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KSRTC bus service to Mangaluru International Airport to begin on Oct 27

Mangaluru, Oct 22: KSRTC bus service that connects international airport in the city from Mangaluru and Manipal is expected to begin on October 27. Officials of KSRTC, RTO and airport authority have held talks in this regard. Excepting last minute changes, the service is scheduled to start on Oct

Rs 1000 fine for not wearing seat belts on rear seats in Karnataka

Bengaluru, Oct 20: The state government has taken out an order to impose a fine of Rs 1000 for those who do not wear seat belt. The police department has issued the order based on the instruction of union road and highways ministry. Till now, Rs 500 fine was imposed to those not wearing seat belt

Veteran leader Mallikarjun Kharge elected new Congress president

New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS): Mallikarjun Kharge was on Wednesday elected as the new Congress President after he received 7,897 votes, while his rival Shashi Tharoor managed to secure only 1,072. Although the counting of votes has ended, official results are yet to be announced. A total of 416 vot

First arrest takes place under Anti-Conversion Act in Karnataka

Bengaluru, Oct 15 (IANS): Karnataka police have made their first arrest in connection with the forceful religious conversion in the city. The accused had forced his wife to convert to his religion, police said on Saturday. According to the police, 26-year-old Syed Muyeen has been accused of fo

Mangaluru: Police raid residences of SDPI, PFI activists

Mangaluru, Oct 13: Mangaluru City Police raided residences of Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI) and banned Popular Front of India (PFI) activists on Thursday October 13. Mangaluru city police conducted raids in Panambur, Surathkal, Ullal, and other places. It is said that police have detain

"Wearing Hijab Matter Of Choice": How 2 Supreme Court Judges Differed

New Delhi:  Two Supreme Court judges today differed on whether Karnataka's ban on the hijab in classrooms should stay or go and called for a larger bench to take it up. The two-judge bench, delivering a split verdict, agreed that "there is a divergence of opinion" and recommended that the Chie

BJP allowing RSS camps in govt residential schools in Karnataka, claims SFI

Bengaluru, Oct 11 (IANS): Student, Muslim organisations and activists on Tuesday alleged that the ruling BJP government is allowing the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) to hold training camps for students in government residential schools in Karnataka and opposed it. Vasudeva Reddy, State Secret

Mulayam Singh Yadav, former Uttar Pradesh chief minister and SP founder, dies

Mulayam Singh Yadav, former Uttar Pradesh chief minister and founder of the Samajwadi Party (SP), passed away on October 10 at a private hospital in Gurugram. Yadav, 82, was undergoing treatment for multiple health issues. The news of Mulayam Singh Yadav's death was confirmed through Samajwadi Pa

WHO alerts against India-made cough syrups after 66 children die in Gambia

The World Health Organisation on Wednesday issued a medical product alert over four cough and cold syrups made by Maiden Pharmaceuticals in India, warning they could be linked to acute kidney injuries and deaths of 66 children in west African nation, The Gambia. According to reports, the glob

'Accidental death', CBI files closure report in Paresh Mesta case

Bengaluru, Oct 4 (IANS): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has filed a report before the local court in Karnataka in connection with the sensational death case of a Hindu youth Paresh Mesta in 2017, saying that the death was accidental and filed a closure report. The CBI has filed the clo

Headmaster, who held essay competition on the Prophet, suspended

Gadag (Karnataka), Sep 29 (IANS): Karnataka Education Department on Thursday suspended a school headmaster in Gadag district for allegedly holding an essay writing competition on Prophet Mohammad for school students. The suspended head master is identified as Abdul Munaaf Bijapur, of to Naagavi v

Renowned Islamic scholar Yusuf al-Qaradawi dies

Prominent Muslim scholar Yusuf al-Qaradawi, the Egyptian-born head of the International Union of Muslim Scholars (IUMS), breathed his last on Monday, informed his official Twitter account. Qaradawi has published more than 120 books, including The Lawful and the Prohibited in Islam and Islam: The

Bengaluru: Shock for consumers - KMF to increase price of milk by Rs three per litre

Bengaluru, Sep 12: It is learnt that Karnataka Milk Federation will increase the price of milk by Rs three per litre. Unanimous decision in this regard was taken in the annual general body meeting of the federation that was held recently in a private hotel in the city. All the district milk produ

TMC initiates t-shirt fashion ahead of Durga puja to attack Amit Shah

Kolkata, Sep 9: Taking a leaf out of a global playbook, where fashion has long been used as a political statement, Trinamool Congress has designed a T-shirt for its workers to flaunt and attack its opponent - BJP's Amit Shah. The T-shirt bearing a cartoon picture of the BJP stalwart's face along

Congress writes to minorities commission, seeks probe into Assam madrasa demolition

Guwahati (PTI): Congress lawmakers from Assam have written to the National Commission for Minorities (NCM), urging it to investigate the demolition of a madrasa in Bongaigaon and ensure justice for its 224 students. In a letter to the NCM chairperson Iqbal Singh Lalpura, Congress MP Abdul Khalequ

Earthquake kills 65, triggers landslides in southwest China

Beijing (AP): The powerful earthquake that set off landslides and shook buildings in southwestern China killed at least 65 people and injured hundreds, state media said Tuesday. At least 16 other people are missing a day after the 6.8 magnitude earthquake struck a mountainous area in Luding count

UAE: Soon, renew your driving licence at Dubai International Airport

Dubai has announced plans to offer driving licensing renewal services at its international airport. The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) said it will open a new service outlet at the Dubai International Airport - Terminal 1 (departure concourse) in the third quarter of this year. It will be op

Facebook, Instagram Removed 2.7 Crore Posts in India During July: All Details

Meta-owned social media platforms Facebook and Instagram took action against a total of 2.7 crore posts on the social media platforms in July, according to its monthly report. The firm, which is an intermediary under the IT Rules, took down 1.73 crore spam posts and 23 lakh posts for violent and gra