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City temples prepare for the Night of Shiva tomorrow

Mahashivaratri, the festival of all-night vigil, will be celebrated with fervour at all Shiva temples across the city tomorrow. Temples, especially those dating back to the princely rule that still hold sway over the devotees, will be specially decked up for the occasion. As part of the celebrations at Trinayaneshwara Swamy Temple, popularly known as...
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State plans to tap KRS Dam’s dead storage

Anticipating drinking water crisis in Bengaluru this summer, the State Government is putting in place a contingency plan to draw water from the dead storage of Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) reservoir at an estimated cost of Rs. 40 crore. A High-Level Meeting of Irrigation Officials on Feb. 21 discussed the possibility of pumping the dead...
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Tipu armoury excavated

The translocation of Tipu Sultan’s armoury at Srirangapatna to pave way for the double-tracking work of the Mysuru-Bengaluru railway line will begin from March 3 and the process will be completed within two days. Architects, ground engineers and monument-shifting experts have already lifted the 1000-tonne armoury up to one foot and have placed the structure...
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Engineering students turn dacoits !

One of the accused was known as ‘Mastermind’ in his college for his brilliance The greed to possess expensive headphones drove two engineering and three diploma students in city, four of them 19-year-old and a minor, to commit crime at a young age. The accused have been identified as Sanath (19), a resident of Old...
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One held for setting ablaze Chamarajeshwara Chariot

Based on footages of CCTV cameras installed at the nearby Bharatiya Co-operative Bank, Chamarajanagar Police yesterday arrested one person in connection with the incident of setting the ‘Dodda Ratha’ (chariot) of the historic Sri Chamarajeshwara Swamy Temple on fire on the night of Feb.18. It is reported that Police, who took serious note of the...
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Panache’s ode to fashion and style

Panache, an ode to fashion, fun, glamour and style, is studded with an impressive array of fashion architects who bridge the world of fashion industry. Panache is bringing its best in Fashion Jewellery, Accessories and Home Decor this weekend on  25th and 26th February from 10.30 am to 8.30pm at The Quorum Hotel, Vinoba Road,...
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Pet talk – February 22

By Maneka Gandhi Maneka, in this week’s Pet Talk, explains why it is not safe to give paracetamol to a dog? Why dog’s gums turn black? Why a dog pass blood in his urine? Why does a dog eat mulch? And also gives tips to treat dry skin of cats and mange on a cat...
Abracadabra

Mission Hospital: Mission Continues…

Last Saturday at the Open Air Theatre in Manasagangothri was a unique musical event brought to city by Dr. Sunil Paulraj, a medical doctor of Indian origin from the United Kingdom. He had started to perform as a two-member team in 2005 which has now grown into an 80-member troupe under the name Toccata Musical...
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Bhagyanagar to Hyderabad

By Prof. A.V. Narasimha Murthy, former Head, Department of Ancient History & Archaeology, University of Mysore Numismatists (specialists in ancient coin research) all over South India are congregating at Hyderabad on 18th and 19th February 2017. It was originally called Bhagyanagar but now it is Hyderabad. The occasion is the 27th Annual Conference of South...
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Mysuru calling, why are you not going?

Last Tuesday the Deputy Commissioner D. Randeep invited about 30 persons, each with some knowledge of or connection to tourism, for a friendly, informal discussion and to receive suggestions to improve tourism in Mysuru city and district. In a way, it was like reinventing the wheel; rediscovering Mysuru as a tourist destination. I was also...

In Briefs
  • In Briefs

    Renewal and animal adoption

    Zeus Biotech Pvt. Ltd., Mysuru has renewed the adoption of Cheetah at Mysuru Zoo under Animal Adoption Scheme for a period of one year from by making ...

  • In Briefs

    Karnataka Zonal  conference on Feb.26  

    The Karnataka Zonal conference of All India BSNL-DOT-Pensioners Association, which will be attended by Pensioners from all parts of the State will be ...

  • In Briefs

    Story-telling  

    Kalasuruchi has organised story telling by Dr. Archana, Dentist, Kuvempunagar, at Suruchi Rangamane, 476, Chitrabhanu Road, Kuvempunagar, on Feb. 25 f...

  • In Briefs

    Appointed Nota

    S. Yashoda, a resident of 4th Main, 19th Cross, Vidyaranyapuram, Mysuru, has been appointed as  Notary and is authorised to practise in Karnataka. &nb...

  • In Briefs

    Applications invited for IES and ISS

    Union Public Service Commission has invited applications from eligible candidates to fill up vacant posts in Indian Economic Service (IES) and Indian ...

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Last hymn of the Rig Veda

By Dr. Devdutt Pattanaik – Author, Speaker, Illustrator, Mythologist The Rig Veda has over a thousand hymns (sukta) that are arranged in ten chapters (mandala). The first and the tenth mandalas have precisely 191 hymns, indicating that the arrangement of hymns is not random, but deliberate. This organisation of hymns is attributed to Vyasa. Internal...
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Mysuru Warrior spins his way into Mumbai Indians

Krishnappa Gowtham (K. Gowtham) is known to Mysureans as a Mysuru Warrior as he plays for the Mysuru Warriors, city’s team in the Karnataka Premier League (KPL). This Karnataka cricketer, who made his first-class debut against Uttar Pradesh in Meerut during November 2012, had to wait another three years before returning to the State team...
Feature Articles

The typical Indian solution- Jugaad

By N.K.A. Ballal, Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC A typical solution for all problems “Jugaad,” a  colloquial Hindi and Punjabi word. Universally accepted. Funnily the interpretation or the meaning of the word jugaad means different to different people. For some it is an innovative fix, for some it is creativity with meagre resources, for some it...
Feature Articles

Allergy and Asthma

Allergy is an abnormal exaggerated Immunological reaction to substances that are generally considered ‘harmless’ to most of us. The main reason of being allergic is due to the genetic tendency and environmental interaction. Around 20% of the population has this tendency. Allergy can start at any age: even from birth till old age. Generally, allergies...
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  • Hiss... rescued in city
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    Hiss... rescued in city

    A Spectacled Cobra caught in a house at K.C. Layout in city on Thursday morning. Picture No. 2 shows the cobra vomiting the frog it had swallowed. Sna...

