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Bill to revamp Universities
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Bill to revamp Universities

Bengaluru: Even as the delay in appointment of Vice-Chancellors (VCs) to University of Mysore (UoM) and many other Universities in the State continues, the Karnataka State Universities (KSU) Bill 2017, that aims to overhaul the functioning of public Universities was passed in the Legislative Council yesterday. The Bill was passed along with the changes suggested…

KSOU: Basavaraj Rayareddy to take delegation to Delhi
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KSOU: Basavaraj Rayareddy to take delegation to Delhi

Mysuru: Higher Education Minister Basavaraj Rayareddy yesterday said that he would soon lead a delegation to New Delhi to meet Union Minister Prakash Javadekar to solve the KSOU issues. Speaking to press persons at Suttur, the Minister said that the future of three lakh candidates was hanging in balance. In their interest we have decide…

Marks Card Scam: NSUI backtracks a day after targeting Congress Minister
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Marks Card Scam: NSUI backtracks a day after targeting Congress Minister

Bengaluru: The ruling Congress was left red-faced here on Wednesday, after Higher Education Minister Basavaraj Rayareddy was criticised by his own party’s student wing — the National Students’ Union of India (NSUI) — which accused his office of being party to a multi-crore marks card scam. The NSUI yesterday, however, modified its statement and said…

Minister hints at closure of KSOU
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Minister hints at closure of KSOU

Bengaluru: With the University Grants Commission (UGC) refusing to renew the recognition of Mysuru-based Karnataka State Open University (KSOU), Higher Education Minister Basavaraj Rayareddy has hinted at closure of the Open University. Addressing a press meet at his chamber in Vidhana Soudha here this morning, Rayareddy said that in the absence of recognition, it had…

Silk University to be set up in State: Minister
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Silk University to be set up in State: Minister

Bengaluru: The Karnataka Government is mooting setting up of a Silk University. Announcing this at a press meet here on Thursday, Minister for Higher Education Basavaraj Rayareddy said that the University  aims to hone the skills of technical graduates for employment. Pointing out that the Government is looking to bridge the gap between skills and…

Colleges’ 8 am time-table to be withdrawn
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Colleges’ 8 am time-table to be withdrawn

Bengaluru: The new time-table that mandated Government First Grade Degree Colleges to start classes at 8 am will be withdrawn by the Higher Education Department. Higher Education Minister Basavaraj Rayareddy told a section of the press that he had asked the Department officials to withdraw the order and ensure that classes are held as scheduled…

10 Residential Colleges to come up this year: Minister
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10 Residential Colleges to come up this year: Minister

Bengaluru, June 8 (KMS&DM)- Minister for Higher Education Basavaraj Rayareddy has said the Government will establish 10 Residential Degree Colleges from this year. Replying to a question by Maddur JD(S) MLA D.C. Thammanna during Question Hour in the Assembly yesterday, Basavaraj Rayareddy said that the Government was planning to establish such Colleges in most backward…

Let Modi die if he wants power, says Rayareddy
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Let Modi die if he wants power, says Rayareddy

Koppal: “Let (Prime Minister) Modi die if he wants power,” said Higher Education Minister Basavaraj Rayareddy. The Minister said this when he was asked about the Centre’s move to remove red beacons from all government vehicles. “I welcome the measure and I also suggest that my security cover too be withdrawn. But Modi too should…

Guest lecturers regularisation not possible: Minister
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Guest lecturers regularisation not possible: Minister

Higher Education Minister Basavaraj Rayareddy said that regularisation of Guest Lecturers serving at Govt. First Grade Colleges across the State was not possible. Replying to a question by BJP MLA C.T. Ravi during the Question Hour in the State Assembly yesterday, Rayareddy  said that there were 13,489 Guest Lecturers serving in the State. Lecturers having…

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