The exit of Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa is set to turn the heat on mining magnates, the Reddy brothers, two of whom are Cabinet Ministers in the state.

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Bangalore, While the Health Ministry may maintain that the incidence of cholera has seen a decline, experts feel otherwise.

Arecanut growers here are yet to recover from the shock delivered by the Supreme Court order banning sale of gutkha in plastic sachets.

Areca is the main ingredient in gutkha which has been sold in small plastic sachets for many years now.

The nut is grown in 60,000 hectares in the district, and Bheemasamudra and Holalkere are the main growing areas.

A large number of birds and animals as well as thousands of valuable medicinal shrubs and trees have perished in a fire that has enguled the Doddahotte Ranganathaswamy Hills in Santhenahalli near Holalkere in Chitradurga district.

The fire has been raging for some days now, and it has claimed numerous birds and animals such as deer, bears, wild boars, wolves, foxes, rabbits and hares, wild cats

ArcelorMittal, Tata Group & JSW Group Among 1,000 Applicants
The Karnataka government, which recently took steps to restrict the export of iron ore, has received over 1,000 applications including from top steelmakers such as ArcelorMittal India, the Tata Group and the JSW Group, to mine for iron ore in the one of the state's largest resource blocks.

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Hiriyur: Groundnut growers

THE Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) has several ambitious plans

Mahesh Kulkarni / Bangalore September 24, 2010, 0:42 IST

Iron ore mining is coming to a standstill in major production centres in Karnataka even as the court battle against the state government

HINDUSTAN COPPER is in talks with the Karnataka-based Hutti Gold Mines to form a JV for reviving copper mining activities, which were were abandoned by the state PSU almost a decade ago.