The New Indian Express - Karnataka - RSS Feed from The New Indian Express en Copyright 2012 The New Indian Express. All rights reserved. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 18:42:47 +0530 Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:55:22 +0530 Karnataka 625 Bags of Rice Seized In a joint operation, Food and Civil Supplies Department officials and Kirugavalu police seized 625 rice bags worth `4 lakh allegedly meant for distribution under the ambitious Anna Bhagya scheme, from a private godown in Malavalli taluk on Tuesday evening. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:02:42 +0530 Seers to Fast to Denounce Untouchability In an initiative to denounce untouchability, progressive pontiffs led by Veerabhadra Channamalla Swamiji of Nidumamidi mutt, will observe a one-day fast at Basavakalyan on June 9. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:02:40 +0530 Forums Slam 'Pankthibheda' at Sri Krishna Mutt Members of various progressive organisations staged a protest at the Deputy Commissioner’s office on Tuesday after a woman lecturer was allegedly insulted and asked to leave the dining hall in the midst of lunch at Sri Krishna Mutt in Udupi for being a non-brahmin. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:02:39 +0530 Kalasa-Banduri: Samiti to Intensify Stir As the state government has failed to live up to its commitment to divert 1.5 tmc feet of Kalasa stream water to Malaprabha river, the Kalasa-Banduri Horata Samanvaya Samiti has decided to intensify its agitation. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:02:39 +0530 CPM Condemns ANF Firing Condemning the killing of Kabir by the Anti-Naxal Force personnel near Sringeri, Udupi taluk-unit of Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPM) on Tuesday held a dharna in front of the Taluk Office. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:02:39 +0530 Withdraw Compensation: Jagaran Vedike “The announcement of compensation to ANF shooting victim Kabeer’s family should be withdrawn as it sends a wrong message to cattle traffickers,” Hindu Jagaran Vedike state convener Sathyajit Surathkal said on Tuesday. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:02:39 +0530 Will Madhu-Kumar Tussle Resume? With the demise of Shakuntala Bangarappa, wife of former chief minister late S Bangarappa, dispute between their sons Kumar and Madhu is likely come to the fore once again. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:02:36 +0530 'State to Receive Rs 3,155 Crore Under MGNREGS' TThe state will get about `1,000 crore more than last year under the Union Government’s flagship programme MGNREGS,  Rural Development and Panchayat Raj Minister H K Patil said here on Tuesday. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:02:35 +0530 Sathya Will be Mayor Till September B S Sath-yanarayana of BJP will continue to be the Mayor of the city till he completes one year in September. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:02:35 +0530 Shivakumar: Power Situation Comfortable Claiming that the power situation was comfortable, Energy Minister D K Shivakumar said there was no need for load shedding in the state Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:02:35 +0530 Bangarappa's Wife Dies After a prolonged battle with cancer from over six months, Shakuntala Bangarappa (73), wife of former chief minister S Bangarappa, died at Mallya Hospital in the city on Tuesday. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:02:35 +0530 1 Held for Smearing Cow Dung on Forum Prez A youth who smeared cow dung on the face of Karnataka Komu Sauharda Vedike (KKSV) president Suresh Bhat Bakrabail was arrested on Tuesday. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:02:34 +0530 Decision on CBI Probe Into Kabeer’s Death Soon: George’s-Death-Soon-George/2014/04/23/article2184260.ece The State government will soon take a decision on handing over to the CBI the probe into the recent death of a youth who was shot dead reportedly by the Anti-Naxal Force (ANF) at Tanikodu check-post on the Sringeri-Karkala Road. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:02:32 +0530’s-Death-Soon-George/2014/04/23/article2184260.ece Bus Owners to Enforce Safety Rules In the wake of many bus accidents reported from various parts of the state, the District Private Bus Owners’ Association (MDPBOA) will take a slew of measures to prevent accidents. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:02:31 +0530 Yeshwantpur-Mumbai Weekly Trains In order to clear extra rush of passengers, Central Railway has decided to run special weekly express trains between Yeshwanthapur and Mumbai (CSTM) for nine trips in each direction. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:02:31 +0530 This Cow Considers Water Precious A stray cow which seems to know the value of drinking water and ensures that it is not wasted is impressing people in the city. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:17:17 +0530 The Curious Case of a One-man Police Drill in Kolar A sub-inspector running around the Kolar Police Parade Ground in the mornings and evenings, sometimes alone and sometimes accompanied by a reserve police officer, from Monday, is the subject of public discussion. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:16:12 +0530 No CBI Probe Into Killing of Youth by Anti-naxal Force: Min Karnataka Home Minister K J George today refused to pay heed to the demand for a CBI probe into the killing of a youth by Anti-Naxal Force personnel at a checkpost near Sringeri in Chikmagalur district, even as a section of his partymen insisted on probe by the central probe agency. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 17:41:22 +0530 Relaxed Poll Code Unclear on Works The Election Commission has agreed to relax its model code of conduct in response to Karnataka’s request. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 09:21:23 +0530 Woman Held for Abusing Daughter The District Child Welfare Committee (CWC) on Monday sought details from the Beltangady police to lodge a case against a woman and her husband for physically abusing and allegedly molesting their six-year-old daughter. