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HSRP deadline Feb. 17: Six days to go but issues persist
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HSRP deadline Feb. 17: Six days to go but issues persist

February 11, 2024

Mysore/Mysuru: With just 6 days remaining until the deadline for affixing High-Security Registration Plates (HSRP), only 10 lakh vehicles in Karnataka have adhered to the regulation out of a total of 2 crore vehicles registered before April 1, 2019. Many vehicle owners remain unaware of the requirement to obtain HSRP before Feb. 17. In August…

Supreme Court hears petition on deleting ‘Secular’, ‘Socialist’ from the Preamble of Indian Constitution
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Supreme Court hears petition on deleting ‘Secular’, ‘Socialist’ from the Preamble of Indian Constitution

February 10, 2024

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to examine whether the words ‘socialist’ and ‘secular’ could have been inserted in the Preamble of the Indian Constitution in 1976 even though the date of the adoption of the Constitution remained unaltered — Nov. 26, 1949. Hearing a pair of petitions that have sought the deletion…

Revisiting the unscientific humps on Bogadi Road: VC sought, Commissioner ordered, staff implemented
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Revisiting the unscientific humps on Bogadi Road: VC sought, Commissioner ordered, staff implemented

February 10, 2024

Now, who should be held accountable for three deaths? Mysore/Mysuru: The heated public discourse surrounding the perceived negligence of the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) authorities in installing unscientific speed-breakers near the Main Gate of Manasagangothri, the PG campus of University of Mysore (UoM) on Bogadi Main Road, resulting in the tragic deaths of 3 individuals…

Software update hits RTOs in Mysuru
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Software update hits RTOs in Mysuru

February 9, 2024

Mysore/Mysuru: The annual process of updating the software has hit the smooth functioning of system at Regional Transport Offices (RTOs) across the State from the past ten days, with people returning home disappointed since then. However, there is nothing new in this complaint, as the works come to a standstill at RTOs whenever the process…

Death by tree fall
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Death by tree fall

February 8, 2024

The PWD wanted to fell this tree while widening the road a few years ago. Star of Mysore was also for cutting the tree for widening the road. But some environmentalists objected to it and the tree was saved. Now a precious life is lost. The road was widened haphazardly around the tree making it…

Echo of ‘Chalo Delhi’: Pratap Simmha roars in Lok Sabha against Karnataka Government
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Echo of ‘Chalo Delhi’: Pratap Simmha roars in Lok Sabha against Karnataka Government

February 8, 2024

Speaking in Kannada, he alleges financial mismanagement. Says Siddu Govt. has made only zero progress. New Delhi: Following the ‘Delhi Chalo’ agitation by Karnataka Congress Government, Mysuru-Kodagu MP Pratap Simmha took on the Government in Karnataka for what he described as mismanagement of funds allocated by the Centre.  He likened Prime Minister Narendra Modi to…

Saga of ‘road hump’
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Saga of ‘road hump’

February 8, 2024

South Gate of Manasagangothri, injuries, loss of precious lives, damages  to vehicles, trauma et al. By V.N. Prasad At the outset, my heartfelt condolences to the bereaved families and sympathies to the injured ones. Don’t worry. No one will be brought to books, much less punished. However, high time a strong ‘engineering jurisprudence’ was put…

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