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50K more RTE forms accepted, post glitch, rectification

Published on 05-May-2016
Most of the parents had said that their applications were rejected due to issues in the pin code. Picture for Representation purpose only

Around 50,000 more applications from parents seeking RTE seats for their children have been accepted by the Department...

MRPL begins shutdown as water scarcity hits refinery

Published on 05-May-2016
MRPL produces around 5 lakh tonnes of diesel, 1 lakh tonnes of petrol and 75,000 tonnes of LPG a month. The MRPL is, at present, using domestic treated water and the water recycled at the plant for operations. PTI file photo. For representation purpose

The supply of petrol and diesel in the state may be affected soon as the Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited...

Lokayukta complaint against CM over appointment of KSPCB chief

Published on 05-May-2016
KSPCB chairman Lakshmana

A complaint has been filed with the Lokayukta against Chief Minister Siddaramaiah over the appointment of real...

Water sprinklers, fans keep animals cool at Pilikula zoo

Published on 05-May-2016
Zookeepers are using fans to help tiger beat the heat in Pilikula Biological Park.

To protect animals from sun stroke and other health complications because of the rising mercury, the Pilikula Biological Park...

Akashavani plans programme on uses of medicinal plants

Published on 05-May-2016
This is part of the first ever medicinal plant programme the department is preparing after a detailed survey of Karnataka, especially the Western Ghats. DH file photo

Do you know how to control asthma and diabetes by using simple medicinal plants which can be grown in your backyard...

'CET Chemistry easy, Physics relatively tough'

Published on 05-May-2016
Students come out of the Baldwin Methodist Girls' PU College in the city after the CET on Thursday. DH photo

Students who appeared for the physics and chemistry examination on the second day of the Common Entrance Test (CET)-2016...

ComedK: Students get centres a 'little away'

Published on 05-May-2016
This is the first time that the ComedK exam has gone online and is being conducted at a national level. It is being held in 156 cities and in 729 centres across the country. DH file photo. For representation purpose

Around 1,200 of the 1.71 lakh candidates who have enrolled to write the Consortium of Medical, Engineering...

V Sridhar is VTU in-charge vice chancellor

Published on 05-May-2016
V Sridhar

Principal of PES College of Engineering, Mandya, Dr V Sridhar (in pic), has been appointed the in-charge vice chancellor...

PM to review Karnataka drought tomorrow

Published on 05-May-2016
The Union government has already sanctioned Rs 723.23 crore to Karnataka as compensation for the failure of rabi crops and to provide drinking water. Earlier, it had released Rs 1,540 crore for the failure of kharif crops. PTI file photo

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has invited Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah to review the drought and water scarcity...

Kharge seeks Centre's intervention on Mahadayi river water dispute

Published on 05-May-2016
Raising the matter during the Question Hour, Kharge said the nation was facing droughts and drinking water problems. PTI file photo

Senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge on Thursday raised the issue of Mahadayi river water dispute between...

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Women voters wait in a queue to cast their votes at a polling station during the final phase of...

Women voters wait in a queue to cast their votes at a polling station during the final phase of...

Royal Challengers Bangalore players Chris Gayle, Travis Head and Stuart Binny are seen with a fan...

Royal Challengers Bangalore players Chris Gayle, Travis Head and Stuart Binny are seen with a fan...

Boys jump into a step well, built inside the shrine of Sufi Saint Nizamuddin Auliya, to cool off...

Boys jump into a step well, built inside the shrine of Sufi Saint Nizamuddin Auliya, to cool off...

A woman collects drinking water after climbing down a dried up well at Bhakrecha Pada in Thane...

A woman collects drinking water after climbing down a dried up well at Bhakrecha Pada in Thane...

A man offers water to a Peacock at a Zoo in Surat on Thursday...

A man offers water to a Peacock at a Zoo in Surat on Thursday...

Parineeti Chopra and Kunal Kapoor during a promotional event in New Delhi on Thursday...

Parineeti Chopra and Kunal Kapoor during a promotional event in New Delhi on Thursday...

Russian Air Force Su-25 jets fly over Moscow's Kremlin during a general rehearsal for the Victory...

Russian Air Force Su-25 jets fly over Moscow's Kremlin during a general rehearsal for the Victory...

Kashmiri Muslim women react upon seeing a relic believed to be hair from the beard of Prophet...

Kashmiri Muslim women react upon seeing a relic believed to be hair from the beard of Prophet...

Holocaust survivor Robert Tomashof and his daughter Rutti Tomashof light a torch during the...

Holocaust survivor Robert Tomashof and his daughter Rutti Tomashof light a torch during the...

A man prepares food inside a community kitchen at a Hindu temple on the banks of the river Ganga...

A man prepares food inside a community kitchen at a Hindu temple on the banks of the river Ganga...