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More dart guns to control stray wild animals


Bengaluru: The Forest Department will soon set up Quick Response Units in all the 12 Wildlife Circles of Karnataka to manage animal straying incidents.
Presently the wildlife tranquilising squads are

Posco scraps $5.3b steel plant in Karnataka


Bengaluru: In a major setback to the state government Posco – a subsidiary of South Korean steel giant, the Pohang Steel Company Limited – on Tuesday decided to scrap its proposed 6 MTPA (million ton

Harassed boy goes back to school


Bengaluru: Little Akshath (name changed) a four-and-a-half year-old boy Bengaluru, is suffering from a rare genetic disease, which has led to ‘dry skin’ problems that affect his appearance. Like all

Bengaluru link to Kerala solar scam: D-gang threatened businessman


Bengaluru: The solar panel scam that is rocking the Kerala government seems to have strong connections with a city-based businessman, who had complained last year that he was one of the victims in th

7 mowed down in Bengaluru


Bengaluru: In a case of suspected rash driving, an inebriated man reportedly mowed down seven sleeping pedestrians – critically injuring two – in his Range Rover in Electronic City traffic police lim

Special: Ashwini: Our own Malala


Bengaluru: She may not be physically able to see but Ashwini Angadi's inner eye has taken her this far. The gritty 24 year old resident of Seshadri­puram, awarded the the 'Youth Courage award for Edu

Sops for rural is tax on urban

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The hiccup: Excise duty on liquor up
Bengaluru: Liquor prices will increase from August 1 as the government proposes to revise additional excise duty as part of its drive to mobilize resources and ac

Siddaramaiah unveils ambitious Re 1 kg rice scheme

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Bengaluru: Karnataka government on Wednesday launched its ambitious initiative to supply 30 kg of rice at Re one to nearly one crore poor families across the state that would entail an outgo of Rs 4,

Not Akrama-Sakrama, but rural land bill: Sidd­a­r­amaiah


Bengaluru: A day after transport minister Ramalinga Reddy announced that Governor Hans Raj Bhardwaj had approved the controversial Akrama-Sakrama Bill, Chief Minister Sidd­a­r­amaiah clarified that t

Waterless Bengaluru wakes up to rain harvesting

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Bengaluru: With good rain across Karnataka and predictions of showers in the city through the monsoon, Bengaluru is gearing up to make good use of rainwater. 
The BWSSB  had identified about 56,000

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