Karnataka’s Mudhol Hound becomes first ‘desi’ dog to join Indian Army

mudholhoundThe Mudhol Hound from Karnataka will be the first desi dog to make it to the Indian Army. The Indian Army which uses German Shepherds, Great Swiss Mountain dog and Labradors is all set to induct the desi Mudhol Hound.

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Indian Mujahideen terror funding: ED attaches assets in Karnataka

terrorist1The Enforcement Directorate has attached assets worth Rs 5 lakh in connection with a money laundering probe in a terror financing case involving the Indian Mujahideen.

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You can’t buy loose cigarettes in Karnataka anymore

cigYou cannot buy loose cigarettes in Karnataka anymore. The State government has banned the sale of loose cigarettes in a bid to discourage smokers.

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Karnataka man smuggled fake currency from Bangladesh: DRI

fakecurrency2000The man arrested with fake Rs 2,000 notes worth Rs 7.56 lakh is said to have smuggled the same from Bangladesh.

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2,800 liquor shops in Karnataka to down shutters, HC rejects plea on highway denotification

Liqour-shop-ban-on-HighwaysIt was the end of the road 2,800 liquor shops with the Karnataka High Court striking down a batch of petitions that sought for the de notification of highways passing through city limits.
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Man arrested for selling Karnataka woman in Doha

arrestA man from Karnataka has been arrested for allegedly selling a woman in Saudi Arabia. The city police arrested a man from Kulashekar for allegedly cheating a woman on the pretext of getting her a nurse’s job in Doha, Qatar and “selling her as a slave” in Saudi Arabia.

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IT raids on D K Shivakumar end, Karnataka minister thanks supporters

dkshivakumar2The raids at the residence of Karnataka minister D K Shivakumar have ended. The Income Tax department had carried out raids for the past three days at his residence and 63 other locations.

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The Lingayat Veerashaiva rift worsens as thousands hit streets in Karnataka

lingayatveerThousand of people took to the streets of Hubbali in northern Karnataka and the split between the pontiffs of various maths or Veerashaivas and Lingayats was evident. Followers of the Rambhapuri seer took to the streets to protest against attempts to break the unity under the guise of according religious status. The protestors also raised slogans against Mathe Mahadevi for insulting the Rambapuri seer after he had made controversial comments against her. Booklets depicting her in a derogatory manner were displayed during the protest.

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Indiramma-100: Cong will invoke Indira Gandhi to retain power in Karnataka

Indira-GandhiThe Karnataka Congress has decided to invoke Indira Gandhi in a bid to retain power in the state during the assembly elected slated for next year. The party will be celebrating Gandhi’s hundredth birth anniversary in November by organising a string of activities including ‘pada yatra (march)’ in all the assembly segments under the title “Indiramma-100.”

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Why are women breaking their ‘mangalsutras’ in Karnataka

magalIn a bid to save their husbands, women in Karnataka have started breaking the beads on their mangalsutras. Incidents such as these have been reported from Ballari, Davangere, Chitradurga, Koppal and Raichur. Thousands of married women destroyed the red …

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