Nischita Verrendra

Nischita Verrendra

Special Correspondent

Opinions/Stories

Bengaluru team to conduct trial on convalescent plasma therapy for COVID-19 patients

The principle behind plasma therapy is that immunity can be transferred from a healthy person to a sick patient using convalescent plasma

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Nanjangud- Inside Karnataka's red zone

Before the Nanjangud cluster came to light, Mysuru had developed a system to track over 1400 foreign returnees.

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Bengaluru uses drones to disinfect the city

The drones are being used to cover highly crowded areas like railway stations, bus stops, markets and some of the major slums in the city.

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Bengaluru's war room uses technology to contain covid-19

The war room was built by the BBMP in just 24 hours and will bring all relevant departments under one roof to tackle the virus problem in a more streamlined manner.  

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Eco-Sensitive Zone around Bengaluru's national park shrinks, conservationists fume

The shrinking zone not only increases the risk to the wildlife but also heightens chances of man-animal conflict in the area

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76-year-old Karnataka man dies, could be India's first COVID-19 casualty 

The patient had travelled to Saudi Arabia in January and had returned to Kalburgi, via Hyderabad, on February 29.

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Bengaluru in Karnataka records first coronavirus case

Apart from the techie, his wife, 13-yr-old child and driver have also been placed under observation

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Karnataka on alert as Bengaluru techie tests positive for Covid-19

With the techie now testing positive for Covid-19, the health department in Karnataka have the task of identifying all those who came in primary contact with the patient.

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Gangster Ravi Pujari brought to India from Senegal

In the last three years, Pujari had shifted base from Burkina Faso to Senegal and opened a restaurant named Maharaja that had gained popularity

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100 metres in 9.55 seconds; Karnataka man beats Usain Bolt's record

"People are comparing me to Usain Bolt. He is a world champion. I am only running in a slushy paddy field", said the humble champion.

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Three accidents, three powerful kids, three luxurious vehicles

While two incidents took place in the heart of Bengaluru city, the IT capital of India, the latest incident is reported from Ballari district. 

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We expect Chandrayaan-3 to be a success: ISRO chief K Sivan to WION

With Chandrayaan 3, India's space organisation will be making its second attempt to soft-land on the surface of the Moon

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Anti-CAA protests: Bengaluru erupts, defies section 144

Protesters belonging to a multitude of civic organisations continued to pour into the city's Townhall to participate in the demonstrations. 

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Bengaluru's first zero-waste cafe uses fruit shells as cups

The outlet has been drawing quite a buzz as Raja, the cafe owner, serves his special drinks in organic cups that are nothing but fruit shells and peels.

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Bengaluru: Startup launches 'Wagr', a wearable to track real-time location of pets

The device as small as 6cm x 4cm, Wagr can be attached to your dog's collar which will enable the pet owner to track its location and movements in real-time.

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