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50% of Karnataka govt vehicles to be electric: Deputy CM

Bengaluru, Feb 23 (IANS) About 50 per cent of vehicles owned by the Karnataka government will be electric in the next 2-3 years to promote e-mobility and curb pollution, Deputy Chief Minister C.N. Ashwath Narayan saud on Monday. "We will...

Musk to make Tesla cars in Karnataka: Yediyurappa

Bengaluru, Feb 13 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa declared on Saturday that the US-based electric vehicle and clean energy company Tesla will set up its production unit here. "American car company Tesla will set up its electric car division...

Wistron’s K’taka plant likely to resume production next week

New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Apple iPhone-maker Wistron Corporation may resume operations at its violence-hit Narasapura plant in Karnataka next week as the reconstruction is nearing completion, official sources said. People in the know said that large-scale rehiring after extensive...

Farmers detained across K’taka, ‘chakka jam’ partially succeeds, mostly peaceful

Bengaluru, Feb 6 (IANS) Several farmers, Dalit activists and Left supporters were detained across Karnataka on Saturday while taking part in the nationwide 'chakka jam' called by farmers' organisations in New Delhi. Traffic across the state was not affected but...

62% frontline workers got 1st jab of Covid vaccine in K’taka

Bengaluru, Jan 17 (IANS) Karnataka Health Minister K. Sudhakar on Saturday said nearly 62 per cent of designated frontline health workers were inoculated but not a case of serious side effect was reported across the state as part of...

13 highways to be built in north Karnataka: Gadkari

Bengaluru, Jan 15 (IANS) A total of 13 national highways covering 847 km would be built in north Karnataka at a cost of Rs 21,000 crore, Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Friday. The construction of...

India’s first toy cluster to come up in a remote K’taka village

Koppal, Jan 9 (IANS) The next time your child plays with a remote controlled car, watch it, as it might well be manufactured in Karnataka. Bhanapur, a remote village in Koppal district, is poised to attain star status with the...

Apple puts Wistron on probation after violence at India plant

Bengaluru, Dec 19 (IANS) One week after violence broke out at Wistron Corporation's plant near Bengaluru where iPhones and other IT products are manufactured, Apple on Saturday placed the Taiwanese tech giant on probation after finding that the company...

Yediyurappa promises to rebuild Bengaluru by 2022

Bengaluru, Dec 17 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B. S. Yediyurappa on Thursday unveiled ‘Bengaluru Mission 2022’, an initiative focussing on four areas – ease of transport, cleaner city, greener city and connecting citizens to the city’s culture through museums...

Centre takes note of Wistron incident; DPIIT in touch with state govt

New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) The Centre has taken due note of the incident at the Wistron factory premises as the DPIIT has urged the Karnataka government to complete the inquiry into the incident at the earliest. Recently, a violent...

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VIL acquires spectrum in 5 circles to enhance 4G services

New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Vodafone Idea Ltd (VIL) on Tuesday said it has acquired spectrum in five circles,...