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Hardik Patel's key aides join BJP
Sun, 22 Oct 2017 03:29:31 +0200
Quota spearhead Hardik Patels key aides--Varun Patel and Reshma Patel--have joined the ruling BJP in poll-bound Gujarat in a dramatic turn of events.The development came yesterday hours after state Congress chief Bharatsinh Solanki invited Hardik Patel...
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Kin of man who died in road mishap get Rs 23.26 L compensation
Sun, 22 Oct 2017 03:19:02 +0200
The family members of a 21-year-old man, who was killed after being hit by a rashly driven truck two years ago, have been awarded over Rs 23 lakh by a Motor Accident Claims Tribunal (MACT) here.MACT Presiding Officer Rajeev Bansal directed the New India...
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Sikkim tourism industry takes a knock due to Darjeeling stir
Sun, 22 Oct 2017 02:55:41 +0200
The prolonged agitation in the Darjeeling hills in West Bengal since June over a separate Gorkhaland state has badly hit the states tourism industry.According to the data made available by the tourism department, Sikkim, known for its picturesque locales...
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Azharuddin to decide his role in consultation with Cong leadership
Sun, 22 Oct 2017 01:25:01 +0200
Former cricketer Mohammad Azharuddin, who has been invited by the Telangana Congress to contest the 2019 elections from the state, has said he would move ahead vis-a-vis his role in the party in consultation with the high command. "I will see what the...
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Not joining any other party: KPCC chief
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 17:57:53 +0200
KPCC president G Parameshwara said on Saturday that he would not think of joining any other party as the Congress had treated him with respect by giving him the high post. He was reacting to a recent statement by state BJP general secretary C T Ravi that...
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BJP warns of protests if govt organises Tipu Jayanthi
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 17:54:44 +0200
The state BJP on Saturday opposed the state government's decision to organise Tipu Sultan Jayanti celebrations on November 10, accusing it of triggering communal hatred.BJP general secretary and MP Shobha Karandlaje told reporters that the party will...
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Will not tolerate any mischief by youngsters: Gowda
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 17:52:27 +0200
JD(S) leader H D Deve Gowda on Saturday said he will not tolerate any mischief from youngsters like his grandson Prajwal Revanna, who, according to him had a bright future in the party."Prajwal Revanna's statements before the media seem to provide entertainment...
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I-T searches at DKS auditor's home
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 17:50:56 +0200
Income tax sleuths conducted a search at the residence of an auditor Somesh on Saturday.He is one of the auditors for Energy Minister D K Shivakumar. The search began on Friday and went on till late Saturday evening.The sleuths reportedly seized documents...
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Increase in noise levels reported in Bengaluru during Deepavali
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 17:49:35 +0200
Despite reports about poor cracker sales and low-key Deepavali celebrations, there has been no drop in noise levels.According to a report from the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board, noise levels recorded at the Indira Gandhi Institute of Child Health...
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Seminar on sexual minorities tomorrow
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 17:48:05 +0200
Nimhans and Solidarity Foundation, an NGO that supports sex workers and sexual minorities, will conduct a seminar on the 'Rights of Intersex People' on Monday.Shubha, executive director of the foundation, said that although there have been many seminars...
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Shivamogga: the hub of ganja cultivation in state
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 17:41:28 +0200
The gateway to Malnad has become the hub of ganja production in Karnataka. As many as 800 kilograms of ganja plants have been seized in Shivamogga district in the last 10 months, the highest in the state, according to police sources. Ganja has especially...
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Ready for debate on Lingayat religion, says Pejawar seer
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 17:40:34 +0200
Paryaya Pejawar Mutt seer Sri Vishwesha Theertha Swami has said that he is ready for a debate over separate religion status for Lingayats if the discussion is held at the Banquet Hall of Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru after January 18.Retired IAS officer...
