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Hubballi KIMS installs 20 kilo litre oxygen facility | Hubballi News

HUBBALLI: The Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS) hospital, Hubballi has installed a 20 kilo litre facility to store medical liquid oxygen on its premises, making it one of the very few government hospitals with a total 40kl storage capacity. The decision to augment oxygen storing capacity was taken following a flood of Covid-19 patients …

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Karnataka: Play in first PU text will soon make it to OTT as teleplay | Hubballi News

HUBBALLI: ‘Bhole Shankara’, the play by Jnanpith laureate Chandrashekhar Kambar, will soon be screened as a teleplay on an OTT platform. With this, Hubballi-based theatre group Guru Institute is exploring new possibilities for the Kannada theatre. Yashavant Sirdeshpande, producer of the teleplay and the mentor of Guru Institute, said that the play is a text …

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Fear of Covid-19 test mars college attendance in Dharwad | Hubballi News

HUBBALLI: Even 10 days after reopening, colleges in Dharwad district continue to register thin attendance with less than 10% students showing up for regular classes in a majority of institutions. College managements say fear of taking the Covid-19 test, which is compulsory, is the prime reason for students staying away. While a delay in receiving …

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Karnataka: Teen dies as ‘boar bomb’ goes off in accident | Hubballi News

BELAGAVI: A 17-year-old boy died and another person suffered injuries when their animal-hunting mission went awry after their explosives-filled backpack exploded in a road accident in Belagavi district’s Khanapur taluk on Wednesday morning. Police said deceased Girish Rajput and injured Shivakumar Rajput, 31, from seminomadic Hakki-Pikki tribe of Shivamogga district, had been camping in the …

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Karnataka: Ballari residents rue losing Hampi to new district | Hubballi News

BALLARI: Though Ballari is the district headquarter, it’s recognised among international tourists due to world heritage site Hampi. Now that Vijayanagar district is being carved out of Ballari, residents of the city say they will miss saying they are from the district which has Hampi. VK Narasimha Murthy, a private employee, said that since his …

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Women in North Karnataka question claims of central scheme’s success | Hubballi News

BELAGAVI: In a textbook case of reality being at a distant remove from the perceived version, Karnataka’s finding a place among the top ten states for availing of financial assistance under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana (PMGKY) – records indicate that more than 80 lakh women have benefitted across the state – conflicts with …

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Many people who recovered did not develop antibodies, say KIMS docs | Bengaluru News

Hubballi: Many symptomatic patients, who recovered from Covid-19 infection, did not develop antibodies even 60 days later, doctors at Karnataka Institute of Medical Science (KIMS), Hubballi have observed. Doctors say they discovered this when recovered patients — many of them PG students working in KIMS — turned up to donate plasma. While conducting the IgG …

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North Karnataka MPs hope for berth in Union cabinet | Hubballi News

HUBBALLI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s reported plans of a cabinet expansion have raised hopes of greater representation for North Karnataka. According to BJP sources, MPs from North Karnataka are almost certain to get a berth to fill the slot of Suresh Angadi, the late MP from Belagavi. If the party decides to pick a Lingayat, …

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Senior citizens appeal to reopen C’durga Fort for walks | Hubballi News

Chitradurga: Hundreds of senior citizens of Chitradurga town have appealed to the Archeological Survey of India (ASI) to allow them to enter the Chitradurga Fort for their early morning and evening walks, immediately, following a decline in Covid-19 cases. In a memorandum, senior citizens Dr Ramachandra Naik, and former member of Karnataka Nataka Academy, K …

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Man rapes & kills mother in Karnataka | Hubballi News

Representative image HAVERI: A 21-year-old was arrested by Shiggavi police in Haveri district on Saturday on charges of raping and murdering his mother. Police arrested Shivappa, a resident of Vanahalli. The crime was reported from Gangibavi. Shivappa reportedly confessed to the crime on interrogation. Police said that Shivappa’s mother had lost her husband a year …

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Hubballi: Ahead of Diwali, people throw Covid norms to wind | Hubballi News

HUBBALLI: As Diwali, the festival of light is round the corner, people in the city are busy shopping, crowding the markets and throwing Covid-19 safety measures to wind. Declining Covid cases in Dharwad district in the last one month seemed have encouraged people to roam around without following safety measures. Many shops in Hubballi-Dharwad are …

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Karnataka: BJP’s S V Sankanur retains West Graduates’ seat | Hubballi News

DHARWAD: BJP retained its seat in Karnataka Legislative Council from West Graduates’ constituency with its candidate S V Sankanur getting re-elected on Tuesday. The for the seat was held on October 28, and the votes were counted at UAS here on Tuesday. For Sankanur, the victory didn’t come easily as it was in 2014. He …

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Hubballi: Vendors ready with green crackers | Hubballi News

HUBBALLI: Chief minister BS Yediyurappa’s announcement appealing to people to burst “only green crackers” and keep the celebration of the festival of lights simple and meaningful had left firecracker vendors a worried lot. With dealers investing crores to buy crackers, the sudden announcement by the CM had left them confused and in the lurch. However, …

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Serosurvey: Experts wary over low infection in Dharwad district | Hubballi News

HUBBALLI: The serosurvey conducted by state government showed only 8.7% of Dharwad’s population was exposed to Covid-19 by mid-September, the lowest in the state and experts say it’s hard to fathom why the district hasn’t seen a spike. The survey tested samples from 440 people of which 7.1% showed they had developed antibodies and 2% …

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Five child labourers rescued in Ballari | Hubballi News

BALLARI: A team of officials from National Child Labour Project Scheme, revenue, labour, education departments, district child protection unit, police and BDDS Child Line conducted a surprise raid on various shops and business establishments in Ballari on Friday and rescued five children working as labourers. The team raided shops on Dr Rajkumar Road, and searched …

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Vinay Kulkarni: CBI picks up former Karnataka minister Vinay Kulkarni for questioning in 2016 murder case | Hubballi News

HUBBALLI: A team from Central Bureau Investigation (CBI) who are investigating murder case of zilla panchayat member Yogishgouda Goudar picked up former minister Vinay Kulkarni from his residence at Shivagiri in Dharwad on Thursday morning for questioning. It is not yet clear whether Kulkarni has been detained or arrested. He was brought to sub-urban police …

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Karnataka: Badly hit by pandemic, coaching centres in dilemma over reopening | Hubballi News

HUBBALLI: Now that the department of higher education has allowed colleges to reopen from November 17, coaching centres for competitive exams in Dharwad district, which have been shut for the past eight months, are in a quandary as the government order does not clarify whether these centres too can reopen. Many students rely on coaching …

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Simple affair marks Rajyotsava fete in Dharwad | Hubballi News

DHARWAD: The celebration of 65th Kannada Rajyotsava was a simple affair in Dharwad on Sunday, thanks to the restrictions imposed by the authorities due to Covid-19 crisis. Dharwad was the launching pad for the Karnataka Unification Movement and the dignitaries at the functions organised by the district administration, various voluntary and pro-Kannada organisations, educational institutions …

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Non-stop flight between Kalaburagi, Delhi from Nov 18 | Hubballi News

Kalaburagi: In what is likely to give a much-needed boost to the credentials of the Kalaburagi Airport, the operations of which are still in a fledgling state, Star Air will operate a non-stop flight between the North Karnataka district and Delhi thrice a week — Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday — starting November 18. While the …

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