Folk Artist Sukri Bommagowda

Padma Awardee and famous folk artist Sukri Bommagowda hospitalized

75 year old Sukri Bommagowda has been admitted to Sagar hospital after she complained of breathlessness. She was in Bengaluru to receive Vana Suma award granted by the Vanavasi Kalyan Karnatka at R.V College of Engineering on Saturday, after which she showcased her talent.

At present, the Vanavasi Kalyan Karnataka is seeing to the hospital charges. Uday Mahale, a family friend said, “She is a BPL card holder, but she left the document back home. She does not have money to pay for her treatment. Any assistance would be helpful.”

22 States Remove Border Check Post

GST: 22 states remove border check post

With the roll out of the GST 22 states, including Delhi, Maharashtra, West Bengal and Haryana have removed border check posts to experience a smooth changeover to the new tax regime. Eight states including Himachal Pradesh, Assam and some North Eastern states are also in the process of abolishing check posts. GST which came into effect from July 1, except Jammu and Kashmir, has one major objective which is to make India a single market where there is smooth flow of goods and services. With the abolition of taxes the long queues resulting in delay in delivery of goods often witnessed at state borders will not be seen.

Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu are some of the other states which have abolished check posts.

Diu Bans Swimming In Beaches

Diu bans swimming in beaches, after the 2 drowning incidents

The collector of Union Territory PS Jani, has issued an order to prohibit local and foreign tourists from swimming at all the beaches of the island of Diu, following the two drowning incidents at the popular Nagoa beach in Diu. The order is issued under section144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CRPC) late June 30.jani said “During monsoon, the sea remains rough and swimming in it is risky. We have put up boards warning tourists not to swim in the sea during the monsoon. But, the twin incidents apparently made it clear that nobody heeds the warning. Therefore, I felt it necessary to issue a prohibitory order”.

IndiGo Engine Fails While Taxiing At Patna Airport

IndiGo engine fails while taxiing at Patna airport

Flight operations from Patna airplane terminal were influenced after an IndiGo aircraft carrying 174 passengers endured “engine failure” at the time of taxiing for takeoff.

The aircraft was still on the runway, and the authorities were taking a shot at moving the plane at the time of writing. Following the incident, which occurred around 18:00 hours, operations have been affected, a senior air terminal authority said.