Karnataka

Bandipur: ‘How about an elevated highway on alternative road?’

Bandipur: ‘How about an elevated highway on alternative road?’

State Wildlife Board member writes to Chief Minister suggesting options to tackle issue The proposal to lift the night traffic ban at Bandipur has provoked outrage among wildlife activists. It has driven conservation biologist and member of the State Board for Wildlife Sanjay Gubbi to map out an alternative solution …

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North Karnataka demand politically motivated: CPI

North Karnataka demand politically motivated: CPI

‘Division of State will not help solve backwardness in Bombay Karnataka and Hyderabad Karnataka’ Terming the demand for statehood for North Karnataka put forward by a few organisations, seers and individuals from Bombay Karnataka region a politically motivated one, Communist Party of India (CPI) held that the division of the …

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Bandipur: Lifting night traffic ban runs contrary to NTCA report

Bandipur: Lifting night traffic ban runs contrary to NTCA report

National Tiger Conservation Authority is part of panel constituted by apex court to look into the issue The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) — which has proposed to the State government to lift the ban on night traffic through Bandipur — seems to have overlooked key issues brought …

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Coffee estate workers left out of draft NRC on tenterhooks

Coffee estate workers left out of draft NRC on tenterhooks

In some cases, the husband and children are in the list, but not the wife Several workers in coffee estates in Hassan and Chikkamagaluru districts are on tenterhooks over their future. Many of them are from Assam and have not made it to the list of citizens in the final …

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Get a glimpse of the world’s longest palm-leaf manuscript

Get a glimpse of the world’s longest palm-leaf manuscript

Oriental Research Institute has displayed some of its rare collections at an exhibition Heritage buffs taking delight in the written word have something to look forward to at the Oriental Research Institute (ORI) in Mysuru. For, on display is what is presumably the world’s longest palm-leaf manuscript that measures 2.95 …

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Five research centres coming up at AIISH

Five research centres coming up at AIISH

₹137 crore being spent by the Union government to upgrade the institute as a Centre of Excellence The Centre of Excellence (CoE) tag for the country’s premier speech and hearing institute in Mysuru — All India Institute of Speech and Hearing (AIISH) — is expected to boost research in the …

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North Karnataka issue: Many outfits say ‘no’ to bandh call

North Karnataka issue: Many outfits say ‘no’ to bandh call

The hype about the call for bandh of North Karnataka districts seems to be fizzling out, with various Kannada organisations, farmers groups, and labourer unions deciding not to support it. Addressing a joint press conference here on Monday, Amrut Ijari of Karnataka Rakshana Vedike, Mahesh Pattar of CITU, Shivanna Hubballi of Mahadayi …

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