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Millions stranded in Karnataka as bus strike continues


September 14th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 14 (IANS) Millions of people across Karnataka were stranded Friday, as state-run bus services remained crippled for the second day owing to indefinite strike by about 110,000 employees ... Read more...

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Karnataka celebrates Independence Day (Lead)


August 15th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 15 (IANS) Karnataka celebrated the 66th Independence Day with flag-hoisting, singing of national anthems and march past by security forces and children.Patriotic fervour and cultural fiesta marked the ... Read more...

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Karnataka celebrates Independence Day


August 15th, 2012 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 15 (IANS) Karnataka celebrated the 66th Independence Day with flag-hoisting, national anthems and march past by police and others accompanied by bands.In Bangalore, Chief Minister Jagadish Shetter unfurled ... Read more...

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Times Internet selected as auctioneer for spectrum


August 7th, 2012 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Gurgaon-based Times Internet Limited (TIL) Monday said it has been selected as the auctioneer to operate the spectrum auction process by the telecom department."This will ... Read more...

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‘Lokayuktas can help control rampant mining’


June 15th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 15 (IANS) New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW)has advocated powerful Lokayukta institutions in Indian states as one of the ways to control the rampaging mining industry from encroaching ... Read more...

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Karnataka to see 10 weeks of ITF action


May 8th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 8 (IANS) The Karnataka State Lawn Tennis Association will host 10 weeks of International Tennis Federation (ITF) circuit, with the first event scheduled to be held at Mandya ... Read more...

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Advani felicitated by Karnataka Billiards Association


April 17th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 17 (IANS) Pankaj Advani, who earlier this month became the first Indian to win five Asian titles, was felicitated by the Karnataka State Billiards Association (KSBA), here Tuesday.Advani ... Read more...

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Battered Bangalore baby dies, father faces murder charge (Second Lead)


April 11th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 11 (IANS) Afreen, the three-month-old Bangalore girl battered by her father who wanted a son, died Wednesday in a hospital here after battling for life for several days. ... Read more...

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Karnataka lawyers to boycott courts Monday


March 4th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 4 (IANS) The Karnataka State Bar Council Sunday directed all lawyers across the state to stay away from the courts Monday in protest against the police "excess" on ... Read more...

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Karnataka ministers were only watching porn and not doing it: Parrikar


February 9th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 9 (IANS) The three Karnataka ministers who were sacked for watching porn clips in the state assembly were "only watching and not doing it in action", a BJP ... Read more...

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Karnataka celebrates Republic Day


January 26th, 2012 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 26 (IANS) Karnataka Governor Hans Raj Bhardwaj Thursday hoisted the tricolour to mark the 63rd Republic Day at the Field Marshal Manekshaw Ground here amid tight security.Clad in ... Read more...

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India needs more women scientists, says Nirupama Rao


January 5th, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 5 (IANS) Calling for out-of-the-box thinking to harness the potential of science, Indian Ambassador to the US Nirupama Rao Thursday called for increased participation and retention of ... Read more...

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99th Indian Science Congress to focus on women, missiles (Lead)


January 1st, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar/New Delhi, Jan 1 (IANS) The 99th Indian Science Congress (ISC), the country's largest such event, will be held in Odisha capital Bhubaneswar Jan 3-7 on the theme ... Read more...

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Tight security in Bangalore for peaceful New Year’s Eve


December 31st, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 31 (IANS) About 16,000 police personnel will be on duty late Saturday to maintain vigil across Bangalore and ensure peaceful New Year's Eve celebrations."We are taking maximum ... Read more...

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Snooker ace Yasin Merchant calls it a day


December 1st, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 1 (IANS) Yasin Merchant, the 45-year-old cueist from Mumbai, ended his 30-year career as a top notch snooker player here Thursday, but was denied a fairytale ending that ... Read more...

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Eight Indians for World snooker


November 23rd, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 23 (IANS) Junior national champion Lalrina Lenthei and veteran Yasin Merchant have been given wild card entries and will join six other Indians, including former champion Pankaj ... Read more...

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Housing societies in Karnataka a den of scams


October 21st, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 21 (IANS) Cooperative housing societies that are supposed to enable the not-so-rich to own a plot or an apartment in cities seem to have become a den of ... Read more...

