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Recovered alcoholic helps others to kick the habit
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Recovered alcoholic helps others to kick the habit

May 24, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: ‘Thiyagu’, a Tamil movie released in 1990, proved to be quite popular in those times. It was based on Tamil novel ‘Oru Manithanin Kadhai’. In that movie, the central character ‘Thyagu’, played by actor Raghuvaran, is an alcoholic and his life was ruined due to liquor addiction.  Born in a middle class family, the…

MUDA takes up Vijayanagar Double Road development works
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MUDA takes up Vijayanagar Double Road development works

May 24, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: In a significant step towards improving the condition and capacity  of roads in the city, District Minister S.T. Somashekar on Friday launched the works for the development and widening of 3.15-km-long Double Road that connects Vijayanagar I Stage with the Ring Road at Hebbal. The construction is taken up by MUDA at a cost…

New Sand Policy guidelines notified in State Gazette
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New Sand Policy guidelines notified in State Gazette

May 24, 2020

Bengaluru: The Department of Industries and Commerce has notified the guidelines in respect of the State Government’s New Sand Policy-2020 in the State Gazette. The State Cabinet had approved the new sand policy  during the Cabinet meeting on April 30 and subsequently, Governor Vajubhai R. Vala has given his consent. As per the guidelines detailed…

Government permits extra work hours at Factories till Aug. 21
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Government permits extra work hours at Factories till Aug. 21

May 24, 2020

Bengaluru: In a significant decision aimed at improving industrial productivity which has taken a severe beating due to COVID-19 lockdown, the State Government on Friday exempted establishments coming under the Factories Act from adhering to prescribed daily and weekly hours. Workers will now have to put in more hours of work in factories across the…

Corona Bandaite Jopaana: Folk song on Coronavirus goes viral
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Corona Bandaite Jopaana: Folk song on Coronavirus goes viral

May 24, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: A song written, composed and sung by a College Lecturer with a folk touch on Coronavirus has gone viral. Dr. Vijayalakshmi Manapur, a lecturer working in Maharaja’s College in city, has not only written the song titled ‘Corona Bandaite Jopaana,’ she has also composed music and sung the folk song much to the delight…

Migrant students can write SSLC exam at nearest centre
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Migrant students can write SSLC exam at nearest centre

May 24, 2020

May 29 deadline to choose new centre Bengaluru: With most migrant students returning to their villages following the COVID-19 lockdown, the Government has allowed such SSLC students to write the exams at the centre that is closest to their native place or village. The SSLC exam (2019-20) is scheduled to take place from June 25…

National-level Online Faculty Development Programme
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National-level Online Faculty Development Programme

May 24, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Seshadripuram Degree College, Mysuru, had organised a National-level Online Faculty Development Programme (FDP) on ‘New Performance Appraisal System and Career Advancement Scheme’ on May 22. Around 500 participants from across the State had registered for the FDP. M.K. Shalini, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, welcomed the Resource Person Prof. K. Sajjath, NAAC Coordinator…

City braces for 36-hour lockdown from 7 tonight
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City braces for 36-hour lockdown from 7 tonight

May 23, 2020

First Weekly Sunday curfew to be total Buses, vehicles to be off roads; no trains Venture out of homes only for essentials Sale of fruits, vegetables and meat allowed Already scheduled marriages permitted Mysore/Mysuru: The first ‘weekly Sunday curfew’ as part of lockdown 4.0 will start in Mysuru tonight (May 23) itself instead of Sunday…

Will hotels stop parcel service in protest?
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Will hotels stop parcel service in protest?

May 23, 2020

Decision hinges on hoteliers’ meeting with CM in Bengaluru today Mysore/Mysuru: The Karnataka Government is in a dilemma over responding to the demand of hotels and restaurants to re-start full operations as the Centre is yet to provide guidance on the issue. The cash-strapped industry has threatened to halt food takeaways if hotels and restaurants…

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