Date: June 8th, 2017

City hospitals grapple with viral fever cases
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City hospitals grapple with viral fever cases

Mysuru: The reports of widespread vector-borne diseases is sending shivers in city. Private and Government hospitals are full with patients with viral fever. While people having severe fever are being admitted as ‘in patients’, those having mild fever, headache and feverish symptoms are being treated as ‘out patients’ as hospitals do not have adequate beds…

Lingambudhi Botanical Garden to be ready in a month
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Lingambudhi Botanical Garden to be ready in a month

Mysuru: If things go as per plans, Mysuru will soon have its own botanical garden within a month.  The  Lingambudhi lake, which is being developed by the Horticulture Department, was inspected by Deputy Commissioner D. Randeep this morning. Officials of Horticultural Department explained about various works taken up by the department which includes construction of…

Manual scavenging: FIR against Panchayat President, PDO
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Manual scavenging: FIR against Panchayat President, PDO

Mysuru: An FIR (First Information Report) has been registered at Krishnaraja Police Station in city late last night against Geetha, President of Chamundi Hill Gram Panchayat and Anand, Panchayat Development Officer (PDO) for allegedly forcing a civic worker to climb down a manhole that was full with sewage yesterday. PDO Anand was suspended by the…

Workshop on Aadhaar for district officials held in city
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Workshop on Aadhaar for district officials held in city

Mysuru: The linking of Aadhaar to various welfare schemes announced by both the State and Central Governments will help in monitoring if the benefits had reached the actual beneficiaries, said DC D. Randeep. He was speaking after inaugurating the one-day workshop Aadhaar registration and Aadhaar seedings for the district-level officers jointly organised by Centre for…

10 Residential Colleges to come up this year: Minister
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10 Residential Colleges to come up this year: Minister

Bengaluru, June 8 (KMS&DM)- Minister for Higher Education Basavaraj Rayareddy has said the Government will establish 10 Residential Degree Colleges from this year. Replying to a question by Maddur JD(S) MLA D.C. Thammanna during Question Hour in the Assembly yesterday, Basavaraj Rayareddy said that the Government was planning to establish such Colleges in most backward…

Harvest rain water in vacant Government lands
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Harvest rain water in vacant Government lands

Monsoon has arrived in some parts of the country. Due to global warming, climatic conditions have been unpredictable and it is felt that immediate action be taken to harvest whatever quantity of rain that falls on earth. Ground water is diminishing and people are finding it difficult to find water even after digging a borewell…

Children join hands in seed ball culture
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Children join hands in seed ball culture

Mysuru: In order to educate and sensitise the children on Seed Ball Culture, city’s ‘Samskruthi’ had organised a Seed Ball Culture Programme at Government Model Higher Primary School, opposite Ambedkar Park in Ashokapuram,  this morning. More than 400 children from the School and close-by Educational Institutions took part in the programme which was held under…

Fighting dengue: MCC, Health Dept. form Joint Rapid Response Teams
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Fighting dengue: MCC, Health Dept. form Joint Rapid Response Teams

Mysuru:  In the wake of dengue and other vector-borne disease scare in the city, the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) has constituted Joint Rapid Response Teams along with Department of Health and Family Welfare. The teams have been constituted across all nine Zones in city. The Joint Rapid Response Teams will comprise Health Officers, Environment Engineers,…

Keep your eyes and ears open
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Keep your eyes and ears open

By N.K.A. Ballal, Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC A 16-year-old youth gets up and starts perusing a newspaper. What does he read? Automation: Cognizant lays off 6,000 workers, Infosys to follow. Automation is a reality one has to face. In 1998, Kodak had 1,70,000 employees and sold 85% of all photo papers around the world. Now,…

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