Date: August 3rd, 2017

IT Raid on D. K. Shivakumar continues for the second day
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IT Raid on D. K. Shivakumar continues for the second day

Mysuru: A day after the Income Tax Department officials recovered wads of currency notes amounting to crores of rupees and property documents in raids conducted at over 39 premises linked to Energy Minister D.K. Shivakumar, searches continued this morning at the leader’s houses in Bengaluru, New Delhi and at his in-law’s house in Ittigegud, Mysuru….

Varamahalakshmi rush in city
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Varamahalakshmi rush in city

Mysuru: Beginning tomorrow, the festival season has arrived. Women are flocking various markets in the city to buy puja articles, fruits and vegetables as it is Varamahalakshmi festival tomorrow. Everyone is eager to propitiate the Goddess of Wealth — Lakshmi — so that there is prosperity at home. Once the festivals are here, the rates…

Shops selling tobacco products violating COTPA raided
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Shops selling tobacco products violating COTPA raided

Mysuru: The City Police and the District Administration have taken measures for the effective enforcement of the Cigarette and Other Tobacco Products (Prohibition of Advertisement and Regulation of  Trade and Commerce, Production, Supply and Distribution) Act (COTPA). An investigation team, led by COTPA Surveillance Officers, District Surveillance Officer and Programme Officer  Dr. Kusuma, recently conducted…

Cauvery water to canals: Government says NO
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Cauvery water to canals: Government says NO

Bengaluru: Even as there are widespread protests by the farming community demanding the State Government to release Cauvery water to their canals for them to take up agricultural activities, the Government has indicated that it will not be releasing water to the fields in the basin areas. Water Resources Minister M.B. Patil said yesterday that…

City family donates brain-dead young man’s organs
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City family donates brain-dead young man’s organs

Mysuru: It was an hour of grief for Hunsur advocate N.P.R. Pawar when he lost his eldest son yesterday. However, in spite of this irreparable loss, the family of Pawar showed their presence of mind and donated the organs of the young man to Apollo Hospital. Shiva Pawar (34), is the person who died. He…

City girl gets scholarship to study Biological Sciences in Hungary
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City girl gets scholarship to study Biological Sciences in Hungary

Mysuru: Deepshika Arun, a 12th pass out from NPS, Mysuru, has been nominated by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India and the Ministry of Human Capacities of Hungary for Indo- Hungarian Educational Exchange Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship Programme to pursue a three-year undergraduate course in Biological Sciences at the University of Debrecen, Hungary….

World Breast-Feeding Week: JSS Nursing College hosts Health Exhibition
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World Breast-Feeding Week: JSS Nursing College hosts Health Exhibition

Mysuru: As part of the World Breast-feeding Week-2017, a day-long health exhibition on breast-feeding practices and its advantages was organised by JSS College of Nursing at the Paediatrics Out-Patient Department at JSS Hospital here on Tuesday. The expo featured information on nutritional benefits of breast milk for infants and advantages for mothers. Inaugurating the expo,…

Anna Bhagya: Government needs to view this  Scheme as a critical tool to fight against poverty
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Anna Bhagya: Government needs to view this Scheme as a critical tool to fight against poverty

By Dr. R. Balasubramaniam Food subsidisation and public distribution systems are the cornerstone for the assessment and eradication of food insecurity in India. While the Government of India passed the National Food Security Bill, the Government of Karnataka has implemented a revised food distribution system, known as the Anna Bhagya Yojana from May 2015. Under…

‘Science is an evolutionary and dynamic process, not stationary’
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‘Science is an evolutionary and dynamic process, not stationary’

BARC Visiting Faculty inaugurates seminar at St. Philos Mysuru: A one-day State-level seminar on ‘Innovations and Challenges in Nuclear, Chemical and Bio-Chemical Sciences’ was organised by the Departments of Chemistry and Bio-Chemistry (UG) at St.Philomena’s College auditorium here recently. The seminar aimed at educating and enriching the students, faculty and research scholars in exploring the…

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