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The BBMP commissioner was also directed to set up more number of wholesale vegetable markets to avoid crowds in large markets across the city.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

Karnataka witnesses biggest single-day jump in Covid-19 cases; state tally at 11,923

Hindustan Times, Karnataka | By Venkatesha Babu
PUBLISHED ON JUN 27, 2020 10:25 PM IST
The meeting also decided that all government offices would be closed on Saturdays too starting July 10. From Monday – 29 June – onwards it also preponed the night curfew with it being now in force from 8 pm to 5 am.
At present, railways is running 15 pairs of premium Rajdhani trains connecting Delhi with different parts of the country and 100 pairs of long-distance trains, which began on June 1(HT Photo)
At present, railways is running 15 pairs of premium Rajdhani trains connecting Delhi with different parts of the country and 100 pairs of long-distance trains, which began on June 1(HT Photo)

Migrants returning from Bihar, UP shows economic activity on rise: Railways

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anisha Dutta| Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi
UPDATED ON JUN 26, 2020 10:10 PM IST
Most special trains from states like Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal to cities like Mumbai, Ahmedabad and Bangalore are running on 100% occupancy over the next four days, the data showed.
Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa categorically ruled out a further lockdown despite the growing number of coronavirus cases in both the city and state.(PTI PHOTO.)
Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa categorically ruled out a further lockdown despite the growing number of coronavirus cases in both the city and state.(PTI PHOTO.)

Economy equally important, no further lockdown, says Karnataka CM Yediyurappa

Hindustan Times, Bengaluru | By Venkatesha Babu | Edited by Sohini Sarkar
UPDATED ON JUN 26, 2020 08:51 PM IST
Karnataka has been seeing a sharp rise in Covid-19 cases and on Friday too, 445 new Covid-19 positive cases were recorded taking the total to more than 11,000 cases even as 180 people till now have died due to the infection.
The company said it has also extended all necessary support to the infected employees for medical treatment as well as quarantine procedures.(REUTERS)
The company said it has also extended all necessary support to the infected employees for medical treatment as well as quarantine procedures.(REUTERS)

Two Toyota Kirloskar employees at Bidadi plant test positive for Covid-19

Bengaluru | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON JUN 18, 2020 02:18 PM IST
The automaker, which had resumed production at the plant on May 26 after weeks coronavirus-led lockdown, has again temporarily suspended operations at the facility due to the confirmed cases.
Till Friday, the state had a total of 6,516 positive cases including 2,995 active cases with 79 deaths and 3,440 people being discharged so far.(ANI PHOTO.)
Till Friday, the state had a total of 6,516 positive cases including 2,995 active cases with 79 deaths and 3,440 people being discharged so far.(ANI PHOTO.)

Karnataka may adopt Delhi model of treatment as Covid-19 cases continue to surge

Hindustan Times, Bengaluru | By Venkatesha Babu | Edited by Sohini Sarkar
UPDATED ON JUN 12, 2020 11:11 PM IST
A senior health department official said that the state government was examining the Delhi model of providing treatment and quarantining at home for asymptomatic patients who are not suffering from any other serious health issues.
The 2011 Census recorded 65 million slum dwellers, of which one-third resided in slums that did not exist on any government record(HTPHOTO)
The 2011 Census recorded 65 million slum dwellers, of which one-third resided in slums that did not exist on any government record(HTPHOTO)

Covid-19: Formalise urban slums for long-term resilience

By Shreya Deb
UPDATED ON JUN 07, 2020 01:38 PM IST
Ahmedabad’s Slum Networking Project is a good example. Initiated in 1995, it introduced a no-eviction guarantee to the city’s slum residents for a period of 10 years. This encouraged investments in last-mile sanitation infrastructure
With the rising number of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases in Delhi, the Union health ministry came up with guidelines for home isolation at the end of April. Photo by Keshav Singh/Hindustan Times
With the rising number of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases in Delhi, the Union health ministry came up with guidelines for home isolation at the end of April. Photo by Keshav Singh/Hindustan Times

Delhi home isolation cases monitored from Bangalore

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anonna Dutt and Abhishek Dey
UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2020 12:29 AM IST
Initially, district officials called those under home isolation in their areas each day to check on their health. To ease their workload, the Delhi government contracted the Bangalore-based home healthcare company Portea Medical on April 30.
On Thursday, the state government had appealed to the civil aviation ministry to reduce the number of incoming flights into the state – from coronavirus hotspots like Maharashtra, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, Rajasthan so as to ease the pressure on the institutional quarantine mechanism.(PTI PHOTO.)
On Thursday, the state government had appealed to the civil aviation ministry to reduce the number of incoming flights into the state – from coronavirus hotspots like Maharashtra, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, Rajasthan so as to ease the pressure on the institutional quarantine mechanism.(PTI PHOTO.)

