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Withdraw English-medium school order, demand writers

Withdraw English-medium school order, demand writers

DHARWAD: The first session of Day 2 of the Akhila Bharat here on Saturday discussed the condition of Kannada-medium schools run by the government in the state. Panelists urged chief minister HD Kumaraswamy to immediately withdraw the order of starting 1,000 English-medium schools from the next academic year. Educationist GS […]

Dust takes the sheen off exhibition

Dust takes the sheen off exhibition

DHARWAD: Visitors are forced to contend with a severe problem at the Sammelan venue. The worst affected are those who have set up stalls on the University of Agricultural Sciences premises. More than 400 stalls are exhibiting handicrafts, clothes, artefacts, along with cottage and health products. The products on display […]

Inauguration delayed by 3 hours as CM arrives late

Inauguration delayed by 3 hours as CM arrives late

DHARWAD: The patience of people who had gathered at the UAS premises for the inaugural session of the Sammelana was tested as there was an inordinate delay in the commencement of the programme, thanks to chief minister H D Kumaraswamy who arrived three hours late. The programme was to start […]

RTE a bogus programme, has only helped schools make money: HDK

RTE a bogus programme, has only helped schools make money: HDK

DHARWAD: Chief minister raised eyebrows when he called the reservation of seats under the Right to Education () Act a “bogus programme” which has “enabled private schools to collect huge amounts of government money”. The Act was introduced by the Congress-led UPA government in 2009. Speaking during the inauguration of […]

Kannada Sahitya Sammelana set to kickstart in Dharwad today

Kannada Sahitya Sammelana set to kickstart in Dharwad today

The 84th begins in today. Preparations for the three-day event have been on in full swing in the twin cities of Hubballi and Dharwad. The event will be inaugurated by Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy, with Kambar presiding over the event. One of the biggest talking points of the event, which […]

2-day protest in twin cities on January 8, 9

2-day protest in twin cities on January 8, 9

HUBBALLI: The Joint Committee of Trade Unions () will launch a protest against the central government on January 8 in Hubballi and on January 9 in . NWKRTC and buses will stay off the road during the two-day protest. , convener of JCTU, said public transport across the state, banks […]

HDMC contractors go on strike from today

HDMC contractors go on strike from today

HUBBALLI: Amid all the efforts that the district administration and civic authorities are putting in for the success of the Kannada Sammelana in , the indefinite dharna announced by the HDMC civic and electrical contractors is giving them jitters. The contractors are demanding that their bills, for the works done […]

Parents oppose making kids wait for hours

Parents oppose making kids wait for hours

DHARWAD: The , which had attracted criticism by progressive women writers for including the participation of women with ‘Poorna Kumbha’ in the procession of Adhyksha, has invited another controversy by involving thousands of school and college students in the procession. The Sammelana organizers have asked the schoolchildren in batches to […]

Autorickshaws in city will run as per fare meter

Autorickshaws in city will run as per fare meter

DHARWAD: The drivers who were reluctant to charge fare according to the meter in , have finally fallen in line and have accepted the revised fare chart of the RTO and the district administration. On Wednesday, deputy commissioner and police commissioner M N Nagaraj formally launched the plying of autorickshaws […]

Finishing touches being given for Kannada Sahitya Sammelana

Finishing touches being given for Kannada Sahitya Sammelana

DHARWAD: With just two days left for the 84th Akhila Bharat , the district administration is busy giving final touches to the preparations. The three-day literary meet will begin on Friday. Revenue minister R V who is also the minister, visited the University of Agricultural Sciences campus, the venue of […]