coastal karnataka

No ministry, so Karnataka BJP legislator quits


July 17th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 17 (IANS) Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday suffered a jolt as legislator Halady Srinivas Shetty quit the assembly after he was not made a minister."My ... Read more...

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Karnataka CM meets BJP leaders over portfolio tussle (Second Lead)


July 14th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bangalore, July 14 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar, struggling to allot portfolios to his ministers even two days after taking office, Saturday met Bharatiya Janata Party central ... Read more...

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Karnataka CM meets BJP leaders over portfolio tussle (Lead)


July 14th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bangalore, July 14 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar, struggling to allot portfolios to his ministers even two days after taking office, Saturday met his Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

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Governor regrets BJP taking tainted people in Karnataka ministry


July 13th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 13 (IANS) A day after the third BJP ministry in four years took office in Karnataka, embarrassment piled on the ruling party with portfolio allotment delayed due ... Read more...

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BJP replaces Gowda with Shettar in Karnataka (Roundup)


July 8th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bangalore, July 8 (IANS) Buckling under mounting pressure from B.S. Yeddyurappa, the BJP Sunday said D.V. Sadananda Gowda was being replaced as the Karnataka chief minister by Rural ... Read more...

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Shettar is Karnataka’s new chief minister (Evening Lead)


July 8th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bangalore, July 8 (IANS) Desperate to prevent a split in the party and save its government in Karnataka, the BJP Sunday announced that Rural Development Minister Jagadish Shettar ... Read more...

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Monsoon arrives in Kerala (Lead)


June 5th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram/New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) The south-west monsoon, crucial for agricultural operations in the country, hit Kerala Tuesday after a four-day delay from the usual arrival date of June 1, ... Read more...

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Indian nuclear reactors generate record power


April 4th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 4 (IANS) India's 19 nuclear reactors generated a record 32,455 million units (MUs) of power in fiscal 2011-12, posting a robust growth of 23 percent over previous fiscal ... 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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Byaari film wins National award


March 8th, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 8 (IANS) The first movie in the Byaari langauge, titled "Byaari" has been jointly named the best film at the 59th National Award announced on Wednesday. The award ... Read more...

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Nearly half of Karnataka drought-hit, says Gowda


October 7th, 2011 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 7 (IANS) The Karnataka government Friday declared 14 more taluks (revenue subdivisions) as drought-hit, taking their number to 84 out of the state's 176 taluks."We have declared 14 ... Read more...

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More than a third of Karnataka declared drought-hit


October 4th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 4 (IANS) The Karnataka government Tuesday declared 70 taluks (revenue subdivisions) out of the state's 176 taluks drought-hit and will approach the central government soon for financial help.The ... Read more...

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Gowda will be second chief minister from coastal Karnataka


August 3rd, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 3 (IANS) D.V. Sadananda Gowda will be the second chief minister from coastal Karnataka, after a gap of nearly 17 years.The first chief minister from the area ... Read more...

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Opposition to land takeover for POSCO plant intensifies


July 13th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Gadag (Karnataka), July 13 (IANS) Karnataka Wednesday dropped plans for land acquisition for a special economic zone (SEZ) on the west coast while opposition to takeover of land for ... Read more...

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Religious leaders oppose land acquisition in Karnataka


July 12th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 12 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa is now facing heat from religious leaders against his government's ambitious land acquisition plans for industry and infrastructure.While one religious ... Read more...

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Don’t drag gods into your battles: Religious heads to Karnataka leaders


June 21st, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 21 (IANS) Several religious leaders in Karnataka Tuesday disapproved of Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa's plan to take oath in a temple to "disprove" Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) leader H. ... Read more...

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RSS apex body meets in Puttur in Karnataka


March 11th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 11 (ANI): The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) is expected to start the process of electing BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate in Karnataka's Puttur town today, according to politicsparty.com.The highest ... Read more...

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Karnataka to ban Endosulfan use


February 17th, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 17 (IANS) Karnataka Thursday decided to ban use of pesticide Endosulfan following reports of its health hazard and sought the central government's nod for the measure."The cabinet decided to ... Read more...