Karnataka sees biggest single-day spike with 248 new Covid-19 cases

Hindustan Times, Bengaluru | By Venkatesha Babu | Edited by Sohini Sarkar
UPDATED ON MAY 29, 2020 10:36 PM IST
This biggest single-day spike of cases takes the total Covid-19 positive cases in the state to 2,781 of which 1,837 are active cases and 894 people have been discharged.
The operating crew has been home quarantined for 14 days and we are in the process of notifying other passengers as per government guidelines, an IndiGo spokesperson said. (Image used for representation).(AFP PHOTO.)
The operating crew has been home quarantined for 14 days and we are in the process of notifying other passengers as per government guidelines, an IndiGo spokesperson said. (Image used for representation).(AFP PHOTO.)

IndiGo passenger who travelled on flight from Bengaluru tests Covid-19 positive

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Sohini Sarkar
UPDATED ON MAY 28, 2020 05:30 PM IST
The airline said that the infected passenger observed all precautionary measures including face mask, face shield and gloves, like other passengers on-board the aircraft.
The Post Graduation Diploma in Management (PGDM) course is offered to focus on innovative and experiential learning and is equivalent to an MBA programme. The(GGDSD College)
The Post Graduation Diploma in Management (PGDM) course is offered to focus on innovative and experiential learning and is equivalent to an MBA programme. The(GGDSD College)

GGDSD College, Chandigarh launches an innovative and experiential-learning

By Brand Post
UPDATED ON MAY 25, 2020 10:38 AM IST
With the vision of dissemination of value-based management education for grooming future leaders, the society under the approval of AICTE, has introduced PML SD Business School in the heart of Chandigarh.
‘Our New Earth’ is a one-stop resource containing verified content and medical inputs that will help individuals to function constructively in the New Normal as lock-down starts easing across geographies.(Business Wire India)
‘Our New Earth’ is a one-stop resource containing verified content and medical inputs that will help individuals to function constructively in the New Normal as lock-down starts easing across geographies.(Business Wire India)

Aster DM Healthcare launches ‘Our New Earth’ microsite to coach people to transition to the new normal living post lockdown

UPDATED ON MAY 21, 2020 04:12 PM IST
The microsite is a health, wellness and development focused ‘Guide On The New Normal’ to coach people to allow them to thrive in this new style of living with a focus on the different roles they play within a society for the self, for the parent in you, the employers/ business owners as well as the employee.
Doping, conceptual illustration.(Getty Images/Science Photo Libra)
Doping, conceptual illustration.(Getty Images/Science Photo Libra)

NADA to prioritise testing of Tokyo Olympics probables

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Navneet Singh
UPDATED ON MAY 08, 2020 07:46 PM IST
This revised testing programme will be based on intelligent testing protocols and will focus on detecting doping during what has now been a long ‘off-season’.
The health ministry expects testing to cross 100,000 tests a day next week, up from 5,580 a day on April 1.(HT Photo)
The health ministry expects testing to cross 100,000 tests a day next week, up from 5,580 a day on April 1.(HT Photo)

1 million tested for Covid in India; 10k recover

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sanchita Sharma
UPDATED ON MAY 03, 2020 05:11 PM IST
On Friday, India tested 74,507 samples, of which around 85% of the tests were done at government labs using the Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR), which is the only diagnostic test for Covid-19 approved by the World Health Organization.
Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa has said that at present there are no plans to allow malls, hotels or movie theatres to start functioning, but hinted that the state government would await the Centre’s directives in this regard before taking a final decision.(PTI PHOTO.)
Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa has said that at present there are no plans to allow malls, hotels or movie theatres to start functioning, but hinted that the state government would await the Centre’s directives in this regard before taking a final decision.(PTI PHOTO.)

