27-year-old corona warrior Khaleel who helped poor during lockdown dies of covid-19

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August 1, 2020

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Mysuru, Aug 1: A young covid-19 warrior and activist has become the latest victim of novel coronavirus in Karnataka’s Mysuru district. 

The deceased is Khaleel ur Rahman (27), who was the office manager at Farooqia College of Pharmacy. 

During Covid-19 lockdown, he was working as a volunteer and was part of Mysuru City Corporation team also which is involved in the covid related work. 

Khaleel was also part of the team formed by IAS officer P Manivannan, who led the crucial Covid-19 relief efforts across Karnataka. He was also an activist of Social Democratic Party of India.

During the lockdown, he was distributing groceries and other necessary things among poor and migrants in Mysuru. 

Recently he fell ill and admitted to a private hospital. He was suffering from breathing difficulties. He breathed his last in the hospital without responding to any treatment.

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September 14,2020

Bengaluru, Sept 14: In a major development, the State Government on Monday accorded permission to prosecute two IPS officers, to the CBI, in relation to the multi-crore IMA scandal.

According to official sources, the officers, against whom permission was given are, Hemant Nimbalkar, the then IGP CID wing, and Ajay Hilory, the then Deputy Commissioner of Police (Bengaluru).

It may be recalled that the people, had lost over Rs 4000 crore from the I-Monitory Advisory Private limited which had accepted deposits form the public, and later cheated them.

The State Government had handed over the Investigation to the CBI, to investigate into the case later.

The CBI had already arrested kingpin of the IMA financial fraud, Mansoor Khan, and was put in the Central Jail.

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September 13,2020

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Bengaluru, Sept 13: Condemning the Karnataka land reforms act amendment, leader of the opposition in legislative council S R Patil on Sunday said that the amendment brought by the BJP government is a unscientific one.

Speaking at a function here he said this amendment on the land reforms act will be death nil to the farmers , if the government continue with this act there no alternative to fight against it in both inside the house and outside also , he warned.

The congress party already decided to fight against both the houses of assembly against the act and demand for its withdrawal and it is against the farmer’s security and country security also, he said.

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September 18,2020

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Bengaluru, Sept 18: The government doctors in Karnataka on Friday called off their strike over salary hike after the government conceded their demand. The announcement was made by state Health Minister B Sriramulu. "The meeting with the protesting doctors was fruitful.

Approval has been given to meet their demand," Sriramulu tweeted after the meeting with the Karnataka Government Medical Officers' Association office-bearers. Praising Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa for his initiative to break the logjam, Sriramulu said, "Congratulations to the doctors on behalf of the government for calling off their strike."

The doctors under the aegis of KGMOA, went on strike from September 15 demanding a salary hike on par with the teaching faculties at the government medical colleges and hospitals. "We have called off the strike as the government has agreed to all our demands. They said they will earmark Rs 125 crore for this," the KGMOA president Dr G Srinivas told media persons. According to a district health officer, about 4,000 government doctors were on token strike.

Earlier, Karnataka Medical Education Minister K Sudhakar too had exuded confidence that the government doctors would withdraw the agitation. On Thursday, Karnataka reported 9,366 new cases of Covid-19 and 93 related fatalities, taking the total number of infections to 4,94,356 and toll to 7,629.

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