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  • Evtol Aircraft Market Reach USD 97370 Million By The End of 2027, With A Cagr Of 11.1% - Valuates Reports September 22, 2021 2:53 pm The eVTOL aircraft market size is expected to grow due to the increasing use of eVTOL in medical emergencies. BENGALURU, KARNATAKA, INDIA, September 22, 2021 /⁨EINPresswire.com⁩/ -- Global and United States eVTOL Aircraft Market In 2020, the …
  • Electric Last Mile secures 1,000 units order for urban delivery van September 22, 2021 12:26 pm Electric Last Mile Solutions Inc said on Wednesday it has secured a purchase order for 1,000 units of its urban delivery van from distribution partner, Randy Marion Automotive Group. Shares of the Michigan-based electric vehicle company were up nearly 7per …
  • Global Traffic Signals Market Trends, Strategies, And Opportunities In The Traffic Signals Market 2021-2030 September 22, 2021 10:46 am The Business Research Company’s Traffic Signals Global Market Report 2021 : COVID-19 Impact And Recovery LONDON, GREATER LONDON , UK, September 22, 2021 /⁨EINPresswire.com⁩/ -- According to the new market research report ‘Traffic Signals Global …
  • EVRE and Park+ to set up 10,000 EV charging stations across India by 2023 September 22, 2021 8:23 am EVRE, an EV charging infrastructure company, and Park+, a parking solutions brand, have announced their partnership for establishing 10,000 EV charging stations across India over two years. The long-term partnership will include collaboration in acquiring …
  • Unicorns Unacademy, Udaan, and CRED top start-ups where India wants to work now: LinkedIn report September 22, 2021 7:31 am Unicorns Unacademy, Udaan, and CRED have been named the top three start-ups on the 2021 LinkedIn Top Start-ups List for India. LinkedIn on Wednesday launched the fourth edition of the 2021 LinkedIn Top Start-ups List for India, as determined by the actions …
  • FSSAI launches logo for vegan foods; know more about it here September 22, 2021 7:14 am Considering the rise in veganism and, as such, the consumption of vegan food products, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has introduced a new logo to “help consumers easily identify and differentiate from non-vegan foods.” The new …
  • Unacademy, Udaan, CRED top startups in India, finds LinkedIn survey September 22, 2021 6:45 am Learning platform Unacademy holds the top position on the startups list in India, followed by B2B e-commerce platform Udaan, and fintech firm simplifying payments for credit card holders, CRED, according to LinkedIn’s fourth Top Startups List. With these …
  • Bill will be tabled to simplify TDR to speed up land acquisition: Karnataka CM September 22, 2021 3:14 am Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Tuesday informed the Legislative Assembly that simplifying Transferable Development Rights (TDRs) by amending the Karnataka Town and Country Planning Act, 1961, is the only viable option for land acquisition for widening …
  • Six Karnataka districts report higher Covid poisitive rate than state average September 22, 2021 12:48 am Express News Service BENGALURU: With Ganesha festival fervour slowly subsiding, and preparations beginning for Dasara and Deepavali, Karnataka health department officials are keeping a close watch on districts like Dakshina Kannada, Chikkamagaluru, Hassan, …
  • Homeless couple evicted from rental shed September 21, 2021 5:14 pm Homeless couple evicted from rented shed; woman gives birth in government school In the aftermath of covid-19, many lost jobs and were left homeless in Bengaluru. The story of Remi and his wife Sophia, both in their early thirties, for instance. Sophia was …
  • Bengaluru may see thundershowers for 2 more days September 21, 2021 4:17 am An uprooted tree near Raj Bhavan Road after Monday’s downpourBENGALURU: Several areas, including Raj Bhavan Road, Palace Road, Vidyaranyapura, Koramangala and Avenue Road, were waterlogged after heavy rain lashed several parts of the city on Monday …
  • Pandemic aggravated dementia, delayed diagnosis, say experts from Bengaluru September 21, 2021 4:16 am The National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (Nimhans) has begun research on people aged above 60 years in seven wards of Jayanagar and JP Nagar in South Bengaluru to understand the risk of dementia in senior citizens.BENGALURU: The National …
  • 29% of II PU students clear offline exam September 21, 2021 3:21 am By Express News Service BENGALURU: Minister for Primary and Secondary Education B C Nagesh announced the II PUC results on Monday, where only 29.21 per cent of the candidates cleared the examination. The poor show of result was majorly due to the poor …
  • Afternoon showers bring Bengaluru to halt September 21, 2021 3:21 am By Express News Service BENGALURU: A long, hard spell of rain on Monday, measuring 44.2 mm, once again exposed the shoddy infrastructure of the city. Even areas where top leaders of the state reside were not spared the fury of the rain. Fallen trees …
  • Ford, Walmart and Self-Driving Startup Argo AI to Launch Autonomous Vehicle Delivery September 21, 2021 2:57 am Self-driving startup Argo AI, automaker Ford Motor Co. and Walmart Inc. will together launch an autonomous vehicle delivery service in Miami, Austin, and Washington, D.C, the companies said on Wednesday [Sept. 15]. Initial integration testing is expected …
  • K'taka to study duty cut for properties: Ashoka September 21, 2021 2:29 am The state government will look into the demand of reducing stamp duty on all types of properties irrespective of their price band, revenue minister R Ashoka told the assembly on Monday.BENGALURU: The state government will look into the demand of reducing …
  • Bad roads in Bengaluru claim another life; rising road accidents spark outrage [details] September 20, 2021 11:01 pm India's Silicon Valley roads turned rivers; cars floated as city's image sank On Friday, September 17, a motorist lost his life after his bike skidded and rammed into barricades put up by the civic workers around a dug-up pit. The site undergoing …
  • A NEET dilemma in Karnataka September 20, 2021 4:35 pm By Sridhar Vivan & Upama Upadhyaya Tamil Nadu’s anti-NEET stance has raised questions in Karnataka too Medical entrance tests have once again caught the attention of the nation with Tamil Nadu nullifying National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) in …
  • Karnataka second PUC results: Only 29.91% get through, private candidates perform poorly September 20, 2021 11:37 am Express News Service BENGALURU: While just 29.91% of students cleared the second PUC board examination, largely attended by private candidates, a substantial number of freshers got through as the results were announced on Monday. For the results, students …
  • FreshToHome’s IPL ads underline the freshness attribute September 20, 2021 8:57 am NEW DELHI : FreshToHome, the e-commerce platform for fresh fish and meat, has launched a new campaign "Totally Fresh" to nudge consumers to buy only fresh, chemical-free meat, fish and seafood online. To be aired during the cricket matches in the …
  • Amazon launches logistics hub in Bengaluru for last-mile delivery September 20, 2021 7:45 am Spread across nearly 30,000 sq ft, this is its largest delivery station in Karnataka out of the existing network of 130 Amazon-owned and partner delivery stations. Investments in delivery stations enable seamless and faster last-mile deliveries of orders …
  • Office leasing looks up as people start returning to work September 20, 2021 2:27 am With new COVID-19 cases reducing and more people returning to work, the real estate market is seeing a positive response to office leasing. According to ANAROCK Property Consultants, the main southern office market has overtaken other regions in terms of …
  • Why India needs ‘good’ urbanisation September 19, 2021 10:44 pm Nobel Laureate Paul Romer describes technology as a different recipe rather than more cooks in the kitchen. Using his framing, cities are a technology for poverty reduction; New York City’s GDP equals that of Russia with 6 per cent of the people and 0. …
  • Tree transplantation in cities have no method; doesn't help green cover September 19, 2021 6:22 am On August 16, the Delhi Government gave permission to the National Highway Authority of India to axe 6,600 trees to build a third ring road for the capital city on the condition that 4,365 of these would be transplanted. Up to 40 big projects in New Delhi …
