Barren Bandipur springs back to life again!

May 19, 2017

After a devastating drought for two years, Bandipur National Park is now springing back to life with lush greenery, thanks to copious rains and effective measures taken by the Forest Department. The park is opening its arms to welcome tourists flocking the forest area, spread across 1,027 sq kms, to enjoy the tranquil atmosphere.


ATM destroyed at Varaha gate of Mysore Palace

May 13, 2017

A State Bank of India (SBI) ATM kiosk attached to the Mysuru City Corporation branch, located at Varaha Gate of the Mysore Palace, was completely gutted in an accidental fire that broke out early this morning. Bank sources said that the ATM was loaded with Rs. 5 lakh cash yesterday by the agency which was…


Crocodile found dead in Kukkarahalli Lake, Mysuru

April 24, 2017

The carcass of a crocodile which was suspected to have died about three days back, was found floating this morning in Kukkarahalli Lake by some morning walkers who informed the Forest Department. Range Forest Officer Puttaraju and staff managed to fish out carcass to the shore by noon using boats and ropes. It is learnt…


What Caused The Fire In Shyadanahalli? Expert View!

April 22, 2017

In a report submitted to Deputy Commissioner D. Randeep, S. Rajashekar, an environmental engineer who has done his M.Tech in Chemical Engineering from Mysuru has said that biomass accumulation under the sand was the cause of fire. “Biomass dumps from nearby units that convert coconut shell into charcoal could have caused the accident,” he said….


Mysuru boy Harshal dies of chemical burns

April 20, 2017

A 14-year-old boy died of burns sustained in an open field at Shyadanahalli near Belavatha on the city outskirts. The incident occurred on Apr. 13 when the boy got stuck in loose soil at a vacant plot that was used to dump chemicals illegally. The soil had a high concentration of chemicals. The victim has…


Bandipur Tiger Prince’s chopped off snout found with missing canines

April 17, 2017

The controversy surrounding the death of ‘Prince,’ the most photographed tiger in Bandipur, is refusing to die down with new angles for the death emerging on a daily basis. While the news of the tiger’s death has been hitting headlines since Apr. 2, environmentalists, wildlife enthusiasts and photographers have claimed that Prince was poached and…


Ayub Ahmed – The Messiah Of Unclaimed Bodies

April 13, 2017

Here is the story of a good Samaritan from the city who is the messiah of unclaimed bodies. He does the odd job of shifting unidentified and unclaimed bodies from different parts of the city to the MMC&RI mortuary and even performs the last rites of some as per their religion. Ayub Ahmed, a resident…


Water situation at Krishnaraja Sagar (KRS) Dam grim

April 10, 2017

Krishnaraja Sagar (KRS) Dam, the lifeline of Mandya residents and farmers has gone dry with absolutely no increase in water level from the present dead storage level. At present, the dam has 8.2 tmcft of water at the dead storage level of 74.76 ft. While the maximum capacity of the dam is 124.8 ft, last…


VVPAT Makes Debut At Nanjangud By-elections On April 9

April 4, 2017

Mysuru DC D. Randeep, together with Nodal Officer Satish, gave a demonstration of the Voter Verified Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) Unit to be used in conjunction with Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) in the by-poll. They said that 355 VVPAT units have been brought from Uttar Pradesh and 236 of them would be used along with…

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