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Not for kids 15.12.2017 Hindu: Home
From IT employee to stay-at-home dad and stand-up comic, Suman Kumar’s life is perfect fodder for entertainment
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2017: The year in protest music 15.12.2017 BusinessLine - BL Ink
The country is politically polarised as never before, but don’t expect popular culture to reflect that. Even as our biggest musicians hide behind the fig leaf of commercial compulsion and apoliticality, other artistes are stepping up to fill the air with songs of resistance and biting irony
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To be world-class, delink guv, varsities 14.12.2017 Deccan Herald - Analysis
The President of India and Governors of states are regarded as constitutional functionaries. The President, by virtue of his office, assumes the role of a Visitor of more than 120 of central universities/institutions. Likewise, the governors, ex-officio, act as Chancellors of state universities. This system has been in place for several decades now. From ancient times, universities around the world have had authorities such as President, Chancellor, Vice Chancellor, Proctor and Deans. Renowned Indian mathematician-astronomer Aryabhata was made the vice-chancellor of Nalanda University (5-12 century CE) by the then ruler Buddhagupta. State universities in Karnataka are either governed by specific Acts as in the case of Viswesvaraya Technological University and Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences or by a common Act called Karnataka State Universities Act (KSU Act, 2000 - herein referred to as the Act) in respect of Mysore, Karnatak, Bangalore and other universities. Various provisions of the Act, ...
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IndiGo to operate Colombo flights from January 14.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Budget passenger carrier IndiGo on Thursday announced Colombo as its eighth international and 49th overall destination.
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Nagendra Prakash takes charge as MU registrar 14.12.2017 Deccan Herald - News
B S Nagendra Prakash, a professor of civil engineering at the University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering (UVCE), under Bangalore University, officially took charge as the registrar of Mangalore University on Wednesday. The government had issued the order appointing Prof Prakash as the registrar of Mangalore University on December 1. Although he had arrived in Mangaluru on December 5, he could not take charge as vice chancellor Prof K Byrappa was out of station. However, on December 8, Prof Prakash "assumed office" as registrar Prof Lokesh did not turn up in the office. On Wednesday, Prof Prakash officially took charge from Prof Lokesh, who will return to the History Department, which is his parent department. Quite interestingly, a press release issued on December 14, and signed by the new registrar Prof B S Nagendra Prakash himself, states that he assumed the charge on December 5. Vice chancellor Prof K Byrappa was not available for ...
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Greaves Cotton prepares for new mobility landscape 14.12.2017 BusinessLine - Specials
The company is striving to balance between legacy and modernity
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Ending the year on a creative high note 13.12.2017 Deccan Herald - Supplements
There is something magical about watching children dressed as animals, walking on stage and singing an acapella version of the Bee Gees song, Stayin Alive, or filling into the aisles and hanging from ropes to the to the tune of boomwhackers that transport us all the way to Africa. For many children, year-end theatre productions, habbas and annual days are not just great ways to showcase talent. They also help them reflect on the journeys of the preceding months and to really take the reins of their own learning. For the people of Bengaluru, these events are part of their memories. Priyanka Shah, for instance, grew up watching plays in Bengaluru and the 1998 production of The Sound of Music produced by Ashley Williams from Sophia High School remains one of her favourites. "It was staged by both the students and the teachers. Seeing the seniors enact the characters and sing the songs was wonderful and such moments stay with you forever," she says. Valuable life skills While theatre and the performing arts ...
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Written in stone 13.12.2017 Hindu: Home
History buff Udaya Kumar on his interest in inscriptions and the recently concluded inscriptions exhibition in the city
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A home for all 13.12.2017 Hindu: Life & Style
Musician, composer and entertainer Vasu Dixit from Swarathma talks about the city he calls home and how it has nurtured endless dreams and encouraged everyone
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DH 2017: Bengaluru! you're at POINT BLANK: The fall and the rise of the city 12.12.2017 deccanherald.com
6. "Do bans really work?" ask people on the street There have been arguments in favour of keeping highways free from the pub menace. A regular, heavy drinker would keep stock in his or her vehicle, but it is better not to attract an occasional drinker towards liquor with an outlet on the way. 7. Wrong parking, overspeeding, the nightmares Many areas in the city have turned accident-prone zones due, primarily, to a large number of private buses violating traffic rules. The police list out common complaints against private buses: Wrong parking, stopping buses on roads to pick up passengers, overspeeding, signal-jumping, pick-up point on congested roads, competing with rival operators and government buses, besides overloading. 8. African students, bridging divides Trapped in the cross-fire of cultural divisions, are African students in Bengaluru getting stereotyped? Are local communities who complain about the misdeeds of a few students unfairly branded as racist? Or is there a genuine chance for consensus, ...
