Tag: Bengaluru

Vaccination in Bengaluru: Karnataka striving to make Bengaluru first metro to completely vaccinate eligible population

Karnataka Health Minister K Sudhakar on Monday said the government is aiming to make Bengaluru the first metro city in India to completely vaccinate all...

Will contest next assembly polls from Badami: Siddaramaiah

Amid continued speculation about the constituency from where he will contest the 2023 assembly polls, senior Congress leader Siddaramaiah on Tuesday reaffirmed he will contest...

FDA to add warning about rare heart inflammation to Pfizer, Moderna vaccines

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Wednesday it plans to move quickly to add a warning about rare cases of heart inflammation in...

Euro Cup: Germany complete incredible comeback to stun defending champions Portugal 4-2

Three-times European champions Germany shrugged off their opening game loss and announced their arrival as serious contenders at Euro 2020 with an emphatic 4-2 win...

Instamojo: Instamojo forays into e-commerce sector, aims at powering 100k DTC brands by year-end

BENGALURU: In a recent development, Instamojo announced its entry into the e-commerce space with the launch of its new platform enabling small businesses and DTC...

Coronavirus surge in rural Karnataka triggers stigma, suicides

(This story originally appeared in on Jun 06, 2021) Mahadevappa, 46, a small farmer, had been living happily with his family in Mookahalli, Chamarajanagar district,...

While the millions of people who made it successful suffered, IPL remained detached from the ground reality

Some things can never go together. Like celebration and mourning. From the day its 14th edition began on April 9, the Indian Premier League (IPL)...

Karnataka oxygen crisis: Oxygen crisis deepens in Karnataka with hospitals flagging concern over supply

Oxygen crisis deepened in certain parts of Karnataka, including the state capital with hospitals openly raising concern over the gap in oxygen supply. The development...

Hospitals and nursing homes look to hire more contractual workers to manage the surge in Covid-19 patients

As the surge in Covid-19 infections shows no signs of abating, leading hospitals in the metros are finding their resources stretched and the resultant chaos...

Karnataka minister indicates strict COVID control measures, concedes shortage of ICU beds in Bengaluru

As the government holds crucial meetings, amid a spike in COVID cases in the state, Karnataka Health Minister K Sudhakar on Monday, indicating tough control...

Handloom workers’ woes loom large in saree hub Santipur

“Who will buy the sarees I make,” is a question that Haridas Basak (87) repeatedly asks as he works in a dimly lit room with...

India’s first AC railway terminal to function soon, says Union Minister Piyush Goyal

The country’s first centralised air-conditioned railway terminal in Bengaluru would be operational soon, Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said on Saturday. “Named after one of...

Export development centres in Karnataka to help craftsmen access e-marketplace

Karnataka is setting up export development centres in five districts to enable local artisans access overseas buyers for their craft through ecommerce platforms. The industries...

HAL hands over ALHs to Indian Navy and Coast Guard; LUH Army Variant receives IOC

Bengaluru: State-run aerospace behemoth Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd () on Friday said it has handed over three Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH Mk III) to the Indian...

View: Greening public transport is absolutely necessary; Budget allocation to tackle air pollution is a start

Is Rs 2.6 trillion a big sum? It’s 1.4% of GDP and more than the central Budget for any sector, except defence. Therefore air pollution,...

In a first, Tata to build military aircraft in India as it acquires IP rights

New Delhi: In a first for the industry, the Tata Group will develop and manufacture a military aircraft in India, having acquired intellectual property rights...

Iran expected to participate at IOR Defence Minister’s conclave at AeroIndia

NEW DELHI: Iran is likely to be among a number of regional countries that will take part in the first of its kind conclave of...

Bengaluru has eight ministers, but there’s none to take care of India’s tech capital

BENGALURU: Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa not assigning heavy portfolios of Bengaluru affairs and energy department has not gone down well with sections of investors, citizens...

Mindtree Q3 results: Net profit rises 66% to Rs 326.5 crore

L&T group IT firm Mindtree’s net profit rose 65.7% to Rs 326.5 crore, while revenues came in at Rs 2,023.7 crore in the quarter ended...

Post Trump’s Twitter ouster, experts ask platforms for consistency in enforcing policies

NEW DELHI | BENGALURU: Social media platforms have been urged to apply their policies consistently across the world, in light of the recent ban on...

Bengaluru retains top position in commercial space as city registers highest office leasing deals

Bengaluru: Bengaluru retained its premier position in the commercial space as the city registered the highest office leasing volume in the country in the second...

India rehearses for massive coronavirus vaccination drive; Harsh Vardhan assures people on safety of vaccine

As it came closer to the roll-out of the first COVID-19 vaccine, India held a dry run by all states and union territories on Saturday...

New Year gift to Karnataka: Centre clears Rs 1702 cr for Tumakuru industrial node

The Centre has approved funding support of Rs 1702 crore to Karnataka to develop Tumakuru node as the next big industrial hub in what top...

Home loan ticket size up to over Rs 26 lakh in 2020 on incentives, non-metro demand growth: Report

New Delhi: The average home loan ticket size increased to over Rs 26 lakh in 2020 despite the pandemic as Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY),...

SC stays criminal proceedings against former Wipro chairman Azim Premji and others

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday stayed criminal proceedings against former chairman of Wipro, Azim Premji, and his wife on their plea seeking quashing...