1.5 lakh PoP gods', 2.65 lakh mud gods' immersed in Bengaluru lakes this year

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October 3,2016

Bengaluru, Oct 3: Despite of a ban imposed by the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board on Plaster of Paris (PoP) Ganesha idols, nearly 1.50 lakh such “banned gods” have been immersed in various lakes across Bengaluru city during recent Ganesh Chaturthi festival.

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Officials of the KSPCB said that over one third of the Ganesha idols immersed in the city's lakes this time are PoP idols. Over 2.65 lakh mud idols of Ganesha also have been immersed in those lakes.

Earlier KSPCB Chairman Lakshman revealed that there were around 50,000 PoP idols in the market in different parts of Karnataka including 35,000 in Bengaluru alone this time. According to manufacturers, the idols sold in the market were old stock and they have sought permission to clear them this year.

The KSPCB has banned the use and immersion of PoP idols in water bodies. The action followed a notification issued by the National Green Tribunal in 2013. The NGT?had ordered pollution control boards to conduct a study on pollution caused due to immersion of PoP and coloured idols and ban them under Section 33 of The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution)?Act, 1974.

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SURESH
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Tuesday, 11 Oct 2016

@ TRUE INDIAN, For every action you perform good or bad there is a reward, whether you like it or not it will come to you sooner or later. If it comes to you in this life its better, you can face it bravely other wise a re-birth and the carry forward of k

SURESH
 - 
Tuesday, 11 Oct 2016

@ TRUE INDIAN, regarding you asked a poojary about re birth and his explanations about 7 births. Now a days you can find many fake doctors . If you really interested to find out don't ask a pundit who just perform his service like a compounder in dispensa

SURESH
 - 
Tuesday, 11 Oct 2016

@ True Indian, I don't know whether hell or heaven exists as no one has seen it. But i believe there is re-birth as there are many re-birth stories happening around. you can google and read it. Punishment of hell or reward of heaven is only temporary, but

TRUE INDIAN
 - 
Tuesday, 11 Oct 2016

@Suresh

Which one u believe Narkam or Re-Birth.

Which book is Supreme, Vedas or Bhagwat gita

TRUE INDIAN
 - 
Tuesday, 11 Oct 2016

@Suresh

Why don't we remember our previous lives. How can we work off bad karma, if we don't recognize our previous mistakes....

If u see a beggar wallowing in the gutter, don't u dare help him, he is working off bad karma, if u help

TRUE INDIAN
 - 
Tuesday, 11 Oct 2016

In the heaven-hell concept, sinners go to Naraka (Hell). However, if one has bad karma, the rebirth concept says that he/she will suffer in his next birth.

How can both these theories be true when they contradict each other?

TRUE INDIAN
 - 
Tuesday, 11 Oct 2016

@Suresh
Thank you
its not my information, its God's word Quran says so:

Allah says: “Eat and drink, but be not excessive. Indeed, He does not like those who commit excess.” [Sûrah al-A`râf: 31]

Suresh
 - 
Tuesday, 11 Oct 2016

@True Indian, Re birth exist, but the people re born do not remember their previous birth as it would create complications. God has made such a great arrangement. There are rarest of rare case where people remember their previous birth. Previous birth mem

TRUE INDIAN
 - 
Monday, 10 Oct 2016

@Suresh

in the heaven-hell concept, sinners go to Naraka (Hell). However, if one has bad karma, the rebirth concept says that he/she will suffer in his next birth.

How can both these theories be true when they contradict each other?

TRUE INDIAN
 - 
Monday, 10 Oct 2016

@Suresh

Vedas doesent speak about punarjanm or samskaram. It speaks about swargam and narkam.

But upanishads and bhagwat gita speaks about samskaram and punarjanm.

If there is rebirth there wouldn't been swargam and narkam

TRUE INDIAN
 - 
Monday, 10 Oct 2016

@suresh

and if one dies then his karma is passed on to next birth.

