Raghottam Koppar

Karnataka: Newborn tests positive for Covid in Gadag, Health Department monitors treatment

Health officials said that the baby had a sore throat and mild fever on Jan 18 morning but is fine now with no symptoms of cold, cough or fever.

19 Jan 2022

Garadi manes of Gadag

A drive to stay fit and keep safe has motivated the youth in the district to adopt a fitness routine with many seeking the wisdom of traditional centres

16 Jan 2022

Gadag residents tense after woman tests positive for Omicron

Health officials shifted her to Gadag Institute of Medical Sciences and her sample has been sent for genome sequencing test.

02 Jan 2022

Art wall for wellness

An artist from Madhya Pradesh and his team transform the walls of a Gadag-based naturopathy centre into a Gond tribal art canvas 

02 Jan 2022

Gadag’s ‘Chaiwala Modi’ gets BJP ticket to figh urban local body poll

A tea seller from Gadag, popularly known as ‘Chaiwala Modi’, has received a ticket from the BJP to contest elections to the urban local bodies of Gadag-Betageri town.

24 Dec 2021

Dream museum of art and coins

Numismatist, poet, writer and playwright, Dr Upadhya has set up Kalakashi, which houses coins and other art sculptures which bring history alive  

05 Dec 2021

In novel protest, group urinates in Gadag municipal office demanding repairs of public toilets

The group warned officials that if the toilets are not repaired in 8-10 days, they will repeat the same protest in the Municipal Council office and DC's office

23 Nov 2021

Mundargi farmers worry about water release from dams

Hammigi barrage opened seven gates as 43.366 cusecs of water flowed out on Sunday morning. Farmers are struggling to save their crops due to rain.

22 Nov 2021

Karnataka's Madikeri, Gadag top India in good air quality

Apart from Gadag, four districts of North Karnataka were also in the ‘Good’ AQI category — Hubballi (35), Bagalkot (23), Yadgir (30) and Bidar (41).  

18 Nov 2021

Rain in TN, Bengaluru leaves Gadag onion farmers in lurch

As the skies have opened up in Bengaluru and Tamil Nadu, onion growers of Gadag district are feeling the pinch.The prices have dropped by Rs 2,000 per quintal due to rain. 

16 Nov 2021

Towards a cleaner Earth

Yoga therapist catches kids young and teaches them asanas, eco-awareness and ‘Waste to Wealth’ techniques

14 Nov 2021

'Rock music' at this Gadag temple making visitors go ga ga

It is rock music, rather rocks that make music. A piece of stone lying in front of a temple near Itagi town in Gadag district, without attracting much attention for long, is making news now.

09 Nov 2021

Surge in abortions in Karnataka's Gadag, doctors suspect Covid

Health officials say Covid-related stress, malnutrition, heredity and many other reasons are behind this worrying number.

04 Nov 2021

Keepers of the family tree

Helavarus, who trace genealogy, are oral chroniclers who keep records of births, deaths, marriages and families 

24 Oct 2021

Viral video shows three killing wolf, officials launch hunt

A viral video on social media, shows three youngsters killing a wolf, and dragging the carcass on a motorbike. The incident happened at Sogihal village, near Shirahatti town on Friday.

17 Oct 2021