    Wins Tipster Tally Trophy
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    Wins Tipster Tally Trophy

    Star of Mysore and Mysooru Mithra racing correspondent P.G. Chandrashekar is seen receiving the Tipster Tally Trophy from Mysore Race Club (MRC) Chair...

    Excel in badminton tourney
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    Excel in badminton tourney

    Kishal Ganapathy and Kavish Chengappa, studying in St. Joseph’s Central School, Vijayanagar, represented Mysore District in the Li-Ning State-level Ju...

  • Medal-winning karatekas
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    Medal-winning karatekas

    The karatekas of I Can the Learning Centre School bagged medals in the State-level and District-level Inter-dojo Karate Championships held recently. S...

    Wins gold in athletics
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    Wins gold in athletics

    City’s athlete B.K. Raje Urs, Supdt. Central Excise, Koorgally Range (third from left) won the gold medal in the  5 km walking race (40 plus men...

    Annual Day celebration
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    Annual Day celebration

    De Paul International Residential School: IGNITE, the 14th Annual Day of the School was celebrated in its campus recently. IGNITE unveiled a plethora ...

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East is East, West is West The twain shall meet

Over a century ago, long before the term multicultural gained currency, Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936), born in the-then-Bombay, one of the late Victorian poets and story-tellers, awarded Nobel Prize for Literature in 1907, also known for his unpopular political views, wrote a poem titled “The Ballad of East and West” whose initial line reads “East is...
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Sustaining sanity

The National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), Government of India’s agency for collecting and analysing crime data, as defined by the Indian Penal Code, has been publishing the related information through the country’s dailies. The agency, formed in March 1986, not adequately staffed to take note of criminal acts taking place in all the nooks and...
Editorial

Monumental measure

Health of the country’s people at large is figuring in public domain nowadays to an unprecedented extent. However, the health of the country’s economy, being gauged by its Gross Domestic Product, a universally used indicator has virtually taken away the spotlight on the former, given the officially published almost weekly estimates of that economic indicator...
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Hospital hardware heat

In a layman’s perception treating ailments of human patients has witnessed a sea change with symptomatic guesswork yielding place to diagnostic evidence. However, while the former approach to medical practice was shared to a great extent by both indigenous traditional systems including Ayurveda as well as Unani and Allopathy system, the latter approach has been...
OBITUARY
  • V. Sundaraju
    Obituary

    V. Sundaraju

    Sundaraju (59), an ex-serviceman, who was working as a driver at KSRTC and a resident of Raghavendranagar, passed away yesterday in city. He leaves be...

  • Koleyanda Nanjamma
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    Koleyanda Nanjamma

    Koleyanda Nanjamma (92), wife of late Koleyanda Appaji and a resident of Madikeri, passed away yesterday evening at her residence in Kodagu. She leave...

  • Narayana Rao
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    Narayana Rao

    Narayana Rao (73), a retired official of the Commercial Tax Department and a resident of Kuvempunagar, passed away yesterday. He leaves behind his wif...

  • N. Raghuram
    Obituary

    N. Raghuram

    Raghuram (57), a First Division Assistant (FDA) at Rangayana and a resident of T.K. Layout, passed away at a private hospital in city yesterday follow...

  • Yallappa Baalappa Honnur
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    Yallappa Baalappa Honnur

    Yallappa Baalappa Honnur (42), a driver at Mysuru KSRTC Rural Division (Depot-2), passed away at Honnur village in Gokak taluk, following heart attack...

  • T.G. Prabhakar
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    T.G. Prabhakar

    T.G. Prabhakar (70), a resident of Gangothri Layout, passed away yesterday at a private hospital in city. Last rites were performed at the foot of Cha...

SPORTS

Sports

Teresian College emerge champions

Teresian College for Women continued their dominance in the women’s section by winning the overall team title in the University of Mysore Inter-collegiate Inter-zonal Women’s Games jointly organised by the Department of Physical Education, University of Mysore and Government First Grade College, Kythanahalli, Pandavapura, recently. Teresian College for Women won the Basketball, Handball, Hockey, Volleyball...
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City Muaythai fighters bag medals in Natl. Championship

Muaythai fighters attached to Academy of Martial Science (AMS) and representing Mysore Muaythai Trust won 6 Gold and 4 silver medals respectively at the MTI(R) National Federation Muaythai Cup-2017 held between recently in Bengaluru. Results – Division A: M.R. Darshan (Bantam Weight- Natl. Champion), Naveen Shetty (Feather Weight- National Champion), Surya Sagar (Welter weight- Natl....
Sports

Col. C.K. Nayadu U-23 Tournament

Left-arm spinner J. Suchith’s six wicket haul (six for 74), enabled hosts Karnataka to bowl out Uttar Pradesh for 176 in 41 overs and register a big 17-run win on the penultimate day of the Col. C.K. Nayadu Trophy Plate (third place tie) U-23 match played at the SDNR Wadiyar Grounds yesterday.  Resuming their overnight...
Sports

India all set to take on the mighty Aussies

After a resounding performance against New Zealand, England and Bangladesh at home across all formats, the Indian Cricket team led by Virat Kohli is all set for another nail-biting series against the visiting Australian team. The first of four-test match series begins tomorrow at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune. The series will have...
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