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22 killed in UK bomb blast

The explosion took place at a music concert Manchester (England): At least 22 people were killed and about 59 others were injured in what British Prime Minister Theresa May called “an appalling attack” after an Ariana Grande concert on Monday night at Manchester Arena in England, authorities said. Greater Manchester Police said the incident was...

Mysuru-Hubballi Daily Express to be flagged off this evening

Mysuru: The newly-introduced train from Mysuru to Hubballi via Bengaluru, which was scheduled to be launched by the South Western Railway (SWR) 10 days ago, will finally be flagged off today. The new train, Train No. 17325/17326 Hubballi-Mysuru-Hubballi (via Bengaluru) Daily Express, will be flagged off from Platform No.6 of City Railway Station at 3...

Poll run-up: State Congress in-charge meets H-K leaders

Bengaluru,: AICC General Secretary in-charge of Karnataka K.C. Venugopal, who is holding interaction with district level party leaders with an objective of ensuring better interaction between the party and the Government since yesterday, today began interaction with Congress leaders from Hyderabad-Karnataka (H-K) region in the State capital. The District in-charge Minister, the Party Legislators and...

MCC rescues neglected cow

 Mysuru: Following the news published in our sister publication ‘Mysooru Mithra’ the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) rescued the cow which was chained for over two years, near the Nanjaraja Bahadur Choultry, this morning. The officials said that they had served a show-cause notice to one Krishnappa, who claimed to be the cow’s owner for failing...

Workshop on Prevention of Sexual Harassment of Women at workplace held

Mysuru: CII Mysuru Chairman Arjun Ranga regretted that our social ethos does not provide enough security to women, which is the biggest cultural failure in the country. He was speaking after inaugurating a workshop on ‘Prevention of Sexual Harassment (POSH) of Women at Workplace,’ jointly organised by CII Mysuru and NIPM Mysuru Chapter, here recently...

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The Cult of Lord Narasimha

By Prof. A.V. Narasimha Murthy, former Head, Department of Ancient History & Archaeology, University of Mysore It was a pleasant surprise that on Tuesday (9.5.2017) all the TV channels beamed only the programmes celebrating the birth (Jayanti) of Lord Narasimha. Actually, the programmes were there from early morning till late in the night. In fact...
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The Generic Muddle Unravelled !

By Dr. K. Javeed Nayeem, MD Of late, there has been much discussion in the lay press about branded and generic drugs ever since reports started appearing in the media about doctors and hospitals swindling patients by making them buy costlier drugs when much cheaper ones are easily available in the market. In yesterday’s Star...

In Briefs
  • In Briefs

    Academic Council Meeting

    University of Mysore (UoM) has convened Academic Council Meeting at Crawford Hall on May 24 (Tomorrow) at 10.30 am, according to the Varsity Deputy Re...

  • In Briefs

    Power disruption tomorrow

    Owing to emergency maintenance works, power supply will be disrupted tomorrow (Mar. 24) between 10 am and 5 pm in the following areas: Gandhi Circle, ...

  • In Briefs


    With the results of the entrance test announced, the District-level Counselling for admission to Morarji Desai/ Kittur Rani Chennamma/ Ekalavya Model/...

  • In Briefs

    Sahaj Samadhi Mediation course

    Art of Living Mysore Chapter has organised Sahaj Samadhi Mediation course from May 26 to 29 from 6.30 to 8 am / pm and 11.30 am to 1.30 pm at Sri Ravi...

  • In Briefs

    Osho Meditation

    Timeless Wisdom, Osho Meditation Centre, located at Jayanivasa, #1082/1, Narasaraja Road, Chamarajapuram, has been teaching various Osho meditation te...



Feature Articles

The Sparrows didn’t go… …We drove them away !

By Ragoo Rao The humble and adorable little birds, chirping and flitting around in our compounds and  courtyards, the House Sparrow is a confirmed hanger on to man ever since humans started depending on agriculture and created settlements. These birds have even been mentioned in most of our mythologies and folklores, along with the common...
Feature Articles

A Swiss Souvenir

By Girija Madhavan Tourists collect small souvenirs of their visit to enjoyable holiday spots. For me, our three-year sojourn in Switzerland is a treasured memory. It influenced my outlook and understanding of other cultures. In 1961, my husband was posted to the Indian Embassy in Bern, Switzerland. With our infant son we started from Mysore...
Feature Articles

8 steps for positivity

A time-tested yet simple approach to organise a space to enhance the positive energy is by adapting Feng Shui. Ensuring that you have not deviated from the basic tenets of Feng Shui is quite critical as the Art and Science of Feng Shui is to balance the flow of energy — Chi which is not...

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Romance with rain

The land’s people, both the scholarly sections and the unlettered, are known to have had an intimate connect with divinity as well as nature, going by their abundantly available and well-preserved lyrics, verses and prose, marked by literary elegance and refinement. Juxtaposed to their lines exemplifying their unalloyed faith in divinity and trust in nature,...

Technology on, Livelihoods gone

Various occasions luring audiences of diverse  backgrounds and featuring speakers of all hues from both open platforms and restricted ones are abuzz with a virtual unanimous view that only education can provide many-sided dividends such as a) saying goodbye to ignorance, b) transform the land’s people at large into responsible, law-abiding citizens for building a...

Rummaging rubbish unsung, unhonoured

Thanks to the dramatic move on demonetising currency of face value at  Rs. 500 and Rs. 1,000 (November 8, 2016) causing unprecedented and unanticipated turmoil all over the country, Mysureans also getting a taste of cash-crunch, many hot topics such as pig menace, straying dogs, wandering cattle on the streets of the city and so...

Enduring subject, expanding matter

At the outset, let it be stated, both the terms of this column’s caption, written in italics font, are synonymous as it were, referring to the most talked about as well as the most ubiquitous stuff namely garbage, loaded by citizens on the back of urban local bodies everywhere, including the hapless Mysuru City Corporation....
  • Shiv Kumarji Kedia

    Shiv Kumarji Kedia

    Shiv Kumar Kedia (68), an ex- President of Pushpanjali Sangha,  and a  resident of Vijayanagar 1st Stage, passed away yesterday (May 20) at his reside...

  • G. Parashuram

    G. Parashuram

    Parashuram (98), freedom fighter and a resident of city, passed away at his daughter’s residence in Bengaluru on Thursday night. He leaves behind his ...

  • Gowramma


    Gowramma (96), wife of late Puttaswamy and a resident of Srirampura, passed away yesterday. She leaves behind four sons, two daughters and a host of r...

  • G.P. Nazir Ahmed

    G.P. Nazir Ahmed

    Alhaj G.P. Nazir Ahmed (76),  a resident of #3835/1 Opp. ED Hospital, Bamboo Bazaar, Tilak Nagar, passed away last evening following a brief illness. ...

  • Prof. K.S. Saroja

    Prof. K.S. Saroja

    Prof. K.S. Saroja (84), retired professor and a resident of Saraswathipuram, passed away at her residence here this morning following brief illness. S...

  • B.S. Prasanna Jettappa

    B.S. Prasanna Jettappa

    B.S. Prasanna Jettappa (56), Head Constable of the 5th Battalion of KSRP and a resident of Jetty Street in Nazarbad, passed away yesterday following b...



Ashwini selected for Commonwealth Karate Championship

Ashwini, a student of Vijaya Vittala PU College has been selected for the Commonwealth Karate Championship to be held at South Africa later this year. Ashwin participating in the 9th state level karate championship on 2nd April 2017 at Bengaluru won first prize in Individual Kata and Kumite event in the 16 to 17 years...



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