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Monday, May 17, 2021



Karnataka Covid Wrap: State reports 38,603 new cases, 476 deaths; expert panel to study black fungus infections

May 17, 2021 10:20 pm

Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa has asked Covid patients to make use of the triaging centres in the city to avail medical treatment before going to hospitals.

‘Good work team’: Officials rescue elephant calf stuck in mud puddle in Bandipur Reserve

May 17, 2021 2:28 pm

In the video, the female elephant calf can be seen rolling from side to side, in an attempt to heave itself up. As the calf soon exhausts itself, trying to get out of the slush, the forest officials intervene and bring in an excavator to help the calf. 

Cyclone Tauktae: All nine crew from Coromondel Supporter rescued

May 17, 2021 2:09 pm

While speedboats of Indian Coast Guard Ship Varaha rescued five, Indian Navy’s IN-702 airlifted four.

Karnataka Bengaluru Live Updates: State reports 31,531 fresh cases, 8344 from Bengaluru Urban alone

May 17, 2021 7:55 am

Karnataka Bengaluru Coronavirus (Covid-19) Latest News Live Updates: A total of over 2,78,79,697 samples have been tested so far out of which 1,13,219 were tested Sunday.

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

May 17, 2021 7:27 am

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.

Karnataka Covid-19 wrap: State records 31,531 fresh cases as testing dips

May 17, 2021 7:20 am

Karnataka Health Minister K Sudhakar announced that the state-run Bowring Hospital in Bengaluru will begin treatment of mucormycosis on a pilot basis.

Cyclone Tauktae: 4 killed in Karnataka, at least 98 villages affected

May 17, 2021 7:25 am

The Karnataka State Disaster Management Authority has asked fishermen not to venture out into the sea for the next five days.

To breathe easy, use NIV instead of HFNO to conserve Oxygen stock, Karnataka Govt urges hospitals

May 17, 2021 7:26 am

The move to reduce usage of high flow oxygen machines to support the breathing of patients is a shift from a policy that was followed in the first wave of the Covid 19 crisis in the country where ventilator usage was advised only as an ultimate resort on account of poor outcomes.

Daily Covid-19 infections in Karnataka see a drop, along with testing numbers

May 17, 2021 7:27 am

However, a closer look at the health bulletins shared by the Karnataka Health and Family Welfare Department indicate that the total number of samples tested has also seen a visible drop during the last fortnight.

Karnataka: Task force recommends mandatory institutional quarantine in rural, slum areas

May 16, 2021 6:12 am

A meeting of the task force, headed by deputy chief minister C N Ashwathnarayan, on Saturday made the decision.


Karnataka DTE April-May exam result declared, websites to check

June 21, 2019 8:07 pm

Karnataka DTE April-May exam result 2019: Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) Karnataka has declared the results of the diploma examinations conducted in April and May 2019. The candidates can check the result on the official websites — and

Voting ends for second phase of Lok Sabha elections

April 19, 2019 9:49 am

Polling was held in 38 seats in Tamil Nadu, 14 seats in Karnataka, 10 in Maharashtra, eight in Uttar Pradesh, five each in Assam, Bihar and Odisha, three each in Chhattisgarh and West Bengal, two in Jammu and Kashmir and one seat each in Manipur and Puducherry.

Karnataka Election 2018 through EP Unny's cartoons

May 16, 2018 6:23 pm

The high-voltage Karnataka assembly elections are over. EP Unny captures the different moods of the campaign through his cartoons. Let's have a look at some of them.

Karnataka Election Results 2018: Congress offers support to JD(S) to form government

May 15, 2018 5:15 pm

Even though most exit polls predicted a hung assembly, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is set to form the government in Karnataka with a simple majority, handing out a severe drubbing to the ruling Congress and relegating the Janata Dal (Secular) to the third spot.

Karnataka elections 2018: High-voltage poll campaigning ends, voting on May 12

May 10, 2018 7:29 pm

The high-pitched election campaign for the Karnataka Assembly polls concluded at 5 pm on May 10 as political parties held multiple rallies in their last attempt to woo voters.

Ranji Trophy: Karnataka end 15-year title drought

February 03, 2014 8:42 am

Karnataka end 15-year title drought to claim seventh Ranji Trophy with outright win over Maharashtra in final.


Kannur International Airport Set to Take Flight

June 22, 2020 6:08 pm

Kannur International Airport (KIAL), the fourth in Kerala, will be dedicated to the nation on December 9. The airport will offer better access to travellers from north Kerala and parts of Karnataka like Coorg.

RSS to ABVP to BJP, Ananth Kumar stayed relevant from Vajpayee’s party to Modi’s cabinet

June 22, 2020 6:11 pm

Ananth Kumar passed away on Monday morning due to pancreatic cancer. Through the years, he has managed to be one of the men that found a place in Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s cabinet in NDA-I to NDA-II under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Man throws paper bag at Karnataka CM protesting caste bias

February 21, 2016 2:09 pm

Bengaluru, Feb 21 (ANI): A man threw a paper bag at Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah during a function at Ravindra Kalakshetra, protesting caste bias on Sunday. The man was arrested immediately after the incident. The security officials present at the spot found that the paper bag was filled with chocolates.

Belgaum: One dead, several injured in LPG cylinder blast

February 16, 2016 4:12 pm

Karnataka, Feb 16 (ANI): At least one person was killed and several others injured after a LPG cylinder went off in Belgaum district of Karnataka on Tuesday. Fire tenders have rushed to the spot to douse the flame.

Mysuru is India's cleanest city

February 15, 2016 1:38 pm

New Delhi, Feb 15 (ANI): Union Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu announced top ten cities in the order of merit as per the Swachh Sarvekshan commissioned across 75 cities. This is to promote a healthy spirit of competition among the cities. He announced Mysore, Karnataka, as the cleanest city in the country and the other nine cities were Chandigarh, Tiruchirapalli, New Delhi Municipal Council, Visakhapatnam, Surat, Rajkot, Gangtok, Pimpri Chindwad, and Greater Mumbai. Cities with over 10 lakh population were surveyed to check how clean or filthy they were. The Swachh Sarvekshan website has been launched.

Last rites of Hanamanthappa performed with full state honours

February 12, 2016 9:26 am

Dharwad, Feb 12 (ANI): Last rites of Lance Naik Hanamanthappa Koppad, who passed away on Thursday morning, were performed with full state honours, including a 21-gun salute, in his hometown Dharwad of Karnataka on Friday. Hanamanthappa was rescued alive from under 35 feet of snow six days after his post in Siachen was hit by a glacier.

Tributes paid to Lance Naik Hanamanthappa in Hubli

February 12, 2016 5:40 am

Hubli (Karnataka), Feb 12 (ANI): People paid their last respects to Lance Naik Hanamanthappa at the Nehru stadium in Hubli district of Karnataka on Friday. The mortal remains of Lance Naik Hanamanthappa have been kept for public viewing. The last rites of Hanamanthappa will be performed in his home town Dharwad in Karnataka later in the day.

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.