• Karnataka: Major explosion kills at least 6, jolts Shivamogga, neighbouring districts 22 Jan 2021 08:34 As the jolt was mistaken to have been caused by an earthquake, geologists were contacted, who ruled out recording tremors Bengaluru: An explosion of a truckload of explosives, suspected to be meant for mining, killed at least six people in Karnataka's …
  • Karnataka: Huge dynamite blast at quarry kills 8 in Shivamogga, triggers earthquake-like tremors 22 Jan 2021 07:40 Image Source : ANI Karnataka: Major explosion kills 10, jolts Shivamogga, neighbouring districts A loud sound of the explosion of a truckload of explosives, suspected to be meant for mining, killed at least 8 people in Karnataka's Shivamogga district …
  • Atleast 10 dead in explosion at Shivamogga 22 Jan 2021 06:46 By Chennaivision in National News January 22, 2021 A loud sound of explosion was heard in Shivamogga on late Thursday night, suspected to be caused by explosive materials kept on a stone crushing site, the police said, adding at least 10 people have been …
  • Karnataka farmers to hold tractor rally on R_Day in Bengaluru 22 Jan 2021 05:35 By Express News Service MYSURU/SHIVAMOGGA/CHIKKAMAGALURU: Rejecting the Centre’s proposal to put the farm laws on hold for two years, Karnataka Rajya Raitha Sangha leader Kodihalli Chandrashekhar said they will go ahead with the tractor rally in …
  • Covid vaccine: 22 suffer side-effects in Bengaluru West Zone 22 Jan 2021 05:35 By Express News Service BENGALURU: In all, 22 adverse events following immunisation (AEFI) were reported after beneficiaries took the Covid vaccine in BBMP West Zone on Thursday. This is the highest number of AEFIs reported from any zone, or all zones put …
  • 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 …
  • Karnataka: Major explosion kills at least eight, jolts Shivamogga, neighbouring districts 22 Jan 2021 05:24 By Express News Service SHIVAMOGGA: An explosion of a truckload of explosives, suspected to be meant for mining, killed at least eight people in Karnataka's Shivamogga district on Thursday night and sent shockwaves in neighbouring areas, police said. …
  • Rahul Gandhi calls for in-depth investigation in Shivamogga blast 22 Jan 2021 05:24 By PTI NEW DELHI: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday said the news of the blast at a stone mining quarry in Karnataka is tragic and asserted that such incidents call for an in-depth investigation so that similar tragedies can be avoided in the future. …
  • PM Narendra Modi expresses pain at loss of lives in Shivamogga explosion 22 Jan 2021 05:24 By PTI NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday expressed pain at the loss of lives in an explosion in Karnataka's Shivamogga district and said the state government is providing all possible assistance to the affected. At least six people were …
  • Karnataka: 8 killed in explosion near Shivamogga 22 Jan 2021 02:41 Windowpanes and some buildings around the blast site were damagedSHIVAMOGGA: Eight quarry workers were charred to death after gelatin sticks loaded on a truck exploded near Hunsodu, 7km from Shivamogga late Thursday night. Many more are feared to have died …
  • Around 34,583 COVID warriors vaccinated in Karnataka | Details inside 21 Jan 2021 21:03 Serum Institute of India CEO Adar Poonawalla takes COVID vax shot Around 55 per cent or 34,583 healthcare warriors were vaccinated across Karnataka on the fifth day of the drive, said the state health bulletin on Wednesday. "Of the 62,772 …
  • Six killed in explosion near Shivamogga 21 Jan 2021 21:00 At least five persons were killed in an explosion at a stone quarry near Abbalagere on the outskirts of Shivamogga city on Thursday night. It is said that gelatin sticks exploded, killing the quarry workers from Bihar at the spot. Ashok Naik, Shivamogga …
  • 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, …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • B S Yediyurappa lays foundation stone for fisheries harbour in Karnataka's Udupi 19 Jan 2021 11:34 Karnataka: Udupi looks to cash in on 15 centrally-funded tourist projects worth Rs 2,245 croreUDUPI: Tourism in Udupi is set for a major fillip with 15 centrally funded projects worth Rs 2245 crore lined up, Shobha Karandlaje, Udupi-Chikkamagaluru MP, said …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • Vaccine for Covid-19 reaches Mangaluru 14 Jan 2021 06:04 Truck carrying vaccines from Bengaluru reached regional storage facility in Mangaluru at 7amMANGALURU: Dakshina Kannada, Udupi and Chikkamagaluru districts have received 42,500 doses of Covishield vaccine from the Serum Institute of India (SII). The truck …
  • Two men booked under new Cow Slaughter Act in Karnataka 13 Jan 2021 20:31 By Express News Service CHIKKAMAGALURU: For the first time a person has been booked under the newly passed Karnataka Prevention of Slaughter and Preservation of Cattle Act-2020 in Chikkamagaluru. Sringeri police registered the case against a man, …
  • First arrest made under new cattle slaughter law... 13 Jan 2021 17:41 The Karnataka Police on Wednesday made the first arrest under the recently enacted Karnataka Prevention of Slaughter and Preservation of Cattle Act, 2020. The first arrest was made in Chickmagalur district on Wednesday. “A cleaner has been arrested and the …
