Chief minister BS Yediyurappa on Friday morning announced the Karnataka government would ban the sale and bursting of firecrackers during Deepavali to check the spread of Covid-19 only to retract it within 8 hours.
The amendment to Rule 9 of the Karnataka Civil Services (General Recruitment) Rules, 1977, also directs the recruiting authorities to provide a separate column to allow applicants to identify as ‘others’.
The department of information technology, biotechnology, science & technology has made this request on account of the soon-to-be initiated Metro rail construction on the stretch from Silk Board to KR Puram and from there to the Kempegowda International Airport
India is the fourth largest online gaming market in the world, and gamers in India are expected to grow from 360 million in 2020 to 510 million in 2022. The move is likely to cause a setback in the $1 billion gaming industry.
Sequoia Capital-funded Mobile Premier League (MPL) was among the first few gaming startups that began blocking access to users in the Indian state of Karnataka on Wednesday following a ban on online gaming.