• Dev 360 | Lessons from our patchwork pandemic, state by state 10 Jul 2020 12:06 Currently, the big story is the surge in number of new infections in the southern states Last week, India overtook Russia to become the third worst-hit nation by the Covid-19 pandemic. India’s tally has crossed 7,67,296 cases; the deaths exceed 20,000. …
  • BS Yediyurappa To Work From Home After Staff Test Positive For COVID-19 10 Jul 2020 10:37 Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa said he will work from home for the next few days Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa said he will work from his home for a few days after some of the staff members at his official home office, " …
  • TSX edges lower as virus worries nip recovery hopes 09 Jul 2020 16:06 (Reuters) - Canada’s main stock index edged slightly lower on Thursday as worries over surging global coronavirus cases offset hopes of recovery stemming from a pick-up in housing starts across the country. FILE PHOTO: The Art Deco facade of the original …
  • Is delay in BU code a reason behind hospitals refusing patients in Bengaluru 09 Jul 2020 12:57 Refusal to admit patients at hospitals have become the new normal in Bengaluru city. With many videos and reports of patients not receiving medical attention circulating, there is building pressure on the local authorities for answers. A new development in …
  • Bengaluru Divided Into Zones But No Lockdown Amid Rising COVID-19 Cases 09 Jul 2020 11:10 Bengaluru has been divided in to zones with rising coronavirus cases (File) Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa today visited a massive COVID-19 care facility on the outskirts of state capital Bengaluru. With over 10,000 beds, the centre is …
  • Coronavirus | How Bengaluru fell short in tracing the source of infections 09 Jul 2020 05:32 In the first week of June when most restrictions of the lockdown were lifted, the total number of active COVID-19 cases recorded every day was between 9 and 28. However, by June 19, the number rose to 138, and by the end of the month, as many as 700 people …
  • Karnataka reports over 2,000 Covid cases in a day 09 Jul 2020 00:46 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Karnataka set a new record by registering 2,062 Covid-19 positive cases in a single day, the highest in the past four months since the onset of the pandemic. Bengaluru Urban recorded 1,148 cases. The State even recorded …
  • Karnataka reports 1,498 new cases and 15 more deaths 08 Jul 2020 22:58 The number of COVID-19 positive cases in the State continued to rise with 1,498 new cases reported on Tuesday. With this the total number touched 26,815 of which 11,098 have been discharged. With 15 more deaths reported on Tuesday, the toll touched 416 …
  • Karnataka Records Biggest Single-Day Jump With 2,062 Coronavirus Cases, 54 Deaths 08 Jul 2020 17:30 778 COVID-19 patients have been discharged after recovery in Karnataka (Representational) Bengaluru: Karnataka on Wednesday reported the biggest single-day spike of 2,062 coronavirus cases and a record 54 fatalities, taking the total number of infections …
  • COVID-19 community transmission taking place in Karnataka: State minister rings alarm bells 08 Jul 2020 14:31 Image Source : AP COVID-19 in Karnataka at community transmission stage, difficult for authorities to restrain: State Minister As COVID-19 cases in the state spike, Karnataka Minister JC Madhuswamy has admitted that there Karnataka is well in the ' …
  • Kanpur shootout: 2 cops held for 'tipping off' Dubey 08 Jul 2020 14:02 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates The officials said that the district administration's two-pronged strategy -- containment and early detected of cases -- has helped it keep the fatality rate "one of the lowest in the country" during …
  • Extent of surge in Covid cases in Bengaluru unexpected: Karnataka Minister 08 Jul 2020 08:23 Karnataka Medical Education Minister K Sudhakar, on Wednesday, said the surge in the number of Covid cases the city is witnessing was expected by July-end, but there is no need for worry as the government is prepared to handle the situation. “In Bengaluru …
  • 15 deaths, 1,498 new Covid cases push K’taka tally to 26,815 07 Jul 2020 17:41 Bengaluru, July 7 (IANS) Karnataka registered 1,498 new Covid positive cases with Bengaluru chiefly contributing to the infections as the state’s tally zoomed to 26,815 cases, an official said on Tuesday. “New cases reported from Monday 5 p.m. to Tuesday 5 …
  • As cases soar, BJP workers to join BBMP efforts in contact-tracing 07 Jul 2020 04:59 BENGALURU: The BJP’s youth wing in Karnataka will help the authorities in contact-tracing of Covid-19 positive patients in Bengaluru following a rapid increase in cases over the last 10 days, as civic body BBMP falls short of volunteers to trace primary …
  • State’s defence: Ban on online classes to protect kids’ health 07 Jul 2020 02:53 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Clarifying that it is not against online classes, the Karnataka government on Monday strongly defended its decision to ban online classes, saying it has imposed ‘temporary reasonable restrictions’ to protect the health of …
  • Covid-19 cases breach 25,000 mark in Karnataka 06 Jul 2020 19:29 Representational Image BENGALURU: Covid-19 infections in Karnataka breached the 25,000 mark on Monday, as the state reported 1,843 new cases and 30 fatalities, taking the death toll to 401, the health department said. The day also saw 680 patients getting …
  • K’taka’s Covid tally breaches 25k with 1,843 new cases 06 Jul 2020 19:19 Bengaluru, July 6 (IANS) , With 1,843 fresh Covid cases over the last 24 hours, Karnataka’s positive cases rose to 25,317, including 14,385 active cases, said an official on Monday. “With 680 discharged during the day, the number of cured shot up to 10,527 …
  • Bengaluru Covid +ve Woman's 8-Hour Wait Outside Home For An Ambulance 06 Jul 2020 11:13 The Bengaluru woman was told to wait for an ambulance at 1 pm. It arrived at 9 pm. (Representational) Bengaluru: As Bengaluru sees a sharp spike in coronavirus cases, one of the fallouts that has emerged is of people in need of ambulances having to wait …
  • Purchase of COVID-19 equipment: Karnataka CM terms Siddaramaiah’s allegations of misappropriation “unnecessary” 06 Jul 2020 10:12 By: PTI | Bengaluru | Published: July 6, 2020 2:12:35 pm Yediyurappa said “we have already arranged for more than 450 ambulances, there is no need to worry.” Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Monday termed Leader of Opposition Siddaramaiah’s …
  • Nearly 7 Lakh Coronavirus Cases In India, 3rd Worst-Hit In World 06 Jul 2020 04:38 Coronavirus India: The recovery rate stands at 60.85 per cent. New Delhi: India has overtaken Russia as the third worst-hit country by coronavirus after the total number of cases crossed 6.9 lakh on Sunday. The Union Health Ministry reported 24,248 cases …
  • In June-July B’luru tested 2.2k samples a day; state lags too 06 Jul 2020 00:46 Bengaluru: Notwithstanding several officials across departments and ministers reiterating that testing capacity in Karnataka must increase — especially in Bengaluru, which accounts for nearly 40% of all Covid positive cases in the state — data for June and …
  • Cop Shiva captures the life, dreams of migrants with ‘Street As Studio’ 05 Jul 2020 23:51 Express News Service BENGALURU:  If all was well, Shivaraju B S, popularly known as Cop Shiva, would have been in Finland, showcasing his photographs at the Helsinki Photo Festival. But three months ago, when he was intimated that he was one among the 40 …
  • No contact, travel history in 69.8%  of  coronavirus positive cases in Karnataka 05 Jul 2020 21:57 By Express News Service BENGALURU:  Up to 69.8% (1,345 cases) of the record highest 1,925 Covid-positive cases recorded on Sunday have no contacts or travel history in Karnataka, while the total tally went up to 23,474 cases. Bengaluru Urban had the …
  • Random sampling results add to Dakshina Kannada’s coronavirus positive case surge 05 Jul 2020 18:57 Representative image MANGALURU/UDUPI: Random samples from Ullal area testing positive – 48 in all contributed to the 147 Covid19 positive cases that Dakshina Kannada district recorded on Sunday. This by far is the largest single-day surge in positive …
  • Karnataka plans law to home-quarantine senior citizens, says Sudhakar 05 Jul 2020 15:54 BENGALURU: The State Government is thinking on the lines of bringing a law to ensure home isolation for senior citizens with health complications, Medical Education Minister K Sudhakar said on Sunday. The minister said he was in talks with experts on this …
  • "Heavens Won't Fall": Bengaluru Police Chief On 33-Hour Lockdown 05 Jul 2020 04:52 Karnataka on Saturday reported its biggest single day spike of 1,839 new COVID-19 cases. Bengaluru: Due to the rising number of coronavirus cases being reported from Bengaluru, a 33-hour lockdown has been imposed from 8 pm on Saturday till 5 am on Monday. …
  • Positive cases cross 20,000 in State; 42 more deaths reported 05 Jul 2020 03:47 Three days after clocking 15,000 cases, Karnataka’s total number of positive cases touched 21,549 on Saturday with 1,839 new cases. Of the new cases, 1,172 are from Bengaluru Urban. The State reported 42 deaths, taking the toll to 335, apart from four non- …
  • Karnataka reports biggest single day spike of 1,839 COVID-19 cases, 42 deaths 04 Jul 2020 18:27 By PTI BENGALURU: Karnataka on Saturday reported its biggest single day spike of 1,839 new COVID-19 cases and 42 related fatalities, taking the total number of infections in the state to 21,549 and the death toll to 335, the Health department said. The day …
  • Karnataka's COVID Bed Allocation Plan As Bengaluru Fights Surge In Cases 04 Jul 2020 17:47 lf beds are not available, the team will ensure shifting to other facilities. (Representational) Bengaluru: Amid several grim reports of COVID-19 patients struggling to get admission to hospitals in Bengaluru, the Karnataka government has come up with a …
  • 1,839 new corona cases in K’taka, 42 more deaths 04 Jul 2020 17:20 Bengaluru, July 4 (IANS) A record 42 more corona patients succumbed even as 1,839 new patients reported in Karnataka took the state’s total tally to 21,549 cases, an official said on Saturday. The new cases were reported from 5 pm on Friday to 5 pm on …
  • Bengaluru Official Apologises To Family Of COVID-19 Patient Who Died On Road 04 Jul 2020 11:28 The official can been seen standing with folded hands in front of the Covid patient's family. New Delhi: The commissioner of Bengaluru civic body has offered an unconditional apology to the family of the COVID-19 patient who died at his home after …
  • "Pathetic": Karnataka MLA After Delay In Finding Bed For COVID-19 Patient 04 Jul 2020 08:15 Karnataka has nearly 20,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases (File) Bengaluru: A Karnataka Congress MLA lashed out at the BS Yediyurappa government on Saturday over the "pathetic" condition of hospitals and healthcare infrastructure in the state, after …
  • BBMP to get bigger, include IT hubs, villages 04 Jul 2020 02:23 Express News Service BENGALURU: If all goes as planned, the existing Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) will become even more ‘bruhat’. There is a proposal before the State Government to include a few parts of Bengaluru Rural, especially the IT hubs …
  • Covid claims 21 lives in Karnataka in one day 04 Jul 2020 02:13 By Express News Service BENGALURU: The Covid pandemic claimed 21 lives in Karnataka on Friday, the highest number of deaths the state has seen in a single day, taking the toll to 293. The state also saw the highest number of positive cases for a day at 1, …
  • Government bungles with number, doctor gets wake-up call 03 Jul 2020 23:45 Bengaluru: At 7.30am on Thursday, Dr Ashwin S answered a call on his cellphone. It was the beginning of a nightmare for the non-invasive cardiologist as his phone kept buzzing, virtually non-stop, through the day. About 50 calls were from relatives of …
  • Karnataka Reports 1,694 New COVID-19 Cases, Highest Single-Day Spike 03 Jul 2020 20:25 Out of 10,608 active cases, 10,407 patients are in isolation at designated hospitals (Representational) Bengaluru: Karnataka on Friday reported its biggest single day spike of 1,694 new COVID-19 cases, taking the taking the total number of infections in …
  • 42K Asha workers map 1.59 cr homes in Karnataka for Covid 03 Jul 2020 19:59 Bengaluru, July 3 (IANS) Karnataka’s 42,000 Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHA) have surveyed 1.59 crore households as part of vulnerability mapping survey to check on high risk people amid the Covid pandemic, an official said on Friday. “In a one- …
  • 35 acres of land allotted for burial of COVID-19 victims in Bengaluru 03 Jul 2020 09:32 Image Source : PTI 35 acres of land allotted for burial of COVID-19 victims in Bengaluru (Representational image) The Karnataka government has set aside 35 acres of land to exclusively bury COVID victims from the city, following some people objecting to …
  • Liquor cos’ hopes to make people shell out more on booze dashed 03 Jul 2020 09:11 (Representative image) BENGALURU: The Indian spirits and beer industry’s effort to move towards premiumisation - the costlier drinks with higher margins – will take a major hit as the important sale points such as clubs, bars, pubs and restaurants remain …
  • Karnataka model collapses as COVID-19 tally mounts 03 Jul 2020 07:39 Bengaluru: The Karnataka Model of managing COVID-19 bubble burst within weeks of getting acknowledged by Prime Minister Mr Narendra Modi, as the State is struggling to manage the growing number of patients as well as cremation of dead. Worst is that the …
  • BJP MLA tests positive for COVID-19 in Karnataka 03 Jul 2020 07:21 Image Source : REPRESENTATIONAL IMAGE Mangaluru BJP MLA tests positive for COVID-19 in Karnataka  Ruling BJP MLA Dr Bharath Y Shetty tested positive for coronavirus on Thursday. Taking to Twitter, Shetty said, "I have been tested COVID19 positive. …
  • Coronavirus | 1,502 new cases, 19 deaths in one day in Karnataka 03 Jul 2020 07:20 The State saw the highest ever jump in COVID-19 tally on Thursday, with 1,502 new cases being reported. With this, the total number of positive cases touched 18,016. With 19 more deaths, the toll touched 272, apart from four non-COVID-19 deaths. While a …
  • Music to the ears 03 Jul 2020 06:38 It is a familiar, unmistakable melody. Starting with a softer ku..oo ku..oo… it rises gradually to a crescendo. This is the Asian male koel, serenading the female which responds with a shriller kik… keek... keek. Love is in the air for koels and the COVID- …
  • Bengaluru sees record 889 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hrs; Karnataka reports another single day spike 03 Jul 2020 05:11 Image Source : AP Bengaluru sees record 889 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hrs; Karnataka reports another single day spike  Karnataka on Thursday recorded a biggest single day spike of 1,502 new COVID-19 cases and 19 related fatalities, taking the infection …
  • Survey on to mark burial grounds for Covid victims  03 Jul 2020 02:08 By Express News Service BENGALURU: The State government is scouting for space to bury the dead -- a chilling need spawned by the pandemic. It has identified a total of 35.18 acres of land on the outskirts of Bengaluru, though two acres of this land has …
  • 35 acres of land allotted for burial of Covid victims in B’luru 02 Jul 2020 19:36 Share00 Bengaluru, July 3 (IANS) The Karnataka government has set aside 35 acres of land to exclusively bury Covid victims from the city, following some people objecting to burials near their dwellings, an official said on Thursday. Lands for burying Covid …
  • Karnataka reports biggest single day spike of 1,502 COVID-19 cases, 19 deaths 02 Jul 2020 16:46 By PTI BENGALURU: Karnataka on Thursday recorded a biggest single day spike of 1,502 new COVID-19 cases and 19 related fatalities, taking the infection count to 18,016 and the death toll to 272, the health department said. The day also saw 271 patients …
  • Bengaluru Earmarks Land On City Outskirts For Funeral Of COVID Victims 02 Jul 2020 16:17 Separate areas have been earmarked for funerals of COVID victims after concerns were raised by residents Bengaluru: Over 35 acres of land in nine villages on the outskirts of Bengaluru have been earmarked for burial and cremation of bodies of COVID-19 …
  • Maruti launches vehicle leasing service to counter Hyundai and Mahindra 02 Jul 2020 12:36 NEW DELHI: Maruti Suzuki India Ltd, the country’s largest passenger vehicle manufacturer, on Thursday announced the launch of its vehicle leasing service, Maruti Suzuki Subscribe, as the company seeks to promote different forms of vehicle ownership models …
  • Migrant workers from Bihar head back to former workplaces 02 Jul 2020 08:13 With economic activities picking up in urban areas and better wage rates in cities, migrant workers are heading back to their former workplaces from different parts of Bihar. Trains from Bihar to various places such as Jamshedpur (Jharkhand), Ahmedabad ( …
  • Safe, bio-active cleaners for floor, laundry needs 02 Jul 2020 03:21 By Express News Service Are you gnawed by guilt and worry every time you mix a spoon of floor cleaner in your mop basket to clean the floor?  Does it bother you when you clean your utensils with that chemical-based dishwasher?  Worry no more. Now you can …
  • Karnataka HC hearings go virtual amid spike in COVID-19 cases 01 Jul 2020 22:05 Goats isolated after goatherd tests coronavirus positive in Karnataka With rising COVID-19 cases in this tech city, the Karnataka High Court has decided to conduct hearings through video-conferencing to avoid physical gathering of the stakeholders, an …
  • K’taka Covid tally crosses 16k with record 1,272 new cases 01 Jul 2020 17:44 Bengaluru, July 1 (IANS) Karnataka registered a record 1,272 Covid positive cases to breach the 16,000- mark to take the states tally to 16,514, while seven people succumbed to the dreaded virus, an official said on Wednesday. “New cases reported from …
  • Karnataka: Medical experts suggest home isolation for asymptomatic Covid patients 01 Jul 2020 17:18 Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa held a meeting with medical experts in Bengaluru to strategise Covid-19 containment plans. Medical experts in Karnataka on Wednesday suggested the government to give priority to patients with comorbidity and those …
  • Karnataka records biggest single day spike of 1,272 COVID-19 cases, seven deaths 01 Jul 2020 17:01 By PTI BENGALURU: Karnataka on Wednesday recorded the biggest single day spike of 1,272 new COVID-19 cases and seven related deaths, taking the total number of infections to 16,514 and the death toll to 253, the health department said. The day also saw 145 …
