Month: March, 2017

Goodbye SBM… Welcome SBI
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Goodbye SBM… Welcome SBI

104-year-old bank to be merged with State Bank of India tomorrow The 104-year-old State Bank of Mysore (SBM) is all set to enter the history books tomorrow (Apr.1) when it will be merged with the State Bank India (SBI) as per Government of  India notification. Popularly known as the ‘Mysore Bank’ in the Old Mysore…

Delegation of PU lecturers to meet CM on Apr. 2
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Delegation of PU lecturers to meet CM on Apr. 2

Implementation of Kumar Naik report “The valuation process of 2nd PU answer scripts will go on without a hitch this time as Chief Minister Siddharamaiah has assured to look into our grievances,” said H.S. Ravishankar, Convenor, PU College Principals and Lecturers Co-ordination Committee. Addressing a press meet at Pathrakarthara Bhavan here on Tuesday, Ravishankar said…

Flight operations from Mysore Airport soon, says MP
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Flight operations from Mysore Airport soon, says MP

Regular flight operations will soon begin from Mysuru under the first phase of the Centre’s Affordable Regional Connectivity Scheme, said Mysuru-Kodagu MP Pratap Simha. He said that five airliners have been selected to operate 128 routes, including Mysuru under the Udan scheme in which the airfare is capped at Rs. 2,500 for a one-hour flight….

SC Constitution Bench to hear triple talaq cases from May 11
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SC Constitution Bench to hear triple talaq cases from May 11

The Supreme Court yesterday fixed May 11 for hearing pleas challenging validity of triple talaq. The SC further said that a Five-Judge Constitution Bench will hear the matter. The Court said it would hold daily sittings between May 11 and May 19 to decide pleas by Muslim women to declare the practice of oral talaq…

Gen. K.S. Thimayya remembered
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Gen. K.S. Thimayya remembered

Kodava Samaja holds elocution contest for college students An elocution competition for college students on the ‘Life and Achievements of the General’ marked the 111th birth anniversary of General K.S. Thimayya organised by Kodava Samaja, Mysuru at  Field Marshal  K.M. Cariappa Community Hall, Kodava Samaja premises, Vijayanagar 1st Stage this morning. Mysuru Kodava Samaja President…

Sreenivasa Prasad campaigns in Goluru
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Sreenivasa Prasad campaigns in Goluru

BJP candidate for Nanjangud Assembly by-election V. Sreenivasa Prasad, who campaigned in Goluru village and surrounding places, is seen seeking the support of voters in the taluk this morning. He was accompanied by leaders K.R. Mohan Kumar (former MUDA Chairman) and Kagalavadi M. Shivanna (former MP).

“Indira Canteen” taste to beat “Amma Canteen”
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“Indira Canteen” taste to beat “Amma Canteen”

The ambitious project of the State Government to supply heavily-subsidised quality food under the banner “Indira Canteen” will be expanded to other cities in the State. Initially, the project will be launched in Bengaluru at 198 wards of Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike, said Food and Civil Supplies Minister U.T. Khader. Speaking to reporters here yesterday,…

A dustbin in the middle of Bogadi Ring Road Cross
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A dustbin in the middle of Bogadi Ring Road Cross

Some time back, concrete blocks were placed at the Bogadi Ring Road Cross to regulate traffic movement at this junction. Unfortunately, it is being used as a dustbin by some and as a poster board, giving it an ugly look in the middle of the road. This has become an eyesore in the area. Even…

Justice C.S. Karnan appears before SC; says “jail me”
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Justice C.S. Karnan appears before SC; says “jail me”

Calcutta High Court’s Justice C.S. Karnan — whose refusal to turn up before the Supreme Court to face contempt proceedings had led the top court to issue a bailable warrant against him — appeared before the top court’s seven-judge bench this morning. The 61-year-old controversial judge argued his case before the bench headed by Chief…

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