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City temples prepare for the Night of Shiva tomorrow
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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…

State plans to tap KRS Dam’s dead storage
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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…

Tipu armoury excavated
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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…

Engineering students turn dacoits !
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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…

One held for setting ablaze  Chamarajeshwara Chariot
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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…

Panache’s ode to fashion and style
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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,…

Man gets 10-year jail term for raping a minor
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Man gets 10-year jail term for raping a minor

City’s 6th Additional District and  Sessions Court, which is also the District Court to dispose of cases under POCSO Act, has sentenced a youth to 10 years in jail and a fine of Rs.10,000 for raping a minor girl in Salukoppalu  on Sept.3, 2014. The convicted has been identified as Sunil of Salukoppalu in Periyapatna…

‘Nrityavimshathi’ cultural event on Shivaratri
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‘Nrityavimshathi’ cultural event on Shivaratri

As part of its 20th anniversary celebrations, Nrityagiri Performing Arts and Research Centre is conducting Nrityavimshathi monthly programme. This month’s programme will be held on Feb. 24 at Sri Mahalingeshwara Temple in Srirampura. On the occasion of Shivaratri the same day, Nrityagiri  will hold recital of stotras by Padma and troupe from 6 pm to…

Selected for Vidyarthi Vigyan Manthan National Camp
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Selected for Vidyarthi Vigyan Manthan National Camp

Swami Vivekananda Youth Movement (SVYM), Mysuru, conducted the State Camp of Vidyarthi Vigyan Manthan (VVM), a National-level talent search exam, at Vivekananda Institute for Leadership Development (VLEAD) on Feb.19. The event was organised by Vigyan Prasar, Vijnana Bharati and NCERT, to popularise science and identify talented students from across the community. Nearly 1 lakh students…

Demonic accident on Bengaluru-Mysuru Highway: Mysuru Lokayukta SP Ravikumar, driver Kirankumar killed
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Demonic accident on Bengaluru-Mysuru Highway: Mysuru Lokayukta SP Ravikumar, driver Kirankumar killed

Lokayukta SP S. Ravikumar and his driver Kirankumar were killed in a demonic accident that occurred near Ramohalli village on Bengaluru-Mysuru Highway in Bengaluru Rural district yesterday evening. While Ravikumar (34) succumbed to injuries while being taken to Rajarajeshwari Hospital on the highway, his car driver Kirankumar (33) died on the spot. It is reported…

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