Date: September 3rd, 2018

Hung Council Again
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Hung Council Again

Mysuru: The city has again thrown up a hung verdict in the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) elections, with no party getting an absolute majority in the 65-member civic body. The counting of votes polled in the elections held on Aug.31 was taken up at Maharani’s College of Commerce and Management on Valmiki Road in Vinayakanagar…

Jaganmohan Palace closed for renovation, to open before Dasara
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Jaganmohan Palace closed for renovation, to open before Dasara

Mysuru: The plans of opening the renovated and refurbished 157-year-old Jaganmohan Palace Art Gallery to the public for Dasara is delayed as the signboard pasted on the entrance gate to the famed Gallery reads that it is temporarily closed for the maintenance and repair work. As a result the Gallery, which was open to the…

Did failed hair-straightening procedure lead to suicide?
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Did failed hair-straightening procedure lead to suicide?

Mysuru:  Depressed over frequent hair loss after undergoing the hair-straightening procedure, a Kodagu girl, who was pursuing her studies in city, has allegedly committed suicide by jumping into Lakshmanatheertha River at Nittur near Gonikoppal in Kodagu and her body was found floating in the river by the villagers on Saturday evening. Ponnampet Police, who rushed…

Rain Water Harvesting Theme Park in city soon
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Rain Water Harvesting Theme Park in city soon

Mysuru: Realising the urgent need and importance of Rain Water Harvesting and its implementation in every home and apartment in the city, the Mysuru City Corporation  (MCC) is soon coming up with a Rain Water Harvesting Theme Park worth over Rs. 2 crore to educate the people about its uses. The MCC has taken up…

Kodagu MLAs unhappy with Defence Minister’s attitude
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Kodagu MLAs unhappy with Defence Minister’s attitude

Talking to Retd. Army Officers on environment instead of discussing devastation Madikeri: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman visited the flood-affected Kodagu District recently and held a meeting with the environmentalists. However, this meeting led to a confrontation between her and the people’s representatives including District in-Charge Minister S.R. Mahesh, Legislators K.G. Bopaiah, Appachu Ranjan and  Sunil…

HDK calls on Rajnath Singh; seeks Rs.1,118 crore aid
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HDK calls on Rajnath Singh; seeks Rs.1,118 crore aid

New Delhi: Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy (HDK) on Aug.30 called on Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and sought Rs.1,118.40 crore financial assistance for the flood-hit districts of Karnataka. Deputy Chief Minister Dr. G. Parameshwara and Revenue Minister R.V. Deshpande, Cooperative Minister Bandeppa Kashampur and senior State Government officers were present during the meeting. In the…

Brahmana Mahasabha fetes G.T. Devegowda and A.H. Vishwanath
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Brahmana Mahasabha fetes G.T. Devegowda and A.H. Vishwanath

Meritorious students honoured Mysuru: Sandhya Suraksha Trust and District Brahmana Mahasabha had organised a function at Sarada Vilas College Centenary Hall in Krishnamurthypuram here on Saturday to felicitate dignitaries and present Pratibha Puraskar to meritorious students. Inaugurating the programme, District in-Charge Minister G.T. Devegowda lauded Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy (HDK) in establishing Brahmins Development Corporation…

Seizure of cash and silver from scooter
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Seizure of cash and silver from scooter

Mysuru:  Accusing Ward No.6 JD(S) candidate S.B.M. Manju of storing cash and silver articles meant to be distributed among the voters for the MCC Polls, a case has been registered against him at V.V. Puram Police Station. On receiving information on Friday at about 12 noon that cash and silver articles were being distributed to…

Annual NCC Camp to conclude tomorrow
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Annual NCC Camp to conclude tomorrow

Mysuru:  The NCC cadets were in for a pleasant surprise at the Annual Training Camp being held at KSOU premises by 13 Karnataka Bn NCC, Mysuru, when Dr. A. Subramanyeswara Rao, Commissioner of Police, Mysuru City, visited them at the campsite. In all, 600 cadets are undergoing intensive training by officers and men from Indian…

Sri Krishna Jayanti celebrated despite poor response
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Sri Krishna Jayanti celebrated despite poor response

Mysuru:  Marking Sri Krishna Jayanti, District Administration and Department of Kannada and Culture had organised a function at Kalamandira here yesterday. MCC Commissioner K.H. Jagadeesha inaugurated the programme. The attendance was very thin and the only bright spot was the colourful presentation by kids dressed as Sri Krishna and Radha. Writer Bannur K. Raju delivered…

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