• Covaxin consent form not given, say recipients 22 Jan 2021 05:24 Express News Service BENGALURU: The process of administering Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin, already mired in controversy and doubt, has not been without problems in Karnataka. Although the Centre has approved Covaxin for emergency use, phase 3 trials which …
  • K'taka docs demand clarity on post-vaccine deaths 22 Jan 2021 02:41 A team from BBMP's health department began inoculating doctors, paramedics and other staff of Railway Hospital at Rail Wheel Factory premises in Bengaluru on ThursdayBELAGAVI: A section of doctors, especially those based in North Karnataka, are …
  • Karnataka reports death of one more recipient, Centre denies vaccine link 21 Jan 2021 09:24 Karnataka on Wednesday reported one more death of a person in Shivamogga, who had received the Covid-19 vaccine. The Union health ministry, too, confirmed the death but claimed it had nothing to do with the vaccine. “Death from Shivamogga in Karnataka is …
  • Majority of staff at Karnataka's KIMS hospital avoiding taking Covid vaccine  20 Jan 2021 22:49 Express News Service HUBBALLI: Most members of the medical staff at KIMS Hospital in Hubballi, one of the largest government hospitals in Karnataka, have avoided taking the Covid vaccine. The hospital has around 2500 staff including doctors, nurses, …
  • Karnataka leads the way in vaccination 20 Jan 2021 06:47 Karnataka has reported the highest number of health care workers across India to have been vaccinated in the country over the last four days since the drive began. A press release by the Press Information Bureau (PIB) on Tuesday stated that as many as 80, …
  • People can choose between Covaxin and Covishield: Sudhakar 20 Jan 2021 06:47 Commenting that initial apprehension was natural during vaccination, Minister for Health and Family Welfare K. Sudhakar on Tuesday clarified that there was no force on anyone to take Covaxin. He made it clear that people could choose between Covishield and …
  • MM Hills to get tiger reserve tag soon 20 Jan 2021 06:20 Express News Service BENGALURU: The proposal to declare Male Mahadeshwara Hills Wildlife Sanctuary as a tiger reserve is rapidly moving ahead. If all goes well, then this will be the sixth tiger reserve of the state, after Bandipur, Nagarahole, Bhadra, BRT …
  • Government doctors association in Karnataka wants choice to pick COVID-19 vaccine 20 Jan 2021 06:06 By PTI BENGALURU: An association of government doctors in Karnataka has demanded that health care workers be allowed their choice of the COVID-19 vaccine, saying there have been some concerns among a section of the fraternity over the present arrangement …
  • Karnataka achieves 61% target; Mandya district shows the way with 116% 19 Jan 2021 14:37 Representative imageBENGALURU: Karnataka achieved 61% of the targeted Covid-19 vaccination coverage on Monday (at 6.45pm), Day 3 of the inoculation campaign. While the target for the day was to cover 81,326 healthcare workers, only 49,918 received the …
  • Give us choice of vaccine, say doctors 19 Jan 2021 12:30 Express News Service BENGALURU: Some doctors are apprehensive of going in for Covaxin and they have demanded that the government give them the option to take Covishield.While Covishield is being distributed in 237 centres across districts, Covaxin is being …
  • Resident doctors want to choose vaccine 19 Jan 2021 05:31 The Karnataka Association of Resident Doctors (KARD) has written to the Minister for Health and Family Welfare and Medical Education demanding that they should be given a choice to choose a vaccine. In a letter to the Minister, the officebearers of the …
  • Ballari man suffered from high BP, diabetes 19 Jan 2021 01:11
  • First death of COVID-19 vaccine recipient in Karnataka, 43-year-old suffers heart attack 18 Jan 2021 14:53 By Express News Service BALLARI: A 43-year-old group D worker of a government hospital in Ballari who was administered the Covishield jab on January 16 died of a heart attack on Monday evening. Health department officials said they are not sure whether the …
  • Rebellion against BS Yediyurappa isn’t easy now 18 Jan 2021 10:34 Some MLAs are unhappy with the chief minister’s inaccessibility and interference of his son BY Vijayendra but they’re unable to take on the central leadership.BENGALURU: Nearly a decade after he stepped down due to corruption charges and rebellion in the …
  • Sanitation workers, top doctors take the first few jabs 17 Jan 2021 06:38 Sanitation and ‘D’ Group workers were the first ones to be inoculated in each of the 243 centres where vaccination began on Saturday. While 41-year-old Chandrashekar Rao, a cook in the canteen of K.C. General Hospital, was the first one to take the jab in …
  • All hands on deck for Covid vaccine launch 16 Jan 2021 19:30 By Express News Service BENGALURU: A year after SARS-CoV-2 began its rampage across the world, a vaccine against Covid-19 is being launched across India, with over 24,000 health workers in Karnataka to get the jab on January 16, the first day. Prime …
