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Covid-19: JSW Steel cluster in Karnataka breaches 500 mark

BENGALURU, July 8 -- At least 500 covid-19 cases have been reported in the campus of JSW Steel Ltd, India's second largest private steel maker, in Ballari district of Karnataka making it one of the bi... Read More


Active number of covid-19 cases in Karnataka breaches 15,000-mark

Bengaluru, July 7 -- The total number of active cases in Karnataka on Tuesday stood at 15,297. With 1,498 new covid-19 cases getting reported in the state in the 24 hours until 5 pm on Tuesday, taking... Read More


Fearing covid, Kodagu orders closure of tourist accommodation in district

New Delhi, July 7 -- The Kodagu administration on Tuesday ordered the closure of all resorts, hotels, and homestays in the district to discourage tourists from flocking to this coffee-growing region p... Read More


Covid-19: Karnataka steps up contact tracing efforts

BENGALURU, July 7 -- The Karnataka government on Tuesday said it is augmenting its contact tracing exercise to help contain the rapid spread of covid-19. T.M. Vijay Bhaskar, Karnataka chief secretary... Read More


Covid-19: Bengaluru breaches 10,000-mark as 981 test positive

Bengaluru, July 6 -- The surge of covid-19 cases in Bengaluru continued as 981 persons tested positive on Monday that takes the total beyond the 10,000 mark in India's technology capital. The total n... Read More


Karnataka govt issues notice to Apollo Hospitals for overcharging for Covid-19 test

Bengaluru, July 6 -- The Karnataka government on Monday issued a notice to Apollo Hospitals for allegedly overcharging for a Covid-19 test in Bengaluru. The director of the National Health Mission in... Read More


Record 1235 test positive in Bengaluru, total across Karnataka breaches 23,000 mark

New Delhi, July 5 -- The total number of covid-19 in Bengaluru rose to 9,580 as a record 1235 persons tested positive in the 24 hours until 5 pm, on Sunday. This takes the number of active cases in B... Read More


Covid-19: Karnataka govt develops software to manage shortage of hospital beds

BENGALURU, July 5 -- As Bengaluru faces a sharp surge in covid-19 cases, the Karnataka government is hoping that a software developed in-house will ease the city's hospital bed allotment challenges. ... Read More


Bengaluru reports 1,172 new Covid-19 cases in a day; 33-hour lockdown in Karnataka

Bengaluru, July 4 -- Bengaluru confirmed 1,172 new covid-19 cases and 24 out of the total 42 deaths reported across Karnataka, in the 24 hours until 5 pm on Saturday. Total number of cases in Karnata... Read More


IT firms slashing jobs despite Centre, Karnataka govt advisory: Employee union

BENGALURU, July 4 -- A trade union of information technology (IT) and IT-enabled services employees in the city has claimed that the sector has been slashing jobs and resorting to pay cuts since May. ... Read More