• 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, …
  • 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 …
  • Delay in test results if putting 'late' in names 03 Jul 2020 16:17 Patients are getting their corona exam report after 6-7 days in most cases; apart from the anxiety... At Parappana Agrahara, Central Prisons, swabs were collected from 20 under-trials and six jail officials on June 9. But they received their reports on …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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. …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 | 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. …
  • Closure of two key labs leads to backlog in test results in Karnataka 27 Jun 2020 21:15 Police personnel conduct a route march as the state government announced strict lockdown due to surge in Covid-19 cases at City market area, in Bengaluru, Saturday, June 27, 2020. (PTI Photo) The closure of two key government testing labs for Covid-19 in …
  • 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 …
  • K'taka reports 322 new Covid cases, 8 deaths 23 Jun 2020 19:53 Representative image BENGALURU: Karnataka on Tuesday reported 322 new cases of coronavirus and eight fatalities, pushing the infection count to 9,721 and death toll to 150. The day also saw 274 patients getting discharged in the state after recovery. As of …
  • More Covid contacts contract virus in K’taka, tally 9,721 23 Jun 2020 18:20 Bengaluru, June 23 (IANS) Contacts of earlier Covid cases have outnumbered domestic returnees yet again in Karnataka, even as 322 new cases raised the state’s tally to 9,721, an official said on Tuesday. “New cases reported from Monday 5 p.m. to Tuesday 5 …
  • Covid mortality in 6 districts causes concern: State authorities believe late reporting by families key reason behind high number of deaths in these district 23 Jun 2020 05:46 Bengaluru: Bengaluru and five other districts have accounted for four out of every five deaths in Karnataka related to Covid-19, although they together make up less than half of cases reported in the state. The trend has raised concerns as authorities …
  • Shut down Bengaluru for 20 days to curb coronavirus spread: Kumaraswamy 23 Jun 2020 04:50 Instead of sealing a few areas, the entire capital city should be shut down for 20 days in view of the rising COVID-19 cases, former Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy said on June 23. In a series of tweets, the JD(S) leader said sealing some areas …
  • Covid-19: Bengaluru records 196 fresh infections 22 Jun 2020 02:28 Picture used for representational purpose only BENGALURU: The number of Covid-19 cases in Karnataka crossed 9,000 on Sunday, with 453 cases reported in the past 24 hours, pushed by 196 cases reported in Bengaluru — the highest for a 24-hour period for the …
  • B’lureans cold to quarantine selfies 22 Jun 2020 00:33 Bengaluru: Among the many initiatives of the Karnataka government to tackle the spread of Covid-19 was its request to people in home quarantine to send selfies and report their health status and location. However, people in most districts have remained …
  • Bengaluru sees highest daily spike of COVID-19, five more deaths in state take toll to 137 21 Jun 2020 22:13 By Express News Service BENGALURU: In just two days, COVID-19 cases jumped from 8,000 to 9,150 in Karnataka, with 453 reported on June 21. Of the 453 cases, 136 were patients with Influenza Like Illness (ILI). Bengaluru saw its highest daily spike with 196 …
  • Karnataka Covid tally crosses 9K mark with 453 new cases 21 Jun 2020 18:37 Bengaluru, June 21 (IANS) Covid-19 tally crossed the 9,000-mark, with 453 new positive cases recorded in Karnataka in the last 24 hours, an official said on Sunday. “With 453 new cases, the Covid tally across the state shot up to 9,150, with 3,391 active …
  • 518 private hospitals asked to treat COVID-19 patients 21 Jun 2020 08:56 Even before fixing rates for COVID-19 treatment in private hospitals, the Health Department on Saturday directed the 518 private Medical Colleges/Hospitals in the State, including 44 in Bengaluru, empanelled under ABArK to admit and treat referred …
