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Expect heavy rains today and tomorrow
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Expect heavy rains today and tomorrow

April 7, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Even as the city witnessed good rainfall late night on Sunday and Monday, the Agricultural Research Station at Naganahalli near here, has predicted heavy rainfall accompanied by winds and thunderstorms today and tomorrow (Apr. 7 and 8). The Station recorded 12 mm rainfall on an average across the city on Sunday midnight and a…

COVID-19 awareness campaign vehicles launched
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COVID-19 awareness campaign vehicles launched

April 7, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Joining the ongoing efforts to fight the deadly Novel Coronavirus, the District Legal Services Authority (DLSA), in association with the city’s Human Rights Organisation, launched COVID-19 awareness campaign vehicles yesterday. Principal District and Sessions Court Judge Suresh K. Vontigodi flagged off the vehicles at the City Law Courts premises here. Speaking on the occasion,…

Cargo plane with COVID-19 essentials lands at Mysore Airport
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Cargo plane with COVID-19 essentials lands at Mysore Airport

April 6, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: The outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent nation-wide lockdown has stalled domestic and commercial flights. Still the skies are buzzing with regular cargo flights to transport critical medical equipment and supplies. Several small airports in India including the Mysore Airport at Mandakalli have been earmarked as Lifeline UDAN Airports that will facilitate transport…

First Coronavirus positive patient in Mysuru cured
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First Coronavirus positive patient in Mysuru cured

April 6, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Amidst the dark clouds cast by the killer Coronavirus, here is a silver lining. The first patient to test positive in Mysuru has been cured and is likely to be discharged today evening. This positive news comes a day after lakhs of diyas and mobile phone lights lit Mysuru’s landscape following Prime Minister Narendra…

India last night at 9: Lights out, lamps on Crores of people respond to PM’s appeal; light candles, diyas, turn on mobile phone torches
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India last night at 9: Lights out, lamps on Crores of people respond to PM’s appeal; light candles, diyas, turn on mobile phone torches

April 6, 2020

New Delhi: Crores of Indians across the country including Mysuru, Karnataka’s cultural capital, switched off lights at their homes and lit candles and diyas or turned on mobile phone torches last night, responding to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s appeal to show the nation’s “collective resolve and solidarity” in its fight against Coronavirus with this symbolic…

Novel initiative: Online classes by Seshadripuram Degree College
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Novel initiative: Online classes by Seshadripuram Degree College

April 6, 2020

Students express joy of learning from home even during lockdown Mysore/Mysuru: Seshadripuram Degree College, Mysuru, has started online classes for students, by making use of the technology, to enable students to reap the fruits of it during the lockdown period, while joining the nation to fight the covid-19, by staying at home.  This novel initiative…

Nagamangala and Malavalli declared as Containment Zones
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Nagamangala and Malavalli declared as Containment Zones

April 6, 2020

Mandya: With five Moulvis, who visited Nagamangala and Malavalli in the district after returning from Delhi’s Nizamuddin Tablighi Jamaat testing positive for COVID-19, the Mandya District Administration has declared the two taluks as Containment Zones (Red Alert Zones). The Moulvis are said to have toured Nagamangala and Malavalli taluks for religious campaign after returning from…

Rain, hailstorms bring respite from sweltering heat
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Rain, hailstorms bring respite from sweltering heat

April 6, 2020

Mysuru/Madikeri: Rain brought some relief from sweltering heat and several parts of State including Mysuru and Kodagu received light to moderate rainfall coupled with thunderstorms and hailstorms last midnight.  It began raining at around 12.20 am and the intermittent showers lasted for over an hour.  Police, Home Guards and other enforcement forces that were on…

Mysuru Railway Division works overtime to convert coaches into Isolation Wards
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Mysuru Railway Division works overtime to convert coaches into Isolation Wards

April 6, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Engineers, technicians, workers and supervisors of South Western Railway (SWR), Mysuru Division, are working overtime to convert train coaches into Isolation Wards, providing an ingenuous, clean, sanitised and hygienic surroundings for COVID-19 patients to comfortably recover.  A team of 60 to 75 persons are working in two shifts every day to convert coaches into…

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