Month: February, 2017

Zoo to get new arrivals
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Zoo to get new arrivals

The Sri Jayachamarajendra Zoological Gardens popularly known as Mysuru zoo will soon receive many animals from various other zoos in India and one zoo in Sri Lanka. The animal exchange programme that has been put on hold following the outbreak of avian influenza or the bird flu has resumed as the Zoo has been declared…

Mysore University to felicitate Prof. N.B. Ramachandra tomorrow
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Mysore University to felicitate Prof. N.B. Ramachandra tomorrow

The Department of Studies in Genetics and Genomics, University of Mysore, has organised a function on Feb. 8 at Rani Bahadur Auditorium, B.N. Bahadur Institute of Management Studies on Hunsur Road here at 3 pm, to felicitate Prof. N.B. Ramachandra on being elected as Fellow of Indian Academy of Sciences – 2017. Prof. Rama Shankar…

District BJP Executive Committee meeting begins
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District BJP Executive Committee meeting begins

Mysuru, Feb. 7 (RKB&DM) – A day-long Executive Committee meeting of District BJP began at Rangalakshmamma Rajaram Kalyana Mantap in Hootagalli here this morning. Addressing the meeting, District BJP President M. Shivanna said that Nanjangud and Gundlupet bypolls were crucial for the party. Calling upon partymen to shun whatever minor differences they had, Shivanna highlighted…

State Government to waive interest for drought-hit farmers
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State Government to waive interest for drought-hit farmers

The State Government has come to the rescue of drought-hit farmers by waiving the interest for those who pay the  Principal  amount by Mar. 31. The initiative is expected to benefit 2.25 lakh farmers. Governor Vajubhai R. Vala, in his address to the joint Session of the State Legislature yesterday, said: “several market interventions have…

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Opposition attacks Govt.

 The second day of the joint Session of the Karnataka Legislature at Vidhana Soudha here this morning, saw the Opposition parties targeting the Government on various issues. Soon as the Session began, BJP’s Sunil Kumar, supported by other members of the party, raised the Kambala (slush track buffalo race) issue, urging the Speaker to allow…

Extortion case: Prime accused gets bail
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Extortion case: Prime accused gets bail

The First Additional Civil and JMFC Court Judge has granted conditional bail to the prime accused in an extortion case in city. The prime accused, who has been granted bail, has been identified as Geetha, who was arrested along with three others for threatening and extorting cash and valuables from one Sannaswamy of Kuvempunagar after…

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Excessive consumption of liquor claims man’s life

 An incident of a man falling sick  after consuming excessive liquor and breathing his last at a hospital has been reported in city yesterday. The deceased has been identified as Bharath (20), a native of Asumatti village in T.N. Pur taluk who was working at a hotel near Agrahara Circle in city. It is reported…

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Mankuthimma mesmerised

 It was an awe-inspiring 45-minute discourse with inner meaning analysis hidden in that most popular four line 945 verses of DVG’s (D. V. Gundappa) Mankuthimmana Kagga revealed by a multifaceted orator K.S. Mukundan. In gist, DVG has combined the philosophy of Veda, Upanishad, Bhagavad Gita and his own life experience in this great  work, he…

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Unidentified person dies at hospital

 An unidentified person, who was found unconscious near KSRTC Bus Stand in Lashkar Police limits on Feb. 3 and admitted to K.R. Hospital for treatment, passed away on the same day at about 9.25 pm, after failing to respond to the treatment. The unidentified person, aged about 65 years, is 5.5 ft. tall, appears weak,…

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Study classes

Arsha Vidya Kendra has organised study classes on Bhagavad Gita by Sri Swami Chidrupananda Saraswathi at Sadvidya Patashala, Narayana Sastry Road, from Feb.7 to 10 at 6.30 pm and study classes on Upanishad from Feb. 7 to 10 at 7 am at Prarthana Mandira, Chandramouleshwara Temple, Temple Road, V.V. Mohalla, Mysuru.

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