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  • KSRTC Volvo buses to operate between Bengaluru and Mangaluru in new route

    Bengaluru: The Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) that had suspended its services to Madikeri and surrounding areas owing to heavy rain has restored services from Saturday.The buses are plying up to Madikeri via Kushalnagar, it is said.The KSRTC has also restored its multi axle...

  • Rain wrath: CM announces Rs 2 lakh to those who lost their houses

    Bengaluru: Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy has announced a compensation of Rs 2 lakh to those who have lost their houses due to heavy rain. Over 800 houses have been destroyed completely in Kodagu district until Saturday as the rain continued to pound the district. The owners of these 800 houses...

  • Many still stranded in Kodagu. But rescue op to be over by evening?

    Bengaluru: Even as rescue personnel are trekking the slippery hills and coffee plantations in the rain-ravaged Kodagu district to save stranded people, Kodagu district in-charge Minister S R Mahesh has claimed that the rescue mission will be over by evening.Rescue operations will be over by...

  • You can't keep Ganesha idols above 5ft: KSPCB

    Bengaluru: Planning to bring Ganesha idols in your galli? Make sure, the idols are under 5ft.In a new directive issued by the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board, it has restricted the height of the idols to be 5 feet. The decision was taken following a complaint by contractors who clear...

  • Massive rescue operation launched in Kodagu

    Bengaluru: A massive rescue operation has been launched in Kodagu to rescue people stranded due to floods and landslides. Owing to torrential rains coupled with a heavy storm is making it difficult for the rescue volunteers to reach the victims, for the past three days. However, now the Army has...

  • Here's how you can do your bit for rain-battered Kodagu

    Bengaluru: As people in Madikeri district are braving perhaps the worst rains are in need of immediate help. The Kodava Samaja has come forward to help the people of Coorg with essentials. The Samaja has requested people to donate food packs, water bottles, clothes, blankets, tarpulins or tents...

  • Rescue team saves people stranded after bridge collapsed near Madikeri

    Bengaluru: Madikeri district is witnessing one of its heaviest rains in history with multiple landslides and mudslides being reported from across the district. Several areas have been cut off leaving people stranded hampering relief works. However, on the directions of deputy commissioner, the...

  • Governor opens Raj Bhavan doors to public

    Bengaluru: Governor Vajubhai Vala has opened the gates of the century-old Raj Bhavan in Bengaluru for the public for 15 days from August 16.The Governor said that anyone can visit the heritage site till August 31 from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. after online booking.Through Karnataka Tourism Department...

  • State govt announces Rs 200 cr aid for flood relief work

    Bengaluru: The State government will release RS 200 crore to take up relief works in the rain-battered districts - Kodagu, Dakshina Kannada, Udupi, Hassan, Shivamogga, Chikmagaluru and Uttar Kannada. Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy who held a high-level meeting after reviewing the situation, told...

  • Kumaraswamy, Yeddyurappa mourn Vajpayee's death

    Bengaluru: Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala, state Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy, BJP's state unit president BS Yeddyurappa and other leaders mourned the death of Atal Bihari Vajpayee in New Delhi on Thursday evening. "I condole the sad demise of former Prime Minister AB Vajpayee. In his death,...

  • 'Vajpayee was in Bengaluru prison during Emergency'

    Bengaluru: Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's association with India's tech hub Bengaluru was memorable, as he spent 19 months in the city's central prison during the Emergency period in 1975-77, said an official on Thursday."Vajpayee was lodged in the Bengaluru central prison in the city...

  • Karnataka: Torrential rains batter coastal and south-interior districts

    Bengaluru: With heavy rains up to 25 cm lashing coastal and south interior districts of Karnataka, the state is working to shift people stranded in flood-hit regions, an official statement said on Thursday."Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy has discussed with the Air Force officials to rescue people...