Month: September, 2018

Second round of cannon drill rehearsal successful
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Second round of cannon drill rehearsal successful

Mysuru: The second round of cannon drill rehearsal session for Dasara elephants and horses to make them familiarise with the loud sound of cannons was held successfully at the parking lot near Varaha Gate of Mysore Palace this morning. Except for Chaitra, Dhananjaya and Prashantha, all other elephants stood still. As many as 21 rounds…

PU Colleges told not to hold exams during Dasara Yuva Sambhrama
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PU Colleges told not to hold exams during Dasara Yuva Sambhrama

Mysuru: With the week-long Dasara Yuva Sambhrama scheduled to take place from Sept. 30 to Oct. 7,  the Department of Pre-University Education has directed all PU Colleges not to hold any examination during this period. In a press release, Deputy Director of Pre-University Education Dr. Dayananda has instructed the Principals of all Government, aided and…

Dasara Wrestling Contest Posters released
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Dasara Wrestling Contest Posters released

Event to be held from Oct.10 to 15 at Exhibition Ground Mysuru: District Minister G.T. Devegowda released the posters of Dasara Wrestling Contest at a simple function organised by the Dasara Wrestling Sub-Committee at the Deputy Commissioner’s office in city yesterday. The event will be held from Oct.10 to 15 for both men and women…

Naada Kusthi conditioning drill begins
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Naada Kusthi conditioning drill begins

Mysuru:  Over 150 wrestlers from various parts of districts of Mysuru, Mandya, Hassan and other districts of Karnataka took part in the Naada Kusthi Dasara Wrestling Conditioning Drill – Pairing of Wrestlers (Jodi Kattuva Karya) that began at B.V. Karanth Rangamandira located at Dasara Exhibition Grounds in city   this morning. The event is a prelude…

Former CM launches free cancer detection camp in district
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Former CM launches free cancer detection camp in district

Mysuru: Former Chief Minister Siddharamaiah launched a free breast and cervical cancer detection camp, organized simultaneously at eight places in the district by HNR Foundation, formally at a function held at Senate Bhavan in Manasagangothri here this morning. Speaking on the occasion,  Siddharamaiah said that cancer being a terminal disease, people should take medicines at…

Lalit Kala Akademi Awardees
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Lalit Kala Akademi Awardees

Bengaluru: MMysuru-based artist and senior photographer S.M. Jambukeshwara, along with two other artists — Madhu Desai of Dharwad and Upadhyaya Moodubelle of Udupi — has been chosen for the coveted Lalit Kala Akademi Award – 2018 instituted by Karnataka State Lalit Kala Akademi.   This was disclosed to press persons at Bengaluru recently by Chairperson…

Crops destroyed by breached tank
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Crops destroyed by breached tank

Periyapatna:  In yet another calamity, crops grown in over 50 acres of land were destroyed, when an overflowing ground-level water tank bund breached in the taluk late on Tuesday night. Following heavy rains that lashed the taluk on Tuesday, Hunsekatte and Somanakatte water bodies at Benagalu village overflowed and breached, with water gusting into the…

School compound damaged by drainage works
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School compound damaged by drainage works

Periyapatna: In a bizarre incident, the compound wall of a Government School at Bylakuppe in the taluk collapsed when the soil loosened while constructing an underground drainage just adjacent to the compound. The compound wall of Bylakuppe Government High School was built in 2015-16 at a cost of Rs.7 lakh, with Rajya Sabha Member D….

Columnists deliberate on ‘Uttarakhanda’ novel by Dr. S.L. Bhyrappa
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Columnists deliberate on ‘Uttarakhanda’ novel by Dr. S.L. Bhyrappa

 Mysuru: Priyadarshana Samskruthika Vedike, Srirangapatna had organised a seminar on ‘Uttarakhanda,’ a novel by noted novelist Dr. S.L. Bhyrappa, at Sarada Vilas College Centenary Hall in Krishnamurthypuram here this morning. Inaugurating the programme Dr. Pradhan Gurudath, former Chairman, Kuvempu Bhasha Bharathi, Bengaluru contended that every novel of Bhyrappa was an innovative piece where the author…

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