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Weekend traffic ban a hit, 7 more roads may go Church Street way | Bengaluru News

BENGALURU: The weekend traffic ban on Church Street which kicked off on November 7 has received a thumbs up from citizens and commercial establishments, including restaurants and pubs, which are witnessing an increase in business after a dull start. A pilot project of Clean Air Street, an initiative by the Directorate of Urban and Land …

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Karnataka reports decline in new Covid-19 cases | Bengaluru News

BENGALURU: Karnataka on Sunday reported a decline in the number of new Covid-19 cases at 1,291, and 15 related fatalities, taking the total number of infections to 8,83,899 and the toll to 11,765, the health department said. The day also saw 1,530 patients getting discharged after recovery, while active cases touched 24,503. On Saturday, the …

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BS Yediyurappa urges MPs to pursue Karnataka’s causes | Bengaluru News

BENGALURU: Chief minister BS Yediyurappa had called a meeting of MPs from Karnataka on Friday, but many couldn’t attend it because the invite was reportedly a bit last minute. There are 29 BJP members from the state in Parliament. Fifteen BJP MPs, including some Rajya Sabha members, were present at the gathering, where Yediyurappa urged …

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Karnataka logs 1,505 new Covid-19 cases, 12 deaths | Bengaluru News

BENGALURU: Karnataka has reported 1,505 new cases of Covid-19 and 12 related fatalities, taking the total number of infections to 8,79,560 and the death toll to 11,726, the health department said on Thursday. The day also saw 1,067 patients getting discharged after recovery. Out of 1,505 fresh cases reported on Thursday, 844 cases were from …

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Karnataka has 10,000 vaccinators, 30,000 sites, claims Basavaraj Bommai | Bengaluru News

BENGALURU: The state government is set to deliver, distribute and store Covid-19 vaccine when it’s available, home minister Basavaraj Bommai said. After Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s video conference with chief ministers, including BS Yediyurappa, on Tuesday to chalk out strategy, Bommai said a state-level steering committee headed by Yediyurappa will be formed to monitor the …

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Dasarahalli MLA is sending out stinkers to this senior citizen, threatening her of protests since path to a temple is getting ‘blocked’

The fight is Over the Hedge In 1995, Geetha Nirody and her family were amongst the first residents of Shanthi Layout in Mallasandra ward. The family engaged a gardener around 20 years ago and with his help nurtured a dense green space around their home. Little did she know that her green haven would prove …

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Karnataka: Eight long weekends coming up next year | Bengaluru News

BENGALURU: Amid signs of a Covid-19 vaccine coming into the market in early 2021, people of Karnataka can hope to resume travelling next year in greater comfort. And helping that along, eight long weekends are in sight, starting with April 2. Besides, the government has released a list of 19 restricted holidays, 10 of which …

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Bengaluru police arrest constable for helping Congress leader’s son in drug case | Bengaluru News

BENGALURU: In its war against drugs, Bengaluru police on Friday arrested a head constable attached to the Sadashivanagar police station for allegedly helping three persons accused of involvement in a drug racket. “Head constable H. C. Prabhakar, working in Sadashivanagar police station, is arrested by the Central Crime Branch (CCB) for abetting and helping the …

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Karnataka to carve out its 31st district from Ballari, to call it Vijayanagara | Bengaluru News

BENGALURU: The state cabinet on Wednesday gave its consent to carve out Karnataka’s 31st district– Vijayanagara– out of Ballari district. A long standing demand of a few of his cabinet ministers, including the Ballari district in-charge Anand Singh, the initial proposal was made ahead of the 2019 bypolls when Singh and 14 other disqualified legislators …

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Sampath Raj: Former mayor Sampath Raj arrested | Bengaluru News

BENGALURU: Sleuths from Central Crime Branch on Monday night arrested former mayor Sampath Raj on charges of playing vital role in setting the house of Congress MLA Akhanda Srinivasamurthy on fire during east Bengaluru violence of August 11 night. Joint commissioner of police Sandeep Patil confirmed the arrest and said that the accused will be …

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Karnataka: Pejavar Mutt seer ‘arm wrestles’ with Poornaprajna Vidyapeetha student on Diwali | Mangaluru News

UDUPI: The verdant Poornaprajna Vidyapeetha campus in Bengaluru came alive to boisterous cheers of its students on Diwali day. An impromptu arm wrestling match involving Sri Vishwaprasanna Tirtha swamiji of Pejavar Adhokshaja mutt and a student at the Vidyapeetha got the students all excited and they cheered the duo till such time the swamiji, 56 …

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Karnataka: At Hampi, Muslim devotee prays to Shiva in yearly ritual | Hubballi News

BALLARI: Amid the ruins of Hampi, near a century-old temple, sits a man offering azaan. Nothing extraordinary about that, one might say, until on closer look, it emerges that Errangalli Nabhisaab is praying by a Shivalinga. And after his prayers, he proceeds for a darshan of the Virupaksha shrine. After Dasara festivities every year, Nabhisaab …

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Karnataka’s active Covid-19 cases continue to dip; Infection tally 8.55 lakh | Bengaluru News

BENGALURU: For the second straight day, the number of active Covid-19 cases in Karnataka remained below the 30,000 mark while 2,116 fresh infections took the tally to 8.55 lakh. The active cases, dipping steadily after touching 50,592 on November 1, came down to 29,470 on Thursday, after dropping below 30,000 a day earlier. The day …

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Karnataka adds 2,362 new Covid-19 cases, 20 deaths | Bengaluru News

BENGALURU: Karnataka has reported 2,362 new Covid-19 cases and 20 related fatalities, taking the total number of infections to 8,51,212 and the death toll to 11,430, the Health department said on Tuesday. The day also saw 4,215 patients getting discharged after recovery. Out of the 2,362 fresh cases reported on Tuesday, 1,176 cases were from …

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Vinay Kulkarni sent to judicial custody for 14 days | Hubballi News

HUBBALLI: Former minister and senior Congress leader Vinay Kulkarni has been sent to a 14-day judicial custody by the second additional district and sessions court in Dharwad on Monday. Kulkarni was handed over to CBI custody by the court for three days on Friday, the CBI sleuths presented Kulkarni before the court via a video …

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Artisan flees with gold worth Rs 1 crore to Odisha, held | Bengaluru News

BENGALURU: A 22-year-old artisan-cum-computer operator has been arrested for allegedly stealing gold from a jewel mart where he worked for eight years. Cubbon Park police took Lambodar Biswal into custody from his home at Naupada village in Odisha and recovered 1.5kg of gold worth Rs 1 crore. On July 23, B Lakshmi Narayana, manager with …

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Karnataka: RSS leader Kalladka Prabhakar Bhat compares Ullal to Pakistan | Mangaluru News

MANGALURU: Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh leader Kalladka Prabhakar Bhat while highlighting skewed demographic profile in Ullal has stirred a hornet’s nest. The speech excerpts saw Bhat, executive committee member of south central region of RSS, describe Ullal as ‘Pakistan’. There are many such pockets across India and this is a development Hindus should be aware of, …

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Bengaluru: Eye on votes, BSY promises cabinet berth to Munirathna | Bengaluru News

BENGALURU: Making a last-ditch effort to woo voters, chief minister BS Yediyurappa on Saturday said the party candidate from RR Nagar constituency, N Munirathna, will be made minister soon after his victory in the bypoll. Campaigning for the first time in RR Nagar on Saturday, Yediyurappa said: “Munirathna needs no introduction. Every voter of the …

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