Though heavy rainfall has receded in Raibag, Chikkodi, Sankeshwar, and Hukkeri taluks in the district, flood situation has continued in Raibag taluk and other areas due to incessant rains in Maharashtra.

KOLKATA, 27, JULY: Ramakrishna Mission has sunk six tubewells in the Aila-affected areas in South 24 Parganas using the Statesman Calamity Relief Fund. Three tubewells have been sunk in Chotomollakhali, Bazarpara, two in Kumirmari and one in Amtali in South 24 Parganas under the Aila cyclone relief project taken up by the RKM.

Divyashri Mudakavi, June 1,Hubli:

Botany professors G P Yalavattimath of Basavprabhu Kore College, Chikodi and K Kottresha of Karnatak Science College at Dharwad have found a rare endangered species

Jungle Lodges & Resorts (JLR), the state-owned eco-tourism company, is expanding its operations in the state to promote eco-tourism. It plans to open five more resorts in select locations, JLR managing director N D Tiwari said.

Mumbai: In a scathing criticism of the Maharashtra government, the chairman of the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI), Brijeshwar Singh, has said that the state is nowhere as keen as its neighbour, Andhra Pradesh, to construct more national highways. He spoke to DNA on the sidelines of a NHAI meeting with investors in the city on Wednesday.

Privatisation of water supply to households may increase prices, but it ensures clean drinking water for all
Luis Miranda

As many as 236 villages in 13 districts of the State have been reeling under acute drinking water shortage. A sum of Rs 19 crore has been released to supply water through tankers to these villages.

As many 28 cases of cholera have been reported in Mugalihal in Saundatti taluk of Belgaum district.

After four years of suffering financial losses, India's first gas-based power project, Ratnagiri Gas & Power Private Ltd (RGPPL), is now set to make its mark on India's power scene. The company had suffered a Rs600-crore loss in 2008-09, due to fall in capacity generation because of machinery breakdowns.

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