Cut in govt Engg College Seats Leaves Students Disappointed

Students say they will be forced to join costly colleges. By Shrabona Ghosh Bengaluru, 10 April, 2019. The decision of the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) to cut intake in government engineering colleges has left students puzzled. Many students seeking admission for the  academic year 2019-20 say they plan to change their stream as they […]

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Netas must focus on real issues

‘They should not make false promises’ say First Time Voters By Sahana S Bengaluru, 10 April, 2019 Ahead of Lok Sabha elections, first-time voters expect political leaders to focus on real issues affecting the city instead of making false promises during their election campaigns. According to Election Commission of India data, more than 7 lakh first-time voters […]

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Ugly side of elections makes citizens angry

By Pranay Prakash 10 April, 2019. With Lok Sabha elections around the corner, citizens are complaining about what they call a flawed voting process. Things need to change after the elections. A few people The Observer spoke with also complained about the various poll malpractices they have observed. Arijit Das, a software engineer who lives […]

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Jet’s Problems Spell Big Trouble for its Flyers OR Jet Airways Problems Spell Big Trouble for Passengers

Alternatives to cancelled flights are costlier. Bangalore, April 9, 2019: Facing a financial turmoil, debt-ridden Jet Airways cancelled more than 300 flights in February and March. Lessors have grounded its planes, leaving thousands of flyers fuming. Jet plans to withdraw 138 daily flights between March and October 2019, information on the airline’s website says. Frequent […]

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Subsidized Medicine Goes out of Stock

Nearly 5000 state subsidized medicine shops in the country are running short on medicines for life-threatening diseases. Bengaluru, April 6, 2019. State-subsidized medicine shops called ‘Jan Aushudhi’ centres are out of stock on a number of generic medicines. ‘Jan Aushudhi’ centres are built under Pradhan Mantri Bharatiya JanAushudhi Priyojana (PMBJP) scheme that aims at providing […]

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City joins protests against rape

Angry students, social activists and organizations took to the streets of Bangalore to protest against the inactivity of police and the government in the Unnao and Kathua cases. At least 150 furious protesters gathered at the Mysore Bank Circle in Bangalore to protest the government’s failure to provide justice to the 18-year-old and the 8-year-old […]

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Twitter rages, as angry Tamil Nadu takes to the streets

Protests broke out in parts of Chennai following the visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the city Bangalore, March 12, 2018: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a visit to Chennai, was welcomed with black balloons and black flags asking him to go back following the Central Government’s inaction to set up the […]

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Ananth Kumar, Javdekar hit out at Congress ‘Chola Bhatura’ fast

The ongoing bandh called by the Bharatiya Janta Party is against the complete washout of the Lok Sabha for 23 days. Bangalore, April 12, 2018: Minister of Parliamentary Affairs Ananth Kumar and Union Minister Prakash Javdekar have lashed out at the Indian National Congress, terming their act on April 9 as ‘Chola Bhatura’ fast. The Bharatiya […]

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Talent, not age should be criteria: Aparna Popat

Aparna Popat, former CWG silver medallist in badminton, spoke about Srikanth becoming World No.1 and more during her interview with The Softcopy. Bangalore, April 12 2018: India secured their first ever team Gold medal in Badminton at the Commonwealth Games on Monday, when they defeated Malaysia 3-1. A combined team effort from all players ensured that […]

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