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Day-3 of lorry strike hits supply of commodities
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Day-3 of lorry strike hits supply of commodities

With the indefinite strike called by lorry owners entering third day today, the supply of commodities to city has been hit and the gravity of the situation could be sensed gradually. District Lorry Owners Association President Kodandaram, speaking to Star of Mysore, said that the strike did not cover transportation of milk, medicines, water and…

Girl missing
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Girl missing

Adding to the growing list of people going missing in and around city, an 18-year-old girl has been reported missing from Mar. 23 from Vijayanagar Police limits in city. The missing girl, identified as H.N. Usha, daughter of Nagendra and a resident of Hinkal here, is 5ft. tall, oval faced, fair complexioned, normal built, speaks…

NR Foundation fetes women achievers
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NR Foundation fetes women achievers

NR Foundation felicitated women achievers from across four slums at Ambedkar Jnana Loka as part of International Women’s Day celebrations. Department of Women  and Child Welfare Deputy Director K. Radha felicitated the women achievers. The Foundation felicitated Yasmin from Bharathnagar, Lakshmamma from KSCB-B-Kalyangiri, Suvarna & Rathnamma from Ekalavya Nagar and Lakshmi Bai from Ambedkar Jnana…

2 held for wire theft
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2 held for wire theft

The Mysuru South Police have arrested two persons on charges of stealing borewell wire. The arrested have been identified as Lokesh, 35, of Nanjangud and Murugesh, 37, a native of Tamil Nadu. Acting on a tip off, the Police took Lokesh and Murugesh into custody when they were trying to sell the stolen wire near…

CM enters campaign ‘akhada’, conducts road show
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CM enters campaign ‘akhada’, conducts road show

NANJANGUD BY-ELECTION Chief Minister Siddharamaiah entered the Nanjangud by-election campaign “akhada” this morning by conducting a series of road shows and public speeches. Villagers of Nanjangud and Congress workers gave a rousing welcome to the CM as his specially modified campaign vehicle traversed through the main roads of Nanjangud town and the narrow roads of…

Headmaster murdered near Mandya
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Headmaster murdered near Mandya

A school headmaster who was on his way for some work at his school on his motorbike was murdered by a gang this morning near Mandya. The gang members, who came in a car, slit the victim’s throat and left the body by the side of the road and fled.   The incident occurred at…

Lawyers abstain from work
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Lawyers abstain from work

Opposition to Law Commission recommendations City advocates abstained from work today in response to the call given by Karnataka State Bar Council to boycott Court proceedings to oppose some of the proposed recommendations made by the Law Commission of India to the Advocates (Amendment) Bill, 2017. The Karnataka State Bar Council had expressed support to…

FIR against Minister Khader for luring voters with money
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FIR against Minister Khader for luring voters with money

GUNDLUPET BY-ELECTION An FIR has been registered against Food and Civil Supplies Minister U.T. Khader for allegedly paying money to a person while canvassing for Congress candidate Geetha Mahadevaprasad in Gundlupet Assembly Constituency for the by-elections to be held on April 9. Khader, who is also the Chamarajanagar District In-charge Minister, allegedly paid money to…

NSUI files complaint against former Minister Ramdas
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NSUI files complaint against former Minister Ramdas

Accused of entering SSLC exam centres without prior permission Accusing the BJP leaders of entering SSLC exam centres and distributing stationery items to students in gross violation of the Prohibitory Orders clamped in 200 mts radius around the exam centres, the National Students Union of India (NSUI), the students wing of the Congress, has lodged…

Writer H.L. Keshavamurthy passes away
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Writer H.L. Keshavamurthy passes away

Well-known senior writer, intellect and journalist Prof. H.L. Keshavamurthy (78) passed away here yesterday following a brief illness. He leaves behind his wife Jayavani, brother-in-law G.B. Shivakumar, a former MLA and a host of relatives and friends. His only son Praveen had pre-deceased him about 15 years ago. Prof. H.L. Keshavamurthy, who was popularly known…

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