Karnataka

Chinthana Manthana discussesissues involving Kannada varsity

A two-day interaction programme with journalists seeking their opinion on the post-silver jubilee path to be taken by Kannada University, Hampi, as part of Chintana Manthana, the third in a series, that began on the university campus on Monday. Journalists from various leading dailies from across the State, and Dinesh …

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Demonetisation a historic blunder, says Karnataka Minister

Sharanprakash Patil asks Union government to bring out a White Paper on the issue Minister for Medical Education Sharanprakash Patil has termed the Union government’s ban on high denomination currency as a historic blunder. Addressing a press conference here on Monday, the Minister said that the “short-sighted move” would adversely …

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Home Minister blames alleged attacks on women on ‘Western wear’

Karnataka State Commission for Women seeks report on action taken by the police Home Minister G. Parameshwara on Monday blamed a series of alleged attacks on women by unruly mobs during New Year celebrations on M.G. Road and Brigade Road on ‘the Western wear of youth’. This drew angry reactions …

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Karnataka Minister Mahadeva Prasad dies

A five-time MLA, Mr. Prasad was a Siddaramaiah loyalist, following him from the JD(S) to the Congress. Karnataka Cooperation and Sugar Minister H.S. Mahadeva Prasad died of a heart attack on Tuesday morning. He was 58 years old. A five-time MLA, Mr. Prasad breathed his last at a private resort …

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Five VTU students chosen for Stanford University’s fellowship programme

Five students of Visvesvaraya Technological University have been selected for University Innovation Fellows (UIF) programme of the Stanford University, U.S.A. According to a VTU release, the programme has been designed to empower the students’ knowledge, skills and attitude and make a positive impact on the world economy. As many as …

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Even after PMO’s word, she awaits good road

The Mangaluru student missed classes, thanks to bumpy roads from her village to school Three months after a reply from the Prime Minister to her letter seeking repair of a road in her village, 8th standard student Shravya C.S. saw action only a few days ago with officials visiting to …

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Medical professionals honoured, students given scholarships

In recognition of their contribution and service in the field of health, two medical professionals, K. Mahadeva, an orthopaedic surgeon from Mysuru, and N. Viswharoopachar, Health Supervisor (retired), Department of Health and Family Welfare, from Bengaluru, were honoured with the Dr. P.S. Shankar Vaidya Shree National Award and the Dr. …

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Karnataka gets in touch with its wild side

The year 2017 will see Karnataka getting in touch with its wild side. In a bid to promote wildlife tourism, the State Tourism Department on Saturday announced 2017 as the ‘Year of the Wild’. The campaign looks to develop and promote the meandering jungle tracks, the evergreen Western Ghats, and …

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