Month: June, 2018

Woman dies of electrocution
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Woman dies of electrocution

Mysuru: In a tragic incident, a 30-year-old woman died of electrocution in the city yesterday. Geetha (30), a resident of Kyatamaranahalli, is the deceased. Geetha was reconnecting disconnected wires of the water sump motor in her house on Friday morning, when she suffered an electric shock. She was immediately rushed to K.R. Hospital where she…

Installation of Lions Club of Mysore South tomorrow
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Installation of Lions Club of Mysore South tomorrow

Mysuru: The new team of office-bearers of Lions Club of Mysore South for 2018-19 will be installed on July 1 at Hotel Kalyani in city. Ln. V. Nagaraj Bairy,  First Vice-District Governor, Lions Clubs International, District 3I7 A will administer the oath of office to Ln. K.K. Mohan as President, Ln. G.S. Santosh as Secretary,…

Workshop on Water Sanitation and Hygiene on July 2
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Workshop on Water Sanitation and Hygiene on July 2

Mysuru: The National Institute of Engineering (NIE) is organising a one-day assessment workshop on Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) on July 2 from 10 am to 1 pm at its Sarvepalli Radhakrishna Seminar Hall, Mysuru. The main objectives of the workshop are to collate the WASH issues in an urban milieu by involving all stakeholders…

Kannada Professors to stage demonstration on July 2
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Kannada Professors to stage demonstration on July 2

Mysuru: Alleging total neglect of Kannada in the UGC’s Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) degree curriculum, the Kannada Professors Association will stage a demonstration in front of Crawford Hall here on July 2. Announcing this at a press meet here recently, Association Convenor Dr. M. Ramakrishna said that the UGC (University Grants Commission) has failed…

Youth arrested for rape attempt of minor girl
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Youth arrested for rape attempt of minor girl

Mysuru: Udayagiri Police have arrested a 20-year-old youth on charges of attempting to rape a minor girl. The arrested youth has been identified as Hemanth Kumar, a resident of Gayatripuram in city. Hemanth Kumar is accused of luring the minor girl, who had gone missing for a couple of days and attempting to rape her….

Musings on Tree Planting in our City
Abracadabra By K. B. Ganapathy, Columns

Musings on Tree Planting in our City

But for Democracy, Bureaucracy would have sealed our lips It was Mahatma Gandhi who wisely said that he would rather have bad self-government than good foreign rule. I had an embarrassing experience of the danger of this Maha Udgarah, great declaration, from Mahatma Gandhi yesterday afternoon. During morning walk, I noticed tree saplings were planted…

The Language Dilemma
Columns, In Black & White

The Language Dilemma

Last week I received a video clip on WhatsApp showing our recently elected MLA from Chamundeshwari Constituency G.T. Devegowda (GTD) replying to some questions posed by an English news channel. Though the video clip was circulated as if it were just an interview, the real intention was to mock the MLA’s English. Similarly, our ex-Mayor…

Dowry with a difference
Editorial

Dowry with a difference

Narratives in the land’s epics as well as history featuring the event of man-woman coming together in wedlock are fascinating to read. The system of swayamvara (the bride-to-be at full liberty in choosing her man from among a number of aspiring men) included the practice of stipulating a select set of qualifications for the men…

Incomplete Road work
Voice of The Reader

Incomplete Road work

Sir, The Road in picture is the 4th Main, 28th Cross, Vidyaranyapuram. After more than a decade of back-breaking motor rides, multiple requests, debates and arguments with elected representatives, our Road was prepared for asphalt on May 10 this year. But alas ! We forgot there is an election ahead. Now we have a Road…

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