COVID-19

Emergency Cabinet meet on lockdown exit strategy
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Emergency Cabinet meet on lockdown exit strategy

April 9, 2020

Ministers recommend extension of lockdown; State to follow Centre’s directive Bengaluru: The Karnataka Cabinet, in its emergency meeting held this morning,  discussed the report submitted by the Task Force led by Cardiologist Dr. Devi Shetty that has recommended continuation of lockdown measures in COVID-19 hotspots and closure of all educational institutions in State till May…

Drones handy for Police to catch lockdown flouters
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Drones handy for Police to catch lockdown flouters

April 9, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: They have been seen on the streets relentlessly seizing vehicles and grimly talking sense into compulsive lockdown violators. The Police in city have also started using a network of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs or drones) to track down lockdown flouters.  The drones are fitted with sirens, flashing lights and recorded messages warning people against…

Positive cases reach 5 in Mandya
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Positive cases reach 5 in Mandya

April 9, 2020

Mandya: Even as Malavalli taluk in Mandya district has been declared as a Containment Zone, another person, who is suspected to have had contact with those who had returned from the religious congregation in Delhi last month, tested positive on Wednesday.  Today, P185, a 32-year-old male (Co-passenger, Pharma company worker) from Mandya has tested positive …

Don’t need standing ovation: PM Modi appeals to India
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Don’t need standing ovation: PM Modi appeals to India

April 9, 2020

‘Honour me by feeding poor during COVID-19 crisis’ New Delhi: As uncertainty over the Coronavirus situation and the potential extension of the lockdown continues, Prime Minister Narendra Modi came on Twitter to dispel news around a certain appeal going viral. Taking a cue from the clapping and lights out campaigns, social media users have reportedly…

MLA G.T. Devegowda launches distribution of Ration Kits
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MLA G.T. Devegowda launches distribution of Ration Kits

April 9, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: With several people facing a lot of difficulty due to COVID-19 lockdown, Chamundeshwari MLA G.T. Devegowda (GTD) launched distribution of Ration Kits to poor families in his constituency who do not have any Ration Card, at MCDCC Bank premises on Ashoka Road on Tuesday. Speaking on the occasion, he said that the Coronavirus pandemic…

COVID-19: Two more test positive in Mysuru
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COVID-19: Two more test positive in Mysuru

April 9, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Two more persons from city — P183 and P184 — have tested positive, according to a press release from the State Government today. The total number of positive cases in the district has now risen to 36. P183 is a 55-year-old male [Contact of 104 & 159 (Father)] and P184 is a 68-year-old male…

PM to decide on lockdown only after Apr.11
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PM to decide on lockdown only after Apr.11

April 8, 2020

Modi holds meeting with Parliamentary Floor Leaders; To meet Chief Ministers via video conferencing on Saturday Karnataka Cabinet to meet tomorrow; One more COVID-19 death in Kalaburagi; State total death toll 5  New Delhi/Bengaluru: In what may hold many answers to possibility of an extension of the ongoing nationwide lockdown, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is…

MCC’s 5% Property Tax rebate extended up to May 31
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MCC’s 5% Property Tax rebate extended up to May 31

April 8, 2020

With the new order, tax payers can remit taxes once the lockdown ends  Mysore/Mysuru: The State Government has extended the five percent Property Tax rebate offered to taxpayers in the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) till May 31. The order was passed by B.B. Cauvery, Director, Directorate of Municipal Administration in Bengaluru yesterday.  Usually, the Government…

Women throng banks to avail Jan Dhan benefits
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Women throng banks to avail Jan Dhan benefits

April 8, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Though the District Administration has been appealing to the general public to stay indoors and maintain social distancing when they come out for purchasing groceries, vegetables etc., people seem to be keener on breaking the lockdown norms than protecting themselves from the COVID-19. Following National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) crediting Rs. 1,500 for…

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