Tag: Mysore

Fake tourist guides fleece visitors
News

Fake tourist guides fleece visitors

December 10, 2019

Audio announcement at Palace warns tourists Mysuru: Fake tourist guides are running a cartel in city where tourists are misguided and taken to various private business establishments and entertainment zones for the handsome commission they offer besides fleecing them.  Out-of-State tourists or outstation visitors are dissuaded from visiting the Mysore Palace and other locations of…

Abhishek’s killer fled to Los Angeles after murder
News

Abhishek’s killer fled to Los Angeles after murder

November 30, 2019

San Bernardino Police say that the Afro-American origin gunman was deranged Mysuru/Mysore: The San Bernardino Police have traced the killer of Abhishek Sudhesh Bhat who was murdered in a motel in San Bernardino, California, east of Los Angeles. Abhishek, a resident of Kuvempunagar in city, was pursuing his Master’s in Computer Science at California State…

KRS makes history
News

KRS makes history

November 19, 2019

For the first time in 86 years, water level at the dam remains at its maximum level of 124.80 ft. for 96 days straight Mysuru:  The Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam in Srirangapatna taluk of Mandya District, located about fifteen kms from Mysuru city, is all set to create a new record of sorts as…

KRS rainfall breaks 34-year record
News

KRS rainfall breaks 34-year record

November 10, 2019

Mysuru: Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) in Srirangapatna taluk of Mandya district, where the world famous KRS Dam is built across River Cauvery, received a record rainfall of 166.8 mm in a 12-hour period from  7 pm on Friday (Nov.8) to 7 am on Saturday (Nov.9). This breaks the 34-year record. Rain water measuring gauge installed…

Nearing century, Varsity Union  building cries for attention
Feature Articles

Nearing century, Varsity Union building cries for attention

October 27, 2019

By Gouri Satya, Sr.Journalist Though authorities claim Mysuru as a ‘Heritage City’, the erstwhile royal city is facing the threat of losing its edifices fast and soon. Many heritage structures stand neglected with no up-keep, projecting their dismal condition. The latest addition to the list of such neglected structures is the Maharaja’s College Union Building,…

Encroachments endanger lives of pedestrians
News

Encroachments endanger lives of pedestrians

October 25, 2019

Footpath vendors  near ever-busy suburban bus stand force pedestrians to walk on road  Mysore: Pedestrians are forced to walk on the ever-busy suburban bus stand road endangering their lives as the footpath is encroached by hawkers. Large scale encroachment of the footpath on the stretch in front of St. Bartholomew’s Church near the bus stand…

Good response for e-waste collection
News

Good response for e-waste collection

October 17, 2019

2,327 kgs of electronic waste gathered last month Mysuru:  The initiative of e-waste collection launched by Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) on 17th of every month has yielded positive results and last month, over 2,327 kgs of e-waste was collected. The initiative is called ‘E to G’ (Electronic waste to Green).  The drive was launched last…

President Kovind in city tonight
News

President Kovind in city tonight

October 10, 2019

To take part in JC Wadiyar’s Birth Centenary at Mysore Palace To lay foundation stone for JSS-AHER Global Campus Traffic ban on Nanjangud Road during VVIP’s Temple visit Vehicular movement to Chamundi Hill also restricted Mysuru:  Mysuru is all set to receive President Ram Nath Kovind who will be on a two-day visit from today….

Power snag: Three trains stranded
News

Power snag: Three trains stranded

October 3, 2019

Mayiladuturai, Tuticorin and Hampi Express held up for over an hour Mysuru: Failure of Overhead Equipment (OHE) as a result of the tripping of Overhead Traction Cable between Pandavapura and Mysuru (Yeliyur Power Station) delayed three electric trains plying between Mysuru and Bengaluru this morning, severely inconveniencing office-goers and tourists heading towards Mysuru for Dasara….

City of Lights
News

City of Lights

September 30, 2019

Tourists hail illumination as magical and spellbinding  Weekend crowd cause traffic jams across city Mysuru: Dasara illumination and lightscape art installations across the city is taking tourists and city residents by storm and drawing thousands of visitors onto the streets after dark. People are raving about the lightings calling it “one of the most amazing…

1 2 3 5
ABOUT

Mysuru’s favorite and largest circulated English evening daily has kept the citizens of Mysuru informed and entertained since 1978. Over the past 41 years, Star of Mysore has been the newspaper that Mysureans reach for every evening to know about the happenings in Mysuru city. The newspaper has feature rich articles and dedicated pages targeted at readers across the demographic spectrum of Mysuru city. With a readership of over 2,50,000 Star of Mysore has been the best connection between it’s readers and their leaders; between advertisers and customers; between Mysuru and Mysureans.

CONTACT

Academy News Papers Private Limited, Publishers, Star of Mysore & Mysuru Mithra, 15-C, Industrial ‘A’ Layout, Bannimantap, Mysuru-570015. Phone no. – 0821 249 6520

To advertise on Star of Mysore, email us at

Online Edition: [email protected]
Print Editon: [email protected]
For News/Press Release: [email protected]