Elections 2018, News

HDK visits Chamundi Hill Temple

Mysuru:  After standing testimony to a high-pitched and bitter election campaign, the State will witness the second swearing-in ceremony in less than a week when Chief Minister-designate H.D. Kumaraswamy of the JD(S) will take oath on the flight of stairs of the Vidhana Soudha at 4.30 pm today. He will assume office along with Deputy...

Kerala travellers to be screened for Nipah symptoms: Mysuru DC

Mysuru:  Mysuru is on high alert, especially in areas bordering Kerala, after 11 people died of the mysterious Nipah Virus (NiV) in Kozhikode over the last few days. The Karnataka State Health and Family Welfare Department has directed Primary Health Centres (PHCs) in Chamarajanagar, Kodagu and Mysuru districts, which share the border with Kerala, to...

Move to Reduce Roadkills: Buses to ply at 30 kmph via Chamarajanagar forests

Chamarajanagar: In a major move that could reduce roadkills, the Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) and Forest Department authorities have imposed speed restrictions on government and private buses passing through forest areas in Chamarajanagar district. It may be mentioned here that National Tiger Conservation Authority, State Wildlife Board Member Sanjay Gubbi and other wildlife...

Anti-People’s Mandate Day by BJP

Mysuru: Even as the CM-designate H.D. Kumaraswamy (HDK) is all ready to be sworn-in as the 25th CM of the State this evening in Bengaluru, the leaders and workers of the BJP protested against the unholy alliance of Congress and JD(S), observing it as ‘Anti-People’s Mandate Day.’ The leaders and the workers gathered near the...

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Columns, Pet Talk

Pet Talk

By Maneka Gandhi In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka gives tips on treatment and prevention of diarrhoea in horses and explains what has to be done if horse has ringworm? Can I get some tips on treatment and prevention of diarrhoea in horses? Make sure your horse is eating and drinking normally. If, after 24...
Columns, Point of View

No 15 days to purchase majority!

By T.J.S. George Here is what the Buddha said about Karnataka elections: “There are many difficulties to overcome in this world. It is hard for a proud man to learn the way of enlightenment.  It is hard not to argue about right and wrong.  It is hard to find a good method.  It is hard...
In Briefs
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    Flash Mob for Youth Fest

    Infinity Ads Management along with Darshini Groups and Global Auto Equipment of Bangalore has announced Mysore Youth Fest-2018 programme from May 31 t...

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    Residential school for deaf boys

    Sai Ranga Vidya Samsthe, a free residential school for deaf boys, located at 764/A, B-Layout, Bannimantap, has invited applications from eligible deaf...

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    Alumni Association

    The Alumni Association of JSS Mahavidyapeetha has invited applications from students studying in PUC, Degree and PG courses for admission to its hoste...

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    Boys, Girls Hostel

    The Backward Classes Department has invited applications from eligible girl students for admission to Pre-matric girl students hostel at Hunsur town a...

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    Power disruption

    Owing to emergency maintenance works, power supply will be disrupted in the following areas tomorrow (May 24) from 10 am to 5 pm: Jalapuri, Gayathripu...


Feature Articles

‘Koronation’ of King Kumaranna

By R.P. Jagadeesh, Senior Journalist In the midst of the “Snake and Ladder” game being played between Karnataka Congress and JD(S), the beloved son of H.D. Deve Gowda, the JD(S) Supremo, H.D. Kumaraswamy, would be crowned as the 25th Chief Minister of Karnataka to herald the ‘Era of Kumara’ — Kumara Parva — this evening....
Feature Articles

Unforgettable moments in the commentary box

By R.S. Krishnaswamy I was a cricket commentator for almost 40 years and covered cricket in all types of format. I started at age 21 as a student commentator from Mysore and went on to successfully do commentary till 1997, when I officially retired. My first match was Mysore Vs Hyderabad Ranji Trophy which was...

