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Mandatory RT-PCR Test For Int'l Travellers Arriving In Karnataka

Nov 30, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Amid growing concerns over Omicron, the new variant of coronavirus, the Karnataka government on Tuesday said international travellers arriving in the state will have to mandatorily undergo RT-PCR test and be in seven days home quarantine.

Bullock Cart Race: Supreme Court To Hear Tamil Nadu & Karnataka on Maharashtra’s Application

Nov 29, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

“For the nature of the issue involved, it may be appropriate to hear the parties appearing in proceedings pending in this court pertaining to the state of Tamil Nadu and state of Karnataka in particular,” the bench said.


Union Tourism Ministry Reveals That National Policy on Tourism Will Be Finalised Soon

The Indian Tourism Mart which aims to showcase Northeast region as a tourist hotspot as well as boost its tourism potential as a part of government's 'look east policy,' is a way for the centre to perceive the potential of the sector.

India Meteorological Department Reveals That 100% More Rains In Southern States In November

Nov 27, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

In IMD parlance, departure means an increase or decrease (here increase) from the average mean temperature/rainfall of the given time period based on 30 years' records.


Karnataka CM Bommai Hints Action Over Covid-19 Spike

Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai has hinted at putting in place precautionary measures amid threat of new Covid-19 variant ‘Omicron’.

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27 November, 2021

Covid-19 Infections At Dharwad Medical College Rise To 281

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With the number of COVID-19 infections at Dharwad's Medical College reaching 281 and new clusters emerging in Bengaluru amid the threats of new variant 'Omicron', Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Saturday hinted at putting in place certain precautionary measures to control the spread of virus.


27 November, 2021

As Covid Cases Rise, Educational Insitutes Around SDM College In Dharwad Shut Down

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"We will get a clear picture by Saturday on Covid situation. The samples are being tested at DIMHANS, KIMS and SDM labs," District Commissioner Nitesh Patil said.


26 November, 2021

Karnataka Police Arrest 5 Bangladeshi Nationals

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The Karnataka Police have arrested five Bangladeshi nationals residing illegally -- in the outskirts of Bengaluru, on Friday. Joint Commissioner Sandeep Patil said the operation was carried out by the Central Crime Branch (CCB) and other agencies.



26 November, 2021

K'taka CM: Projects Rendered During The Congress Tenure Will Be Part Of Inquiry

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Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Friday said that projects tendered during the Congress' tenure will be included in the inquiry he has ordered into the charges of corruption levelled by the state contractors association, as he termed the grand old party's demand for President's rule in the state as "ridiculous".


24 November, 2021

Karnataka Chief Minister Bommai Announces Compensation For Those Affected By The Rains

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Continuous rains in the past three days have filled the Yelahanka lake, which is overflowing. The flood waters inundated the houses in the surrounding areas, including the Kendriya Vihar Apartment complex, which the CM visited on Tuesday.


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23 November, 2021

Choice Of Candidates For Karnataka Council Polls Sparks Nepotism Debate

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The parties indulged in allegations and counter charges on the issue, as the ruling BJP accused the opposition of nepotism in selection of their candidates. The Congress hit back, asking the BJP to have a look into its own list first.


23 November, 2021

Another Member Of Deve Gowda Family Takes Political Plunge

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One more member of former Prime Minister H D Deve Gowda family is entering electoral politics, with his grandson Suraj Revanna finding a place in the JD(S) list of candidates for December 10 legislative council polls, announced on Wednesday. Suraj, a Doctor, son of Gowda's elder son H D Revanna, is JD(S) candidate from Hassan local authorities’ seat, which is the family bastion.


22 November, 2021

Rs500 Crore For Repair Of Roads And Bridges Damaged Due To Rains: K'taka CM

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Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Monday said Rs 500 crore will be released for repair of roads and bridges that have been damaged due to incessant rains and floods in different parts of the state and instructions have been issued for immediate disbursal of compensation for those whose houses have been damaged.


10 November, 2021

Who Is Manjamma Jogathi, The Transgender Dancer Who Received Padma Shri

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Manjamma’s journey started as a street beggar. She was sexually abused and was on the verge of suicide. From there, she emerged as a dancer.


04 November, 2021

After Centre’s Excise Duty Cut, Karnataka Announces Reduction In Fuel Prices

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The state’s Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai, announced that the petrol will now cost Rs 95.90 per litre and diesel Rs 81.5 per litre in Karnataka.


02 November, 2021

Counting Of Votes Begins For Bypolls To 3 LS, 29 Assembly Seats Amid Tight Security

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Bypolls Results: INLD leader Abhay Chautala, Wife of late chief minister Virbhadra Singh and former national footballer Eugeneson Lyngdoh are among the prominent candidates whose fate will be decided.


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28 October, 2021

Karnataka Covid-19 Spike: 32 Students Of A Residential School Test Positive

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So far it has been reported that 10 students are symptomatic while 22 others are not showing any symptoms. The school has been declared as a containment zone since the students tested Covid-19 positive.


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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi arrives at Parliament during its Winter Session, in New Delhi.

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Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Union Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal with Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Congress leader Anand Sharma interacts with AAP MP Sanjay Singh, during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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TMC MP Nusrat Jahan during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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