Date: July 7th, 2017

Cricket fever grips Mysuru officials
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Cricket fever grips Mysuru officials

By S.N. Venkatnag Sobers It is a known fact that cricket is a religion in India. There is hardly a person who wouldn’t have played cricket, though not professionally, at least in grounds as children. Currently, the cricket buffs are keen on watching the Indian Eves playing at the ongoing World Cup in England. But…

Residents complain of gambling, drunkards, speeding bike riders at public grievances meet
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Residents complain of gambling, drunkards, speeding bike riders at public grievances meet

Mysuru: Overspeeding bike riders, gambling menace in vacant plots and parks and problems by drunkards were some of the complaints given by the residents during the public grievances meeting organised by the City Police at Chennamma  Chennabasappa Kalyana Mantap at Nazarbad here yesterday evening. More than 100 residents of Raghavendranagar, Gururaja Layout, Vidyanagar and surrounding…

Taming our Traffic
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Taming our Traffic

By Dr. K. Javeed Nayeem, MD Taming of the Shrew’ is the title of a very well-known and popular Shakespearean play that I studied as part of our English non-detailed syllabus while I was in the ninth standard. It is a comedy about the experiences of three friends in managing their newly-acquired brides who seem…

Complaints galore at District-level Dalit Contact Programme
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Complaints galore at District-level Dalit Contact Programme

Mysuru: Complaints on caste abuse, atrocities,  land encroachment, illegal liquor trade etc., marked the District-level Dalits meeting with the  Police at the SP Office in Nazarbad here yesterday. Speaking at the meeting,  DSS leader Ningaraju Malladi alleged that Dalits were denied entry to barber shop, temple and  hotel at Gavadagere in Hunsur Taluk. As such,…

Minister defends release of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu
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Minister defends release of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu

Bengaluru: The State government yesterday defended the release of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu and said that a small quantity was being released from the Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) dam to comply with the Supreme Court’s order. Minister for Water Resources M.B. Patil said that to ensure victory in the legal battle in the Supreme…

MySugar factory resumes cane crushing in Mandya
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MySugar factory resumes cane crushing in Mandya

Mandya: MySugar factory in town, the lifeline of sugarcane growers of the district which stopped its operations from April 21, 2015 for various reasons, resumed its operations on Wednesday with Factory Managing Director Dr. J.C. Prakash launching the crushing of sugarcane by feeding a few canes to the crusher. The re-opening of the factory however…

5% quota in civil services for Kannada medium students
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5% quota in civil services for Kannada medium students

Bengaluru: The Siddharamaiah government yesterday announced 5% reservation for State civil services aspirants who have studied in Kannada medium from first standard to tenth standard. The move comes in the backdrop of the pressure being mounted by the Kannada Development Authority and Kannada activists over reservation in employment for Kannada medium students. The idea was…

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