  • DCs had been told to demolish at least one illegal religious structure every week in every taluk September 19, 2021 3:37 am The drive against unauthorised religious structures in public places in Mysuru district, which has drawn the ire of pro-Hindutva organisations and politicians cutting across party lines as well as devotees, is in compliance of directions by Chief Secretary …
  • State reports 889 new cases, 14 deaths September 19, 2021 2:43 am Karnataka on Saturday reported 889 new cases of COVID-19, taking the total to 29,67,083. Bengaluru Urban reported 263 and six deaths. With 14 deaths, the toll rose to 37,587. This is apart from 28 deaths of patients due to non-COVID-19 reasons. As many as …
  • Citizens object to CM heading transport body September 19, 2021 1:30 am By Express News Service BENGALURU: Citizens and civic experts have red-flagged a proposal to have the Chief Minister as the head of the Bangalore Metropolitian Land Transport Authority, contending the he may not be able to devote time for it. The Bangalore …
  • Karnataka at sixth spot in Covid vaccine coverage across India September 19, 2021 1:03 am Express News Service BENGALURU: Although Karnataka administered over 31 lakh doses, topping the list of states during the ‘Lasika Mela’ held across the country on Friday, it stands at sixth position overall in terms of vaccination. Experts pointed out that …
  • Indian Army places orders for specialized sights from Bengaluru-based Tonbo Imaging company September 18, 2021 11:36 pm Grenade attack in Pulwama misses target; three civilians suffer injuries The Indian Army has made emergency purchase orders with a local manufacturer for specialised sights (binoculars) for use by special forces of the Indian Army in both jungle and urban …
  • With new RWH rule, not many can catch the rain September 18, 2021 2:36 pm Only new houses on 30x40 sites must set up rain-water harvesting structures The new rainwater harvesting (RWH) rule, which was passed in the Karantaka Legislative Assembly on Thursday, does not apply for houses that are already built on the 30x40 sites. …
  • ‘City of Shadows: Slums and Informal Work in Bangalore’ review: Living on the margins of wealth September 18, 2021 11:42 am COVID-19 has made us acutely aware of the inequities on which 21st century cities function. Brick by brick, Indian cities have been built upon the physical labour of migrant men and women, in difficult conditions and with little social protection. The …
  • Karnataka tops COVID-19 vaccination in country with 26.92 lakh doses in a day September 18, 2021 8:56 am Bengaluru: Karnataka on Friday topped the COVID-19 vaccination in the country by administering 26.92 lakh doses till 9 pm, said state Health Minister Dr K Sudhakar. Lauding the efforts of the state, he said, "I would like to thank all the health …
  • K’taka tops spl drive, all adults will be vaccinated by Nov-end: Health Minister September 18, 2021 4:14 am Karnataka topped the Covid vaccination drive in the country by administering a whopping 26.92 lakh doses till 9 p.m. on Friday, K. Sudhakar, Minister for Health and Family Welfare and Medical Education stated. The southern state was ahead of Bihar and …
  • BDA stops khata issuance to plot owners September 18, 2021 4:01 am Express News Service BENGALURU: House and site owners of Bangalore Development Authority’s MKS Layout at Doddakallasandra, off Kanakapura Road, have been running from pillar to post to get their khata certificates for the last two years. The local BDA …
  • Karnataka tops as India shatters highest Covid jab record for single day September 18, 2021 3:06 am By Express News Service BENGALURU: As India shattered all its daily vaccination records on Friday with about 2.28 crore jabs, Karnataka led the charge with 28.4 lakh doses of Covid vaccine doses administered, emerging as the state with the highest number …
  • Ola Electric clocks Rs 1,100 crore in scooter sales in two days, purchase window closed September 17, 2021 8:25 pm Bengaluru: Ola Electric has clocked Rs 1,100 crore in scooter sales during the two days that the purchase window was open. Ola restarted on Wednesday sales and bookings of its electric scooters—S1 and S1 Pro—on the Ola app only, after the website built for …
  • Stock Idea | This mall developer is a consensus 'buy' with few takers September 17, 2021 7:57 am NEW DELHI: BSE Realty index's worst performing constituent of the last one year is India's leading mall owner and operator The , whose shares have risen merely 35 per cent in the period mentioned compared with a 88 per cent jump in the sectoral …
  • BWSSB tweaks law to make RWH must for 30x40 sites September 17, 2021 6:37 am Rainwater harvesting, which was hitherto mandatory for sites with measurement of above 60x40 feet, is set to be made mandatory by law even for 30x40 sites in Bengaluru, as the Karnataka Legislative Assembly on Thursday adopted a Bill in this regard. The …
  • California governor signs into law measure to fight housing crisis September 17, 2021 4:20 am STORY CONTINUES BELOW THESE SALTWIRE VIDEOS By Kanishka Singh (Reuters) - California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed legislation aimed at combating the state's housing crisis by expanding housing production and aiming to streamline housing approvals. …
  • Yediyurappa's ad policy not new CM's cup of tea September 17, 2021 3:21 am Citizens relieved by Karnataka government’s stance against hoarding installations in Bengaluru The state government’s order to withdraw the recently-notified Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike Advertisement Rules, 2021 has received applause from citizens. …
  • MP PC Mohan urges Bangalore Metro trains to operate from 5 AM-10 PM September 17, 2021 1:28 am By Express News Service BENGALURU: Bengaluru Central MP PC Mohan on Thursday requested the Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) to extend the operational hours of Namma Metro as its curtailed hours have impacted passengers. The MP urged trains …
  • Covid: 1,108 new cases, 18 deaths in Karnataka September 16, 2021 4:41 pm Of the 1,108 new cases reported on Thursday, 308 were from Bengaluru Urban, as the city saw 203 discharges and five deaths. (File Photo)BENGALURU: Karnataka has registered 1,108 fresh cases of Covid-19 and 18 deaths, taking the total number of infections …
  • UST is now certified as a CarbonNeutral company September 16, 2021 10:17 am Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], September 16 (ANI/PRNewswire):Aligned with the company's longstanding commitment to act responsibly and minimize the impact of its activities on the environment, this latest accreditation underscores UST's …
  • GAIL has an offer for owners of CNG vehicles September 16, 2021 7:19 am   GAIL Gas Limited launched a special scheme for Bengaluru Urban and Rural districts for the benefit of CNG-vehicle owners. The CNG Promotional Scheme is valid for any person or organisation purchasing a new car, auto, taxi, LCV, HCV, or converting them to …
  • Pregnant women, new moms get jabbed in Bengaluru September 16, 2021 1:21 am Express News Service BENGALURU: With reducing hesitancy among pregnant and lactating women in getting the Covid-19 vaccine, the inoculation drive in Bengaluru is going slow but steady. Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike plans to extend the drive from three …
  • How gestational diabetes can affect mother and child  September 16, 2021 12:42 am Express News Service BENGALURU: Gestational diabetes, a form of high blood sugar affecting pregnant women, developing around 20 to 24 weeks of pregnancy among women who weren’t diabetic earlier, has emerged to be one of the major public health problems in …
  • DULT to issue permits for PBS, SMMS September 15, 2021 5:19 pm The PBS system covers bicycles /or pedal assisted e-bicycles without throttle whereas the SMMS covers the electric mopeds (e-mopeds) and / or e-bicycles with throttle.BENGALURU: The Directorate of Urban Land Transport (DULT) on Tuesday issued a …
  • Covid: 1,116 new cases, 8 deaths in Karnataka September 15, 2021 5:19 pm Among the districts where the new cases were reported, Bengaluru Urban accounted for 462, Dakshina Kannada 102, Udupi 89, Hassan 81, Mysuru 76, followed by others. (Representational image)BENGALURU: Karnataka on Wednesday recorded 1,116 new cases of Covid- …
  • Uber launches bus service to help India's urban staffers get back to work September 15, 2021 3:40 pm Uber on Wednesday launched Uber Corporate Shuttle, a bus service offering seating capacity for anywhere between 10-50 employees in a single vehicle. Uber Corporate Shuttle includes a comprehensive set of safety measures, including a Go Online Checklist, a …
