Ganesh Chandanashiva, Oct 14, Bijapur:

The River Don is not as devastating as the Huang Ho, described as sorrow of China, or Kosi in Bihar. But it leaves a trail of destruction during the monsoon, severely affecting the lives of the people living on the banks.

changing course: Silt accumulated in river Don, near Sarawada in Bijapur taluk. DH PHOTO

T.V. Sivanandan

13,446 works have been taken up under employment guarantee scheme

Out of Rs. 105.47 cr. spent, Rs. 72.69 cr. has gone for wages and Rs. 32.27 cr. on material

9,467 households have been provided 100 days of employment this year as stipulated under the Act

ON JULY 22, villagers of Londa in Karnataka

Our Bureau

Mangalore, Aug. 4 The Dharwad-headquartered Karnataka Vikas Grameena Bank (KVGB)

Vakkund and Bhavihal villages from Bailhongal taluk with a population of about 12,000 were declared as

At least 74 people died in rain-related incidents in Karnataka since June as the state received 391 mm of rainfall in the last one-and-half months against the normal average of 328 mm, Revenue Minister G Karunakara Reddy informed the assembly today.

Concerned over the rapid depletion in forest cover in Karnataka, a city based NGO has started a unique 'million trees' project supported by corporates covering all districts and addressing factors like changing climatic condition, erratic rainfall pattern, high carbon emissions and loss of water bodies.

Karnataka Bureau

Bangalore: Incessant rain in coastal Malnad, south interior Karnataka and Belgaum over the past six days has claimed 12 lives, and the weather bureau has indicated that there will be no respite from the monsoon fury in these regions for the next two days.

Mangalore, May 20 The Dharwad-headquartered Karnataka Vikas Grameen Bank (KVGB), which has financed over 12,000 solar light units under its area of operation, is now planning to make 80 villages solar villages.

BANGALORE: For the first time in 35 years, the Department of Water Resources has taken up modernisation of the Tungabhadra Dam and canal system, which irrigates lakhs of acres of land in Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka, at a cost of Rs.192 crore.

Announcing this at a press conference, Water Resources Minister Basavaraj Bommai said that the work would be over by June-end.

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