Month: May, 2018

World Environment Day 2018: Theme – “Beat Plastic Pollution”
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World Environment Day 2018: Theme – “Beat Plastic Pollution”

Urgent need to protect environment, ban plastic usage: Mysuru DC Mysuru:  There is an urgent need to create awareness among people to protect environment in the current situation and ban usage of plastic. Hence, the officials of various Departments should chalk out programmes in the month of June, said Deputy Commissioner (DC) Abhiram G. Sankar….

Ideal Jawa Rotary School celebrates Golden Jubilee tomorrow
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Ideal Jawa Rotary School celebrates Golden Jubilee tomorrow

Police Band and Arjun Janya to perform at Open Air Theatre on June 1; Unveiling of Founder-Principal Sheila Irani’s bust at the School on June 2 Mysuru: Ideal Jawa Rotary School on JLB Road will celebrate its Golden Jubilee tomorrow (June 1) at the Open Air Theatre in Manasagangothri campus at 6.15 pm. Infosys Mentor…

Awareness rally marks World No Tobacco Day in city
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Awareness rally marks World No Tobacco Day in city

Mysuru:  Marking World No Tobacco Day, the Department of Health and Family Welfare, District Surveillance Unit and District Tobacco Control Unit together had organised an awareness rally in city this morning to spread a message on the ill-effects of consumption of tobacco. The rally was flagged off by Additional DC T. Yogesh in front of…

Entries invited from scribes for PII-ICRC Annual Awards
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Entries invited from scribes for PII-ICRC Annual Awards

Mysuru:  The Press Institute of India (PII) and International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) have organised a competition for the best three articles and best three photographs on a humanitarian subject — 12th edition of PII-ICRC Annual Awards — and has invited entries from scribes for the same. For the first time, this year,…

Veteran journalist T. Venkataram passes away
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Veteran journalist T. Venkataram passes away

Mysuru:  Veteran journalist and freedom fighter T. Venkataram (92), passed away at his residence in Vidyaranyapuram in city yesterday  due to age-related ailments. A Post-Graduate in Sociology, he had served as the Editor of ‘Mysuru Patrike’ and had taken part in the Quit India Movement. Venkataram is survived by son Venkatakrishna (Mohan) and seven daughters….

Man held for stealing tusks from dead tusker
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Man held for stealing tusks from dead tusker

Hanur: The officials of Male Mahadeshwara Wildlife Division have arrested a person yesterday for stealing tusks from a tusker, which had died after its leg was lodged between the rocks when it had come to quench its thirst.  The accused had hidden the tusks in his house. The accused has been identified as 53-year-old Sannaputta,…

Chain snatch bid: Youth thrashed
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Chain snatch bid: Youth thrashed

Mysuru: A youth, who made a futile bid to snatch a gold chain from a woman who was walking near K.R. Hospital on Tuesday morning, was caught by the public and beaten black and blue. The youth, who attempted to snatch the gold chain, has been identified as Chandra alias Chandrahasa, a resident of Channarayapatna…

Man missing
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Man missing

Mysuru: A 39-year-old man has gone missing from Hebbal Police limits in city. The missing person has been identified as N. Nagesh. He left his house on May 27 in the midnight and has since gone missing. He is round faced, well built and wheatish complexioned. Those having any information about the missing person may…

BAI to celebrate ‘World Environment Month’ in June
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BAI to celebrate ‘World Environment Month’ in June

Inauguration on June 2, MyGreen Expo, drawing, debate competitions planned Mysuru: Builders Association of India (BAI), Mysore Centre in association with Mysore Builders’ Charitable Trust (MBCT) is jointly organising “World Environment Month-2018” with the theme “Beat Plastic Pollution” in the month of June, said BAI Chairman K. Subramanya Rao. He was addressing a press conference…

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