New Subway, lifts, free Wi-Fi services at Mysuru Railway Station

March 30, 2017

The facilities at Mysuru station include a 65-metre subway that connects all the platforms and two lifts with a carrying capacity of 20 persons at Platforms 2-3 and 4-5 and free Wi-Fi facility. In Bengaluru, the projects included 3 lifts and one escalator and free Wi-Fi facility. A new train between Bengaluru and Hasan was…


Traditional sport wrestling fighting for survival

March 28, 2017

Mysuru overshadowed by the grandeur of its Palaces and the magnificent world famous ‘Dasara Festival’, has seen the age old tradition sport wrestling slowly going into oblivion and dying a slow death. Wrestling, which was patronised by the erstwhile rulers of Mysore, has slowly been dwindling and is been less practiced in the Garadis (wrestling…


Pravasi Mitras take out cycle rally to save wildlife in Mysuru

March 27, 2017

The Department of Tourism, Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation (KSTDC) and the District Administration had organised a cycle jatha from Mysuru to Srirangapatna via KRS Road yesterday. The jatha was organised as part of “Year of the Wildlife” to spread awareness on saving the flora and fauna of the land. The rally, with theme “Save…


Prof. Venkata Subba Setti: An unsung aviation hero from Mysuru

March 23, 2017

Did you know that Indias first aviator was from Mysore? In this article, Dr. Anantha Krishnan M. throws light on the contributions of Prof. Venkata Subba Setti who has been featured in Modern Review magazine in 1912 under the title: The First Indian Aviator. Till a few years back, Jehangir Ratanji Dadabhoy Tata, more famously…


By Poll | V Sreenivasa Prasad and Kalale Keshavamurthy file nominations at Nanjangud.

March 21, 2017

Nanjangud and Gundlupet are set to witness a high-voltage and acrimonious campaign as BJP and Congress candidates filed their nomination papers this morning. While V. Sreenivasa Prasad of BJP and Congress candidate Kalale Keshavamurthy filed their nomination papers for Nanjangud, C.S. Niranjan Kumar of BJP and Geetha Mahadevaprasad of Congress filed their nomination papers for…


Glimpses of AIISH inter-college cultural fest Aawaaz-2k17

March 20, 2017

The three-day ‘AIISH Aawaaz-2k17’, an inter-college cultural fest organised at the Panchavati Campus of All India Institute of Speech and Hearing (AIISH) on Bogadi Road in city concluded here yesterday. City’s renowned Bharatanatyam dancer Sridhar Jain, who spoke on the occasion, called upon the students not to participate in competitions just to win but to…


Climbing a coconut tree made easy

March 17, 2017

Hundreds of farmers thronged the Organic Farming Research Station at Naganahalli (OFRSN) this morning where its day-long Centenary Celebrations are being held. As part of the celebrations, a mega exhibition of agricultural tools and equipment was organised. Equipment including coconut tree climbing machine, hand-held paddy sowing and transplant machine and weed removing machines were displayed….


KUKKARAHALLI LAKE DEVELOPMENT: Experts visit Lake, seek public opinion

March 17, 2017

The two-member expert committee appointed by Karnataka Lake Development Authority visited the Kukkarahalli Lake yesterday to collect public opinion on pro and anti-development of the Lake and its environmental impact. The committee comprised retired Professor Ramprasad from the Indian Institute of Science and retired Chief Engineer C.N. Babu. The University of Mysore and the district…

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