The water-level of Netravati river, which is a prominent water source for the district, is reducing considerably that it may dry up completely within few days.

Thousands of residents in Belthangady, Bantwal and Mangalore taluk depend on Netravati river for agriculture and other purposes. Due to reduction in rainfall, the river flow has been reduced considerably.

Efforts are on to find a permanent solution to drinking water crisis in Pavgad taluk. A survey has been ordered on diverting water from Netravati to Pavagad, said Minister for Sericultue and Small-scale Industries Venkataramanappa.

Diversion of river Netravathi is practically impossible - that was the conclusion drawn during a day-long seminar on

The Nethravathi river diversion project is a

The Goa Government

State biodiversity board identifies the island, which is inhabited by several endangered species

Kaushik Chakravarthy, Bangalore:

The Karnataka Biodiversity Board has identified Netrani Island, off the coast of Karwar, as a biodiversity heritage site.

District-in-Charge Minister Krishna J Palemar laid foundation stone for the most awaited second vented dam across river Nethravathi near Thumbe on Monday.