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President Kovind in city tonight
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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
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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
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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…

Mysuru gets its first e-waste Drop Box
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Mysuru gets its first e-waste Drop Box

September 26, 2019

Bin to be installed at Saraswathipuram Head Post Office Mysuru:  In a first for the Cultural Capital, an e-waste bin will be installed at Saraswathipuram Head Post Office on Sept. 27 (tomorrow) at 2 pm. The initiative, bE-Responsible, has already been successfully implemented in Bengaluru since 2016 by NGO Saahas and Environmental Synergies in Development…

Overnight rain: Life disrupted in city
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Overnight rain: Life disrupted in city

September 24, 2019

Nightmare for motorists to drive on potholed roads Mysuru: The rains that lashed the city whole of last night has thrown normal life out of gear in a few places, as water entered houses in low lying areas and the storm water drains overflowed. Rain water entered houses in Vidyaranyapuram’s Dharam Singh Colony and Devaraj…

Mysuru responds to distress call
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Mysuru responds to distress call

August 11, 2019

NGOs, Associations donate relief materials to flood victims Mysore:  Mysureans and the District Administration have responded overwhelmingly to the distress call of flood victims. ‘Welcome Home Kits’ are being provided to the distressed lot when they return home from the relief camps. The authorities have introduced four different kits — one for the family, for…

Red Alert: Areas downstream in danger as KRS gates open
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Red Alert: Areas downstream in danger as KRS gates open

August 10, 2019

Mysore/ Kushalnagar: The Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam has reached the 112 feet mark this morning and the Dam authorities have released 50,000 cusecs. Villagers living in downstream areas have been warned not to venture into the river as water will be in full force and sudden. A red alert has been issued.  A team…

Street Stories: What’s in a Street? Name and Fame
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Street Stories: What’s in a Street? Name and Fame

July 27, 2019

Googling Mysuru Heritage Streets indicates long stretches of roads connecting main roads and thoroughfares with many small and lesser-known streets with its sections still referred to by old names. This dichotomy and historical ecosphere is sprinkled across the map of Mysuru and there is a mix of the archaic and avant-garde names, where British officials…

Horse dung smell nauseates visitors to Palace
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Horse dung smell nauseates visitors to Palace

July 26, 2019

Mysuru: The horses being tied in the premises outside the world famous Mysore Palace is irritating the tourists. The tourists have nothing against the splendid animals but what they are very unhappy about is the dung of horses land the stink it creates.  The horses are tied daily near the Kote Maramma Temple that lies…

Mysuru-Kushalnagar Railway Line gets Centre nod
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Mysuru-Kushalnagar Railway Line gets Centre nod

July 13, 2019

Project enters Railway ‘Pink Book’ despite stiff opposition from environmentalists  Railway line will start from Belagola and end at Benegal in Mysuru district Train will not enter Kodagu and no damage to forests, say officials New Delhi: Despite repeated  assurances, statements in Parliament and submissions before the Court of Law by the Centre that it…

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