Nearly six months after the Mahadayi Water Disputes Tribunal (MWDT) greenlighted the completion of the Kalasa-Banduri project, the State government has started the lengthy process of getting cleara

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of T.N. Godavarman Thirumalpad Vs. Union of India & Ors. dated 10/02/2016 regarding conversion of forest land to a non-forest activity that is construction of new Hubli Ankoka Broad Gauge Railway Line for which total land of 965 hectares falling in Dharwd Forest Division and Yellapur and Karwa Forest Divisions in the State of Karnataka is required. The Hubli-Ankola rail line project is a 50:50 joint venture between the railway ministry and Karnataka Rail Infrastructure Development Enterprise (KRIDE).

Six debt-burdened farmers, including a woman, committed suicide in the State in the past 24 hours.

House collapse, crop damage reported from several districts

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.

HUBLI: The death of four girls in two days has triggered panic among people in Raichur district and residents of Naganadoddi have moved out of the village following fear of dengue fever.

HUBLI: On the first day of the pulse polio immunization drive, Dharwad district achieved around 93 per cent coverage which is the second highest in the state.

The state, which has locked horns with Goa on sharing of Mahadayi water, is likely to file a petition before the Mahadayi Water Disputes Tribunal (MWDT), seeking interim relief.

Aims to set up 600 water purifying plants in the country by 2014

National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Nabard), along with the government of Karnataka, will promote water purifying plants throughout the State to provide clean drinking water in rural areas at more affordable rates, said G. R. Chintala, Chief General Manager (CGM), Regional Office of Karnataka, Nabard.

While Dharwad district may be an education hub and the cultural capital of North Karnataka, it doesn’t score very well on basic amenities.