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Siddalinga Sway to hold the baton of power at Siddaganga Mutt
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Siddalinga Sway to hold the baton of power at Siddaganga Mutt

Tumakuru: Following the demise of Dr. Shivakumara Swamiji, chief seer of the 500-year-old Siddaganga Mutt in Tumakuru, the baton of power at the Mutt will now pass on to his junior Siddalinga Swamy. Shivakumara Swamiji presided over the mutt since 1941. But in 2011, he relinquished day-to-day responsibilities of the Mutt and the Siddaganga Educational…

Artists on marathon painting of Siddaganga Seer
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Artists on marathon painting of Siddaganga Seer

Farmers demand Bharat Ratna for the Walking God Vedike seeks Statue in city Mysuru:  Tributes poured in different forms in the city today to the 111-year-old Dr. Sri Shivakumara Swamiji of Siddaganga Mutt, who passed away yesterday at Tumakuru, even as demands for a Statue and Bharat Ratna for the   Seer followed. While nearly 20…

Delhi’s Mysore House to make way for new Karnataka Bhavan
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Delhi’s Mysore House to make way for new Karnataka Bhavan

New Delhi: Kannadigas and the people from State who often visit New Delhi have urged the State Government to retain the 50-year-old Mysore House, popularly called Karnataka Bhavan and also known as Cauvery Bhavan (as it was renamed), in the posh Chanakyapuri (Kautilya Marg) locality in New Delhi as a Memorial instead of demolishing the…

Linking Cauvery-Godavari to end water disputes : Nitin Gadkari
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Linking Cauvery-Godavari to end water disputes : Nitin Gadkari

Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh): Here is a solution at sight for the decades-long vexed Cauvery River Water Dispute between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Pondicherry. The Centre will soon take up a major project to link Cauvery in Karnataka and Godavari in Andhra Pradesh that will put an end to the imbroglio. Making an announcement…

Karnataka government  submits Mekedatu DPR to Centre
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Karnataka government submits Mekedatu DPR to Centre

Total project cost will be Rs. 5,900 crore Bengaluru: The Karnataka government has submitted a Detailed Project Report (DPR) for Mekedatu project to Central Water Commission (CWC) on taking up the Mekedatu Balancing Reservoir and drinking water project in the Cauvery Basin.  As per the DPR, the total project cost will be Rs. 5,900 crore,…

Alleged drunken brawl at Resort: Kampli MLA goes missing
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Alleged drunken brawl at Resort: Kampli MLA goes missing

Bengaluru: With the Bidadi Police in Ramanagaram district registering an FIR against Kampli Congress MLA J.N. Ganesh on charges of assaulting fellow Congress MLA Anand Singh (Hospet-Vijayanagar) during an alleged drunken brawl at Eagleton Resort near Bidadi late on Saturday night, the Kampli MLA has gone absconding since yesterday afternoon. Following the FIR, the Congress…

Imposter posing as Police Officer arrested in Mysuru
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Imposter posing as Police Officer arrested in Mysuru

Mysuru:  Udayagiri Police have arrested an imposter in Police uniform who was posing himself as a Police Officer. The accused is identified as 28-year-old Siddappa of  Hubballi. He was arrested this morning when he arrived at Udayagiri Police Station to file the complaint against one of the persons by posing himself as a Police Officer….

Visually Challenged awarded Ph.D
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Visually Challenged awarded Ph.D

Mysuru: Visually Challenged Research Scholar of University of Mysore (UoM), P.V. Nagaraja has been awarded Ph.D for his thesis in Kannada language titled ‘Kannada Chalanachitrageetegallali Kannada-Kannadiga-Karnataka.’ His guide was Dr. B.P. Ashakumari. He is the third visually challenged person to do a Ph.D in Kannada language in Karnataka and as far as University of Mysore…

Registration, licence must for all food traders, suppliers
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Registration, licence must for all food traders, suppliers

Mysuru: All kinds of food business operators in Mysuru (city and district limits) have to mandatorily register and obtain licence to continue their trade under the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006 and subsequent changes in licensing rules and modifications brought out in 2011. Those who do business above Rs.12 lakh per year must mandatorily…

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