Tag: Coronavirus scare

Infosys begins evacuation of over 10,000 trainees from Mysuru
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Infosys begins evacuation of over 10,000 trainees from Mysuru

March 19, 2020

KSRTC to ply 20 buses from Infy campus every day till Apr. 2 Mysore/Mysuru: In view of the Coronavirus scare, IT major Infosys, which has its biggest campus in the city of Mysuru, has begun evacuating trainees from its Global Education Centre here from yesterday. The IT giant has sought the help of KSRTC to…

PM Narendra Modi to address Nation tonight at 8
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PM Narendra Modi to address Nation tonight at 8

March 19, 2020

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the Nation at 8 pm today (Mar. 19) on the situation arising out of Coronavirus outbreak and the efforts to combat it, the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO)  said yesterday. “PM Shri @narendramodi will address the nation on 19th March 2020 at 8 PM, during which he will…

Corona fear: Special measures for SSLC exams from Mar. 27
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Corona fear: Special measures for SSLC exams from Mar. 27

March 18, 2020

Exam supervisors, custodians to be trained on handling students with virus symptoms  Mysore/Mysuru: In the wake of COVID-19 outbreak, the District Administration has taken special steps to monitor SSLC examinations, scheduled to commence in the State on Mar. 27. Over 12,000 students will write the exams in Mysuru. There are over 300 chief of exams…

COVID-19 Scare: Mysuru Police guidelines for public
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COVID-19 Scare: Mysuru Police guidelines for public

March 17, 2020

Mysuru/Mysore: In the wake of spread of COVID-19( Coronavirus), as a precautionary measure to prevent large public gatherings, City Police Commissioner Dr. Chandragupta has invoked part 3 of Section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code (Cr.PC) in Mysuru city, prohibiting mass gatherings for religious events. This prohibitory order is applicable till further notice. Accordingly, City…

No hand sanitisers available in crowded Sub-Registrar Offices
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No hand sanitisers available in crowded Sub-Registrar Offices

March 17, 2020

Mysuru/Mysore: Amidst the District Administration issuing fresh guidelines to combat Coronavirus spread, Sub-Registrar Offices in city were functioning as usual this morning with almost no precautionary measures. Nearly 1,000 visitors come to Sub-Registrar offices everyday for registration of properties, marriage and other such services. The office located near Vijayanagar Water Tank was crowded as usual…

Visitors banned at Mysuru Jail
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Visitors banned at Mysuru Jail

March 17, 2020

Mysuru/Mysore: Family members of inmates, visitors and advocates are banned from entering Mysuru Jail since yesterday and a notice in this regard has been put up at the entrance to the jail. Disclosing this to Star of Mysore, Chief Superintendent of Mysuru Central Prisons K.C. Divyashree said that two isolation cells have been created at…

COVID-19 silences venues buzzing with people
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COVID-19 silences venues buzzing with people

March 17, 2020

Manasagangothri: Even as the sprawling Manasagangothri premises wears a deserted look with campus closed for public and Mysore University having already declared a holiday for students due to COVID-19 scare, a security guard on duty at the entrance of the campus was seen wearing handkerchief as safety mask. Lingambudhi Lake: In the wake of the…

Kukkarahalli Lake to be shut from tomorrow
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Kukkarahalli Lake to be shut from tomorrow

March 16, 2020

Manasagangothri campus closed for public Mysore/Mysuru: Even as the popular Karanji Lake Nature Park and Lingambudhi Lake on the outskirts of the city have been shut for a week for visitors and joggers in view of the Coronavirus scare, it is now the turn of another popular Lake of the city — Kukkarahalli Lake.  Kukkarahalli…

COVID-19 clampdown: Mysuru tourism hit hard
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COVID-19 clampdown: Mysuru tourism hit hard

March 15, 2020

Hotel bookings come down to all time low; tour cancellations peak Mysuru/Mysore: Amidst the challenge of curbing the Novel Coronavirus pandemic and the Government’s order on Friday to close down places of commerce like malls, theatres and social assembly for a week to prevent COVID-19 from spreading, the city tourism economy has taken a hit…

Mysuru Zoo, Mysore Palace shut Karanji Lake too closed down
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Mysuru Zoo, Mysore Palace shut Karanji Lake too closed down

March 15, 2020

Mysuru/Mysore:  As a precautionary measure to contain the COVID-19  spread, the Zoo Authority of Karnataka (ZAK) has ordered shut down of Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysuru Zoo) and Karanji Lake Nature Park in city for nine days from today (Mar.15) till Mar.23. The ZAK Has also ordered closure of Bannerghatta National Park at Bengaluru and…

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