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Phase-3 Lok Sabha polls
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Phase-3 Lok Sabha polls

PM Modi, L.K. Advani, Amit Shah, Arun Jaitley, Shashi Tharoor among VVIPs to cast vote 37.94% voting recorded till 2 pm across 117 seats in country; 36.74% in Karnataka New Delhi / Bengaluru:  Polling began this morning for the third and largest phase of Lok Sabha election in 117 seats, including all constituencies in Gujarat…

14 tourists from Mysuru safe in Sri Lanka
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14 tourists from Mysuru safe in Sri Lanka

Group to return to city tomorrow Mysuru:  A 14-member tourist group, out of whom five are Geologists, all from the city, who were on a six-day tour of Sri Lanka, are safe. The five Geologists M.V. Ravishankar (BJP leader), K.V. Vedamurthy, Channabasappa Basavaraju, Vinay Ranganatha Hebbar and H.N. Umesha and their family members H.A. Shyla,…

MG Road Double Billing Scam: Officers, contractor, consultant guilty
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MG Road Double Billing Scam: Officers, contractor, consultant guilty

Probe Committee submits report to government; recommends action against officers, contractor and third-party consultant Mysuru:  The Probe Committee which was constituted by the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) in connection with MG Road Double Billing Scam where Rs.1.4 crore was allegedly siphoned off by submitting two bills for the same work has submitted its report to…

Mobile toilets for Policemen guarding EVMs
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Mobile toilets for Policemen guarding EVMs

Mysuru:  In a major relief to Policemen guarding the strong rooms at Maharani’s College of Commerce and Management on Valmiki Road, Vinayakanagar (Paduvarahalli) where Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) and Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trial (VVPAT) machines are stored for the counting day on May 23, mobile toilets are set up at the college premises. Though…

Services return to normal in Sub-Registrar offices
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Services return to normal in Sub-Registrar offices

Mysuru: The disruption in services at the Sub-Registrar Offices in the last few days on account of running out of stock of paper, printer cartridges and other computer peripherals ended today with services returning to normal this morning. The Commissioner of Stamps and Registration yesterday permitted the authorities to procure the essential stationeries  locally, following…

Garbage bin stands turn to swings for kids
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Garbage bin stands turn to swings for kids

Mysuru:  The ingenuity that Indians are known for, are always on display like converting a moped (the once famous Luna scooter) into multiple uses, carrying scores of children in autorickshaws to school meant only for three persons and the list goes on. This uncanny ability to turn the apathy of the Mysuru City Corporation officials…

Shifting of Postman, Commandant Statues begin
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Shifting of Postman, Commandant Statues begin

Mysuru:  Shifting process of the life-size statues of a Commandant and a Postman on Lalitha Mahal Road in front of KARP Mounted Police Headquarters has begun and a team of Heritage Experts visited the site last evening to inspect the progress of the works. The statues of Postman (Anche) Basappa and Commandant Bhujangarao Jagadale have…

Heavy rains lash Mysuru
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Heavy rains lash Mysuru

Mysuru: The city experienced heavy showers last night which resulted in disruption of power supply in a few areas. The Met Department had predicted rains for three days in the city. As a result the temperature had soared from morning itself through the day. By evening clouds had gathered and it started raining around 8…

Buddhimaan 2019 – Hunt on for city’s brightest kid
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Buddhimaan 2019 – Hunt on for city’s brightest kid

Mysuru:  Purna Chetana Public School is holding ‘Buddhimaan – 2019’, a contest to identify the ‘Brightest kid of Mysuru’. This contest will test children’s creative thinking, problem solving skills and critical thinking ability. The objective of this competition is to engage children this summer holidays and the contest will run continuously for 7 days starting…

Rowdy-sheeter sent to judicial custody
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Rowdy-sheeter sent to judicial custody

Hunsur: Rowdy-sheeter Sunil alias Papu of Sadashivanakoppal in the town was arrested and sent to judicial custody for obstructing a Police Constable from discharging his duty and also defying the externment orders issued by the Deputy Commissioner who is also the District Magistrate. The District Magistrate had issued externment order against Sunil, who was involved…

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