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India News | Written by Maya Sharma | Saturday June 6, 2015
In Karnataka, a theatre director based in Mysuru has been working with prisoners serving life sentences for the past 17 years. Part of the convicts' repertoire in dramatics is Maaranayaka, a Kannada adaptation of Shakespeare's famous play, Macbeth.
Karnataka News | Press Trust of India | Thursday June 4, 2015
A zoological park named after former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee is coming up at Kamlapur, near Hampi Kannada University in the district at a cost of Rs 34 crore.
Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday April 23, 2015
"Rajkumar's birthday is considered very auspicious in Kannada industry," said a source close to the film
Karnataka News | Written by Maya Sharma (With inputs from PTI) | Saturday April 18, 2015
Many commercial establishments remained shut in various parts of Karnataka today after a bandh was called by Kannada organisations to protest Tamil Nadu's opposition to Mekedatu drinking water project across the river Cauvery.
Karnataka News | Press Trust of India | Saturday April 18, 2015
Normal life in Karnataka is likely to be affected today as pro-Kannada outfits have called for a statewide dawn-to-dusk bandh to protest Tamil Nadu's opposition to Mekedatu drinking water project across the inter-state river Cauvery.
Karnataka News | Reported by Maya Sharma, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Tuesday March 31, 2015
Karnataka is now trying legislation to make Kannada a compulsory language in schools affiliated to the state board. The bill to bring this into effect - the Kannada Language Learning Bill -- was passed in the Karnataka assembly today.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Saturday March 21, 2015
Commemorating Ugadi, the Telugu and Kannada new year, former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and AIADMK General Secretary J Jayalalithaa greeted Governor K Rosaiah on Saturday.
South | Written by Maya Sharma | Saturday January 24, 2015
Macbeth - a play that has stood the test of time and many different interpretations. A Kannada version, 'Maaranayaka', was presented in Bengaluru by convicts of Mysuru jail who had rehearsed for 25 days for this Shakespearian tragedy. The performance...
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday January 7, 2015
Strange as it may seem, a seasoned Karnataka politician, who heads a regional political party, on Tuesday honoured two donkeys here in recognition of their hard work, loyalty, honesty, discipline and obedience.
Press Trust of India | Saturday January 3, 2015
Bengali, Telugu, Assamese, Hindi, Kannada, Odiya, Punjabi, Tamil, and other language contributors will be deliberating on new ideas.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday November 1, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday greeted people of Karnataka on their state formation day - Kannada Rajyotsava.
Bangalore News | Reported by Maya Sharma; edited by Mala Das | Saturday November 1, 2014
12 of Karnataka's major towns and cities revert to their old Kannada names today after the Union Home Ministry this month cleared a proposal made by the state nine years ago.
Wednesday October 29, 2014
The memorial of late Kannada superstar Rajkumar includes his three-foot-tall bronze statue
India News | Reported by Maya Sharma, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday October 16, 2014
A group of students from the northeastern state of Manipur were allegedly attacked in Bangalore last night by men who demanded that they speak in the local Kannada language or get lost.
South | Radhika Iyer | Saturday October 11, 2014
Days after a case of alleged rape and cheating was filed against Karthik, son of Union Railways Minister Sadananda Gowda, by a Kannada actress, a fresh controversy has landed at the senior BJP leader's doorstep.
Monday September 8, 2014
Kamal Haasan, who has penned the script of Uttama Villain, had asked Ramesh to direct the film
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 7, 2014
The Sessions Court in Bangalore yesterday posted for September 8 its order on the anticipatory bail plea of Railway Minister D V Sadananda Gowda's son, who is facing charges of rape, cheating and kidnap from a Kannada starlet.
South | Written by Maya Sharma | Saturday August 23, 2014
The funeral of veteran Kannada writer UR Ananthamurthy was held on the outskirts of Bangalore on Saturday afternoon. Thousands paid tribute to the rationalist and writer - a man respected for his literary creations and admired for his sharp mind.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday August 23, 2014
President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday condoled the death of writer UR Ananthamurthy, a towering figure in Kannada literature.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 23, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today condoled the death of Jnanpith awardee writer U R Ananthamurthy, saying it is a loss to Kannada literature.
People | Press Trust of India | Friday August 22, 2014
A towering figure in the world of letters, Udupi Rajagopalacharya Ananthamurthy, who died on Friday, was modern in his sensibilities and intellectual underpinnings in his literary works questioned many deeply-held beliefs.
South | NDTV.com | Saturday August 23, 2014
Jnanpith awardee and renowned Kannada writer UR Ananthamurthy today died at a hospital in Bangalore, where he was undergoing treatment for kidney failure.
Deepu M Kurup | Monday August 4, 2014
Sunny was recently seen in a special song for Tamil film Vadacurry, while she also completed shooting an item number for upcoming Telugu film Current Theega
Bangalore News | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 31, 2014
Security has been tightened by police in Bangalore who have mobilised "maximum amount" of force in the wake of a 'city bandh' tomorrow called by Kannada outfits to protest against the rising incidents of sexual offences against women and children.