Bengaluru, Oct 12: Expressing his happiness on the measures to stimulate consumer spending announced by Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Federation of Karnataka Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FKCCI) President Perikal M Sundar said that the move will enhance the purchasing power of the consumer and invigorate the retail sector economy.

Bengaluru, Oct 12: India generated 18,006 tonnes of Covid-19 biomedical waste in the last four months, with Maharashtra contributing the maximum (3,587 tonnes) to it, according to a Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) data.

Bengaluru, Oct 12: Karnataka Minister B Sriramulu was divested of the Health and Family Welfare portfolio by Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Monday in a Cabinet reshuffle amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

Bengaluru, Oct 12: A young scientist of the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) in Mysuru, who was missing since October 6, was found in Vijayawada, police said on Monday.

Bengaluru, Oct 12: K Sudhakar, who will take over over as the Health Minister of Karnataka amidst his predecessor B Sriramulu’s failure to handle covid-19 situation, today said that he would focus on bringing Covid-19 under control and work towards decreasing the fatality rate in the state.

Bengaluru, Oct 12: Karnataka's death toll due to Covid crossed 10,000 mark, even as recoveries at 12,030 were the highest in a single day, while new cases declined to 7,606 on Sunday.

Davangere: Former MLA K Mallappa passed away on Monday, October 12 at his residence. He was 92.

Bengaluru, Oct 12: Acclaimed film music composer Rajan of ‘the Rajan-Nagendra musical duo’ fame passed away after a cardiac arrest at his residence in Bengaluru on Sunday night. He was 87. He was healthy but had developed gastric issues on Saturday and had a bloated stomach, according to his son Ananth Kumar.

Bengaluru, Oct 11: The Suddaguntepalya Police have arrested two men from near the State Bank of India ATM kiosk on Tavarekere Main Road with Rs 27.17 lakh unaccounted cash, police said here on Sunday.

Bengaluru, Oct 11: Senior Congress leader and the former Speaker of the Karnataka Assembly Kagodu Thimmappa, had contracted the COVID-19 disease and had been shifted to a private Hospital here on Sunday.