  • 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 …
  • Nagpur’s Antra Mehta first woman fighter pilot from Maharashtra 20 Jun 2020 23:42 Antra Mehta is the 10th woman fighter pilot of India Nagpur: Nagpurian Antra Mehta, flying officer with the Indian Air Force, has become the first woman fighter pilot from Maharashtra and tenth overall. She completed her schooling from Mount Carmel High …
  • K’taka reports highest single-day spike of 416 Covid cases 20 Jun 2020 17:57 Bengaluru, June 20 (IANS) Contacts of earlier cases outnumbered domestic returnees as Karnataka reported a record 416 Covid-19 cases, taking the state’s tally to 8,697, while nine persons succumbed to the virus, an official said on Saturday. “New cases …
  • "Something Fishy": Karnataka Quizzed Over Rs 5,000 To Migrants Amid Lockdown 20 Jun 2020 10:56 Karnataka government was criticised after stopping migrants' trains from leaving the state (File) Bengaluru: The Karnataka government has been asked to explain how it distributed Rs 5,000 each to 1.25 lakh migrant construction labourers - to prevent a …
  • Thunderstorms Predicted For Trump Tulsa Rally As Supporters Camp Out 20 Jun 2020 07:39 Updated on: June 19, 2020 / 11:07 PM / CBS News Tulsa on Friday prepared for President Trump's upcoming rally, with the city lifting the planned curfew at the request of the Secret Service. Mr. Trump's Saturday rally is his first since the …
  • 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, …
  • 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 …
  • Karnataka: As ASHA workers demand better safety equipment, govt lauds their Covid fight 03 Jul 2020 17:15 Around 42,000 ASHA workers have emerged as a crucial pillar in the state’s success in combating COVID-19, the govt said The Union Health Ministry on Friday praised Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHA) workers in their role in fighting COVID-19 in …
  • 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 …
  • Karnataka govt seeks notification on increasing Almatti dam height 03 Jul 2020 01:54 By Express News Service KALABURAGI: The Karnataka Government has sent a proposal to the Centre requesting to issue notification for increasing the height of the Alamatti dam from the existing 519m to 524m. Water Resource Minister Ramesh Jarkiholi on …
  • Officials suspended for Ballari burial 03 Jul 2020 01:54 By Express News Service KALABURAGI, BENGALURU: Yadgir Deputy Commissioner Kurma Rao M has directed the district health officer (DHO) to start an inquiry into the incident wherein the body of a person who died of Covid-19 was disposed in violation of …
  • 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 …
  • 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. …
  • Now, ‘disrespectful’ disposal of Covid victim in Yadgir, video surfaces 02 Jul 2020 02:26 By Express News Service KALABURAGI: Close on the heels of bodies being dumped in Ballari, a similar incident showing disrespect to a Covid-19 victim has occurred in Wadageri taluk (Yadgir district) on Tuesday. A video which went viral shows the body of a …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • Feminist writer Geetha Nagabhushan no more 30 Jun 2020 00:39 Kalaburagi: Kannada writer Geetha Nagbhushan, first woman writer to bag the Nadoja Award, passed away at a private hospital in Kalaburagi on Sunday night. She was 78. She died of cardiac arrest. Born in 1942 at Savalagi village, Geetha started her carreer …
  • Kannada novelist Geetha Nagabhushan passes away 29 Jun 2020 06:04 Geetha Nagabhushan KALABURAGI: Veteran novelist Geetha Nagabhushan (78) died in Kalaburagi on Sunday late night after cardiac arrest at a private hospital. She was suffering from age-related ailments since recent years. Born on March 25, 1942, in Savalagi …
  • 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 …
  • Inebriated man sleeps on tree, causes panic 28 Jun 2020 22:48 Kalaburagi : A drunk man caused panic among the people at the Gulbarga Institute of Medical Science hospital premises on Sunday, by sleeping on a tree for hours. People who saw him sleeping on a branch, shouted and tried to wake him up, but didn’t succeed, …
