Monthly Archives: February 2019

Scale a peak and become eligible for coveted CET seat

People are often urged to ‘climb every mountain’ to follow their dreams and chase success. Students in the State aspiring for seats in professional courses can take this metaphor literally. The Higher Education Department has amended the Karnataka Selection of Candidates for Admission to Government Seats in Professional Educational Institutions …

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Concern over drinking water problem

Raising concern over the acute drinking water problem in his constituency; Nagathan, and in other parts of the district, MLA Devanand Chavan, asked in an angry tone district in-charge Minister M.C. Managuli to keep officials in control to ensure adequate supply of drinking water in the rural areas. Participating in …

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Centre’s crackdown hits Greenpeace

Greenpeace has been forced to close two of its regional offices and “considerably” reduce its staff in India because of a government crackdown on allegedly unlawful foreign funding of NGOs. The organisation has been campaigning on environmental issues in India for nearly two decades but has clashed in recent years …

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Scene set to shift to Supreme Court today

The CBI is ready to move the Supreme Court against the West Bengal government and its police for impeding an ongoing court-ordered investigation into multi-crore chit fund cases, including the Saradha scam. It is learnt that the matter would be mentioned on Monday for urgent hearing by Solicitor-General Tushar Mehta …

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Citizenship Bill necessary, says Shah

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah on Sunday said that the government was speaking to all parties, both within the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and outside, in the wake of the controversy in the northeast over the Citizenship Amendment Bill, and trying to evolve a consensus. “Home Minister Rajnath …

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