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Bengaluru records most caste discrimination cases

Bengaluru: The Kuppegala incident in Mysuru district, where some school children refused to eat midday meals as it was prepared by a dalit cook, is not an isolated event. There’s rising discrimination against the scheduled castes/tribes in Karnataka according to ...

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Bogota effect? Commercial St, Brigade Road may go vehicle-free

BENGALURU: A Bogota plan is set to be replicated in namma Bengaluru to decongest the city’s harrowing traffic. As a first step, all vehicular movement is likely to be banned on Brigade Road and Commercial Street, the two prominent shopping ...

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Bangalore bound private luxury bus catches fire

Mangalore: Passengers had a miraculous escape after a sleeper bus travelling from Bengaluru to Manipal caught fire in the wee hours of Monday in Uppinangady police station limits. Speaking to mediapersons, SP Sharanappa said that fire erupted in the Seabird private ...

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Court orders cops to act, Kiss of Love put off

BENGALURU: The Kiss of Love event, scheduled to be held in Bengaluru on Sunday, was put off following an order from a magistrate court, directing city police to take strict action against the organizers. A petition was filed by K ...

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Mangaluru to see a buffalo march on the streets

MANGALURU: Instead of muddy fields, the asphalted streets of Mangaluru will host Kambala buffaloes this Saturday. Kambala committees from Udupi, Dakshina Kannada and Kasaragod districts will walk 200 pairs of buffaloes on Mangaluru roads on Saturday to protest t he ...

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Bangalore police uses social media to rescue 11 girls

Bangalore: Bangalore Police recently presented an excellent example of leveraging the power of social media to drive their anti-criminal and civic management drive. A Twitter user tweeted to Karnataka Home Minister K.J. George, a credible piece of information regarding a ...

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December 15 deadline to make buses safer

BENGALURU: The transport department has set December 15 as the deadline for schools to schools to implement safety guidelines in their buses. If not, the institutions will have to face legal action. The buses will have to display the names ...

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Get water connection regularized by Dec 31 or face imprisonment

BENGALURU: Is your water connection registered and legal? If not, get it regularized before December 31. Else, the tap will go dry first, and then the Bengaluru Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) will lodge a criminal case that attracts ...

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Railway minister takes keen interest in functioning of KRCL

MANGALURU: Suresh Prabhu, union minister of railways on his first visit to Mumbai after taking charge of the Railway Ministry reviewed working of Konkan Railway. Chairman and managing director of Konkan Railway Bhanu Prakash Tayal had a detailed meeting with ...

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Auto rickshaw permits issued at Rs 500 being sold at Rs 1.75 lakh in Mangaluru

MANGALURU: Believe it or not. The permit of auto rickshaws, that is issued for Rs 500, is sold at a whopping sum of Rs 1.75 lakh in black market in coastal city. The matter was raised by members of various ...

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KSRTC unlikely to resume airport service

Though the Dakshina Kannada Regional Transport Authority (RTA) on Thursday directed the Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) to operate air-conditioned services between the city and the international airport, the corporation is unlikely to commence the operations. Chairing a meeting ...

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Bengaluru startup will bring Manipal Hospitals to your doorstep

BENGALURU: City-based Manipal Hospitals, which operates over 5,200 beds, has partnered with healthcare startup Portea Medical to expand its reach into the emerging home healthcare space. Manipal had rolled out a specialized at-home healthcare vertical Manipal Homecare in 2010, which ...

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Research should focus on eliminating diseases: UT Khader

MANGALURU: Researchers should share their knowledge for the benefit of the masses and their focus should be eradication of diseases from the society, said Minister for Health and Family Welfare. He was speaking at the inaugural of the three day ...

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Govt releases Rs. 45 lakh for chair at JNU

Karnataka Government has released Rs. 45 lakh to set up Kannada Study Chair at Jawaharlal Nehru University in the national capital, according to President of Delhi Karnataka Sangha Vasanth Shetty Bellare. In a statement, Mr. Bellare said setting up of ...

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