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Heavy rains in Kodagu

Mysuru: After weeks of lull, it has been raining in most parts of Kodagu, raising hopes of a normal monsoon this year. Large parts of the district, especially the Northern and Southern parts have been receiving moderate to heavy showers, feeding the Cauvery catchment areas with the much-needed moisture and water for the parched Krishna...

Man attacks dog brutally for barking at him

Mysuru: There is an aphorism in journalism — “When a dog bites a man, it is not news, but if a man bites a dog it is news.” Rarely do we hear a man biting a dog. But on Sunday last (June 25),   it was not a man biting a dog, but something more blood-curdling...

Five arrested in Kodagu for honey-trapping, extortion

Ponnampet (Kodagu District): A gang that used to extort money by honey-trapping gullible businessmen has been arrested in Kodagu district. Then five-member gang used to target businessmen and the Police have seized Rs. 96 lakh cash from them. In this case, a resident of Kerala was honey-trapped by the accused who hailed from Kodagu, Dakshina...

Man leaps to death from Jayadeva Hospital building

Mysuru: A man committed suicide by jumping off the fourth floor of Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences and Research building inside K.R. Hospital campus yesterday. He has been identified as 36-year-old Manjunath, a resident of Udayagiri. Manjunath worked as a daily wager at a fruit shop at Udayagiri and had known a woman in...

Three injured in Somwarpet as rowdy-sheeters clash

Somwarpet: Three persons were injured in a clash between rowdy-sheeters on Somwarpet Main Road on Sunday. They have been identified as Veekshit of Janata Colony, Ajan and Noushad of Bajegundi village. In his complaint, Veekshit told the Police that Karim Baig, Asim Baig and Sameer from Janata Colony assaulted them with lethal weapons in front...

Beef-eating marks opening of Charvaka Trust Conference

Mysuru: Beef-eating marked the opening of a conference, here on Sunday. Litterateur and thinker Prof. K.S. Bhagawan (who also tasted beef) has criticised the Centre for imposing restrictions on eating habits of the people. Terming it unconstitutional, he said that the Government cannot come in the way of what people should eat and not eat....

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Columns, Point of View

BJP’s coup may send a nice man to Rashtrapathi Bhavan; but questions remain about politics by caste

By T.J.S. George In political and strategic terms, the BJP leadership staged the equivalent of a coup d’etat when it nominated Ram Nath Kovind for President. The choice killed three birds with one stone. Bird No.1: The Opposition parties’ unity against the ruling dispensation. Not only did Bihar’s Nitish Kumar break rank to support the...
Columns, In Black & White


Mysuru lost to Ahmedabad in making it into the Guinness Book of Records for the most number of people performing yoga in a single location. It’s unfortunate but kudos to Deputy Commissioner D. Randeep and the numerous organisations for conducting such a huge event. It was a great way to evoke interest in yoga. But...
Columns, Over A Cup of Evening Tea

The Joy and Spirit of Ramazan !

By Dr. K. Javeed Nayeem, MD In the year 2009, in this very same column I had written an article about Ramazan, the ninth and perhaps the most well known  month of the Islamic calendar. Thanks to the requests of my numerous non-Muslim friends who want to know more about this very ‘visible’ month, I...

In Briefs
  • In Briefs

    Hostel admission

    Babbur Kamme Sangha, Saraswathipuram, has invited applications from eligible community students for admission to the Sangha hostel. Interested student...

  • In Briefs

    Silver Jubilee lecture at CFTRI

    As part of the Silver Jubilee Year of CSIR Pensioners Welfare Association (CPWA), Lucknow, the CPWA CFTRI Mysuru Chapter has arranged the first Silver...

  • In Briefs

    Talk on Goods and Services Tax

    A talk on ‘GST (Goods and Services Tax)’ by Chartered Accountant A. Vishwanatha has been organised at Janahitha Sangha premises in Bogadi 2nd Stage So...

  • In Briefs

    Talk on ‘Ways to Healthy Life’

    A talk on ‘Ways to Healthy Life’ by Dr. Anjaneya Murthy, retd. Professor (Govt. Ayurvedic College, Mysuru), has been organised at Sri Shivananda Jnana...

  • In Briefs

    Free mass marriage

    A free mass marriage has been organised at Chamundi Hill Temple on the first week of August. Interested candidates from T. Naripura taluk may register...



