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Karnataka braces for Thursday shutdown


September 19th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 19 (IANS) With the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Karnataka extending support to the nationwide shutdown Thursday, the police has been put on high alert to maintain ... Read more...

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India, China to resume military exercises; Antony to visit Beijing (Second Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Against the backdrop of an imminent once-in-a-decade leadership transition in Beijing, India and China Tuesday decided to resume their stalled joint military exercises "at ... Read more...

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India, China to resume joint military exercises (Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Barely weeks before the once-in-a-decade leadership transition gets under way in Beijing, India and China Tuesday decided to resume joint military exercises after a ... Read more...

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India, China to discuss ramp up in military ties


September 2nd, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) India and China are likely to ramp up military ties when they discuss from Monday possible resumption of joint army exercise from 2013, apart from ... Read more...

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Israel keen on helping Goa meet its dairy deficit


August 25th, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 24 (IANS) Israel is keen on partnering with dairy industry majors in Goa to increase milk production in the state, an official here said Friday.The state faces a ... Read more...

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A sweet story from Karnataka


June 12th, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 12 (IANS) Ask about Karnataka's most popular mithai and Mysorepak is the obvious answer. But there is another sweetmeat that many swear by, the kunda, from Belgaum ... Read more...

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Karnataka mulls bullet trains for high-speed connectivity


June 4th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 4 (IANS) Karnataka plans to operate 'bullet trains' across the state to provide high-speed connectivity between its tech hub Bangalore and Mysore, Belgaum and Gulbarga in the northern region ... Read more...

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Maharashtra assembly supports Marathi-speaking people of Karnataka


April 12th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 12 (IANS) In a gesture of solidarity with the Marathi-speaking people of Belgaum in Karnataka who have staged a sit-in agitation in the city, the Maharashtra legislative ... Read more...

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Syndicate Bank opens 108 branches in a day


March 31st, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 31 (IANS) Setting a record of sorts, state-run Syndicate Bank Saturday opened 108 new branches across 15 states and Andaman & Nicobar islands simultaneously through the electronic route ... Read more...

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Karnataka to set up second foundry cluster


March 5th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 5 (IANS) The Karnataka government Monday said it would soon set up the state's second foundry cluster at Dobbespet in Bangalore Rural district.Dobbespet is about 50 km from ... Read more...

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Chavan meets Sonia on Ambedkar memorial, Belgaum


December 30th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 30 (IANS) An all-party delegation led by Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan Friday met Congress president Sonia Gandhi in New Delhi demanding Belgaum be declared a union territory ... Read more...

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Chavan to meet PM on Ambedkar memorial, boundary row


December 29th, 2011 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 29 (IANS) For the second time in three weeks, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan will call on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in New Delhi, seeking his intervention ... Read more...

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Uddhav Thackeray meets president on row over Belgaum


December 20th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 20 (IANS) Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray Tuesday met President Pratibha Patil and demanded that the Marathi-speaking areas of Belgaum and surroundings in Karnataka be declared a ... Read more...

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Slowdown in textile a concern: Minister


December 12th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) The slowdown in the textile sector is a matter of concern, union Commerce Minister Anand Sharma told parliament Monday. "There is a slowdown in ... Read more...

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India-China defence dialogue resumed; border mechanism gets a push


December 9th, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Breaking the ice in their military ties, India and China Friday held their Annual Defence Dialogue (ADD) in "an atmosphere of cordiality" and decided ... Read more...

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Sexual minorities fight AIDS with peer group’s help (Feature, Dec 1 is World AIDS Day)


November 30th, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Belgaum (Karnataka), Nov 30 (IANS) In a dark room in Belgaum district, they sit together looking comfortable. They are in an office and are not even distantly related. But, as ... Read more...

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Bringing positive life to positive children (With Image) (Dec 1 is World AIDS Day)


November 29th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Belgaum (Karnataka), Nov 29 (IANS) They sit on a mat in a modest building, innocent eyes wandering while a blackboard in the background reads "all is well". Parvati and Amar ... Read more...

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‘Singham’ screening resumes in Karnataka


July 23rd, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 23 (IANS) The screening of the Kannada remake of Bollywood film "Singham" commenced in Karnataka Saturday after the removal of some "objectionable" dialogues, a day after disruptions in ... Read more...