  • Covaxin: No consent means no inoculation 16 Jan 2021 10:00 Beneficiaries cannot choose which vaccine they get, but those receiving Covaxin must submit consentBENGALURU: Covaxin, the first indigenous Covid-19 vaccine, will be administered at six of the 243 Covid-19 vaccination centres across the state when the …
  • COVID-19 vaccine: Six out of 243 centres to get Covaxin 16 Jan 2021 08:40 Even as concerns over the lack of substantial efficacy data of Covaxin persist, 600 healthcare workers at six vaccine session sites of Karnataka will be administered Covaxin on Saturday. Health and Medical Education Minister K. Sudhakar said Covaxin will …
  • In BSY's Lingayat-heavy cabinet, caste-region balance goes for a toss 14 Jan 2021 08:04 Bengaluru: Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa now heads a cabinet one third of which are Lingayats – Karnataka’s largest caste group he is part of. Yet, the Hyderabad-Karnataka region consisting of seven districts and dominated by Lingayats has just two …
  • 3.85 lakh vaccine doses dispatched to districts 13 Jan 2021 16:02 A day after receiving the first consignment of Covishield, a stock of 3,85,500 doses was dispatched to districts on Wednesday for administering the first dose on January 16. While Bengaluru division got the highest stock of 1,59,000, Kalaburgi division got …
  • Bengaluru: Bus priority lane may be extended to entire ORR and major highways 12 Jan 2021 11:57 Sources said bus priority lanes will be implemented between KR Puram-Hebbal and Nayandahalli-Goraguntepalya sections on ORR in the next phaseBENGALURU: After Silk Board to KR Puram, the bus priority lane is likely to be extended to the remaining sections …
  • Acid leak after tanker falls on its side in Kurnool district 12 Jan 2021 06:29 A tanker carrying Hydrochloric acid (HCL) fell on its side due to the driver’s negligence on Alur-Aspari Road in the district, about 2 km from the Alur town in the early hours of Tuesday. There were reports of acid leak after the accident. District Fire …
  • WORLD Greece appointee, India trans items, top LGBTQ issues 11 Jan 2021 00:00 The center-right government of Greece announced the country's first out minister, out.com reported. Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis appointed Nicholas Yatromanolakis as the new deputy minister of culture. The 44-year-old native of Athens—who holds a …
  • Curbs in Sabarimala drive devotees to Hubballi temple 09 Jan 2021 07:12 Footfall has risen significantly at the Ayyappa Swamy Temple located at Shirur Park that has been constructed on the lines of Sabarimala templeHUBBALLI: The Ayyappa Swamy Temple located at Shirur Park here has been witnessing a large number of devotees of …
  • Karnataka HC seeks report on Ballari Road widening 08 Jan 2021 19:26
  • Road widening: HC sets deadline to issue TDR for Bangalore Palace properties 08 Jan 2021 06:14 The Karnataka High Court on Thursday set February 15 as deadline for the State government to file a report on compliance of directions issued by the Supreme Court and High Court for granting Transfer of Development Rights (TDR) certificates to eligible …
  • File report on widening of Ballari, Jayamahal roads: HC 08 Jan 2021 03:19 By Express News Service BENGALURU: The Karnataka High Court on Thursday asked the State government to file a compliance report on the directions of the Supreme Court and High Court over the acquisition of 15.39 acres Palace Grounds land through Transfer of …
  • B'luru: Uncertainty over future of 70 coaches 07 Jan 2021 04:19 Training sportspersons to win medals — just like they used to — is all that these coaches know. And it used to help them pay bills, fees and rents. But all that has ended now — along with their contracts The careers of around 70 sports coaches recruited by …
  • In Karnataka, govt offers to step in to help MSMEs get steel 05 Jan 2021 18:34 Bengaluru: Karnataka State Small Industries Development Corporation (KSSIDC) has offered to buy steel directly from JSW Steel in Ballari district and sell them to medium and small scale industries at the same price at which it was bought. Corporation's …
  • ‘Shooting leopard dead not a solution’ 05 Jan 2021 06:56 Picture used for representational purpose onlyHUBBALLI: Forest minister BS Anand Singh’s reported statement planning to issue shoot- at-sight order to kill a leopard that mauled a a teenager to death in Gangavathi taluk on Friday,has not gone down well …
  • Annual Karnataka bird festival 'Hakki Habba' begins 05 Jan 2021 05:56 Express News Service BENGALURU: The much awaited three-day long bird festival, popularly known as Hakki Habba, kick-started on Tuesday at the Biligiri Rangaswamy Temple (BRT) Tiger Reserve. The festival's aim is not just to showcase the birds but to …