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MPVL gets largest order of 26.5 lakh indelible ink vials
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MPVL gets largest order of 26.5 lakh indelible ink vials

February 15, 2024

Mysore/Mysuru: As the Lok Sabha elections draw near, the spotlight is on city-based Mysore Paints and Varnish Limited (MPVL), renowned for its exclusive production of indelible ink used to  mark voters’ fingers. The State-owned enterprise has secured a substantial order from the Election Commission of India (ECI) for 26.5 lakh vials of this ink, marking…

High Security Registration Plates for vehicles: Deadline extended by three months; vigilance over frauds
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High Security Registration Plates for vehicles: Deadline extended by three months; vigilance over frauds

February 15, 2024

Bengaluru: Following just a 9.16 percent compliance rate among vehicles registered in Karnataka before 2019 with the installation of High Security Registration Plates (HSRP), the State Government has extended the deadline by three months. Initially set for Feb.  17, the deadline extension comes in response to a query posed by MLC Madhu G. Madegowda in…

Ahead of centenary, Government Kannada School in shambles
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Ahead of centenary, Government Kannada School in shambles

February 15, 2024

Mysore/Mysuru: Amid widespread protests advocating for the preservation of Government Schools across the State, a notable Government Kannada medium school in Nazarbad here is facing severe neglect and decay. Established in 1925, the school is on the verge of celebrating its centenary next year, but concerns are rising that the building might collapse before the…

Bogadi Road concrete median causes near-fatal accident
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Bogadi Road concrete median causes near-fatal accident

February 14, 2024

Mysore/Mysuru: Even as memories of recent fatal accidents caused by unscientific road humps and a fallen tree on Bogadi Road remain fresh in people’s minds, randomly placed concrete medians sans reflectors are now posing a serious threat to commuters. In an incident last night on Bogadi Road, a 59-year-old man (name withheld on request) narrowly…

Leaning electric pole triggers threat at VV Market
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Leaning electric pole triggers threat at VV Market

February 14, 2024

Mysore/Mysuru: Adding to the list of civic bodies in news for wrong reasons  in the recent days, the laxity of Chamundeshwari Electricity Supply Corporation (CESC) in addressing the grievances of general public has come to fore. A huge branch of a dead tree fell on the electricity line pulling down the pole aside, at Vani…

Villagers in panic after tiger spotted in Bannur
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Villagers in panic after tiger spotted in Bannur

February 14, 2024

Mysore/Mysuru: A tiger which was spotted in Bannur has created panic among the villagers. Even as tiger sightings are being reported in Mysuru surroundings, this is for the first time that a tiger was sighted in Bannur. A tiger was spotted wandering around Doddakanya, Chikkakanya, Doora, Kadakola and Srirangapatna’s Bidarahallihundi and Channahalli creating panic among…

Remodelled Ashokapuram Railway Station to open in March
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Remodelled Ashokapuram Railway Station to open in March

February 13, 2024

Mysuru: Ninety percent of the yard remodelling project at Ashokapuram Railway Station, undertaken by the South Western Railway (SWR) at an estimated cost of Rs. 37.5 crore                                                       has been completed. The station will soon unveil a fully equipped Railway  Station with a myriad of passenger amenities, scheduled to open in March this year. SWR Divisional…

CWRC orders release of 5 tmcft water to TN
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CWRC orders release of 5 tmcft water to TN

February 13, 2024

New Delhi: Cauvery Water Regulation Committee (CWRC) has recommended for the release of 2.5 tmcft (thousand million cubic feet) of Cauvery water, from Karnataka to Tamil Nadu (TN) in the months of February and March, totalling 5 tmcft of water. CWRC came out with the above recommendation during its meeting held here on Monday, after…

Union Home Minister Amit Shah releases MP Pratap Simmha’s 10-year report card in city
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Union Home Minister Amit Shah releases MP Pratap Simmha’s 10-year report card in city

February 13, 2024

64-point document outlines developmental initiatives in Mysuru-Kodagu Parliamentary Constituency since 2014 Mysuru: Mysuru-Kodagu MP Pratap Simmha’s 10-year report card was launched in Mysuru by Union Home Minister and senior BJP Leader Amit Shah during an event at the Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel in city on Sunday (Feb.11). The launch event preceded the BJP Core Committee…

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