Month: June, 2018

Backyard Birds
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Backyard Birds

By Ragoo Rao, Ethologist The Purple Swamp Hen is a large water hen with a distinctive heavy red bill and forehead shield. It has red eyes and a deep blue head and breast with black upper parts and wings. In bright sunlight the plumage shines with an intense blue sheen. These birds use a variety…

Illegal barricades on Milk Dairy Road
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Illegal barricades on Milk Dairy Road

Illegal barricades put up on the ever-busy Milk Dairy Road (Male Mahadeshwara Road) near late Dr. Satish Rai’s clinic is forcing pedestrians to walk on the ever-busy road by risking their lives. Authorities concerned are urged to initiate action on such persons who have put up the barricades and also get it removed at the…

Plea to prevent defacing public name boards
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Plea to prevent defacing public name boards

Many public name and sign boards in city are being defaced by pasting handbills and posters which is marring the beauty of the city. Name board (Snake Shyam Road) erected by the MCC in Vijayanagar 2nd Stage is one such example. Authorities concerned are urged to prevent such defacing and impose fines on people who…

Uncleared garbage attracting pigs in Rajiv Nagar
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Uncleared garbage attracting pigs in Rajiv Nagar

Uncleared garbage at Christian Colony in Rajiv Nagar 2nd Stage is attracting pigs and is causing a lot of inconvenience to the public and the residents. This apart, foul smell is emanating from the garbage and there is also an increase in mosquitoes in the surroundings. Authorities concerned are urged to take steps to get…

Bengaluru’s Yash Aradhya in JK Tyre Formula-4 BMW Series
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Bengaluru’s Yash Aradhya in JK Tyre Formula-4 BMW Series

Bengaluru: After dominating in Go Karting for nearly six years with Multiple National Championship and being crowned as the National Champion (Rookie) FLGB in his debut year at the JK Tyre National Racing Championship FLGB, Bengaluru boy Yash Aradhya, a student of Bishop Cottons Boys School and a racer with Team MSport, now moves to…

Malaysia Open: P.V. Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth enter semifinals
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Malaysia Open: P.V. Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth enter semifinals

Kuala Lumpur: P.V. Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth continued their impressive run at the Malaysia Open, progressing to the semifinals of the women’s and men’s singles competition with a straight-game wins in the USD 700,000 world tour super 750 tournament on Friday. In a clash between Olympic silver and gold medallists, it was Sindhu who emerged…

Commonwealth Chess Championship: Joshi shocks Thejkumar
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Commonwealth Chess Championship: Joshi shocks Thejkumar

Govind Ballabh Joshi (Air India) with a rating of 2078, playing with white pieces in the 16th board, shocked eighth seeded Grand Master M.S. Thejkumar of Mysuru (Rating 2495), in the fourth round of the Commonwealth Open Chess Championship 2018, played at Delhi on Friday. After four rounds, Thejkumar has secured 2 points and is…

Hombegowda Memorial University Inter-Collegiate Football Tourney
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Hombegowda Memorial University Inter-Collegiate Football Tourney

The Department of Physical Education, University of Mysore (UoM), will be conducting the Chief Justice Hombegowda Memorial University Inter-Collegiate Gold Cup Football Tournament 2018 from July 30 to Aug.3 at the University Football Grounds in city. The Tournament will be sponsored by Physical Education Teachers Academy Trust, Mysuru. Entries may be sent to the Department…

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