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ZP  budget: Rs. 368 cr. plan outlay

Mysuru: Mysuru Zilla Panchayat President Nayeema Sulthana presented the 2017-18 Budget at the ZP Hall here this morning. Reading out the 55-page Budget document without any break, Nayeema Sulthana said that the plan outlay stands at Rs. 368.19 crore with Rs. 114.32 crore to be spent towards salary account and Rs. 253.87 crore towards non-salary...

Mysore Varsity employee’s mutilated body found on Rly. track

Mysuru, Apr. 25 (RK&KS)- The Mysuru Railway Police have found the mutilated   body of an employee of the University of Mysuru (UoM) on the Railway track behind Maharaja’s College grounds here  this morning. The deceased has been identified as Arunkumar (45), son of late Rajanna and a resident of Manchegowdanakoppal in city. He was given...

Ma… Pa… take me home

Mysuru: As parents play a major role in raising children with love and affection, the District Child Protection Unit at the District Child Protection Officer’s Office in city has released photographs and details of four infants, who were rescued during the anti-child trafficking operation by the District Police in Nov. 2016. These rescued kids, housed...

Lady PSI bags 12th rank in KPSC

Mysuru: G. Anusha, a probationary Police Sub-Inspector (PSI) serving at Kuvempunagar Police Station in city, has bagged 12th rank in the Gazetted Probationers Exam (2014) conducted by Karnataka Public Service Commission (KPSC), the results of which were announced recently. Anusha is also the topper in the list of candidates selected for Dy.SP post. Anusha, who...

One killed, another seriously injured as bus runs over

Mysuru: In a tragic incident, one person was killed while another sustained serious injuries, when a KSRTC bus ran over them, while they were standing and talking on a concrete culvert opposite Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU) near Mahadevapura Road on the Ring Road here yesterday afternoon. While the deceased has been identified as Ashwath (30),...

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Columns, In Black & White

We’re even giving God a headache !

Sonu Nigam wrote that azan, the call to prayer for Muslims early in the morning, was disturbing him. And lo and behold, all kinds of noise pollution erupted; from self-proclaimed God’s special children, the priests, to opportunistic publicity-seekers. While Sonu Nigam may not have lost his voice, he sure lost his cool and with that...

In Briefs
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    Panel discussion

    The Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine (ISCCM), Mysuru Chapter has organised a panel discussion on ‘H1N1 —  Swine Flu: How to confront’ at Hotel...

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    As part of the interaction programmes organised by Nele Hinnele, in association with Kuvempu Institute of Kannada Studies (KIKS), Folklore Department ...

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    State-level guest lecturers meet

    A State-level meet of Guest Lecturers serving at Government First Grade Colleges will take place at Dr. Ambedkar Bhavan, Vasanthanagar in Bengaluru to...

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    Nidhi Apke Nikat

    Nidhi Apke Nikat, will be held at the Sub-Regional Office, Bhavishyanidhi Bhavan, 2nd Stage, Gayatripuram, on May 11 in the following time slots for d...

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    Calling construction workers

    The Karnataka State Construction Workers Association has organised  a programme to distribute Zero balance bank pass book (Jandhan account) to constru...



Feature Articles

Harmonising hostile Chi

If quarrels are a common thing and husband and wives have arguments and quarrel over trivial things and no logical reasons, then we could narrow down on the bedroom area and a simple remedy is to place a décor in red and gold in the bedroom. Tenets of Feng Shui specify that disturbed or stagnant...
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India’s China War of 1962: A Historical Review

In the context of Dalai Lama’s recent visit to Tawang and Bomdila By U. B.  Acharya Preamble On 20th October 1962, we the students living in the hostel heard the news that in the early hours of that morning, Chinese forces had run over our positions along the NEFA (now Arunachal Pradesh) border killing several...

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Beware, want of water wisdom

Denizens of the forest are figuring in media reports along with womenfolk in rural parts across the land for all bad but virtually the same reason. Graphics and videos during telecast by news channels are portraying the thirsty jumbos and the hard-working women desperately in search of water, mainly for drinking by both parties and...

Triple-tier threat

Our bountiful planet Earth, as attributed by the land’s rishis in yore, is perceived as Mother. They have also prescribed that we mortals pay grateful homage to Her at the break of dawn everyday chanting the lines: Samudra Vasane Devi, Parvata Stana Mandale, Vishnupatni Namastubhyam, Paada Sparsham Kshamasvame, pleading to be pardoned for having touched...

Heritage: Crying wolf

Mysureans are occasionally aroused about the various ingredients of the city and their heritage. While buildings with recorded times of their construction dating back to hundred years or more have been hogging media space on a scale not witnessed until just a few years ago, the residents of the city are also reminded of heritage...

Prescriptions for Physicians

A Mysuru-based popular and committed promoter of wellness of citizens, irrespective of their social identities in society, has come out with a new slogan, read philosophy, in place of the time-honoured advisory “Prevention is better than cure.” His message, delivered with unalloyed conviction, free from high-sounding rhetoric, before audiences drawn to events in the city...
  • Prof. K.C. Panchalinge Gowda

    Prof. K.C. Panchalinge Gowda

    Prof. K.C. Panchalinge Gowda (85), retired Professor of Kannada at Yuvaraja’s College, Mysuru and a resident of Jayalakshmipuram, passed away this noo...

  • Abdul Razak

    Abdul Razak

    Abdul Razak (85), retired Store Superintendent at KPWD and a resident of Rajeev Nagar here, passed away this morning at his residence following brief ...

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    Dr. S. Dandapani no more

    Mysuru: Dr. S. Dandapani (85), retired Professor of Education, Regional Institute of Education (RIE), Mysuru, passed away in Bengaluru last evening fo...

  • Kuttanda Leela Chinappa

    Kuttanda Leela Chinappa

    Kuttanda Leela Chinappa (91), a resident of Polibetta in Kodagu, passed away last evening at Apollo BGS Hospital in city. She leaves behind son Anjan ...

  • Puliyanda M. Ganapathy

    Puliyanda M. Ganapathy

    Puliyanda M. Ganapathy  (Gappanna) passed away at a private hospital in Bengaluru early this morning following a brief illness. He was 70. He leaves b...

  • Padmavati


    Padmavati (77), a resident of Kuvempunagar, passed away yesterday at Victoria Hospital in Bengaluru. She leaves behind her husband Rajashekar, two son...


Photo News, Sports

VTU Mysuru Zonal Volleyball Runners-up

The men’s volleyball team of Sri Jayachamarajendra College of Engineering, Mysuru, which secured the runners-up spot in the VTU Mysuru Zonal Tournament 2017, organised by NIE, Mysuru, recently is seen with (sitting from left) Registrar Dakshinamurthy, Physical Education Director Revanna, Vice-Principal (PG) Dr. B. Shivamurthy, Principal Dr. T.N. Nagabhushan, Chief Administrative Officer Col. S. Neeraj...

Time fast running out for RCB; need win against SRH

The VIVO IPL 2017 season began with a clash between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Royal Challengers Bangalore. The two teams will come up against each other to kick off the second-half of the regular league season, though this time RCB will play hosts. RCB will be hurting from their embarrassing defeat to the Kolkata Knight Riders...

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