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GTD asks VCs, Registrars to stop wasting time at Vidhana Soudha corridors
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GTD asks VCs, Registrars to stop wasting time at Vidhana Soudha corridors

Bengaluru:  Vice-Chancellors and Registrars of State Universities have been told to henceforth take the Higher Education Department’s permission in case they are visiting Vidhana Soudha, unless it is for some official work. This comes after several complaints were received against some of the VCs, Registrars and other Varsity officials often roaming the corridors of Vidhana…

MCC to go all-out to regain ‘Cleanest City’ tag
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MCC to go all-out to regain ‘Cleanest City’ tag

Mysuru: “After overcoming a few shortcomings cited during the previous assessment, top priority will be given for cleanliness right from today leaving no stone unturned so that Mysuru gets back the tag of ‘Cleanest city’ again, said MCC Commissioner K.H. Jagadeesha. Speaking at the Swachh Survekshan meeting held at MCC premises here on Tuesday, Jagadeesha…

Woman unable to repay loan abducted; rescued in Mandya
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Woman unable to repay loan abducted; rescued in Mandya

Mandya: A Dalit woman who was unable to return a loan amount was forced to work as a bonded labourer. The inhuman way in which she was abducted has also been captured on video camera. The incident occurred at Bekkalale village in Maddur taluk. Nagesh of Gejjalagere village in Maddur Taluk and his accomplices Pandu,…

Two persons transporting Star Tortoises arrested
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Two persons transporting Star Tortoises arrested

Hunsur:  Hunsur Police, on Sept. 18, have arrested two persons on charges of transporting Star Tortoises illegally in their car. The Cops who have seized the car have recovered the tortoises kept in a bag. On Sept. 18 at about 1 pm, Hunsur Circle Inspector K.C. Poovaiah and staff were conducting checking of documents of…

JD(S) Legislature Party meeting at Hassan tomorrow
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JD(S) Legislature Party meeting at Hassan tomorrow

Bengaluru:  Worried by the BJP’s reported moves to poach MLAs from the ruling JD(S)-Congress coalition, Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy has convened a JD(S) Legislature Party meeting at a private hotel in Hassan at 5 pm tomorrow (Sept.22). The CM is said to have asked all the party MLAs and MLCs to attend the meeting. Kumaraswamy…

Siddu holds talks with DKS
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Siddu holds talks with DKS

Bengalur:  Minutes after he was discharged from a hospital here last night where he was undergoing treatment for suspected food poisoning for the past couple of days, Water Resources Minister D.K. Shivakumar visited former Chief Minister Siddharamaiah at the latter’s residence here and discussed the latest political developments, with  reports on the opposition BJP making…

Chamundeshwari temple ticket scam: Three suspended
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Chamundeshwari temple ticket scam: Three suspended

Mysuru:  The Board of Management of Chamundeshwari Temple atop Chamundi Hill on Monday, suspended three employees in connection with the Rs. 6.79 lakh computerised ticket scam. Temple Parupattedar M.D. Raju and staff Anand and Prakash are the suspended employees. The three were accused of misappropriating Rs.6.79 lakh in the issuance of temple entry ticket in…

Kodagu flood victim families to get Rs. 50,000 each
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Kodagu flood victim families to get Rs. 50,000 each

Bengaluru:  The State Cabinet which met here last evening, decided to provide a compensation of Rs. 50,000 to each of the over thousand families who lost their homes in Kodagu district due to floods and landslides. While 186 homes were completely damaged, 530 houses were greatly damaged and 404 were partially damaged in last month’s…

15 arrested for assault on Tahsildar at relief centre
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15 arrested for assault on Tahsildar at relief centre

Madikeri: Kushalnagar Police have arrested 15 persons, including two women, in connection with the assault on Somwarpet Tahsildar Mahesh at a relief centre in Kushalnagar town on Tuesday night (Sept.18). The arrested have been identified as B.T. Sanjeev, P.V. Vasanth Kumar, T.G. Siddu, R. Annappa, P.K. Sanju, P.K. Thimmappa, P.K. Majunath, M.N. Mohan, Anand, T.V….

Veteran actor Sadashiva Brahmavar no more
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Veteran actor Sadashiva Brahmavar no more

Bengaluru:  Veteran Kannada actor Sadashiva Brahmavar (90), passed away at a private hospital here on Wednesday following brief illness. His last rites were performed at Banashankari crematorium. As Brahmavar had expressed a wish that his death must only be a family affair, his last rites were conducted by family members soon after his death, it…

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