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Journalist tests covid positive; Press Club sealed

Mandya, Jul 6: With a journalist from Srirangapatna testing positive for Covid-19, the Mandya District Journalists Association was sealed as a precautionary measure.

Association President K C Manjunath said on Monday that as the reporter has tested positive for...

Hoteliers suffer due to night curfew

Kalaburagi, Jul 2: Hoteliers in Kalaburagi have claimed that their business is hit due to night curfew timings in the state.

The night curfew in the state has been imposed from 8 pm to 5 am.

Speaking to...

Journalist Wasim Akhtar earns good karma by serving the needy amid covid crisis

New Delhi, Jun 27: Wasim Akhtar, a journalist and founder of an online news portal, is helping the poor and needy people in the ongoing lockdown.

Not only is he helping them financially but also providing emotional support and...

Class 10 student of Siddaganga Mutt tests covid positive

Tumakuru, Jun 20: An SSLC student of Siddaganga Mutt here was admitted to the isolation ward of the district hospital on Saturday after he showed Covid-19 symptoms.

Health officials said that the student, a native of the Kurnool in...

Meet Chand Mohammad, a Class 12 student, who handles bodies of covid victims for mom's treatment

New Delhi, Jun 17: A class 12 student, aspiring to study medicine, has taken up the job of handling bodies of COVID-19 victims to provide for his siblings’ school fees and his mother’s treatment.

Chand Mohammad's mother suffers from...

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Apoorva Diagnostic and Healthcare gets ICMR nod for covid-19 testing

Mumbai, Jun 15: Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has approved Apoorva Diagnostic and Healthcare (ADHC) located at Bhaktivedanta Hospital, Mira Road to test suspected coronavirus infections in the region. The lab is equipped to process 500 tests on a...

Barakah International School & College reduces fees to lessen parents’ burden

Mangaluru, June 14: The management of Barakah International School and College has announced to waive off 33% of tuition fee in order to lessen the burden on parents who are undergoing financial crisis due to covid lockdown.

This decision...

‘Team B-Human’ donates Rs. 1 lakh for treatment of child with burn injuries

Mangaluru: ‘Team B-Human’, a city based charity organisation, has donated Rs 1 lakh for the treatment of the a three-year-old child from Kinya on the outskirts of the city, who had sustained severe burn injuries.

According to the reports,...

Rare Rurk’s Ristella Skink found in Kodagu

Madikeri, Jun 9: A rare Rurk’s Ristella Skink was found by some wildlife enthusiasts on their way to Madapur in Kodagu district.

Ristella Rurkii, commonly known as Rurk’s Ristella, is a species of skink endemic to the Western Ghats...

Mangaluru: BCCI distributes Eid kits among needy

Mangaluru, May. 21: The Bearys Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI Mangaluru) is held the Eid Kits distribution program on Wednesday, 27th day of Ramadan (20.05.2020) at BCCI office in Kankanady, Mangaluru.

It distributed around 250 kits including some...