The New Indian Express - Karnataka - RSS Feed from The New Indian Express en Copyright 2012 The New Indian Express. All rights reserved. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 13:00:00 +0530 Mon, 21 Apr 2014 12:08:34 +0530 Karnataka Renovated Gulbarga Court a Big Draw The old building of the district court recently got a facelift and is attracting many people. Built by the Nizams in 1924, it had lost its original beauty. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 09:09:56 +0530 'Officers Connived with Mining Firm' Many IAS officers who worked as directors of the Mines and Geology Department in the state allegedly connived with a private company that violated laws by illegally mining iron ore in the reserve forests of Bellary district. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 09:09:56 +0530 Cases of Malaria, Dengue Up in M'lore Mangalore City Corporation should take extra care in fighting vector-borne diseases as the number of registered Malaria cases have doubled since last year. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 09:09:53 +0530 Mild Tremors in Ramanagaram Dist A mild earthquake measuring 1.4 on the Richter scale was reported at Keralalusandra, Hegganur, Kuppedoddi and Teresapura Mon, 21 Apr 2014 09:09:53 +0530 3 Arrested for Cricket Betting in Mysore Vijayanagar police have arrested two persons who indulged in online cricket betting and the owner of a house in SRS Colony in Hootgalli where the betting took place on Saturday Mon, 21 Apr 2014 09:09:53 +0530 10 Percent Voters Not on Electoral Roll Narayana Salyan is one of the 35 disappointed voters from Kallige whose name did not appear on the voter list. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 09:09:52 +0530 Jumbos Trample Man to Death in Tumkur In yet another instance of man-animal conflict, elephants trampled a farmer to death at Galigenahalli village near here on Sunday. The deceased was identified as Narasimhamurthy (60). Mon, 21 Apr 2014 09:09:52 +0530 Protest Erupts Over Portrait Desecration Villagers on Sunday staged a protest on the national highway, protesting the desecration of Veera Madakari Nayaka’s portrait at Alagod village in T Narasipur taluk. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 09:09:49 +0530 HC Quashes Transfer Order The High Court has quashed an order of University of Mysore (UoM) transfering Prof A S Dasan from Manasagangotri to Mandya PG Centre. He was transferred on March 18, 2013. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 09:09:49 +0530 Hand Over Firing Case to CBI, Says PFI The Popular Front of India (PFI) staged a protest in front of the Deputy Commissioner’s office on Sunday demanding that the case of Kabeer’s death be handed over to the CBI. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 09:09:49 +0530 M'lore DC Visits Kabeer's House Deputy Commissioner A B Ibrahim on Sunday visited the house of Kabeer, who was mistaken for a Naxalite and shot dead. He consoled the family members. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 09:09:49 +0530 Bettors' Money on Gowda, Manju With all eyes on the Lok Sabha election results, people of Hassan constituency are allegedly involved in heavy betting on the candidates. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 09:09:49 +0530 Lord Aiyannar to Come Alive The Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya, which has housed several tribal artifacts, will soon add another feather to its cap Mon, 21 Apr 2014 09:09:46 +0530 Mob Fury After Man Dies in Crash Tension prevailed on Bangalore-Honnavar NH-206 after a mob pelted stones at KSRTC buses following the death of a man in an accident on Sunday evening. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 09:09:46 +0530 Mother Tries to Kill Baby in Mandya A woman allegedly attempted to kill her 11-month-old baby on Sunday by feeding the child food mixed with pesticide. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 09:09:46 +0530 Frequent Accidents a Concern in Hiriyur In the last four days, three major road accidents have taken place in Hiriyur sector in the district, killing 12 people and injuring 28. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 09:09:45 +0530 Low Voltage Affects Residents of Hubli Power disruption during the summer is no surprise for residents of Hubli. However, this year, many of they are facing a different problem — low voltage. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 09:09:45 +0530 Alert Loco Pilot Averts Fire on Miraj-Belgaum Train A loco pilot’s presence of mind averted a major fire on the Miraj-Belgaum train at Pachhapur Railway Station, about 73 km from here, on Sunday. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 09:09:45 +0530 Dacoits Flee With Rs 1.25L, Ornaments A gang of seven dacoits made away with Rs 1.25 lakh, 230 grams of gold and 500 grams of silver ornaments after attacking a family at Malagalae village in Alur on Saturday. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 09:09:45 +0530 Speeding Bus Kills Two Teenagers Two teenage boys were killed when their motorcycle was hit by a speeding private bus near Kadri Shivbhag on Sunday. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 09:09:44 +0530 Tribal Artisans Showcase Intricate Craftsmanship at Mysore Expo Art lovers scouting for indigenous crafts can now shop at Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya on Irwin Road where as many as 60 tribal artisans from various parts of the country are displaying their works. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 09:09:44 +0530 CID Inquiry Ordered Into ANF Firing Taking serious note of the recent death of a youngster in a firing by Anti-Naxal Force (ANF) personnel at a checkpost near Sringeri, Home Minister K J George on Sunday ordered a CID probe into the incident. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 09:09:41 +0530 Truckers Seek Hike in Freight Charges Owners of trucks engaged in transportation of iron ore from mines to steel factories have demanded a three per cent increase in freight charges. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 09:09:41 +0530 Election Gives Way to IPL in Belgaum The craze of Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket matches seems to have diluted the Lok Sabha fever in the city. People here currently seem to be interested in discussing IPL matches, rather than ‘Kaun Banega MP?’ Mon, 21 Apr 2014 09:09:41 +0530 HC Asks Lax Nursing Colleges to Pay Students The High Court has lambasted many institutions offering the post-basic BSc (Nursing) course, and directed them to pay a penalty of `2,000 to each of their student affected by a critical lapse. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 09:09:41 +0530 Nijalingappa New Mysore State's First Chief Minister, Says Papu Veteran journalist Patil Puttappa (PaPu) has written a letter to Chief Secretary Kaushik Mukherjee drawing his attention to a board in front of the Assembly Speaker’s room. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 09:09:41 +0530 18th Edition of Kodava Hockey Namme Begins in Madikeri The 18th edition of Kodava Hockey Namme-2014, hosted by the Thathanda family, was inaugurated at Virajpet PU College on Sunday. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 09:09:40 +0530 Hegde Backs 400 KV HT Line Protest Former Lokayukta Justice N Santhosh Hegde visited protestors who are opposing the 400 kV High Tension wire passing through Kodagu, at their camp in front of Heramdu Eshwara Temple near Sreemangala. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 09:09:40 +0530 Mandur Villagers Sore as Stench Keeps Guests Away From 'Oora Habba' Villagers of Mandur, around 40 km from here, claim that many of their relatives are refusing to take part in the village festival, which begins on Monday, because of the garbage heaped nearby. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 09:09:40 +0530 Cattle Trader Mistaken for Naxal, Shot Dead In a case of mistaken identity, Anti-Naxal Force (ANF) personnel shot dead a 25-year-old youth, suspecting him to be a Naxalite, in Sringeri in the wee hours on Saturday. The victim was identified as Kabeer of Jokatte. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 09:32:39 +0530 'Allegations Against BU Ex-registrar True' There are rules and bodies at the university to govern me and I have never ever attempted to disrespect the rules. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 09:32:39 +0530 Gangster Killed in Shootout in Gulbarga In a gang-war between two groups at Sanjeevnagar of Gulbarga on Friday night, leader of one of the gangs was Sun, 20 Apr 2014 09:32:34 +0530 Govt Staff Can Now Avail Morning-hour Duty in 8 Districts With the consent of the Election Commission, the state government modified its earlier order and issued a circular on Saturday facilitating its employees to avail the benefit of the morning-hour duty to escape the scorching sun. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 09:32:34 +0530 ‘Boy Died Due to Lack of Hygiene at Home’‘Boy-Died-Due-to-Lack-of-Hygiene-at-Home’/2014/04/20/article2178954.ece A five-year-old boy who was diagnosed with measles died due to infection in the city, while his elder sister is battling for life in Bangalore’s Vani Vilas Hospital. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 09:32:33 +0530‘Boy-Died-Due-to-Lack-of-Hygiene-at-Home’/2014/04/20/article2178954.ece Lightning Kills Two in Raichur District Two died after lightning struck them in two different incidents on Friday evening. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 09:32:33 +0530 Tahsildar Inspects Village A day after villagers of Narasamangala near Chamarajanagar exhumed the body of a Leukoderma patient and cremated it, Tahsildar Syvarna on Saturday visited the village and warned them of action. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 09:32:33 +0530 Horticultural Scientist Grows Apples in Warm Regions of State Senior horticultural scientist Chiranjit Parmar’s efforts to cultivate apples in warm tropical regions is beginning to yield results.Parmar, a native of Himachal Pradesh, was inspired after witnessing apple cultivation in Batu of Indonesia, a region which lies on the Equator. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 09:32:30 +0530 Survey of Inter-state Boundary Begins in Bellary Following the direction of the Supreme Court, the Survey of India offcials started survey of the inter-state boundary between Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh on Saturday. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 09:32:30 +0530 Got to Jog, Sirjee? One lot went completely berserk this election season. The marketing lot. Also known as wizards. They went even crazier than the nutty netas and the paagal patrakaars. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 09:32:30 +0530 Wakf Board Gets New Chairman Industrialist Mohammed Yousuff was on Saturday unanimously elected chairman of the state Wakf Board Sun, 20 Apr 2014 09:32:30 +0530 Bird Strikes Flight, Causes 3-hour Delay A bird struck a Delhi-Jabalpur-Mumbai-Hubli SpiceJet flight, causing panic at the airport here on Saturday. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 09:32:29 +0530 5 Killed, 5 Injured in Accidents in Hiriyur Five people were killed and five others were injured in two separate accidents in Chitradurga district on Saturday. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 09:32:29 +0530 4 Poll Officials Suspended for Proxy Voting Deputy Commissioner S K Sathyamurthy on Saturday suspended four polling officials who were allegedly. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 09:32:14 +0530 'Improved Voter Turnout in H-K Region Will Help Congress' The improved polling percentage in five Lok Sabha constituencies of the Hyderabad-Karnataka region is expected to benefit the Congress, Medical Education Minister Sharanprakash Patil said on Saturday. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 09:31:47 +0530 Kannada Voters Deciding Factor in TN’s Nilgiris Seat’s-Nilgiris-Seat/2014/04/20/article2178962.ece With Nilgiris Lok Sabha constituency in Tamil Nadu going to polls on Thursday, all major political parties are banking on Kannada votes, that are a deciding factor in the seat. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 09:31:21 +0530’s-Nilgiris-Seat/2014/04/20/article2178962.ece Siddaramaiah Slams Jayalalithaa Over Cauvery Row Jayalalithaa and former prime minister H D Deve Gowda have failed to take any concrete steps on the Cauvery water issue and are now trying to hide their mistakes. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 09:28:37 +0530 Karnataka CM Refutes Jaya's Charges on Cauvery Issue Sat, 19 Apr 2014 14:20:51 +0530