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Rains turn layouts into islands in Raichur

Heavy rainfall since early Saturday morning in Raichur city brought life to a standstill. Several low-lying areas, main roads, market and other places in the City were inundated. Water gushed into the houses at Basavanabhavi Chowk and the roads in this locality were also inundated, thereby reducing the place into an island. With most parts of the City being water-logged, the Ganj Road is hardly ...

Former Miss Slovakia's heart beats for the poor in Raichur

Mangalore, Sep 11: We have seen that in most beauty pageants contestants often make lofty promises of working with the poor, the downtrodden, the impoverished and the underprivileged in their bid to win the coveted crown.

Heavy rain inundates Raichur

Hundreds of houses in low-lying areas were flooded following heavy rains in Raichur on Sunday night. It rained incessantly from 11.30 pm on Sunday till 6 am on Monday . Raichur taluk recorded a rainfall of 46.7 mm while it rained 114 mm in the town. A majority of the low-lying residential areas in the town do not have stormwater drains and hence water gushes into houses whenever it rains heavily ...

Nine dead as widespread rains wreak havoc in Karnataka

Bangalore, Aug 31: Several villages on river banks in Uttara Kannada district are facing flood threat owing to nonstop and widespread rains.

Lack of time forces CM to cancel Gadag tour

The truncated whistle-stop tour of Chief Minister Siddaramaiah to the rain and flood-hit areas in the Hyderabad-Karnataka and Bombay-Karnataka districts came to an abrupt end as he cancelled the s...

Skies open up in Koppal, Raichur districts

Heavy rains battered Koppal district for most part of the day on Wednesday. There was drizzling in the morning and rain gained momentum by noon. It rained incessantly till 3 pm. Stormwater drains across the town overflowed affecting movement of vehicles. Rain water gushed into farmlands in Bisarahalli, Hiresindogi, Kataraki and Alavandi villages of the taluk. The villages in Yalaburga taluk also ...

Toddler drowns in sump at Lalbagh

A toddler drowned after accidentally falling into a sump on the premises of Lalbagh Botanical Gardens on Sunday afternoon. The police said that two-year-old Prajwal was the son of Ramesh and Sumithra, natives of Marenahalli in Raichur district, who worked as gardeners in Lalbagh. The couple had come down to the City around 10 months ago and were living in a makeshift tent near the Horticulture ...

ADB to grant Rs.284 cr to Karnataka for municipal projects

Project to upgrade water supply network, expand sewerage infrastructure and improve roads in North Karnataka towns

$63.3-million ADB loan for North Karnataka

Asian Development Bank (ADB) has provided $63.3-million loan for improving urban services and strengthening municipal and project management capacity in North Karnataka towns.

Relief to flood-hit: CM's 'lazy' attitude flayed

Leader of the Opposition in the Assembly Jagadish Shettar on Tuesday accused Chief Minister Siddaramaiah of showing a 'lazy' attitude towards providing relief measures to people affected by floods in the North Karnataka districts. Speaking to reporters, Shettar said that during his visit to the flood-ravaged districts of Raichur and Yadgir, he found that the manner in which relief measures were ...

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