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Garbage crisis in Mysuru: Are we concerned ?
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Garbage crisis in Mysuru: Are we concerned ?

January 31, 2020

By Bhamy V. Shenoy If one wants to appreciate the meaning of “Nero fiddling while Rome was burning”, just look at the way how our Corporators left the Council Hall recently fuming at the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) Commissioner who could not give  them the “promised” Rs. 50 lakh for each Ward. Residents of Vidyaranyapuram…

Pratham Mysore celebrates Model Village Day
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Pratham Mysore celebrates Model Village Day

January 12, 2020

Science, Maths, Kannada and English Exhibition a great hit among students, teachers and parents Mysuru: Pratham Mysore celebrated Model Village Day yesterday at Muthathi Government Higher Primary School in T. Narasipur taluk. Four villages (Hyaknur, Muthathi, Sujlur and Mavinahalli) were developed as Model Villages.  As part of the Model Village Day, a Science, Maths, Kannada…

An apology of a Mini Library inside Siddiqui Nagar Park
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An apology of a Mini Library inside Siddiqui Nagar Park

November 24, 2019

How many more such violations in our city? By Bhamy V. Shenoy and S. Shobana Mysuru Grahakara Parishat (MGP) has been fighting against violation of Karnataka Parks Act, 1985 ever since its inception. Most visible protests have involved Cheluvamba Park (where it succeeded in demolishing 50 percent of the building to comply with the law),…

Every Mysurean should celebrate
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Every Mysurean should celebrate

June 1, 2019

By Bhamy V. Shenoy All over the world, the 5th of June is celebrated as World Environment Day (WED) as designated by the UN since 1974. This year’s theme is “Beat Air Pollution” while the theme of the last year was “Beat Plastic Pollution.”  Celebration of WED gives an opportunity to create a powerful platform…

Annual Status Education Report-2018
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Annual Status Education Report-2018

January 21, 2019

Children from government schools studying in   Std. III, Std. V and Std. VIII can read a Std. II level text better than their counterparts in private schools. The 13th Annual Status Education Report (ASER-2018) of Karnataka State was released recently in Mysuru by Ashvini Ranjan, Managing Trustee, Pratham Mysore. Facilitated by Pratham, ASER is carried…

Time to develop a digitised Property Tax system is NOW
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Time to develop a digitised Property Tax system is NOW

December 3, 2018

By Bhamy V. Shenoy The most important task for any civic body like Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) is to collect a maximum amount of Property Tax.  Without adequate funding, MCC cannot fulfil its civic responsibilities of providing clean water, keeping city garbage-free, maintaining parks, ensuring safe roads, etc. As can be seen in the graph…

Petrol & Diesel: Do we see fake news floating?
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Petrol & Diesel: Do we see fake news floating?

September 11, 2018

By Bhamy Shenoy, IIT-Madras, Oil Industry Expert Congress Party, with the support of other Opposition parties,  organised a nationwide Bharat Bandh yesterday, September 10, 2018, to protest against the price rise in petrol and diesel. Congress claimed that NDA has “looted” Rs. 11 lakh crore from “common man” by imposing high taxes on petroleum products. Most…

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