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This year, harmonica fest to include other reed instruments Open in new window
The Hindu
Nearly 100 musicians expected to enthral music lovers on November 30

Software engineer jumps from 4th floor, dies Open in new window
The Hindu
A 27-year-old software engineer leapt to his death from the fourth floor of an under-construction building in Singasandra, near Electronics City, on Thursday. The victim, Rajesh Choudhary, a nativ...

Private schools to step up pressure on government Open in new window
The Hindu
HC has directed the govt. to receive application from a private institution to start English-medium primary school

SC: no immediate threat of treasure pilferage Open in new window
The Hindu
The Supreme Court on Thursday said there is no immediate threat of pilferage of treasures from within the vaults of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple in Thiruvananthapuram and disagreed with amicus c...

HC asks metropolitan planning panel to meet regularly Open in new window
The Hindu
Stating that the Bangalore Metropolitan Planning Committee (BMPC) should start functioning, the High Court of Karnataka has asked the committee to hold meetings at regular intervals to take decisio...

Peer influence is the biggest factor Open in new window
The Hindu
Study conducted on children coming into conflict with the law

Bird data absolve migratory ducks Open in new window
The Hindu
Theories of migratory ducks transmitting avian influenza in Kerala are losing ground with birders maintaining that not many migrant species were present in the wetlands before the outbreak of the...

The writing on the wall is in English Open in new window
The Hindu
?As long as all the people with the best jobs in the government and in large corporations expect to operate in English, aspiring parents will want to have an English-medium education for their chi...

Kannada schools struggle to survive Open in new window
The Hindu
In the heart of Bengaluru in Vijayanagar, Udaya Kannada Primary School runs on a fairly large campus. It has infrastructure such as toilets and playground, and the classrooms are full of colourful...

A sailor?s story: how India won 1971 war Open in new window
The Hindu
Days after the aged and iconic aircraft carrier INS Vikrant went physically under the hammer in a Mumbai ship-breaking yard, Bengaluru remembered the ship and one of the Navy?s 17-decoratio...

Bengaluru: Home alone woman murdered Open in new window
The Hindu
A 37-year-old homemaker was murdered at her residence on Thursday. Police said that the victim, Vijayalakshmi, was strangled with a towel. Her husband, Narasimhaiah, an assistant engineer...

It?s official: Kerala faces H5N1 threat Open in new window
The Hindu
The government has initiated steps to intensify the culling operations in the three districts affected by the outbreak of Avian Influenza, even as the National Institute of High Security Animal Di...

Racism and law enforcement Open in new window
The Hindu
A grand jury?s exoneration of Darren Wilson, the white police officer who on August 9 shot dead an unarmed teenager on the streets of Ferguson, Missouri, sent shock waves across the United States...

A matter for concern Open in new window
The Hindu
The death of Phil Hughes, three days before what would have been his 26th birthday, has left the cricketing world shattered. In an induced coma after being hit on the head by a bouncer during a fi...

Bad enactment, no enforcement Open in new window
The Hindu
In response to public clamour against corruption, Parliament has been passing anti-graft legislation. But lawmakers, public servants and enforcement agencies, who have among their lot a vast majority of the corrupt, have been seeking loopholes in the law

Badrinath temple closed for winter Open in new window
The Hindu
The portals of the Himalayan shrine of Badrinath were closed for winter on Saturday. The season saw very few visitors.?This year, the shrine received 1.8 lakh pilgrims. However, befo...

State to fine-tune laws relating to private security agencies Open in new window
The Hindu
?Most agencies are not professionally managed?. He further said the police department will be equipped with all the necessary gadgets, ammunition and men to face the expected challenges at the proposed world class capital region abutting Vijayawada.

Tripathi sworn in as Bihar Governor Open in new window
The Hindu
West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi was on Thursday sworn in as the Governor of Bihar. The term of the former Bihar Governor, D.Y. Patil, expired on Wednesday.Chief Justice of Patna H...

Bihar doctors up in arms against Pappu Yadav Open in new window
The Hindu
Doctors? associations in Bihar have threatened a mass agitation and planned to move court against Rashtriya Janata Dal MP Pappu Yadav?s continuous tirade against them, terming the Indian Medical As...

An economic case for curbs on carbon growth Open in new window
The Hindu
For India to reduce its carbon emissions, an increase in ?survival? emissions for the basic needs of the poor will have to be matched by a reduction in ?luxury? emissions from the wealthy

ED attaches 2,631 bank accounts of Rose Valley Open in new window
The Hindu
In its biggest such action against a Ponzi scheme firm, the Enforcement Directorate on Thursday, attached 2,631 accounts of the Rose Valley Group involving Rs. 295 crore, under Section 5 of the Pr...

Kakinada anchorage port to become rice export hub Open in new window
The Hindu
Government has changed the levy policy, providing opportunity to improve exports. East Godavari district alone produces 20-25 lakh metric tonnes of paddy every year and the West Godavari contributes more or less an equal quantum.

Adavi Sesh reveals yet another facet of his skills Open in new window
The Hindu
An NRI, he arrived on the scene a couple of years ago with Karma, a film he directed, produced and also played the lead role in. People looked at him with scepticism then. Four fil...

State to take up irrigation projects on war footing Open in new window
The Hindu
Chief Secretary I.Y.R Krishna Rao instructed the authorities to complete the Polavaram right canal works by April next and sort out the court cases to enable the transfer of river water from Godav...

House hunt tough task for politicos Open in new window
The Hindu
Owners hesitate to rent out their premises to lower rung leaders. The Congress leaders had announced that they would be conducting meetings every week and leaders from different districts would be attending such meetings and programmes.



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