Month: October, 2017

Trin Trin bags Special Award
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Trin Trin bags Special Award

Mysuru: Trin Trin, country’s first Public Bicycle Sharing (PBS) initiative started in Mysuru, has won a special award under the ‘Best Non-Motorised Transport Project’ by the Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, New Delhi. The award will be given by the Minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India and the…

Revision of voters’ list begins
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Revision of voters’ list begins

Mysuru: The revision of voters’ list of Krishnaraja, Chamaraja and Narasimharaja, the three Assembly constituencies in city, has begun from Oct. 25 and will continue till Nov. 24. The revision will also be done on Sundays on Nov. 5 and Nov. 19 in a special drive. Applicants can visit the MCC election branch in the…

German technology pandal for  PM’s Ujire visit: A clarification
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German technology pandal for  PM’s Ujire visit: A clarification

Dharmasthala: A specially erected huge pandal was installed for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Ujire near here on Oct. 29, using German Technology. The pandal was provided by Bengaluru’s Udupa Enterprises, clarified its Managing Partner Vasudeva Udupa. Reacting to a report published in Star of Mysore dated Oct. 28 under the title “German technology…

Shops selling tobacco products fined for violating COTPA
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Shops selling tobacco products fined for violating COTPA

Mysuru: In a move to curb tobacco menace in public places, officials of the District Health and Family Welfare Department, District Tobacco Control Cell and Ashokapuram Police carried out a special drive in city yesterday. During the drive, the officials booked 14 cases against shopkeepers for not displaying instruction boards in their shops under Cigarettes…

Petty shop owners rally against ban on sale of loose cigarettes
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Petty shop owners rally against ban on sale of loose cigarettes

Mysuru: Over 150 petty shop owners, under the banner of Mysuru District Small Scale Retailers Association, took out a rally in city this morning, in protest against the State Government’s order banning the sale of loose cigarettes, beedis and chewing tobacco products.  The rally, which commenced from Kote Anjaneyaswamy Temple at the North Gate of…

Shaman wins The Heritage City Trophy
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Shaman wins The Heritage City Trophy

Dr. N. Nithyanand Rao, Steward, Mysore Race Club (MRC) Limited, is seen presenting The Heritage City Trophy to S.S. Attaollahi, trainer of Shaman which won the event in Mysore Races held yesterday. The winning horse, owned by was United Racing and Bloodstock Breeders Limited, was ridden by Jockey Y.S. Srinath. Others seen are MRC Chairman…

Pretensions to Patriotism
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Pretensions to Patriotism

Allowing the mind to ponder over the terms Earth in general and one’s country in particular alongside the term mother rings sentimental bells sending those who love both entities into raptures. The rest, who are focussed on their self-centred agenda sans sentiment are dubbed as uncivilised. Loyalty to one’s motherland, triggered by attachment driven by…

‘Run for Unity’ marks Sardar Patel’s birth anniversary
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‘Run for Unity’ marks Sardar Patel’s birth anniversary

Mysuru: Marking the 142nd birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, several programmes were held in city this morning. Run for Unity: The City BJP wing had organised a ‘Run for Unity’ in which about 200 BJP activists participated. The run was flagged off by City BJP President Dr. B.H. Manjunath in front of Kote Anjaneyaswamy…

MLA Chikkamadu recuperating
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MLA Chikkamadu recuperating

Mysuru: The health of H.D. Kote JD(S) MLA Chikkamadu, who is undergoing treatment at a hospital in Kuvempunagar for critical illness, is said to have improved a little this morning, according to hospital sources. Chikkamadu, who is said to be on a ventilator, is being treated at the hospital’s ICU, it is leant. Karnataka Pradesh…

Traffic Adalat: Some suggestions
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Traffic Adalat: Some suggestions

Sir, In spite of great efforts put in by the City Police Commissioner, his Deputy, Traffic ACP and his band of subordinates, I must confess that the Traffic Adalat held at the Police Bhavan on Lalitha Mahal Road recently was not a great success as it should have been. That is only because of the…

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