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Malnad blacked out due to heavy rains, rivers in spate

Due to heavy rain in the catchment area of Kudremukh, Tunga river near Sringeri is flowing near danger mark.

16 Jul 2021

Despite resource crunch, this Chikkamagaluru doctor keeps on going

Assisted by another doctor and other medical staff at the 140-bed hospital, Dr Chandreshekar handled the bulk of the supervisory work.

06 Jun 2021

CT Ravi takes charge of Covid situation in Chikkamagaluru

The district has not faced a shortage of medical oxygen, as he managed to install an oxygen unit here during the first wave. 

07 May 2021

DKS-VG Siddhartha family alliance has Vinay Guruji’s blessings

The political grapevine has been abuzz with news of the alliance, and this was confirmed by a confidant of the guruji.

16 Feb 2021

Four Sringeri mutt priests guided Sansad Bhavan rituals

The new Sansad Bhavan in New Delhi appears to have a cosmic connection with Sringeri in Karnataka.

12 Dec 2020

Malnad to boycott Gram Panchayat polls over Kasturirangan report

In the Malnad region, where the economy versus ecology debate remains dominant, the Congress and BJP are united on one point: boycott of the Gram Panchayat elections.

05 Dec 2020

Chikkamagaluru: Doctor, nurses booked for selling newborn

Chikkamagaluru Superintendent of Police M H Akshay told TNIE that an FIR has been registered for kidnap and illegal adoption.

03 Dec 2020

Village in Karnataka's Shivamogga locks itself in, to keep coronavirus out 

It was around this time that Sirigere Taralabalu seer Sri Shivamurthy Shivacharya swamiji spoke to district BJP president H C Kalmuradappa over phone suggesting a voluntary lockdown.

06 Oct 2020

Hundreds lose jobs as BEML subsidiary shuts its doors

VIL was manufacturing steel parts and spare equipment for the Railways and materials required in engineering industries.

12 Jul 2020

War veteran thrown out of own house

A 77-year-old retired soldier from Chikkamagaluru, who fought in the Indo-Pak War in 1965 and the Bangla War in 1971, is now facing a family battle.

17 May 2020

COVID-19 lockdown hits repair work on key road to Mangaluru as monsoon approaches

The COVID-19 lockdown has become a stumbling block for the repair work. In order to maintain social distancing, labourers are idling at home and transportation of repair materials has also been hit.

16 Apr 2020

Karnataka dentist kills self days after he murders wife, his girlfriend commits suicide too

The murder of Kavita last Monday afternoon had shaken the entire town and created panic among the women of the neighborhood.

23 Feb 2020

BSNL finds going tough amid stiff competition

Amid a competition which makes it tough for telecom players to evolve, BSNL attempted extending quality service to its customers.

18 Feb 2020

Few takers for government schools in rural areas

Close on the heels of government primary schools in rural areas being faced with closure due to a lack of strength,

23 Jan 2020

Rare Siddarameshwara sculptures found in Chikkamagaluru

In the Navarang of the temple is embossed sculpted figures of celibate Siddarama and Veeramusiti Bhata who sacrificed himself. 

14 Jan 2020

Lit meet takes off in Sringeri; protests rage against president

Even after that the KSP, ignoring the direction, began the event without conducting the president’s procession on Friday.

11 Jan 2020

Sammelan fate hangs in limbo as police refuse nod

Superintendent of Police Harish Pandey clarified that permission was not granted for either conducting the literary conference or observing bandh.

10 Jan 2020

No more nature camps in sanctuaries: Karnataka HC

This follows allegations that rave parties were being held in the guise of eco-tourism

21 Dec 2019

Villagers occupy forest land in Malnad Region, install Ambedkar bust

In a similar incident on Monday, a group of 60 people barged into the reserve forest region, put up tents and installed a bust of dalit icon BR Ambedkar.

04 Dec 2019

9k Chikkamagaluru houses refuse to hand over waste, pay fee

The CMC has awarded the contract to collect garbage from all the 32 wards in the city to a firm owned by one Salim Pasha.

16 Nov 2019

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