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Advani eyeing eighth World billiards title


October 20th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 20 (IANS) Pankaj Advani, the 26-year-old winner of seven World titles, hopes to add another to his kitty as he sets off for the World professional billiards championship ... Read more...

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Special law to adopt transgenders on the anvil


October 16th, 2011 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 16 (IANS) The National Legal Services Authority is working on a special law to safeguard the interests and welfare of transgenders on the lines of Special Marriage Act, ... Read more...

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Include child abuse treatment in medical courses: Activists


October 10th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Diagnosing and psychologically healing child abuse cases should be included in the basic medical training of doctors and nurses, child rights activists said here Monday."Child ... Read more...

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Karnataka public service commission ex-chief arrested


October 7th, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 7 (IANS) Former chairman of the Karnataka public service commission H. N. Krishna was arrested Friday for alleged irregularities and malpractice in the selection of candidates for gazetted ... Read more...

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Row hits Karnataka governor over ADC’s promotion


September 27th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 27 (IANS) Karnataka Governor H.R. Bhardwaj, known for a running feud with the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party in the state, has now landed in a row by ... Read more...

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Firecracker blast causes panic in Bangalore


September 9th, 2011 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 9 (IANS) A loud explosion from a dustbin containing firecrackers late Friday caused panic in the Mavalli area in the southern suburbs of Bangalore, forcing the police to ... Read more...

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99th Indian Science Congress to focus on women


August 25th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) The 99th Indian Science Congress (ISC), the largest national science event, to be held in Bhubaneswar next year will focus on the role of women ... Read more...

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Judiciary must be responsive to emerging issues: President


August 6th, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 6 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Saturday urged the judiciary to be responsive to the needs of the time and to deal with emerging issues.The judiciary should "constantly ... Read more...

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Pratibha Patil in Bangalore on three-day visit


August 5th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 5 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil arrived here Friday on a three-day visit to the state to participate in a series of official functions.Karnataka's new chief minister S.V. ... Read more...

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Goa joins Karnataka to counter Fukushima-type disaster


August 5th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 5 (IANS) Goa has teamed up with Karnataka to work on a joint strategy to counter nuclear radiation in case of a leak at the Kaiga atomic power ... Read more...

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‘Gita’ teaching sparks row in Karnataka


July 17th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 17 (IANS) Karnataka's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government has landed in a row over its support to teaching of Hindu holy book 'Bhagvad Gita' in schools.The controversy ... Read more...

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GAIL to form joint venture to supply gas to Karnataka


June 8th, 2011 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 8 (IANS) State-run Gas Authority of India Ltd (GAIL) Wednesday entered into an agreement with the Karnataka State Industrial & Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd (KSIIDC) to form a ... Read more...

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$350 million World Bank loan for Karnataka’s roads


March 25th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 25 (IANS) The World Bank has approved a $350 million loan to India to accelerate the development of Karnataka's core road network through the Second Karnataka State Highway ... Read more...

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Spirited Kenyans fight back to enliven listless match (World Cup Diary)


March 13th, 2011 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 13 (IANS) Minnows Kenyans staged a valiant fight Sunday against four-time champions Australia to enliven their lopsided World Cup league match into an interesting contest at the Chinnaswamy ... Read more...

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Bhardwaj hits out against corruption on R’Day (Second Lead)


January 26th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 26 (IANS) Pomp, pageantry and patriotic spirit marked the 62nd Republic Day Wednesday in Karnataka as Governor H.R. Bhardwaj hoisted the tricolour and inspected the guard of honour here ... Read more...

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Karnataka governor hoists tricolour


January 26th, 2011 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 26 (IANS) Karnataka Governor Hans Raj Bhardwaj Wednesday hoisted the tricolour at the Field Marshal Manekshaw Parade Ground here amid tight security to mark the 62nd Republic Day. Clad in ... Read more...

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Shetty elected new IHF president


December 20th, 2010 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) Monday declared the names of its new office-beareres with R.K Shetty taking over the president's post from K.P.S. Gill.Shetty is the president of ... Read more...

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13 dead in Karnataka accident


December 14th, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 14 (IANS) At least 13 people died Tuesday when a vehicle with around 35 people fell into a tank near Mysore city of Karnataka, state Medical Education Minister S.A. Ramdas ... Read more...

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