Tag Archives: Karnataka

Killing the Kisan, the Madhya Pradesh Govt Way?

When Madhya Pradesh denied entry to Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, it was not without reason as the state government was aware of the impending crisis. Though it denied the firing on farmers who were protesting in Mandsaur initially, later it has admitted that six farmers were shot dead in the police firing. Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan tried ...

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RV College of Engineering to Conduct Uranium Research in Karnataka

Board of Research in Nuclear Science has granted Rs.25 lakh to Bangalore-based RV College of Engineering for conducting research on spatial distribution of uranium and its impact on water in five districts of Karnataka. The grant for three years enables Bangalore’s No.1 engineering college to undertake the project entitled “Spatial distribution of Uranium and associated water quality parameters in Bangalore, Bangalore ...

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Bangalore Schools to Re-open, No Holiday on Thursday

As Wednesday turned out to be normal with any violence reported, re-opened offices functioning as usual, private schools have finally decided to re-open schools on Thursday and parents may prepare to send their wards in the morning. The BMTC and KSRTC buses are seen plying on Bangalore roads bringing the look of normalcy back to busy Bangalore. However, Wednesday saw ...

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Bangalore Schools, Colleges to be Closed Tomorrow, Wednesday; Offices May Open

Following Bakrid holiday on Tuesday and the State government of Karnataka declaring that it would obey the Supreme Court order and also deal with an iron hand to stop riots and vandalism on the streets, offices may open tomorrow while many schools and colleges in Bangalore decided to close for Wednesday too. BMTC and KSRTC buses may begin plying tomorrow. ...

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Bangalore Shocked – Five Sudden Developments Grip City Today

Supreme Court tweaks its Order on Monday reducing water to be released by Karnataka from 15,000 to 12,000 but increasing the number of day, which effectively means 30,000 more cusecs of water than last Thursday’s verdict. Soon the news spreads like a fireball with pro-Kannada activists taking to streets, burning more than 10 vehicles, damaging TN-bound buses and attacking shops ...

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Cauvery Water Dispute Turns Ugly, Dangerous in Bangalore, Chennai; Some Precautions

The ongoing dispute over water sharing by Karnataka to Tamil Nadu as per the Supreme Court verdict has turned violent with attacks and counter-attacks plaguing both states alike and another Karanataka Bandh called by pro-Kannada activist groups on Thursday, September 15. On Monday, the Supreme Court modified an earlier order saying Karnataka has to release less river water, instead of ...

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Banashankari in Bangalore Home to Man 400000 Years Ago, Claims Retired Archaeologist

The city of Bangalore has a history longer than expected as new stone-age implements discovered by archaeologists show that man wandered in the area 400,000 years ago. Dr K B Shivatarak, retired professor of ancient history and archaeology, Mangalore Universitiy told TOI that he has unearthed the earliest pre-historic evidence in Bangalore that can be traced to stone-age man. “The ...

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