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Will cooperate with CBI on probe into iron ore scam: Shettar


September 9th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bellary (Karnataka), Sep 9 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar Sunday said his government will "fully cooperate" with CBI in its probe into massive illegal export of iron ore ... Read more...

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Apex court slams Karnataka on iron ore mining, orders CBI probe (Lead)


September 7th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) In blistering criticism of the Karnataka government for overlooking the illegal mining, transport and export of iron ore, the Supreme Court Friday ordered a CBI ... Read more...

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Bangalore administration urged to involve people


September 5th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 5 (IANS) With Bangalore's garbage mess adding to its many woes, the city's civic administration and the Karnataka government were Wednesday urged by a trade body to involve ... Read more...

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Resolve Cauvery water dispute, SC tells PMO (Lead)


September 3rd, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday expressed displeasure over the failure of the PMO (Prime Minister's Office) to hold a meeting of the Cauvery River Authority ... Read more...

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Exodus reversed: Special train to Bangalore leaves Guwahati


September 1st, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 1 (IANS) A special train to Bangalore left a railway station here Saturday afternoon to help people from the northeast return to their places of study or work ... Read more...

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Bangalore Nano to focus on business opportunities


August 28th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 28 (IANS) The fifth edition of Bangalore Nano 2012, the premier nanotechnology event Dec 6-7, will focus on business opportunities in the sunrise sector, which helps in improving ... Read more...

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Karnataka to have aerospace policy to woo investments


August 24th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 24 (IANS) The Karnataka government is formulating an aerospace policy to attract global investments and make Banagalore a major aerospace hub in south Asia, a senior official said ... Read more...

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Illegal Karnataka mining: SC tells panel to focus on convictions


August 23rd, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday asked its central empowered committee (CEC) on environment matters to focus on a limited issue in the illegal mining cases in ... Read more...

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Drought-hit Karnataka waives interest on farm loans


August 23rd, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 23 (IANS) The Karnataka government Thursday waived interest on farm loans availed from state cooperatives by around 1.5 million farmers reeling under severe drought across the state."The ... Read more...

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India raises social media misuse with Pakistan, situation normal in south (Roundup)


August 19th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) India Sunday took up the issue of social media sites' misuse by Pakistan-based elements in whipping up communal sentiments in the country with Pakistan, ... Read more...

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Thousands of fleeing northeastern people reach Guwahati


August 18th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 18 (IANS) Frustration and despair etched on their faces at leaving their jobs, thousands of people from the northeast, mostly youth, arrived in Guwahati Saturday on the three ... Read more...

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Exodus of people from northeast continues from Bangalore (Lead)


August 17th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 17 (IANS) The exodus of people from northeast, including hundreds of students, from Bangalore continued Friday even as police arrested three youths for allegedly assaulting three Manipuri ... Read more...

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Karnataka draws action plan for drought-hit (Second Lead)


August 15th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 15 (IANS) With the state reeling under severe drought for the second consecutive year, the Karnataka government has drawn an action plan for providing succour to the affected ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu should grow at 11 percent, says Jayalalithaa


August 15th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 15 (IANS) Tamil Nadu should record a 11 percent economic growth, Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa said Wednesday, while asking India to protects the Tamils in Sri Lanka.Unfurling the ... Read more...

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Rights panel notice to Karnataka on school kids


August 14th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Tuesday issued notice to the Karnataka government over allegations that tufts of hair were cut from heads of ... Read more...

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Centre seeks revised drought report from Karnataka


August 2nd, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 2 (IANS) The central government Thursday asked the Karnataka government to submit a revised report on the severe drought situation across the state and the funds it requires ... Read more...

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Karnataka given two days to start ombudsman appointment process


July 23rd, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 23 (IANS) The Karnataka High Court Monday gave two days time to the 10-day old new Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government to start the process of appointing ... Read more...

