Month: July, 2017

Huge tree comes crashing down on JLB Road
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Huge tree comes crashing down on JLB Road

A huge Gulmohar tree, near the University of Mysore VC’s residence, came crashing down at about 4.30 pm on JLB Road, damaging the compound and disrupting traffic between Ramaswamy Circle and MUDA Circle for about half-an-hour with Traffic Police diverting the vehicles. The Forest Department and the MCC staff rushed to the spot and cleared…

New team for Inner Wheel South-East
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New team for Inner Wheel South-East

A group photo of the new team of Inner Wheel Club of Mysore South-East for the year 2017-18. PDC Janhavi Murthy, who installed Lalitha Ranganath as President and Padma Sridhar as Secretary, is seen with District Chairman Jayashree Urs and other office-bearers.

Twin chess prodigies
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Twin chess prodigies

Two students of Mount Litera Zee School (MLZS), Kalal and Kavin, have excelled in Under-14 Chess Tournaments conducted by various chess organisations in city. The twin boys, along with their trophies, are seen with MLZS Principal Dr. Preethi Vincent, Chairman Joseph Thomas, Secretary P. Nagaraja and Academic Coordinator Geetha J. Raman.

Pratibha Puraskar presentation marks JC Wadiyar’s 98th birth anniversary
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Pratibha Puraskar presentation marks JC Wadiyar’s 98th birth anniversary

Mysuru: Marking the 98th birth anniversary of Jayachamaraja Wadiyar, Ursu Chintakara Chavadi had organised a function at Sarada Vilas Centenary Hall in Krishnamurthypuram here yesterday. Pratibha Puraskar was presented to 34 children of Ursu community who had excelled in SSLC and PUC examinations. Scholarships were given away to 53 students. Senior members and achievers of…

B.M. Nagesh elected as JWGC President
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B.M. Nagesh elected as JWGC President

B.M. Nagesh was elected as the President of Jayachamaraja Wadiyar Golf Club (JWGC) for the year 2017-18 during the election held at the club premises yesterday. V.G. Achar was elected as the Secretary unanimously. B.M. Nagesh polled 469 votes while his rival G. Narasimhamurthy secured 258 votes. Dr. Venkatesh Joshi was elected as Captain securing…

Solar streetlights installed
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Solar streetlights installed

Rotary Club of Mysore J.P. Nagar, along with Pankaj of Liter of Light, Bengaluru, and a scouts team from France, installed two street-lights at Janata Colony, close to J.P. Nagar in city and provided two families with individual lights. Though the settlement (Janata Colony) with over 400 houses was built for the poor and needy…

Veerashaiva-Lingayat Dharma is Basavanna’s Samskara: Bidari
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Veerashaiva-Lingayat Dharma is Basavanna’s Samskara: Bidari

Mysuru: Observing that Veerashaiva-Lingayat Dharma is a result of 12th century social reformer Basavanna’s Samskara, former DGP Shankar M. Bidari has said that such ‘Samskara’ cannot be found in any other religion. He was speaking after inaugurating Siddaganga Mutt Seer Sri Shivakumara Swamiji’s 110th birthday celebration and Pratibha Puraskar presentation programme organised by Mysuru taluk…

Will this garbage pile at Yadavagiri be cleared?
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Will this garbage pile at Yadavagiri be cleared?

MCC Pourakarmikas, who clean the road, dump the collected garbage near House No. 55, 3rd Main in Yadavagiri. They say that the MCC lorry will clear the garbage but it is left uncleared since three months, says the SOM reader who has sent this picture and has also urged the authorities concerned to get the…

Sri Ramakrishna Ashrama continues cleanliness campaign in city
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Sri Ramakrishna Ashrama continues cleanliness campaign in city

Mysuru: The 25th week ‘Swachha Mysuru – Swastha Jeevana’ programme, which was launched by Sri Ramakrishna Ashrama for 40 weeks to bring public awareness about cleanliness and environmental protection, was held in  Tilaknagar yesterday covering Tilaknagar, Highway Circle, C.V. Road and Telugu Reddy Choultry surroundings. Swami Nityasthanandaji, Senior Monk, Sri Ramakrishna Ashrama, Mysuru, D. Madegowda,…

Bulls ride high on Rohit Kumar’s brilliance
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Bulls ride high on Rohit Kumar’s brilliance

After a defeat in the last match against Patna Pirates, Telugu Titans were hoping to return to winning ways against Bengaluru Bulls in the match 6 of Pro Kabaddi Season 5 at Hyderabad’s Gachibowli Indoor Stadium here yesterday. The Bulls, on the other hand, with the youngest squad in the season wanted to start off…

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