Karnataka

Bengaluru, Mar 17: A baby girl was born on board IndiGo's Bengaluru-Jaipur flight mid-air on Wednesday morning with the help of cabin crew and a doctor, according to an airline statement. "A baby girl was born mid-air on board flight 6E 469 from Bangalore to Jaipur. The baby was delivered with the help of the IndiGo crew, effectively assisted by Dr Subahana Nazir, travelling with us on the same

Bengaluru, Mar 17: In an order with far-reaching implications, the Karnataka State Board of Auqaf has issued a circular to all the mosques and dargahs (mausoleums) in the state not to use loudspeakers between 10 pm and 6 am, saying the ambient noise level around these structures has "deleterious effects on human health and the psychological well-being of people".

Bengaluru, Mar 16: Primary and secondary education minister S Suresh Kumar has instructed officials to crack the whip against schools which run regular offline classes for standard one to five ignoring government's directive in view of Covid-19.

Mandya, Mar 16: Once largest purchaser of Karnataka’s ‘Mandya jaggery’, now the state of Kerala has stalled the supply, claiming that the product supplied is substandard and not fit for human consumption.

Bengaluru, Mar 16: The government of Karnataka has decided to increase the fine for MBBS course students who surrender their seats during counselling from Rs 5 lakh to Rs 25 lakh from the next academic year.

Bengaluru, Mar 15: Sandalwood superstar Shivarajkumar today met Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) president D K Shivakumar amid talks that the actor’s wife Geetha Shivarajkumar would join the party.

Bengaluru, Mar 15: The Karnataka Department of Collegiate Education has decided to file a complaint against a fake circular announcing that the state government has declared holidays circulated on social media.

Bengaluru, Mar 14: In the wake of a surge in Covid-19 cases again in Karnataka, Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa said on Sunday that there was no proposal for a lockdown or curfew in the state.

Bengaluru, Mar 13: The alleged sex-for-job scandal involving former Minister Ramesh Jarkiholi took a new turn on Saturday afternoon after one of his confidants filed a complaint with the Sadashivanagar police alleging that the sensational clip provided by activist Dinesh Kallahalli, which was also uploaded on social media, was fake and defamatory.

Bengaluru, Mar 13: In the wake of the emergence of new Covid-19 clusters and fear of a second wave, Karnataka has capped the number of people who can congregate in public places and celebrations.