‘Teacher recruits must know English, computer’

Thursday, August 7th, 2014
Kimmane Ratnnakar

Shimoga : Minister for Primary and Secondary Education Kimmane Ratnakar said on Wednesday that basic knowledge of computers and English will be made mandatory in future recruitment of schoolteachers. Speaking to mediapersons here on Wednesday, he said, “the knowledge of computers is essential in the current society. So, we expect aspirants for the posts of […]

Bescom begins process to fill linemen posts

Friday, April 25th, 2014
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Bangalore : The Bangalore Electricity Supply Company (Bescom) has said it has already begun the process to fill the long-pending vacancies of linemen by appointing 3,800 linemen and assistant linemen. However, the power sector employees’ union says Bescom requires at least 5,000 linemen to address the increasing number of complaints. Redressing complaints related to faulty […]

Teacher-friendly transfers in the offing: Ratnakar

Friday, February 14th, 2014

Bangalore: The Minister’s assurance comes after observation by the Karnataka High Court that the rules should be teacher-friendly and spouses serving at different locations should be brought together. Minister of State for Primary and Secondary Education Kimmane Ratnakar on Thursday said the department would give priority to about 46,000 teachers, including 17,000 teacher couples during […]

Bomb disposal squads to be deployed in districts

Thursday, February 2nd, 2012
Bomb disposal squads to be deployed in districts

Dharwad : Karnataka Director General of Police (DGP) Shankar Bidari  said the department had decided to deploy bomb disposal squads wherever necessary in the state. Addressing reporters here during his visit to receive ‘Mratynjaya Mahanth’ Award at Dharwad Murugha Math he said the police force was being updated for maintenance of law and order and […]

State High School Assistant Masters’ Association demand equal justice

Saturday, February 19th, 2011
Karnataka State High School Assistant Masters

Mangalore : The Karnataka State High School Assistant Masters’ Association staged protest in front of DC Office on Feb 19, Saturday demanding an increase in pay scale from the current Rs. 8,825 – Rs. 16,000 to Rs. 10,800 – Rs. 20,025. Addressing the protestors, Manjunath Kumar K. K., the organizing secretary of the association said […]

Karnataka Medical Education Minister resigns

Sunday, September 12th, 2010
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Bangalore : Karnataka Medical Education Minister Ramachandra Gowda Sunday quit over alleged irregularities in the recruitment of over 350 non-medical staff to two government run-colleges and hospitals. “As per your wish, I am resigning. Thank you for your cooperation all these days,” Gowda said in the two-line letter in Kannada he sent to Chief Minister […]