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‘Singham’ screening disrupted in Bangalore


July 22nd, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 22 (IANS) All four shows of Bollywood film "Singham" were cancelled in a theatre here Friday after pro-Kannada activists gathered in front of the hall and protested against ... Read more...

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Indian Angel Network invests $1 mn in Vayavya Labs


July 18th, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 18 (IANS) Venture capitalists' group Indian Angel Network (IAN) Monday said that it had invested $1 million (Rs.4.4 crore) in software developing firm Vayavya Labs."Vayavya tools play a ... Read more...

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Infosys builds 279 more homes for flood-hit in Karnataka


May 27th, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 27 (IANS) As part of its flood relief programme, global software major Infosys Technologies Ltd has built and handed over 279 more houses in Raichur and Yadgir ... Read more...

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Karnataka steps up vigil after Osama’s killing


May 11th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 11 (IANS) Karnataka has intensified vigil, particularly along its 360 km west coast, and is taking steps to sanitise areas frequented by foreign tourists, especially from the US ... Read more...

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Karnataka to re-impose ban on endosulfan


April 30th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Belgaum (Karnataka), April 30 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Saturday said the government will re-impose within two days the ban on use of pesticide Endosulfan in the state."We will ... Read more...

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Malegaon blast: Chargesheet against Pravin Mutalik


April 22nd, 2011 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) Nearly three months after arresting right-wing group member Pravin Mutalik, the Maharashtra Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) Thursday filed a chargesheet in a Mumbai court alleging he was ... Read more...

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TCS unveils cloud-computing solution in Karnataka


March 12th, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 11 (IANS) Global software major Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) Friday unveiled cloud-based computing solution iON for small and medium businesses (SMBs) in Karnataka.Covering the entire spectrum of business ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa to honour Aishwarya Rai Bachchan


March 5th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 5 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa will honour Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan for her contribution and achievement in the arts and culture segment March 11.The ... Read more...

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Congress terms Advani’s comments ‘frustrated outbursts’


February 6th, 2011 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) The Congress Saturday hit back at Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani's criticism of the ruling party as a "family monopoly", terming them as ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa to make assets public Sunday


February 5th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Belgaum (Karnataka), Feb 5 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Saturday said he would Sunday make public his assets in response to continued allegations by opposition parties that he has amassed ... Read more...

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Another key accused in 2008 Malegaon blast held (Lead)


February 1st, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 1 (IANS) The Maharashtra Anti-Terrorist Squad has nabbed Praveen Mutalik, one of the key accused on the run in the 2008 Malegaon bomb blast case, a top official said here ... Read more...

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Bhardwaj defends self; Congress, BJP plan rallies (Lead)


January 25th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 25 (IANS) Karantaka governor H.R. Bhardwaj, who is under attack from the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party for sanctioning Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa's prosecution, Tuesday said his actions were governed ... Read more...

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Kingfisher to launch new flights (Lead)


December 27th, 2010 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 27 (IANS) Leading private carrier Kingfisher Monday announced it was launching new flights on the domestic sector, connecting Jabalpur and Belgaum to Mumbai.The other flights will operate on the Jabalpur-Indore ... Read more...

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Kingfisher launches five domestic flights


December 27th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 27 (IANS) The Vijay Mallya-promoted Kingfisher Airlines Limited Monday launched five new flights on its domestic network. The new flights would connect Mumbai with Jabalpur, Belgaum and Indore, while the ... Read more...

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Goa activists want highway consultant penalised


December 7th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 7 (IANS) Activists protesting the expansion of a national highway in Goa Tuesday demanded the recovery of Rs.9 crore fee from a foreign consultant for preparing an allegedly faulty project ... Read more...

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Dalmia Bharat to set up cement mills in Karnataka, Meghalaya


December 3rd, 2010 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 3 (IANS) Cement company Dalmia Bharat Enterprises Ltd Friday announced it would set up of two plants in Karnataka and Meghalaya with a combined capacity of five million tonnes per ... Read more...

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Magma Fincorp to offer Rs.246-cr retail loans in Karnataka


November 13th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 13 (IANS) Leading Kolkata-based non-banking finance company Magma Fincorp Limited Saturday said it will disburse Rs.246 crore in retail loans across Karnataka this fiscal."Our focus is on penetrating ... Read more...

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