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Kumar Bangarappa quits Congress
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Kumar Bangarappa quits Congress

Former Minister Kumar Bangarappa has quit the Congress to join  the BJP. Kumar Bangarappa himself made this official at a press meet in Bengaluru this morning. Stating that he was sending his resignation letter to the KPCC President explaining the reasons for quitting the party, Kumar said he would join the BJP for bringing a…

Archery selection trials at Bengaluru on Mar. 5
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Archery selection trials at Bengaluru on Mar. 5

The Karnataka Amateur Archery Association (KAAA) will conduct selection trials on March 5 to pick the team for the 37th Senior Recurve and Compound Round National Archery championship for men and women to be held at Faridabad from March 26-30. The trials will be held at Sree Kanteerava stadium, Bengaluru from 8.30 am. Registered archers…

Bengaluru Steel Bridge Project scrapped
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Bengaluru Steel Bridge Project scrapped

The State Government’s ambitious and controversy-ridden Steel Bridge project in Bengaluru has been scrapped. The Congress Government was all set to begin the 6.7 km steel bridge in the IT Capital between Basaveshwara Circle (near Raj Bhavan) and Hebbal flyover at an estimated cost of a whopping Rs. 1,761 crore. The project had met severe…

Milk production drops sharply in State
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Milk production drops sharply in State

Severe drought coupled with shortage of fodder has badly hit milk production in the State, with milk production dropping by 7 lakh litres a day. Speaking to press persons here yesterday, Animal Husbandry Minister A. Manju said that Karnataka is the second highest milk producing State after Gujarat. The State produces 72 lakh litres a…

State may not face power crisis this summer
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State may not face power crisis this summer

Although the State is reeling under the worst drought in over four decades, the State may not witness any power crisis this summer as 1,300 MW of power is added to the State’s power grid. The 1,300 MW power includes 550MW generated from solar power systems and 800MW generated at Yermarus Thermal Power Station in…

Dawn of wisdom
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Dawn of wisdom

Cities and countries too acquired celebrity status in many regions, including India, being identified based on their unique, sometimes exclusive features. Monuments, colourful fountains, gardens, avenues, unique-looking inhabitants, rare species of animals as well as plants and so on have figured in such identities. Bengaluru as Garden City, Mysuru as Heritage City, Pune as Pensioners’…

Chalanachithra Academy awards announced
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Chalanachithra Academy awards announced

Karnataka Chalanachithra Academy Chairman S.V. Rajendra Singh Babu yesterday announced the list of artistes and technicians selected for the annual academy awards. The Academy has selected a total of 15 artistes and technicians for the awards each carrying a cash prize of Rs. 50,000 and a citation. Actor Ambarish will present the awards at a…

Mysuru-Bengaluru Expressway
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Mysuru-Bengaluru Expressway

NHAI calls for fresh tenders; 10-lane HW to be ready by 2020 The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI), which had cancelled the Dec. 6 tender for six-laning of Bengaluru-Mysuru Expressway, has now called for fresh tenders for which Apr.4 is the deadline.   The reason for cancellation of the earlier tender, it seems, was…

Diary issue rocks Cong. meet
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Diary issue rocks Cong. meet

The Coordination Committee meeting of Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) began in Bengaluru this morning at the party office on the Queen’s Road. The meeting was chaired by Congress party in-charge of Karnataka Digvijay Singh who arrived in Bengaluru yesterday and met Chief Minister Siddharamaiah at his Home Office Krishna. Other leaders including Siddharamaiah, KPCC…

Rs. 10 coin still in circulation: RBI
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Rs. 10 coin still in circulation: RBI

Dispelling rumours about fake Rs. 10 coins being circulated in the market, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has asked people not to worry about such hoax news. “It has been reported that some less-informed or uninformed persons who suspect the genuineness of such coins are creating doubts in the minds of ordinary people, including…

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