Release white paper on performance in managing COVID-19: Siddaramaiah

Targeting the BJP government in Karnataka for its management of the COVID-19 pandemic, leader of the opposition Siddaramaiah on Monday demanded that it bring out a white paper regarding its performance. The senior Congress leader, in a series of tweets, also alleged that there was “complete chaos and confusion” in the state as Chief Minister … Read more

Handloom workers’ woes loom large in saree hub Santipur

“Who will buy the sarees I make,” is a question that Haridas Basak (87) repeatedly asks as he works in a dimly lit room with a tin roof and no fan. Lockdown has been difficult on his family which comprises his wife, two sons, their wives and four children. All of them help out with … Read more

Coronavirus Live Updates: Get ready for ‘Maha Lockdown’, says minister; DCGI gives nod to Sputnik V Covid vaccine

India has more than 12 lakh active cases at the present. (Express Photo by Kamleshwar Singh) Coronavirus India Lockdown LIVE tracker, Covid Live updates: The ugly reality of the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic has hit home as India overtook Brazil to become the second worst-hit nation in the world. India has arrived at … Read more

Flying to Bengaluru, Hyderabad? Vistara extends gate-to-gate luggage delivery service to two southern airports

Every movement of the luggage is tracked and the airline ensures that they are delivered to their final destination safely. The airline- Vistara is planning to extend its gate-to-gate luggage delivery service to specific flights connecting Hyderabad as well as Bengaluru under which check-in luggage is taken from the home of the passengers before the … Read more

Going to Bengaluru? Negative RT-PCR test reports now needed to travel; details

The rule is applicable to all, even though the person is a resident of Bengaluru. In the view of the recent rise in Coronavirus cases, Bengaluru has added a guideline for interstate travel stating that all travellers coming to Bengaluru from any state will be required to show a negative RT-PCR report from April 1. … Read more

Karnataka: Indo-French researchers develop sensor to spot cancer healdrugs – ET HealthWorld

BENGALURU: Researchers from the Institute For Stem Cell Science and Regenerative Medicine (inStem), Bengaluru, in collaboration with Curie Institute, Orsay, France have developed a molecular sensor, which can identify cancer drugs of therapeutic value by detecting how such chemicals modify microtubules inside living cells. They have published their findings in the Journal of Cell Biology. … Read more

3 more Congress MLAs to quit in Puducherry, government sure to lose trust vote: BJP

Three more Congress MLAs are set to resign from the Assembly in Puducherry, a key BJP leader claimed on Friday even as he asserted that the beleaguered V Narayanasamy government would lose the trust vote. Two of the four Congress MLAs who quit the House — A Namassivayam and E Theeppainthan — have already joined … Read more

Software tool to diagnose Covid-19 lung infection – ET HealthWorld

BENGALURU: A team led by IISc researchers has developed a software tool that reveals the severity of lung infections in Covid-19 patients. Called AnamNet, the software tool can ‘read’ chest CT scans of potential Covid-19 patients and estimate the damage caused to the lungs by scanning for specific abnormal features. It can provide automated assistance … Read more

Covid: 62% warriors vaccinated in Karnataka, Kodagu district records highest

BENGALURU: Sixty-two percent of the enrolled Covid-19 warriors received their shot of vaccination in Karnataka, Health & Medical Education Minister Dr.K.Sudhakar said on Saturday after the first day of the vaccination drive went off peacefully. The government had identified 21,658 of the enrolled people for the first day of vaccination, but 13,408 of them received … Read more

2021: 21st year of 21st century will repeat in 2027, 2100

BENGALURU: Bengaluru-based mathematician K V Narayana has dissected a few mathematical properties of the New Year 2021. The numeral 2021 is the 21st year of the 21st century. The non-leap year began on a Friday and will end on a Friday. The calendar of 2021 is the same as the year 2010, and will repeat … Read more