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Siddu holds talks with DKS
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Siddu holds talks with DKS

Bengalur:  Minutes after he was discharged from a hospital here last night where he was undergoing treatment for suspected food poisoning for the past couple of days, Water Resources Minister D.K. Shivakumar visited former Chief Minister Siddharamaiah at the latter’s residence here and discussed the latest political developments, with  reports on the opposition BJP making…

Chamundeshwari temple ticket scam: Three suspended
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Chamundeshwari temple ticket scam: Three suspended

Mysuru:  The Board of Management of Chamundeshwari Temple atop Chamundi Hill on Monday, suspended three employees in connection with the Rs. 6.79 lakh computerised ticket scam. Temple Parupattedar M.D. Raju and staff Anand and Prakash are the suspended employees. The three were accused of misappropriating Rs.6.79 lakh in the issuance of temple entry ticket in…

Kodagu flood victim families to get Rs. 50,000 each
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Kodagu flood victim families to get Rs. 50,000 each

Bengaluru:  The State Cabinet which met here last evening, decided to provide a compensation of Rs. 50,000 to each of the over thousand families who lost their homes in Kodagu district due to floods and landslides. While 186 homes were completely damaged, 530 houses were greatly damaged and 404 were partially damaged in last month’s…

15 arrested for assault on Tahsildar at relief centre
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15 arrested for assault on Tahsildar at relief centre

Madikeri: Kushalnagar Police have arrested 15 persons, including two women, in connection with the assault on Somwarpet Tahsildar Mahesh at a relief centre in Kushalnagar town on Tuesday night (Sept.18). The arrested have been identified as B.T. Sanjeev, P.V. Vasanth Kumar, T.G. Siddu, R. Annappa, P.K. Sanju, P.K. Thimmappa, P.K. Majunath, M.N. Mohan, Anand, T.V….

Veteran actor Sadashiva Brahmavar no more
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Veteran actor Sadashiva Brahmavar no more

Bengaluru:  Veteran Kannada actor Sadashiva Brahmavar (90), passed away at a private hospital here on Wednesday following brief illness. His last rites were performed at Banashankari crematorium. As Brahmavar had expressed a wish that his death must only be a family affair, his last rites were conducted by family members soon after his death, it…

Minister to be felicitated
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Minister to be felicitated

Mysuru:  District Uppara Employees and Professional Association has organised a function on Sept. 23 at 10.30 am at Jaganmohan Palace to felicitate Minister C.Puttaranga Shetty and present Prathiba Puraskar to meritorious students and honour achievers and retired employees. Disclosing this at a press meet at Pathrakartara Bhavan recently, Association Advisor K. Somashekar said that Sri…

‘Sapna Kiosk’ opens in city
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‘Sapna Kiosk’ opens in city

Mysuru:  ‘Sapna Kiosk’, a touch-based technology access to world database of over 20 million books, was opened at Sapna Book House on Narayana Shastri road here yesterday. Inaugurating the Kiosk, former VC of Kuvempu University Dr. K. Chidananda Gowda hailed the Kiosk as a virtual reality and a convenient gadget for Bibliophiles. He advised youngsters…

Illegal LPG refilling racket
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Illegal LPG refilling racket

Cases registered against gas agency owner, driver Mysuru: Officials of the Food and Civil Supplies Department and City Crime Branch (CCB) Police personnel, who conducted a joint operation on an illegal LPG refilling unit on Sept.19, have registered cases against the gas agency owner and the driver. Cases have been registered against Nandish, owner of…

B.T. Kavitha’s posting as DCP cancelled in 24 hrs
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B.T. Kavitha’s posting as DCP cancelled in 24 hrs

Mysuru: The State Government which had ordered posting of senior Police Officer B.T. Kavitha as DCP (Crime and Traffic) of the city on Wednesday, cancelled the order within 24 hours of its issue. As per Wednesday’s order, B.T. Kavitha, who had been serving as an SP (Civil) at the DGP’s office in Bengaluru, arrived at…

Bank Note Paper Mill donates vehicle to Fire Service
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Bank Note Paper Mill donates vehicle to Fire Service

Mysuru:  Under Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Bank Note Paper Mill India (P) Ltd., donated a vehicle to the Fire and Emergency Services Department yesterday. Mill’s Chief Managing Director Jaganmohan Rao handed over the keys of a Bolero vehicle to Chief Fire Service Officer of Mysuru Division Younus Ali Kauser at the Hebbal Fire Service Station…

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