A dog owner who saved his pooch from a constricting python knew exactly what to do when he chanced upon his household pet wrapped up within the powerful coils of the 7-foot reptile. Namely - beat the thing with a leafy twig.
TOTALLY immobilised in the clutches of a giant snake in Karnataka, India, an unlucky mutt is going nowhere as the slithering reptile begins to crush its prey to death. This dog looks like it is fast on its way to becoming a hungry python 's next meal - until its owner steps in to save its life.
A new anti-superstition legislation, considered a pet project of Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, has received support from an unlikely quarter with a group of Hindu religious leaders coming together to voice their support for the proposed law. The move by a group of seers working under the umbrella of a Progressive Pontiffs Forum comes a year after the Congress government in Karnataka shelved plans to table a draft of the Karnataka Prevention and Abolition of Superstition Practices Bill in the state legislature in the wake of protests by religious groups concerned over the curbing of some traditional practices by the new law.
Indian refiners on Thursday paid $400 million to Iran ahead of a Nov 24 deadline of the interim deal with six world powers that allows Tehran to recover part of its overseas frozen oil revenues, two industry sources privy to the development said. Essar Oil paid about $201 million, Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd about $154 million, Indian Oil Corp about $42 million and Hindustan Petroleum about $3 million, said the sources, who declined to be named due to the sensitivity of the issue.
India and China today began their joint Hand-in-Hand army exercise focusing on counter- insurgency and counter-terrorism tactics, weeks after a stand-off between their troops along the border in Ladakh region. Hand-in-Hand is an exercise aimed at exploring useful experiences, advancing pragmatic cooperation and promoting a friendly environment between the two armies and is being held in Pune.
In continuation of the series of joint exercises between India and China, the exercise 'Hand-in-Hand 2014' is all set to commence at Pune's Aundh Camp on November 16. This will be the fourth joint training exercise by the Indian Army with People's Liberation Army of China. While the second edition of the exercise was held at Belgaum in 2008, it has been conducted twice in China in 2007 and 2013.
Many investors, especially ones in retail, feel left out as equity returns have zoomed past other asset classes returns. Indian equity markets have rallied by more than 30 per cent in the last one year.
Being born in an ethnic family in Mangalore, Aishwarya Rai never really thought of becoming a beauty queen, leave alone an actress. She intended to pursue Medicine, but later enrolled into architecture and then into modelling.
NEW DELHI: India paid Iran USD 500 million to clear a part of its past dues for crude oil it buys from the Persian Gulf nation. Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd paid about USD 217 million and almost an equal amount was paid by private sector Essar Oil.
Caption: Divisional Railway Manager Rajkumar Lal is flanked by ADRM P. Ram to his left and Sr. Divisional Commercial Manager K. Anil Kumar to his right at the Divisional Railway Users' Consultative Committee Meeting held in city yesterday. Mysuru, Nov. 6- The Mysore Division of South Western Railway held Divisional Railway Users' Consultative Committee Meeting here yesterday.
Shedding the colonial name, Bangalore today became Bengaluru synchronising with the state formation day --Karnataka Rajyotsava. In tandem, 11 other cities across Karnataka were also rechristened by the state government, casting away the anglicised names.
NEW DELHI: Indian refiners completed payment of $900 million in frozen oil revenues to Iran on Wednesday under an interim deal that eased some sanctions against Tehran over its disputed nuclear work, said industry sources with direct knowledge of the matter. Iran and the United States, China, France, Germany, Britain and Russia agreed in July to extend the initial six-month interim accord to Nov. 24 after they failed to agree a final resolution to their dispute before the deadline.
Shiv Sena today urged Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to step up offensive against the Karnataka government's decision to change Belgaum's name to Belagavi, to protect the interests of the Marathi-speaking people. Devendra Fadnavis has sworn to protect the Marathi speaking people.
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Mysore, Oct. 31- As part of its eighth anniversary, the city-based CREDIT-I felicitated achievers from various fields yesterday. Rangayana Director Janardhan presented 'Karnataka Kanmani' State-level award to Music Director Hamsalekha, progressive farmer from Bangalore Rural District L. Narayana Reddy and Community Development Institute, Belgaum's Shobha Gasti at a function held at Jaganmohan Palace.
China is set to import more than 335,000 tonnes of naphtha and diesel, rare moves for the world's no. 2 oil consumer given it has been self-sufficient at meeting domestic oil product demand, industry sources said on Friday.
There was a time when Africans were a common sight in India. They were traders, sailors, soldiers, court officials and notables, architects, religious leaders, admirals, chief ministers, de facto rulers and founders of dynasties.
Caption: Best all rounder Fakirappa B. Karigar is seen receiving the shield from ADGP K.V. Gagandeep at the passing out parade held at the Central Jail premises here this morning as Mysore Central Jail Superintendent Divyashree, KSRP Commandant Ramadas Gowda, Asst. Superintendent Mahesh Jigani, Prison Staff Training Institute Principal T.P. Sesha, DIG Veerabhadraswamy and ADGP N.S. Raja look on.
Transgender woman Akkai Padmashali of Karnataka, India traveled to Tokyo on her newly issued passport to attend a conference and address approximately 5000 legal professionals from the the International Bar Association on Mr., Ms. or Mx.? Legal issues facing transgender persons'.
At around 5 pm on September 14, 2008 then Bajrang Dal chief Mahendra Kumar called a press conference in Mangalore along with VHP leader MB Puranik. At 10 am that morning, Bajrang Dal activists had attacked a nunnery in the city, police records show.
SunEdison, Inc. , a leading global solar technology manufacturer and provider of solar energy services, announced that it has won 5 solar photovoltaic projects totaling 150 megawatts from Karnataka Renewable Energy Development Limited as announced by the Government of Karnataka. SunEdison or SunEdison affiliates, including Yieldcos, are envisioned as the ultimate owner of these solar projects, and will sell the electricity generated to various entities via Power Purchase Agreements .
Mysore, Oct. 29- Former Minister V.S. Koujalgi passed away at KLE hospital in Belgaum this morning following a brief illness. Having served as KPCC President in the year 1989, Koujalgi, an ex-serviceman, had also served as Small Scale Industries Minister in the Devaraj Urs Cabinet and as Agriculture Minister in the S.M.Krishna Cabinet.