Boy trapped in borewell confirmed dead, operation called off

After a nearly week-long massive round-the-clock operation, the six-year-old boy trapped in an abandoned borewell in his father`s farm in nearby Sulikere village was confirmed dead.

Operations to rescue boy from borewell halted as mother protests

The operation to pull out a six-year old boy trapped in an abandoned borewell at a farm in nearby Sulikeri village was halted on the sixth day today as his mother led a protest by villagers seeking an end to it.

Operation on to pull out boy from borewell, fate unknown

Hopes of rescuing a six-year old boy trapped in an abandoned borewell at a farm in nearby Sulikeri village faded on the fifth day of the rescue operation today with a health official expressing doubts about the chances of his being alive.

Rescue bid to pull out 6-yr-old from borewell on, father says stop operation

Rescue efforts were on for the third day today to pull out a six-year-old boy trapped in an abandoned borewell at a farm in nearby Sulikeri village, even as his father pleaded for stopping the operation, fearing the worst for his son.

About 70 % voting in re-polling at 12 booths in Karnataka

An estimated 70 percent of the electorate on Tuesday cast their vote in the re-polling held at 12 polling stations across nine Lok Sabha constituencies in Karnataka.

Yeddyurappa seeks Rs 5,000 cr central help to tackle drought

Yeddyurappa asked the central government to extend special pilot scheme for distributing ration to all drought affected districts of the state.

Four die in ceiling collapse in Bagalkot

Four members of a family died when the mud ceiling of their house collapsed on them here in the wee hours, police said.

Cong worker murdered in Karna village

A 35-year old Congress worker was
brutally murdered by some persons in a village in Bagalkot
district.

Karnataka swine flu toll rises to 44

A 28-year-old man died of influenza A (H1N1) in Bagalkot in Karnataka, taking the death toll in the state to 44, an official said Wednesday.