Date: August 12th, 2017

Grand Gajapayana
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Grand Gajapayana

Mysuru: There was festive atmosphere in the air as  District in-charge Minister Dr. H.C. Mahadevappa flagged off Gajapayana, the majestic march of Dasara elephants to participate in the Dasara festivities beginning September 21, this morning at Nagapura Hadi (near Hunsur) in the premises of Girijana Vasathi Shale (Girijina Residential School) by offering flowers to the…

Amit Shah arrives in Bengaluru for three-day State visit
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Amit Shah arrives in Bengaluru for three-day State visit

Bengaluru: In the light of Assembly elections in Karnataka early next year, the arrival of BJP National President and master strategist Amit Shah, who arrived at the Kempegowda International Airport here this morning, assumes significance. Amit Shah is on a tightly-packed three-day visit to the State. Amit Shah landed at the airport in Vistara Airlines…

Companies blamed for delayed payment of crop insurance to farmers
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Companies blamed for delayed payment of crop insurance to farmers

Mysuru: It is not only that farmers are in distress due to drought but they are also not being paid crop insurance on time adding to their woes. This fact was brought out by Zilla Panchayat Standing Committee for Social Justice President Beerihundi Basavanna. Blaming the insurance companies and the Agriculture Department for not releasing…

Two Professors spar over position of Principal at Maharani’s Arts College
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Two Professors spar over position of Principal at Maharani’s Arts College

Mysuru: An ugly incident was reported from Maharani’s Women’s Arts College here yesterday where the In-charge Principal and the designated Principal sparred over the eligibility of each person, unmindful of the stature and dignity of the position. The argument arose when the college In-charge Principal N. Nanjundaswamy reportedly refused to hand over charge to the…

Final list of R.T. Nagar site allottees published
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Final list of R.T. Nagar site allottees published

Mysuru: The Mysuru Urban Development Authority (MUDA) has yesterday published the final list of site allottees of R.T. Nagar layout. The final list was prepared after dropping the names of 105 allottees whose names were mentioned in the provisional list. The MUDA which had published the provisional list of 1,633 site allottees about 45 days…

A visit to Passport Seva Kendra
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A visit to Passport Seva Kendra

Most of us dread facing a Government official or stepping into a Government office, the reason being anything to do with Government can be time-consuming, stressful, belittling and a traumatic experience.  So I was fearful when I was told that I have to go to the Bengaluru Passport Seva Kendra (PSK) to get pages added…

Election Comr. directs DC to begin preparations for Assembly polls
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Election Comr. directs DC to begin preparations for Assembly polls

Mysuru: State Election Commissioner (SEC) P. Srinivasachari has reportedly directed the Mysuru Deputy Commissioner to begin preparations for the 2018 Assembly polls in right earnest. In a letter written to DC D. Randeep, Srinivasachari has instructed the DC to hold video conference on the election preparedness measures. The SEC has also asked the DC to…

T.J.S. George selected for first Kesari Media Award
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T.J.S. George selected for first Kesari Media Award

Thiruvananthapuram: Veteran journalist and Star of Mysore columnist T.J.S. George has been chosen for the first Kesari Media Award, instituted by the Kesari Memorial Journalist Trust here. Filmmaker Adoor Gopalakrishnan will present the award consisting of ‘Rs. 50,000 cash prize, citation and a figurine to TJS at a function at Kesari Hall here at 11…

SC to hear Ayodhya case on Dec. 5
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SC to hear Ayodhya case on Dec. 5

New Delhi: The Supreme Court yesterday granted three months time for translating the historic documents in the two-decade-old Ayodhya dispute. The Apex Court fixed the matter for further hearing on Dec. 5. The Apex Court has constituted a three-judge bench headed by Justice Deepak Misra to hear a batch of petitions challenging the Allahabad High…

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