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Ex-MLC Madhusudan gets stay on his Tiger Ranch Resort

Regional Commissioner had asked him to vacate the resort Claiming that the High Court has stayed the Regional Commissioner’s order of reclaiming his land and evacuation of the resort built on it in Survey No. 20 of Mangala Village in Angala Hobli of Gundlupet Taluk, former MLC G. Madhusudan has said that the RC’s order...

PU lecturers withdraw evaluation boycott

2nd PUC valuation to commence from April 4 at 8 centres in city With the Pre-University lecturers withdrawing their proposed boycott of evaluation work of 2nd PU answer-scripts, the valuation will commence as per schedule from April 4 at 8 centres in city, according to sources  at DDPUE office. Earlier, the Karnataka State PU Lecturers’...

Aadhaar must for DL, Mobile

In yet another move to push the Aadhaar or Unique Identity card, the government has now planned to make Aadhaar mandatory for seeking a new licence or renewal of your Driving Licence in a bid to ensure that there are no multiple driving licenses under one name. Meanwhile, the Department of Telecom (DoT) has asked...

Yeddyurappa warns CM of defamation suit

Accusing Chief Minister Siddharamaiah of falsely painting him as a culprit, even though the Courts have exonerated him of all the charges filed against him, former Chief Minister and State BJP President B.S. Yeddyurappa has warned the Chief Minister of filing a defamation suit against him if he continued to call him a past prisoner....

Poll code violation: Notices served

The poll authorities have issued notice to Nanjangud by-poll Congress candidate Kalale Keshavamurthy for failing to take permission for holding a poll rally. Kalale Keshavamurthy is accused of holding a poll rally at Hosaveedu in Nanjangud taluk on Mar. 25 without taking the permission of poll authorities, in violation of poll code. Keshavamurthy has been...

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Yugadi arrives again…

By Prof. A.V. Narasimha Murthy, former Head, Department of Ancient History & Archaeology, University of Mysore. Yugadi also called as Ugadi is fast approaching and people are already making preparations to welcome it. The word yugadi is a Sanskrit composite word, yuga and adi; and it means the commencement of a yuga. In this context,...
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Media Vs Legislature …both need introspection

The Press is perspiring and seething with anger after K.B. Koliwad, the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly, announced the formation of a House Committee to suggest measures to monitor and regulate the functioning of Media in Karnataka. This decision was taken during the Budget Session after a four-hour discussion! Yes, instead of discussing the Budget,...

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    Civilian rifle training

    Mysuru City Civilian Rifle Association has invited applications from those residing in Mysuru city jurisdiction who want to undergo rifle training. Th...

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    Calling children

    District Jawahar Bal Bhavan, Bannimantap, has organised a summer camp for children in the age group of 7-14 years, to encourage the them in activities...

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    Special Puja on Mar. 29

    As part of Ugadi festival, Palace Muzrai Institutions, in association with Palace Board, has organised a special pujas at all the Temples in the Mysor...

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    ‘Alumni Meet - 2017’ on March 30

    Alumni Association of Sarada Vilas College of Pharmacy, K.M. Puram, Mysuru, has organised a ‘Alumni Meet – 2017’ at its premises on Mar. 30 at 4...

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    UoM Academic Council Meeting

    Academic Council of University of Mysore (UoM) has organised its 4th general meeting at Crawford Hall on Mar. 30 at 11 am, according to a press releas...



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Metal Power

By S.B.S. Surendran In the theory of the five elements in Feng Shui, each of the elements have a specific significance and importance. The element Metal signifies many important aspects in our life like strength, networking luck, mentor support etc. Metal element in Feng Shui décor is symbolized by round shape and circular decor items...
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LOOKING BACK . . . Precious Things

Musings on my Ma’s Memorabilia… By D. Lalitha Rao There are philosophical systems like Feng Shui that speak of harmony between people and natural forces. For example, one belief is that if a mirror in the house reflects gardens and trees outdoors, it brings positive energy into the house. While the scientific basis for such...
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Tree Facts: Pretty Periwinkle

With shiny leaves and pretty flowers ‘Periwinkle’ is a unique plant, which blends ornamental values and medicinal properties. It has earned the name  ‘Sadabahar’ in Hindi as the flowers are literally ever blooming. French referred to it as “Violet of the Sorcerers” as it could ward off evil spirits. In  Kannada  it is  “Nithya pushpa”,...
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Geetharnava: A Musical Extravaganza…

By Pooja Dev Dayananda Saraswathi once said, “Though music transcends language, culture and time, though notes are the same, Indian music is unique because it is evolved, sophisticated and melodies are defined.” Thus, it is very clear that Indian music is the greatest asset that our ancestors have given us. And we, Indians are the...

