Month: November, 2017

Pay more to enter Zoo during weekends, public holidays
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Pay more to enter Zoo during weekends, public holidays

November 2, 2017

Mysuru: Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, popularly known as Mysuru Zoo, has hiked the entry fees for visitors on weekends and public holidays to boost its revenue. The increased fees came into effect yesterday (Nov. 1). The entry ticket which earlier used to be Rs. 60 per adult has now been increased to Rs. 70 on…

State will miss Chikkamadu, a prominent Nayaka leader
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State will miss Chikkamadu, a prominent Nayaka leader

November 2, 2017

Mysuru: JD(S) MLA from H.D. Kote S. Chikkamadu (68), passed away at a private hospital here in the wee hours of Wednesday. Chikkamadu was suffering from liver problem since one year. Chikkamadu is survived by two wives – Jayamma and Nagamma and two sons and two daughters. One of his sons, Anil is a Zilla…

Heritage Panel demands stoppage of road straightening project
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Heritage Panel demands stoppage of road straightening project

November 2, 2017

Mysuru: Maj. Gen. S.G. Vombatkere, who was recently reappointed as a member of the Mysuru Heritage Region Development and Protection Committee, has urged the Assistant Executive Engineer, National Highways Sub-Division, not to commence the project work of straightening the Hunsur Road before consideration of the matter by the Heritage Committee. In a letter to the…

Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary to be closed for a week
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Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary to be closed for a week

November 2, 2017

Mysuru: The famed Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary near Srirangapatna will be closed for visitors for a week either in the last week or November or the first week of December. Reason: The Forest Department is planning to conduct a census of bird population at the sanctuary. “Most likely, the Bird Sanctuary will be closed in the…

Mysuru-Bengaluru rail track doubling inspection on Nov. 4
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Mysuru-Bengaluru rail track doubling inspection on Nov. 4

November 2, 2017

Mysuru: The much-awaited completion of track doubling work between Mysuru and Bengaluru, is finally going to be complete with the Commissioner of Railway Safety (CRS) likely to inspect the track on Nov. 4. After the inspection, it is likely to be operational within the next two weeks. According to the South Western Railway officials the…

God of Craftsmen
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God of Craftsmen

November 2, 2017

By Dr. Devdutt Pattanaik – Author, Speaker, Illustrator, Mythologist If you were a craftsman hailing from the Gangetic Plains, or from Assam, Bengal, or Odisha, it is quite likely that you would have celebrated Vishwakarma Puja, just towards the end of Pitra Paksha, and just before Mahalaya, the first day of Navratri. Pitra Paksha, when…

‘Science and religion go hand-in-hand towards development’
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‘Science and religion go hand-in-hand towards development’

November 2, 2017

Mysuru: Jnanodaya PU College, Saraswathipuram, conducted a Science Fest and Exhibition for students of Class IX and X recently.   Dr. C.D. Prasad, retd. Scientist and Engineer, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), who was the chief guest, stressed on how science and religion go hand-in-hand towards development. He added that with technological advancement, the younger…

54 achievers receive District Rajyotsava Award
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54 achievers receive District Rajyotsava Award

November 2, 2017

Mysuru: A total of 54 achievers in various fields including Dr. Bellipadi Satish Rai and Star of Mysore Chief Reporter S.T. Ravikumar received the District Rajyotsava Award at a function organised at Kalamandira here yesterday. The list of awardees also included journalist Koodli Gururaj, photojournalist Anurag Basavaraj, Kannada activists M. Chandrashekar, Siddalingappa, Madhumathi,  Ranganath Mysuru,…

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