Minister V Sunil Kumar tested positive for Covid-19

Friday, January 14th, 2022
Sunil Kumar

Karkala : Karnataka Energy Minister V Sunil Kumar on Friday tested positive for Covid-19. “I have tested positive for Covid-19 today with mild symptoms,” Kumar, who is also the Kannada & Culture minister, said in a tweet. “I request everyone who has recently come in contact with me to isolate and get themselves tested.” Kumar […]

Belaku scheme to light 2,500 rural families in Dakshina Kannada

Tuesday, January 4th, 2022
Belaku scheme

Sullia : Energy Minister V. Sunil Kumar said on Monday that Mangaluru Electricity Supply Company Ltd. (MESCOM) will get Rs.1,100 crore for upgrading power infrastructure under the Union Government’s Revamped Distribution Sector Scheme (RDSS). Of the grants, Rs. 290 crore will be spent in Dakshina Kannada, he said. The Minister was addressing a gathering at […]

Narcotics-free Karnataka is everyone’s responsible : Energy Minister

Friday, September 10th, 2021
Sunil Kumar

Udupi  : Karnataka Minister for Energy, Kannada & Culture V Sunil Kumar warned the opposition Congress on Friday against politicising the handling of the drug mafia in the state by the ruling BJP government. Kumar was reacting to former minister Shivaraj Tangadagi’s statement that BJP ministers and legislators should be diagnosed to ascertain whether they consumed […]

ESCOM to restrict electricity connections to unauthorized buildings: D.K. Shivakumar

Monday, September 15th, 2014
DK shivakumar

Mangalore : State Minister for Energy D.K. Shivakumar said that state government has restricted to provide electricity connections for unauthorized buildings, constructed without obtaining land license and occupancy certificate issued by Urban Development department. Speaking to the media on the sidelines during his visit to attend Onam celebration organized by Kerala Samajam, minister said that […]

Government Announces Power Cuts Across State

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014
D.K. Shivakumar

Bangalore : The State Government on Monday announced two hours of scheduled load-shedding in urban areas, including Bangalore and Mysore and 6 hours in rural pockets with immediate effect. Addressing the media here yesterday, Energy Minister D.K. Shivakumar said the move is on account of the shortfall in power generation by various companies to the […]

TV Journalists Association protest against minister D. K. Shivakumar

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014
TV Journalist

Mangalore : Dakshina Kannada TV Journalists Association, hold a protest meet on Wednesday, March 12 in front of Deputy Commissioner’s office, against state energy minister D. K. Shivakumar for filing false case on TV 9, news channel journalists Shreyas and Shwetha Prabhu. Speaking on the occasion, TV Journalist Tharanath Kapikad said ” Attacks on journalists […]

Karnataka to buy 450 MW of power from DVC

Monday, March 3rd, 2014
DKS

Mangalore : Energy Minister D.K. Shivakumar said on Sunday that the State government would purchase 450 MW of power from Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC). He told presspersons after visiting the Varahi Underground Powerhouse here that he would sign an agreement with DVC on Tuesday. The government had also floated tenders to purchase 1,000 MW of […]

Karnataka power crisis worsens, to buy 300 MW from Punjab

Friday, September 30th, 2011
Energy Minister Shobha Karandlaje

Madikeri: The separate Telangana agitation has worsened the power crisis in Karnataka and the state will start buying power from Punjab on Saturday, Energy Minister Shobha Karandlaje said Friday. ‘We have no option other than buying power from other states like Punjab. We will start purchasing 300 MW daily from Punjab tomorrow (Saturday) itself,’ Karandlaje […]

Shobha for integration of SC/STs in mainstream

Friday, September 16th, 2011
Shobha Karandlaje

Bangalore : Energy Minister Shobha Karandlaje promised members of SC and ST communities to integrate them in the mainstream society. Releasing the Karnataka State Report on implementation of SCs and STs (Prevention of Atrocities) Act in the state in 2010 here on Thursday, she further gave a clarion call to the public to provide emotional […]

Egypt Halts Gas Pipeline Feeding Israel, Jordan

Saturday, February 5th, 2011
Egypt Gas explosion

Middle East : Egypt halted natural-gas exports through a pipeline feeding Israel and Jordan today after a fire at the facility, Egypt’s Oil Ministry said. The state-run Middle East News Agency said the stoppage was to limit damage caused by an explosion carried out by “subversive elements,” while the Oil Ministry said a gas leak […]

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