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Ukraine crisis: Man’s wicked mentality adds fuel

The tragic accident of Naveen Shekarappa Gyangoudar, a medical student from the state succumbing to the Russian shelling on the outskirts of Kharkiv in Ukraine has given rise to a new discussion on the standards of medical education in the country. At the same time, it has also become an eye-opener on how Man’s wicked mentality can pave way for problems, personal, national and international. image source: 97 per cent and no Medical seat: Perhaps there can be no second opinion on the profound grief the family of Naveen Shekarappa Gyangoudar is undergoing due to the sudden unforeseen tragedy. Shekarappa Gyangoudar, father of the deceased has gone on record that his ward was compelled to go to Ukraine for failing to get a Medical seat even after scoring 97 per cent in the + 2 class. Naveen Shekarappa Gyangoudar Dr Deepak Haldipur, a renowned ENT surgeon with the unique distinction of having performed the highest number of Black fungus surgeries has a different story to tell.

Patil Puttappa: A legendary during his lifetime

P uttappa Siddalingappa Patil or better known as Patil Puttappa or Papu to all his readers, admirers and a vast fan following was not just a towering personality in all the fields he came in contact with, but was a unique legendary figure during his lifetime. He was known for his penchant in being a versatile communicator on the subjects he dealt with in his public speeches and the articles he penned in his publications. At one time he was editing and publishing seven publications and that too simultaneously! He was the Editor of Sangam, the first Kannada digest.Although on record, Navayug was the first Kannada daily he took over as the Editor in Hubballi, he had started contributing to many English periodicals published from the then Bombay.Born in Kurabagonda of Haveri Taluk on 14-01-1919 in the then undivided Dharwad district, he had his Primary education in Halageri village and higher studies in Byadgi, Haveri and Dharwad. He did his law degree from Belagavi Law College with a

Karnataka's14 constituencies to go to polls tomorrow in the second and final phase

F ourteen Lok Sabha constituencies in the Northern region of the state of Karnataka are set to go in for polling tomorrow in the second and final round of polls.Polling to the remaining 14 constituencies in Southern region got over on Thursday 18 April. Image source: The 14 Lok Sabha constituencies in the state going to the polls are as follows Chikkodi,Belagavi,Bagalkote,Vijayapura,Kalaburagi(Gulburga),Bidar,Raichuru,Ballari,Koppal,Haveri,Dharwad,Uttara Kannada,Davanagere and Shivamogga .By and large the whole of North Karnataka region but for a few exceptions has been considered as a bastion of the saffron party since a few decades and the results of subsequent elections have only added strength to such a notion. The Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) had won 11 seats in the May 2014 Parliamentary elections bagging 49.45 percentage of the total votes polled while the Indian National Congress(INC) had registered a win in three constituencies.During the previous general ele