COVID-19

CFTRI provides two PCR equipment to hasten COVID-19 testing
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CFTRI provides two PCR equipment to hasten COVID-19 testing

April 6, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: The Mysuru-based CSIR-Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI) is joining hands with the District Administration in combating the spread of COVID-19 by making available equipment needed for testing of samples.   COVID-19 infection is at present detected by a very sophisticated and precise technique called Real Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) method which requires extraction…

Jubilant Generics not to open until Corona enquiry is completed: Nanjangud MLA
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Jubilant Generics not to open until Corona enquiry is completed: Nanjangud MLA

April 6, 2020

Nanjangud: Even as Nanjangud’s Jubilant Generics COVID-19 cluster cases have become a cause of grave concern in Mysuru district, Nanjangud MLA B. Harshavardhan said that the Pharmaceutical Unit will not be allowed to re-open until full contact-tracing and enquiry into the origin of the infection is completed. Speaking to presspersons here yesterday, Harshavardhan said that the…

Revision classes for SSLC students before exam: Minister
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Revision classes for SSLC students before exam: Minister

April 6, 2020

Chamarajanagar:  With the SSLC exam that was scheduled to commence from Mar.27 postponed due to COVID-19 lockdown, Primary and Secondary Education Minister S. Suresh Kumar said that a week-long revision classes will be held for students ahead of the exam. Speaking to presspersons after visiting Punajanur Check Post on Karnataka-Tamil Nadu border on Sunday, Suresh…

‘Boby Heli Taxi’ to ferry patients from Kerala to Mangaluru
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‘Boby Heli Taxi’ to ferry patients from Kerala to Mangaluru

April 6, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: The 812-km run Unique World Record title holder Dr. Boby Chemmanur of Chemmanur Jewellers has donated one helicopter free of cost to the Government to transport COVID-19 patients from Kerala to Karnataka.  A communication sent to Kerala Chief Minister says that ‘Boby Heli Taxi’ will ferry patients from Kasargod in Kerala to Mangaluru in…

650 persons under Home Quarantine in Hunsur
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650 persons under Home Quarantine in Hunsur

April 6, 2020

Hunsur: With the Taluk Administration taking all measures to stop the spread of COVID-19, Taluk Health Officer Dr. Keerthikumar said that 650 persons are under Home Quarantine in Hunsur, including 14 from Nanjangud, out of which three are employees of Nanjangud’s Jubilant Generics. Pointing out that 350 employees of the Health Department, 218 ASHA workers,…

Lead, kindly Light…
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Lead, kindly Light…

April 6, 2020

A lady lighting the earthen lamps at her house in Mysuru last night expressing her support to the call given by PM Narendra Modi to switch off lights for 9 minutes from 9 pm onwards and light lamps or candles or to flash the mobile phone torch. Buddhisht Monks at Bylakuppe Tibetan Settlement show their…

COVID-19: Seven more positive cases today in Mysuru
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COVID-19: Seven more positive cases today in Mysuru

April 6, 2020

Mysuru/Mysore: Today, seven more people from Mysuru tested positive. As per the media bulletin released by the Health Department this afternoon, 20-year-old P154, contact of P104 (brother), 37-year-old P155, 57-year-old P156 and 22-year-old P157 with a history of travel to Delhi, 26-year-old P158 (details yet to receive), 32-year-old P159 (female), Jubilant Pharmaceutical Company worker as…

Coronavirus hits MCC Property Tax collection
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Coronavirus hits MCC Property Tax collection

April 5, 2020

All Zonal Offices closed due to lockdown; no revenue generation since Mar. 25 No five percent rebate and no online tax payment facility until further notice Mysore/Mysuru: Amidst reports that India’s real estate market will see a significant price correction — prices may come down by 10 percent to 30 percent — for the first…

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