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Govt will persuade farmers against growing tobacco: Khader

Published on 31-May-2015
for TOBACCO-free karnataka: Health Minister U T Khader with doctors from various hospitals on World No Tobacco Day in Bengaluru on Saturday. (From left) Dr Kamini Rao, cancer survivor Nalini Satyanarayan, Dr B S Ajai Kumar and Dr Guruprasad Bhata are seen with him. DH Photo

The State government will try persuading farmers against growing tobacco and instead get them to focus on alternative commercial...

80.33 pc voter turnout in first phase of GP elections

Published on 31-May-2015
Vote Poll. Reuters File Photo for representation.

The first phase of gram panchayat polls held in 15 districts in Mysuru and Belagavi revenue divisions on May 29 recorded ...

Heavy rain claims two lives, damages crops

Published on 31-May-2015
A man was electrocuted after he came in contact with a live wire near Jyothimallapura village in Arsikere taluk of Hassan district. DH Photos

 Heavy rain accompanied with thunder and lightning claimed two lives and damaged standing crops in the State on Saturday.

International experts train jumbos at Bannerghatta Park

Published on 31-May-2015
Margaret Whittaker with rescued elephant Sundar at the Bannerghatta Biological Park.  DH Photos

International experts in elephant training Margaret Whittaker and Gail Laule have arrived in the City and have been training...

Ban on chewing tobacco sought as State fights cancer

Published on 31-May-2015
Tobacco. DH File Photo for representation.

A ban on chewing tobacco is the need of the hour, Dr U S Vishal Rao, member of the State government's High Power Committee...

Govt can order CBI probe into my land, says Gowda

Published on 31-May-2015
 H D Deve Gowda. DH File Photo.

Janata Dal (Secular) supremo H D Deve Gowda on Saturday said that the Congress government in the State was welcome to order...

B'luru pips Pune to host India's fastest supercomputer

Published on 31-May-2015
Super Computers. Reuters File Photo for representation.

The Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bengaluru has overtaken the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM)...

In twilight of its existence, BU celebrates golden jubilee

Published on 31-May-2015
congratulations: Gold medalists (from L) Chaitra A (fist rank in MSc Computer Science), Jyoti Pal Saluja (first rank in BEd), Aruna S N (first rank in Kannada), Sandhya G A (first rank in BSc), Bharath K M (first rank in Chemistry) and Greeshma M P (first rank in BCA) at Bangalore University's Golden Jubilee convocation on Saturday. (Below) (From left) G K Narayana Reddy (Doctor of Science), Parvathamma Rajkumar and S Chinnaswamy Mambally (both Doctor of Letters) were awarded honorary doctorates at the event. dh Photos

Bangalore University (BU) on Saturday celebrated 50 years of its existence at possibly its last convocation as a single entity.

II PU revaluation, re-totalling results on June 14: Minister

Published on 31-May-2015
Result. DH File Photo for representation.

The Department of Pre-University Education (DPUE) will announce on June 14 the results of revaluation and re-totalling...

Integrated PU colleges continue to thrive despite warning

Published on 31-May-2015
Students. DH File Photo.

Colleges offering pre-university courses with coaching for various competitive examinations continue to thrive, despite...

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Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik creates a sand sculpture with a message “Choice is Yours, Don’t be Lat

Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik creates a sand sculpture with a message “Choice is Yours, Don’t be Lat

NSUI students protesting near the National Media Centre where Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani...

NSUI students protesting near the National Media Centre where Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani...

Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh, center, dances with members of the media during a press conference...

Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh, center, dances with members of the media during a press conference...

A man looking at the water in a dam which turning red due to some chemical reaction...

A man looking at the water in a dam which turning red due to some chemical reaction...

An Indian eagle which was struck inside the fallen tree near Bengaluru Press Club...

An Indian eagle which was struck inside the fallen tree near Bengaluru Press Club...

India's Khalin Joshi tees off on the first hole during the final round of the Bashundhara...

India's Khalin Joshi tees off on the first hole during the final round of the Bashundhara...

Tobacco farmers and workers holding a protest in Vijaywada against anti-tobacco campaigns...

Tobacco farmers and workers holding a protest in Vijaywada against anti-tobacco campaigns...

An elderly woman smokes a Bidi on the eve of 'World No Tobacco Day' in Ahmedabad...

An elderly woman smokes a Bidi on the eve of 'World No Tobacco Day' in Ahmedabad...

Models walk the ramp at Indore Fashion Week in Indore...

Models walk the ramp at Indore Fashion Week in Indore...

Ramkumar Ramanathan of India play a backhand shot against Vishnuvardhan during ITF Mysuru Open...

Ramkumar Ramanathan of India play a backhand shot against Vishnuvardhan during ITF Mysuru Open...

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