Entry Banned to Brindavan Gardens

Mysuru: Entry of visitors to Brindavan Gardens at Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam has been banned and tourist entry to the Dam and its downstream near Srirangapatna in Mandya District has been restricted from yesterday, in spite of tourists coming in thousands to witness the spectacular sight of water gushing out of the many crest...

Fr. Noronha passes away

Mysuru: Rev. Fr. Denis Victor Noronha (86), a well-known Catholic Priest of the Diocese of Mysore, who was presently residing in ‘Prashantha Nilaya,’ a Retirement Home for Priests of Mysore Diocese in Bannimantap, passed away today at 11.39 am at St. Joseph’s Hospital here.   Fr. Noronha, the former Secretary of Mysore Diocesan Education Society...

Water release from KRS attracts tourists in hordes

Mysuru: Water discharge from the Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam has pushed up the number of tourists visiting sites along the Cauvery Basin including Balamuri, Edamuri, Ranganathittu, Srirangapatna, Ganjam and surrounding areas. Yesterday being a holiday, many tourists had come to KRS from Bengaluru and Mandya. Many temple complexes at Srirangapatna have been inundated as...






Fat in Khaki

By Vikram Muthanna The Karnataka State Reserve Police (KSRP) with 14,000 Police personnel is a rather large force — both literally and figuratively. I...


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Book release

MSK Prabhu’s 80th birthday celebrations, Dr. D.A. Shankar releases books ‘Samagra Kathegalu’ and ‘Virodha Vilasa,’ Prof. H.S. Umesh and Echanur Kumar ...



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In Briefs

Ph.D awardees

D.J. Prasanna has been awarded Ph.D in Kannada by the UoM for his thesis “Hassan Jilleya Dalita Chaluvali mattu Sahitya” submitted under the guidance ...
In Briefs

Hostel admission

The admission to hostels of the University of Mysore has gone online from this academic year (2108-19). Accordingly, Post-Graduate students who were h...
In Briefs

Seminar on Govt.

Karnataka Chintana Vedike, Mysuru, has organised a Seminar on ‘Challenges before the coalition government in safeguarding Constitution and Secularism’...
  • H.B. Vimala Swamy

    H.B. Vimala Swamy

    H.B. Vimala Swamy (71), wife of late M.C. Venkataramana Swamy and a resident of Khille Mohalla, passed away last night at her residence following brie...

  • K.M. Revanasiddaiah

    K.M. Revanasiddaiah

    K.M. Revanasiddaiah (96), retired Dy. Registrar of University of Mysore and a resident of Saraswathipuram, passed away in city this morning. He leaves...

  • Noor Jahaan

    Noor Jahaan

    Noor Jahaan (80), a resident of Mohammed Sait Block, passed away this morning at her residence following brief illness. She leaves behind four sons, t...

  • Venkataraju


    Venkataraju (50), a Head Constable serving at Biligere Police Station in Nanjangud Sub-Division, passed away yesterday near Bidadi, while returning fr...

  • Mohammed Aslam

    Mohammed Aslam

    Mohammed Aslam (54), a resident of Azeez Sait Nagar, passed away last night following brief illness. He leaves behind his wife, two sons, one daughter...

  • K.S. Vishwanath

    K.S. Vishwanath

    K.S. Vishwanath (56), an ex-serviceman and a senior assistant at United India Insurance, passed away this morning at his residence in Hunsur following...



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