  • Macy's posts nearly $4 billion in losses, doesn't expect another shutdown 01 Jul 2020 13:09 (Reuters) - Macy’s Inc reported a staggering $3.58 billion loss on Wednesday for its coronavirus-hit first quarter as store shutdowns resulted in the department store chain recording a $3 billion impairment charge. FILE PHOTO: A sign that marks the Macy…
  • Karnataka government allows change of land use for leased parcels with riders 01 Jul 2020 11:37 Image used for representational purpose only BENGALURU: To fill its coffers, the Karnataka government has come out with an incentive and disincentive scheme to sell the land parcels it has leased out to various charitable and educational institutions. Last …
  • State reports 20 deaths, 947 new cases in highest single-day spike 01 Jul 2020 09:04 Karnataka on Tuesday reported 20 deaths and 947 new COVID-19 cases. Tuesday’s deaths are the highest ever reported on a single day. While 96 deaths have been reported in the last one week alone, 195 patients succumbed to the infection during June. With …
  • India's COVID-19 tally reaches 5,66,840; recovery rate close to 60 pc 01 Jul 2020 06:28 New Delhi [India], June 30 (ANI) With a spike of 18,522 new cases in 24 hours, India's COVID-19 count on Tuesday reached 5,66,840, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. As per the ministry, 418 deaths due to COVID-19 were …
  • High Court complex in Bengaluru closed for a day for sanitisation 01 Jul 2020 03:05 After suspending functioning for a day to sanitise the High Court complex in the city on Tuesday due to “unavoidable circumstances”, the High Court of Karnataka on Tuesday decided to hear urgent cases only through videoconferencing while discontinuing the …
  • At 20, Karnataka sees highest Covid death count in a day 01 Jul 2020 02:20 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Bengaluru Urban district continued to be on top of the list, reporting 503 Covid-19 positive cases on Tuesday. Alarmingly, for majority of the cases, contact tracing was still under progress. Overall, the state recorded …
  • Karnataka high court cancels physical hearing of cases 01 Jul 2020 01:17 Bengaluru: With Covid cases rising, the high court has decided to cancel physical hearing of cases in Bengaluru. “Considering the safety of members of the bar and court staff, physical hearing of cases at the principal bench in Bengaluru will stand …
  • Experts urge state officials to improve contact tracing 30 Jun 2020 23:26 Pune: Health experts have urged Maharashtra’s health officials to improve their Covid-19 contact tracing ability across districts. Ideally, health workers are supposed to track down at least 20 contacts of an infected patient — for testing or quarantining. …
  • Over 1.2 lakh patients treated for free under MJPJAY; recovery rate nears 60% 30 Jun 2020 15:02 Residential colonies at Reghar Pura in New Delhi get sanitised. Coronavirus (Covid-19) India News Updates: Over the past 24 hours, India reported 18,522 new coronavirus infections taking the tally to 5,66,840 in the country. The daily-increase of cases …
  • Coronavirus India Updates: Over 100 infected after attending wedding ceremony in Bihar 30 Jun 2020 12:52 Residential colonies at Reghar Pura in New Delhi get sanitised. Coronavirus (Covid-19) India News Updates: Over the past 2 hours, India reported 18,522 new coronavirus infections taking the tally to 5,66,840 in the country. The daily-increase of cases …
  • COVID-19 peak in India linked to consistent decline in daily death toll: Expert 30 Jun 2020 08:46 By PTI BENGALURU: Only when the daily death toll due to coronavirus comes down consistently can one say for sure that COVID-19 has peaked in India, a prominent public health care expert said on Tuesday. President of Public Health Foundation of India Prof. …
  • Precautions up at public offices 30 Jun 2020 04:12 The recent spike in COVID-19 positive cases in the city has also seen public offices increasing precautionary measures to prevent risk of infection among the public and staff. Some of them have been closed, following cases being reported there. With cases …
  • B’luru’s 738 fresh casestake state tally past 14k 30 Jun 2020 01:33 Bengaluru: With 738 new Covid-19 cases reported in Bengaluru and 1,105 across the state over the past 24 hours, the total number in Karnataka and its capital climbed to 14,295 and 4,052 respectively The state reported 19 new deaths, including three from …
  • Breaking News: June 28, 2020 | As it happened 29 Jun 2020 14:36 Jun 28, 2020 10:36 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao Goa: 70 new COVID-19 positive cases reported 70 new COVID-19 positive cases reported in Goa today, taking the total number of positive cases in the state to 1,198 including 717 active cases and 3 deaths.  Jun …
  • Not just hospital beds, search on for graveyards too as COVID-19 deaths climb 29 Jun 2020 12:52 As Corona positive cases and deaths cimbed in Bengaluru, BBMP has started to hunt for places for cremation of bodies of the deceased. While the number of Corona positive cases, when compared to other Indian cities, is still lower, the recent spike in …
  • Karnataka minister indicates tough measures after July 7 to control COVID spread 29 Jun 2020 12:12 BENGALURU: Karnataka Revenue Minister R Ashoka on Monday indicated that more stringent rules are likely to be put in place after July 7 to control the spread of COVID-19 in the city and other parts of the state, amid spike in cases. According to reports, …
  • Self-sufficient cities, the answer to spread of Covid 29 Jun 2020 10:52 We are seeing a distributed Covid curve across cities. To deal with this, each city needs to go local in sourcing critical inputs The preoccupation of our policymakers with building grand national strategies across a diverse country has repeatedly taken a …
  • Bengaluru: Iron rods of pillars at Tin Factory gather rust 29 Jun 2020 06:05 The incomplete pillars at Tin Factory Junction on KR Puram Road BENGALURU: The deadline for Byappanahalli-Whitefield (15km) Metro corridor is August 2021, but work at Tin Factory Junction is progressing at a snail's pace. Sources said land acquisition …
  • Karnataka sees 1,267 cases in the biggest single-day spike 29 Jun 2020 05:12 Bengaluru: Karnataka recorded 1,267 Covid-19-positive cases on Sunday, its biggest single-day jump, with Bengaluru alone contributing 783 cases to the tally. The state also reported 16 deaths from the infection from nine districts. Among the deceased, four …
  • Covid-19 cases spike in Karnataka by 1,267 to cross 13,000 29 Jun 2020 03:40 The Talk with Sanjay Jha highlights Covid-19 cases further spiked in Karnataka, registering the highest single day rise of 1,267 cases and a record 783 infections in Bengaluru, raising the state's tally to 13,190, an official said on Sunday. With 783 …
  • Startup funding deals in H1 2020 down 31% at 272 29 Jun 2020 00:13 Bengaluru: Dealmaking for startups in the first six months of 2020 has dipped by 31% to 272 transactions, while the total capital invested fell by 11% to $4.1 billion as compared to the year-ago period, according to data from Venture Intelligence. Venture …
  • 1,267 new COVID-19 cases shock Karnataka; Bengaluru adds 783 28 Jun 2020 21:41 By Express News Service BENGALURU:  In a massive spike, by far the biggest, a total of 1,267 new Covid-19 cases were added to Karnataka’s tally on Sunday, taking the overall count from 11,923 to 13,190 overnight. Bengaluru alone added a record high of 783 …
  • COVID-19: Highest single-day spike in several states; MP, UP announce house-to-house survey 28 Jun 2020 20:31 By PTI NEW DELHI: A record single-day spike in COVID-19 cases was reported in several states like Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and West Bengal as the country-wide tally rose by nearly 20,000 on Sunday. Tightening their containment …
  • Covid cases spike in Karnataka by 1,267 to cross 13K 28 Jun 2020 18:06 Bengaluru, June 28 (IANS) Covid cases further spiked in Karnataka, registering the highest single day rise of 1,267 cases and a record 783 infections in Bengaluru, raising the state’s tally to 13,190, an official said on Sunday. With 783 positive cases in …
  • Covid-19 lockdown cleared up the air, but harmful ozone levels increased. Here’s why 28 Jun 2020 09:32 Fewer cars are seen on the road toward YPS Chowk in Mohali due to the coronavirus lockdown, on June 13 2020. (Express Photo: Kamleshwar Singh) Around the world, Covid-19 lockdowns cleaned up the air as a plethora of economic activities were brought to a …
  • Coronavirus | In Bengaluru, 23 pourakarmikas emerge positive in random testing 28 Jun 2020 03:43 Joining the list of corona warriors bearing the brunt of being on duty during the pandemic are pourakarmikas. Random testing by the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has revealed that 23 pourakarmikas are positive for COVID-19. During a video …
  • Karnataka's biggest Covid-19 spike yet as 918 test positive in a day 28 Jun 2020 00:32 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Karnataka recorded a whopping 918 positive cases on Saturday — the biggest single-day spike the state has seen. This brings the total number of cases to 11,923. With 11 new Covid deaths, the total number of fatalities …
  • Jagadish Shettar: Will build industry clusters 28 Jun 2020 00:32 By Express News Service BENGALURU: After land reforms and other measures to ensure ease of doing business, the state government is now planning to develop industrial townships around Bengaluru and in other parts of the state. Industries Minister Jagadish …
  • Coronavirus | Community spread is on, says Karnataka official 27 Jun 2020 22:57 The increasing number of cases indicates that community transmission has begun, said C.N. Manjunath, director of Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, and nodal officer for labs and testing in Karnataka’s COVID-19 task force, on Saturday. …
  • K’taka records biggest spike with 918 new COVID cases 27 Jun 2020 17:56 Bengaluru, June 27 (IANS) Karnataka has registered a record 918 Covid positive cases in the past 24 hours, with 596 alone being recorded in Bengaluru, raising the state’s tally to 11,923, said an official on Saturday. “918 new cases were reported from …
  • Karnataka announces total lockdown on Sundays starting July 5 as COVID-19 cases spike in state 27 Jun 2020 17:32 By PTI BENGALURU: The Karnataka government on Saturday took a slew of decisions including imposing total lockdown on Sundays starting July 5 in view of the spike in the number of coronavirus cases in the state. It was also decided that there will be night …
  • Covid-19: BDA, private flats to be used to add 10,000 beds in Bengaluru, says K Sudhakar 27 Jun 2020 16:12 BENGALURU: The Government is in the process of adding 10,000 beds by Monday evening in view of the rising number of Covid-19 positive cases in Bengaluru, Medical Education Minister Dr. K Sudhakar said on Saturday. Bengaluru Urban on Saturday reported 144 …
  • Mysuru Road lane shut for traffic after wall collapse 27 Jun 2020 02:48 By Express News Service BENGALURU: A day after the retaining wall along Vrishabhavathi river near Mylasandra was washed away in heavy rain on Thursday evening, the traffic police and BBMP closed the west lane of Mysuru Road to vehicular traffic to carry …
  • Karnataka crosses 11,000-mark, reports 1k cases in 2 days 27 Jun 2020 02:33 By Express News Service BENGALURU: The state on Friday crossed the 11,000-mark in Covid-positive cases, taking just two days to gallop from the 10,000 milestone. Bengaluru reported 144 cases, again becoming the highest contributor to the day’s tally of 445 …
  • Dist lags in contact tracing, ratio less than four per case 27 Jun 2020 00:03 Pune: The district’s performance on the crucial contact tracing front in the Covid-19 fight has been the poorest in the Pune revenue division till the last week. According to the Pune division’s dashboard of June 20, the contact tracing ratio of Pune …
  • Coronavirus | Kerala looking at cases with no known source 26 Jun 2020 20:33 If Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka kept their focus on mortality and rise in fresh cases, Kerala was looking at potential community transmission of COVID-19 on Friday. Ten people died in Karnataka and an equal number in Andhra Pradesh. Kerala reported 150 new …
  • With 445 new cases, Karnataka Covid tally hits 11k 26 Jun 2020 16:57 Bengaluru, June 26 (IANS) Karnataka recorded 445 new Covid cases, majority of whom were contacts of earlier positive cases, breaching the 11,000 mark to settle at 11,005, an official said on Friday. “New cases reported from Thursday 5 p.m. to Friday 5 p.m …
  • After All-Party Meet, Karnataka Leaders Agree To Jointly Fight COVID-19 26 Jun 2020 13:21 Coronavirus: Elected representatives from Bengaluru met to chalk out the way ahead Bengaluru: With COVID-19 cases rising in Bengaluru - a city that has so far kept its numbers much lower than cities of similar size - elected representatives from the city …
  • Live: 48% borrowers taken moratorium, says RBI Guv 26 Jun 2020 11:35 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Yusuf Memon, a 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case convict and brother of absconding accused Tiger Memon, has died at Nashik Road prison in Maharashtra; cause of death yet to be ascertained - Jail official Occupancy in …
  • "No Question Of Lockdown In Bengaluru": BS Yediyurappa Day After Warning 26 Jun 2020 11:27 Bengaluru has the highest number of coronavirus infections in the state (File) Bengaluru: There will not be another complete lockdown in Bengaluru as the economy is equally important, Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa said on Friday, a day after he …
  • CM BS Yediyurappa to meet city ministers, MLAs, MPs to chart out next COVID-control course 26 Jun 2020 04:58 BENGALURU: Chief minister BS Yediyurappa has called a meeting of all ministers, MLAs and MPs of Bengaluru City on Friday to review the Covid-19 situation in the state capital and take a call on the steps the government could take to control the spread of …
  • More than 10 lakh people screened at fever clinics, but only 135 positive 26 Jun 2020 01:02 Bengaluru: Only 135 of the over 10.6 lakh people screened at 528 government-run fever clinics across Karnataka have tested positive for Covid-19, official data up to June 25 shows. However, of those screened at the clinics, set up in April as a first line …
  • IAS officer accused of taking bribe of Rs 1.5 cr commits suicide 25 Jun 2020 22:31 Bengaluru: Former Deputy Commissioner (DC) of Bengaluru Urban Vijay Shankar, who was involved in the IMA ponzi scam, allegedly committed suicide here by hanging himself. “Vijay Shankar, former DC of Bengaluru committed suicide by hanging himself. He was …
  • Letter to BS: Bringing co-operative banks under RBI will be tough 25 Jun 2020 19:43 This refers to the article “Govt okays Ordinance to give more teeth to RBI over co-operative banks” (June 25). The Union Ca­binet’s approval on Wednesday to an Ordinance to bring 1,540 urban and multi-state co-operative banks under the Reserve Bank of …
  • IAS officer BM Vijay Shankar suicide: Here's the story behind multi-crore IMA Ponzi scam 24 Jun 2020 03:59 Image Source : INDIA TV Bengaluru IAS officer BM Vijay Shankar suicide case: The IMA Ponzi scam Senior IAS officer BM Vijayshankar, who allegedly committed suicide at his residence in Bengaluru, was said to be involved with a multi-crore IMA Ponzi scam. …
  • Live: Pune to go on 10-day lockdown starting July 13 10 Jul 2020 13:58 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Central Asia’s biggest nation Kazakhstan has taken umbrage to false reporting in Chinese state-run media about origin of pneumonia dangerous than covid in that country. Some Chinese media outlets are claiming that …
  • Dev 360 | Lessons from our patchwork pandemic, state by state 10 Jul 2020 12:06 Currently, the big story is the surge in number of new infections in the southern states Last week, India overtook Russia to become the third worst-hit nation by the Covid-19 pandemic. India’s tally has crossed 7,67,296 cases; the deaths exceed 20,000. …
  • Success of panchayat teams prompts Karnataka to rope in local communities 10 Jul 2020 05:27 BENGALURU: The capital and other cities and towns of Karnataka will soon have ward-level task forces and booth-level committees for Covid-19 management, as the state is roping in communities for effective handling of the pandemic. These task forces and …
  • At 363, Vid sees highest single day spike in Covid-19 cases 10 Jul 2020 01:33 Nagpur: A record 363 new cases of Covid-19 were reported from 11 districts of Vidarbha on July 9 taking total number of Covid-19 cases across 6,000 mark. Two patients, a 78-year-old man from Kondhali and a 66-year-old man from Amravati, died during …
  • India Loses About 58,000 Lives to Snakebites Every Year; Victims Mostly From Rural Areas 09 Jul 2020 18:25 India 12:38 GMT 09.07.2020Get short URL New Delhi (Sputnik): With rapid urbanisation in India, animals have lost their natural habitat, pushing them towards conflict with humans. Reptiles are among the creatures affected, and are now seen living close to …
  • Kids employed as daily wage labourers during COVID-19 lockdown, reveals survey 09 Jul 2020 13:36 Express News Service MYSURU: According to a survey, 26% boys in Mysuru, 29% in Dharwad (including 9% girls) and 13% in Bengaluru (including 4% girls) have been employed as daily wage labourers during the period of the lockdown (March to June). The children …
  • Top K Balachander movies you can watch online 09 Jul 2020 07:26 Written by Manoj Kumar R | Bengaluru | Published: July 9, 2020 11:44:53 am It is K Balachander’s 90th birth anniversary today. (Express archive photo) Legendary K Balachander would have celebrated his 90th birthday if he were alive today. The star director …
  • Television actor and fitness trainer ends life 09 Jul 2020 02:43 Sushil Kumar Mandya: Sushil Kumar, an actor, allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself from a ceiling fan in his friend’s house in Induvalu village, on the outskirts of Mandya, on Wednesday. The body of Sushil Kumar, a resident of VV Nagar in Mandya …
  • Karnataka reports over 2,000 Covid cases in a day 09 Jul 2020 00:46 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Karnataka set a new record by registering 2,062 Covid-19 positive cases in a single day, the highest in the past four months since the onset of the pandemic. Bengaluru Urban recorded 1,148 cases. The State even recorded …
