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Mangalorean Christians, Kannadigas are opposed to Tipu Jayanti, claims BJP 21.10.2017 New Kerala: Karnataka
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Oct. 21 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday accused the Congress-led Karnataka government of celebrating Tipu Sultan's birth anniversary just for 'vote bank politics' and said that the people of 'Coorg, Mangalorean Christians and the Kannadigas' are opposed to celebrate the birthday of the 18th century ruler of Mysore.
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7 Delhi policemen suspended for relaxing rules for 'middleman' Sukesh Chandrashekhar 21.10.2017 New Kerala: Tamil Nadu
New Delhi , Oct 20 : Seven Delhi Police personnel have been suspended for allegedly relaxing rules for 'middleman' Sukesh Chandrashekhar in connection with the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) symbol bribery case.
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After Hegde, Shobha asks DCs not to include her name in Tipu Jayanti invite 21.10.2017 Deccan Herald - News

Udupi-Chikkamagaluru MP Shobha Karandlaje said on Saturday that she had written to the deputy commissioners of Udupi and Chikkamagaluru, asking them not to mention her name in the invite for the Tipu Jayanti celebrations in the two districts.

Opposing the celebrations organised by the Congress government in the state, she called Tipu Sultan "anti-Hindu and anti-Kannada". The government was practising vote-bank politics, Shobha added.

