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Former Karnataka minister Sriramulu appears before Anti-Corruption Bureau


August 21st, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 21 (IANS) Former Karnataka minister and Badava Shramika Raitha Congress party founder B. Sriramulu appeared before the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) of Andhra Pradesh here Tuesday in the cash-for-bail ... Read more...

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Karnataka to buy 1,000MW daily to meet demand


January 13th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 13 (IANS) Karnataka will purchase about 1,000MW of power daily from other states and private producers to meet the growing demand over the next two years, state higher ... Read more...

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Ex-minister Sriramulu meets Janardhana Reddy in jail


November 8th, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 8 (IANS) Former Karnataka minister B. Sriramulu Tuesday met his mentor and former minister Gali Janardhana Reddy in a jail here to seek his advice on contesting ... Read more...

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Central Railway turns 60 Saturday


November 4th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 4 (IANS) Steeped in rich history synonymous with the development of Mumbai as the country's commercial capital, the Central Railway, headquartered here but catering to a large part ... Read more...

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Massive power cuts in Karnataka, Bangalore spared


October 10th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 10 (IANS) Rural Karnataka will go without power for eight hours a day from Tuesday following a massive dip in power generation in the state, the government ... Read more...

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Karnataka seeks more coal, power to stave off crisis


October 8th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 8 (IANS) Karnataka Saturday appealed to the central government for immediate daily supply of 500MW of power and increased coal flow as the power crisis worsened in ... Read more...

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Telangana stir hits Karnataka’s power supply


September 26th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 26 (IANS) People in Karnataka, including tech hub Bangalore, are in for frequent power disruptions as the agitation for a separate Telangana in neighbouring Andhra Pradesh has ... Read more...

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No ministership for Reddy brothers


August 12th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bellary, Aug 12 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari Friday virtually ended the hopes of mining barons, the Reddy brothers, of becoming ministers in Karnataka again till ... 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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BJP hits road against Karnataka governor


May 21st, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Saturday led protests against Governor H.R. Bhardwaj's recommendation to dismiss his government. The state Congress leaders, however, urged Prime ... Read more...

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Phase 1 of Karnataka panchayat polls peacefully ends


December 26th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Dec.26 (ANI): Polling during the first phase of zilla and taluk panchayat elections in 12 districts across the Karnataka peacefully came to an end with an estimated 1.11 crore electorates ... Read more...

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55 percent vote in Karnataka local bodies polls (Lead)


December 26th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 26 (IANS) Around 55 percent of the over 10 million electorate in 12 Karnataka districts voted Sunday in the first round of bitterly-fought elections to the local governing councils, ... Read more...

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30 percent voting in Karnataka district polls


December 26th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 26 (IANS) Around 30 percent of the over 10 million electorate in 12 Karnataka districts had voted by 1 p.m. Sunday in the first round of bitterly-fought elections to ... Read more...

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Karnataka to spend over Rs.4,000 crore for backward districts


October 5th, 2010 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Gulbarga (Karnataka), Oct 4 (IANS) The Karnataka government Monday decided to spend Rs.4,633 crore on 55 projects and programmes in the districts of north Karnataka for all-round development of the backward ... Read more...

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Karnataka to buy 1,000 MW power daily for three years


August 17th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 17 (IANS) Karnataka will buy 1,000 MW of power daily for the next three years as the state is reeling under a severe energy crisis, Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa said ... Read more...

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Mata Amritanandamayi trust donates 100 houses for flood victims in Bangalore


February 18th, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Feb.18 (ANI): Well-known spiritual guru Mata Amritanandamayi donated 100 houses for the flood victims in Karnataka state on Wednesday (Feb. 17).The Mata Amritanandamayi Math, a public charitable trust, has plans to ... Read more...

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Karnataka clears big-ticket investments worth $27.5 bn


January 7th, 2010 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) Karnataka has cleared 38 big-ticket projects worth Rs.138,000 crore ($27.5 billion), and hopes soon to finalise the mega investment proposals from global steel makers ... Read more...

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ArcelorMittal plans to set up steel plant in Karnataka (Lead)


November 27th, 2009 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 27 (IANS) World's largest steel maker ArcelorMittal plans to set up a six-million-tonne integrated steel plant in Karnataka on an investment of $6.41 billion, Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa said ... Read more...

