Month: February, 2017

Silent protest to save Kukkarahalli Lake
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Silent protest to save Kukkarahalli Lake

More than 150 environment activists under the banner of ‘Kukkarahalli Kere Ulisi Samithi’ staged a silent protest in front of the Deputy Commissioner’s Office this morning against the  desilting and de-weeding works of the iconic Kukkarahalli Lake by the District Administration and the University of Mysore. The protest was staged from 10.30 am to 1.30…

Bank strike cripples services across city
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Bank strike cripples services across city

The nation-wide strike called by Federal of Bank of India Officer’s Associations (FBIOA) and United Forum of Bank Unions crippled services at all nationalised banks in Mysuru this morning causing much inconvenience to the public. The protest was called against Narendra Modi-led government’s monetary policy and reforms in the banking industry and labour laws. Participating…

Universities should impart human values among students: Minister
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Universities should impart human values among students: Minister

Food and Civil Supplies Minister U.T. Khader has said that Universities should impart human values in students. He was speaking at ‘Kuvempu Jayantotsava’ programme organised by Vishwamanava Mysuru Vishwavidyanilaya Naukarana Vedike at Maharaja College Centenary Hall here yesterday. Pointing out that humanity is very much important in one’s life, Khader opined that one should always…

MP Pratap Simha’s tweet draws flak from ‘liberals’
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MP Pratap Simha’s tweet draws flak from ‘liberals’

The slugfest over last week’s violence at Delhi University’s (DU) Ramjas College snowballed into another nationalist-versus-liberal confrontation, with Kargil martyr’s daughter and DU student Gurmehar Kaur coming under fierce attack from the nationalists yesterday for her social media post condemning the ABVP and an earlier post in which she said ‘war, not Pakistan,’ had killed…

KRS REALITY CHECK – 1: A New Look DAM
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KRS REALITY CHECK – 1: A New Look DAM

By S.T. Ravikumar Taking advantage of the rapidly depleting water level at the Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam, the State Government has launched a series of works to repair and rejuvenate the structure. Works are on to strengthen the walls, plugging leaks and cementing cracks. The works are being taken up by the Water Resources…

KRS water level rises by 2 feet
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KRS water level rises by 2 feet

With the release of water from Hemavathi and Harangi reservoirs, the water level in KRS has risen by 2 feet. The water level in KRS dam which stood at 78.60 ft (maximum level 124.80 ft) on Saturday, touched 80.30 ft on Monday. The water level is expected to rise by one-and-half feet by today, as…

Natl. Vendor Development programme and MSME Expo on Mar. 4 and 5
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Natl. Vendor Development programme and MSME Expo on Mar. 4 and 5

MSME-DI, Government of India, Bangalore, Department of Industries & Commerce, District Industries Centre (DIC) Mysore, Karnataka Small Scale Industries Association (KASSIA), Bangalore, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Mysuru, Mysore Industries Association and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Council are jointly organising National Vendor Development programme and Mysore MSME Expo-2017 on Mar. 4 and 5 from…

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