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Frauds Identified 3 Years Ago, But BU Turned Blind Eye 24.4.2014
If only the Bangalore University had heeded to a Syndicate sub-committee, the fake marks card racket would have been busted three years ago.
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City Girl Shines With 8 Engg Golds 24.4.2014
Nabeel Musthafa  of Anjuman Engineering College, Bhatkal, and Anushree R of BNM Institute of Technology, Bangalore, have emerged the golden boy and golden girl of Visvesvaraya Technological University
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First round of counselling for PGET concludes 24.4.2014
The first round of counselling for the postgraduate medical and dental courses (PGET) for the Consortium of Medical, Engineering and Dental Colleges of Karnataka (COMEDK) concluded here on Wednesday. On the second day of counselling for medical courses, 6,387 out of the 7,587 eligible candidates were scheduled for seat selection. Of the 267 students who attended the counselling, 157 were from Karnataka. At the beginning of the day, there were a total of 182 seats available: 100 in the General Merit category, 20 in Tulu minority, 19 in Christian Minority and 43 in the Hyderabad Karnataka Region quota. By the end of the counselling session, there were 40 seats remaining in the General Merit category, 8 in Tulu minority, 4 in Christian Minority and 22 in the Hyderabad Karnataka Region Quota. Of the 108 seats selected by candidates on the second day of medical counselling, 70 were taken by candidates from Karnataka. Details of the remaining seats are available on ...
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Distance education exam results to be delayed 24.4.2014
The Distance Education students of Bangalore University will have to wait for a longer time for the results of their examination, conducted inNovember-December 2013, as the varsity has decided to withhold them, following the surfacing of cash-for-marks scam. Speaking to Deccan Herald, BU Registrar (Evaluation) K N Ninge Gowda said the decision came in the wake of the scam. Vedamurthy, a former Syndicate member and a few lecturers were taken into custody by the police, in this regard. "We have locked up the centre where the evaluation was taking place. We want to ensure that such an incident does not repeat and want to find out who all were involved," Gowda said. On Friday, the university will conduct its Syndicate meeting where a decision will be taken on whether to conduct an internal inquiry or an external one and whether any university officials should be part of the inquiry at all. The university has also withdrawn the responsibility of "chief custodian" that was given to Kotraiah, a lecturer and a ...
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Lone option for Presi VC (Cached) 24.4.2014 Telegraph: Calcutta
The state government is left with only one candidate ' Anuradha Lohia of Bose Institute ' for appointment to the post of full-term vice-chancellor of Presidency University because the other two shortlisted candidates are unwilling to take up the assignment.
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Netavoter disconnect in Bihar poll priorities (Cached) 24.4.2014 Hindustan Times: Top Stories
Youthnbsppoints out that the debate between politics of development and identity or positioning the views of politicians as opposed to concerns of constituents is too simplified a portrayal of the situation in a political culture where patronage matters a ...
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High fees at IIM ISB hit student loans (Cached) 24.4.2014 Hindustan Times: Business
Manoj Gupta 30 a finance manager at a leading multinational bank took up his first job four years ago after completing his post graduation from Indian Institute of Management IIM ...
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Global education fair on April 26 24.4.2014 Hindu: Visakhapatnam
The event, being organised by The Hindu Education Plus, a perfect platform for students
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‘Bangalore is just an urban sprawl’ 23.4.2014 HBL: Industry & Economy
Environmentalists point out some home truths at IIM-B Earth Day function
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SC forms panel over government advertisements 23.4.2014
The Supreme Court Wednesday constituted a three member committee to frame guidelines to regulate issuance of advertisements by the government and its departments with an obvious political message.

The apex court bench headed by Chief Justice P. Sathasivam said that the existing DAVP guidelines do not cover such advertisements.

The three member committee would comprise N.R. Madhavan Menon, founder director of Bangalores National Law University, T.K. Vishwanathan, former Lok Sabha secretary general and senior counsel Ranjit Kumar.

