Month: December, 2017

Mysuru Decked Up to Welcome New Year 2018
News

Mysuru Decked Up to Welcome New Year 2018

Mysuru: With just hours to go for party-hearties of the city to celebrate the arrival of New Year, the Police Department has been making all efforts to ensure people participate in the celebrations without any hassles. Almost all of the best hotels have plans to usher in the New Year with the three things that…

Swachh Bharat spirit enters Mysore Palace premises
News

Swachh Bharat spirit enters Mysore Palace premises

Mysuru: Led by Deputy Commissioner D. Randeep, members of an NGO and the Pourakarmikas in the presence of Mysore royal family member Pramoda Devi Wadiyar took up the cleaning of the Mysore Palace premises as part of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, this morning. The cleaning of the world famous Palace, which began at 6.30 am…

Rajinikanth announces entry into politics
News

Rajinikanth announces entry into politics

Chennai: Tamil superstar Rajinikanth announced his entry into politics this morning, ending months-long suspense which had kept his fans, observers, politicians and fellow film stars on tenterhooks. He said that he was taking the plunge as politics and governance in Tamil Nadu had become so bad that the State has become a laughing stock. He…

A new-look JLB Road will be a joy to walk
News

A new-look JLB Road will be a joy to walk

Mysuru: Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) Commissioner G. Jagadeesha inspected the quality of the ongoing road development work from Metropole Circle (Field Marshal K.M. Cariappa Circle) to Ramaswamy Circle on Jhansi Rani Lakshmi Bai Road (JLB Road), here Friday. The Rs. 5.5 crore work on the 3.6 km JLB Road stretch from Metropole Circle right up…

Holy destination Bhagamandala environment stinking
News

Holy destination Bhagamandala environment stinking

Bhagamandala: The holy destination popularly called as the Ganga of the South, nestled in the lap of the Cauvery River and with the blessings of Bhagandeshwara- Bhagamandala- today is no more the scenic beauty and the sacred place that it is known to be but instead the whole environment is stinking. The hordes of tourists…

A Musical Memory…
Feature Articles

A Musical Memory…

By Girija Madhavan Concerts from the archives of Doordarshan can be evocatively nostalgic. One afternoon I chanced upon a “National Programme” of Hindustani music of 1981, the photography in black and white. It featured the late Pandit Amarnath, the foremost disciple of Ustad Amir Khan of the Indore Gharana. When I lived in Delhi for…

Advance estimated price of 26 crops online on Jan.1
News

Advance estimated price of 26 crops online on Jan.1

Mysuru: Agriculture Price Commission Chairman Dr. T.N. Prakash Kammardi,  said that the advance estimated price for 26 crops for the year 2018 will be announced online on Jan.1. He was addressing a press conference at the Government  Guest House here on Dec.29 and said that the advance estimated price of paddy, ragi, groundnut, green gram,…

Precision farming workshop creates awareness about water usage
News

Precision farming workshop creates awareness about water usage

Mysuru: Which crop, at what time, requires how much water? To answer this question, Maharaja Institute of Technology (MIT) under Maharaja Research Foundation in association with Agriculture Department, Government of Karnataka, conducted a one-day workshop on ‘Precision Farming, a Pilot on Water Conservation’ at Naganahalli Research Centre on Dec.29. Speaking after inaugurating workshop, Dr. T.N….

Feeding pigeons: Helping Hands celebrates third anniversary
News

Feeding pigeons: Helping Hands celebrates third anniversary

Mysuru: Helping Hands’ Kabutar Daan, a project for providing food grains to Pigeons in front of Kote Anjenayaswamy Temple at the North Gate of Mysore Palace, which was started on Jan. 1, 2015 is going a step forward by successfully completing three years of feeding pigeons tomorrow. Inspired by a Hyderabad tourist, Rajan Baghmar and…

1 2 3 217
Trending Posts
ABOUT

Mysuru's favorite and largest circulated English evening daily has kept the citizens of Mysuru informed and entertained since 1978. Over the past 39 years, Star of Mysore has been the newspaper that Mysureans reach for every evening to know about the happenings in Mysuru city. The newspaper has feature rich articles and dedicated pages targeted at readers across the demographic spectrum of Mysuru city. With a readership of over 2,50,000 Star of Mysore has been the best connection between it's readers and their leaders; between advertisers and customers; between Mysuru and Mysureans.