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Speech and hearing impaired student excels in SSLC exam

Speech and hearing impaired student excels in SSLC exam B S Shivayogi, a student of KHEP High School of KPCL at Kadra in the district, has scored a staggering 606 out of 625 marks in SSLC exam this year. What’s so special about the achievement is that the boy is speech and hearing impaired. Son of KPCL employee Nagaraj Shetty...
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'Karnataka should appeal against Jayalalithaa's acquittal'

'Karnataka should appeal against Jayalalithaa's acquittal' Two major opposition parties in Tamil Nadu - the DMK and PMK - on Tuesday urged the Karnataka government to go in appeal against the Karnataka High Court verdict acquitting former chief minister Jayalalithaa in disproportionate assets case. The two parties claimed that there w...
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‘Social security schemes prove that Centre is pro-poor’

‘Social security schemes prove that Centre is pro-poor’ Union Minister for Law and Justice D.V. Sadananda Gowda has said the three social security schemes of the Central government being launched on Saturday demonstrates that the government is for the poor and not pro-corporate as being propagated by many. He was speaking at the natio...
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Karnataka to hold two-phase panchayat polls

Karnataka to hold two-phase panchayat polls Election to 5,844 rural local bodies (gram panchayats) will be held in two phases on May 29 and June 1 in Karnataka, an official said on Wednesday. "As new rural local bodies have to be constituted following the expiry of their previous five-year tenure, polling will be held o...
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Hubballi takes to WhatsApp to help Nepal quake victims

Hubballi takes to WhatsApp to help Nepal quake victims HUBBALLI: A WhatsApp group in Hubballi — Friends Forever — has drawn on its network to raise funds for victims of the Nepal earthquake. They have collected more than Rs 1 lakh and contributed it to the Prime Minister's relief fund. Industrialist Shyam Kolhar, ...
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CM's defence for free rice: Poverty more in State

CM's defence for free rice: Poverty more in State The State government is providing free rice to four crore people of the nearly six crore population under the Anna Bhagya scheme. The reason? Compared to the other southern states, the highest poverty is in Karnataka. This was how Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Friday defended...
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Karnataka lawmakers donate month's salary to quake-hit Nepal

Karnataka lawmakers donate month's salary to quake-hit Nepal Lawmakers of Karnataka, including cabinet ministers of the ruling Congress have unanimously decided on Monday to contribute one month's salary for relief works in quake-devastated Nepal. When state Revenue Minister V. Srinvas Prasad appealed to the legislative assembly mem...
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80 from Karnataka return from quake-hit Nepal

80 from Karnataka return from quake-hit Nepal Bengaluru: At least 80 people from Karnataka, who were stranded in quake-hit Nepal, returned to New Delhi on Sunday by a special Indian Air Force (IAF) aircraft along with other Indians, an official said. "Of the 200 stranded people from the state in Nepal, 80 landed in New De...
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BBMP's fate: Karnataka High Court to rule tomorrow

BBMP's fate: Karnataka High Court to rule tomorrow After hearing the state government’s appeal challenging the order to conduct election to BBMP before May 30, the Karnataka High Court on Wednesday posted the appeal for judgment to April 24. The division bench headed by Chief Justice D.H. Waghela, further directed the state...
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State witnesses drastic rise in H1N1 cases

State witnesses drastic rise in H1N1 cases The number of H1N1 cases reported in the State since January 2015 till date, is the highest in seven years. As many as 3032 cases of swine flu were reported in the first four months of the current year. Even during the 2010 outbreak, which had triggered a panic in the State, the...
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Peaceful shutdown in Karnataka in support of Cauvery dam

Peaceful shutdown in Karnataka in support of Cauvery dam A 12-hour dawn-to-dusk shutdown, which crippled normal life in many parts of Karnataka on Saturday, ended peacefully barring stray incidents. The shutdown, called by about 70 Kannada organisations and regional parties, in support of building a reservoir (dam) across the Cauver...
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PU examination results to be out in early May

PU examination results to be out in early May The II PUC examination results are likely to be announced in the first week of May. The valuation is almost over and it would be wrapped up in another three or four days. Meanwhile, in an official release, the Department of Pre University Education (DPUE) has advised parents a...
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Made mistakes but BJP will return to Karnataka: Former CM Sadananda Gowda

Made mistakes but BJP will return to Karnataka: Former CM Sadananda Gowda Bengaluru: Admitting that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) paid for its "mistakes" in Karnataka in the 2013 assembly polls, union minister and former Karnataka Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda has said that the party is getting its act together to return to power in the state ...
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Bank reaches out to villages with mobile ATMs

Bank reaches out to villages with mobile ATMs HUBBALLI: ATMs are stationary, usually located in cities and seen more as an urban necessity. They are hardly visible in remote villages as security is a concern in such immovable set-ups and also there is apprehension of the tech-savviness of rural people and functionability in ...
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Sevalal seer remanded in judicial custody

Sevalal seer remanded in judicial custody First Additional Sessions Court Judge Vishwanath B Suryavamshi on Wednesday remanded Banjara Samaj Gurupeeth seer Sardar Sevalal Sanganabasava Swami in one-day judicial custody in connection with a sexual assault case. The hearing was adjourned till Thursday. The court, howeve...
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