  • Hyderabad based start-up to connect Kashmir to Kanyakumari September 15, 2021 1:43 pm New Delhi [India], September 15 (ANI/SRV Media): Mark8Smart E-Mobility Infra Private Limited, an EV infrastructure start-up based out of Hyderabad announced two flagship EV Charging projects under their brand SmartChargEV. Aimed at facilitating …
  • Prime Volleyball gets backing of 5 original team owners, signs Sony as long-term broadcast partner September 15, 2021 1:09 pm In a major boost to the sport, Prime Volleyball League (PVL) has got the backing of five of the six original team owners of the now defunct Pro Volleyball League, as well as broadcaster Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN), which has signed a long term …
  • Ford, Walmart and Argo AI team up to launch autonomous vehicle delivery service September 15, 2021 12:03 pm Self-driving startup Argo AI, automaker Ford Motor Co and Walmart Inc will together launch an autonomous vehicle delivery service in Miami, Austin, and Washington, D.C, the companies said on Wednesday. Initial integration testing is expected to begin later …
  • Between two fires- Its obeying SC vs pacifying Hindus for Bommai now - The Federal September 15, 2021 8:43 am Called “anti-Hindu” for the demolition of the Uchagani temple in Nanjangud, while the BJP government is trying to pacify its Hindu voters on one hand, it on the other hand, cannot risk defying Supreme Court orders to raze religious structures built on …
  • Fresh cases, fatalities down in all eight Mysuru taluks September 15, 2021 5:53 am There were no Covid deaths in all eight taluks in Mysuru district on Sunday, while fresh cases have dropped to single digits with three taluks reporting nil cases on the weekend. Officials attribute the decrease to high vaccination coverage. Two taluks …
  • Bengaluru woman sues banks, wins refund & Rs 5,000 relief September 15, 2021 3:58 am Despite CCTV footage proving she wasn’t to blame, a bank had deducted Rs 15,000 from a woman’s account even though a faulty ATM of another bank failed to dispense cash but printed a withdrawal receipt.BENGALURU: Despite CCTV footage proving she wasn’t to …
  • Massive Covid vaccineation drive on Sept 17 in Karnataka, to cover 30 lakh people: Bommai September 15, 2021 2:43 am By Express News Service BENGALURU: Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Tuesday announced that the government has planned a massive vaccination blitzkrieg on September 17, targeting a whopping 30 lakh jabs. This will make it the most ambitious vaccination …
  • Bicycle sharing, micro mobility set to get push September 14, 2021 11:45 pm By Express News Service BENGALURU: As part of the exercise to improve urban mobility and Comprehensive Mobility Plan, the Directorate of Urban Land Transport (DULT) on Tuesday, issued a notification seeking to set up and operate Public Bicycle Sharing (PBS …
  • Can we eat our way to a more tolerant society? September 14, 2021 11:27 pm There is a closer relationship between food and fanaticism than we are normally willing to accept. I am not here making the obvious point about goons who walk into private homes to check if there is beef in the refrigerator but the more fundamental point …
  • Govt tables 10 Bills, pushes for groundwater recharge September 14, 2021 11:11 pm By Express News Service BENGALURU: The government on Tuesday tabled as many as 10 bills, including The Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage (Amendment) Bill, 2021, in the Assembly to give thrust to ground water recharge through rainwater harvesting and …
  • Finnish PayiQ, India's SRIT to launch app September 14, 2021 8:56 am Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], September 14 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Finnish mobile ticketing company PayiQ and Indian ICT systems integration company SRIT have signed a strategic partnership deal. PayiQ Finland is a true European public transport and …
  • Arterial roads to be free of potholes in a week: Palike September 14, 2021 3:18 am By Express News Service BENGALURU: The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has assured Chief Secretary P Ravi Kumar that the city will have 1,344 km of pothole-free roads by September 20. This would cover major arterial and sub-arterial roads.  …
  • Non-registration of old borewells with penalty to invite environmental compensation charges September 13, 2021 5:39 pm Express News Service BENGALURU: Residences and commercial establishments that are yet to register their old borewells with the Karnataka Ground Water Authority or the Central Groundwater Authority (CGWA) need to do so at the earliest by paying a penalty of …
  • Dedicated bus lane on ORR stays despite objections September 13, 2021 3:33 pm In what is seen as a victory to the proponents of public transport, the year-old bus priority lane on the Outer Ring Road (ORR) - which is the city’s first - will stay for now. The decision, however, is likely to disappoint other stakeholders. The …
  • COVID-19: Two different areas in State see opposite trends September 13, 2021 11:45 am As Karnataka continues to report below 1,000 COVID-19 cases, much to the relief of citizens, the government, and the health machinery alike, two parts of the State are sporting opposite trends. While some districts in north Karnataka are reporting few or …
  • Bengaluru to have dedicated health authority: Bommai September 13, 2021 12:58 am By Express News Service BENGALURU : There is regional imbalance as regards patient-to-bed ratio and patient-to-doctor ratio in some districts in the Kalyana Karnataka region and Uttara Kannada district, which will be addressed soon. Priority will be given …
  • BBMP body aims to increase building bylaw deviation to 15% September 12, 2021 5:00 am In a move that will bring relief to thousands of property owners if it comes to fruition, the civic body is exploring the legality of increasing the extent of bylaw deviations that can be regularised. It is looking to do this by increasing the payment of …
  • Congress will highlight govt’s failures in Assembly session: Siddaramaiah September 12, 2021 1:41 am Express News Service BENGALURU: With the 10-day legislature session set to start from Monday, Congress is all prepared to put the Bommai government on the mat over several issues, including increase in prices of essential commodities, law and order …
  • Commercial Street to be closed for 14 days from Mon September 12, 2021 12:51 am The redeveloped Commercial Street was opened by former chief minister BS Yediyurappa in July. However, the cobblestoned road soon began showing signs of damage BENGALURU: Commercial Street, one of Bengaluru’s major shopping hubs in the Central Business …
  • 967 COVID-19 cases, 10 deaths in Karnataka September 10, 2021 4:57 pm By PTI BENGALURU: Karnataka on Friday clocked 967 fresh COVID-19 cases, taking the caseload to 29,60,131, while 10 deaths pushed the toll to 37,472. The day also saw 921 people being discharged, taking the total number of recoveries to 29,05,604. Active …
  • Karnataka records the lowest number of COVID deaths, since the beginning of second-wave September 9, 2021 1:51 pm By PTI BENGALURU: Karnataka on Thursday reported the lowest number of deaths due to COVID-19, since the beginning of the second wave, with 4 fatalities, taking the toll so far due to the pandemic to 37,462, the health department said. The state logged 1, …
  • It will be BJP Mayor in Kalaburagi city corporation, says Karnataka CM Bommai September 9, 2021 8:53 am Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Thursday expressed confidence about having a BJP Mayor in the Kalaburagi city corporation, as he said that discussions on alliance with JD(S) to gain control over the urban local body that got a …
  • Centre urged to take up work on satellite ring road around Bengaluru under Bharatmala project September 9, 2021 6:07 am Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Wednesday called on Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari and urged him to instruct the National Highways Authority of India to take up development of the remaining part of the Satellite Town Ring …
  • Bengaluru: Few takers for geography; teachers feel NEP may help increase demand September 9, 2021 4:14 am Representative imageBENGALURU: Vishal Kumar, 19, is pursuing bachelor’s degree in commerce, a subject chosen for him by his parents. Though he says it was heartbreaking in the beginning, it made sense to him as he realised his favourite subject, geography, …
  • Close to 40% of Bengaluru's overhead tanks to disappear soon September 9, 2021 4:13 am Thirty seven per cent of overhead water tanks to be dismantled on priority Spread across the vast urban expanse, overhead water tanks are Bengaluru’s landmarks. Many of these will soon vanish altogether from the cityscape as the Bangalore Water Supply and …
