Substances dangerous to humans found in temple prasad: State Govt

Tuesday, December 18th, 2018

Belagavi: The Karnataka government on Monday, December 17 said that the prasad in the food poisoning incident at a temple in Chamarajnagar district contained substances dangerous for human consumption. The death toll in the incident today reached 14. Samples of the prasad sent for forensic examination were found to be laced with monocrotophos and organophosphate […]

Temple prasada poisoning case: Driver’s mistake saves 35 lives

Monday, December 17th, 2018

Chamarajanagar: A tempo driver, by his mistake has unknowingly saved 35 people from a near death situation. As the news of multiple deaths at the Sulawadi Maramma Temple due to consumption of poisoned prasada reached the ears of 35 people from a nearby village, they were left shocked at how narrowly they had cheated death. […]

Parents of Dr Savita want abortion law in Ireland to be named after her

Monday, December 17th, 2018

Belagavi: The Ireland government recently gave its consent to formulate a law that allows abortion of foetus in extreme circumstances. The law is being brought about after several protests were stage following the death of Dr Savita Halappanavar, an Indian origin woman who was not allowed to abort her foetus even though it was the […]

Amendment to Land Revenue Act extended

Saturday, December 15th, 2018

Belagavi: The state assembly on Friday, December 14 saw the discussion of the Bagar Hukum land bill, and this bill has been approved, and it is said that committees will be formed with legislators being ahead of it to dispose the land to the farmers according to Land Revenue Act 1964. Bagar Hukum is a […]

100 Rupee Coin With Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s Portrait To Be Launched Soon

Friday, December 14th, 2018

New Delhi: A new 100-rupee coin with the image of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee will be launched soon, an official statement said today. The coin will weigh 35 grams. One side of the coin will have a portrait of Atal Bihari Vajpayee with his name inscribed in the Devanagari script as well as […]

Govt won’t spend anything on Brindavan Gardens: D K Shivakumar

Friday, December 14th, 2018

Belagavi: The Karnataka government on Thursday said not even a penny would be spent on the proposed upgradation of the Brindavan Gardens adjoining the Krishnarajasagara Dam (KRS) or the installation of a mammoth statue of Mother Cauvery. Minister for Water Resources D K Shivakumar said this in the state Assembly while replying to opposition BJP […]

Govt mulling setting up waste to energy units to manage garbage: Parameshwara

Thursday, December 13th, 2018

Belagavi: Bengaluru city produces 6,000 tonnes of garbage every day and the state government was mulling setting up waste-to-energy units to address the issue of garbage management, Karnataka deputy chief minister G Parameshwara said on Wednesday, December 12. Responding to S T Somashekar in the assembly about problems due to garbage dumpyards in his constituency, […]

UBHL pleads with Karnataka High Court not to wind up company

Wednesday, December 12th, 2018

Bengaluru: Liquor baron Vijay Mallya-linked UBHL has pleaded before the Karnataka High Court not to wind up the company to clear the debts related to his defunct Kingfisher Airlines Limited. The bankers and creditors have been pressing for the closure of the company to clear the debts owed by Mallya, wanted for alleged bank fraud […]

Bangalore Engineer Named ‘Technician of the Year’ at IET Awards

Wednesday, December 12th, 2018

Bengaluru: The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has announced the winner of its annual Technician of the Year Award, which recognises individuals who have made exceptional engineering achievements in their profession or operational area. Neeraj Kumar Sharma, a Geotechnical Engineer from Bangalore, India office of Atkins as a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, won […]

Photo exhibition showcases best of Karnataka

Tuesday, December 11th, 2018

Bengaluru: With photos of roaring tigers, wild elephants and ancient temples, a photography exhibition here has showcased the best of Karnataka — from architecture to wildlife. The week-long exhibition, titled “Pride of Karnataka”, is an attempt by the Department of Information and Public Relations (Govt of Karnataka) to bring Karnataka close to Delhi. So be […]

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