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Man quits IT job to open donkey milk farm in Mangaluru, gets orders worth Rs 17 lakh
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Man quits IT job to open donkey milk farm in Mangaluru, gets orders worth Rs 17 lakh

The farmer claimed that he came up with this idea because of the decline in the number of donkey species, who are harmless and neglected. He also asserted that initially people were not convinced by the idea of the donkey farm and many did not support him.

One state, many languages: Exploring many worlds of Karnataka
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One state, many languages: Exploring many worlds of Karnataka

Karnataka has a wealth of languages that have not had their time under the spotlight. Several people are working to ensure this changes

Watch: IndiGo pilot makes flight announcement in Tulu on board; netizens laud officer for promoting local language
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Watch: IndiGo pilot makes flight announcement in Tulu on board; netizens laud officer for promoting local language

On a flight departing to Mangaluru from Mumbai on 24 December, First Officer Pradeep Padmashali welcomed his passengers on board in Tulu. The language is spoken primarily in the region of Dakshina Kannada

COVID-19: Karnataka district official says border restrictions with Kerala to continue
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COVID-19: Karnataka district official says border restrictions with Kerala to continue

Dakshina Kannada district Deputy Commissioner said restrictions at border with Kerala will continue as there has been no change in the COVID-19 situation in Kerala

Bengaluru violence: 'We are everybody's punching bag,' says SDPI leader as Karnataka govt mulls banning party
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Bengaluru violence: 'We are everybody's punching bag,' says SDPI leader as Karnataka govt mulls banning party

The SDPI in its attempt to match the RSS, Bajrang Dal and Vishwa Hindu Parishad has allegedly drifted from promoting positive politics committed to empower the Muslims, Dalits and deprived communities

Coronavirus Outbreak: Wenlock hospital in Karnataka's Mangaluru to be turned into dedicated facility to treat COVID-19
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Wenlock hospital in Karnataka's Mangaluru to be turned into dedicated facility to treat COVID-19

Dakshina Kannada district-in-charge Minister Kota Srinivas Poojary said the 250-bed super speciality wing at Wenlock would be converted to a dedicated hospital to treat coronavirus patients in view of the prevailing situation

Five women, 2 children among 13 killed in car accident in Karnataka’s Tumakuru; five critically injured
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Five women, 2 children among 13 killed in car accident in Karnataka’s Tumakuru; five critically injured

Thirteen people, including five women and two children, were killed and five critically injured in a road accident in Karnataka early on Friday, police said.

CAA protests: Mobile internet services suspended in Karnataka's Dakshina Kannada district for 48 hours after violent clashes kill 2 in state
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CAA protests: Mobile internet services suspended in Karnataka's Dakshina Kannada district for 48 hours after violent clashes kill 2 in state

The Karnataka government has suspended mobile Internet services in Dakshina Kannada district on Thursday night for the next 48 hours after two persons were killed in police firing during violent protests in Mangaluru

Section 144 imposed in Karnataka’s Dakshina Kannada district after anti-CAA protests; Left, Muslim organisations call for a shutdown
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Section 144 imposed in Karnataka’s Dakshina Kannada district after anti-CAA protests; Left, Muslim organisations call for a shutdown

Following the raging protests over the amended Citizenship law, the Karnataka police have issued Section 144 in the Dakshina Kannada district on Thursday

In a Dakshina Kannada village, a lesser-known god brings blessings, chases away evil
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In a Dakshina Kannada village, a lesser-known god brings blessings, chases away evil

Come May, a resident of the Peral village of Dakshina Kannada dresses up and becomes a medium for the god, Rajan Daiva Ullakulu. The villagers re-enact the story of how this deity protected them during an ongoing dispute with the neighboring region, seek blessings and solutions and play a game with coconuts

Cyclone Kyarr uproots several trees damaging houses in Karnataka's Dakshina Kannada; red alert issued in three districts
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Cyclone Kyarr uproots several trees damaging houses in Karnataka's Dakshina Kannada; red alert issued in three districts

The effects of cyclone Kyarr passing along the coast of Karnataka were felt in the district with the entire region experiencing heavy rains.

Adivasis and the Indian State: Karnataka's Koraga tribe battles centuries-old discriminatory practice; official inaction adds to woes
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Adivasis and the Indian State: Karnataka's Koraga tribe battles centuries-old discriminatory practice; official inaction adds to woes

'We ask for land, we get kotta pikas (waste land), if we ask for food, they give us a plate' — a member of the Koraga community described their interaction with authorities in this manner.

Dengue claims 3 lives in Karnataka's Dakshina Kannada; official blames 'peculiar weather condition' in city
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Dengue claims 3 lives in Karnataka's Dakshina Kannada; official blames 'peculiar weather condition' in city

Three people died and as many as 404 cases of dengue and malaria have been detected in Dakshina Kannada district, officials said on Sunday.

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Opposition's polarisation attempt, saffronisation of coastal Karnataka, Kalank review; today's must-read stories
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Firstpost Editor's Picks: Opposition's polarisation attempt, saffronisation of coastal Karnataka, Kalank review; today's must-read stories

Opposition's attempt to polarise electorate and challenges to the narrative of secular-communal divide, saffronisation of coastal Karnataka, Kalank movie review; today's must-read stories

Kodagu floods: Rehabilitation work begins in flood-hit district; Karnataka govt announces relief worth Rs 25 crore
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Kodagu floods: Rehabilitation work begins in flood-hit district; Karnataka govt announces relief worth Rs 25 crore

Relief works began in Kodagu after rains and floods ravaged the district. Karnataka government has announced a grant of Rs 25 crore

Over 4,000 people rescued by security forces from Karnataka's Kodagu; several others suspected to be stranded in hilltop villages
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Over 4,000 people rescued by security forces from Karnataka's Kodagu; several others suspected to be stranded in hilltop villages

Security forces have rescued over 4,000 people from Karnataka's Kodagu but several others are suspected to be stuck in villages cut off by landslides

Karnataka rains: Rescue operations in flood-hit Kodagu to be completed by evening; chief minister to review state of district
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Karnataka rains: Rescue operations in flood-hit Kodagu to be completed by evening; chief minister to review state of district

Minister Sa Ra Mahesh said that the rescue operations in flood-hit Kodagu district of Karnataka will be over by Saturday evening

Five Karnataka districts put on high alert as heavy rainfall lashes state; CM Kumaraswamy to review relief efforts in worst-hit Kodagu today
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Five Karnataka districts put on high alert as heavy rainfall lashes state; CM Kumaraswamy to review relief efforts in worst-hit Kodagu today

In the wake of heavy rainfall in the state, Karnataka chief minister HD Kumaraswamy will on Saturday visit Kodagu to review relief operations in the district.

Heavy rain lashes Karnataka: Schools and colleges shut in Kodagu, Chikkamagaluru districts; bus services hit
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Heavy rain lashes Karnataka: Schools and colleges shut in Kodagu, Chikkamagaluru districts; bus services hit

Schools and colleges were shut on Tuesday due to heavy rainfall in Kodagu and Chikkamagaluru districts in Karnataka.

Heavy rains lash coastal Karnataka: Schools and colleges shut; IMD issues alert, advises fishermen to be cautious
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Heavy rains lash coastal Karnataka: Schools and colleges shut; IMD issues alert, advises fishermen to be cautious

Schools and colleges have been shut in the coastal districts of Karnataka on Saturday due to heavy monsoon rains lashing the region, officials said.