  • 42% voting in Youth Congress phase 1 polls in Karnataka 11 Jan 2021 04:57 By Express News Service BENGALURU: The first phase of much-hyped up Youth Congress elections started on Sunday morning, with two more phases scheduled for Monday and Tuesday. In the first phase, the polls were held in Bagalkot, Bengaluru South, Belagavi …
  • Unseasonal rain showers woes on Karnataka farmers 10 Jan 2021 21:42 “My year-long hard work has gone in vain,” says A.B. Krishne Gowda from Karnataka’s Chikkamagaluru district, as he picks coffee berries that dropped from the trees following the unseasonal rain. From his five-acre farm at Attigere near Kottigehara in …
  • Tourism swings back with Covid on decline; Bird flu waits in wings 10 Jan 2021 02:40 Express News Service The tourism industry in the state is on a rebound after a dull patch during the Covid-19 pandemic. The threat of Bird Flu adding to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic woes, has, however, barely dented the sector, which is seeing a revival …
  • Covid vaccine: Trials done, officials set for D-Day 09 Jan 2021 09:39 Express News Service The second dry run of the Covid-19 vaccine was held in 263 centres across the state on Friday, as part of a countrywide exercise. While the Centre has not yet fixed the date for the vaccine rollout, Karnataka has got its cold chain …
  • No patients in ICU in six districts in Karnataka 08 Jan 2021 04:27 Representative imageHAVERI: While Covid-19 infections have been falling for the past month now, severity of infections also appears to be dropping, going by the number of patients in intensive care units (ICU) in government and private hospitals. In all, …
  • Untimely rains dent coffee harvest in Karnataka 08 Jan 2021 01:36 The current spell of widespread unseasonal rains have added to the woes of coffee growers in Karnataka, who are in the midst of harvesting 2020-21 crop. The rains have not only triggered the fruit split and droppings in the standing crop, but have also …
  • Mysore Paper Mills’ forest land lease extended amidst protests 07 Jan 2021 08:57 The State government has renewed the lease of 20,000 ha of forest land to Mysore Paper Mills (MPM) at Bhadravati, amidst protests by environmentalists demanding the withdrawal of the forest land from the company, which has remained defunct for the past …
  • Karnataka: 50 teachers test Covid-positive; many schools shut 06 Jan 2021 06:53 Representative imageBENGALURU: More teachers and students have contracted Covid-19 after schools reopened in the state on January 1. On Tuesday, 50 teachers tested positive in different parts of the state, leading to closure of several schools. In Belagavi …
  • Labour shortage hits coffee picking in three Karnataka districts 05 Jan 2021 04:13 The task of harvesting requires trained hands. Coffee growers are struggling to get workers from Assam and West BengalBENGALURU: A shortage of skilled labour force is affecting the work at coffee plantations in Kodagu, Chikkamagaluru and Hassan districts, …
  • Former teacher in Bengaluru held for running honey-trap racket using matrimonial sites 04 Jan 2021 23:26 By IANS BENGALURU: The Bengaluru police arrested a 38-year-old woman who uploaded her profile on various matrimonial websites to trap people to blackmail them for ransom, East Bengaluru Deputy Commissioner S.D. Sharanappa said here. According to the police …
  • After re-opening 10th, II PU classes, student attendance in schools picking up, says minister 04 Jan 2021 19:35 Student attendance in 10th standard and II PUC classes in Karnataka is gradually picking up much to the relief of the State Government which reopened the two classes on January 1 amid concerns over response from parents. In 5492 PU colleges, 55% of 3.52 …
  • Congress’ zonal conference to be held in Bantwal on Jan. 6 03 Jan 2021 06:37 The first of the four zonal conferences of the Karnataka Congress Committee (KPCC) pertaining to Mysuru division will be held in Bantwal on January 6, said former Minister B. Ramanath Rai. Speaking to reporters here on Saturday, Mr. Rai said the conference …
  • Quick action helped tackle strain: Doctors 01 Jan 2021 09:42 An apartment building in Bengaluru was sealed off earlier this week after two residents tested positive for the new variantBENGALURU: Though seven cases of the new coronavirus variant have been detected in Karnataka, experts say the state has, so far, …
  • Probe into death of Karnataka Legislative Council Deputy Chairman on, necessary action will be taken: Minister 31 Dec 2020 14:37 Bengaluru: Karnataka Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Thursday said the preliminary inquiry into the death of state's Legislative Council Deputy Chairman S L Dharme Gowda was underway and necessary action will be taken based on the report. Speaking to …
  • Time to hit the cappuccino! Welcome 2021 in style, visit these 5 all-day coffee dining shops 31 Dec 2020 07:05 By Rupali Dean 2021 is around the corner and you can ring in the new year by visiting these 5 dining restaurants that serve delicious coffee with pictursque views. THE RESTAURANT, DUBAI Burj Khalifa may be just up the road, but the restaurant at Address …
