Date: September 6th, 2018

Joint Director of Agriculture
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Joint Director of Agriculture

Mysuru:  Dr. M. Mahanteshappa took charge as the Joint Director of Agriculture of the district here on Wednesday. The Government had issued an order in this regard on Sept.1. This is Dr. Mahanteshappa’s second stint in the district after he had served in the same post a couple of years ago.  

Pourakarmika couple working with Madikeri CMC ends life
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Pourakarmika couple working with Madikeri CMC ends life

Madikeri:  A couple, who worked with Madikeri City Municipal Council (CMC) as Pourakarmikas, allegedly committed suicide at Madikeri. The deceased are identified as Satish (38) and Usha (29), and both hailed from Ambedkar Colony, Ashokapuram in Mysuru City. They were working with Madikeri CMC as Contract Pourakarmikas for the past eight years and were living…

Lorry cleaner dies of illness
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Lorry cleaner dies of illness

Mysuru: A lorry cleaner, who was working at Friendly Logistics in Hebbal Industrial Area since about three months, has died of illness on Sept. 4 and as he (deceased) has not given his address, his kith and kin, if any, are requested to contact Hebbal Police Station on Ph: 0821-2418318 or call Police Control Room…

Lineman killed in mishap
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Lineman killed in mishap

Mandya: A CESC lineman was killed on-the-spot after falling from the motorcycle he was riding near Ranganathapura Gate on K.R. Pet-Bookanakere Road late last night. The deceased has been identified as Abhishek (25), a lineman attached to Vuygonahalli power receiving station in K.R. Pet taluk. Abhishek of Bookanakere  was returning to his village after attending…

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Voluntary Blood Donation Camp

St. Philomena’s College, Bannimantap, has organised a voluntary blood donation camp and inauguration of Youth Red Cross Unit at the College premises tomorrow (Sept.7) at 9.30 am. Rev. Fr. Dr. Bernard Prakash Barnis, Rector, St. Philomena’s College, will inaugurate. Dr. T. Ruth Shantha Kumari, College Principal, will preside.

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Science Activity on Physics of Thirsty Bird

As part of the weekend ‘Science for Children’ at Hari Vidyalaya,  Bogadi, an activity named “Physics of Thirsty Bird” has been arranged on Sept.8 at 3 pm. Prof. S.N. Prasad, Professor of Physics and former Principal, RIE, will present the activity. Students of  7th and 8th std may attend the event. Entry is free. For…

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Appointed to Kannada Sahitya Parishat

Vasanth Manjunath, a resident of 1st main, Hunsur Town, has been appointed as Hunsur Taluk Kannada Sahitya Parishat President with immediate effect. Also, Naveen Rai, who was so far serving as the Hunsur talk Kannada Sahitya Parishat President, has been appointed as Organising Secretary and Kumar Arasegowda as Cultural Secretary of Mysuru Dist. Kannada Sahitya…

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District-level awards for young achievers

The Department of Women and Child Welfare has invited applications from children in the age group of 5 to 18 years who have excelled in the fields of art, education and sports for presentation of District-level awards which carry a cash prize of Rs.10,000 and a citation.  The prescribed application form can be obtained from…

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Entries invited

Karnataka Science and Technology Academy has invited entries from writers who have come out with books in Kannada on Agriculture, Science, Technology and Medicine during 2018-19 for presentation of best book award. A maximum of two awards for each subject would be presented based on the number of entries received. Books printed between January 2017…

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Inter-School Chess

The Mysore Chess Centre will be conducting a State Inter-School Chess Tournament at the Royale Concorde International School premises in city on Sept.16. The event will be held for U-7, U-9, U-11, U-13, U-15 (boys &girls) sections. For details, contact M. Nagendra on Mob: 81238-19220.  

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