Tag: M.T. Yogesh Kumar

Natural solution to malaria: Breed fish to feed on larvae
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Natural solution to malaria: Breed fish to feed on larvae

May 23, 2022

Health Department launches district-wide plan 120 water-storing open tanks set up By M.T. Yogesh Kumar Mysore/Mysuru: Destroying mosquito larvae with the help of fish is not only environmentally friendly but an effective measure too. Mysuru malaria control authorities are increasingly resorting to a method introduced by the British in 1908 to check the disease: Rearing…

City War Memorial work order issued
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City War Memorial work order issued

May 8, 2022

To come up at five-acre Public Park (old Parade Ground) adjacent to DC’s Office By M.T. Yogesh Kumar Mysore/Mysuru: Twenty-two years after land was reserved for the construction of a grand War Memorial for Mysuru, the work order for the Memorial has been issued. The work order was issued on 25.04.2022 by the Public Works…

In rare event, elephant at Bandipur gives birth to twins
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In rare event, elephant at Bandipur gives birth to twins

April 20, 2022

Mysuru: An elephant at Bandipur Tiger Reserve has given birth to twins, an event said to be extremely rare and a first in India, according to wildlife conservationists. The baby elephants were discovered by a group of safari goers near the old campus on the Mysuru-Ooty Road, close to the Reception Road. The first photo…

Shiva of Gold
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Shiva of Gold

February 28, 2022

A gift from Wadiyars to Sri Trineshwaraswamy Temple and Male Mahadeshwara Temple By M.T. Yogesh Kumar Mahashivarathri, one of the prominent Hindu festivals is celebrated by worshipping Lord Shiva. Every year, the festival is celebrated on Krishna Paksha Chaturdashi of Falgun month as per the Hindu calendar and this year, it will be celebrated on…

Town Hall joins list of buildings in peril
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Town Hall joins list of buildings in peril

February 20, 2022

Renovation works worth crores of rupees caught in legal wrangles By M.T. Yogesh Kumar Mysore/Mysuru: The undue delay in the renovation of the famed century-old Town Hall — Sri Rangacharlu Memorial Hall — is costing the heritage building dear and it has joined the list of neglected heritage structures in Mysuru. If the neglect continues…

Shattering  Stereotypes
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Shattering Stereotypes

February 16, 2022

City’s women auto drivers fight odds to make a living By M.T. Yogesh Kumar Traditional auto-rickshaws have always remained heavily male-dominated. Of late, there are many women who have shattered the stereotypes and have been performing the duties of auto drivers, sometimes even better than their male counterparts. Though they face plenty of gender bias…

Rhesus monkey spotted on tree at Nagarahole
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Rhesus monkey spotted on tree at Nagarahole

February 6, 2022

But for Andhra Pradesh & Telangana, there are no records of its habitat in South India By M.T. Yogesh Kumar Mysore/Mysuru: Safari goers at Nagarahole Tiger Reserve from Veeranahosahalli Gate, were a thrilled lot after spotting a Rhesus monkey perched on an old tree branch. It is for the first time this species has been…

150 Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Stations proposed in five districts
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150 Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Stations proposed in five districts

December 14, 2021

By M.T. Yogesh Kumar Mysore/Mysuru: Mysuru-based Chamundeshwari Electricity Supply Corporation Limited (CESC) that manages distribution of electricity in five districts of Mysuru, Chamarajanagar, Mandya, Hassan and Kodagu has sent a proposal to the State Government identifying 150 Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Stations in five districts. Among them, 10 charging stations will come up on Mysuru-Bengaluru…

Festival brings no light to clay diya-makers
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Festival brings no light to clay diya-makers

November 4, 2021

Diminishing demand, cheap Chinese lamps leave traditional potters in the lurch By M.T. Yogesh Kumar Cheap, colourful and attractive Chinese lights in the market have affected the livelihood and income of clay craftsmen (potters) badly. Potters in and around Mysuru say that for the past several years during Deepavali festival, Chinese lights are more in…

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