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Slipshod road works as Dasara is just 11 days away
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Slipshod road works as Dasara is just 11 days away

September 18, 2019

Mysuru: A quick fix solution to the battered and pothole-filled city roads and footpaths in the run-up to the Dasara festival is underway in many parts of the city, especially in the Central Business District. Patchworks and last-minute road and footpath works are a bane for this Heritage City and this routine is followed religiously…

‘Golden’ start for Yuva Sambhrama
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‘Golden’ start for Yuva Sambhrama

September 18, 2019

Actor Ganesh inaugurates 10-day Dasara cultural treat Mysuru: It was gay abandon for youngsters at the Open Air Theatre in Manasagangothri as the most-awaited ‘Yuva Sambhrama,’ a cultural treat organised as a part of Dasara celebrations for the college students to showcase their talent, began yesterday.  The 10-day event was inaugurated by ‘Golden Star’ Ganesh…

Entry tax waiver likely for other State vehicles
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Entry tax waiver likely for other State vehicles

September 18, 2019

Somanna interacts with journalists, stresses on setting up of Dasara Authority Mysuru: With a view to encourage tourism in Mysuru during Dasara, the State Government is likely to exempt tax payable in the State for vehicles registered outside Karnataka. The exemption is likely to be granted under the Motor Vehicles Taxation Act, 1957 for vehicles…

Some hope about Kodava Heritage Centre and Museum at Madikeri
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Some hope about Kodava Heritage Centre and Museum at Madikeri

September 18, 2019

Works remain incomplete even after eight years Madikeri: The ‘Kodava Heritage Centre,’ Madikeri, envisaged by the Government in 2009-10 for introducing the unique Ainmane tradition of Kodavas with a Museum, is now in a limbo. When the project was envisaged in 2009-10, the cost of the project was estimated at Rs. 1.45 crore, but now…

Puttaraju miffed at not being invited for Somanna’s road inspection
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Puttaraju miffed at not being invited for Somanna’s road inspection

September 18, 2019

Mysuru: Mysuru District Minister V. Somanna was the target of former Minister and present Melukote MLA C.S. Puttaraju as he (Puttaraju) was not invited for the Minister’s KRS visit this morning.  As soon as Somanna landed in KRS Dam, Puttaraju, accompanied by a battery of officials from Mandya, chided Somanna for not inviting him. “I…

Mysore University slips from 4th to 9th place
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Mysore University slips from 4th to 9th place

September 18, 2019

Mysuru: The University of Mysore (UoM), though continues to retain the top position in the State among the Universities in the country, it has sadly slipped to ninth place from fourth in the Karnataka State University Ranking Framework (KSURF).  UoM Vice-Chancellor Prof. G. Hemantha Kumar, speaking to Star of Mysore here this morning, said it…

Music Varsity falls from 9th to 11th position
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Music Varsity falls from 9th to 11th position

September 18, 2019

Mysuru: In the Specialist Universities category, the Mysuru-based Karnataka State Dr. Gangubai Hangal Music and Performing Arts University in 2017 with a score of 333/1000 had secured ninth rank. This time, though the score improved with the University securing 541/1000, still it was relegated to the 11th place. Music University in-charge Vice-Chancellor Nagesh V. Bettakote…

Dasara Film Festival from Sept.29
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Dasara Film Festival from Sept.29

September 18, 2019

Mysuru: This year’s Dasara Film Festival would be held from Sept.29 to Oct.3, said Dasara Film Festival Sub-Committee Deputy Special Officer B.N. Girish, here this morning. Addressing the media persons at Vartha Bhavan, he said that CM B.S. Yediyurappa would be requested to be chief guest and District Minister V. Somanna, Golden Star Ganesh, actress…

Micro-finance affected by recent flood ravages: Dr. Veerendra Heggade
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Micro-finance affected by recent flood ravages: Dr. Veerendra Heggade

September 18, 2019

Mysuru: “Micro-finance has been greatly affected by the recent environment hazards. Agriculture and business in rural area has got disturbed, causing imbalance in the economics of micro-finance,” said Dr. D. Veerendra Heggade, Dharmadhikari of Sri Kshethra Dharmasthala and Chairman of SDM Educational Trust.  He was speaking on the recent flood situation, after inaugurating the 8th…

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