  • Crop-raiding monkeys haunt farmers in Malnad districts 31 Dec 2020 06:12 Srinivasa Murthy, a farmer with four acres of land at Mundagodu near Sringeri in Chikkamagaluru district, wants his schoolgoing son to take up some job after he completes his studies. The losses Mr. Murthy has suffered in his farm owing to monkey menace in …
  • Karnataka: Channapatna toys will get online push 22 Jan 2021 07:45 Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar and Trishika Kumari visited a Channapatna toys showroom on ThursdayMYSURU: In a shot in the arm for traditional Channapatna toys, which has been facing threat from the influx of Chinese toys in the market, Mysuru …
  • Passenger traffic soars at Mysuru airport in December, January 22 Jan 2021 07:45
  • Mysuru: Trio held for trying to blackmail surgeon 22 Jan 2021 07:45 Picture used for representational purpose onlyMYSURU: Three women are cooling their heels in jail, for attempting to blackmail a neurosurgeon. Self-styled human rights activists and reporters of ‘Suvarna Kaveri Express’, Amreen Sania, Shahida and Ayusha …
  • Karnataka farmers to hold tractor rally on R_Day in Bengaluru 22 Jan 2021 05:35 By Express News Service MYSURU/SHIVAMOGGA/CHIKKAMAGALURU: Rejecting the Centre’s proposal to put the farm laws on hold for two years, Karnataka Rajya Raitha Sangha leader Kodihalli Chandrashekhar said they will go ahead with the tractor rally in …
  • A revised master plan for Bengaluru 22 Jan 2021 02:41 A Re-Revised Master Plan for Bengaluru will be drawn up by the same firm whose earlier report got rejected; the new plan will foster development activity around transit corridors The Bangalore Development Authority (BDA) is all set to re-start the exercise …
  • Medical aspirant cheated of Rs 10.5 lakh in Bengaluru 21 Jan 2021 15:51 Representative imageBENGALURU: Miscreants duped a student seeking an MBBS seat in a Bengaluru college of Rs 10.5 lakh. The student’s mother filed a complaint with Ashoknagar police, accusing three persons, including two women, of cheating them on the …
  • Drama adaptation of Bhyrappa's Parva to have subtitles to attract non-Kannadiga audience 21 Jan 2021 14:56 Express News Service MYSURU: Taking a cue from how regional cinema was popularised world over through subtitles, S L Bhyrappa's magnum opus Parva which has been adapted into a seven-hour play at Mysuru's Rangayana is set to have live subtitles …
  • Tata's offer to run Mysuru's iconic Lalitha Mahal Palace Hotel 21 Jan 2021 14:37 The Tata Group has offered to run the iconic Lalitha Mahal Palace Hotel in Mysuru currently managed by state-owned Jungle Lodges and Resorts (JLR). The subject came up in a virtual meeting that chief minister BS Yediyurappa had with Tata Sons chairman N …
  • Dulquer Salmaan-starrer Kurup to hit theatres in May? 21 Jan 2021 07:48 By Express News Service After a long wait and OTT release speculations, the news doing the rounds is that the makers of Dulquer Salmaan-starrer Kurup are eyeing a May release for the highly anticipated film. If true, it will be the third big-budget film to …
  • Many Mysuru teachers still awaiting test results 21 Jan 2021 02:28 Officials say attendance in schools in Mysuru district has improved to 84% ever since institutions reopened on January 1MYSURU: Although a special drive was conducted in December to help teachers undergo RT-PCR tests and obtain a Covid-19 negative …
  • Pro-farmer protest by Congress leads to major traffic gridlock in heart of Bengaluru 20 Jan 2021 23:00 By Express News Service BENGALURU: The 'Raj Bhavan Chalo' organised by the Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) supporting the farmers' protest caused a major traffic gridlock in the heart of Bengaluru on Wednesday. The march led by KPCC …
  • Karnataka govt withdraws Bhagawan’s book on Ram temple from library purchase list 20 Jan 2021 13:01 The Karnataka government banned rationalist KS Bhagwan’s book ‘Rama Mandira Yeke Beda’ (Why Ram Mandir is not needed) from its public libraries. “The book may hurt public sentiments and I will not encourage this kind of book in public libraries,” said …
  • 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, …
  • Party will take care of Muniratna, says Arun Singh 20 Jan 2021 06:04 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Even as some BJP legislators continue to express displeasure over the cabinet expansion and have landed in New Delhi with their complaints, the party central leadership is confident of defusing the situation by taking …
  • Day 4: Karnataka ranks first in vaccine drive 20 Jan 2021 06:04 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Since the vaccine drive began on Saturday, Karnataka has immunised the maximum number of beneficiaries compared to other states. It topped the list with 80,686 people taking the jab in four days, followed by Telangana (69 …