Answer: if karma pass onto the next life. There wouldn't have been swargam and narkam. But vedas says about swargam and narkam.
Punarjanm means next life and no

TRUE INDIAN
 - 
Monday, 10 Oct 2016

@suresh

If it would have been re-birth. Vedas would have mentioned how many times.
But no where in vedas is mentioned how many times rebirth. Or birth

Punarjanm means next life. And not next re-birth.

Once i asked ur

TRUE INDIAN
 - 
Monday, 10 Oct 2016

@Suresh

Iam quoting from ur religion scripts hope it doesn't bores u.

Punarjanm means puna means next time or again. janm means life. i.e Next life. It doesn't mean re-birth, it means next life. which is in either swarg or narak.

Suresh
 - 
Monday, 10 Oct 2016

@True Indian, Your information is good. Anything in excess is always harmful to health,even if you drink too much water is harmful, excess salt or sugar is also bad.

TRUE INDIAN
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Monday, 10 Oct 2016

@suresh
Veg has its advantages and disadvantages too
Cucumbers

Toxicity

Cucumber contains small patches that taste bitter. These portions contain the extremely toxic tetracyclic triterpenoids or cucurbitacins compound. Exc

Suresh
 - 
Monday, 10 Oct 2016

@True Indian, that's your version which is too lengthy and boring to read. I don't have patience to read so much. All I believe is good and bad deeds will be rewarded in this present life, and if one dies then his karma is passed on to next birth. That's

TRUE INDIAN
 - 
Monday, 10 Oct 2016

@Suresh
PUNARJANMA’MEANS LIFE AFTER DEATH. BUT ON EARTH, BUT IN THE HEAVEN.

TRUE INDIAN
 - 
Monday, 10 Oct 2016

@Suresh

How Many Punar-janm total

TRUE INDIAN
 - 
Monday, 10 Oct 2016

LIFE AFTER DEATH IN ISLAM

1. Live once in this world and then be resurrected in the Hereafter

It is mentioned in the Qur’an

How can ye reject the faith in Allah?
Seeing that ye were without life,
And He gave you life; Then will He cause you to die,
and will He again bring you to life; And again to Him will ye return.
(Al Qur’an 2:28)

Islam states that a human being comes into this world only once, and after he dies, he is again resurrected on the day of judgement. Depending on his deeds he will either dwell in heaven i.e. Paradise or he will dwell in hell.

2. This Life is a test for the hereafter

It is mentioned in the Qur’an

He who created Death and Life,
that He may try which of you is best in deed;
And He is the exalted in Might, oft- forgiving
(Al Qur’an 67:2)

This life that we lead in this world is a test for the hereafter. If we follow the commandments of the Almighty Creator and we pass the test, we shall enter Paradise i.e., which is Eternal Bliss. If we do not follow the commandments of our creator and fail the test then we shall be put into hell.

3. Full Recompense on the Day of Judgement:

It is mentioned in the Qur’an

Every soul shall have a test of death.
And only on the Day of Judgment shall
you be paid your full recompense.
Only he who is saved far from the fire and admitted to the Garden
will have attained the object (of life).
For the life of this world is but goods and chattels of deception.
(Al Qur’an 3:185)

suresh
 - 
Monday, 10 Oct 2016

@TRUE INDIAN, KALKI AVTAR WILL COME IN THE END, not in the beginning. Kalyuga - 432,000 human years, as of 2016, its only 5118 years have passed. 426,882 years left. Its only in the end of Kaliyuga that Lord Kalki will incarnate, just to destroy and start

TRUE INDIAN
 - 
Monday, 10 Oct 2016

@suresh

By hindu scholar ved prakash

Veda mentions that 'kalki autar' will be the last Messenger / Prophet of Bhagwan (Allah) to guide the whole world. Afer quoting this reference the Pundit Parkash says that this comes true only in

suresh
 - 
Monday, 10 Oct 2016

@TRUE INDIAN, No, this doesnt satisfy me. The point is numerous species of E.Coli live in gut of animals that can produce toxins that can penetrate human intestines and enter blood streams where it destroys red blood cells and eventually cause Kidney prob

TRUE INDIAN
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Monday, 10 Oct 2016

@suresh

As i told both veg and non veg has its advantages and disadvantages.

