Tag: COVID-19

More than 30,000 Health Workers strike work across State
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More than 30,000 Health Workers strike work across State

September 24, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Days after Doctors attached to the Health and Family Welfare Department staged a silent protest and succeeded in making the Government sanction Rs. 125 crore for a hike in their salaries, Contractual Health Workers of National Health Mission (NHM), under the banner of Karnataka State Health and Medical Education Department Contractual and Outsourced Employees…

Union Minister Suresh Angadi no more
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Union Minister Suresh Angadi no more

September 24, 2020

New Delhi: Union Minister of State for Railways Suresh Angadi died here yesterday following brief illness. He was 65.  He was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Sept. 11, where he breathed his last yesterday evening. Last rites were performed in Delhi in the presence of his family members, several…

Minister Dr. Sudhakar rules out fresh lockdown
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Minister Dr. Sudhakar rules out fresh lockdown

September 24, 2020

PM chairs high-level virtual meeting with CMs and Health Ministers of 7 States including Karnataka New Delhi: Even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi reportedly suggested seven States which are contributing 83 percent of COVID-19 deaths daily for fresh round of lockdown, Karnataka Government has denied any such suggestion and ruled out imposing lockdown again. Medical…

Government says no kickback in medical equipment purchase
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Government says no kickback in medical equipment purchase

September 24, 2020

Bengaluru: Medical Education Minister Dr. K. Sudhakar has ruled out any corruption in procurement of COVID-19 related medical equipment procurement and said there is no need for an investigation into it, as demanded by Opposition parties. Replying to allegations made by the Opposition members in the State Legislative Assembly here yesterday, Dr. Sudhakar said that…

Health care equipment donated
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Health care equipment donated

September 24, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: As part of its CSR activity, Rane (Madras) Ltd., Mysuru, donated health care equipment like Hematology Analyser (1 in number) and ECG Machines (2) to District Covid Hospital through Deputy Commissioner (DC) of Mysuru at his office recently. Speaking on the occasion, DC B. Sharat said: “Their social cause is commendable and appreciable.” D….

Centre, State completely failed in tackling COVID-19: Former MLA Vasu
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Centre, State completely failed in tackling COVID-19: Former MLA Vasu

September 23, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Accusing the Central and State Governments of failing to tackle COVID-19, former Congress MLA Vasu alleged that the State Government has failed to provide quality PPE kits to doctors who are engaged in the battle against the deadly virus. Addressing a press meet at Pathrakartara Bhavan here yesterday, Vasu contended that he had not…

Siddharamaiah demands judicial probe into medical equipment purchase scam
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Siddharamaiah demands judicial probe into medical equipment purchase scam

September 23, 2020

Bengaluru: Leader of the Opposition in the State Legislative Assembly Siddharamaiah has demanded a judicial probe into the alleged multi-crore scam in the purchase of COVID-19 equipment. Raising the issue under Rule 69 in the Assembly here yesterday, he claimed that the scam runs into several crores of rupees and the purchase lacked transparency. There…

Contract Health Workers to go on indefinite stir from Sept.24
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Contract Health Workers to go on indefinite stir from Sept.24

September 22, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: After Government doctors’ silent protest, now contract and outsourced workers belonging to Departments of Health, Medical Education and National Health Mission have decided to go on indefinite strike from Sept. 24. They have urged the State Government to fulfill their charter of demands which included equal work-equal pay, job security and insurance coverage. Addressing…

Hotel booking in city begins to look up
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Hotel booking in city begins to look up

September 22, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: The hospitality sector of the city which had hit rockbottom following COVID-19 induced nationwide lockdown in March, has begun to look up, with the sector slowly hitting the comeback trail. Subsequent to the phased lockdown relaxations, life in the city is slowing limping back to normalcy and so also is the hospitality sector, which…

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