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DC bats for better honour for police martyrs
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 17:39:17 +0200
Deputy Commissioner S B Bommanhalli has stated that the police, who protected people by fighting against internal anti-social elements, should also get all the honors given to soldiers, who protect the country.He noted this while speaking after paying...
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Protest against assault on parents of sand artist
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 17:38:06 +0200
Members of Veerashaiva-Lingayat Mahasabha and Basava Balaga staged a protest on Saturday, condemning the assault on the parents of M N Gowri, a sand artist, who manages the Sand Museum in the city.A group of people, said to be the employees of the Kauvery...
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DC for better coordination among govt departments
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 17:37:35 +0200
Deputy Commissioner Priyanka Mary Francis said that coordination among different departments while discharging administrative duties is essential for the hassle-free administration.Speaking at the Police Martyrs' Day programme organised at Chandu Maidan...
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Vaastu expert milched Vijayapura resident of Rs 5L, but result was zilch
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 17:35:53 +0200
Hundreds of people, weary of problems in life, approach the so-called Vaastu experts for solutions. But they realise they are cheated when no solution comes their way even after incorporating suggestions made by the experts.Mahadev Dudihal, a resident...
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Will resolve KSOU, VTU bottlenecks soon, says minister
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 17:35:41 +0200
The Central Government has not responded positively to repeated requests by the state government to grant University Grants Commission (UGC) recognition to Karnataka State Open University (KSOU), Mysuru, said Higher Education Minister Basavaraja Rayareddy.Speaking...
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Citizens told to appreciate services of police personnel
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 17:32:47 +0200
Regional Commissioner Shivayogi Kalsad complimented the sacrifices made by the police personnel in the line of duty for betterment of the society.Speaking at the Police Martyrs Day programme, organised at District Armed Reserve Police Ground here, on...
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With no headway in Gauri case, SIT officers asked to focus on other work
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 17:29:39 +0200
The state government has instructed police officers part of the Special Investigation Team (SIT) to report back to their original postings and parallelly monitor the probe into the murder of journalist Gauri Lankesh.The move comes more than six weeks...
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Taxpayer taunts government on Vidhana Soudha diamond jubilee spend
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 17:26:52 +0200
Against the backdrop of a series of tragedies that have hit the city over the last few weeks, the state government has decided to spend Rs 10 crore on Vidhana Soudha's diamond jubilee celebrations.It is not surprising if people see stark irony in the...
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Myntra to promote handloom products
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 17:25:11 +0200
In a move to assist the government in its plan to revive the handloom sector, online fashion retailer Myntra has announced its association with the Ministry of Textiles to promote the handloom industry in India. The new handloom brand will be launched...
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Use technology to prevent crimes, CM advises cops
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 17:24:34 +0200
Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said on Saturday that the government was committed to the welfare of policemen and their families. Siddaramaiah was speaking at the police commemoration day celebrations at KSRP grounds at Koramangala here. "The government...
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Uber launches PREMIER in Bengaluru
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 17:20:36 +0200
Uber has announced the launch of PREMIER, a new ride option in Bengaluru. PREMIER will be offered as an in-app product option that serves as an upgrade to their current uberX experience. PREMIER is currently available in Mumbai and Pune.Commenting on...
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'We want to be No 1 in the affordable luxury segment'
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 17:10:34 +0200
Japanese watch major Seiko, which carries a legacy of having kept time for over 136 years, will remain committed to telling time, even as the consumer wants more.A leader in the horology space, Seiko Watch India is a fully-owned subsidiary of ¥257-billion...
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Zone Startups to mentor more women
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 17:07:33 +0200
Zone Startups India (ZSI) recently launched its second edition of 'empoWer'- a tech accelerator programme for women entrepreneurs.The six-week accelerator programme was built based on a primary research conducted by Zone Startups India."Through our accelerator...