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PM ducks question on Nobel for Obama


October 10th, 2009 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Raichur (Karnataka), Oct 10 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday deftly tossed back a question on whether US President Barack Obama was the right choice for this year's Nobel Peace Prize. "How ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh announces 1,000 crore aid to Karnataka


October 10th, 2009 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
Raichur (Karnataka), Oct 10 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday announced Rs. 1,000 crore package for the flood hit regions of Karnataka.After conducting an aerial survey of the five ... Read more...

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Army will not be used against Maoists: PM


October 10th, 2009 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 10 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday affirmed the government's determination not to succumb to the increasing threat of Maoists but ruled out the use of the army against ... Read more...

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PM grants Rs.1,000 crore relief for flood-hit Karnataka


October 10th, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 10 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday undertook an aerial survey of the flood-hit areas in Karnataka and announced an immediate central aid of Rs.1,000 crore. After an aerial survey ... Read more...

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Karnataka, Andhra seek Rs.16,000 crore as floods wreak havoc (Roundup)


October 5th, 2009 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/Hyderabad, Oct 5 (IANS) Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh Monday sought immediate central assistance of Rs.16,000 crore for rehabilitation work as large parts of the states were hit by torrential rain and ... Read more...

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Flood situation easing in Karnataka, still grim in Andhra (Roundup)


October 4th, 2009 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/Hyderabad, Oct 4 (IANS) Respite from rains Sunday improved the situation in flood-hit north Karnataka but surging waters from an overflowing Krishna river threatened to inundate coastal districts of Vijayawada and Guntur ... Read more...

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Some respite from rain in flood-hit north Karnataka, toll 170


October 4th, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 4 (IANS) Flood-hit north Karnataka had some respite from heavy rains and further havoc Sunday even as the death toll mounted to 170, officials said here. The state has, meanwhile, ... Read more...

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Slowly receding floods give a ray of hope, says Andhra Pradesh


October 3rd, 2009 - 11:24 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Oct.3 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister K.Rosaiah on Saturday said that the floodwaters, caused by heavy downpour for the last three days, started receding slowly in Andhra Pradesh."Fortunately it (flood) is ... Read more...

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Food packets flown from Bangalore for flood-hit north Karnataka


October 3rd, 2009 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 3 (IANS) Over 10,000 food packets, mainly consisting of bread, biscuits and water, were flown from Bangalore Saturday for distribution among the hundreds of people marooned in the flood-hit north ... Read more...

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Rescue efforts on as flood toll in Karnataka rises to over 130


October 3rd, 2009 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Oct 3 (ANI): Rescue and rehabilitation efforts for the flood-hit in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh have acquired an urgency after the death toll from incessant rains crossed to over 130.The ... Read more...

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Rain spreads havoc in Karnataka, claims 88 lives


October 2nd, 2009 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Oct 2 (ANI): Torrential rains continue to wreak havoc in North Karnataka with 35 more deathsbeing reported from the region since Thursday night.The rain-related death toll in the state has ... Read more...

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Choppers, boats rescue flood-hit in Karntaka, toll 71


October 2nd, 2009 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 2 (IANS) Helicopters and boats were deployed Friday to rescue hundreds of people marooned in north Karnataka battered by heavy rain since Wednesday. The number of people who have died ... Read more...

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Karnataka swine flu toll rises to 64


September 14th, 2009 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 14 (IANS) With two new swine flu deaths reported from Karnataka, the death toll due to the H1N1 virus in the state has reached 64, a health official said here ... Read more...

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Nine poll winners in Karnataka have criminal record: report


May 18th, 2009 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 18 (IANS) Sad, but true. Karnataka ended up electing nine parliamentarians with criminal record during the 15th Lok Sabha polls, a report by National Election Watch (NEW) reveals. The report ... Read more...

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BJP retains hold in Karnataka, Congress slips (Third Lead)


May 16th, 2009 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 16 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday retained its stronghold in Karnataka by winning 19 of the 28 Lok Sabha constituencies in the state, one more than what ... Read more...

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BJP ahead in 12 constituencies in Karnataka


May 16th, 2009 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 16 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was leading in 12 of the 28 Lok Sabha constituencies in Karnataka, while the Congress was ahead in four and the Janata ... Read more...

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Karnataka sees 51 percent voting in first phase (Lead)


April 23rd, 2009 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 23 (IANS) Karnataka recorded 51 percent voting in 17 of the 28 Lok Sabha constituencies Thursday with Bangalore registering around 50 percent turnout, a top election official said at ... Read more...

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