  • Brigade Group expands footprint in Hyderabad with residential project 20 Jan 2021 00:01 Brigade Group, a leading real estate developer, has launched Brigade Citadel, a 11-plus-acre residential project in Moti Nagar, Hyderabad, which is likely to see an investment of about ₹1,100 crore, with 2 million sq ft of built-up space. The company has a …
  • Aspiring entrepreneurs to receive incubation and digitisation support in Karnataka 19 Jan 2021 12:30 Express News Service MYSURU: A first of its kind incubation centre has been launched in Mariayala, Chamarajanagar district recently. This producer network will create more employment opportunities and help in building self-reliant communities, empowering …
  • Brigade Group expands footprint in Hyderabad with 'Citadel' 19 Jan 2021 10:06 Property developer Brigade Group announced expansion of its footprint in Hyderabad by launching Brigade Citadel residential project. The 11-acre residential project is situated in Hyderabad's Moti Nagar area. This is Brigade Group's second project …
  • Legendary leg-spinner B.S. Chandrasekhar recovering, health condition stable 19 Jan 2021 06:10 Former India cricketer B.S. Chandrasekhar, who has been admitted at a city hospital, is recovering well, his family said on Monday. “Chandra is recovering very well, and he will be back home on Wednesday or Thursday,” his wife Sandhya Chandrasekhar …
  • Legendary leg-spinner B S Chandrasekhar suffers stroke; recovering well, says wife 18 Jan 2021 18:10 Image Source : TWITTER/DODDAGANESH On advice of doctors, the Mysuru-born Chandrasekhar was admitted to the Aster RV Hospital, where he was kept in the emergency care unit for observation. Former India cricketer B S Chandrasekhar has been hospitalised …
  • Vax: 63 experience mild side effects in K'taka 18 Jan 2021 10:34 While some beneficiaries reported body ache, others experienced a mild fever, giddiness and swelling around the injection site.BENGALURU: Karnataka reported 63 adverse events following immunization (AEFI) on Day 1 of the nationwide Covid-19 vaccination …
  • Chandrasekhar recovering after suffering mild stroke 18 Jan 2021 08:16 Former India cricketer B S Chandrasekhar has been hospitalised after suffering a stroke, but is recovering well and likely to be discharged in the next couple of days, his family said on Monday.   The 75-year-old legendary former leg-spinner complained of …
  • Bird flu scare keeps prices of chicken, eggs down; consumer confidence increases 18 Jan 2021 06:52 A slight uptake in consumption notwithstanding, rates of broiler and eggs continue to be down as sporadic cases of bird flu continue to be reported from various parts of the country. The industry has protested against the random closure of markets by some …
  • 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 …
  • Karnataka: They took jabs with sense of joy, relief 17 Jan 2021 03:53 Ravi Kondi BENGALURU/HAVERI/DHARWAD/MYSURU: When Shubha Premavathi, a medical professional who had been registered to receive the vaccine on Saturday, stepped out of her home in Balachandra Layout, Babusabpalya, she received a loud cheer from …
  • Ambulance driver who ferried 100s of COVID dead bodies among the first to receive vaccine in Mysuru 16 Jan 2021 18:56 Express News Service MYSURU: 28-year-old Sandesh U, who was the first to get vaccinated in Mysuru city said this is one reassuring event after months of carrying covid patients and dead bodies. KR Hospital's ambulance driver has transported dead bodies …
  • COVID-19 vaccination drive kick-started across Karnataka, CM attends launch in Bengaluru 16 Jan 2021 18:56 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Just a few minutes after the launch of the vaccination drive by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Karnataka too began its much awaited vaccination rollout across 243 sites in the state. Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa along …
  • Frontline worker Pushpa Kumari receives first COVID-19 vaccine shot in Andhra Pradesh 16 Jan 2021 18:56 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy launched the COVID-19 vaccination drive at Vijayawada Government General Hospital (GGH) on Saturday, marking the commencement of the state’s bid to put an end to the coronavirus …
  • Covid-19 vaccination drive launched successfully in Mysuru 16 Jan 2021 08:27
  • Covid vaccination drive launched in Mysuru 16 Jan 2021 07:33
  • Extended metro on Kanakapura Road now open 16 Jan 2021 05:59 Four years after construction work began in May 2016 and many deadlines later, the 6-km extended Namma Metro line from Yelachenahalli to Silk Institute opened for commercial operations on Friday at 7 a.m. Ridership on the first day, however, remained low …
  • In the #houseplantclub 16 Jan 2021 04:58 “Our plant, Lola, had a baby!” announced a #proudplantparent yesterday, on the ’gram. Another parent introduced us to Hera and Odin, two succulents that had “graduated to bigger pots”. The comments sections were flooded with congratulatory messages. Seems …
  • Colleges reopen to low attendance and enrolment 16 Jan 2021 03:06 Though colleges reopened on Friday, campuses wore a deserted look with hardly 40% students attending classes. What has college authorities more worried is the drop in admissions. At Ashoka Polytechnic, Kammagondahalli, there were hardly any students in …
