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Unvaccinated 30 Times More Prone To Land In ICU: Karnataka War Room Chief

Unvaccinated 30 Times More Prone To Land In ICU: Karnataka War Room Chief

Press Trust of India | Saturday January 08, 2022, Bengaluru

The Karnataka Covid war room analysis into the infections in the past seven days from January 1 to 7 has revealed that unvaccinated people are 30 times more likely to land in the Intensive Care Unit than the vaccinated, an official said on Saturday.

Congress' 'Walk For Water' March In Karnataka Today Amid Surge In Covid Cases

Congress' 'Walk For Water' March In Karnataka Today Amid Surge In Covid Cases

Press Trust of India | Saturday January 08, 2022, Bengaluru

Sticking to its stand despite surging COVID-19 cases, the Congress in Karnataka on Saturday decided to go ahead with its 'walk for water' march from Mekedatu in Ramanagara district to Bengaluru from Sunday

No Complete Lockdown In Kerala As Of Now, Says Health Minister

No Complete Lockdown In Kerala As Of Now, Says Health Minister

Press Trust of India | Saturday January 08, 2022, Thiruvananthapuram

Despite the rising number of COVID-19 cases and its new variant Omicron in the state, Health Minister Veena George on Saturday said as of now, there were no plans on part of the Kerala government to impose a full lockdown.

23.39% Pay Rise For Andhra Pradesh Government Staff, Retirement Age Up By 2 Years

23.39% Pay Rise For Andhra Pradesh Government Staff, Retirement Age Up By 2 Years

Press Trust of India | Friday January 07, 2022, Amaravati

The Andhra Pradesh government on Friday announced a wage enhancement for its employees with a fitment of 23.29 per cent while simultaneously increasing the retirement age from 60 to 62 years.

Kerala Reports 5,296 New Covid Cases, 189 Deaths

Kerala Reports 5,296 New Covid Cases, 189 Deaths

Press Trust of India | Friday January 07, 2022, Thiruvananthapuram

Kerala recorded 5,296 new positive cases and 189 COVID-19-related deaths on Friday, taking the total count to 52,64,235 and the death count to 49,305.

8,449 New Covid Cases In Karnataka In 24 Hours, 68% Higher Than Yesterday

8,449 New Covid Cases In Karnataka In 24 Hours, 68% Higher Than Yesterday

Edited by Sumana Nandy | Friday January 07, 2022, New Delhi

Karnataka today reported 8,449 fresh cases of coronavirus in 24 hours - 68 per cent more cases than yesterday. State capital Bengaluru alone accounted for 6,812 of the cases. On Wednesday, the state's cases doubled to 4,246 infections in 24 hours.

KCR's Party Suspends MLA's Son Accused Of Abetting Businessman's Suicide

KCR's Party Suspends MLA's Son Accused Of Abetting Businessman's Suicide

Press Trust of India | Friday January 07, 2022, Hyderabad

The Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) today suspended its member Vanama Raghavendra Rao, who has been accused of abetting the suicide of a businessman and his three family members in the state's Bhadradri-Kothagudem district, party sources said.

Baby Kidnapped By Woman Dressed As Nurse In Kerala, Recovered Within Hours

Baby Kidnapped By Woman Dressed As Nurse In Kerala, Recovered Within Hours

Press Trust of India | Thursday January 06, 2022, Kottayam

A newborn baby was kidnapped from the Medical College Hospital in Kottayam on Thursday afternoon by a woman dressed as a nurse, but the infant was traced within a few hours by the police and handed over to the mother.

Will Do My Best: Chief Minister To Andhra Government Staff Over Pay Revision

Will Do My Best: Chief Minister To Andhra Government Staff Over Pay Revision

Press Trust of India | Thursday January 06, 2022, Amaravati

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy told state employees not to have high expectations on wage revision but assured them that he would do "whatever I could do to the best of my ability".

Centre May Not Allow Kerala's New Rail Project, Says Metro Man E Sreedharan

Centre May Not Allow Kerala's New Rail Project, Says Metro Man E Sreedharan

Press Trust of India | Thursday January 06, 2022, Kochi/Malappuram

The Centre is unlikely to give its approval for the SilverLine Project in Kerala as there were lot of faults in it, Metroman E Sreedharan said on Thursday, even as Pinarayi Vijayan asserted that his government would not back down from.

Telangana BJP Chief Released From Jail After High Court Order

Telangana BJP Chief Released From Jail After High Court Order

Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 05, 2022, Hyderabad

BJP's Telangana unit president and MP Bandi Sanjay Kumar, who was arrested two days ago for alleged violation of COVID-19 prohibitory orders over a protest, walked out of the jail on Wednesday after the Telangana High Court ordered his release.

New Covid Cases In Karnataka Nearly Double In 24 Hours

New Covid Cases In Karnataka Nearly Double In 24 Hours

Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 05, 2022, Bengaluru

Fresh COVID-19 cases in Karnataka nearly doubled in 24 hours to 4,246 and reported two deaths on Wednesday, taking the count to 30,17,572 and the fatalities to 38,357.

Former Tamil Nadu Minister, 3 Others Arrested Over Job Scam

Former Tamil Nadu Minister, 3 Others Arrested Over Job Scam

Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 05, 2022, Virudhunagar (Tamil Nadu)

K T Rajenthra Bhalaji, former minister during the previous AIADMK regime, was arrested on Wednesday near Hosur in Krishnagiri district, police said.

31 Students In Karnataka Medical College Test Positive For Covid

31 Students In Karnataka Medical College Test Positive For Covid

Reported by Nehal Kidwai, Edited by Abhimanyu Kulkarni | Wednesday January 05, 2022, Bengaluru

Thirty-one students from a medical college in Karnataka's Bellari have tested positive for COVID-19 in the last three days.

Karnataka College Students Wear Saffron Scarves To Protest Against Hijab In Classroom

Karnataka College Students Wear Saffron Scarves To Protest Against Hijab In Classroom

Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 05, 2022, Chikkamagaluru

The management of a state-run degree college in Karnataka's Koppa is in a fix after a section of students came to college wearing saffron scarves protesting against the Muslim women allegedly attending classes with hijab.