Date: June 13th, 2017

Man kills ex-wife: Slits her throat, escapes
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Man kills ex-wife: Slits her throat, escapes

Mysuru: What should have been a new beginning turned out to be a tragic end for Sunitha, despite she getting a divorce from her husband. The 29-year-old mother of an eight-year-old boy was allegedly killed by her ex-husband by slitting her throat here this morning. Sunitha, a resident of D-Block, I Stage, 18th Main Road,…

Pourakarmikas call off stir
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Pourakarmikas call off stir

Mysuru/Bengaluru: Even as the Pourakarmikas’ Statewide strike entered the second day today, the State Government, bowing to the demands of the contract Pourakarmikas, has assured that their jobs will be regularised. On this assurance, the Pourakarmikas have decided to withdraw their indefinite strike temporarily. Speaking to Star of Mysore over the phone from Bengaluru, here…

By-election to MCC Ward No. 32 on July 2
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By-election to MCC Ward No. 32 on July 2

Mysuru: The by-election to MCC Ward No.32, mainly covering Vontikoppal and parts of Gokulam, will be held on July 2. The seat had fallen vacant following the termination of membership of JD(S) Corporator C. Mahadesh, who was convicted and imprisoned in Hunsur double murder case in Feb. 2016. The notification for the by-election will be…

Tribals demand Kerala model education in Ashrama schools
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Tribals demand Kerala model education in Ashrama schools

Mysuru: Tribals from more than 10 hamlets in the district launched an indefinite stir near the Deputy Commissioner’s office here yesterday, demanding implementation of the Forest Right Act 2006 and Kerala model education in Ashrama schools. More than 50 people from different hamlets in H.D. Kote, Hunsur and Periyapatna taluks in Mysuru and various taluks…

With political help, lobbies put chemicals in our diet
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With political help, lobbies put chemicals in our diet

BJP must honour its pledge to keep GM food out Before the power of commercial lobbies, even the BJP government bows. The party’s manifesto took a strong stand against Genetically Modified (GM) foods; ignoring it, the Government’s Genetic Engineering Approval Committee (GEAC) green-lighted genetically engineered mustard in India. GM mustard is known to be more…

Rahul Gandhi visits Parvathamma Rajkumar’s residence
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Rahul Gandhi visits Parvathamma Rajkumar’s residence

Bengaluru: Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi visited late Thespian Dr. Rajkumar’s residence at Sadashivanagar here yesterday and paid floral tributes to the portrait of Parvathamma Rajkumar, wife of the Kannada icon, who passed away recently. Rahul expressed condolences to the family members of Dr. Rajkumar. Dr. Rajkumar’s son actor Shivrajkumar said “Rahul Gandhi recalled the contribution…

Assembly Session hastily adjourned as Rahul Gandhi visits Bengaluru
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Assembly Session hastily adjourned as Rahul Gandhi visits Bengaluru

Bengaluru: The Karnataka Legislative Assembly Session yesterday was suddenly adjourned to Tuesday (today), following Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi’s visit to Bengaluru. However, the Government has made provision to extend the Monsoon Session till June 21. After the Budget presentation, in the light of grant-in-aid proposals, the full scale Budget approval will be sought during Winter…

Former MP A.H. Vishwanath seeks Suttur Seer’s blessings
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Former MP A.H. Vishwanath seeks Suttur Seer’s blessings

Mysuru: Close on the heels of holding a meeting of his followers at K.R. Nagar recently, former MP A.H. Vishwanath, who is all set to leave the Congress, with which he was associated for four decades, visited Suttur Mutt here yesterday and sought the blessings of Sri Shivarathri Deshikendra Swamiji. Later speaking to press persons,…

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