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COVID-19 scare: Mysuru yoga tourism hit
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COVID-19 scare: Mysuru yoga tourism hit

March 11, 2020

Foreign yoga students cancel bookings; existing students extend their stay Mysuru/Mysore: As the extensive spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) has been confirmed in foreign countries, yoga studios in city that get a lot of foreign students say they are feeling the burn. While many centres have cancelled their yoga lessons till May this year, others have…

MCC Health Panel inspects medical stores, checks masks
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MCC Health Panel inspects medical stores, checks masks

March 11, 2020

Mysuru/Mysore: Following complaints from the public that a few medical stores were selling masks at exorbitant prices, the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) Standing Committee on Health, led by its President Gopi, visited a few medical stores on Dhanvantri Road this morning and conducted an inspection. The Committee members checked the masks and collected information pertaining…

Awareness on Cancer and Coronavirus at Women’s Day celebration by ODP
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Awareness on Cancer and Coronavirus at Women’s Day celebration by ODP

March 11, 2020

Mysuru/Mysore: Awareness on Cancer and Coronavirus was created during the International Women’s Day celebration organised by the Organisation for the Development of People (ODP) at St. Philomena’s College Indoor Stadium in city yesterday. Addressing the gathering, Chief Radiation Oncologist of Bharath Hospital and Institute of Oncology, Mysuru, Dr. Vishweshwara and Karnataka State Open University (KSOU)…

Coronavirus Conference cancelled because of Coronavirus
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Coronavirus Conference cancelled because of Coronavirus

March 11, 2020

New York: So much for keeping business rolling during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) has cancelled a roundtable called “Doing Business Under Coronavirus” scheduled for Friday in the city due to the spread of the infection itself.  CFR has also cancelled other in-person conferences that were scheduled from Mar. 11…

COVID-19: No holiday for Schools in District
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COVID-19: No holiday for Schools in District

March 10, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Even as Karnataka reported its first COVID-19 case in Bengaluru yesterday and with the State Government announcing a week-long holiday (Mar.10 to 17) for classes from Pre-Nursery to 5th standard in BBMP and Bengaluru Rural District limits, the Education authorities in Mysuru said there will be no such holiday in the district. Speaking to…

Tanveer Sait urges State to shut schools, colleges
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Tanveer Sait urges State to shut schools, colleges

March 9, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Senior Congress MLA and former Minister Tanveer Sait has urged the State Government to declare a holiday to schools and colleges as precautionary measure amid COVID-19 scare. In a letter written to Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa and to Minister for Primary and Secondary Education Suresh Kumar yesterday, he said that there is no time…

Poultry industry feels the pinch as prices fall
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Poultry industry feels the pinch as prices fall

March 9, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: COVID-19 and bird flu scare have sent prices of poultry products plummeting with the bird meat being sold for as low as Rs. 110 per kg in Mysuru. “The sales have gone down drastically and we cannot return the chicken to farms, therefore we are forced to sell them at cheaper prices,” said V….

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