Date: March 9th, 2017

Today is a gift
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Today is a gift

By N.K.A. Ballal, Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC Today, I received a beautiful message on my WhatsApp  on the above subject  and  thought that I should share it with Star of Mysore readers: Some day & one day A friend of mine opened his wife’s wardrobe and picked up a silk paper wrapped package. “This,” he…

II PU exams begin amidst unprecedented security
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II PU exams begin amidst unprecedented security

After two paper leakages last year, the 2017 second PU examination began all over the State this morning amidst unprecedented security measures and a slew of examination reforms. The Department of Pre-University Education (DPUE) had put in place fool-proof and poll-like measures to prevent a repeat of the 2016 fiasco. The exam is being held…

PU, SSLC evaluation boycott will attract 6 months jail
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PU, SSLC evaluation boycott will attract 6 months jail

Minister Tanveer Sait warns lecturers who have threatened to boycott PU evaluation The Department of PU Education and the State Government have taken adequate security measures to prevent malpractices in the Second PU examinations. Primary and Secondary Education Minister Tanveer Sait told reporters in Bengaluru yesterday that starting this year, pre university college lecturers boycotting…

Nanjangud, Gundlupet bypolls on Apr. 9
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Nanjangud, Gundlupet bypolls on Apr. 9

The battle lines for Nanjangud and Gundlupet Assembly byelections have been drawn with the Election Commission of India (ECI) notifying the much-awaited poll schedule for the two Assembly segments this afternoon. According to the schedule,  polling for the two Assembly seats will be held on Apr. 9. The filing of nominations will begin on Mar….

Subway at City Rly. Station to be ready in a week
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Subway at City Rly. Station to be ready in a week

By S.N. Venkatnag Sobers Passengers at the City Railway Station will soon get to use the newly-constructed subway which connects all the six platforms. Works on the 65-metre subway is almost complete with the workers giving final touches. The subway is being constructed at a cost of around Rs.7 crore and is expected to be…

Yaduveer inaugurates ‘techNIEks-2017’
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Yaduveer inaugurates ‘techNIEks-2017’

The three-day national-level techno-cultural festival ‘techNIEks-2017′ organised by National Institute of Engineering (NIE) and its Students’ Association commenced this morning at the Diamond Jubilee Indoor Sports Complex at NIE premises on Manandavadi Road here. Students from about 40 engineering colleges in the State are participating in the event featuring innovative competitions like shadow play, visual…

Lecturers firm on evaluation boycott: MLC Srikantegowda
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Lecturers firm on evaluation boycott: MLC Srikantegowda

MLC Srikantegowda condemned Minister for Primary and Secondary Education Tanveer Sait for threatening to file cases against lecturers on boycotting the II PUC answer scripts evaluation. Addressing press persons at Pathrakarthara Bhavan this morning, he said that it was shameful on the part of the Minister to threaten the lecturers of 6 months imprisonment.  …

City jeweller killed in road accident
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City jeweller killed in road accident

In a tragic incident, a city jeweller was killed when the motorcycle he was riding rammed into the road median near Nanjangud town this morning. Shankar Choudhury (30), owner of Mahalakshmi Jewellers in Vidyaranyapuram, is the deceased. A resident of Basaveshwara Road in city, he is survived by his wife and two kids. Shankar was…

3 kids die of food poisoning at Tumakuru Hostel
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3 kids die of food poisoning at Tumakuru Hostel

Three children died and two others are in critical condition due to food poisoning at a school hostel in Chikkanayakanahalli in Tumakuru this morning. The Vidyavaridhi International School, where the children were studying, reportedly belongs to former BJP MLA K.S. Kiran Kumar. According to reports, the Police have taken Kiran Kumar into custody. The deceased…

Husband-wife commit suicide
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Husband-wife commit suicide

Humiliation after theft case drives them to take the extreme step Fearing social stigma and alleged insults from friends and relatives, a woman, who was accused of stealing gold jewellery, and her husband entered into a suicide pact in the wee hours of today. While the husband died while being shifted to the K.R. Hospital,…

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