Month: April, 2017

Long weekend: Tourists crowd city
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Long weekend: Tourists crowd city

Mysuru: ‘Destination Mysuru’ seemed to be the mantra of tourists who have arrived in the city in large numbers from various parts of the country including Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Chennai. Yesterday and today being weekends and tomorrow (May 1) being a closed holiday for May Day, all roads led to Mysuru. The number of tourists…

Mysuru Passport Office is just a despatch centre !
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Mysuru Passport Office is just a despatch centre !

Mysuru: The Passport Seva Kendra at Metagalli in Mysuru that was opened with much fanfare has turned out to be a mere application and document despatch centre. It has powers to just collect application forms from people and send it to Regional Passport Office in Bengaluru where it is processed. Once the application is filed…

POINT BLANK: Is the State BJP falling apart?
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POINT BLANK: Is the State BJP falling apart?

By K.B. Ganapathy, Editor-in-Chief W.B. Yeats in his poem The Second Coming has said the universal truth when he wrote: Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world,…… The ugly spectacle of violent dissent that was seen in Bengaluru on April 27 at the Palace Grounds where K.S. Eswarappa,…

BJP has no connection with Brigade: High Command
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BJP has no connection with Brigade: High Command

New Delhi/ Bengaluru: Bogged down by the infighting within the Karnataka unit of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) between the factions led by party State President B.S. Yeddyurappa and Leader of the Opposition in the Karnataka Legislative Council K.S. Eshwarappa, the party High Command has issued a set of three rules for the State leaders to…

Soldier from Mysuru injured during battle with terrorists in J&K
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Soldier from Mysuru injured during battle with terrorists in J&K

Mysuru: A Mysurean, who is serving as a soldier in the Indian Army, has been injured during a battle with terrorists at Kupwara in Jammu and Kashmir on Apr. 26. The injured soldier has been identified as 28-year-old B. Ramesh, son of late Basavarajegowda and a resident of Bhadregowdanakoppal, Yelwal hobli in the taluk, who…

No more free phones in MCC
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No more free phones in MCC

Mysuru: The State Government has cracked the whip on misuse of free mobile connections by Corporators and selected officers of Mysuru City Corporation (MCC). Already many free connections offered under Corporate User Group (CUG) of BSNL have been disconnected and all the connections are expected to be disconnected  by tomorrow. Over 200 free post-paid mobile…

Namma Young Stars: POORNACHANDRA
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Namma Young Stars: POORNACHANDRA

By S.N. Venkatnag Sobers Namma Mysuru, with a vast cultural diversity, has been contributing to Kannada Film Industry since decades. Many actors, directors and technicians from our city have scaled great heights and are rated among the best in the country. Mysuru is also home for many young talented artistes, who have been making a…

Namma Young Stars: ANANYA BHAT
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Namma Young Stars: ANANYA BHAT

By S.N. Venkatnag Sobers Namma Mysuru, with a vast cultural diversity, has been contributing to Kannada Film Industry since decades. Many actors, directors and technicians from our city have scaled great heights and are rated among the best in the country. Mysuru is also home for many young talented artistes, who have been making a…

Udupi, the Kshetra of Lord Sri Krishna
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Udupi, the Kshetra of Lord Sri Krishna

By Prof. A.V. Narasimha Murthy, former Head, Department of Ancient History & Archaeology, University of Mysore Most people from Karnataka and some from Andhra and Tamil Nadu might have visited Udupi, the home of Sri Krishna temple established by Sri Madhwacharya, the propounder of Dwaita (dualism) philosophy. It is not our intention here to explain…

Namma Young Stars: S.P. RAGHU
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Namma Young Stars: S.P. RAGHU

By S.N. Venkatnag Sobers Namma Mysuru, with a vast cultural diversity, has been contributing to Kannada Film Industry since decades. Many actors, directors and technicians from our city have scaled great heights and are rated among the best in the country. Mysuru is also home for many young talented artistes, who have been making a…

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