Green panel has given clearance to Tata Power Company for setting up of a 52.50 MW wind power project in Koppal district. A state green panel has given forest clearance to Tata Power Company for setting
Nagesh Prabhu BANGALORE: With monsoon becoming weak and drought looming large over Karnataka, the government has extended the weather-based crop insurance scheme to five more districts, covering 12 crops this kharif season.
Five people were killed in July 2007 when the police cracked down on "Naxals' in Menasinahadya village in Koppa <i>taluka</i> near Sringeri. People gave varied accounts of the "encounter'. Some villagers told <i>Down To Earth </i> that the police had barged into a villager's house and fired indiscriminately. Some said it was sparked by a gunshot fired on the police.
DH News Service, Bangalore: The US-based Clinton Foundation has evinced interest in setting up solar farms to generate 5,000 mw power under public private partnership model, in the State.