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3-DAY FLOWER SHOW BEGINS AT GLASS HOUSE

HUBBALLI: In a unique initiative to motivate more citizens to vote in the Lok Sabha elections, a flower show is being organised from March 31 to April 2 at the Indira Glass House here. A large-size electronic voting machine (EVM), VVPAT machine, and Karnataka map, made of thousands of colourful …

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BABA RAMDEV IN HUBBALLI TOMORROW

HUBBALLI: Yoga guru Baba Ramdev will visit Hubballi on April 1, to inaugurate the first outlet of Patanjali Paridhan in south India. Addressing a press meet, Patanjali Yoga Samiti state in-charge Bhawarlal Arya said that Anand Sankeshwar would be the chief guest. Shivanand Avati, Sourabh Avati, Supriya Avati, Pooja Avati …

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DHARWAD BUILDING TRAGEDY: PAWAR’S ARCHITECT LICENSE CANCELLED

HUBBALLI: The Hubballi-Dharwad Municipal Corporation (HDMC) has cancelled the Architect licence of Vivek L Pawar in the background of a commercial complex at Kumareshwar Nagar in Dharwad being built under his supervision collapsed, claiming 19 lives, recently. Cancelling Pawar’s five-year architect licence with effect from March 20, the HDMC has …

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SUDDEN RAINS CREATE HAVOC IN CITY

HUBBALLI: The sudden rain coupled with strong gales across the city has created havoc in many parts on Monday afternoon. Many trees were uprooted and sign boards were damaged during the rain fury that lasted for nearly an hour. However, a massive tree was uprooted and fell on a house, …

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KSRTC BUS COLLIDES WITH TREE, PASSENGERS HURT

HUBBALLI: A KSRTC bus rammed into a tree when its driver lost control over the vehicle near Satu-Shaheed Cross in Kalghatagi Taluk on Monday evening. It has been learnt that minimum four passengers and the driver of the bus have sustained injuries and they have been rushed to the hospital. …

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HOLI IN HUBBALLI: ‘CHIGARI’ TO REMAIN OFF THE ROADS

HUBBALLI: ‘Chigari’ buses of the Bus Rapid Transit System (BRTS) between Hubballi and Dharwad will not operate from 6:00 am to 5:00 pm, due to Holi celebrations in Hubballi on Monday. The BRTS service will resume at 5:00 pm. According to a press release, 40 buses of the NWKRTC will …

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HUBBALLI TO TAKE COLOUR BATH TOMORROW

HUBBALLI: The city is geared up to come alive in a riot of colours soon. People in large numbers thronged the markets to buy colours, water guns, balloons and more. With Holi almost here, from school-going students to senior citizens, found to be equally enthusiastic about the festival. Water based …

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7 OFFICERS SUSPENDED OVER DHARWAD BUILDING TRAGEDY

DHARWAD: The Urban Development Department has suspended seven officers for dereliction of duty in connection with building collapse in Dharwad which claimed minimum 15 lives so far. The suspended officers are Deputy Director Town Planning BV Hiremath, Asst Director Town Planning (Dwd) Ashok G Gadag, Town Planning Mukund Joshi, Deputy …

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