Raghottam Koppar

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

For him, teaching is life

Basavantappa Guraappa Annigeri, 87, has been teaching poor students in Gadag for free since 1954. He even spends his money on providing them food and accommodation

10 Dec 2017

Shhhh! You are not allowed to talk before this deity in Gadag

Fed up with noisy crowd at markets? Head straight to a Gadag village where a ‘mute fair’ is organised.

30 Nov 2017

Asian Games 2018