News Roundup: Top 10 stories of the week
Team Udayavani, Dec 6, 2020, 2:30 PM IST
Mangaluru: Two arrested in Pro-terror graffiti case
Police officials have arrested two persons Mohammad Shaarik and Maz Munir Ahmed in connection with graffiti written in support of terrorist organisations in Mangaluru
Karnataka Bandh Called by Pro-Kannada Outfits Evokes Lukewarm Response
The state-wide bandh called by pro-Kannada groups in Karnataka on Saturday opposing the government’s decision to create a corporation for Maratha community, received a lukewarm response with no major impact on normal life. Other than stray incidents like miscreants pelting stones on buses at K R Puram and Chandpura in the city, the day passed off by and large peacefully.
Udupi Sri Krishna Matha installs Kannada nameboards after controversy
Non-Kannada nameboards in the town’s famous Sri Krishana Matha were replaced with Kannada nameboards on December 3. The Tulu and Kannada language nameboards had come under attack by Kannada Sahitya Parishad’s district chief who objected to the omission of Kannada on them
M’luru boat tragedy: Srinivas Poojary hands over compensation to kin of deceased
Minister for Fisheries and Dakshina Kannada district in-charge Kota Srinivas Poojary on Thursday, December 3 handed over Rs 6 lakh compensation each to the families of six victims of the Mangaluru fishing vessel tragedy.
Six fishermen drowned after their boat capsized near an estuary, about 8 nautical miles off the Mangaluru coast.
Farmers’ union calls for Bharat Bandh on December 8
Amid protests by farmers against the new farm laws, Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU-Lakhowal) General Secretary, HS Lakhowal said, “We have given a call for Bharat Bandh on December 8.”
Rajinikanth to launch party in January, outfit to fight 2021 polls
Superstar Rajinikanth on Thursday said his long awaited party would be launched in January, 2021 asserting a political change was imperative in Tamil Nadu and vowed a corruption free good governance driven by spiritual politics cutting across caste and religion.
Sugar syrup mixed in honey: Dabur, Patanjali and other companies rebut CSE study on honey adulteration
Leading brands including Dabur, Patanjali and other companies have rejected the environment watchdog Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) claims that honey sold by them are adulterated with sugar syrup, saying that it seems to be motivated and aimed at maligning their brands.
COVID-19 caseload in India rises to 96.44 lakh
India’s COVID-19 caseload rose to 96.44 lakh, while the total number of people who have recuperated from the disease crossed 91 lakh pushing the national recovery rate to 94.37 per cent, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Sunday.
Pfizer seeks emergency use authorisation for its COVID-19 vaccine in India
Pfizer India has become the first pharmaceutical firm to seek from the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) an emergency use authorisation for its COVID-19 vaccine in the country after its parent company secured such clearance in the UK and Bahrain.
Moscow begins mass COVID-19 vaccination with its Sputnik V shot
Moscow on Saturday began distributing the Sputnik V shot through 70 clinics, marking Russia’s first mass vaccination against COVID-19.
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