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State seeks Rs 362 crore for flood relief

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Thursday said the State government had convinced two Central teams, which visited nine flood affected districts, about the severity of the...

State told to form committee on school safety norms

The High Court on Thursday directed the State government to constitute a committee headed by an officer not below the rank of Additional Chief Secretary,...

HC demands report on public inconvenience due to doctors' strike

The High Court on Thursday directed the State government to submit a report on the inconvenience caused to the public during the doctors' strike in...

Suttur Mutt jumbo calves to be seized, but have nowhere to go

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After two elephant calves-Drona and Champa of Suttur Mutt - ran amok on Wednesday, putting civilian lives at risk, it is learnt that the Forest...

Forest dept may introduce counselling for staff transfers

The Forest department has decided to follow in the footsteps of the Education and Health departments, to streamline transfers of officials.

Three killed as car rams bridge parapet

Freak incident: The mangled remains of a car that rammed a bridge parapet on Belgaum-Bagalkot Road near Chachadi-Harugopp Cross at Saundatti taluk in Belgaum district on Thursday. dh photo

Three persons were killed on the spot after the car in which they were travelling rammed into a bridge parapet near Chachadi-Harugopp Cross on Belgaum-Bagalkot...

Karnataka, TN officials to meet in 10 days to discuss poaching issues

The Special Tiger Protection Force (STPF) has been deployed in MM hills to keep tabs on the public outcry following the death of poacher A Palani. dh file photo

Following the public outcry near MM Hills in Chamarajangar district over the death of 40-year old poacher A Palani last week, forest and police officers...

59 to get Rajyotsava award

Noted space scientist K Kasturirangan, former chief justice of India M N Venkatachaliah, writer Shudra Srinivas, singer S Janaki and athlete M V Poovamma are...

Prepare action plan to revive defunct agencies: CM

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Thursday directed the Water Resources department to prepare an action plan for reviving the Command Area Development Authority (CADA), the Water...

Panel report on GP chief poll with govt

Rural Development and Panchayat Raj Minister H K Patil on Thursday said the government had received recommendations from the Nanjaiah Math Committee to conduct direct...

Private buses continue to carry commercial luggage despite raids

unabated: The Transport department has checked 82,000 vehicles, seized 820 and  penalised 500 for violating norms on carrying load. DH file PHOTO

Even as the Transport department is making efforts to contain overloading of commercial vehicles and illegal carrying of commercial luggage in private buses, the malpractices...

'BJP charge on law and order politically motivated'

KJ George / DH file photo

Home Minister K J George on Thursday dubbed the State BJP's charge that the law and order situation had deteriorated in the State as "politically...

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Security personnel patrol a street after a protest by the supporters of Jammu and Kashmir...

Security personnel patrol a street after a protest by the supporters of Jammu and Kashmir...

India A players Rohit Sharma and Manish Pandey during a practice match against Sri Lanka...

India A players Rohit Sharma and Manish Pandey during a practice match against Sri Lanka...

Indian Air Force officers arrive at the Gateway of India after swimming for a distance...

Indian Air Force officers arrive at the Gateway of India after swimming for a distance...

The Navy hovercraft carrying West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to Sagar Island...

The Navy hovercraft carrying West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to Sagar Island...

A Rajasthani herder with his cows in Gurgaon...

A Rajasthani herder with his cows in Gurgaon...

Devotees wait for the Sun to offer prayers, during Chhath Puja festival in Agra...

Devotees wait for the Sun to offer prayers, during Chhath Puja festival in Agra...

Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik creates a sand sculpture on Black Money with a message...

Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik creates a sand sculpture on Black Money with a message...

BJP workers arrange the cut-outs of party symbol (lotus) to decorate the boats at the Marine...

BJP workers arrange the cut-outs of party symbol (lotus) to decorate the boats at the Marine...

A police man investigates the tunnel dug up by the robbers in Gohana bank heist, in Sonipat...

A police man investigates the tunnel dug up by the robbers in Gohana bank heist, in Sonipat...

Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan sweeps in a stree during a cleanliness drive as a part...

Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan sweeps in a stree during a cleanliness drive as a part...

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