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Sunday, May 16, 2021



'Ill-conceived, retrograde': Bengaluru citizens oppose govt plan to relieve BBMP of public health duties amid Covid

May 16, 2021 8:32 pm

The proposal — even when Bengaluru is yet to witness a clear recovery from the daily surge in Covid-19 cases — is in direct contradiction to the “spirit of decentralisation” enshrined in the Constitution, many have argued.

Covid-19 vaccine being developed by IISc better than others: Karnataka Health Minister

May 14, 2021 10:13 am

K Sudhakar says the vaccine being developed by IISc can be stored at a normal temperature of up to 30 degrees Celsius.

Karnataka Bengaluru Live News Updates: 344 more deaths, 35,297 fresh infections reported across state

May 14, 2021 9:56 am

Karnataka Bengaluru Coronavirus (Covid-19) Latest News: Meanwhile, the active caseload in the state rose to 5,93,078 active cases. So far, 14,74,678 people have been discharged, including 34,057 on Thursday.

Karnataka Bengaluru News May 13 Highlights: Karnataka reports 39,998 new cases, 517 deaths

May 14, 2021 8:36 am

Karnataka Bengaluru News May 13 Highlights: There were 1,34,792 tests conducted on Wednesday including 1,24,232 using RT-PCR and other methods. So far 2.74 crore tests have been done cumulatively, the health department said.

Karnataka Covid-19 wrap: BBMP chief admits vaccine shortage in Bengaluru

May 12, 2021 9:46 pm

"Priority is given to those who need to get the second dose and to those above 45 years of age. Those between 18 and 45 will be provided with the vaccine once there is an adequate supply of vaccine," Gupta said.

Vaccine shortage prompts Bengaluru city dwellers to head to rural districts for jabs; local residents express anger

May 12, 2021 10:42 pm

Since the last few days, Bengaluru city residents in the age group of 18 to 44 have been booking vaccine slots on CoWIN website to get their jabs in neighbouring districts of Bengaluru rural, Chikkaballapur, Ramanagara, and Tumkuru.

Karnataka Bengaluru May 12 Highlights: 480 more deaths linked to Covid-19, active caseload up at 5.87 lakh

May 13, 2021 9:55 am

Karnataka Bengaluru Coronavirus (Covid-19) Latest News: The state also inoculated 1.26 lakh people including 20,278 people from the age group of 18 to 44 on Tuesday, as per the health bulletin.

Bengaluru to use lockdown to get its house in order

May 12, 2021 7:33 am

Since the beginning of this month, Bengaluru has seen 2,153 deaths, compared to 1,907 in April. In the first wave, it had seen 971 deaths in the worst month of September 2020. The city has been reporting 20,000-plus cases daily.

First Oxygen Express for Karnataka reaches Bengaluru

May 11, 2021 5:23 pm

The oxygen demand in Karnataka has grown manifold after the alarming rise in Covid-19 cases in Karnataka, which has been reporting close to 50,000 cases daily in the past few days

Explained: The role of DETER committees formed in Bengaluru to streamline Covid management at local level

May 11, 2021 2:02 pm

Decentralized Triage and Emergency Response (DETER) Committees at ward-levels are being formed in the Karnataka capital, which will be overseen by the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike.


Bengaluru streets near to empty during week-long lockdown, commercial establishments shut

July 21, 2020 7:50 pm

The Karnataka government had decided to enforce a full lockdown in the Bengaluru urban and rural districts from July 14 evening to July 22 in the wake of mounting Covid-19 cases over the last week.

Deserted streets, closed shops: Here's what Bengaluru looks like under lockdown

April 19, 2020 9:23 am

As the nationwide lockdown enters its fourth week, the relatively cleaner and deserted streets of Bengaluru reflects the mood of the nation.

Aero India 2019: Sarang, Tejas dazzle at air show in Bengaluru

February 21, 2019 2:26 pm

The might of the Rafale jet was in full flow as it roared into the skies at the Yelahanka air base, the venue for the event, giving a dazzling display with breathtaking manoeuvres.


ABVP holds countrywide protests against anti-nationalism in some groups

February 18, 2016 10:59 am

Ahmedabad/Bengaluru/Mumbai, Feb 18 (ANI): The Akhil Bharatiya Vidhyarthi Parishad members in Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Mumbai and Kolkata took to streets to protest against the 'anti-national' sentiments that have risen from Jawaharlal Nehru University. Members of ABVP from Ahmedabad raised slogans against those who supported the anti-national elements in JNU. An ABVP leader said they will continue their protests till the anti-nationalists are punished. In Bengaluru, the student took out a 'Tricolor march'. A protestor of ABVP in Bengaluru said they condemn the act of central universities rising to support the anti-national slogans raised in JNU. In Kolkata, ABVP members were seen raising slogans against the anti-national elements.

Man run over by truck, donates eyes before dying

February 18, 2016 6:58 am

Bengaluru, Feb 18 (ANI): A 23-year old man in Bengaluru whose body was split into two after being run over by a speeding truck wished to donate his organs while lying on the deathbed. Harish Nanjappa died due to injuries within minutes of being taken to a hospital. Harish's eyes were donated to the Narayana Netralaya and other organs could not be harvested as they were excessively damaged. According to the police, Harish said that he wished to donate his organs.

Racism, intolerance not specific to India, says Sonam Kapoor

February 09, 2016 9:47 am

New Delhi, Feb 9 (ANI): Bollywood actor Sonam Kapoor, in response to the attack on the Tanzanian student in Bengaluru on February 3, said that racism and intolerance are not specific to India but happens across the globe.The Tanzanian student was allegedly beaten up and stripped by a mob in a case of mistaken identity after a woman was mowed down by a car in Bengaluru.The 21-year-old Tanzanian was dragged out of the car in which she was seated along with her three friends.Sonam, who has not shied of speaking about current affair incidents in the past, did not hide behind a non-committal stance. Sonam, who is the Loreal brand ambassador, was present at the inauguration of Women of Worth Awards, a platform and campaign that will recognize and felicitate the achievements of women who have achieved success in making a difference to the lives of others through their bravery, convictions and drive.The Women of Worth 2016 awards and campaign, which is an initiative by NDTV and Loreal Paris, will showcase women’s inspirational and impactful work to the world at large.

The Attack On Tanzanian Woman Had An Element of Racism & Mob Justice: Envoy

February 07, 2016 3:41 pm

Speaking on the attack of a Tanzanian woman, Karnataka home minister read out the woman's complaint, saying nowhere does it mention that she was stripped and paraded naked.

Madrassa teacher arrested for suspected links with Al Qaeda

January 08, 2016 9:31 am

New Delhi, Jan 08 (ANI): A Bengaluru madrassa teacher has been arrested by Delhi Police for suspected links with Al Qaeda. The teacher identified as Maulana Anzar Shah is reportedly an alleged member of the terror group. Police officials said he was planning to carry out terror strikes in the country. Shah has been brought to Delhi on transit remand and would be produced at the Patiala House court today.