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  • SC order leaves liquor store owners, staff high and dry

    Dharwad: Drinkers will have to seek their high elsewhere from July 1. With the excise department cracking down on booze shops, tipplers in Dharwad and elsewhere have to walk that extra mile to get a peg of their favourite drink. But more worrisome is the fate of liquor store owners and the staff in...

  • Bottle of water sinks multiplex in Belagavi

    Belagavi: Fifty rupees for a litre of drinking water bottle? This was the price being charged by the Inox multiplex in Belagavi. But no longer.The district administration put an end to the outrageous act by seizing and sealing the multiplex last week.Following the state government's decision to cap...

  • Seven Bangladeshi nationals arrested in Belagavi for illegally entering the country

    Belagavi: When immigration officials at the Pune International Airport arrested Mohammed Al Ameen Shauqique Bepari on 2 May, 2017, little did they realise that they would be opening a Pandora's Box.Bepari, 26, a resident of Lakshmipura, Medhinapur police station of Bangladesh, was taken into...

  • Divine drama: Three arrested for kidnapping engg student in Belagavi

    Belagavi: Three kidnappers, including a woman, who had sought the blessings of Lord Balaji at Tirupati and Udupi's Lord Krishna for their mission's success, landed in the police net for kidnapping a 23-year- old engineering student in Belagavi.On the night of April 17, Arpita Govind Nayak, a...

  • Sinking into a mess: Borewells and the plight of a Belagavi village

    It's summer, and the village of Badal Ankalgi in Belagavi taluk in Belagavi district is in the grip of an unprecedented water crisis. And the irony is that the Malaprabha river, one of the five rivers that cut across the district, is barely a few kilometres away.To mitigate the water crisis, the...

  • Wildlife activists petition NTCA, want Bhimgad to be declared a tiger reserve

    Belagavi: With the number of big cats increasing at the Bhimgad Wildlife Sanctuary, local wildlife activists are now demanding the sanctuary be declared a tiger reserve.Activists have petitioned the forest department and the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) to ensure that the sanctuary...