Bengaluru: In an unprecedented move, a girl from Kolar has bagged gold medal in Karate despite suffering from kidney stone problem.

Rumana Kausar, a student of SV Paramedical in Srinivaspura in Kolar, brought laurels to the nation by winning the medal in the International Karate Championship held recently in Malaysia.

While Rumana's father Rashid Ahmed is an autorickshaw driver, her mother Shabana is a housewife. Despite all the odds, the couple tried to provided every facility to Rumana to get good education and karate training.

It was Rumana's uncle Althaf Pasha, who supported her in achieving this height. Kausar has been known internationally as a result of the training given by Althaf Pasha. Behind this success, there is a tough training and hard work that she has had from a very young age behind.

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Bengaluru: A local court on Monday granted bail to seven Pro-Kannada activists who were arrested for attacking Jain building and taking down a Hindi banner in the city.

The bail application was heard by the court on Monday. The court then granted bail to the activists on surety of Rs. 50,000 and two persons.

The court also conditioned that the accused should not tamper with the evidences of the case and should co-operate with the investigation.

The accused told the court that their actions were only aimed for the betterment of Kannada and that's why they removed the Hindi banners to setup Kannada banners instead.

A complaint was filed against the activists for tearing banners with Hindi language in a Jain temple in Commercial Street Police Station limits on August 16, which was followed by arrest of six accused.

According to the regulations, at least 60% of the writing on signboards should be in Kannada, remaining 40% can be in English and other languages.