ISTD Mangaluru-Udupi chapter holds panel discussion on 'The Path Less Taken'

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October 26, 2020

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Mangaluru: The monthly chapter meeting of the Indian Society of Training and Development - Mangalore / Udupi Chapter was held on 23-10-2020, on the Zoom platform at 6 PM on Friday, October 23, 2020. The meeting included a Panel Discussion on Entrepreneurship entitled 'The Path Less Taken'.

The Panellists consisted of local entrepreneurs who shared their experiences and their reasons for taking the less trodden path of Entrepreneurship, a dimension of the economy that has received renewed interest in the wake of the Corona Virus pandemic that has reshaped the job market quite extensively.

The Panellists included Gopalkrishna Baliga, Proprietor, Power Mate, Michelle Pinto, Co-founder and COO of My Road Runner, Naveen Julian Rego, Certified Financial Analyst, Nayana Shetty, Proprietor, My Fitness Hub and Akshay K. Paniker, M.D., Ankuram Educational Trust.

The panellists described their respective journeys through the entrepreneurship space, starting from ideation to execution and its aftermath. The spoke on the challenges they faced and overcame to make their dreams a reality. They emphasised on stress management and Work/Life balance.

Moderator Ms. Sapna Shenoy ensured smooth conduct of the discussion with her insightful leads and warmth, which facilitated excellent participation from both the audience and the Panellists. The moderator and the panellists were introduced by Manisha Suvarna and Vani Umakka.

The session was followed by an interactive session with the members, which was curated by Shivani Baliga, committee member in charge of training.

The meeting was chaired by Secretary Preetham Kamath. Chairperson Niveditha Mirajkar welcomed the virtual gathering and apprised members of the commencement of the Diploma Programme in the month of January 2021.

The P.G Diploma Programme in Training and Development is an 18 month Correspondence Programme recognized by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India. Vice-chairperson Mrs. Dr. Malini Hebbar is in charge of the Diploma Programme at the Mangalore / Udupi Chapter. 

The treasurer Balachandra Achar gave the treasurers report. Managing Committee Member Divyashri Gatti who oversaw the compilation of the results of the membership survey presented her findings on the expectation and needs of the members.

The Vote of Thanks was proposed by Amitha Shetty.

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November 25,2020

Chikkamagaluru, Nov 25: Five youths were drowned in a tank near the district here on Wednesday.

Police said the deceased has been identified as Ragavendra and Banuprakash from vasthare village, the other three brothers Deepak, Deleep and Sudeep from Hanchavalli village.

Police and fire forces pressed into the service to fish out the bodies from tank using boat.

The deceased were attending a marriage function and went for swimming in the tank.

Alathur police visited the spot and a case has been registered in this connection.

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November 18,2020

Mangaluru, Nov 18: In a case of identity theft and fraud, unknown perpetrators usurped money from close associates of Santosh Kumar, Deputy Commissioner of Mangalore Municipal Corporation, by contacting them through a fake Facebook account, impersonating as the Deputy Commissioner.

A case has been registered under the Cyber-crime unit in this regard.

According to the complaint, the perpetrators reportedly used photos from Dr Kumar's original Facebook account, along with his credentials and created a fake account to target his close friends and associates and deceitfully collected money.

The perpetrators reportedly contacted Dr Kumar's friends through Facebook Messenger and sought money using the fake account. Dr Kumar, who came to know about the fraudulent undertakings happening using his name, posted about the incident on his real account, to alert his friends and associates.

In his post, he said that an anonymous person had created a Facebook account using his name and was soliciting money from his mutual acquaintances. He requested his friends not to respond to any friend's request, email, message, or call from the suspicious account impersonating him.

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November 18,2020

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Bengaluru, Nov 18: Karnataka Law and Parliamentary Affairs Minister JC Madhuswamy on Wednesday announced that the winter session of State Assembly will be held from December 7 to 15.

"The winter session of Karnataka Assembly will be held from December 7 to 15," Madhuswamy said in a statement.

The winter session will be held in Bengaluru, not in Belagavi.

The six-day long monsoon session of the Karnataka legislature had ended on September 26.

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