Month: March, 2018

Suttur Seer opens third branch of Mysore Tarpaulins in Kuvempunagar
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Suttur Seer opens third branch of Mysore Tarpaulins in Kuvempunagar

Mysuru:  Mysore Tarpaulins, having its branches on D. Devaraja Urs Road and on Kalidasa Road, opened its third branch on New Kantharaj Urs Road, near Akshaya Bhandar in Kuvempunagar here on Thursday last. The new branch was inaugurated by Suttur Seer Sri Shivarathri Deshikendra Swamiji. Mysore Tarpaulins, which began in 1969 as a multi-brand bags…

CBSE Class 12 Economics re-exam on Apr. 25
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CBSE Class 12 Economics re-exam on Apr. 25

No re-exam for Class X Maths in State New Delhi: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will conduct the re-examination in Economics for CBSE Class XII all over the country on Apr. 25. However, there will be no re-exam for  10th Standard Maths exam in the State. “If at all re-examination, if any for…

Sri Jnanaprakash Swamiji inaugurates ‘Kalothsava’
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Sri Jnanaprakash Swamiji inaugurates ‘Kalothsava’

Mysuru: “There is human value and element in folk art, literature,  culture and music,” said Urilingapeddi Mutt Seer Sri Jnanaprakash Swamiji. He was speaking after inaugurating ‘Kalothsava’ organised by H.D. Kote’s Amma Vasundhare Samajika, Samskrithika Mattu Shaikshanika Trust in association with Kannada and Culture Department at Sri Nalwadi Krishna Raja Wadiyar auditorium in Maharani’s Women’s…

‘Higher education must aid in protecting environment’
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‘Higher education must aid in protecting environment’

Mysuru:  “Looking at the drinking water crisis staring at us, the day is not far off when the lakes, reservoirs and ground water will dry up and we have to spend a lot of money to desalinate sea water for drinking purposes,” said Mysore University former VC Prof. S.N. Hegde. He was speaking at the…

Leaky CBSE
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Leaky CBSE

May 1st is Labour Day but March is labour month — Parents labour to get their students to study and students labour to regurgitate a whole year’s syllabus. Now, exam papers have leaked… again and a re-examination has been announced. This has not only left students frustrated and parents fuming but also put the tourism…

Thousands witness Theppotsava at Kapila River
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Thousands witness Theppotsava at Kapila River

Nanjangud: The Annual Dodda Jathra Mahotsava concluded at the temple town here last evening with the grand  Theppotsava of Lord Srikanteshwara Swamy at Kapila River. More than 50,000 devotees witnessed the flower-bedecked float carrying the idol of the deity, sitting on the steps leading to the river where lakhs of devotees have taken a holy…

Felicitation and Thanksgiving ceremony to Milli Council volunteers
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Felicitation and Thanksgiving ceremony to Milli Council volunteers

Mysuru: All India Milli Council (AIMC), Mysuru District Unit, had organised a felicitation and Thanksgiving ceremony on Thursday evening at Hotel Regenta, Nelson Mandela Road, for its volunteers who were instrumental in making the Silver Jubilee celebrations (Feb.23-25) of AIMC  a grand success. They were felicitated with shawls and mementoes by Minister Tanveer Sait and …

Donate used text books to Vidyadaan-2018 Project
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Donate used text books to Vidyadaan-2018 Project

Mysuru:  Bharatiya Jain Sanghatan (BJS), established in the year 1985 under the visionary leadership of Shantilal Muttha, has been in the forefront of addressing national concerns in the areas of Educational Initiatives, Social Development and Disaster Response. With a vision to collectively contribute towards nation-building, BJS has been conducting Empowerment of Girls training programme in…

Quenching summer thirst
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Quenching summer thirst

By V. Shourabh Pics. by M.N. Lakshminarayana Yadav The humble earthen pot and the lime soda are the best ways to keep oneself cool and healthy in a hot summer. While the pot water soothes your throat, a lemon-and-soda drink rejuvenates your body after a tiring day where the sweltering heat sucks out your energy….

Kodava Samaja celebrates 112th birth anniversary of Gen. K.S. Thimayya
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Kodava Samaja celebrates 112th birth anniversary of Gen. K.S. Thimayya

Mysuru:  Marking the 112th birth anniversary of Gen. K.S. Thimayya, Kodava Samaja had organised a function at its premises in Vijayanagar here this morning. The members of the Samaja offered floral tributes to a portrait of Gen. K.S. Thimayya. Speaking on the occasion, Maj. Gen. (retd.) C.K. Karumbaya hailed Gen. Thimayya as a very hard-working…

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