Water conservation: Rotary club starts channel

The Times of India 8 Jul 2020 5:50 pm

Off the blocks

While certain sporting fraternities across the globe are limping back to resuming activities, martial arts like karate still await a green signal.

The New Indian Express 8 Jul 2020 3:20 pm

BIAL may build 2 metro stns at Bengaluru airport

Bangalore International Airport Limited is likely to build two proposed Metro stations - Airport City Station and KIA Terminals - at Kempegowda International Airport.

The Times of India 8 Jul 2020 11:21 am

Karnataka orders 1 lakh rapid antigen kits

As Karnataka grapples with a sharp Covid-19 spike, the government has placed orders for 1 lakh rapid antigen testing kits. These kits have been approved by the Indian Cou

The Times of India 8 Jul 2020 10:51 am

Covid: Karnataka labs testing way below capacity

With 81 Covid-19 testing laboratories, which constitute about 10% of the total labs in the country (793), Karnataka should have effortlessly conducted about 31,000 tests

The Times of India 8 Jul 2020 10:42 am

Students mull gap year as US sets new rules

The US government's directive to foreign students to leave the country if their classes go fully online has led to consternation among students and parents in Bengaluru.

The Times of India 8 Jul 2020 9:50 am

Bizman caught for selling fake TV sets in B'luru

A 45-year-old businessman was arrested on Monday for allegedly selling ordinary TV sets as brand-new Sony equipment from his showroom in Chamarajpet.

The Times of India 8 Jul 2020 9:50 am

Testing failed to keep up as cases spread in June

The Covid-19 testing numbers in Karnataka failed to keep pace even as the positivity rate the proportion of tests yielding a positive result was heading north in June .

The Times of India 8 Jul 2020 9:50 am

Covid-19 positivity rate spikes in Bengaluru

The Covid-19 positivity rate in Bengaluru is on an upward trajectory even as Delhi and other major cities are seeing a drop over the past few days. On Tuesday, the techca

The Times of India 8 Jul 2020 9:50 am

K'taka: Coastal district records 111 Covid cases

Coastal districts of Dakshina Kannada and Udupi crossed 100 plus Covid19 positive cases mark again on Tuesday, after slipping to double digit cases for a day on Monday. W

The Times of India 8 Jul 2020 1:50 am

Keralas decision troubles inter-state commuters

With Kerala government imposing restrictions on inter-state daily commuters, hundreds of residents from Kasaragod who are working in Dakshina Kannada had to return home f

The Times of India 8 Jul 2020 1:50 am

Entry to parks, playgrounds restricted in Mysuru

Mysuru City Corporation has restricted public entry to parks, playgrounds and water bodies including Kukkarahalli Lake following a spike in cases of novel coronavirus in

The Times of India 8 Jul 2020 1:14 am

He waited all day for the ambulance; died later

(This story originally appeared in BangaloreMirror on July 07, 2020)

The Times of India 8 Jul 2020 12:40 am

Source of virus for 2 in 5 K'taka cases unknown

As on date, the state government is unable to establish the source of infection in at least two of every five patients testing positive, making it a burning issue at hand

The Times of India 8 Jul 2020 12:24 am

No Covid community spread: Karnataka to Centre

The Karnataka government on Tuesday told a central team that community spread of Covid-19 was not happening in the state.

The Times of India 7 Jul 2020 5:50 pm

Bengaluru: Mystery shrouds domestic helps suicide

A 20-year-old full-time domestic help who allegedly committed suicide in an Electronics City flat was depressed, her employer has claimed.

The Times of India 7 Jul 2020 2:31 pm

Karnataka: SSLC evaluators to get free bus rides

Amid rising Covid-19 concerns among SSLC evaluators, Karnataka Secondary Education Examination Board has released the standard operating procedure (SOP) for the exercise

The Times of India 7 Jul 2020 2:04 pm

Builders may charter flight to get staff back

Easing of lockdown curbs has unleashed economic activity, with sectors hoping to make up for the losses theyve incurred. Grappling with manpower crunch due to the migrant

The Times of India 7 Jul 2020 2:01 pm

Is Shantala Nagar Bengaluru's new COVID-19 epicentre? Health officials dispute war room data

According to the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike war room statistics, the Shantala Nagar ward recorded 211 cases from July 2 to July 6. But a health officer from the w

The New Indian Express 7 Jul 2020 1:37 pm

Cantonmentsuburban terminal work hit by fund crunch

The `37.94-cr project will have four new platforms 1B, 1C, 1D and 1E along the main entry of the station to facilitate running of more trains and a seven-storeyed termina

The New Indian Express 7 Jul 2020 1:33 pm

Kidwai blood bank running dry with no donation camps

With Kidwai running out of blood, patients would have no choice but to approach private blood banks, which charge up to Rs 1,000 for a unit

The New Indian Express 7 Jul 2020 12:21 pm

Sumalatha, HD Ranganath test +ve for coronavirus

Mandya MP Sumalatha Ambareesh and Kunigal legislator HD Ranganath tested positive for coronavirus on Monday. To date, at least four Karnataka politicians have been diagno

