Chetana Belagere 

Top virologist from Bengaluru on Sputnik advisory board

He was one of the first doctors to get the shot in Karnataka when the countrywide vaccination drive against Covid-19 began on January 16. 

20 Jan 2021

‘Skills on Wheels’ to hit Karnataka village roads, aid youth

Buses will go to every taluk in the districts and training will be imparted to youngsters in the 18-35 age group.

28 Dec 2020

Karnataka govt may pick up tab for Covid vaccine

Health and Medical Education Minister Dr K Sudhakar hinted at providing vaccinations for free in Karnataka.Health and Medical Education Minister Dr K Sudhakar hinted at providing vaccinations for free

20 Dec 2020

Centre in every block to monitor Covid vaccine side-effects: Karnataka government

According to the guidelines released by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Tuesday, post-vaccination health-watch centres must be set up in all states and Union Territories.

17 Dec 2020

47% favour AYUSH doctors performing surgeries, says study

A study has found that 47% of the people surveyed support allowing AYUSH doctors to conduct surgeries.

11 Dec 2020

Covid vaccine no reason to let guard down: Experts on possible second wave in Karnataka

Human behaviour is major contributor to surge in cases: Experts

05 Dec 2020

Bengaluru researchers to get aid for green PPE kits

There seems to be an answer to the disposal of polypropylene Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) kits -- a biodegradable kit.

31 Oct 2020

COVID-19 gives boost to robot-assisted surgeries in five metros in India

While Covid-19 has put a virtual halt to elective surgeries, robotic-assisted surgeries (RAS) have come to the aid of critical patients.

11 Aug 2020

Expert panel will monitor recovered coronavirus patients for symptoms

The Karnataka Government will constitute a committee to monitor the health of those who have recovered from Covid-19.

22 May 2020

Crucial week ahead, warns health official

The next one week will be crucial in the state’s fight against the coronavirus, warn health officials, as they urge people to continue social distancing, use masks and observe quarantine measures.

05 May 2020

Children of devadasis seek 'help' as they struggle for rightful place in society

The girl was in Bengaluru along with several others like her from five districts of Karnataka where they are still struggling to seek their rightful place in the world.

28 Feb 2020

Travellers scramble to cancel tickets

Coronavirus scare hits tour agents, who suggest Greece, Switzerland as alternatives to China, Japan 

27 Feb 2020