Karnataka | All schools & colleges will remain closed tomorrow (March 15) in Shivamogga. Section 144 has been imposed in the district till 21st March. 8 companies of KSRP, 6 companies of District Armed Reserve, 1 company of RAF deployed: Shivamogga SP, BM Laxmi Prasad. (ANI)
Karnataka | In view of the Hijab row verdict tomorrow, the district administration has imposed Sec 144 effective from 8 pm today till 6 am on March 19. All educational institutions in the district will remain closed tomorrow: Yeshwanth V Gurukar, DC Kalaburagi. (ANI)
Bengaluru also clamped under prohibitory orders between March 15 and March 21.
Section 144 imposed in Belagavi on Tuesday in view of HC order on hijab row.
Karnataka: All types of gatherings, agitations, protests, or celebrations in public places are prohibited in Bengaluru for one week from March 15 to March 21, says Kamal Pant, Commissioner of Police, Bengaluru (ANI)
Karnataka HC to pronounce verdict in Hijab row case on Tuesday
A full bench of the Karnataka high court will deliver its verdict regarding petitions relating to the Hijab ban controversy on Tuesday. The three judge bench comprising Chief Justice Ritu Raj Awasthi, Justice Krishna S Dixit and Justice JM Khazi will deliver their verdict at 10.30am.
Karnataka high court to pronounce judgment in Hijab row case tomorrow. (ANI)
The Kashmir Files movie brings the truth about what happened in Kashmir during the 80s & 90s. I hope all Kashmiri Pandits will get back their land, property & settled down there. Declared movie tax-free in the state: Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai. (ANI)
Will take steps for education of students returning from Ukraine: K’taka minister
Karnataka health minister K Sudhakar on Monday said that the government is deliberating on measures to accommodate students who have returned from the war-torn Ukraine. Measures will be taken to ensure continuation of their education. “We are discussing about reducing fee for medical courses,” Sudhakar stated in the legislative council. (ANI)
Debate on department grants to return after a gap of 8 years
With no major disruption in the ongoing budget session, the assembly, for the first time in eight years, is likely to witness a department-wise debate on demands for grants. The house will take up the debate after chief minister Basavaraj Bommai’s reply to the general debate on the budget slated for Tuesday.
Malleswaram residents do pothole puja
A group of Malleswaram residents performed protest pujas to potholes at the junction of 11th Main and 17th Cross on Sunday. They were expressing concern over the poor state of roads and unending civic work which they believe is the prime culprit.
Mysuru: Former advisor to Afghan lower house Sayed Qudrat Hashimy has won two gold and three cash awards in UoM convocation.
Bengaluru gets Artificial Intelligence & Robotics Technology Park (ARTPARK). The facility, promoted by IISc with a seed grant of Rs 230 crore from the Centre and the Karnataka Govt, was inaugurated by IT&BT minister C N Ashwath Narayan today.
Mother and son living in tin shed electrocuted
A woman and her son were electrocuted after their wet tin shed came in contact with a live wire at Yateemkhana in Gulabwadi in Kalaburagi on Sunday morning. Shahin Begum, 42, and Sohail Khan, 20, were under a tin shed when they were electrocuted. Sohail, a cook, had come home in the early hours of Sunday. The shed was wet as there had been light rain.
Four persons, out of which two are minors, apprehended & removed from M Chinnaswamy Stadium during the Pink Ball Test match between India & Sri Lanka after they trespassed into the cricket field during a medical break; case registered.
Teen dies in accident; kin donate organs
The heart valves, kidneys, liver and corneas of an 18-year-old, who died after an accident, have been donated by his family. Bharath, a resident of Bannur, was brought to Apollo BGS Hospitals here in the early hours of Thursday in a critical condition after he met with an accident. A CT scan showed brain stem damage.
Bengaluru’s air quality today
‘The Kashmir Files’ now tax-free in Karnataka
The Karnataka government has decided to provide hundred per cent tax exemption on Hindi feature film ‘The Kashmir Files’. Chief minister Basavaraj Bommai on Sunday took time off to watch the movie at a theatre in Bengaluru.
Pourakarmikas await govt circular on hardship pay
Acknowledging that pourakarmikas work in ‘dangerous situations’, the government in the 2022-23 budget had announced Rs 2,000 as ‘hardship allowance’ to them every month. However, pourakarmikas in the city said they are not sure when and how the allowance would land in their pockets, given that they have been leading a strenuous battle to receive full and fair payment from their principal employers.
Teacher crisis hits Karnataka govt’s English medium move
The Karnataka government's project to introduce English as medium of instruction in 1,000 government schools every year is unlikely to take off in 2022. The education department cites teacher shortage as one of the biggest hurdles. This is for the second consecutive year that the project has been stalled. Read more