  • Bengaluru to get 200 new EV charging points in six months September 9, 2021 3:39 am With demand for electric vehicles (EV) expected to pick up, firms are lining up to provide the necessary infrastructure. Bengaluru is set to get 200 EV charging stations in the next six months. EVRE, an electric vehicle charging infrastructure firm, …
  • JDS keeps guessing game on, sends four Kalaburagi councillors into safe zone September 9, 2021 3:07 am Express News Service BENGALURU: Once again, the JDS finds itself as kingmaker. The party has shepherded its four Kalaburagi councillors into a safe house in Bengaluru, to stave off advances by the Congress and BJP, locked in a battle for supremacy in the …
  • AIMIM factor a headache for Congress, JDS as minority votes get split in local body polls September 9, 2021 3:07 am Express News Service BENGALURU: The performance of All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul-Muslimeen (AIMIM) in the recent urban local body elections seems to be a cause of concern for Congress and JDS as they are concerned over the splitting of minority votes, that …
  • Two new sub-lineages of Delta variant in Bengaluru September 9, 2021 12:46 am Express News Service BENGALURU: While the state war room’s daily bulletin on Covid-19 figures presents a reassuring picture, two sub-lineages of the SARSCoV- 2 Delta variant — the AY4 and AY12 — have been detected in samples from Bengaluru, raising …
  • Karnataka Assembly passes bill for protection of religious structures September 22, 2021 3:02 pm Bengaluru: The Karnataka Legislative Assembly on Tuesday passed the Karnataka Religious Structures (Protection) Bill 2021. "The bill had been passed on Tuesday in the state assembly to protect religious structures which were constructed illegally. …
  • India’s rural work scheme plots green jobs to fight climate change September 22, 2021 10:27 am Marada Suguna poses for a picture at a mangrove plantation site on the outskirts of Amaravalli village in Andhra Pradesh, India, September 14, 2021. Thomson Reuters Foundation/ Picture courtesy Raj Babu CHENNAI, India — On the outskirts of Amaravalli …
  • New chief ministers play up 'pro-people Image' to beat anti-incumbency September 22, 2021 4:36 am Within hours of taking charge, Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi promised to act against the sand mafia and presented himself as an 'Aam Aadmi', marking an urgency to get down to the brass tacks and present a pro-people image. The new …
  • Magnitude 6.0 earthquake rattles southeast Australia, damaging buildings September 22, 2021 2:24 am A magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck near Melbourne on Wednesday, Geoscience Australia said, one of the country’s biggest quakes on record, causing damage to buildings in the country’s second largest city and sending tremors throughout neighbouring states. …
  • Karnataka govt considering law to regulate religious conversion: Home Minister September 21, 2021 12:30 pm Bengaluru: The Karnataka government was considering enacting a law to regulate religious conversion, as a ruling BJP MLA said his own mother has converted to Christianity falling prey to inducement, state Home Minister Araga Jnanendra said on Tuesday. …
  • Lesser known Srirangapatna Dasara on October 9, 10, 11 September 21, 2021 9:55 am The Srirangapatna Dasara will be celebrated in a meaningful manner on October 9, 10 and 11 this year, according to Minister for Youth Empowerment and Sports K.C. Narayana Gowda, who is also the Minister in charge of Mandya district. A meeting was held on …
  • Bengaluru may see thundershowers for 2 more days September 21, 2021 4:17 am An uprooted tree near Raj Bhavan Road after Monday’s downpourBENGALURU: Several areas, including Raj Bhavan Road, Palace Road, Vidyaranyapura, Koramangala and Avenue Road, were waterlogged after heavy rain lashed several parts of the city on Monday …
  • 29% of II PU students clear offline exam September 21, 2021 3:21 am By Express News Service BENGALURU: Minister for Primary and Secondary Education B C Nagesh announced the II PUC results on Monday, where only 29.21 per cent of the candidates cleared the examination. The poor show of result was majorly due to the poor …
  • Over 9 lakh died in Karnataka from March ’20 to Aug ’21 September 21, 2021 2:47 am By Express News Service BENGALURU: Even as the opposition continues to dispute the official Covid-19 death numbers given out by the state government, Health and Medical Education Minister Dr K Sudhakar on Monday maintained that the number of Covid-19 …
  • K'taka to study duty cut for properties: Ashoka September 21, 2021 2:29 am The state government will look into the demand of reducing stamp duty on all types of properties irrespective of their price band, revenue minister R Ashoka told the assembly on Monday.BENGALURU: The state government will look into the demand of reducing …
  • Vidya Siri College of Pharmacy Announced Role Of Pharmacist In Public Healthcare September 21, 2021 12:57 am (MENAFN- GetNews) What is healthcare system in India? Healthcare involves hospitals, medical devices and equipments, manufacturing of pharmaceuticals and nutraceuticals, outsourcing of manufacturing, supply chain of pharmaceuticals, clinical trials, …
  • A NEET dilemma in Karnataka September 20, 2021 4:35 pm By Sridhar Vivan & Upama Upadhyaya Tamil Nadu’s anti-NEET stance has raised questions in Karnataka too Medical entrance tests have once again caught the attention of the nation with Tamil Nadu nullifying National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) in …
  • Karnataka second PUC results: Only 29.91% get through, private candidates perform poorly September 20, 2021 11:37 am Express News Service BENGALURU: While just 29.91% of students cleared the second PUC board examination, largely attended by private candidates, a substantial number of freshers got through as the results were announced on Monday. For the results, students …
  • NEP 2020 is student-centric, flexible, says Ashwath Narayan September 20, 2021 4:25 am The National Education Policy 2020 being implemented in Karnataka for first-year undergraduates from the academic year 2021-22 will be student-centric with flexibility to promote broad-based learning, besides specialisations in domain areas. This was …
  • Why India needs ‘good’ urbanisation September 19, 2021 10:44 pm Nobel Laureate Paul Romer describes technology as a different recipe rather than more cooks in the kitchen. Using his framing, cities are a technology for poverty reduction; New York City’s GDP equals that of Russia with 6 per cent of the people and 0. …
  • B'luru, Belagavi top dists in vax drive on PM’s b'day September 19, 2021 2:11 am People line up for jabs in the city on SaturdayBENGALURU: The state capital and Belagavi emerged as the top two districts in the country in administering Covid-19 vaccines on Friday, when a mega drive was held nationwide on the occasion of PM Narendra Modi …
  • Couple found dead on beach September 19, 2021 1:13 am Karwar: The bodies of a man and a woman were found in between the rocks off Hulmadi beach in Bhatkal taluk on Saturday. Based on the Aadhaar cards and driving licence found on the person, the two have been identified as Aditya B S, 45, and Lakshmi B, 35, …
  • Karnataka at sixth spot in Covid vaccine coverage across India September 19, 2021 1:03 am Express News Service BENGALURU: Although Karnataka administered over 31 lakh doses, topping the list of states during the ‘Lasika Mela’ held across the country on Friday, it stands at sixth position overall in terms of vaccination. Experts pointed out that …
  • Need to Indianise judiciary to make it litigant-friendly: CJI Ramana September 18, 2021 8:50 pm NEW DELHI/BENGALURU: After 70 years, the Indian judiciary is readying itself to break from the colonial and foreign procedural and jurisprudential influence as CJI N V Ramana on Saturday laid emphasis on effecting radical changes to enable courts and …
  • Indianisation of our legal system need of the hour: CJI Ramana September 18, 2021 11:58 am Chief Justice of India Justice N.V. Ramana called for Indianisation of legal system in the country on Saturday in a function held in Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru organised by the Karnataka State Bar Council to pay tributes to Late Justice Mohana M. …
