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‘Talibanisation’ has started in Karnataka, claims BJP state chief after party worker hacked to death

Bengaluru, May 16: Karnataka BJP president Nalin Kumar Kateel on Tuesday alleged 'Talibanisation' has started in the state after the victory of the Congress in the Assembly polls and those indulging in "anti-national activities" are "rising up" to destroy peace. The Lok Sabha member from Dakshina Kannada met family members of Krishnappa, a BJP worker who was allegedly hacked to death, while his wife and son were grievously injured in the attack after they protested against bursting of crackers outside their house in Bengaluru Rural district's Hoskote on Sunday. One...

PM Modi dedicates world’s longest Railway platform in Karnataka

Dharwad, Karnataka, March 12: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday dedicated to the nation the "longest railway platform in the world" at Shree Siddharoodha Swamiji Hubballi Station near here. The record has been recognised by the Guinness Book of World Records recently, officials said, adding that the 1,507 m long platform has been built at a cost of about Rs 20 crore. PM Modi at an event here, also dedicated the electrification of Hosapete - Hubballi - Tinaighat section and the upgradation of Hosapete station, for boosting connectivity in the...

82-year-old man from Hassan becomes first victim of H3N2 in Karnataka

Hassan, March 10: An 82-year-old man became the first victim of influenza caused by the H3N2 virus in Karnataka, a Health Department official said on Friday. According to the District Health Officer of Hassan, Hire Gowda died due to the virus on March 1. "It is confirmed that Hire Gowda, son of Halage Gowda, 82 years, died of H3N2 virus on March 1," the District Health Officer told PTI. He also said Gowda was diabetic and suffered from hypertension as well. The Health Department official further said the patient was...
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