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16 check-posts to keep vigil on entry of PoP Ganesha idols
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16 check-posts to keep vigil on entry of PoP Ganesha idols

Mysuru: The District Administration will set up 16 check-posts at various parts of the city to prevent Plaster of Paris (PoP) Ganesha idols being brought into the city, said Deputy Commissioner D. Randeep yesterday. He was speaking after releasing banners brought out by the District Administration to create awareness on the ill-effects of using PoP…

Deer killed in bike accident
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Deer killed in bike accident

Periyapatna: A deer was killed as a motorbike rammed into it near Mutthurayana Swamy Temple on Gonikoppa-Periyapatna Main Road in Anechowkur Forest in the taluk. It is reported that one Kailash, a resident of Halli Mysuru was on his way towards Periyapatna on Gonikoppa road, when he rammed his bike into the deer which came…

District Minister inspects works
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District Minister inspects works

Mysuru: With Dasara round the corner, PWD and District-in-Charge Minister Dr. H.C. Mahadevappa went on an inspection-spree in city this morning to review the progress of various works launched by MUDA, MCC and other government agencies. The Minister began his inspection by visiting the Hinkal junction on Mysuru-Hunsur road, where a grade separator (flyover), the…

MMC&RI Director in race for RGUHS VC’s post
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MMC&RI Director in race for RGUHS VC’s post

Mysuru: The Search Committee constituted to select the next Vice- Chancellor (VC) of Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (RGUHS) has shortlisted three names including that of Dr. B. Krishnamurthy (in pic.), Director and Dean of Mysore Medical College and Research Institute (MMC&RI). Dr. K.S. Ravindranath, the previous VC of RGUHS, completed his three-year term…

Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian in city tomorrow
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Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian in city tomorrow

Mysuru: Chief Economic Advisor to the Government of India (GoI) Arvind Subramanian will be in city on Aug. 19, to deliver a lecture on the topic ‘The Indian Economy: Some Issues’ at 5 pm in the seminar hall of All India Institute of Speech and Hearing (AIISH) in Manasagangothri here. The lecture has been organised…

Sale of saplings at Curzon Park
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Sale of saplings at Curzon Park

Mysuru: The sale of flower plant saplings by Department of Horticulture at its office in Curzon Park as part of Dasara festival has drawn good response from public. Speaking to Star of Mysore, Assistant Director of the Department G.D. Dinesh Kumar said that about 5,000 saplings have already been sold out of a stock of…

Heritage building near DDPI’s office crumbles
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Heritage building near DDPI’s office crumbles

Mysuru: Like the proverbial poem ‘London Bridge is Falling Down, Falling Down’, the officials of the Department of Public Instructions located at D. Subbaiah Road in city had written a letter to Heritage Department stating that an old building at the DDPI office premises was about to fall. But their letter was royally ignored. This…

Vishal Sikka resigns as MD and CEO of Infosys
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Vishal Sikka resigns as MD and CEO of Infosys

Mysuru: Vishal Sikka has resigned as Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the company with immediate effect, Infosys said in an official statement this morning. U.B. Pravin Rao has been given the interim responsibility for both the posts, India’s second largest software services exporter said in a statement. Sikka, who had just…

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