Date: August 7th, 2017

Upakarma comes under Grahana
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Upakarma comes under Grahana

Mysuru: Today is Upakarma — the day, when those who follow Brahminical tradition, change their sacred threads. It is also the day when the members of the Brahmin community, who follow Yajur Veda, come together to celebrate Yajur Upakarma.The festival is celebrated on Full Moon day (Pournami) in the Hindu month of Shravana. However, some…

An interview that puts science at the forefront…
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An interview that puts science at the forefront…

Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI), Mysuru, is one of the premier food laboratories in the country. Housed in the beautiful Cheluvamba Vilas (Cheluvamba Mansion) in the sprawling 145-acre campus, CSIR-CFTRI, in its 67 years of existence has had many charismatic Directors and achievements. Amul Baby Food is one such achievement. The current Director Prof….

Surendra Koulagi passes away
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Surendra Koulagi passes away

Melukote: Freedom fighter, Gandhian, promoter of Khadi movement and Founder of Janapada Seva Trust Surendra Koulagi (83) passed away last night due to age-related illness at a private hospital in Mysuru. He leaves behind his sons Santosh Koulagi and Sugosh Koulagi and a host of relatives, friends and followers. His wife Girija Koulagi predeceased him…

Home-maker hangs herself to death
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Home-maker hangs herself to death

Mysuru: A 25-year-old home-maker, suspecting that her husband was having an illicit relationship with another woman, committed suicide by hanging self at her residence in T.K. Layout here yesterday night. The deceased has been identified as Lekhana, wife of Basavaraju, a realtor and a resident of T.K. Layout in city. Lekhana, who suspected that her…

Demonic accident claims six lives near Vellore
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Demonic accident claims six lives near Vellore

Vellore: Six persons, who were part of 15 persons travelling in three cars and a bike were killed on the spot in an accident which took place near Vellore coming under Ratnagiri Police Station limits yesterday afternoon. It is learnt that they were on their way to Thiruthani Temple in Tiruvallur district of Tamil Nadu….

Car falls into canal: Miraculous escape for former Municipal Council Vice-President and four others
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Car falls into canal: Miraculous escape for former Municipal Council Vice-President and four others

Mysuru: Five persons including former Vice-President of Nanjangud City Municipal Council, had a miraculous escape, when the car in which they were travelling, fell into a canal near Halugada between Sargur and Nanjangud yesterday. The former Vice-President of Nanjangud City Municipal Council, identified as Doreswamy (see inset pic), along with four of his family members,…

Lalithadrinagar: Site application form distribution picking up
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Lalithadrinagar: Site application form distribution picking up

Mysuru: It is almost a week and nearly 18,700 applications have been sold at the eight branches of the Vijaya Bank to the Lalithadrinagar site aspirants since the distribution of applications began on Aug. 1. Out of this, the number of applications in the general category sold is 10,700 and in the reserved category 8,000…

Dinesh Coaching Centre’s Inter-High School Debate Contest
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Dinesh Coaching Centre’s Inter-High School Debate Contest

Overall Trophy for BVB School Mysuru: A District-level Inter-High School Kannada Debate Contest on the topic ‘Antararashtriya Gadisamasyege Yuddave Parihara’ (War is the solution for international border issues) was organised by Dinesh Coaching Centre at Rotary West auditorium in Saraswathipuram here yesterday. Inaugurating the programme, Dr. C.S. Anil Kumar, Director, Dikshit Arogyadhama, explained the importance…

Vidwan C.N. Sastry Memorial Concert: A special event
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Vidwan C.N. Sastry Memorial Concert: A special event

By Dr. Shanthi Narasimhan Mysuru city which is blessed with doyens of Karnatak music and supported by the royal court in yesteryears was treated with recall of that flavour on July 8 by a special concert at Veene Seshanna Bhavan, Ganabharathi. The occasion was Chakrakodi Narayana Sastry (C.N. Sastry) Memorial Concert by Vidu. Shyamasundari Bhat…

Seer launches Siddharamaiah post-matric girls hostel in city
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Seer launches Siddharamaiah post-matric girls hostel in city

Mysuru: Kaginele Mysuru Shakha Mutt Seer Shivanandapuri Swamiji recently launched Siddharamaiah post-matric girls hostel constructed at Vijayanagar 2nd stage in city. Speaking on the occasion, the Swamiji said it was an unforgettable day as the fully-equipped hostel had become a reality. Observing that this was one of the best equipped and safest hostel for girl…

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