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Govt. mulling on granting reservation for poor families from upper castes
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Govt. mulling on granting reservation for poor families from upper castes

June 7, 2017

Bengaluru: It is reliably learnt that the State Government is contemplating on extending reservation benefits to poor families from upper castes. The Congress Government, which is leaving no stone unturned for retaining power in the 2018 Assembly polls, is now planning to bring poor families from upper castes such as Brahmin and Vaishya communities, under…

Search Panel to finalise UoM V-C probables will meet in May
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Search Panel to finalise UoM V-C probables will meet in May

April 23, 2017

Mysuru: Looks like the State Government has finally woken up to the ugly public spat between Acting Vice-Chancellor of University of Mysore Prof. Dayanand Mane and Registrar Prof. R. Rajanna as it has asked the Search Committee constituted to appoint a new Vice-Chancellor to meet in May to finalise probable candidates. The war of words…

Government Hospitals to offer free dialysis to kidney ailment
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Government Hospitals to offer free dialysis to kidney ailment

April 12, 2017

Bengaluru – Providing some solace to kidney patients in Karnataka, the State Government has issued an order to extend free dialysis to kidney ailment patients in Government Hospitals. Observing that different hospitals charged different price for dialysis, Government Hospitals coming under the Health and Family Welfare Department have been ordered to provide free dialysis to…

Anganawadi workers to get Rs. 8,000 per month
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Anganawadi workers to get Rs. 8,000 per month

April 10, 2017

Bengaluru – Bowing to the demands from thousands of Anganawadi workers in Karnataka, the State Government has raised their honorarium to Rs. 8,000 per month. Currently, Anganawadi workers are paid Rs. 6,000 and helpers are paid Rs. 3,000. The decision was taken at a meeting held this morning at Vidhana Soudha that was chaired by…

State Govt. to import sand
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State Govt. to import sand

April 5, 2017

The State Government will come out with a new sand policy, which allows import of sand from Malaysia and Indonesia at cheap rates. Speaking to press persons here yesterday, Law Minister T.B. Jayachandra said that the Government is contemplating to buy sand from Malaysia and Indonesia at Rs. 12,000 per tonne in the wake of…

State looks to tap alternative water sources to manage crisis
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State looks to tap alternative water sources to manage crisis

April 4, 2017

Desperate to tide over drinking water crisis, the State Government has decided to identify newer ground water sources. For this, the Government will identify water sources that are more than 2,000 years old and is purchasing advance equipment to identify water source and also to  draw water. Speaking to reporters at Vidhana Soudha yesterday, Law…

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Government withholds staff promotions for now

March 23, 2017

In a shock to its employees, the State Government has stalled promotions to its staff for now. In a circular issued on Wednesday, the Government said it was withholding promotions in Universities, permanent commissions, Board and Corporations, local bodies etc., for a period of six months. The circular has been issued following the Supreme Court…

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