Green panel has given clearance to Tata Power Company for setting up of a 52.50 MW wind power project in Koppal district.

Wading to school: Schoolchildren navigate through floodwater on a bridge over Valakaladinni stream near Kudalasangama in Bagalkot district on Thursday.

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.

The State government will soon launch a project to rejuvenate the groundwater table by constructing checkdams to aid the percolation of rainwater.

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

There is no dearth of funds for water projects: Minister. Officials concerned should immediately initiate steps to ease the drinking water problem that may crop up in any village.

290 Infants Die In Koppal, Raichur

Alarmed at 60% infant malnutrition deaths reported in some taluks of Koppal and Raichur districts against the national average of 42%, the Karnataka government constituted an expert committee to look into it.

Surplus production forces Federation to look at new markets

The Karnataka Milk Federation will supply skimmed milk powder (SMP) to over 20 lakh anganwadi children in the age group of six months to three years, and to five lakh adolescent girl children identified by the Department of Women and Child Development. The Federation will supply 1,000 metric tonnes of SMP per month from December till March to anganwadi children across the State and an additional 60 metric tonnes of milk powder to malnourished children aged between three and six years in Bidar, Gulbarga, Yadgir, Bellary and Koppal districts, KMF managing director Harsh Gupta said on Friday.

Climate change is widely recognized as a significant man-made global environmental change and is also treated as a
threat. The impact of high temperature, erratic precipitation, extreme weather events and rise in sea level is felt at
local, regional and global levels. The importance of forested areas in carbon sequestration is well accepted and documented. Carbon in the form of CO2 is accumulating in the atmosphere at the rate of about 3.5 billion metric tonnes per annum as a result of fossil-fuel combustion. (Correspondence)

Hospitals in the district have seen a sharp rise in the number of patients getting admitted with symptoms of dengue in recent days.

People in the thousands, especially children, are showing symptoms of dengue like high fever, cough, fatigue and body pain. Sixty five of the total 149 suspected dengue cases have tested positive and all the patients are undergoing treatment. Patients, coming in hordes from Bellary, Koppal districts and neighbouring Andhra Pradesh, are being made to lie on the ground at the Vijayanagar Institute of Medical Sciences (VIMS) in the city.