Date: March 16th, 2017

By-polls: Chief Electoral Officer holds parleys
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By-polls: Chief Electoral Officer holds parleys

Sreenivasa Prasad (BJP) and Kalale Keshavamurthy to file nominations on Mar. 20 in Nanjangud. Stringent action will be taken against candidates who violate the Election Model Code of Conduct. Officers in-charge of conducting elections in Nanjangud and Gundlupet must ensure that candidates and party workers do not indulge in unfair practices to influence voters, said…

Ramya to join BJP?
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Ramya to join BJP?

At a time when veteran politician and Karnataka’s former Chief Minister S.M. Krishna is all set to join BJP, it is rumoured that former Mandya MP Ramya is also likely to follow his footsteps. Krishna is Ramya’s political mentor. Ramya, the actress-turned politician, used to interact with people on Twitter on a regular basis. Surprisingly,…

Parrikar wins floor test in Goa Assembly
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Parrikar wins floor test in Goa Assembly

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar won the trust vote in the 40-member Assembly with 23 MLAs backing him. One Congress MLA Vishwajit Rane abstained from voting, bringing down the required majority mark to 20. NCP’s Churchill Alemao also voted in favour of the BJP Government. Later, speaking to mediapersons, Parrikar said that the resolution motion…

AIISH Aawaaz inter-collegiate cultural fest from tomorrow
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AIISH Aawaaz inter-collegiate cultural fest from tomorrow

All India Institute of Speech and Hearing (AIISH) is organising an inter-collegiate cultural festival “AIISH Aawaaz-2017”  from Mar.17 to Mar.19 at Panchavati Campus of the institute on  Bogadi Road here.    This festival is open for all college students to showcase their cultural talents. The fest will host various cultural events and literary competitions such…

Street Food
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Street Food

By N.K.A. Ballal, Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC About two years back, the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) had taken a decision to relocate the food vendors, spread all over the city. The  reasoning behind such a move was two-folded. Firstly, licence was to be issued to vendors who adhered to basic hygiene principles and secondly, to…

Poacher killed as Forest  Guards open fire
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Poacher killed as Forest  Guards open fire

An alleged poacher was killed on the spot when the Forest Guards opened fire on a group of five people, who were seen suspiciously hiding inside the shrubs waiting to hunt wild animals at Uyamballi Forest Area located at Kanakapura Taluk in Ramanagar early this morning. The deceased has been identified as Guru (24), a…

Three persons including two students commit suicide
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Three persons including two students commit suicide

In three separate incidents, two students and a housewife have committed suicide in city. In the first incident, a 22-year-old Mechanical Engineering student of SJCE and a resident of Hullina Beedhi near Agrahara, committed suicide by hanging self in a room on the first floor of his house here yesterday. The deceased student has been…

Help me get back my hubby: Woman to Police
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Help me get back my hubby: Woman to Police

A woman from Bengaluru is said to have sought help from Mysuru Police to get back her husband. The woman, identified as Navya A.K. Urs, from Malleshwaram, Bengaluru, arrived at Lakshmipuram Police Station here yesterday and complained that her husband Vinod Urs was missing for the last couple of days. She alleged that Vinod was…

Classifying Jati
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Classifying Jati

By Dr. Devdutt Pattanaik -Author, Speaker, Illustrator, Mythologist For thousands of years, Indians have followed the jati system. By this system, your birth determines your vocation, hence your status in society, and only members of your jati will share food (roti, in Hindi) with you and give their daughters (beti) to marry into your household. This…

Two-day Intl. Symposium on Cloud Computing
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Two-day Intl. Symposium on Cloud Computing

The National Institute of Engineering, Computer Science Division in association with Computer Society of India – Bengaluru and Mysuru chapter has organised a two-day ‘International Symposium on ‘Cloud Computing and Data Analytics’  (ISCCDA-2017) at Bharat Ratna Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan seminar Hall, NIE Administrative Block on Mar. 17 and 18. Dr. Anirban Basu, President of Computer Society…

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