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Union Minister for Chemical and Fertilizer H.N. Ananth Kumar and Union Minister of State for Home, Kiren Rijiju, felicitated at a North-East conclave organised by BJP-Karnatka North-East Samparka cell at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan in Bangalore on Saturday. Photo: K. Bhagya Prakash
The Hindu Union Minister for Chemical and Fertilizer H.N. Ananth Kumar and Union Minister of State for Home, Kiren Rijiju, felicitated at a North-East conclave organised by BJP-Karnatka North-East Samparka cell at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan in Bangalore on Saturday. Photo: K. Bhagya Prakash

MHA to send advisories to States on racially motivated incidents

‘None of those indulging in racial attacks would go unpunished’ »

Websites of 66 municipal bodies in State hacked

In the ongoing Indo-Pak cyber war, hackers have targeted websites of municipal bodies in Karnataka and successfully defaced as many as 66 of them.Even though the home pages and internal pag... »
BANGALORE, October 25, 2014

Station names to change, railway codes will remain

Railway authorities here are yet to receive directions on implementing the change in names of cities in the State. While names on railway stations, electronic information boards and tickets will c... »
Bidar, October 25, 2014

Basavakalyan Development Board to support online Vachana research tool

Basavakalyan Development Board has decided to support the development of Vachana Sanchaya, an online research tool created by a group of Bangalore-based IT enthusiasts. It is a searchable database... »
October 25, 2014

Bike rally staged against move to transfer DC

A two-wheeler rally was staged in the town on Saturday, condemning the reported move to transfer Deputy Commissioner D.K. Ravi. The bike rally started at Gandhi Park and passed through t... »
Kolar, October 25, 2014

Bike rally staged against move to transfer DC

A two-wheeler rally was staged in the town on Saturday, condemning the reported move to transfer Deputy Commissioner D.K. Ravi.The bike rally started at Gandhi Park and passed through the m... »
BANGALORE, October 25, 2014

Filling VC posts: UGC yet to name members for search committees

The University Grants Commission (UGC) delaying nomination of its members to search committees appears to have become a stumbling block for filling the posts of Vice-Chancellor of four universitie... »
MYSORE, October 25, 2014

Workshop on classical Kannada

The Centre of Excellence for Studies in Classical Kannada at the Central Institute of Indian Languages (CIIL) is organising a 10-day workshop on classical Kannada language from November 5 to 11 at... »
BELLARY, October 25, 2014

Flash floods claim a life in Bellary

One person was washed away in flash floods that occurred in Kollur nallah in Bellary taluk on Saturday morning, following heavy rains since Friday night.According to information reaching th... »
PANAJI, October 25, 2014

Dual citizenship for Goan citizens: Parrikar to meet Rajnath Singh

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar will meet Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Minister for External Affairs Sushma Swaraj and officials of both Ministries in New Delhi on Wednesday to work out a la... »
KREDL received 295 online applications within 7.25 min. for setting up mini-solar power plants. File photo: Shaju John
BANGALORE, October 25, 2014

Solar scheme: aggrieved farmer files complaint with Governor Vajubhai Vala, Centre

The controversy over Karnataka Renewable Energy Development Ltd. (KREDL) receiving 295 online applications from farmers within a record time of 7.25 minutes for setting up mini-solar power plants... »
H.B. Walikar
DHARWAD, October 25, 2014

Walikar suspended on penultimate day of his term as Karnatak University VC

H.B. Walikar, who was denied bail by the Special Lokayukta Court here on Thursday, has been suspended from the post of Vice-Chancellor of Karnatak University.In-charge Vice-Chancellor S.S.... »

Meagre pay, a major reason for shortage of volunteers

Varsity to research on infections in arecanut

Wildlife poaching still rampant

Call it puppy love

Defunct borewell left open in K.R. Nagar

Woman murdered after heated argument

Family of three commit suicide

APL families to get kerosene, rice

Rain, high prices dampen enthusiasm for crackers

Bangalore, October 25, 2014

Anjaneya’s daughter to tie the knot at mass marriage

The Karnataka government’s proposal to impose luxury tax on lavish weddings in a bid to curb them may not have seen the light of day, but Social Welfare Minister H. Anjaneya is adding his mite to... »
Bijapur, October 25, 2014

Bijapur roads to get facelift

With the major part of first phase of the master plan road-widening project over, the City Municipal Corporation is now focussing on the second phase under which the stretch between M.G. Road and... »
GULBARGA, October 25, 2014

Rajyotsava gift: better food for prisoners

As a Rajyotsava day gift to all prisoners housed in prisons and sub jails, the State government has decided to revise the menu of food served to them and enhance the amount sanctioned for providin... »
Sharanabasappa P. Patil
GULBARGA, October 25, 2014

Another feather in his cap

For this progressive farmer, lack of education is not a hindrance to coming up with innovative ideas. He has developed a cost-effective device to segregate three-phase and single-phase power in r... »
Bangalore, October 25, 2014

Customs officials’ lapse leads to 3 acquittals

The failure of customs officers to follow simple procedures has resulted in the acquittal of two foreign nationals and an Indian from the charges of smuggling heroin and hashish from India. It is... »
PANAJI, October 25, 2014

Doctor, wife booked for employing minor girls as housekeepers

Dr. Zelio D’Mello, Head of the Orthopaedic Department at the State-owned Goa Medical College and Hospital, and his wife Elaine have been sentenced to three years of simple imprisonment for employi... »
PANAJI, October 25, 2014

Goa government to clear 13 iron-ore mining releases

The Goa government has initiated the process of clearing 13 iron ore mining leases, thereby resuming mining operations which were grounded for in the last two years in Goa. Chief Minister... »
Bangalore, October 25, 2014

Karnataka doctors refuse to budge, talks remain inconclusive

Members of the Karnataka Government Medical Officers’ Association (KGMOA) are firm on their decision to resign en masse on October 27 as talks between them and Health Minister U.T. Khader r... »
Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah. Photo: V. Sreenivasa Murthy
October 25, 2014
Political Diary

Siddaramaiah on a strong trajectory

If the triumph of the Bharatiya Janata Party in the Legislative Assembly elections in Haryana and Maharashtra is one thing, on the flip-side it is expected to serve as a blessing to Karnataka Chief... »
Villagers gather near the Palar near Kolathur in Salem district on Friday. Photo: E. Lakshmi Narayanan
SALEM/MYSORE, October 25, 2014

One killed in Karnataka forest shootout

Tension is brewing in the ‘Veerappan heartland’ of M.M. Hills, after hundreds of villagers from Tamil Nadu vandalised a Karnataka Forest Department checkpoint and office at Palar in Chamarajanagar... »

Abolished 39 years ago, bonded labour still exists in State

Stakeholders welcome new industrial policy

Lack of volunteers affects homeschoolers

Cyber crime: NIE principal’s email account hacked

Ever-growing demand for khadi

Elephant herd trampls farmer to death

Over 97,000 beneficiaries yet to submit documents

No refund on premium train tickets: Railways


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