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Prelude to 83rd Akhila Bharata Kannada Sahitya Sammelana: 2,000 students stand to form Kannada words at Palace

Mysuru: Over 2,000 students from 22 schools across city stood in formation to form the words: 83ನೇ ಕನ್ನಡ ಸಾಹಿತ್ಯ ಸಮ್ಮೇಳನ – ಮೈಸೂರು ಶ್ರೀ ರಾಮಾಯಣ ದರ್ಶನಂ – 50  (83rd Kannada Sahitya Sammelana – Mysuru and ‘Sri Ramayana Darshanam – 50’). The students stood in formation holding yellow and red colour cards above their heads (symbolising the colours...
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Governor arriving in city on Nov.22

Mysuru: The eighth annual convocation of JSS University will be held on Nov. 22 at 11 am at Rajendra Auditorium located in JSS  Medical College here. Addressing press persons at Pathrakartara Bhavan here this morning, JSS Medical College Principal Dr. H. Basavanagowdappa said that Governor Vajubhai R. Vala would deliver the convocation address and also...
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JD(S) holds ‘Kumara Parva’ rally in Chamaraja Assembly segment

Mysuru: The JD(S), which has taken an early start in the campaign in the run-up to the 2018 Assembly polls, conducted a road-show in Chamaraja Assembly segment yesterday. Former Vice-Chancellor of University of Mysore and KSOU, Prof. K.S. Rangappa, who is the most likely JD(S) candidate for Chamaraja Assembly segment, flanked by JD(S) State President...
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KSOU to get back recognition soon

Mysuru: Union Ministers Prakash Javadekar and H.N. Ananthakumar have assured  former Minister S.A. Ramdas of taking measures for renewal of recognition of Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) by the UGC. Ramdas, who met the two Union Ministers at a seminar organised at BMS Engineering College in Bengaluru recently, apprised them of the problems that KSOU...
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Mysuru Zoo to gift female giraffe to Bannerghatta Biological Park

Mysuru: The historic Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, popular as Mysuru Zoo, will donate a female giraffe to the Bannerghatta Biological Park in Bengaluru. Mysuru Zoo, known for its captive animal breeding, has three male and five female giraffes. The giraffe will be transported in a specially-designed container (see pic.) that will be mounted on a...
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Mysuru getting ready to host Kannada Lit Fest

Mysuru: The heritage city of Mysuru, the venue for the 83rd All India Kannada Sahitya Sammelana, is being decked up for the mega event with more than 100 workers involved in erecting the main stage and seating arrangements using German Technology for about 25,000 spectators at the Maharaja’s College Grounds. The arrangements at the venue...




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Chief Minister Siddharamaiah Man for the Age of Reason: Appointing Astrologers in Hospitals. Howzat?

I do not know what the stars foretell about Chief Minister Siddharamaiah’s political future in 2018 Assembly elections. But I do know what the people of reason, the rationalists, foretell about his contributions to gullible people to live in dignity. They foretell a place in Karnataka’s history for Siddharamaiah as a redeemer of superstitious people...
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Birth of Kannada Sahitya Parishat

Kannada Sahitya Parishat has a history of its own and has passed through various stages to come to its own as we see it today. An organisation called Sampadabhyudaya Samaja organised a conference in 1914 and its annual conference discussed the issues relating to the development of Kannada. In that conference it was decided that...
In Briefs
  • In Briefs

    Ph.D awardees

    P. Shankar Ganesh has been awarded Ph.D in Microbiology by the University of Mysore (UoM) for his thesis ‘Quorum Sensing Inhibitory Activity of Medici...

  • In Briefs

    Kannada Vikasa Ratna Awardee

    Dr. H. Sridhar, Assistant Professor in History at Mahajana First Grade College, has been awarded ‘Kannada Vikasa Ratna Award’ by the Karnataka State V...

  • In Briefs

    Appointed

    K. Vasanth Kumar, a resident of R.S. Naidu Nagar 3rd Stage, has been appointed as an Executive Member of the State BJP Yuva Morcha. He is also appoint...

  • In Briefs

    Varicose veins screening camp

    A free Varicose veins screening camp has been organised at Narayana Multispeciality Hospital premises on Nov.21 from 10 am to 2 pm. [Mob: 95380-52378]

  • In Briefs

    Sewing machine operator training

    Sthree Deepa, a Women & Child Development Organisation located on 7th Cross, Shivaji Road, N.R. Mohalla, has invited applications from SC/ST women...

