Date: April 11th, 2017

Shocking News:Power tariff hiked by 48 paise per unit
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Shocking News:Power tariff hiked by 48 paise per unit

Mysuru – Get ready to pay more for electricity as the Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has approved an average 48 paise increase per unit in power tariff from Apr. 1, 2017 to Mar. 30, 2018. The tariff hike will come into retrospective effect from April 1, says a press release that has been released…

Almost unnoticed, our democracy is getting abridged; Is perpetual one-party rule the future of India?
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Almost unnoticed, our democracy is getting abridged; Is perpetual one-party rule the future of India?

Fact No. 1: Donations by companies to political parties is the biggest contributor to corruption in India. All parties acknowledge this. Fact No. 2: Elimination of corruption has been a top priority with the BJP Government. After the currency demonetisation, government leaders even claimed that black money and corruption had been virtually stamped out. Fact…

Rain plays havoc in city
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Rain plays havoc in city

Mysuru – Rain played havoc in city yesterday and people were found stuck at various places without being able to reach their destinations. Electric poles and tree branches were scattered on the roads causing inconvenience to commuters. What started as a light drizzle at 7.30 pm, turned into a heavy downpour in Kuvempunagar, Saraswathipuram, Rajivnagar,…

Mishaps during rains?: Call CESC on 1912 or these mobile numbers
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Mishaps during rains?: Call CESC on 1912 or these mobile numbers

Mysuru – During heavy rain and storm, the power lines may get snapped and the electric poles my come crashing down causing fatal accidents like electrocution. So, to avoid this, the Chamundeshwari Electricity Supply Corporation (CESC)  has urged the public not to stand near electric poles, transformers and under trees during rains and gusty winds….

Dams have water only till June 15, says Minister
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Dams have water only till June 15, says Minister

Bengaluru – Water available in various reservoirs of Karnataka is enough only to supply drinking water to major cities and towns for the next 60 days, Water Resources Minister M.B. Patil said yesterday. “We have been monitoring the situation twice a week and as of today, we have sufficient stock of water to last for…

Flight operations to begin soon from Mysuru: Minister
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Flight operations to begin soon from Mysuru: Minister

New Delhi – Mysuru-Kodagu Member of Parliament Pratap Simha has met Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayanth Sinha and has appealed to him to restart flight services from Mysore Airport. The MP told the Minister that Mysuru could be covered under the Union Government’s ambitious Ude Desh ka Aam Nagarik (UDAN) scheme. In his…

Jeweller accused of running ponzi schemes
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Jeweller accused of running ponzi schemes

Mysuru – A jewellery shop owner in the city has been accused of cheating thousands of customers by collecting money through lotteries and various monthly investment schemes and promising them gold jewellery and prizes in lieu of the deposited money. Several people, who had invested money in the schemes, gathered in front of the shop…

Twin miracles at Melkote mesmerise devotees
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Twin miracles at Melkote mesmerise devotees

Melkote (Mandya) – Like every year, this year too devotees, who throng Melkote to witness the Vairamudi and Rajamudi festival, were excited as they watched the spring that comes to life on a barren land belonging to a Dalit farmer at Narayanapura, 10 kms from Melkote Temple. The town was celebrating Narayana Jayanti yesterday, as…

Chinnara Mela off to a good start
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Chinnara Mela off to a good start

Mysuru – The much-awaited month-long Chinnara Mela summer camp organised by Rangayana got off to a good start at Vanaranga last evening with National Bravery Award winner Siya Khode inaugurating the camp by lighting the traditional lamp along with city’s yoga champ H. Kushi. Siya Khode, a resident of Dajibaanpeth, Hubballi, who received the bravery…

Woman seriously injured as Temple ‘Kalasa’ falls on head
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Woman seriously injured as Temple ‘Kalasa’ falls on head

Nanjangud – A woman from Mysuru was seriously injured when the ‘Kalasa’ of Sri Nanjundeshwara chariot feel on her head on Sunday night in Nanjangud. The seriously injured woman, who is undergoing treatment at JSS Hospital in Mysuru, has been identified as 63-year-old Sarvamangala, wife of Jayaram and a resident of Hebbal Second Stage (behind…

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