I didnt say all veg foods are harmful. Which ever suits u. U can have anything.

I eat both veg and non veg. And alhamdulilla iam healthy.

TRUE INDIAN
 - 
Monday, 10 Oct 2016

@suresh

Have u heard Steak tartare. Its a raw beef. Which many people eat it. And its very easy to digest. pork meat is difficult to digest. Which is not allowed for muslims and christains.

Eating steak tartare needn’t be such a t

suresh
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Monday, 10 Oct 2016

@ TRUE INDIAN, perhaps you have never tried eating raw veggies, only you might have read from somewhere or someone might have mislead you by saying raw vegetables are harmful and leads to gas, stomach pain. I normally eat raw cucumber, carrot, beet, tomat

TRUE INDIAN
 - 
Monday, 10 Oct 2016

@suresh

The dietary fiber content in raw vegetables, Is very hard to digest, leading to symptoms such as stomach pain and gas. Cooking makes the fiber in vegetables easier to digest.

Both veg and non-veg has its advantages and disadv

Suresh
 - 
Sunday, 9 Oct 2016

@True Indian, U say science has proven meat is hard to digest, at last you agreed to my point, Its the vegetarian foods that's easiest to digest, no problem even if u eat it raw or cooked.

Suresh
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Sunday, 9 Oct 2016

@True Indian, For you it seems like the most important part of body is a pointed teeth and not the brain. Actually you are giving emphasis on meat and teeth, but do you know the scientific explanation you are giving also tells that humans never knew about

TRUE INDIAN
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Sunday, 9 Oct 2016

@suresh

Science has proven that. Pork is one of the most difficult to digest.

TRUE INDIAN
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Sunday, 9 Oct 2016

@suresh

Good to see that u some what agreeing my point. God knows that human being cannot digest raw food, they have to cook, thats why he has given 2 legs and 2 hands. Or else he would have given us four legs.
Tigers teeth is all pointed

Suresh
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Sunday, 9 Oct 2016

@True Indian, your logic is God gave pointed teeth you have to eat like animals eat, then going by same logic why don't you eat RAW flesh of animals,? I tell you becoz god has given animals the intestines and enzymes to digest RAW flesh. Can you use your

TRUE INDIAN
 - 
Sunday, 9 Oct 2016

@rahul

Not only pork, the animal which eats non-veg, is not allowed to eat.

TRUE INDIAN
 - 
Sunday, 9 Oct 2016

@Rahul

Better Meats to Eat

Instead of “the other white meat”, let’s look at some meats that are protein-rich and known to be health-promoting. I’m talking about high quality protein that is not only tasty but very nutritious.

TRUE INDIAN
 - 
Sunday, 9 Oct 2016

@RAHUL.

We Don't eat Pork (Suvvar)because, it is the only animal on earth, which eats its own shit. we are not shit eater.

Now science has proved that, this is the only animal which carries lot of diseases.

This animal go

TRUE INDIAN
 - 
Saturday, 8 Oct 2016

I really don't Understand ur Logic.

God has given Pointed as well as flat teeth, To eat Veg and Non-Veg.

If he wanted to eat Only veg, Why did he Give us Pointed teeth. He would have given Flat teeth Only.

If God has no problem, Why u people have Problems.

Suresh
 - 
Saturday, 8 Oct 2016

True Indian To sum up all, we have acquired most perfect body is. Human form only after being born and dead thousand of times in to different creatures. our human life is there to come out of this life and death cycle and attain moksha merging with god, just like water has to merge into sea. so the purpose of eating food is to keep our body and soul together and not for sense gratification. just for tongue enjoyment why do we need to eat meat. Human life is meant for Austerity, purify our existence,and develop love for god. As told in scriptures 1 no meat eating, 2 No gambling, 3 No intoxication ( not even coffee and tea), 4 No illicit sex ( sex outside marriage) By following these 4 principles we are freeing yourself from karmic bondage reactions. In the end I would say Lead a religious life , pray 5 times a day, refrain from sinful activities, mercy, cleanliness, austerity and truthfulness.

