Shivamogga Subbanna

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Well-Known Kannada Singer Shivamogga Subbanna Passes Away Due To Heart Attack

Renowned Kannada singer Shivamogga Subbanna passed suddenly on August 11 night after suffering a heart attack at a local hospital in Karnataka. The 83-year-old, who performed the song "Kaadu Kudure Odi Banditta" in the movie "Kaadu Kudure," became the first Kannadiga to receive a National Award for playback singing. He was well-known for his work in "Sugama Sangeetha," a form in which Kannada poetry is put to music. 

Fri, 12 Aug 2022 - 11:40 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Kannada , SINGER, National award winner, Shivamoga Subbanna, Death

Yash, Mahesh Danannavar

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Yash's Kannada Superhit 'Googly' To Be Recreated By Mahesh Danannavar

Mahesh Danannavar, a well-known producer, has recently secured the remake rights to Kannada superhit "Googly" in Hindi, Gujarati, Marathi, Punjabi, and other north Indian languages. Pavan Wadeyar wrote and directed the 2013 rom-com, which starred Yash and Kriti Kharbanda. The cast and crew are still being finalized, according to Mahesh, "We will soon make a more detailed announcement but this is truly an exciting time for all makers."  

Tue, 19 Jul 2022 - 08:30 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Mahesh Danannavar, Yash, Movie Remake, Kannada , googly

CM Basavaraj Bommai

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Govt Softwares To Soon Have Kannada Templates, Says CM Bommai: E-Kannada Project

Softwares related to state government will soon contain templates in Kannada, said Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai. He said that the language Kannada must synergise with technology to evolve ahead. Speaking a function to launch e-Kannada project, he said, "it is heartening to note that many softwares are now available in Kannada." He further stated that the language should be developed to cater to the needs of Kannadigas.

Wed, 18 May 2022 - 10:17 AM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Bangalore, Basavaraj Bommai, Karnataka, E-Kannada, Kannada

Courtesy: ANI

Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai

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K'taka Govt Prioritises On Employing Kannadigas In Different Sectors: CM Bommai

Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai announced on November 1 that his administration will endeavor to ensure that Kannadigas find jobs in the commercial, public, and semi-public sectors on precedence. He said the government was emphasizing the necessity of ensuring that Kannadigas acquire 75% of jobs… read-more

Tue, 02 Nov 2021 - 10:36 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Basavaraj Bommai, Karnataka CM, Employment, kannadigas, Kannada

Courtesy: The Times Of India


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KFC Allures Controversy As Staff Denies To Play Kannada Songs, Video Goes Viral

A viral video in Karnataka stirred outrage, showing a client asking a Kentucky-Fried-Chicken (KFC) staff to play Kannada instead of English music inside the restaurant, and staff rejecting. Several social media users have started tweeting with the hashtag "RejectKFC" to demand a boycott in response to the video. KFC released a statement that read, "KFC India would like to reiterate that we hold the highest regard for all cultures and… read-more

Wed, 27 Oct 2021 - 05:50 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Kannada , KFC, english, Karnataka

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Google India Apologised For Search Result "Ugliest Language Of India" As Kannada

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Plea Quashed, No Action Against Google In Ugliest Language Case

Karnataka High Court on September 8 quashed a petition by the Anti-Corruption Council of India Trust seeking action against Google for describing Kannada as the ''ugliest language'' of India. The petitioner also urged the court to order Google to pay a compensation of Rs 10 crore to the Culture and Heritage Department of Karnataka. In response, the court stated that Google had already apologized via Twitter, on June 3. 

Thu, 09 Sep 2021 - 10:55 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Karnataka, Karnataka High Court, Google, Kannada

Courtesy: ANI

Bengaluru's assembly building.

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Bengaluru Is India's Most Linguistically Diverse City, Report Says

According to the 2011 census data, Bengaluru has been found as the most linguistically diverse district with the home to 107 scheduled and non-scheduled languages, followed by Pune at second in India. The data also reveals that 44.62% of people in the city speak Kannada among the scheduled languages. Dr. Mudit Kapoor, involved in the research, said it shows where people are moving to in the country.

Fri, 03 Sep 2021 - 05:57 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: linguistic, diverse, Karnataka, Kannada , bengaluru

Courtesy: Deccan Herald

Actor Sanchari Vijay to receive full state funeral with police honors.

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South Indian Actor Sanchari Vijay To Receive Full State Funeral

Kannada actor Sanchari Vijay, died after sustaining significant brain injuries in a car accident. Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa thanked Vijay's family, on Twitter, for donating his organs. As a mark of gratitude, the CM said that the National Award-winning actor will be honoured with a state funeral with police honours. However, the doctors declared the 38-year-old actor brain dead, on June 14.

Wed, 16 Jun 2021 - 01:01 PM / by Anvitha Shetty

Tags: sanchari vijay, Chief Minister BS Yediyurpaa, Kannada , Actor

Sanchari Vijay.

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Actor Sanchari Vijay Passes Away Due To Head Injury

Actor Sanchari Vijay dies due to brain failure on June 14 in a private Bengaluru hospital after sustaining major injuries due to a road accident. The 38-year-old national-award-winning actor was admitted to the hospital on June 12 after suffering a major blow to the head. Reportedly the actor was riding pillion on a bike with a friend which skidded on the wet road and collided with an electric pole.

Mon, 14 Jun 2021 - 06:30 PM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: sanchari vijay, Actor, Kannada , Road accident

Courtesy: The Times of India

Google Search Results

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Google Shows Kannada As "Ugliest Language", Apologises After Outrage

World's largest search engine Google on June 3 faced extreme criticism and backlash for showing Kannada as India's "ugliest language" in an answer to a query. The search result created a huge outrage on social media platforms. Subsequently, the response was later deleted by Google stating that "these are not reflective of the opinion of Google". Meanwhile, Karnataka Forest Minister Arvind Limbavali stated, "Legal action will be taken against… read-more

Fri, 04 Jun 2021 - 09:25 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Google, Kannada , Search Results, Social Media Outrage

Courtesy: Hindustan Times