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Lack of direction signboards worries outstation visitors
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Lack of direction signboards worries outstation visitors

Mysore:  Lack of direction signboards at important tourist spots and junctions on all major roads and entry and exit points worries tourists, in particular outstation visitors — and this despite Mysuru being one of the tourist hotspots. Visitors have to depend upon passers-by for directions and due to language problem, tourists from other States face…

Her cent percent confidence helps her get 100 in Maths
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Her cent percent confidence helps her get 100 in Maths

Evaluator’s bungling in totalling deprives city SSLC student of 30 marks Mysuru: The SSLC results announced on Apr.30 had M. Meghana, a student of Sadvidya High School, smiling when it came to the marks in all the five subjects, except the one in Mathematics which made her drop her jaw. After all, she had scored…

Woman gang-raped on Mysuru outskirts
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Woman gang-raped on Mysuru outskirts

Mysore:  In a shocking incident, a woman was allegedly gang-raped last night by three men in a drunken stupor on the city outskirts. The Jayapura Police have registered a case and taking the incident seriously, the Police have formed three teams to hunt for the perpetrators. Mysuru Superintendent of Police Amit Singh told Star of…

A Mysuru History Book in US Library
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A Mysuru History Book in US Library

Readers and members visiting a prestigious library in San Francisco, USA, will know something about the past history and culture of Mysore with the addition of the book, “Mysuru Memories — The Old City of Mysuru,” to its collection. The book, authored by Gouri Satya, a senior journalist and a regular columnist of Star of…

No KRS water to VC Canal from May 8
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No KRS water to VC Canal from May 8

Water only for drinking to Mysuru, Mandya and Bengaluru Mysore: Though mercury level is on the rise, there is some hope when it comes to drinking water storage in Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Reservoir in Mandya. Water level at the Dam stands now at 84.21 feet, just enough to fulfil the drinking water needs. The…

State puts Cap on School Bag weight
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State puts Cap on School Bag weight

Bans homework for Class 1 and 2 students; Every Third Saturday will be ‘No Bag Day’ Mysore: The State Government has stepped in to reduce homework for school students and restrict the weight of their school bags. The weight of the school bag has been in debate for years and experts have often opined that…

City schools already have ‘No Bag Day’
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City schools already have ‘No Bag Day’

Mysore: Much ahead of the Department of Primary and Secondary Education issuing a circular stating that every third Saturday of a month must be observed as a ‘No Bag Day’, certain schools in Mysuru have already put this system into practice. Speaking to Star of Mysore, Principal of Vijaya Vittala School S.P. Asha said that…

Heritage Fest at ISKCON in city from July 17
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Heritage Fest at ISKCON in city from July 17

11-day inter-school cultural competition for students Mysuru:  ISKCON, Mysore, will celebrate India’s rich culture and tradition with school children of the city participating in the Heritage Fest. This festival is a 11-day inter-school cultural competition which will be held at ISKCON, Jayanagar from July 17 to 28.   It is open for all students from Class…

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