Recoveries continue to exceed Covid cases in Karnataka

    Bengaluru, Nov 20 (IANS) With 2,181 discharged, recoveries continued to exceed 1,781 new Covid cases in a day across Karnataka, said the state health bulletin on Friday.

    Karnataka, UK to collaborate in diverse sectors to spur growth

    Bengaluru, Nov 20 (IANS) Karnataka would collaborate with the UK in diverse sectors such as renewable energy, pollution control, animation, gaming, regulatory sandboxes and waste management, said state Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa on Friday.

    Kannada organisations oppose CM’s plan for Maratha body in K’taka

    Bengaluru, Nov 20 (IANS) Notwithstanding the warning from Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa, several pro-Kannada activists and organisations led by Kannada Chaluvali Vatal Paksha supremo Vatal Nagaraj have called for a statewide bandh on December 5, condemning the state government's decision to form the Maratha Community Development Board.

    K’taka promulgates ordinance to reduce stamp duty to attract investments

    Bengaluru, Nov 20 (IANS) In a bid to give a leg-up to realty sector and attract more investments, Karnataka promulgated an ordinance to reduce stamp duty on land acquired for setting up industries from five per cent to two per cent for land costing up to Rs 20 lakh and cut from five per cent to three per cent on properties costing above Rs 21 lakh.

    K’taka inks 8 pacts with 5 partner countries at tech summit

    Bengaluru, Nov 20 (IANS) Karnataka on Friday signed eight agreements with five partner countries at the Bengaluru Tech Summit to collaborate in skilling, ecosystem connects, life science and biotechnology, healthcare, aerospace and defence, education, sports economy, automotive and R&D.

    NIA seeks ex-B’luru Mayor’s custody in riots case

    Bengaluru, Nov 20 (IANS) Troubles for former Bengaluru Mayor, R. Sampath Raj don't seem to end. As soon as his police custody ended on Friday, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) has now pleaded with a city court to hand him over to the agency for further investigation into the Bengaluru riots case.

    Karnataka in dilemma over reopening schools

    Bengaluru, Nov 20 (IANS) In the wake of low attendance in degree and post-graduate courses, Karnataka is likely defer its decision to reopen schools in the state, an official said here on Friday.

    K’taka mulls ban on online gambling sites and apps

    Bengaluru, Nov 20 (IANS) Karnataka is actively considering imposing a ban on online gaming sites and mobile applications (apps) in the state, state home minister, Basavaraj Bommai said here on Friday.

    IAF chief Bhadauria flies Light Combat Helicopter over Bengaluru

    Bengaluru, Nov 20 (IANS) Indian Air Force (IAF) Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria flew the home-grown Light Combat Helicopter (LCH) over this aerospace city, an official said on Friday.

    Indian startup AI Farm is Call of Code’s Asia Pacific regional winner

    Bengaluru, Nov 20 (IANS) Global initiative Call for Code on Friday announced that India-based agri-tech startup AI Farm has been chosen as the Asia Pacific Regional Winner for developing an intelligent system that evaluates climate and soil conditions to provide farmers with information to adapt their crop strategies.

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