Month: April, 2018

II PUC results announced
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II PUC results announced

Candidates can check their results at the official websites karresults.nic.in pue.kar.nic.in Pass percentage 59.56%; an increase of 7.18 % from last year Dakshina Kannada district tops followed   by Udupi and Kodagu Mysuru drops to 17th spot from 14th last year 68 colleges record 100% result; 118 colleges record zero percent All three toppers in Arts…

Parties fail to accommodate women candidates in Mysuru region
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Parties fail to accommodate women candidates in Mysuru region

Mysuru:  Major political parties have continued to neglect women while giving tickets in Mysuru region for May 12 election to the Karnataka Legislative Assembly despite women constitute almost 50 percent of the registered voters. In some constituencies, women outnumber male voters. Of the 23,69,987 registered voters in the district, as per the recent revision of…

Forest tribes threaten to boycott election
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Forest tribes threaten to boycott election

Mysuru:  Alleging that Forest Rights Act was not being property implemented and forest tribes were being harassed, Adivasi Communities collectively have threatened to boycott the State Assembly polls. Disclosing this at a press meet at Pathrakartara Bhavan here yesterday, Adivasis Federation Convenor Babu opined that adivasis were being utilised for vote bank. He said that…

Abhiram Sankar is new Mysuru DC
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Abhiram Sankar is new Mysuru DC

Mysuru:  Mysuru District has got its fourth Deputy Commissioner (DC) in little over one-and-half month with the State Government on Sunday appointing 2011 batch IAS officer Abhiram G. Sankar as the new Mysuru DC. It all began on Mar.8 when the then DC D. Randeep was transferred as Hassan DC. Following his transfer, Randeep handed…

Hunsur Main Road opens for traffic
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Hunsur Main Road opens for traffic

Mysuru: The traffic on Hunsur Road from the Jaladarshini Guest House opposite Kalamandira up to the Mosque near Valmiki Road, which was closed for many months to straighten the road, was opened to the traffic   from yesterday. About four to five months back the environmentalists and activists had vehemently opposed the straightening of the stretch…

Voters’ slip to be distributed five days in advance
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Voters’ slip to be distributed five days in advance

Mysuru:  “The Election Commission of India (ECI) has approved Nivedita Gowda of Bigg Boss-fame as the Brand Ambassador for the District to create awareness among the voters and she herself is a first-time voter,” said Zilla Panchayat (ZP) Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of SVEEP (Systemic Voters’ Education and Electoral Participation) Committee P. Shivashankar. Addressing…

‘Namma MYTRA’ logo launched
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‘Namma MYTRA’ logo launched

Mysuru: The city Police launched ‘Namma MYTRA’ logo to project the Traffic Police as people-friendly. The logo was launched yesterday during the valedictory of the 29th National Road Safety Week at Karnataka Police Academy (KPA) auditorium  in Nazarabad. Speaking after launching the logo, City Police Commissioner Dr. A. Subramanyeswara Rao said, “In the present day,…

Journalists among 21 killed in twin suicide blasts in Kabul
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Journalists among 21 killed in twin suicide blasts in Kabul

Kabul (Afganistan), Apr.30- At least 21 people, including Agence France-Presse chief photographer Shah Marai and three other journalists were killed, when two suicide blasts ripped through Kabul this morning. Ministry Spokesman Wahid Majroh said that at least 27 people were wounded and rushed to hospital, warning that some were in critical condition and the toll…

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