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Government employees get 30 percent wage hike
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Government employees get 30 percent wage hike

March 1, 2018

Bengaluru: The State Government, which has accepted the recommendations of the Sixth Pay Commission yesterday, issued an order hiking the wage of Government employees by 30 percent. The wage hike comes into retrospective effect from July 1, 2017 and other monetary benefits will be made available from April 1, 2018. The wage hike will also…

Mysuru district gets new DDPI
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Mysuru district gets new DDPI

February 17, 2018

Mysuru: The State Government on Thursday transferred Mysuru DDPI Manjula to Kodagu district. Manjula had taken over charge as Mysuru DDPI a few months ago following the promotional transfer of Dr. B.K.S. Vardhan. Manjula has been replaced by Mamatha, who was serving as DIET Principal in Tumakuru. Mamatha is likely to take charge in a…

Frequent bandhs: High Court notice to State, Vatal Nagaraj
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Frequent bandhs: High Court notice to State, Vatal Nagaraj

January 30, 2018

Bengaluru: The Karnataka High Court yesterday ordered notice to the State Government and Kannada Chaluvali Vatal Paksha leader and ex-MLA Vatal Nagaraj in response to a PIL challenging the bandhs called on Jan.25 and Feb.4. A Division Bench, headed by Acting Chief Justice H.G. Ramesh and Justice P.S. Dinesh Kumar, has posted the petition filed…

State asked to put on hold transfers of three DCs
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State asked to put on hold transfers of three DCs

January 24, 2018

Bengaluru: A day after the transfer of Deputy Commissioners of Hassan, Ramanagaram and Haveri, Karnataka Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Sanjiv Kumar has asked the State Government to withdraw its order on transfer till final publication of electoral rolls on Feb.28. Kumar dashed off a letter to Chief Secretary Ratna Prabha yesterday saying that “the transfer…

Ahead of Assembly polls: Govt. staff to get bonanza
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Ahead of Assembly polls: Govt. staff to get bonanza

January 23, 2018

Bengaluru: The forthcoming Assembly polls seems to have brought bonanza for Government employees, with the State Govt. planning to hike salaries from a minimum of Rs.2,500 to a maximum of Rs. 10,000 per month. Chief Minister Siddharamaiah in a deft move to keep the employees happy with polls round the corner, is also hopeful that…

Samiti demands implementation of Justice Sadashiva Committee Report
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Samiti demands implementation of Justice Sadashiva Committee Report

January 16, 2018

Mysuru:  ‘Justice A.J. Sadashiva Ayoga Varadi Jaari Horata Samiti’ held a protest in front of Deputy Commissioner’s Office recently demanding the implementation of Justice Sadashiva Committee’s report. The protestors said that the State Government was not willing to implement the report which recommends providing equal opportunities to all 101 Scheduled Caste communities. Speaking to the…

Government planning to stop RTE fee reimbursement to schools
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Government planning to stop RTE fee reimbursement to schools

December 11, 2017

Bengaluru: The State Government is mulling to discontinue reimbursement of fees to private schools under the Right To Education (RTE) Act 2009. The Government had made it compulsory to admit 25 percent of the poor students to private schools and was reimbursing the fees to the schools under the  RTE Act. Now that the Government…

New Principal appointed
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New Principal appointed

December 11, 2017

Mysuru: The State Government has appointed Dr. Gajanana Hegde as the Principal of Government Ayurveda College in Mysuru. Dr. Hegde, who was serving as the Head, Post Graduate Department of Kayachikitsa at the Government Ayurveda College, has been promoted as the   Principal of the College, according to an order issued by B. Kamalamma, Under Secretary…

Mega Job Mela in Mysuru
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Mega Job Mela in Mysuru

December 4, 2017

Mysuru: The State Government has organised a mega Job Mela in city during the last week of January next where over 50,000 job aspirants from Mysuru and Chamarajanagar districts are expected to attend, according to State Skill Development Officer Ashraf. He was speaking at a meeting of officers of the two districts chaired by Deputy…

Death toll rises to 17 in State as doctors continue strike
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Death toll rises to 17 in State as doctors continue strike

November 16, 2017

Bengaluru: The standoff between the State Government and the striking private doctors regarding the proposed KPME Bill is causing untold misery to the public resulting in loss of many lives. Yesterday 13 people had lost their lives in the State and today, since morning, it has mounted to 17 with four more deaths reported.  …

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