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State govt spent Rs 7.89 crore on ministers' travel

Published on 29-Jul-2015
Urban Development Minister Vinay Kumar Sorake has claimed the highest pay of Rs 79.42 lakh, including Rs 56.62 lakh as travel allowance in the last two years. DH file photo

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and his ministerial colleagues have spent in a staggering Rs 7.89 crore on travel allowance...

Deep sea fishing to resume on Saturday

Published on 29-Jul-2015
Owners perform puja in the trawlers anchored at Baithkol fishing  harbour near Karwar ahead of the fishing season. Deep-water fishing begins on Saturday. DH photo

Fishing boat owners at Baithkol port near here are getting ready for a fresh season as the two-month deep sea fishing ban...

BJP disputes govt data on farmer suicides, says 221 deaths in 7 months

Published on 29-Jul-2015
The families of just 63 farmers have received compensation so far, the party's general secretary, C T Ravi, told reporters  in Bengaluru on Wednesday. DH file photo

The BJP has claimed that as many as 221 farmers have committed suicide in the last seven months in Karnataka and not...

Law soon to allow pvt buses on 2,830 routes

Published on 29-Jul-2015
Sources said that the bus routes had been cancelled by the top court as those overlapped with the routes operated by state-owned transport corporations. DH file photo

The State Cabinet on Wednesday decided to bring in a legislation to temporarily override a Supreme Court order that had cancelled...

Panel tells IISc, IITs to aim for world top-100 list

Published on 29-Jul-2015
Top Indian Institutes including IISc and IITs do not figure in the top 100 list of global universities. DH file photo

Top Indian Institutes including IISc and IITs do not figure in the top 100 list of global universities, while IISc manages...

Centre to prod State into saving B'luru lakes

Published on 29-Jul-2015
Javadekar, who chaired a meeting of Bengaluru MPs and MLAs on rejuvenation of lakes here on Tuesday, said his ministry would fund the rejuvenation if the State government took affirmative steps to block the entry of polluted water into the lakes. PTI file photo

Union Minister for Environment and Forests Prakash Javadekar said he will write to the State government to take immediate...

BBMP polls: Cong forms manifesto panel, JD(S) to hold public meet

Published on 29-Jul-2015
The State Congress has set up the manifesto committee under its president G Parameshwara. DH file photo

The Congress and the JD(S) have begun preparations for the Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) elections...

Minister unhappy with Guv for forwarding Palike bill to President

Published on 29-Jul-2015
The minister, interacting with reporters on Wednesday, expressed resentment over the governor's action of forwarding the Karnataka municipal corporation amendment bill, which would allow formation of smaller municipal bodies in place of the BBMP, to the President.  DH file photo

Law and Parliamentary Affairs Minister T B Jayachandra said on Wednesday that the governor had raised 15 to 20 objections...

BEd, MEd courses at Bangalore University in new avatar

Published on 29-Jul-2015
Bangalore University. DH file photo

Teacher education courses at Bangalore University (BU) will be offered in a complete redesigned format from this...

Disciplinary action recommended against Riyaz

Published on 29-Jul-2015
Syed Riyaz

The Registrar of the Lokayukta has written to the Department of Personnel and Administrative Reforms (DPAR) for initiating...

Photo Gallery
People worship a bull during Bendur festival in Sangli on Wednesday...

People worship a bull during Bendur festival in Sangli on Wednesday...

Fire brigade and NDRF personnel rescue a person stuck in the three floor Matru-Chhaya...

Fire brigade and NDRF personnel rescue a person stuck in the three floor Matru-Chhaya...

Students of Patna Women's College wear tiger masks to create awareness to save tigers...

Students of Patna Women's College wear tiger masks to create awareness to save tigers...

Monsoon clouds over the Royal Palace in Agartala on Wednesday...

Monsoon clouds over the Royal Palace in Agartala on Wednesday...

Police firing tear gas shells to disperse protesters at a mass protest rally on the second...

Police firing tear gas shells to disperse protesters at a mass protest rally on the second...

Tamil Nadu Governor K Rosaiah pays his last respects to the former president APJ Abdul...

Tamil Nadu Governor K Rosaiah pays his last respects to the former president APJ Abdul...

School students hold up a picture in tribute to former President APJ Abdul Kalam in Gurgaon...

School students hold up a picture in tribute to former President APJ Abdul Kalam in Gurgaon...

A Military Vehicle carrying the mortal remains of former President APJ Abdul Kalam...

A Military Vehicle carrying the mortal remains of former President APJ Abdul Kalam...

Tri-services personnel carry the mortal remains of former President APJ Abdul Kalam...

Tri-services personnel carry the mortal remains of former President APJ Abdul Kalam...

Soldiers escort a gun carriage carrying the body of former Indian President A. P. J. Abdul Kalam...

Soldiers escort a gun carriage carrying the body of former Indian President A. P. J. Abdul Kalam...

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