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State in southern India

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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 Bengaluru.

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Red alert for heavy rains in Karnataka's Dakshina Kannada [Video]

Red alert for heavy rains in Karnataka's Dakshina Kannada

Red alert for heavy rains has been issued in Bantwal, a taluk in Dakshina Kannada district of Karnataka on August 09. Continuous downpour has caused over flowing of Netravati river. Incessant rainfall..

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Parts of Karnataka to experience extremely heavy rainfall: IMD Scientist [Video]

Parts of Karnataka to experience extremely heavy rainfall: IMD Scientist

Coastal and South interior Karnataka likely to experience extremely heavy rainfall in next few days, said India Meteorological Department Scientist K Sathi Devi. "Coastal Karnataka and south interior..

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Flood situation in Karnataka very challenging: Karnataka Deputy CM [Video]

Flood situation in Karnataka very challenging: Karnataka Deputy CM

Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister Dr. Ashwathnarayan on flood situation in Karnataka said that the situation is very challenging due to excessive rains, water logging and landslides. He said, "The..

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Watch: NDRF rescue 3-month-old in Karnataka village [Video]

Watch: NDRF rescue 3-month-old in Karnataka village

National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) team rescued three-month-old baby and others from Belgundi village in Kodagu district of Karnataka.

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Watch: Hemavati river overflows in Karnataka, temple submerged [Video]

Watch: Hemavati river overflows in Karnataka, temple submerged

A temple was submerged in water due to overflowing of Hemavati river in Karnataka's Hassan. The area is receiving heavy downpour from the past few days. Heavy rain over last few days disrupted normal..

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Intense rainfall leads to severe waterlogging in Karnataka's Kodagu [Video]

Intense rainfall leads to severe waterlogging in Karnataka's Kodagu

The flood-like situation emerged in Karnataka due to heavy rainfall. The intense rainfall caused severe waterlogging at Bhagandeshwara Temple area. According to Central Water Commission, around 105 cm..

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Watch: Policeman, two others jump into well to rescue elderly woman [Video]

Watch: Policeman, two others jump into well to rescue elderly woman

In a daring rescue operation, a policeman and two others jumped into a well to rescue an elderly woman who had accidentally fallen into it. Locals alerted the police as soon as they saw the woman fall...

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Watch: Police personnel rescued an elderly woman from well [Video]

Watch: Police personnel rescued an elderly woman from well

A police personnel rescue an elderly woman from well who had accidentally fallen into it. Two other people also helped in the rescue operation . The incident took place on August 06 in Karnataka's..

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COVID-19 Update: Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh continue to lead caseload [Video]

COVID-19 Update: Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh continue to lead caseload

Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh continue to lead the coronavirus caseload of the country. Maharashtra on August 06, reported 11,514 new COVID-19 cases, which took the total number of cases in the state..

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Watch: Unkal Lake overflowing due to heavy rainfall in Hubli [Video]

Watch: Unkal Lake overflowing due to heavy rainfall in Hubli

Unkal Lake in Karnataka's Hubli is overflowing due to heavy rainfall in the city. Several parts of Karnataka have received heavy to moderate rainfall from past few days. Visuals

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Downpour destroys crops in Karnataka's Shivamogga [Video]

Downpour destroys crops in Karnataka's Shivamogga

The continuous heavy downpour in Karnataka's Shivamogga has caused extensive damage to harvested paddy and other crops in the district. Paddy field was submerged at Hindlemane village in Humcha Hobli..

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Several districts in Karnataka witness waterlogging after heavy downpour [Video]

Several districts in Karnataka witness waterlogging after heavy downpour

Several parts of Karnataka received heavy downpour. Kodagu district witnessed waterlogging and flood-like situation after incessant rainfall. Meanwhile, the Central Water Commission on Thursday said..

