(gŭl`bərgä), city (1991 pop. 310,920), Karnataka state, S central India. It is along the route from Mumbai to Chennai. The city is a cotton-trading hub, with all facets of cotton-processing occurring there. There are also manufactures in flour, oil, and paint. Kalaburagi, a district administrative center, was the capital (1347–1432) of the Muslim Bahmani kingdom and is the site of the tomb of Firuz Shah Bahmani. The large 13th-century mosque is modeled after that in Córdoba, Spain.
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Summary: Kalaburagi (Karnataka) [India], Sep 1 (ANI): Around 22 female hostellers of Gulbarg Institute of Medical Sciences in Kalaburagi were admitted to hospital this week following symptoms of Diptheria.
Summary: Kalaburagi (Karnataka) [India], Aug 4 (ANI): The Kalaburagi City Corporation has introduced doorstep payment of taxes, whereby, municipal corporation employees visit houses and undertake a door-to-door collection of dues electronically and people are no longer required to visit the corporation office.
Summary: Kalaburagi (Karnataka)[India], Jun 12 (ANI): At least two people were killed and two others were injured after their car turned and flipped near Kadaganchi village here on Wednesday.
Summary: Kalaburagi (Karnataka) [India], Jun 09 (ANI): Gulbarga Institute of Medical Sciences in Kalaburagi is facing an acute shortage of anti-rabies vaccine due to a shortage in drug supply, an official said on Saturday.
Summary: Kalaburagi (Karnataka) [India], June 3 (ANI): At least five were killed and one was injured after being struck by lightning in Kalburagi district on Monday, said police.
Summary: Kalaburagi (Karnataka) [India], June 1 (ANI): At least three people were killed and four others sustained injuries after the roof of the house they were living in collapsed due to rain in Kalaburagi on Saturday, police said.