  • Mysuru ready for Covid-19 vaccination drive 16 Jan 2021 02:52 Initially, the vaccination drive will be carried out in 9 centers spread across the district.MYSURU: The district which witnessed the first Covid-19 cluster outbreak in Karnataka at a pharma facility in Nanjangud is ready for Covid-19 vaccination drive …
  • IAS officer feeds tusker, draws greens’ ire 15 Jan 2021 23:35 By Express News Service MYSURU: An Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer posted in Bengaluru has found herself in a spot after photos of her feeding a wild tusker at Gopalaswamy Hills at Bandipur Tiger Reserve (BTR) started floating on social media. …
  • Asian Paints proposes new plan to Karnataka govt; will give jobs to land sellers 15 Jan 2021 17:08 Asian Paints came out with additional proposals of offering jobs to land sellers at its Mysuru plant in order to settle all disputes. The company, in a release, said: “The Karnataka Government has accepted our proposal and the land sellers have also given …
  • Metro’s Airport line gets green signal 15 Jan 2021 09:27 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Union Urban Affairs and Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said on Thursday that the 56-km Outer Ring Road line to Bengaluru’s Kempegowda International Airport had been finalised by the Urban Affairs Ministry and sent …
  • Ministers in, now wait for portfolios begins 15 Jan 2021 09:01 Express News Service BENGALURU: Seven new ministers who took oath on Wednesday may have to wait for some time for their portfolios. Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa and the party are busy with Home Minister Amit Shah’s visit to Karnataka this weekend.  The CM …
  • Ex-Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah dares incumbent BS Yediyurappa to file pliant on alleged blackmail 14 Jan 2021 15:06 By Express News Service MYSURU: Opposition leader Siddaramaiah has dared the then Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa to lodge complain on those blackmailing him with a secret CD. He said that if the CD is fake and has been floated to blackmail, the Chief …
  • 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 …
  • Investcorp to acquire Unilog 14 Jan 2021 00:29 Global private equity investor Investcorp is set for its first buyout transaction in India. It has already signed an agreement to pick up a majority stake in Unilog, which caters to small and medium businesses in the US with its software-as-a-service (SaaS …
  • This economical auto service with women drivers looks to fix Bengaluru Metro's last mile connectivity issues  13 Jan 2021 20:59 Express News Service BENGALURU: With the excitement of spending just Rs 10 to commute from the heart of the City to the airport yet to die down among Bengalureans, comes the news that an auto service for the same sum is ready to spread its reach to a few …
  • Karnataka cabinet expansion: Vishwanath slams Yediyurappa, calls him 'ungrateful' 13 Jan 2021 20:32 By Express News Service MYSURU: Disappointed after being left out of cabinet expansion, MLC AH Vishwanath on Wednesday burst out his frustration against CM BS Yediyurappa and called him "ungrateful". Speaking to reporters in Mysuru on Wednesday, …
  • 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 …
  • Auto driver runs over 58-year-old man twice in Mysuru, caught on CCTV 13 Jan 2021 04:28
  • Who was Swami Harshananda; Ramakrishna Ashram head seer passes away 13 Jan 2021 00:10 Air India's all women crew arrive in Bengaluru after flying longest flight from San Francisco Swami Harshananda, head of the Ramakrishna Ashram in Bengaluru, passed away on Tuesday after suffering cardiac arrest. The ashram authorities revealed the …
  • 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 …
  • Covishield vaccine 12 Jan 2021 11:56 The first consignment of Serum Institute of India’s Covidshield vaccine arrived in Bengaluru on Tuesday. A SpiceJet flight that flew down from Pune brought 647,000 doses of Covid-19 vaccine to the Bengaluru airport, as the state is gearing up to roll out …
  • 16 lakh Corona warriors to get shots from Jan 16 12 Jan 2021 10:43 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Monday said 16 lakh Corona warriors, including healthcare workers, will be vaccinated in the state in the first phase, starting from January 16. Apart from healthcare workers, the first …
  • Mysuru farmers intensify protests against Asian Paints, block gates to factory 11 Jan 2021 18:41 By Express News Service MYSURU: Coinciding with the visit of the Chief Minister to the district, farmers at Immavu near Mysuru who were protesting for the past 50 days in front of the Asian Paints factory blocked several crucial entry gates, shutting off …
  • Post-monsoon rains in some parts of State way more than normal 11 Jan 2021 07:51 Karnataka received 13% more rainfall than normal during the post-monsoon season from October to December, 2020, with some districts, such as Bidar and Kalaburagi, receiving way higher than the average. Unseasonal rainfall has continued into January too, …
