Omicron threat: 10 South African nationals go missing in Bengaluru

Bengaluru | With the Karnataka capital on alert after accounting for the first two cases of the Omicron variant of coronavirus in the country, state Revenue Minister R. Ashok said that the the missing 10 South African nationals from Bengaluru will be tracked by Friday midnight. Talking to reporters after the high-level meeting chaired by Chief […]

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5 contacts of Omicron infected person test positive, samples sent for genome sequencing

Bengaluru | Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) Chief Commissioner Gaurav Gupta on Thursday said as many as five persons who were primary and secondary contacts of one of the infected persons with Omicron variant, have tested positive for Covid-19, and their samples have been sent for genomic sequencing for confirmation. “The Omicron variant has been […]

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34 test Covid positive in international boarding school in Bengaluru

Bengaluru | Thirty-three students and one staffer of an international boarding school in Bengaluru have tested positive for Covid-19, the Karnataka health department said on Friday. Following the outbreak, the authorities have conducted Covid-19 tests on all 297 students and 200 staff members of the school. Two children from Nagpur complained of fever and other Covid-19 […]

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ACB raids in Karnataka: Cash stashed in house drainage pipe, ceiling recovered

Bengaluru | The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) officials conducting simultaneous raids on 68 locations across the state on Wednesday recovered more than Rs 50 lakh cash bundles stashed in a drainage pipe and ceiling of a house. According to ACB sources, notes were also found hidden in sarees. Officers raiding the residence of Junior Engineer Shanta Gouda […]

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222 fibroids weighing 2.25Kg cleared from uterus of 34-year-old woman

Bengaluru | A 34-year-old woman has been given a new lease of life after doctors at a private hospital here removed 222 fibroids from her uterus. Doctors at the Sakra World Hospital removed 222 fibroids — including a large cauliflower shaped fibroid measuring up to 20x20x10 cm and many others fibroids of different sizes, weighing 2,250 […]