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Bengaluru to convert stadiums, exhibition centres into covid care facilities

BENGALURU, June 17 -- The Karnataka government will convert stadiums, exhibition centres and other such large spaces in the city into covid- 19 facilities to quarantine asymptomatic patients. Kanteer... Read More


Eight more covid-19 related casualties in Karnataka

Bengaluru, June 17 -- Karnataka reported eight more covid-19 related casualties on Wednesday, that takes the total number of casualties to 106 in the state so far. This includes five casualties from ... Read More


Congress approves candidature of Hariprasad, Ahmed for Karnataka legislative council

Bengaluru, June 17 -- The Congress party on Wednesday approved the candidature of B.K.Hariprasad and Naseer Ahmed as its choice for the upcoming legislative council elections in Karnataka. The Congre... Read More


Karnataka: Seven covid-19 deaths, 317 new cases

Bengaluru, June 16 -- Karnataka reported seven more covid-19 related fatalities recording the highest single day increase in the state that takes the toll so far to 98. This includes five people from... Read More


Chennai to be under intense lockdown as covid cases rise

Bengaluru, June 16 -- Four districts in Tamil Nadu, including Chennai, will be under intense lockdown for 12 days, starting 19 June, to contain the spread of covid-19, chief minister Edappadi K. Palan... Read More


Karnataka to allow private hospitals to treat Covid-19 positive patients

Bengaluru, June 15 -- The Karnataka government on Monday said that it will allow private hospitals to treat Covid-19 persons to reduce the burden on government-run facilities amid a spike in positive ... Read More


Karnataka's Shivamogga airport to be completed in a year

BENGALURU, June 15 -- Karnataka chief minister BS Yediyurappa on Monday laid the foundation to start the construction of Shivamogga airport, about 300 km from the state's capital, Bengaluru. The Rs.2... Read More


Covid-19: 205 new cases and three more fatalities in Karnataka

Bengaluru, June 11 -- Karnataka reported 205 new Covid-19 cases on Thursday, taking its total tally to 6,245. Of these 205 fresh cases, 157 are those who came to Karnataka from other states, includin... Read More


Karnataka relaxes laws that restricted non-agriculturists from owning farm land

Bengaluru, June 11 -- The Karnataka government on Thursday said that it had approved to amend laws governing the purchase of agricultural land by non-agriculturists. Existing laws that came into forc... Read More


Karnataka lawmakers suggest extending ban on online classes till seventh grade

BENGALURU, June 11 -- The Karnataka government on Thursday said that several cabinet ministers had proposed extending the ban on online classes for students up to seventh grade. This comes a day afte... Read More