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Legal action if masks, sanitisers sold at higher rates
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Legal action if masks, sanitisers sold at higher rates

March 24, 2020

Mysuru/Mysore: Following COVID-19 scare, the Central Government has fixed Rs. 8 for two ply masks, Rs. 10 for three ply masks and Rs. 100 for a 200ml bottle of sanitiser. Despite the Centre fixing the rates, complaints of masks and sanitisers being sold at exorbitant prices are being received. Hence, legal action would be initiated…

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…

Amid COVID-19 scare…: Bird Flu(H5N1) confirmed in Mysuru
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Amid COVID-19 scare…: Bird Flu(H5N1) confirmed in Mysuru

March 17, 2020

Mysuru/Mysore: Even as the Coronavirus scare has forced partial lockdown in the entire State, the confirmation of Bird Flu (H5N1) has brought more scare among the city residents.  Addressing an emergency press meet at his office here last evening, Deputy Commissioner (DC) Abhiram G. Sankar said that Laboratory test reports on viscera samples of two…

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…

COVID-19 scare: Thermal Screening begins at City Law Courts Complex
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COVID-19 scare: Thermal Screening begins at City Law Courts Complex

March 17, 2020

Courts to take up only emergency cases Mysuru/Mysore: The COVID-19 scare has affected the Judicial proceedings too, with the City Law Courts declaring that only emergency cases will be taken up for hearing. Following a direction by Karnataka High Court Chief Justice A.S. Oka, the High Court Registrar-General Rajendra Badamikar on Sunday had issued a…

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…

Maharashtra to stamp those under home quarantine
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Maharashtra to stamp those under home quarantine

March 17, 2020

Mumbai: In an unprecedented move, the Maharashtra State Government — where maximum Coronavirus cases have been reported — on Monday said it would “stamp” all those who have been sent to home quarantine amid scare over the pandemic. Left hand of those under home quarantine will be stamped to identify them easily, said Health Minister…

No COVID-19 cases reported in the district: DHO
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No COVID-19 cases reported in the district: DHO

March 12, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Even as COVID-19 cases are rising across the country, Mysuru DHO (District Health Officer) Dr. Venkatesh said that no Coronavirus cases have been reported so far from anywhere in the district. Taking part in the monthly KDP (Karnataka Development Programme) Progress Review Meeting  at the Zilla Panchayat (ZP) Office here yesterday, Dr. Venkatesh said…

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…

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