Karnataka

Bengaluru, Oct 16: Despite the Union government giving its nod to screen movies in theatres, only a handful of hall owners have come forward to open theatres from Friday.

Bengaluru, Oct 16: A 45-year-old pub owner – Manish Shetty - was shot dead late on Thursday night by rival gang members, the police said.

Bengaluru, Oct 15: After the Bengaluru Police filed a case on Thursday against the Congress candidate for Rajarajeshwari (RR) Nagar Assembly bypoll, Kusuma H, for violating the COVID-19 protocol during the nomination-filing process, Leader of Opposition Siddaramaiah said his party would also file complaints against the BJP nominees on the same charges.

Bengaluru, Oct 15: Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa will hold a videoconference with Deputy Commissioners of rain-affected districts on Friday to take stock of the situation and measures to be taken, official sources said on Thursday.

Bengaluru, Oct 15: The flood situation in Karnataka worsened further on Thursday with several parts of north Karnataka inundated due to torrential rains and release of water from major dams.

Indian Cancer Society, a not-for-profit organisation has started free tele-consultation through a Helpline in collaboration with Government of Karnataka and Oracle.

Bengaluru, Oct 15: The South Western Railway (SWR) zone will operate 22 special trains to and from Karnataka from October 23 to 27 ahead of the upcoming festivals like Dasara, Diwali and Chhath puja, an official said on Wednesday. "The 22 special trains or 11 pairs are part of the 392 (196 pairs) train that will run across the country from October 20 to December 3 for Dasara, Diwali and Chhath Puja festivals to enable people to travel to their native places or where they want to celebrate with families and friends," a zonal official told media.

Bengaluru, Oct 16: Karnataka's recoveries at 8,841 outnumbered 8,477 new Covid cases on a single day on Wednesday.

Bengaluru, Oct 15: Congress candidate Kusuma H filed her nomination for the by-election to the legislative assembly constituency of Rajarajeshwarinagar (RR Nagar) on Wednesday.

Bengaluru, Oct 15: Karnataka government has allowed from Thursday the reopening of cinema halls and multiplexes, with 50 per cent seating capacity.