Month: September, 2018

Tumakuru Corporator murdered
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Tumakuru Corporator murdered

Tumakuru: In a gruesome murder, Tumakuru Corporator Ravi Kumar was brutally hacked to death by unidentified miscreants near Batawadi on the outskirts of Tumakuru city this morning. Ravi Kumar (48) was having tea at a roadside milk parlour, when a group of seven miscreants, who came in a tempo, threw chilli powder at him and…

Woman robbed of chain
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Woman robbed of chain

Mysuru: In the second chain-snatching incident this week, a woman was robbed of her 80 gram gold chain in Nazarbad Police Station limits last evening. Sumathi, 35, wife of Manohar, a resident of Raghavendranagar, was on usual evening walk at a road close to Dr. Rajkumar Road near JSS Layout at about 6 pm, when…

Sandalwood smuggler arrested in Mandya
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Sandalwood smuggler arrested in Mandya

Mandya: The Forest Department staff have arrested a person on charges of chopping sandalwood trees and smuggling it in broad daylight at Basavana Betta forest area in Mandya district. The arrested has been identified as Shantharaju, son of Bettaiah and a resident of Gundapura village in Malavalli taluk. DRFO Praveen and staff, who were patrolling…

SWR holds Pension Adalat
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SWR holds Pension Adalat

Mysuru: As per the Railway Board directives, South Western Railway (SWR), Mysuru Division conducted Pan India – All India Pension Adalat recently in the Divisional Railway Manager’s                                               Office, Mysuru. Aparna Garg, Divisional Railway…

Kalyan Jewellers launch showroom in New Delhi
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Kalyan Jewellers launch showroom in New Delhi

New Delhi: Festivities marked the launch of Kalyan Jewellers flagship showroom in the upmarket South-Extension neighbourhood of New   Delhi recently. This is the largest showroom of Kalyan Jewellers in North India. Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan, the Brand Ambassador for Kalyan Jewellers along with Jaya Bachchan and his daughter, Shweta Bachchan Nanda were present for  the…

GST-TDS deduction from Oct.1
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GST-TDS deduction from Oct.1

With effect from 1st October 2018, all the Departments or Establishments of the Central Government or State Government or local authority or Governmental agencies or other notified persons, who were deducting TDS under VAT, now shall start deducting TDS under GST at the rate of 1% of CGST and 1% of SGST on such amount…

Ph.D awardees
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Ph.D awardees

Mysuru: The University of Mysore (UoM) has awarded Ph.D in Environmental Science to M. Bhanu Prakash for his thesis “Adsorption Techniques for the Removal of Dyes from Textile Industry Effluents Using Natural Adsorbents” submitted under the guidance of Dr. S.L. Belagali. T.R. Deepak has been awarded Ph.D in English by the UoM for his thesis…

PFA conducts free vaccination camp
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PFA conducts free vaccination camp

Mysuru: On the occasion of World Rabies Day (Sept.28), People For Animals (PFA), Roopa Nagar, Bogadi, along with ROTA, had organised  a free vaccination camp for the dogs. Around 73 dogs were vaccinated with ARV and Megavac -6 in areas like K.G. Koppal, Sarawathipuram, TTL College, Gayathripuram, near Govt.School in Gayathripuram. Dr. Amardeep Singh, Resident…

Varieties of Kites dot City Skies…
Feature Articles, Mysore Dasara 2018

Varieties of Kites dot City Skies…

The two-day Mysuru Dasara Kite Festival, which began last evening, witnessed many people flocking the sprawling Lalitha Mahal Helipad Grounds to enjoy the kite flying culture which has been an integral part of Indian tradition. Kite flying is no child’s play. It requires talent, skill, creativity and science. This morning, kites of various hues, types,…

Homage to Louis Braille
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Homage to Louis Braille

By Prof. A.V.Narasimhamurthy Recently a coin collector gave me a nickel coin and requested me to write about this coin for the consumption of the general public. It is quite possible that people might have used this coin for small transactions even without looking into either side of it. The obverse (main) side contains the…

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