Date: April 20th, 2017

Self-discipline
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Self-discipline

By N.K.A. Ballal, Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC One walks into a dinner engagement. After the dinner is over, you notice a young man or a woman pick up their plates and politely ask their hostess if they can wash and keep back their  dinner  plates. How do you react? Wow, what an upbringing? Is this…

NSG team in city to probe Belavatha Mystery Fire
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NSG team in city to probe Belavatha Mystery Fire

Mysuru: A unit of National Security Guards (NSG) that specialises in explosives and radiation accidents is in city to probe the mystery fire that occurred at Shyadanahalli near Belavatha killing a teenager recently. Taking the incident seriously and considering its gravity, a four-member team from the NSG has arrived in city this morning for investigation….

Irregularities in KSOU: CID team questions former VCs
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Irregularities in KSOU: CID team questions former VCs

Mysuru: The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) that is probing the alleged irregularities at the Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) has began its investigation. It has questioned former Vice-Chancellor of University of Mysore Prof. K.S. Rangappa who was also the KSOU Vice-Chancellor. The team is functioning from the first floor of the Jayalakshmipuram Police Station from…

Centralised Committee to clear University appointments
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Centralised Committee to clear University appointments

Government move aims to curb corruption, nepotism in State-run Universities Bengaluru: In a move that is being perceived as an attempt to reform State-run Universities, the State Government has proposed comprehensive amendments to the Karnataka State Universities Act, 2000. According to the amendments, a ‘Centralised Appointment Committee’ will be constituted to clear all appointments in…

Cyber Police remove post, launch hunt to trace the culprits
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Cyber Police remove post, launch hunt to trace the culprits

Mysuru: Following complaints by eight students who are pursuing Science courses in Mysore University that their photographs including their profile and phone numbers have been uploaded in a ‘escort’ website and they have been receiving obscene calls and messages, the Cyber Police have removed the same from the website and have launched a hunt to…

Bike-borne miscreant snatches mobile phone from girl
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Bike-borne miscreant snatches mobile phone from girl

Mysuru: An incident of a bike-borne miscreant snatching the mobile phone of a girl has been reported from Vijayanagar 1st Stage in city last evening. The girl, who lost her mobile phone, has been identified as Kumari of Kumbarakoppal and the mobile phone is worth about Rs. 15,000. It is reported that Kumari, who works…

Rana traces Prince’s missing tooth
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Rana traces Prince’s missing tooth

Gundlupet: Rana, the German Shepherd sniffer dog at Bandipur, which has created terror among poachers and smugglers, has traced the missing tooth of the celebrity Tiger Prince (14), which was found dead under mysterious circumstances with its face chopped off in Lokkere range in Bandipur. Rana, which was inducted into Bandipur Forest Department to protect…

Direct recruitment of specialist doctors to Govt. Hospitals
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Direct recruitment of specialist doctors to Govt. Hospitals

Bengaluru: The State Cabinet is said to have given approval yesterday to recruit specialist doctors to vacant posts in Government Hospitals through direct recruitment and would be appointed on a special grade with perks. The decision was taken in the wake of many specialist doctors unwilling to work in Government hospitals especially in rural areas….

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