Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Mithali Raj joins fight against COVID-19 with Rs 10 lakh donation

Bengaluru |Tuesday, 2020 3:15:06 AM IST
Indian womens team ODI captain and veteran Mithali Raj has pledged to donate Rs 10 lakh for the fight against coronavirus. Mithali has decided to give Rs 5 lakh to the Prime Ministers Fund and 5 lakh to the Chief Ministers Assistance Fund of the Telangana... read..

Unacademy acquires online learning platform Kreatryx

Bengaluru |Tuesday, 2020 3:45:05 AM IST
Leading online learning platform Unacademy on Monday announced it has acquired Kreatryx, a popular online preparation platform for Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) and Engineering Services Examination (ESE), in a cash and stock deal.... read..

7 more corona positive cases in Karnataka

Bengaluru |Monday, 2020 2:45:05 AM IST
The Karnataka government confirmed seven more positive corona cases, raising the total cases to 83, an official said on Sunday.... read..

Coffee Day gets first tranche of Rs 2,000 crore after disinvestment in GV Techparks

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | March 30, 2020 11:41:30 AM IST
Coffee Day Enterprises Ltd (CDEL) has received the first tranche of Rs 2,000 crore following disinvestment of Global Village Techparks to repay debts following the death of its founder V G Siddhartha.... read..

ABB's power grid business announces listing of Indian arm on BSE, NSE

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | March 30, 2020 1:41:28 PM IST
The Indian arm of ABB's power grid business on Monday formally announced its listing on the BSE Ltd and the National Stock Exchange (NSE) of India Ltd as ABB Power Products and Systems India Ltd.... read..

Lockdown : Karnataka brought back over 2000 labourers working in Maharashtra

Belgaum (Karnataka) | March 30, 2020 8:41:29 AM IST
As many as 2442 labourers hailing from Karnataka have been brought back in 62 buses by the State government from Maharashtra on Sunday, in the backdrop of nation-wide lockdown following COVID-19 outbreak.... read..

5 new cases of COVID-19 in K'taka, tally reaches 88

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | March 30, 2020 7:41:32 PM IST
The total number of COVID-19 cases in Karnataka has climbed to 88 on Sunday after five more persons tested positive for the lethal infection.... read..

Strides announces successful completion of US FDA inspection at flagship facility

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | March 30, 2020 11:11:38 AM IST
Strides Pharma Science Ltd said on Monday it has received the establishment inspection report (EIR) conducted by the US Food and Drug Administration last month at the company's flagship facility.... read..

Labour shortage in lockdown hits harvesting in Karnataka

Bengaluru |Monday, 2020 7:15:05 PM IST
The sudden nationwide 21-day lockdown since March 25 to contain coronavirus spread has stalled harvesting in Karnataka due to labour shortage and a host of other problems.... read..

Those under home quarantine in K'taka directed to send selfies in every 1 hour

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | March 30, 2020 11:41:30 PM IST
Persons under home quarantine are directed to send their selfies to the Karnataka government in every one hour, failing which they will be shifted to the state quarantine centres, said Medical Education Minister Dr K Sudhakar on Monday.... read..

Ending of lockdown depends on how everyone follows it, says Yediyurappa

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | March 30, 2020 8:11:32 PM IST
Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Monday appealed to people to strictly follow the restrictions in the state, saying that the ending of 21-day nationwide lockdown imposed to contain COVID-19 depends on how the public adheres to the rules.... read..

COVID-19: Karnataka trade body sets up task force

Bengaluru |Monday, 2020 8:45:05 PM IST
The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Karnataka chapter has set up a task force to work with the government to help prevent the spread of coronavirus.... read..

HAL pledges over Rs 26 crores to PM-CARES Fund to fight COVID19

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | March 30, 2020 9:11:29 PM IST
Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) on Monday pledged over 26 crore for PM-CARES Fund to help the country combat coronavirus.... read..

10 persons arrested after they escaped from home quartine in Bengaluru

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | March 30, 2020 9:41:38 PM IST
Ten persons who were under home quarantine in Bengaluru and had escaped to their native places, were arrested on Monday.... read..

ISL: Paartalu signs fresh two-year deal with Bengaluru FC

Bengaluru |Monday, 2020 7:15:05 PM IST
Midfielder Erik Paartalu has put pen to paper in a new two-year deal that keeps him with Bengaluru FC till end of the 2021-22 season, the Indian Super League (ISL) club announced on Monday.... read..

COVID-19 : Army distributes food packets, essential items in Bengaluru

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | March 29, 2020 7:41:43 PM IST
Army personnel on Sunday distributed food packets and other essential items to the needy and sprayed Calcium Hypochlorite solution in Koramangala and Vanarpet areas amid the coronavirus lockdown.... read..

Hanuma Vihari admits having cheat meals during COVID-19 lockdown

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | March 29, 2020 4:11:37 PM IST
As the whole country has been sent into lockdown as a precautionary measure against COVID-19, Indian batsman Hanuma Vihari on Sunday accepted that he is having some cheat meals these days as he spends some time away from the game.... read..