  • 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 …
  • Closure of two key labs leads to backlog in test results in Karnataka 27 Jun 2020 21:15 Police personnel conduct a route march as the state government announced strict lockdown due to surge in Covid-19 cases at City market area, in Bengaluru, Saturday, June 27, 2020. (PTI Photo) The closure of two key government testing labs for Covid-19 in …
  • 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 …
  • Positive news: 519 discharges give hope amid rising numbers 26 Jun 2020 01:47 By Express News Service BENGALURU: On Friday, even as Covid cases continued to rise, good news shone through the gloom: 519 discharges in a day, the highest Karnataka has seen so far. A majority of them were from Yadgir, Dakshina Kannada, Ballari, Raichur …
  • Police Children’s Residential School in Dharwad set to reopen 26 Jun 2020 00:07 Dharwad: The NA Muttanna Police Children’s Residential School in Dharwad, which had run into rough weather due to internal squabbling, is all set to reopen for the academic year 2020-21. The school was established in 1999 to provide quality education to …
  • Priyank Kharge raids illegal sand mining points in Kalaburagi, holds BJP responsible 25 Jun 2020 22:06 Karnataka is observing Thursday as Mask Day to create awareness MLA Priyank Kharge, the former Minister for IT, Tourism and Social Welfare, revealed on social media that he recently conducted raids at illegal sand mining points in Kalaburagi. The MLA also …
  • COVID-19: Are pvt. hospitals prepared? 24 Jun 2020 03:45 Although the State government has roped in private hospitals and fixed rates for COVID-19 treatment, it appears that many hospitals are not yet prepared or willing to handle patients. On Sunday, a 32-year-old cardiologist from Sri Jayadeva Institute of …
  • Return of workers: Demand for Bengaluru-bound buses rises 24 Jun 2020 00:34 KSRTC says demand for buses to Bengaluru from north Karnataka has gone up Bengaluru: More people from the districts are travelling to Bengaluru than they did a few weeks ago, said Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC), in a potential sign of …
  • K'taka reports 322 new Covid cases, 8 deaths 23 Jun 2020 19:53 Representative image BENGALURU: Karnataka on Tuesday reported 322 new cases of coronavirus and eight fatalities, pushing the infection count to 9,721 and death toll to 150. The day also saw 274 patients getting discharged in the state after recovery. As of …
  • More Covid contacts contract virus in K’taka, tally 9,721 23 Jun 2020 18:20 Bengaluru, June 23 (IANS) Contacts of earlier Covid cases have outnumbered domestic returnees yet again in Karnataka, even as 322 new cases raised the state’s tally to 9,721, an official said on Tuesday. “New cases reported from Monday 5 p.m. to Tuesday 5 …
  • Karnataka: Govt to regulate water discharge from major dams 23 Jun 2020 11:23 BENGALURU: To avert a repeat of the 2018 and 2019 floods, the government is taking steps to regularly monitor release of water from major dams. “Learning from past experience, we have put in place a system to prevent devastating floods like last year and …
  • Shut down Bengaluru for 20 days to curb coronavirus spread: Kumaraswamy 23 Jun 2020 04:50 Instead of sealing a few areas, the entire capital city should be shut down for 20 days in view of the rising COVID-19 cases, former Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy said on June 23. In a series of tweets, the JD(S) leader said sealing some areas …
  • Cluster lockdown is back in Bengaluru 23 Jun 2020 03:28 KR Market, Siddapura, VV Puram, Kalasipalya among areas that will be sealed for 14 days Concerned over the spike in the number of cases and deaths in Bengaluru due to Covid-19, the State Government on Monday decided to implement a lockdown in areas with a …
  • Heavy inflows raise water level in Karnataka’s Almatti dam 22 Jun 2020 18:03 Share00 Bengaluru, June 22 (IANS) Heavy rains in the Krishna river’s catchment area in neighbouring Maharashtra led to heavy inflows into north Karnataka, raising water level in the Almatti dam in Vijayapura district, an official said on Monday. “The …
