Poor menstrual hygiene, lack of life skills have affected their education
Only 30 per cent of the girl students in hostels wash their hands before eating after defecation, while only 40 per cent take bath everyday.

Enough storage at Saradagi barrage ensures water supply to the fast growing City.
Gulbarga City with a population of about 7 lakh including the floating population may not face drinking water problem during the current summer season including the two peak tropic months of April and May thanks to enough storage in Saradagi barrage constructed across the river Bhima, the mainstay of water supply to

Rain is the only source of water on the earth and for conserving this precious resource, the base is the land. Shortage of rainfall coupled with its erratic distribution during rainy season causes severe water deficit conditions resulting in various intensities of droughts. Drought varies in different parts of the world depending on the amount and reliability of rainfall received in a particular region. Gulbarga district is one of the drought prone districts of the Karnataka state.

The Karnataka government on Monday decided to spend Rs.4,633 crore on 55 projects and programmes in the districts of north Karnataka for all-round development of the backward region.

"To bring about overall development of the Hyderabad-Karnataka region and remove regional imbalances, we have decided to implement 55 projects and programmes involving Rs.4,633 crore," Chief Minister B.S.

The Centre for Sustainable Development (CSD) has proposed to establish in situ conservation sites in 13 districts of the State, where it would collect information about floral biodiversity and document it.

The Centre is also planning to start research and conservation of Rare, Endangered and Threatened (RET) species and link cultural relationship in management of biodiversity.

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Goutam Das

Bangalore: People made homeless by north Karnataka

Gulbarga district stands last place in the State with regard to the construction of toilets under the total sanitation programme.

Gulbarga has justified its reputation as

Privatisation of water supply to households may increase prices, but it ensures clean drinking water for all
Luis Miranda

As many as 236 villages in 13 districts of the State have been reeling under acute drinking water shortage. A sum of Rs 19 crore has been released to supply water through tankers to these villages.