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Travesty of transparency

Broadly speaking, democracy, such as the system familiar to the land’s literati, per force needs politicians whose presence in the land is expanding in geometric progression with each passing year, if not each passing day. Considering the interface between democracy as a system of governing a country and the politicians, more so their sway over...

Cherishing-Nurturing gen next

The greater part of the land’s population, currently estimated to be on the cusp of crossing the figure of 135 crore, comprising those born in the 1990s, has reached a stage in their life representing a mix of capabilities to survive ranging from very poor to excellent, due to factors not-all-that unclear. We are well...

Pro-parent policy

Parenting, both as a responsibility and duty, as prescribed in the land’s ancient texts, may have got morphed into an activity marked by the return-on-investment (ROI) principle in our days. Until not-too-long ago, certainly in rural parts, not begetting children in numbers as-near-as a dozen earned poor socio-economic-rating to the chief wage-earner and also his...

Code of conduct : Proverbs, idioms

The age of a society in which its members not only firmly believed in but also assiduously adhered to the practice of pleasant conduct in both word and deed. The code of conduct, crystallising in the form of proverbs and idioms, apart from lyrical lines attributed to the wise such as Sarvajna of the 16th...
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    Apadanda Machavva

    Apadanda Machavva (Mandepanda), a Lakshmikanthanagar, Hebbal 1st Stage, in city, passed away yesterday. She was 84. A native of Hechinadu village in K...

  • Apparanda Dala Subbaiah

    Apparanda Dala Subbaiah

    Apparanda Dala Subbaiah (67), a resident of Kakkabe in Kodagu, passed away at his daughter’s residence in Bengaluru yesterday. He leaves behind five d...

  • Chotteyandamada P. Kariappa

    Chotteyandamada P. Kariappa

    Chotteyandamada P. Kariappa (84),  a retired Police Inspector and a resident of N.R. Mohalla here, passed away last night. He leaves behind a daughter...

  • S. Abdulla

    S. Abdulla

    Abdulla (82) of a provision store at Santhepet in city, passed away on Mar. 23 at his residence in Bannimantap here. He leaves behind his wife, three ...

  • K.R. Venkatesh

    K.R. Venkatesh

    K.R. Venkatesh (53), Manager of Madhus Mill Store & Automobiles and a resident of J.P. Nagar in city, passed away this morning. He leaves behind h...

  • Gowdanda Subramani

    Gowdanda Subramani

    Gowdanda Subramani (79),  a resident of No. 54, Srirampura 3rd Stage, near Shanimahatma Temple, passed away this morning. He leaves behind his wife, a...



University of Mysore to honour sports achievers

Department of Physical Education, University of Mysore will felicitate sportspersons, coach and manager of the teams which won medals in the All India Inter-University tournaments held during the year 2016-17. The sportspersons will be handed over cash prizes and blazers. The following are the sportspersons who will be honoured during the event. Athletics: Meghana Devang,...

Vishnu Priyan selected for Vizzy Trophy

City’s talented cricketer Vishnu Priyan, who represented University of Mysore at the All India Inter-University Cricket Tournament, has been selected to represent South Zone in the Vizzy Trophy organised by Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) at Mumbai. The South Zone team will be playing its three-day semi-final match against North Zone from...

IPL Season 10: RPS ropes in Imran Tahir

Australia and Rising Pune Supergiant (RPS) all-rounder Mitchell Marsh was ruled out of the 10th edition of IPL owing to a shoulder injury. RPS has roped in South African leg-spinner Imran Tahir into the squad as a replace for injured Marsh. Imran Tahir, who went unsold in the 2017 IPL Player Auction, is from the...

Mustafa wins AITA Tennis Tournament

Upcoming young tennis player Mustafa M. Raja of Mysuru won a record 9th AITA 10 and Under Tennis Title at Sat Sports (P) Ltd, Bengaluru yesterday. This is also Mustafa’s 5th consecutive AITA victory and the 4th in this year. Mustafa played aggressively throughout the tournament and cleared 5 rounds to clinch the coveted title....

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