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Karnataka PU II results likely to be out by May 1

The PUE department has decided to start the evaluation work from April 4 and complete it by April 16.

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Karnataka schools lack playgrounds.
Where should kids play? 29000 schools in Karnataka don’t have playgrounds

With the State government planning to make sports education mandatory from Class 1, dearth of playgrounds in schools is now a major concern.

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Tippagondanahalli reservoir to be revived based on Israeli firm plan

The reservoir, located 35 km from the city, on Magadi Road was the main source of water supply to the city for decades since its inauguration in 1933.

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Karnataka Agriculture Minister bats for millets as two-day mela concludes

THE two-day ‘Organic and Millets Mela’ hosted by the Department of Agriculture and Jaivik Krishik Society concluded on Sunday. The mela saw more than 2,500 visitors.

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Poll result will be verdict against communalism: Minister Mahadevappa

With BJP state president trying to consolidate Veerashaiva votes in Nanjangud, the Congress has managed to bring in Veerashaiva leaders of Horalawadi into its fold.

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Former chief minister B S Yeddyurappa, BJP candidate V Srinivasa Prasad and others with Muslims who joined BJP at a function in Kavalande in Nanjangud on Sunday | express
Veerashaivas, Dalits bury hatchet, attend harmony march in Karnataka

It was organised by BJP state president Yeddyurappa and party candidate Srinivasa Prasad with an appeal to forget bitter memories of 1993 caste clashes.

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14-year-old in Karnataka ends life over poor exam performance

An eighth standard student from Khanapur town allegedly committed suicide by consuming pesticide on Saturday night as she did not perform well in her Mathematics examination.

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Foundation stone for Bengaluru suburban rail to be laid by May: CM Siddaramaiah

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Sunday said the foundation stone for the suburban rail project will be laid by May.

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Mysore royal family to hand over palace elephants to Karnataka forest department

The Mysore royal family is contemplating handing over some of the elephants in its possession to the forest department.

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Former prime minister H D Deve Gowda with Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu during the inauguration of the Yesvantpur-Hassan Superfast Intercity Express in Bengaluru on Sunday  | Pushkar V
After 21 years, shorter rail route finally connects Bengaluru, Hassan

The first train to run on the 167-km rail line between Bengaluru and Hassan was flagged off after 21 years from Yesvantpur railway station on Sunday.

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Congress, JD(S) make moves to replace Karnataka Legislative Council chairman Shankaramurthy

The matter was discussed at a meeting with a JD(S) leader where CM Siddaramaiah conveyed his inclination for a tie-up with JD(S) in the Council to counter the BJP.

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A woman shows a saree coupon she received during an event organised at Cambridge Layout on Saturday | JITHENDRA M
Mobile app to help clean Shanthinagar 

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Saturday launched the ‘Swachh Map For Swachh Bharat’ mobile application at a Women’s Day celebration organised by Congress MLA N A Haris Foundation at Cambridge Layout i

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In BBMP budget, Karnataka CM's stamp and a green push for Bengaluru

The BBMP Budget turned out to be a replica of Siddaramaiah’s state budget as it ticked the right boxes.

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Four from Bengaluru killed in road accident

 Four people were killed and two seriously injured when the four-wheeler in which they were travelling overturned near Nallurupala village of Hunsur taluk on Saturday.

26 Mar 2017

‘People will decide future of Congress, not SMK’

Home minister G Parameshwara on Saturday said people, and not S M Krishna, would decide whether Congress has a future in the state or not. He ws responding to the former chief minister’s statement on

26 Mar 2017

City apartments awarded for effective waste management

Citizens’ group Bangalore Political Action Committee (BPAC) gave away ‘My Place of Pride’ awards on Saturday to gated communities, villas and apartment complexes which followed best practices in waste

26 Mar 2017

Shahnaz and her mother were waiting at Mudenoor to go to Kushtagi for a training programme when Amaresh from Marlanahalli village of Gangavati taluk offered them a ride on his motorbike. 
Spurned suitor slits woman’s throat and sets her ablaze in Karnataka

The victim, Shahnaz (23), from Choudapur village in Yelburga taluk is an Accredited Nurse Maid (ANM) at Mudenoor Primary Health Centre in Kushtagi taluk.

25 Mar 2017

Karnataka Institute of Medical Science again in news, this time 5-year-old boy kidnapped

Vidyanagar police said they have engaged police personnel to trace the boy, but no leads have been found in the case as of now.

25 Mar 2017

No startups, vendors above law: Karnataka IT minister Priyank Kharge

Yogendra Vasupal, co-founder of Stayzilla, was arrested on March 14 for alleged cheating and criminal intimidation.

25 Mar 2017

Karnataka docs must renew registration every 5 years as per Bill

In order to check fake doctors from practicing, the state government has passed the Karnataka Medical Registration Amendment Bill.

25 Mar 2017

Law Minister T B Jayachandra cuts a lonely figure at the Assembly in Bengaluru on Friday. Opposition BJP members accused several ministers of ignoring the session and campaigning for the Gundlupet-Nanjungud bypolls | Express
No power hiccups during exams: Karnataka energy minister

Even as power is playing truant in many parts of the state, Energy minister D K Shivakumar on Friday assured that adequate measures have been taken to ensure steady power supply during the exam time.

25 Mar 2017