Date: August 5th, 2017

Three killed in accident on Mysuru-T.Narasipur road
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Three killed in accident on Mysuru-T.Narasipur road

Mysuru: Three persons including two women were killed when a speeding goods auto collided against a parked truck on the Mysuru-T.Narasipur Road in the wee hours of today. While one woman died on the spot, the other woman and the man died at the K.R. Hospital. The impact of the accident was such that the…

Raids, Resorts and Saffron Reign
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Raids, Resorts and Saffron Reign

On July 29 last Saturday at 4 am, 44 Gujarat MLAs were escorted into Eagleton  Golf Resort on Mysuru-Bengaluru Highway by D.K. Suresh as per the instructions of his powerful brother, Power Minister Doddalahalli Kempegowda Shivakumar, popularly known as DKS. DKS, like former Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy, is well-versed in moving people and keeping them…

IT raid on D.K. Shivakumar ends; Minister heads to temple
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IT raid on D.K. Shivakumar ends; Minister heads to temple

Mysuru: The marathon Income Tax raids on the houses of Karnataka Energy Minister D.K. Shivakumar ended this morning and the tax officials left “Kankeri”, Shivakumar’s palatial residence at Sadashivanagar in Bengaluru along with the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel. After the raid, Shivakumar and his family members proceeded to a temple in two vehicles….

Burglars strike at 5 shops in Shivarampet
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Burglars strike at 5 shops in Shivarampet

Mysuru: Barely a fortnight after criminals committed serial burglaries by breaking the sheet on the terrace of two shops on Ashoka Road, five shops were burgled last night in the busy Mannar’s Market at Shivarampet that comes under Devaraja Police limits. Here too, burglars adopted the same modus operandi where they broke the sheet on…

MUDA approves final list of R.T. Nagar allottees
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MUDA approves final list of R.T. Nagar allottees

Mysuru: The Board Meeting of the Mysuru Urban Development Authority (MUDA) headed by Chairman D. Dhruvakumar approved the final list of the site allottees of Rabindranath Tagore Nagar (R.T. Nagar). The meeting that began here this morning at the MUDA meeting hall, first took up the issue of the R.T. Nagar site allottees. The public…

Private security at Mysore Palace from Aug. 10
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Private security at Mysore Palace from Aug. 10

Mysuru: Despite several reminders to the City Police to tackle the menace of hawkers and roadside vendors outside the Varaha Gate of the Mysore Palace falling on deaf ears, the Mysore Palace Board has taken a decision to strengthen the security inside the Amba Vilas Palace on its own by setting up a private security…

IT officials grill Shivakumar till 2 am
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IT officials grill Shivakumar till 2 am

Bengaluru: Armed with hundreds of documents on financial dealings found in possession of Energy Minister D.K. Shivakumar and his associates over the last three days, Income Tax officials are learnt to have confronted the Minister seeking explanation over his assets and investments in several businesses in India and abroad. A new team of senior IT…

Kuvempu’s Kuppalli House comes alive at Lalbagh Flower Show
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Kuvempu’s Kuppalli House comes alive at Lalbagh Flower Show

Bengaluru: Marking 50 years of the first Jnanpith Award (1967) to Rashtrakavi Kuvempu, this year’s Annual Flower Show at Lalbagh has a major attraction — a replica of Kavimane, the Poet Laureate’s house in Kuppalli, Shivamogga. Governor Vajubhai R. Vala inaugurated the show yesterday. Jog Falls and Kavishaila have also come alive at the Garden…

MUSEUMS OF MYSURU
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MUSEUMS OF MYSURU

By S.N. Venkatnag Sobers The Heritage City of Mysore may as well be called a City of Museums, thanks to the sheer number of museums in the city. Some of the historical buildings that were constructed during the Wadiyar rule have now been converted into museums including Jayalakshmi Vilas Mansion (folklore museum), Karanji Mansion (Postal…

Mother commits suicide along with daughters; Younger one survives
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Mother commits suicide along with daughters; Younger one survives

T Narasipur: Unable to repay loans borrowed to support her family, a mother and two daughters entered into a suicide pact on Thursday and consumed pesticide tablets. While the mother and elder daughter died, the younger daughter escaped from the jaws of death. The victims have been identified as Asha (30), a resident of Vatalpura…

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