Jagalur (Davanagere): Bindushree, 6, shrieks at the mere mention of the word bath.

An increase in the consumption of smokeless tobacco has been noticed among high school, college students, and adults. Despite the antiquity and popularity of chewing tobacco in India, its effects have not been investigated systematically in humans. The aim of this study was to investigate acute effects of gutkha chewing on heart rate variability (HRV) among healthy young adults.

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BENGALURU: The High Court on Monday issued notice to Energy Minister D K Shivakumar, his wife Usha, brother D K Suresh and others, including granite companies, in connection with their alleged invo

Changes in weather, increased awareness among possible causes.

The objective of the study was to evaluate the effects of a government insurance program covering tertiary care for people below the poverty line in Karnataka, India, on out-of-pocket expenditures, hospital use, and mortality.

The Karnataka government on Monday said it had asked state officials to utilize the nearly Rs 800 crore available for drinking water schemes to initiate measures and ensure that no village in the s

This report by the Fact Finding Mission of GM Free Karnataka coalition relates to the failure of Bt.Cotton Crop in nearly 18 thousand hectares in Haveri and Davanageri districts of Karnataka during Khariff 2013 season starting from 1st week of May 2013 to 2nd week of July 2013.

With govt supplying free power, farmers depend more on borewells

Even as clamour for permanent irrigation project gets shriller in some parts of Karnataka, as many as 173 lift irrigation projects across the State have become ‘defunct.’ NO TAKERS? A lift irrigation project fallen into disuse in Harapanahalli taluk. According to the statistics compiled by the Minor Irrigation department, a majority of the lift irrigation projects in North Karnataka have been rendered useless depriving irrigation facility to as much as 32,425 hectares of land.

Sulphur oxide level and suspended particles in air beyond acceptable limits

For residents of Bashanagar, Bharathi Colony, Mirza Ismail Nagar and Azad Nagar in the city, life hardly carries the same luster as before. The skies above the neighbourhoods carry dark clouds of smoke — emitted by more than 850 puffed rice mills nearby which seemingly work around the clock, from dawn till dusk.

The present study was carried out for diurnal variations of water quality parameter in Kundawada Lake of Davangere district for 24 hr at 2 hr interval.