Date: August 8th, 2017

KRS touching 100-ft mark is no child’s play !
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KRS touching 100-ft mark is no child’s play !

Mysuru/Mandya: How often do you see children playing cricket in a canal that supplies water to thousands of hectares of fertile land? Some children were found playing inside the Visvesvaraya Canal (Chikkadevaraya Canal) at Achappanakoppalu near Srirangapatna yesterday, reminding us of a grim situation that we are in where Karnataka is staring at a drought…

MOTHER
Abracadabra By K. B. Ganapathy, Columns

MOTHER

There cannot be a more beautiful and unforgettable word in english language, for that matter in any language, than the word MOTHER. A mother’s love for her child from its birth to the end of her life is unparalleled, unconditional and non-negotiable; no matter how bad her child is. He could be a king but…

Gajapayana on Aug. 12: Entry to Mysore Palace on Aug. 17
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Gajapayana on Aug. 12: Entry to Mysore Palace on Aug. 17

Mysuru: Gajapayana, the traditional march of elephants from jungle camps to Mysore Palace for the annual Dasara festival, will be held on Aug. 12 at Nagapura camp near Hunsur. Earlier, the district administration had planned Gajapayana on Aug. 14. District Minister Dr. H.C. Mahadevappa will flag off the march. The first batch of eight Dasara…

State Government to supply Malaysian sand to ease shortage
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State Government to supply Malaysian sand to ease shortage

Bengaluru: The Government is making all efforts to ease the problem of sand shortage for construction purpose and strike at the sand mafia. Because of the shortage, sand is being sold at exorbitant prices and now it (Government) is planning to sell at Rs. 35,000 per lorry load, said Law and Parliamentary Affairs Minister T.B….

Amit Shah to hold 25 meetings in State from Aug. 12 to 14
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Amit Shah to hold 25 meetings in State from Aug. 12 to 14

Bengaluru: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) State Core Committee has finalised the itinerary of National President Amit Shah, who is visiting the State from Aug.12 to 14. Apart from several brain-storming sessions with party office-bearers and elected representatives, the BJP has organised a meeting with intellectuals for which the invitees are being shortlisted. Shah will…

Voting begins for nail-biting Gujarat RS election
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Voting begins for nail-biting Gujarat RS election

Gandhinagar: Voting began at 9 this morning in a hall in the Gujarat State Secretariat in Gandhinagar in a Rajya Sabha election that has become a huge prestige battle between the BJP and the Congress. While BJP chief Amit Shah, who makes his debut in Parliament, and Union Minister Smriti Irani will be elected from…

Demand for Trin Trin in Srirangapatna grows
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Demand for Trin Trin in Srirangapatna grows

Mandya: The popularity of Asia’s first Public Bicycle Sharing (PBS) system — Trin Trin — is catching on fast and the heritage city, Mysuru, is surely leading from the front. The response to this novel method of riding round the city on pollution-free mode of transport with docking stations to boot is slowly spreading to…

A strong man gets his due, but BJP betrays a greed  for one-party power. That’s dangerous for India
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A strong man gets his due, but BJP betrays a greed for one-party power. That’s dangerous for India

By TJS George D.K.Shivakumar is Karnataka’s most formidable politician. He is also the most feared. There are many in Karnataka, including senior Congress leaders, who see him as a liability in public life. Currently the State’s Energy Minister, he is recognised by all as a muscle-man, fixer, campaign manager, crowd mobiliser, money bag and general…

Come November, trains to Mysuru to run on electricity
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Come November, trains to Mysuru to run on electricity

Bengaluru: After a five-year delay in the doubling of the Mysuru-Bengaluru track, the South Western Railway is working overtime to electrify the track between Yeliyur (near Mandya) and Mysuru. Once the electrification is complete, the double track will be open after an inspection by the Commissioner for Railway Safety. Trains are likely to ply on…

UGC Guidelines Amendment: Doubts arise over recognition to KSOU
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UGC Guidelines Amendment: Doubts arise over recognition to KSOU

Mysuru: The woes of Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) never seem to end. Even as it is reeling under the de-recognition and fake marks card scandal, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has administered one more shock. It has brought about an amendment to the 2007 University Guidelines which was passed by UGC Secretary Rakesh Shukla….

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