Says MoEF clearance for hydel project a formality on may 23, chief minister B S Yeddyurappa laid the foundation stone of a 200 MW hydro-power plant at Yettinahole in Karnataka

Company chokes water supply of 25 families in Karnataka Kamala Shetty, resident of Kuthethoor village in Mangalore, was distressed when she looked into her well on a sunny April morning. The water, she found, was laced with oil. It

Producers get a boost coorg green cardamom, grown in southwest Karnataka, has received the geographical area indicator or GI status. This means only cardamom grown in Kodagu

Residents who do not pay water bills may have supply cut off people living in Hubli have one more identity card now in addition to voter cards, pan cards and other cards. The water supply board is issuing tap cards to residents of the Karnataka city to ensure they pay water bills on time. The cards were introduced in the first week of March to improve revenue collections.

It could have come from plants, thinks Karnataka Four wild elephants, found dead in Nanjangud, 25 km from Mysore, in November 2008, died of cyanide poisoning. Chemical analysis ordered by the Karnataka forest department has confirmed this. The deaths made the high court take notice for the first time of the increasing number of unnatural deaths among elephants in the state. In December it

IISc to study people

People in slums say possession, past experiences the problem areas KARNATAKA wants people in the state

Karanataka does not guarantee rural employment OVER a thousand farmers marched into the Chikballapur district commissioner

Mysore prepares to receive 24x7 water supply GIRIJAMMA A R lives with her family of five in a middle class locality in Mysore. Last month she paid the municipality Rs 240 for 82,000 litres water consumed over a period of two months. This amount may rise to Rs 350 per month in four years when the 900,000 residents of the city including Girijamma start getting 24x7 water supply.

Karnataka farmer paid the price for resisting a polluting distillery, sand mining In early mornings, a portly old man would sneak into the fields in Chikballapur