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14 June, 2018 7:20 PM 105 dead, ₹38 cr. damage to property since rain in May

Since May, rain damage to public structures, such as roads and bridges, have amounted to ₹38 crore and 105 deaths, Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy said on Thursday. There have also been damages to 2,814 houses and death of 606 heads of cattle, he said, adding that over ₹12 crore has been released as compensation for house damages. Commending the officials 70

10 June, 2018 7:43 PM Three trafficked children reunited with caregivers

In 2016, the police busted a racket of sale of newborns at a private maternity home in Mysuru; 16 children were separated from caregivers After almost a two-year-long struggle, the caregivers of three trafficked children were reunited with them following an order issued by a city court. It was in September 2016 that the Mysuru district police busted 134

9 June, 2018 6:47 PM Two killed in rain-related incidents

Man killed in tree-fall in Kodagu; woman washed away in stream in Dakshina Kannada Incessant rain accompanied by strong winds in Kodagu claimed a man’s life on Saturday when a tree fell on him at a coffee estate in Kodagu district on Saturday. The victim, P.C. Ahmad Kutty Haaji, 65, was supervising plantation work in his estate at Nellihudikeri village 121

9 June, 2018 5:34 PM Rain continues to batter coastal region

50-year-old woman washed away in a stream at Venur in Belthangady taluk; maximum rainfall recorded in Kumta Moderate to heavy rain continued to lash coastal districts of Dakshina Kannada, Udupi and Uttara Kannada on Saturday. A 50-year-old woman was washed away in a stream in Venur, Belthangady taluk, in Dakshina Kannada. There were reports of damage 61

8 June, 2018 4:19 AM South-west monsoon: Holiday for schools in Dakshina Kannada, Udupi

District administrations of Dakshina Kannada and Udupi on Friday declared holiday for schools on Friday and Saturday owing to rains. The south-west monsoon that entered Karnataka on Thursday, remained active throughout the evening and night. Since it rained throughout the night, the administrations did not want to put kids at risk and decided to declare 51

6 June, 2018 11:11 AM Rajinikanth appeals to Karnataka's citizens to allow release of his latest flick Kaala

The Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce disallowed the film’s release after Rajinikanth’s remarks on the Cauvery water issue Actor Rajinikanth has appealed to people of Karanataka to allow the release of his latest film ‘Kaala’ after the state government banned its release. According to a Times Now report, the actor has approached the state government 120

5 June, 2018 7:34 PM Horatti makes a strong pitch for overhauling RTE

JD(S) leader and former Minister for Primary and Secondary Education Basavaraj Horatti on Tuesday made a strong pitch for overhauling the provisions of Right To Education (RTE) to encourage admissions to government-run Kannada medium schools. Pointing out that RTE only assures free and compulsory education, Mr. Horatti said parents should be made to exhaust 48

1 June, 2018 11:29 AM Common Entrance Test rankings released in Karnataka

The Common Entrance Test (CET) rankings were released by the Karnataka Examinations Authority on Friday. Of the 1.92 lakh candidates, 1.46 lakh are eligible for engineering and technology courses, 1.13 lakh for agriculture, 1.15 lakh for veterinary courses and 1.47 lakh for B.Pharma and D. Pharma courses. The top five ranks for the engineering courses 49

29 May, 2018 7:02 PM Three dead, girl washed away as rain lashes State’s coast

Mangaluru caught off guard; schools closed on Wednesday A sudden and heavy downpour that lashed coastal Karnataka on Tuesday claimed three lives in Udupi and Dakshina Kannada districts, while a schoolgirl was washed away in an overflowing drain near Padubidri. The rain left many parts of Mangaluru city waterlogged. Mohini, 60, who was buried under the debris 112

28 May, 2018 6:19 PM Keshav Vitla passes away

Photojournalist Keshav Vitla, 56, passed away in Mangaluru on Monday after a brief illness. Born in Vitla on July 12, 1961, he underwent technical training in studios and colour laboratories before joining Kannada daily Mungaru in 1984. He joined the Indian Express group of publications in 1996 in Bengaluru before venturing into freelance photography 117