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Goa’s water share important than party: Parrikar


August 7th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 7 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Tuesday said that he would not listen to central leaders of his BJP if they press him to sacrifice Goa's ... Read more...

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Wary Goa tracking dam construction in Karnataka


August 1st, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 1 (IANS) Goa officials are taking photos and making videos of an under-construction dam in Karnataka over fears that it may cut off water supply to the state, ... Read more...

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Book on legendary Kannada actor Raj Kumar released


June 2nd, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jun 2 (IANS) A book showcasing life and times of late movie icon Dr. Raj Kumar, who had worked in more than 205 Kannada films and one of the ... Read more...

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Colossal illegal mining in Karnataka worth Rs.150 bn: Apex court panel


April 15th, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bangalore, April 15 (IANS) In a damning indictment of affairs in Karnataka, a Supreme Court-appointed panel said Friday that illegal mining in the state was on "a colossal scale" ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa-led delegation meets PM, demands special status for Hyderabad-Karnataka


March 21st, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 21 (ANI): An all-party delegation from Karnataka led by Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa met the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, here on Monday to demand special status ... Read more...

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Caste-dominated politics still rule in IT land Karnataka (Letter from Bangalore)


November 22nd, 2010 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Karnic Bangalore, Nov 22 (IANS) The southern Indian state of Karnataka is a land of contradictions - a leader in education, banking, science and technology but backward-looking in politics dominated ... Read more...

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Cauvery river issue hots up between Tamil Nadu, Karnataka


October 28th, 2010 - 10:19 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Oct.28 (ANI): The decades long dispute over sharing of waters from River Cauvery has once again ignited social and political rivalry between the states of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.The decades old ... Read more...

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Fashion Brand Max Unveiled At The Miss Bangalore Beauty Pageant


October 13th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 13, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Miss Bangalore, one of the most important beauty pageants in the state of Karnataka in India, has gone underway with 14 beautiful ladies trying their luck ... Read more...

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India among 13 nations that are corrupt and badly governed


June 23rd, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 23 (ANI): India is among thirteen countries that have been declared to have a high level of corruption and abysmal government performance.According to the report prepared by the Washington based ... Read more...

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Karnataka gets 400 projects worth Rs.4 trillion (Lead)


June 4th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 4 (IANS) The southern Indian state of Karnataka has bagged about 400 projects worth Rs.4 trillion ($85 billion) at the two-day Global Investors Meet (GIM 2010) in this tech hub. "We ... Read more...

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Theatre, women artist’s problems on new Rajya Sabha MP’s mind


March 20th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 20 (IANS) Noted Kannada theatre personality B. Jayashree, the newly nominated Rajya Sabha MP from Karnataka, says she will raise in parliament the concerns of Indian theatre and the ... Read more...

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Less than 8 percent women representatives in state assemblies


March 16th, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Less than eight percent of the 4,030 lawmakers in state assemblies across India are women -- a telling commentary on the present assymetry in women's empowerment. The ... Read more...

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Kallara Santhe to release soon


September 19th, 2009 - 4:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Director Sumana Kittur's film, Kallara Santhe has finished its dubbing stage. Produced by Sayad Aman and Ravindra under the banner of Megha Movies, the film will release in the state of Karnataka ... Read more...

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Labour minister Kharge, top officials skip planters’ meet (Lead)


September 15th, 2009 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Balaji Coonoor (Tamil Nadu), Sep 15 (IANS) The absence of chief guest, Union Labour and Employment Minister Mallikarjun Kharge, and top commerce ministry officials has dampened spirits of participants at ... Read more...

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Central minister Kharge, top officials skip planters’ meet


September 15th, 2009 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Balaji Coonoor (Tamil Nadu), Sep 15 (IANS) The 116th annual conference of coffee, tea, spices and rubber planters here Tuesday got short shrift when chief guest Union Labour and Employment ... Read more...

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Goa records its first swine flu death


September 6th, 2009 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 6 (IANS) Goa recorded its first swine flu death Sunday after a 28-year-old woman succumbed to the deadly H1N1 virus, officials said. The victim, a resident of Khola in Canacona ... Read more...

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India reports seven more swine flu deaths, toll now 100


August 31st, 2009 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) India Monday reported seven more swine flu deaths, four of them in Maharashtra, the state worst affected by the virus, taking to 100 the total toll across ... Read more...

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Indian yoga guru Sri K Pattabhi Jois passes away at 93


May 21st, 2009 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 21 (ANI): Sri K Pattabhi Jois, one of the leading figures in the world of yoga, has died. He was 93.Jois, from India, was a yoga teacher and practitioner ... Read more...

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Terror e-mails to IT firms may be ploy to mislead: police


January 5th, 2009 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 5 (IANS) A flurry of e-mails threatening to blow up glitzy buildings of IT bellwethers like Infosys and Wipro in this tech hub of India may be a ploy to ... Read more...

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Silent revolution: more women elected in India than rest of world


November 19th, 2008 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Calling it a silent revolution in India, Panchayati Raj Minister Mani Shankar Aiyer Wednesday said women represent close to 40 percent in local self-governance, going beyond the ... Read more...

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Congress mulling over Alva’’s resignation


November 11th, 2008 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.11 (ANI): The Congress party said on Tuesday that it is yet to decide on whether to accept or reject the resignation of party general secretary and Congress Working ... Read more...

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Congress must throw weight behind its regional leaders (Commentary)


June 3rd, 2008 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
By Gilles Verniers The successive defeats of the Congress in regional elections in the past 12 months show such commonalities that one may wonder if the Grand Old Party has any capacity of ... Read more...

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President’s rule in Karanataka revoked


May 27th, 2008 - 10:34 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) The union cabinet Tuesday evening decided to revoke president's rule in Karanataka, paving the way for the formation of a popular government following the assembly elections. "The ... Read more...

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Kidnapped Indian released in Afghanistan(Lead)


May 18th, 2008 - 12:23 pm ICT by admin
Kabul/New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Indian national Mohammed Nayeem and a Nepali worker, who were abducted from Afghanistan's Herat province last month, have been released by their captors, the Indian embassy said ... Read more...

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Abducted Indian worker released in Afghanistan


May 18th, 2008 - 10:55 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Indian national Mohammed Nayeem, who was kidnapped from Afghanistan's Herat province last month, has been released by his captors, the ministry of external affairs said here Sunday. ... Read more...

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‘Kidnapped Indian in Afghanistan safe’


April 25th, 2008 - 5:07 pm ICT by admin
(Lead, with additional matter)New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Indian national Mohammed Nayeem who was kidnapped from the Afghanistan province of Herat four days ago is safe, official sources said Friday. "As of ... Read more...

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Poll panel to prevent liquor flow during Karnataka polls


April 12th, 2008 - 11:02 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The Election Commission Saturday said all steps would be taken to check liquor smuggling from neighbouring Goa to Karnataka that is going to the assembly elections in ... Read more...

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Centre, states cannot take soft approach on terrorism: Advani


February 13th, 2008 - 6:34 pm ICT by admin
Davanagere (Karnataka), Feb.13 (ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K.Advani today called on the UPA-led Government at the Centre to take concrete steps to counter the spread of terrorism in the ... Read more...

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