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Monday, September 20, 2021



PIL against Google for showing Kannada as 'ugliest language' withdrawn after its apology

September 08, 2021 7:32 pm

The petition had sought a compensation of Rs 10 crore from Google towards the Department of Culture and Heritage, Government of Karnataka for tarnishing the dignity and significance of the Kannada language.

Karnataka only state in south India that prefers regional language as medium of instruction: UDISE Report

July 05, 2021 3:29 pm

Among all the states, Karnataka is the second on the list of states where vernacular languages are most preferred for classroom learning.

After KDA slams Centre, PRIDE adds Kannada to list of language training for MPs, bureaucrats

June 21, 2021 9:29 pm

PRIDE under Lok Sabha Secretariat had earlier announced it will start training in six Indian languages - Gujarati, Bengali, Marathi, Odiya, Tamil and Telugu and six foreign languages - French, Spanish, German, Japanese, Russian and Portuguese.

After Google, Amazon irks Kannadigas: Bikini with Karnataka flag draws ire

June 07, 2021 7:59 am

Two days after Google apologised to Kannadigas for 'ugliest language' search result, a bikini featuring Karnataka's emblem and flag colours came up for sale on Amazon Canada. The item was later removed. 

Noted Kannada scholar Chidananda Murthy dies at 88

January 11, 2020 1:41 pm

Chidananda Murthy, who was known for his campaign to save the monuments of Hampi, passed away due to age-related ailments at around 3.30 am.

In rural Karnataka — AI answers complaints in Kannada

November 25, 2019 7:48 am

Telephone helplines manned by humans tend to be inaccessible as small groups of workers who man the helplines cannot respond to the flood of calls.

Kannada Rajyotsava 2019 highlights: PM Modi greets Karnataka on foundation day

November 02, 2019 1:42 pm

Get latest updates of Karnataka state formation day LIVE updates here.

Bengaluru: Nameplates in Kannada made compulsory for commercial establishments

October 15, 2019 6:30 pm

The Kannada Development Authority (KDA) had conducted a meeting with the BBMP officials and instructed them to cancel the license of the shops that do not have 60 per cent of the name board in the state language.

Bengaluru: Arrest of Kannada activists for vandalising Hindi hoarding takes political turn

August 20, 2019 11:21 am

According to the FIR filed at Commercial Street police station, the complainant, from an organisation called Trilok Chand, alleges that the activists tried to provoke enmity on religious and linguistic grounds.

Veteran Kannada actor and political satirist Master Hirannaiah passes away at 85

May 02, 2019 4:02 pm

Better known as the pioneer in bridging social and political issues to professional theatre, Master Hirannaiah's plays and hard-hitting dialogues possess irreplaceable relevance. He shot to popularity when his play "Lanchavatara" began to feature satirical commentary on contemporary political scenarios since the late 1960s.