The Karnataka Cabinet on Wednesday decided to reject the recommendations of the Kasturirangan report on the Western Ghats and convey the same to the Centre.

District secretary holds drought review meet; water supply through tankers in 109 villages

Joint Director of Agriculture Department H Kempegowda said 4,512 organic farmers in Dakshina Kannada, Udupi and Chikkamagaluru districts will receive organic certification from Karnataka State Orga

GAURIBIDANUR (CHIKKABALLAPUR DISTRICT): Until last month, Thimmakka had to blow her lungs out even to make a cup of coffee. And this had been her ritual for 40 years now. Not any more.

MANGALURU: Environmentalists in Dakshina Kannada have urged the Union ministry of environment and forest (MoEF) to cancel the environment clearance given for Yettinahole project that is being imple

Drinking water is being supplied in tankers to 700 villages in seven districts to mitigate drinking water shortage, Revenue Minister V Sreenivas Prasad informed the Legislative Assembly on Monday.

Legislators from the parched Kolar, Chikkaballapur and Bengaluru Rural districts have decided take a delegation to Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Monday, urging him to allocate adequate funds for

alarming: Illegal sand mining is rampant in villagers bordering Shidlaghatta and Chikkaballapur taluks.

Karnataka requires a staggering Rs 52,000 crore to tide over its drinking water crisis. Of the 59,753 habitations in the state, 32,000 face a shortage.

The State government will soon launch a project to rejuvenate the groundwater table by constructing checkdams to aid the percolation of rainwater.

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