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Belagavi locals elated as Goa gives nod to develop Portuguese-era road

“Villagers of Kankumbi and Parwad go to Goa via Satre for paddy cultivation. They are more dependent on Goa for their source of income.

28 Dec 2021

Covid crisis: Tea stall owner looks to revive business at Khanapur station

However, the Railway authorities have clarified that all those doing business on the station premises have to abide by the rules.

13 Dec 2021

This hearse driver from Belagavi is there to say final goodbyes to Covid victims

Working for the last 13 years with BCC, Samsher has been picking up dead bodies of several persons and taking them to the graveyard till date for performing their last rites.

13 Jun 2021

Belagavi-based Mahesh Foundation is making world better for HIV patients

A young couple is working with disempowered sections of society, and investing in their health, education & job skills
 

09 May 2021

Giving back to society

But today, the around 80 per cent of children attending the school are those of civilians, while the rest are the wards of defence personnel and others living in the cantonment area.

02 May 2021

Maharashtra Ekikaran Samithi may mess it up for BJP, Congress

The Maharashtra Ekikaran Samithi (MES) could decide the fate of BJP and Congress in the forthcoming Lok Sabha bypoll in Belagavi on April 17, said experts.

12 Apr 2021

A native narrative

Some groups of Wanarmare tribe live in jungles near urban areas and work in fields

13 Dec 2020

Wrong milky way... Belagavi artist gets ‘not for sale’ packets

When noted artist Shirish Deshpande opened a box containing toned milk packets recently, he was surprised to see ‘a not for sale’ label on them.

22 Nov 2020

The midas touch

Belagavi goldsmith is one of the few custodians of this craft, using simple tools to make gold gundgadgis

04 Oct 2020

Still recovering from losses, Karnataka's biggest Ganesh idol-making unit shift workshop

He said that the KSIMKSUSS provides them employment all the year to make eco-friendly Ganesha idols and this year it has prepared more than 2.5 lakh idols.

17 Aug 2020

Activists urge tiger conservation body to stop highway widening by Goa on Karnataka border

Activist Giridhar Kulkarni said the forest areas in and around the proposed highway alignment are home to species like tiger, leopard, gaur, dhole and great Indian hornbill among others

11 Aug 2020

‘Come here,’ wails three-year-old while mom-nurse looks on helplessly

The scene of the union of the three-year-old with her quarantined mother from Belagavi on Tuesday has left several people there moist-eyed.

09 Apr 2020

Pot luck

Khanapur that once had a thriving pottery industry, but saw it go out of business, is reconnecting with its past

15 Mar 2020

4 tigers found dead in Goa sanctuary, Centre names 2-member probe team

The spate of deaths have caused a huge dent on the image of Mahadei Wildlife Sanctuary (MWS), which is a tiger corridor.

10 Jan 2020

One man, and many mouths to feed

Carrying on his father’s tradition of feeding the poor, Kunal Rao Kamle, a caterer, distributes free meals to more than 30 beggars a day, across various locations in Belagavi.

30 Dec 2019

Belagavi: Here, tobacco is for preserving documents, not lighting up

Senior sub-registrar Girishchandra, said the office has documents even from the year 1867. 

12 Dec 2019

Karnataka bypolls: All candidates tried to woo Gokak’s Kumbhar community with flood of promises

The village has about 17,000 villagers, of which 90 percent are from the Kumbhar community.

07 Dec 2019

Man on a mission saves all creatures, big and small

Be it wild or domestic, poisonous or non-poisonous, one man, popularly known as the ‘the man on round-the-clock rescue missions’ is there whenever you need him.

01 Dec 2019

This 'Rs 10 doctor’ in Karnataka's Belagavi brings healthcare to the poor

On an average, Dr Bali treats between 75 to 150 patients per day, and among them, almost 50 per cent are treated free of cost.

20 Oct 2019

Devotion with a difference

Followers of Goddess Chowdeshwari Devi in Gokak offer coconuts, liquor and ganja; return blessed

06 Oct 2019

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