Month: September, 2018

Vintage cars on way to Mysuru
Mysore Dasara 2018, News

Vintage cars on way to Mysuru

Bengaluru/Mysuru:  As many as 50 vintage cars of various companies manufactured between 1920 and 1970, which are taking part in the two-day Vintage Car Rally, organised as part of Dasara festivities, were flagged off by Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy in front of Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru this morning. The CM sat in one of the…

Mild tremors at Maddur
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Mild tremors at Maddur

Maddur:  Even as the tsunami killed hundreds in Indonesia’s Sulawesi after an earthquake on Friday, tremors were felt at Maddur taluk this morning. An explosive sound accompanied by mild tremors were experienced at some villages in the taluk. As soon as the tremors were felt at about 7.40 am, anxious people came running out of…

Cops crackdown on illegal use of explosives around KRS Dam
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Cops crackdown on illegal use of explosives around KRS Dam

Mandya: Pandavapura Police have launched a crackdown on two  illegal stone quarrying units for using explosives at Baby Betta Kaval limits in Pandavapura Taluk. Baby Betta Kaval falls under 20 kms radius around the Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam.  On a tip off, Police carried out this crackdown. Police have seized explosives like gelatin sticks,…

Indonesia earthquake, tsunami: Death toll rises to 400, hundreds injured
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Indonesia earthquake, tsunami: Death toll rises to 400, hundreds injured

Jakarta/Madikeri: Rescue workers in Indonesia continued a desperate search for survivors this morning, two days after a powerful earthquake hit the island of Sulawesi which triggered a tsunami, killing more than 400 people and injuring hundreds after the 7.5-magnitude earthquake hit on Friday. Indonesian Disaster Management Agency has put the death toll at 405 early…

New Look for Bannimantap Torch Light Parade Grounds
Mysore Dasara 2018, News

New Look for Bannimantap Torch Light Parade Grounds

Mysuru: Here is some good news for Dasara visitors, particularly the Torch Light Parade viewers during the grand finale of this year’s Dasara celebrations — the seating capacity of the Gallery at Bannimantap Torch Light Parade Grounds has been increased to 32,000 from 22,000 seats. The District Administration used to find it difficult to accommodate…

Single Window System to issue land documents: Minister
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Single Window System to issue land documents: Minister

Mysuru: Urban Development Minister U.T. Khader has said that the Government will introduce a Single Window System to issue the documents related to houses and sites. Speaking to press persons at MUDA hall here yesterday, Khader said a pilot project of Single Window Clearance System for building and land approvals will soon be introduced in…

Kodagu District in-Charge Secretary reviews flood relief works
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Kodagu District in-Charge Secretary reviews flood relief works

Madikeri: District in-Charge Secretary Anbu Kumar has instructed the officers of the Agriculture Department to expedite the disbursement of compensation to flood victims who have lost crops. He was presiding over a progress review meeting of various Departments of the district at the DC’s office here on Friday. Anbu Kumar asked the Tahsildars of the…

Rahu, Shani, Ketu came together to defeat me in polls: Siddu
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Rahu, Shani, Ketu came together to defeat me in polls: Siddu

Nanjangud: Claiming that all his opponents Rahu, Shani, Ketu came together to defeat him in Chamundeshwari Constituency,   former Chief Minister Siddharamaiah has said that all these forces came together for the sole purpose of preventing him from becoming the Chief Minister again. Speaking at a programme organised by Valmiki ST Development Corporation for distribution of…

Housing Minister inspects flood-ravaged places in Kodagu
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Housing Minister inspects flood-ravaged places in Kodagu

Madikeri: Minister for Housing U.T. Khader has clarified that the State Government alone would construct the houses to rehabilitate the flood victims in Kodagu. The Minister recently visited Jodupala, Arekallu and Monnangeri villages in Kodagu and heard the grievances of the    flood victims. The victims urged the Minister to expedite the relief works and sought…

Verdict on actor Duniya Vijay’s bail plea tomorrow
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Verdict on actor Duniya Vijay’s bail plea tomorrow

Bengaluru: The Bengaluru Sessions Court will deliver its verdict tomorrow (Oct.1) on the bail plea filed by actor Duniya Vijay, who has been arrested on charges of assaulting a gym trainer at Bengaluru last week. After completion of hearings, on the bail plea, Judge T.P. Ramalingegowda reserved his judgement for Oct.1. During the hearing, the…

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