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19 July, 2018 4:01 PM Jains plan a mega drive to map size and spread of community

The Jain community, which was granted minority status in 2014, believes that the size of the community is four times bigger than the 45 lakh as per the Census 2011. As per a report in The Times of India, to map the community’s size and spread, different sects have joined hands to launch a mega drive that will begin at the end of the chaturmass (monsoon 50

18 July, 2018 3:35 PM Government ropes in Google to create 3D views of monuments on Incredible India website

Tourism minister KJ Alphons expressed hope that this virtual reality experience will inspire tourists to visit India. The tourism ministry has initiated a project with Google to offer 3D views of Indian monuments on the website of Incredible India. As per a report in The Economic Times, tourism minister KJ Alphons said: "We want to give tourists a virtual 80

18 July, 2018 12:40 PM Karnataka government to decide on free bus pass to students in a week

The Karnataka government today said it would take a decision soon on the issue of providing free bus pass to all categories of students across the state. "Education Minister has said that the education department will foot 25 percent of the cost. Chief Minister is currently in Delhi, once he is back, both the Education Minister and I will meet him regarding 34

18 July, 2018 8:03 AM Centre considers increasing retirement age for SC, HC judges

A constitutional amendment would be needed to raise the age of retirement The Centre is considering increasing the retirement age of judges presiding on cases in upper levels of the judiciary. According to a CNN News 18 report, the government would consider a proposal to increase the retirement age of high court judges from the current 62 years to 64 years 45

17 July, 2018 4:51 PM Prof Anil D Sahasrabudhe Reappointed AICTE Chairman

The central government has renewed the appointment of Prof D Sahasrabudhe as the chairman of the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). The union government has renewed the appointment of Prof Anil D Sahasrabudhe as the chairman of the tenchical and professional education regulator All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). Prof. Sahasrabudhe 37

17 July, 2018 3:39 PM With iPhone X, Karnataka Invites Lawmakers For Cauvery Dispute Meet

Chief Minister Kumaraswamy told reporters he was "not aware" of it. The Karnataka government's invite to a meeting on the Cauvery dispute did not come cheap. The invite to 40 lawmakers came with an iPhone X and a costly bag, alleges Rajiv Chandrashekhar. Mr Chandrashekhar, a Rajya Sabha member, has written to Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy, who has reportedly 45

16 July, 2018 12:01 PM Congress' Karnataka alliance 'opportunistic' without positive agenda: Arun Jaitley

Jaitley's comments follow Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy's statements indicating ties between his JD(S) and the Congress might have strained. In a Facebook post on Monday, Union Minister Arun Jaitley called the alliance formed by the Congress in Karnataka an "opportunistic alliance with no positive agenda." He cited an earlier post, wherein 47

16 July, 2018 10:21 AM Running Coalition Not Easy, Have Courage: Congress To HD Kumaraswamy

Mallikarjun Kharge's remark came hours after HD Kumaraswamy said that he was not happy while heading a coalition government, and was swallowing the pain of it. Senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge on Sunday advised Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy to have the courage to face the circumstances emerging due to the formation of a coalition government 59

15 July, 2018 5:45 PM To Highlight 'Failure' Of JDS-Congress Alliance, BJP To Go On State Tours

Raising questions about implementation of promises made by the coalition partners ahead of polls BS Yeddyurappa said, there was no clarity on the farm loan waiver. BJP leaders in Karnataka would soon undertake state-wide tours to highlight the alleged failure of the Congress-JDS coalition government in fulfilling poll promises and issues concerning the state 35

15 July, 2018 3:00 PM Karnataka leaders to discuss cabinet expansion with party high command

With six ministerial berths alloted to the party remaining to be filled, Congress leaders from Karnataka are likely to discuss cabinet expansion with the party high command during a visit to Delhi on July 18. "During the visit, we will try to discuss with our leadership," Deputy Chief Minister and Congress leader G Parameshwara told reporters here. He was responding 89