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Friday, March 24, 2017

Vintage tank in middle of society; stands as a mute spectator still fighting against...

This tank can be seen on the outskirts of RC Nagar i.e Beyond Guru Prasad Colony on the way to Mandolli village. It is...

1955 video of Satygrahis arriving at Belgaum station

Source: British Pathe http://youtu.be/OfLwEMBJbZw Click here to see Video Many of the satyagrahis were from Belgaum and surrounding places. Satygrahis arriving in Belgaum by train on way to...
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Have you seen this Belagavi?

If you have seen Bal Shivaji in Azad cinema, and know that Radio was once a movie-theatre, you’re probably of the generation that has...

Swami Vivekananda and his Belgaum visit

From 15 to 27 October 1892 Swami Vivekananda had come to Belgaum(now Belagavi) and he resided for 9 days. The said house is in the...

Krantiveer Sangolli Rayanna memorial Nandgad

Krantiveer Sangolli Rayanna was the army chief of the Kingdom of Kittur ruled at the time by Rani Chennamma and fought the British East...
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The Little Town with a Large Heart

By Nitin Khot For a hundred years, from the Kittur uprising of 1824 to the 39th Session of the Indian National Congress of 1924, Belgaum...
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Different names of Belgaum/Belagavi

First Published on June 26, 2008 No doubt India has different names, which we use them even today. India, Bharat and Hindustan all are the...
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Phadeppa Dareppa Chaugule Belagavi’s Olympic hero

Phadeppa (Pavananjey) Dareppa Chaugule was India’s first Olympic marathon runner. He represented India in the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp, Belgium and finished 19th...
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From Shahapuri rupees, Annas to Current Rupees

By about 1818 AD. Belgaum(Now Belagavi) had become an army headquarters for the Southern Maratha region. In that period, the general money transactions here were...
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First Bank branch was opened in Belagavi in 1867

Presidency Bank of Bombay opened its Belgaum (now Belagavi) branch in 1867. The Belgaum BankLtd was established in Belgaum in 1930. Sangli Bank Ltd. Opened its...
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Hosiery industry was started at Shahpur in 1920

In 1920 the hosiery industry was started at Shahpur (Belagavi ) by Shanta Beerapa Belur who was inspired by an exhibition in Bombay (now...
Image Courtesy: eddieolliffe.wordpress.com 1860 Barracks in Belgaum now Belagavi

Military station was established at Belgaum in 1828

The establishment of military station at Belgaum (now Belagavi) in 1828 caused statutory agency to look civil affairs cantonment board was constituted; it is...