At this difficult time, it becomes even more important that we have access to information that has a bearing on our health and well-being, our lives, and livelihoods. Last updated December 2020 The coronavirus has blown all our 2020 travel plans to bits and pieces. 32 Replies to “Travel Vlog – Bangalore To Kerala Road Trip After Lockdown | Akhila Unnithan Mom With A Camera” Harshal Syam 2020-08-19 at 18:39:17 1.18 lakh voters will decide the fate and 25 persons have already been unanimously elected", he said. On Saturday, the State Government announced that Bengaluru Urban and Rural Districts would observe a complete lockdown from 8 pm on Tuesday (July 14) for a week until Wednesday (July 22). The meeting decided to hold statewide campaign to raise awareness about organ transplantation. On the contrary, drug abuse and related violations of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act have always existed and have been increasing by leaps and bounds. A health worker takes a nasal swab sample to test for COVID-19 in Hyderabad on September 29, 2020. Pune. The court has sent him to police custody till December 28,” he said. The Karnataka police will have to learn to live with it. ANI | 30 Dec 2020 8:43 AM GMT . As a subscriber, you are not only a beneficiary of our work but also its enabler. In India, the onerous task of enforcing the lockdown fell on the shoulders of the police. Germany shattered its record for Covid-19 deaths in 24 hours on Tuesday with 952 patients dying compared to a previous record of 598 on December 11, according to … For 233 seats, 538 contenders have filed nominations and 32 have been already unanimously elected. Chandigarh. Another feature of the lockdown was the imposition of day curfew, when people could not move out of their homes even for medical emergencies without a valid pass. You have reached your limit for free articles this month. Follow the blog to stay up to date with the state in real time. About two lakh voters in Bengaluru urban district will be casting their votes for the Grama Panchayat elections on Tuesday. The State Election Commission had announced a two-phase poll to be held on December 22 and 27. A one-stop-shop for seeing the latest updates, and managing your preferences. The meeting also decided that all district hospitals and medical colleges in the state will be given licences, and a higher-level advisory committee will be formed to ensure this is well-executed. As the pandemic took flight, country after country closed its borders imposing a lockdown of varying severity in their cities and States. Yediyurappa told LIC officials to work out the best plan they could offer for the Bhagyalakshmi scheme and discuss it with officers of the Finance Department. Hence we identified 178 new locations where our personnel were deployed to check violations.”. The police said that the local police heads have been instructed to ensure Covid-19 norms will be maintained during voting. Karnataka has decided to identify Jeeva Sarthakate programme as State Organ Tissue Transplant Organisation (SOTTO) of Karnataka to encourage organ donation in the state. Reeling under shortage of manpower even at the best of times, preoccupation with non-core functions and piling arrears of record updation, the pandemic set the clock back. Other patrons have adopted animals such as tiger, leopard and zebra at … We promise to deliver quality journalism that stays away from vested interest and political propaganda. 8th December 2020 | 12pm - 1pm Jean Jenkins and Rhys Davies, Cardiff University Since October 2018, researchers from WISERD and Cardiff Business School have been working in partnership with Cividep-India to examine whether and how garment workers in Bangalore are … A deputy director, additional staff, and 20 organ transplantation organisers will be newly appointed. Deputy Commissioner (Urban) G N Shivamurthy on Monday said that the elections will be held in 11 Grama Panchayat in Bengaluru urban district (North) and 15 in Yelahanka taluk. 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Cloud kitchens serving exquisite cuisines from across the world opened up. In view of rising COVID-19 cases, the Maharashtra government on Friday extended the lockdown in the state till midnight of December 31, 2020. Anchal Pathak Updated on Apr 14, 2020 12:02 IST. I have a lot of respect for Kodava people and their culture, and if my statements have in any way hurt them, I express my regret,” Siddaramaiah told reporters here. Karnataka Medical Education Minister and Chikkaballapura MLA Sudhakar K. Express Photo. The Karnataka police have deployed 80,000 police personnel of various ranks for election duty. Move smoothly between articles as our pages load instantly. Why is it that most of the Retail stores are open and people are roaming as if there is no lockdown at all? The state government on November 27 had issued an order for the imposition of the lockdown till December 31. Chennai. Sudha Murty’s new book has fictional stories revolving around grandparents in lockdown BangaloreLitFest/Twitter news Bangalore Lit Fest Saturday, December 12, 2020 - 17:51 Social Hits. Surajit from Bangalore shares his lockdown experience. #Bangalorelockdown #justasking #essentials — রাজর্ষী (@_rajarshi) March 23, 2020. FOLLOW. *Our Digital Subscription plans do not currently include the e-paper, crossword and print. Joint commissioner of police (traffic) BR Ravikanthe Gowda said that 6,247 cases were booked at the end of the operation by personnel from 44 traffic police stations and collected Rs 29,47,50. In Yelahanka, 719 people are contesting for 298 seats. The local body elections, which began on December 22, were conducted in two phases and concluded on December 27. Kulkarni, a Congress leader, was arrested on November 5 in connection with the murder case of former BJP Zilla panchayat member Yogesh Gowda in Dharwad. Action in fits and starts is no solution. We brief you on the latest and most important developments, three times a day. That 11% of Karnataka’s policemen tested positive and 87 breathed their last as on November 2, 2020, is evidence of their major role as frontline warriors in our fight against the pandemic. SadhanaPada Alumni Lockdown Stories. Covid-19: California prepares for ‘harshest lockdown’ in United States amid … اردو ... India’s coronavirus cases near 850,000 as Bangalore goes into lockdown. Karnataka Bengaluru News December 22 Highlights: About two lakh voters in Bengaluru urban district will be casting their votes for the Grama Panchayat elections on Tuesday. The indigenous solution and commercial