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Evoking divinity…

By M.L. Krishnaswami Nadabramha Sangeetha Sabha had organised a classical music programme on Sunday, the 5th inst by the well-known senior artiste Dr. Vidyabhushana. Any programme by this artiste always attracts a large crowd of listeners and connoisseurs both and hence, the hall was fairly well-crowded, the reason being, the artiste will mix in his...
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Devaraja Urs Road to become New Age Road

Mysuru: After making its mark in Bengaluru (at times praised and criticised), it is the chance of Mysuru to get Tender SURE roads. As a pilot project, the D. Devaraja Urs Road at the Central Business District (CBD) will be made a Tender SURE Road. This means, the road will be designed in such a...
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Harmonising life and space

In the science of ancient art of Feng Shui, it is said that the flow of energy in a building should be without much obstacles and free flowing. However, this is not always possible due to many factors. The health sector which is the centre of a building does get afflicted when the energy gets...
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A classical treat

By Dr. Rama V. Bennur Sri Nadabrahma Sangeetha Sabha had organised a fine classical vocal concert in memory of Smt. Rukmini Ammal and Sri Ramaswamy Iyengar on Nov.4 at the premises of Sri Vasudevacharya Bhavana. A young vocalist from Madurai, Vid. Sivaganesan, accompanied by Achutha Rao (violin), Nikshit Puttur (mridanga) and Raghunandan Vyasa Rao (ghata),...
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Problems plenty, Solutions scanty

The nation finds itself in a whirlpool of problems, bugging not only those in charge of managing the house but also its inmates as it were, that is the mass expanding on any time scale one chooses. If demographers tell us that the headcount at any point of time gets added to the existing mass...
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Hidden heritage

One’s wealth is inherited while riches are earned according to a seasoned speaker on various aspects of our society. Taking a leaf out of his perception of the subtle difference between wealthy persons and the rich, one is prompted to remark that vast knowledge relating to healthy life without using or depending on modern medicines,...
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Cavities called potholes

Roads have come on centre-stage in public domain, particularly in Karnataka, for all bad reasons. Sources in the Government often make it a point to inform the people, mostly through print media, about roads across the State, dwelling on length in kilometres added to the existing network, widening some stretches, both intra-city and inter-city, raising...
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High on info, low on wisdom

The means of preserving literary works of ancient authors, many of them unknown to later generations, by memorising and word of mouth as it were along with etching on stone slabs and inking on palm leaves, compared to modern means of storing and conveying information, literary works and graphics using paper, printing, digitisation and wireless...
OBITUARY
  • J. Girija
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    J. Girija

    Girija (55), daughter of late Sannamma and Javaregowda couple and a resident of Krishnamurthypuram here, passed away yesterday at NIMHANS in Bengaluru...

  • Javerilal Lunkar
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    Javerilal Lunkar

    Javerilal Lunkar (63), proprietor of Flora Fountain on D.D. Urs Road and a resident of Siddarthanagar, passed away at a private hospital in the wee ho...

  • Savithramma
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    Savithramma

    Savithramma (48), wife of N. Raja (State Working President of Adi Dravida Pourakarmikara Yuvakara Kshemabhivridhi Sangha) and a resident of Pourakarmi...

  • Taramani Seshadry
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    Taramani Seshadry

    Taramani Seshadry (87), mother of S. Balaji (Principal of Sri Ramakrishna Vidyashala, Mysuru), passed away on Nov. 15 in Bengaluru. She leaves behind ...

  • K.V. Krishne Urs
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    K.V. Krishne Urs

    K.V. Krishne Urs (82), former KSRTC Divisional Controller and advocate, passed away at a private hospital here yesterday following brief illness. A  r...

  • T. M. Suvarnamma
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    T. M. Suvarnamma

    T.M. Suvarnamma (82), wife of retd. Special DC  T.S. Padmaraj, passed away at her residence in Saraswathipura here yesterday. She leaves behind a son,...

SPORTS

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Indian Super League: Bengaluru FC makes a winning start

Bengaluru: Bengaluru FC got their Indian Super League (ISL) journey up and running with a comfortable 2-0 victory over Mumbai City FC at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium in Bengaluru yesterday. Eduardo Garcia and captain Sunil Chhetri came up with two second-half strikes to cement maximum points. The game began with a lot of physicality from...
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ASF-KALS wins All India ICSE School National Hockey Tournament

Mysuru: Eight hockey players from Ashwini Sports Federation (ASF) represented the Karnataka ICSE Schools Under-16 team. The team emerged victorious at the All India ICSE School (ASISC) National Hockey tournament held in Ranchi from Nov.5 to Nov.7. They defeated Bihar/Jharkhand (6-1), Uttar Pradesh (4-0), Maharashtra (3-0), Tamil Nadu (6-0) in the semi-finals and Andhra Pradesh...
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DC XI wins Rajyotsava Cup

DC XI (picture Above) led by Deputy Commissioner D. Randeep won the Rajyotsava Cup cricket match defeating Mysore District Journalists Association (MDJA) XI at the SDNR Wadiyar stadium in Manasagangothri here yesterday. It was also announced that a triangular tournament including the Police Commissioner’s XI would be organised soon.
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Wins laurels in Body-Building

Abhishek, a V semester MCA student of Pooja Bhagavat Memorial Mahajana Education Centre, Metagalli, Mysuru, secured II place in the Inter-District Body- Building competition recently held at Town Hall in city. This 25th District-level Body-Building Competition was for the title of ‘Mr. Mysuru’ which was organised by Mysuru District Amateur Body Builders Association.

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