Former Indian spinner BS Chandrasekhar hospitalised in Bengaluru

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January 18, 2021

Former cricketer B S Chandrasekhar admitted to hospital in Bengaluru |  Deccan Herald

Bengaluru, Jan 18: Former Indian cricketer BS Chandrasekhar has been admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) of a private hospital in Bengaluru after suffering a stroke, a Karnataka State Cricket association official said.

Chandrasekhar, 75, had suddenly complained of fatigue and slurring in speech after which he was taken to the hospital on January 15. The former spinner's condition is stable and he will be discharged within two days.

"Former cricketer BS Chandrasekhar admitted to a private hospital in Bengaluru. He is in ICU and is stable," Karnataka State Cricket Association spokesperson Vinay Mruthyunjaya said.

"BS Chandrasekhar is admitted to a hospital in Bengaluru. He was fine and was watching match when he suddenly complained of fatigue and slurring in speech. So we took him to the hospital. He is fine and will be back home in two days," Sandhya Chandrasekhar, his wife told ANI.

The legendary legspinner picked 242 wickets in the 58 Test matches at an average of 29.74. He picked 16 five-wicket hauls during his 15-year-old long career. The leg spinner had made his debut for India in January 1961 and played his last Test in 1979.

The former cricketer also played an ODI match against New Zealand. He picked three wickets and gave 36 runs.

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February 14,2021

Bengaluru, Feb 14: Deputy chief minister C N Ashwath Narayna on Sunday said that after the covid-19 there was revolutionary change in the heath sector with amply opportunities for the smart clinic and digital consultations across the country.

Inaugurating a private hospital in the city he said that most of the doctors wanted to remain in the urban areas only, hence, there was scare of deceases in rural areas, however, after covid -19 the small clinics and digital consultations have handy and become popular for the people, he said.

Stating that the governments have been always looking towards road, water and energy sectors, however, now the situation change towards the health sector which is most important which needs more priority he said
He also said that when the covid-19 virus noticed in the country then only every one knows how much important of health sector and there was scarcity of beds , ICU and oxygen during the period of the covid-19 was high level .

He claimed that now the state government has made all necessary demands in the health sectors was looked after , hence, the covid-19 rates have been dropping slowly now in the state ,but , one should not forget it may be second wave , hence, people should be care full and follow the all covid-19 guidelines.

He said first ever modules ICU unit which was opened in K C General hospital is an example and the karnataka has no open gates for the investors in the field of health sectors for which the government will provide all basic facilities , besides he said rajiv Gandhi health university campus will be coming up shortly in ramanagara, he added.

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February 20,2021

Mangaluru, Feb 20: Customs officials at Mangaluru International Airport here have arrested a gold smuggler on charges of carrying gold by concealment in the wheels of a trolley bag and motor plates of a toy vacuum cleaner.

Officials said on Saturday that the arrested was identified as Shaik Haneefa (26) a native of Kasargod.

They said a passenger, who was coming by Air India flight from Dubai was identified by way of profiling and future questioning. Gold in mercury coated E shaped plates and mercury coated rods weighing about 402 grams valued Rs 19,01,460 were seized.

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February 21,2021

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Mangaluru, Feb 21: Amidst fresh spike in covid cases in Kerala, Dakshina Kannada district administration has re-imposed inter-state border restrictions. 

K V Rajendra, deputy commissioner of Dakshina Kannada has issued an order closing all interstate borders, except four major entry points at Talapady in Mangaluru taluk, Saradka in Bantwal taluk, Nettanige-Mudnuru in Puttur taluk and Jalsoor in Sullia taluk.

Passengers from Kerala will have to enter Karnataka and return via four check posts while all other entry points will be remaining closed from February 22, said Dr Rajendra, who is also the chairman of Dakshina Kannada District Disaster Management Authority.

Health department will deploy teams in all the four check posts to screen passengers entering the district. All passengers entering the district should compulsorily obtain a Covid-19 negative certificate obtained 72 hours prior to their journey. They will be allowed to enter only after showing the Covid-19 negative reports.

Meanwhile, details of all passengers from Kerala will be entered and the same will be sent to the tahsildars, taluk panchayat executive officers and health officials of the respective taluks. Tahsildars of the respective areas will make arrangements while police teams also will be deployed, the DC said.

Those who are arriving in buses should also compulsorily show Covid-19 negative certificates. A separate data of daily commuters from Kerala including students and those working in various firms will be collected. They will have to produce Covid-19 negative certificates and also undergo tests once in 15 days, he added.

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