The Azim Premji Foundation has donated Rs 1,000 crore for a comprehensive on-ground response to contain coronavirus outbreak in the country, an official said on Wednesday.
'These are unprecedented times that require every section of the society to rise up to the challenge,' said Sudha Murty, Chairperson, Infosys Foundation in a statement.
'A 70-year-old woman, resident of the Chikkaballapura district, had a history of travel to Mecca, Saudi Arabia. She had returned to India on March 14 and died on March 24,' said a health official.
Earlier, in a series of incidents in last four days, a total of over 25 persons coming from various international locations were deboarded from different trains after they were detected with the 'quarantine stamp' on their back-palms.
'The 76-year-old man from Kalaburgi who passed away and was a suspected to be a COVID-19 patient has been confirmed for COVID-19,' tweeted state Health Minister B. Sriramulu late on Thursday night.
The rebels flew to Bengaluru in two batches by two chartered aircraft from New Delhi and Bhopal and landed at the state-run HAL airport in the city's eastern suburb on Monday morning and late evening.
The Kamal Nath-led Congress government in Madhya Pradesh was tottering as 10 MLAs, including some ministers, close to former MP Jyotiraditya Scindia, were Monday flown to BJP-ruled Karnataka by a chartered flight.
Absconding mafia don Ravi Suliya Pujari, wanted by police in four Indian states for heinous crimes, was brought to Bengaluru early Monday morning on on an Air France flight after his extradition from Senegal, officials said.
'The pilots will also be trained to act swiftly in case of abnormal landing of the spaceship descent module in different climate and geographic zones,' said the official, citing a statement by Glavkosmos.
The Karnataka Health and Family Welfare Services department is observing 83 people across the state under home isolation for coronavirus symptoms, a health official said on Wednesday.
The city police on Friday arrested six Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI) activists for stabbing a Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) supporter,
The SIT has so far arrested 17 suspects, including Ganesh Miskin, who is alleged to have shot at Gauri from a close range after riding to her house on a motor bike with an accomplice.
A Bengaluru police officer of the IPS rank won the hearts of many anti-CAA protesters by making them sing the National Anthem and disperse from the venue peacefully.
In a near sweep, a resurgent Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won 12 seats, while the Congress only 2 and the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) faced total rout in Karnataka's by-elections for 15 seats held on December 5, an official said on Monday.
Initial trends of vote count in 15 Assembly segments in Karnataka indicate that the ruling BJP government would continue in power in the southern state, a party official said on Monday.
The bye-elections have been necessitated due to the disqualification of the 14 Congress and 3 JD-S) rebel Legislators after they resigned from their Assembly seats in July in protest against the former coalition government's poor functioning.
In a sensational midnight murder case, Bengaluru-based private Alliance University chancellor Sudhir Angur and his aide Suraj Singh were arrested for the alleged killing of its former vice-chancellor Ayyappa Dore here, police said on Friday.
Ola Drive will appear as a new category on the Ola app. The service is being rolled out to users in Bengaluru through pick-up stations located across different residential and commercial hubs.
As a high school ward initially and a college student subsequently, Doreswamy heard a lot about Gandhi by word of mouth, listened to his voice in radio and read about him in the vernacular press those days.
Modi said the entire nation was awake in solidarity because the scientists had embarked on one of the most ambitious missions of the space programme. 'We came very close but we will need to cover more ground in the times to come', he said.
Announcing the snapping of communication link, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairman K. Sivan said, the performance of the lander was as per the plan till it was 2.1 km from the moon surface.
Cafe Coffee Day (CCD) founder-chairman V.G. Siddhartha is no more, as his body was found in Karnataka's Netravathi river, near here, police said on Wednesday. He was 60.
Siddhartha had sold his entire 20 per cent equity stake in the city-based software major Mindtree Ltd to the Mumbai-based Larsen & Toubro (L&T) for Rs 3,300 crore at Rs 980 per share of Rs 10 face value on March 18.
The motion was put to voice vote after Congress leader Siddaramaiah and Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) leader and former Chief Minister H.D. Kumarasway spoke on the motion briefly.