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Sewing success in times of COVID-19
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Sewing success in times of COVID-19

April 4, 2021

Mysuru women to stitch 16 lakh cloth bags to be distributed among residents By M.T. Yogesh Kumar Strict enforcement of plastic ban will commence from tomorrow (Apr. 5) in Mysuru. The Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) officials have also issued warning to the shopkeepers not to sell the banned single-use plastic items in future, failing which…

Mysuru’s woman purohit blows the conch on change
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Mysuru’s woman purohit blows the conch on change

March 23, 2021

80 next-generation female purohits-in-the-making under Dr. P. Bhramarambha Maheshwari By M.T. Yogesh Kumar Women priests in India are not unusual, they are not the norm either. There are no curbs on women from becoming priests either. A closer reading of ancient texts first written in the 15th century indicates their presence and involvement in several rituals. …

Egg brings luck to Mysuru Brothers
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Egg brings luck to Mysuru Brothers

March 5, 2021

Duo prepares 30 varieties of lip-smacking dishes By M.T. Yogesh Kumar [Pics. by M.N. Lakshminarayana Yadav] Egg has transformed lives of two youths. Their hard work, perseverance and love for experiments have made people to come and taste over 30 varieties of snacks made from eggs. Girish and Manish, sons of late Appanna and residents…

‘Human-animal conflict cases on the decline in forest fringes’
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‘Human-animal conflict cases on the decline in forest fringes’

February 21, 2021

Wildlife Conservation Foundation holds awareness camp for final year Journalism students Mysore/Mysuru: Post-Graduate students of Department of Mass Communication and Journalism, University of Mysore (UoM), visited villages situated on forest borders and interacted with villagers regarding steps followed to check human-animal conflict. This was as part of ‘environment awareness’ camp organised on behalf of Wildlife…

My name is Shashi… Am an Advocate
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My name is Shashi… Am an Advocate

February 16, 2021

By M.T. Yogesh Kumar It was a disturbed childhood. A boy faced ignominy, pain, shame, humiliation due to hormonal changes in his body. But took everything as challenge, studied law and became the city’s first transgender advocate. This is the story of Shashi alias Shashikumar, a resident of Jayanagar, Mysuru, who struggled a lot to…

‘Madhyama Ratna’ award conferred
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‘Madhyama Ratna’ award conferred

February 10, 2021

Former MP V.S. Ugrappa (extreme left) presented ‘Madhyama Ratna’ award to (sitting from left) Star of Mysore senior reporter M.T. Yogesh Kumar (MTY), journalists Saragur Dasegowda and Krishnamurthy L. Kulkarni of Dharwad at ‘Suggi Sambrahma-2021’ event organised by Manjushree Samskrutika Seva Trust at Ravindra Kalashektra in Bengaluru on Sunday last. Others seen are Hassan Zilla…

Mysuru’s industrial scene set to change
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Mysuru’s industrial scene set to change

January 31, 2021

ITC to establish pure nicotine production plant Aditya Birla Group to set up paint factory Rich’s Private Ltd. to launch ready-to-eat food factory All manufacturing units are coming up at Immavu in Nanjangud taluk By M.T. Yogesh Kumar Mysore/Mysuru: At a time when many industries and companies in Mysuru are mulling closure or diversification, thanks…

Mysuru’s War Memorial taking shape in Chamarajanagar
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Mysuru’s War Memorial taking shape in Chamarajanagar

January 17, 2021

By M.T. Yogesh Kumar Mysore/Mysuru: After a long wait, the construction of a War Memorial in city is finally seeing the light of the day with high-quality black granite stones being cut and shaped in Chamarajanagar. The State Government has already released Rs.50 lakh for the project that is estimated to cost Rs.1.41 crore. The…

Bandipur visitor area  spruced up
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Bandipur visitor area spruced up

January 7, 2021

Pergolas, walkways, artistic arches greet visitors Senna spectabilis weed wood aesthetically shaped and designed to beautify cottage, dormitory area By M.T. Yogesh Kumar Bandipur Tiger Reserve, known for tigers, leopards and elephants and a host of other wild fauna and flora, is witnessing a surge in tourist footfall these days and on an average 500…

Tulsidas Hospital  paves way for a hi-tech facility
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Tulsidas Hospital paves way for a hi-tech facility

December 29, 2020

100-bed infrastructure ready; waits for equipment, staff  By M.T. Yogesh Kumar A 69-year-old maternity hospital has paved way for a high-tech hospital in city and is waiting for modern equipment, service-minded doctors and staff to fill the sections. Thousands of Mysureans have taken birth at this hospital and the new spacious structure is the result…

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