Coronavirus warriors honoured in Bengaluru
Karnataka Primary and Secondary Education Minister Suresh Kumar on Sunday honoured the Covid-19 frontline warriors including sanitation workers, home guards, police and Asha workers for their service in Bengaluru.
The ceremony was held at Rajajinagar area where Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) Commissioner Anil Kumar and Police Commissioner Bhaskar Rao were also present.
There are a total of 847 Covid-19 cases in Karnataka so far, including 405 discharged and 31 deaths, the state health bulletin said on Sunday.
According to the Union Health Ministry, the country has recorded 62,939 cases, including 19,358 cured and 2,109 deaths so far.
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- There are just four entry points connecting Kerala and the coastal districts of Karnataka and are always busy due to daily trips by truck and bus drivers as well as students who live across the borders.
- Parents and private schools have locked horns after schools resisted the Karnataka government order, saying that they have to pay their staff despite loss of income due to Covid-19.
- The Karnataka Police had begun a state-wide crackdown on illegal explosives after a blast in Shivamogga, chief minister BS Yediyurappa’s home constituency
- Villagers felt the vibrations from the explosion even a kilometre away
- Delhi judge Dharmender Rana's order said "the offence of sedition cannot be invoked to minister to the wounded vanity of the governments'.
- Karnataka says it does not want a situation like that in Maharashtra, where cases are on the rise and fresh curbs have been introduced in a few pockets to stop the infection from spreading.
- Two Karnataka ministers, CC Patil and Murugesh Nirani, who belong to the sub-sect of the Lingayat community, hit out at the backers of an ongoing campaign by Panchamasalis for 2A category reservation status
- The Marathi speaking people in the region have sought the inclusion of Belagavi, Karwar, Balki, Bidar and Nipani with Maharashtra.