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    Karnataka's minority students affected as budgets are reduced

    A special cash incentive of Rs 25,000 given to students pursuing B.Ed and D.Ed by the Directorate of Minorities will be affected after the government cuts the budget by 5 crore. The incentive of Rs 35,000 given to nursing students from minority backgrounds has been scrapped and applications for the incentive were not taken this year citing dearth of funds. A total of 7,155 B.Ed and...

    • 15 hrs ago
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    Change is constant, but Changemakers set bar high

    In what was the culmination of five months of identifying and vetting people making key contributions to society, 22 individuals were lauded as part of the finale of Deccan Herald's '20 changemakers to watch out for in the year 2020.' The winners, selected out of 100 nominated artists, social activists, environmentalists, technologists and other achievers, were honoured before a packed house of...

    • yesterday
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    Pallavi, Kishore bat for art as instrument of change

    Noted singer M D Pallavi and actor Kishore G batted for progressive cinema at the DH Changemakers 2020 event on Saturday. They were participating in the panel discussion during the programme. Asked how music can keep people motivated and rouse them to action, Pallavi said since music is an abstract art, anybody who engages with music can feel a sense of empowerment. It can also reach a large...

    • yesterday
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    Centre pushes for GPS, panic button in passenger vehicles

    An year after relaxing the 2018 rule that had made GPS-enabled vehicle location tracking (VLT) unit and panic button mandatory for all transport vehicles, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has come up with a Rs 332-crore scheme to enforce strict compliance of the rules in the country. In November 2016, the ministry notified the rules making the two devices mandatory in all...

    • yesterday
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    India belongs to hinterland: Arundhati

    'One feels so small when compared to the achievements of the people being celebrated today,' said Arundathi Nag, a known name in the Indian theatre, speaking at DH's '20 Changemakers' event. The veteran thespian lauded the changemakers series not only for its inclusivity. but for shining a spotlight on 22 people doing critically important work in society today. 'This is the kind of programme that justifies...

    • yesterday
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    Change is a constant, but Changemakers set bar high

    In what was the culmination of five months of identifying and vetting people making key contributions to society, 22 individuals were lauded as part of the finale of Deccan Herald's '20 changemakers to watch out for in the year 2020.' The winners, selected out of 100 nominated artists, social activists, environmentalists, technologists and other achievers, were honoured before a packed house...

    • yesterday
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    Raut for CM level talks on K'taka-Maharashtra border row

    Batting for an out-of-court settlement of Karnataka-Maharashtra border row, Shiv Sena spokesperson and Rajya Sabha member Sanjay Raut said that the chief ministers of both the states should take a lead to resolve issues pertaining to Kannada-Marathi language, culture and other niggling issues through talks. He was speaking at an interaction organised by Sarvajanik Vaachanalaya in the city...

    • yesterday
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    Congress attacks Shah over floods, police firing

    Leader of the Opposition Siddaramaiah targeted Union Home Minister Amit Shah soon after he arrived in Bengaluru on Saturday, demanding his answers on various questions pertaining to the state. In a slew of tweets under the #AnswerMadiShah banner, Siddaramaiah raised issues ranging from the August 2019 floods to the recent police firing in Mangaluru that killed two people during an anti-CAA...

    • yesterday
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    CLP, LoP posts shouldn't be split: Siddaramaiah

    The posts of the Congress Legislature Party (CLP) leader and Leader of the Opposition should not be separated, Congress leader Siddaramaiah said on Saturday, rejecting this demand his rival faction within the party has made. Siddaramaiah is the incumbent CLP leader and Leader of the Opposition, but he has tendered his resignation, and the Congress high command is yet to decide on it. A section of...

    • yesterday
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    Over 1 lakh students chant Vivekadeepini

    More than one lakh students chanted 'Vivekadeepini,' composed by Shankaracharya, setting a record of sorts in an event that reverberated across the Palace Grounds here on Saturday. The crowd flooded the entire ground and spread so far and wide that those at the edges could not even see the grand stage as the LCD screens projecting the events on the stage did not glow. Apart from students from over 500...

    • yesterday

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