  • ‘City of Shadows: Slums and Informal Work in Bangalore’ review: Living on the margins of wealth September 18, 2021 11:42 am COVID-19 has made us acutely aware of the inequities on which 21st century cities function. Brick by brick, Indian cities have been built upon the physical labour of migrant men and women, in difficult conditions and with little social protection. The …
  • The Hindu Career Guidance: ‘Market demand versus Passion’ September 18, 2021 10:09 am Dr. P. D. Jose, Professor of Strategy and Chairperson, Strategy, IIM Bengaluru delivered a talk on the ‘Scope for Business Management’ on the second day of The Hindu EducationPlus Career Counselling Digital conclave on September 18. Over 10,000 students …
  • Some U.S. hospitals forced to ration care amid staffing shortages, COVID-19 surge September 17, 2021 11:12 pm By Julia Harte and Sharon Bernstein (Reuters) - Surges in coronavirus cases in several U.S. states this week, along with staffing and equipment shortages, are exacting a mounting toll on hospitals and their workers even as the number of new admissions …
  • Ola Electric clocks Rs 1,100 crore in scooter sales in two days, purchase window closed September 17, 2021 8:25 pm Bengaluru: Ola Electric has clocked Rs 1,100 crore in scooter sales during the two days that the purchase window was open. Ola restarted on Wednesday sales and bookings of its electric scooters—S1 and S1 Pro—on the Ola app only, after the website built for …
  • RxDx Healthcare's Central Laboratory gets NABL September 17, 2021 2:28 pm Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], September 17 (ANI/PRNewswire): RxDx Healthcare has been a prime provider of reliable and affordable medical care and testing since 2007. On July 24 and 25, 2021, a team of four members from the National Accreditation …
  • Coffee Day Group ready with turnaround plan, await lenders’ nod September 17, 2021 3:32 am The Coffee Day group is planning to monetise its 10-floor swanky corporate office in Bengaluru by selling off the remaining period of the lease to interested buyers. This is part of a restructuring plan (CDEL) has drawn up to turn around the group that …
  • Former Minister Veeramani’s properties searched September 17, 2021 1:23 am While serving as a Minister, he acquired assets worth ₹28.7 crore, states FIR. The Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption (DVAC) conducted searches at 28 places, including properties belonging to former Minister for Commercial Taxes and Registration …
  • Agritech startup BharatAgri raises $6.5 million from Omnivore, India Quotient September 17, 2021 1:03 am Mumbai: startup has raised $6.5 million in a Series A round led by agri-focused fund Omnivore. The Bengaluru-based startup intends to use this Series A funding to expand its subscriber base beyond Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh, accelerate the growth of …
  • Gram Swaraj Bill passed in Karnataka Assembly, Congress walks out September 17, 2021 12:48 am By Express News Service BENGALURU: Amidst stiff opposition from Congress members, who staged a walkout, the Karnataka Gram Swaraj and Panchayat Raj (Amendment) Bill was passed in the Assembly on Thursday. The JDS members, however, remained present in the …
  • GAIL has an offer for owners of CNG vehicles September 16, 2021 7:19 am   GAIL Gas Limited launched a special scheme for Bengaluru Urban and Rural districts for the benefit of CNG-vehicle owners. The CNG Promotional Scheme is valid for any person or organisation purchasing a new car, auto, taxi, LCV, HCV, or converting them to …
  • Digital farm advisory startup BharatAgri raises $6.5 mn in Series A round September 16, 2021 6:24 am Digital farm advisory startup BharatAgri has raised $6.5 million in a Series A round led by Omnivore, with participation from existing investors India Quotient and 021 Capital. BharatAgri offers farmers an app-based platform for AI-based agronomy services …
  • Hyderabad based start-up to connect Kashmir to Kanyakumari September 15, 2021 1:43 pm New Delhi [India], September 15 (ANI/SRV Media): Mark8Smart E-Mobility Infra Private Limited, an EV infrastructure start-up based out of Hyderabad announced two flagship EV Charging projects under their brand SmartChargEV. Aimed at facilitating …
  • Prime Volleyball gets backing of 5 original team owners, signs Sony as long-term broadcast partner September 15, 2021 1:09 pm In a major boost to the sport, Prime Volleyball League (PVL) has got the backing of five of the six original team owners of the now defunct Pro Volleyball League, as well as broadcaster Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN), which has signed a long term …
  • Fresh cases, fatalities down in all eight Mysuru taluks September 15, 2021 5:53 am There were no Covid deaths in all eight taluks in Mysuru district on Sunday, while fresh cases have dropped to single digits with three taluks reporting nil cases on the weekend. Officials attribute the decrease to high vaccination coverage. Two taluks …
  • Karnataka govt tables bill to take away SEC’s power on delimitation of wards September 15, 2021 3:58 am Chief minister Basavaraj Bommai speaks during the assembly session in Bengaluru on TuesdayBENGALURU: The state government on Tuesday moved a step forward towards taking away the powers of the State Election Commission (SEC) to appoint the delimitation …
  • Bengaluru woman sues banks, wins refund & Rs 5,000 relief September 15, 2021 3:58 am Despite CCTV footage proving she wasn’t to blame, a bank had deducted Rs 15,000 from a woman’s account even though a faulty ATM of another bank failed to dispense cash but printed a withdrawal receipt.BENGALURU: Despite CCTV footage proving she wasn’t to …
  • Govt tables 10 Bills, pushes for groundwater recharge September 14, 2021 11:11 pm By Express News Service BENGALURU: The government on Tuesday tabled as many as 10 bills, including The Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage (Amendment) Bill, 2021, in the Assembly to give thrust to ground water recharge through rainwater harvesting and …
  • Bengaluru to have dedicated health authority: Bommai September 13, 2021 12:58 am By Express News Service BENGALURU : There is regional imbalance as regards patient-to-bed ratio and patient-to-doctor ratio in some districts in the Kalyana Karnataka region and Uttara Kannada district, which will be addressed soon. Priority will be given …
  • Udaan names co-founder Vaibhav Gupta as CEO, eyes IPO in 18-24 months September 10, 2021 1:53 pm Udaan, India’s largest b2b e-commerce platform has appointed co-founder Vaibhav Gupta as CEO. This is part of the plan for the next phase of growth for the Bengaluru-based company. The firm said this is in line with the evolution needed to become a …
  • Bus fares shoot through the roof September 9, 2021 6:01 pm As Bengalureans head out in time for long weekend celebrations, bus fares have gone up, even tripled in some cases, hovering around Rs 2,000 The festive season has begun in the State with Ganesh Chaturthi this Friday. This also marks the beginning of the …
  • ISGF study report on EV charging infrastructure planning September 22, 2021 8:28 am New Delhi [India], September 22 (ANI/PRNewswire):BESCOM distributes electricity to over 12 million customers in Bengaluru City and adjacent districts of Kolar, Tumakur, Ramanagara, Chikkaballapur, Chitradurga and Davanagere covering an area of 41,092 …
  • Unscientific humps on state highways to be removed: Karnataka minister September 21, 2021 6:59 am Public works department minister CC Patil said on Monday he would instruct all deputy commissioners and superintendents of police to remove unscientific and unnecessary humps or raised pedestrian crossings on state highways.BENGALURU: Public works …
  • Bengaluru may see thundershowers for 2 more days September 21, 2021 4:17 am An uprooted tree near Raj Bhavan Road after Monday’s downpourBENGALURU: Several areas, including Raj Bhavan Road, Palace Road, Vidyaranyapura, Koramangala and Avenue Road, were waterlogged after heavy rain lashed several parts of the city on Monday …
  • Karnataka tops as India shatters highest Covid jab record for single day September 18, 2021 3:06 am By Express News Service BENGALURU: As India shattered all its daily vaccination records on Friday with about 2.28 crore jabs, Karnataka led the charge with 28.4 lakh doses of Covid vaccine doses administered, emerging as the state with the highest number …
  • Oil regulator PNGRB seeks bids for city gas retailing licence for 65 areas September 17, 2021 3:00 pm Oil regulator PNGRB on Friday invited bids for giving out city gas retailing licence in 65 geographical areas (GAs) including Jammu, Nagpur, Pathankot and Madurai. Bids for the 65 GAs being offered in the 11th city gas licensing round are due on December …