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Red Alert In Karnataka [Video]

Red Alert In Karnataka

Red Alert In Karnataka

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Intense rainfall leads to severe waterlogging in parts of Karnataka [Video]

Intense rainfall leads to severe waterlogging in parts of Karnataka

Parts of Karnataka have received heavy rainfall which led to waterlogging in several areas. Normal lives affected due to downpour. According to Central Water Commission, Cauvery River at Kudige in..

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COVID-19 update: Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh report 10,000+ new cases [Video]

COVID-19 update: Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh report 10,000+ new cases

Maharashtra on August 05 recorded 10,309 new COVID-19 cases and 334 deaths, taking the state's count of coronavirus cases to 4,68,265. Today, Delhi reported 1076 new COVID-19 positive cases and 11..

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Karnataka Health Minister B Sriramulu meets doctors treating CM BS Yediyurappa, LoP Siddaramaiah [Video]

Karnataka Health Minister B Sriramulu meets doctors treating CM BS Yediyurappa, LoP Siddaramaiah

Karnataka Health Minister B Sriramulu on August 04 held a meeting with doctors of Manipal Hospital in Bengaluru. Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa and Leader of Opposition Siddaramaiah are admitted at the..

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Vikram Chandra on top leaders testing Covid+, focus back on virus spike [Video]

Vikram Chandra on top leaders testing Covid+, focus back on virus spike

With some of the top political leaders, including home minister Amit Shah and Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa testing positive for the novel coronavirus, the focus is back on the spike in the number of..

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After Yediyurappa, Karnataka Health Minister B Sriramulu tests positive for COVID-19

In a series of tweets, Sriramulu said that his test results reflected he was infected with coronavirus and prayed to "the almighty" for an early recovery.
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PM Kisan scheme benefited 52.5 lakh farmers in Karnataka: BS Yediyurappa


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Landslips, floods took 900+ lives in 16 states this season

Floods and landslides have caused widespread devastation across the country with more than 900 deaths reported so far by 16 states this monsoon season. On Friday, Kerala added over 23 to its tally of..
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Karnataka govt issues revised guidelines for international returnees: Here's what you need to know

Karnataka government on Friday issued revised guidelines for international returnees, which includes a self-declaration form to be submitted 72 hours before the travel.
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Karnataka rains: CM Yediyurappa asks ministers to tour rain-hit areas, sanctions Rs 50 crore

Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Thursday directed the district in-charge ministers to take precautionary measures in the wake of heavy rainfall across the state. He also ordered a release of..
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Siddaramaiah stable, says hospital

Former Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah, who is undergoing treatment for coronavirus, is now stable and has no fever, the hospital where he is admitted said on Wednesday. "Presently he has no..
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Covid-19: Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa 'doing well', is 'clinically stable', says hospital

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Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa tests positive for COVID-19

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BJP sends legal notice to Siddaramaiah and D K Shivakumar

The BJP's Karnataka unit on Friday said it has sent legal notice to the leader of opposition Siddaramaiah and state Congress chief D K Shivakumar for their "baseless" allegations of corruption in the..
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Positivity rate: Karnataka, Bihar, Bengal and Andhra emerge as new hotspots

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Karnataka Lockdown: State govt issues 'Unlock 3' guidelines, here is what's not permitted outside containment zones

Schools, colleges, educational and coaching institutions will remain closed till August 31. Yoga institutes and gymnasiums will be allowed to function from August 5 for which, Standard Operating..
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Covid: Karnataka tally 5th highest, but 2nd in active cases


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At 10,000 cases, Andhra Pradesh reports highest single-day Covid-19 cases, southern states' daily tally at 25k infections

Andhra Pradesh witnessed its worst single day spike of coronavirus on Wednesday, 10,000 plus cases, as the other southern states, including Tamil Nadu and Karnataka also reported high daily numbers,..
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Corbett tops in tiger count, Madhya Pradesh pips Karnataka

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Chapter on Tipu Sultan dropped from class 7 textbook in Karnataka


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50k to 1L Cases: Karnataka took 11 days, Andhra Pradesh 7, Maharashtra, Delhi, Tamil Nadu more

