Nails pierce jumbo Cauvery’s foreleg

Mysuru:  Sheer carelessness on the part of elephant caretakers and people who left behind sharp nails, safety pins on the road led to an unfortunate incident this morning where the left foreleg of jumbo Cauvery was pierced by two nails. The incident occurred at a time when the Dasara — where caparisoned elephants are the...

Dasara sans politicos as Poll Conduct kicks in

Mysuru:  You will not find political leaders inaugurating this Dasara and all its associated events as the Model Code of Conduct for Hunsur by-election (in Mysuru District) has come into force. The Election Commission announced the calendar of events for by-elections to 15 Assembly Constituencies in the State including Hunsur. The Poll Code has also...

State slashes hefty traffic penalties by 50%-80%

Bengaluru:  Yielding to public pressure, the Karnataka Government yesterday announced a cut in penalties for traffic violations under the amended Motor Vehicles (MV) Act. The Government issued a notification revising the fines that need to be collected for various traffic violations. The Notification was issued by the Transport Department specifying the new reduced fines for...



BSY meets Amit Shah

New Delhi: With the disqualified Karnataka legislators expressing concern about their future with the Election Commission announcing the by-poll sched...





Events Today


Felicitation to Padma Shri Dr. T.K. Murthy,  Karnatak Music Vocal Concert by Vid. N.R. Prashanth, accompanied by Dr. Murthy on mridanga, mridanga supp...
Events Today

Gayana Sabha

 Hindustani Classical Music Concerts, sitar by Ustad Shafique Khan and vocal by S. Hiranmayee accompanied by Bhimashankar Bidanur on tabla, Vighnesh B...



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The top brass in the country’s Government at the Centre seems to be in an overdrive informing the citizens about the goals to be achieved while moving...
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In Briefs

Objections invited

The Department for Empower-ment of Differently-abled and Senior Citizens has published a list of rehabilitation workers of city at the notice board of...
In Briefs

Adventure Sports

The National Adventure Foundation Karnataka-II, Mysuru, will be conducting various land, aero and water Adventure programmes like para-sailing, trekki...
In Briefs


JSS Law College, Kuvempunagar, has organised a symposium on ‘Impingement of Social Sciences on Law’ on Sept. 23 at 10 am at the Silver Jubilee Hall of...
  • V. Shivamalledevaru

    V. Shivamalledevaru

    V. Shivamalledevaru (92), a native of Mangala village in Kollegal taluk, passed away yesterday in city. He leaves behind his son Shivaswamy, Principal...

  • Hinkal Ramdas

    Hinkal Ramdas

    Ramdas (63), a resident of Hinkal passed away yesterday. Ramdas, a native of Badanaguppe in Chamarajanagar taluk, leaves behind his wife, two sons and...

  • M.H. Anand Kumar

    M.H. Anand Kumar

    M.H. Anand Kumar (76), brother of late actor and former MP Ambarish and a resident of Chamarajapuram, passed away early this morning at Sri Jayadeva I...

  • Puttamma


    Puttamma (97), wife of former Municipal Council Vice-President late J.S. Ramakrishnaiah and a resident of Vishweswara Nagar passed away yesterday in c...

  • Centenarian Basamma

    Centenarian Basamma

    Basamma (100), wife of late Mahadeva Shetty and a resident of Kergalli village in Jayapura Hobli of the taluk passed away yesterday. She leaves behind...

  • Gurunath Joshi

    Gurunath Joshi

    Gurunath Joshi (91), a retired Railway Officer passed away at a private hospital in city yesterday. He leaves behind two sons including Sharad G. Josh...


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