Date: July 17th, 2017

Presidential Election Voting begins
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Presidential Election Voting begins

New Delhi: Polling began in the Parliament and the State Assemblies to elect the 14th President of India, this morning. Among the first to cast the votes was Prime Minister Narendra Modi. As many as 32 Polling Stations, one in the Parliament and 31 in State Assemblies have been created for voting which began at…

Miffed CM, high-level probe, prisoners clash, shifting of convicts
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Miffed CM, high-level probe, prisoners clash, shifting of convicts

Mysuru: Jails are meant for reforming the prisoners. However, everyone knows that there is dark underbelly consisting of under- trials and convicts in the jails. Added to this, are the Police who also become vulnerable to the system, as there are powerful prisoners housed in the Central Jails all over the country. DIG Roopa D….

1,056 youth get jobs at two-day mega Job Mela
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1,056 youth get jobs at two-day mega Job Mela

Mysuru: Chief Minister Siddharamaiah’s ambitious programme of creating jobs for the youth, saw about 1,056 youth getting jobs out of 4,398, at the two-day Kaushalya Mela (Vocational Skills Mela) and Job Mela organised jointly by the Karnataka Skill Development Corporation and the District Administration, at Kalamandira here on July 15 and 16. In all, 86 companies…

DIG (Prisons) D. Roopa transferred
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DIG (Prisons) D. Roopa transferred

Bengaluru: D. Roopa, Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Police (Prisons) and M.N. Reddi, Director General of Police (DGP) Intelligence, are among five IPS officers who have been transferred with immediate effect. DIG Roopa, who is in the news for her reports on the irregularities prevailing in Parappana Agrahara Jail, has been transferred and posted until…

Sharana Mandali presents award to mark Kempegowda Jayanti
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Sharana Mandali presents award to mark Kempegowda Jayanti

Mysuru: Marking Kempegowda Jayanti, Mysuru Sharana Mandali had organised a function at Maneyangala in Kalamandira premises here yesterday. MLA Vasu presented ‘Kempegowda Award’ to senior co-operative Y.N. Shankaregowda, District Kannada Sahitya Parishat President Dr. Y.D. Rajanna, Progressive farmer Malara Puttaiah and Negilayogi Organising Secretary Sumitra Ramesh in recognition of their achievement in various fields. Speaking…

Men, women and children frolic at Slush Festival
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Men, women and children frolic at Slush Festival

Mysuru: Karavali Samskruthika Chavadi had organised a Slush Festival on a marshy land near Vijayanagar 4th Stage here yesterday. Several games were organised in slush for participants comprising men, women and children. The games included tug-of-war and walking backwards for women, dragging wife sitting on a large palm leaf and fortune game for couples, 100m…

Communal clash: Prohibitory orders imposed in Mangaluru till July 30
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Communal clash: Prohibitory orders imposed in Mangaluru till July 30

Mangaluru: Mangaluru Police have clamped prohibitory orders under Section 35 of Karnataka Police Act in Mangaluru City Police Commissionerate limits from 6 am on July 16 to midnight of July 30. The Police Commissioner, in a release, has stated that the prohibitory orders have been promulgated based on a report submitted by the Deputy Commissioner…

GST on Sanitary Napkins
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GST on Sanitary Napkins

Mysuru: Former Zilla Panchayat President Dr. Pushpa B. Amarnath, who launched a signature campaign demanding the removal of GST (Goods and Services Tax) on sanitary napkins first in Hunsur and then at Maharani’s College and Yuvaraja College in Mysuru, has now intensified the campaign by posting a letter in this regard to Union Minister Nirmala…

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