17 gram panchayats in Dakshina Kannada district will be complete lockdown till June 21

Sunday, June 13th, 2021
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Mangaluru : Dakshina Kannada district administration on Sunday announced complete lockdown in 17 gram panchayats, where the number of Covid-19 active cases is above 50. The district reported 434 fresh cases of virus infection on Sunday taking the active cases to 7,019. With one more death, the Covid death tally of the district increased to […]

Corona Cases on June11 : Dakshina Kannada 506 – 3 deaths, Udupi 215 – 1 death

Friday, June 11th, 2021
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Mangaluru : Dakshina Kannada district recorded 506 fresh Covid-19 positive cases and 3 deaths on Friday. With this the total cases recorded in the district rose to 82,693. 479 More Covid patients discharged on Friday, taking the total number of recoveries to 74,749. The district has 6,972 active cases. A total of 972 deaths have […]

Dalit rebel movement leader, poet Dr. Siddalingaiah dies of Covid 19

Friday, June 11th, 2021

Bengaluru : Dalit rebel movement activist, noted Dalit poet Dr. Siddalingaiah, (66), passed away on Friday evening, losing his fight against COVID-19. He had been admitted to the Manipal Hospitals for over a month and was on ventilator support for several weeks. He is survived by his wife, who also was afflicted by the infection […]

Shekhar Bangera, former India captain and goalkeeper, succumbs to COVID-19

Thursday, June 10th, 2021

Udupi :  Former Maharashtra goalkeeper Shekhar Bangera has died after battling COVID-19. Bangera, a former Orkay Mills player, died on Wednesday night in Udupi, Mangalore. He was 74 and is survived by his wife and two daughters. Bangera was under treatment for COVID-19 at Mahesh Hospital, Brahmavar and lost his fight against the virus on […]

Class 12 Board Exams Cancelled

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2021
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New Delhi: There will be no exams this year for CBSE Class 12 students due to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic across the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today. The decision, he said, was taken in the interest of students. “Health and safety of our students is of utmost importance and there would be no […]

PM announces free education, health insurance for children orphaned by Covid-19

Saturday, May 29th, 2021
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New Delhi :  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday announced a number of welfare measures for children who lost their parents to COVID-19, including ensuring a corpus of Rs 10 lakh when they turn 18 and providing for their education. Chairing a meeting to deliberate on steps which can be taken to support such children, […]

Indian Community Support Group Kuwait donates 252.8 tons medical oxygen to Indian Red Cross Society

Tuesday, May 25th, 2021
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  Mangaluru : The Indian Community Support Group (ICSG), Kuwait has gifted 252.8 tons of liquid medical oxygen to the Indian Red Cross Society to support its health care activities for the patients infected with COVID-19. The ship, INS Shardul, carrying the consignment arrived at the New Mangalore Port at about 7 a.m. on May […]

City Police launched ‘Samanvaya’ platform for coordinating COVID-19

Friday, May 21st, 2021

Mangaluru : City Police Commissioner N Shashi Kumar on Friday inaugurated ‘Samanvaya’ a platform for coordinating aid to COVID-19 infected and affected in the city. The city police said that as there are many people and organisations involved in aiding the needy during this crisis such as supplying medical items, providing free food, ambulance service […]

Covaxin trials in children between 2 and 18 years to begin in 10-12 days

Tuesday, May 18th, 2021

New Delhi: The Phase II/III clinical trials of Covaxin, indigenous COVID-19 vaccine, in the 2-18-year-olds will begin in the next 10-12 days, senior NITI Aayog member VK Paul announced Tuesday. The proposal was deliberated in Subject Expert Committee (SEC) (COVID-19) on May 11, the Health Ministry said last week. On May 13, India gave clearance […]

Mucormycosis – what is this Black Fungus Disease? Answers to some FAQs

Monday, May 17th, 2021

Written by: Dr. Shiva Murthy N. shivuindia@gmail.com / 8884328275) CoVID-19 pandemic is around us since one and half year and currently it’s second wave of is going on. People of this country are finding it very difficult to tolerate it’s intensity and unfortunately many patients could not overcome the severity of the disease. Deaths due […]

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