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Keeping the Zoo pollution-free: Officials show the way
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Keeping the Zoo pollution-free: Officials show the way

Get dropped at the gate, park cars outside: But a politician asks why? The Chairperson of Zoo Authority of Karnataka Mallige Veeresh and the Executive Director of the Mysuru Zoo Kamala Karikalan have together set a very good example in protecting the inside of the Zoo from noise pollution and air pollution caused by their…

Stakeholders brainstorm on boosting tourism in Mysuru
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Stakeholders brainstorm on boosting tourism in Mysuru

Tourism  Dept.  to roll out ‘Vision Document’ drawing a road-map on tourism-promotion activities In an effort to boost tourism in Mysuru, a vision document with short, medium and long-term objectives will come out soon. The document, proposed to be prepared by the Tourism Department, apart from listing out ideas and action plans to promote tourism,…

If voted to power, JD(S) will waive off farmer loans in 24 hours: HDK
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If voted to power, JD(S) will waive off farmer loans in 24 hours: HDK

If voted to power in 2018 Assembly Polls, the JD(S) will not only waive off farmer loans to the tune of Rs. 50,000 crore within 24 hours, but will also provide financial assistance of Rs.36,000 to pregnant women, declared former CM and State JD(S) unit President H.D.Kumaraswamy here yesterday. Speaking to media persons after offering…

Scarcity? Only for water but not for fish!
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Scarcity? Only for water but not for fish!

Hundreds of villagers surrounding the Kabini Dam are making a beeline to the Dam site not to witness the scenery but to catch fish. The dipping water level in the Dam is drawing people from Beechanahalli, H.D. Kote, in hordes with fishing nets, buckets and steel containers to collect fish at the crest gates. Villagers…

Vasu Malali’s ‘Gadigalu Godegale’ book released
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Vasu Malali’s ‘Gadigalu Godegale’ book released

“Our country’s wealth is hidden in the knowledge we acquire,” said former Mangalore and Goa Universities Vice-Chancellor Prof. Sheikh Ali here recently. He was speaking after releasing the book ‘Gadigalu Godegale,’ a collection of articles written by Prof. Vasu Malali, at a function organised by Malali’s family and Karnataka Vichara Vedike at Institution of Engineers…

16-day Refresher Course in Experimental Physics begins
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16-day Refresher Course in Experimental Physics begins

A 16-day refresher course in Experimental Physics, organised by the Department of Physics of St. Philomena’s College was inaugurated at the Conference Hall in the college premises yesterday. Prof. P. Venkataramaiah, former Vice-Chancellor, Kuvempu University, who was the chief guest, lauded the college for taking the lead in conducting such courses and gave emphasis on…

Rider killed as bus runs over
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Rider killed as bus runs over

A two-wheeler rider was killed on the spot when the vehicle he was travelling was run over by a KSRTC bus yesterday night. The deceased has been identified as Ashok (36), a native of Gowribidanur in Chikkaballapur and a resident of Bogadi in city. Ashok, who was returning home after work on Bogadi-Doora Road, on…

‘Natural Farmer’ Kailashmurthy for International seminar
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‘Natural Farmer’ Kailashmurthy for International seminar

‘Natural Farmer’ Kailashmurthy of Doddinduvadi village in Kollegal taluk, Chamarajanagar, will be participating in the international seminar on ‘Soil Technology’ to be held at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), New Delhi from Feb. 26 to 28. Kailashmurthy, a retired bank official-turned-farmer, experimented on his 11-acre land which paid rich dividends and the method adopted…

3 commit suicide in separate incidents
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3 commit suicide in separate incidents

Three persons have committed suicide in separate cases yesterday. In the first case, a 30-year-old Civil Engineer, who was in deep debt, committed suicide by hanging to the ceiling at his residence in Srirampura. The deceased has been identified as Naveen of Srirampura 2nd Stage. Kuvempunagar Police have registered a case. In the second incident,…

Traffic awareness for students
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Traffic awareness for students

An Awareness programme on Traffic awareness was held under the aegis of the Students Association for Road Safety at DAV Public School, J.P. Nagar recently. The members of Mysore Traffic Warden Organisation, along with the KR Traffic Police, conducted the programme. Speaking to the students, Dy. Chief Traffic Warden Subramanyam advised the students to ride…

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