Month: May, 2017

Shaktidhama in Mysuru mourns Hon. President Parvathamma’s death
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Shaktidhama in Mysuru mourns Hon. President Parvathamma’s death

Mysuru: Even as the news of the passing away of Parvathamma Rajkumar reached Shaktidhama, a NGO for rehabilitation and development of destitute women, the inmates were grief stricken on hearing the sad news. Parvathamma Rajkumar was the Hon. President of Shaktidhama, located at the foot of Chamundi Hill on Mysuru-Ooty Road. It was the dream…

Hurt by an incident, she donned Producer’s role
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Hurt by an incident, she donned Producer’s role

Mysuru: Parvathamma Rajkumar was one of the most influential members of the Kannada film industry and possibly the most successful producer in the industry. Within a year after her marriage, Dr. Rajkumar made his acting debut in ‘Bedara Kannappa.’ However, it would be a few more years before Dr. Rajkumar became a known face in…

Schedule for District Planning Committee election announced
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Schedule for District Planning Committee election announced

Mysuru: The ZP CEO has announced the schedule from their polls to elect District Planning Committee members of the Panchayat Raj Department. As per a Government notification dated June 3, 2016, 37 members from Rural Local Bodies and 27 members from Urban Local Bodies of the district have to be elected to the Committee. As…

Two women relieved of gold chains
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Two women relieved of gold chains

Mysuru: After a brief lull, chain snatchers struck at two places in city this morning. While the first incident was reported at Jayalakshmipuram Police limits at about 10.05 am, the second incident has been reported from Saraswathipuram Police limits here at about 10.20 am. In the first incident, Lohitha Nanjamma, a resident of Jayalakshmipuram was…

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Pet talk

By Maneka Gandhi In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka explains how to teach dog a few commands Can you teach me how to teach my dog a few commands? Come: The ‘come’ command is a useful tool for managing annoying puppy behaviours. This command helps keep a dog out of trouble, or gives him a…

Seven from State among 43 Sangeet Natak Akademi Awardees
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Seven from State among 43 Sangeet Natak Akademi Awardees

New Delhi: Seven eminent artistes from Karnataka, including city-based Vid. Mysore M. Manjunath, have been chosen for the prestigious Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards for 2016 for their contribution to the fields of music, theatre and puppetry. They are among the 43 awardees from various parts of the country. The artistes are: Neela Ramgopal (Karnatak vocal),…

Rally marks ‘World No Tobacco Day’
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Rally marks ‘World No Tobacco Day’

Mysuru: More than 300 volunteers took out an anti-tobacco rally from the District Health and Family Welfare Office at Nazarbad this morning on the occasion of ‘World No Tobacco Day’. The rally was flagged off by environmentalist Vasanthkumar Mysoremath. The rally passed through SP Office Circle, Gopal Gowda Hospital Circle, Nazarbad Main Road and culminated…

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