Karnataka and Bengaluru broke single-day cases record for the second consecutive day as the overall infections in the state breached the 11-lakh mark on Thursday, while the number of cases in April surpassed 1 lakh.
Mathematical projections by researchers from Michigan University, USA, suggest Karnataka may have a cumulative caseload of 13.5 lakh Covid-19 cases by April 30. The researchers, who have been working on mathematical models, say the figure is a conservative estimate. Karnataka has already reported nearly 10.5 lakh cases till date.
Nearly four months after disrupting the public transport network for three days, thousands of Karnataka transport corporation employees will go on an indefinite strike from Wednesday seeking revision in pay. Shutting the door on negotiations, the government on Tuesday said it would strictly deal with the strike and ruled out implementing recommendations of the 6th Pay Commission.
Students from Moto Manipal, the official electric superbike team of Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE), have come first in the National Online E-Bike Design Competition, Season-2, organised by the Fraternity of Mechanical and Automotive Engineers (FMAE).
In the wake of Covid-19 cases rising sharply again, the Karnataka government on Friday notified a new set of restrictions to curb the spread of infection. These include suspension of offline classes for higher education and professional courses, closure of gyms and swimming pools, 50% seating in cinema halls in eight districts and restricted seating in pubs and restaurants.
A 23-year-old man was beaten and stabbed by a vigilante group in the coastal city, for travelling on an overnight bus to Bengaluru with a woman from another community. The woman, who tried to protect her former classmate and friend, was also thrashed.
A 65-year-old man from Kerala built a shrine for demigod Koragajja and has been offering daily and special poojas for 19 years now, sending a strong message of communal harmony in Dakshina Kannada district.
A 23-year-old man was allegedly assaulted for travelling on a bus with a woman from another religion. Mangaluru Police has detained around eight people involved in the crime. Those detained are suspected to belong to a Saffron fringe outfit.