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.

Manjunath Sullolli
The Bhimgad Fort, in the village lands of Tanali, is built on a detached spur of the Sahyadris about sixteen miles south-west of Khanapur taluk of Belgaum district.

P M Raghunandan,DH News Service,Bangalore:
Political parties may run short of any serious issue to raise at the hustings. But, severe shortage of drinking water has become an issue of great concern for the electorate across the State, including Bangalore.

Mahesh Kulkarni / Chennai/ Bangalore March 02, 2009, 0:03 IST

Maharashtra, Karnataka slug it out over six animals SIX wild elephants in Maharashtra have braved it all

Textron Systems and QuEST Global, a leading provider of outsourced engineering services and manufacturing, on Thursday announced that the two companies are working together on the development of the QuEST Global Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in Belgaum.

From Srinivas Sirnoorkar, DH News Service, Gulbarga:

Manjunath Sulloli lauds the spirit of community participation among people of Bijapur district and points out that it is this spirit that has helped the district become home to a model World Bank-funded multi-village drinking water project.

PANJIM, NOV 11: It is a common sight to see farmers from Belgaum, Bailhongal, Ramdurg and Saundatti talukas at the Belgaum bus stand with baggage, family and kids, waiting to take a bus to Goa, according to a report by Basavraj Havaldar in

BANGALORE: The Government has said it will go ahead with the execution of the Kalasa-Banduri Nala (tributaries of the Mahadayi river) diversion scheme to serve the drinking water requirements of the people in Hubli-Dharwad, Gadag, Bagalkot and parts of Belgaum districts.

In a reply to the former Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy's allegation that the Government would not be able to execute the project, Minister for Energy K.S. Eshwarappa said the project was kept in abeyance by the Centre following the opposition to it by Goa.