Stone Mining at Baby Betta Threat to Safety of KRS

Mandya: A Senior Police Officer’s report that rampant and uncontrolled mining-cum-stone quarrying activities at Baby Betta Reserve Forests in Pandavapura Taluk here is posing great danger to Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) has raised safety concerns of the Dam itself. The Dam, built by Sir M. Visvesvaraya and the gift of Mysore Wadiyars, is a lifeline...

Scorn at corn waste near KRS

Mysuru: Even as the State government is yet to take action on the report of illegal quarrying near KRS, here is a report of tourists spoiling the beauty of the Dam that is a lifeline of the region. Khalid Ahmed Khan, a reader of Star of Mysore, has sent  us this news along with pictures...
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Open Street Fest on KR Boulevard

Mysuru:  In view of overwhelming response from visitors to the Dasara Open Street Festival held on D. Devaraja Urs Road last year, the District Administration and the Department of Tourism have decided to hold this year’s festival at Krishnaraja Boulevard, which is free from heavy traffic and which is convenient for both visitors and organisers....








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Legends dating back to Roman and Greek civilisations, spanning 8th century BC to 5th century AD, which we get to read with scanty details of life that...
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Happiness prog.

Sri Ravishankar Guruji’s Art of Living has organised Weekend Happiness Programme (Part -1) from Sept.21 to 23 by International Faculty Divyapaadaji at...
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Department of Social Welfare has invited applications from SC students who have scored 60% and above in first attempt in 10th standard in 2018 for awa...
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Kalasuruchi has organised story-telling for kids by C.G. Nagaraj, retd. Head Master, Demonstration School, Mysuru, on Sept.22 from 4.30 pm to 5.30 pm ...
  • H. Parvathi

    H. Parvathi

    Parvathi (74), retired Vice-Principal of Vijaya College, Pandavapura and a resident of Shanthinagar in the town, passed away on Monday night at a priv...

  • Narayan Murthy

    Narayan Murthy

    Narayan Murthy (78), well-known hotelier, passed away yesterday at his residence here. He leaves behind his wife, daughter Shilpa Prasanna (former Pre...

  • K.S. Papanna

    K.S. Papanna

    K.S. Papanna (75), a rice merchant and a resident of Kittur in Periyapatna taluk, passed away this morning at a private hospital here    following bri...

  • V. Dinesh

    V. Dinesh

    Mysuru: V. Dinesh (48), Class 1 Electrical Contractor S. Vasanth’s son and a resident of Kuvempunagar, passed away here on Sept.16 (Sunday). He leaves...

  • R. Rajanna

    R. Rajanna

    Rajanna (85), a social worker, patron of Mysuru Mahanagarapalike Mandi Marukatte Badigedarara Sangha, passed away yesterday in city. He leaves behind ...

  • K. Thimmegowda

    K. Thimmegowda

    K. Thimmegowda (72), retired Engineer and a resident of Subhash Nagar, passed away at his residence here last night. He leaves behind his wife Bhagyam...

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