By C.P. Belliappa Pocahontas, the beau-tiful daughter of the American Indian chief of the Powhatan Confederacy, was born in 1596 in what is now known as Jamestown, Virginia, in the USA. Her rank was that of a Princess. 16th and 17th century saw rapid colonisation of the Americas by the European nations. History is replete…
Kudos to Namma Mysuru’s people-friendly CorporatorsApril 30, 2021
Sir, This has reference to the letter by Sundara Murthy (SOM dated Apr. 27) regarding the novel idea of WhatsApp group created by Dr. Roopa, Corporator, pertaining to Ward No. 53, to get in direct contact with residents. This is really appreciable. However, this is to inform SOM readers that Geethashree Yoganand, Corporator of Ward…
Connecting to voters via WhatsApp GroupsApril 30, 2021
Sir,I was very happy to read about the wonderful job being carried out by Corporator Dr. Roopa (SOM dated Apr.27). I would like to add here that our Ward Corporator Nirmala and Dr. Harish are also doing yeoman service to the residents, be it fixing of street lights, getting the drainage and vacant sites cleaned….
Shaw’s 82 guides Delhi to 7-wicket win over KolkataApril 30, 2021
Riding on a blazing fifty (18-ball 50) by Prithvi Shaw, Delhi Capitals (DC) sealed a comfortable seven-wicket win against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in an IPL game, here on Thursday. Batting first, opener Shubman Gill, who scored a 38-ball 43, provided a good start but KKR struggled in the middle overs as they lost wickets…
De Kock’s 50 leads Mumbai to comfortable win against RRApril 30, 2021
Riding on fantastic fifty by Quinton de Kock, defending champions Mumbai Indians (MI) thrashed Rajasthan Royals (RR) by 7 wickets in an IPL game, here on Thursday. Put into bat, Rajasthan Royals posted 171 for four in 20 overs. Skipper Sanju Samson (42 off 27 balls), Jos Buttler (41 off 32 balls) and Shivam Dube…
Tendulkar donates Rs. 1 crore to procure Oxygen ConcentratorsApril 30, 2021
In a touching gesture, legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar on Thursday donated Rs. 1 crore to procure Oxygen Concentrators for Covid-19 patients in the country as it battles a raging second wave of the global pandemic. “His donation of Rs. 1 crore to ‘Mission Oxygen’ in its endeavour to procure and provide life-saving oxygen concentrators to…
KaverammaApril 30, 2021
Kaveramma (95), wife of late Chikkaide-gowda and a resident of Arakere in Srirangapatna taluk, passed away in the wee hours of today at her residence. She leaves behind three sons and a host of relatives and friends. Last rites were performed at Arakere this noon, according to family sources.
DevakiApril 30, 2021
Devaki (58), a CESC employee, wife of late K.D. Manjunath and a resident of Kalkunike Housing Board Colony, passed away yesterday. She leaves behind one son, two daughters and a host of relatives and friends. Last rites were held yesterday, according to family sources.
JanakiApril 30, 2021
Janaki (76), wife of P. Biddappa and a resident of Madikeri, passed away yesterday evening following a heart attack. She leaves behind her husband, sons Nagesh Panathale, a photo journalist and Satish Kumar and a host of relatives and friends. Last rites were performed at Madikeri Burial Grounds this morning, according to family sources.
Anil Varghese ChandyApril 30, 2021
Anil Varghese Chandy (53), son of Prof. Jacob Chandy and a resident of N.R. Mohalla, passed away in Bengaluru yesterday (April 29) evening following brief illness. He leaves behind his father, wife, one son, one brother and a host of relatives and friends. Funeral was held in Bengaluru today, according to family sources.