Date: June 5th, 2017

City celebrates World Environment Day: MCC’s Swachh Bharat Brand Ambassador Javagal Srinath launches Clean City Campaign
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City celebrates World Environment Day: MCC’s Swachh Bharat Brand Ambassador Javagal Srinath launches Clean City Campaign

Mysuru: Former International cricketer Javagal Srinath, a passionate Mysurean, has been appointed the brand ambassador by Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) for Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan, Mysuru. After reading out an oath and flagging off the procession here at 7 in the morning, near the Kote Anjaneyaswamy Temple, outside the Palace premises, to celebrate the World Environment…

Shubharambha, mass marriage at Chamundi Hill in August
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Shubharambha, mass marriage at Chamundi Hill in August

Mysuru: Deputy Commissioner D. Randeep held a preliminary meeting on Shubharambha, a mass marriage programme to be organised in August, at his office here this morning. Later, briefing press persons, DC Randeep said the District Administration has planned to organise the second edition of Shubharambha, a mass marriage programme to promote simple marriage concept, atop…

CM inaugurates new block of JSS Educational Institutions at Hullahalli
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CM inaugurates new block of JSS Educational Institutions at Hullahalli

Nanjangud: Maintaining that the Government has taken measures for imparting quality education to students, Chief Minister Siddharamaiah has stressed on the need for shaping our children as assets of the society. He was speaking after inaugurating the new block of JSS Educational Institutions at Hullahalli in the taluk yesterday. Observing that one must not get…

Chidambaram dwells on power, accountability and tolerance
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Chidambaram dwells on power, accountability and tolerance

Mysuru: Former Union Minister P. Chidambaram wondered why the Mysuru Literature Festival was not called Cauvery Literature Festival. Delivering the valedictory address at the First Mysuru Literature Festival organised by the Mysuru Literary Forum Charitable Trust and Book Clubs 2015, at Wind Chimes here yesterday, Chidambaram, in his nearly 40-minute address, stressed on three words…

MP launches planting of saplings around Ch’Hill
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MP launches planting of saplings around Ch’Hill

Mysuru: Environment conservation is everyone’s responsibility and achieving Green Mysuru should be our goal, said Mysuru-Kodagu MP Pratap Simha. He was speaking after inaugurating a massive sapling planting programme organised by Forest Department in association with various organisations to mark World Environment Day celebrations at Daivi Vana located on the foot of Chamundi Hill, here…

Cauvery agreements have caused loss to the State, rues CM
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Cauvery agreements have caused loss to the State, rues CM

Mysuru: The Cauvery water sharing agreements signed in 1892 and 1924 have meted injustice on the State and it has not been possible to find a solution for the problem over the past few decades, said Chief Minister Siddharamaiah, here yesterday. He was speaking after releasing the book ‘Naanu Kannambadi Katte, Heegondu Atmakathe’ authored by…

Nalwadi’s works should be an inspiration to politicians: District In-charge Minister
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Nalwadi’s works should be an inspiration to politicians: District In-charge Minister

Mysuru: Observing that the works of Rajarshi Nalwadi Krishnaraja Wadiyar should be an inspiration to modern day politicians, PWD and District In-charge Minister Dr. H.C. Mahadevappa said that the legendary ruler should be credited for introducing reservation in administration. He was speaking after inaugurating the stage programme of Nalwadi Krishnaraja Wadiyar Jayanti jointly organised by…

CM launches ‘Digital Display Screen’ in city
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CM launches ‘Digital Display Screen’ in city

Mysuru: With an objective of popularising Government schemes, projects and programmes, Chief Minister Siddharamaiah launched the ‘Digital Display Screen’ outside Curzon Park near Kote Anjaneyaswamy Temple, Palace North Gate, yesterday. PWD and District in-Charge Minister Dr. H.C. Mahadevappa, MP R. Dhruvanarayan, Mayor M.J. Ravikumar, Deputy Mayor Rathna Lakshman, MLAs Vasu and M.K. Somashekar, ZAK Chairperson…

Tuning into the mind of Ustad Amjad Ali Khan
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Tuning into the mind of Ustad Amjad Ali Khan

Padma Vibhushan Sarod Maestro retraces his musical journey and his familial bonds There are masters and there are great masters in the music world. But to find a great master who is also a great human being is rare and to this great genre belongs Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, the Sarod Maestro, who treats every…

There is no other art bigger than Yakshagana: Dr. Bellipadi Satish
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There is no other art bigger than Yakshagana: Dr. Bellipadi Satish

Mysuru: “Although there are numerous forms of performing arts, there is none bigger than Yakshagana,” opined Dr. Bellipadi Satish Rai, President of Bellipadi Yaksha Samskrutika Vedike. He was speaking after inaugurating Yakshagana classes organised by Karavali Yakshagana Kendra at Vijaya Vittala School premises here on Sunday. Pointing out that Yakshagana was a full-scale theatre art,…

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