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    India19, Nov 2020, 9:54 AM

    Vijayanagara to become Karnataka’s 31st district

    Karnataka is all set to get its 31st district as the Cabinet on Wednesday gave in principle approval to carve out a new Vijayanagara district from Ballari.

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    India17, Nov 2020, 2:22 PM

    World’s tallest Hanuman statue to be installed near Hampi in Karnataka

    A 215-metre idol of Lord Hanuman will be installed at Karnataka's Pampapur Kishkindha, a Hampi-based trust's president said on Monday. Kishkindha is located on the outskirts of Hampi in northern district of Ballari, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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    Weird News29, Oct 2020, 7:30 PM

    Karnataka government officer caught romancing female staff

    Ballari: District panchayat's accounts officer Sampath Kumar was found romancing female staff in the office. It is said that the government officer resorts to such unacceptable behaviour on a daily basis, not honouring office rules and etiquette. 

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    India6, Sep 2020, 1:51 PM

    Karnataka tahsildar caught on video asking for bribe

    Ballari district, where alleged loot of iron ore resulted in a former Karnataka minister being jailed, saw a Tahsildar from the district asking for bribe openly from lorry owners involved in sand transportation.

     

    The accused is identified as Vijaykumar of Hoovinahadagali, who said he wanted either 50% share per load of sand or weekly payments. At his behest, second division clerk Ranganath Doddamani took Rs 20,000 in bribe for the release of seized sand trucks.

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    India31, Aug 2020, 6:49 PM

    Centre actively considering AIIMS for Karnataka: Union Health minister Harsh Vardhan

    Speaking at the virtual inauguration of a super specialty trauma block at Vijayanagara Institute of Medical Sciences in Ballari, said AIIMS in Karnataka is under the active consideration of the Finance Department of the Government of India

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    India14, Aug 2020, 12:02 PM

    Van escorting Bengaluru riots accused breaks down; policemen push vehicle

    Bengaluru: A police van which was supposed to escort the KSRTC buses that carried the Bengaluru riots accused from Bengaluru to Ballari, broke down. The policemen in uniform were seen pushing the van. In connection with the Bengaluru east violence, 80 accused persons were shifted from Bengaluru to Ballari on Thursday (August 13) and remanded in 15-day judicial custody.

     

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    Coronavirus India14, Aug 2020, 11:34 AM

    Ballari: All 80 Bengaluru riots accused test negative for COVID-19

    Ballari (Karnataka): All the 80 Bengaluru violence accused have tested negative for the coronavirus (COVID 19) and will be housed in different cells in Ballari. The accused were taken to jail from Bengaluru late night on Thursday (August 13) and reached Ballari's central prison at 6:15 am on Friday. Police took the accused in two KSRTC buses. The decision was taken to shift to Ballari from Bengaluru to avoid any further violence in Bengaluru east.

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    India14, Aug 2020, 10:59 AM

    Bengaluru violence: 80 accused persons shifted to Ballari jail

    Bengaluru: The Bengaluru Police shifted the 80 arrested persons in connection with Bengaluru violence to Ballari jail following 15 days of judicial custody.

    The accused were taken to Ballari in the night to avoid any further violence. The accused were taken in KSRTC buses.

    On Wednesday morning (August 12), police arrested about 150 people and 80 were remanded in judicial custody. All the accused persons were produced before a magistrate via video conference.

    Bengaluru’s KG Halli, DJ Halli and Kaval Byrasandra saw riots after Congress MLA Akhanda Srinivas Murthy’s nephew P Naveen posted a derogatory social media post. The MLA’s house was vandalised and burnt down. Also, a police station was vandalised. Many including police personnel were injured in the violence on Tuesday evening (August 11).

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    India13, Aug 2020, 6:02 PM

    Karnataka: Couple in financial crisis drowns children in pond, backs out from committing suicide

    A couple in Karnataka drowned their two children, Khushi (3 years old) and Chiru (18 months old) after resolving to put an end to their own lives owing to financial crisis. They were reportedly being harassed by money lenders. The incident happened at Kudalgi in Ballari, Karnataka.

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    India27, Jul 2020, 9:53 AM

    Coronavirus: Karnataka forest minister Anand Singh tests positive for COVID-19

    Anand Singh, whose swab was collected on Friday, was found infected with the coronavirus on Saturday night.
     

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    India14, Jul 2020, 3:06 PM

    Karnataka: 10-year-old boy electrocuted in agricultural field

     The boy was playing in an agricultural field when he came in contact with a livewire and died in Karnataka’s Ballari district
     

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    India26, Jun 2020, 11:40 AM

    Karnataka: Tahsildar’s gesture wins hearts during lockdown

    Huvinahadagali Tahsildar reaching out to a distressed farmer is winning hearts in Ballari district, Karnataka. The Tahsildar while on rounds went to a farmer growing papaya and asked him not to worry as his produce is going waste due to lack of purchase and transportation due to the coronavirus lockdown. He said he will talk to the MP and sort the issue.

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    Coronavirus India2, Apr 2020, 10:41 AM

    COVID-19: Quarantined man detained for violating lockdown rules, villagers in panic

    Despite coronavirus lockdown rules and police warning against quarantined men stirribg out of home, a person in Karnataka’s Ballari was found roaming freely. Fearing he may infect others, villagers called the police. The man has been detained.
     

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    Coronavirus1, Apr 2020, 3:32 PM

    Coronavirus lockdown: Burglars steal liquor from excise department building after breaking open roof

    Few miscreants in Ballari broke open the roof of an excise department building and stole liquor bottles worth thousands of rupees

  • With the number of cases surging past 600 in India, youth in Karnataka are taking steps to curb the spread of the deadly coronavirus.

    India26, Mar 2020, 3:30 PM

    Youth in Karnataka's Ballari take the onus of creating coronavirus awareness

    Few men in Ballari district took the initiative to spread the word about coronavirus and the precautions one should take for it. They also made sure that people who enter their villages undergo medical tests and sanitise before setting foot into the villages.