Month: March, 2017

Dawn of wisdom
Editorial

Dawn of wisdom

Cities and countries too acquired celebrity status in many regions, including India, being identified based on their unique, sometimes exclusive features. Monuments, colourful fountains, gardens, avenues, unique-looking inhabitants, rare species of animals as well as plants and so on have figured in such identities. Bengaluru as Garden City, Mysuru as Heritage City, Pune as Pensioners’…

House burglar arrested; Rs. 1.75 lakh worth gold jewellery seized
News

House burglar arrested; Rs. 1.75 lakh worth gold jewellery seized

The City Crime Branch (CCB) Police on Feb. 26 have arrested a person on charges of house burglaries and have recovered gold jewellery worth Rs. 1.75 lakh from him. The arrested person has been identified as 21-year-old Lokesh, a resident of Vinayakanagar in Bengaluru. During interrogation, the accused is said to have confessed of committing…

A tribute to Prof. S.K. Ananda Thirtha
Sports

A tribute to Prof. S.K. Ananda Thirtha

Prof. S.K. Ananda Thirtha, a gentleman to the core stole the hearts of numerous individuals in Mysuru city with his warmth and generous attitude of helping the needy without any hesitation. A man who lived his life with a very positive attitude passed away in sleep on Feb.6, leaving many of his followers, family and…

K. Javaregowda
Obituary

K. Javaregowda

Javaregowda (76), retd. Junior Engineer (JE) at Irrigation Department, passed away yesterday. He leaves behind wife Bhagyamma, two sons, two daughters and a host of relatives and friends. Last rites were performed at a crematorium in Vijayanagar 4th Stage this morning.

Shivanth, Hemadri Satish bag titles
Sports

Shivanth, Hemadri Satish bag titles

Shivanth (7.5 pts-21 progressive score) and Hemadri Satish (6pts-18 progressive score) bagged the top honours by clinching the U-13 Open and U-13 girls titles respectively in the Mysuru District U-7, U-9, U-13 chess tournament conducted by Mysore Chess centre & GSS Institutions recently in city. The top two place winners in U-13 Open, Girls, U-7…

SJCE wins Shilpi Cup 2017
Sports

SJCE wins Shilpi Cup 2017

SJCE CTM won the Shilpi Cup 2017 organised by Builders Association of India, Mysuru Centre in city recently. The tournament was organised for Civil Engineering College in and around Mysuru at SJCE Cricket Grounds. A total of 9 Civil and 1 CTM Engineering Colleges participated in the tournament. The tournament was inaugurated by SJCE Principal…

City’s Prajwal Dev enters pre-quarters
Sports

City’s Prajwal Dev enters pre-quarters

Upcoming tennis player from Mysuru S.D. Prajwal Dev taking part in the India F3 Futures $15,000 ITF Men’s Tennis Tournament at Guwahati, won his first round men’s singles tie against Britain’s Alexis Canter yesterday. Prajwal Dev playing a consistent game beat Alexis Canter 6-4, 6-2 and entered the pre-quarterfinals. In the next round he faces…

Take steps to curb accidents on Ring Road
Voice of The Reader

Take steps to curb accidents on Ring Road

Sir, It was disheartening to read the news item “IAF staffer killed in bike accident” (Star of Mysore dated Feb. 12).  Many road accidents have occurred in the Ring Road starting from under-bridge near Hotel Royal Inn till Columbia Asia Hospital during the past. I am a regular commuter on this stretch for the past…

Chronic traffic rules violators
Voice of The Reader

Chronic traffic rules violators

Sir, In spite of vigilant checks by the Traffic Police at many vantage points, we still can see plenty of traffic rules violators. In the attached photo one rider appears to be of underage riding without helmet and the other rider has removed his vehicle registration number plate and also riding without  helmet. The riders…

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