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No helmet ?  No insurance ? Then… No Vehicle

Cops to seize vehicles of riders without helmets and insurance; Will release vehicle only after owner gets both Cracking a whip on traffic rule violators, the Mysuru City Traffic Police have intensified their drive for helmetless riding and other violations across city. City Police Commissioner Dr. A. Subrahmanyeswara Rao, who held a meeting with DCP...

Mysuru-Bengaluru Expressway

NHAI calls for fresh tenders; 10-lane HW to be ready by 2020 The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI), which had cancelled the Dec. 6 tender for six-laning of Bengaluru-Mysuru Expressway, has now called for fresh tenders for which Apr.4 is the deadline.   The reason for cancellation of the earlier tender, it seems, was...

Blunder at the Oscars !

The 89th Academy Awards ended on a dramatic and embarrassing note after veteran actor and presenter of ‘Best Picture’ Warren Beatty wrongly announced the musical ‘La La Land’ as the winner of the Oscar for Best Picture. In an embarrassment to the biggest event in Hollywood, just as the cast and crew of ‘La La...

Selected for Global Young Social Entrepreneurs’ Meet in Singapore

Artville, one of Mysuru’s first Green Businesses, co-founded by Aishwarya Sunaad (19 years), K.M. Kaushal (22 years) and V. Monish (18 years), has been selected from applications across the world to attend the Singapore International Foundation’s (SIF) Global Young Social Entrepreneurs’ (YSE) Meet in Singapore from March 15 to 18, to pitch the business idea...

Two-day workshop on Human Development held at St. Philos

A two-day workshop on Human Values Development Programme for faculty of Christian Colleges in India, organised by All India Association for Christian Higher Education (AIACHE) was held at St. Philomena’s College Auditorium here recently. Dr. D. Daniel Ezhilarasu, General Secretary, AIACHE who was the chief guest, said that the workshop was one of its kind...

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Down the Memory Lane

BRAHMA KUMARIS: 80th anniversary at Mount Abu

By K. Vijaya Kumar, Former Jt. Director of Information & Publicity. The 15-Day Golden Jubilee Celebrations of Brahma Kumaris Organisation of Mysore Sub Zone, organised at Maharaja College Grounds in city, which will conclude this evening, took my memory back to 50 years when Mysore Centre was started in 1966 by a young Brahma Kumari...
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A report on the Night of Shiva

I have always wondered what happens on Shivaratri…do people actually pray at temples all night long? Do people fast? Do people feel a sense of spirituality? And are the whispers that some people sit around playing cards and getting high true? Also what happens in our city on the night of Shiva? Is it crowded?...

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...

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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    Training at  RUDSETI

    RUDSET Institute, Mysuru, has invited applications from the youth in the age group of 18 to 45 years for different skill training programmes — Compute...

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    Entrance exam postponed

    The entrance exam for the admission to 6th standard in Morarji Desai / Kittur Rani Chennamma / Ekalavya Model / Atal Bihari Vajpayee Residential Schoo...

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    Arya Ediga mass marriage

    The Arya Ediga Seva Samiti will be organising a mass marriage programme for community members on Mar.23 in the city. Prospective brides and grooms of ...

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    Quiz contest

    JSS Polytechnic for the Differently-Abled, Manasagangothri, has organised a quiz competition for the Mysuru Region Polytechnic Students on Mar. 5. Int...

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      The following were elected unopposed to the Managing Committee of Sri Bhuvaneshwari Credit Co-op. Society for a period of five years from 2016-...



Feature Articles

Harmony for buildings

By S.B.S. Surendran, Accredited Master Feng Shui Consultant The  term ‘Feng Shui Compatibility’ is actually the influence of  how the energy of a building affects a person (or the people) living or working in it. Feng Shui per se has a wide range of levels, from the individual energy of the building, to the individual energy...

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Healthcare heading haywire

Seeking cures for ailments in a steadily growing range of seriousness, many of them nagging despite medication administered under instructions of the attending doctor(s), not to forget those that are life-threatening, seems to be the greatest challenge of people at large, cutting across virtually the entire cross section of society. One is prompted to modify...

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...

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...

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...
  • N. Narasegowda

    N. Narasegowda

    N. Narasegowda (Dayananda), son of late Yele Angadi Narasaiah and a resident of Rathan Singh Street in Mandi Mohalla, passed away yesterday night. He ...

  • Gurunath


    Gurunath (84), senior member of Sri Kanaka Jayanthotsava Samithi and a resident of Hosabandikeri, passed away yesterday afternoon at a private hospita...

  • K. Siddegowda

    K. Siddegowda

    Siddegowda (81), Proprietor of Ganesh Rice Mill, passed away on Friday, following brief illness. He leaves behind his wife, two sons, seven daughters,...

  • Kirijaji Sampath Kumar

    Kirijaji Sampath Kumar

    Kirijaji Sampath Kumar (53), former APMC President and Kabaddi player, passed away on Thursday. He leaves behind his mother, wife, a son, a daughter a...

  • M. Shambhaiah

    M. Shambhaiah

    Shambaiah (73), a senior BJP leader of the town, passed away at his residence on R.P. Road in Nanjangud on Thursday following brief illness. He leaves...

  • C. Lingegowda

    C. Lingegowda

    C. Lingegowda (85), father of writer Prof. Shivaramu Kadanakuppe, passed away at his residence in Kadanakuppe village of Ramanagaram this morning. An ...



Mustafa wins yet another AITA title

City’s upcoming tennis player Mustafa M Raja clinched his 8th Under-10 AITA Nationals Title at the tournament held at Transform Tennis Academy, Bengaluru.  This is also his fourth consecutive tournament win. Mustafa had to go through a tough draw as 64 players were participating from all over the country. Mustafa kept his cool at crucial...

Scott MTB Championship Mysuru – 2017 Paigambar bags top honours

Paigambar won the 39km men’s Elite category cycle race and won a cash prize of Rs.10,000 in the Scott MTB Cycle Championship 2017, conducted jointly by the Cyclopedia and Mysore District Cycling Association at the race which was flagged off from Lalitha Mahal Helipad yesterday. A total 159 cyclists took part in different categories. Cyclists...

NR Golf Championship winners

The following are the winners of the two-day NR Open Golf Championship  held at Jayachamaraja Wadiyar Golf Club (JWFC) in city. The event witnessed around 200 golf enthusiasts participating across 15 categories.  R. Guru, Chairman, NR Group and Dr. P. Sridhar, Ranga Family Member, presented the trophies to the winners. Dr. M.S. Ranganath, President JWGC,...

Mysuru's favorite and largest circulated English evening daily has kept the citizens of Mysuru informed and entertained since 1978. Over the past 39 years, Star of Mysore has been the newspaper that Mysureans reach for every evening to know about the happenings in Mysuru city. The newspaper has feature rich articles and dedicated pages targeted at readers across the demographic spectrum of Mysuru city. With a readership of over 2,50,000 Star of Mysore has been the best connection between it's readers and their leaders; between advertisers and customers; between Mysuru and Mysureans.