Tag: COVID-19

Forum protests against relieving of Corona Warriors from duty
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Forum protests against relieving of Corona Warriors from duty

April 7, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: Condemning the relieving of Corona Warriors who had done significant work during COVID pandemic, the medical and para-medical staff staged a protest near Deputy Commissioner’s Office under the banner of Karnataka State Samyukta Health Department Contract Employees Association on Tuesday. The protestors said that the services by Corona Warriors during the pandemic are invaluable…

Hands-on training in critical care to take on fourth wave
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Hands-on training in critical care to take on fourth wave

March 31, 2022

Two-day workshop at District Hospital on Emergency and Critical Care Mentoring Mysore/Mysuru: China’s decision to impose fresh lockdowns has sent worrying signals to India amid intense speculations about a possible fourth wave of the Coronavirus hitting the country in the days to come.   Though the COVID-19 situation in India remains fully under control with a…

MLA Ramdas launches vaccination drive for 12 to 14 years old
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MLA Ramdas launches vaccination drive for 12 to 14 years old

March 16, 2022

Mysuru District has a total of 1,37,459 kids in this group: DHO Mysore/Mysuru: “Children play a major role in nation-building. Today’s youths are tomorrow’s future,” said MLA S.A. Ramdas after launching the vaccination drive for children in the age group of 12 to 14 years at Seth Mohandas Tulsidas (SMT) Hospital on JLB Road in…

Knock-out Punch to Hospitality Industry
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Knock-out Punch to Hospitality Industry

March 10, 2022

By N.K.A. Ballal, Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC Omicron, a variant of Corona, has delivered a knock-out punch to the hospitality industry.  Though this industry was crippled by the earlier Corona, a small recovery was seen in the horizon aided by the revenge travel undertaken by the people who were suffocated by the two years of…

Crowds return to Dasara Exhibition after a gap
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Crowds return to Dasara Exhibition after a gap

February 28, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: Crowds have returned to exhibitions and other events in Mysuru after two years of COVID pandemic and the resultant curbs and restrictions. While events including political and cultural are pulling crowds, exhibitions are seeing more and more footfalls, especially during weekends. Take the Special Dasara Exhibition organised by the Karnataka Exhibition Authority (KEA) at…

COVID gone, flex-banners back with a bang in city
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COVID gone, flex-banners back with a bang in city

February 26, 2022

Take action even on BJP leaders if they have violated rules: Pratap Simha Mysore/Mysuru: The District Development Coordination and Monitoring Committee (DISHA) meeting held at the Zilla Panchayat Hall under the chairmanship of Mysuru-Kodagu MP Pratap Simha discussed the issue of flex and banners all over Mysuru city and district, especially by political party leaders…

B.Tech teen invents affordable oxygen plant
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B.Tech teen invents affordable oxygen plant

February 25, 2022

Pandemic-need innovation: OxiPlant is configurable, scalable and flexible Generates continuous oxygen; better than costly imported concentrators During the COVID pandemic, especially in the killer first wave and the second wave, shortage of medical oxygen was one of the major crises experienced in most of the hospitals across the country that led to the loss of…

Compensation cheques distributed to COVID victims’ family members
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Compensation cheques distributed to COVID victims’ family members

February 23, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: Narasimharaja MLA Tanveer Sait distributed compensation cheques of Rs. 1 lakh to the legal heirs of those who died of COVID-19 during first and the second wave. The cheques were distributed at a function organised at Safa Function Hall in Udayagiri here recently. The State Government had announced a compensation of Rs. 1.5 lakh…

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