Two firms claim to have contract to run Covid Care Centres

As if the stress of allocating beds and war room troubles was not enough, there is another worry for citizens and State Government and Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike officials.

09 May 2021

Don’t like the system? You take over: Govt official to politicians

Govt also studying the Kochi model, even though Bengaluru was first to use such portals

07 May 2021

Send Covid patients to other districts to address bed shortage in Bengaluru: Experts

They suggest that the government link the state Covid war room portal with that of districts and create a unified portal for people to know the availability of beds in other districts.

06 May 2021

Token system can stop blocking of beds, suggest officials

A queue system, or token system, in bed allocation will soon be introduced in Bengaluru, to address the issue of availability, shortage and need for beds.

05 May 2021

Zoo Authority of Karnataka wants Covid jab for all its staff members

Meanwhile, officials are now contemplating if the zoos should be opened only after the staffers are fully vaccinated and precautions are in place to ensure the safety of animals.

05 May 2021

Residents struggle to get abandoned kids’ hospital reopened

As the State and City face shortage of hospitals to treat Covid patients and with demand only increasing, Bengalureans and resident welfare associations are trying hard to help the needy.

03 May 2021

Noted forest officer who turned Bengaluru green, launched Project Tiger in Karnataka dies at 92

He oversaw the planting of around 1.5 million trees in Bengaluru over a span of five years and was very keen on social forestry

02 May 2021

As dead bodies pile up, firewood for pyre runs out

The government has created three makeshift crematoria in and around Bengaluru, apart from the existing ones. To cremate a body, about oneand- half tons of firewood is required.

02 May 2021

NIMHANS specialists to help Covid patients fight mental health issues

Now patients at home isolation, Covid Care Centres and hospitals need not fall into depths of depression as they will have experts to talk to and also get some advice on health.

01 May 2021