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Karnataka based travel agents eyes on election tourism

Prashanth said India has great scope for election tourism but little has been done to tap its potentiality. Our plan is to take foreign tourists to election campaigns, events and rallies in Mysuru and show them how elections in India are fought. They will also be taken to villages nearby to give them a real […]

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Karnataka planning satellite cities to decongest Bengaluru

Karnataka will develop a new city at Kolar Gold Fields (KGF) around 100 km from Bengaluru to decongest its capital, as stated by State Urban Development Minister Roshan Baig. This will be done by converting around 12,000 acres land held by the defunct Bharat Gold Mines Ltd (BGML). The proposal is part of the state […]

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Smart City Mission Project in Karnataka receives Rs 776 crore

Vala also said Karnataka stood number one in investment intentions from January to September 2016 with an investment of more than Rs 1.40 lakh crores, creating 15 lakh employment opportunities, emerging as a role model for other states. During the Republic Day Parade, the military and police took out an impressive march past after indigenous […]

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Karnataka signs MoU with railway ministry for suburban railway

A special company would be set up for the project and it will be financed through an “innovative” way, Prabhu said. Siddaramaiah, who expressed reservation over the Centre’s draft suburban rail policy’s financing pattern, said “the Minister (Prabhu) has now spoken about adopting innovative ways of funding for which the state government will provide its […]

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KSRTC unveils bio-diesel buses in Karnataka

The Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) has launched a fleet of 25 bio-diesel buses, which would run on 100% biodiesel fuels and would help in reducing pollution by 60%. Source: Magicbricks Now

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Karnataka unveils 637 hi-tech buses

The claim to hi-tech does not extend to emissions yet, as the buses run on diesel. However, after pilot runs showed a significant decrease in emissions, the KSRTC plans to run some of its buses on 20% biodiesel. The corporation has given an order for procuring biodiesel for 1,700 buses. To run on 20% biodiesel, […]

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Govt to build 37,013 houses for urban poor in Karnataka & Haryana

The Central government would provide a total assistance of Rs 558 crore for construction of these houses for urban poor in Karnataka. During the last financial year, Ministry of HUPA approved construction of 16,522 houses for urban poor in Karnataka taking the total houses approved for the benefit of urban poor so far to 53,776.

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JV company with Karnataka to be set up in 3 months: Suresh Prabhu

Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu said a Joint Venture (JV) company in partnership with the Karnataka government will be set up in three months to take up railway projects. “We will start a joint venture company with Karnataka government in which the state will acquire some equity, we will take some equity, and will also […]

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India signs financing agreement with World Bank for NCRMP-II

The project is implemented by the Ministry of Home Affairs through National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA). At the state level, it is executed by the respective State Disaster Management Authorities.

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Cabinet approves National Cyclone Risk Mitigation Project Phase-II

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, gave its approval for the Centrally Sponsored Scheme of the National Cyclone Risk Mitigation Project (NCRMP) Phase-II. The second phase will be implemented in the States of Goa, Gujarat, Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra and West Bengal with World Bank Assistance at a total cost Rs 2361.35 […]

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