Karnataka News


Chamarajanagar oxygen tragedy: Karnataka BJP MLC AH Vishwanth questions delay in relief for victims

He criticised Union Minister DV Sadananda Gowda and BJP National General Secretary CT Ravi for their comments on the high court's intervention in pandemic affairs.

published : 9 hours ago

COVID-19 fear strikes rural Karnataka over visits by micro finance agents

Following the announcement of the lockdown, officials have been insisting that people working in Bengaluru and other parts of the state return to their villages.

published : 9 hours ago

Karnataka sees nearly 600 COVID deaths at home in a month

120 deaths have occured between April 13 and April 30 along with a sudden spike of 479 deaths between May 1 and May 13.

published : 9 hours ago

COVID-19: Karnataka falling short of 900 tons of oxygen every day; needs 1,200 MT

The highest consumption is in Bengaluru Urban at about 296 MT on May 6 and May 9 each, followed by Mysuru with usage of about 49 MT on May 9.

published : 9 hours ago

Dakshina Kannada district records surge in COVID containment zones

Mangaluru has 56 containment zones, followed by Bantwal, Belthangady, Sullia and Puttur.

published : 9 hours ago

Mysuru ashram gives free food to attendants of COVID-19 patients

The ashram distributes 3,000 food pockets every day, and the food is prepared by the ashram’s cooks and some 40 volunteers, following all COVID norms.

published : 9 hours ago

Liquor sales in Karnataka still steady despite COVID lockdown

Despite the raging pandemic and the lockdown imposed to contain the spread of the virus, the government does not seem to be feeling much of a pinch as regards revenue from liquor sales.

published : 9 hours ago

Fee row: Rural private schools in Karnataka ready to stage protest

The commissioner of public instruction on Saturday asked that the results of students from classes 1 to 9 be updated, due to the second wave and lockdown till May 24.

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At 36,000, Karnataka records highest single-day COVID discharges

While Friday's was the highest number of discharged, May 8 recorded the second highest at 34,881 and May 12 saw the third highest at 34,752.

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Oxygen supply to individuals restricted: State government to Karnataka HC

A government circular directed deputy commissioners and the BBMP to create a buffer stock of 10 per cent of their daily consumption at their disposal to meet any emergency requirements.

published : 10 hours ago

Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa's former media adviser Mahadev Prakash passes away

Prakash, who quit the post seven months ago following differences with Yediyurappa, was the editor of Ee Bhanuvara, a vernacular periodical.

published : 10 hours ago

Covaxin unit to come up in Malur: Karnataka deputy CM Dr CN Ashwath Narayan

Kolar Deputy Commissioner Dr Selvamani said the district administration will extend all support to the unit.

published : 10 hours ago

Classical musician Pandit Rajeev Taranath, scientist Dr K Kasturirangan to get Basavashree awards

Murugha Mutt pontiff Dr Shivamurthy Murugha Sharanaru announced the duo's names on the occasion of Basava Jayanti celebrations.

published : 10 hours ago

Congress leaders in Karnataka offer to procure COVID vaccines at Rs 100 crore

The offer came with a request that the State and Central governments allow the Congress party to procure vaccines directly.

published : 10 hours ago

People asked not to visit vaccination centres before 12 weeks of Covishield jab in Karnataka

The release clarified that the revised time interval between two doses is applicable only to Covishield and not Covaxin.

published : 18 hours ago