Suresh
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Saturday, 8 Oct 2016

True Indian, Hindus offering animal sacrifice at Kali temple. For those Tamasic people who cannot give up Meat, for them on Amavasya day. they have option they have to take lesser animal like goat, take it outside village. where no other people around and they chant \ MAM SA KHADATITI MAMSAH\" i.e whatever I am doing to you, you can do to me in my next life. So when the animal is sacrificed this mantra is recited in his ears, You are giving your life, so in your next life you will get an opportunity of becoming human being. And I who am killing you now will become an animal, and you kill me. So one day the person will wake up and stop this."

Suresh
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Saturday, 8 Oct 2016

True Indian, Things which we eat are mostly fruits, vegetables, fruits are grown by plant to be eaten so the birds, animals eat it and spread the seeds far and wide for reproduce. Just like a banyan tree has millions of seeds falling on ground but it doesn't grow into new plant. why?, coz The fruit has to be eaten by a bird, pass into the birds intestine and only when the bird droppings generate into a new plant. Even food grains are never cut when they are green. Harvested only when they die and become brown. So where is the sin. we have to perform pooja to a tree if it has to cut down otherwise it amounts to a great Sin.

Suresh
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Saturday, 8 Oct 2016

@True Indian, Less painful for plants too, you can go for Halal cutting of fruits, vegetables and plants in a Halal way, as you said its less painful for animals, so it works same with plants too. Let's have Halal vegetables more Eco friendly.

Suresh
 - 
Saturday, 8 Oct 2016

@True Indian, Now people have become more aware about Dairy Industries. Due to this awareness, Soya milk, Tofu,coconut milk are becoming popular.

TRUE INDIAN
 - 
Friday, 7 Oct 2016

@suresh

Separation
On a factory farm, cow’s milk is not intended for baby cows – it’s intended for humans. Therefore, baby calves are not allowed to nurse. They are taken from their mothers as soon as two hours after birth, and are e

TRUE INDIAN
 - 
Friday, 7 Oct 2016

@Suresh

\Does man think that WE Cannot assemble his bones? Nay, WE are able to put Together in perfect order The very tips of his fingers.\"
ALQUR'AN75:3-4

Science came to know now. That ones finger does not match with another.

TRUE INDIAN
 - 
Friday, 7 Oct 2016

@suresh.
Question
You have to choose your food which is less harming, less painful,

Answer
Then i think. U have to go for halal foods. Which has no pain at all. Plants still feel pain.

suresh
 - 
Friday, 7 Oct 2016

@TRUE INDIAN,
If an animal dies its baby lives like orphan, the person who made this baby an orphan is a sinner.
If a plant is cut, it grows new one and its seeds (baby plant ) also grow into new plant. here no sin is committed.

Regar

TRUE INDIAN
 - 
Friday, 7 Oct 2016

@Suresh

Plants have lesser life than animals, they can grow new one, but animals if you cut them they die.

answer:
But if it's die, its baby will grow. And in islam, Even milking Cow or goat is not allowed to slaughter, After it

TRUE INDIAN
 - 
Friday, 7 Oct 2016

@Suresh

Worship him alone the Creator and not his creation.

then it will be like u Worshipping me and iam worshipping u. Because God has created u and me, To worship u and me has no logic at all.

suresh
 - 
Friday, 7 Oct 2016

@TRUE INDIAN,
EARTH, SUN OR MOON, tulsi, banyan,cobra, anything that is useful and help us in sustaining life on earth we respect it as God and worship it and i don't think God will be unhappy.

For eg. if God has created you and god has cr

suresh
 - 
Friday, 7 Oct 2016

@true indian,
Shani pooja or any pooja its for you to experience, you should have faith other wise whatever pooja you do its all waste. Just like how you perform namaz 5 times, if you cannot become good human being, then whats the use of 5times praye

suresh
 - 
Friday, 7 Oct 2016

@TRUE INDIAN,
Whats the use of zam-zam & your holy stone from heaven, when you say there is only one unseen god.