  • Top five reasons why you should consider having a 'staycation' now 11 Jan 2021 06:02 Express News Service BENGALURU: Staycations have been the hottest trend this year with Covid-19 creating a new normal. The idea of a perfect weekend getaway with family, complete with cooking, playing indoor sports, reading and spa dates is pure luxury. …
  • Kidnap case: Bhargav Ram switching SIMs to evade cops 11 Jan 2021 05:00 By Express News Service HYDERABAD: Bowenpally police, along with Task Force sleuths, have intensified their search for accused Bhargav Ram, in connection with a kidnap case. Police are likely to take former AP minister Akhila Priya into custody for further …
  • 42% voting in Youth Congress phase 1 polls in Karnataka 11 Jan 2021 04:57 By Express News Service BENGALURU: The first phase of much-hyped up Youth Congress elections started on Sunday morning, with two more phases scheduled for Monday and Tuesday. In the first phase, the polls were held in Bagalkot, Bengaluru South, Belagavi …
  • Bandipur elephants, tigers stare at thirsty summer 11 Jan 2021 04:57 Express News Service MYSURU: The poor monsoon last year and the depletion of water levels in the Kabini and Nugu Reservoirs is a worry for all. But what has added to the worry of the forest personnel at the Bandipur National Park is how they will quench …
  • After several months Benglauru records nil COVID death 11 Jan 2021 04:17 Bengaluru: Karnataka on Sunday reported 792 COVID-19 cases and two fatalities, taking the total cases and the toll to 9,27,559 and 12,140 respectively, the health department said. Bengaluru Urban district, which had become the state epicentre of COVID-19 …
  • It will be two months before general public can be vaccinated: Sudhakar 11 Jan 2021 02:51 It will take about two months to vaccinate the public, after vaccinating healthcare workers in the first round, said Health & Medical Education Minister K. Sudhakar. Speaking to reporters after inspecting a vaccine storage facility in Bengaluru, he …
  • 1st in 7 mnths: B'luru sees zero deaths in 24 hrs 11 Jan 2021 01:28 Picture used for representational purpose onlyBENGALURU: For the first time in over seven months, Bengaluru on Sunday reported zero deaths due to Covid-19. The last time the city had reported nil deaths due to the virus was on June 7. Only Mysuru and …
  • Bird flu: 7 states infected so far, results awaited in Maharashtra, Delhi 11 Jan 2021 00:27 Seven states, namely Kerala, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh, confirmed the bird flu outbreak within their boundaries Sunday while test results are yet to be known for Delhi and Maharashtra.  The Department …
  • 88 vaccine stores, 2767 cold chain points: Karnataka gears up to battle COVID 10 Jan 2021 15:56 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Karnataka health minister K Sudhakar on Sunday reviewed the arrangements for safe supply and storage of COVID-19 vaccine vials at the old office of the health family welfare department in Anand Rao Circle.  According to …
  • Raghavendra Rajkumar watches Rajatantra in Mysuru 10 Jan 2021 11:38
  • Mysuru: Nursery schools look for tech-savvy staff 10 Jan 2021 04:18
  • Tourism swings back with Covid on decline; Bird flu waits in wings 10 Jan 2021 02:40 Express News Service The tourism industry in the state is on a rebound after a dull patch during the Covid-19 pandemic. The threat of Bird Flu adding to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic woes, has, however, barely dented the sector, which is seeing a revival …
  • Mysuru man builds houses with construction debris 10 Jan 2021 02:36 Express News Service MYSURU: From a distance, a house at Harthale, Nanjangud, looks like any other in the locality. But you step inside, and you will find recycled wooden windows and doors procured from demolished buildings, broken ceramics for surface, …
  • Karnataka district bans poultry from bird flu-bit Kerala 09 Jan 2021 19:12 Image Source : ANI Karnataka district bans poultry from bird flu-bit Kerala Karnataka's Dakshina Kannada district banned entry of poultry and their products from bird flu-hit Kerala, an official said on Friday. Poultry and its products like eggs and …
  • BJP to hold Jan Sevak conventions across K'taka 09 Jan 2021 18:20 Ganesh Karnik, BJP state spokesperson.MANGALURU: BJP in Karnataka is all set to hold ‘Jan Sevak’ conventions to make Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Pradhan Sevak’ vision popular in villages across the state, from Monday to Wednesday. The party has already …
  • No restriction on sale of poultry products in Karnataka 09 Jan 2021 09:39 By Express News Service BENGALURU: In an attempt to allay any fears over consuming chicken and eggs after cases of bird flu were reported in neighbouring Kerala and some other states, the Karnataka Government on Friday clarified that there is no …
  • Covid vaccine: Trials done, officials set for D-Day 09 Jan 2021 09:39 Express News Service The second dry run of the Covid-19 vaccine was held in 263 centres across the state on Friday, as part of a countrywide exercise. While the Centre has not yet fixed the date for the vaccine rollout, Karnataka has got its cold chain …
