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Anganawadi workers to get Rs. 8,000 per month
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Anganawadi workers to get Rs. 8,000 per month

Bengaluru – Bowing to the demands from thousands of Anganawadi workers in Karnataka, the State Government has raised their honorarium to Rs. 8,000 per month. Currently, Anganawadi workers are paid Rs. 6,000 and helpers are paid Rs. 3,000. The decision was taken at a meeting held this morning at Vidhana Soudha that was chaired by…

Non-payment of compensation: MUDA loses its tables and chairs !
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Non-payment of compensation: MUDA loses its tables and chairs !

Mysuru – The 4th Additional Civil Judge’s Court today attached the movable properties of Mysuru Urban Development Authority (MUDA)  for failing to pay compensation to an aggrieved farmer. The MUDA, in 1997, had acquired 2.24 acres land from farmer Kariyappa at Uttanahalli. Kariyappa, unhappy with the compensation, moved the Court. On Mar. 25, 2017, 23…

Nanjangud By-election: Fate of candidates sealed in EVMs
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Nanjangud By-election: Fate of candidates sealed in EVMs

Nanjangud – With voters of Nanjangud making a choice of their representative in the Karnataka Assembly in the by-election that was held yesterday, the responsibility of counting votes and declaring the results now rests with election officials. The counting will take place on April 13 from 8 am and election officials have stored the Electronic…

Ayub Ahmed, the messiah of unclaimed bodies
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Ayub Ahmed, the messiah of unclaimed bodies

Mysuru – Here is the story of a good Samaritan from the city who is the messiah of unclaimed bodies. He does the odd job of shifting unidentified and unclaimed bodies from different parts of the city to the MMC&RI mortuary and even performs the last rites of some as per their religion. “He whose…

Gundlupet and N’gud by-polls end with record voter turnout
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Gundlupet and N’gud by-polls end with record voter turnout

Nanjangud/ Gundlupet – An elderly woman who returned home after casting her vote in the Gundlupet by-election yesterday died following a heart attack. The 83-year-old woman Devamma hailed from Hangala village. During her election campaign, Congress candidate Dr. Geetha Mahadevaprasad had visited Devamma’s house and had urged her to vote along with her family members….

Palace Board takes over e-parking system near Varaha Gate
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Palace Board takes over e-parking system near Varaha Gate

Mysuru – Parking for vehicles of tourists visiting the Mysore Palace has been streamlined for a hassle-free parking and to prevent fleecing by the parking contractor. The Mysore Palace Board has taken over the parking lot near the Varaha Gate and has been operating the e-counter since the last two days. Acting on complaints of…

Tri-Weekly Kudla Express flagged off through video link
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Tri-Weekly Kudla Express flagged off through video link

This train between Mangaluru-Yesvantpur was announced by D.V. Sadananda Gowda when he was the Minister of Railways Mangaluru/ Mysuru – Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu yesterday inaugurated the much-awaited Yesvantpur-Mangaluru Junction-Yesvantpur Tri-Weekly Kudla Express  along with several key infra and passenger amenity works across Karnataka, Goa and Maharashtra States through video-link from Panjim (Goa). At a…

SWR provides modern amenities to passengers
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SWR provides modern amenities to passengers

Mysuru – Indian Railways is constantly working on upgradation of Stations and providing high-speed transport on par with the best Railway networks. ‘Customer’ is the centre of all activities of Railways and passenger amenities are being upgraded to make the journey comfortable and enjoyable. All efforts are taken to offer state-of-the-art amenities at important  Stations…

Sri Mahaveer Ahimsa Award presented
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Sri Mahaveer Ahimsa Award presented

Social problems can be solved through Bhagawan Mahaveer’s messages: MLA Mysuru -“Bhagawan Mahaveer fought against caste discrimination. If his messages are incorporated now, the present social problems could be solved,” opined MLA M.K. Somashekar. He was speaking at ‘Sri Mahaveer Ahimsa Award’ Presentation Ceremony organised by Sri Mahaveer Seva Sansthan, Mysuru, as part of Mahaveer…

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