  • Pressure builds on BSY to impose lockdown as Karnataka registers 2K new virus cases 08 Jul 2020 20:28 For the first time, fresh Corona positive cases in Karnataka crossed the 2,000 mark and stood at 2062 while the deaths recorded touched 54. While all the ministers and MLAs have placed their bets on chief minister Mr BS Yediyurappa to decide on complete …
  • Karnataka Records Biggest Single-Day Jump With 2,062 Coronavirus Cases, 54 Deaths 08 Jul 2020 17:30 778 COVID-19 patients have been discharged after recovery in Karnataka (Representational) Bengaluru: Karnataka on Wednesday reported the biggest single-day spike of 2,062 coronavirus cases and a record 54 fatalities, taking the total number of infections …
  • COVID-19 community transmission taking place in Karnataka: State minister rings alarm bells 08 Jul 2020 14:31 Image Source : AP COVID-19 in Karnataka at community transmission stage, difficult for authorities to restrain: State Minister As COVID-19 cases in the state spike, Karnataka Minister JC Madhuswamy has admitted that there Karnataka is well in the ' …
  • Kannada TV star Susheel Gowda kills himself 08 Jul 2020 13:37 By Express News Service MANDYA: Susheel Gowda, a famous name in Kannada television, ended his life in his native Mandya by hanging himself. The actor, who was 30 years old, is famous for his roles in serials like Anthapura and had essayed a major role in …
  • Ban on online classes for students of LKG to Class 5 stayed by Karnataka High Court 08 Jul 2020 11:37 By Express News Service BENGALURU: The Karnataka High Court on Wednesday stayed the orders passed by the state government imposing a ban on online classes for students of LKG to Class 5 and putting restrictions on digital education for students of Class 6 …
  • Karnataka creates 35% of annual MNREGA jobs in three months 08 Jul 2020 03:07 Representative image BENGALURU: In the first quarter of this financial year, Karnataka has generated more than a third of the jobs it was targeted to create under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee act (MNREGA) for 2020-21, with women …
  • Oily seats to keep villagers Covid-free 07 Jul 2020 23:24 Express News Service BENGALURU: A casual visitor to the rural ramparts may not find a clean bench to sit on; there could be oil on the seat, to signal that sitting is unwelcome behaviour. And cosy chats on the katte under the village banyan tree, where …
  • COVID-19 hit U.S. meat, poultry plant workers hard in April, May -U.S. report 07 Jul 2020 18:29 July 7 (Reuters) - The coronavirus outbreak took a heavy toll on workers at U.S. meat and poultry processing facilities, with more than 17,000 COVID-19 cases and nearly 100 deaths in April and May, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control …
  • Delhi cases cross 1-lakh mark; Mumbai records lowest cases in nearly 2 months 07 Jul 2020 17:39 A Covid-19 screening camp in Mankhurd Transit Camp in Mumbai on Monday. (Express Photo by Amit Chakravarty) Coronavirus (Covid-19) India Updates: India’s coronavirus tally crossed 7 lakh on Tuesday, with around 22,252 new cases and 467 deaths reported in …
  • Coronavirus India Updates, 07 July: Face masks, hand sanitisers no more essential items, says Centre 07 Jul 2020 13:16 A Covid-19 screening camp in Mankhurd Transit Camp in Mumbai on Monday. (Express Photo by Amit Chakravarty) Coronavirus (Covid-19) India Updates: India’s coronavirus tally crossed 7 lakh on Tuesday, with around 22,252 new cases and 467 deaths reported in …
  • Face masks, hand sanitisers no more essential items, says Centre 07 Jul 2020 12:33 A Covid-19 screening camp in Mankhurd Transit Camp in Mumbai on Monday. (Express Photo by Amit Chakravarty) Coronavirus (Covid-19) India Updates: India’s coronavirus tally crossed 7 lakh on Tuesday, with around 22,252 new cases and 467 deaths reported in …
  • Karnataka: 500 contract doctors threaten to stop work 07 Jul 2020 11:41 Representative image BENGALURU: Over 500 MBBS doctors hired on contract basis by the health and family welfare department have given the government an ultimatum — they won’t work beyond July 8. In June, the representative doctors had met health department …
  • Coronavirus India Updates, 07 July: Cases in Delhi cross 1,00,000; Gujarat tally nears 37,000 07 Jul 2020 08:34 A Covid-19 screening camp in Mankhurd Transit Camp in Mumbai on Monday. (Express Photo by Amit Chakravarty) Coronavirus (Covid-19) India Updates: India’s coronavirus tally crossed 7 lakh on Tuesday, with around 22,252 new cases and 467 deaths reported in …
  • Sericulture as career choice :: Ranjan K Baruah 07 Jul 2020 03:30 Sericulture as career choice Ranjan K Baruah * Fibre to fabric is possible in many ways. The north eastern region is full of handlooms with unique indigenous designs. To make the finished goods we need raw materials which can be produced locally and this …
  • Bengalureans shunned, forced to take Covid tests 07 Jul 2020 03:19 Picture used for representational purpose only BENGALURU: Bengalureans are now seen with suspicion in the hinterlands of Karnataka, following the Covid-19 spiral in the state capital. Even those returning home from the city to small towns across the state …
  • BL Santhosh berates Rahul Gandhi over Galwan issue 07 Jul 2020 02:53 By Express News Service BENGALURU: BJP national general secretary BL Santhosh lashed out at former Congress president Rahul Gandhi for questioning the government on the Galwan issue, while delivering the valedictory speech marking the end of hundreds of …
  • State’s defence: Ban on online classes to protect kids’ health 07 Jul 2020 02:53 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Clarifying that it is not against online classes, the Karnataka government on Monday strongly defended its decision to ban online classes, saying it has imposed ‘temporary reasonable restrictions’ to protect the health of …
  • Karnataka: MP Sumalatha Ambareesh, Congress MLA HD Ranganath test positive for coronavirus 07 Jul 2020 02:07 Sumalatha Ambareesh (File photo) BENGALURU: Mandya MP Sumalatha Ambareesh and Kunigal legislator HD Ranganath tested positive for coronavirus on Monday. To date, at least four Karnataka politicians have been diagnosed with the infection and more public …
  • Konkani girls from Kochi, B’luru say aye to armed forces 07 Jul 2020 00:54 CONGRATULATORY MESSAGE: World Konkani Centre saluting its brave daughters for choosing a career in the armed f...Read More Mangaluru: Two beneficiaries of Vishwa Konkani Student Scholarship Fund (VKSSF), set up by World Konkani Centre a decade ago, have …
  • Asha worker beaten up for asking Bengalurean to follow SOP 06 Jul 2020 23:58 Mandya: An Asha worker and her husband were allegedly thrashed by a group of miscreants for asking a man, who had returned from Bengaluru, to follow Covid-19 norms. The incident occurred in Mosalekoppalu village, KR Pete taluk late on Sunday. Eyewitnesses …
  • Covid-19 cases breach 25,000 mark in Karnataka 06 Jul 2020 19:29 Representational Image BENGALURU: Covid-19 infections in Karnataka breached the 25,000 mark on Monday, as the state reported 1,843 new cases and 30 fatalities, taking the death toll to 401, the health department said. The day also saw 680 patients getting …
  • K’taka’s Covid tally breaches 25k with 1,843 new cases 06 Jul 2020 19:19 Bengaluru, July 6 (IANS) , With 1,843 fresh Covid cases over the last 24 hours, Karnataka’s positive cases rose to 25,317, including 14,385 active cases, said an official on Monday. “With 680 discharged during the day, the number of cured shot up to 10,527 …
  • K’taka MP and actress Sumalatha tests Covid positive 06 Jul 2020 17:58 Bengaluru, July 6 (IANS) Karnataka’s Independent Lok Sabha member and multi-lingual South Indian actress Sumalatha Ambareesh said on Monday that she has tested positive for Covid-19 and is under home quarantine. “The test result arrived. It is positive …
  • TVS Motor's Singapore arm invested $16.57 million in US-based start-ups 06 Jul 2020 17:13 TVS Motor (Singapore) Pte Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of TVS Motor created to invest in tech start-ups, has invested about $16.57 million in 2019-20. According to the TVS Motor annual report, the Singapore subsidiary is leveraged to operationalise …
  • Bengaluru: Woman wins 9-year-old fight against LPG dealer 06 Jul 2020 05:51 Attorney of Mathru Gas company and HP Gas claimed the complaint was false as a cylinder was delivered on Novem...Read More BENGALURU: A woman's nine-year-old legal battle against HP Gas, oil major Hindustan Petroleum's LPG brand, and its dealer …
  • 466 cops in Andhra Pradesh tested positive for coronavirus, one died: DGP Gautam Sawang 06 Jul 2020 03:10 By Express News Service VISAKHAPATNAM: Director General of Police Gautam Sawang on Sunday said 466 policemen in Andhra Pradesh have tested positive for coronavirus, and one of them passed away. The number of infectees among the police has shot up in the …
  • With cases spiking Karnataka towns get vocal for lockdown 06 Jul 2020 00:46 Bengaluru: Inspired by Kanakapura town, which observed a self-imposed lockdown over the past fortnight, people from small towns and taluks across Karnataka have mooted their own versions to stem the pandemic spread. This follows the government’s decision …
  • Cop Shiva captures the life, dreams of migrants with ‘Street As Studio’ 05 Jul 2020 23:51 Express News Service BENGALURU:  If all was well, Shivaraju B S, popularly known as Cop Shiva, would have been in Finland, showcasing his photographs at the Helsinki Photo Festival. But three months ago, when he was intimated that he was one among the 40 …
  • Coronavirus | Police want Sunday lockdown to be people’s initiative 05 Jul 2020 22:00 The streets were deserted and traffic was non-existent in the State as the Sunday lockdown came into force again. In Bengaluru, the police had closed all flyovers and had put up barricades on all major roads, disrupting any travel plans. Except a few …
  • Policy measures should help revive economy, says expert 05 Jul 2020 10:19 Express News Service BENGALURU:  In the face of gloomy prognosis of the Indian economy by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the quarterly report by the National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER) has forecast a GDP growth of 1.3 per cent. …
  • Traffic snarls on roads leading out of the city 05 Jul 2020 05:24 With curfew kicking in at 8 p.m. on Saturday, many who had planned to leave the city left their homes early leading to heavy traffic jams on Tumakuru Road and Mysuru Road on Saturday afternoon. A few vehicles were even seen carrying household items, as a …
  • Positive cases cross 20,000 in State; 42 more deaths reported 05 Jul 2020 03:47 Three days after clocking 15,000 cases, Karnataka’s total number of positive cases touched 21,549 on Saturday with 1,839 new cases. Of the new cases, 1,172 are from Bengaluru Urban. The State reported 42 deaths, taking the toll to 335, apart from four non- …
  • Congress bets on Man Friday Shivakumar to revive in Karnataka 04 Jul 2020 19:19 Bengaluru, July 5 (IANS) The opposition Congress has picked its Man Friday D.K. Shivakumar to revive its fortunes in Karnataka after three consecutive electoral defeats since May 2018 state Assembly polls, with the worst being in May 2019 general elections …
  • Karnataka reports biggest single day spike of 1,839 COVID-19 cases, 42 deaths 04 Jul 2020 18:27 By PTI BENGALURU: Karnataka on Saturday reported its biggest single day spike of 1,839 new COVID-19 cases and 42 related fatalities, taking the total number of infections in the state to 21,549 and the death toll to 335, the Health department said. The day …
  • 1,839 new corona cases in K’taka, 42 more deaths 04 Jul 2020 17:20 Bengaluru, July 4 (IANS) A record 42 more corona patients succumbed even as 1,839 new patients reported in Karnataka took the state’s total tally to 21,549 cases, an official said on Saturday. The new cases were reported from 5 pm on Friday to 5 pm on …
  • Live: Odisha govt bans Kanwar Yatra 04 Jul 2020 14:00 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Encounter underway at Arrah area of Kulgam. Police and security forces are on the job: Kashmir Zone Police 9,925 RT-PCR and 13,748 rapid antigen tests conducted in Delhi today, taking the total number of tests to …
  • BBMP to get bigger, include IT hubs, villages 04 Jul 2020 02:23 Express News Service BENGALURU: If all goes as planned, the existing Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) will become even more ‘bruhat’. There is a proposal before the State Government to include a few parts of Bengaluru Rural, especially the IT hubs …
  • Covid claims 21 lives in Karnataka in one day 04 Jul 2020 02:13 By Express News Service BENGALURU: The Covid pandemic claimed 21 lives in Karnataka on Friday, the highest number of deaths the state has seen in a single day, taking the toll to 293. The state also saw the highest number of positive cases for a day at 1, …
  • Bengaluru: Jobs on the line, teachers sell noodles to make ends meet 04 Jul 2020 01:31 Teachers of a private school on Mysuru Road go from door to door to sell packets of noodles Bengaluru: Twelve teachers from a private school on Mysuru Road goes from to door to door selling packets of noodles, at times to their own students, to earn some …
  • Covid reaches Nilgiris villages 03 Jul 2020 23:43 Udhagamandalam: Covid-19 has breached TN’s last bastion, Nilgiris villages. The district recorded the second case of Covid-19 from the rural areas of the district with an 85-year-old woman from Thangadu-Oranalli village testing positive for the virus on …
  • Karnataka Reports 1,694 New COVID-19 Cases, Highest Single-Day Spike 03 Jul 2020 20:25 Out of 10,608 active cases, 10,407 patients are in isolation at designated hospitals (Representational) Bengaluru: Karnataka on Friday reported its biggest single day spike of 1,694 new COVID-19 cases, taking the taking the total number of infections in …
  • 42K Asha workers map 1.59 cr homes in Karnataka for Covid 03 Jul 2020 19:59 Bengaluru, July 3 (IANS) Karnataka’s 42,000 Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHA) have surveyed 1.59 crore households as part of vulnerability mapping survey to check on high risk people amid the Covid pandemic, an official said on Friday. “In a one- …
  • Karnataka HC asks UAS-B experts to examine status of translocated trees 03 Jul 2020 07:20 The Karnataka High Court on Thursday directed the experts of the Department of Forestry, University of Agricultural Sciences, Bengaluru, to examine the status of translocated trees uprooted for the metro project and the manner of translocating another 55 …
  • Bengaluru sees record 889 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hrs; Karnataka reports another single day spike 03 Jul 2020 05:11 Image Source : AP Bengaluru sees record 889 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hrs; Karnataka reports another single day spike  Karnataka on Thursday recorded a biggest single day spike of 1,502 new COVID-19 cases and 19 related fatalities, taking the infection …
  • Contract doctors firm on stir despite pay hike 03 Jul 2020 01:54 By Express News Service BENGALURU: With contractual doctors in the Health and Family Welfare Department threatening to go on strike from July 8 over the delay in fulfilling their demands, the State Government on Thursday issued an order increasing their …
  • Karnataka reports biggest single day spike of 1,502 COVID-19 cases, 19 deaths 02 Jul 2020 16:46 By PTI BENGALURU: Karnataka on Thursday recorded a biggest single day spike of 1,502 new COVID-19 cases and 19 related fatalities, taking the infection count to 18,016 and the death toll to 272, the health department said. The day also saw 271 patients …
  • Surplus milk, drop in demand: How Nandini kept farmers smiling through lockdown 02 Jul 2020 11:23 BENGALURU: On March 24, the day Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a 21-day nation-wide lockdown to contain the Covid-19 pandemic, unease gripped top managers at Bengaluru headquarters of the Karnataka Co-operative Milk Producers’ Federation’s (KMF), …
  • Shivakumar takes reins of Karnataka Congress in style 02 Jul 2020 08:26 Bengaluru, July 2 (IANS) Congress troubleshooter D.K. Shivakumar, 58, took reins of the party’s Karnataka unit as president in style, with hundreds of party leaders and cadres witnessing the spectacle across the state through live streaming under the …
  • Runny nose? It may not be Covid 02 Jul 2020 06:46 Express News Service BENGALURU : A mere sneeze, cough or sore throat can send you through the rabbit hole of looking up symptoms of Covid-19 on Google. It does not help that monsoon has arrived, and so has your yearly quota of cold and a runny nose. While …
  • Covid Live: Virus tally crosses the 6-lakh mark 02 Jul 2020 06:10 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Union Home Minister Amit Shah to chair a meeting today via video conference with UP CM Yogi Adityanath, Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, to review the COVID19 situation in Delhi-NCR. MP …
  • Karnataka HC hearings go virtual amid spike in COVID-19 cases 01 Jul 2020 22:05 Goats isolated after goatherd tests coronavirus positive in Karnataka With rising COVID-19 cases in this tech city, the Karnataka High Court has decided to conduct hearings through video-conferencing to avoid physical gathering of the stakeholders, an …
  • Shivakumar to take over reins of K’taka Congress on Thursday 01 Jul 2020 19:06 Bengaluru, July 2 (IANS) Congress troubleshooter D.K. Shivakumar would take over as the party’s Karnataka President on Thursday and the event would be streamed live for party leaders and cadres across the state, a party leader said. “Shivakumar’s Pratigna …
  • K’taka Covid tally crosses 16k with record 1,272 new cases 01 Jul 2020 17:44 Bengaluru, July 1 (IANS) Karnataka registered a record 1,272 Covid positive cases to breach the 16,000- mark to take the states tally to 16,514, while seven people succumbed to the dreaded virus, an official said on Wednesday. “New cases reported from …
  • Karnataka: Medical experts suggest home isolation for asymptomatic Covid patients 01 Jul 2020 17:18 Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa held a meeting with medical experts in Bengaluru to strategise Covid-19 containment plans. Medical experts in Karnataka on Wednesday suggested the government to give priority to patients with comorbidity and those …
  • Karnataka records biggest single day spike of 1,272 COVID-19 cases, seven deaths 01 Jul 2020 17:01 By PTI BENGALURU: Karnataka on Wednesday recorded the biggest single day spike of 1,272 new COVID-19 cases and seven related deaths, taking the total number of infections to 16,514 and the death toll to 253, the health department said. The day also saw 145 …
