Raghottam Koppar

Law of this land: No booze or crime in Lingadal village of Karnataka

Lingadal villagers have ensured this code for the past 70 years and are proud of the legacy

03 Sep 2017

Dangal in Gadag of Karnataka

Actor Aamir Khan’s biopic on Haryana’s Phogat sisters may have put the spotlight on women in the wrestling ring and made the Haryanvi sisters poster girls of the sport.

13 Aug 2017

This Gadag farmer asks govt to find him a bride

Gram panchayat finally takes notice of his memorandum after he submits it for the 15th time; he says parents only want highly educated men for their daughters

03 Aug 2017

Now alien hunters sighted at Karntaka's Antur village

Antur was in the news last week after some of the villagers claimed to have heard heavy breathing in the eaarly hours and discovered unusual ‘footprints’ in the fields.

20 Jul 2017

NWKRTC bus driver sole eye-witness to ‘alien’

The alien story is getting curiouser and curiouser. On Wednesday night, some villagers of Anthur who were going by a bus claimed that they had seen a mysterious creature.

14 Jul 2017

‘Bigfoot’ causes panic in Gadag village

The discovery of unusual footprints in Antur village of Gadag has caused panic and excitement among villagers who believe an alien may have landed in their backyard.

11 Jul 2017

Artificial waterhole brings nocturnal life alive in Kappatagudda forest

A small pond created inside the Kappatagudda forest in Gadag district a month ago is attracting several nocturnal animals.

22 May 2017

Trust provides happy meals daily at just Rs 5 to hundreds

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah’s ambitious plan to introduce meals under `10 through Namma Canteens in Bengaluru wards may have drawn praise. 

18 Mar 2017