Date: September 2nd, 2018

MCDCC Bank Hunsur Branch Manager accused of misappropriating Rs.27.79 crore
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MCDCC Bank Hunsur Branch Manager accused of misappropriating Rs.27.79 crore

Hunsur:  Mysuru-Chamarajanagar District Central Co-operative Bank’s (MCDCC) Hunsur Branch Manager has been accused of misappropriating Rs.27,79,60,719 crore. Manager Ramappa Poojar demitted office on Friday following superannuation and subsequently the authorities are all set to issue notice to him. Ramappa Poojar, who had served as the Manager of Hunsur Branch of MCDCC Bank has been accused…

Trekking expedition on Konkan beaches next month
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Trekking expedition on Konkan beaches next month

Mysuru:  Tiger Adventure Foundation is organising a trekking expedition in coastal region from Dhareshwar Beach to Om Beach at Gokarna from Oct. 8 to Oct.11. Dhareshwar is a sandy beach were hundreds of Olive Riddle Turtles travel thousands of kilometers to these beaches to prepare their nest to lay the eggs on this coastline. The…

‘Forest Horticulture is the best remedy to conserve environment’
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‘Forest Horticulture is the best remedy to conserve environment’

Mysuru: “To empower farmers and provide them financial stability, ‘Silvi Horticulture’ is a good procedure which will also help preserve the ecological balance,” opined State JD(S) President A.H. Vishwanath. He was chairing an interaction on ‘Innovative Vanathotagarike’ organised by Forest Department at Mysuru Zoo recently in the wake of the floods in Kodagu and Kerala….

Expired Insurance: More than 25 autorickshaws seized
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Expired Insurance: More than 25 autorickshaws seized

Mysuru: Devaraja Traffic Police have seized more than 25 autorickshaws, which were plying without valid insurance and have registered cases against the owners of these autos. Meanwhile, Devaraja Traffic Inspector L. Srinivas, speaking to SOM, said that the drive would continue daily and vehicles without valid insurance would be seized. He further said that the…

Cancellation of trains due to landslides
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Cancellation of trains due to landslides

Mysuru: Landslide is reported in 68 locations in a stretch of 56 kms between Subramanya Road and Sakleshpur ghat section of Hassan Mangalore Railway line. The debris is cleared in 40 locations and more than 1 lakh cubic meter is yet to be cleared from the remaining 28 locations. Railway staff, local labourers and earth…

Abducted former Councillor’s wife released in Mysuru
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Abducted former Councillor’s wife released in Mysuru

K.R. Pet: A former Municipal Councillor’s wife who was said to have been abducted in broad daylight on Friday evening in the town has been released in Mysuru by her abductors. The abducted woman, identified as Gayatramma, wife of former Municipal Councillor Raju and a resident of Hosaholalu in the taluk, was working as an…

Missing city student’s body found in river
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Missing city student’s body found in river

Mysuru:  The body of the 19-year-old girl, who left her Paying Guest (PG) accommodation on Gokulam Road here on Aug.29 at about 10.30 am, saying that she was going to the College and had gone missing, was found floating in Lakshmanatheertha River at Nittur in Kodagu last evening. The girl is identified as Neha Gangamma,…

A performing artiste should have talent, not just degree: Pt. Rajeev Taranath
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A performing artiste should have talent, not just degree: Pt. Rajeev Taranath

Mysuru: Marking the 58th Foundation Day of National Council for Educational Research and Training (NCERT), a function was held at Regional Institute of Education (RIE) auditorium in Gangothri Layout here yesterday. Inaugurating the programme, Sarod Maestro Pt. Rajeev Taranath, referring to the idea of introducing performing arts as a compulsory subject in schools and colleges,…

Documentation of Tribal and Endangered Languages
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Documentation of Tribal and Endangered Languages

Mysuru:  There are about 7,105 languages spoken across the world. At least half of these languages are endangered in that they may no longer exist since they are not being spoken by children as first languages. Many scholars and institutions show their concern to document, preserve, and revitalise the languages, which are on the verge…

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