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Ganja worth Rs 1.25 crore hidden inside pit seized in Karnataka's KGF

Inspector General of Police Semanth Kumar Singh said totally around 400 kg of ganja has been seized across the central range, 70% of which was in KGF region alone

30 Sep 2020

Chikballapur Medical College to be built in two years, prices of nearby land hit roof

Deputy Commissioner R Latha said admissions are proposed to be taken up in the next academic year and classes will commence in the existing VTU Centre

24 Sep 2020

Ganja worth nearly Rs 14 lakh seized in Kolar district

The Ganja was being transported in an Innova car from Andhra Pradesh's Kadapa District to Bengaluru via Kolar's Srinivasapura.

21 Sep 2020

Karnataka MLA ends dharna in front of Kolar DC office after assurance on road widening

A heated argument took place between Roopa and Kolar DC Sathyabhama before the dharna was withdrawn following an assurance that the work will be taken up after the assembly session

19 Sep 2020

Karnataka MLA to stage silent dharna in front of Kolar DC office over delay in road widening

Speaking to The New Indian Express, Roopa said the work is pending for no reason, adding that it's a daily nightmare for the general public who cross Ashok Nagar road

18 Sep 2020

32 kg ganja seized in Karnataka's Chinthamani: IG (Central Range) Semanth Kumar Singh

The police had received information that ganja is likely to be sold in Chinthamani after which a team, under the supervision of SP Mithun Kumar, was formed.

08 Sep 2020

SSLC result 2020: Chikkaballapura district tops in Karnataka Class 10 exams

The regular review meetings held by the Deputy Commissioner R Latha along with the Block Educational Officers, teachers have been attributed for the same.

10 Aug 2020

Tehsildar stabbed to death in Karnataka while trying to pacify duo involved in altercation

The incident took place in Thoppanahalli of Kamasamudram Hobli, Bangarpet taluk, in Kolar district around 5 pm on Thursday

09 Jul 2020

Better late than never: Karnataka cop writes SSLC exams at 55 in bid to gain promotion

Manjunath said when he started studying six months ago, he found it very difficult as he lives in Kataripala in Kolar and commutes daily to Bengaluru for work

03 Jul 2020

First COVID-19 death in Karnataka's Kolar district 

Kolar District which was in Green Zone for almost two months is showing spurt in cases after people returned from Chennai, Andhra Pradesh, and other places.

26 Jun 2020

Kolar farmers fear locust invasion after video goes viral, officials say they're grasshoppers

Deputy Commissioner Sathyabhama said there was no need to worry, adding that farmers can carry on with their agricultural activities as good rain has been reported in various parts of the district

28 May 2020

Man, arrested for stealing golden ore from a closed Kolar mine, tests positive for coronavirus 

The patient, lodged in KGF sub-jail, went with four more accomplices to steal golden ore from defunct Hancock Mine of Mysore Mines.

17 May 2020

All we want is to be with our families: Migrant labourers

This is what Srivastava, a cook at a restaurant in Domlur, told Central Range Inspector General of Police K V Sharath Chandra, as he waited at Malur station, to board a train to Bihar.

10 May 2020

Be sweet to us please: Mango farmers pin hopes on govt to find buyers for prized Totapuri

About 1.5 lakh families in Kolar district who depend on the sale of mangoes for their survival are likely to face losses this season as interstate transportation has come to a standstill.

08 May 2020

Hic, hic hurrah! Booze sales to resume from Monday

If you see big queues from Monday in front of certain shops, with people duly standing 6 feet apart from each other, these are the customers come to buy their ‘cheering’ commodity.

03 May 2020