News Roundup: Top 10 stories of the week
Team Udayavani, Aug 30, 2020, 12:30 PM IST
‘Black Panther’ Star Chadwick Boseman dies of Cancer at 43
Actor Chadwick Boseman, known for playing Black Panther in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, died of colon cancer at the age of 43. Boseman had been fighting colon cancer for four years.
Unlock 4: Metro trains. political meets allowed; States to consult with Centre on local lockdowns
The Union Home Ministry on Saturday issued the Unlock 4 guidelines under which metro trains will be allowed to resume services from September 7 in a graded manner, while political, social, and religious congregations of up to 100 people will be permitted from September 21.
NEET, JEE Exam 2020
National Eligibility cum Entrance Test, NEET 2020 and Joint Entrance Examination, JEE Main 2020 are scheduled for September 2020. Supreme Court rejected the plea to postpone the entrance examinations any further
Udupi: Govt consents to conduct of Tulunad rituals
he Member of Legislative Assembly of Udupi constituency, K Raghupathi Bhat confirmed on Friday, August 28 that Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa has consented for allowing conduct of unique religious rituals of Tulunad like Daivaradhane, Nemotsava, Mari Puja in the district.
Karnataka’s ex-IPS officer ‘Singham’ Annamalai joins BJP
Former Karnataka cadre IPS officer K. Annamalai has now joined the BJP to “serve” the people of his home state, Tamil Nadu. Annamalai has decided to contest the 2021 assembly polls in Tamil Nadu.
Karnataka: No more mandatory quarantine, screening for inter-state travellers
According to revised guidelines, People travelling from other states to Karnataka shall neither have to undergo the mandatory quarantine for 14 days nor register themselves on the Seva Sindhu portal
NCB busts celebrity drug racket in Bengaluru; Sandalwood actors under radar
The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), has busted a racket in Bengaluru, that supplied drugs to VIPs as well as Sandalwood celebrities. The NCB has arrested the racket kingpin and former television actress Anika D and two of her associates M Anoop and R Ravindran
Kannada, Marathi activists clash over Sangolli Rayanna statue in Karnataka
Kannada and Marathi activists clash over the installation of the statue of Krantiveer Sangolli Rayanna at Peeranwadi, Belagavi. A group of Kannada activists hurriedly installed the statue after midnight on Friday, Aug 28
On Friday morning as several people from pro-Marathi groups gathered, objecting to the installation of Rayanna’s statue.
Sushant Singh Rajput death probe: Rhea Chakraborty summoned by CBI
Actor Rhea Chakraborty has been summoned by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in connection with the Sushant Singh Rajput death probe.
Covid-19 in IPL: 13 persons, including 2 players, test positive for Covid-19
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Saturday, Aug 29, informed through an official release that a total of 13 people have tested positive for Covid-19 after arriving in UAE for the IPL 2020.
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