Top news developments in Karnataka on November 19, 2022


File photo of a train arriving at the station near Bangalore's Kempegowda International Airport.

File photo of a train arriving at the station near Bangalore’s Kempegowda International Airport. | Photo credit: Suchith Kidiyoor

1. Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw is in Bengaluru today and will visit Kempegowda International Airport railway station. Trains between various parts of the city and the airport have had poor patronage. Rail enthusiasts are expecting the minister to talk about the suburban train project which is progressing at a slow pace despite Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s assurance that it will be completed in 40 months.

2. The alleged theft of voter data by an NGO authorized by the BBMP to conduct voter awareness campaigns in Bengaluru continues to gather political firestorm, and Congress leaders are expected to raise more questions.

3. The Department of Municipal Administration is organizing a national workshop for World Toilet Day. Minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs (Independent Charge) Hardeep Singh Puri will inaugurate the event through video conferencing at Hotel Lalit Ashok on Kumarakrupa Road from 10 am onwards.

4. Chanakya University, the hub of Indian knowledge systems, will be officially inaugurated today. Manjul Bhargava, Professor, Princeton University, USA, Chief Guest, Higher Education Minister Dr. Ashwath Narayan CN and Dr. Sudha Murthy, Founder, Infosys Foundation will be the guests of honour. The event is at the Jnana Jyothi Auditorium, Palace Road, from 5:00 p.m.

5. The Karnataka Child Rights Observatory, in association with UNICEF, is organizing a State-level child rights parliament today. The event will be attended by MLA Sowmya Reddy, Chairman Karnataka State Commission for Protection of Child Rights Nagana Gowda, NL MLA Narendra Babu. The event will be held at the Indian Social Institute in Benson Town from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

6. The Directorate of Child Protection has organized a program to celebrate International Adoption Month, to promote legal adoption, with a meeting of adoptive parents and prospective adoptive parents. It will be held at the Jawahar Bal Bhavan Auditorium, Kasturba Road, Cubbon Park from 11:00 am onwards.

7. San Jose College of Commerce (Autonomous) is holding the closing ceremony of the golden jubilee celebrations. Governor Thaawar Chand Gehlot and Archbishop Dr. Peter Machado of Bangalore will participate as chief guests. The program of St. It will be at the Joseph College of Commerce premises, Brigade Road, from 11.30 am onwards.

8. Azim Premji University organizes a public lecture by scholar and author Makarand R. Paranjpe, Professor of English at Jawaharlal Nehru University. He will talk about ‘The University of the Future’. The program will be held at NIMHANS Auditorium, Hall 3, Hosur Road from 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM.

9. NITTE Meenakshi Institute of Technology will hold its twelfth graduation day 2022. Dr. Vidyashankar S., Vice-Chancellor, Visvesvaraya Technical University, Belagavi will be the chief guest and will deliver the graduation day address. Dr. NR Shetty, Chancellor, Central University of Karnataka, Kalaburagi will be the guest of honour. Venue: Govindpura, Gollahalli, Yelahanka High School premises from 11 am onwards.

10. Sri Vinayaka Mitra Mandal is organizing Karthika Deepotsava at Sri Jayarama Seva Mandali, 1. Main Road, 8th Block, Jayanagar at 6.30 pm. As part of the program, a rangoli competition for women will be held. at 15:00

from coastal Karnataka

1. Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai has unveiled the statue of Kedambady Ramayya Gowda who rebelled against the British administration in 1837 at Bavutagudda.

2. BC Nagesh, Minister for Primary and Secondary Education, inaugurated a two-day festival for students of Kannada schools organized by Keshava Smruthi Samvardhana Samithi. Mahesh Joshi, President Kannada Sahitya Parishat, will be the guest at Sanghaniket, Mannagudda at 11 am. He will also work with teachers.

from south Karnataka

1. Agriculture Minister to review crop damage and compensation paid so far in Mandya district.

2. Rural stay program of Mysuru DC to redress grievances of HD Kote local community to involve Revenue Minister R. Ashok.

3. Chamarajanagar district in-charge Minister V.Somanna to review development work and preparations for CM’s visit to Chamarajanagar in December.

4. Inspection of the project work for installation of LED streetlights with underground wiring on the 42 km Outer Ring Road by MCC officials and MP from Mysuru.

from northern Karnataka

Dalit Sena and Manav Bandutva Vedike will protest in Kalaburagi demanding the State Government to constitute a commission to inquire into the meaning of the word ‘Hindu’. Congress MP Satish Jarkiholi’s comments on the word ‘Hindu’ sparked political furore.

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