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Cops who let accused roam freely, suspended 21.10.2017 DNA: Popular News
Seven Delhi Police officers from the third battalion, including an Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI), two Head Constables and three constables, have been suspended for allowing an accused to roam around freely at a mall in Bengaluru where he was taken for court hearings. The accused man, Sukesh Chandrashekhar, was arrested in April for allegedly taking a bribe from AIADMK leader TTV Dhinakaran to bribe the Election Commission officials in connection with the party symbol. The suspended police officers are ASI Rajesh, head constables Jeevan and J George, and constables Nitin, Keshav, Dharmendra, and Pushpendra. The officers were accompanying Chandrashekhar for court hearings in Mumbai, Coimbatore, and Bengaluru. The court hearings were scheduled from October 9 to October 16. "The Delhi Police officers were directed to escort him for court hearings in three cities. An inquiry has been initiated and all the alleged police officers have been suspended. The strictest possible action against the policemen will be ...
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Government needs to focus on Bengaluru’s infrastructure requirements 21.10.2017 Hindu: News
The heavy rains in Bengaluru during the end of the southwest monsoon, which stretched for an extended period and way beyond the normal schedule, have caused untold suffering to the people, and the on...
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M'lore varsity to use NFC-enabled marks cards to check forgery Meghana Choukkar 20.10.2017 deccanherald.com
Mangalore University will make its marks cards and degree certificates fake-proof by adopting the use of Near-Field Communication (NFC) technology. There have been many cases of candidates producing fake marks cards and certificates. The state higher education department had even recommended last year that universities procure marks cards from Mysore Sales International Ltd, with tear-resistant and tamper-proof features. Registrar of Evaluation at MU, Prof A M Khan said, "The Karnataka government had issued a circular saying we could use technology like NFC to prevent forgery. We took feedback from Gulbarga and Ballari university, which have adopted this technology, and it was positive." The university has called for tenders to supply marks cards and convocation certificates embedded with NFC microchips for all undergraduate and postgraduate courses from this year. Khan said the chip is usually a small square or circle, about the size of a 25 paise coin. "The microchip will have a unique code and ID ...
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Rahul to visit state for 3 days in Nov 20.10.2017 deccanherald.com
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi is scheduled to tour Malnad and coastal areas of the state for three days from November 19 in an effort to strengthen the party ahead of the Assembly election. Sources in the state Congress said Rahul will take part in a public rally planned to be organised to mark the birth centenary of late prime minister Indira Gandhi at Chikkamaluru on November 19. On November 20, he is scheduled to take part in a roadshow in Kadur and Birur. He will address a public rally later in the day at Shivamogga. On November 21, Rahul will participate in a convention of fishermen at Kumta in Uttara Kannada district. He is also scheduled to hold a meeting with the party leaders from Malnad and Coastal regions to review the preparations for the election, the sources said. Besides, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, who will be leading the Congress campaign in the election, is planning to tour all 224 Assembly constituencies of the state from mid-December. The one-month tour is scheduled to begin ...
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Not having a CM face won’t hurt Cong, says Parameshwara 20.10.2017 BusinessLine - News
Party’s Karnataka chief says naming a CM candidate is high-command’s prerogative
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7 cops suspended for allowing AIADMK 'middleman' to roam free 20.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Seven Delhi Police personnel were suspended on Friday for allowing a person, named as a middleman in the AIADMK election symbol bribery case, to roam free while under police custody in Bengaluru, Delhi Police said.
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Cops allegedly let EC bribery case accused roam freely, 7 suspended 20.10.2017 Deccan Herald - Breaking News Rss Feeds
 Seven Delhi Police personnel have been suspended for allegedly allowing an arrested middleman in the Election Commission bribery case to roam freely in Bengaluru where he had been taken for a court hearing, police said today.Sukesh Chandrashekhar was arrested on April 16 here for allegedly taking money from AIADMK (Amma) leader TTV Dhinakaran to bribe Election Commission officials in connection with the dispute over the AIADMK poll symbol of two leaves.Chandrasekhar was escorted by the Delhi Police to Mumbai, Coimbatore and Bengaluru for court hearings there between October 9 and 16.Accordin
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PM Modi blaming others to hide his govt.'s failures: Congress 20.10.2017 New Kerala: India News
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Oct. 20 : Senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge on Friday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of backing away from responsibilities by shifting blame and slamming Opposition at every failure of the ruling dispensation at the Centre.
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Gold drifts lower as dollar regains strength 20.10.2017 HBL: Home
Gold prices turned lower on Friday as the dollar regained ground after the US Senate approved a budget blueprint for the 2018 fiscal year that will pave the way for Republicans to pursue a tax-cut pa...
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Trump leaning toward Powell for Fed chair: Politico 20.10.2017 Sify Finance
(Reuters) - Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell is the leading candidate to become the chair of the U.S. central bank after President Donald Trump concluded a series of meetings with five
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Doctor, cook, yoga guru on board HDK's swanky election bus 19.10.2017 deccanherald.com
JD(S) leader H D Kumaraswamy Kumaraswamy, who will revive his village stay/'grama vastavya' programme from mid-November, will have a yoga instructor, a physician and a cook on call during his election tour. The trio will travel with him to north Karnataka villages in the brand new hi-tech caravan, specially designed to meet his requirements. The 57-year-old leader recently underwent a heart surgery and has been advised rest for the next few weeks. That is why he has pushed the village stay initiative to mid-November. Kumaraswamy said the health scare has made him realise that he needs to take better care of his health. "I have always neglected my health, especially during my tours. At times, I have had my first meal in the wee hours of the day. The erratic eating and sleeping habits have taken a toll on my health. Hence, these elaborate measures," he said. "The doctors have advised me not to stay overnight at villagers' homes as I am susceptible to infections. I am too apprehensive after the second heart ...
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17 new govt engineering colleges on anvil; 10 in N-K 19.10.2017 Deccan Herald - News
At a time when engineering colleges are struggling to stay afloat, the Department of Technical Education (DTE) has proposed starting 17 new government engineering colleges. The proposals were sent to the government between April 2016 and May 2017. Of the 17, ten new colleges are proposed in north Karnataka, with districts such as Bidar, Kalaburagi and Bagalkot leading the race. In fact, four out of the five new government engineering colleges already sanctioned are coming up in north Karnataka - Talkal village in Yalburga (Higher Education Minister Basavaraj Rayareddy's constituency), Nargund in Gadag, Gangavathi in Koppal and one in Bidar. The fifth one is coming up at Challakere in Chitradurga to cater to the Science City, a township anchored by IISc, ISRO, DRDO and BARC. Karnataka has 227 engineering colleges, among which only 11 are state-run and 202 are private colleges. The rush to start new colleges, however, comes at a time when thousands of engineering seats go abegging each year. Sample this: ...
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'Rahul asked us to avoid making personal comments against BJP leaders' 19.10.2017 deccanherald.com
Karnataka Congress leader G Parameshwara today said Rahul Gandhi has advised state party leaders against making personal comments on opposition BJP leaders and instead engage them on national and local issues in run up to the next years assembly elections. KPCC leaders including Parameshwara, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and Karnataka party incharge and AICC General Secretary K C Venugopal had met Gandhi in New Delhi on October 12 to discuss the poll strategy. Veteran Congress leaders Mallikarjun Kharge, Oscar Fernandes and B K Hariprasad also attended the meeting. Parameshwara said the AICC vice president advised them not to make personal comments against BJP leaders but corner them on national and local issues. Parameshwara also said Gandhi has asked KPCC leaders including Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and him to avoid making conflicting statements in the media especially on the issue of selection of party candidates for the election. "We told Rahulji that we do not have any differences, which is evident ...
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The fight against superstition gathers momentum 19.10.2017 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
Though the list of superstitious beliefs is long, often dissolving distinctions of class, caste, religion and education, Karnataka's anti-superstition bill is seen as a big step ahead.
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Celebrating the written word 19.10.2017 Hindu: Home
Malleswaram and the surrounding areas came under scrutiny in the Speaking of the City series
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Congress looting money for Gujarat, Himachal polls: Kumaraswamy 17.10.2017 Deccan Herald - Breaking News Rss Feeds
Janata Dal (Secular) leader H D Kumaraswamy on Tuesday charged the ruling Congress of mobilising funds for the upcoming elections to Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh assemblies by “looting tax-payers’ money in the state.Speaking to reporters, Kumaraswamy said that the government has been looting money through bloated estimates of various infrastructure projects planned to be taken up in the BBMP limits. Blacklisted contractors have been awarded projects, he charged.He said that the government had adopted a similar modus operandi during the Uttar Pradesh elections, where funds were raised for t
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Jordanians held at KIA for smuggling gold 17.10.2017 Deccan Herald - News
Sleuths of the Air Intelligence Unit of Customs at Kempegowda International Airport thwarted gold smuggling attempts in three separate instances and seized the yellow metal weighing 7.5 kg worth Rs 2.3 crore. In the first case, 6.5 kg of gold was seized from two Jordanians. The two were identified as Abdel Rahman J A Rizik Al Dardasawi (38) and Saleh Talal Yousef Herzallah (38), both cloth and shoe traders from Jordan. Additional Commissioner of Customs, Harsha Vardhan Umre said Dardasawi had arrived from Dubai by Emirates flight EK-0564. The sleuths checked his baggage and found gold concealed in three packets wrapped with brown tape in specially made pockets in his trousers. Meanwhile, officials went through the flight manifesto and zeroed in on another passenger, Saleh Talal Yousef Herzallah with a similar travel itinerary as that of Dardasawi's. Another team was sent to Hotel Crown where Herzallah was just checking in. He was searched and 3.250 grams of gold was seized from him. Interrogation ...
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