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Two-phase polls in Karnataka on Apr. 18 and Apr. 23
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Two-phase polls in Karnataka on Apr. 18 and Apr. 23

Bengaluru: Elections to the 17th Lok Sabha will be held in Karnataka in two phases — on Apr. 18 and 23. While 14 Constituencies in South Karnataka will go to polls on Apr. 18, 14 Constituencies in North Karnataka will go to polls on Apr. 23. Counting of votes would be taken up on May…

Karnataka River Water is not as safe as you think
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Karnataka River Water is not as safe as you think

Karnataka State Pollution Control Board releases river pollution statistics Cauvery, Kabini, Lakshmanatheertha are among polluted rivers Conventional treatment, disinfection process must before consumption Think before you take a sip of river water. The water you drink or use for your daily needs may not be as safe as you think. With more than millions of…

Mysuru among 21 air-polluted cities in Karnataka
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Mysuru among 21 air-polluted cities in Karnataka

Mysuru: Weeks after the Union Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change released the National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) to improve air quality by 20-30 percent in the next five years, a new report has said the NCAP uses limited data and its list of 102 cities omits a number of highly-polluted locations. The report…

A smart game in Karnataka
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A smart game in Karnataka

By TJS George The joke of the season is a BJP leader accusing Karnataka’s Congress Chief Minister of dividing people along communal lines. The BJP had combined the talents of Newton, Einstein and Chanakya to invent the science of pitting people against people in the name of religion and caste. It still remains the prime…

RS Polls: All three Congress nominees and one from BJP win
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RS Polls: All three Congress nominees and one from BJP win

Bengaluru: Congress candidates G.C. Chandrashekar, L. Hanumanthaiah and Syed Nasir Hussain and BJP nominee Rajeev Chandrashekar were elected to the Rajya Sabha (RS) on Monday amid high drama and unprecedented poll boycott by JD(S), citing violation of electoral rules. A candidate required around 38 votes to win the elections. Members of the Legislative Assembly form…

Bahubalis in Karnataka
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Bahubalis in Karnataka

While all eyes are on the 58.8 feet tall monolithic statue of Lord Bahubali or Gommateshwara in Shravanabelagola for Mahamastakabhisheka held once in 12 years, there are other Bahubalis also in Karnataka and some of them need urgent conservation efforts.  This Weekend Star Supplement takes the reader on a spiritual journey of some of the…

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