Tag: Karnataka Government

Isha Foundation to offer ‘Yogakshema’ to prison inmates
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Isha Foundation to offer ‘Yogakshema’ to prison inmates

December 2, 2021

Bengaluru: Isha Foundation and Karnataka Government have joined hands to implement ‘Yogakshema’ programme for prison inmates with an aim to enhance their physical and mental health. “The initiative will offer simple, but powerful yogic practices in the prison ecosystem, with an aim of enhancing physical, mental and emotional health of staff and inmates by offering…

Omicron scare: Clinical Expert Panel formed for treatment protocol
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Omicron scare: Clinical Expert Panel formed for treatment protocol

December 1, 2021

Quarantine App, telemedicine facilities monitoring patient care to be reintroduced Bengaluru: Gearing up to handle a possible outbreak of Omicron, the State’s COVID-19 Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) met Health Minister Dr. K. Sudhakar in Bengaluru yesterday and submitted several recommendations including mandatory vaccination, screening of international passengers, compulsory RT-PCR test on arrival at the airports,…

Resident Doctors on strike for third time in two months
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Resident Doctors on strike for third time in two months

November 29, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Accusing the Government of not keeping its promise on fulfilment of their demands, nearly 600 Resident Doctors attached to Mysore Medical College and Research Institute (MMC&RI), began an indefinite strike in K.R. Hospital premises  here this morning. The strike, as part of a State-wide demonstration, is organised under the aegis of Karnataka Association of…

State ramps up curbs amidst Omicron fears
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State ramps up curbs amidst Omicron fears

November 28, 2021

Daily testing targets increased from 60,000 to 80,000 63 students from two nursing colleges in Mysuru test positive   Bengaluru/Mysuru: The Karnataka Government has decided to implement a slew of stringent precautionary measures amid rise in COVID-19 cases and concerns over new Coronavirus strain Omicron. The Government has intensified screening of international passengers at airports and…

Kerala, Thalassery Mysuru Railway Network: Hi-tech Aerial Survey begins in Wayanad
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Kerala, Thalassery Mysuru Railway Network: Hi-tech Aerial Survey begins in Wayanad

November 25, 2021

Karnataka Govt. wake up. Don’t allow Karnataka air-space for survey The proposed Railway line from Thalassery via Wayanad in Kerala to Mysuru via H.D. Kote, Kadakola and Mysuru will destroy pristine forests of Western Ghats causing irreparable and permanent damage to the ecology of the rain-bearing forests and destabilising the earth-crust of the geographical area…

Rs. 10 crore needed to restore damaged Chamundi Hill
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Rs. 10 crore needed to restore damaged Chamundi Hill

November 21, 2021

District Minister asks officials to prepare a fresh estimate once the rain stops Mysore/Mysuru: Conservative estimates made by the Public Works Department (PWD) to restore the Chamundi Hill where massive landslides have occurred say that the State Government has to release a grant of Rs. 10 crore. Confirming this to Star of Mysore, PWD Executive…

Transport Department bans use of mobile phone in ‘speaker mode’ while travelling in buses
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Transport Department bans use of mobile phone in ‘speaker mode’ while travelling in buses

November 13, 2021

Cell phone model conduct: Travellers must maintain etiquette or forfeit their tickets Bengaluru: Following a series of complaints over the usage of mobile phones by the passengers while travelling, the State Government has banned putting mobile phones on the ‘speaker mode’ inside buses, the Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) said. The KSRTC has also…

After rejuvenation by Infosys Foundation…: Hebbal Lake now open for rampant fishing
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After rejuvenation by Infosys Foundation…: Hebbal Lake now open for rampant fishing

November 9, 2021

Over fishing depriving migratory birds of food; Fishing tender handed over for a paltry Rs. 1,450 per year; Residents demand its scrapping Mysore/Mysuru: The State Government’s move to hand over the rejuvenated Hebbal Lake for rampant fishing activities has upset the residents, morning walkers and environmental activists. The Zilla Panchayat Department of Fisheries has already…

Cabinet okays new sand policy; to cut costs
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Cabinet okays new sand policy; to cut costs

November 9, 2021

Bengaluru: The Karnataka Cabinet yesterday approved a new sand policy that is expected to bring down cost of the material and put greater regulation over chances of over exploitation of the resource. J.C. Madhuswamy, Karnataka’s Minister for Law and Parliamentary Affairs, said the new policy was approved under three categories which would give greater powers…

Tiny-tots back to School
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Tiny-tots back to School

November 8, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Hundreds of lower kindergarten (LKG) and upper kindergarten (UKG) students returned to schools after a gap of 20 months this morning following the State Government’s decision to open all pre-schools and anganwadis from today. Cooped up indoors and with their activities limited to neighbourhood play areas till now due to COVID, the tiny-tots returned…

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