Month: December, 2018

Green hurdle for proposed Disneyland at KRS
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Green hurdle for proposed Disneyland at KRS

Environment Ministry declares 6,142 acres around Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary as Eco-Sensitive Zone Mysuru:  The Karnataka Government’s ambitious ‘Disneyland’ project at Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Reservoir is unlikely to get environmental clearance as the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC) has already declared Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary near Srirangapatna and its surrounding areas as Eco-Sensitive…

Mysuru gears up for New Year revelry under Police vigil
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Mysuru gears up for New Year revelry under Police vigil

Mysuru:  While hundreds of tourists and New Year revellers have descended on Mysuru to welcome 2019, hotels, resorts, clubs and recreational centres are making hectic preparations to usher in the New Year with great fanfare with each one of the establishments trying to outdo the other with unique entertainment programmes. Along with the preparations, the…

GTD holds meeting with officials on drinking water supply to city
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GTD holds meeting with officials on drinking water supply to city

Visits Hongalli Pumping Station, Hale Unduwadi Project site Mysuru: With the onset of summer just a couple of months away, District in-Charge Minister G.T. Devegowda (GTD) held a meeting with the officials concerned at Jaladarshini Guest House              here yesterday. At the meeting, the officials opposed the Minister on the measures taken to ensure proper drinking…

Tourists flock Bandipur National Park
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Tourists flock Bandipur National Park

Gundlupet: The year-end holiday season as part of Christmas and New Year is not only attracting tourists in large numbers to the cultural capital Mysuru but also to the nearby wildlife sanctuaries like Bandipur National Park. After good rains this year, the lush green Bandipur forests with hills and winding road and a haven for…

Video of youth driving SUV in KRS backwaters goes viral
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Video of youth driving SUV in KRS backwaters goes viral

Police book case against the youth for an 8-year-old video ! Mysuru: If doctored images and videos, fake news and conspiracies are the virus, social media is the host. Widespread access to technology and a guaranteed boost to social media standings mean that fake image and viral videos can circulate around the internet so quickly…

Irwin Road widening finds many takers
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Irwin Road widening finds many takers

Mysuru: The move of property owners and tenants to approach the Court of Law against the proposed widening of Irwin Road in city and the land acquisition process has been criticised by a section of people who want the road to be widened as it is logical and will save thousands of commuters from regular…

Visitors swarm Kabini Backwater resorts for New Year revelry
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Visitors swarm Kabini Backwater resorts for New Year revelry

H.D. Kote:   H.D. Kote is considered one of the most backward taluks in the district. However, when it comes to New Year celebrations, the resorts in the backwaters of Kabini are fully booked with tourists from outside the States and foreigners coming in droves. The taluk with rivers, forest, wildlife and green environment in spite…

Vijay Prakash entertains gathering at Mysore Palace
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Vijay Prakash entertains gathering at Mysore Palace

Mysuru: The cultural programme, as part of the Mysuru Winter Festival at Palace premises here last evening, featured a music programme presented by singers Vijay Prakash and Archana Udupa. Vijay Prakash commenced the programme rendering devotional songs on Lord Ganesha and Goddess Chamundeshwari. His ‘Bombe Heluthaithe…’ from the Kannada movie Raajakumara received a thunderous applause…

City Top Cop to be transferred?
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City Top Cop to be transferred?

Mysuru: City Police Commissioner Dr. A. Subramanyeswara Rao is most likely to be transferred, according to sources. The transfer order in this regard is likely to be issued this evening. K.T. Balakrishna, who is currently serving in the Intelligence Wing at Bengaluru, is likely to replace Dr. Rao, the sources added.  Dr. A.S. Rao took…

‘Yuva Sangama-2018’ held at Hunsur
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‘Yuva Sangama-2018’ held at Hunsur

Hunsur:  St. Joseph Degree College in Hunsur town hosted ‘Yuva Sangama-2018,’ a District-level Youth Fest at its premises recently. Speaking after inaugurating the event, former MLA H.P. Manjunath said that such events will provide a platform for the students to test their talent and skills. Prof. Prasanna Kumar, faculty of Government First Grade College, Siddarthanagar…

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