Month: March, 2018

128th Sri Ramanavami Music Festival: Brilliant concert by sisters Ranjani and Gayathri
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128th Sri Ramanavami Music Festival: Brilliant concert by sisters Ranjani and Gayathri

By M.L. Krishnaswami The 128th Sri Ramanavami Music Festival organised by Sri Ramabhyudaya Sabha Charitable Trust is being held at  Alamma Choultry, Devaraja Mohalla. On 25th March, the inaugural programme was a brilliant and briskly rendered vocal concert by the popular duo sisters Vidu. Ranjani and Vidu. Gayathri. These sisters are originally from Hyderabad where…

Chamundeshwari Temple Committee
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Chamundeshwari Temple Committee

Mysuru: The State Dharmika Parishat and Department of Religious Endowment, Bengaluru, has constituted the Management Committee for Sri Chamundeshwari Temple atop Chamundi Hill and Muzrai temples in Mysore Palace premises with a tenure of  three years. The nine members of the Committee are: Shashishekara Dikshit (Head Priest, Chamundeshwari temple), Sakanna of Mellahalli village (SC/ST), M….

Ursu Jagruthi Academy to fete B.P.Ed gold medallist
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Ursu Jagruthi Academy to fete B.P.Ed gold medallist

Mysuru:  Ursu Jagruthi Academy in association with District Kannada Sahitya Parishat, has organised a function to felicitate G.P. Shanshank, who has secured 1st rank in B.P.Ed  and won five gold medals at the convocation of University of Mysore. The function has been organised on Apr. 2 at 5 pm at District Kannada Sahitya Parishat premises…

Youth atop electric pole rescued
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Youth atop electric pole rescued

Mysuru:  In the light of a youth trying to commit suicide by climbing the electric pole near K.R. Circle being rescued comes another news that one more youth climbed the high tension electric pole in Ramakrishnanagar yesterday to end his life. Mysuru taluk Yadahalli village resident Shankar, 23, is the youth who climbed the pole…

Four festivals in a row
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Four festivals in a row

By Prof. A.V. Narasimha Murthy, former Head, Department of Ancient History & Archaeology, University of Mysore Once the festival season begins, they come with a bang and these festivals are celebrated all over the country with devotion. The methods adopted may look different but the inner motto is to remember the divinity. This actually happened…

Not bearing a male child, husband sets ablaze wife
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Not bearing a male child, husband sets ablaze wife

T. Narasipur:  A gruesome incident of a man allegedly killing his wife by setting her ablaze for the trivial reason of not bearing a male child has been reported from  Hosahalli village in the taluk. Pooja (24) of Varuna hobli in Mysuru taluk was married to Kantharaj of Hosahalli nine years ago. The couple had…

House burgled, gold and cash worth Rs. 2.15 lakh stolen
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House burgled, gold and cash worth Rs. 2.15 lakh stolen

Mysuru: A house in Madhuvana Extension in Kuvempunagar here was reportedly burgled a couple of days ago which has come to light now. Miscreants are believed to have gained entry by breaking open the rear door of the house and decamped with gold and cash worth Rs.2.15 lakh. The resident of the house Narasimahamurthy, along…

Bus hits bike, rider killed
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Bus hits bike, rider killed

Mysuru: Vijayakumar (20) of Begur village in Chikmagalur district and a resident of K.M. Hundi near Kadakola and an employee of an industry in Kadakola was killed on the spot when the bike he was riding (KA-18 EF-5557) was allegedly hit from behind by a KSRTC bus (KA-09 F-4642) near Kadakola Railway  Bridge yesterday. Mysuru…

Home-maker goes missing with her daughter
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Home-maker goes missing with her daughter

Mysuru: A home-maker, along with her four-year-old daughter, is said to have gone missing since Mar.23 from her house in Udbur in the taluk. Dandamma, 26, wife of Manju, is the person who has gone missing along with her  daughter Keerthi, according to a complaint lodged by the woman’s father Shivanna with Jayapura Police. Anyone…

Complaint against hostel warden’s husband in Periyapatna: Official threatened for probing
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Complaint against hostel warden’s husband in Periyapatna: Official threatened for probing

Periyapatna: In a reported incident, an official who went to the hostel for investigating complaints that the husband of the warden of Girls Pre-Matric Hostel in the town was unnecessarily trespassing into the hostel, has been threatened recently. Following numerous complaints that Kantharaj, husband of warden Arati, was unnecessarily trespassing into the hostel premises under…

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