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Rats! This family enjoys their company

White mice are just like members of the family for sixty five-year-old Manohar Hallur and his children of Mudhol town in Bagalkot district. All the six members of the family have developed a special b

Supercession of civic body quashed

In a setback to the state government, the circuit bench of Karnataka High Court on Tuesday struck down an order on supercession of Belgaum City Corporation.

The government had superceded the civic b

Greedy legislators resorted to cross-voting: Siddaramaiah


Opposition leader in the Assembly Siddaramaiah has said that cross-voting during the election to the Legislative Council from the Assembly constituency, has nothing to do with the denial of a Congress

Cloud seeding: Do we have facilities?


While the state government is considering cloud seeding as an option to help farmers cope with the delayed monsoon, agricultural experts in drought- prone North Karnataka are unhappy it has built li

‘Only Cong can put state back on track’


Clearly eyeing the coming Assembly polls in the state, All India Congress Committee general secretary, Rahul Gandhi, made corruption in the ruling BJP the focus of his address at the Youth Congress c

Annigeri skulls: Archaeologists to approach Mysore agency

The mystery surrounding the 600-odd human skulls found in Annigeri near here has remained unsolved even after two years of its discovery. Archaeologists are still groping in the dark as regards the pe

No river too deep for this topper

For Shashikala Daballi, topping the PUC exam (arts) is more rewarding than for most as it has come at the end of a long hard road, literally. The girl, who scored 95 per cent in the exam, walked 4 k

Not quitting BJP, says BSY


Scoffing at rumours that he was planning to quit the BJP, former chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa on Sunday clarified that he has never thought of leaving the party. “I will remain loyal to the BJP and

BSY ready to be K’taka chief

In a climb-down from his belligerent stand of reclaiming the chief minister’s post, BJP strongman B.S.

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