  • 60,000 kms on a cycle is not uncommon for these Bengalureans September 15, 2021 8:11 pm Recently, Bengaluru’s endurance cyclists met to celebrate 100 years of randonneuring. How? By going on a 200-kilometer ride from Bengaluru to Chikkaballapur and back, of course! Close to 400 cyclists participated in the event, and many have ridden over 10, …
  • 7 die, 5 injured in Karnataka road accident September 12, 2021 6:11 pm At least seven people were killed and five others seriously injured as an overloaded jeep collided head-on with a truck in Karnataka’s Chikkaballapur district on Sunday, police said. The jeep, which allegedly had 15 people aboard, was moving towards …
  • Karnataka ups Nipah surveillance at Kerala border September 8, 2021 2:26 am By Express News Service BENGALURU: In view of confirmed cases of the Nipah virus infection reported in Kerala, the state government issued a circular to strengthen surveillance and preparedness in Karnataka, with special focus on the border districts of …
  • Covid orphaned 115 kids in Karnataka, 113 eligible for Bala Seva scheme September 2, 2021 4:46 am Express News Service BENGALURU: Children have been the worst-hit victims of Covid-19, with some losing their parents to the devastating pandemic. According to State government statistics, 115 children have been orphaned due to Covid between March 1, 2020 …
  • Lasika Mela helps achieve 100% Covid vaccine cover September 2, 2021 1:53 am Express News Service BENGALURU: The Lasika Mela held on Wednesday helped Karnataka achieve its target of vaccinating 10 lakh people on a single day. Districts like Gadag, Chikkaballapura, Ballari, Hassan and Yadgir districts were among the lowest  …
  • Dakshina Kannada district administration says seven-day quarantine mandatory for commuters from Kerala August 31, 2021 4:45 pm New order states that all students (nursing, medical, paramedical, engineering, etc.) from Kerala should bring RT-PCR negative report not older than 72 hours to enter Dakshina Kannada.MANGALURU: Dakshina Kannada district administration on Tuesday made a …
  • Soon, first tender for Bengaluru suburban rail August 28, 2021 2:55 am Express News Service BENGALURU: The ball will be set rolling on the actual work for the Rs 15,767-crore suburban rail project soon, as the nodal agency will call for tenders for one of the corridors worth Rs 900 crore.  A top official told The New Indian …
  • Blasting may have caused Nandi landslip: Officials August 27, 2021 12:33 am Express News Service BENGALURU: The landslide at Nandi Hills on Tuesday night has raised concern among environmentalists, geologists, conservationists and even government officials, who are planning to take a relook at the planning and works carried out so …
  • Schools resume in Karnataka, but many yet to get textbooks August 26, 2021 1:58 am Express News Service BENGALURU: In the wake of the High Court pulling up the state government for delay in distribution of school textbooks, statistics from the Education Department reveal that 45.26 per cent of textbooks are yet to reach students. With …
  • KSTDC staffers throw garbage down Nandi Hills, made to clean up August 25, 2021 4:38 am By Express News Service BENGALURU: Two KSTDC hotel staffers were caught on camera throwing garbage down the cliff of Nandi Hills, by members of a volunteer group in Chikkaballapur recently. The video, which has gone viral, left the two staffers red-faced. …
  • Operators’ assn can approach Palike over erratic cable-cutting, says Karnataka HC August 24, 2021 5:43 am BENGALURU: The high court allowed an impleading application filed by Karnataka State Cable TV Operators’ Association in a PIL relating to removal of unauthorised, dangling cables in Bengaluru. MP Srikanth, counsel for the association, informed the court …
  • KVGB launches portal to help farmers avail loans August 18, 2021 12:31 am Hubballi: Farmers who are finding it difficult to avail crop loans and other facilities, can now easily get a loan, without the need to run from pillar to post from banks to the sub-registrar’s office to furnish details, as the Karnatak Vikas Grameena Bank …
  • HDK wants to meet CM to discuss irrigation-related issues August 16, 2021 9:56 am Former chief minister H.D. Kumaraswamy has sought time from Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai to discuss irrigation-related issues. “The announcements by the BJP have remained merely statements. If they intended to start the projects, they would have started …
  • K'taka to set up industrial township at Kolar Gold Field August 12, 2021 7:47 am Aug 12, 2021 (MENAFN via COMTEX) -- (MENAFN - IANS) Bengaluru, Aug 12 (IANS) The Karnataka government is planning to turn abandoned 3,212 acres of Kolar Gold Field (KGF) into an Industrial township. Murugesh Nirani, Minister for Large and Medium Industries …
  • State of anomie: Lockdown and surge in crime August 7, 2021 11:31 pm Express News Service BENGALURU: Covid may have wreaked havoc on the health of people across Karnataka with 29,15,317 infected so far and claiming 36,741 lives, even as the medical fraternity remains anxious about a further surge in cases. But an equally …
  • Bengaluru gets chunk of Karnataka Cabinet pie August 5, 2021 1:15 am Express News Service BENGALURU: A week after assuming charge as Chief Minister of Karnataka, Basavaraj Bommai on Wednesday expanded his Cabinet by inducting 29 ministers. Like his predecessor BS Yediyurappa, Bommai too has given a lion’s share in his …
  • Karnataka Cabinet: Team Bommai emerges as new Ministers take oath of office August 4, 2021 3:54 pm Party sends out a message against factionalism by keeping out those who fought for and against B.S. Yediyurappa After intense political maneuvering for two days, Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai expanded his ministry on August 4 by inducting 29 …
  • Karnataka Cabinet: Team Bommai has 8 Ministers from city August 4, 2021 11:02 am   The contours of the new Cabinet of Karnataka began emerging as BJP legislators began taking the oath of office in Raj Bhavan, Bengaluru on August 4, 2021. Chief Secretary P. Ravi Kumar presided over the ceremony in which Governor Thaawarchand Gehlot …
  • K'taka cabinet live: 29 MLAs to take oath, no deputy CM August 4, 2021 7:31 am KS Eshwarappa (Shivamogga), R Ashoka (Padmanabhan Agar, BC Patil (Hirekerur), CN Ashwathnarayan (Malleswaram), Umesh Katti (Hulkeri), ST Somashekar (Yeshwanthpur), K Sudhakar (Chikkaballapur), Byrati Basavaraj (KR Puram), Murgesh Nirani (Bilagi), Shivaram …
  • K'taka cabinet expansion live: 29 MLAs to take oath today August 3, 2021 4:54 am KS Eshwarappa (Shivamogga), R Ashoka (Padmanabhan Agar, BC Patil (Hirekerur), CN Ashwathnarayan (Malleswaram), Umesh Katti (Hulkeri), ST Somashekar (Yeshwanthpur), K Sudhakar (Chikkaballapur), Byrati Basavaraj (KR Puram), Murgesh Nirani (Bilagi), Shivaram …
  • Nandi Hills will get a ropeway: Minister July 23, 2021 12:02 pm   With more than 5,000 tourists visiting Nandi Hills every day, the Karnataka Tourism Department has decided to push a range of projects at the site to facilitate tourism. Nandi Hills is in Chikkaballapur district, about 60 km north of Bengaluru. Nandi …
  • Randeep Surjewala on five-day tour of Karnataka to prep Congress for byelections July 21, 2021 12:17 am By Express News Service MANGALURU: Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee working president Saleem Ahmed on Tuesday said that AICC general secretary in charge of Karnataka, Randeep Singh Surjewala, will embark on a five-day tour of the state from Friday, to …
  • New rules for Nandi Hills visitors July 17, 2021 3:40 am Bikes parked in Nandi Hills Administration limits number of visitors to manage crowd Starting next week, Nandi Hills is taking in visitors as long as they can find a spot to park. The Chikkaballapur district administration has decided to put a limit on the …
  • Now, you need a coupon to enter Nandi Hills July 17, 2021 1:28 am Express News Service BENGALURU: Nandi Hills is now out of bounds for visitors during the weekends. That is not all, those keen on visiting, will have to get a coupon at the parking lot, even during weekdays. Learning from past experiences, when there was …
  • Restoration of 105-year-old Doddajala heritage railway station in Bengaluru gets underway July 13, 2021 11:54 am By Express News Service BENGALURU: The restoration of the 105-year-old Doddajala heritage railway station in Bengaluru Division has been kickstarted. Four railway stations are set to be restored for the division by the Indian National Trust for Art & …
