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Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah orders probe into death of forest guard in Bandipur fire

The chief minister took them to task for the death of guard Murugappa Gowda due to asphyxiation and burn injuries in a forest fire.

9 hours ago

A customer making payment via Paytm at pay-and-use toilet near MCC
In a first, payment at Mysuru public toilet goes digital

After vegetable vendors and auto drivers, a public toilet in the cleanest city, Mysuru, has started accepting  user charges through Paytm, perhaps the first in the country to do so.

20 Feb 2017

Deeper borewells, poisonous water

Across the state, insufficient rainfall and reservoirs drying up have left many in despair. As a result, more borewells have cropped up across the state.

20 Feb 2017

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Man on a mission to provide clean, cheap drinking water in Belagavi

An engineering student has developed a cost-effective, eco-friendly solution to make drinking water available to everyone.

19 Feb 2017

New draft rules to regulate livestock, cattle fair markets across Karnataka

No longer can a farmer brand, paint or decorate his cows or buffaloes, once the draft rules on animal markets, fairs and case animals become the law.

19 Feb 2017

Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah | File Photo
Karnataka government is committed to Mekedatu project: CM Siddaramaiah

CM Siddaramaiah said the state government is committed to implementing the project and will never turn back.

19 Feb 2017

Miscreants assault Sene leader in Kalaburagi, no arrests yet

Tension prevailed in Kalaburagi after miscreants trespassed into the house of Sri Rama Sene leader Sharanappa and assaulted him.

19 Feb 2017

Forest staffer filling water in a waterhole for wild animals | Express
Karnataka forest department to dig more waterholes to combat water scarcity

With cases of elephant deaths increasing, the Forest Department is taking measures to combat water scarcity.

19 Feb 2017

Guard dies, four injured in Bandipur forest fire

A forest guard succumbed to burns and four others, including a Range Forest Officer and guards, suffered injuries in a forest fire.

19 Feb 2017

Apart from performing as a Yakshagana artiste, Ashok also teaches children at three schools in Mangaluru
Double role

He plies autos in Mangaluru and is a gifted Yakshagana artiste too. For V N  Ashok Boloor, one is a profession, the other a passion

19 Feb 2017

Operation on to drive away leopards

The Forest Department has begun an operation to drive away the leopards which were sighted at Kaddi Rampura near Hampi. A pair of leopards has been sighted on a rocky hillock.

19 Feb 2017

Boeing's logo is seen during Japan Aerospace 2016 air show in Tokyo, Japan, October 12, 2016. REUTERS
HAL gets Israeli order for more Boeing cargo doors

The city-based defence aerospace major has already supplied 30 similar doors to IAI.

18 Feb 2017

Bird-watchers encounter rare bird near Agumbe in Karnataka

A group of five avid birders have come across a rare bird ‘Eurasian Woodcock’ near Agumbe Rainforest Research station.

18 Feb 2017

Much-awaited memorial for Kannada star Vishnuvardhan runs into legal trouble

The work on a much-awaited memorial for film star Vishnuvardhan has run into legal trouble with a local court staying work at the site.

18 Feb 2017

A file photo of Cauvery river | EPS
Unable to release any more Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu: Karnataka

Karnataka explained before the Committee the acute water crisis it is facing in the Cauvery river basin due to drought. 

18 Feb 2017

The Lord Shiva idol draped in white cloth at Chennakeshava temple in Belur
Hassan locals fume after film crew installs Shiva idol in Vishnu temple

Foreign and local tourists expressed their anger at the crew of Telugu film Duvvada Jagannatham for blocking access to the temple.

18 Feb 2017

Now, single entrance test NEET must for all Ayush courses

The National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) will now apply to Ayush courses as well. 

18 Feb 2017

Don’t miss out on these today

On Saturday, the curtains will come down on the 11th edition of Aero India. On Friday, crowds poured into the venue in thousands, causing huge traffic snarls.

18 Feb 2017

UK’s Yakovlevs enthral visitors with their aerobatics at Yelahanka air base in Bengaluru on Friday | pushkar v
Spy planes grab all attention in Bengaluru air show

From surveillance to destroying enemy targets, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles and Aerial Systems are considered to be future weapons.

18 Feb 2017

A view of the rally on the newly constructed Kapileshwar bridge in Belagavi on Thursday
Three lakh people attend Maratha Kranti Morcha in Belagavi

Over three lakh people participated in the Maratha Kranti Morcha organised by Maratha community in Belagavi, making it a historic gathering.

17 Feb 2017

Major spurt in Indian companies offering products in defence sector

Indicating a spurt in the number of Indian companies offering products in the lucrative defence sector, the Directorate of Standardisation has seen a spike in the number of companies.

17 Feb 2017