Date: August 11th, 2017

Tender coconut sale in theatres to help famine-hit farmers
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Tender coconut sale in theatres to help famine-hit farmers

Mysuru: The State Government is making all efforts to ease the distress of farmers reeling under drought. One of them is to introduce tender coconuts in multiplexes and cinema theatres across the State. Chikkamagaluru MLC M.K. Pranesh had suggested Horticulture Minister S.S. Mallikarjun to ban the sale of all kinds of soft drinks in multiplexes…

Lingayat Forum demands minority religion status for community
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Lingayat Forum demands minority religion status for community

Bengaluru: The debate on a separate religion tag for Lingayats/Veerashaivas seems to be getting shriller. Over 30 Seers of Lingayat Mutts met here on Thursday and passed a 5-point resolution to press for minority religion status for the community on the lines of Buddhism, Sikhism and Jainism. After a 5-hour marathon meeting, a delegation comprising…

Gajapayana from Nagapura tomorrow
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Gajapayana from Nagapura tomorrow

Mysuru: Gajapayana, the traditional march of elephants from the jungle camps to Mysuru Palace to participate in the Dasara celebrations will be held tomorrow at 11 am. The march will begin from the Tribal School at Nagapura tribal hamlet near Veeranahosalli, Nagarahole National Park.   District In-charge Minister Dr. H.C. Mahadevappa will flag off the…

Food Mela at three Venues Final decision this evening
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Food Mela at three Venues Final decision this evening

Mysuru: A meeting of 16 Dasara Sub-Committees represented by the respective Deputy Special officers and Working Presidents was chaired by Dasara Special Officer and Deputy Commissioner (DC)  D. Randeep at his office here yesterday morning. At the outset, Randeep said that the Government had provided a fund of Rs. 13 crore for Dasara with Rs….

CM moots night safari at Zoo
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CM moots night safari at Zoo

Mysuru: The 125th anniversary celebrations of Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens or Mysuru Zoo got off to a start yesterday with Chief Minister Siddharamaiah launching the year-long celebrations. Incidentally, this was his first visit to the Zoo after becoming the Chief Minister. Mysuru Zoo has been attracting visitors from across India and abroad, the CM said…

Officials appointed  for Dasara Sub-Committees
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Officials appointed  for Dasara Sub-Committees

Mysuru: The Dasara High Power Committee-2017 has appointed the following officials for various Dasara Sub-Committees. Deputy Commissioner D. Randeep will be the Dasara Special Officer. Reception and Invitation Deputy Special Officer – T. Yogesh (Additional Deputy Commissioner, Mysuru, Mob: 98444 85944), Working President – N. Raju (Additional Commissioner, MCC, Mob: 94490 68570), Secretary – Puttasheshagiri…

Venkaiah Naidu sworn-in as 13th Vice-President
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Venkaiah Naidu sworn-in as 13th Vice-President

New Delhi: Former Union Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu was sworn-in as the 13th Vice President of India, succeeding Hamid Ansari, in a glittering ceremony held this morning at the Durbar Hall of Rashtrapathi Bhavan. President Ram Nath Kovind administered him the Oath of Office. Following the ceremonial reception Naidu will take over as the Chairman…

New DCP Vishnuvardhana to act tough on law-breakers
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New DCP Vishnuvardhana to act tough on law-breakers

Mysuru: N. Vishnuvardhana took charge as the DCP (Law and Order) at the City Police Commissioner’s Office here this morning. The charge was handed over to him by DCP (Crime and Traffic) Dr. Vikram V. Amathe. Speaking to Star of Mysore, DCP Vishnuvardhana said that his first priority would be to see that this year’s…

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