Tag: Karnataka

Basavaraj Bommai to take over as Karnataka chief minister on Wednesday

Basavaraj Bommai (61), home & law minister in the outgoing Cabinet, will take over as Karnataka‘s new chief minister on Wednesday after the BJP legislature...

Stalin rejects BSY’s request to let Karnataka build dam across Cauvery

Tamil Nadu chief minister MK Stalin on Sunday rejected his Karnataka counterpart BS Yediyurappa‘s request for cooperation for the building of Mekedatu reservoir across the...

Do not doubt the dose: Why some are saying no to vaccines

Vaccines have always met the wall of hesitancy although over time that hurdle has become easier to surmount. When India’s efforts to eradicate smallpox through...

Yamaha looks to capitalise on preference for personal mobility post-COVID; to press ahead with retail expansion

Japanese two-wheeler major Yamaha is seeking to leverage on the ‘drastic shift’ in consumer behaviour, with preference for personal mobility over public transportation brought about...

Karnataka to set up system at dams to get real-time water data, which will help Maharashtra: Jayant Patil

Maharashtra minister Jayant Patil on Saturday said the Karnataka government has decided to set up real-time data acquisition system (RTDAS) at its Almatti and Narayanpur...

‘Industrial symbiosis saves the environment and India is a world leader in such sustainability’

Marian Chertow teaches industrial environmental management at Yale University. Speaking to Srijana Mitra Das, she discusses industrial symbiosis, its environmental and economic benefits — and...

Lockdown to continue in 11 districts, some relaxations in rest of the state: Karnataka CM

COVID-19 induced lockdown measures will continue in 11 districts of Karnataka which have a high positivity rate till June 21, while some relaxations will be...

Tamil Nadu cancels 12th class board exams, CM Stalin asks PM Modi to cancel NEET

The Tamil Nadu government on Saturday announced cancellation of class 12 state board examinations and said a committee would be set up to decide on...

Tesla steps up senior recruitment in India amid push into one of world’s biggest emerging car markets

Tesla Inc. has begun recruiting for leadership and senior level roles in India, according to a person familiar with the matter, as it gears up...

CM Yediyurappa to decide on lockdown extension in Karnataka, may toe Centre’s line

Indicating that the lockdown to contain Covid in the State may be extended till June 30 as was directed by the Centre, Karnataka Minister Basavaraj...

residential property prices: Residential prices remain stable across top markets

Residential prices in the majority of India’s residential markets have remained stagnant in the past few years. In Q1 2021, prices remained largely stagnant when...

India virus death toll passes 300,000, 3rd highest in world

India crossed another grim milestone Monday of more than 300,000 people lost to the coronavirus as a devastating surge of new infections that exploded with...

Delivered nearly 14,500 tonnes of medical oxygen to various states so far: Railways

The Railways has delivered nearly 14,500 tonnes of liquid medical oxygen in over 884 tankers to various states since it started its operation, the national...

Cascade of rare complications deepen India’s coronavirus misery

Rare, life-threatening Covid-19 complications appear to be escalating in India, creating a fresh wave of critical medical challenges in a country that has already seen...

Western coast may face first cyclone of the year next week, specific prediction is expected by Friday | India News

NEW DELHI: India’s western coast may witness the first cyclonic storm of the year by Sunday with India meteorological department (IMD) on Tuesday predicting its...

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...