Karnataka

BJP leaders are in touch withme seeking to join Cong.: CM

BJP leaders are in touch withme seeking to join Cong.: CM

I will reveal their names at an appropriate time, says Siddaramaiah Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has asserted that no Congress leader would join the BJP and claimed that several BJP leaders were in touch with him expressing their desire to join the Congress. Addressing a gathering during the centenary celebration of …

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Underground power station plans in Western Ghats raise concern

Underground power station plans in Western Ghats raise concern

Project envisioned to generate 2,000 MW of electricity; activist calls it ecological disaster An underground pipeline connecting two major reservoirs, and power stations situated underneath a pristine reserve forest are part of an ambitious ₹5,000-crore project that environmentalists say will leave an indelible mark on the flora and fauna of …

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BJP, JD(S) MLAs launch fierce attack on govt.

BJP, JD(S) MLAs launch fierce attack on govt.

MLAs of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Janata Dal (S) launched a fierce attack on the State government for not supplying uninterrupted power to villages and farm pumpsets in Raichur district, particularly rural areas. While participating in a padayatra, organised jointly by the BJP and the Janata Dal(S) …

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Aiming for sustainable development through science and innovation

Aiming for sustainable development through science and innovation

Three-day National Children’s Science Congress begins Around 1,500 students from across the State are participating in the three-day National Children’s Science Congress which got under way here on Wednesday with participants showcasing their projects. The theme this year is ‘Science, Technology and Innovation for Sustainable Development’, and has been jointly …

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AICTE introduces new systems, processes

AICTE introduces new systems, processes

In its efforts to turn facilitator of technical education from being a regulator of educational institutions In its efforts to turn facilitator of technical education from being a regulator of educational institutions, the All-India Council of Technical Education is introducing certain new systems and processes. R. Hariharan, Adviser, Approval Bureau, …

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‘KPME amendments not diluted’

‘KPME amendments not diluted’

Private medical establishments must display prices of all services and procedures In view of criticism over the alleged dilution of originally proposed amendments to Karnataka Private Medical Establishment (KPME) Act, 2007, after the recent agitation by private doctors, K.R. Ramesh Kumar, Minister for Health and Family Welfare, said all major …

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State takes up project to link farmers with consumers through corporates

State takes up project to link farmers with consumers through corporates

Karnataka has now embarked on an initiative to link farmers with consumers by involving corporate firms on public-private partnership basis. This was unveiled in Bengaluru on Tuesday to insulate farmers from the problem of volatile markets that have increased the risk of them not earning profits despite reaping bumper harvests. …

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All govt. hospitals to have dialysis units from Dec. 10

All govt. hospitals to have dialysis units from Dec. 10

K.R. Ramesh Kumar visits a Public Health Centre at Kamalapur in Hosapete taluk K.R. Ramesh Kumar, Minister for Health and Family Welfare, said dialysis units would start functioning at all taluk-level hospitals from December 10. The Minister was responding to questions during his visit to a Public Health Centre at …

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Eggs disappear from plates in many anganwadis in Karnataka

Eggs disappear from plates in many anganwadis in Karnataka

With the rising market price of eggs, supply has been cut off to people who need them most — pregnant women, lactating mothers and children aged between three and six in several anganwadis in the State. The supply of eggs to pregnant women and lactating mothers is part of the …

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