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Says, works on bad roads to be taken up on priority

Mysore, Oct. 25- District in-Charge Minister V. Sreenivasa Prasad inspected the badly damaged Jodi Tenginamara Road (J.T. Road) between Hotel Highway Circle and JSS Medical College Hostel in Bannimantap ‘A’ Layout in city this morning.

Minister Sreenivasa Prasad, who was on his way to participate in the 13th death anniversary of former Minister T.N. Narasimhamurthy, stopped by the road for an inspection of the stretch of the road which has been posing danger to motorists for whom a ride on the crater-like pothole filled road is nightmarish.

Minister Sreenivasa Prasad, speaking to Star of Mysore, said that he had held a meeting with Mysore City Corporation Commissioner Dr. C.G. Betsurmath after he visited the road earlier and had instructed him to take up the works on Jodi Tenginamara Road on priority.

He added that the tender had been called to take up the works and the same will be opened in the next 10 d...more

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We have all heard and known that if kids are encouraged towards doing a certain thing, they will go on to learn and implement the same to the best of their abilities. And a few kids are lucky enough to even get encouraged extensively towards achieving great goals in life.

One such fortunate child is 9-year-old P.N. Nihal, whose parents are ready to go to any extent towards encouraging their multifaceted son for the little one turns to be an achiever in everything that he tried his hands on. At nine, the kid is already a karate champion, a melodious singer, dancer and a good artist as well.

The kid has already won quite a few State-level awards for different categories given away by various organisations in recognition of his talent. A few of them include awards like the Balashree award given away by the Mysore Sahitya Mattu Samskrutika Pratisthana; Kalachitra award by Bharatiya Lalithakala Academy, Bangalore; Kannadashree award given by Sirigannada Vedike, Mysore; Mysoru Ratna by Sneha Sinchana, Mysore and Ganashree given away by Gana Mandara Trust, Bangalore. He has also taken part in several drawing, colouring and handwriting competitions for which he has been awarded with the first place constantly.

What’s more, while the prodigy was selected to present a 14-minute talk on Akashavani even when he was just a LKG student. Academically too, Nihal is a bright student. He has also won gold ranking in the International Mathematics Olympiad and National Science Olympiad for the year 2014.

A student of Rainbow Public School in city, he receives good encouragement at his school as well, says his mother Rashmi. “While we encourage him towards doing things of his interest, his school staff is equally encouraging too. They encourage him to partake in various contests and events, which is of great help for us,” she says.

And having seen him show so much interest in all these extracurricular activities winning numerous prizes and awards, parents Nav...more

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