Date: April 1st, 2017

‘Bum’ Blast  for a clean wash !
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‘Bum’ Blast for a clean wash !

Recently Dr. Javeed Nayeem wrote an article titled “Let Clean Bottoms Come First !” where he expressed his frustration at not being able to enjoy a sparkling 5-Star bottom in Indian 5-Star hotels as most of them don’t provide a faucet, bidet or even a mug to splash and clean one’s bottom. It’s unfortunate that…

GUNDLUPET BY-ELECTION: CM’s whirlwind tour of villages
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GUNDLUPET BY-ELECTION: CM’s whirlwind tour of villages

Women waiting on roads with empty water pots prevented from meeting CM. CM’s son Yathindra’s campaign vehicle seized for not having valid pass. After a hectic tour of towns in Nanjangud Assembly constituency yesterday, Chief Minister Siddharamaiah began a tour of villages at Gundlupet Assembly constituency this morning. By evening, he is expected to cover…

Ban on Highway bars
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Ban on Highway bars

Karnataka gets relief Owners of liquor shops can heave a sigh of relief as Supreme Court has set a deadline till Sept. 30, 2017 to relocate their shops from State and National Highways. However, highway liquor shops in Karnataka will have to be shifted by June 30 as the State’s Excise Year is from July…

Heavy rush at city vehicle showrooms, RTOs
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Heavy rush at city vehicle showrooms, RTOs

Echo of SC order on BSIII emission norms Hundreds of Mysureans rushed to their nearest automobile showrooms yesterday as dealers offered huge discounts and a slew of freebies to clear leftover stock of cars and two-wheelers compliant with older BS-III (Bharat Stage III) emission norms. On Wednesday, the Supreme Court banned the sale of BS-III-compliant…

5 per cent discount on property tax
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5 per cent discount on property tax

The Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) has announced a 5 percent discount to property owners who pay Property Tax (2017-18) within Apr. 30. Also, the property owners can pay Property Tax (2017-18) without any penalty between May 1 and June 30. However, a two percent monthly interest will be charged for payment of Property Tax from…

Pensioners demand benefits of Sixth Pay Commission
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Pensioners demand benefits of Sixth Pay Commission

The Karnataka State Retired Government Employees Association has urged the Government to grant them certain benefits outlined in the Sixth Pay Commission. Addressing a press meet at Pathrakartara Bhavan here on Friday, Association Hon. President Dr. J.G. Vishwanathaiah, a retired Professor of Government Ayurveda College said that those who retired between Nov. 1, 2011 and…

First round of pulse polio tomorrow
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First round of pulse polio tomorrow

The first round of pulse polio campaign will take place across the district tomorrow (April 2). DC D. Randeep, who held a meeting in this regard at his office here on Thursday, said that the first round of the campaign will be held from April 2 to 5 and the second round from April 30…

Campaigning hots-up at Nanjangud
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Campaigning hots-up at Nanjangud

Just as the countdown for the Apr.9 Nanjangud by-poll has begun, leaders from the ruling Congress and Opposition BJP have stepped up campaigning across the constituency. Former CM and State BJP President B.S. Yeddyurappa campaigned at Kattawadipura, Kanakanagara and industrial area of the constituency this morning, seeking votes for the party candidate V. Sreenivasa Prasad….

Food and Civil Supplies Deputy Director Dr. K. Rameshwarappa transferred
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Food and Civil Supplies Deputy Director Dr. K. Rameshwarappa transferred

Following a direction from the Election Commission, the Government on Friday transferred Food and Civil Supplies Deputy Director Dr. K. Rameshwarappa on changes of violation of model code of conduct. The BJP had lodged a complaint with the State Election Commission accusing Dr. Rameshwarappa of favouring the ruling party by distributing BPL cards to the…

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