Banks all geared up to launch India’s first retail digital currency

Banks are working on facilitating inter-banking transactions to aid the new digital currency. Banks are in the process of updating their systems to facilitate transactions in the new digital currency. The banks have focused on enabling this system to current account holders like business people first, as their transaction volume is large. Pooja Chawla, Deputy […]

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Three more arrested in voter data theft case

Halasurugate Police station has arrested three more Chilume Trust Employees who were involved in the voter data theft case. The three arrested employees were produced before the court today at 4:00 p.m. Police inspector R. Jagadeesh said that he would demand an “eight to ten  day police custody for further investigation.” The detained were identified […]

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Shared BJP Borders; both state leaders hopeful over land

Old conflict reignited for election, says Congress. Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), in both Karnataka and Maharshtra believe that the Supreme Court verdict will favour their respective states. Chief Spokesperson of BJP Karnataka, M.G Mahesh, said that there is no dispute. The party believes that Belagavi is a part of Karnataka  and it will remain the […]

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Japanese partners fly in for Kirloskar’s funeral

Karnataka leaders, Japanese partners mourn the death of Vikram Kirloskar Toyota top brass flew in from Japan to pay final respects to vice president of Toyota Kirloskar Pvt Ltd, Vikram Kirloskar. Takayuki Ueda, Toyota Tusho Insurance Broker India said, “His death was very sudden and we did not expect it. My team and I flew […]

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Three mediums for the new State Curriculum

State government will merge the NCERT and the State syllabus into one text book. The Karnataka government has chosen Urdu, Kannada and English as the three mediums for the new textbooks under the National Education Policy (NEP) 2022. Sri Prasanna Kumar M., Director of Public Instruction, Primary Education, said, , “The new book will be […]

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Most people with Marathi roots favour Karnataka in the border-dispute

The ongoing Karnataka-Maharashtra border dispute sees tightening of police security at the borders of the two states. The Marathi speaking community of Karnataka are not ready to merge with Maharashtra, yet, “My mother tongue is Marathi but I am loyal to Karnataka,” said chairperson of Karnataka Maratha Communities Development Corporation Ltd (KMCDC), Dr M G […]

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Bangalore University event halted by protestors

Students’ organisation says it is mandatory to place Dr. B. R. Ambedkar’s photo at a Constitutional event. The Constitution Day event organised by Bangalore University was halted after protestors stormed the stage demanding an image of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar to be placed at the event. Students from post graduation and research scholars’ association started […]

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Number of yatris reduce as Pancharatna Yatra travels across the state

The crowd size varies at each district as the yatra aims to cover 106 taluks. The Pancharatna Yatra started by the Janta Dal (Secular) party saw the participation of over 1 lakh people in Mulbagal, Kolar according to Kolar police. The yatra is now in Devanahalli, where only 750 people have turned up according to […]

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Government to shut down waste management park

Government is planning to shut down the MSGP tech park because of several accidents caused due to lack of traffic police. In a recent incident involving a garbage truck, two people were killed. Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) plans to shut down the Material Solutions for Green Planet (MSGP) tech park in Chighurenhalli. Parashuram, BBMP […]

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Chilume employees identified and arrested along with BBMP officials

Six Chilume Trust officials along with four BBMP officials have been taken into police custody for three days and 14 days, respectively. The six employees of the Chilume Trust who were arrested have been identified and taken into police custody for 14 days. Moreover, three regional officers and one assistant revenue officer from the Bruhat […]

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