Karnataka DCM visits STP accident spot, seeks report from IISc

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June 19,2019

Bengaluru, Jun 19: Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister Dr G Parameshwara, who is also Bengaluru Incharge Minister, today visited the accident site of the Sewage Treatment Plant (STP), where two Engineers and one a supervisor were killed on June 17 and said that the state government will conduct a thorough inquiry into the incident and seek a report from the experts in the Indian Institute of Sciences (IISc) to know about any technical flaws.

Speaking to newsmen at the accident site here on Wednesday, he took exception to the officials concerned for not taking safety measures to prevent such disaster.

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Lockdown will not be extended further in Bengaluru: R Ashoka

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July 18,2020

Bengaluru, Jul 18: Karnataka minister R Ashoka on Friday said that the COVID-19 lockdown will not be extended further in Bengaluru.

While commenting on the COVID-19 lockdown extension R Ashoka said, "We have taken expert opinion, and the lockdown will not be extended. It will end on July 22."

Earlier today, Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) Mayor, M Goutham Kumar called for an extension of lockdown in the city for one more week due to rise in the COVID-19 cases. "It will be better if we get more time to tackle COVID-19 cases. We wish for the extension of lockdown for one more week. We have given the proposal to the government," said Kumar.

Lockdown had been imposed in the city for seven days with effect from 8 pm on July 14 till 5 am on July 22 to curb the further spread of COVID-19.

As many as 3,693 new COVID-19 positive cases and 115 deaths have been reported in Karnataka on Friday, the State Health Department said.

The total number of COVID-19 cases in the state now stands at 55,115 including 33,205 active cases. While there are 20,757 recoveries, the death toll stands at 1,147.

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Melkar Women's College students shine in II PUC results 2020

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July 14,2020

Mangaluru, July 14: Melkar  Women's PU college has achieved excellent pass percentage in II PUC examinations, the results of which were announced today.

As many as 140 students of the college had appeared for second PU board exam 2020 this year. The college secured 95% results in the current academic year.

Among them 24 students passed with distinction and 94 with with first class marks.

Fathima Nisha (558 in Arts),

Zaithunnisa (561 in commerce) and Zainaba ifrath (545 in science) are the toppers of respective sections in the college.

From Left to Right Zainaba Ifrath (science 545), Zaithunnisa (commerce 561), Fathimath Nisha (arts 558).

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