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.

published on : 21st September 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A heated argument took place between Roopa and Kolar DC Sathyabhama before the dharna was withdrawn following an assurance that the work will be taken up after the assembly session

published on : 19th September 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

published on : 18th September 2020

Kolar tomatoes find good domestic, global market

Tomato growers in Kolar are happy — their crop has found a good market not just in neighbouring states but also across the border in Bangladesh. 

published on : 18th September 2020

Karnataka drugs case: 90 per cent of marijuana comes from Maoist-hit states, other places

Over the last few days, the Karnataka police have seized huge quantities of ganja from several places, including a 1,350 kg-haul in Kalaburagi and 186 kg from Kolar Gold Fields (KGF).

published on : 12th September 2020

IPhone manufacturer to hire 10,000 staff at Kolar facility, to start production soon  

After the economy went on a downward spiral due to the Covid-induced lockdown, leading to large-scale job losses, some green shoots are now beginning to show.

published on : 16th August 2020

Bengaluru violence: Tight Security measures in all six regions including Kolar, says IG 

SPs of Kolar, Ramanagara, Tumkuru, KGF, Bengaluru Rural, and Chikbalapur are asked to be on high alert and take up night patrol, which will continue for another two days.

published on : 12th August 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

published on : 9th July 2020

'Missing' COVID-19 patient from Karnataka's Kolar found in Andhra Pradesh

After testing positive on June 6, when the health officials informed him to come to the hospital and get admitted, he switched off his phone and didn't return.

published on : 10th June 2020

Four more Karnataka districts will now get mangoes at their doorsteps

Following a good response to its door-to-door mango delivery initiative this summer, the Karnataka unit of India Post has now decided to extend it to four more districts from Monday.

published on : 8th June 2020

10-member team formed to nab COVID-19 positive patient missing from Kolar district

It is suspected that the forty-year-old patient would have travelled to neighbouring Andhra Pradesh or to Tamil Nadu as Kolar is a border district.

published on : 7th June 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

published on : 28th 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.

published on : 8th May 2020

Karnataka man bites snake into pieces, booked under Wildlife Act

According to villagers, the snake happened to cross the road when the man was returning to his village of  Musturu in Mulbagal on Tuesday.

published on : 6th May 2020

Pilot project for random testing to begin in Kolar from Thursday

ICMR has advised us not to use the other rapid antibody test kits procured from China.” The project unofficially began last Sunday by testing 30-40 people.

published on : 30th April 2020
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