Karnataka News


Karnataka has 3T formula to fight the virus: Sudhakar

We have seven testing centres, each of which can carry out 80-100 tests, says medical education minister, adding that social distancing is the only solution as of now

published : 24 Mar 2020

Govt workers can take leave for ‘self-quarantine’

The government has announced a lockdown till March-end in nine districts, including Bengaluru, that have reported COVID-19 positive cases.

published : 24 Mar 2020

Amid COVID chaos, Finance Bill gets push, to be passed on Tuesday

The state assembly’s budget session that was to be held till March 31 will be cut short in the wake of COVID-19 outbreak.

published : 24 Mar 2020

Congress neta ends quarantine to attend meet, asked to leave

Late Congress veteran and two-time Karnataka minister ML Ustad’s daughter Ruksana Ustad is said to have violated mandatory quarantine to attend a party meeting in Bengaluru.

published : 24 Mar 2020

Coronavirus: 23 Indian seamen stranded in Barcelona, seek help from government

The 23-member crew of a ship, who are lodged in a hotel in Barcelona, put out a video appeal to the Indian government, desperately seeking its help to come back home.

published : 24 Mar 2020

All industries to shut till March 31

All the 6.50 lakh industries of the state, except pharmaceuticals, dairy, FMCG and essential transport, will be shut down till March 31.

published : 24 Mar 2020

Panchayats spread virus message in villages

Apart from beating drums, they are using autos fitted with loudspeakers, and distributing pamphlets. Karnataka has more than 6,000 panchayats.

published : 24 Mar 2020

No politics please, party offices say no to workers

JDS leader Bandeppa Kashempur said party workers had stopped coming to the office some time back.

published : 24 Mar 2020

Karnataka under lockdown till March 31 to curb coronavirus

The seven new positive cases confirmed on Monday include two from neighbouring Kerala and five from Bengaluru.

published : 24 Mar 2020

Man cleared of COVID-19 by Bengaluru hospital tests positive in Mysuru

A day after it was confirmed that the first COVID-19 patient from Mysuru was allowed to leave Bengaluru despite his symptoms at the airport, yet another lapse has come to light

published : 23 Mar 2020

1000 ventilators for Karnataka: Health Minister Sriramulu on COVID-19 preparedness

A Mysuru based company called Skanray Technologies will supply ventilators. Sanitizer and thermal scanners will also be purchased from other companies.

published : 23 Mar 2020

Six more cases add to state’s coronavirus count; total positive cases in Karnataka now 26

Fourteen primary contacts of Patient 24 have been traced while there are 237 secondary contacts

published : 23 Mar 2020

Stop it, you can: Isolate to eradicate coronavirus

The grimness of the situation lies in the fact that in less than two months, India has already accounted for over 380 positive cases, including seven deaths.

published : 23 Mar 2020

First COVID-19 positive case reported in Dharwad, three km area under lockdown

On March 17, he developed a cough and cold and went to a private hospital for a checkup.

published : 23 Mar 2020

No janata curfew for couple as wedding continues in Tumakuru

The other wedding was that of activist turned Tumkur University guest lecturer Kotta Shankar and TS Chaitra, daughter of well-known poet late KB Siddaiah, on Sunday.

published : 23 Mar 2020