Date: June 11th, 2017

Good response for first Yoga Day rehearsal
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Good response for first Yoga Day rehearsal

Mysuru: The very first rehearsal for the planned Guinness record-breaking yoga performance scheduled for June 21 which is International Yoga Day received good response from city residents this morning. Though the District Administration had expected around 5,000 yoga performers today, they were not disappointed as nearly 2,500 yoga enthusiasts turned up to perform at Kote…

Karnataka Bandh may not affect normal life tomorrow
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Karnataka Bandh may not affect normal life tomorrow

Mysuru: Expect tomorrow’s Karnataka Bandh to be a low-key affair in Mysuru as services of KSRTC buses, autos and taxies will remain normal. It will also be business-as-usual for schools and colleges, private and government establishments. Kannada Okkoota has called for a State-wide dawn-to-dusk bandh tomorrow demanding resolution to several demands, including drinking water and…

My Ooty Diary 2017
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My Ooty Diary 2017

Ooty, known variously as Nilgiris and Udhagamandalam, is queen among mountains of Tamil Nadu. For Madras, now Chennai, which according to Britishers had only three climates — hot, hotter and hottest — blue mountains of Nilgiris was the hill station to migrate  specially when the climate in Madras was hotter or hottest. Altitude is 7,350…

Yeddyurappa kicks off Jana Samparka Abhiyana in city
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Yeddyurappa kicks off Jana Samparka Abhiyana in city

Mysuru: State BJP President and former CM B.S. Yeddyurappa set off the party’s ‘Jana Samparka Abhiyana’ campaign in the district by garlanding the statue of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar at FTS Circle on Mysuru-Bengaluru Road in city this morning. Later speaking to press persons, Yeddyurappa accused Siddharamaiah Government of inept handling of drought situation in the…

City yoga champ enters Golden Book of World Records
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City yoga champ enters Golden Book of World Records

Mysuru: Mysuru’s yoga champ and Kalashree awardee H. Kushi, who attempted a World Record for ‘Back Plank Recline Cruncher Under Yogic Practice’, entered the ‘Golden Book of World Records’ for performing it 15 times in one minute this morning. The record feat was performed at the Community Hall in Note Mudran Nagar here in the presence…

Senior citizen’s woes on  obtaining Title Deed
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Senior citizen’s woes on obtaining Title Deed

Sir, I read with interest the letter about MUDA and its eulogy under the leadership of the present Chairman D. Dhruvakumar. But the same cannot be said about the officials. In our case, the District Consumer Court has passed the orders to issue Title Deeds after about 20 years of house construction but the officials…

BELAVATHA MYSTERY FIRE: KSPCB expert team visits spot
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BELAVATHA MYSTERY FIRE: KSPCB expert team visits spot

Mysuru: A six-member expert committee constituted by Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) to investigate the mystery fire at Shyadanahalli near Belavatha on the outskirts of the city visited the site this morning. The committee has been tasked to probe the reasons behind the death of 14-year-old boy Harshal in April this year. Harshal died…

My encounter with a Beefeater !
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My encounter with a Beefeater !

Sir, The ban on beef-eating —meaning the recent ban on cow slaughter in our country — and the protest against it is very much in news these days. This reminds me of a funny incident happened nearly twenty years ago during our first visit to Canada where our son and his Canadian wife were living….

How much did you get in Board exams?
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How much did you get in Board exams?

By Sujata Rajpal 94%, 96%, 99%, 99.2%… it’s raining marks. Anyone getting below 92%? Go hide yourself somewhere. Don’t show your face, the least of all on Facebook. Being a mother of two ‘Suns,’ I know, it is every parent’s wish that their child excels in Boards. His whole career depends on that bloody marks…

Bengaluru gets ‘Namma 100’ emergency line
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Bengaluru gets ‘Namma 100’ emergency line

Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddharamaiah yesterday launched ‘Namma 100,’ a re-christened and upgraded emergency response service Dial 100 of Bengaluru Police. After the inauguration, he said, that “Bengaluru Police is equipped with technology. They need to curb crimes involving habitual offenders and the State Government is committed to help in whatever way possible. Similar help…

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