Karnataka

Manish, Vineet of Chinmaya Vidyalayaemerge Young World quiz winners

Manish H. Bhojedar and Vineet S. Hiremani of Chinmaya Vidyalaya, Hubballi, emerged the winners of the 17th edition of The Media Young World Quiz regional finals here on Wednesday. In the annual event held at Samskrutika Bhavan located at New Cotton Market, the team secured 51 points. It picked up points after …

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Government hospital in Bengaluru comes to the rescue of Afghan national

It appears that it is not just private hospitals that have made Bengaluru a medical tourism destination but some government hospitals too. The State-run Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Chest Diseases (RGICD) has successfully conducted right lung lobectomy on a 42-year-old patient from Afghanistan, who landed at the hospital after his …

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Sepoy Sandip Kumar’s last rites on Wednesday

The Hassan district administration has made arrangements to pay last respects to Sepoy Sandip Kumar, who died in an avalanche at Gurez valley in Jammu & Kashmir last week. His body will be kept on the premises of the Deputy Commissioner’s office for public viewing on Wednesday. The final rites …

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Committee for govt. presence in appointment panels of big firms in Karnataka

Revised recommendations of Sarojini Mahishi report to be submitted today The five-member expert committee that has revised the three-decade-old Dr. Sarojini Mahishi Committee Report insists on the presence of a government representative on the appointment panel of all institutions that employ over 100 people. This is one of the significant …

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‘An award places a greater responsibility on a winner’

“An award in recognition of social service or contribution to society is not an end in itself. Instead, it implies a greater responsibility on the part of the recipient,” said Karnataka State Jeeva Rakshak Prashati awardee Rajesh Gopalrao Khatavkar. Deputy Commissioner N. Jayaram had presented him with the award during …

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Students, what would you like your teachers to wear?

Dept. says introducing dress code for faculty would ‘bring in discipline’ in colleges Students have often been faced with the daunting prospect of college managements enforcing dress codes. But now the tables have turned: Students may have a say in deciding what teachers can wear! College principals have been asked …

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HDMC Commissioner walks out of general body meeting

Congress member levelled a series of allegations against the Commissioner In an unusual development, the Hubballi-Dharwad Municipal Corporation (HDMC) Commissioner Siddhalingayya Hiremath lashed out at the opposition party members and walked out of the general body meeting here on Tuesday. However, he returned after the members convinced him to attend …

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Women’s safety is top priority of new police chief of Karnataka

Safety of women is the top priority of the new Karnataka police chief, R.K. Dutta, who took over as the 33rd Director-General and Inspector-General of Police on Tuesday. After speaking about how effective patrolling and proactive policing can help reduce crime against women, Mr. Dutta noted that instead of waiting …

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Segregate your waste or pay fine from Wednesday

The BBMP has made it mandatory to segregate at source from February 1 Beginning Wednesday, handing over mixed waste to pourakarmikas because you find segregation too complicated is going to cut no ice with them. They will be empowered to say no to collecting unsegregated waste. What’s more? Residents who …

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