News Roundup: Top 10 stories of the week

Team Udayavani, Jul 26, 2020, 2:07 PM IST


Unlock 2.0: Businesses, bus resume operations in DK

The COVID-19 lockdown imposed in the distrcit was relaxed on Wednesday, evening and the businesses have resumed operations in the district.

India’s COVID-19 tally climbs to 13,85,522, recovery rate at 63.92 pc

With 48,661 people testing positive for coronavirus infection in a day, India’s COVID-19 tally climbed to 13,85,522 on Sunday, while the recoveries mounted to 8,85,576, according to the Union Health Ministry data.

Bengaluru: 4,500 Covid-19 patients missing

Nearly 4,500 people have given wrong addresses and are now missing. Every day around 2000 people are testing positive for Covid-19 in Bengaluru

Serum Insititute seeks nod to start human trials of Oxford’s Covid-19 vaccine

Serum Institute of India has sought permission from the drug regulator to conduct human clinical trials for a covid vaccine being developed by Oxford University of the U.K. and Swedish drugmaker AstraZeneca Plc.

Siddaramaiah demands judicial probe into alleged irregularities in COVID management

Alleging large-scale corruption in COVID management in Karnataka to the tune of at least Rs 2,000 crore, former chief minister Siddaramaiah demanded a judicial inquiry by a sitting High Court judge. The government, however, dismissed the charges saying no irregularities have taken place.

Shantharam Siddi, the first tribal from Siddi community, makes it to Karnataka Legislative Council

Shantharam Budna Siddi along with four others was nominated to the Karnataka Legislative Council by Governor Vajubhai Vala. Siddi is the state secretary of the Vanavasi Kalyan Ashram, a tribal welfare initiative of the RSS.

SARI cases on the rise in Udupi district

With daily increase in COVID-19 cases in the district, ventilator beds in the hospitals here are filling up. In the wake of the increasing number of SARI (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome) COVID-19 cases of the district administration has requested the State government to provide ventilators for the treatment of such patients.

K’taka: CET exam to be held as schedule; PGCET & Diploma CET postponed

CET examinations will be held as per schedule on July 30 and 31 informed DyCM Ashwath Narayana. The CET examinations will be held at the 497 centres at 127 places. A total of 1,94,356 students will take the exam

Ayodhya Ram Temple: This will be the third largest Hindu temple with three floors and five domes

Ayodhya Temple will be 161 feet, and have three floors supported by 318 pillars. The temple’s architect is Nikhil Sompura, who is the son of Chandrakant Sompura, the man who prepared the original designs for the Ram Janmabhoomi Temple

PM reviews micro credit scheme for street vendors

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday reviewed the implementation of a special micro-credit facility for street vendors

The PM Street Vendor’s AtmaNirbhar Nidhi (PM SVANidhi) aims at facilitating a collateral-free working capital loan of up to Rs 10,000 of one-year tenure, to help street vendors resume their businesses post lockdown. The review meet was informed that over 2.6 lakh applications have been received, over 64,000 have been sanctioned and over 5,500 have been disbursed

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