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Bengaluru police bust honey trap gang from Rajasthan
Bengaluru, April 16 (IANS) Bengaluru police have solved a honey trap extortion case by arresting two youngsters from Rajasthan.
2021-04-16
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Total Covid cases cross 11-lakh mark in Karnataka
Bengaluru, April 16 (IANS) With a record 14,738 new cases in a day, total Covid cases in Karnataka crossed the 11-lakh mark, while nearly 10-lakh recovered so far, said the state health bulletin on Thursday.
2021-04-16
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Covid test must for Karnataka pilgrims returning from Kumbh
Bengaluru, April 15 (IANS) Covid test would be mandatory for all Karnataka pilgrims returning from Kumbh mela at Uttarkhand's Haridwar, state Health Minister K. Sudhakar announced on Thursday.
2021-04-15
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine,Religion
More beds in Bengaluru hospitals reserved for Covid-hit
Bengaluru, April 15 (IANS) With a record 10,497 new cases reported in Bengaluru in a day, the Karnataka government on Thursday ordered state-run hospitals across the city to reserve more beds for treating Covid patients.
2021-04-15
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Bengaluru earmarks 7 of 12 crematoria for Covid-related deaths
Bengaluru, April 15 (IANS) In the wake of massive spike in Covid cases in Bengaluru, the civic body on Thursday decided to designate seven of the total 12 crematoria exclusively for those who succumbed to the disease.
2021-04-15
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Exhausted Yediyurappa cuts short poll campaign
Belagavi (Karnataka), April 15 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa on Thursday returned to Bengaluru, ending his campaigning for the Belgaum Lok Sabha bypolls, as he is suffering from fever and exhaustion.
2021-04-15
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Mysuru's Syed Issaq receives support to rebuild his library
Mysuru, April 15 (IANS) It seems that Mysuru residents are determined to give those miscreants a befitting reply who had set ablaze the city's iconic 'public library' on April 2.
2021-04-15
Category: India, Karnataka,National
Kichcha Sudeepa's 'Vikrant Rona' set to open in 14 languages on Aug 19
Bangalore, April 15 (IANS) Kannada star Kichcha Sudeepa's next, "Vikrant Rona", has been scheduled to release on August 19. The multilingual action adventure is set to release in 14 languages across 55 countries.
2021-04-15
Category: India, Karnataka,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
AITA U-14 tennis: Gandharv tames 2nd seed to enter final
Bengaluru, April 15: Gandharv GK who has been in sublime form ousted second seed Aditya Narayanan to make it to the title round in the boys' category of the Sree Gokulam Floresta AITA U-14 CS tournament, at the Transform Tennis Academy here on Thursday.
2021-04-15
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Tennis
Flipkart to acquire online travel tech firm Cleartrip
Bengaluru, April 15 (IANS) E-commerce major Flipkart will acquire online travel technology company Cleartrip.
2021-04-15
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
Atlassian plans to hire 300 R&D engineers in India over next year
Bengaluru, April 15 (IANS) Australia-based software firm Atlassian Corporation on Thursday said it plans to hire over 1,000 employees globally including 300 research and development engineers in India, over the next year as part of a major recruitment drive.
2021-04-15
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology
Ramzan fasting begins in Karnataka amid Covid surge
Bengaluru, April 15 (IANS) The month-long Ramazan fasting began across Karnataka on a solemn note in compliance with the Covid norms amid the second wave of the pandemic, an official said on Wednesday.
2021-04-15
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Human Interest/Society,Religion
Infosys to buy back shares worth Rs 9,200 crore
Bengaluru, April 15 (IANS) Global software major Infosys on Wednesday said it would buy back shares amounting to Rs 9,200 crore ($1.23 billion) from the open market route.
2021-04-15
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
French foreign minister visiting Bengaluru on Thursday
Bengaluru, April 15 (IANS) French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, who is on a 3-day visit to India, will be in this tech hub on Thursday for promoting bilateral relations in science and technology, an official said on Wednesday.
2021-04-15
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Diplomacy,Politics,Technology
New Covid cases breach 11,000-mark in Karnataka
Bengaluru, April 15 (IANS) For the first time in six months, new Covid cases in Karnataka crossed the 11,000-mark in a day, with Bengaluru accounting for 8,155, said the state health bulletin on Wednesday.
2021-04-15
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
No more lockdowns in Karnataka, asserts Yediyurappa
Bengaluru, April 14 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa on Wednesday reiterated that there will be no lockdown in the state, but stringent measures will be implemented to contain the spread of the Covid pandemic.
2021-04-14
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Bus strike: Karnataka estimates revenue loss of Rs 152 crore
Bengaluru, April 14 (IANS) With the Karnataka Transport Corporation Employee League's (KSRTEL) indefinite strike entering the eighth day, the state transport department on Wednesday estimated that its revenue loss was Rs 152 crore since the strike began on April 7.
