Month: May, 2017

Parvathamma Rajkumar passes away
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Parvathamma Rajkumar passes away

Bengaluru: A pall of gloom descended over the Kannada Film Industry this morning as Dr. Parvathamma Rajkumar, veteran film producer and wife of the late legendary actor Dr. Rajkumar, passed away at 4.40 am. She was 78. Parvathamma had been admitted into the Intensive Care Unit of MS Ramaiah Hospital in Bengaluru on May 18…

State geared up to implement GST: CM in Bylakuppe
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State geared up to implement GST: CM in Bylakuppe

Bylakuppe: The State Government is prepared for the implementation of Goods and Service Tax (GST) from July 1, said Chief Minister Siddharamaiah, here this morning. Addressing mediapersons on his arrival at Bylakuppe, after paying his last respects to Parvathamma Rajkumar inBengaluru, he said that GST has been passed to have a  uniform tax system throughout…

Soon, low cost, hygienic lamb and mutton at your doorstep
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Soon, low cost, hygienic lamb and mutton at your doorstep

Bengaluru: The Karnataka Government will also have its own units to sell meat across the State, just like the State-run Nandini and HOPCOMS units. These outlets will sell low-cost and hygienic lamb and mutton, both at district and taluk levels. The Government will also have provisions to sell the mutton and lamb online. Meat pieces…

Union Minister visits Waste Treatment Plant
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Union Minister visits Waste Treatment Plant

Mysuru: Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Krishan Pal Gurjar, who is in city to popularise the achievements of the Centre, visited the Excel Plant near Sewage Farm in city yesterday. The MCC officials told the Minister that the city generated 402 tonnes of solid waste everyday out of which the Plant…

Flashback: Parvathamma married Rajkumar in Nanjangud
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Flashback: Parvathamma married Rajkumar in Nanjangud

By K. Ravishankar, Nanjangud Correspondent Nanjangud: Born in Saligrama near K.R. Nagar in Mysuru district in 1939, Parvathamma married Dr Rajkumar at the young age of 13 on 25.06.1953 in Nanjangud. The marriage took place on a Thursday at C. Ranappana Chatra, opposite Chamundeshwari Temple on Nanjangud-Chamarajanagar bypass Road. According to reports, her marriage had…

A tribute: First Lady of Sandalwood Parvathamma Rajkumar
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A tribute: First Lady of Sandalwood Parvathamma Rajkumar

By N. Niranjan Nikam The first lady of Sandalwood Parvathamma Rajkumar is no more. She passed away early this morning at a hospital in Bengaluru. Her late husband Dr. Rajkumar, the legend of Kannada cinema, had passed away in 2006. A gritty lady and woman of substance, Parvathamma held her family together passing through many…

Mysore Zoo to get four Zebras from Israel
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Mysore Zoo to get four Zebras from Israel

Mysuru: Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, popularly known as the Mysore Zoo, is all set to receive four Zebras as gift from Ramat Gan Safari Park in Israel soon. Zoo Executive Director K. Kamala Karikalan, speaking to Star of Mysore, said that following the death of two Zebras in 2015, she had written a letter to…

Parvathamma launched many heroines including ex-MP Ramya
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Parvathamma launched many heroines including ex-MP Ramya

Mysuru: Parvathamma Rajkumar had brought many heroines to the Kannada film industry and she had produced many successful films that dominated the box office. She produced films for her husband Dr. Rajkumar and her sons Raghavendra Rajkumar, Shivrajkumar and Puneeth Rajkumar under the production house “Poornima Enterprises” that was later rechristened “Vajreshwari Combines.” Actresses who…

Babri Masjid demolition case: Advani and others granted bail
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Babri Masjid demolition case: Advani and others granted bail

Future remains bleak for Joshi, Advani, Bharti and nine other accused Lucknow: A CBI Special Court granted bail to former Deputy Prime Minister L.K. Advani, former Union Minister Murli Manohar Joshi and Union Minister for Water Resources Uma Bharti and other accused on personal bond of Rs. 50,000 each, in Babri Masjid demolition case yesterday….

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