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    Karnataka government panel to analyse long-term effects of Covid-19

    Amid reports of Covid-19 survivors coming down with post-recovery complications, the government said it will assemble a special technical committee of medical experts to examine the long-term effects of the disease. The announcement was made on Sunday by Minister for Medical Education Dr. K Sudhakar who tweeted, 'We will evaluate those who had mild and severe symptoms special to...

    • 11 hrs ago
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    Karnataka records 60k cases in a week; 1-yr-old girl dies of Covid-19

    Over the last week, the state has registered 60,192 Covid-19 cases, out of which 8,191 were reported on Sunday. The highest concentration of Sunday's cases is 3,332 in Bengaluru Urban, which nevertheless amounts to 41% of the cases. The rest of the day's caseload was strewn across the state's 28 remaining districts, with the next highest numbers being in Mysuru (481),...

    • 12 hrs ago
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    Three die in rain-related incidents

    Moderate to heavy rain continued to lash several parts of the Kalyana Karnataka and Mumbai Karnataka regions. Three people, including two boys, died in separate rain-related incidents in Belagavi and Bidar districts. A bike rider was swept away when he tried to cross an overflowing stream in Aland taluk on Sunday. The deceased has been identified as Beershetty Bodhanawadi (28) of Srichand village in the taluk....

    • 13 hrs ago
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    CM Yediyurappa takes stock of flood situation; red alert till Tuesday

    Very heavy rainfall pounded parts of Karnataka on Sunday, causing flooding in the Udupi district and pushing National Disaster Response Force for rescue efforts. Heavy showers, which triggered landslides in Malnad and coastal districts, is expected to continue till Tuesday. Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa, who took stock of the rain situation in the state, directed officials...

    • 13 hrs ago
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    Post-Covid-19 care yet to gain steam as woes worsen for survivors

    The problem of Covid-19 survivors exhibiting extended symptoms is worsening by the day, but post-Covid therapies have not yet taken off on a large scale. In discussions held last week, the government was told about survivors exhibiting a range of extended symptoms and medical health issues, but a protocol to tackle these cases is not in place, medical experts said. For latest...

    • 13 hrs ago
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    Shrinking forests diminishing rivers in Uttara Kannada districts: Study

    A study by the Indian Institute of Science has found that the proportion of evergreen forests in the Uttara Kannada district has declined from 56.07% to 24.85% in four decades, leading to a deficit of water in rivers. Led by TV Ramachandra of IISc's Energy and Wetland Research Group, four researchers, studied the land use in Uttara Kannada district between 1973 and 2018 to...

    • 13 hrs ago
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    'Opportunistic party' remark: HD Kumaraswamy hits out at Siddaramaiah

    JD(S) leader H D Kumaraswamy described former CM Siddaramaiah's brand of politics as "chameleon politics", after the latter accused JD(S) of being an opportunistic party. "Siddaramaih, who jumped to Congress to satisfy his lust for power has revealed the true color of his chameleon politics by calling JD(S) an opportunistic party," he said in a tweet....

    • 13 hrs ago
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    Media ran campaign against Kumaraswamy government, says HD Deve Gowda

    Media ran a campaign against Kumaraswamy when he was the Chief Minister of Karnataka, former Prime Minister H D Deve Gowda said on Sunday. "Media did not co-operate with the government when Kumaraswamy was the CM. They run a campaign against the government. Media called H D Revanna as Super CM " Gowda told reporters in Delhi. "After Kumaraswamy met Chief...

    • 16 hrs ago
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    Law students move HC against webinar based public hearing on 8-lane peripheral road in Bengaluru

    Three law students have challenged before the Karnataka High Court a proposed webinar-based public hearings on September 23 by State pollution control Board and Bangalore Development Authority on the eight-lane peripheral road, saying it was "illegal, arbitrary and malafide". P B Shashaankh and Pratik Kumar from Jindal Law School and...

    • 16 hrs ago
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    Drugs case: Man held for possessing narcotic in Bengaluru

    The Central Crime Branch, probing the drug abuse in Kannada film industry, has detained a man here and seized some narcotic substances from him, police said on Sunday. "In the drug case registered at the Cottonpet police station, during investigations the name of Srinivas Subramanian had come up. CCB detained him on Saturday," a release said. Police seized 13 ecstasy tablets,...

    • 17 hrs ago

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