Tag: Karnataka Government

Schools asked to postpone admission process
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Schools asked to postpone admission process

April 1, 2020

Bengaluru: Karnataka Government has warned private educational institutions of legal action if they do not postpone the admission process and collection of fees for the next academic year, in the wake of the lockdown to fight COVID-19. “It has been reported that some of the private educational institutions are demanding parents to pay fees for…

Don’t close hostels, PGs: Govt. tells educational institutions
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Don’t close hostels, PGs: Govt. tells educational institutions

March 30, 2020

Bengaluru: In a bid to help students staying in hostels who are unable to go back to their respective places, The State Government has issued a circular asking those running students and working women hostels and Paying Guest (PG) accommodations not to close the hostels and PGs. The circular states that following 21 days lockdown…

Tailors State Association appeal to PM, CM
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Tailors State Association appeal to PM, CM

March 30, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: The Karnataka State Tailors Association has appealed to the Prime Minister and the Chief Minister to help tailors who too are affected by the Government’s call to nation lockdown to prevent the spread of deadly Coronavirus. Tailors too are daily wagers like construction workers. If they do not work for a day, they will…

Close State borders: MP Pratap Simha
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Close State borders: MP Pratap Simha

March 21, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Mysuru-Kodagu MP Pratap Simha has called for closing down of State borders to tackle the Coronavirus outbreak. Speaking to press persons at Patrakarthara Bhavan this morning, Pratap Simha said, “Himachal Pradesh has banned entry of all into the State and closed down borders. I would like to request our Chief Minister that State Government…

State Govt. releases Rs.10.50 crore for Srirangapatna Fort development
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State Govt. releases Rs.10.50 crore for Srirangapatna Fort development

March 21, 2020

Bengaluru: Tourism Minister C.T. Ravi has said that the State Government has released Rs.10.50 crore for development of Srirangapatna Fort. Responding to an appeal by Srirangapatna MLA Ravindra Srikantaiah recently seeking release of special funds for development of Srirangapatna, the Minister said the Department has come up with a proposal for developing the 5,200-metre-long Fort…

Kurubarahalli Survey No.4 & Alanahalli Survey No.41: Benami properties a stumbling block in withdrawing B-Kharab classification
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Kurubarahalli Survey No.4 & Alanahalli Survey No.41: Benami properties a stumbling block in withdrawing B-Kharab classification

March 19, 2020

There are ample instances where houses that were built on Government land have been regularised after obtaining applications from the encroachers. There are even many examples of regularisation of illegal layouts that were built after levelling lakes. In such a scenario, owners of legally purchased land from a Government body are put into severe hardship…

Closure of pubs, clubs exempting bars defies logic, say pub-goers
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Closure of pubs, clubs exempting bars defies logic, say pub-goers

March 18, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: The State Government’s move to close pubs, clubs and other watering holes except bars and restaurants in the wake of Coronavirus scare has not been taken lying down by beer guzzlers as they are questioning the decision where only pubs are closed but bars are spared. “In Mysuru, there are hundreds of bars and…

State withdraws 46 cases of violence during Tipu Jayanti
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State withdraws 46 cases of violence during Tipu Jayanti

March 9, 2020

18 cases were lodged in Kodagu, the epicentre of protests  Madikeri: Over 18 cases related to protests and riots during Tipu Jayanti celebrations in Kodagu have been withdrawn by the State Government. The cases were filed during 2015-2018 over clashes between majority and minority communities over Tipu’s birth anniversary events. In all, 46 cases were…

Covid-19: State to suspend biometric attendance for Government staff
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Covid-19: State to suspend biometric attendance for Government staff

March 8, 2020

IT companies, BEML too temporarily drops biometric system Bengaluru: As a precautionary measure to control the spread of coronavirus or COVID-19 in Karnataka, the State Government has planned to suspend biometric attendance for the time-being at its offices, also in corporate and IT companies, Medical Education Minister Dr. K. Sudhakar said yesterday. “Our Additional Chief…

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