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Toilet is a home for this poor Muslim woman!

Toilet is a home for this poor Muslim woman!

Here is the heart-rending tale of an elderly woman who has made a toilet as her home after not being able to get a roof over her head owing to her miserable financial position. Maimoona of Maripalla in Pudu village is the woman who is living in a toilet.

ITI students boycott classes against sexual harassment by gay lecturer

ITI students boycott classes  against sexual harassment by gay lecturer

Students of the MMV Department of the Government Industrial Training Institute at Bidkalkatte in Koteshwara boycotted classes and staged a protest on November 25, Monday morning in protest against a lecturer who was threatening students ‘To cut down their marks if they did not heed to his demands.” The students alleged that “the teacher used to collect funds

Inter-faith marriage row : Girl’s letter to father threatening suicide if efforts made to trace them

Inter-faith marriage row : Girl’s letter to father threatening suicide  if efforts made to trace them

There has been another twist to the case of missing of Insha Khaleel, a first year BBM student of St Agnes College and a resident of Kotekar. The girl has reportedly written a letter to her father stating that she had married her lover and also threatening that they would commit suicide if any attempt was made to trace them.

A Beary Academy ceremony that was devoted to felicitations!

A Beary Academy ceremony that was devoted to felicitations!

A Beary Sahitya-Sanskritika Mela organised at the SDM Kalyana Mantap here on November 23, Sunday on behalf of the Beary Sahitya Academy, gave some awkward moments to the Academy authorities when District Minister Ramanatha Rai who was a chief guest in his address said “ I do not understand why the Academy felicitated me and teacher Ramesh Nayak.”

Illegal detention, torture of youth : Lokayukta orders probe against Vittal SI

Illegal detention, torture of youth : Lokayukta orders probe against Vittal SI

The Lokayukta has directed the Bantwal DySP to investigate into a complaint against the Vittal SI and his personnel and submit a report within 15 days. The order was issued in the backdrop of a complaint lodged by a youth against the SI and police personnel accusing them of unauthorisedly arresting him and later torturing him in connection with a financial dispute.

Missing inter-religious pair of Talapady ties knot in Mysore

Missing inter-religious pair of Talapady ties knot in Mysore

The case of missing of St Agnes College student Inna Khaleel has taken a new twist with reports of late indicating that she has married her lover Bharatraj, a bus conductor, in Mysore.

Anti- Madesnana activists leave Subrahmanya, say they will take to legal recourse

Anti- Madesnana activists leave Subrahmanya, say they will take to legal recourse

With the state High Court permitting Made Snana in Kukke Subrahmanya Temple, anti-Madesnana activists who had arrived in the temple town to stage protest, have left for Mysore. They had planned protest during the Shashti celebrations at the temple when Made Snana is practised.

Rampant corruption in sand mining business, alleges Shettar

Rampant corruption in sand mining business, alleges Shettar

Senior BJP leader and former chief minister Jagadish Shettar has alleged that the failure of the government to formulate a proper sand mining policy has led to rampant corruption involving funds to the tune of Rs 7000 crores to Rs 8000 crore annually. The ministers and officials have a share in this, he further alleged.

Cops slap fine on illegally parked tankers following protest

Cops slap fine on illegally parked tankers following protest

Traffic police slapped penalty on tankers which have been encroaching roads and footpaths on the Kavoor-Kulur road only after locals protested on November 20, Thursday. The police have also instructed that the tankers be shifted from the police.

Nitte varsity donates Bolero to Ullal police station: What will be the fate of cases against hospital?, question public

Nitte varsity donates Bolero to Ullal police station: What will be the fate of cases against hospital?, question public

The Nitte University which has several institutions under its umbrella including the KS Hegde Medical College and AB Shetty Dental College, has on November 20, Thursday donated a Bolero vehicle to the Ullal Police Station. At the same time, a serious question is raised by public as to what would be the fate of several cases of deaths due to medical negligence which are registered in Ullal station against the hospital.

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