Date: June 6th, 2017

Officials on toes to combat dengue
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Officials on toes to combat dengue

Mysuru: Officials from the District Health Department and the health wing of the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) are on their toes to prevent the spread of killer dengue that has already created panic in city. In the wake of cases of high fever being reported from across the city, especially from Janatanagar, Neelakantanagar, Jayanagar, J.P….

Panel begins probe into temporary appointments of non-teaching posts in Varsity
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Panel begins probe into temporary appointments of non-teaching posts in Varsity

Mysuru: The two-member committee appointed by Governor and Chancellor Vajubhai Rudabhai Vala to look into the alleged illegal appointments of non-teaching staff, began its investigation yesterday. First, to arrive was Prof. Maruti Rao Nimbalkar, Syndicate Member of Rani Chennamma University, who reached the city last afternoon. Immediately, he got the files related to the issue…

71 dengue cases reported in Mysuru since January 2017
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71 dengue cases reported in Mysuru since January 2017

Mysuru: Even as Health authorities are taking measures to prevent the outbreak of vector borne diseases, a total of 71 cases of dengue have been reported from across the district since January this year. According to District Vector Borne Diseases Control Officer Dr. Chidambara, in all, 464 blood samples were tested for dengue, out of…

World Environment Day: 3,000 seed balls planted at Chamundi Hill
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World Environment Day: 3,000 seed balls planted at Chamundi Hill

Mysuru: On the World Environment Day yesterday, the iconic Chamundi Hill witnessed a ‘Seed Ball Bombing’ where more than 3,000 Seed Balls were planted. They were planted in and around the Chamundi Devi Vana at the foothills. The event was organised by the Mysuru District Administration, Forest Department and a group of NGOs led by…

Pramoda Devi Wadiyar reacts: “It is my land”
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Pramoda Devi Wadiyar reacts: “It is my land”

Reacting to the alleged involvement of Mandya MP C.S. Puttaraju, following a complaint by the Mandya-based social activist K.R. Ravindra with the Lokayukta accusing him of illegal mining, member of the erstwhile royal family Mrs Pramoda Devi Wadiyar said that the land where the illegal mining is taking place belongs to the Wadiyar family. Speaking…

Good response for ‘Trin-Trin’ in city
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Good response for ‘Trin-Trin’ in city

Mysuru: A couple of days after Chief Minister Siddharamaiah launched ‘Trin-Trin’, the Public Bicycle Sharing (PBS) sharing system, a total of 110 people have registered to use the facility. Speaking to Star of Mysore, S.M. Sagar, IT Manager of a private firm implementing the PBS in Mysuru, said that the response had been encouraging with…

Protesters try of offer Go puja in front of CM’s residence
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Protesters try of offer Go puja in front of CM’s residence

Police take 8 ABSS members into custody Mysuru: Around eight members including Chethan Manjunath, President, Akhanda Bharatha Seva Sena (ABSS), were taken into custody by Saraswathipuram Police while they tried to offer ‘Go puja’ to a cow demanding the State Government to implement the Centre’s ban on cow slaughter. The members arrived in front of…

RDPR staff to pay a month’s salary for Panchayat Raj Bhavan?
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RDPR staff to pay a month’s salary for Panchayat Raj Bhavan?

Govt. plans Panchayat Raj Bhavan at Jakkur; to ask Gram Panchayats and RDPR employees to contribute Bengaluru: A decision by Rural Development and Panchayat Raj (RDPR) Department to ask its employees to donate their one month’s salary to construct a Panchayat Raj Bhavan at Jakkur in Bengaluru has created a new controversy. As per the…

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