Date: September 11th, 2018

Forest Martyrs’ Day observed
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Forest Martyrs’ Day observed

Mysuru:  With the staff standing with theirs heads bowed down at the four corners of the Martyr’s Memorial at Late Venkataswamy Park, opposite Aranya Bhavan and firing three shots in the air, to show respect to Martyrs, tributes were paid to Forest Department personnel who had laid down their lives in the line of duty,…

UoM women Civic workers call off stir after G.T. Devegowda’s visit
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UoM women Civic workers call off stir after G.T. Devegowda’s visit

Mysuru:  The indefinite stir launched by women Civic workers of University of Mysore (UoM), citing issues such as wage disparity and outsourcing of cleaning work to third parties, finally came to an end with District in-Charge Minister G.T. Devegowda visiting them on Monday. The women Civic workers were on an indefinite stir in front of…

CM in city, inaugurates photo expo
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CM in city, inaugurates photo expo

Mysuru: Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy, who is in city, inaugurated a two-day Photography Exhibition organised by the City Photo Journalists as part of World Photography Day at Suchitra Art Gallery in Kalamandira here this morning. Speaking on the occasion, the CM said that photography is an adventurous profession as it involves a lot of skills…

Music Varsity students withdraw stir following Minister’s assurance
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Music Varsity students withdraw stir following Minister’s assurance

Mysuru:  The students of Karnataka State Dr. Gangubai Hangal Music and Performing Arts University, who were demanding basic facilities in the University, withdrew their protest after Higher Education Minister G.T. Devegowda (GTD) assured them to resolve all the problems. The students were on strike since the last ten days. GTD visited the campus on JLB…

‘Waste to Wealth’ wins Silicon Rd Fall Hackathon
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‘Waste to Wealth’ wins Silicon Rd Fall Hackathon

Blockchain & Med Device startups are Runners-Up Mysuru: Silicon Rd Ideation Labs Private Ltd., Mysuru’s first Accelerator for Startups, has announced the winners of its inaugural Fall HaHackathon heldecently. There were 228 online signups for the event including entries from Bengaluru and Hyderabad. The total prize money pool of over Rs.2 lakh, Google Credits and…

Nagamangala Police arrest extortionist
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Nagamangala Police arrest extortionist

Gold ornaments worth about Rs.50 lakh, two cars seized Mandya: Nagamangala Police, on Aug.27, have arrested an extortionist, wanted in numerous cases of extortion in Nagamangala and Bellur Police Station limits in Mandya district and have recovered gold ornaments worth about Rs.50 lakh which he had extorted from elderly women besides seizing a Maruti 800…

‘Souharda Sanman’ award for Dr. T.V. Kattimani
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‘Souharda Sanman’ award for Dr. T.V. Kattimani

Mysuru: Uttar Pradesh Hindi Sansthan has selected Dr. T.V. Kattimani, Vice-Chancellor of Indira Gandhi National Tribal University (IGNTU), Madhya Pradesh,  for ‘Souharda Sanman’ award. The award carries a cash prize of Rs.2 lakh and a citation. The award is in recognition of Dr. Kattimani’s contribution to Hindi literature and higher education. Kattimani is also a…

58th Tibetan Democracy Day celebrated at Bylakuppe
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58th Tibetan Democracy Day celebrated at Bylakuppe

Bylakuppe: The   58th anniversary of Tibetan Democracy Day was  celebrated at TDL Community Hall recently. B.V. Javaregowda,  President of Indo-Tibetan Friendship Society, inaugurated the programme.   Speaking on the occasion, Javaregowda said that the People’s Republic of China (PRC) must honour the Human Rights of six million Tibetan community living all over the world. In…

Pedestrian killed in road mishap
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Pedestrian killed in road mishap

Mysuru: A 25-year-old youth, who was walking near Sagarakatte which comes under in Yelwal Police limits, was killed on the spot when a car hit him last evening. The deceased is identified as Devaraju, a resident of Sagarakatte. Devaraju was walking near the Sagarakatte Bridge last evening when a car rammed into him resulting in…

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