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Karnataka: State in southern India
Karnataka is a state in the south western region of India. It is the largest state in South India and seventh largest in India. It was formed on 1 November 1956, with the passage of the States Reorganisation Act. Originally known as the State of Mysore, it was renamed Karnataka in 1973. The state corresponds to the Carnatic region. The capital and largest city is Bangalore.


Cyclone Nivar: 'Chennai to have moderate rainfall till tomorrow', informs IMD [Video]

Cyclone Nivar: 'Chennai to have moderate rainfall till tomorrow', informs IMD

Speaking to ANI, Director of Area Cyclone Warning Centre in Chennai, Dr N Puviarasan said, "Severe cyclonic storm Nivar expected to move Northwest wards and weaken into cyclonic storm in districts of..

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Smriti Irani vs Asaduddin Owaisi on 'love jihad' law, day after UP ordinance [Video]

Smriti Irani vs Asaduddin Owaisi on 'love jihad' law, day after UP ordinance

Union minister Smriti Irani took on All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen chief Asaduddin Owaisi over the issue of 'love jihad', a conspiracy to convert Hindu women as alleged by some Hindutva groups...

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'Love jihad a cancer': Union minister wants law in Bihar like UP, MP, others [Video]

'Love jihad a cancer': Union minister wants law in Bihar like UP, MP, others

Union minister Giriraj Singh commented on the issue of 'love jihad' and the plans of many states to formulate laws against it. 'Love jihad' is a conspiracy to convert Hindu women, alleged by some..

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Watch: People flout COVID SOPs while shopping in Kalaburagi [Video]

Watch: People flout COVID SOPs while shopping in Kalaburagi

People were seen not wearing mask while shopping in Karnataka's Kalaburagi on November 21. Administration urged locals to follow all COVID SOPs in public place. COVID cases continued to surge in..

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India saw more COVID recoveries than confirmed cases in last 45 days: Govt [Video]

India saw more COVID recoveries than confirmed cases in last 45 days: Govt

In the last 45 days, the total number of COVID-19 recovered cases has increased and the number of active cases has decreased in the country, informed Rajesh Bhushan, Secretary of Health Ministry while..

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Bengaluru violence: Congress leader Sampath Raj reaches CCB office [Video]

Bengaluru violence: Congress leader Sampath Raj reaches CCB office

On November 17, Congress leader and former Mayor Sampath Raj brought to Central Crime Branch (CCB) office in Bengaluru. He has been arrested in DJ Halli and KG Halli violence incident case that..

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With COVID caution, colleges in Karnataka re-open partially from today [Video]

With COVID caution, colleges in Karnataka re-open partially from today

Colleges in Karnataka reopened from November 17 amid COVID-19 scare. All the preparations have been made by the colleges in Bengaluru to keep the campuses safe and less populated. Only final year..

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Bengaluru colleges gear up to reopen [Video]

Bengaluru colleges gear up to reopen

The department of higher education has formulated SOPs (standardized operating procedure) as per the UGC guidelines amid COVID-19 pandemic, in view of the opening of colleges and higher education..

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Hyderabad Police rescue abducted toddler within 20 hours [Video]

Hyderabad Police rescue abducted toddler within 20 hours

Hyderabad City Police solved a child-kidnapping case within 20 hours. "A three-year-old child was kidnapped from MGBS and rescued by Hyderabad City Police. The complaints on Nov 14, said that they were..

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Shopkeepers facing losses as COVID-19 hits Diwali [Video]

Shopkeepers facing losses as COVID-19 hits Diwali

Amid COVID-19 impact, the shopkeepers selling Diwali decorative and earthen lamps faced loss in Bengaluru. People didn't come out for shopping amid COVID-19 which resulted in huge loss for the..

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Locals in Shivamogga boycott fire crackers to curb air pollution [Video]

Locals in Shivamogga boycott fire crackers to curb air pollution

In order to curb air pollution, some state governments have put a ban on fire crackers. No customers were seen at the fire cracker shops in Shivamogga. Shopkeepers urged people to buy green fire..

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Social distancing norms get tossed amid festive season in Kalaburagi [Video]

Social distancing norms get tossed amid festive season in Kalaburagi

People rushed to markets amid festive season in Kalaburagi. Ahead of Diwali, a huge crowd was seen at a market. Social distancing norms were flouted as people came out for Diwali shopping. As per..

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Mahagathbandhan will form govt in Bihar with thumping majority: Congress's Avinash Pande [Video]

Mahagathbandhan will form govt in Bihar with thumping majority: Congress's Avinash Pande

Speaking to ANI in Patna on November 09, Congress Observer of Bihar and party's ex-general secretary, Avinash Pande said that Mahagathbandhan will form government in Bihar with thumping majority."Be it..

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Colleges affiliated to Karnataka's Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences to reopen from Dec 1

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Karnataka backtracks on cracker ban after 8 hours; allows sale, use of green fireworks

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Social media campaign forces duo to travel back 80 kms to pick trash they dumped on road

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Unlock 5.0 : Karnataka studying Andhra model for reopening of schools from November 17

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