The fear of floods in the Bennihalla stream has come back to haunt the residents of the taluk.

The heavy rain in Dharwad area on Wednesday night led to an increase in the inflow into the streams creating a flood-like situation.

Census 2011:
Rapid urbanisation sees dip in numbers since the last headcount
Of the 6.11 crore population in Karnataka, 61.43 per cent live in rural areas, but their number has drastically declined since the last Census, giving an indication of the increased preference of the people to shift to cities.

According to the Census of India

3,631 acres notified despite no demand from industries
Acquisition of land for industrial purposes continues unabated in Dharwad even as farmers are up in arms against surrendering their land in the neighbouring Gadag district.

ON THE MARK ?Mummigatti village in Dharwad taluk where lands have been notified for acquisition.

Land acquisition: They resist selling land as they fear men will squander the money
Mundaragi (Gadag dist), The farmers

Farmers dispute Nirani

UNESCO has prepared a draft plan in this regard
Committee set up to identify land for science centre in Hassan city
Hassan: Deputy Commissioner K.G.

Not revealing info can lead to temporary suspension of services
Bangalore: Privacy concerns abound about each citizen of this country being issued an identity number, but the State government is firmly going ahead with its plans to include every citizen in the Unique Identification plan.

Recently, the State government issued an order making it mandatory for people availing of benefits from sev

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

The state government on Tuesday submitted its objections in the matter related to the ban on the insecticide Endosulfan.

The state government said it banned the insecticide based on the report of the committee which it had formed.

During debates on the merits of bringing in private water experts to distribute drinking water to homes in urban India 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, one story is often repeated.

It is the story of a woman, a daily wage earner from Hubli-Dharwad, tier-II twin towns in north Karnataka that received two hours of water supply every 15 days in the summer of 2002.