Bengaluru violence: SDPI offices raided

Posted on Tue, 01 Sep 2020 19:24:08 IST - bangalore

Searches were carried out at three offices of the Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI) here by the Central Crime Branch (CCB) on Tuesday in connection with the case relating to the Bengaluru violence, police said.

Tusker found dead in Subrahmanya, tusks intact

Posted on Tue, 01 Sep 2020 19:18:44 IST - bangalore

A male elephant that entered the agriculture field of a farmer at Subrahmanya in Dakshina Kannada district, was found dead on Tuesday.

8 biodiversity parks planned at 2 of biggest lakes

Posted on Tue, 01 Sep 2020 07:55:52 IST - bangalore

(This story originally appeared in BangaloreMirror on September 1, 2020)

K'taka min KS Eshwarappa tests +ve for Covid

Posted on Tue, 01 Sep 2020 18:50:13 IST - bangalore

Karnataka rural development and panchayat raj minister K S Eshwarappa on Tuesday said he has tested positive for Covid-19 and has been admitted to hospital on doctor's advice.

Krishna Raja Market opens after 15-day closure

Posted on Tue, 01 Sep 2020 13:58:41 IST - bangalore

K'taka: Pubs, bars open with 50% seating capacity

Posted on Tue, 01 Sep 2020 07:13:58 IST - bangalore

After more than five months, pubs, clubs, bars and restaurants in Karnataka will reopen for dine-in service from Tuesday with seating capacity capped at 50% and strict observation of distancing norms.

Mysuru has highest Covid +vity rate in K'taka

Posted on Tue, 01 Sep 2020 04:57:00 IST - bangalore

According to the state Covid-19 war room data, between August 23 and 29, the positivity rate, which is the number of positive cases per 100 tests, in the district was at 31.7%, which is the highest in the state. None of the other districts breached the 30% mark. Gadag with a positivity rate of 23.7% is at second place.

B'luru: Parking set to go smart on 10 CBD roads

Posted on Tue, 01 Sep 2020 04:30:00 IST - bangalore

Motorists’ wait for smart parking is set to end in a month. BBMP has decided to implement the system on 85 roads with a special focus on Central Business District (CBD). To begin with, 10 roads are being equipped with the facility.

Rain damage: Central team to visit Karnataka

Posted on Tue, 01 Sep 2020 09:47:23 IST - bangalore

The Centre has formed a five-member team to assess the damage caused by floods, landslides and the recent heavy rain in 13 districts of Karnataka.

No side-effects, four Covaxin volunteers healthy

Posted on Tue, 01 Sep 2020 06:16:19 IST - bangalore

In a promising sign for trials of the indigenous Covaxin, four volunteers who were administered shots last month have shown no side-effects and remain healthy. The booster shots, developed by Bharat Biotech, were given to volunteers at Jeevan Rekha hospital here that was chosen for human clinical trials by the ICMR.

K'taka: Pubs, bars prepare for business as usual

Posted on Tue, 01 Sep 2020 04:41:00 IST - bangalore

With the government finally allowing F&B establishments to serve liquor, the sector, one of the worst hit by the pandemic, let out a collective sigh of relief

B'luru: Strict vigil planned as KR Mkt to reopen

Posted on Tue, 01 Sep 2020 09:26:17 IST - bangalore

BBMP commissioner N Manjunatha Prasad and other officials visited Kalasipalayam and KR Market on Monday, the eve of the reopening of the two markets, to review preparations and safety measures that have been put in place. Guidelines issued for operating the markets say wearing of masks and social distancing are mandatory.