The court said that I&B secretary would be coordinating and assisting the committee. The committee will submits its first report to the apex court in three months time.
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PGMET Scam: 11 More Arrested 23.4.2014
The CID police arrested 11 persons, including eight students, on Tuesday in connection with the post-graduate medical entrance test (PGMET) scam.
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11 more arrested in NTRUHS entrance question paper leak case (Cached) 23.4.2014 DNA: Top News
Eleven more people, including three brokers and eight candidates, were arrested today for their alleged role in irregularities in PG Medical Entrance Test conducted by Vijayawada-based Dr NTR University of Health Sciences (NTRUHS), police said. With today's arrests, the CID has so far arrested a total of 41 people, including 18 brokers and 23 students involved in the "scam", as a probe into "irregularities" in the entrance test had established leakage of question papers. The CID arrested 11 more culprits, who were allegedly also responsible for leak the printed question paper circulated to candidates and tutored them in various places, including Mumbai, Goa, Hyderabad and Bangalore, CID officials said. As the CID probe revealed that the question paper was leaked from Manipal Printing Technologies Ltd in Manipal, the involvement of the press management and higher NTRUHS authorities continues to be under probe, they said, adding that during the investigation, the CID found that a lot of irregularities and ...
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Vedamurthy Let Off After Interrogation 23.4.2014
The city police have let off former Bangalore University (BU) Syndicate member Dr K B Vedamurthy after recording his statements over an alleged marks scam that has hit the university.
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Plaint against Hiremath referred to ED 23.4.2014
The State government has referred to the Enforcement Directorate (ED) a complaint against S R Hiremath of Samaj Parivarthan Samudaya (SPS) on the alleged misuse of foreign funds, Home Minister K J George said on Tuesday.

Speaking to reporters, he said senior Congress MLA Ramesh Kumar had complained that the SPS misused a huge sum of foreign funds and urged the State government to order a probe into the allegation. The government has referred the complaint to the ED to take appropriate action, he added.

Ramesh Kumar, who was upset with Hiremath for alleging that he had encroached upon a piece of forest land, had taken serious exception to Hiremath in the State Legislative Assembly. He had also submitted a set of documents to Speaker Kagodu Thimmappa, alleging that Hiremath had misused foreign funds and demanded a probe.
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Eligibility test mandatory for schoolteachers 23.4.2014
The Department of Public Instruction (DPI) will hold the Teachers' Eligibility Test (TET) starting this year, as a screening test for teachers. The TET has become mandatory for those who wish to become teachers in government or private schools across the State. A notification was issued by the DPI in this regard on Monday. The department has invited online applications till May 3. The test, which will be held on June 1, will comprise two parts: A first paper from 9.30 am to 12 noon and a second paper from 2 pm to 4.30 pm. Addressing reporters, the commissioner of Public Instruction, Mohammed Mohsin, said that the tests will take place under two categories: primary and secondary. For those attempting the primary paper, the minimum qualification is PUC or higher secondary examination pass with a minimum of 50 per cent marks. For the secondary education paper, the applicant should be a degree holder along with a necessary degree in the teaching profession, such as, BEd or DEd. To know more about the details ...
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SMS to know your pension status 23.4.2014
The office of the Principal Accountant General (A and E), Karnataka, has introduced the facility of status check of pension applications received in the office.

Applicants will receive an SMS following the receipt of the application.

The application must contain the mobile number of the applicant to avail themselves of this facility. Information on the status could also be obtiained by sending an SMS to 92123 57123.
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Govt notifies reservation for posts in zilla panchayats 23.4.2014
The RuralDevelopment and PanchayatRaj department has notified reservation of posts -- president and vice-president -- in 30 zilla panchayats, in the State.

The reservation will be applicable when election will be held for these posts.
The reservation list was gazetted on April 16 after taking permission from the Election Commission.

For Bangalore (Urban)ZP, the post of president has been reserved for general category while that of the vice-president for general (woman).

For Bangalore (Rural)ZP, the post of president has been reserved for general category (woman) while that of the vice-president for BC-A (Backwardclass-A category)
The reservation list has been drawn as per the guidelines stipulated by the Karnataka HighCourt in October 2012.

The detailed list is available on
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Transformer blast victim dies 23.4.2014
Narayan Naik, who suffered serious burns in an electrical transformer blast at Koramangala 10 days ago, died in the early hours of Tuesday at St John's Hospital.

Four people were riding two-wheelers near BMTC depot in Koramangala on April 12, when a roadside transformer exploded and the boiling oil from it spilled on them, seriously injuring them.

Naik, a resident of Padmanabhanagar and employed with NU Hospital, was on his way to collect blood for one of the patients when the mishap occurred. Sridhar, one of the four victims, sustained third-degree burns but is recovering speedily. Hemanth and Prakash escaped with minor injuries. The transformer, which was repaired on April 3, exploded due to power overload. A Bescom official said the power supply company would provide a "fair" compensation to Naik's family.
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11 more arrested in PG Medical Entrance Test scam (Cached) 23.4.2014 TOI: Hyderabad Times
Crime Investigation Department (CID) investigators have arrested 11 more persons, including eight doctors who had appeared for the PGMET and three brokers in the PGMET question paper leakage ...
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Govt sounds out Presi VC probable (Cached) 23.4.2014 Telegraph: Calcutta
The higher education department on Tuesday asked Anuradha Lohia, a professor of biochemistry at Bose Institute, whether she was willing to become the first full-term vice-chancellor of Presidency University, said an official.
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