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Zika virus is a vector-borne disease and is carried usually by the day-biting mosquito called Aedes Aegypti.(Reuters | Representational image)

Karnataka steps up vigilance on borders with Kerala over the surge in Zika virus

By hindustantimes.com, Bengaluru
PUBLISHED ON JUL 16, 2021 11:13 PM IST
Dr. Rajendra K V, deputy commissioner of Dakshina Kannada, instructed the officials to screen as many people entering Karnataka from Kerala for fever and other symptoms that the Zika virus manifests.
BJP’s Karnataka unit chief Nalin Kumar Kateel is the MP from Dakshina Kannada seat.(TWITTER.)
BJP’s Karnataka unit chief Nalin Kumar Kateel is the MP from Dakshina Kannada seat.(TWITTER.)

Karnataka BJP chief Nalin Kumar Kateel tests positive for Covid-19

Hindustan Times, Bengaluru | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 31, 2020 06:01 AM IST
His counterpart, Congress President of Karnataka DK Shivakumar is also in hospital after testing positive for Covid-19.
Karnataka has so far reported 47,253 positive Covid-19 cases, including 27,859 active cases and 18,466 recoveries.(PTI file photo)
Karnataka has so far reported 47,253 positive Covid-19 cases, including 27,859 active cases and 18,466 recoveries.(PTI file photo)

Dakshina Kannada observes Covid lockdown, relaxation from 8-11 am for essentials

Dakshina Kannada | By Asian News International| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal
UPDATED ON JUL 16, 2020 12:56 PM IST
The week-long total shutdown came into effect in the Karnataka’s Dakshina Kannada district from 8 pm on July 15 till 5 am on July 22.
Senthil, deputy commissioner of Karnataka’s Dakshina Kannada district, announced his resignation on Friday.(HT image)
Senthil, deputy commissioner of Karnataka’s Dakshina Kannada district, announced his resignation on Friday.(HT image)

Quit due to Article 370 move, says IAS from Karnataka

Bengaluru | By Vikram Gopal
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2019 07:36 AM IST
Senthil, a 2009 batch IAS officer who belongs to Tamil Nadu, said in the interview that he had always been a keen observer of politics.
Sasikanth Senthil said his conscience was not in sync with what is happening in the country.(ANI PHOTO)
Sasikanth Senthil said his conscience was not in sync with what is happening in the country.(ANI PHOTO)

‘There is a clear fascist onslaught’, says Sasikanth Senthil who quit IAS

Hindustan Times, Bengaluru | By Vikram Gopal
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2019 06:15 PM IST
Sasikanth Senthil said he could not sit in the bureaucracy and continue to watch people become hyper nationalists who could not encourage intellectual debate .
An engineering graduate from Tamil Nadu, Senthil is posted as the deputy commissioner of Dakshina Kannada district.(ANI Photo)
An engineering graduate from Tamil Nadu, Senthil is posted as the deputy commissioner of Dakshina Kannada district.(ANI Photo)

Karnataka IAS officer resigns, says continuing in job would be unethical

UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2019 02:56 PM IST
S Sasikanth Senthil, a 2009 batch Indian Administrative Service officer, is the second to announce his decision to exit the bureaucracy over the last month.
Prasad claimed the five youths had raped the girl and one of the accused had recorded the video.(AFP)
Prasad claimed the five youths had raped the girl and one of the accused had recorded the video.(AFP)

Five held for raping, filming college girl in Karnataka

Hindustan Times, Bengaluru | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 04, 2019 09:28 AM IST
The police on Wednesday registered a case against the five accused, including a college student, before arresting them.
In 2019, BJP’s Nalin Kumar Kateel won by a margin of close to 1.5 lakh votes and he defeated the Congress candidate Janardhana Poojary.(Hindustan Times)
In 2019, BJP’s Nalin Kumar Kateel won by a margin of close to 1.5 lakh votes and he defeated the Congress candidate Janardhana Poojary.(Hindustan Times)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Dakshina Kannada constituency in Karnataka

Hindustan Times | By HTC
UPDATED ON APR 12, 2019 05:02 PM IST
Karnataka’s 28 parliamentary seats will go to polls in two phases on April 18 and 23.
Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy’s son Nikhil Kumar on Monday confirmed that he will contest from the Mandya constituency in the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.(AP)
Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy’s son Nikhil Kumar on Monday confirmed that he will contest from the Mandya constituency in the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.(AP)

HD Kumaraswamy’s son Nikhil Kumar to contest Lok Sabha polls from Mandya

Hindustan Times, Bengaluru | By Vikram Gopal
UPDATED ON MAR 04, 2019 11:48 PM IST
Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy’s son Nikhil Kumar on Monday confirmed that he will contest from the Mandya constituency in the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.
With Karnataka’s reservoirs in the Cauvery basin filled to capacity due to the bountiful rains over two months, the incessant rains now are causing rivers to overflow.(ANI/Twitter)
With Karnataka’s reservoirs in the Cauvery basin filled to capacity due to the bountiful rains over two months, the incessant rains now are causing rivers to overflow.(ANI/Twitter)

Heavy rain pounds Karnataka, flood alert in affected districts

Bengaluru | By Indo Asian News Service
PUBLISHED ON AUG 15, 2018 09:46 PM IST
CM Kumaraswamy ordered preventive steps to avoid mishaps and inconvenience to the public due to floods and landslides.
Gauri Lankesh was gunned down by motorcycle-borne assailants outside her house in Bengaluru on September 5, 2017.(File Photo)
Gauri Lankesh was gunned down by motorcycle-borne assailants outside her house in Bengaluru on September 5, 2017.(File Photo)

Gauri Lankesh murder case: SIT arrests goldsmith, incense stick maker

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Vikram Gopal
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2018 08:33 AM IST
With the arrest of the two people, in all nine people have been arrested in connection with the murder of Gauri Lankesh.
After the incessant rains that lashed till last week took a break, it poured again in the coastal regions of Karnataka on Tuesday.(PTI)
After the incessant rains that lashed till last week took a break, it poured again in the coastal regions of Karnataka on Tuesday.(PTI)

Heavy rains lash coastal Karnataka again, normal life disrupted

Indo-Asian News Service, Bengaluru | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUN 26, 2018 03:33 PM IST
The heavy rains in the coastal regions of Karnataka led to flooding of arterial roads and national highways in the cities and towns of the districts affecting vehicular movement.
A damaged road following heavy rains in Karnataka’s Dharwad on Sunday.(PTI Photo)
A damaged road following heavy rains in Karnataka’s Dharwad on Sunday.(PTI Photo)

Heavy rains lash Karnataka as monsoon advances, 104 deaths reported since April

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 11, 2018 07:59 PM IST
Heavy rains caused landslides near the hilly town of Yedakumeri in Hassan district. Weather office predicts heavy rain to continue through the week in coastal and south interior districts
Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy took stock of the situation in Dakshina Kannada due to heavy downpour.(ANI/Twitter)
Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy took stock of the situation in Dakshina Kannada due to heavy downpour.(ANI/Twitter)

Floods in Mangaluru as heavy rains lash Karnataka’s coastal districts

Press Trust of India, Mangaluru | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAY 29, 2018 11:41 PM IST
The heavy rains flooded most parts of the Mangaluru, leaving commuters stranded at many places.
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