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Panel Orders 3000 Cusecs of Cauvery Water Release Till Sept. 30

The Cauvery monitoring panel on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016, ordered Karnataka government to release 3,000 cusecs of water from Cauvery daily until Sept. 30. Last time, the supreme court asked Karnataka government to release 12,000 cusecs until Sept. 20 but with today’s order, the quantum will be higher at 30,000 cusecs. The Cauvery supervisory committee has been releasing water at the ...

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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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Karnataka Bandh: Cauvery Water Row Turns Violent Again over SC Order

The ongoing tussle between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu over Cauvery water has turned belligerent with farmers in Mandya and Mysore, joined by several pro-Kannada organisations, blocking roads and and stoning Tamil Nadu vehicles or writing slogans on Chennai-bound buses. The Supreme Court on Monday directed Karnataka to release 15,000 cusecs of water to Tamil Nadu for the next 10 days ...

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Move Over JNU, Now IIT Students Protest 

With IITs being transformed into commercial institutes charging very high fees from Rs.90,000 to Rs.200,000 per annum, the students of IIT Kharagpur staged a peaceful protest against the Human Resource Development Ministry demanding reversal of the draconian step. The sudden increase in the fee structure is a grave burden on those who will join from this year onwards but the ...

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Vemula Suicide: AP, Telangana Students Observe Bandh Seeking Removal of Smriti Irani, Datttatreya

The controversy over the suicide of Hyderabad Central University (HCU) research scholar Rohit Vemula is spiralling into other universities with student unions and bodies observing a state-wide bandh of educational institutions in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana on Monday. The Students Federation of India, All India Students Federation, Progressive Democratic Students Union and the Telangana Vidyarthi Vedika said Rohit had died ...

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