Proportion of child population falls below nine per cent in four dists
Bangalore, The percentage of children in the age group 0-6 has declined to 11.21 per cent in 2011 from 13.59 per cent in 2001, according to census figures.

The decrease is 2.36 percen

Contamination of drinking water is said to be the reason for outbreak of epidemic
Halebeedu (Hassan),
Nearly 30 persons took ill at Dyavappahalli village in the taluk on Friday due to suspected cholera.

Public woes: Patients complaining gastroenteritis undergoing treatment at Dyavapanahalli village near Halebeedu, in Hassan on Friday.

A decision has been taken to submit a proposal to the Central government with the intention to establish a rehabilitation and training centre of elephants in Hemavati backwater region of Hassan district, informed Forest Minister C H Vijaya Shankar.

Speaking to media persons on the sidelines of Ambedkar Jayanthi celebration on Thursday, the minister said capturing rogue elephants and shifting th

The members of various organisations, under the banner of Malenadu Janapara Horata Samithi, staged a protest near the Deputy Commissioner

K H Hanumegowda After a long drawn battle, the State government has decided to return nearly 500 acres of land acquired from farmers of Satyamangala, Chikkakondagula, Mavinakere and surrounding villages, and has issued a notification in this regard.

Addressing a news conference, former minister and BJP leader K H Hanumegowda said that land had been acquired by previous government led by JD(S) f

The State government will seek the Centre

As many as 2,597 farmers committed suicide in the state between 2003 and 2010. The highest number of farmer suicides have been reported in Hassan in this period. Agriculture minister Umesh Katti furnished this information in the Legislative Council in response to a question raised by Congress member Khaji Arshad Ali.

In Hassan district 268 farmers committed suicide.

Alur (Hassan Dist), Jan 7, DHNS :

Another elephant calf was found dead at Navilahalli Bellarykoppal in Alur Taluk of Hassan district on Friday.

Unexpected guests: Wild elephants sighted in Dadamahalli Gudde near Halagur in Maddur taluk on Friday. DH PhotoIt is said it might have died of electrocution. With this, three elephants have died in the last two days.

Agricultural scientists have come out with a solution to the menace of snails in various parts of the district for the last somany months. B S Basavaraju and his team has found out a pesticide which helps in dealing with the problem of snails in the district.

It was tested successfully at the bio-fuel park at Madenur in Hassan taluk.

Arsikere (Hassan district), December 6, DHNS:

The forest department will be launching