  • B’lureans cold to quarantine selfies 22 Jun 2020 00:33 Bengaluru: Among the many initiatives of the Karnataka government to tackle the spread of Covid-19 was its request to people in home quarantine to send selfies and report their health status and location. However, people in most districts have remained …
  • Bengaluru sees highest daily spike of COVID-19, five more deaths in state take toll to 137 21 Jun 2020 22:13 By Express News Service BENGALURU: In just two days, COVID-19 cases jumped from 8,000 to 9,150 in Karnataka, with 453 reported on June 21. Of the 453 cases, 136 were patients with Influenza Like Illness (ILI). Bengaluru saw its highest daily spike with 196 …
  • Power play: Congress brings back veterans to Karnataka politics as Rajya Sabha, MLC poll candidates 21 Jun 2020 21:53 By Express News Service BENGALURU: With their respective choices, the messaging is clear. While the BJP is seeking to consolidate itself, the Grand Old Party is making some shrewd political moves by bringing back veterans to State politics – Mallikarjun …
  • Moment in the sun: Bengalureans take a look at 2020 Solar Eclipse 21 Jun 2020 20:21 Express News Service BENGALURU: Clouds and COVID-19 did not deter science enthusiasts from soaking in some eclipsed sun and viewing the phenomenon from terrace tops or even by the swimming pool. Many stepped out to take pictures as the sun was obscured …
  • Karnataka Covid tally crosses 9K mark with 453 new cases 21 Jun 2020 18:37 Bengaluru, June 21 (IANS) Covid-19 tally crossed the 9,000-mark, with 453 new positive cases recorded in Karnataka in the last 24 hours, an official said on Sunday. “With 453 new cases, the Covid tally across the state shot up to 9,150, with 3,391 active …
  • K’taka reports highest single-day spike of 416 Covid cases 20 Jun 2020 17:57 Bengaluru, June 20 (IANS) Contacts of earlier cases outnumbered domestic returnees as Karnataka reported a record 416 Covid-19 cases, taking the state’s tally to 8,697, while nine persons succumbed to the virus, an official said on Saturday. “New cases …
  • Only 35 of 8,281 patients needed ventilator so far in Karnataka 20 Jun 2020 07:51 Although the number of patients being shifted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at various designated COVID-19 hospitals is on the rise, not many of them seem to require ventilator support. Ever since the first COVID-19 case was reported in the State on …
  • Covid-19: How Kalaburagi, Udupi tamed the tide 20 Jun 2020 06:12
  • With 138, Bengaluru records highest daily number of cases 19 Jun 2020 17:26 Bengaluru, June 19 (IANS) The Karnataka capital recorded 138 Covid cases, highest in a single day, while 337 new cases took the state’s tally beyond the 8,000 mark to 8,281, an official said on Friday. “New cases reported from Thursday 5 p.m. to Friday 5 p …
  • 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 …
  • Karnataka: As ASHA workers demand better safety equipment, govt lauds their Covid fight 03 Jul 2020 17:15 Around 42,000 ASHA workers have emerged as a crucial pillar in the state’s success in combating COVID-19, the govt said The Union Health Ministry on Friday praised Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHA) workers in their role in fighting COVID-19 in …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • Officials suspended for Ballari burial 03 Jul 2020 01:54 By Express News Service KALABURAGI, BENGALURU: Yadgir Deputy Commissioner Kurma Rao M has directed the district health officer (DHO) to start an inquiry into the incident wherein the body of a person who died of Covid-19 was disposed in violation of …
  • 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 …
  • K'taka: Burial video now surfaces from Yadgir 02 Jul 2020 07:48
  • Karnataka: 3,363 kids from containment zones appear for SSLC exams 02 Jul 2020 05:46 Representative image BENGALURU: The number of students from Covid-19 containment zones in the state writing SSLC exams touched 3,363 on Wednesday. On the first day on June 25, it was 998. This comes as several areas, especially in Bengaluru, have turned …
  • Karnataka: After Ballari, burial video now surfaces from Yadgir 02 Jul 2020 04:02
