Month: September, 2018

Royalty sells: Our Tourism Minister takes baby steps
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Royalty sells: Our Tourism Minister takes baby steps

By N.K.A. Ballal, Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC I had resigned myself to witness the repetition of the same old Dasara procession this year too as the State Government had appointed the same old Committees and the same themes were being discussed with some cosmetic changes. But surprise, surprise, our Tourism Minister S.R. Mahesh has sprung…

Golden Poo: Elephant dung in demand
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Golden Poo: Elephant dung in demand

Mysuru: When you’re as big as an elephant, you have to spend a good deal of your time eating. Due to their enormous size, these gentle giants consume 200-250 kg of food on a daily basis. This is enough to produce a whopping 50 kg of dung. And during Dasara, the eating capacity increases, thanks…

Farmers yet to get benefits of farm loan waiver
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Farmers yet to get benefits of farm loan waiver

Mandya: Although the JD(S)-Congress coalition Government announced farm loan waiver in its budget, the scheme is yet to reach the beneficiary farmers, as the banks are yet to get directions from the Government in this regard. With no proper mechanism in place for farm loan waiver, banks are continuing to serve notices to defaulting farmers,…

Elephant Circle to be rebuilt by Oct.5
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Elephant Circle to be rebuilt by Oct.5

Mysuru: Even as Moulana Abul Kalam Azad Circle at Bannimantap, also known as Highway Circle, was damaged by some persons recently, the Brigade Group, which had developed the Circle with elephant sculpture at a cost of Rs.25 lakh few years ago, has now taken up the responsibility of reconstructing the Circle in its original form….

Duniya Vijay arrested for assault, kidnap attempt
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Duniya Vijay arrested for assault, kidnap attempt

Bengaluru: Sandalwood actor-producer Duniya Vijay was arrested by the High Grounds Police Station limits this morning. He was arrested for allegedly assaulting and attempting to kidnap Maruthi Gowda, a body builder, who is the nephew of his old friend Pani Puri Kitty. Vijay, along with three others, was arrested while Maruthi was being treated at…

Sammscrithi-2018: Raghu Dixit brings crowd on their feet
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Sammscrithi-2018: Raghu Dixit brings crowd on their feet

Mysuru: As soon as Mysuru’s own Raghu Dixit came on the stage, the large crowd gathered at J.K. Grounds went crazy with many screaming his name at the top of their voice last evening. Raghu Dixit was in city to take part in Sammscrithi – 2018, the annual fest of Mysore Medical College and Research…

Art Camp at Mysore Railway Station draws huge appreciation
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Art Camp at Mysore Railway Station draws huge appreciation

Mysore: An Art Camp under the banner of M- SAFAR organised by South Western  Railways (SWR) was held at Mysore Railway Station on Friday. SWR in association with Gallery Alternative have conducted the camp to provide a platform to both professional and upcoming artists to enable them to give their artistic expressions news dimensions besides…

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