Tag: Corona Lockdown

Ever seen city roads this deserted?
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Ever seen city roads this deserted?

April 7, 2020

Well, COVID-19 has achieved the unthinkable Mysore/Mysuru: The scare of Coronavirus has impacted almost all aspects of life and unprecedented things are happening all around. Rumours have taken a toll on our minds. The total lockdown imposed by PM Narendra Modi to combat the deadly Coronavirus has certainly brought some relief to nature itself. Reports…

Postal services resume in city
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Postal services resume in city

April 5, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: The Postal services, which were suspended for a week following the lockdown, has resumed from April 1. Subsequent to the announcement of the nationwide lockdown, all Postal services were suspended from Mar.25 to 31. But now  basic Postal services like social security pension schemes, RD Deposits, Western Union Money Order, delivery of posts, Booking…

COVID-19 lockdown: City educational institutions resort to online classes
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COVID-19 lockdown: City educational institutions resort to online classes

April 4, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Forced to shut down due to the nationwide COVID-19 lockdown, many educational institutions of the city have resorted to online classes in order to make up for the time lost due to the lockdown. Most private educational institutions of the city that run under-graduate, post-graduate, technical, professional and other courses, have already started virtual…

When a ‘friend’ is in need…
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When a ‘friend’ is in need…

April 1, 2020

Dogs are said to be man’s best friend. Pets at home are generally given all attention and care. But missing that attention and care are these stray dogs that wag their tails to anyone who shows a little affection towards them. Now, with the nation under lockdown, these street buddies are missing their daily dose…

How does Mysuru look during a lockdown? Take a look
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How does Mysuru look during a lockdown? Take a look

March 31, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: While circles, squares and other rangoli and geometrical designs are  drawn outside shops, supermarkets, open markets, pharmacies and such other places with public presence to maintain social distancing in India’s fight against the Coronavirus, the prominent landmarks, hotels, monuments, Statue Circles and Streets wore a deserted look on the sixth day of the 21-day…

Holidays for teachers extended till Apr. 11
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Holidays for teachers extended till Apr. 11

March 31, 2020

Summer holidays from Apr. 12 Mysore/Mysuru: Holidays for all school teachers which was announced till Mar. 31 to prevent the spread of Coronavirus has been extended up to Apr. 11 and summer holidays will commence from Apr. 12. The teaching and non-teaching staff have been instructed to provide their mobile phone numbers and their home…

Seven markets at various places in Mysuru from today
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Seven markets at various places in Mysuru from today

March 31, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: In a bid to prevent rush at vegetable market at Dasara Exhibition Grounds and also to prevent the spread of Coronavirus, the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) has decided to decentralise the vegetable market to seven different locations in city and appoint officials in-charge of them. The markets will function from 6 pm today. The…

Mysuru Mirchi supplies free food to the elderly and needy
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Mysuru Mirchi supplies free food to the elderly and needy

March 30, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: With nationwide lockdown, it is the senior citizens, homeless, orphans, daily wage workers and many similar ones who are facing difficulties in these extreme conditions.   Mysuru, which is referred to as pensioner’s paradise, houses a good number of senior citizens for obvious reasons. The inevitable lockdown, a measure of social distancing to fight COVID-19,…

Food from the heart during COVID times
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Food from the heart during COVID times

March 29, 2020

Volunteers distribute food, water bottles, and blankets  Mysore/Mysuru: Promising that none would sleep hungry, a number of volunteers and individuals are spot-distributing food on the streets, in front of bus stands, railway station and in front of hospitals. The lockdown period has made it easy for the rich and the elite to live a livelihood…

Love for mutton during lockdown in Mysuru
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Love for mutton during lockdown in Mysuru

March 29, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Mysureans love mutton and this was proved on Sunday (Mar. 29) as despite lockdown, people queued up in front of very few mutton shops that were open to get their share of the red meat.  Serpentine queues were witnessed in front of meat stalls at K.G. Koppal, Hootagalli, Vontikoppal, Paduvarahalli, Devaraja Mohalla and N.R….

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