  • K’taka gram panchayat member booked for obscene text messages to minor girl July 13, 2021 11:50 am The police have launched a search for a gram panchayat member charged with sending lewd text messages and images to a minor girl. A case has been registered under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act against the accused Srinivasa, …
  • Huge crowds flout Covid-19 norms as Siddaramaiah visits home turf Badami July 12, 2021 11:49 pm By Express News Service BAGALKOT: Covid-19 norms went for a toss as a large number of people gathered to welcome former chief minister Siddaramaiah at his constituency Badami on Monday. While the police struggled to prevent people from crowding, it was …
  • K'taka Health Minister meets Harsh Vardhan, urges to increase supply of COVID jabs July 7, 2021 7:03 am New Delhi: Karnataka Health Minister Dr K Sudhakar met Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan here on Tuesday and urged him to supply more COVID-19 vaccine doses to the state. During his meeting with Dr Harsh Vardhan, Sudhakar also appealed to further …
  • Sudhakar seeks national project status for Yettinahole July 7, 2021 5:48 am By Express News Service BENGALURU: Health and Medical Education Minister Dr K Sudhakar on Tuesday urged the Union Government to accord national project status to Yettinahole project. Sudhakar is district minister of Chikkaballapur, which is one of the …
  • Unlock 3.0: Crowds back as Karnataka, its cities open up July 6, 2021 1:43 am By Express News Service BENGALURU: With Unlock 3.0 kicking in from Monday, more restrictions have been eased and normal life resumed in the state as shops, restaurants, malls, private offices and religious places opened up. In many major cities, vehicles …
  • Kannada actor Jaggesh’s son Yathiraj survives a freak road accident July 3, 2021 7:50 am Kannada actor Yathiraj was involved in a freak road accident on Thursday on the Bangalore-Hyderabad highway. Around 12 pm today, the high-end BMW car that Yathiraj was driving, lost control and rammed into a tree on the highway road located on the …
  • 56 children orphaned due to pandemic in Karnataka June 29, 2021 12:25 am Express News Service BENGALURU: As many as 56 children have been orphaned in the state as on June 23 after losing their parents to Covid-19 since the outbreak of the pandemic last year. Chikkaballapur has the highest number of Covid orphans (9) followed by …
  • Covid Impact: Karnataka growers dump mangoes on roads as demand slumps, prices crash June 28, 2021 2:08 pm Presidential Saloon back after 15 years to ferry President Kovind to his hometown Hundreds of distressed mango growers in Karnataka's Kolar district have been dumping mangoes on roads near Srinivasapura over a week due to steep fall in demand and crash …
  • Karnataka: Foot-and-mouth disease in cattle a new headache amid COVID crisis June 28, 2021 1:03 am Express News Service BENGALURU:  At a time when people are facing the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been an outbreak of the foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) in cattle in Karnataka and this has caused concern among farmers. Experts say the Union Government not …
  • Bengaluru Covid patient is Karnataka’s second Delta-plus variant case June 24, 2021 1:39 am By Express News Service BENGALURU: A day after a case of the Delta-plus variant of SARS-CoV2 was detected in Mysuru, the state reported its second case from Bengaluru.Health Minister Dr K Sudhakar confirmed this on Wednesday saying, “As of June 23, another …
  • Infertility rumour drives vaccine hesitancy in Karnataka's Chikkaballapur district June 23, 2021 9:48 am Officials are facing challenges in vaccinating residents of five Lambani villages, or tandas, in Chikkaballapur district, with those aged between 18 and 44 especially reluctant to take jabs. Unfounded fears of side effects and rumours that vaccination …
  • Panel favours alternate Covid testing methods for children June 23, 2021 12:59 am By Express News Service BENGALURU: The high-level committee on the Covid-19 third wave has estimated that 2.2 per cent of the state's population may be infected with the virus during the third wave. In its report, the committee has estimated that about …
  • Karnataka expert committee recommends reopening of schools June 22, 2021 11:26 am The 13-member expert committee headed by cardiologist Devi Prasad Shetty set up by the Karnataka government for prevention and management of the third wave of COVID-19 submitted its interim report to Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa on Tuesday. In its 92- …
  • Karnataka unlocks after 55 days; Hotels open, buses ply in 17 districts including Bengaluru June 21, 2021 5:37 pm BMTC resumes service without complete vaccination As the Covid induced lockdown norms in 17 districts of Karnataka eased partially after a gap of nearly 55 days, restaurants, hotels, gyms, clubs and public transport buses and metro resumed their operations …
  • Karnataka to relax Covid norms in six more districts June 21, 2021 4:01 pm Hours after relaxations on Covid curbs came into effect in 17 districts, Karnataka on Monday decided to lift restrictions in six more districts where it has allowed hotels, gyms, and public transport bus services to resume operations. Covid restrictions …
  • 'Don't be under illusion that Covid is gone': Karnataka CM Yediyurappa warns as restrictions ease June 21, 2021 11:55 am By PTI BENGALURU: As the state entered into another phase of relaxation of lockdown measures, Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Monday told people not to be under the "illusion" that COVID-19 pandemic is gone and asked them to be …
  • Hotels begin service, metro & buses start operations, gyms open in 17 districts of Karnataka June 21, 2021 7:16 am By PTI BENGALURU: Hotels have begun services, gyms have reopened and public transport buses and Metro have resumed operations with riders on Monday as the state government's guidelines further relaxing Covid-19 curbs in 17 districts of Karnataka, …
  • Third Covid wave: Inoculate eligible people in Karnataka in 3-4 months, says expert committee June 21, 2021 6:28 am Representative imageBENGALURU: In its interim report submitted to the state government, the high-level expert committee for prevention and management of a possible third wave of Covid-19 infections has said the focus should be on inoculating all eligible …
  • Karnataka relaxes Covid restrictions: Shops, hotels, clubs, restaurants allowed to operate till 5pm June 20, 2021 2:56 am Moving towards unlock, all shops, hotels, clubs, restaurants have been allowed to operate till 5 pm while lodges, resorts, gyms, private offices are allowed to operate with 50 per cent capacity in 16 districts that have less than 5 per cent positivity rate …
  • Relaxed Covid norms to come into effect in 16 Karnataka districts from Monday: BSY June 20, 2021 1:48 am By Express News Service BENGALURU: As Covid-positive cases are coming down in Karnataka, Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Saturday announced further relaxation in working hours and allowed more business establishments to reopen from Monday. This unlock …
  • 16 Karnataka districts to unlock from Monday June 20, 2021 1:36 am As many as 16 of 30 districts in Karnataka where the Covid-19 positivity rate has been below five percent over the last week, including Bengaluru city, will be allowed to gradually re-open from June 21, the state government has decided after a meeting …
  • Karnataka relaxes lockdown partially in 16 districts; What's allowed and what's not [Details] June 19, 2021 10:17 pm Bengaluru doctors learn self-defence techniques, IMA seeks Centre's action The Karnataka government on Saturday announced partial relaxation of the lockdown restrictions in 16 districts from June 21 to July 5, in view of the Covid-19 positivity rate …
  • Karnataka allows public transport; all shops to be open till 5 p.m. June 19, 2021 9:12 pm The State government on Saturday announced unlock 2.0 allowing free movement of people and more leeway to carry out commercial activities from Monday, permitting operation of public transport, including KSRTC buses across the State and BMTC buses and metro …
  • Locals, conservationists join hands in bid to save 6,300 trees facing the axe in Bengaluru June 19, 2021 12:00 pm By Express News Service BENGALURU: After multiple applications by government agencies like KRDCL, Bengaluru Metro Rail Corporation Limited and others over the last year to axe trees, citizens and conservationists have now united to save 6316 trees from …
