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 […]
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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The state of Karnataka is abundant in mineral resources. It is said to be one of the most mineral rich states of India. The mineral belt covers an area of 1.92 lakh sq.km including 29 districts of the state. Karnataka is also endowed with the green stone belt with valuable mineral resources such as gold, […]
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 […]
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 […]
Aproximately 3,700 kms of National Highways run across the state of Karnataka.
Karnataka is a land of diverse flora and fauna. About 22.61% of Karnataka’s geographical area is covered under forests. The state is home to a large variety of fauna. Many of the fauna species found in the state are recognized as endangered species. The mesmerising wildlife of Karnataka is one of the main attractions for […]
Karnataka is located in the Deccan Peninsular region of India and covers an area of 191,791 square km. Water resources of Karnataka primarily constitutes surface and groundwater. Rainfall is the basic source of water in the state. Availability of water resources in Karnataka Surface water is available in Karnataka in the form of rivers, lakes, […]