Month: November, 2017

NTPC boiler blast toll rises to 26
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NTPC boiler blast toll rises to 26

November 2, 2017

Raebareli (UP): The toll in the massive explosion in a boiler at the state-run power giant NTPCs Unchahar plant here has risen to 26, a senior official said this morning. Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi has taken a break from his ongoing Navsarjan Yatra in poll-bound Gujarat and is visiting Rae Bareli in Uttar Pradesh…

Two women members nominated to KSOU Board
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Two women members nominated to KSOU Board

November 2, 2017

Mysuru: Even as the imbroglio of giving recognition to the Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) continues, a few other things however, are being set right. The State Government had earlier nominated only male members to the KSOU Board of Management (BoM) and this anomaly was brought to its notice. Rectifying it, it has nominated two…

Kannada Sahitya Sammelana: District Minister holds meeting, releases poster
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Kannada Sahitya Sammelana: District Minister holds meeting, releases poster

November 2, 2017

Mysuru: With the countdown for the 83rd three-day Akhila Bharatha Kannada Sahitya Sammelana (Nov.24 to 26) begin, District Minister Dr. H.C. Mahadevappa held a preparatory meeting with top officials at Government Guest House in Nazarbad this morning. Addressing the meeting, Dr. Mahadevappa said that it was Nalwadi Krishnaraja Wadiyar who founded Kannada Sahitya Parishat and…

State BJP launches Parivartana Yatra
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State BJP launches Parivartana Yatra

November 2, 2017

Around 3,000 activists take part from Mysuru Mysuru/ Bengaluru: More than 3,000 activists, including leaders, went on bike rally to Bengaluru to attend the flagging off of 75-day BJP State Parivartana Yatra which was flagged off by Party National President Amit Shah in Bengaluru this morning. The activists, belonging to Krishnaraja, Chamaraja and Narasimharaja Assembly…

Shloka Recital and Elocution contests
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Shloka Recital and Elocution contests

November 2, 2017

Mysuru: Shloka Recitation and Kannada Elocution Competitions will be conducted on Nov.17 and 18 respectively in the Prayer Hall of Chinmaya Vidyalaya in Jayalakshmipuram. Shlokas (7-12) from Chapter 16 is prescribed for the Shloka contest, where the contestants (only from 5 std. to 7 std.)  are required to give the gist of Shlokas in English…

Intl. Conference on Prakrit Language from Nov.3
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Intl. Conference on Prakrit Language from Nov.3

November 2, 2017

 A three-day International Conference on Prakrit language has been organised from Nov.3 to 6 at Shravanabelagola Monastery. The conference will be held as a part of Bhagawan Bahubali Mahamastakabhisheka Mahotsav-2018. The main theme of the proposed International Conference is Prakrit literature and culture. However, it covers a wide range of Prakrit and Apabhramsa literature including…

A Parthenium Park on the anvil?
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A Parthenium Park on the anvil?

November 2, 2017

Sir, It’s very disappointing to see such a beautiful stretch of 1.5 km Krishnaraja Boulevard being neglected and made as a Parthenium Park. The road houses many heritage buildings like Zilla Panchayat, Court Complex, Oriental Research Institute, Ursu Boarding School and Maharaja’s College. The entire median was well- maintained with lush green lawn and ornamental…

Boundless bad behaviour
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Boundless bad behaviour

November 2, 2017

A verse sourced to the ancient widely translated Sanskrit text Panchatantra, a collection of stories featuring animals, dating back to about 300 BC and attributed to Vishnu Sharma reads Vidya Dadaathi Vinayam… (Education makes one humble…). In the context of visualising education as going to school, college and obtaining certificates as proof of being educated,…

Traffic diversion on Nanjangud-MGS Road
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Traffic diversion on Nanjangud-MGS Road

November 2, 2017

Mysuru: The District Administration has diverted the traffic on Nanjangud-MGS Road as it is being upgraded to a concrete road. The traffic movement on the road is closed from today (Nov. 2 to Dec. 10). However, the authorities have suggested alternative routes for motorists travelling on this road. Accordingly, motorists passing through the stretch have…

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