  • SBI Gen, Premji firm may acquire Future Generali 01 Jul 2020 03:44 Bengaluru: Wipro’s billionaire founder Azim Premji’s investment firm Premji Invest and SBI General Insurance are exploring a joint bid to acquire Future Generali. Future Group is keen to sell its stake in the insurance venture and Italy’s Generali Group is …
  • High Court complex in Bengaluru closed for a day for sanitisation 01 Jul 2020 03:05 After suspending functioning for a day to sanitise the High Court complex in the city on Tuesday due to “unavoidable circumstances”, the High Court of Karnataka on Tuesday decided to hear urgent cases only through videoconferencing while discontinuing the …
  • At 20, Karnataka sees highest Covid death count in a day 01 Jul 2020 02:20 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Bengaluru Urban district continued to be on top of the list, reporting 503 Covid-19 positive cases on Tuesday. Alarmingly, for majority of the cases, contact tracing was still under progress. Overall, the state recorded …
  • Last-minute notice to vacate hostel leaves students frazzled 01 Jul 2020 01:17 Bengaluru: Chaos prevailed at Bangalore University’s hostel for SC/ST girls on Jnanabharathi campus. Reason: Students were asked to return and vacate their rooms at short notice. The government is taking over the building to convert it into a dedicated …
  • Karnataka high court cancels physical hearing of cases 01 Jul 2020 01:17 Bengaluru: With Covid cases rising, the high court has decided to cancel physical hearing of cases in Bengaluru. “Considering the safety of members of the bar and court staff, physical hearing of cases at the principal bench in Bengaluru will stand …
  • Experts urge state officials to improve contact tracing 30 Jun 2020 23:26 Pune: Health experts have urged Maharashtra’s health officials to improve their Covid-19 contact tracing ability across districts. Ideally, health workers are supposed to track down at least 20 contacts of an infected patient — for testing or quarantining. …
  • Over 1.2 lakh patients treated for free under MJPJAY; recovery rate nears 60% 30 Jun 2020 15:02 Residential colonies at Reghar Pura in New Delhi get sanitised. Coronavirus (Covid-19) India News Updates: Over the past 24 hours, India reported 18,522 new coronavirus infections taking the tally to 5,66,840 in the country. The daily-increase of cases …
  • Coronavirus India Updates: Over 100 infected after attending wedding ceremony in Bihar 30 Jun 2020 12:52 Residential colonies at Reghar Pura in New Delhi get sanitised. Coronavirus (Covid-19) India News Updates: Over the past 2 hours, India reported 18,522 new coronavirus infections taking the tally to 5,66,840 in the country. The daily-increase of cases …
  • COVID-19 peak in India linked to consistent decline in daily death toll: Expert 30 Jun 2020 08:46 By PTI BENGALURU: Only when the daily death toll due to coronavirus comes down consistently can one say for sure that COVID-19 has peaked in India, a prominent public health care expert said on Tuesday. President of Public Health Foundation of India Prof. …
  • Vikash Kumar is new Mangaluru city police commissioner 29 Jun 2020 13:57 Vikash Kumar Vikash MANGALURU: Continuation of best practices of predecessors, especially a directive exempting police personnel aged above 55 from active field duty during the pandemic will be priority for Vikash Kumar Vikash, the 10th city police chief. …
  • Delhi to set up plasma bank; UP CM directs officers to increase testing facilities 29 Jun 2020 13:46 Delhi that became the worst affected city in the country surpassed the 83,000 mark on Sunday. (Express photo by Prem Nath Pandey) India coronavirus updates: India reported 19,459 new Covid-19 cases on Monday, marking the 6th consecutive day of crossing the …
  • Hunger brought migrants home, now drives them back thousands of miles away 29 Jun 2020 11:38 Hunger and hopelessness drove tens of thousands of migrant workers from cities of their dreams, vibrant and pulsating with life and activity, to languorous villages in Bihar during the lockdown. It's hunger and hopelessness again that is pushing them …
  • Govt allows export of PPE coveralls, caps at 50 lakh units per month 29 Jun 2020 09:06 Delhi that became the worst affected city in the country surpassed the 83,000 mark on Sunday. (Express photo by Prem Nath Pandey) India coronavirus updates: India reported 19,459 new Covid-19 cases on Monday, marking the 6th consecutive day of crossing the …
  • Delhi cases cross 83,000; Telangana mulls total lockdown in Hyderabad 29 Jun 2020 08:50 Delhi that became the worst affected city in the country surpassed the 83,000 mark on Sunday. (Express photo by Prem Nath Pandey) India coronavirus updates: India reported 19,459 new Covid-19 cases on Monday, marking the 6th consecutive day of crossing the …
  • Corporate Chatter: Mukesh Ambani's friend in the... 29 Jun 2020 07:48 ET’s weekly roundup of the wackiest whispers and murmurs in corporate corridors & policy parlours. Desert Dost The mega investment in Jio Platforms by Saudi sovereign fund PIF, its first in India, has further cemented the multi-decade-old commercial …
  • India Coronavirus Updates, 29 June: Delhi cases cross 83,000; Telegana mulls total lockdown in Hyderabad 29 Jun 2020 07:36 Delhi that became the worst affected city in the country surpassed the 83,000 mark on Sunday. (Express photo by Prem Nath Pandey) India coronavirus updates: India reported 19,459 new Covid-19 cases on Monday, marking the 6th consecutive day of crossing the …
  • Covid-19 cases spike in Karnataka by 1,267 to cross 13,000 29 Jun 2020 03:40 The Talk with Sanjay Jha highlights Covid-19 cases further spiked in Karnataka, registering the highest single day rise of 1,267 cases and a record 783 infections in Bengaluru, raising the state's tally to 13,190, an official said on Sunday. With 783 …
  • Once upon a click... 28 Jun 2020 21:54 Express News Service CHENNAI: “Shhh...the deer, the elephants, the wolves, one after another started going into hiding. Soon, the hooting of the chimpanzee beating its chest filled the air.” My father’s loud and expressive voice echoes in my head, memories …
  • 1,267 new COVID-19 cases shock Karnataka; Bengaluru adds 783 28 Jun 2020 21:41 By Express News Service BENGALURU:  In a massive spike, by far the biggest, a total of 1,267 new Covid-19 cases were added to Karnataka’s tally on Sunday, taking the overall count from 11,923 to 13,190 overnight. Bengaluru alone added a record high of 783 …
  • COVID-19: Highest single-day spike in several states; MP, UP announce house-to-house survey 28 Jun 2020 20:31 By PTI NEW DELHI: A record single-day spike in COVID-19 cases was reported in several states like Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and West Bengal as the country-wide tally rose by nearly 20,000 on Sunday. Tightening their containment …
  • Covid cases spike in Karnataka by 1,267 to cross 13K 28 Jun 2020 18:06 Bengaluru, June 28 (IANS) Covid cases further spiked in Karnataka, registering the highest single day rise of 1,267 cases and a record 783 infections in Bengaluru, raising the state’s tally to 13,190, an official said on Sunday. With 783 positive cases in …
  • Scientist takes to farming, demonstrates innovative mango cultivation 28 Jun 2020 10:32 At a time when educated persons are scouting for remunerative options in the farm sector, this nationally reputed scientist has shown the way by successfully demonstrating a model of reaping high profits from mango cultivation through ultra high density …
  • Nearly 20,000 Coronavirus Cases In India In 24 Hours For First Time 28 Jun 2020 05:24 India is the fourth worst-hit country in the world after the United States, Brazil and Russia. New Delhi: India recorded its biggest surge in the number of coronavirus cases in 24 hours with 19,906 new patients on Sunday, taking the total to 5,28,859 …
  • Mohan Kumar to Cyanide Mohan: From mild-mannered school teacher to dreaded serial killer 28 Jun 2020 03:20 Written by Vishnu Varma | Mangaluru | Published: June 28, 2020 8:27:16 am The 57-year old Mohan was convicted of murder on Saturday. The year was 2009. The coastal district of Dakshina Kannada in Karnataka, often described as the laboratory for Hindutva …
  • Sharavathi water will not be taken to Bengaluru: KS Eshwarappa 28 Jun 2020 00:32 By Express News Service SHIVAMOGGA: Shivamogga district in-charge minister KS Eshwarappa said that there are no plans of taking Sharavathi water to Bengaluru. Answering a question about the ongoing survey work of Sharavathi Storage pumped power project, …
  • Karnataka's biggest Covid-19 spike yet as 918 test positive in a day 28 Jun 2020 00:32 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Karnataka recorded a whopping 918 positive cases on Saturday — the biggest single-day spike the state has seen. This brings the total number of cases to 11,923. With 11 new Covid deaths, the total number of fatalities …
  • Coronavirus: US breaks daily infections record as cases surge in Florida 27 Jun 2020 22:13 The daily number of confirmed infections in the US surged to an all-time high of 45,300 on Saturday (NZT), eclipsing the high of 40,000 set the previous day, according to Johns Hopkins. The biggest spikes have been seen in populous states in the West and …
  • K’taka records biggest spike with 918 new COVID cases 27 Jun 2020 17:56 Bengaluru, June 27 (IANS) Karnataka has registered a record 918 Covid positive cases in the past 24 hours, with 596 alone being recorded in Bengaluru, raising the state’s tally to 11,923, said an official on Saturday. “918 new cases were reported from …
  • Centre asks Tamil Nadu Fibernet Corporation to scrap ₹1,950 crore BharatNet tender 27 Jun 2020 10:23 The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) under the Ministry of Commerce and Industry has asked the Tamil Nadu Fibernet Corporation Limited (TAFINET) to immediately scrap the ₹1,950 crore BharatNet tender. In a communication sent …
  • Lockdown not on cards, govt to ramp up testing 27 Jun 2020 02:33 Express News Service BENGALURU: The State government on Friday reiterated that it has no plans to shut down Bengaluru, and will ramp up testing capacity to fight the Covid-19 pandemic. With the number of cases in the capital increasing, the government has …
  • With 445 new cases, Karnataka Covid tally hits 11k 26 Jun 2020 16:57 Bengaluru, June 26 (IANS) Karnataka recorded 445 new Covid cases, majority of whom were contacts of earlier positive cases, breaching the 11,000 mark to settle at 11,005, an official said on Friday. “New cases reported from Thursday 5 p.m. to Friday 5 p.m …
  • No lockdown in Bengaluru: Karnataka Govt tells all party MLAs 26 Jun 2020 11:57 Bengaluru: The State government has categorically said that it will not reimpose lockdown in Bengaluru following a spike in Covid 19 positive cases. During a meeting with all party MLAs, MPs and Ministers of Bengaluru city, Chief Minister B.S.Yediyurappa …
  • Doc’s death not included in Covid fatalities yet 26 Jun 2020 02:44 Picture used for representational purpose only BENGALURU: A doctor in his early 30s, who was in the Covid-19 frontline duty in Bagalkot district, died of the infection in Bengaluru on Thursday, becoming Karnataka’s first health warrior fatality. After …
  • Yes Bank-UDMA Technologies launches digital wallet Yuva Pay 25 Jun 2020 20:47 BENGALURU: Yes Bank announced on Thursday the launch of 'Yuva Pay, a digital wallet, in partnership with UDMA Technologies to enable contactless payments. Through the app, utility bills like municipal, house, water tax, electricity, LPG, DTH, …
  • Who you gonna call? SHE warriors at your service 05 Jul 2020 00:51 Express News Service BENGALURU: Wondering where to call or whom to approach for sanitisation of commercial and residential spaces or even your vehicle? Then just call the SHE warriors.The Panchayat Raj department along with LabourNet, a social enterprise, …
  • Covid claims 21 lives in Karnataka in one day 04 Jul 2020 02:13 By Express News Service BENGALURU: The Covid pandemic claimed 21 lives in Karnataka on Friday, the highest number of deaths the state has seen in a single day, taking the toll to 293. The state also saw the highest number of positive cases for a day at 1, …
  • Rising tomato prices leave consumers in a pretty pickle 03 Jul 2020 17:03 If it was the tomato growers who bore the brunt of Covid lockdown in late March-April facing problems in harvesting and marketing their produce, it’s now the turn of consumers. Prices of tomatoes have risen sharply to over ₹50 a kg, as against ₹20-30 a …
  • Surplus milk, drop in demand: How Nandini kept farmers smiling through lockdown 02 Jul 2020 11:23 BENGALURU: On March 24, the day Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a 21-day nation-wide lockdown to contain the Covid-19 pandemic, unease gripped top managers at Bengaluru headquarters of the Karnataka Co-operative Milk Producers’ Federation’s (KMF), …
  • Results of coronavirus samples see major delay in Bagalkot 02 Jul 2020 10:27 By Express News Service BAGALKOT: A 39-year-old bank employee, who is in an institutional quarantine, is anxiously waiting for the results of his throat swab samples for nine days. It is not only him but the other thirteen members from the same building …
  • At 20, Karnataka sees highest Covid death count in a day 01 Jul 2020 02:20 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Bengaluru Urban district continued to be on top of the list, reporting 503 Covid-19 positive cases on Tuesday. Alarmingly, for majority of the cases, contact tracing was still under progress. Overall, the state recorded …
  • Schools hiking fee will face action, says Karnataka minister 30 Jun 2020 07:50 Education minister S Suresh Kumar KOLAR: Education minister S Suresh Kumar on Monday said his department has issued instructions to all educational institutions not to hike fee for the coming academic year. Speaking to mediapersons in Chikkaballapur after …
  • K'taka Medical Education minister's father tests positive for COVID-19; family results awaited 23 Jun 2020 03:43 Karnataka is observing Thursday as Mask Day to create awareness Karnataka Medical Education Minister Dr. K Sudhakar announced on Monday that his 82-year-old father P N Keshava Reddy tested positive for COVID-19. The minister made the announcement on social …
  • Karnataka Medical Education Minister K Sudhakar's 82-year-old father tests positive for COVID-19 22 Jun 2020 16:57 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Karnataka Medical Education Minister Dr. K Sudhakar said that his 82-year-old father, Keshava Reddy, a former Chikkaballapur Zilla Panchayat president has tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday. "My father's …
  • Karnataka minister's father tests positive for Covid-19 22 Jun 2020 14:23 Medical Education Minister Dr K Sudhakar on Monday said his 82-year old father had been tested positive for Covid-19. He is in hospital and his health condition is stable. This is the first case in Karnataka where a family member of an elected …
  • Bengaluru Urban again tops with 94 Covid-19 positives 21 Jun 2020 01:10 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Bengaluru Urban again recorded the highest number of cases for a district, registering 94 Covid-positives on Saturday. The tally for the entire state was 416 cases, taking the total to 8,697. The number of discharges were …
  • Truck driver dupes, steals from guest workers 17 Jun 2020 03:13 Driver promises to help guest workers, snatches their money, leaves them stranded instead A driver and his associate dangled the hope on home in front of a group of guest workers from Odisha, only to mug them, leaving them bereft not only of all their …
  • Baby slays virus, gains 1.3kg 13 Jun 2020 00:13 Chikkaballapur: A one-year-old girl, who had tested positive for Covid-19 on May 25, has recovered and was discharged from the designated hospital in Chikkaballapur on Thursday. Doctors said treating the underweight baby with multiple problems was a huge …
  • Karnataka breaches 3000 active covid -19 cases mark as 515 test positive 05 Jun 2020 15:03 Of this 482 cases are people who returned from other states, especially Maharashtra that accounts for 473. People who returned from other states,particularly Maharashtra, have been the biggest reason for the sharp surge in covid- 19 cases being reported …
  • Corona claims four lives in Karnataka, highest in 24 hours 05 Jun 2020 02:49 By Express News Service BENGALURU: The state recorded 4 more deaths due to Covid-19, taking the death toll to 57. This is the highest number of deaths announced in the last 24 hours. They include one man from Gadag, one woman from Davangere and two women …
  • 388 Cases added, influx a worry 03 Jun 2020 02:18 By Express News Service BENGALURU: For a state which has managed to keep Covid-19 cases down and even earned praise from Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the surge in numbers due to the influx of people from the worst-affected Maharashtra is turning out to be …
  • New census soon, data to help healthcare 28 May 2020 06:48 By Express News Service BENGALURU: A state-wide health register will be launched by Karnataka, involving a census-like survey on the 6.5 crore population across the state. This was announced by Minister for Medical Education Dr K Sudhakar, at a press meet …
  • Rain brings down 60 trees in Bengaluru 28 May 2020 04:46 Most falls in Central Bengaluru, especially Malleshwaram and Gandhinagar; several vehicles were damaged Heavy rain accompanied with gutsy winds that lashed the City on Wednesday evening, bringing down over 60 trees. Many vehicles, which were parked on the …
  • Karnataka to soon have health register of all citizens 27 May 2020 16:52 BENGALURU: The Karnataka government on Wednesday said it would soon launch a project to maintain the health database of all its citizens by having a "State Health Register." A first of its kind initiative, the State Health Register will be a …
  • Coronavirus in Karnataka: With 100 new COVID-19 cases, state tally rises to 2,282; death toll at 44 26 May 2020 15:02 Image Source : PTI Coronavirus in Karnataka: With 100 new COVID-19 cases, state tally rises to 2,282; death toll at 44 The total number of COVID-19 cases in Karnataka surged to 2,282 after 100 new cases have been confirmed in the last 24 hours, out of …
  • Heatwave roasts North Karnataka 26 May 2020 01:48 Express News Service VIJAYAPURA: The entire North Interior Karnataka region remained in the grip of a blistering heatwave. And Vijayapura witnessed its hottest day in recorded history with 45.3o Celsius, where the previous maximum was 42.3o Celsius in the …
