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14-day lockdown begins in Karnataka from today, intra-state travel banned, only 50 guests allowed at weddings

14-day lockdown begins in Karnataka from today, intra-state travel banned, only 50 guests allowed at weddings

A 14-day stricter lockdown has come into effect in Karnataka from 6 AM on Monday (May 10, 2021) which aims to break the chain of the deadly COVID-19 transmission across the state. The restrictions

May 10, 2021, 11:09 AM IST
Karnataka to begin COVID-19 vaccination drive for 18+ from May 10

Karnataka to begin COVID-19 vaccination drive for 18+ from May 10

COVID-19 vaccination to citizens of the 18-44 age group will be provided at all major government hospitals and medical colleges from Monday (May 10, 2021) said Karnataka’s Health and Medical

May 09, 2021, 14:21 PM IST
Complete COVID-19 lockdown in Karnataka for 14 days, see what's allowed and what's not

Complete COVID-19 lockdown in Karnataka for 14 days, see what's allowed and what's not

Amid the unprecedented surge in COVID-19 infections in the state, BS Yediurappa-led Karnataka government on Friday (May 7, 2021) announced that it will be imposing a complete 14-day long statewide

May 08, 2021, 07:00 AM IST
Karnataka Class 12 PUC exams postponed due to COVID-19 surge, Class 11 students to be promoted

Karnataka Class 12 PUC exams postponed due to COVID-19 surge, Class 11 students to be promoted

S Suresh Kumar, Karnataka Education Minister, further said that the Class 11 (1st PUC) students will be promoted. The minister urged all teachers to work from home due to rising COVID19 cases.

May 04, 2021, 15:46 PM IST
24 patients die at Chamarajanagar district hospital in Karnataka due to oxygen shortage

24 patients die at Chamarajanagar district hospital in Karnataka due to oxygen shortage

Amid India’s oxygen shortage crisis due to the second wave of COVID-19, over 24 patients died at a Chamarajanagar government hospital in Karnataka on Monday (May 3, 2021).

May 03, 2021, 13:42 PM IST
Amid surge, around 3,000 COVID-19 patients go 'missing' in Bengaluru

Amid surge, around 3,000 COVID-19 patients go 'missing' in Bengaluru

State Revenue Minister, R Ashoka met with various department heads on Wednesday and told reporters that he has already directed the state police to track and trace these missing COVID-19 patients.

Apr 29, 2021, 07:09 AM IST
Karnataka lockdown: What all you need to know before 14-day curbs come into force from tonight

Karnataka lockdown: What all you need to know before 14-day curbs come into force from tonight

"These guidelines, which are meant to break the chain of Covid-19 transmission across the state, will come into effect from 9 PM on April 27 and will be in force till 6 AM on May 12," Chief Secretary

Apr 27, 2021, 09:43 AM IST
Kannada writer, lexicographer Ganjam Venkatasubbiah passes away at 107

Kannada writer, lexicographer Ganjam Venkatasubbiah passes away at 107

Centenarian, Kannada writer, editor, lexicographer and critic Ganjam Venkatasubbiah passed away during the early hours of Monday (April 19) due to old age complications. The Kannada writer was 107-

Apr 19, 2021, 10:16 AM IST
Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa tests positive for COVID-19, admitted to hospital

Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa tests positive for COVID-19, admitted to hospital

He was tested for Covid-19 two days back and was found to be negative for the disease. He was tested again today during which he was found to be COVID infected for the second time.

Apr 16, 2021, 14:36 PM IST
Karnataka makes COVID-19 tests mandatory for pilgrims returning from Haridwar Kumbh Mela

Karnataka makes COVID-19 tests mandatory for pilgrims returning from Haridwar Kumbh Mela

As the caseload in Karnataka crossed 11 lakh mark, the state government on Friday (April 16) made COVID-19 test mandatory for all pilgrims, who will be returning from Maha Kumbh mela in Haridwar.

Apr 16, 2021, 12:55 PM IST
French foreign minister to visit ISRO flight centre in Bengaluru

French foreign minister to visit ISRO flight centre in Bengaluru

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, who is on a 3-day visit to India for promoting bilateral relations in science and technology, will also visit Bengaluru to announce the contribution of

Apr 15, 2021, 12:41 PM IST
No lockdown in Karnataka for now, says CM BS Yediyurappa, urges people to follow COVID-19 safety norms

No lockdown in Karnataka for now, says CM BS Yediyurappa, urges people to follow COVID-19 safety norms

Despite the rising number of COVID-19 cases across the country, Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Tuesday said that there is no question of imposing lockdown right now.

Apr 13, 2021, 11:55 AM IST
53-year-old Bengaluru man with cancer gets new tongue, find out how

53-year-old Bengaluru man with cancer gets new tongue, find out how

A 53-year-old man who works as an auto driver in the city had developed an ulcer on his tongue two months ago and was treated by the doctors miraculously. 

Apr 02, 2021, 15:45 PM IST
Taxi services hit at Bengaluru airport after driver commits suicide, passengers told to use BMTC services

Taxi services hit at Bengaluru airport after driver commits suicide, passengers told to use BMTC services

Taxi services at the Bengaluru airport have been severely impacted after a taxi driver, who set himself ablaze on Tuesday, succumbed to his injuries later.

Mar 31, 2021, 14:14 PM IST
Karnataka government tightens rules for weddings, public congregations amid surge in COVID-19 cases

Karnataka government tightens rules for weddings, public congregations amid surge in COVID-19 cases

Amid the surge in COVID-19 cases, the BS Yediyurappa-led Karnataka government has banned large gatherings at public functions and wedding ceremonies across the state. As per the earlier guideline,

Mar 13, 2021, 10:33 AM IST
Karnataka reports first case of South African COVID-19 variant, 29 cases of UK variant

Karnataka reports first case of South African COVID-19 variant, 29 cases of UK variant

The first case of COVID-19 infection from the coronavirus variant from South Africa has been detected in Karnataka, the state health department said in its bulletin on Wednesday (March 10).

Mar 11, 2021, 07:19 AM IST
Karnataka Budget: No burden of additional taxes on common people, says CM Yediyurappa

Karnataka Budget: No burden of additional taxes on common people, says CM Yediyurappa

Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa presenting the state budget 2021-22 on Monday (March 8), said he has not put the burden of additional taxes on the common people. The state government levies

Mar 08, 2021, 14:22 PM IST
Karnataka class X board exam to be held from June 21 to July 5 due to rise in COVID-19 cases

Karnataka class X board exam to be held from June 21 to July 5 due to rise in COVID-19 cases

Karnataka Education Minister S Suresh Kumar announced that the Class X (Secondary School Leaving Certificate) board examinations would be held in the state from June 21 to July 5.

Mar 02, 2021, 11:09 AM IST
Six killed while disposing of explosives meant for quarrying in Karnataka, probe ordered

Six killed while disposing of explosives meant for quarrying in Karnataka, probe ordered

The incident comes close on the heels of a similar blast at a quarry site in Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa's hometown of Shivamogga on January 22, which left six dead. Karnataka Health Minister K

Feb 23, 2021, 09:51 AM IST
Karnataka mandates negative COVID-19 RT-PCR report for people arriving from Maharashtra

Karnataka mandates negative COVID-19 RT-PCR report for people arriving from Maharashtra

In light of the worsening COVID-19 situation in Maharashtra, the Karnataka government on Saturday (February 20) made it compulsory to produce a negative RT-PCR report for the persons arriving in

Feb 20, 2021, 19:34 PM IST