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Helmet Quality Checking Drive: Police seize non-ISI marked helmets
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Helmet Quality Checking Drive: Police seize non-ISI marked helmets

January 2, 2018

Mysuru: Keeping in mind the safety of motorists (two- wheeler riders) and also to prevent fatalities through head injuries, the Mysuru City Police (both Civil and Traffic) began their drive against motorists wearing non-Indian Standards Institute (ISI) mark helmets in city this morning. Stationed at vantage points in city, the Police personnel were seen stopping…

PM Narendra Modi to open Mysuru-Bengaluru Electric Railway Line this month
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PM Narendra Modi to open Mysuru-Bengaluru Electric Railway Line this month

January 2, 2018

Mysuru: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will declare open the Mysuru-Bengaluru Railway Electrification Line later this month. The PM, who is likely to launch the project after mid-January, is also expected to launch two trains — Mainline Electric Multiple Unit (MEMU) and Humsafar Express — between Mysuru and Bengaluru. At present, 26 trains operating between Mysuru…

MCC honours Swachhata partners
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MCC honours Swachhata partners

January 2, 2018

Mysuru: In an effort to encourage public participation in the cleanliness drive, the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) yesterday gave away the awards for the winners of ‘Swachh Mysuru Contest.’ Various organisations and institutions were honoured for their contributions to keeping the city clean. Mysuru, which was declared the ‘Cleanest City in India’ two consecutive times…

Hi-tech toilet near Freedom Fighters Park
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Hi-tech toilet near Freedom Fighters Park

January 2, 2018

Mysuru: A hi-tech toilet established by Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) near Freedom Fighters Park in Ward 36 was declared open yesterday by MLA Vasu. The toilet has an exclusive section for physically-challenged people with aids like wheel-chair and hand stick. Also included are bathrooms for men and women with hot water facility. Speaking on the…

Mysuru Winter Festival: Flower Show draws to a close
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Mysuru Winter Festival: Flower Show draws to a close

January 2, 2018

Mysuru: Like the New York Time Square in US or the Sydney Opera House in Australia and many other landmark destinations in the world to celebrate the grand entry of the new year, the magnificent Mysore Palace could be a destination in the future to be, to ring in the new year. This was the…

Selfie-frenzy public separate elephant calf from its mother
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Selfie-frenzy public separate elephant calf from its mother

January 2, 2018

Gundlupet: In what could be termed as an inhuman act, a group of villagers not only disturbed a herd of elephants which had come to the village border but also separated a mother elephant from her calf and got busy clicking selfies with the calf while it was crying for its mother. The incident took…

3 personalities conferred awards
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3 personalities conferred awards

January 2, 2018

Mysuru: Three eminent personalities were conferred awards at a programme jointly organised by Kuvempu Vidyavardhaka Trust and Dejagow Trust, marking the 114th birth anniversary of Kuvempu and Vishwamanava Day at Kuvempu Vidyavaradhaka Trust, Jayalakshmipuram, here on Sunday. Tarini Chidanandagowda, daughter of Kuvempu, was conferred Vishwamanava Award, woman farmer activist K.S. Nandini Jayaram was conferred Savithramma…

New Foreign Secretary
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New Foreign Secretary

January 2, 2018

New Delhi:  Seasoned diplomat Vijay Keshav Gokhale, considered an expert on China, was yesterday named the next Foreign Secretary succeeding S. Jaishankar, who completes his extended tenure later this month. Gokhale, a 1981-batch officer of the Indian Foreign Service (IFS), had played a key role in India-China negotiations last year to resolve the 73-day standoff…

PMO website in Kannada
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PMO website in Kannada

January 2, 2018

New Delhi:  The website of the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) www.pmindia.gov.in is now available in eleven regional languages, including Kannada. The Kannada website can be accessed through http://www.pmindia.gov.in/kn. The other languages are Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil and Telugu, in addition to English and Hindi.

Rajini’s politics debut picks up pace with website launch
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Rajini’s politics debut picks up pace with website launch

January 2, 2018

Chennai: Just a day into his announcement, superstar Rajinikanth yesterday got down to the task of registering members of his yet-to-be launched political party right away. The 67-year-old actor asked people — his legion of followers and everyone else yearning for change in Tamil Nadu — to enrol themselves on his website. “I have launched…

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