  • Karnataka Covid-19 wrap: Nearly 200 Maharashtra returnees test positive, Bengaluru weekly curfew from Saturday night 23 May 2020 16:41 Karnataka Saturday reported one more coronavirus death. Karnataka Saturday recorded the highest single-day spike in COVID-19 cases with 216 confirmed cases taking the total number of infections to 1959 in the state. According to the health department, …
  • Karnataka COVID-19 count goes up by 138; 116 returnees from Maharashtra test positive 23 May 2020 04:58 By Express News Service BENGALURU:  Karnataka on Friday recorded 138 positive cases, and of them, 116 have returned from other states. The highest number of returnees are from Maharashtra at 111, while two each are from Telangana, Jharkhand and Delhi. The …
  • Karnataka ramps up Covid-19 testing capacity 22 May 2020 11:09 Representative image BENGALURU: Karnataka notched yet another feat in its fight against the spread of Covid-19 by conducting more than 11,000 tests in a single day. The ramping up of testing capacity, which comes at a time when the state is witnessing a …
  • Walkers to get an extra hour at the park now 22 May 2020 01:48 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Revenue Minister R Ashok on Thursday said that the government has decided to open parks across the state from 7 am to 10 am and 4 pm to 7 pm now. He said the government orders will soon be issued in this regard. However, …
  • Migrants stranded at border with little food 21 May 2020 01:57 Express News Service BELAGAVI: The state’s decision to ban the entry of people from Maharashtra, Gujarat and Tamil Nadu has taken a toll on migrant workers who have arrived in large numbers on Karnataka-Maharashtra border near Nipani. Having left Mumbai …
  • No need for inter-district travel pass in Karnataka from May 20: State DGP Praveen Sood 20 May 2020 18:58 Karnataka to ease lockdown from May 18: gyms, salons to reopen As the nationwide lockdown enters its fourth phase, more states have started to bring in relaxation norms that allow the limited scale of public transportation and activities. In its latest …
  • Karnataka: Chintamani cop ties the knot but stays available for duty on call 15 May 2020 02:21 Naresh Naik married Monika of Gauribidanur at Sri Muktheswara temple in Murugamalla near Chintamani on Thursda...Read More CHINTAMANI: Naresh Naik, 31, a police sub-inspector at Chintamani Rural station, has not availed a single day’s leave ever since the …
  • Record spike again: Karnataka registers 63 cases in single day 13 May 2020 02:11 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Karnataka recorded the highest single-day spike on Tuesday with 63 Covid-positive cases and the tally reached 925, including 31 deaths, 433 discharges and one non-Covid death. Till Monday, discharges were higher than …
  • Eight die in Tamil Nadu; 3 in Telangana and A.P. 12 May 2020 22:54 Tamil Nadu reported 716 new cases of COVID-19 and eight more deaths on Tuesday. Chennai, for the third consecutive day, added more than 500 cases to its total. The total number of cases in the State stood at 8,715. Of the 716 new cases — 427 male, 288 …
  • Garment units to re-open today as Karnataka shifts gear on economic activity 11 May 2020 04:46 Bengaluru: Garments with apparel export commitments will re-open on Monday as Karnataka’s industrial sector slowly picks up momentum amid challenges like shortage of labour and lack of public transport. The government has allowed garment units, among the …
  • K'taka: 31 Ajmer returnees test +ve for Covid 10 May 2020 10:12 Image used for representational purpose only BENGALURU: Covid-19 positive cases spiked in Karnataka with 53 new cases being reported by Sunday noon, taking the state’s total to 847 positive cases. Of the new cases reported, 31 infected people were from …
  • Consider Dakshina Kannada, Udupi as contiguous unit for inter-district movement, urges Kanara Chamber of Commerce and Industry 07 May 2020 23:53 MANGALURU: Kanara Chamber of Commerce and Industry has urged chief secretary T M Vijay Bhaskar to consider erstwhile undivided Dakshina Kannada district including present Udupi as a single unit for the purposes of Covid-19 inter-district movement. The two …
  • Explained: How Covid has flattened prices? 06 May 2020 02:09 Lower production, yet lower demand, leading to fall in prices. (Express Archive) While there is debate on how much the lockdown has helped in “flattening the Covid-19 curve”, one thing is clear: It has led to a flattening of prices through a “leftward …
  • How to get Karnataka inter-district pass during coronavirus lockdown 05 May 2020 14:17 Migrants clash with police in Gujarat, demand to be sent back home Karnataka, like many other states, relaxed some lockdown restrictions - allowing people to ply on roads without passes between 7 am and 7 pm. But areas that fall under red zone or …
  • In a first, cured Covid cases surpass active positves in Karnataka 05 May 2020 01:18 By Express News Service BENGALURU: In a cheery bit of news in these times of gloom, for the first time on Monday, the state reported more number of discharged patients (321) than active Covid-positive cases (296). “The average discharges per day as of last …
  • Curbs eased, industries in this Karnataka green zone use Day 1 to prepare for return of staff 04 May 2020 22:29 Apart from red zone Bengaluru, workers at the Bidadi area in Ramanagara also hail from surrounding green zone taluks like Channapatna and Ramanagara Town itself Around 35 km from Bengaluru, in the Bidadi Industrial Area in the Ramanagara district of …
  • Karnataka govt permits pass free travel in Bengaluru Urban and 4 districts from May 4 amid lockdown 04 May 2020 09:44 China releases clip mocking US response to Coronavirus In its new decision on the vehicle commutation during the national lockdown, the Karnataka government has allowed inter-district movement of individuals and vehicles in Bengaluru urban and its four …
  • Bengaluru restrictions eased a lot, free buses for migrant workers till Thursday 04 May 2020 08:32 BENGALURU: Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa has announced free bus service for migrant workers up to Thursday, by extending it by two more days as Bengaluru began swinging back to life with several lockdown restrictions eased. As metro rail project …
  • Bengaluru may get its spirit back as more curbs are off from today 04 May 2020 05:40 BENGALURU: Bengaluru is expected to swing back to some life from Monday as the government has eased some lockdown restrictions emboldened by the sustained fall in the number of Covid-19 cases in the city of about 12 million population. While standalone …
  • 7 am to 7 pm is ‘new normal’ as COVID-19 lockdown curbs ease in Karnataka 04 May 2020 00:26 Express News Service BENGALURU: After a near-complete lockdown for over a month, the state will take the first steps towards its new normal in a COVID-19-defined society starting Monday. With three of the 30 districts classified as red zones as per the …
  • COVID-19 Karnataka wrap: Trains, buses ferry migrant workers; BBMP bats for ward-wise zoning in Bengaluru 03 May 2020 16:40 Migrant labourers deboard a BMTC bus to enter Malur railway station on Sunday. (Express Photo) Even as the nationwide lockdown was extended by another two weeks, over 3,000 migrant labourers stranded in Karnataka were delighted as they boarded trains to …
  • Karnataka sees 24 new cases on Friday, no positives from Bengaluru 02 May 2020 01:06 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Karnataka recorded one death and 24 Covid-19 positive cases on Friday, while Bengaluru did not see a single case. A 69-year-old man, suffering from SARI, died in Davanagere. This is the first death from that city, which …
  • Late reporting a cause for most deaths: Panel 02 May 2020 01:06 Express News Service BENGALURU: A 10-member State-Level Death Audit Committee on Covid-19 has found that delayed reporting and existing co-morbidities have been some of the primary causes for deaths in Karnataka.  At least 10-15 of the victims so far, had …
  • With less storage, farmers’ hopes freeze 30 Apr 2020 04:08 Express News Service BENGALURU: Thousands of farmers across the state, who had hoped to reap a rich dividend with their bumper produce of vegetables and horticultural crops, were dealt a body blow due to the lockdown. While procurement efforts by the …
  • Heavy rain lashes Bengaluru 29 Apr 2020 08:04 Heavy rain, accompanied by wind, lashed the city early on Wednesday. According to the Karnataka State Natural Disaster Monitoring Centre (KSNDMC), the city received an average of 45 mm rainfall since Tuesday midnight, with a few areas receiving more than …
  • Karnataka government allows industries, shops to reopen in districts free of COVID-19 28 Apr 2020 14:38 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Four days after the Union Home Minister advised a partial relaxation of the lockdown and allowed resumption of economic activity in select zones, the Karnataka government issued orders for industries and shops -- even …
  • Karnataka now has 500 COVID-19 positive cases 26 Apr 2020 02:18 By Express News Service BENGALURU: The state capital was on top of the COVID-19 table on Saturday, recording 13 of the 26 fresh cases from across the state. With this, Karnataka touched the 500-mark of coronavirus cases. The other cases were reported from …
  • Nine cops quarantined in Karnataka after detaining teen with COVID-19 arriving from Andhra 25 Apr 2020 13:02 Express News Service CHIKKABALLAPUR: Nine policemen have been quarantined on Saturday after they detained an 18-year-old who tested positive for COVID-19. The youth was held for transporting beef from Hindupur in Andhra Pradesh to Chikkaballapur in …
  • Big spike in numbers, Bengaluru accounts for 19 of 29 fresh cases 25 Apr 2020 03:08 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Karnataka reported 29 COVID-19 cases on Friday with 19 among them from Bengaluru Urban alone. Among the others, two are from Raibagh (Belagavi), three from Bagalakot district, two from Vijayapura, and one each from …
  • Corona scare: Stop chopping trees as bats pose no risks 25 Apr 2020 03:08 Express News Service BENGALURU: Even though the exact source of the origin of coronavirus -- a disease transmitted from mammals and birds -- is still under debate, no animal group has faced so much bad press as bats. Wittingly or unwittingly, people are …
  • Kalaburagi Conundrum: Curve Just not Flattening 23 Apr 2020 01:12 Express News Service BENGALURU: With 35 cumulative cases of COVID-19, the death toll in Kalaburagi — where the first corona death was reported on March 11 — stands at a worrisome 4. The death toll with 35 cases is on par with Bengaluru Urban with almost …
  • Bloom to bust: Flower growers lose Rs 100 crore in a month 19 Apr 2020 00:49 Express News Service TUBAGERE (DODDABALLAPUR): As you go around Doddaballapur, you see farms bursting with colourful blooms. But this is not bringing a smile to the flower farmers. Despite April and May being the peak season for flowers, growers are …
  • Bengaluru grape farmers go direct to consumers, and movement spreads like wild fire 18 Apr 2020 05:26 Faced with a desperate glut amid the lockdown, farmers team up with resident welfare associations Bengaluru: In this summer of the coronavirus, who doesn’t have a tale of woe? For farmers it’s all-too familiar a situation: just when the crop is coming to …
  • Rising asymptomatic cases in Karnataka set off alarm bells 18 Apr 2020 00:44 Express News Service BENGALURU: The increasing incidence of COVID-19 in Karnataka has thrown up a worrisome fact. A majority of the cases in the state are asymptomatic — which means they carry the virus, but do not show symptoms. If undetected, they are …
  • Big spike in COVID-19 cases again, 44 new cases in Karnataka 18 Apr 2020 00:44 By Express News Service BENGALURU: After having managed to keep the graph down for several weeks, Karnataka has seen a sudden spurt in COVID-19 cases over the last few days. On Friday, the state recorded 44 positive cases in a span of 24 hours, which is so …
  • Karnataka town in panic after three philanthropists test positive for Covid-19 17 Apr 2020 21:40 Bengaluru: Panic gripped Chikkaballapur town in Karnataka after it was found that three persons who had gone door to door distributing rations to needy people tested positive for Covid-19 on Friday. The district administration immediately sealed off 31 …
  • ‘Farm to home’ supply helps veggie growers 16 Apr 2020 02:25 Express News Service BENGALURU:  Politicians across party lines have found a novel way to connect farmers stuck with harvested vegetables and fruits, and people waiting for supplies. Using their heft and network, they are collecting the produce and either …
  • Postman ready to deliver mangoes 16 Apr 2020 02:25 Express News Service BENGALURU: Following the roaring success of its partnership last year, the Karnataka State Mango Development and Marketing Board Corporation Limited (KSMDMC) and Postal Department are all set for an encore, with the first batch of …
  • Two deaths take Karnataka toll to 12; 19 test positive in a day for COVID 16 Apr 2020 01:59 By Express News Service BENGALURU: It was a double whammy for Karnataka on Wednesday. The state witnessed the highest single-day spike so far in COVID-19 positive cases at 19, and also two deaths on the same day. In the last four days, there have been six …
  • COVID-19: one death, 17 new cases in Karnataka 15 Apr 2020 15:49 One more death and 17 new cases have been reported in Karnataka since Tuesday evening. With this, the total death toll has risen to 11 and number of positive cases to 277. A 65-year-old male patient, a resident of Chikkaballapur, who was referred from a …
  • 2 deaths, 19 new cases: Covid-19 spurt sends anxieties soaring in Karnataka 15 Apr 2020 14:56  With the Covid-19 epidemic showing signs of acceleration, roads leading into infection hot-spots, such as this one at the Banashankari temple, have been sealed off. (DC Photo: Satish B.) Bengaluru: Karnataka reported its 12th Covid-19 death amid signs …
  • Karnataka COVID-19 death toll now 10, positive cases at 260 15 Apr 2020 01:09 By Express News Service BENGALURU: The state witnessed three deaths due to COVID-19 in as many days since Sunday, taking the toll to ten. On Tuesday, 12 new cases tested positive for Coronavirus, raising the total to 260. The Health Department’s bulletin …
  • Coronavirus India lockdown Day 21 live updates | Passenger trains, flights suspended till May 3 14 Apr 2020 18:36 As the 21-day lockdown ends today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended it till May 3. In his third address to the nation in the last one month, Mr. Modi urged Indians to take 'seven sacred vows' in these tough times. The Union Health Ministry in …
  • Transport hassles give farmers sleepless nights 14 Apr 2020 02:04 Express News Service BENGALURU: Grape growers from Bengaluru Rural, Urban and Chikkaballapur have been a worried lot during the lockdown. Different varieties of grapes like Sonaka, Dilkush, and Bangalore Blue, which are supposed to be sent to different …
  • Karnataka fares well in war against COVID-19 14 Apr 2020 01:49 Express News Service BENGALURU: Karnataka has fared much better compared to many other states in tackling the COVID-19 infection spread. The positivity rate of coronavirus cases is 2.5% in Karnataka, which is lesser than Kerala (2.63 %), Rajasthan (2.82 % …
  • Karnataka minister's lands in trouble after swimming amid lockdown 14 Apr 2020 00:06 Jyotiraditya Scindia quits Congress says 'time for me to move on' An innocuous tweet with his children in a swimming pool at home landed Karnataka's  in trouble, as the state unit of the Congress has now sought his dismissal for reveling amid …
  • Covid-19: DK Shivakumar objects to minister's tweet, seeks resignation 13 Apr 2020 19:53 Karnataka Pradesh Congress president DK Shivakumar on Monday took strong exception to medical education minister K Sudhakar tweeting about spending time with children at his private swimming pool at his home in Bengaluru. The former Congress minister …
  • Karnataka Minister Sudhakar in soup over swimming pool photo 13 Apr 2020 15:26 The Minister for Medical Education K. Sudhakar, who is at the forefront of COVID-19 operations in Karnataka, drew flak from the Opposition that sought his resignation after he posted a photo of himself in a swimming pool with his children on Twitter. “ …
  • COVID-19 lockdown in Karnataka: Chilli dumped in compost units, cabbage crushed 13 Apr 2020 01:27 Express News Service BELAGAVI:  A chilli farmer is worried – he doesn’t know what to do with his abundant crop. A lockdown to contain the spread of coronavirus has hit agriculture, the backbone of the economy. Green chilli, grown in abundance across 25 …
  • Karnataka extends lockdown till April 30; Deve Gowda donates Rs 3 lakh towards fighting COVID-19 11 Apr 2020 17:37 Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa attending a video conference with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday. (Express Photo) Karnataka on Saturday announced the extension of the lockdown till April 30 to contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. …
  • Coronavirus in Karnataka: With 7 new cases, total tally rises to 214 11 Apr 2020 14:16 Image Source : PTI Coronavirus in Karanataka: With seven new cases, total tally rises to 214 Seven news cases have been reported in Karnataka and this brings the total number of cases in the state to 214. According to the state's Health Ministry, out …
  • Flower trade wilts under lockdown across the country 10 Apr 2020 15:47 Mitesh Patel, a grower of flowers at Badarkha, a village near Ahmedabad, is desperate for an end to the lockdown. “Otherwise, my rose plants will get burnt down in this heat. My irrigation motor is in disrepair and I am unable to find a technician because …
  • Why a missing river in Western Ghats is cause for concern 10 Apr 2020 09:27 MANGALURU: About a month ago, trekkers in Anegundi forest wondered if they had lost their way because the topography appeared to have changed. In place of the Mrityunjaya river, a tributary of the Nethravathi, was a mess of debris, boulders and logs. They …
  • New district ministers appointed 10 Apr 2020 02:33 Express News Service BENGALURU: Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Thursday appointed new district in-charge ministers.  While he kept Bengaluru City with himself, Yediyurappa gave charge of all other districts to 25 of his ministers. Three ministers -- …
  • COVID-19: 10 new cases recorded in Karnataka 09 Apr 2020 09:13 Ten new COVID-19 cases were reported in Karnataka on Thursday. With this, the total number of positive cases in the state stands at 191. This includes six deaths and 28 patients who are discharged. A bulletin by the Department of Health and Family Welfare …