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JDS Supremo calls party workers to fight against anti-farmer policies of BJP govt

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July 16,2020

Bengaluru, Jul 16: Former Prime Minister and JDS supremo H D Devegowda on Thursday gave a clarion call to party workers to take steps to strengthen the party from the grossroots level and to 'expose the failures' and 'anti-people' policies of BJP government both at the Centre and State.

In an open letter to the workers here, he alleged that the urgent need is to create awareness among the people about failure of the governments which have brought in policies which are deterrent to the poor and downtrodden.

BJP government headed by Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa in Karnataka has come up with an amendment to the Land Reforms Act,1961, which is 'against' interests of the small and medium farmers as even a non-agriculturist can purchase agriculture land, thus giving an opportunity to the rich people to 'exploit' illiterate farmers and purchase their land and use it for some other purpose after some time.

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Karnataka to pay Rs 5k for plasma from Covid survivors

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July 16,2020

Bengaluru, Jul 16: Aiming to forge a citizen-government partnership in combating the Covid pandemic, the Karnataka government is seeking plasma donations from survivors for a token appreciation of Rs 5,000, a minister said on Wednesday.

"I request all those who have recovered from Covid-19 to donate plasma and save lives. As a token of our appreciation, we will give Rs 5,000 to patients who come forward and donate their plasma," said Medical Education Minister K. Sudhakar.

He said the battle against the pandemic can only be won through citizen-government partnership.

On Wednesday, Covid cases swelled by 1,975 infections in Bengaluru, ground zero for the pandemic in the southern state, raising its total number of cases to 22,944, out of which 17,051 are active.

In the past 24 hours, the state as a whole registered a record 3,176 cases, raising Karnataka's tally to 47,253, even as 87 people succumbed to the virus.

Meanwhile, Sudhakar said 8,134 booth level workforce will conduct a house to house survey along with other Covid control measures in Bengaluru.

He said many locals and block level officers will be the members of the workforce.

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Karnataka govt issues revised guidelines for disposal of bodies of covid-19 victims

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August 7,2020

Bengaluru, Aug 7: Amid the rising number of COVID-19 cases in Karnataka, the state's health department issued fresh guidelines for the disposal of bodies of COVID patients.

"Although an increased risk of COVID infection from a dead body to health workers or family members who follow standard precautions while handling the body is unlikely, the lack of scientific data requires the utmost care to avoid the inadvertent spread of COVID-19 during these times," the statement from the health department's press release read, emphasising on the dignity of the dead and the religious and cultural tradition.

The 23-page press release elaborated on guidelines regarding testing, handling of dead bodies and other specificities in relation to the management of COVID-19 bodies.

"Testing should not be insisted in every case of death, but only when they have a recorded history of influenza-like symptoms. The body should be handed over to the family members/ relatives in a dignified manner immediately after swab collection and hospitals should provide handouts with a list of dos and don'ts in English and Kannada laying down relevant information," the statement said.

It added, "At the mortuary, health care workers, mortuary staff and the family of the deceased body shall not come in direct contact with the dead body and must wear full personal protective equipment (PPE). If the family or relative are for any reason unable to cremate or bury the body, the local health authority shall arrange for the dignified last rites as per the religious traditions of the family."

Regarding autopsies (post mortem) on COVID-19 bodies, the state department said that they should be avoided, except in necessary circumstances.

The statement also gave detailed guidelines regarding the appropriate recording of COVID-19 deaths in line with the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) guidelines.

Additionally, the health department made a statement about the admission procedure for COVID positive patients referred by other district administrations saying, "It is now mandatory for all the referrals from the BBMP admission and discharge of COVID positive patients to be done through the online COVID Hospital Bed Management System (CHBMS)."

The state's count of coronavirus cases was 1,51,449 in the past 24 hours.

So far, a total of 2,804 people have died due to COVID-19 in the state, while the average recovery rate in Karnataka is 49.3 per cent.

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