Seven new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Karnataka

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | March 29, 2020 9:41:51 PM IST
Seven new COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in Karnataka since Saturday 5 pm to 2 pm on Sunday.... read..

Karnataka State Cricket Association pledges Rs 1 cr to combat COVID-19

Karnataka | March 29, 2020 3:11:29 PM IST
Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA) has pledged a sum of Rs 50 Lakhs each to Central government and the state government in a bid to help them fight coronavirus.... read..

120 vehicles seized in Kalaburagi for violating lockdown orders

Kalaburagi (Karnataka) | March 29, 2020 11:11:48 PM IST
A total of 120 vehicles were seized here on Sunday for violating the lockdown orders.... read..

74 positive cases of COVID-19 in Karnataka

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | March 28, 2020 5:11:45 PM IST
Karnataka has reported 10 new positive cases of COVID-19 between 5 pm yesterday and 8 am today, taking the tally to 74 in the state.... read..

Defying social distancing norms, residents assemble to buy essentials in K'taka

Gadag (Karnataka) | March 28, 2020 3:11:32 PM IST
At a time when the adminsitration is insisting on social diatancing due to COVID-19 outbreak, scores of people gathered in large numbers at an Agricultural Produce Market Committee (APMC) market in Gadag district to buy essential commodities.... read..

Covid-19 to help OTT audio platforms increase revenue

Bengaluru |Saturday, 2020 1:45:05 AM IST
With most of the people now staying at home due to the nationwide lockdown currently in force to counter the spread of Covid-19, the over-the-top (OTT) audio platforms may see rise in their revenues, a report said on Friday.... read..

Appalling to see migrant workers plight: Shivakumar appeals authorities to arrange transport facilities

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | March 28, 2020 1:41:39 PM IST
Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) chief DK Shivakumar on Saturday appealed to the authorities to arrange transport for migrant workers, stating that it is appalling to see their plight as they are walking hundreds of kilometres to their villages... read..

Third Covid-19 death, 7 more positive cases in Karnataka

Bengaluru |Saturday, 2020 1:15:06 AM IST
Karnataka recorded third Covid-19 death and seven new positive cases, which have taken the state's total to 62, an official said on Friday.... read..

Karnataka sees third Covid-19 fatality, cases rise to 64 (Lead)

Bengaluru |Saturday, 2020 4:45:05 AM IST
Karnataka recorded its third Covid-19 death and nine more positive cases, raising the state's total to 64, an official said on Friday.... read..

Infosys sacks techie for coronavirus prank on Twitter

Bengaluru |Saturday, 2020 4:45:05 AM IST
Global software major Infosys on Friday sacked a techie for an inappropriate tweet amid Coronavirus contagion.... read..

COVID-19 lockdown: RSS Swayamsevaks distributes essential groceries in Bengaluru

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | March 28, 2020 5:41:29 PM IST
Essential grocery items are being distributed to the needy by RSS Swayamsevaks in Vasantpur, Majestic, Hebbal, Thyagaraja Nagar and other areas of Bengaluru, amid countrywide lockdown in wake of COVID-19.... read..

Paes to perform 'live workout' with doubles partner Ebden

Bengaluru |Saturday, 2020 9:15:05 PM IST
Indian tennis great Leander Paes will be doing a live workout with his doubles partner Matthew Ebden on Saturday on his Twitter handle. Paes tweeted a video earlier in the day in which he made the announcement.... read..

Infosys sacks employee over 'spread the virus' post, Bengaluru Police files case against him

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | March 28, 2020 12:11:30 PM IST
A case has been registered against an Infosys employee in Bengaluru for a shocking social media post urging people to "go out and sneeze" and spread the highly contagious COVID-19 virus that has infected over 800 people across the country and claimed 19 l... read..

Stimulating immune responses in early stages of COVID-19 may hold key to its effective treatment

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | March 28, 2020 10:11:29 AM IST
Sun Tsu, in 'The Art of War' speaks of a skilful general who can subdue his enemy without any fighting. This constitutes the ultimate triumph which is referred to as stratagem. Today, we would need one such when we are faced with the '21-day corona challe... read..

COVID-19: Test opener Mayank turns 'chef'

Bengaluru |Saturday, 2020 11:15:05 PM IST
The 21-day lockdown due to the coronavirus outbreak in the country has seen the Indian cricketers also stay indoors -- a rarity thanks to the busy international calendar these days. And while the likes of Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan are busy helping t... read..

10 new COVID-19 positive cases in Karnataka

Bengaluru |Saturday, 2020 10:45:05 PM IST
Karnataka recorded 10 new positive COVID-19 cases, raising the total to 74, an official said on Saturday.... read..

Covid-19 test now available on Practo for Rs 4,500

Bengaluru |Saturday, 2020 9:45:05 PM IST
Leading digital healthcare platform Practo on Saturday said it has partnered with diagnostic lab chain Thyrocare to conduct Covid-19 detection tests authorised by the government and the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).... read..

