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Man held for smuggling live Tortoises in Hunsur
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Man held for smuggling live Tortoises in Hunsur

Hunsur: The Forest Department officials have arrested a man on charges of smuggling live Tortoises in a bag. The accused has been identified as Siddappa, a resident of Chikka Hunsur. The Forest Department personnel, on suspicion, stopped Siddappa near Chowdikatte village and when they checked his bag, they found four live Tortoises in it, following…

Cricket betting: Three arrested
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Cricket betting: Three arrested

Periyapatna: Cops attached to District Crime Intelligence Bureau (DCIB) has arrested three persons on charges on indulging in cricket betting last night during India-Pakistan match and have seized three mobile phones and  Rs. 1,500 from them. The arrested persons have been identified as P. Mahesh and Manjunath of Periyapatna and Madhu of Bhuvanahalli in the…

Nominated as Manager of Indian Throwball Team
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Nominated as Manager of Indian Throwball Team

Mysuru: The  Throwball  Fede-ration of India has nominated N.S. Subramanya, Physical Education Director, Institute of Education, Onkarmal Somani College of Education, Kuvempunagar, as the Manager of Indian Throwball Team.  This is the third time that he has been nominated as the Manager of the team. A winner of the State Youth Award in 1995, Subramanya…

Ph.D awarded
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Ph.D awarded

Mysuru: University of Dakshina Bharat Hindi Prachara Sabha, Madras, has awarded Ph.D in Hindi to A.P. Poornima for her thesis ‘Vishnu Prabhakar Ke Sahitya Mein Abhinay Kanth Yatharthi’ submitted under the guidance of Dr. Satish Kumar Pandey. Poornima is the daughter of Hotel Trade Unions President A.P. Puttanna and is married to Umesh Kumar, House…

Ph.D awardees
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Ph.D awardees

Mysuru: The University of Mysore (UoM) has awarded Ph.D in Environmental Science to N.R. Priyadarshini for her thesis ‘Environmental Exposure and Public Health Impacts of Medical Waste Treatment and Disposal in Mysore, Karnataka’ submitted under the guidance of Dr. S. Srikantaswamy. B Komala has been awarded Ph.D by the UoM in Gandhian Studies for her…

Two nabbed for trying to sell Monitor Lizard
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Two nabbed for trying to sell Monitor Lizard

Mysuru: The District Forest Mobile Squad has arrested two persons on charges of trying to sell a Monitor Lizard at Kadakola Bus Stand in the taluk. The arrested persons have been identified as 50-year-old Anand, a Soliga tribal and a resident of Kadakola village and 28-year-old Rajesh, a resident of Hullahalli village in Nanjangud taluk….

Over 25,000 rehearse for Guinness Yoga Record
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Over 25,000 rehearse for Guinness Yoga Record

Mysuru: The sprawling 139.30-acre Mysore Race Course land below the iconic Chamundi Hill played host to the second rehearsal this morning for the Guinness World Record attempt for ‘yoga performance at a single venue’ on the International Yoga Day on June 21. Over 25,000 yoga enthusiasts from all over the city, cutting age and gender…

Philosophy, literature inseparable: Bhyrappa
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Philosophy, literature inseparable: Bhyrappa

Mysuru: Saraswathi Samman awardee Dr. S.L. Bhyrappa, a Kannada writer, in a brilliant exposition of philosophy, literature and writing novels, captured the attention of a packed hall at Senate Bhavan in the beautiful and sprawling Manasagangothri campus here. He was delivering the inaugural address after declaring open the Mysuru Literary Fest organised by the Mysore…

Teacher’s death sparks protest; Relatives allege medical negligence
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Teacher’s death sparks protest; Relatives allege medical negligence

Mysuru: Relatives of a woman, who died three days after treatment at a private hospital, staged a protest in front of the hospital yesterday evening, accusing the doctors of negligence. They placed the woman’s dead body in front of the hospital demanding action against the doctors. Twenty-eight-year-old Renuka, a resident of Yadavagiri was admitted to…

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