Month: May, 2018

Cash Crunch
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Cash Crunch

Mysuru:  Automatic Teller Machine (ATM) services of Public Sector Banks, already facing severe cash crunch, were severely disrupted across the city this morning, the second day of the bank strike. Bank Unions have struck work in protest against what they called “a meagre” 2% wage revision proposed by the Indian Banks Association (IBA). Apart from…

Mango, Jackfruit Mela from tomorrow
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Mango, Jackfruit Mela from tomorrow

Mysuru:  Deputy Commissioner Abhiram G. Sankar will inaugurate the Mango and Jackfruit Mela organised by the Horticulture Department at Curzon Park premises near the Mysore Palace at 9 am tomorrow. The Mela is being held from June 1 to 5 and will be open from 9 am to 8 pm. In all, there are 28…

Congress wins RR Nagar poll
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Congress wins RR Nagar poll

Bengaluru:  N. Munirathna of the Congress has won the Rajarajeshwarinagar Assembly Constituency over his nearest BJP rival Tulsi Muniraju Gowda by over 25,000 votes. The Constituency was locked in a triangular battle with Congress, JD(S) and BJP contesting the election on May 28. Munirathna, who had won the seat in the previous Assembly, had established…

CBI raids 11 Cong. MLAs
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CBI raids 11 Cong. MLAs

Bengaluru:  Just minutes after Congress MLA D.K. Shivakumar’s hurried press conference where he alleged that the CBI would soon raid properties belonging to 11 Congress MLAs including himself, the central agency launched raids at 5 locations. Armed with a search warrant, the CBI raided houses of the MLAs and also of two bank managers one…

CM promises farm loan waiver in 15 days
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CM promises farm loan waiver in 15 days

Bengaluru:  Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy and Deputy Chief Minister Dr. G. Parameshwara met farmer group leaders from 30 districts in Bengaluru yesterday and sought their suggestions on a proposal for waiving loans of farmers. While Kumaraswamy did not announce the waiver of loans of farmers, he revealed that loans of all farmers would be waived…

Rain gives a break in Kodagu; more showers expected
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Rain gives a break in Kodagu; more showers expected

Madikeri: After pounding the district hard for over 24 hours, rain gave a respite to Kodagu this morning. Though it was a temporary break, it provided people the much needed relief. For officials, it was time to assess the damage and provide relief. The District Administration had said that the rain was due to cyclone…

Gauri Lankesh murder: SIT files first chargesheet
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Gauri Lankesh murder: SIT files first chargesheet

Bengaluru:  The Special Investigation Team (SIT) formed by the Karnataka Police to investigate the murder of journalist-activist Gauri Lankesh is close to solving the case. Four more persons linked to the radical right-wing outfit Sanathan Sanstha and its sister outfit Hindu Janajagruti Samiti (HJS) have been arrested and charged with conspiracy to kill rationalist-writer Prof….

Budding filmmaker drowns during photoshoot
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Budding filmmaker drowns during photoshoot

Mangaluru: A budding film director Santosh Shetty Kateel (36) met a watery grave at Ermayi Falls in Ujire, Belthangady taluk yesterday. Santosh, who was wearing a special designed costume, died after he accidentally slipped into Falls while he and his team had gone there for a photoshoot. He had won laurels for his children movie–…

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