  • Three members of family killed in road accident 08 Jan 2021 23:48 Coimbatore: Three members of a family were killed, and 14 people were injured in a road accident near the Karnataka -Tamil Nadu border on Friday morning. The deceased were identified as Subramani, 60, and his wife Amaravathi 60, of Perumanallur in Tirupur …
  • Is it safe to eat chicken in Karnataka amid bird flu outbreak; find out 08 Jan 2021 23:01 Anil Vij Haryana Health Minister gets a trial dose of Covaxin. Bird flu is the new scare that is going around in India after several migratory birds mysteriously died in different states. From Himachal Pradesh to Kerala, experts and authorities have …
  • Karnataka Forest Department tightens security at Kali River, sanctions two boats for patrolling 08 Jan 2021 18:02 Express News Service HUBBALLI: The Karnataka Forest Department has authorised patrolling boats for the Kali Tiger Reserve in Dandeli. The large part of the tiger reserve abuts Kali river and backwaters of Supa and Kodasalli dams and with new boats the …
  • Covid-19: Here’s how second vaccine dry run unfolded across country 08 Jan 2021 13:27 A second dry run for the Covid-19 vaccination roll-out was conducted in select hospitals across the country on Friday, five days after the first mock drill was held. The nationwide exercise was done to understand the best way to administer the vaccine and …
  • Karnataka: Agriculture Research Station growing 64 varieties of paddy 08 Jan 2021 11:54 ARS Gangavathi of USA Raichur sensitises farmers to grow traditional varieties of rice in coming days.KOPPAL: Increased use of chemicals and pesticides in its production has resulted in the popular ‘Sona Masoori’ rice brand, developed in Gangavathi – the ‘ …
  • Karnataka to get 13.9 lakh Covid vaccine vials from Centre: Health Minister 08 Jan 2021 11:49 Karnataka Minister for Health Dr K Sudhakar on Friday said that the state is expected to receive 13.9 lakh Covid-19 vaccine vials in a couple of days from the central government. After inspecting the second dry run for vaccination against Covid-19 in Aster …
  • 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 …
  • Dry run of Covid-19 vaccination on Friday in Karnataka 08 Jan 2021 02:46 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Karnataka is set to launch the second dry run of the Covid-19 immunisation programme, which is much larger in scale than the first one on January 2. According the Central guidelines, a trial would have to be done in at …
  • ‘URA wasn’t interested in making concession to Western market’ 07 Jan 2021 10:09 Express News Service BENGALURU: UR Ananthamurthy’s Avasthe may have been penned 42 years ago but it is still as relevant today. So it’s no surprise that its translation into English continues to have a tour de force. Narayan Hegde, who started translating …
  • Karnataka all set for vaccine delivery 07 Jan 2021 08:28 By Express News Service BENGALURU:  The Karnataka government is all set to carry out the Covid-19 immunisation programme, armed with the infrastructure and the experience of two dry runs - the second one planned for January 8. The state is well prepared …
  • Second vaccine dry run in all 30 districts of Karnataka 07 Jan 2021 08:27 By Express News Service BENGALURU: The second countrywide dry run of the immunisation against Covid will held on January 8, and in Karnataka it will be held in 180 sites across all districts of the state.The first mock vaccine drive was held on January 2 …
  • BJP plans gala show during Amit Shah's visit to Karnataka to prepare party for panchayat elections, bypolls 07 Jan 2021 06:21 BENGALURU: The ruling BJP, buoyed up by its success in the recent gram panchayat polls, is set to prepare the party for the upcoming zilla and taluk panchayat election as well as bypolls to a Lok Sabha and two assembly seats during Union home minister Amit …
  • Bird flu outbreak in four states, Centre issues advisory to contain spread 07 Jan 2021 01:42 The Centre on Wednesday said that Avian Influenza, or the bird flu outbreak, had so far been reported at 12 epicentres across four states — Kerala, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh — and issued advisories to contain further spread of the …
  • After protests, Asian Paints offer jobs to land sellers 07 Jan 2021 00:44 Asian Paints has relented and now plans to offer jobs to land sellers at its plant in Himmvu village in Adakanahalli Industrial Area in Nanjangud taluk. This development comes after a series of protests by land sellers for getting jobs in the company. “As …
  • Bird flu | The Bar Headed Goose and its strong link with Pong Dam Lake in Himachal 06 Jan 2021 16:25 In an unfolding avian-flu crisis, a substantial number of this high-altitude bird which descends on this wetland every winter and adds to its charm have perished along with other bird species Gagan Bedi wishes that a particular detail of his first trip to …
  • Vismaya all set to make directorial debut 06 Jan 2021 11:08 By Express News Service Vismaya will soon be joining the small league of women filmmakers in Sandalwood. She is all set to fulfil her directorial passion, and will make an official announcement about her debut project on Jan. 21. She is excited to have …
