Koppal

A tiny village winning the battle against Plaster of Paris idols

The brains behind the project is carpenter Vinayak Badiger, who seems determined to help discourage the use of the non eco-friendly idols made of PoP.

published on : 1st September 2019

Six-year-old boy from North Karnataka helps flood-hit students get uniforms

Manjunath, a student of Kuvempu Centenary Model Government School in Kinnala village helped lakhs of students to get a set of uniform, a set of shoes and two sets of socks free of cost.

published on : 29th August 2019

Three kids buried alive after sand mound collapses in Karnataka's Koppal district

According to district police chief Sunilkumar, sand mining was being carried out illegally in the agriculture land.

published on : 29th August 2019

Karnataka Lokayukta takes up case on Koppal hostel electrocution

The Lokayukta had directed the SP, Lokayukta wing in Koppal district, to look into the case of electrocution.

published on : 23rd August 2019

Five students electrocuted in Koppal while pulling down rope from flagpole, three booked

Initial reports said that the students while pulling down the rope have shaken the pole which came in contact with a live wire.

published on : 18th August 2019

Mother of 6, declared dead by hospital, found alive, succumbs

A woman, who was allegedly declared dead by a private hospital in Koppal on Monday night and found alive on Tuesday morning, breathed her last by Tuesday late afternoon. 

published on : 24th July 2019

Woman declared dead by Karnataka hospital, found alive by kin hours later

It was a miraculous moment for Kavita's family members but at the same time, they were angered by the negligence of the doctors and staged a protest in front of the hospital.

published on : 23rd July 2019

Six ‘treasure hunters’ nabbed from AP for vandalising Brindavana

Four days after the Vyasaraja Brindavana at Anegundi in Koppal district was found vandalised, police have arrested six ‘treasure hunters’ from neighbouring Andhra Pradesh.

published on : 22nd July 2019

Six persons arrested in Vyasaraja Vrindavana vandalising case

The accused who are from Tadapatri of Ananpura district in Andhra Pradesh scaled the ‘Nava Brindavana’ island of Gangavati taluk in an attempt to steal hidden treasure. 

published on : 21st July 2019

The Art of Divinity

Located in Koppal, Karnataka, Kinnal village is famous for an eponymous form of craft that involves making idols and dolls.

published on : 14th July 2019

Bear strays into Koppal city, rescued 

Residents of Devaraj Urs Colony woke up on Wednesday morning to the sounds of a bear running wild in their locality.

published on : 4th July 2019

Koppal may soon get a Japanese-style garden

The Horticulture Department has prepared a master plan to spruce up the 66-acre Pampavana Garden along Tungabhadra reservoir in Munirabad, just about 30 km from Koppal.

published on : 23rd June 2019

Karnataka Forest Dept officials chip in to quench thirst of wildlife 

Officials of the Forest Department are volunteering to chip in to quench the thirst of wild animals in three forest ranges of Koppal district.

published on : 19th May 2019

Summer takes a toll on Koppal’s banana growers

Deputy Director, Horticulture (Koppal) Krishna Ukkanad said banana growers should have opted for short-term crops with summer around the corner. 

published on : 1st May 2019

In Koppal, it’s about who will ‘caste’ their vote

While Lingayats are dominant here, the OBCs also have the power to swing the vote in their favour 

published on : 22nd April 2019
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