The Times of India 7 Jul 2020 9:50 am

Bengalureans shunned, forced to take Covid tests

Bengalureans are now seen with suspicion in the hinterlands of Karnataka, following the Covid-19 spiral in the state capital. Even those returning home from the city to s

The Times of India 7 Jul 2020 9:50 am

BSY govt promises to ramp up Covid-19 testing

After drawing flak for weeks over inadequate testing, the Karnataka government has yet again said it will ramp up Covid-19 testing in the state and, particularly, in Beng

The Times of India 7 Jul 2020 9:50 am

Take the body, leave now

(This story originally appeared in BangaloreMirror on July 07, 2020)

The Times of India 7 Jul 2020 9:50 am

Karnataka allows flexible hiring across industry

In the midst of massive disruption across sectors due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the state government has extended the facility of hiring workers on fixedterm employment

The Times of India 7 Jul 2020 9:50 am

87% of all cases in Karnataka came in last 36 days

In the first 84 days after the first Covid-19 case from March 9 to May 31 Bengaluru had just 357 positive cases while the Karnataka number was only 3,221. The numbers r

The Times of India 7 Jul 2020 8:16 am

2 dists see curbs on weddings with gatherings

Amid rising Covid-19 cases, Karnataka deputy chief minister Govind Karjol on Monday asked the Kalaburagi and Bagalkote district administrations not to permit weddings wit

The Times of India 7 Jul 2020 1:50 am

Kerala stops Kasaragod-M'luru commuters e-pass

In a bid to prevent transmission of Covid-19 through borders, the Kerala government has decided to stop issuing e-passes for daily commuters from Mangaluru to Kasaragod w

The Times of India 7 Jul 2020 12:49 am

Udupi, DK combine for 74 fresh Covid cases

In a minor break from the seemingly rampant surge, fresh Covid-19 positive cases in Udupi and Dakshina Kannada (DK) settled for double digits with the districts combining

The Times of India 7 Jul 2020 12:41 am

Covid-19 patient escapes from hospital, traced

An 18-year-old youth, who had escaped from the Wenlock Covid-19 hospital here, has been traced and brought back, police said on Monday.

The Times of India 7 Jul 2020 12:01 am

Helpline, ambulances, beds: A reality check

(This story originally appeared in BangaloreMirror on July 06, 2020)

The Times of India 6 Jul 2020 11:19 pm

Union Bank inaugurates regional office in Bengaluru

Union Bank of India plans to open 125 new regional offices across the country following the merger with Andhra Bank and Corporation Bank.

The New Indian Express 6 Jul 2020 3:06 pm

A homegrown affair

Rachna Rao, co-founder of FoodyBuddy ndash; an app that connects buyers with home chefs, says there has been a huge demand for them in these times.

The New Indian Express 6 Jul 2020 2:59 pm

Roadside vendors face bitter realities

For over two decades, Ganesh and Ramesh K have been selling Indian and Chinese food near BEML Gate. But the pushcart vendors now have hardly any business to speak of.

The New Indian Express 6 Jul 2020 2:54 pm

Woman wins 9-year-old fight against LPG dealer

A woman's nine-year-old legal battle against HP Gas, oil major Hindustan Petroleum's LPG brand, and its dealer ended in a victory last week. A consumer court ordered the

The Times of India 6 Jul 2020 1:38 pm

BBMP to monitor vacant beds in Bengaluru hosps

With the sharp spike in Covid-19 cases in Bengaluru, the state government is coming up with a software which can help patients find beds in hospitals across the city.

The Times of India 6 Jul 2020 1:35 pm

Bengaluru restaurateurs face fear factor

While many restaurateurs had their hopes pinned on Unlock 1.0, rising number of cases is forcing them to reconsider their decision to re-open

The New Indian Express 6 Jul 2020 10:32 am

No lockdown, dont leave Bengaluru, says minister

With hundreds of people exiting Bengaluru a day before Sunday curfew fearing a second lockdown as the number of Covid-19 cases continued to increase, the Karnataka govern

The Times of India 6 Jul 2020 9:50 am

Hosps to face criminal cases for denying nCoV care

In a stern warning to healthcare providers, medical education minister K Sudhakar on Sunday said the government will file criminal charges against private hospitals which

The Times of India 6 Jul 2020 9:50 am

78% of beds in Blurus pvt hosps vacant: Min

Allaying fears of bed-shortage in Bengaluru, K Sudhakar, medical education minister, who is also in charge of Covid in the city, on Sunday said 78% of Covid-19 beds in pr

The Times of India 6 Jul 2020 9:50 am

B'luru recorded 52% of 9,580 cases in past 5 days

Just the five days in July have accounted for 52% of Bengalurus 9,580 Covid-19 positive cases, and 35% of Karnatakas 23,474 cases

The Times of India 6 Jul 2020 9:50 am