• Now, you can fly from Ballari to Hyderabad

    Bengaluru: In a big boost to air travel in the border areas, a flight service from Ballari to Hyderabad became operational on Thursday as part of the central government's UDAN scheme. The service was inaugurated by Union Civil Aviation Minister Jayant Sinha. The flight is being operated by...

  • Roof of operation theatre collapses at Ballari's VIMS

    Bengaluru: The roof of the operation theatre in Vijayanagar Institute of Medical Sciences (VIMS) in Ballari collapsed on Tuesday.The incident happened around 9.30am. The entire contents of the operation theatre were crushed. Mercifully, there was no operation scheduled at that time.According to repo...

  • I-T dept raids house of Kharge confidant in Kalaburgi

    Bengaluru: The I-T department raided residences and offices of five businessmen including Khaleel Sait, a close confidant of Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge, in Kalaburgi on Friday. The department reportedly seized several documents during the raid and officials are going through it.Another busin...

  • 80-yr-old father assaulted by sons over property dispute

    Bagalkot: In a shocking incident, an 80-year-old man was brutally attacked and injured by his own sons over a property dispute. The incident was reported from Ningapura village, Badami taluk, Bagalkot district.According to reports, the victim, Shekappa Managuli owned 7 acres of land, which he w...

  • Eshwarappa denies rift with Yeddurauppa in Karnataka BJP

    Ballari: Asserting that he had no rift with BJP's Karnataka unit President B.S. Yeddyurappa, senior party leader K.S. Eshwarappa on Monday said they would jointly fight the next assembly polls."Yeddyurappa and me are not like India and Pakistan. We are together. I have no rift or differences with hi...

  • Drunk man mauled to death by stray dogs

    Belagavi: In a shocking incident, a 34-year-old drunkard, who fell on the street after excessive drinking, was bitten to death by a pack of stray dogs. The incident has been recorded in a CCTV camera.The incident occurred at Bailhongal bus stand on Thursday night. The deceased, Imamsaab Kittur...

  • Sarees - the new saviours of Raichur's pomegranate growers

    Submitted by alvin on Sat, 2017-02-18 16:14 Raichur: Sarees, especially old ones, are in demand these days in Raichur.The new saviours of pomegranate growers, sarees are coming in handy for farmers to safeguard their precious produce from birds, monkeys. They also protect the plant from t...

  • Debt-ridden farmer climbs up transformer pole, electrocutes himself

    Submitted by alvin on Fri, 2017-02-17 12:40 Haveri: Depressed over mounting debts, farmer Chaman Saab Arishinaguppi (60) electrocuted himself by climbing up a transformer pole in Chikkamsihosur in Hanagal taluk here on Friday.According to sources, Chaman Saab had raised 4.5 lakh loan to g...

  • Teacher chops off student’s hair for defying hair-cut order

    Submitted by alvin on Thu, 2017-02-09 15:41 Hubballi: An angry teacher chopped off a student's hair for defying her instructions to trim his hair! The incident has been reported from Nehru Nagar in Hubballi.The boy, a VI standard student of St Paul's School is depressed and hesitant to go...

  • Karnataka planning new dam to tackle silt problem in Tungabhadra reservoir

    Submitted by alvin on Wed, 2017-02-08 16:46 Bengaluru: Water Resources Minister M B Patil on Wednesday told the Legislative Council that the state was planning to construct a “balancing dam” to off-set the loss of over 31 tmc of water due to the collection of silt in the Tungabhadra reser...

  • Prized collection in Gulbarga varsity library gutted in fire

    Submitted by alvin on Wed, 2016-12-07 14:05 Kalaburagi: Prized books, research papers and furniture were destroyed in a fire accident at the Gulbarga University's library on Wednesday. The entire fourth floor has been gutted in the fire. It is learnt that the fire personnel rushed to the ...

  • Dry days ahead as majority of reservoirs have no water in Karnataka

    Submitted by alvin on Fri, 2016-11-25 17:02 Ballari: It appears that the state is headed for more dry days as majority of the reservoirs have no water. However, Almatti reservoir is an exception, said Water Resources Minister MB Patil. Speaking to mediapersons here on Friday, he said that...