  • Now, ‘disrespectful’ disposal of Covid victim in Yadgir, video surfaces 02 Jul 2020 02:26 By Express News Service KALABURAGI: Close on the heels of bodies being dumped in Ballari, a similar incident showing disrespect to a Covid-19 victim has occurred in Wadageri taluk (Yadgir district) on Tuesday. A video which went viral shows the body of a …
  • 3,363 kids from containment zones appear for SSLC exams 02 Jul 2020 01:31 Bengaluru: The number of students from Covid-19 containment zones writing SSLC exams touched 3,363 on Wednesday. On the first day on June 25, it was 998. This comes as several areas, especially in Bengaluru city, have turned containment zones in the wake …
  • COVID-19 body dragged, dumped into pit by PPE-clad workers in Karnataka 01 Jul 2020 22:00 Mass burial of Covid-19 deceased in Karnataka Not long after a shocking video surfaced showing PPE-clad workers dumping COVID-19 bodies into a large pit in Karnataka, another video has surfaced online showing how a dead body of COVID-19 victim was …
  • 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-19 in Karnataka: After Ballari, now inhumane burial video from Yadgir surfaces 01 Jul 2020 13:42
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • Positive news: 519 discharges give hope amid rising numbers 26 Jun 2020 01:47 By Express News Service BENGALURU: On Friday, even as Covid cases continued to rise, good news shone through the gloom: 519 discharges in a day, the highest Karnataka has seen so far. A majority of them were from Yadgir, Dakshina Kannada, Ballari, Raichur …
  • Return of workers: Demand for Bengaluru-bound buses rises 24 Jun 2020 00:34 KSRTC says demand for buses to Bengaluru from north Karnataka has gone up Bengaluru: More people from the districts are travelling to Bengaluru than they did a few weeks ago, said Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC), in a potential sign of …
  • K'taka reports 322 new Covid cases, 8 deaths 23 Jun 2020 19:53 Representative image BENGALURU: Karnataka on Tuesday reported 322 new cases of coronavirus and eight fatalities, pushing the infection count to 9,721 and death toll to 150. The day also saw 274 patients getting discharged in the state after recovery. As of …
  • More Covid contacts contract virus in K’taka, tally 9,721 23 Jun 2020 18:20 Bengaluru, June 23 (IANS) Contacts of earlier Covid cases have outnumbered domestic returnees yet again in Karnataka, even as 322 new cases raised the state’s tally to 9,721, an official said on Tuesday. “New cases reported from Monday 5 p.m. to Tuesday 5 …
  • Karnataka: Govt to regulate water discharge from major dams 23 Jun 2020 11:23 BENGALURU: To avert a repeat of the 2018 and 2019 floods, the government is taking steps to regularly monitor release of water from major dams. “Learning from past experience, we have put in place a system to prevent devastating floods like last year and …
  • Cluster lockdown is back in Bengaluru 23 Jun 2020 03:28 KR Market, Siddapura, VV Puram, Kalasipalya among areas that will be sealed for 14 days Concerned over the spike in the number of cases and deaths in Bengaluru due to Covid-19, the State Government on Monday decided to implement a lockdown in areas with a …
  • Community transmission has begun in B'luru 22 Jun 2020 18:06 By Sridhar & Kumaran P 106 days after Corona arrived in Bengaluru, the city recorded 196 cases — its highest daily tally. On Sunday, Bengaluru registered it’s highest number of positive cases yet – 196. The ‘Today’s positives’ column for Bengaluru, in …
  • Heavy inflows raise water level in Karnataka’s Almatti dam 22 Jun 2020 18:03 Share00 Bengaluru, June 22 (IANS) Heavy rains in the Krishna river’s catchment area in neighbouring Maharashtra led to heavy inflows into north Karnataka, raising water level in the Almatti dam in Vijayapura district, an official said on Monday. “The …
  • With 138, Bengaluru records highest daily number of cases 19 Jun 2020 17:26 Bengaluru, June 19 (IANS) The Karnataka capital recorded 138 Covid cases, highest in a single day, while 337 new cases took the state’s tally beyond the 8,000 mark to 8,281, an official said on Friday. “New cases reported from Thursday 5 p.m. to Friday 5 p …