Karnataka

Monsoon ‘officially’ ends in Karnataka, leaving many areas in distress

Monsoon ‘officially’ ends in Karnataka, leaving many areas in distress

North-interior and parts of south-interior Karnataka are facing severe drought The southwest monsoon, which started off in a torrent, has ended in a trickle in the State. Sunday marked the official end of the monsoon season, according to the climatological classification adopted by India Meteorological Department (IMD). Though the monsoon …

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Dy. CM eligible for all privileges extended to CM during travel

Dy. CM eligible for all privileges extended to CM during travel

Vehicles will be temporarily stopped on roads their convoys will pass through A day after Deputy Chief Minister G. Parameshwara, who also holds the Home portfolio, grew agitated on the issue of “zero- traffic” privilege, the State government came out with a circular providing not only zero traffic but all …

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Govt. to pay ₹10,000 a month to those who lost houses in Kodagu floods

Govt. to pay ₹10,000 a month to those who lost houses in Kodagu floods

It will be paid till permanent structures are built The government has decided to pay ₹10,000 every month to those who lost their houses in the recent floods in Kodagu till permanent structures are built for them, instead of constructing temporary houses. Speaking to mediapersons, Minister for Housing U.T. Khader …

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Congress legislators seek their due in the coalition govt.

Congress legislators seek their due in the coalition govt.

Top leaders sing tune of unity at CLP meeting that saw near-full attendance The Congress Legislature Party (CLP) meeting here on Tuesday saw top leaders urging the legislators to stay united and unwavering, while the MLAs spoke of the troubles they were facing in a coalition arrangement. This, according to …

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With Dasara approaching, it is facelift time again in Mysuru

With Dasara approaching, it is facelift time again in Mysuru

The Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) has taken up a slew of works to beautify the city, including repairing the main arterial roads, painting the walls and the medians, and sprucing up 23 major parks, ahead of Dasara. MCC Commissioner K.H. Jagadeesh told The Media that bad stretches and damaged portions of roads …

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SWR’s massive restoration effort punctured by recurring landslips

SWR’s massive restoration effort punctured by recurring landslips

In one of the biggest track restoration works, South Western Railway (SWR) has cleared 64 of the 65 landslips that occurred in August on the Sakleshpur-Subrahmanya Road ghat section. The section is accessible only through the existing line. While SWR has re-routed or cancelled trains on the Bengaluru-Mangaluru sector since August 15, …

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