Date: August 6th, 2017

Two from city among three killed in road accident near Maddur
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Two from city among three killed in road accident near Maddur

Mysuru: Two persons from city were among three killed in an accident that occurred near Maddur on Mysuru-Bengaluru Highway at around 1 am today. Three more persons were injured and they have been admitted to Mandya Institute of Medical Sciences (MIMS). The victims are 28-year-old Shakeel Ahmed, a resident of Udayagiri, 29-year-old Farooq, a resident…

Mega health camp marks Sreenivasa Prasad’s birthday
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Mega health camp marks Sreenivasa Prasad’s birthday

Mysuru: A free mega health check-up and treatment camp marked the 70th birthday celebrations of former Minister V. Sreenivasa Prasad where more than 4,000 people from Ashokapuram, Krishnamurthypuram and surrounding areas underwent health check-up and treatment in city this morning. The camp, organised by V. Sreenivasa Prasad Abhimani Balaga at the Government High School premises…

More bicycles to augment ‘Trin Trin’ during Dasara
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More bicycles to augment ‘Trin Trin’ during Dasara

Mysuru: District Administration intends to increase the number of bicycles under the ‘Trin Trin’ scheme, India’s first Public Bicycle Sharing (PBS) system to attract tourists during Dasara. This was disclosed by Deputy Commissioner D. Randeep who held a meeting yesterday in his office here to review the performance of the project which was launched two…

Perumbadi Road opened for movement of buses after repair
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Perumbadi Road opened for movement of buses after repair

Virajpet: The Perumbadi Road near here linking Kodagu and Kerala, which had caved-in owing to incessant rains last month, has been repaired and buses were allowed to ply on the road from yesterday. Five days ago, the road was thrown upon for Light Motor Vehicles. However, a ban continues on movement of huge trucks and…

SKYWATCH: Partial Lunar Eclipse tomorrow
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SKYWATCH: Partial Lunar Eclipse tomorrow

The most effective, amazing and evident astronomical event in the sky is an ‘Eclipse.’ Mysureans are highly privileged to witness a partial lunar eclipse on Aug.7. The Partial Lunar Eclipse will be visible from South and East Asia, Europe, Africa and Australia. Only partial phase of the eclipse can be seen from all parts of…

Fearing separation, woman hangs self, partner follows suit
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Fearing separation, woman hangs self, partner follows suit

Mysuru: Unable to break-off from her live-in partner, a 25-year-old woman committed suicide last night. Seeing her dead body, her partner too ended his life. The incident occurred at Kumbarakoppal and the couple has been identified as 38-year-old Venkatesh and Asha. Venkatesh was working as a driver and had married Roopa, a resident of Mallegowdanakoppal,…

The CITB Chairmen of yore…
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The CITB Chairmen of yore…

The four gentlemen — B. Narayanaswamy, B.N. Kengegowda, T. Venkataramanaiah and S. Linganna — are sterling examples of a few who held and chaired public offices with honesty and diligence. Rare qualities in the current scenario whose examples shall brighten the darkness surrounding the public domain of the present era. By M.L. Krishnaswami Having gone…

Street plays create awareness on child labour eradication
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Street plays create awareness on child labour eradication

Mysuru: A four-day awareness programme on eradication of child labour through jathas and street plays, organised jointly by District Administration, Labour Department, Anti-Child Labour  Society and Rural Literacy and Health Programme (RLHP), was launched yesterday in front of Labour Department Office in Kuvempunagar here. Launching the programme, Assistant Labour Commissioner A.C. Thammanna asked people to…

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