Tag: Karnataka

Karnataka government to enter into pact with German varsities

BENGALURU:The Karnataka Department of Higher Education and Bavarian Universities of Germany on Thursday decided to join hands together under National Education Policy (NEP-2020) and a schedule of proposed activities have been charted out. A meeting was held at Vidhana Soudha on Thursday between Minister for Higher Education C N Ashwath Narayan, representatives of the German […]

Cooperate, if you don’t want another Covid-19 lockdown: Yediyurappa to people

BENGALURU: Expressing concern over spike in fresh COVID-19 cases, Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Sunday said the pandemic seemed to be going out of control in the state and asked people to cooperate by adhering to the preventive measures if they don’t want another lockdown. “I appeal to the people with folded hands […]

Piyush Goyal dedicates 88 Railway projects in Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh , West Bengal and Karnataka

NEW DELHI: Railways, Commerce & Industry and Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution Minister Piyush Goyal has inaugurated and dedicated a host of infrastructure projects, projects related to passenger amenities and facilities at various railway stations in Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal and Karnataka through video conferencing. About 88 Railway projects were dedicated to […]

Five more states get additional borrowing of Rs. 2,094 crore

NEW DELHI: Reform linked additional borrowing permissions are stimulating reforms in Power Sector in the states. As a part of reform process, five more states namely, Bihar, Goa, Karnataka, Rajasthan and Uttarakhand have successfully met the target set by the Ministry of Power for reduction in Aggregate Technical & Commercial (AT&C) losses or achieved the […]

Tesla to set up electric car manufacturing unit in Karnataka

BANGALURU: Billionaire Elon Musk’s Tesla Inc will set up an electric-car manufacturing unit in the southern Indian state of Karnataka, according to a government document seen by Reuters on Saturday. “The U.S. firm Tesla will be opening an electric car manufacturing unit in Karnataka,” the state government said in a brief statement. The statement was […]

About 540 exhibitors would showcase their defence manufacturing prowess at Aero India 2021: Rajnath Singh

NEW DELHI: Aero India 2021 three-day mega event to showcase the prowess of Aviation Industry will begin from tomorrow at Bengaluru. The Curtain Raiser Press Conference chaired by India’s Defence Minister (Raksha Mantri) Rajnath Singh for Asia’s premier air show was held on 2nd February. Aero India-2021 will be inaugurated by Rajnath Singh and will […]

We need more funds from Modi government to repair highways due to floods: Yediyurappa

BENGALURU: Karnataka on Saturday appealed to union minister of Road Transport & Highways, Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises, Nitin Gadkari to release adequate grants to take up flood damage repair works as Karnataka has suffered severe damages to infrastructure including National Highways. For the last one year, BS Yediyurappa has come under severe attack from […]

Modi government to undertake infra projects worth Rs 1.16 trillion in Karnataka: Nitin Gadkari

NEW DELHI:The Narendra Modi government (Centre) will undertake infrastructure projects worth Rs 1.16 lakh crore in Karnataka in the coming years, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Saturday. The Road Transport and Highways Minister was addressing a virtual event after laying foundation stone and inaugurating projects worth Rs 11,000 crore in Karnataka. The 33 projects […]

Suffered losses worth Rs 437.70 crore during violence in iPhone plant: Wistron

NEW DELHI: Taiwanese firm Wistron Corporation has said that it suffered losses worth Rs 437.40 crore during recent violence when a section of the company’s workers vandalised property at the firm’s iPhone manufacturing plant in Kolar district in Karnataka. A large number of employees allegedly indulged in activities of arson, loot and violence at Wistron’s […]

Taiwanese firms keen to invest in Karnataka

BENGALURU: Taiwanese companies expressed keenness to invest in Karnataka and strengthen economic and cultural relations between Taiwan and the southern state, said Karnataka Industries Minister Jagadish Shettar on Friday. “A Taiwanese delegation led by Taipei Economic and Cultural Centre (TECC) director-general Ben Wang met state Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa, and evinced interest to invest in […]

Rs 64,522 crore motor premium earned, Rs 35,519 crore claims paid in FY19

NEW DELHI: A total sum of Rs 35,519 crore of motor insurance claims were settled during 2018-19 by Indian general insurance companies while the gross underwritten premium was Rs 64,522.35 crore, the Insurance Information Bureau of India said on Tuesday. In its annual report on motor insurance for fiscal 2018-19, the Bureau said that Rs […]

Long-pending issue of Donimalai Iron ore mine resolved: NMDC

NEW DELHI: The long pending issue of Donimalai Iron ore mine of NMDC Ltd, which was suspended since November 2018, has finally concluded through the endeavor of the government. The decision has not only paved way for operationalization of the mine but also is a timely decision taken in a situation when the steel companies […]

Dharmendra Pradhan lays foundation stone for CBG plant in Bagalkot district of Karnataka

NEW DELHI:India’s Petroleum & Natural Gas and Steel Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today laid the foundation stone for the Leafiniti Bioenergy’s CBG plant in Bagalkot district of Karnataka,through video conference. This plant will utilize 200 TPD of press mud and will be commissioned at the estimated cost of about 42 crores. This will generate about 10.2 […]

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