Karnataka’s Chikkamagaluru sees one more Covid-19 fatality

CHIKKAMAGALURU: A 52-year-old woman who tested positive for Covid-19, succumbed to the virus, in Chikkamagaluru on Wednesday. The total deaths in the district have risen to three. The woman had…

Five low-lying bridge cum barrages submerged in river waters in Belagavi

BELAGHAVI: Rains in the catchments of river Krishna and its tributaries in Maharashtra have led to an increase in water inflow in the Belagavi district with five low-lying bridge cum…

Karnataka govt allows sale of land leased to organisations

BENGALURU: In yet another revenue generation measure, the Revenue department has issued an order permitting the sale of government land leased to various religious, industrial, and other organizations. Officials say…

Karnataka reports 1,498 new cases and 15 more deaths

  BENGALURU: The number of COVID-19 positive cases in the State continued to rise with 1,498 new cases reported on Tuesday. With this, the total number touched 26,815 of which…

Ex-CEO of co-op bank in Karnataka found dead; cops suspect suicide

BENGALURU: A former CEO of a cooperative bank, which was being probed for alleged financial fraud, was found dead in his car here, police said on Tuesday. Police suspect that…

Karnataka: Covid-19 cases on the rise; 1,843 new infections; 981 in Bengaluru

BENGALURU: Karnataka reported 1,843 Covid-19 cases on Monday with Bengaluru accounting for 981 of them. This takes the total number of Covid-19 cases in Bengaluru to 10,561. The city is…

Amidst Covid-19 scare, curbs on holding weddings with gatherings in two Karnataka districts

BENGALURU: Amid rising Covid-19 cases, Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister Govind Karjol on Monday asked the Kalaburagi and Bagalkot district administrations not to permit weddings with gatherings as it could lead…

Karnataka govt talks tough against denial of Covid-19 treatment

BENGALURU: Medical Education Minister K Sudhakar on Sunday said criminal proceedings will be initiated against hospitals refusing to treat Covid-19 patients while warning of a surge in cases in the…

The Karnataka government has decided to close the Vidhana Soudha on Monday to sanitise buildings amid of COVID-19 pandemic.

BENGALURU: The government has granted leave to the employees who are aged above 50 years to facilitate the sanitization of Vidhana Soudha. The decision was taken after a policeman deployed…

Covid-19: Karnataka task force to set up booth-level committees

BENGALURU: Amid the rising Covid-19 cases in the city, the Karnataka Covid-19 Task Force has decided to set up booth-level committees across the state including 8,800 here for effective monitoring…

Covid-19 outbreak in Karnataka’s central jail

BENGALURU: In what could be the first outbreak of Covid-19 in jail in Karnataka, the Central Prison at Parappana Agrahara on the outskirts of Bengaluru reported 26 positive cases on…

Biggest spike in Covid-19 cases in a day in Dakshina Kannada

KALBURGI: Eighty-four people, including a police officer of the rank of assistant commissioner of police (ACP) and a seven-day-old baby, tested positive for Covid-19 in the district on Wednesday. With…

Karnataka mulls separate graveyard for Covid-19 victims

CHIKKABALLAPUR: Health Minister B Sriramulu on Wednesday said he would soon order the officials concerned to identify two acres of land outside cities and towns for the disposal of bodies…

Karnataka ICU patient data shows 22 missing Covid-19 cases

  BENGALURU: Shortly after Unlock 1.0, as the number of Covid-19 cases started to increase, health officials stopped disclosing details about critically ill patients in ICUs across the state. Now,…

Ballari shocker: Covid-19 dead bodies thrown into single pit; DC replaces field team

  BALLARY: Karnataka’s seemingly laudable management of Covid-19 took a hit on Tuesday with the video of insensitive burial of Covid-19 patients going viral. Shockingly, the incident reportedly happened in…

Karnataka PU, SSLC result will be out in july last and August first week respectively

BENGALURU: The results of second pre-university and the Secondary School Leaving Certificate examination results will be out by July last week and August first week, Karnataka Primary and Secondary Education…

Karnataka launches ‘e-Manas’ a statewide mental health registry

BENGALURU: Karnataka launched e-Manas, a statewide registry of all facilities and professionals providing mental healthcare, here on Friday. It provides online registration, provision for recording basic health records of patients,…

Four at Karnataka CM B S Yediyurappa’s residence ‘Krishna’ test Covid-19 positive

BENGALURU: Four staffers of Krishna, Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa’s home office, tested positive for Covid-19 on Thursday. Due to sanitization measures, all meetings scheduled by the chief minister at…

Karnataka Bengaluru Coronavirus June 25 Highlights:100 rooms in Kumara Krupa Guest House to turn ‘Covid Care Centers’ for VIPs

BENGALURU: Karnataka Bengaluru Coronavirus June 25 Highlights: Around 8.5 lakh students in Karnataka are expected to attend the Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC) examinations beginning today. With several leaders of…

Congress plans big to counter BJP at booth-level

BENGALURU: Taking a leaf out of the BJP’s strategy book, the D K Shivakumar-led Congress is pursuing an ambitious plan to strengthen its booth-level presence by deputing senior leaders there,…