Date: April 18th, 2017

The Public and The Police
Abracadabra By K. B. Ganapathy, Columns

The Public and The Police

Importance of reading the written law and rules. But Police have greater responsibility. A couple of days back a friend of mine in his eighties came to my office with a bulky file requesting me to publish a report on a subject related to Police or to talk to the Commissioner of Police. A tall…

UoM Acting VC’s visits to girls hostel leads to complaint
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UoM Acting VC’s visits to girls hostel leads to complaint

The University of Mysore Acting Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dayananda Mane is in news for making frequent visits to girls hostel in the Manasagangothri campus. These frequent visits by the Acting VC to the girls hostel has prompted the University of Mysore (UoM) Registrar Prof. R. Rajanna to write a letter to the Higher Education Minister Basavaraja…

Belavatha mystery fire:Technical experts collect soil samples
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Belavatha mystery fire:Technical experts collect soil samples

The reason behind the spontaneous fire erupting from an alleged dump of chemical waste spread on a field between  Belavatha and Shyadanahalli on the outskirts of the city is  likely to be demystified in three or four days. Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) Technical Advisory Committee member Dr. B.S. Jayaprakash and his team of…

Dist. Minister announces Rs. 2 lakh compensation to Harshal’s family
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Dist. Minister announces Rs. 2 lakh compensation to Harshal’s family

 District in-Charge Minister Dr. H.C. Mahadevappa yesterday announced a compensation of Rs. 2 lakh to the family of Harshal (14), who died of severe burns on Apr. 16. The Minister, who visited the spot yesterday, also visited the village and announced the compensation to the victim’s family under Chief Minister’s Fund. Speaking to media persons…

Yeddyurappa visits Harshal’s house: Handsover cheque for Rs. 1 lakh
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Yeddyurappa visits Harshal’s house: Handsover cheque for Rs. 1 lakh

State BJP President B.S. Yeddyurappa  yesterday visited the house of Harshal and consoled the grieving family members. He said that the Government should order a probe to find out the exact reason for the chemical fire and added that the authorities should take appropriate measures to ensure that such unfortunate incidents do not recur in…

Heavy rains, wind bring down trees and electric poles in city
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Heavy rains, wind bring down trees and electric poles in city

Moderate to heavy showers accompanied with gusty winds, thunder and lightning, that lashed parts of city yesterday evening brought down trees and electric poles disrupting vehicular movement near Chikkamanikethana Kalyana Mantap in Kuvempunagar, Sharadadevinagar, road leading to Srirampura 2nd Stage from Vivekananda Circle, Kukkarahalli Lake Road and other parts of city. Three trees, which were…

BJP MLC Vimala Gowda passes away
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BJP MLC Vimala Gowda passes away

BJP MLC and former Deputy Chairperson of the Legislative Council Vimala Gowda (65), passed away at a private Hospital in Bengaluru on Monday following a heart attack. She is survived by her husband and two sons. A long time associate of the BJP, Vimala was a three time MLC and had one year of her…

Charcha Kuteera at Kalamandira soon
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Charcha Kuteera at Kalamandira soon

With just a couple of months left for the Kannada Sahitya Sammelana, the Department of Kannada and Culture with the help of District Administration has been decking up the Kalamandira premises which will play host to various events. The Kalamandira premises will soon have ‘Charcha Kuteera’ which is being built exclusively for the artistes. This…

JD(S) to fight 2018 Assembly Polls alone: H.D. Deve Gowda
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JD(S) to fight 2018 Assembly Polls alone: H.D. Deve Gowda

JD(S) will contest in all 224 Assembly constituencies without joining hands with other political parties, said former Prime Minister and JD(S) Supremo H.D. Deve Gowda. Addressing the presspersons at the Government Guest House here this morning, he said that party will be seeking votes based on the welfare programmes and developmental works taken up by…

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