  • 65-year-old man from Kalaburagi is Karnataka's fifth COVID-19 victim 08 Apr 2020 09:31 By Express News Service BENGALURU: A 65-year-old man died in Kalaburagi on Wednesday, taking the number of COVID-19 victims in the state to five. Officials said the man who is a resident of Santraswadi locality was suffering from Severe Acute Respiratory …
  • Coronavirus outbreak: 32-year-old tests positive in Karnataka's Chikkaballapur dist 21 Mar 2020 07:46
  • Karnataka bypolls: Hoskote, Chikkaballapur score big on voter turnout, beat others 06 Dec 2019 02:14 By Express News Service CHIKKABALLAPUR: Hoskote assembly constituency recorded the highest polling percentage on Thursday 90.44%, with Chikkaballapur coming close behind with 86.19%. Voters stood in long queues before getting to cast their franchise. These …
  • JD(S) replaces its candidate for Chikkaballapur 19 Nov 2019 17:07
  • Senior Cong ministers should quit, make way for young MLAs: Dr. K. Sudhakar, MLA (Cong), Chikkaballapur 16 Jun 2019 18:32 BLURB: The Legislative Council (Upper House) is a white elephant, and i don’t know how it is benefiting our State. They can play an advisory role and provide inputs to the Assembly, but why representation in the Cabinet? Second-time Congress MLA Dr.K. …
  • Moily uses Imran Khan's 'better chance of peace' remark to target Modi in Chikkaballapur 14 Apr 2019 08:42 Chikkaballapur: There are no clear favourites this time in the high-profile constituency of Chikkaballpur that has sent former Karnataka chief minister Veerappa Moily to Parliament twice and has never disappointed the Congress barring once during the …
  • Won’t settle for anything else: Chikkaballapur MLA Dr K Sudhakar 10 Jan 2019 04:29 Express News Service BENGALURU: Trouble awaits Congress in the form of Chikkaballapur MLA Dr Sudhakar who is fuming over losing the post of Pollution Control Board Chairman. Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy on Wednesday cleared the appointments to all boards …
  • Four Bengaluru residents drown in Chikkaballapur Srinivasa Sandra lake 26 Apr 2018 00:12 Image for representational purpose only. CHIKBALLAPUR: Four people, including two girls, drowned in Srinivasa Sandra lake of Chikkaballapur on Wednesday afternoon. The deceased have been identified as Saba (12), Uthira (12), Sadh (8) and driver Asif (24). …
  • Rahul Gandhi to visit Chikkaballapur on April 7: MLA 04 Apr 2018 09:46 DH News Service, Chikkaballapur Apr 4 2018, 14:34 IST AICC President Rahul Gandhi will visit Chikkaballapur and take party in the Janashirvada Yatre on Saturday, April 7, said MLA Dr K Sudhakar. Addressing the media on Wednesday, that the AICC chief would …
  • Chikkaballapur turns festive for its 10th birthday 31 Jan 2018 10:07 DH News Service, Chikkaballapur Jan 31 2018, 15:28 IST As Chikkaballapur completes 10 years as a separate district, the district administration has planned a three-day gala celebration of the event from February 2, in the Sir M V district grounds, …
  • RSS takes out two flag marches in Chikkaballapur 07 Jan 2018 12:01 DH News Service, Chikkaballapur, Jan 7 2018, 17:23 IST RSS volunteers staged two flag marches originating at two separate places in Chikkaballpur. Representational Image The state-level convention of the Rashtriya Swayam Sevak Sangh (RSS) was held in …
  • Biting cold in Chikkaballapur claims infant's life 30 Dec 2017 10:05 DH News Service, Chikkaballapur, Dec 30 2017, 14:47 IST The family members and relatives grieve the death of 1-year-old Bhanu, who reportedly died due to freezing cold, at a makeshift tent near Kandavara on the outskirts of Chikkaballapur on Saturday. A …
  • Brief tension reigns in Chikkaballapur over lake water issue 20 Dec 2017 08:39 DH News Service, Chikkaballapur Dec 20 2017, 12:31 IST Tension reigned temporarily and shops were forced shut down briefly in Chikkaballapur city on Wednesday, when environmentalists called for a 'bundh' and another group opposed it clashed. Th …
  • ACB raids in Mangaluru and Chikkaballapur 13 Dec 2017 09:43 DH News Service, Mangaluru, Chikkaballapur Dec 13 2017, 14:48 IST Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) sleuths raided the houses and offices of two government officials on Wednesday and seized documents pertaining to their properties. In the first incident, ACB …
  • Bangalore's treated waste water to revive 44 Chikkaballapur tanks 14 Sep 2017 05:59 Chief Minister Siddaramaiah is scheduled to commission a big-ticket project on September 18 at Chikkaballapur, 50 km from Bengaluru, which will use the water flowing out of the city to strengthen the water table in the neighbouring district. The `943-crore …
  • Community cancer aid initiative in Chikkaballapur district 27 Aug 2017 08:05 Though incidences of cancer has been on the rise, especially among the rural masses; lack of insufficient insurance schemes, awareness, and access to good hospitals, has left them deprived of contemporary treatment options. Ironically, 60 per cent of …
  • 3 STPs to meet water needs of Kolar and Chikkaballapur 20 Jul 2017 07:38 BENGALURU: Ending the long delay in implementation of the project to carry treated sewage water of Bengaluru to fill the irrigation tanks in neighbouring districts, the state cabinet on Wednesday cleared the decks for work to start on three sewage …
  • Miffed Sudhakar to resign as Chikkaballapur MLA 06 Jul 2017 21:40 DH News Service, Bengaluru, Jul 7 2017, 1:20 IST The Congress MLA from Chikkaballapur K Sudhakar on Thursday night announced that he would resign as MLA on Friday. Earlier in the day, Sudhakar had reportedly threatened the state Congress leaders that he …
  • Police Denies HD Deve Gowda Event Blocked Ambulance In Karnataka's Chikkaballapur 28 Jun 2017 14:14 Chikballapur:  Days after two Karnataka policemen earned widespread applause for halting President Pranab Mukherjee's convoy to allow an ambulance to pass in Bengaluru, a similar situation in nearby Chikkaballapura on Tuesday played out a little …
  • Starved of water, Chikkaballapur pins hopes on Hebbal STP 26 Jun 2017 02:19 CHIKKABALLAPUR: Spread over 330 acre, Kandavara Kere was once the largest lake in Chikkaballapur taluk. The last time residents saw the lake overflow was over 22 years ago. Teeming with weeds, Kandavara Kere now paints a sorry picture. However, it will be …
  • Heavy rain pounds Chikkaballapur, Mandya 20 May 2017 20:34 Chikkaballapur/Mandya, DH News Service, May 21 2017, 1:42 IST Strong winds uprooted a tree on the premises of the city municipal council office in Chikkaballapur on Saturday. DH photo Heavy rain coupled with gusty wins lashed Chikkaballapur on Saturday …
  • DAC road races in Gadag, Chikkaballapur 19 May 2017 21:33 DH News Service, Bengaluru, May 20 2017, 2:36 IST The annual KA Nettakallappa Memorial Road Races, sponsored by Deccan Herald and Prajavani and organised by the Deccan Athletic Club, will be held in Gadag and Chikkaballapur this year. Gadag will host the …
  • Jaitley coming to draw up plans to net Bengaluru Rural, Chikkaballapur 06 Apr 2017 01:04 BENGALURU: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which had made a clean sweep of all the three Lok Sabha constituencies in Bengaluru -Bengaluru North, Bengaluru South, Bengaluru Central- in 2014 Lok Sabha polls has already started preparations for the 2019 Lok …
  • 280 star tortoises rescued from Chikkaballapur 30 Jan 2017 15:31
  • Karnataka CM Yediyurappa quarantines self after his personal staff test positive for Covid-19 10 Jul 2020 14:19 Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa clarified that he is healthy and will work from his personal residence in Bengaluru for the next few days. (PTI) Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Friday quarantined himself after a few staffers posted at …
  • Retired teacher stabs tahsildar to death, held 10 Jul 2020 03:30 Tahsildar Chandramouleswar (L) and accused Venkatapatheppa KOLAR: Bangarpet tahsildar Chandramouleswar, 54, was stabbed to death allegedly by retired schoolteacher Venkatapatheppa, 65, on Thursday afternoon when he was surveying disputed farmland in …
  • ArtWorks Unveils Renderings for Cincinnati's New Summer Murals 10 Jul 2020 02:45 "Electric Avenue" by Christian DallasPhoto: Provided by ArtWorks ArtWorks has announced its 2020 summer projects — 26 of them. The works, led by 15 teaching artists to be completed with the help of 93 youth apprentices ages 14-21, are themed …
  • Kolar: Retired headmaster stabs tahsildar to death, held 10 Jul 2020 01:50 By Express News Service KOLAR: The tahsildar of Bangarpet taluk was stabbed to death by a retired headmaster during survey of a piece of land in Thoppanahalli, on Thursday evening. Chandra Mouleshwar (54) was shifted to RL Jalappa Hospital where he …
  • Farm organisations need better market linkage for returns, says report 09 Jul 2020 21:18 A recent survey of farmer producer organisations (FPOs) conducted by Tata Trusts suggests that to ensure higher returns for produce, FPOs need to increase market linkages. The consequent report recommends addressing agricultural value chains, which include …
  • Tehsildar stabbed to death in Karnataka while trying to pacify duo involved in altercation 09 Jul 2020 15:49 Express News Service KOLAR: Bangarpet taluk executive magistrate (tehsildar) Chandra Mouli (54) was stabbed to death by a retired headmaster on Thursday. The incident took place in Thoppanahalli of Kamasamudram Hobli, Bangarpet taluk, in Kolar district …
  • Czech author Radka Denemarková on Kundera and patriarchy in the Czech literature scene 09 Jul 2020 14:28 Portrait of RAdka Denemarková by Soňa Pokorná, photo used with permission Last month the Czech Republic was rocked by a literary scandal that soon took on political overtones: Czech author Jan Novák released the first ever Czech biography of Milan Kundera, …
  • Memories of Srebrenica are being reawakened in Syria 09 Jul 2020 13:53 “After Srebrenica, you said never again…Shame on you World!” These were the words written on the posters of demonstrators who gathered in Sarajevo in 2016 to condemn the Assad regime’s siege of Syria’s Aleppo. This month marks the anniversary of the UN’s …
  • Monsoon above normal as rains migrate to North India 09 Jul 2020 13:36 The rainmaker monsoon trough over North India has shifted alignment further to the North with its western end anchored over Amritsar with its body and tail running across Karnal, Bareilly, Ballia, Patna and Bhagalpur and its end running close to the …
  • Helen Marie Petersen 08 Jul 2020 20:57 March 28, 1935 – July 4, 2020Helen Marie Petersen of Fremont, Nebraska, passed quietly surrounded by family on July 4, 2020. Born Helen Marie Kolar on March 28, 1935, in Walthill, Nebraska. She graduated from Lyons High School in 1953 and attended Wayne …
  • Market linkage could boost farmers' turnover by 5-20%: Tata Trust study 08 Jul 2020 20:46 A recent survey on Farmer Producers Organisations (FPOs) by Tata Trusts suggested that to ensure higher returns for farm produce, “FPOs need to increase market linkages”. The report recommends addressing the concerns of agricultural value chains such as …
  • Karnataka Records Biggest Single-Day Jump With 2,062 Coronavirus Cases, 54 Deaths 08 Jul 2020 17:30 778 COVID-19 patients have been discharged after recovery in Karnataka (Representational) Bengaluru: Karnataka on Wednesday reported the biggest single-day spike of 2,062 coronavirus cases and a record 54 fatalities, taking the total number of infections …
  • Despite rain, sowing below par in south-interior Karnataka 08 Jul 2020 03:07 Image used for representational purpose BENGALURU: A surge in monsoon has hastened farm operations in major parts of the state, barring south-interior areas where sowing has been below normal and trailing 2019 levels for this time of the year. Rain has …
  • Karnataka: Two villages lock horns over woman’s burial 07 Jul 2020 11:41 KOLAR: Residents of two villages in Bangarpet taluk on Sunday argued over the burial of a woman next to her husband’s grave. As the confrontation dragged on for over three hours, taluk officials intervened and brought about a compromise. The 65-year-old …
  • Take a train to board a plane 07 Jul 2020 04:16 In a move that is expected to benefit airport employees as well as air passengers, the railway halt station on the boundary of Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) will be ready at the end of August. This will enable South Western Railway (SWR) to give a …
  • Mom infected, breastfeeds toddler in another ward in hosp 06 Jul 2020 23:58 Kolar: Steps were taken to separate a two-month-old baby boy from his lactating mother after she tested positive and was rushed to Covid hospital in Malur taluk of Kolar district. The baby is now in an isolation ward at SNR Hospital in Kolar and a couple …
  • Covid-19 cases breach 25,000 mark in Karnataka 06 Jul 2020 19:29 Representational Image BENGALURU: Covid-19 infections in Karnataka breached the 25,000 mark on Monday, as the state reported 1,843 new cases and 30 fatalities, taking the death toll to 401, the health department said. The day also saw 680 patients getting …
  • Global Bulletin: Season Two of ‘Vienna Blood’ Heads to... 06 Jul 2020 14:29 Photo: Credit: Red Arrow Studios / Petro Domenigg Photo: Credit: Red Arrow Studios / Petro Domenigg Photo: Credit: Red Arrow Studios / Petro Domenigg Global Bulletin: Season Two of ‘Vienna Blood’ Heads to BBC, PBS Click here to read the full …
  • Karnataka: Former Mulbagal MLA Kottur Manjunath says politics vitiated, returns to farming 06 Jul 2020 03:33 Kottur Manjunath, former MLA of Mulbagal, ploughs land at his native village in Kolar KOLAR: Former Mulbagal MLA Kottur Manjunath is back in his Kottur village, keepng himself busy in farming over the past week. Manjunath and his family own over 300 acres …
  • With cases spiking Karnataka towns get vocal for lockdown 06 Jul 2020 00:46 Bengaluru: Inspired by Kanakapura town, which observed a self-imposed lockdown over the past fortnight, people from small towns and taluks across Karnataka have mooted their own versions to stem the pandemic spread. This follows the government’s decision …
  • 2020 Big 12 Betting Preview, Picks, Strategies 05 Jul 2020 16:51   2020 Big 12 Betting Preview, Picks, Strategies July 5, 2020 By Marc Lawrence VegasInsider.com Sign up to receive daily news from VegasInsider Big 12 Conference Football Betting Preview Four Is Enough When Oklahoma State RB Chuba Hubbard won the Big 12 …
  • 1,839 new corona cases in K’taka, 42 more deaths 04 Jul 2020 17:20 Bengaluru, July 4 (IANS) A record 42 more corona patients succumbed even as 1,839 new patients reported in Karnataka took the state’s total tally to 21,549 cases, an official said on Saturday. The new cases were reported from 5 pm on Friday to 5 pm on …
  • Will India's Covaxin be world's first COVID-19 drug? 04 Jul 2020 01:19 'We need to prove to the world that quality vaccines and R&D are possible in India.' *Photograph: Carl Recine/Reuters. Dr Krishna Ella, chairman and MD, Bharat Biotech, is the man of the moment. Bharat Biotech has developed India's …
  • Karnataka Reports 1,694 New COVID-19 Cases, Highest Single-Day Spike 03 Jul 2020 20:25 Out of 10,608 active cases, 10,407 patients are in isolation at designated hospitals (Representational) Bengaluru: Karnataka on Friday reported its biggest single day spike of 1,694 new COVID-19 cases, taking the taking the total number of infections in …
  • Rising tomato prices leave consumers in a pretty pickle 03 Jul 2020 17:03 If it was the tomato growers who bore the brunt of Covid lockdown in late March-April facing problems in harvesting and marketing their produce, it’s now the turn of consumers. Prices of tomatoes have risen sharply to over ₹50 a kg, as against ₹20-30 a …
  • Better late than never: Karnataka cop writes SSLC exams at 55 in bid to gain promotion 03 Jul 2020 11:25 Express News Service KOLAR: KN Manjunath is very keen to clear the SSLC examinations but unlike the others in the exam hall, he is not a student. This head constable in the Karnataka State Reserve Police (KSRP) 3rd Battalion in Koramangala wants to pass so …
  • At 55, Karnataka cop writes SSLC exam with scores of 15-year-olds 03 Jul 2020 10:42 exams The Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC) exams in 2020 have been highly debated. However, in a moment of inspiration, a head constable with the Karnataka State Reserve Police (KSRP) is sitting the exams this year. The cop, Manjunath from …
  • Yulu bikes replace caddies at Zion Hills 03 Jul 2020 09:30 BENGALURU: Since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic, Yulu (electirc) bikes may have become rare on the city roads, but they are a common sight at the Zion Hill Golf County near Kolar. There is a feeling of trepidation when golfers hit the course during …
  • Eyeing promotion, 55-year-old K’taka cop writes Class 10 exams 03 Jul 2020 08:20 Bengaluru, July 3 (IANS) A 55-year-old Karnataka police constable is writing the Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC) board exam at Kolar to get promotion before his retirement in 2025. “Karnataka State Reserve Police (KSRP) constable K.R. Manjunath …
  • Bengaluru sees record 889 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hrs; Karnataka reports another single day spike 03 Jul 2020 05:11 Image Source : AP Bengaluru sees record 889 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hrs; Karnataka reports another single day spike  Karnataka on Thursday recorded a biggest single day spike of 1,502 new COVID-19 cases and 19 related fatalities, taking the infection …
  • K'taka: Cop, 55, writes SSLC exams for promotion 03 Jul 2020 02:32 Manjunath KOLAR: A 55-year-old policeman is the cynosure of all eyes at Government Girls Junior College, Kolar, where he’s writing the SSLC exams. Manjunath (in pic), a resident of Kataripalya, Kolar, and head constable with Karnataka State Reserve Police, …
  • Karnataka reports biggest single day spike of 1,502 COVID-19 cases, 19 deaths 02 Jul 2020 16:46 By PTI BENGALURU: Karnataka on Thursday recorded a biggest single day spike of 1,502 new COVID-19 cases and 19 related fatalities, taking the infection count to 18,016 and the death toll to 272, the health department said. The day also saw 271 patients …
  • Surplus milk, drop in demand: How Nandini kept farmers smiling through lockdown 02 Jul 2020 11:23 BENGALURU: On March 24, the day Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a 21-day nation-wide lockdown to contain the Covid-19 pandemic, unease gripped top managers at Bengaluru headquarters of the Karnataka Co-operative Milk Producers’ Federation’s (KMF), …
  • K’taka Covid tally crosses 16k with record 1,272 new cases 01 Jul 2020 17:44 Bengaluru, July 1 (IANS) Karnataka registered a record 1,272 Covid positive cases to breach the 16,000- mark to take the states tally to 16,514, while seven people succumbed to the dreaded virus, an official said on Wednesday. “New cases reported from …