model of battery swapping with quick interchange stations launched today is a welcome measure.". Now that we have functional narcotic units in Bengaluru city police and the CID, sustained action against drug crimes is the need of the hour lest they spiral out of control calling for extreme measures, like in Punjab. We have been keeping you up-to-date with information on the developments in India and the world that have a bearing on our health and wellbeing, our lives and livelihoods, during these difficult times. With his judicial custody — which was extended a fortnight back till December 21 — ending on Monday, CBI sleuths produced him before the court via video conference from Hindalga Jail in Belagavi. Karnataka excise department has blamed work from home (WFH) and Covid-19 induced lockdown for drop in excise revenue collection.Excise department officials, … “They conspired, mobilised and led the crowd to the KG Halli Police station, causing huge damage to the public and police station vehicles,” the NIA said. Will liquor shops be open in Bangalore amidst the lockdown? Police handled the thankless job of maintaining order among restive labourers in camps, ensuring distribution of food and dry ration at these camps and other food shelters before transporting them to train and bus stations after coordinating with authorities. According to traffic police, most violations are riding bikes without wearing helmets, riding in the opposite direction on one-way streets, driving without safety belts, speaking on a mobile phone while driving or riding, and riding on pavements. Stories are the best way for children to learn about […] Tags. Police high-handedness in the early days of the lockdown rightly led to loud criticism from aggrieved citizens. According to the election commission, there are 1,17,383 candidates in the fray for 48,048 seats. Bangalore. The events that unfolded this year, from the pandemic to the sudden and stringent lockdown, are unprecedented in history. Enjoy reading as many articles as you wish without any limitations. Sphaerotheca Bengaluru is being named after the city to highlight the lacunae in documentation of amphibians from non-forested areas and to restore frog habitats in Bengaluru. "As LIC had expressed helplessness to provide 1 lakh rupee to the beneficiaries under Bhagyalakshmi scheme, with existing premium, Government had examined the issue closely and Cabinet had decided to implement it through Sukanya Samruddhi scheme of India Post," statement added. Goa. Kitchens had to be organised in many police stations to feed not just personnel working overtime, but also daily wage earners who were suddenly rendered without livelihood. The Hindu has always stood for journalism that is in the public interest. Chief Secretary T.M. The decision was taken at a meeting presided by Dr K Sudhakar, Health Education and Family Welfare and Medical Education Minister on Monday. As Covid19 cases are decreasing the number of donors are increasing in the state. Hyderabad. The Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL) launched the round-the-clock COVID-19 testing facility on Tuesday. Explaining the incident, Dakshina Kannada Superintendent of Police B M Laxmi Prasad said the dacoits robbed the victims of Rs 1.5 lakh in cash and 240 grams of gold ornaments after breaking into the house at around 2.15 am. The first phase of election to the 3019 Gram Panchayats in 117 taluks in Karnataka will be held today. Acting on intelligence inputs NCB, seized 3000 Yellow and Grey coloured pills of MDMA (610 gms) from a parcel at Foreign Post Office, Bengaluru. On 24 March 2020, the Government of India under Prime Minister Narendra Modi ordered a nationwide lockdown for 21 days, limiting movement of the entire 1.3 billion population of India as a preventive measure against the COVID-19 pandemic in India. And it all starts at @shiftblr on 31st December 6pm onwards with an amazing evening lined up for you, which features unmatched offers, ambience, entertainment and food and drinks. 1.18 lakh voters will decide the fate and 25 persons have already been unanimously elected, he said. Not just beef-eaters, Karnataka’s anti-cattle slaughter bill will hit farmers, tanners and more, Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Awards, Statutory provisions on reporting (sexual offenses), This website follows the DNPA’s code of conduct. Citizen-centric work, such as beat patrolling, investigation, and preventive action, suffered a setback. However, we have a request for those who can afford to subscribe: please do. A select list of articles that match your interests and tastes. Sharieff, Imran Ahmed, Rubah Waqas, Shabbar Khan and Shaik Ajmal – had conducted meetings at Thanissandra and KG Halli wards in Bengaluru in the evening of August 11. The workers and traders shut down their operations in APMC market in Yeshwanthpura in North Bengaluru and staged a sit-in demanding the repeal of the three farm laws while terming them “anti farmer”. In the follow up action, on 18 December, two persons including a woman, who arrived to collect the parcel, were apprehended from the same location by the central agency. But then that is the nature of police work. Karnataka Bangalore Coronavirus (Covid-19) Latest News Live Updates Today, Lockdown 6.0 Guidelines, Corona Virus Cases News Updates: Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa expressed concerns over the inconveniences caused to the public and the loss … Launching the initiative, Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa said, "Consumers are ready to adopt EVs and now there is a need to ensure that the supporting infrastructure is in place. Meanwhile, CCB sleuths investigating the case added that Kumar, identified as the owner of a quarry in Kunigal allegedly used to organise high-profile parties with bullion trader Vaibhav Jain, another accused who was arrested earlier. India might soon introduce Covid-19 … The Karnataka Police have intensified the search for a gang of nine robbers who allegedly stormed into a house near Dharmasthala in Dakshina Kannada district off the Bengaluru-Mangaluru highway and decamped with cash and gold ornaments worth lakhs. Earlier this month, the BJP government led by Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa passed the APMC Bill through a voice vote amid a walkout by Congress. Your support for our journalism is invaluable. Follow. The voting began at 7.00 am and concludes at 5.00 pm. The health department said that RT-PCR tests will also be mandated for those transiting in other airports outside the UK, from December 22.