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Residents assume mantle of reviving Chunchaghatta lake 2.4.2017 deccanherald.com
Nearly 100 residents of JP Nagar 7th Phase converged at the lesser-known Chunchaghatta lake in southern Bengaluru on Sunday morning as part of a growing campaign to revive the shrinking waterbody. The 20-acre waterbody feeds Sarakki lake and the downstream of Kothnur lake. The locals have formed a group and visit the lake every Sunday to clear the mess it has become. While the state government has allocated Rs 6 crore for the revival of the neighbouring Sarakki lake, it has done little for Chunchaghatta lake. Residents even wonder who is the custodian of the lake: Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) or Bangalore Development Authority (BDA). Lingaraj Dinni, a resident of JP Nagar 7th Phase, said locals were making amends for not waking up to the lake's neglect earlier. "Though most of us live just a few metres away from the lake, not many knew of its existence until recently. This is because a part of it has become a garbage dumping yard. There is minimal encroachment around the lake compared to ...
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Students find JEE Main paper lengthy and tricky 2.4.2017 deccanherald.com
Students who took the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main paper on Sunday, for entrance to engineering colleges across the country, found the test to be lengthy and tricky. The pen-and-paper based exam, for admission to BE and BTech courses, was conducted between 9.30 am and 12.30 pm. Students have to clear the JEE Main, conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), to take the JEE Advanced for entry to IITs, NITs and IIITs. Krupa Krishnamurthy, a student of Chaitanya PU College, said that the Mathematics section was tough. "I had not practised enough for Maths so I did not attempt all questions. I was worried about the negative marking," she said. The Chemistry and Physics sections were lengthy but good, she added. Students were not allowed to carry pencil pouches or water bottles into the exam halls. Only hall tickets and Aadhaar cards were allowed into the classroom and pens were provided to them. Sanidhya M, a medical aspirant, took the exam only to test her preparedness for ...
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Govt not to challenge high court order to quash FIR against IAS officer 2.4.2017 deccanherald.com
Three months after according sanction to file a special leave petition (SLP) against IAS officer Shamla Iqbal, the government has done a U-turn by deciding not to appeal against the high court's decision to quash the FIR. The Lokayukta had registered a case against the IAS officer for irregularities in the implementation of the Integrated Child Development Scheme (ICDS). Without giving any reasons, the government sent an emergent communication on not filing the SLP. The Lokayukta police had registered a case against Shamla and others in connection with the irregularities in supplying food to children under the Integrated Child Development Scheme. The Lokayukta police subsequently registered another FIR over assets disproportionate to the IASofficer's known sources of income. After the Lokayukta police completed the investigation and were waiting for the order on sanction for prosecution to file the charge sheet, Shamla challenged the FIRs and the Karnataka High Court quashed the FIR over procedural ...
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Rs 10 crore more for welfare of retired police officers 2.4.2017 deccanherald.com
Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Sunday said the government would soon release Rs 10 crore for the retired police officers' welfare fund. Speaking at the Police Flag Day at KSRP Parade Grounds in Koramangala, he said, "Retired officers had sought Rs 10 crore additional funds and we will sanction the money soon." The government has launched several welfare measures for policemen. The government recently promoted about 12,000 policemen who have been serving in the department for nearly 15 years, he added. "The police should prevent crimes and crack sensational cases. The police should keep an eye on old offenders to prevent them from repeating crimes," he said. "The police arrested Madhukar Reddy, who had attacked a woman banker at an ATM centre in Bengaluru three years ago.The police also solved two false cases of rapes. Faith in the police department has increased due to cracking of such cases," he said. Policemen should maintain cordial relations with the public by holding regular interactions. Stern ...
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Early diagnosis can save lives, hospital bills 2.4.2017 Business Standard: News Now
iGenetic offers molecular diagnostics and next generation sequencing
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Compensation hike to Infosys COO not proper: Narayana Murthy 2.4.2017 ET: IETS
Murthy added that given the current poor governance standards at Infy, targets for variable pay may not be adhered to if the board favours a top mgmt person.
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Paes or Bopanna who will play Uzbekistan tie? 2.4.2017 Rediff: Sports
In a big setback to the Indian Davis Cup team, country's leading singles player Yuki Bhambri was, on Sunday, ruled out of the upcoming tie against Uzbekistan due to a knee injury.
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Pay hike to Infosys COO Pravin Rao has NRN fuming 2.4.2017 BusinessLine - Info-tech
Terms it unfair to other employees
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Compensation hike to Infosys COO not proper: Narayana Murthy 2.4.2017 Deccan Herald - Breaking News Rss Feeds
Infosys' N R Narayana Murthy said today that the compensation hike to Chief Operating Officer (COO) U B Pravin Rao approved by the board in February was not "proper" and "will likely erode the trust and faith of the employees in the management and the board"."The impact of such a decision (compensation hike) will likely erode the trust and faith of the employees in the management and the board," he said in an email to PTI here.Murthy also said that given the current poor governance standards at Infosys, the targets for variable pay may not be adhered to if the board wants to favor a top manage
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Will Brexit pound Indians? 2.4.2017 BusinessLine - Portfolio
With Brexit worries weakening the British currency, how are Indians in the UK coping? This is what they say
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Where Indian skill steers global wheel for cab major 2.4.2017 Hindu: Industry
Bengaluru staff contribute to efforts in self-driving, mapping
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IPL 10: Hyderabad to host final, no reserve days for Play-offs 2.4.2017 DNA: India
The three Play-offs of the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) will not have any reserve days, the BCCI announced on Sunday. The first Qualifier is scheduled for May 16 in Mumbai while the second Qualifier will be played on May 19 in Bengaluru. Bengaluru will also host the Eliminator on May 19. The final, to be played on May 21 in Hyderabad, has May 22 as reserve day. The 10th edition of the League, starting April 5, will be broadcast on Sony Pictures ...
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BCCI announces IPL knockout venues 2.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Hyderabad will host the final of the upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced on Sunday.
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Indian workplaces warm up to people with autism 2.4.2017 TOI: Mumbai
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IPL 10 final to take place in Hyderabad 2.4.2017 New Kerala: India News
IPL 10 final to take place in Hyderabad
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14 held with scrapped notes of Rs 9.10 crore in Bengaluru 2.4.2017 Sify Finance
Fourteen persons, including son-in-law of former Karnataka Legislative Council Chairman Veeranna Mattikatti, were arrested on Saturday night with demonetised notes of the face value of Rs 9.10 crore, the city police said on Sunday.
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IPL 10 final to take place in Hyderabad 2.4.2017 Sify Finance
[India], April. 2 (ANI): The final of season 10 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) will take place at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in Hyderabad on May 21.
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Eyeing regional connectivity, Alliance Air to triple its fleet this FY 2.4.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Over the next two years, Alliance Air aims to expand its fleet to 50 ATR aeroplanes
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'Karnataka cannot release water to TN due to low storage in dams' 2.4.2017 Deccan Herald - Breaking News Rss Feeds
Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah today reiterated the state's inability to release Cauvery water to neighbouring Tamil Nadu, and said that there was no sufficient water in the state's reservoirs at present.An official delegation from Tamil Nadu had yesterday held meetings with Karnataka Chief Secretary Subhash Khuntia and other state government officials here, with a request to release three tmcft of Cauvery water on humanitarian grounds."Their (Tamil Nadu) officials had come...they have had meeting with our Chief Secretary. We have explained to them that there is no water in our Cauvery
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Spice Route to the sweet tooth 2.4.2017 TOI: Chennai
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