Date: September 10th, 2018

KSRTC bus fare hike next week; Likely to be 18 percent
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KSRTC bus fare hike next week; Likely to be 18 percent

Mandya:  Even as rising fuel prices has affected the common man, the KSRTC is all set to hike bus fares from next week. Speaking to press persons at Madanayakanahalli yesterday, Transport Minister D.C. Thammanna, giving a hint on the imminent fare hike, said that all the Four State Transportations (KSRTC, BMTC, NEKRTC and NWKRTC) have…

‘Submit report on crop loss in Kodagu by Sept.12’
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‘Submit report on crop loss in Kodagu by Sept.12’

Chief Secretary tells District Administration Madikeri: State Chief Secretary T.M. Vijay Bhaskar has directed Kodagu District Administration to submit a comprehensive report on crop loss due to floods, by Sept.12. Addressing a review meeting of officials at the DC’s Office here on Saturday, Vijay Bhaskar sought inputs from the officials on the extent of damages…

Open Varsity VC expects 30,000 admissions
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Open Varsity VC expects 30,000 admissions

Mysuru: Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) Vice-Chancellor Prof. D. Shivalingaiah has said that the Open University hopes to admit 30,000 students for its 17 courses that are granted permission by   the University Grants Commission (UGC). Speaking to SOM, the VC said that the KSOU issued notification for admission to the courses on Aug.27, setting Oct.1…

UoM foreign students told to be cordial with local residents
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UoM foreign students told to be cordial with local residents

Mysuru:  The International Centre of University of Mysore (UoM) had organised a one-day orientation programme for foreign students at Vijnana Bhavan in Manasagangothri here on Saturday. Inaugurating he programme, ACB SP Dr. H.T. Shekar asked the foreign students to be cordial with local residents and abide by the laws of the region. He observed that…

Co-ordination between investigators and prosecutors vital to punish culprits: IGP
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Co-ordination between investigators and prosecutors vital to punish culprits: IGP

Mysuru:  Maintaining that coordination between investigators and prosecutors is vital in getting the culprits punished for crimes, IGP (Southern Range) K.V. Sharath Chandra has stressed on the need for a perfect coordination between all stakeholders in the justice delivery system. He was speaking after inaugurating a day-long workshop on “The role of stakeholders in effective…

NDMA team to visit Kodagu next week: MP Pratap Simha
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NDMA team to visit Kodagu next week: MP Pratap Simha

Madikeri: Mysuru-Kodagu MP Pratap Simha has said that a team from National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) will visit flood-ravaged Kodagu next week. Speaking to presspersons here on Friday, Pratap Simha said that 1,709 houses have been lost to floods and landslides in Kodagu and Rs.5.45 crore has been paid as compensation to the hhouse ownersfrom…

Seizure of commercial complex in Saraswathipuram: Mohan Bhandar re-opens
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Seizure of commercial complex in Saraswathipuram: Mohan Bhandar re-opens

Mysuru:  The branch of Mohan Bhandar Super Market on Vishwamanava Double Road in Saraswathipuram here has resumed business form Aug.18. Vijaya Bank officials armed with an order from the Debt Recovery Tribunal (DRT), Bengaluru, had seized the complex housing Mohan Bhandar on July 4 as the owner of the complex had allegedly defaulted on repayment…

Petrol Bunk robbery attempt foiled
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Petrol Bunk robbery attempt foiled

Mysuru: Even as Mysuru was getting ready for Bharat Bandh, a gang on four bikes attacked five Petrol Bunk attendants early in the morning at Shakti Petroleum on Mysuru-Bengaluru Highway in Siddalingapura and tried to rob them of cash. However, their attempt was foiled. They came on four bikes at around 4.30 am and attacked…

Dasara Working Committee meet in city on Sept.14
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Dasara Working Committee meet in city on Sept.14

Mysuru: The Dasara Mahotsav-2018 Working Committee meeting to be chaired by District in-charge Minister  G. T. Devegowda will be held on Sept.14, said Deputy Commissioner Abhiram G. Sankar. Earlier, the meeting was fixed for Sept.10 and it has been postponed to Sept.14 due to some unavoidable circumstances, he said in a press release.

Donate Royalty to Kodagu flood victims
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Donate Royalty to Kodagu flood victims

Plea to Pramoda Devi Wadiyar Mysuru: Mysuru Kannada Vedike President S.Balakrishna has urged the erstwhile royal family’s Pramoda Devi Wadiyar to donate the royalty amount given by the State Government as part of the Dasara celebrations to the Kodagu flood victims. There is a practice to give royalty to the erstwhile Mysore royal family during…

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