In Karnataka, industries outside containment zones to start from May 4: Yediyurappa

Hindustan Times, Bengaluru | By Venkatesha Babu
UPDATED ON APR 30, 2020 09:26 PM IST
On allowing economic activities in Bangalore which continues to be a red zone district with nearly 24 containment zones, the CM struck a more cautious note saying that while cases have been coming down for the last 2-3 days, they will wait for a few more days to take a final decision in this regard.
FAC has considered granting forest clearance to the Etalin hydropower project at a meeting last Thursday; the minutes of the meeting are yet to be released.(Chintan Sheth)
FAC has considered granting forest clearance to the Etalin hydropower project at a meeting last Thursday; the minutes of the meeting are yet to be released.(Chintan Sheth)

Scrap Dibang Valley project: Activists

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Jayashree Nandi
UPDATED ON APR 30, 2020 11:04 AM IST
Conservation India, a non-profit website on wildlife and nature conservation, sent a memorandum with 4,305 signatures to the ministry, asking it to deny environmental clearance for the project.
Rajnath Singh praised the efforts of DPSUs in coming out with new products to fight Covid-19 and also the assistance provided by them to the local administration.(HT Photo)
Rajnath Singh praised the efforts of DPSUs in coming out with new products to fight Covid-19 and also the assistance provided by them to the local administration.(HT Photo)

OFBs, DPSUs told to ramp up output after lockdown

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 29, 2020 12:04 AM IST
Rajnath Singh said such plans were necessary to ramp up production and compensate for the time lost due to the Covid-19 outbreak. Singh spoke to top officials of the OFB and DPSUs, via video conference, and reviewed operational plans as well as their contribution to the fight against the pandemic.
The state count of 315 cases also includes 82 people who have recovered and been discharged.(ANI PHOTO.)
The state count of 315 cases also includes 82 people who have recovered and been discharged.(ANI PHOTO.)

Karnataka registers sharp spike with 36 new Covid-19 cases in 24 hours

Hindustan Times, Bengaluru | By Venkatesha Babu
UPDATED ON APR 16, 2020 07:34 PM IST
Admitting that in spite of the best efforts of the administration a 100 per cent lockdown had not succeeded, Kumar pointed out how Vijayapura which did not have a single case till four days back now had 17 cases.
Hundreds of soldiers, who have finished their training at key centres such as Bengaluru, Secunderabad, Gopalpur and Belgaum, need to be moved for their deployment. (Photo by Diwakar Prasad/ Hindustan Times)
Hundreds of soldiers, who have finished their training at key centres such as Bengaluru, Secunderabad, Gopalpur and Belgaum, need to be moved for their deployment. (Photo by Diwakar Prasad/ Hindustan Times)

Hundreds of soldiers to take special trains for border duty amid lockdown

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anisha Dutta & Rahul Singh
UPDATED ON APR 16, 2020 02:48 PM IST
The Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has approved the running of two special trains for security forces, the officials said.

Podcast: Author Madhuri Vijay on Her Award-Winning Book, “The Far Field”

By Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON MAR 25, 2020 07:40 AM IST
In the wake of her mother’s untimely death, a young woman from Bangalore--born into a life of privilege--drops everything and travels to the opposite end of India--to the state of Jammu and Kashmir--to search for a long-lost figure from her childhood--an enigmatic Kashmiri man named Bashir Ahmed.
A file photo of Royal Challengers Bangalore.(PTI)
A file photo of Royal Challengers Bangalore.(PTI)

Royal Challengers Bangalore training camp deferred until further notice amid Coronavirus scare

Bengaluru | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON MAR 16, 2020 05:54 PM IST
With the Indian Premier League (IPL) being postponed till April 15 due to the coronavirus outbreak, Chennai’s date with MS Dhoni was cut short as the captain of Chennai Super Kings (CSK) left the base amid huge fanfare.
TM Krishna
TM Krishna

‘Caste gets into every nook and corner of relationships’

Mumbai | By Sanskrita Bharadwaj
UPDATED ON MAR 12, 2020 05:04 PM IST
TM Krishna tries to understand class divide and oppression in his new book and aims to become an ‘enabler for conversation’ between both sides
Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore.(Mint file)
Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore.(Mint file)

