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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

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

Ayodhya 2.0: In Karnataka's Chikkamagaluru, call grows for Datta Peetha solution

District in-charge minister CT Ravi, who spearheaded the Datta Peetha movement, has once again appealed for an amicable solution to the issue. 

12 Nov 2019

Karnataka govt forms panel to protect blackbucks

A sub-committee has been constituted to take steps to conserve Basuru Amritmahal Kaval in Kadur taluk of Chikkamagaluru district.

08 Nov 2019

Pothole claims young woman’s life

Father of Sindhuja, who was riding pillion, was booked for ‘negligent’ riding; protests staged near KSRTC bus stand

05 Nov 2019

75% of people in Chikkamagaluru dist have BPL cards

Even after issuing BPL card, the authority concerned may cross check and can file criminal case against the card holder if the information is found to be false.

17 Sep 2019

A picturesque village existed here till floods ravaged it

Malemane, a tiny village tucked in a hill range in Balur hobli of Mudigere taluk, now looks entirely different from what it was barely a week ago.

14 Aug 2019

'Siddhartha put Chikkamagaluru on the global coffee map'

In the 1990s, workers’ unions in Chikkamagaluru were quite strong. Labour rights activist B K Sundaresh took the lead in safeguarding the interests of coffee plantation workers.

01 Aug 2019

Fever, water-borne diseases grip Chikkamagaluru villages

Speaking to TNIE, Malikarjunappa, DHO, said that he had visited the village on Monday and found improvement in the situation.

03 Jul 2019

Karnataka's Manikyadhara waterfall searching for ways to clothe this problem

Waterfalls, which become tourist hotspots, usually have a lot of garbage strewn around.

29 Jun 2019

This Malnad village remains same even after PM intervention

Alekan Horatti is 20 km away from Mudigere town. A narrow, rugged road is the only link to reach the village.

16 Apr 2019

Tiger numbers rise to 40 in Bhadra sanctuary

The Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary, one of the major tiger reserves in the state, has recorded a healthy increase in its tiger population.

01 Mar 2019

KFD makes entry in Malnad

Speaking to The New Indian Express, DHO S Mallikarjunappa said there was no need for fear as all precautionary steps were being taken.

19 Feb 2019

Court issues summons to actor Sudeep

The Second Judicial Magistrate First Class court here has issued a summons to Sandalwood actor ‘Kichcha’ Sudeep asking him to appear in person before it on March 26.

07 Feb 2019

Gupta Shetty Halli bids tearful adieu to IPS officer Madhukar Shetty

Paying rich tributes to Shetty at a condolence meeting, people of Tatkola reserve forest, said how his heart always beat for the poor. They said his death is a loss for poor people like them.

30 Dec 2018

HD Deve Gowda, family perform homa at Sringeri Mutt

Former prime minister H D Deve Gowda visited Sringeri Mutt along with his family on Saturday to perform ‘homa’ to the presiding deity Sri Sharadamaba.

23 Sep 2018

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