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Alleged cheating by creating fake documents: Cases registered against four Assistant Professors
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Alleged cheating by creating fake documents: Cases registered against four Assistant Professors

January 8, 2020

Mysuru/Mysore: Following directions from the Third JMFC Court, K.R. Police have registered cases against four Assistant Professors for allegedly cheating a private company by creating fake documents pertaining to loan repayment. Cases have been registered against 43-year-old Mallesh of Gundlupet Government College, 45-year-old Kumar of Mandya Government Women’s College, 40-year-old Vijay of K.R. Nagar Government…

Staff foils theft at jewellery store
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Staff foils theft at jewellery store

January 4, 2020

Accused was wearing helmet and brandishing machete; CCTV camera captures incident Mysuru/Mysore : An attempt to loot a jewellery store by a helmet-wearing youth was foiled by the staff, who threw a metal stool on the youth and raised alarm forcing the youth to leave back the machete (long) he was brandishing and flee from…

Mysuru placed Ninth in Clean City Quarterly Ranking
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Mysuru placed Ninth in Clean City Quarterly Ranking

January 2, 2020

Results will not impact National-level ranking, clarifies MCC National-level survey of cleanliness to begin from Jan. 4 Mysuru/Mysore: Mysuru has been ranked ninth in the Swachh Survekshan-2020 League (quarterly) that was conducted between April and June 2019. The city was considered under the population category of one lakh to 10 lakh.   The overall ranking of…

City guzzles Rs. 8 crore worth liquor in 2 days
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City guzzles Rs. 8 crore worth liquor in 2 days

January 1, 2020

Mysuru/Mysore: Despite economic downturn, devotees of Bacchus (Roman God of wine) continued to splurge on liquor during the last days of 2019, resulting in unprecedented revenue for the State Excise Department. The Department is expected to end the year on an all-time high with liquor sales reaching Rs. 600 crore in the last ten days….

Fake tourist guides fleece visitors
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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…

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