German woman visiting Bengaluru tests positive for COVID-19, shifted to hospital

The state government had made it mandatory for all international travellers to carry their vaccination report and negative RT-PCR test results when coming to Bengaluru

33 minutes ago

Varthur farmers want govt to acquire land 

Demand compensation as water gushes in to farms located in lake buffer zone due to unscientific tank bund 

7 hours ago

Omicron threat: Genome reports bound in red tape, Karnataka officials out of loop

The genome sequencing reports are likely to be announced on Monday, after NCBS shares the results with the Central government, after which the Ministry of Health will announce the results.

06 Dec 2021

Experts bat for 50% capacity at public places in Bengaluru

It is also the need of the hour, since the dynamics are changing everyday. The CM has also ordered that all required precautionary measures be taken.” 

05 Dec 2021

All missing South Africans traced in Bengaluru, samples taken for COVID-19 tests

BBMP Chief Commissioner Gaurav Gupta clarified that all of them came from South Africa to Bengaluru two to three weeks back when the requirement of a negative RT-PCR report was not made mandatory

04 Dec 2021

Bengaluru to expedite door-to-door Covid-19 vaccination; Asha, water department workers roped in

In the mean time, health and safety measures have heightened in Bengaluru, BBMP limits. Fogging and spraying in the city's residential and commercial areas has been intensified. 

04 Dec 2021

Omicron threat: It’s back to sealing containment zones in Bengaluru despite protests

Palike slammed for barricading Omicron +ve doc’s house; to stamp hands of those residing in cluster zones 

04 Dec 2021

Omicron threat: Search intensifies for four absconding South Africans in Bengaluru

Reached city two weeks ago, are now incommunicado; health officials tracing all international passengers who arrived in the last 2 weeks

04 Dec 2021

South African traveler’s swab sent for genome sequencing

“Since he is from a high-risk country, the samples have been sent for genome sequencing and he has been kept in isolation.

04 Dec 2021

10 South Africans missing after arrival in Bengaluru, will be traced by midnight, says official

Health Minister Dr K Sudhakar issued a warning and said stern action will be taken against all international travellers if they do not cooperate and if their phones are switched off

03 Dec 2021

Bengaluru: MLA proposes to do away with contract for next 'Kadlekai Parishe'

Basavanagudi MLA Ravi Subramanya told The New Indian Express that Muzrai department and Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike outsource the organising of the mela to a contractor.

03 Dec 2021

COVID contact tracing, testing upped in Bengaluru after Omicron case

46-yr-old doctor attended medical conference, five of his contacts test positive for Covid-19, samples sent for genome sequencing 

03 Dec 2021

Tiger census in Karnataka to be taken up in January

As per the first drafted schedule, the field survey and the camera trap assessments were to be done in parallel.

02 Dec 2021

Designing city a comprehensive exercise, cannot be ad-hoc: Expert

The causes are both natural and man-made. Heavy rain, landslides and climatic factors constitute natural causes.

28 Nov 2021

Karnataka would soon have its state frog

Malabar Tree Toad was first ever documented in 1875- 76, again to be found only after 105 years in 1980 in Ponmudi in Kerala.

27 Nov 2021