Ajith MS

COVID-19 effect: Bengaluru's IT/ITeS firms eye office space in Mysuru to trim costs

With a readily available talent pool, many firms are on the lookout for office spaces in the city and some have moved operations.

14 Sep 2020

Coivd 19: Mandya starts doorstep collection of samples

At a time when Mandya is yet again seeing a three-digit case spike in cases, people, especially those from rural hinterlands, are reportedly hesitating to come for testing.

08 Sep 2020

Second in Karnataka in COVID-19 mortalities, Mysuru struggles to turn the tide

However, the mortality rate is not showing any signs of decline even as cities like Mysuru have reported a sharp drop in deaths over the same period.

31 Aug 2020

With business in stupor, migrants struggle for PDS rations

Say ‘One Nation One Ration’ card scheme of no help; as per food and civil supplies dept, many states yet to adopt system

19 Aug 2020

Mandya gets its first plasma bank amid rise in cases in neighbouring Karnataka districts

The Mandya Institute of Medical Science had already set up the infrastructure to extract plasma a year ago, which is now being used to treat critical Covid patients.

17 Aug 2020

Mysuru's KR Hospital gets ventilators, but lacks oxygen lines

According to officials, the issue has cropped up as KR Hospital has only 100 beds with oxygen support which need to be plugged into the ventilator.

07 Aug 2020

Six clades of SARS-CoV-2 virus identified in Karnataka

The conclusion is based on sequencing of the virus at the Neurovirology department of NIMHANS where the genomes of the virus taken from samples of patients in eight districts were studied.  

21 Jul 2020

Gut-wrenching: Estate worker walks 140 km with baby from Mysuru, but can’t reach Tamil Nadu

Each worker earned around Rs 10,000 a month. But when the work season ended around mid-March, there was no income. 

07 May 2020

Mysuru Crosses hurdles to keep Covid under lid

Since it was a new facility and we all had to work wearing PPEs, it was difficult to attend to patients.

03 May 2020

Coronavirus scare: Eight medical students from Karnataka set to return from China

Mysuru resident BS Kishan, who is part of the group, said they were rushing back since there are reports that there will not be any flights to India from February 2.

30 Jan 2020