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MLA Nagendra inspects Cheluvamba Hospital
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MLA Nagendra inspects Cheluvamba Hospital

Mysuru: The pathetic condition of the State-run Cheluvamba Hospital has shocked many elected representatives and Ministers who came there on surprise visits in the past. Today it was the turn of newly-elected Chamaraja MLA L. Nagendra to be shocked by the appalling condition of the Hospital and the way it is run. After his visit,…

Mysore Varsity presents Rs. 3.57 crore deficit budget
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Mysore Varsity presents Rs. 3.57 crore deficit budget

Mysuru: The University of Mysore presented a deficit budget of Rs. 3.57 crore at its Academic Council meeting, here this morning at Crawford Hall. The block grant released by the State Government for salaries and pension of employees was Rs. 137.19 crore and the income generated from admissions was Rs. 50 crore, from University properties…

Tataiah Park lying in a state of neglect
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Tataiah Park lying in a state of neglect

Park in memory of Grand-old-man of Mysuru in a shambles Mysuru: – Even as the monumental neglect of the crumbling Lansdowne building in the heart of the city continues, the Tataiah Park right opposite, named after one of the most revered figures in the city, continues to lie in a state of neglect. The Mysuru…

State Govt. Staff to get 1.7% DA hike
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State Govt. Staff to get 1.7% DA hike

Bengaluru: The Congress-JD(S) coalition government in Karnataka will increase Dearness Allowance (DA) to all government employees by 1.75 percent. The proposal has been approved by Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy who also holds the Finance portfolio. The Chief Minister, who had called a pre-budget meeting in Bengaluru yesterday, approved the DA hike with retrospective effect from…

Lorries ply as usual on 2nd day of stir
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Lorries ply as usual on 2nd day of stir

Mysuru: Even as the nation-wide stir called by the All India Confederation of Goods Vehicle Owners Association (ACOGOA) entered the second day today, the strike had no impact in the city, as lorries plied as usual. The Mysuru District Lorry Owners Association has not supported the strike. Speaking to Star of Mysore, the Association President…

Newly elected MLCs take oath
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Newly elected MLCs take oath

Bengaluru: Chairman of Karnataka Legislative Council D.H. Shankaramurthy administered oath to 11 newly elected members of the  Upper House here yesterday. All the new MLCs were unanimously elected in the recent elections according to the party strength. Those who took oath today were C.M. Ibrahim, Arvind Kumar Arali, K. Govinda  Raj, K. Harish Kumar (All…

Shops selling tobacco products fined for violating COTPA
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Shops selling tobacco products fined for violating COTPA

43 cases booked, Rs.6,100 fine collected Hunsur/ Periyapatna:  In a move to curb tobacco menace in public places, officials of the District Health and Family Welfare Department, District Tobacco Control Cell, which conducted separate drives in Hunsur taluk and Periyapatna taluk with the help of Hunsur and Periyapatna Police on June 14 and 15, have…

Inauguration of Memorial lecture series
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Inauguration of Memorial lecture series

Mysuru: University of Mysore Alumni Association (UMAA) is organising Dr. K. Prabhushankara Memorial Lecture Series tomorrow (June 20) at 11.30 am at B.M. Shri Auditorium in Manasagangothri campus. Littérateur Dr. C.P. Krishnakumar will inaugurate the lecture series. Kuvempu Pratishtana, Kuppalli, Director Dr. K.C. Shivareddy will deliver the talk on Kuvempu’s revolutionary ideas. University of Mysore…

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