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Kumaraswamy meets Union Jal Shakti Minister
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Kumaraswamy meets Union Jal Shakti Minister

Seeks permission for Mekedatu project New Delhi: Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on Saturday called Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat and requested him to expedite the approval for Mekedatu project, which is aimed at constructing a balancing reservoir across River Cauvery at Mekedatu close to Tamil Nadu border near Kanakapura in Ramanagaram district….

Modi to take oath at 7 this evening
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Modi to take oath at 7 this evening

D.V. Sadananda Gowda, Pralhad Joshi, Suresh Angadi and Nirmala Sitharaman from Karnataka to make it to Modi Ministry New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will take his oath of office and secrecy this evening along with his Ministers, for the second consecutive term at the Rashtrapati Bhavan after his party BJP witnessed a massive victory…

Prices of coronary stent will  increase by 4.2% from today
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Prices of coronary stent will increase by 4.2% from today

New Delhi: Prices of cardiac stents will increase by 4.2% from today (Apr. 1) as the drug regulator has allowed a hike in line with the Wholesale Price Index (WPI) of the previous calendar year. A bare metal stent (BMS) will now cost Rs. 8,261, whereas the price of drug-eluting stent (DES) has been fixed…

When ‘Mother of Trees’ blessed the President
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When ‘Mother of Trees’ blessed the President

New Delhi: The strict protocol of Rashtrapati Bhavan could not curb the motherly instincts of 106-year-old Saalumarada Thimmakka, who was awarded Padma Shri for planting thousands of trees in Karnataka, as she touched the forehead of President Ram Nath Kovind to bless him. Thimmakka, who has earned the sobriquet of ‘Vriksha Mathe (mother of trees)’…

Protest rally at Delhi on Mar.31 for women’s reservation
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Protest rally at Delhi on Mar.31 for women’s reservation

Mysuru: A protest rally is being organised on Mar.31 at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi at 3 pm demanding the implementation of Women’s Reservation Bill and various other issues, said All India SC, ST, BC and Minorities Welfare Federation President Dr. N. Hanumanthappa. He was addressing a press conference at Patrakarthara Bhavan here yesterday and…

Former Defence Minister George Fernandes passes away
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Former Defence Minister George Fernandes passes away

Funeral to take place after his son arrives from New York New Delhi: Former Defence Minister George Fernandes, long-time Socialist and a Trade Unionist, who fought the Congress all his life, died early today after prolonged illness. He was 88. Fernandes, who was suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, had been out of the public eye and…

Ban on criminal netas: SC leaves decision to Parliament
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Ban on criminal netas: SC leaves decision to Parliament

New Delhi: Putting the onus on Parliament, the Supreme Court this morning said, whether law-makers facing criminal charges are barred from contesting elections or should they be disqualified only after conviction, be left to the Parliament to enact a law. A five-Judge Constitution Bench comprising CJI Dipak Misra and Justices R.F. Nariman, A.N. Khanwilkar, D.Y….

Jain Monk Tarun Sagar passes away at 51
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Jain Monk Tarun Sagar passes away at 51

New Delhi: Popular Jain Monk Tarun Sagar passed away this morning in New Delhi after a prolonged illness. He was 51. The monk was admitted to a hospital in Delhi after he contracted jaundice but there was no improvement in his condition. Tarun Sagar is a monk of the Digambara sect and has a huge…

New Delhi to be world’s most populous city by 2028: UN Report
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New Delhi to be world’s most populous city by 2028: UN Report

New Delhi:  By the year 2050, 68% of the world’s population will live in urban areas, the United Nations (UN) said on Wednesday. This boom is expected to be concentrated in India, China and Nigeria, according to a report on the world’s urbanisation prospects released by the Population Division of the UN Department of Economic…

Rangana Herath ruled out of third test
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Rangana Herath ruled out of third test

Sri Lanka veteran spinner Rangana Herath has been ruled out of the third and final Test against India starting in New Delhi on Dec. 2. Leg-spinner Jeffrey Vandersay, who is uncapped in Tests, is likely to be named as his replacement. Herath, 39, complained of back pain after the second Test in Nagpur, where India…

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