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Girl killed in black magic rite, couple held


December 18th, 2010 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Mangalore, Dec 17 (IANS) A three-year-old girl was killed by a couple in a black magic rite near this coastal Karnataka town Friday. The accused couple has been arrested, police said.Priyanka, daughter ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa in Delhi for talks on his future (Lead)


November 22nd, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bangalore, Nov 22 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, under pressure to quit over allegations of favoured land allotment to relatives, arrived in the national capital Monday evening for more ... Read more...

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14 die in Karnataka rains and floods caused by Jal cyclone


November 10th, 2010 - 10:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.10 (ANI): At least 14 persons have died in Karnataka rains and floods while crops spread over an area of 5,763 hectares have been badly affected. The situation has arisen ... Read more...

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Moily’s Ramayana, an intense search for equality in democratic setup


July 6th, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 6 (ANI): Dr. M. Veerappa Moily, a lawyer by training, entered politics in the sixties, occupied important positions in his home state Karnataka rising to the office of Chief ... Read more...

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Hegde and issues that forced his resignation


June 25th, 2010 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 25 (IANS) From a university hockey player to crusader against corruption, N. Santosh Hegde, who quit as the Karnataka Lok Ayukta (ombudsman) Wednesday, has had an eventful journey. Son of ... Read more...

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Monsoon arrives in Kerala


May 31st, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 31 (IANS) Monsoon arrived in Kerala Monday. Fairly widespread to widespread rainfall was reported in the state as also in coastal Karnataka, south Tamil Nadu and the northeastern states, ... Read more...

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Kaiga leakage dominates parliament, authorities file complaint


December 2nd, 2009 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi / Kaiga, (Karnataka), Dec 2 (ANI): The alleged leakage at the Kaiga nuclear plant in coastal Karnataka dominated proceedings in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday, even as plant officials filed ... Read more...

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50 Kaiga employees under scanner to identify suspect (Second Lead)


November 30th, 2009 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 30 (IANS) About 50 employees of the state-run Kaiga atomic power plant in coastal Karnataka are being interrogated by investigation agencies to identify the suspect who might have contaminated the ... Read more...

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Cyclone Phyan: Mumbai Cyclone Update


November 11th, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Mumbai, Nov.11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) People in Mumbai as well as in the some other coastal regions are busy checking the Mumbai Cyclone Update on Wednesday afternoon. Weather observatories in Mumbai ... Read more...

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Cyclone Phyan threatens India’s west coast


November 11th, 2009 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 11 (IANS) The cyclone over the Arabian Sea Wednesday was "likely to intensify further" and cross the Indian coast between north Maharashtra and south Gujarat in the early hours of ... Read more...

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No nuke secrets with missing Kaiga scientist: officials (Lead)


June 12th, 2009 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kaiga (Karnataka)/Bangalore, June 12 (IANS) Lokanath Mahalingam, the senior scientific officer of the state-run Kaiga atomic power plant in coastal Karnataka who is missing since Monday, had no access to sensitive documents ... Read more...

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Karnataka police clueless about missing scientist


June 12th, 2009 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 12 (IANS) Police Friday admitted that they hadn't made any progress in the operation that was launched a day before to find a missing senior scientific officer of the state-run ... Read more...

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Karnataka to get four passport facilitation centres


June 12th, 2009 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 11 (IANS) The external affairs ministry has decided to set up four passport facilitation centres in Karnataka to help people apply for and secure passports with ease, the state government ... Read more...

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Intense search on for missing atomic scientist in Karnataka (Lead)


June 12th, 2009 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 11 (IANS) Search operations have been intensified to trace a senior scientific officer of the Kaiga atomic power plant in coastal Karnataka after he went missing Monday, police said Thursday. Scientist, ... Read more...

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Scientist goes missing from atomic plant in Karnataka


June 11th, 2009 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 11 (IANS) A senior scientific officer of the state-run Kaiga atomic power plant in coastal Karnataka has been missing since Monday after he went on a morning walk in the ... Read more...

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Monsoon may reach Kerala by Sunday


May 23rd, 2009 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 23 (IANS) The India Meteorological Department (IMD) Saturday said that conditions were favourable for the onset of monsoon in Kerala by Sunday. The IMD said on its website that the conditions ... Read more...

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Campaign ends in Karnataka for last phase polling


April 28th, 2009 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 28 (IANS) Campaigning for the 11 Karnataka Lok Sabha seats going to polls April 30 ended Tuesday on an ugly note with a slipper thrown at Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa ... Read more...

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