Tag: Karnataka

Phase-3 vaccination: Over 86,000 received first dose on May 1

A total of 86,023 beneficiaries in the age group of 18-44 years received their first dose of COVID vaccine across 11 states on May 1,...

Karnataka draws up action plan, to use medicos to combat virus

With four lakh active COVID-19 cases in Karnataka, the State government on Saturday drew a detailed action plan to combat the pandemic. The action plan...

Over 14.19 crore Covid-19 vaccine doses administered in India | India News

NEW DELHI: The cumulative number of Covid-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed 14.19 crore as part of the world’s largest vaccination drive,...

COVID challenge bigger than last year, stop it from hitting villages: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said the COVID-19 challenge before the country now is bigger than the last year and called for making efforts...

Karnataka announces weekend curfew, bans non-essential activities

Karnataka on Tuesday announced stringent curbs across the state closing down all shopping malls, cinema halls, religious places, bars and entertainment, while permitting only essential...

Supreme Court sets up retired Judge led Committee to manage Gokarna temple | India News

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Monday appointed a committee headed by former apex court Judge BN Srikrishna to manage the ancient Gokarna Mahabaleshwar Temple...

Second wave of coronavirus in India: Top developments | India News

NEW DELHI: India on Sunday reported a surge of over 2.61 lakh cases, its highest daily count by far since the pandemic. The second wave...

10 states, including Maharashtra and UP, account for nearly 80 per cent of new Covid-19 cases | India News

NEW DELHI: Ten states comprising Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal have shown a steep rise...

Second wave dispersing to more states; MP, Punjab lagging behind in vaccination: Report | India News

MUMBAI: More Indian states are experiencing the ‘second wave’ of Covid-19 infections, while Madhya Pradesh and Punjab are “lagging behind” in vaccination, a report said...

Covid-19: Active cases cross 1 million, at all-time high now | India News

India now has more active cases of the coronavirus than at any other time since the beginning of the pandemic. The country’s active case count...

Karnataka RTC workers strike enters second day, bus services hit

Bus services remained hit across Karnataka for the second consecutive day on Thursday as drivers and conductors of road transport corporations continued their indefinite strike...

Harsh Vardhan lashes out at Maharashtra govt for saying vaccine supplies running low | India News

NEW DELHI: In a stinging attack on the Maharashtra government, Union health minister Harsh Vardhan on Wednesday slammed as “utterly baseless” its claims of a...

India becomes fastest COVID-19 vaccinating country in world, over 8.70 cr doses administered

In a significant development, India has surpassed the United States to become the fastest vaccinating country in the world with an average daily rate of...

Major reason for surge in cases is laxity in following Covid-appropriate behaviour: Union health minister Harsh Vardhan | India News

NEW DELHI: Union health minister Harsh Vardhan on Tuesday said one of the major reasons for the surge in cases was people becoming lax towards...

No relaxation in new COVID-19 guidelines: Karnataka Health Minister

Hinting at no relaxation in the new set of guidelines issued by the state government, amid pressure from various sectors, Karnataka Health Minister K Sudhakar...

Army to get 1st batch of women in its rank-and-file this year | India News

The Indian army will be inducting women in its rank-and-file for the first time in the coming weeks with the training of the first batch...

May not be new wave yet, vaccination plus Covid protocol key to quell surge in cases: Scientists | India News

NEW DELHI: With India recording the highest number of daily novel coronavirus cases in 83 days on Saturday, the country could be heading towards a...

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...

Six states contribute to 87 per cent of new Covid-19 cases in India | India News

NEW DELHI: The ministry of health and family welfare on Monday said six states in India continue to report an increased number of daily new...

More than 1.37 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses administered: Government

The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered to healthcare and frontline workers has crossed 1.37 crore in the country, the Union Health Ministry said...

Rakesh Tikait address ‘mahapanchayat’ at Kurukshetra, criticises PM’s remark on protesters | India News

KURUKSHETRA: Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait Tuesday criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi‘s ‘Andolan-jivi’ (professional protestors) remarks and asked if people like great freedom...

Daily Covid-19 deaths below 150 for last 10 days; no fatality in 17 states, UTs in a day | India News

NEW DELHI: India on Monday reported 84 fatalities as it continued to register less than 150 daily Covid-19 deaths for the last 10 days, while...

Amid Covid chaos, NRIs rush to buy homes in India

MUMBAI | BENGALURU: The global Indian is coming home — to a grand reception from home sellers. NRIs are scooping up properties in India with...

COVID-19: Active cases in India drop to 1.68 lakh, almost 80% of them from five states

NEW DELHI: India is at the fifth position globally in terms of the number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered within the country, while the total...

Tharoor and six journos now face FIRs in 5 states | India News

NEW DELHI/GURGAON/NOIDA/BENGALURU: A day after Congress MP Shashi Tharoor and six senior journalists, including Rajdeep Sardesai, were booked for sedition and other crimes at Noida’s...