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COVID-19: State govt extends lock-down till Mar 31

Bengaluru: The state government on Wednesday extended the lockdown period till March 31 due to the rising number of coronavirus cases in Karnataka. The decision was taken at the emergency meeting held by Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa earlier in the ...

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Karnataka to quarantine all international passengers at hospitals, hotels, resorts

The Karnataka government has announced that all passengers arriving in the state from abroad will be quarantined for 15 days. The decision was communicated on the floor of the Karnataka Assembly by Medical Education Minister K Sudhakar on Wednesday. “All ...

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Kalaburagi: Doctor who treated Coronavirus-infected man tests positive

Kalaburagi/Bengaluru: A doctor who had treated a Coronavirus-infected man who died in Kalaburagi last week has tested positive for COVID-19, officials said here on Tuesday. The 63-year-old doctor has been placed under quarantine at his home along with his family ...

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Karnataka’s Mysore Palace to stay closed till March 22

Mysuru: In the wake of Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak, Karnataka’s Mysore Palace will remain closed for tourists for a week from March 15 to 22, Palace committee said on Saturday. The Karnataka government had ordered shut down for all places and activities ...

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Karnataka government postpones exams for classes VII to IX

Bengaluru: The Karnataka government has announced postponement of annual examinations for classes seventh to ninth till March 31 as part of measures to prevent spread of coronavirus, which has claimed one life and affected five others in the state. Revised ...

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PU college lecturers warn of boycotting PU-II evaluation across Karnataka

Bengaluru: The lecturers and principals of the Pre-university colleges in the state have warned of boycotting the evaluation process of II PU examinations once again in protest against the government for not fulfilling their demands. Representatives of the Karnataka Pre-University Lecturers ...

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No floor test, MP House adjourned over coronavirus concern

Bhopal: In a reprieve for beleaguered Kamal Nath-led government, the Madhya Pradesh Assembly was adjourned till March 26 in view of the state government’s concern over coronavirus even as the BJP raised the demand for holding of a floor test ...

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Coronavirus: Karnataka shuts down schools, malls, theatres for a week

BENGALURU : Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa on Friday said that malls, universities and colleges, movie theatres, night clubs, marriages and conferences and other public areas with high footfall will be closed or cancelled for a week, as a precautionary ...

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Govt to open booking of website name in 9 Indian languages including Kannada from Mar 16

New Delhi/Bengaluru: The government from Monday will open booking of website names in nine Indian scripts including Sanskrit, Kashmiri, Kannada, Oriya, Sindhi and Malayalam. The autonomous body National Internet Exchange of India (NIXI) , under the Ministry of Electronics and IT, ...

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Karnataka planning seperate hospital for COVID-19 patients

Bengaluru: The Health Department of the Karnataka government is planning to have a separate hospital where all cases of COVID-19 will be kept in quarantine. Presently, it is in the process of setting up of separate isolation wards for COVID-19 cases ...

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76-year-old Karnataka man first to die of Coronavirus in India

New Delhi: A 76-year-old man who died in north Karnataka’s Kalaburagi district on Tuesday has tested positive for novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, Health Minister B Sriramulu said late Thursday night. This is the first case in India of a death ...

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Congress appoints DK Shivakumar as KPCC President

Bengaluru: In a latest development in Karnataka politics, former minister and senior Congress leader DK Shivakumar was on Wednesday appointed as the president of Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) by the Congress high command. In a tweet from official Twitter ...

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After Annamalai, another senior IPS officer from Karnataka resigns from services

Bengaluru: After noted IPS officer of the state Annamalai resigned from the services earlier last year, another senior IPS officer of the state, Sanjay Sahay has resigned from the services. ADGP Sanjay Sahay, who is a 1989 batch IPS officer, has ...

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COVID-19: Farmer buries truckload of chickens alive in Belagavi

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