  • Karnataka records biggest single day spike of 1,272 COVID-19 cases, seven deaths 01 Jul 2020 17:01 By PTI BENGALURU: Karnataka on Wednesday recorded the biggest single day spike of 1,272 new COVID-19 cases and seven related deaths, taking the total number of infections to 16,514 and the death toll to 253, the health department said. The day also saw 145 …
  • State reports 20 deaths, 947 new cases in highest single-day spike 01 Jul 2020 09:04 Karnataka on Tuesday reported 20 deaths and 947 new COVID-19 cases. Tuesday’s deaths are the highest ever reported on a single day. While 96 deaths have been reported in the last one week alone, 195 patients succumbed to the infection during June. With …
  • At 20, Karnataka sees highest Covid death count in a day 01 Jul 2020 02:20 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Bengaluru Urban district continued to be on top of the list, reporting 503 Covid-19 positive cases on Tuesday. Alarmingly, for majority of the cases, contact tracing was still under progress. Overall, the state recorded …
  • Schools hiking fee will face action, says Karnataka minister 30 Jun 2020 07:50 Education minister S Suresh Kumar KOLAR: Education minister S Suresh Kumar on Monday said his department has issued instructions to all educational institutions not to hike fee for the coming academic year. Speaking to mediapersons in Chikkaballapur after …
  • SSLC results to be out in August 30 Jun 2020 02:34 By Express News Service KOLAR/CHIKBALLAPUR/ BENGALURU : Results of the SSLC examinations, due to conclude on July 4, will be announced in the first week of August, Minister for Primary and Secondary Education S Suresh Kumar said here on Monday.The …
  • Covid-19 cases spike in Karnataka by 1,267 to cross 13,000 29 Jun 2020 03:40 The Talk with Sanjay Jha highlights Covid-19 cases further spiked in Karnataka, registering the highest single day rise of 1,267 cases and a record 783 infections in Bengaluru, raising the state's tally to 13,190, an official said on Sunday. With 783 …
  • 1,267 new COVID-19 cases shock Karnataka; Bengaluru adds 783 28 Jun 2020 21:41 By Express News Service BENGALURU:  In a massive spike, by far the biggest, a total of 1,267 new Covid-19 cases were added to Karnataka’s tally on Sunday, taking the overall count from 11,923 to 13,190 overnight. Bengaluru alone added a record high of 783 …
  • Covid cases spike in Karnataka by 1,267 to cross 13K 28 Jun 2020 18:06 Bengaluru, June 28 (IANS) Covid cases further spiked in Karnataka, registering the highest single day rise of 1,267 cases and a record 783 infections in Bengaluru, raising the state’s tally to 13,190, an official said on Sunday. With 783 positive cases in …
  • Karnataka's biggest Covid-19 spike yet as 918 test positive in a day 28 Jun 2020 00:32 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Karnataka recorded a whopping 918 positive cases on Saturday — the biggest single-day spike the state has seen. This brings the total number of cases to 11,923. With 11 new Covid deaths, the total number of fatalities …
  • K’taka records biggest spike with 918 new COVID cases 27 Jun 2020 17:56 Bengaluru, June 27 (IANS) Karnataka has registered a record 918 Covid positive cases in the past 24 hours, with 596 alone being recorded in Bengaluru, raising the state’s tally to 11,923, said an official on Saturday. “918 new cases were reported from …
  • Karnataka crosses 11,000-mark, reports 1k cases in 2 days 27 Jun 2020 02:33 By Express News Service BENGALURU: The state on Friday crossed the 11,000-mark in Covid-positive cases, taking just two days to gallop from the 10,000 milestone. Bengaluru reported 144 cases, again becoming the highest contributor to the day’s tally of 445 …
  • Coronavirus | Kerala looking at cases with no known source 26 Jun 2020 20:33 If Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka kept their focus on mortality and rise in fresh cases, Kerala was looking at potential community transmission of COVID-19 on Friday. Ten people died in Karnataka and an equal number in Andhra Pradesh. Kerala reported 150 new …
  • With 445 new cases, Karnataka Covid tally hits 11k 26 Jun 2020 16:57 Bengaluru, June 26 (IANS) Karnataka recorded 445 new Covid cases, majority of whom were contacts of earlier positive cases, breaching the 11,000 mark to settle at 11,005, an official said on Friday. “New cases reported from Thursday 5 p.m. to Friday 5 p.m …
  • First COVID-19 death in Karnataka's Kolar district  26 Jun 2020 05:58 Express News Service KOLAR: First COVID -19 death was reported in Kolar District, leaving people in panic. The deceased was identified as Patient 8495, aged about 43, who returned from New Delhi to her native Thukal Village in KGF Taluk about ten days back …
  • Karnataka CM Yediyurappa quarantines self after his personal staff test positive for Covid-19 10 Jul 2020 14:19 Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa clarified that he is healthy and will work from his personal residence in Bengaluru for the next few days. (PTI) Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Friday quarantined himself after a few staffers posted at …
  • Dead denied dignity in Shivamogga: Residents block road to crematorium 09 Jul 2020 23:20
  • Monsoon above normal as rains migrate to North India 09 Jul 2020 13:36 The rainmaker monsoon trough over North India has shifted alignment further to the North with its western end anchored over Amritsar with its body and tail running across Karnal, Bareilly, Ballia, Patna and Bhagalpur and its end running close to the …
  • Water level at reservoirs across Karnataka rise as monsoon intensifies 09 Jul 2020 02:43 Brimming: The Hebbale bridge across Bhadra in Kalasa Madikeri/Mysuru: Kodagu deputy commissioner Annies K Joy and superintendent of police Kshama Mishra on Wednesday visited Bhagamandala and inspected water level in Cauvery river at the Sangam and the …
  • Won’t ban tourists: Shivamogga DC 09 Jul 2020 02:43 Shivamogga: Unlike the district administrations in Uttara Kannada and Chikkamagaluru, Shivamogga has refused to ban tourists. The district has been receiving plenty of rain over the past few days and with Jog Falls and other tourist hotspots in full …
  • 57 people in rain-related incidents in 3 months 09 Jul 2020 02:43 Mysuru: As many as 57 people died in flood, lightning and rainfall related incidents in the state between April 1 and July 5 this year despite moderate showers. According a report prepared by the State Emergency Operation Centre under the State Disaster …
  • Karnataka woman adjudged ‘Best ASHA Worker’ by Union Ministry 09 Jul 2020 00:46 Express News Service SHIVAMOGGA: A frontline health worker, Annapurna has juggled her Covid duties of creating awareness and conducting surveys and even stopped the wedding of a child during the pandemic. The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has …
  • Karnataka Records Biggest Single-Day Jump With 2,062 Coronavirus Cases, 54 Deaths 08 Jul 2020 17:30 778 COVID-19 patients have been discharged after recovery in Karnataka (Representational) Bengaluru: Karnataka on Wednesday reported the biggest single-day spike of 2,062 coronavirus cases and a record 54 fatalities, taking the total number of infections …
  • COVID-19 community transmission taking place in Karnataka: State minister rings alarm bells 08 Jul 2020 14:31 Image Source : AP COVID-19 in Karnataka at community transmission stage, difficult for authorities to restrain: State Minister As COVID-19 cases in the state spike, Karnataka Minister JC Madhuswamy has admitted that there Karnataka is well in the ' …
  • 15 deaths, 1,498 new Covid cases push K’taka tally to 26,815 07 Jul 2020 17:41 Bengaluru, July 7 (IANS) Karnataka registered 1,498 new Covid positive cases with Bengaluru chiefly contributing to the infections as the state’s tally zoomed to 26,815 cases, an official said on Tuesday. “New cases reported from Monday 5 p.m. to Tuesday 5 …
  • Covid-19 cases breach 25,000 mark in Karnataka 06 Jul 2020 19:29 Representational Image BENGALURU: Covid-19 infections in Karnataka breached the 25,000 mark on Monday, as the state reported 1,843 new cases and 30 fatalities, taking the death toll to 401, the health department said. The day also saw 680 patients getting …
  • Karnataka has 1.3k/million in quarantine, it’s 4k in Bengaluru 06 Jul 2020 00:46 Bengaluru: Karnataka has around 1,400 people per million currently in quarantine, while the number stands at more than 4,751 in Bengaluru, data from the state’s Covid-19 War Room shows. Data shows all districts — except Chitradurga — have more than 300 …
  • Few takers for Belagavi, Mysuru night trains 05 Jul 2020 02:26 Express News Service BENGALURU: Following public demand for an overnight journey, the Bengaluru Railway Division decided to run the superfast special day train between Bengaluru and Belagavi as a night train a week ago. However, the occupancy figures do …
  • Union Bank inaugurates regional office in Bengaluru 05 Jul 2020 00:59 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Union Bank of India plans to open 125 new regional offices across the country following the merger with Andhra Bank and Corporation Bank. As part of the initiative, the bank opened a new regional office at Kasturba Road …
  • The listening books 05 Jul 2020 00:51 Express News Service SHIVAMOGGA: Ou love stories, but reading them is a chore. But if someone were to read them out to you loud and clear, filled with life, expression and emotion, it would be a fun exercise. With this simple principle, audio books have …
  • 1,839 new corona cases in K’taka, 42 more deaths 04 Jul 2020 17:20 Bengaluru, July 4 (IANS) A record 42 more corona patients succumbed even as 1,839 new patients reported in Karnataka took the state’s total tally to 21,549 cases, an official said on Saturday. The new cases were reported from 5 pm on Friday to 5 pm on …
  • Covid claims 21 lives in Karnataka in one day 04 Jul 2020 02:13 By Express News Service BENGALURU: The Covid pandemic claimed 21 lives in Karnataka on Friday, the highest number of deaths the state has seen in a single day, taking the toll to 293. The state also saw the highest number of positive cases for a day at 1, …
  • CT Ravi rubbishes rumours of ministers’ secret meet 04 Jul 2020 02:13 By Express News Service CHIKKAMAGALURU: Revenue Minister R Ashoka and Industries Minister Jagadish Shettar’s visit to Chikkamagaluru earlier this week fuelled speculation of a secret meeting of senior ministers in the government. But Tourism Minister CT …
  • Karnataka Reports 1,694 New COVID-19 Cases, Highest Single-Day Spike 03 Jul 2020 20:25 Out of 10,608 active cases, 10,407 patients are in isolation at designated hospitals (Representational) Bengaluru: Karnataka on Friday reported its biggest single day spike of 1,694 new COVID-19 cases, taking the taking the total number of infections in …
  • 42K Asha workers map 1.59 cr homes in Karnataka for Covid 03 Jul 2020 19:59 Bengaluru, July 3 (IANS) Karnataka’s 42,000 Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHA) have surveyed 1.59 crore households as part of vulnerability mapping survey to check on high risk people amid the Covid pandemic, an official said on Friday. “In a one- …
  • Better late than never: Karnataka cop writes SSLC exams at 55 in bid to gain promotion 03 Jul 2020 11:25 Express News Service KOLAR: KN Manjunath is very keen to clear the SSLC examinations but unlike the others in the exam hall, he is not a student. This head constable in the Karnataka State Reserve Police (KSRP) 3rd Battalion in Koramangala wants to pass so …
  • Bengaluru sees record 889 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hrs; Karnataka reports another single day spike 03 Jul 2020 05:11 Image Source : AP Bengaluru sees record 889 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hrs; Karnataka reports another single day spike  Karnataka on Thursday recorded a biggest single day spike of 1,502 new COVID-19 cases and 19 related fatalities, taking the infection …
  • No secret meeting with ministers, Ashoka clarifies 03 Jul 2020 00:03 Chikkamagaluru: Following allegations of his birthday celebrations on Wednesday having been a pretext for a meeting with ministerial colleagues CT Ravi and Jagadish Shettar, Karnataka revenue minister R Ashoka on Thursday said that there was nothing …
  • Members appointed to academies 03 Jul 2020 00:01 Mangaluru: The department of Kannada and culture, in continuation with its orders dated October 15, 19, 2019, announced members to eight academies and two authorities. While Kishore from Bengaluru has been appointed to the Kannada Development Authority, …
  • Karnataka reports biggest single day spike of 1,502 COVID-19 cases, 19 deaths 02 Jul 2020 16:46 By PTI BENGALURU: Karnataka on Thursday recorded a biggest single day spike of 1,502 new COVID-19 cases and 19 related fatalities, taking the infection count to 18,016 and the death toll to 272, the health department said. The day also saw 271 patients …
  • Draft EIA Notification 2020 could spell disaster for Western Ghats, say experts 02 Jul 2020 08:48 Opposition is building up against the draft Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) Notification, 2020 issued by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change. Environmentalists and scientists in Karnataka say it could spell disaster for the …
  • Devanagere: Patient’s body thrown in pit; show-cause notice to officials 02 Jul 2020 02:26 By Express News Service DAVANAGERE: A video that surfaced on social media showed healthcare workers, wearing PPE, hurling the body of a deceased Covid-19 patient into a pit in Channagiri taluk on Tuesday. The video has highlighted the sorry state of …
  • K’taka Covid tally crosses 16k with record 1,272 new cases 01 Jul 2020 17:44 Bengaluru, July 1 (IANS) Karnataka registered a record 1,272 Covid positive cases to breach the 16,000- mark to take the states tally to 16,514, while seven people succumbed to the dreaded virus, an official said on Wednesday. “New cases reported from …
  • Karnataka records biggest single day spike of 1,272 COVID-19 cases, seven deaths 01 Jul 2020 17:01 By PTI BENGALURU: Karnataka on Wednesday recorded the biggest single day spike of 1,272 new COVID-19 cases and seven related deaths, taking the total number of infections to 16,514 and the death toll to 253, the health department said. The day also saw 145 …
  • Covid Live: Section 144 in Mumbai 01 Jul 2020 10:57 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates China reports three new virus cases NHRC issues notices to Tamil Nadu cops The human rights body issued notices to the DGP, Tamil Nadu and SP, Thoothukudi over the deaths of a father and son allegedly due to …
  • Rooms available, but no place for Bengalureans 01 Jul 2020 02:30 Express News Service BENGALURU: Bengalureans are in a fix. Footloose city folk, aided by ‘work from home’ culture, are all ready to pack their bags, but find that they are not quite welcome. Despite the government encouraging people to travel and revive …
  • At 20, Karnataka sees highest Covid death count in a day 01 Jul 2020 02:20 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Bengaluru Urban district continued to be on top of the list, reporting 503 Covid-19 positive cases on Tuesday. Alarmingly, for majority of the cases, contact tracing was still under progress. Overall, the state recorded …
  • South-west monsoon remains moderate to weak in parts of south Karnataka 29 Jun 2020 05:01 The south-west monsoon has remained moderate to weak in parts of south Karnataka and Malnad, including Kodagu district which is the catchment area for the Cauvery. Kodagu, Chikkamagaluru, Hassan and Shivamogga districts have received 32% less rain than the …
  • Covid-19 cases spike in Karnataka by 1,267 to cross 13,000 29 Jun 2020 03:40 The Talk with Sanjay Jha highlights Covid-19 cases further spiked in Karnataka, registering the highest single day rise of 1,267 cases and a record 783 infections in Bengaluru, raising the state's tally to 13,190, an official said on Sunday. With 783 …
  • Covid cases spike in Karnataka by 1,267 to cross 13K 28 Jun 2020 18:06 Bengaluru, June 28 (IANS) Covid cases further spiked in Karnataka, registering the highest single day rise of 1,267 cases and a record 783 infections in Bengaluru, raising the state’s tally to 13,190, an official said on Sunday. With 783 positive cases in …
  • Sharavathi water will not be taken to Bengaluru: KS Eshwarappa 28 Jun 2020 00:32 By Express News Service SHIVAMOGGA: Shivamogga district in-charge minister KS Eshwarappa said that there are no plans of taking Sharavathi water to Bengaluru. Answering a question about the ongoing survey work of Sharavathi Storage pumped power project, …
  • Karnataka's biggest Covid-19 spike yet as 918 test positive in a day 28 Jun 2020 00:32 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Karnataka recorded a whopping 918 positive cases on Saturday — the biggest single-day spike the state has seen. This brings the total number of cases to 11,923. With 11 new Covid deaths, the total number of fatalities …
  • K’taka records biggest spike with 918 new COVID cases 27 Jun 2020 17:56 Bengaluru, June 27 (IANS) Karnataka has registered a record 918 Covid positive cases in the past 24 hours, with 596 alone being recorded in Bengaluru, raising the state’s tally to 11,923, said an official on Saturday. “918 new cases were reported from …
  • Karnataka crosses 11,000-mark, reports 1k cases in 2 days 27 Jun 2020 02:33 By Express News Service BENGALURU: The state on Friday crossed the 11,000-mark in Covid-positive cases, taking just two days to gallop from the 10,000 milestone. Bengaluru reported 144 cases, again becoming the highest contributor to the day’s tally of 445 …
  • Coronavirus | Kerala looking at cases with no known source 26 Jun 2020 20:33 If Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka kept their focus on mortality and rise in fresh cases, Kerala was looking at potential community transmission of COVID-19 on Friday. Ten people died in Karnataka and an equal number in Andhra Pradesh. Kerala reported 150 new …
  • With 445 new cases, Karnataka Covid tally hits 11k 26 Jun 2020 16:57 Bengaluru, June 26 (IANS) Karnataka recorded 445 new Covid cases, majority of whom were contacts of earlier positive cases, breaching the 11,000 mark to settle at 11,005, an official said on Friday. “New cases reported from Thursday 5 p.m. to Friday 5 p.m …
  • Traditional healer Murthy no more 26 Jun 2020 00:22 Shivamogga: Well-known traditional practitioner Narayanamurthy from Narasipura village in Sagar taluk died at his residence late on Wednesday night. He was 80. He is survived by his wife, son and four daughters. Murthy developed chest pain around 9 pm. The …
