Date: September 5th, 2018

National Bridge Championship begins
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National Bridge Championship begins

Mysuru: The first mega “Inter-State National Bridge Championship-2018” being held in the city was inaugurated last evening by Jayachamaraja Wadiyar Golf Club (JWGC) President C.S. Ravishankar at the Club premises in the presence of Karnataka State Bridge Association (KSBA) President Ashok Fernandez and Mysore District Bridge Association (MDBA) President H.N. Jayapal. The tournament is being…

Home Guard dies after collapsing during route march
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Home Guard dies after collapsing during route march

Mysuru:  A Home Guard, who fainted during the route march that was held on Aug. 29 to instil confidence among voters for the election to the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) on Aug. 31, died at a private hospital this morning. The Guard’s family that has been waiting for his salary since the last three months…

Retd. CFTRI Scientist J.M. Poonacha passes away
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Retd. CFTRI Scientist J.M. Poonacha passes away

Mysuru:  Jammada M. Poonacha (94),  retired CFTRI Scientist, passed away last night at his residence on 12th Cross, V.V. Mohalla here following a cardiac arrest. He leaves behind his wife Gangamma Poonacha, son J.P. Aiyanna (Ganesh), daughter-in-law Sandhya, grand-daughters Surina and Simran and a host of relatives and friends. His body was donated to JSS…

Expect 18 percent hike in KSRTC bus fares
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Expect 18 percent hike in KSRTC bus fares

Bengaluru: Following a steep hike in diesel prices in the last few days, the State Government has proposed to hike bus fares of State Road Transport Corporations by 18%. The Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) and other regional transport Corporations have incurred a loss of Rs.186 crore during the last three months owing to…

‘Badavara Bandhu’ scheme to counter ‘Meter Baddi’
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‘Badavara Bandhu’ scheme to counter ‘Meter Baddi’

Bengaluru: Minister for Cooperation Bandeppa Kashampur said that in order to protect street vendors from harassment of private money lenders and to reduce the menace of ‘Meter Baddi,’ the Government has planned to introduce ‘Badavara Bandhu’ (saviour of the poor) scheme to provide financial assistance to them. The scheme provides interest-free daily loan scheme for…

Preparations at Dasara Exhibition Grounds begin
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Preparations at Dasara Exhibition Grounds begin

Mysuru: There was a time when Dasara Exhibition would be actually ready when the Dasara celebrations began. Over the years, this practice stopped and now it is always a few days after the Dasara commences that the exhibition opens, in spite of the Karnataka Exhibition Authority (KEA) in place. Every year when the visitors come…

‘A School for Children, not Children for School’
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‘A School for Children, not Children for School’

Mysuru: Here is a special teacher who is doing work quietly with the ‘Out of System’ children. He is M.R. Ananth Kumar, who quit his engineering career, settled in a village and started ‘Kaliyuva Mane.’ He started this special school for underprivileged children with the motto ‘School for Children, not Children for School’ in 1999…

‘Teachers have the power to change society’
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‘Teachers have the power to change society’

Mysuru: “Teachers have the most responsible job as they have the power to change the society,” opined Dr. K.S. Ravindranath, Professor, Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences and Research, Bengaluru and former VC of Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (RGUHS), Bengaluru. He was delivering a special lecture on ‘The role and importance of teachers…

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