2021-04-14
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Karnataka Cong MLA escapes unhurt in road accident
Davangere, April 14 (IANS) Former Karnataka Minister and Congress leader, U. T. Khader's car met with an accident while he was travelling on Wednesday morning. However, the Mangaluru MLA escaped unhurt, the police said.
2021-04-14
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Karnataka scotches rumours about cancelling class 10 exams
Bengaluru, April 14 (IANS) Karnataka education minister S. Suresh Kumar on Wednesday said there was no proposal before the state government to cancel the class 10 annual examinations.
2021-04-14
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education,Politics
AITA U-14 tournament: Top seeds sail into semis
Bengaluru, April 14 (IANS) The top two seeds in the boys' category, Arya Ganapathy and Aditya Narayanan, and the top-four seeds in the girls' category -- Zynah Amber Salar, Snigdha Kanta, Sushmitha Ravi and Imam Ahmad -- entered the semi-finals of the Sree Gokulam Floresta AITA U-14 CS tournament, at the Transform Tennis Academy here on Wednesday.
2021-04-14
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Tennis
Bengaluru police bust Andhra based network, seize 141 kgs of marijuana
Bengaluru, April 14 (IANS) Bengaluru police has arrested two persons and seized 141.250 kg marijuana valued at around Rs 84.60 lakh from them, the Koramangala police said here on Wednesday.
2021-04-14
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
3.1M cybersecurity positions vacant around the globe: Report
Bengaluru, April 14 (IANS) Even as thousands of people across the world lost jobs during the pandemic, there are about 3.1 million unfulfilled positions in cybersecurity around the world, with most of them being in the Asia-Pacific region, said a new report.
2021-04-14
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology
Covid-19 setback: KSLTA suspends tennis tournaments till May 31
Bengaluru, April 14 (IANS) The Karnataka State Lawn Tennis Association (KSLTA) on Wednesday suspended all tennis tournaments across the state due to the rising number of positive Covid-19 cases in the state. No tournaments will be played between April 17 and May 31.
2021-04-14
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Tennis
Karnataka CM recalls Dr. Ambedkar's contributions to society
Bengaluru, April 14 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa on Wednesday paid heartfelt tributes to Dr. B.R. Ambedkar on his 130th birth anniversary.
2021-04-14
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Karnataka logs 8,778 new Covid cases; 6,079 recover
Bengaluru, April 14 (IANS) Amid the pandemic's second wave, 8,778 new Covid cases were reported in a day while 6,079 patients recovered from the infection in Karnataka, said the state health bulletin on Tuesday.
2021-04-14
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Karnataka issues guidelines for Ramzan
Bengaluru, April 13 (IANS) The Karnataka government on Tuesday issued guidelines for devotees during the month-long Ramzan fasting from Wednesday amid the second wave of the Covid pandemic.
2021-04-13
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine,Religion
All-party meeting on Covid in Karnataka on April 18
Bengaluru, April 13 (IANS) An all-party meeting would be held here on April 18 to contain the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic in Karnataka, Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa said on Tuesday.
2021-04-13
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Covaxin production to ramped up to 12 mn using B'luru plant
Bengaluru/Hyderabad, April 13 (IANS) Karnataka Health Minister K. Sudhakar on Tuesday welcomed Bharat Biotech's move to start manufacturing Covaxin coronavirus vaccine at its Bengaluru plant, amid reports it plans to double production to 12 mn by July.
2021-04-13
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
OnePlus Watch to be available in India from April 21
Bengaluru, April 13 (IANS) Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus on Tuesday announced that its OnePlus Watch will be available at a special launch price of Rs 14,999 in India from April 21.
2021-04-13
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology
9,579 new Covid cases, 52 deaths in Karnataka
Bengaluru, April 12 (IANS) The surge in the Covid-19 cases continues in Karnataka as 9,579 new cases and 52 deaths were rerported in a day across the state, said the health bulletin on Monday.
2021-04-12
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Rs 83 lakh in fines collected from Covid violators in B'luru
Bengaluru, April 12 (IANS) Over Rs 83-lakh were collected as fines from 33,614 violators of Covid norms like not wearing a face mask and for not maintaining social distancing across this tech city in the first 11 days of April, police said on Monday.
2021-04-12
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Sony's Indian arm funds fellowships for IISc women students
Bengaluru, April 12 (IANS) Sony India Software Centre set up 5 fellowships for post-graduate women students at the premier Indian Institute of Science (IISc) in computing sciences, an official said on Monday.