  • Techie feeds over 200 strays in Bengaluru every day June 19, 2021 4:41 am Kamala S Karan starts his day by providing food to stray dogs and other animals in his locality, Banaswadi, and other parts of the city. Since May, when Covid-19 cases had surged, the 39-year-old techie, along with others, has been feeding 200 to 250 …
  • Garment workers have no access to free jabs June 16, 2021 3:31 pm These workers need to report to work daily, and cannot afford getting vaccinated at private hospitals Thousands of people working at small and medium garment units are risking their lives by going to work without getting vaccinated, simply because they …
  • Karnataka readies to partly unlock in 19 districts June 13, 2021 8:05 pm As the pandemic’s second wave wanes, Karnataka is reading to partly unlock from Monday in 19 districts where the test positivity rate has fallen below 5 per cent, an official said. “As announced by Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa on June 10 and notified by …
  • Karnataka to ease COVID restrictions from June 14, night and weekend curfew to continue June 12, 2021 7:21 pm Image Source : PTI Karnataka to ease COVID restrictions from June 14, night and weekend curfew to continue The Karnataka government on Saturday said as a part of providing relaxation from the Covid-induced restrictions in the state, all the economic and …
  • Karnataka: Over 1,120 villages are free of Covid-19 in Chikkaballapur June 12, 2021 7:28 am
  • Covid lockdown to continue in 11 Karnataka districts: CM June 10, 2021 6:59 pm The Covid-induced lockdown would continue, till June 21, in 11 districts where positivity rate continues to be high, Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa said on Thursday. “The extended lockdown will continue in districts which still have a high …
  • Set up your own 'food forests' with Hosachiguru June 7, 2021 8:36 am Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], June 7 (ANI/NewsVoir): Hosachiguru, a Bengaluru-based farm asset management startup, has launched two new managed farmland projects on the outskirts of Bengaluru to cater to the increasing interest in owning farmland and …
  • Covid-19: Four Karnataka districts have no full-fledged disease surveillance units June 5, 2021 8:43 am Express News Service BENGALURU: It has come to light that four Karnataka districts --- Bengaluru Urban, Bengaluru Rural, Chikkaballapur and Ramanagara --- do not have a full-fledged District Surveillance Unit (DSU). DSUs play a crucial role in every …
  • Biomedical waste increases amidst second wave, sets off warning bells June 5, 2021 3:10 am Lack of strictly monitored segregation and disposal makes it a serious pubic health issue Apart from the humanitarian crisis, an aftermath of the second wave of the pandemic has been the huge pile-up of biomedical waste generated. Experts and doctors say …
  • Work hit, KG Layout may not be ready by year-end May 28, 2021 12:30 am Express News Service BENGALURU: It is highly unlikely that the Bangalore Development Authority (BDA) will be able to meet the December 2021 deadline for the completion of the Nadaprabhu Kempegowda Layout (NPKL). Reduced workforce due to the Covid surge and …
  • Pregnant women at high risk in second Covid wave, need holistic medical support  May 26, 2021 12:22 am Express News Service BENGALURU: The second wave of Covid-19 has not spared pregnant women -- while many miscarriages have been reported among women in their first and second trimester, deaths have also gone up considerably in Karnataka, say gynaecologists …
  • Workforce crunch amid COVID-19 surge hits Kempegowda Layout completion in Bengaluru May 25, 2021 11:53 am Express News Service BENGALURU: It is highly unlikely that the Bangalore Development Authority (BDA) will be able to adhere to the December 2021 deadline for completion of all basic amenities at the Nadaprabhu Kempegowda Layout (NPKL). The reduced …
  • Karnataka: Woman dies on the way to Chikkaballapur hospital May 7, 2021 5:32 am People wait for vaccination at a BBMP health centre on Thursday. More citizens are turning up for jabs.BENGALURU: A Covid-19 patient who was being shifted from Bengaluru to a hospital in Chikkaballapur died early on Thursday after her oxygen supply in the …
  • Bail denied to 12 arrested in Chikkaballapur quarry blast case April 5, 2021 1:12 am Six men had died in the blast at Hirenagavalli villageBENGALURU: The Chikkaballapur district sessions court on Tuesday denied bail to 12 people arrested in connection with a quarry blast in which six men had died on February 23 at Hirenagavalli village. …
  • Chikkaballapur blast: Quarry engineer planned to dump gelatin sticks into fire, says lone survivor February 27, 2021 4:17 am
  • Karnataka: Six killed in blast while hiding explosives in Chikkaballapur forest February 24, 2021 11:58 am
  • Chikkaballapur blast February 24, 2021 11:56 am Health minister K Sudhakar visited the explosion site & interacted with local officials and residents on Tuesday morning.BENGALURU: Six persons were killed and one sustained serious injuries when a mini truck carrying gelatin sticks exploded Tuesday …
  • Siddaramaiah demands judicial probe into Chikkaballapur gelatin blast February 24, 2021 9:51 am By Express News Service BENGALURU: Launching a a scathing attack on the BS Yediyurappa-led BJP government in the state, Congress Legislature Party leader Siddaramaiah demanded a judicial inquiry into the Chikkaballapur gelatin blast incident that killed …
  • Chikkaballapur blast: FIR against quarry owners February 24, 2021 8:47 am The blast occurred around 1.30am near Hirenagavalli village, Chikkaballapur taluk, on Tuesday. Health minister K Sudhakar and home minister Basavaraj Bommai visited the site and promised strict action against those responsibleCHIKKABALLAPUR: Hours after …
  • Chikkaballapur incident explosives were stored before Shivamogga blast, says Karnataka Minister February 23, 2021 10:27 am By ANI CHIKKABALLAPUR: Karnataka Mines and Geology Minister Murugesh Nirani on Tuesday said that the explosives in the Chikkaballapur incident were stored before the Shivamogga blast. "I have learnt from officials that explosives were stored before …
  • Breaking: Six dead as gelatin sticks explode in Karnataka's Chikkaballapur February 23, 2021 6:19 am Lathi war in UP's Baghpat; clash breaks out between shopkeepers At least six persons died and one sustained injuries after a bunch of gelatin sticks exploded. The blast occurred in the Chikkaballapur district of Karnataka.  The blast occurred in a …
  • 2 lakes to be rejuvenated to meet Chikkaballapur’s water needs August 28, 2020 7:48 pm 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 …
  • ‘K’taka aiming for water sharing deal with AP for Chikkaballapur’ August 7, 2020 12:15 pm 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 …
  • Coronavirus outbreak: 32-year-old tests positive in Karnataka's Chikkaballapur dist March 21, 2020 7:46 am
  • Karnataka bypolls: Hoskote, Chikkaballapur score big on voter turnout, beat others December 6, 2019 2:14 am 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 November 19, 2019 5:07 pm
  • Senior Cong ministers should quit, make way for young MLAs: Dr. K. Sudhakar, MLA (Cong), Chikkaballapur June 16, 2019 6:32 pm 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 April 14, 2019 8:42 am 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 January 10, 2019 4:29 am 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 April 26, 2018 12:12 am 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 April 4, 2018 9:46 am 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 January 31, 2018 10:07 am 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 January 7, 2018 12:01 pm 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 December 30, 2017 10:05 am 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 December 20, 2017 8:39 am 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 December 13, 2017 9:43 am 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 September 14, 2017 5:59 am 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 August 27, 2017 8:05 am 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 July 20, 2017 7:38 am 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 July 6, 2017 9:40 pm 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 June 28, 2017 2:14 pm 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 June 26, 2017 2:19 am 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 May 20, 2017 8:34 pm 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 May 19, 2017 9:33 pm 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 April 6, 2017 1:04 am 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 January 30, 2017 3:31 pm