Elections 2018, News

Where is Rebel Star Ambarish?

Mandya: Rebel star Ambarish has been given a ticket to contest from Mandya, but he is not happy. He has been sulking ever since the election process has been set into motion and has several demands before he agrees to file his nomination papers. This morning, a group of his supporters went in search for...
Elections 2018, News

920 candidates file nominations so far in State

Bengaluru: The total number of nominations for May 12 election to Karnataka Legislative Assembly is inching towards the four-figure mark and so far, 920 candidates have filed their papers till Saturday, after the notification was issued on April 17. Out of 920, 48 candidates have filed papers from Mysuru district. According to official sources, in...
Elections 2018, News

Officers undergo training in election process

Mysuru: To ensure proper and sanctity of electoral process and the smooth conduct of elections, all election-related officers, including Returning Officers and Assistant Returning Officers underwent training on the election procedures at various centres in city this morning. Returning Officers and Assistant Returning Officers will hold crucial posts during elections. Officials who were trained are...
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Siddharamaiah has his way, will contest from Badami too

Bengaluru: After days of uncertainty and opposition from within the party, Chief Minister Siddharamaiah appears to have prevailed. Apart from Chamundeshwari, he will take the electoral plunge from Badami in Bagalkot District. The CM is set to file his nomination papers from the constituency on Tuesday (Apr.24) The decision comes after much dilly-dallying but the...

Shell out hefty fines for speeding, stopping inside protected forests

Mysuru:  Following repeated incidents of people travelling on the roads that cut through National Parks and Tiger Reserves disturbing animals and indulging in activities like drinking, smoking, taking photos, shooting videos, playing music in their vehicle’s music system and making loud noise, the Forest Department has decided to crackdown on such activities and impose a...

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    Musical nite on Apr. 28

    In keeping with its tradition of hosting musical nites of famous cine singers and music directors, the city’s Ninad Music Trust has organised a musica...

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    Free health check-up camps

    Mysuru Veerashaiva Sajjana Sangha, Halladakeri in association with Narayana Hrudayalaya and Annapoorna Eye Hospital has organised a free heart and eye...

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    Free BMD screening camp

    JSS Ayurveda Hospital, Alanahalli, has organised a free Bone Mineral Density(BMD) Test at its premises on Apr. 23 between 10  am and 1 pm. For details...

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    Power disruption

    Owing to emergency maintenance works, power supply will be disrupted in the following areas on Apr. 24 between 10 am and 5 pm: Aravind Nagar, Kuvempun...

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    M. Tabreez Khan, a resident of Rajkumar Road, Kalyanagiri in the city, has been appointed as Mysuru City President of Karnataka State Human Rights Pro...


Feature Articles

Book Talk: A journey from boyhood

By Gouri Satya, Senior Journalist Title: Boyhood In The Valley Author: Nanjappa Parameshwaran Pages: 268 Price: 8.99 GBP [Rs. 838.06] Publisher: Olympia Publishers, London The book “Boyhood In The Valley” authored by Nanjappa Parameshwaran revolves around the story of Kumaran and his elder brother Krishnan, who spend their childhood marvelling over new film posters at...

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Crime-ridden country

Some regions of the world have been portrayed to suggest one or the other of dominant features. Africa has been perceived for long by the West as a dark continent. Countries too have been described with suggestive adjectives and terms again as the West took notice. India described as the land of snakes and snake-charmers...

Caught in caste cauldron

India is a caste-less, classless country, as per the harangue featuring speakers of all hues that people at large are hearing on many occasions from public platforms. Nothing can be farther from truth given the current goings on across the country in general and Karnataka in particular while the State is heading for the poll...

Learning at Guru’s feet

The lines of Taittiriya Upanishad convey the message namely “Be one for whom the Mother is God, be one for whom the Father is God, be one for whom the Teacher is God, be one for whom the Guest is God.” While mother and teacher share the popular view that mother is the child’s first...

Digital technology Vs farming

Sweating at work, particularly on the farm land to grow fruits and vegetables as well as raise food crops, has come to be considered strenuous both physically and financially resulting in disenchantment in the agriculture sector of the nation’s economy. The reasons for not luring the land’s youth to take to the plough are not...
  • Mubarak Ali Khan

    Mubarak Ali Khan

    Mubarak Ali Khan (68), a fish merchant and proprietor of Royal Medicals in Udayagiri here passed away yesterday following brief illness. He leaves beh...

  • Shankar Rao Kadam

    Shankar Rao Kadam

    Shankar Rao Kadam (81), retired Assistant Executive Engineer at KPWD and a resident of Moksha Marga in Siddarthanagar 1st stage, passed away on Thursd...

  • V.N. Nanjundaswamy

    V.N. Nanjundaswamy

    V.N. Nanjundaswamy (64), a resident of Varuna in the taluk and priest of Chamundeshwari Temple, Vidyanagar in city, passed away yesterday. He leaves b...

  • Ishrathulla Khan

    Ishrathulla Khan

    Ishrathulla Khan (59), a resident of S.S. Nagar in city passed away this morning. He leaves behind his wife, one son, one daughter and a host of relat...

  • Nataraja


    Nataraja (58), a resident of Agrahara and a priest and astrologer at the temple in Madiwala Swamy Mutt in Chamundipuram, passed away yesterday  in cit...

  • Krishnappa


    Krishnappa (55), a tour agent and a resident of Nazarbad in Mysuru, passed away yesterday at Niwai city in Rajasthan. He leaves behind his wife Uma, a...



Talented Footballer: S. Shreyas

Football is the most popular sport in the world sporting scene and has a large following all over the universe. The game requires excellent skill, fitness from the individual player and as it is a team game needs excellent co-ordination with fellow players to succeed in the game at any level. Mysuru has been a...

KSCA Mysuru Zone Inter-District Cricket: Amruth Raj slams ton

An unbeaten 136 (17×4, 5×6) by opener Amruth Raj, helped Chairman XI to register a facile eight-wicket win over Combined XI in the KSCA Mysuru Zone Inter-District U-19 Tournament played at the SDNR Wadiyar Platinum Jubilee University Grounds here yesterday. The Scores U-19 — Combined XI: 249 for four in 50 overs (S. Nishanth 109...

Watson’s ton helps CSK score good win over RR

Pune: Shane Watson starred with the bat, scoring a century, before bowlers completed the job as Chennai Super Kings (CSK) registered a clinical 64-run victory over the Rajasthan Royals (RR) in Pune yesterday. Put into bat, CSK openers Ambati Rayudu and Shane Watson (106, 57b, 9×4, 6×6), put up 50 runs for the first wicket,...



Mysuru's favorite and largest circulated English evening daily has kept the citizens of Mysuru informed and entertained since 1978. Over the past 39 years, Star of Mysore has been the newspaper that Mysureans reach for every evening to know about the happenings in Mysuru city. The newspaper has feature rich articles and dedicated pages targeted at readers across the demographic spectrum of Mysuru city. With a readership of over 2,50,000 Star of Mysore has been the best connection between it's readers and their leaders; between advertisers and customers; between Mysuru and Mysureans.