Maha: Showing Aadhaar mandatory to buy ‘koyta’ in Pune in wake of surge in crime using this tool

PTI, 02 Feb 2023, 14:59 IST With anti-social elements increasingly using ‘koyta’ or billhooks to terrorize and attack people in Maharashtra’s Pune in recent times, the police have directed agricultural implement dealers in the city to keep a record of those who buy these implements. Indicating the Aadhaar card details, an official said on Thursday. … Read more

Surge in COVID-19 cases: Next few weeks crucial, say experts

A health worker collects a passenger’s sample for a COVID-19 test at the Kempegowda Bus Stand in Bengaluru. | Photo: File Karnataka, which has been maintaining a consistent Test Positivity Rate (TPR) of less than 1% since mid-March, is witnessing a slight rise in this vital parameter in the last ten days. The state’s daily … Read more

Lunar New Year holiday trips surge in China after COVID restrictions lift

China 226 million trips were made during the year Lunar New Year holidaysState media reported that this was a 74% increase from last year after the government lifted all travel restrictions under the now-abandoned zero-COVID policy. For the first time in three years, Chinese were free to travel without the hassle of quarantine or fear … Read more

Holiday Trips Within China Surge After COVID Curbs Lifted

Beijing – New Moon holiday travel in China surged 74 percent from last year after authorities lifted COVID-19 travel restrictions, state media reported Saturday, although the number of trips was only half of pre-pandemic levels. According to official data, the number of deaths from COVID showed a weekly decrease, however. From January 20 to 26, … Read more

Holiday trips within China surge after lifting of COVID-19 curbs

BEIJING: The number of people traveling across China during the week-long Chinese New Year holiday surged 74% from last year after authorities lifted three years of travel restrictions to curb travel, media reported on Saturday (Jan 28). Chinese New Year is the most important holiday of the year in China, when many people who work … Read more

Karnataka district imposes strict lockdown for 3 days amid surge in Covid cases. Read here

Police personnel stop commuters on a road for checking after a lockdown was imposed by the state government in Karnataka. (AFP)

In view of the second wave of Covid-19 that has ravaged the country in the last two months, Kalaburagi in Karnataka district will impose a strict lockdown for three days. The restrictions will be in place from 6:00 a.m. on May 20 to 6:00 a.m. on May 23, Kalaburagi deputy commissioner told the news agency. … Read more

Union health secretary ‘pulls up’ Karnataka over surge in Covid-19 cases

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Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan on Saturday asked Karnataka TK Principal Secretary (Health) Anil Kumar to take measures to contain the spread of Covid-19 infection. Notably, the direction came after Karnataka saw a surge in Covid-19 cases. On Friday, Karnataka reported 2,042 new Covid-19 cases and the daily positivity rate was 6.32 percent. A total … Read more

Karnataka wears a deserted look amid Sunday lockdown to check Covid-19 surge | Latest News India

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | | Directed by Sparshita Saxena Streets across Karnataka looked deserted on Sunday as the state observed a complete lockdown in a bid to control the rise in coronavirus infections. The state government decided to impose a day-long lockdown every Sunday from July 5 to August 2 to deal with … Read more