Presenting today’s big news from Karnataka

According to Agriculture Minister N. Cheluvarayaswamy, there has been a decrease in the number of farmers dying by suicide this year as compared to the same period last year. , Photo Credit: Special Arrangement

1. 501 foreigners facing criminal cases for overstaying in Karnataka: Home Department

According to information shared by Home Minister G Parameshwara in the Legislative Council, around 500 foreigners facing criminal cases for overstaying in Karnataka, while visas of 754 foreigners have expired.

state police filed 501 cases against foreign nationals by May 2023, for drug trafficking, theft and other criminal offenses. Mr Parameshwara said the maximum number of foreigners involved in criminal activities is from Bengaluru city, where 451 cases have been registered.

2. Number of farmer suicides less than in 2022: Karnataka Agriculture Minister

Agriculture Minister N. Cheluvarayaswamy said that there has been a decrease in the number of farmer suicides this year as compared to the same period last year. Talking to media persons in Shivamogga on July 21, the minister said, between April 2022 and July 2022, 216 farmers died by suicide. This year the number is 96,

He said the Siddaramaiah-led Congress government was taking several steps to boost the morale of farmers, including interest-free loans up to Rs 5 lakh. “We are responding to issues troubling the farming community,” he said.

3. ‘Barbenheimer’ fever grips Bengaluru

As much anticipated, it’s officially ‘Barbenheimer’ fever in Bengaluru barbie And oppenheimer To hit the screens on July 21… Fans of director Greta Gerwig and Christopher Nolan Queues outside cinema halls in Bengaluru To watch both the movies on the day of release. Screens across the city are expected to be houseful over the weekend.

Barbie has led to an increase in demand for pink colored clothing, accessories and toys, not only children, but also adults were seen in bright pink outfits in cinemas. youths also lined up to watch oppenheimer Thanks for the interesting work Mr Nolan.

4. Survey finds 41% respondents in Bengaluru consume foods with artificial sweeteners

recently online survey found that 31% of nearly 4,500 people surveyed in Karnataka consumed foods with artificial sweeteners every month. The survey, conducted by community social media platform LocalCircles, was conducted in the context of the global debate on the harmful effects of sweeteners and acceptable levels of safe consumption.

Of the 2,900 people surveyed in Bengaluru, 41% said they consume foods with artificial sweeteners. The top 10 products with artificial sweeteners consumed by people include diet soda drinks, sugar-free gum and energy drinks.