Maha Shivaratri – Pious night of Shiva

Maha Shivaratri which means ‘The Great Night of Shiva’ is a Hindu festival celebrated annually in honour of the God Shiva. It is a major festival in Hinduism and marks a remembrance of “overcoming darkness and ignorance” in life and the world. It is observed by remembering Shiva and chanting prayers, fasting, doing Yoga and…


A Misty Morn…

Misty mornin’, don’t see no sun; I know you’re out there somewhere having fun… thus sang Bob Marley in “Misty Morning.”  A day after the Night of Shiva, Mysureans woke up this morning to thick mist hovering around the city. The misty conditions remained till about 9 am until the sun emerged.


Save Kukkarahalli Lake campaign heats up

The desiliting and de-weeding works of the iconic Kukkarahalli Lake by the District Administration and the University of Mysore has met with serious opposition by environmentalists and walkers. A massive protest will be organised at the Deputy Commissioner’s Office on Feb. 28 from 10 am to 1 pm to draw the attention of the authorities.


Mysuru-Bengaluru double-tracking to be ready in a month

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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