Month: July, 2018

Lok Sabha passes Bill awarding death penalty to child rapists
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Lok Sabha passes Bill awarding death penalty to child rapists

New Delhi: The Criminal Law Amendment Bill was passed in the Lok Sabha yesterday, clearing the way to award death penalty to convicts of child rapes in the country. “This Bill reflects the concern of the nation. It shows the determination of the government towards safety of women and the girl child. We want that…

Leopard trapped in snare rescued
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Leopard trapped in snare rescued

Mysuru:  A 7-year-old leopard, which was trapped in a snare at N.Begur in H.D. Kote taluk, was rescued by the Forest Department personnel this morning. Villagers, who were passing by Basavanapura Road, heard some sound coming from  the roadside and on looking towards the sound, they found a leopard caught in a snare and writhing…

Nanjangud gets AC Court after 23 years
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Nanjangud gets AC Court after 23 years

Nanjangud: The long-standing demand of Nanjangud residents for an Assistant Commissioner’s Court in Nanjangud has now been fulfilled with the establishment of the AC Court. Earlier, people had to come all the way to Mysuru AC Court to redress their grievances. Now, after 23 years, litigations will be heard at the Court Hall located at…

MLA’s comments on intellectuals condemned
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MLA’s comments on intellectuals condemned

Mysuru: Members of Pragathipara Sanghatanegala Okkuta staged a protest in front of Ambedkar’s statue in Town Hall premises here this morning condemning the derogatory statement on intellectuals, allegedly made during a speech by BJP MLA Basanagouda Patil Yatnal at Kargil Vijay Diwas in Vijayapura. The members said that Yatnal had fallen in line with Union…

Investiture ceremony held
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Investiture ceremony held

Mysuru: The Investiture Ceremony of St. Joseph’s College for Women along with St. Joseph’s PU College for Girls was held in the college premises. Rev. Fr. Vijay Kumar, addressing the gathering, explained  the meaning and purpose of Investiture. He said leaders are recognised by the initiation of service rather than the power and riches they…

Export Management training programme begins
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Export Management training programme begins

Mysuru: There is a lot of competition in the world of business and huge challenges are being faced especially in the export sector, said District Industries Centre (DIC) Joint Director D.K. Lingaraju. He was speaking after inaugurating the six-day export management training programme for industrialists and traders jointly organised by the Visvesvaraya Trade Promotion Centre…

Interact Club team installed
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Interact Club team installed

Mysuru: The installation ceremony of  the Interact Club of The Orchids Public School and PU College was held at the school auditorium ‘Hasiru Siri’. Chief guest and Installing officer Rtn. Nanaiah of Rotary West collared the President, Ria Ganesh. The chief guest, in his address, asked the young generation to inspire people around them to…

COTPA to be strictly enforced near educational institutions
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COTPA to be strictly enforced near educational institutions

Mysuru:  For effective implementation of Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act (COTPA), the District Administration has warned legal action on educational institutions for violating guidelines of COTPA. The District Surveillance Office, National Tobacco Control Programme has been asked to check illegal sale and consumption of tobacco products in the vicinity of educational institutions. Addressing a…

Economics lecturers groomed on new syllabus
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Economics lecturers groomed on new syllabus

Mysuru: A week-long workshop, organised by the Department of PU Education for PU College Economics Lecturers of Mysuru and Kodagu districts, commenced yesterday at Gopalaswamy PU College premises in Lakshmipuram here. About 200 Economics Lecturers from the two districts are participating in the workshop who will be groomed on implementation of the new syllabus in…

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