Tag: COVID-19

He was inquisitive since childhood: Mother
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He was inquisitive since childhood: Mother

March 16, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Dr. Mahadesh Prasad’s mother A.R. Rathnamma (Nagarathnamma), a resident of Bogadi II Stage, is elated with the news that her son is playing a crucial role in developing COVID-19 vaccine. Speaking to SOM, she said that it was a proud moment for her.  “I have three children and all of them are scientists who…

Dr. A.J. Mahadesh Prasad is a committed Biomedical Scientist, says Guide
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Dr. A.J. Mahadesh Prasad is a committed Biomedical Scientist, says Guide

March 16, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru:  The research Guides of Dr. A.J. Mahadesh Prasad, who is in the European Task Force for Coronavirus research team, describe him as a dedicated researcher who has involved himself in developing cures for many diseases that are plaguing the humanity.  Speaking to Star of Mysore this morning, Prof. K. Kemparaju of Department of Microbiology,…

Dutch queue for Cannabis as Coronavirus closes cafes
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Dutch queue for Cannabis as Coronavirus closes cafes

March 16, 2020

The Hague: Cannabis smokers aiming to keep calm and carry on despite coronavirus queued up outside Dutch coffee shops yesterday after the Government ordered their closure to beat the outbreak.  Customers lined up in their dozens as they tried to beat a deadline for the closure of the marijuana cafes and stockpile weed supplies for…

COVID-19 clampdown: Mysuru tourism hit hard
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COVID-19 clampdown: Mysuru tourism hit hard

March 15, 2020

Hotel bookings come down to all time low; tour cancellations peak Mysuru/Mysore: Amidst the challenge of curbing the Novel Coronavirus pandemic and the Government’s order on Friday to close down places of commerce like malls, theatres and social assembly for a week to prevent COVID-19 from spreading, the city tourism economy has taken a hit…

COVID-19: SP warns rumour-mongers
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COVID-19: SP warns rumour-mongers

March 15, 2020

Mysuru/Mysore: With the Government promulgating a Law to curb rumour-mongering in the wake of COVID-19, SP C.B. Ryshyanth has warned those spreading fake news of serious action. Addressing a press meet at this office in Nazarbad this morning, Ryshyanth said that he has come to know that a message asking citizens not to come in…

Coronavirus Scare: Mysuru partially shut
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Coronavirus Scare: Mysuru partially shut

March 14, 2020

Malls, theatres closed; tourist spots wear deserted look Goods transport hit; many stay indoors; less people travel  Mysore/Mysuru: As the State Government went into a battle mode to arrest the march of Novel Coronavirus, the city went into a lock-down mode with popular weekend spots like malls, cinemas and swimming pools remaining out of bounds…

Virus prank goes viral; two arrested
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Virus prank goes viral; two arrested

March 14, 2020

Spreading rumours about Coronavirus could land you in jail  Chamarajanagar / Mysuru: People who circulate rumours or fake news on social media platforms sparking Coronavirus panic among the public may face jail terms. In the first action of its kind in Karnataka in connection with the COVID-19 outbreak, two youth have been arrested for pulling…

Coronavirus pandemic: Trump declares National Emergency in the US
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Coronavirus pandemic: Trump declares National Emergency in the US

March 14, 2020

Washington DC: US President Donald Trump announced that he is declaring the Coronavirus pandemic a National Emergency, as Washington struggles with providing Americans with relief and officials race to slow the spread of the outbreak.  Trump made the announcement on Friday, freeing up 50 billion dollars in federal funds for the battle against Coronavirus pandemic…

Masks, sanitisers put under Essential Commodities Act
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Masks, sanitisers put under Essential Commodities Act

March 14, 2020

New Delhi: The Centre has brought masks and hand sanitisers under the Essential Commodities Act, 1955 (EC Act) to make sure that these products, key for preventing the spread of Covid-19 infection, are available to people at the right price and in the right quality. The move comes as panic buying by people resulted in…

COVID-19: Don’t panic but take precautions, say city docs
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COVID-19: Don’t panic but take precautions, say city docs

March 14, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: With a growing number of cases of the novel coronavirus confirmed across the world, having a sore throat or some sniffles might feel like a cause for concern. But in most cases, there is no reason to worry, experts say. “If you are worried you might have the coronavirus, pick up the phone before…

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