Date: July 9th, 2017

International Jawa Day: Jawa bikes vroom on city roads
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International Jawa Day: Jawa bikes vroom on city roads

Mysuru: More than 350 bikers including 80 from Bengaluru took out a rally with their precious good old Jawa and Yezdi bikes vrooming along the thoroughfares of city to mark International Jawa Day this morning. The event was also a platform for Jawa bike enthusiasts to interact with some of the oldest riders and employees…

Gokulam Dacoity: Three arrested in Bengaluru
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Gokulam Dacoity: Three arrested in Bengaluru

Mysuru: The city Police have arrested three persons from Bengaluru in the sensational dacoity that occurred in Gokulam on June 23 where a 10-member gang barged into the office of a businessman and looted Rs. 29,66,840 lakh cash. The arrested have been identified as Afsar Pasha, a resident of Gurappanna Palya, Shabbir and Zakir Pasha,…

A corrupt officer can be dangerous to the education system
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A corrupt officer can be dangerous to the education system

By K.B. Ganapathy Recently, the Deputy Director of Pre-University Education Department (DDPUE), Mysuru, Jayaprakash was caught red-handed by Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) sleuths while accepting Rs. 25,000 as part of the Rs. 2.5 lakh bribe which he had allegedly demanded from the management of Vijayachetana PU College in Kuvempunagar, for renewal of licence. Generally in such…

Four backup elephants for this year’s Dasara
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Four backup elephants for this year’s Dasara

By M.T. Yogesh Kumar Mysuru: Following a preliminary meeting of the Dasara Committee held in the city on July 4, forest officials have started the process of identifying eligible elephants that will take part in the Jumboo Savari. This time, over 16 elephants will be identified and the final list of pachyderms will be prepared…

Suitcase remark: HDK offers to quit as State JD(S) Chief
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Suitcase remark: HDK offers to quit as State JD(S) Chief

Bengaluru: While JD(S) patriarch H.D. Deve Gowda is squirming with embarrassment when the rift in his family tumbled out in the open when his grandson, Prajwal Revanna, made a startling revelation about ‘suitcase culture’ in the party, his son and JD(S) State President H.D. Kumaraswamy (HDK) is learnt to have told Deve Gowda that he…

Dy.SP Ganapathy’s suicide case: State opposes CBI probe
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Dy.SP Ganapathy’s suicide case: State opposes CBI probe

New Delhi: The Karnataka Government has opposed CBI probe into the suicide of Dy.SP M.K. Ganapathy who hanged himself at a lodge in Madikeri on July 7 last year. Responding to a petition filed by M.K. Kushalappa, father of the deceased, the State Government maintained in the Supreme Court that a “thorough and in-depth investigation”…

DDPU Jayaprakash gets bail
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DDPU Jayaprakash gets bail

Mysuru: Deputy Director of Pre-University Education (DDPUE), Jayaprakash who was trapped   and suspended recently along with this official car driver Prakash, by ACB sleuths while accepting Rs. 25,000 bribe from Vijayachetana Composite PU College in city for renewal of recognition has been granted bail by a city Court on Thursday. Jayaprakash’s car driver Prakash too…

Dengue fear drives demand for mosquito nets and bats
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Dengue fear drives demand for mosquito nets and bats

Mysuru: Generally, demand for mosquito nets and mosquito killing bats are low round the year. But thanks to the spread of dengue and other vector-borne diseases in city, demand for mosquito nets and other related products have gone up. And shopkeepers are not complaining. While there is a steady demand for mosquito coils and repellent…

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