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.
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.
According to district police chief Sunilkumar, sand mining was being carried out illegally in the agriculture land.
The Lokayukta had directed the SP, Lokayukta wing in Koppal district, to look into the case of electrocution.
Initial reports said that the students while pulling down the rope have shaken the pole which came in contact with a live wire.
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.
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.
Four days after the Vyasaraja Brindavana at Anegundi in Koppal district was found vandalised, police have arrested six ‘treasure hunters’ from neighbouring Andhra Pradesh.
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.
Located in Koppal, Karnataka, Kinnal village is famous for an eponymous form of craft that involves making idols and dolls.
Residents of Devaraj Urs Colony woke up on Wednesday morning to the sounds of a bear running wild in their locality.
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.
Officials of the Forest Department are volunteering to chip in to quench the thirst of wild animals in three forest ranges of Koppal district.
Deputy Director, Horticulture (Koppal) Krishna Ukkanad said banana growers should have opted for short-term crops with summer around the corner.
While Lingayats are dominant here, the OBCs also have the power to swing the vote in their favour