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Grants to colleges hailed

By Our Staff Correspondent

MANGALORE JULY 18.JULY 18.JULY The Association of Mangalore University College Teachers (AMUCT) here has welcomed the higher education policy and continuation of grants to degree education as per the declaration in the Common Minimum Programme (CMP) of the coalition Government in the State. In a press release issued here today, the president of the AMUCT, S. Hayavadana Upadhya, said college teachers had welcomed the two proposals in the CMP. The AMUCT appealed to the Government to resolve the issues that were affecting degree education in the State. He said the confusion over grants to degree colleges had been cleared.

Training for BC students

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Bidar JULY 18.JULY 18.JULY The State Government will sponsor a programme to train students belonging backward classes appearing for the competitive examinations. Outstation candidates will be paid a scholarship of Rs. 500 a month. The Department of Backward Classes Development will bear the cost of training, according to a press release. Graduates with a minimum of 55 per cent marks in degree examinations can apply. Their annual family income should not be more than Rs. 22,000. Details and application can be had from the district offices of the department. Applications should be sent to the office of the Commissioner, Backward Classes Development Department, 14/3, CFC Building, Nrupatunga Road, Bangalore - 1.

Support to agitation

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Belgaum JULY 18.JULY 18.JULY Advocates and members of several organisations of Bailhongal near here have extended support to the agitation by farmers demanding that the Government commence work on the Kalsa-Banduri Nala diversion project, according to the Command Area Development Authority (Malaprabha and Ghataprabha) Director, R.C. Patil. He told presspersons here today that the farmers from 30 taluks had been agitating for the implementation of the project for the past two decades. Advocates of Bailhongal and Belgaum had announced their support to the agitation, he added.

Congress observers

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TUMKUR JULY 18.JULY 18.JULY The Congress has appointed observers for the elections to the two posts of nine civic bodies in the district this month. The observers are Sarvamangala and Deve Gowda for the Tiptur Town Municipal Council (TMC), H.S. Hemanthkumar and C.R. Umesh for the Gubbi Town Panchayat, Y.N. Nagaraju and Panchakshariah for the Turuvekre Town Panchayat, S.N. Krishnaiah and Paramashivaiah for the C.N.Halli Town Municipal Council, Reddi Chinnayellappa and Aliaya Begum for the Kunigal Town Municipal Council, N.R. Jagadhish and Chowdhry Rangappa for the Koratagere Town Panchayat, Srinivasa Murthy and Mallikarjunaiah for the Pavagada Town Panchayat, Siddalinge Gowda and Nayaz Ahmed for the Madhugiri Town Municipal Council, and B.R. Venugopala Krishna and Samuel Jeevaratna for the Sira Town Municipal Council.

Dowry harassment cases

By Our Staff Correspondent

BIJAPUR JULY 18.JULY 18.JULY Two cases of dowry harassment were registered here today. In a complaint with the Gol Gumbaz police, Ratnavva of Divatagiri Galli alleged that her husband, Ramappa Kotragusti, and six others were harassing her for dowry. They had also assaulted her many times, she said, and sought police protection. Another case was reported from Julal Galli. Sangeeta of the locality alleged that her husband, Sanjay Patroti, and in-laws were harassing her to bring Rs. 50,000 as dowry.

Special package

By Our Staff Correspondent

DAVANGERE JULY 18.JULY 18.JULY M.V. Rajashekaran, Union Minister of State for Planning, said today that a special package had been prepared to develop 100 backward districts and 32 districts affected by terrorism. He told presspersons here that Davangere, Chitradurga, Gulbarga and Bidar were among the backward districts to be developed. Each district would be given Rs.15 crore a year for three years.

Three held on rape charge

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TUMKUR JULY 18.JULY 18.JULY A man and his two sons were arrested here on Sunday on the charge of raping a woman at Bovipalya near here.

The police gave the names of the accused as Gangaiah (65) and his sons, Devaraj and Venkatesh. Investigation is on.

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