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Republic in Retrospect

Taking stock of the perspective being talked and written about by the country’s diaspora across the wide cross section of society as they visualise the current goings on in the land can both be fascinating and disturbing for different reasons, depending on knowledge and understanding of the diverse factors causing and contributing to the scenario....

Moulding medical practitioners

The country’s steadily expanding human population, establishment of medical education institutions adding to their existing number across the nation, increasing the intake of students in medical colleges both for under-graduate and post-graduate courses, cost of medical education both in government-managed and private institutions, output of medicines and diagnostic devices by indigenous pharmaceutical industry, and last...

Legacy from the past Plight of posterity

Lament by a marked section of public speakers about absence of old values in society of our times and clarion calls to the youth to imbibe those values don’t seem to have many takers. As if to add insult to injury, many a youth can be heard questioning the relevance of the advisory coming from...

Reining in residue

The currently accepted figure of seven plus billion human beings hosted by planet earth, respectfully projected as mother, taken along with the second related figure of the annual addition to this mass, namely 85 million, while noting that the world’s total headcount was only one billion in 1800 and expected to touch 10 billion at...
  • Nagarajappa


    Nagarajappa (70), a resident of Veeranagere, passed away here yesterday. He leaves behind his wife, two sons, one daughter and a host of relatives and...

  • Gowramma


    Gowramma (75), wife of Shivegowda and a native of Ambigarahalli in K.R. Pet taluk, passed away yesterday. She leaves behind her husband, four sons inc...

  • Cheeyabera G. Parvathy

    Cheeyabera G. Parvathy

    Cheeyabera G. Parvathy (Mechanda), wife of C.A. Ganapathy (retired Circle Inspector), passed away last night at her Flat in Suntune apartment, Swimmin...

  • Chendrimada G. Subramani

    Chendrimada G. Subramani

    Chendrimada G. Subramani (80) passed away early this morning at his residence, #100, 2nd Cross, 2nd Main, Vijayanagar 1st Stage here. He leaves behind...

  • Uganda F4 Futures $15,000 Men's Tennis: City's Vasisht enters main draw

    Uganda F4 Futures $15,000 Men's Tennis: City's Vasisht enters main draw

    Mysuru lad C. Vasisht, representing India in the Uganda F4 Futures $15,000 Men’s Tennis Tournament, won his final Men’s Singles qualifying...

  • Gowramma


    Gowramma (75), mother of journalist Amshi Prasanna Kumar, passed away this morning. Last rites were performed at Ambigarahalli village in K.R. Pet tal...



Mysore Summer Races-2018 from May 25

The Mysore Summer Races-2018, with 12 days of racing, will commence from May 25 (Friday) and concludes on Aug.8 (Wednesday). STAKES AND CUPS: Rs.3,28,75,000 in Stakes and Rs.6,20,000 in Cups, aggregating to Rs.3,34,95,000. RACING: About 378 horses are expected to participate during the season. The following Trainers have been licensed by MRC to train during...

Faf du Plessis stars in CSK’s thrilling win

South Africa’s Faf du Plessis batted splendidly for Chennai Super Kings (CSK) by scoring a valuable match winning knock of 67 n.o. (42 balls, 5×4, 4×6) and helped his team enter the final of this edition of the IPL by beating Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) by two wickets in the IPL Qualifier 1 played yesterday. Chennai...

NIE honours its elite sports persons

The National Institute of Engineering (NIE), Mysuru, honoured its best sports persons who had represented VTU teams for the year 2017-18, at a function held at Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan Seminar Hall of the Institute on May 9. The sports persons were presented with certificate of appreciation and track suit of the Institute. Seen in the...

Cricket Champs of City

Sri Sharada Cricket Academy of Sri Sharada Public School, T.P. Kailasam Road, R.T. Nagar, Mysuru, bloomed with Championship in the Tri-series Tournament (20 overs) held at Science College Grounds in Hassan for U-16 age group. Sri Sharada Cricket Academy, led by Shreyas of Grade X, chased the target of 96 set by Bengaluru Cricket Group...



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