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Preparing for the big water challenge this summer

Water scarcity has been a recurring annual crisis Bengalureans have been facing for years. This year too, the scenario will not be any different although the Cauvery verdict gives some respite. DH ...

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Water warning still holds

Barely a week after an alarmist BBC report warned that Bengaluru will be the next city to run out of water, the Cauvery verdict comes as a relief. Yet, the allocation of an additional 4.75 TMCFt of...

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City didn't depend on lakes for water after 1896: Expert

Bengaluru city never actually depended on lakes for their water source after 1896, says Rainwater Harvesting Club founder S Vishwanath. Only till 1895, when the citys population was just around 30,...

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15 lakh teens will vote for 1st time in Assembly elections

As many as 15,42,121 teens, aged between 18 and 19, have registered to vote in the upcoming Assembly polls. The number of young voters born after January 1, 1999 registered to vote this time is mor...

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Ambareesh: Won't say no if I get a chance to be chief minister

Actor-turned-politician M H Ambareesh has been nursing a chief ministerial dream for the last 15 years. But, he is no dreamcatcher. "I have been a chief minister candidate for 15 years and I will n...

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JD(S) counters Ahinda, Hindutva politics with 'Bahujan' card

The JD(S), which is making a desperate bid to return to power in the state, on Saturday used its gathbandhan with the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), to display its show of strength, by far the partys b...

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Bengal is a historical and geographical ethno-linguistic region in South Asia, located in the eastern region of the Indian subcontinent, at the apex of the Bay of Bengal.