Karnataka News


Red zones, fever clinics to roll out rapid testing from next week

According to sources, a series of meetings have been held among officials to design a plan to administer the test in districts that have a high number of cases.

published : 07 Apr 2020

Power grid saw 1,200 MW drop in Sunday’s lights-out

Interestingly, after 9.10pm, power demand suddenly shot up to 7200MW, and generation was managed without any glitches.

published : 07 Apr 2020

Eight in Karnataka trump COVID, discharged from hospital

Eight COVID-19 patients have recovered and were discharged on Monday, bringing the total number of recovered patients in Karnataka to 20.

published : 07 Apr 2020

Shobha Karandlaje lashes out at PFI over FIR

She said that the PFI had filed many cases against her earlier, and she would face it.

published : 07 Apr 2020

Across party lines, Karnataka MPs say yes to salary cut

They want MPLAD funds to be rerouted to their own constituencies for development

published : 07 Apr 2020

Anxiety grips Mysuru as cases touch 35

Mysuru has the second highest share of cases in the state, clocking 35 so far, with a rise of 14 cases in just 72 hours.

published : 07 Apr 2020

New York zoo tiger positive, animals to be monitored for COVID-19 virus

Zoo employees told to be on alert, use safety gear and limit contact with animals.

published : 07 Apr 2020

Young and infected: Half of Karnataka patients aged 21-40 years

Data from the health and family welfare department, analysed by TNIE, shows that 81 cases, or 50 per cent of the first 163 positive cases in the state, are in this age group.

published : 07 Apr 2020

This is our choice, we just want to see patients free of virus: Nurse warrior

Savitri has been away from her family just to ensure that her patients are well taken care of even as she ensures that her family stays safe.

published : 07 Apr 2020

Vendors can prepare meals, forum tells govt

Since anganwadis are shut and parents have extra mouths to feed, community kitchens will benefit a range of people. 

published : 07 Apr 2020

Startup’s device monitors your lungs remotely

The device collects respiratory data through a thin sensor sheet which is to be placed below the mattress and positioned right underneath the patient’s chest area.

published : 07 Apr 2020

No cheer! Illegally-sold booze burns hole in pockets

Three people were arrested in Basavanagudi last week for selling scotch bottles, while 244 liquor bottles were seized at Kengeri worth Rs 45,000.

published : 07 Apr 2020

Verbal duel erupts between Karnataka minister, ex-minister at COVID-19 review meeting

The meeting also saw a heated exchange between Hassan MP Prajwal Revanna and Hassan MLA Preetam J Gowda over the alleged sale of liquor in a bar and restaurant belonging to a follower of the latter

published : 06 Apr 2020

COVID-19 cases in Karnataka rise to 163 with 12 more testing positive, six recover

They include patients from Bengaluru, Kerala, Mysuru, Bagalkot and Bengaluru rural. Six more people were also discharged on Monday.

published : 06 Apr 2020

Dharwad district now has zero active COVID-19 cases after lone patient discharged

Till date, the district administration of Dharwad and health department have tested 112 people of which 89 tested negative and 22 results are pending.

published : 06 Apr 2020