Feature Articles

T. Narasipur’s Madhava Mantri Dam to get a facelift soon

The Madhava Mantri Dam built across river Cauvery near Talakadu in Tirumakudalu Narasipura taluk will soon get a makeover with the State Government giving administrative approval for construction of a new dam. Following numerous complaints on frequent breaching of a portion of the dam and its canals, PWD and District in-Charge Minister Dr. H.C. Mahadevappa,...
Feature Articles

Attuning spatial energies

Energy keeps changing every minute, the effect of temperature changes, solar energy and magnetic fields have found to be having a strong influence on the human mind and body. Over a period of time its quite common to accumulate things which could contribute towards creating blockages and stagnation not just in your personal life but...
Feature Articles

The joy of giving…

By Dr. R. Balasubramaniam There are those who give with joy, and that joy is their reward.  — Kahlil Gibran Running a non-profit is not as easy as it sounds.  Apart from the image that the sector generates, the constant uncertainties of funding and resource mobilisation, the lack of high-quality talent, the changing demands of...

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Counting trees, missing woods

Numbers, the toy with which pundits, particularly mathematicians, call them more appropriately ganithashastrajnas, have revelled themselves for centuries since vedic times believed to be of more than 50 centuries vintage, have caught the fancy of both administration and people at large in every conceivable walks of life, given the ongoing ubiquitous practice of stating in...

Harnessing human resources

The nation’s youth are being talked about in circles of both the informed and the uninformed with diverse outlook and understanding. They account for half the land’s total population yearning for a livelihood. The steadily growing mass of graduates that are coming out of Universities across the country with hopes of making it in life...

Reining in rampaging road shows

Pundits pursuing issues relating to governments functioning in countries following principles of democracy have favoured a set of privileges, rights in particular, of which the freedom to dissent seems to have drawn into its whirl the land’s mass of humanity, specially the youth and more so the unemployed sections, given the present-day scenario of rampaging...

Dealing with bursting bubble

The emergence of computers that function based on the now-well-known binary number comprising the numericals 0 and 1, enabling representation of any number or rows of symbols as a binary numeric, closely followed by advances in the field of digital technology mark a saga that words cannot express to match the amazing journey of what...
  • Somani College Principal passes away
    News, Obituary

    Somani College Principal passes away

    Mysuru: Dr. M.N. Manoharan, Principal, Basudev Somani College, Kuvempunagar in city and a resident of T.K. Layout, passed away at a private hospital h...

  • H.N. Girish

    H.N. Girish

    H.N. Girish (43), businessman and a resident of Paduvarahalli here, passed away yesterday. A former volleyball player, he leaves behind his parents, w...

  • Siddachar


    Siddachar (Guddappa), a resident of Kumbarakoppal in city, passed away here on Sunday following brief illness. He was 48. He leaves behind his mother,...

  • J.P. Anthony

    J.P. Anthony

    J.P. Anthony (56), KSRTC driver and a resident of Hanumanthanagar in Bannimantap here, passed away yesterday following cardiac arrest. He leaves behin...

  • Keethiyanda Parvathy (Paru)

    Keethiyanda Parvathy (Paru)

    Keethiyanda Parvathy (Madrira), wife of late Ponnani Ponappa and a resident of Thora village in Virajpet, passed away yesterday. She was 76. She leave...

  • D. Vasanthkumar

    D. Vasanthkumar

    Vasanthkumar (63), a resident of Gokulam, passed away yesterday, following brief illness. He leaves behind his wife Suma Vasanth, son Chiradeep, daugh...



ICC Women’s World Cup 2017: Defending champs rout Windies

Regular wickets and lack of significant partnerships keep Windies to 204 before defending champion overhauls the target in just 38.1 overs. Ellyse Perry went for 10 runs in her first over. She had bowled loose and short and Hayley Matthews punished her for it with two fours. Australia Women’s premier all-rounder, though, came back strongly...

Federer lifts ninth Halle Open title

Swiss legend Roger Federer clinched his ninth Halle Open title after beating hapless Alexander Zverev 6-1, 6-3 in the final. The top seed Roger Federer showed no mercy with fourth seed Alexander Zverev after wrapping up his ninth title in his 11th Halle final within 53 minutes. From the start Federer piled on the pressure...

Lodha Reforms: BCCI to set up panel for early implementation

In a Special General Meeting (SGM) here yesterday, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) decided to form a committee to implement the Lodha reforms at the earliest. The committee will also be looking into issues like ‘one-state, one-vote’, age cap of 70 years, increasing the number of members in the selection panel...

I am still the man to beat: Usain Bolt

Ahead of IAAF World Championships in London, Usain Bolt has warned his rivals and claimed that he remains the man to beat in the competition, despite what he called a “horrifying” start to his season and some impressive performances from his younger opponents. The event will commence from Aug. 5. Bolt carefully observed the Olympic...



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