Raghottam Koppar

This school in Karnataka's Gadag district makes learning easier

Both students and teachers should be thanked for setting such a good example for other schools to follow.

12 Nov 2018

The newspaper man on a mission for 20 yrs

His daily routine has not changed much in the last many decades.

11 Nov 2018

Shop owner in Gadag performs cashless Lakshmi pooja with ATM cards

A mobile shop owner in Gadag performed Lakshmi pooja on the occasion of Diwali with ATM cards instead of cash and gold. 

10 Nov 2018

Hebbal district decides not to celebrate Diwali to respect Central Reserve Police Force who died

As a mark of respect to the departed Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawan of their village, residents of Hebbal in Shirahatti taluk of Gadag have decided not to celebrate Diwali this time.

06 Nov 2018

Notorious gang’s run halted, six arrested in Gadag

Six of the eight-member gang which also includes a woman were nabbed at Kanaginahal Road of Betageri early this week.

03 Nov 2018

Karnataka civic body takes devotional route to end open defecation

Open defecation is still being addressed in many parts of north Karnataka.

23 Sep 2018

Civic body sings devotional songs to end open defecation in Karnataka

Officials of the Lakshmeshwar Town Municipal Council (TMC) formed a bhajan mandali and sang devotional songs in front of the houses whose members returned after attending nature’s call in the open.

18 Sep 2018

Ron Town's ‘village of teachers’ has a tutor in every household

Senior teachers attribute this almost obsessive interest in the profession to the establishment of a government school way back in 1869.

05 Sep 2018

Gadag’s woman jet ski coach creates waves 

Inspired by her, many young girls have taken to this water sport

15 Jul 2018

In a first, Gadag Deputy Commissioner office opens library

People who visit the Deputy Commissioner’s office are often made to wait for long hours. Therefore, Gadag’s DC Manoj Jain thought of opening a library for them.

22 Jun 2018

Unaware of snake slithering in pants, Karnataka man rides two-wheeler for more than half an hour

Sensing the danger, Kademani jumped off the two-wheeler and rushed into a nearby shop to unzip his pants.

09 Jun 2018

Scarcity of water drives blackbucks closer to humans in Gadag district

Severe drought in Gadag district has affected the wild herbivores, which are now coming towards the human habitats to quench their thirst.

13 Apr 2018

The melodious success story of a flute maker

Today, sweet notes of Ramesh Bakale’s flutes resonate in 120 countries.

08 Apr 2018

Karnataka: For these differently-abled, Mallakhamba is child’s play

Mallakhamba is a traditional sport in which a gymnast performs aerial yoga postures and wrestling grips in concert with a vertical stationary wooden pole, cane or hanging rope.

18 Feb 2018

Karnataka: Lack of facilities forces differently abled man to send mercy killing petition to President Kovind

A man from Mulagund has written an application to the President seeking mercy killing, saying he has not got any government facilities for many years.

16 Dec 2017