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Bangalore: Schools, Colleges, Offices Closed/Holiday Tomorrow

Following Monday’s riots and fire on the roads of Bangalore over Cauvery verdict by the Supreme Court, for those fearing whether to send their wards to schools or colleges, it is relieving to know that Tuesday remains a holiday for all schools and colleges in Karnataka due to Bakrid, a festival for Muslims. [ALSO ┬áSEE: Bangalore Schools, Colleges to be ...

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Friday Bharat Bandh: What to Expect in Country-wide Shut Down?

Despite eleventh hour effort to stop the trade unions’ call for a Bharat Bandh on Friday with hike in minimum wage hike, government has failed to stem the shut down which will affect the country, ranging from shutdown of banks, factories and government offices across the nation. While state governments will take a decision on closure of schools and colleges, ...

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Karnataka Bandh in Full Swing Today: BMTC Buses off Roads, Autos Charging Triple Fare

Karnataka Bandh declared by a pro-Kannada organisation, Kannada Okkoota on Saturday, September 26 to pressurize the state and Union governments demanding implementation of the Kalasa-Banduri Nala and Mekedatu Dam projects to improve the drinking water situation in the state, evoked maximum response. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-e0aIdOUaS0] While shops in all major cities and Bangalore were closed with virtually no traffic left on ...

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Bharat Bandh: Private Schools to Remain Closed Tomorrow

In view of the Bharat Bandh called by trade unions on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015, there is no official word on schools and colleges being closed though transport officials said many buses and autos may not ply in major cities. Owing to the law and order situation, many private schools and colleges have declared holiday in the country though government ...

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Nationwide Transportation Strike Partially Successful (Photos)

Millions of commuters across India were left stranded on Thursday as buses and taxis did not ply to protest a proposed law that makes punishment for traffic violations much more stringent but in metros like Chennai and Bangalore, it was partially successful. Passengers had to wait endlessly at railway stations in various cities as public transport went off the road. ...

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Maruti Suzuki to roll out Ertiga on April 12

India’s largest car manufacturer Maruti Suzuki will launch its first multi-purpose vehicle Ertiga on April 12 in both petrol and diesel versions on Swift platform to rival the Toyota Innova and the latest Mahindra Xylo. The petrol car engine will feature a new K-14 VVT 1.4 motor which produces 95PS and for diesel version, a 1.3-litre DDiS engine will be ...

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