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Heavy rains in Kodagu
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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….

DC blacklists Trust for beef consumption
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DC blacklists Trust for beef consumption

Mysuru: Charvaka Social and Cultural Trust that had organised a conference at Maneyangala in Kalamandira premises has been blacklisted and steps will be taken to see that such incidents are not repeated, said Deputy Commissioner D. Randeep. The conference was inaugurated by the organisers by consuming beef. This had led to a huge controversy questioning…

Cook, Security Guard posts: Scrutiny of records begins
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Cook, Security Guard posts: Scrutiny of records begins

Mysuru: The scrutiny of records of candidates, who had applied for the post of Cooks, Kitchen Assistants and Security Guards in the recruitment drive being carried out by the Backward Classes Welfare Department (BCWD) and Social Welfare Department (SWD) began at Babu Jagjivan Ram Bhavan in Paduvarahalli (Vinayakanagar) here yesterday. Both the Departments together had…

4th Graduation Day at MYRA
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4th Graduation Day at MYRA

Mysuru: MYRA School of Business held its 4th Annual Graduation Day at its campus in Yelwal here recently. Santosh Desai, MD & CEO- Futurebrands India, was the chief guest. Dr. Ramasastry Ambarish and former Foreign Secretary Ranjan Mathai, members of the Governing Board, MYRA were present. MYRAcles, the graduating students, were presented with their respective…

Kempegowda Seva Bhishma Awards presented to 10 achievers
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Kempegowda Seva Bhishma Awards presented to 10 achievers

An initative of ‘Arivu’ Mysuru: Marking the 527th Jayanti of Nadaprabhu Kempegowda, Arivu Samsthe had organised a programme in front of Kote Anjaneyaswamy Temple here yesterday to present Kempegowda Seva Bhishma awards to 10 achievers in various fields. The awards were presented to Dr. P.M. Shivanna (Medicine); Omkarappa (Police); D.T. Prakash (Co-operation); Belagola Subramanya (Farmer’s…

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