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 09:20:03 +0530 'Kodagu Climate Suits Apple Cultivation' Senior scientist and expert on apple cultivation from Himachal Pradesh Dr Chiranjit Parmar expressed confidence that in Karnataka, especially Kodagu, apple cultivation will be successful as the weather here is suitable. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 09:19:55 +0530 10 PDS Shops' Licence Suspended The district authorities have suspended the licence of 10 fair price shops in the past two months. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 09:19:29 +0530 Court Says No to Withdrawal of PIL on Encroachment by Mutt The High Court on Monday took a public interest petition on alleged irregularities by Ramachandrapur Mutt seriously and refused to allow the petitioners to withdraw their petition. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 09:19:18 +0530 Huge Rush for Swimming Coaching in Belgaum There is huge rush at coaching camps at various swimming pools in the city this summer. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 09:18:49 +0530 Odisha's Rich Heritage Showcased in Varied Hues For 55-year-old Manjulata Mahapatra, making beautiful masks is not just a hobby, but a way of life. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 09:18:27 +0530 National-level Trade Union Convention in Bellary A national-level trade union convention will be held in Bellary from July 11 to 14, CITU state general secretary Prasanna Kumar said on Monday. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 09:18:05 +0530 EC Gearing up for Rajya Sabha, Council Elections With the fate of 435 candidates from the State sealed in electronic voting machines (EVMs), the Election Commission is gearing up to fill four vacancies in the Rajya Sabha from Karnataka and 11 seats in the State Legislative Council. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 09:17:18 +0530 FIR Registered Against Puria, Kin Police on Sunday night registered a FIR against Babulal Parashuram Puria, his sons Srikanth, Ramesh and his relative Vishal in connection with the Rs 8.77 crore seized from his house. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 09:16:47 +0530 Forest Department Seeks Permission to Hire 25 Mahouts and Kavadis The Forest Department has sought the permission of the state government to recruit mahouts and kavadis to take care of 13 wild elephants which were captured in Hassan and Kodagu districts recently. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 09:16:19 +0530 Poachers Keep Officials on Toes in MM Hills Forest officials in MM Hills Wildlife Sanctuary near Kollegal have been on their toes since the exchange of fire between forest guards and poachers two days ago. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 09:15:56 +0530 Interim Relief For Rain, Wind Damage The state government will provide interim compensation of `25,000 per hectare of horticulture crop loss due to rain, Horticulture Minister Shamanur Shivashankarppa said here on Monday. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 09:15:39 +0530 Rs 80-Crore Compensation for Hailstorm Havoc The Union Government has reportedly released `80 crore from the National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF) towards compensation to the farmers who suffered crop loss owing to unseasonal rain, wind and hailstorm in parts of the State recently. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 09:14:45 +0530 Street Dogs Attack Two Children Street dogs attacked two children in Saraswathi Puram extension in the city on Monday. Srujan (5), son of Shivakumar, and Tejus (6), son of Dinesh, of the same locality have been admitted to a government hospital here. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 09:14:18 +0530 Metikurke Accident Victims Buried With Full Honours Bodies of the six victims of the Metikurke bus accident were buried with full honours at government cemetery situated adjacent to the Harischandra Ghat in Hiriyur town on Monday. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 09:13:57 +0530 Man in Custody Succumbs to Injuries Laxman Siddarayi Gundalguppi (30) of Vantamuri village in Belgaum taluk, who was allegedly beaten up by state excise officials for selling arrack, succumbed to injuries at the district hospital here on Monday. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 09:13:41 +0530 Will Consult CM on High-level Inquiry: Rai District Minister B Ramanatha Rai promised to consult the Chief Minister and Home Minister about setting up a high-level inquiry into the Sringeri shooting case and offering maximum compensation to victim Kabeer’s family. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 09:13:22 +0530 Record Mango Yield Expected in Shimoga District This Year Mango growers in the district are expecting a bumper crop this summer. The district is likely to produce a minimum of 35,000 tonne mangos. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 09:12:50 +0530 The Untold Stories of Courage and Resilience at the Highest Battlefield on Earth “At an altitude of 5,000 metres in the Siachen Glacier, the levels of oxygen in the blood of a healthy solider is similar to that of a patient with severe lung disorder at sea level . Tue, 22 Apr 2014 09:12:27 +0530 Modi More Megalomaniacal Than Indira: Hiremath Describing BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi as “more megalomaniac and authoritarian than Indira Gandhi”, Samaja Parivartana Samudaya founder S R Hiremath claimed that it would be disastrous for the country if he becomes the prime minister. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 09:04:42 +0530 High-speed Internet for Degree Colleges The Department of Collegiate Education has initiated measures to provide broadband connectivity to all government degree colleges in the state. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 09:02:53 +0530 Life Slowly Returns to Vidhana Soudha The corridors of Vidhana Soudha, which wore a deserted look all these days, regained some life on Monday with Chief Minister Siddaramaiah attending office after a hiatus of about a month. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 08:58:21 +0530