Tag: COVID-19 lockdown

Ban on entry to Brindavan Gardens continues
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Ban on entry to Brindavan Gardens continues

September 1, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: The hopes of lakhs of tourists that the world famous Brindavan Gardens of KRS Dam will open up for them from Sept.1 has been dashed at least for now, as the Government has not given permission for the re-opening of the Gardens for tourists. The KRS Dam was shut for tourists in March following…

‘Lockdown helped me discover new melodies’
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‘Lockdown helped me discover new melodies’

August 31, 2020

Sarod Maestro Amjad Ali Khan dwells on pandemic, education, music at virtual Mysuru Literature Festival-2020 Mysore/Mysuru: The ‘Wafts of Melody’ virtual session last evening held as part of the fifth day of Mysuru Literature Festival-2020 that had Sarod Maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan on the panel was a mixture of topics from music, education, family…

Sound and Lighting System owners seek relief package
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Sound and Lighting System owners seek relief package

August 31, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Urging the State Government to provide them with Corona Relief Package as given to others with financial issues due to outbreak of COVID-19 and ensuing lockdown, about 30 members of Mysuru City (District) Electrical Lightings and Sound System Owners Association staged a protest in front of the Deputy Commissioner’s (DC) Office here this morning….

No schools, colleges till Sept. 30
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No schools, colleges till Sept. 30

August 30, 2020

New Delhi: In Unlock 4.0, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has issued new guidelines for opening of more activities in areas outside the containment zones, which will come into effect from Sept 1. As per new guidelines, the power of declaring lockdown by States / Union Territories has been withdrawn. Salient features of Unlock…

Orchestra artistes seek financial aid
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Orchestra artistes seek financial aid

August 28, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Orchestra singers, artistes and technicians, under the banner of Gaanagandharva Kalabalaga Trust, staged a demonstration in front of the Deputy Commissioner’s Office in city on Wednesday. The protestors demanded financial support from the Government as they are left with no other means of livelihood due to COVID-19 outbreak and the subsequent lockdown. Maintaining that…

KSRTC Volvo buses yet to hit the streets post lockdown relaxation
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KSRTC Volvo buses yet to hit the streets post lockdown relaxation

August 23, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Three months after the State-run KSRTC resumed operation of buses following relaxation in COVID-19 enforced nationwide lockdown, Volvo Air-Conditioned (AC) Luxury buses of Mysuru Rural Division are yet to hit the streets due to poor commuter patronisation. As there is a common assumption that the deadly Novel Coronavirus is airbone and an AC system…

Tourist bus owners, drivers stage protest
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Tourist bus owners, drivers stage protest

August 20, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: More than 30 tourist bus owners, drivers and owners-cum-drivers, under the banner of Mysuru District Tourist Bus Owners’ Association, staged a protest near Deputy Commissioner’s Office this morning urging for fulfilment of their various demands. They said that COVID-19 pandemic had caused severe financial crisis due to lack of business causing a lot of…

No regular trains till Sept. 30
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No regular trains till Sept. 30

August 12, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Barring the operation of Special trains, the Railways has extend the ban on the running of regular trains till Sept. 30 in the wake of rapid spread of COVID-19 pandemic.  Earlier, the Railways had said that the ban will be in force till Aug.12. But with no signs of the pandemic abating and also…

Guest Lecturers continue weekly protest
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Guest Lecturers continue weekly protest

August 12, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Continuing their weekly protest (every Tuesday) seeking fulfilment of their various demands, which chiefly included payment of wages for lockdown period and job security, Guest Lecturers, under the banner of Government First Grade Colleges Guest Lecturers State Co-ordination Committee, staged a demonstration in front of the Deputy Commissioner’s office here yesterday. Stating that more…

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