  • Bird flu: Karnataka on high alert after cases rise in Kerala [Don't Panic] 06 Jan 2021 07:30 Caught on camera: Man arrested for thrashing calf with brick in Delhi's Mandawali [watch video] A day after the Kerala government declared the outbreak of bird flu (H5N8) in two southern districts as a state disaster, Karnataka has put four bordering …
  • 6.3 lakh health workers to get first Covid vaccine jab in mid-January 06 Jan 2021 06:14 By Express News Service BENGALURU: A total of 6,30,524 health care workers have been identified for the first phase of vaccination in Karnataka and the State Government is fully prepared for the vaccine rollout from mid-January, Health Minister Dr K …
  • Karnataka had 7 lineages of SARS-Cov-2 until May 06 Jan 2021 06:12 Express News Service BENGALURU: A study that traced the spread of Covid-19 in Karnataka between March 8 and May 21 found 91 genomes of SARS-CoV-2 clustered into seven lineages. A paper, ‘Genomic epidemiology reveals multiple introductions and spread of …
  • Genomics study by Nimhans throws light on mysterious Covid spread at Karnataka pharma firm 05 Jan 2021 08:14 During the early stages of the Covid-19 infection in the country, the rapid spread of the virus among workers at a pharmaceutical factory in Mysore despite none of them travelling abroad at the time had become a mystery. As many as 67 people were infected …
  • Congress seeks answers from Mysuru MP Pratap Simha after NGO bags project 05 Jan 2021 06:57 Picture used for representational purpose onlyMYSURU: Congress spokesperson M Lakshman on Monday sought to know from Mysuru MP Pratap Simha if all the procedures had been followed prior to handing over the construction and demolition waste recycling plant …
  • Mysuru assigned banana under Centre’s ‘one district-one crop’ scheme 05 Jan 2021 06:57 Picture used for representational purpose onlyMYSURU: The tropical banana is the crop that has been assigned to Mysuru under the Pradhan Mantri Formalisation of Micro Processing Enterprises’ ‘one district-one crop’ initiative launched by the Union ministry …
  • Mangaluru: MSCL invites tenders to build cycle tracks on three routes 05 Jan 2021 05:01 DC Dr K V Rajendra (second left) in consultation with cycling enthusiasts at the handle bar survey carried out for proposed dedicated cycle track for MangaluruMANGALURU: Kudla is all set to get 12km of cycle tracks on various routes. The Mangaluru Smart …
  • Zero tolerance against errant motorists on commercial thoroughfares in Mysuru 05 Jan 2021 04:14 Traffic police on Monday clamped vehicles parked in unauthorised places on D Devaraja Urs RoadMYSURU: City cops are adopting the policy of zero tolerance against erring motorists to bring in road discipline on commercial stretches in the heart of the city. …
  • Pratap Simha reviews status of multi-modal parking lot in Mysuru 05 Jan 2021 04:14 File photo of Pratap SimhaMYSURU: MP Pratap Simha on Monday inspected the work at the Multi-Modal Logistic Park (MMLP) which is coming up at Kadakola near Nanjangud. The park is being constructed in 61 acres of land at an estimated cost of Rs 100 crore. …
  • Mysuru: Delay in loan disbursal to vendors draws flak 05 Jan 2021 04:14 MYSURU: ZP chief executive officer BA Paramesh on Saturday took strong objections on bankers for the poor progress in disbursal of loans to street vendors under Prime Minister's Street Vendors AtmaNirbhar Nidhi (PM SVANidhi Yojana) across the district. …
  • Mysuru's Bahuroopi National Theatre Festival pushed to April 03 Jan 2021 20:23 This time around, the time will be Bhoomi or ThaayiAfter several months of no activity at all owing to the pandemic, the Rangayana theatre resumed operations, albeit on a much smaller scale with weekend plays called Marali Rangake, about two months ago. …
  • Mysuru research scholar seeks BSY govt intervention to boost mango production in Karnataka 03 Jan 2021 16:23 Express News Service MYSURU: A Karnataka-based research scholar has revealed that the state has endless opportunities for promoting, processing and export of mangoes.  KT Sandeep, a research scholar in agribusiness management from the University of Mysore, …
  • Will continue fight for Mysuru royal family’s properties: Pramoda Devi Wadiyar 03 Jan 2021 08:48
  • Gram Panchayat polls: Congress claims big win in Siddaramaiah's home turf Mysuru 02 Jan 2021 01:47 By Express News Service MYSURU: The Congress on Friday claimed that it has won over 65 per cent of Gram Panchayat seats in Mysuru and Chamrjanagar districts.After the party lost Assembly bypolls in Sira and Rajarajeshwari Nagar constituencies, Siddaramaiah …
  • Vasishta N Simha took part in Hanuma Jayanti celebrations in Mysuru 01 Jan 2021 09:02
  • Mysuru-Bengaluru-Chennai HSR line to be complete only in 2051 31 Dec 2020 05:50 Picture used for representational purpose onlyMYSURU/ MADIKERI: Among the projects listed in the first volume of the draft of the National Rail Plan (NRP) released by the Union ministry of railways likely to interest residents of Mysuru is the high- …