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Child rights body seeks report from Karnataka on RTE opposition


July 19th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The National Commission on Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) Thursday sought a report from the Karnataka government after incidents of discrimination against poor students in ... Read more...

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Maharashtra locks horns with Karnataka on boundary row


July 13th, 2012 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Both houses of the Maharashtra legislature Thursday passed a unanimous resolution demanding that the central government declare the Marathi-dominated areas of Belgaum and other boundary ... Read more...

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Why is state government against heritage tag for Western Ghats, question greens


July 9th, 2012 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 9 (IANS) The Karnataka government's opposition to Unesco's heritage tag for the Western Ghats is being strongly criticised by greens and environmental scientists as illogical and another example ... Read more...

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Dismissed Belgaum council members seek Thackeray’s support


July 8th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) Days after Karnataka's Bharatiya Janta Party government dismissed the elected council of Belgaum's civic body, former mayor Manda Balekundri Sunday met Shiv Sena supremo Bal ... Read more...

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


July 8th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) In a desperate bid to buy peace in Karnataka, the BJP Sunday formally announced that Jagadish Shettar will the new chief minister of Karnataka, ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa gets his way, Shettar to be new Karnataka CM (Roundup)


July 7th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Bowing to pressure from B.S. Yeddyurappa, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has decided to replace Karnataka Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda with Rural Development ... Read more...

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Karnataka to re-open eight iron ore mines soon


July 5th, 2012 - 5:44 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 4 (IANS) The Karnataka government will permit re-opening of eight iron mines in Bellary and Chitradurga districts to augment the raw material supply for steel plants in the ... Read more...

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Karnataka opposes shifting air show out of Bangalore


July 4th, 2012 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 3 (IANS) The Karnataka government has opposed shifting the biennial mega air show Aero India hosted at the Indian Air Force (IAF) base on Bangalore's outskirts out of ... Read more...

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Arrest Nityananda, seal ashram, orders Karnataka (Lead)


June 11th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 11 (IANS) The Karnataka government Monday ordered arrest of controversial Hindu religious guru Nityananada Swami and sealing of his ashram complex near here following allegations of sexual exploitation ... Read more...

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CM orders Nityananda’s ashram to be kept ‘under lock’


June 11th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 11 (IANS) The Karnataka government Monday ordered locking up the ashram near here of controversial Hindu religious guru Nityananda Swami following fresh allegations of sexual exploitation of women ... Read more...

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Karnataka looks beyond Bangalore to promote tourism


June 8th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 8 (IANS) The Karnataka government is looking beyond Bangalore to promote tourism in the state, as the state capital is bedevilled with infrastructure woes and is no longer ... Read more...

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Karnataka officer’s murder case solved, four held: Police


June 7th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 7 (IANS) Four people, including a cashier in a cooperative credit society in Bangalore, were arrested Thursday for the fatal attack on a Karnataka government officer known to ... Read more...

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Once bitten, Karnataka not shy to woo investors again


June 6th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 6 (IANS) Unfazed by the poor record of implementing the investment proposals that were flagged at the previous Global Investors' Meet (GIM 2010), the Karnataka government is ... Read more...

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‘Advise Karnataka to stop construction of check dams’


May 20th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 20 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa has urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to advise the Karnataka government to stop construction of check dams across the ... Read more...

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Karnataka officer pays with life for exposing land scam


May 20th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 20 (IANS) A senior Karnataka government official who was brutally assaulted May 15 for exposing scams in house-building cooperative societies and was on life support at a hospital ... Read more...

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Convene meeting of Cauvery River Authority: Jayalalithaa


May 19th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 19 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa has urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to immediately convene a meeting of the Cauvery River Authority to decide on ... Read more...

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Thackeray wants Aamir show telecast in Karnataka


May 8th, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 8 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Tuesday asked the Karnataka government to allow the telecast of Bollywood star Aamir Khan's maiden television show "Satyameva Jayate".While hitting ... 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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