© Deccan Herald
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Azharuddin to decide his role in consultation with Cong leadership
Sun, 22 Oct 2017 01:25:01 +0200
Former cricketer Mohammad Azharuddin, who has been invited by the Telangana Congress to contest the 2019 elections from the state, has said he would move ahead vis-a-vis his role in the party in consultation with the high command. "I will see what the...
© Deccan Herald
Not joining any other party: KPCC chief
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 17:57:53 +0200
KPCC president G Parameshwara said on Saturday that he would not think of joining any other party as the Congress had treated him with respect by giving him the high post. He was reacting to a recent statement by state BJP general secretary C T Ravi that...
© Deccan Herald
BJP warns of protests if govt organises Tipu Jayanthi
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 17:54:44 +0200
The state BJP on Saturday opposed the state government's decision to organise Tipu Sultan Jayanti celebrations on November 10, accusing it of triggering communal hatred.BJP general secretary and MP Shobha Karandlaje told reporters that the party will...
© Deccan Herald
Will not tolerate any mischief by youngsters: Gowda
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 17:52:27 +0200
JD(S) leader H D Deve Gowda on Saturday said he will not tolerate any mischief from youngsters like his grandson Prajwal Revanna, who, according to him had a bright future in the party."Prajwal Revanna's statements before the media seem to provide entertainment...
© Deccan Herald
I-T searches at DKS auditor's home
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 17:50:56 +0200
Income tax sleuths conducted a search at the residence of an auditor Somesh on Saturday.He is one of the auditors for Energy Minister D K Shivakumar. The search began on Friday and went on till late Saturday evening.The sleuths reportedly seized documents...
© Deccan Herald
Increase in noise levels reported in Bengaluru during Deepavali
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 17:49:35 +0200
Despite reports about poor cracker sales and low-key Deepavali celebrations, there has been no drop in noise levels.According to a report from the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board, noise levels recorded at the Indira Gandhi Institute of Child Health...
© Deccan Herald
Seminar on sexual minorities tomorrow
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 17:48:05 +0200
Nimhans and Solidarity Foundation, an NGO that supports sex workers and sexual minorities, will conduct a seminar on the 'Rights of Intersex People' on Monday.Shubha, executive director of the foundation, said that although there have been many seminars...
© Deccan Herald
Shivamogga: the hub of ganja cultivation in state
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 17:41:28 +0200
The gateway to Malnad has become the hub of ganja production in Karnataka. As many as 800 kilograms of ganja plants have been seized in Shivamogga district in the last 10 months, the highest in the state, according to police sources. Ganja has especially...
© Deccan Herald
Ready for debate on Lingayat religion, says Pejawar seer
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 17:40:34 +0200
Paryaya Pejawar Mutt seer Sri Vishwesha Theertha Swami has said that he is ready for a debate over separate religion status for Lingayats if the discussion is held at the Banquet Hall of Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru after January 18.Retired IAS officer...
© Deccan Herald
DC bats for better honour for police martyrs
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 17:39:17 +0200
Deputy Commissioner S B Bommanhalli has stated that the police, who protected people by fighting against internal anti-social elements, should also get all the honors given to soldiers, who protect the country.He noted this while speaking after paying...
© Deccan Herald
Protest against assault on parents of sand artist
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 17:38:06 +0200
Members of Veerashaiva-Lingayat Mahasabha and Basava Balaga staged a protest on Saturday, condemning the assault on the parents of M N Gowri, a sand artist, who manages the Sand Museum in the city.A group of people, said to be the employees of the Kauvery...
© Deccan Herald
DC for better coordination among govt departments
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 17:37:35 +0200
Deputy Commissioner Priyanka Mary Francis said that coordination among different departments while discharging administrative duties is essential for the hassle-free administration.Speaking at the Police Martyrs' Day programme organised at Chandu Maidan...