2021-04-12
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education
50% beds in Karnataka private hospitals for Covid patients
Bengaluru, April 12 (IANS) Private hospitals in Karnataka would reserve 50 per cent of beds for treating Covid patients amid surging cases during the pandemic's second wave, said state Health Minister K. Sudhakar on Monday.
2021-04-12
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
WeWork India raises Rs 200 crore, aims for profitability in 2021
Bengaluru, April 12 (IANS) Co-working major WeWork India on Monday said it has raised Rs 200 crore from investors, through a mix of debt and equity.
2021-04-12
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology
76% growth in digital payments in India in last 12 months (Ld)
Bengaluru, April 12 (IANS) Online transactions saw a healthy growth of 76 per cent in the first quarter of 2021 as compared to 2020, as tier 2 and 3 cities and towns continued to contribute over 50 per cent of all online transactions, a new report said on Monday.
2021-04-12
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
India sees 76% growth in digital payments in last 12 months
Bengaluru, April 12 (IANS) Online transactions in the first quarter of this year saw a growth of 76 per cent in the first quarter of 2010 as compared to 2020, as tier 2 and 3 cities and towns continued to contribute over 50 per cent of all online transactions, a new report said on Monday.
2021-04-12
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
Acer unveils 'Nitro 5' gaming laptop in India
Bengaluru, April 12 (IANS) Global PC brand Acer on Monday unveiled a gaming laptop Acer Nitro 5 in India that starts from Rs 69,999.
2021-04-12
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology
Flipkart ties up with Adani Group for logistics, data centre services
Bengaluru, April 12 (IANS) Flipkart on Monday announced a strategic and commercial partnership with the Adani Group.
2021-04-12
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
New Covid cases cross 10K mark in Karnataka
Bengaluru, April 11 (IANS) A record 10,250 new Covid cases were registered in a day across Karnataka, with its state capital Bengaluru accounting for 7,584 cases, said the state health bulletin on Sunday.
2021-04-11
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
2,663 buses operate in Karnataka despite staff strike
Bengaluru, April 11 (IANS) Even as the indefinite strike by the employees of the Karnataka transport corporation over wage hike entered fifth day, 2,663 buses were operated across the state, as some drivers and conductors returned to work, an official said on Sunday.
2021-04-11
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Covid second wave to peak in Karnataka in May: Minister
Bengaluru, April 11 (IANS) The second wave of coronavirus across Karnataka is set to peak by the first week of May and taper off subsequently, Health Minister K. Sudhakar said on Sunday, as 10,250 new cases were reported from across the state.
2021-04-11
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
PM tells Karnataka to focus on micro containment zones
Bengaluru, April 11 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday advised Karnataka to focus on micro containment zones to check the virus spread in the state, Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa said.
2021-04-11
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Infosys to buy back shares again soon
Bengaluru, April 11 (IANS) Global software major Infosys announced on Sunday that it is planning to buy back more shares again with a proposal in this regard on the agenda at its board meeting on April 14.
2021-04-11
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
Infosys to buy back shares again soon
Bengaluru, April 11 (IANS) Global software major Infosys announced on Sunday that it is planning to buy back more shares again with such a proposal on the agenda at its board meeting on April 14.
2021-04-11
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
Amazon 'Mentor Connect' programme for startups launched
Bengaluru, April 11 (IANS) Amazon India on Sunday announced the launch of its "Mentor Connect" programme for thousands of startups and emerging brands.
2021-04-11
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
More fun for fans as CSK ties up with new video-sharing partners
Bengaluru, April 11 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings (CSK) fans can now also watch exclusive live streams and uploaded short videos of their favourite players on social media apps, Glance and Roposo.
2021-04-11
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Cricket,Technology
'No change in schedule of varsity-level exams in K'taka'
Bengaluru, April 11 (IANS) Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister C.N. Ashwath Narayana has said that university-level examinations, including graduation, post-graduation, engineering, diploma and other courses, will be conducted according to the schedule.
2021-04-11
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education
K'taka reports 6,955 new Covid cases, 36 deaths
Bengaluru, April 11 (IANS) Karnataka has reported 6,955 new Covid-19 cases, pushing the tally to 10.55 lakh, while 36 more deaths have taken the state's toll to 12,849, health officials said on Saturday.
2021-04-11
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Congress behind RTC employees strike in Karnataka, says Dy CM
Bengaluru, April 10 (IANS) As the stalemate between agitating employees of the four road transport corporations (RTCs) and the Karnataka government continued for the fourth day, Deputy Chief Minister Lakshman Savadi on Saturday charged that the opposition Congress was behind the strike.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Woman who consumed poison in front of Union minister Joshi's house, dies
Hubballi, April 10 (IANS) A woman who had attempted suicide by consuming poison outside the house of Union Minister Pralhad Joshi here on April 6 died at the Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS), Hubballi.
2021-04-10
Category: India, Karnataka,National