Month: September, 2017

Seating arrangements at Mysore Palace and Bannimantap Grounds
Dasara 2017, News

Seating arrangements at Mysore Palace and Bannimantap Grounds

Mysuru: With the grand Dasara procession set to take place on Sept.30, Deputy Commissioner (DC) D. Randeep, who is also the Dasara Special Officer, this morning announced the seating arrangements for Dasara gold card, ticket and pass holders at the Palace premises and Torchlight Parade Grounds at Bannimantap on Sept. 30. Addressing a press meet…

Rain havoc: Srirampura returning to normalcy
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Rain havoc: Srirampura returning to normalcy

Mysuru: The residents of nearly 135 houses bordering Manandavadi Road are living in fear that if rains lash the city again, their houses might get submerged just like it did yesterday. It may be recalled that for the first time in the history of this heritage city, the residents were rescued in inflated dinghy boats….

Romantic songs musical nite by Dr. M.S. Natashekar and troupe on Oct.1
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Romantic songs musical nite by Dr. M.S. Natashekar and troupe on Oct.1

During the 50s, 60s and 70s, films were the only form of entertainment.  During those times the number of films released were less, compared to hundreds of movies released at present. Film-goers also had the privilege of buying booklets of movie songs in the theatre itself. Old timers will definitely remember those nostalgic days. Unlike…

Cabinet approves watered down Anti-Superstition Bill
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Cabinet approves watered down Anti-Superstition Bill

Bengaluru: The controversial Karnataka Prevention and Eradication of Human Sacrifices and Other Inhuman, Evil and Aghori Practices and Black Magic Bill — better known as the Anti-Superstition Bill — 2016 has finally been cleared by the State Cabinet. After facing flak for putting the Bill on the backburner, the Karnataka Cabinet approved the Bill yesterday….

Casting away caste
Editorial

Casting away caste

Issues relating to the factor of caste, as commonly talked about in public domain across the country have got churned to a point of insanity in our times. The other factor, namely religion, meaning ‘an organised system of beliefs, ceremonies and rules to worship a God or Gods with piety and devotion’ has done incalculable…

HOPCOMS upset for not being involved in Dasara
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HOPCOMS upset for not being involved in Dasara

Mysuru: The District Horticultural Producers’ Co-operative Marketing and Processing Society Ltd. (HOPCOMS), which supplies fresh vegetables to thousands of households, is upset for not being involved in Dasara festivities organised on a large scale by the Government.   In a letter to Mysuru District Minister Dr. H.C. Mahadevappa, Suryakumar, the President of District HOPCOMS has…

Karnataka bans sale of loose cigarettes
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Karnataka bans sale of loose cigarettes

Bengaluru: In a move aimed at discouraging consumption of tobacco, which is identified with long-term health risks, the State Government has banned the sale of loose cigarettes, beedis and chewing tobacco products. A notification issued by the Under Secretary to the Department of Health and Family Welfare states that sale of loose cigarettes, beedis and…

Delay in Pandavapura Station due to loop-line
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Delay in Pandavapura Station due to loop-line

Sir, Post-doubling, the design of Pandavapura Station seems to have gone wrong. All the Bengaluru-bound trains have to enter the loop-line as the main line does not have a platform. All the Express and Passenger trains have to enter this loop-line which results in significant delay. Prior to doubling, 5 years back, Express trains used…

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