number of Covid-19 cases in the city of about 12 million population. While standalone …
  • 7 am to 7 pm is ‘new normal’ as COVID-19 lockdown curbs ease in Karnataka 04 May 2020 00:26 Express News Service BENGALURU: After a near-complete lockdown for over a month, the state will take the first steps towards its new normal in a COVID-19-defined society starting Monday. With three of the 30 districts classified as red zones as per the …
  • COVID-19 Karnataka wrap: Trains, buses ferry migrant workers; BBMP bats for ward-wise zoning in Bengaluru 03 May 2020 16:40 Migrant labourers deboard a BMTC bus to enter Malur railway station on Sunday. (Express Photo) Even as the nationwide lockdown was extended by another two weeks, over 3,000 migrant labourers stranded in Karnataka were delighted as they boarded trains to …
  • Karnataka sees 24 new cases on Friday, no positives from Bengaluru 02 May 2020 01:06 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Karnataka recorded one death and 24 Covid-19 positive cases on Friday, while Bengaluru did not see a single case. A 69-year-old man, suffering from SARI, died in Davanagere. This is the first death from that city, which …
  • Late reporting a cause for most deaths: Panel 02 May 2020 01:06 Express News Service BENGALURU: A 10-member State-Level Death Audit Committee on Covid-19 has found that delayed reporting and existing co-morbidities have been some of the primary causes for deaths in Karnataka.  At least 10-15 of the victims so far, had …
  • With less storage, farmers’ hopes freeze 30 Apr 2020 04:08 Express News Service BENGALURU: Thousands of farmers across the state, who had hoped to reap a rich dividend with their bumper produce of vegetables and horticultural crops, were dealt a body blow due to the lockdown. While procurement efforts by the …
  • Heavy rain lashes Bengaluru 29 Apr 2020 08:04 Heavy rain, accompanied by wind, lashed the city early on Wednesday. According to the Karnataka State Natural Disaster Monitoring Centre (KSNDMC), the city received an average of 45 mm rainfall since Tuesday midnight, with a few areas receiving more than …
  • Karnataka government allows industries, shops to reopen in districts free of COVID-19 28 Apr 2020 14:38 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Four days after the Union Home Minister advised a partial relaxation of the lockdown and allowed resumption of economic activity in select zones, the Karnataka government issued orders for industries and shops -- even …
  • Karnataka now has 500 COVID-19 positive cases 26 Apr 2020 02:18 By Express News Service BENGALURU: The state capital was on top of the COVID-19 table on Saturday, recording 13 of the 26 fresh cases from across the state. With this, Karnataka touched the 500-mark of coronavirus cases. The other cases were reported from …
  • Nine cops quarantined in Karnataka after detaining teen with COVID-19 arriving from Andhra 25 Apr 2020 13:02 Express News Service CHIKKABALLAPUR: Nine policemen have been quarantined on Saturday after they detained an 18-year-old who tested positive for COVID-19. The youth was held for transporting beef from Hindupur in Andhra Pradesh to Chikkaballapur in …
  • Big spike in numbers, Bengaluru accounts for 19 of 29 fresh cases 25 Apr 2020 03:08 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Karnataka reported 29 COVID-19 cases on Friday with 19 among them from Bengaluru Urban alone. Among the others, two are from Raibagh (Belagavi), three from Bagalakot district, two from Vijayapura, and one each from …
  • Corona scare: Stop chopping trees as bats pose no risks 25 Apr 2020 03:08 Express News Service BENGALURU: Even though the exact source of the origin of coronavirus -- a disease transmitted from mammals and birds -- is still under debate, no animal group has faced so much bad press as bats. Wittingly or unwittingly, people are …
  • Kalaburagi Conundrum: Curve Just not Flattening 23 Apr 2020 01:12 Express News Service BENGALURU: With 35 cumulative cases of COVID-19, the death toll in Kalaburagi — where the first corona death was reported on March 11 — stands at a worrisome 4. The death toll with 35 cases is on par with Bengaluru Urban with almost …
  • Big spike in COVID-19 cases again, 44 new cases in Karnataka 18 Apr 2020 00:44 By Express News Service BENGALURU: After having managed to keep the graph down for several weeks, Karnataka has seen a sudden spurt in COVID-19 cases over the last few days. On Friday, the state recorded 44 positive cases in a span of 24 hours, which is so …
  • Karnataka town in panic after three philanthropists test positive for Covid-19 17 Apr 2020 21:40 Bengaluru: Panic gripped Chikkaballapur town in Karnataka after it was found that three persons who had gone door to door distributing rations to needy people tested positive for Covid-19 on Friday. The district administration immediately sealed off 31 …
  • Two deaths take Karnataka toll to 12; 19 test positive in a day for COVID 16 Apr 2020 01:59 By Express News Service BENGALURU: It was a double whammy for Karnataka on Wednesday. The state witnessed the highest single-day spike so far in COVID-19 positive cases at 19, and also two deaths on the same day. In the last four days, there have been six …
  • 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