76 COVID-19 positive cases in Karnataka

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | March 28, 2020 9:11:41 PM IST
Karnataka reported a total of 76 COVID-19 positive cases including 3 deaths, informed Karnataka government on Saturday.... read..

Coronavirus : Karnataka govt launches food helpline number

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | March 28, 2020 9:11:36 PM IST
Karnataka government on Saturday launched a food helpline number --155214-- for the labourers who have been affected due to lockdown imposed by the central government to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.... read..

Injecting cytokines to reactivate immune system could be useful in treating COVID19 patients, says Bengaluru doctor

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | March 27, 2020 8:11:43 PM IST
Oncologist Dr. Vishal Rao, HCG Hospital Bengaluru on Friday said that human body cells release interferon chemical to kill viruses but it cannot be released by cells in the case of COVID-19 cases, leading to weak immune system. However, a therapy of speci... read..

COVID-19 patient passes away in Tumakuru, Karnataka

Tumakuru (Karnataka) | March 27, 2020 2:41:30 PM IST
A 65-year-old man who had tested positive for Coronavirus passed away in Tumakuru, Dr K Rakesh Kumar, Deputy Commissioner Tumakuru, Karnataka said on Friday.... read..

Had never imagined seeing 'a packed stadium' for women's WC finals: Mithali Raj

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | March 27, 2020 3:41:49 PM IST
Women's ODI skipper Mithali Raj has said that she never imagined seeing a stadium packed to the rafters for the finals of Women's World Cup.... read..

One more person tests COVID-19 positive in Karnataka

Mangaluru (Karnataka) | March 27, 2020 10:41:39 PM IST
One more person was found to be coronavirus positive in Mangaluru on Friday. He had arrived from Dubai on March 21 to Bengaluru airport.... read..

43 per cent SMBs to carry out remote hiring: Indeed survey

Bengaluru | March 27, 2020 10:41:27 PM IST
As more people begin to work from home and traditional workspaces are shifting to remote working, businesses are now preparing for the new norm and readying to tweak their HR policies, including the way they hire new talents.... read..

COVID-19: Third death reported in Karnataka

Bengaluru |Friday, 2020 8:45:05 PM IST
A 60-year-old man from Tumkur district succumbed to COVID-19, taking the number of deaths due to coronavirus to three in Karnataka, an official said on Friday.... read..

Bengaluru e-tailers can deliver essentials during lockdown: Police

Bengaluru |Friday, 2020 1:45:05 AM IST
The city police permitted e-tailers to deliver groceries, medicines and other essentials with permission, a top official said on Thursday.... read..

COVID-19: Wipro techies self-quarantine after foreign trips

Bengaluru |Friday, 2020 6:45:05 PM IST
Global software major Wipro's techies have gone into 14-day self-quarantine on return from overseas assignments as a precautionary measure against the spread of coronavirus, an official said on Friday.... read..

TCS World 10K Bengaluru race postponed due to coronavirus

Bengaluru (Karnataka) | March 26, 2020 4:41:46 PM IST
The 13th edition of the Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) World 10K Bengaluru race has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.... read..

Karnataka warns landlords not to evict health workers

Bengaluru |Thursday, 2020 6:15:06 PM IST
Karnataka government warned all landlords not to evict tenants from the healthcare industry, in the wake of rising Coronavirus pandemic, a top official said on Thursday.... read..

Karnataka warns landlords not to evict healthcare workers (Lead)

Bengaluru |Thursday, 2020 6:45:06 PM IST
Karnataka government warned all landlords not to evict tenants from the healthcare industry, in the wake of the increasing coronavirus spread, a top official said on Thursday.... read..

Most Indian businesses pivoting in response to pandemic: Survey

Bengaluru |Thursday, 2020 9:15:05 PM IST
Overall 64 per cent of Indian businesses are ready or getting ready to meet the new workplace demands in the wake of new coronavirus pandemic and are leveraging collaboration tech tools to ensure uninterrupted work, a new survey by leading job portal Inde... read..

Karnataka grocers, supermarkets to operate 24x7

Bengaluru |Thursday, 2020 9:15:05 PM IST
Grocers and supermarkets can stay open 24 hours a day for business across Karnataka despite the lockdown, a top official said on Thursday.... read..

10 new Covid-19 cases in Karnataka, 8 of them in Bengaluru

Bengaluru |Thursday, 2020 3:45:05 AM IST
Ten more people, including eight in the state capital, tested positive for coronavirus in Karnataka, raising the state's total to 51, said an official here on Wednesday.... read..

70-year-old woman succumbs to COVID-19 in Karnataka (Lead)

Bengaluru |Thursday, 2020 9:15:05 PM IST
A 70-year-old woman with travel history to Saudi Arabia succumbed to COVID-19 on Tuesday evening in the city, emerging as Karnataka's second COVID-19 death, an official said on Thursday.... read..
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