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Yakshagana – Dance, Drama and Music

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Yakshagana is a theatrical form of presenting Mythological and historical stories. A Yakshagana performance includes music, dance and dialogues. Meaning and Origin of Yakshgana The word Yakshgana means the songs of the Demi-Gods (yaksh ‘meaning Demi-God, and ‘gana’ meaning song). The performers wear interesting and colourful costumes, and elaborate headgears. The stage design and unique […]

Bangalore the main revenue generator for Karnataka

Police having to push bus on KH Road flyover, Bangalore

Bangalore, the capital city of Karnataka is the main revenue generator of the state. While it occupies a mere 0.4% of the state’s area it accounts for 98% of the software exports. The following table gives a clear picture of how important Bangalore is for the state. It would be good to see other parts […]

BSE/NSE listed companies in Karnataka

NSE Stock Exchange

Karnataka popular as silk manufacturers in the country, is widely known as an IT-hub as the state is a host to many software companies. Karnataka is not only famous for software companies it is also well diversified across other fields. The state has many companies which have been popular in their respective fields. The state […]

Stock Exchanges in Karnataka

Bangalore Stock Exchange: The first Stock Exchange in South India to go online with the introduction of Screen Based Trading at the Bangalore Stock Exchange. Mangalore Stock Exchange: Kodialbail, 4th floor, Ram Bhavan Complex, MANGALORE 575 003 Phone: +91-824-440581/440582/441214 Fax: +91-824-440736 The Mangalore Stock Exchange was incorporated as a public limited company on 31st July […]

World Kannada Conference

World Kannada Conference / Vishwa Kannada Sammelana First it was Vijayotsava with Rajyothsava. Now it is Sambrama with Sammelana. Yes, just when we are still basking in the glory of the “ Classical Language “ status given to Kannada, we have another feather in the cap.  In January 2009 the State Government plans to organize […]

State Highways

S T A T E   H I G H W A Y S NAME DESCRIPTION DISTRICT (KMS) SH 1 HIGHWAY CONNECTING GANAGAMULA (GANAPATHIKATTE) SRINGERI KOPPA -THIRTHAHALLI-ANDAPURA- SHIKARIPURA-HANGAL-TA CHIKKAMAGALUR,SHIMOGA, DHARWAD. 178.08 SH 10 HIGHWAY CONNECTING SIRASAMBA VILLAGE (BORDER LEADING FROM VAGDHARI IN MAHARASTRA) WITH RIBBONPALLI VILLAGE (BORDER LEADING TO KODANGAL) IN ANDHRA PRADESH)VIA ALAND GULBARGA AND […]

District Roads

M A J O R   D I S T R I C T   R O A D S Name of Road Total Length Surface Length Carriageway width Total     BT WBM Single Lane Intermediate Lane Double Lane Total Bangalore Urban 392.40 392.40 0.00 244.10 119.50 43.40 392.40 Bangalore Rural 1099.30 963.25 112.46 1079.00 21.30 […]