Month: April, 2020

Police seize over 300 vehicles for lockdown violations
News

Police seize over 300 vehicles for lockdown violations

April 1, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: In a crackdown on COVID-19 lockdown violators, the City Police on Monday seized 303 vehicles across the city for violation of lockdown regulations. The seized vehicles included 285 two-wheelers, 10 autorickshaws and eight cars. DCP Dr. A.N. Prakash Gowda said that the Police were forced to seize the vehicles as they came on to…

COVID-19: Three more test positive in Mysuru; cases from Nanjangud pharma company alone touch 15
COVID-19, News

COVID-19: Three more test positive in Mysuru; cases from Nanjangud pharma company alone touch 15

April 1, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Even as the Union Government declared Mysuru 21st among nationwide COVID-19 hotspots, the number of Coronavirus cases continues to rise in Mysuru district with three more persons testing positive today. Of the three new COVID-19 cases, two cases are from the Nanjangud-based pharmaceutical company (Jubilant Generics) that already had 12 positive cases and the third…

Home-bound for homework
Editorial

Home-bound for homework

April 1, 2020

In an act of empathy for the cause of children in primary schools of Karnataka, the Minister for Primary and Secondary Education in the State Government prescribed not too long ago to the teacher fraternity not to burden the children with homework, adding to two other measures of keeping the weight of the school bag…

Supply of vegetables, groceries during lockdown
Voice of The Reader

Supply of vegetables, groceries during lockdown

April 1, 2020

Sir, The actions taken by the Government of Karnataka in general and the Deputy Commissioner (DC) of Mysuru in particular are commendable. Their role in spreading the awareness and advisory on the pandemic to the general public is also laudable. Though the crowd is getting reduced many people are moving around in their vehicle(s) to…

When a ‘friend’ is in need…
Photo News

When a ‘friend’ is in need…

April 1, 2020

Dogs are said to be man’s best friend. Pets at home are generally given all attention and care. But missing that attention and care are these stray dogs that wag their tails to anyone who shows a little affection towards them. Now, with the nation under lockdown, these street buddies are missing their daily dose…

COVID-19: JSS Institutions donate Rs.50 lakh
COVID-19, Photo News

COVID-19: JSS Institutions donate Rs.50 lakh

April 1, 2020

Suttur Seer Sri Shivarathri Deshikendra Swamiji is seen handing over a cheque for Rs.50 lakh to District Minister V. Somanna towards “Chief Minister’s Relief Fund” in a fight against Coronavirus. The amount was a joint voluntary donation by Sri Suttur Mutt, JSS Mahavidyapeetha and employees of JSS Institutions. Present on the occasion were MP Pratap…

Stay Home to Stay Safe…
Photo News

Stay Home to Stay Safe…

April 1, 2020

L. Yoganand, a city-based artist and an alumnus of CAVA, who is creating awareness about the Coronavirus through a video, has put up the prop depicting Google Chrome that featured in the video on the grills of Kukkarahalli Lake as if warning the people who come out on streets unnecessarily though nation lockdown is in…

In Briefs

KSRTC apprentice: Last date extended

April 1, 2020

Applications had been invited for the post of technical apprentice at KSRTC in Mysuru city Transport Division from candidates who have passed SSLC/ ITI. The last date to apply has been extended to Apr. 25, according to a press release.

In Briefs

KPSC exams deferred

April 1, 2020

Following the COVID-19 lockdown, the Karnataka Public Service Commission (KPSC) has postponed the competitive exams that were scheduled to take place on Apr.11 and May 3. The KPSC has also postponed the Departmental exams and the next date will be announced later, according to a release from KPSC Secretary G. Satyavathi.

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