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Mysuru party-goers head to sands in Goa
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Mysuru party-goers head to sands in Goa

December 31, 2021

Full flight occupancy from Mysuru to Goa; one more additional flight soon Mysore/Mysuru: With only a double dose vaccination rule in Goa, Mysureans have been flying to the golden sands of Goa to usher in the New Year. Since the last week, flights to Goa have reported full occupancy and there is a great demand….

KSRTC introduces new Mysuru-Panaji Express bus service
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KSRTC introduces new Mysuru-Panaji Express bus service

November 6, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: In one more inter-State bus service to Goa, the Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) Mysuru Rural Division on Friday introduced a new Mysuru-Panaji Express (Vegadoota) bus service. The bus will travel on the route – Mysuru-Nagamangala- Mayasandra-Turuvekere-Chikkanayakanahalli-Huliyar-Hosadurga-Holalkere-Davanagere- Hubbali, to reach Panaji, Goa’s capital. The bus leaves Mysuru at 3 pm daily and reaches…

Mysuru-Goa flight in high demand
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Mysuru-Goa flight in high demand

December 31, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: With lots of restriction on New Year celebrations in city, Mysuru party revellers are heading towards Goa to welcome 2021 in their own style. Mysuru Airport Director R. Manjunath told SOM that since last one month, the occupancy rate had been around 90 percent on both directions. In fact, this has emerged as one…

Wins Best Institution Award from NCC Karnataka and Goa
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Wins Best Institution Award from NCC Karnataka and Goa

February 10, 2020

Suttur: The NCC Army unit of JSS High School, Suttur, has been accorded the ‘First Best Institution’ award by the NCC Karnataka and Goa for the year 2020. This is the fifth consecutive time that NCC Army unit of JSS High School is winning the award. The NCC Army unit of the JSS High School,…

Goa, the Land of Cathedrals and Cashew Nuts
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Goa, the Land of Cathedrals and Cashew Nuts

February 1, 2020

By Prof. A.V. Narasimha Murthy, former Head, Department of Ancient History & Archaeology, University of Mysore Recently, and to be precise a week from 20th December 2019, we were in Goa. The reason was that the first batch of medical students of Adichunchanagiri Medical College and Research Institute at Mandya had decided to meet at…

Mysureans complete Ironman Championship in Goa
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Mysureans complete Ironman Championship in Goa

October 22, 2019

One qualifies for World Championship 2020 to be held in New Zealand Five Mysureans — Veera Manikanta, Abdul Hannan Khan, Dr. Sujeeth Shetty, B.N. Sudindra and Manju Ganesh — participated  and successfully completed ‘Ironman 70.3,’ India’s first triathlon race held in Goa on Oct.20. An Ironman 70.3, also known as a Half Ironman, is one…

Pramod Sawant sworn-in as Goa CM at 2 am
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Pramod Sawant sworn-in as Goa CM at 2 am

March 19, 2019

Panaji: Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) Pramod Sawant took oath as the Chief Minister of Goa in a ceremony held at 2 am today, as the saffron party managed to keep its allies together after hectic negotiations all through the day. Sawant will have two deputies — unprecedented for the tiny seaside State. One is from…

Activists stage demo against Goa CM
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Activists stage demo against Goa CM

October 4, 2017

Mysuru: Strongly condemning the Goa Government’s action of razing down homes of Kannadigas who were living in Goa for decades, nearly 50 Kannada activists under the banner of Mysuru Zilla Kannada Chaluvaligarara Sangha staged a demonstration in front of Mahatma Gandhi’s bust opposite the Law Courts Complex here this morning. The protestors hanged the effigy…

Parrikar wins floor test in Goa Assembly
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Parrikar wins floor test in Goa Assembly

March 16, 2017

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar won the trust vote in the 40-member Assembly with 23 MLAs backing him. One Congress MLA Vishwajit Rane abstained from voting, bringing down the required majority mark to 20. NCP’s Churchill Alemao also voted in favour of the BJP Government. Later, speaking to mediapersons, Parrikar said that the resolution motion…

SC clears Manohar Parrikar’s swearing-in as Goa CM
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SC clears Manohar Parrikar’s swearing-in as Goa CM

March 14, 2017

Orders floor test on Thursday; Congress says it has the numbers In a big setback for Congress, the Supreme Court today ordered that a floor test in Goa be held on Thursday morning, refusing to stay the swearing-in ceremony of Manohar Parrikar as Chief Minister today evening. The BJP has been invited to form the…

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