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Rs 850-crore package for Bellary

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah receives appeals at the Janata Darshan in Bellary on Monday. KPN

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah announced a Rs 850-crore special package for the district on Monday. The move is seen as a thanksgiving...

KPCL told to pay up Rs 226 crore for Bidadi plant delay

With the proposed project failing to take off as scheduled, the KPCL may have to pay up Rs 226 crore a year to the GAIL as transmission charges, as per the GTA, official sources said. Reuters file photo. For representation purpose

The State government may have to pay a heavy price for delay on its part in implementing its first gas-based power plant at Bidadi near...

Dalit widows break barriers, perform puja at temple

Two widowed Dalit priestesses perform puja at the Kudroli  Gokarnanatheshwara temple in Mangalore on Monday. Former union minister B Janardhana Poojary is also seen. DH Photo

For Lakshmi, 65, and Chandravathi, 46, belonging to the Scheduled Caste community, it was a rare opportunity to be part of a path-breaking...

Heavy rains prove detrimental to cotton growers

Excess rainfall has proved to be a boon for paddy farmers at Kududarahaalu village in Siruguppa taluk,  Bellary district. DH Photo

The vagaries of weather have ushered in blessings as well curse for the farmers of Siruguppa taluk in Bellary district. Overwhelmed...

High-speed train feasibility study after Dasara

The feasibility study for the high-speed train between Mysore-Bangalore-Chennai corridor will commence soon after Dasara, Railway Minister D V Sadananda Gowda said on Monday. PTI file photo

The feasibility study for the high-speed train between Mysore-Bangalore-Chennai corridor will commence soon after Dasara, Railway Minister D V Sadananda Gowda...

Jayalalitha coming to terms with prison life

The Bangalore Central Prisons at Parappana Agrahara where Jayalalitha has been lodged since September 27. DH photo

Former chief minister of Tamil Nadu, J Jayalalitha, convicted in the disproportionate assets case and lodged in the Bangalore Central Prisons...

Experts for strict enforcement of tobacco laws

Public health experts, on Monday, stressed the need for strict enforcement of tobacco control laws, rather than just creating awareness on its harmful effects to deter people from smoking. DH file photo

Public health experts, on Monday, stressed the need for strict enforcement of tobacco control laws, rather than just creating awareness...

CM to meet union minister on developing airports

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah is scheduled to meet Union Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju Pusapati on Tuesday in New Delhi to discuss the development of regional airports in Karnataka. DH file photo

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah is scheduled to meet Union Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju Pusapati on Tuesday in New Delhi...

Govt dodging to pay our dues, say rice millers

The Karnataka State Rice Millers' Association (KSRMA) has said it would seek legal recourse and stay away from the custom rice milling tender process...

Govt begins to upgrade ULBs

The urban development department has started the process of upgrading 28 Urban Local Bodies (ULB), a move that will pave the way for towns...

Schools in a fix over circular on safety guidelines

A circular issued by the Department of Public Instruction (DPI) on Monday, directing all aided and unaided schools to implement within October 31, 2014...

Jaya's charity dance had helped build school

A poster of the dance performance by Jayalalitha.

The verdict in the disproportionate assets case may have put former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalitha on a sticky wicket...

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