Month: August, 2020

No clarity on serving liquor at bars from tomorrow
COVID-19, News

No clarity on serving liquor at bars from tomorrow

August 31, 2020

Government likely to issue Standard Operating Procedures by this evening; Stakeholders await orders Mysore/Mysuru: With Unlock 4.0 set to relax more COVID-19 curbs from Sept. 1 (tomorrow), stakeholders are busy laying the ground for the return to the normal in their respective sectors. They are waiting for clear-cut directives or Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) from…

‘COVID-19 will be under control by Deepavali Fest’
Coronavirus Update, COVID-19, News

‘COVID-19 will be under control by Deepavali Fest’

August 31, 2020

New Delhi: Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan on Sunday expressed confidence that the country’s COVID-19 count will be “under control” by Diwali this year. Inaugurating the ‘Nation First’ webinar series, organised by Ananthkumar Foundation, he pointed out that the country was much ahead in tackling the pandemic. “COVID-19 will significantly come under control by…

A record 72,000 COVID-19 tests conducted on a single day in State
News

A record 72,000 COVID-19 tests conducted on a single day in State

August 31, 2020

Bengaluru: Even as the State is witnessing an alarming increase in the number of COVID-19 cases, the State Government conducted a record 72,684 tests in Karnataka on a single day on Saturday, which also saw 8,324 positive cases. So far, a total of 27,85,718 people in the State have undergone COVID-19 test and 3,27,076 people…

Railways begins securing of landed properties along tracks
News

Railways begins securing of landed properties along tracks

August 31, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: In an effort to secure its landed properties along tracks from probable encroachments, the Mysuru Division of South Western Railway (SWR) has begun securing of Railway tracks coming under its jurisdiction, by construction of walls and railings. The Railway Department is said to have taken this measure to secure and safeguard its properties for…

Chorus grows to set up Heritage Institute in Mysuru
News

Chorus grows to set up Heritage Institute in Mysuru

August 31, 2020

Indian Institute of Heritage and Conservation (IIHC) to help save heritage monuments, archaeological sites By S.T. Ravikumar Mysore/Mysuru: There is a growing chorus in favour of establishing Indian Institute of Heritage and Conservation (IIHC) with the status of a Deemed University under the Ministry of Culture in the Heritage City of Mysuru. Tourism stakeholders, archaeology…

‘Lockdown helped me discover new melodies’
News

‘Lockdown helped me discover new melodies’

August 31, 2020

Sarod Maestro Amjad Ali Khan dwells on pandemic, education, music at virtual Mysuru Literature Festival-2020 Mysore/Mysuru: The ‘Wafts of Melody’ virtual session last evening held as part of the fifth day of Mysuru Literature Festival-2020 that had Sarod Maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan on the panel was a mixture of topics from music, education, family…

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