Month: November, 2017

Kuvempu’s Padma Vibhushan Medal is lost forever
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Kuvempu’s Padma Vibhushan Medal is lost forever

Shivamogga: The prestigious Padma Vibhushan Award conferred on the State’s iconic poet Kuppalli Venkatappa Puttappa (Kuvempu) will be lost forever at his house-turned-museum at Kuppalli in Shivamogga district. Padma Vibhushan, the country’s second-highest civilian award, conferred on poet laureate in 1988 was stolen on November 23 in 2015 from the museum that is being maintained…

State to purchase 200 MW power
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State to purchase 200 MW power

Bengaluru: In order to tide over the energy crisis looming large over the State, the Energy Department is looking at Gautam Adani, who is considered close to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for purchase of 200 MW power. The State Govt. has inked a deal for purchasing 200 MW power from Adani-owned Thermal Power Plant, starting…

Wildlife activists object to ZAK Chief holding leopard cub
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Wildlife activists object to ZAK Chief holding leopard cub

Mysuru:  Zoo Authority of Karnataka (ZAK) Chairperson Mallige Veeresh holding a leopard cub and posing for camera has created a controversy.  Not amused by the photograph that is being circulated on the social media platforms and a report in a section of the press, wildlife enthusiasts say that the ZAK Chairperson’s act was illegal as…

Why do Hindus light lamps?
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Why do Hindus light lamps?

By Dr. Devdutt Pattanaik – Author, Speaker, Illustrator, Mythologist It is curious that the practice of lighting lamps seems integral to Hinduism today, but it was not a dominant one in Vedic times, when the fire-altar of the yagna took centre-stage. Perhaps its entry as a ritual owes much to non-Vedic Hinduism.  Lamps slip into…

National Children’s Science Congress: Natural Resource Management is key for city’s Baden Powell students
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National Children’s Science Congress: Natural Resource Management is key for city’s Baden Powell students

Mysuru: The State-Level 25th National Children’s Science Congress being held at the Vignana Bhavan in KSOU campus is a stage wherein young students with great scientific minds are displaying the use of science and technology for  Sustainable Development.  The students from Baden Powell School, Mysuru, have surrounded their models with a common objective of efficient…

Sait exhorts teachers, students to focus on science research
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Sait exhorts teachers, students to focus on science research

Mysuru: Students must choose new topics to do research and they need to develop scientific thinking. Even when teachers teach science, they should find new and interesting fields to impart science education, said Primary and Secondary Education Minister Tanveer Sait. He was speaking at the three-day 25th National Children’s Science Congress and Science Exhibition here…

MDJA awards presented
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MDJA awards presented

Mysuru: MP Pratap Simha, taking strong exception to the way electronic media is functioning today, said that in the race for TRP rating, most of the channels are indulging in character assassination of leaders and other prominent personalities, which must be stopped. He was speaking at the Press Day (Patrika Dinacharane) celebrations organised by Mysuru…

L.K. Advani arriving in city tomorrow
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L.K. Advani arriving in city tomorrow

Mysuru: Senior BJP leader and former Deputy Prime Minister L.K. Advani will be arriving in city tomorrow on a brief visit. He is scheduled to land at the Mysore Airport in Mandakalli by a special flight at around 3.30 pm and will drive straight towards Sri Ganapathy Sachchidananda Ashrama in Dattanagar on Ooty Road here….

“Did not refer to urine”: MP Pratap Simha
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“Did not refer to urine”: MP Pratap Simha

Mysuru: Reacting to the ‘urine controversy’, MP Pratap Simha said “What I spoke was blown out of proportion by electronic media.” He said he was reacting to what Champa had said about Union Minister Ananth Kumar wetting his pajamas thinking about secularism. All he had said was that whenever Champa speaks, his language reeks of…

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