Coronavirus outbreak: IIM-Bangalore postpones convocation

Bengaluru | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON MAR 11, 2020 09:14 AM IST
In February, the institute announced that Tata Sons Executive Chairman N. Chandrasekaran would be the chief guest at the 45th IIM-B convocation.
AB de Villiers, Sadhguru(HT Collage)
AB de Villiers, Sadhguru(HT Collage)

‘A chat with a wise man from India’: AB de Villiers engages in conversation with Sadhguru

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 10, 2020 04:33 PM IST
Sadhguru also informed that he is planning to visit South Africa in April 2020 and this interaction with de Villiers would have given more publicity to the event.
The minister’s confirmation came hours after the leak of an internal mail to a school headmistress which went viral where a parent had written saying that he had tested positive and his child would not attend school as the family had been quarantined. (Image used for representation).(HT PHOTO.)
The minister’s confirmation came hours after the leak of an internal mail to a school headmistress which went viral where a parent had written saying that he had tested positive and his child would not attend school as the family had been quarantined. (Image used for representation).(HT PHOTO.)

Karnataka confirms first positive case of coronavirus

Hindustan Times, Bengaluru | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 09, 2020 10:07 PM IST
About 2,666 people are suspected to have come in primary and secondary contact with this techie between March 1 to 4 and the government said efforts are on to trace them including those who travelled with him on the Emirates flight.
City Police Commissioner Bhaskar Rao also clarified about the incident . Police presence has been stepped up in and around the area to ensure no untoward incident.(GETTY IMAGES.)
City Police Commissioner Bhaskar Rao also clarified about the incident . Police presence has been stepped up in and around the area to ensure no untoward incident.(GETTY IMAGES.)

Rag picker loses limb due to minor chemical blast in Bangalore

Hindustan Times, Bengaluru | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 08, 2020 10:37 PM IST
The police rushed to the spot and cordoned off the area. The bomb disposal squad also arrived and investigated the entire incident.
A file photo of Taniya Bhatia.(Twitter)
A file photo of Taniya Bhatia.(Twitter)

Taniya Bhatia - Behind the stumps, a ‘pocket dynamite’

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Shalini Gupta
UPDATED ON FEB 29, 2020 02:03 AM IST
Taniya Bhatia has been even more lethal in her partnership with spinner Poonam Yadav—the leggie using flight and guile to beat batsmen, with Bhatia doing the rest.
SAP has said two of its employees in Bengaluru have tested positive for H1N1 virus(HT Photo)
SAP has said two of its employees in Bengaluru have tested positive for H1N1 virus(HT Photo)

Two employees test positive for H1N1 virus, Bengaluru, 2 other offices closed temporarily: SAP India

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON FEB 20, 2020 11:18 PM IST
The employees based in these locations have been asked to work from home, the German tech giant said in a statement.
HT Image
HT Image

Times higher education Rankings: PU slips 16 notches, overall score improves

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Dar Ovais, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON FEB 20, 2020 12:51 AM IST
From rank 150 in 2019, the university has slipped to 166 in 2020. The varsity continued to slide for the third consecutive year
ExdionPOD is the answer to insurers’ primary concerns of scale and complexity when it comes to automating their policy checking and renewal processes.(Business Wire India)
ExdionPOD is the answer to insurers’ primary concerns of scale and complexity when it comes to automating their policy checking and renewal processes.(Business Wire India)

CIAB picks ExdionPOD as a top Insurtech solution for helping brokers automate policy checking and issuance

UPDATED ON FEB 17, 2020 02:36 PM IST
ExdionPOD is an AI powered comprehensive platform designed to enhance the insurers’ overall efficiency when it comes to policy issuance.
File image of RCB players celebrating after taking a wicket.(PTI)
File image of RCB players celebrating after taking a wicket.(PTI)

IPL 2020: Royal Challengers Bangalore full fixture, complete schedule

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 16, 2020 01:39 PM IST
IPL 2020: The 13th season of cash-rich league will begin on March 29 with the defending champions Mumbai Indians facing 2019 runner-up Chennai Super Kings at the Wankhede Stadium.
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