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Panel Orders 3000 Cusecs of Cauvery Water Release Till Sept. 30

The Cauvery monitoring panel on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016, ordered Karnataka government to release 3,000 cusecs of water from Cauvery daily until Sept. 30. Last time, the supreme court asked Karnataka government to release 12,000 cusecs until Sept. 20 but with today’s order, the quantum will be higher at 30,000 cusecs. The Cauvery supervisory committee has been releasing water at the ...

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Bangalore Schools to Re-open, No Holiday on Thursday

As Wednesday turned out to be normal with any violence reported, re-opened offices functioning as usual, private schools have finally decided to re-open schools on Thursday and parents may prepare to send their wards in the morning. The BMTC and KSRTC buses are seen plying on Bangalore roads bringing the look of normalcy back to busy Bangalore. However, Wednesday saw ...

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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  SEE: Bangalore Schools, Colleges to be ...

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Bangalore Shocked – Five Sudden Developments Grip City Today

Supreme Court tweaks its Order on Monday reducing water to be released by Karnataka from 15,000 to 12,000 but increasing the number of day, which effectively means 30,000 more cusecs of water than last Thursday’s verdict. Soon the news spreads like a fireball with pro-Kannada activists taking to streets, burning more than 10 vehicles, damaging TN-bound buses and attacking shops ...

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Cauvery Water Dispute Turns Ugly, Dangerous in Bangalore, Chennai; Some Precautions

The ongoing dispute over water sharing by Karnataka to Tamil Nadu as per the Supreme Court verdict has turned violent with attacks and counter-attacks plaguing both states alike and another Karanataka Bandh called by pro-Kannada activist groups on Thursday, September 15. On Monday, the Supreme Court modified an earlier order saying Karnataka has to release less river water, instead of ...

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BMTC Bus Strike: Many Schools to Open Tomorrow

As Karnataka is beset with transport strike for over three days with no signs of relief, many schools have decided to go ahead and open on Thursday. Even the deputy commissioners who issue holiday have decided to let schools open and see the situation. [FLASH: Bus strike Ends, Schools to Open Tomorrow] To begin with many Bangalore schools with their ...

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BMTC Strike Not Called Off, Some Schools Opt for Holiday, Others to Open

The ongoing BMTC, KSRTC and other RTC unions continuing their two-day strike into an indefinite strike, the government tried to push the trainees and mechanical engineers to run some skeletal bus service with no relief for commuters. Many schools have taken pre-emptive action declaring a third day holiday on Wednesday too. While many office-goers are given the option to work ...

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Karnataka Bus Strike: COMEDK Counselling to Go On

The Karnataka government has given nod to all district education officials to decide and declare two-day holidays for schools and colleges owing to Karnataka bus strike from midnight Sunday for two days. But COMEDK said the second round of counselling scheduled for Tuesday for engineering aspirants will be held as per schedule. While the talks are still open, the government ...

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Karnataka Bus Strike Tomorrow: Schools Closed, What Else to Expect?

As Karnataka transport unions BMTC, KSRTC and regional transport corporations have declared a two day strike from Sunday midnight, the buses will be off roads in Bangalore and the entire Karnataka on Monday and Tuesday. [SEE: Karnataka Strike: Holiday for Schools on Monday, Tuesday as RTC Buses go Off Roads] All schools will be closed as per the government directive but ...

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Banashankari in Bangalore Home to Man 400000 Years Ago, Claims Retired Archaeologist

The city of Bangalore has a history longer than expected as new stone-age implements discovered by archaeologists show that man wandered in the area 400,000 years ago. Dr K B Shivatarak, retired professor of ancient history and archaeology, Mangalore Universitiy told TOI that he has unearthed the earliest pre-historic evidence in Bangalore that can be traced to stone-age man. “The ...

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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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Karnataka Bandh Tomorrow Sept. 26; BMTC Buses, Autos to Remain Off Roads

As of now, Ola and Uber Cabs will ply as usual and Ola Cab No: 080-33553355 [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-e0aIdOUaS0] A pro-Kannada organization, Kannada Okkoota has called for a state-wide bandh on Saturday, September 26 to pressurize the state and Union government demanding implementation of the Kalasa-Banduri Nala and Mekedatu Dam projects to improve the drinking water situation in the state. Also read: Karnataka ...

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