News Roundup: Top 10 stories of the week

12:43 PM Aug 02, 2020 | Team Udayavani |
  Unlock 3.0: Karnataka government issues guidelines Karnataka government has released guidelines for phased opening in Karnataka. There will no night curfew from 1 August 2020 As per the new guidelines Schools, colleges, educational and coaching institutions will remain closed till 3l st August, 2020. Cinema halls, swimming pools, entertainment parks, theatres, auditoriums and assembly halls will  remain closed

  CM Yediyurappa’s Son appointed as Karnataka BJP Vice President Karnataka BJP President Nalin Kumar Kateel appointed Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa's son BY Vijayendra, among 10 others, as Vice Presidents for the party's state unit.

  Mangaluru: Dr Rajendra KV replaces Sindhu as Dakshina Kannada DC Dr Rajendra KV has been appointed a the new Deputy Commissioner of Dakshina Kannada district on Tuesday by the Karnataka Government with immediate effect.

  India’s new National Education Policy unveiled; HRD Ministry back as Education Ministry Teaching up to class 5 in mother tongue or regional language, lowering the stakes of board exams, a single regulator for higher education institutions except for law and medical colleges and common entrance tests for universities are part of the sweeping reforms in the new National Education Policy(NEP) unveiled on Wednesday, July 29.

  Army jawan killed in firing by Pakistan along Line of Control in J&K An Indian Army jawan was killed when Pakistan opened heavy fire on forward posts along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district on Saturday, Aug 1, a defence spokesperson said.

  Muted Bakri Eid celebrations in M’luru, Udupi The Bakri Eid was celebrated with religious fervour, while adhering to Covid-19 protocols across the coastal districts on Friday, July 31.

  K’taka SSLC results to be announced before August 8 Karnataka SSLC result 2020 is likely to be announced before August 8. Primary and Secondary Education Minister S Suresh Kumar said that all the preparations have been done to announce the result

  KCET as per schedule; K’taka High Court rejects postponement plea The Karnataka High Court has rejected the plea to postpone the Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET). The Test will now be held as per schedule (July 30 and 31)

  Sushant Singh Rajput case: Family files FIR against Rhea Chakraborty In a major development in the Sushant Singh Rajput's suicide case, the late actor's father has filed an FIR against Rhea Chakraborty and five other people for abetment of suicide and a string of other charges.

  Trump says US ‘may be banning’ China-owned video app TikTok President Donald Trump said Friday that his administration is weighing action against TikTok, a popular Chinese-owned video app that has been a source of national-security and censorship concerns. Trump”s comments came after published reports that the administration is planning to order China”s ByteDance to sell TikTok. There were also reports Friday that software giant Microsoft is in talks to buy the app.


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