Month: May, 2017

Seed ball drive begins at Kukkarahalli Lake
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Seed ball drive begins at Kukkarahalli Lake

Mysuru: More than 1,000 seed balls of various species of trees were planted in the vacant areas of Kukkarahalli Lake yesterday. The intention of this drive was to increase the green cover. Environment activist Vasanthkumar Mysoremath, in association with Horticulture Department of University of Mysore and volunteers planted the seed balls on the east side…

Damned dams in the land
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Damned dams in the land

Reservoirs created by constructing dams across the rivers in different regions of the country have come to the attention of people at large only in recent times, not due to their feature of full-to-the-brim but due to its antithesis of water levels hitting rock bottom. People of the region between the two major cities of…

Javagal Srinath to be MCC’s Cleanliness Ambassador?
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Javagal Srinath to be MCC’s Cleanliness Ambassador?

Mysuru: Desperate to bring back the Cleanest City Tag which Mysuru lost out to Indore in Madhya Pradesh, the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) is planning to rope in former International Cricketer Javagal Srinath as the MCC’s Cleanliness Ambassador On a visit to one of the wards in city, MCC Commissioner G. Jagadeesha dropped in to…

Will CESC stop wanton destruction of trees?
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Will CESC stop wanton destruction of trees?

Sir, I wish to bring to the notice of the authorities concerned that the CESC is regularly engaged in wanton destruction of mature trees across the city; and trees in Parks are no exception. Instead of pruning branches that might touch over-hanging cables, mature branches are being cut using sickle. CESC staff do not heed…

Rangapravesha on June 3
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Rangapravesha on June 3

Mysuru: The Bharatanatya Rangapravesha of Spoorthi S. Rao (in pic.) will be held on June 3 (Saturday) at Jaganmohan Palace auditorium in city at 6 pm. Dr. Sheela Sridhar, Asst. Professor, University College of Fine Arts and D. Sudhanva, Managing Director, Excelsoft Technologies, Mysuru, will be chief guests. The event will presided by Dr. R.N….

2-day Basava Jayanthi Music Festival at JSS
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2-day Basava Jayanthi Music Festival at JSS

As part of its anniversary, JSS Sangeetha Sabha Trust, Mysuru, has arranged a two- day Basava Jayanthi Music Festival on June 3 and 4 (Saturday and Sunday) at 6 pm at JSS Primary School Auditorium, Saraswathipuram. On June 3, Dr. M.S. Bhaskar will give a Hindustani Music Concert accompanied by Pt. Veerabhadraih Hiremath on harmonium…

Rally against indiscriminate development of Kodagu on June 2
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Rally against indiscriminate development of Kodagu on June 2

Madikeri: A protest rally will be organised on June 2 in Madikeri against the indiscriminate development of Kodagu district that is leading to irreparable damage of the pristine environment. The agitation will promote awareness among people and drum up support against projects including Railway line, National Highways and proposed dams. Addressing reporters in Madikeri on…

National Conference held,  proceedings released
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National Conference held, proceedings released

A National Conference on Electronics, Signals and Communication (NCESC -2017) was held on May 29 at GSSS Institute of Engineering and Technology for Women, Mysuru, in association with IETE Mysuru Centre and International Journal of Computer Applications (IJCA). Picture shows the dignitaries releasing the proceedings of the  Conference. Seen are from left: Dr. M. V….

Saraswathipuram, Lakshmipuram and Vidyaranyapuram Police Inspectors transferred
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Saraswathipuram, Lakshmipuram and Vidyaranyapuram Police Inspectors transferred

Mysuru: The State Government has transferred 52 Inspectors and 14 Dy.SPs across the State this morning. In Mysuru, K.R. Traffic Inspector K.N. Nagegowda has been transferred to Saraswathipuram as Inspector. Manjunath of Police Training College, Channapattana, has been transferred as K.R. Traffic Inspector. G.Raghu, Vidyaranyapuram Inspector, has been transferred to Lakshmipuram and Omkarappa, Mandya Circle…

ICC Champions Trophy begins tomorrow
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ICC Champions Trophy begins tomorrow

Stage is set for the Champions Trophy, famously known as the ‘Mini World Cup’ (this is different from ICC World Cup which is held once every four years) which begins at The Oval in London tomorrow. The inaugural match will feature England taking on  Bangladesh, who lost miserably to India in one of its practice…

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