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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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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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Medical Shops to be Shut for A Day, Protesting Online Sales

All chemists and druggist across India will go on one-day strike on October 14 to protest against the sale of medicines online, which they allege is taking away chunk of their business. “Around eight lakh chemists across India, 40,000 in Tamil Nadu will participate in the strike supporting the protest,” Tamil Nadu Chemists and Druggists Association Secretary N Anandhan said. ...

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Controversies Galore: It all started with the name ‘Bahubali’ itself

The controversies revolved around the very name of the movie title ‘Bahubali,’ when Jain Temple ‘Bhatta Kalakar Soudha Swamiji Matt’ in Karnataka had sent a legal notice to the producer of the movie saying the title is misleading since the title refers to Mahaveer Jain, founder of Jain religion. Soon, the movie producer faced plagiarism notice over an idea of the ‘Making ...

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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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Karnataka CET 2015 Exam Postponed from April 29 to May 12

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The Karnataka Common Entrance Test (K-CET) for the session 2015 scheduled to be held on April 29 and 30, 2015 has been postponed to May 12 and 13, said the Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA). The nationwide strike by Central trade Unions and KSRTC staff federation on April 30 has led to the imminent postponement. Since the admission test to private ...

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Mekedatu Water Row: Karnataka to Observe Counter Bandh Saturday

Karnataka organisations and pro-Kannada outfits have called for a bandh on Saturday in the state and Bangalore from 6 am to 6 pm for 12 hours in protest against what they said Tamil Nadu’s attempts to stall the Mekedatu drinking water project across the Cauvery. The move in response to similar bandh observed by Tamil Nadu on March 28 against ...

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25,000 petrol pumps observe blackout for 15 minutes in protest

Over 25,000 petrol pumps across India remained closed abruptly for 15 minutes from 8 p.m. on Saturday as oil dealers continued their protest against state-owned companies to push for a five-point charter of demands covering financial compensation. “Over 25,000 petrol pumps participated in the blackout call to protest against unplanned price changes resulting in heavy losses to the dealers on ...

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AP Film Industry Workers on Strike for Pay Hike, Telugu Films’ Shooting Stalled

Nearly 14,000 workers of Telugu film industry went on strike from today, Thursday November 27, demanding more pay among others. Representing 24 crafts of Telugu filmdom, they went on strike in Hyderabad protesting low wages and unfair employment opportunities, especially allowing non-federation members to work in films. The move has brought to standstill many shooting schedules of star-studded films in ...

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Modi Leaves for Srinagar, Separatists Under Arrest

The separatist leaders who gave a call for strike regarding Modi’s visit to Srinagar were put under house arrest on Thursday. A shutdown called by separatists has affected life here and in the Kashmir Valley Thursday as Prime Minister Narendra Modi flew into Jammu and Kashmir. On Diwali, Modi had visited the soldiers at Siachen and was scheduled to move ...

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23 May, Bank Employees Nation wide strike

Opposing P.J Nayak commitee proposed suggestions to follow corporate way in Nationalised bank, bank employees have called a strike on 23 May. Many Banks employee unions have strongly opposed to the idea if any attempt is made to privatize the Nationalised banks.Around 10 Lakh bank employees,officers and national unions are opposing P.J Nayak commitee proposed suggestions. Bank Employee Unions decided ...

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Telangana agitation update: Roadblocks in Nalgonda, no power in many districts

Andhra Pradesh is under siege as vehicles from Andhra region were stopped by anti-Telangana protesters from entering Hyderabad near  Vijayawada while many travellers to the state capital were left stranded with no hope in sight for the 24-day-old agitation. On the other side, in Telangana districts like Nalgonda, roadblocks were held by protesters and many of them had to be ...

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