Articles about Kodagu

Karnataka: Dams opened as water levels rise in many rivers

06 Aug 2020

India
Karnataka: Dams opened as water levels rise in many rivers

As heavy rains battered several districts in the southern state of Karnataka, dams were opened to avoid flooding in many rivers, that are already flowing above the danger mark.

Coronavirus: India 'flattens the curve'; COVID-19 growth now 'linear'

23 Apr 2020

India
Coronavirus: India 'flattens the curve'; COVID-19 growth now 'linear'

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Thursday said that India has flattened the curve of the coronavirus outbreak.

Coronavirus: 590 dead in India; Mumbai cases cross 3,000

21 Apr 2020

India
Coronavirus: 590 dead in India; Mumbai cases cross 3,000

On Monday, the number of coronavirus infections in Maharashtra's Mumbai surged past 3,000, amounting to over 16% of India's cases.

India's doubling rate slows to 7.5 days, says Health Ministry

20 Apr 2020

India
India's doubling rate slows to 7.5 days, says Health Ministry

The Ministry of Health on Monday said that the rate at which the number of coronavirus cases is doubling in India has slowed to 7.5 days.

Coronavirus: 75% of India's deaths in patients aged over 60

18 Apr 2020

India
Coronavirus: 75% of India's deaths in patients aged over 60

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Saturday said that 75% of all coronavirus-related deaths in India involved patients over the age of 60.

India receives 5 lakh testing kits from 2 Chinese firms

16 Apr 2020

India
India receives 5 lakh testing kits from 2 Chinese firms

India on Thursday received a total of five lakh rapid testing kits from two different Chinese companies, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said.

Karnataka man, who died of coronavirus, had hypertension and asthma

13 Mar 2020

India
Karnataka man, who died of coronavirus, had hypertension and asthma

A 76-year-old man in Karnataka died due to coronavirus and became the first COVID-19 fatality in India. The elderly also suffered from hypertension and asthma, the Health Ministry confirmed.

These women IAS/IPS officers led #KodaguFloods relief-efforts from the front

14 Aug 2019

Inspirational
These women IAS/IPS officers led #KodaguFloods relief-efforts from the front

Last week, Karnataka's Kodagu district was lashed by devastating rains that triggered landslides and floods in 79 villages. It received 897mm of rain between August 5-11- 468% more than normal.