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State govt to revive 1,500 Sevalal Centres to preserve Banjara culture

Bengaluru: A survey conducted by the state government has found that several Sevalal Cultural Centres across the state are in a dilapidated state. Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy has therefore launched a programme focussed on reviving 1500 of these centres in ...

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ED files case against DK Shivakumar for money laundering

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has registered a money laundering case against Karnataka minister D K Shivakumar and few others on the basis of an alleged tax evasion and hawala transactions case, officials said. The agency has booked Shivakumar, Haumanthaiah, an ...

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Shortage of sand: UTK bats for sand mining policy amendment

Mangaluru: Dakshina Kannada District In-charge and Urban Development and Housing Minister U T Khader opined that the existing guidelines in the sand mining policy, meant for coastal districts should be relaxed as none was coming forward to extract sand from ...

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State government cuts price of petrol, diesel by Rs. 2

Bengaluru: The State government, on Monday, September 17, lowered the price of petrol and diesel by Rs. 2. Three other states, namely Rajasthan, West Bengal and Andhra Pradesh, have already cut state taxes on fuel. The CMO sources have said ...

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Motorcycle used in Gauri Lankesh murder seized: Maha ATS

The motorcycle used in the murder of journalist Gauri Lankesh has been found, a senior official of Maharashtra Police’s Anti-Terrorism Squad said late Saturday evening. A special investigation team (SIT) of the Karnataka Police and the Maharashtra ATS are probing ...

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Spl Economic Offences Court grants bail to DK Shivakumar

Bengaluru: The bail application submitted by the Karnataka Water Resources Minister DK Shivakumar and three of his co-accused- Sunil Sharma, Anjaneya and Rajendra in the Income Tax case was accepted by the Special Economic Offences Court in Bengaluru on Saturday, ...

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Karnataka: BJP baiting our MLAs, says Congress; wants I-T department to probe money source

BENGALURU: After days of defending its legislators and putting up a united front, the Congress on Friday decided to approach the Income Tax department with a complaint against BJP. While the party has urged the I-T department to investigate the ...

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Bengaluru: Programme launched to educate 10,000 on mental health

Bengaluru: A movement aimed to spread awareness on mental health among 10,000 people has been launched here by a non-profit organisation. The White Swan Foundation, with its mission to deliver knowledge services for mental health and wellbeing, has announced the ...

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Rain-deficit 23 districts of Karnataka declared drought-hit

BENGALURU: Of the 30 districts across Karnataka, 23 districts have been declared drought-hit due to deficit rainfall in the monsoon season, an official said on Wednesday. “Though the monsoon (June-September) was near normal in coastal, south interior and Malnad regions ...

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Illegal storage of sand worth Rs 5 Lakh seized

Mangaluru: The Mangaluru Rural police, the Anti Rowdy Squad of Mangaluru South division and the officials of Mines and Geology, in a joint operation, seized over 78 loads of sand, which were stored illegally at Valachil, Adyar and Arkula, on ...

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Belagavi gearing up to receive President

Officials of various departments are making preparations to receive President Ram Nath Kovind in Belagavi on September 15. He will be inaugurating the yearlong platinum jubilee celebrations of Karnatak Law Society in the city. Officials of the Public Works Department ...

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Udupi: Two- wheeler rider crushed under container truck, dies on spot

Udupi: A 55-year-old man riding a two-wheeler was crushed to death by a container truck at Santhekatte near here on Wednesday, September 12. The deceased has been identified as Gangadhar Kanchan, a resident of K G Road, near Uppoor village. ...

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State government to supply free laptops to all the degree students

Bengaluru: Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy announced free laptop for all the degree students. All these years only SC/ST students were given a free laptop. Addressing at an event at Maharani’s college in Mysuru, CM HDK announced that the government is ...

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Youth live-streams suicide attempt on FB, alleges police harassment

Shivamogga: A 20-year-old youth from Bhaise village in Hosanagar taluk attempted suicide, allegedly due to police harassment and recorded it live on Facebook (FB) on Tuesday. Reportedly the Hosanagar police had warned the youth, Mithun Shetty against posting inflammatory messages on ...

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