© Deccan Herald
Vaastu expert milched Vijayapura resident of Rs 5L, but result was zilch
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 17:35:53 +0200
Hundreds of people, weary of problems in life, approach the so-called Vaastu experts for solutions. But they realise they are cheated when no solution comes their way even after incorporating suggestions made by the experts.Mahadev Dudihal, a resident...
© Deccan Herald
Will resolve KSOU, VTU bottlenecks soon, says minister
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 17:35:41 +0200
The Central Government has not responded positively to repeated requests by the state government to grant University Grants Commission (UGC) recognition to Karnataka State Open University (KSOU), Mysuru, said Higher Education Minister Basavaraja Rayareddy.Speaking...
© Deccan Herald
Citizens told to appreciate services of police personnel
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 17:32:47 +0200
Regional Commissioner Shivayogi Kalsad complimented the sacrifices made by the police personnel in the line of duty for betterment of the society.Speaking at the Police Martyrs Day programme, organised at District Armed Reserve Police Ground here, on...
© Deccan Herald
With no headway in Gauri case, SIT officers asked to focus on other work
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 17:29:39 +0200
The state government has instructed police officers part of the Special Investigation Team (SIT) to report back to their original postings and parallelly monitor the probe into the murder of journalist Gauri Lankesh.The move comes more than six weeks...
© Deccan Herald
Taxpayer taunts government on Vidhana Soudha diamond jubilee spend
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 17:26:52 +0200
Against the backdrop of a series of tragedies that have hit the city over the last few weeks, the state government has decided to spend Rs 10 crore on Vidhana Soudha's diamond jubilee celebrations.It is not surprising if people see stark irony in the...
© Deccan Herald
Myntra to promote handloom products
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 17:25:11 +0200
In a move to assist the government in its plan to revive the handloom sector, online fashion retailer Myntra has announced its association with the Ministry of Textiles to promote the handloom industry in India. The new handloom brand will be launched...
© Deccan Herald
Use technology to prevent crimes, CM advises cops
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 17:24:34 +0200
Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said on Saturday that the government was committed to the welfare of policemen and their families. Siddaramaiah was speaking at the police commemoration day celebrations at KSRP grounds at Koramangala here. "The government...
© Deccan Herald
Uber launches PREMIER in Bengaluru
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 17:20:36 +0200
Uber has announced the launch of PREMIER, a new ride option in Bengaluru. PREMIER will be offered as an in-app product option that serves as an upgrade to their current uberX experience. PREMIER is currently available in Mumbai and Pune.Commenting on...
© Deccan Herald
'We want to be No 1 in the affordable luxury segment'
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 17:10:34 +0200
Japanese watch major Seiko, which carries a legacy of having kept time for over 136 years, will remain committed to telling time, even as the consumer wants more.A leader in the horology space, Seiko Watch India is a fully-owned subsidiary of ¥257-billion...
© Deccan Herald
Zone Startups to mentor more women
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 17:07:33 +0200
Zone Startups India (ZSI) recently launched its second edition of 'empoWer'- a tech accelerator programme for women entrepreneurs.The six-week accelerator programme was built based on a primary research conducted by Zone Startups India."Through our accelerator...
© Deccan Herald
mPhone forays into Karnataka
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 17:04:24 +0200
Kochi-based mobile manufacturer, mPhone Electronics and Technologies Private Limited, on Saturday unveiled its Android-based 'mPhone 7s' range in Bengaluru.Talking to DH, mPhone Chairman Roji Augustine said the company is going ahead with its plans of...
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Time for some Kiwi hunting
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 16:56:22 +0200
Australia were expected to pose the biggest challenge for India when they visited the country for five ODIs and three T20Is recently. While the Aussies shared the honours with India in the shortest format after the final match was called off without a...
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ACB files cases against BBMP contractors, officials
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 16:55:21 +0200
The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) sleuths have registered cases against BBMP staff and contractors for allegedly misappropriating Rs 934 crore by creating fake bills in the name of non-existent pourakarmikas.Recently, the Karnataka State Commission for...
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