Recoveries outnumber new Covid cases in Karnataka

Bengaluru, July 8 (IANS) Maintaining its upward trend, with 3,081 patients discharged, recoveries outnumbered 2,743 new Covid cases in Karnataka, while 75 died of infection, said the state health bulletin on Wednesday. “Recoveries rose to 27,87,111, with 3,081 patients discharged during the day, while 2,743 positive cases were registered on Tuesday, taking the state’s Covid […]

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K’taka waives property tax on all single-screen theatres

Bengaluru, July 8 (IANS) Karnataka on Wednesday ordered a complete waiver of property tax on single-screen theatres for the 2021-22 financial year. After the Karnataka State Film Exhibitors Association (KSFEA) submitted a detailed memorandum to Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa here, the latter directed the officials to issue an order waiving property tax with immediate effect. […]

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Anurag Thakur allotted plum I&B portfolio

New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) BJP MP from Himachal Pradesh and former MoS for Finance, Anurag Thakur, was on Wednesday allotted the plum portfolio of Information & Broadcasting in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s new-look Union Cabinet. Apart from Information & Broadcasting, Thakur, who had been the BCCI chief in the past, has also been allotted […]

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