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Air India Express opens bookings from India to UAE

Dubai, Jul 9: Air India Express has opened ticket bookings for flights from India to the UAE from July 12 to 26. The carrier posted the announcement on its social media pages.

“INDIA to UAE - Flights are open...

Bengaluru to be divided into zones to contain covid-19

Bengaluru, Jul 9: Alarmed over surging COVID-19 cases, the Karnataka government has decided to divide this tech city into containment zones to curb the spread of the pandemic, a state minister said on Thursday.

"The city will be divided...

Dakshina Kannada records 168 new covid cases; 1 death

Mangaluru, Jul 9: The coastal district of Dakshina Kannada today recorded death of a coronavirus patient.

Meanwhile, the district today also recorded 168 new covid cases taking the total number of cases to 1702.

Yesterday, the district had...

Private hospitals in Karnataka to provide 3,500 beds for covid patients

Bengaluru, Jul 9: Karnataka Medical Education Minister K Sudhakar on Wednesday said the private hospitals in the state have joined hands with the state government in the fight against COVID-19 and will provide 3,500 beds for patients.

"The meeting...

CBSE justifies dropping lessons on democracy, secularism

New Delhi, Jul 9: The Central Board of Secondary Education has strongly defended its decision to drop topics like democratic rights, citizenship, federalism, secularism etc in the name of reducing the syllabus for Classes 9 to 12 due to COVID-19...

Uprooted tree blocks NH 73 between Mangaluru and Chikamagaluru

Mangaluru, Jul 9: The National Highway 73 between Mangaluru and Chikmagalur was blocked after a huge tree was uprooted and fell on the road near Somanthadka near Belthangady on Thursday due to heavy rain which has been lashing the region...

Covid-19 going out of control in some districts of Karnataka: CM

Bengaluru, Jul 9: Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Thursday said the Covid-19 situation was “getting out of control a little” in some parts of the state, but assured citizens that authorities were taking necessary steps.

“In some...

Karnataka NRI Forum Jeddah to charter flights from Jeddah to Mangaluru, Bengaluru

Jeddah, Jul 9: Karnataka NRI Forum Jeddah, a registered charitable organization under Government of Karnataka & Indian Consulate Jeddah - Saudi Arabia, helping the Kannadigas overseas and in Karnataka state as well, has initiated played its role in helping stranded...

Bengaluru's Chinnaswamy Stadium to be turned into covid care centre

Bengaluru, Jul 9: The M Chinnaswamy cricket stadium and the Bengaluru Palace in Karnataka will be converted into a COVID-19 care centre, informed the Chief Minister's Office (CMO) on Thursday.

The Bangalore International Exhibition Centre was also recently converted...

Karnataka 2nd PUC results to be declared around 20th July: Education Minister

Bengaluru, Jul 9: The State Education Minister of Karnataka clarifies that 2nd PUC result 2020 to be declared around July 20. The Minister’s tweet signals that Karnataka Second Pre- University examinations result is not releasing today, and likely to be...