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Bengaluru violence: 'Fact-finding committee' urges police to widen probe against 'hate speech' post

September 17, 2020 8:19 am

The committee noted that the "police failed to act expeditiously and effectively on the post when small delegations approached the police station,” and to intervene in effective ways to prevent the violence from escalating in areas of East Bengaluru on August 11.

Karnataka Covid-19 wrap: State Election Commission issues guidelines for local body elections

September 16, 2020 8:09 am

The Karnataka State Election Commission has directed candidates to give priority to the use of electronic media "as far as possible" for campaigning purposes ahead of the elections.

Three-year-old bone marrow donor, Bengaluru doctors give Iraqi boy a new lease of life

September 14, 2020 8:12 am

However, things were not easy for the medical team at the hospital considering the age of the donor — the patient's three-year-old younger sister — and the obvious language barrier.

Ecstasy pills worth Rs 1 crore seized at Bengaluru airport

September 10, 2020 8:16 am

The package, which arrived at the KIA Cargo section, roused suspicion as the foot massage machine inside looked like it was tampered and repacked. Officers who opened the massage machine found pills in violet and green colours, stuck with brown tape.

Bengaluru: Private hospitals allege delay in Covid-19 fee reimbursement, govt denies claim

September 04, 2020 8:23 am

The SAST officials have denied the charges saying the process of reimbursement has been active and the bills provided by the hospitals are "being cleared."

Karnataka: Personal data of those in home quarantine online for hours, govt later corrects 'glitch'

July 13, 2020 11:27 am

The list of thousands of people across 30 districts of the state – including their full names, mobile number, address, and date of completion of home quarantine – was available in public domain.

Karnataka revokes licenses of pharmacies for failing to record details of identify ILI, SARI cases

July 08, 2020 8:35 am

Among the 110 pharmacies whose licenses were revoked, most were from Kalaburagi district (70), followed by Vijayapura (15) and Raichur (9) districts. Meanwhile, Bengaluru has three violators.

Karnataka Covid-19 wrap: Bengaluru to get testing facilities in each assembly constituency

June 26, 2020 10:15 pm

Meanwhile, former Karnataka Chief Minister and Leader of Opposition Siddaramaiah urged the government to announce another lockdown to contain the spread of Covid-19.

Karnataka Covid-19 wrap: Death toll reaches 150; state caps treatment rates in private hospitals

June 23, 2020 10:56 pm

Karnataka recorded eight deaths on Tuesday with six of them being reported from Bengaluru alone while the other two were from Bidar and Dakshina Kannada districts. 

Karnataka Covid-19 wrap: Coronavirus in-charge Minister's dad tests positive, 186 new containment zones in Bengaluru

June 22, 2020 11:44 pm

Karnataka Medical Education Minister K Sudhakar who is also in charge of managing pandemic-related affairs in the state confirmed on Monday that his father tested positive for COVID-19.