The massive increase in July has resulted in the state taking fewer days to jump from 50,000 to 1 lakh when compared to Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu and Delhi. Karnataka, which crossed the 50,000 mark on..
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200 ISIS terrorists present in Kerala, Karnataka; Al Qaeda planning attack in region: UN report

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Significant numbers' of ISIS terrorists in Kerala, Karnataka: UN report


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100-year-old woman recovers from COVID-19

A 100-year-old woman in Karnataka has recovered from COVID-19
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Siddi community gets its first lawmaker in Karnataka

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Take action against hospitals denying admission to Covid-19 patients: Yediyurappa to officials

Karnataka chief minister B S Yediyurappa on Wednesday directed officials to take action against hospitals that deny admission to Covid-19 patients 'unnecessarily' as he stressed on prompt and quality..
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Covid-19: After facing flak, UP now ahead of Maharashtra, Delhi in conducting tests

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NDRF deploys 122 teams in country for flood, rain rescue works

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'People need to get back to work': No lockdown in Karnataka from tomorrow, says BSY

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Covid death toll crosses 28,000 mark; biggest spurt in July cases in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh

Fresh Covid-19 cases and deaths in the country dipped slightly from the previous day’s count, with 37,009 new infections emerging on Monday while 593 deaths were reported, taking the total toll past..
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Shocking!! Watch pigs roam around freely at COVID-19-designated hospital in Karnataka's Kalaburagi

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'Only God can save us': Karnataka health minister's remarks on coronavirus spread trigger row

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Only God can save us from COVID-19: Karnataka Health Minister

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Karnataka govt to give Rs 5,000 'appreciation money' to plasma donors

People in Karnataka, who have recovered from the coronavirus infection, can donate plasma to help cure other COVID-19 patients and will get Rs 5,000 as "appreciation money".
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India could have 35 lakh cases by Sept: IISc study

India will have 35 lakh Covid-19 cases, and Karnataka 2.1 lakh, by September 1, says a worst-case scenario projection that an IISc team says is based on the current national trend. The Indian Institute..
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Sachin Pilot is a 'sincere Congressman', won't quit the party: D K Shivakumar

Amid deepening political crisis in Rajasthan, Karnataka Congress President D K Shivakumar on Monday expressed confidence that Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot will not quit the party and called him a..
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50% dip in national permit fee for tourist buses?

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Numbers in way of a lotus bloom in Rajasthan

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When will we wake up? Kapil Sibal voices angst over Congress crisis

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Karnataka, Arunachal, Meghalaya announce mini lockdowns to curb Covid-19 spread

A number of states on Saturday imposed lockdowns as part of cluster containment plans in the wake of alarming rise in coronavirus cases with the duration of one of these restrictions as brief as two..
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8 states account for 90% active coronavirus cases in India: GoM on Covid-19 informed

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Karnataka: Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru Palace to be turned into COVID-19 care centre

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Alliance with JD(S) was not required for 2019 LS polls: Congress leader Siddaramaiah

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Karnataka: Complete lockdown observed in Kalaburagi, Hubli on Sunday

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'Very inspiring!': PM Modi praises BJP workers for welfare measures during COVID-19 lockdown

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In biggest surge, India records 22,000 Covid cases in a day

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Watch: Video showing dumping of COVID-19 victims' bodies in Karnataka's Ballari triggers outrage

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Maharashta, Tamil Nadu extend lockdown till July 31

Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu governments on Monday extended the lockdown till July 31 to stop the surge of Covid-19 cases — with stricter norms in the Mumbai and Chennai regions. The Karnataka..
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Karnataka announces complete lockdown on Sundays from July 5, only essential services to be allowed

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Karnataka announces total lockdown on Sundays starting July 5

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Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa calls all-party meet to discuss COVID-19 crisis

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64% of parents favour online classes: Survey

According to a survey conducted across 204 districts, 64% of parents are in favour of online classes in schools as against 31% wanting a ban on them.So far three states — Karnataka, Maharashtra and..
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