KARNATAKA

Coordinate rescue efforts: Muniyappa

BANGALORE: Union Minister of State for Railways K.H. Muniyappa has urged the Union Government to coordinate rescue operations in flood-hit regions with the Chief Ministers of Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. In a press release, Mr. Muniyappa said that many parts of north Karnataka and Mantralayam in Kurnool district in Andhra Pradesh had been flooded because of incessant rain. — Staff Reporter