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Real estate: Peering into 2018 10.12.2017 Deccan Herald - Supplements
As a landmark year for the real estate industry draws to a close, its time to review the major events of 2017 for Indian real estate and look at some upcoming trends in 2018. For the real estate industry, 2017 was a watershed year, with the rollout of game-changing policies such as GST and RERA. Demonetisations impact started to taper off slightly, while real estate investment trusts (REITs) did not take off this year as expected. Affordable housing came out of the shadows and affordably-priced units have been selling like hot cakes in most cities. REITs are set to provide investment opportunities to smaller investors next year. Indias real estate markets are poised for growth in the medium-to-long term on the back of higher transparency and further consolidation. Indias Tier-I cities are expected to move up from their current 36th rank in JLLs 2018 Global Real Estate Transparency Index (GRETI) on the back of continued improvements in structural reforms, implementation of RERA and GST aimed at making ...
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Amazing! What the right glass does to wine 10.12.2017 Rediff: GetAhead
The same wine tastes different in different glasses, with the aromas and flavours really coming into their own in the right glass, says wine connoisseur Alok Chandra.
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News digest: Unitech saga, bitcoin, Max Hospital, Maruti Suzuki, and more 9.12.2017 Business Standard: News Now
From Centre seeking to take control of Unitech to capital goods and infrastructure companies showing significant improvement, BS brings you top stories to speed up with the latest news
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With incumbent not in office, new Registrar ‘assumes charge’ 9.12.2017 Hindu: Mangalore
The order appointing B.S. Nagendra Prakash to the post at Mangalore University was issued on Dec. 1
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Ravi Belagere gave gun, four bullets, knife to hitman: Police 9.12.2017 Hindu: Karnataka
‘It was a meticulously planned operation. Contract killer was given the job on August 28, and he tried that very night to kill Sunil Heggaravalli’
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Xcode will study your DNA and detail your ancestry 9.12.2017 BusinessLine - News
The test will reveal information about oneself comparing the DNA samples of each individual with more than 35 ethnic groups in India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh and other regional countries to provide a detailed ancestry break-up
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'Theatre has come a long way' 7.12.2017 Deccan Herald - Friday
She has been an actor since she was 15. A renowned personality in the theatre circuit, theres pretty much nothing that Padmavati Rao hasnt dabbled in. The artiste will soon be seen in Boiled Beans on Toast, which will be staged at the Deccan Herald Theatre Festival, curated by Sandbox Collective. The play is written by Girish Karnad and will be directed by Prakash Belawadi. In a candid chat, she talks about the Deccan Herald Theatre Festival and more. Does the name of the play, Boiled Beans on Toast, connect with the history of the city? Bengaluru is derived from Bendakaluru (city of boiled beans). Yes, the play is about what was and what is Bengaluru. The play applies to any urban area which aspires to be like any other city in the developed world. There are bridges being built and metaphorically bridges collapsing between people. How one comes face to face with realities and what are the costs involved, are some of the questions being addressed in this play. What pulled you to work in Boiled Beans on ...
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In the realm of aesthetics 7.12.2017 Hindu: Home
T.S. Satyavathi is a musician and scholar of rare perception. She has been conferred the Musicology Award by the Music Academy, Chennai for the music season 2017-2018
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Revealing a different story 7.12.2017 Hindu: Home
Pratibimba, an Odissi event in Bangalore, gave the audience a much needed break from the monotony of standardised classical dance recitals
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Mangalore University Registrar transferred before end of term 7.12.2017 Hindu: Karnataka
New Registrar waiting for Vice-Chancellor to take charge
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