  • UoM to go ahead with distance education 26 Jun 2020 00:22 S Ramesh & Shrinivasa M Mysuru: Days after the state government decided against promoting distance education by conventional universities, University of Mysore (UoM) decided to take a different route to earn revenue. The varsity has decided to extend …
  • Proximity to Bengaluru costs Tumakuru dear as COVID-19 surges with 95 cases in a day 10 Jul 2020 15:30 Express News Service TUMAKURU: The city that has been marching ahead with development and was selected under the Smart City project is now witnessing a surge of a different kind with a record single-day spike of 95 COVID-19 cases reported on Friday. Out of …
  • Containment zone residents going out to earn, court told 10 Jul 2020 10:13 Representative image BENGALURU: The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike's contention that people in containment zones across the city are stepping out of home to earn their livelihood created a flutter in the high court on Thursday. Responding to a …
  • Bangarpet tahsildar stabbed to death 10 Jul 2020 04:37 Bangarpet tahsildar Chandramouli, 55, was stabbed to death by a land owner during an inspection at Toppanahalli village, Bangarpet taluk, on Thursday. The police arrested Venkatapathy, 65, a retired government school headmaster. Mr. Chandramouli hailed …
  • Coronavirus in Karnataka getting out of control: CM Yediyurappa 09 Jul 2020 12:56 Yediyurappa says Covid getting out of control in some districts Karnataka has been reporting a huge spike in cases over the course of the last week. Having crossed 28,000 cases and acquiring 2,000 new cases in the highest daily rise so far, the state is in …
  • Karnataka reports over 2,000 Covid cases in a day 09 Jul 2020 00:46 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Karnataka set a new record by registering 2,062 Covid-19 positive cases in a single day, the highest in the past four months since the onset of the pandemic. Bengaluru Urban recorded 1,148 cases. The State even recorded …
  • Karnataka teacher's journey: From an exam hall to the COVID-19 Care Centre 08 Jul 2020 17:59 Express News Service TUMAKURU: A 35-year-old asymptomatic COVID-19 patient - a school teacher - had never thought that he will be missing his loving daughter's third birthday on Wednesday. But for the sake of her and his entire family, he volunteered …
  • Karnataka Records Biggest Single-Day Jump With 2,062 Coronavirus Cases, 54 Deaths 08 Jul 2020 17:30 778 COVID-19 patients have been discharged after recovery in Karnataka (Representational) Bengaluru: Karnataka on Wednesday reported the biggest single-day spike of 2,062 coronavirus cases and a record 54 fatalities, taking the total number of infections …
  • COVID-19 community transmission taking place in Karnataka: State minister rings alarm bells 08 Jul 2020 14:31 Image Source : AP COVID-19 in Karnataka at community transmission stage, difficult for authorities to restrain: State Minister As COVID-19 cases in the state spike, Karnataka Minister JC Madhuswamy has admitted that there Karnataka is well in the ' …
  • Despite rain, sowing below par in south-interior Karnataka 08 Jul 2020 03:07 Image used for representational purpose BENGALURU: A surge in monsoon has hastened farm operations in major parts of the state, barring south-interior areas where sowing has been below normal and trailing 2019 levels for this time of the year. Rain has …
  • Scars that made them stronger 08 Jul 2020 00:56 By Express News Service KOCHI: When Sarah Thomas first made a documentary on acid attack, she never thought the film would continue to gain recognition, even six years after its completion. Titled Scarred, the film deals with the issue of acid attacks in …
  • Toddler, pregnant woman among 24 new COVID-19 cases in Karnataka's Tumakuru 07 Jul 2020 16:30 By Express News Service TUMAKURU:  Close on the heels of district minister JC Madhuswamy hinting at the onset of community transmission of COVID-19, Karnataka's Tumakuru district reported the death of a 55-year-old rural woman due to the virus and 24 …
  • Community transmission of Covid-19 a reality in Karnataka, reveals minister 07 Jul 2020 09:47 JC MadhuswamyTwitter Cases have been on an alarming rise in Karnataka. On Monday, Minister of Law, Parliamentary Affairs and Legislation JC Madhuswamy had told the media that Karnataka is seeing transmission of Coronavirus at the community level. JC …
  • BBMP renting beds for Covid care centres from private contractors at Rs 800 per day raises concerns 07 Jul 2020 09:47 BIEC to become India's largest COVID care [email protected] on Twitter The district authorities in Bengaluru are adopting different strategies to combat the rising concern due to the pandemic. Now, Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) is setting …
  • Community transmission of coronavirus in Karnataka shocking, says Minister Madhuswamy 07 Jul 2020 08:38 By Express News Service TUMAKURU: District in-charge minister J C Madhuswamy here on Monday expressed shock as the situation to check the spread of COVID-19 virus has been going out of the control with the onset of the community spread.  "We are …
  • "Worried That COVID-19 Spreading At Community Level": Karnataka Minister 07 Jul 2020 04:25 The minister confirmed that the cumulative toll in the district due to COVID-19 rises to 9. Tumakuru: Coronavirus is spreading at the community level in Karnataka, said minister, JC Madhuswamy on Monday. "Medical condition of eight infected with …
  • Cantonment suburban terminal work hit by fund crunch 07 Jul 2020 03:04 Express News Service BENGALURU: The exclusive terminal proposed at the Bengaluru Cantonment railway station to run suburban train services to ease the traffic on the city’s roads has not made much progress due to lack of funds as well as the pandemic- …
  • Karnataka: MP Sumalatha Ambareesh, Congress MLA HD Ranganath test positive for coronavirus 07 Jul 2020 02:07 Sumalatha Ambareesh (File photo) BENGALURU: Mandya MP Sumalatha Ambareesh and Kunigal legislator HD Ranganath tested positive for coronavirus on Monday. To date, at least four Karnataka politicians have been diagnosed with the infection and more public …
  • Bengaluru International Exhibition Centre to become India's largest Covid-19 facility 06 Jul 2020 22:41 BIEC to become India's largest COVID care [email protected] on Twitter On Sunday, the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike announced that it would be utilising the Bengaluru International Exhibition Centre (BIEC) as a COVID Care Centre for Bengaluru …
  • No-permission, no-takeoff policy: First drone after 2018 norms takes off 06 Jul 2020 20:52 Pune-based Quidich Innovation Labs, along with Asteria Aerospace, completed the first ‘no-permission, no-takeoff’ or NPNT-compliant drone flight in Tumakuru, marking the first such operation since the drone regulations policy came into effect in December …
  • Covid-19 cases breach 25,000 mark in Karnataka 06 Jul 2020 19:29 Representational Image BENGALURU: Covid-19 infections in Karnataka breached the 25,000 mark on Monday, as the state reported 1,843 new cases and 30 fatalities, taking the death toll to 401, the health department said. The day also saw 680 patients getting …
  • State-of-the-art sports facility turns into COVID-19 Care Centre in Karnataka's Tumakuru 06 Jul 2020 18:14 Express News Service TUMAKURU: A state of the art sports complex implemented during 2018 at the truck terminal here has turned a boon to the administration as it has now been converted into 100-bed COVID Care Centre for asymptomatic patients below the age …
  • Karnataka Congress MLA tests positive for COVID-19 06 Jul 2020 12:00 By PTI BENGALURU: A Congress MLA in Karnataka has tested positive for COVID-19 and has been hospitalised here, party sources said on Monday. A medical doctor, H D Ranganath from Kunigal constituency in Tumakuru district has been admitted to a private …
  • 10,100-bed capacity care centre set up at exhibition centre in Bengaluru 06 Jul 2020 04:14 A COVID Care Centre with a bed capacity of 10,100 has been set up at the Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC) on Tumakuru Road in the city. It is said to be the largest COVID Care Centre in India. A press release issued on Sunday stated that …
  • Police head constable at Karnataka's Kunigal station tests positive for COVID-19 05 Jul 2020 15:08 By Express News Service TUMAKURU: The first case of police personnel contracting the COVID-19 has been reported in the district after a police head constable at the Kunigal police station tested positive on Saturday. Following the incident, the authorities …
  • Traffic snarls on roads leading out of the city 05 Jul 2020 05:24 With curfew kicking in at 8 p.m. on Saturday, many who had planned to leave the city left their homes early leading to heavy traffic jams on Tumakuru Road and Mysuru Road on Saturday afternoon. A few vehicles were even seen carrying household items, as a …
  • Fearing lockdown, many exit Bengaluru 05 Jul 2020 04:51 Hundreds of vehicles were seen heading out of Bengaluru on Saturday BENGALURU: Faced with a surge in Covid-19 cases and fearing another lockdown, thousands of Bengalureans were headed back to their hometowns, lining up bumper to bumper on the city's …
  • Shivakumar on temple run 05 Jul 2020 02:26 By Express News Service TUMAKURU: Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) president DK Shivakumar has been on a temple run especially to the mutts that stood by him during his bad times. On Saturday, he called on Sri Kari Vrishabha Deshikendra Swamiji …
  • Goats of positive Tumakuru shepherd test negative 05 Jul 2020 01:45 The goats were quarantined outside Godekere village in the district after their goatherd was found infected BENGALURU: Farmers of a village in Tumakuru are a relieved lot after 10 of the 47 goats swabbed last week tested negative for Covid-19. The goats …
  • COVID-19 cases now surfacing in more affluent localities of Tumakuru 04 Jul 2020 15:12 Express News Service TUMAKURU: Initially reported from densely populated areas like Poor House Colony, COVID-19 cases have now surfaced in residential zones of more affluent sections of society like Siddaganga Extension, Ashoka Nagara, Someshwarapuram and …
  • Denied admission by five hospitals, ailing constable dies at home 03 Jul 2020 23:45 Bengaluru: A 49-year-old police constable here died in his house on Friday morning after five reputed hospitals refused to admit him over a period of six hours. Ravi Kumar was taken in a car by his wife and a relative to these hospitals across the city …
  • Karnataka Reports 1,694 New COVID-19 Cases, Highest Single-Day Spike 03 Jul 2020 20:25 Out of 10,608 active cases, 10,407 patients are in isolation at designated hospitals (Representational) Bengaluru: Karnataka on Friday reported its biggest single day spike of 1,694 new COVID-19 cases, taking the taking the total number of infections in …
  • Coronavirus | 1,502 new cases, 19 deaths in one day in Karnataka 03 Jul 2020 07:20 The State saw the highest ever jump in COVID-19 tally on Thursday, with 1,502 new cases being reported. With this, the total number of positive cases touched 18,016. With 19 more deaths, the toll touched 272, apart from four non-COVID-19 deaths. While a …
  • Bengaluru sees record 889 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hrs; Karnataka reports another single day spike 03 Jul 2020 05:11 Image Source : AP Bengaluru sees record 889 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hrs; Karnataka reports another single day spike  Karnataka on Thursday recorded a biggest single day spike of 1,502 new COVID-19 cases and 19 related fatalities, taking the infection …
  • COVID-19 patients expose shoddy facilities at Tumakuru hospital in viral video 02 Jul 2020 16:46 By Express News Service TUMAKURU: A section of patients at the designated COVID-19 district hospital here exposed the lack of basic facilities in the ward in a video which went viral. A young businessman from Pavagada who gave his sample during random …
  • Karnataka reports biggest single day spike of 1,502 COVID-19 cases, 19 deaths 02 Jul 2020 16:46 By PTI BENGALURU: Karnataka on Thursday recorded a biggest single day spike of 1,502 new COVID-19 cases and 19 related fatalities, taking the infection count to 18,016 and the death toll to 272, the health department said. The day also saw 271 patients …
  • Karnataka: Law minister loses cool again, shouts at farmer 02 Jul 2020 09:44 BENGALURU/TUMAKURU: Law and parliamentary affairs minister JC Madhuswamy, known for courting controversies, is in the news again. A video clip of his alleged boorish behaviour with a farmer leader has gone viral and the minister has been drawing flak …
  • Students, colleges in fix as hostels turn Covid centres   02 Jul 2020 02:39 Express News Service BENGALURU: In a bid to increase its bed capacity, the state government is converting college hostels into Covid Care Centres. A hurried decision was taken on Tuesday, leaving both students and college managements in a tight spot. …
  • At least 50 goats quarantined, tested after goatherd tests coronavirus positive 01 Jul 2020 22:05 Goats isolated after goatherd tests coronavirus positive in Karnataka As many as 50 goats and sheep have been quarantined after two people, including a goatherd/ shepherd, tested positive for the novel coronavirus pandemic on Tuesday (June 30). The …
  • Karnataka records biggest single day spike of 1,272 COVID-19 cases, seven deaths 01 Jul 2020 17:01 By PTI BENGALURU: Karnataka on Wednesday recorded the biggest single day spike of 1,272 new COVID-19 cases and seven related deaths, taking the total number of infections to 16,514 and the death toll to 253, the health department said. The day also saw 145 …
  • Goats and sheep quarantined after shepherd contracts COVID-19 in Karnataka 01 Jul 2020 04:52 Image Source : PTI Goats and sheep quarantined after shepherd contracts COVID-19 (Representational Image) About 50 goats and sheep have been kept in isolation at a village in Tumakuru district after a shepherd tested positive for coronavirus, officials …
  • At 20, Karnataka sees highest Covid death count in a day 01 Jul 2020 02:20 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Bengaluru Urban district continued to be on top of the list, reporting 503 Covid-19 positive cases on Tuesday. Alarmingly, for majority of the cases, contact tracing was still under progress. Overall, the state recorded …
  • Unlock 1.0, Day 23: Goats, sheep quarantined in Karnataka; over 100 test positive after attending wedding in Bihar 30 Jun 2020 18:06 Despite the rising caseload, the recovery rate of patients is fast approaching 60 per cent , the Health Ministry said. India on Tuesday reported over 18,000 new Covid-19 cases taking the tally to 5,66,840 in the country. The daily-increase of cases …
  • Live: CAD narrows to 0.9% of GDP in 2019-20 30 Jun 2020 13:10 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Current account deficit narrows to 0.9 pc of GDP in 2019-20, down from 2.1 pc of GDP in previous fiscal, as trade deficit reduces: RBI Number of cases rises to 948 in Himachal Pradesh, death toll at 8 131 persons …
  • Vets draw swabs of goats, sheep grazed by shepherd who tested positive for COVID-19 30 Jun 2020 12:40 By Express News Service TUMAKURU: We don't know if they looked sheepish but a team of vets on Tuesday drew throat and blood samples of the goats and sheep that were grazed by a shepherd who tested positive for COVID-19. Like in the case of testing …
  • Karnataka may reimpose tough curbs after July 7 30 Jun 2020 03:11 Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa (File photo) BENGALURU: The Karnataka government on Monday indicated it was likely to bring back harsher lockdown measures, including banning entry and exit of people from high-risk districts like Bengaluru and shutting down …
  • Shepherd tests positive for COVID-19 in Karnataka, experts to draw throat samples of 50 sheep 29 Jun 2020 17:02 Express News Service TUMAKURU: Authorities of Chikkanayakanahalli taluk have been on the hunt for a herd of 50 sheep to draw their throat samples for testing, after coming to know that a shepherd has contracted COVID-19.  The incident took place at …
  • SSLC exam to continue despite spike in COVD-19 cases among students 28 Jun 2020 21:54 Express News Service BENGALURU:  Another SSLC student was confirmed COVID-positive, the third to do so, on Sunday. The student was from an exam centre in Padubidri, and had written both the English and Maths papers, when one of his parents tested positive. …
  • 1,267 new COVID-19 cases shock Karnataka; Bengaluru adds 783 28 Jun 2020 21:41 By Express News Service BENGALURU:  In a massive spike, by far the biggest, a total of 1,267 new Covid-19 cases were added to Karnataka’s tally on Sunday, taking the overall count from 11,923 to 13,190 overnight. Bengaluru alone added a record high of 783 …
  • Coronavirus | In Bengaluru, 23 pourakarmikas emerge positive in random testing 28 Jun 2020 03:43 Joining the list of corona warriors bearing the brunt of being on duty during the pandemic are pourakarmikas. Random testing by the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has revealed that 23 pourakarmikas are positive for COVID-19. During a video …
  • Karnataka's biggest Covid-19 spike yet as 918 test positive in a day 28 Jun 2020 00:32 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Karnataka recorded a whopping 918 positive cases on Saturday — the biggest single-day spike the state has seen. This brings the total number of cases to 11,923. With 11 new Covid deaths, the total number of fatalities …
  • 39 SSLC students worried after two of their peers test positive 27 Jun 2020 22:57 Around 39 class 10 students, in the middle of public examination, are worried not just about their academic performance but also about whether they will get COVID-19. They are primary and secondary contacts of two of their peers — one from Arkalgud taluk …
  • Estimated 40% of garment workers in Karnataka have lost jobs: unions 27 Jun 2020 04:23 For three weeks, over 1,300 garment workers have been protesting every single day in front of their factory in Srirangapatna. Earlier in June, they were informed that they no longer had their jobs as the factory was not getting orders from a foreign …
  • SSLC exam staff tests positive for Covid-19 in Karnataka's Pavagada 27 Jun 2020 01:42 Picture used for representational purpose only BENGALURU: A Karnataka government employee on SSLC exam duty at a school in Pavagada, Tumakuru district, on Friday tested positive for Covid-19, prompting the education department to send all staff members of …