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Stranger in Paradise
Hindoo Bali Holiday
F or the last few years, I have managed teams of Balinese workers in India . Every now and then, I force them to embark on a bit of a cultural jaunt: the truth is that they would much rather stay in their quarters reading old Bali Posts but I usually convince them that their minds need exercising too.
Wed May 22, 2013
12-year-old Mass. boy wins National Geographic Bee
Gaining confidence as he nailed questions about obscure island chains, bodies of water, global trade and culture, 12-year-old Sathwik Karnik cruised to victory Wednesday in the 2013 National Geographic Bee.
Power Publisher's New Release The Mummies by Dr. D. Suresh Babu
D. Suresh Babu explores the world of mummies and pharaohs through the eyes of the medical practitioners and the investigating generations of today Hailing into this world in the year 1967 on the 6th of June, this talented writer is originally a lab technician and a Radiographer practicing at the Kolar Gold fields, which are also popularly referred ... (more)
Mon May 20, 2013
USC Price School of Public Policy and India's Emergent Institute...
The USC Price School of Public Policy's Judith and John Bedrosian Center on Governance and the Public Enterprise on Tuesday created a new partnership with India's Emergent Institute to launch an exchange program between government leaders in California and the Indian state of Karnataka.
Sun May 19, 2013
Asia News Network
Judicial probe into Maoist encounter in India
The state government of Chhattisgarh, India has ordered a judicial inquiry into the killing of eight people in Edasmeta on Friday night and has announced a compensation of 500,000 Indian rupees to the next of kin of the victims.
Tue May 14, 2013
E-Sutra launches Contineo
Bangalore, May 14 : IT Company, E-Sutra Tuesday announced the launch of 'Contineo' a pioneering software platform for implementation and administration of academic autonomy.
India MRPL to process Iraq, Latam oil next year to make ...
NEW DELHI: India's Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals plans to begin processing oil from Iraq and Latin America from next year, helping the state-owned refiner to partly offset Iranian supplies choked off by pressure from western sanctions.
Mon May 13, 2013
Parrikar warns striking traders
Panaji, May 13 : Goa government has warned the striking Karnataka and Maharashtra traders of exploring other markets for importing foodstuff to Goa.
Sun May 12, 2013
The Indian Express
Sena slams Modi, asks BJP to revisit Hindutva agenda
Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut, who is the executive editor of party's mouthpiece Saamana, on Sunday wrote that the BJP's decision to shun hardcore Hindutva ideology was responsible for its defeat in Karnataka elections.
Sat May 11, 2013
3 people die, 10 injured in road mishap in Karnataka
Hubli, May 11 : In a ghastly road accident, three people died on the spot and ten sustained injuries when a KSRTC bus dashed against a parked tipper lorry in the early hours today near Bankapur village of Shiggaon taluka in Haveri district, about 65 km from here.
President presents National Technology Day Awards 2013
New Delhi, May 11 : President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday presented National Technological Awards at a function held at Vigyan Bhawan here to mark the National Technology Day 2013.
The Sene Patis Lose Their Marbles
It wouldn't be too far-fetched to say that one image sealed the BJP's prospects in coastal Karnataka: three girls cowering in sheer fright in front of a bellowing mob.
Yediyurappa's hubris helps mark the end of a discordant five years of saffron rule
Subversion of 2008 mandate 'Operation Kamala', getting elected Congress MLAs to resign and contest on a BJP ticket to shore up numbers, insulted the voter 'Resort' politics Every few months, BJP loyalists and dissidents in blackmailing moves were pushing off to plush clubs and resorts with scant concern for public perception Corruption The mining ... (more)
Fri May 10, 2013
Star of Mysore
DC inspects KRS, Hongalli Pumping Station as water crisis looms large
Mysore, May 10- Within days of completion of the elections to the Karnataka Legislative Assembly, Deputy Commissioner C. Shikha yesterday urged citizens to use water judiciously as the level at the KRS reservoir was fast depleting and thus severely affecting pumping facility at the Hongalli Pumping Station.
Thu May 09, 2013
Kharge buoyant as Cong win 7 seats in Gulbarga
Gulbarga, May 8 : Union Labour minister Mallikarjun Kharge, who is a strong aspirant for Chief minsitership after Congress won a handsome victory in Karnataka is a happy man as the party won seven seats out of the nine in the May 5 Assembly election.
Congress wrests 4 seats from BJP in Dharwad district
Hubli, May 8 : In an expected result of Karnataka Assembly polls in Dharwad district of Mumbai Karnataka, the Congress registering thumping victory with winning four seats out of seven, leaving two to ruling BJP while JD sprang a surprise by winning a seat for the first time in the district.
The Times of India
BJP's Karnataka tally would dip to 2 in Lok Sabha on assembly vote
Congress president Sonia Gandhi with her son Rahul Gandhi is greeted by party's workers for the party's win in the Karnataka assembly elections, at 10 Janpath in New Delhi.
India to tone down its film censorship
After years of censoring films for everything from political overtones to sexual content, India's Censor Board has announced it will adopt a more tolerant approach, according to the Times of India .
The BJP lost miserably in all the areas Narendra Modi addressed public meetings in.