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Karnataka crosses 2,000 covid-19 cases mark as 130 test positive Sunday

Bengaluru, May 24 -- Karnataka confirmed 130 covid-19 positive cases on Sunday that takes the total number of cases in the state to 2089. From averaging about 20 days to double the number of cases in... Read More


Karnataka increases daily work hours to help industries

Bengaluru, May 22 -- The Karnataka government on Friday allowed an increase of working hours from eight to 10 hours for factories, as part of its plan to amend labour laws and resurrect businesses in ... Read More


Covid-19 case count rises by 138 in Karnataka

Bengaluru, May 22 -- Karnataka confirmed 138 covid-19 positive cases on Friday, that takes the total number of active cases to 1104 in the state. The sharp spike in numbers comes even as the B.S.Yedi... Read More


Lockdown easing: Karnataka resumes intra-state trains even as covid cases jump

BENGALURU, May 22 -- The first intra-state train service between Bengaluru and Belagavi commenced on Friday in line with the easing of lockdown restrictions in Karnataka. The train will ferry at leas... Read More


143 new covid-19 cases in Karnataka, 992 active cases in state

New Delhi, May 21 -- Karnataka confirmed 143 covid-19 cases on Thursday, the number of active cases in the state to 992. The state has seen a sudden spurt in cases after inter-state train services we... Read More


Huawei offers to train 2,000 students in new technologies, partner with Karnataka on other projects

Bengaluru, May 21 -- Chinese technology giant Huawei has offered to train 2,000 diploma and engineering students in Karnataka to help enhance their skills in areas like artificial intelligence and oth... Read More


67 new covid-19 cases in Karnataka, one more fatality

New Delhi, May 20 -- Karnataka confirmed 67 covid-19 positive cases in the state that takes the total to 1462. A 43-year old male with from Bengaluru with travel history to Tamil Nadu succumbed to th... Read More


Opening up public transport triggers mass intra-state migrant movement, raising fears of virus spread

New Delhi, May 20 -- Resumption of public transport within states has triggered a surge in movement of migrant workers, adding to fears that many of them returning to their home districts could potent... Read More


Wait for Shramik trains prolongs pain for migrant workers in Bengaluru

Bengaluru, May 20 -- Quttubuddin Khan and two of his friends from South 24 Parganas district in West Bengal, are down to their last Rs.700. This is all that remains of the Rs.1500 they made after sell... Read More


Biggest single-day spike of new Covid-19 cases in Karnataka; Mandya new hotspot

Bengaluru, May 19 -- The sugarcane growing region of Mandya, about a 100 kms from Bengaluru, accounted for 71 out of the total 149 Covid-19 positive cases reported in Karnataka on Tuesday. This is the... Read More