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Under the action plan, the Karnataka government will make arrangements to identify vulnerable districts, people and animals and chart out ways to beat the heatwave as temperature is expected to soar in the upcoming months. (PTI)

Karnataka prepares action plan to tackle heatwave

Aiming toward the effective management of the heatwave conditions in Karnataka, the state has come up with a region-specific action plan, an official privy to the development said on Sunday. “The plan is in conformity with revised heat wave preparedness guidelines prepared by National Disaster Management Authority which was issued in 2019,” it was stated. Bengaluru, where temperature rarely crossed 30 degrees about 15-20 years ago, now records maximum temperature in excess of 38 degrees.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the participants of Jaipur Mahakhel via video conferencing from New Delhi, on Sunday. (PTI)

PM discloses reason behind naming millets as 'Sri Anna' in Karnataka

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday revealed the rationale behind terming millets as 'Sri Anna' as announced by Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in her budget speech. Addressing a public rally in Tumakuru district, he said this name has been picked up from Karnataka where the millets are called 'Siri Dhaanya', which is a colloquial way of saying 'Sri Dhaanya'.

The Foundation also said that the Adiyogi statue, which was inaugurated on January 15, is located 31 km away from Nandi Hills.

Isha foundation rejects reports on receiving funds from Karnataka for project

Isha Foundation on Monday clarified that it has not received any funds or land from the Karnataka government for its project in Chikkaballapura district. It condemned the false information being spread regarding the 100 crore budget allocated by the Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai headed government towards state ecological activities with emphasis on soil conservation to the forest department. ALSO READ 112-foot tall Adi Yogi statue unveiled in Karnataka.

The court has directed the Sector-34 SHO to register an FIR and submit a compliance report by February 28. (iStock Photo)

Diploma instead of degree: Chandigarh court says no FIR after parties compromise

A local court has directed the police to lodge an FIR against a Sector-34 institute for duping a student of 2.9 lakh by issuing a diploma instead of the promised degree. The order came on the plea of a resident of Patiala, Shivam Malhotra, who had approached OXL Enterprises, Sector 34, in 2012 for a degree in animation and multimedia through their OXL School of Multimedia.

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