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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…

Mysuru slips to 21st place in SSLC result
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Mysuru slips to 21st place in SSLC result

Mysuru: In a dismal performance, Mysuru has slipped to 21st place from as high as eighth last year, in the SSLC exam results that were announced here this afternoon in Bengaluru by Tanveer Sait, Minister for Primary and Secondary Education. The overall pass percentage in the State this year is 67.87 per cent, a drop…

Polyglots Vs Pundits
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Polyglots Vs Pundits

Vying for adding the land’s languages to the list of official languages, numbering 22 as of now and according classical status, eight having already emerged, seems to have taken back seat currently in the circles of both pundits and activists in different regions of the country. There is no guarantee that the craving for both…

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New Subway, lifts, free Wi-Fi services at Mysuru Railway Station

The facilities at Mysuru station include a 65-metre subway that connects all the platforms and two lifts with a carrying capacity of 20 persons at Platforms 2-3 and 4-5 and free Wi-Fi facility. In Bengaluru, the projects included 3 lifts and one escalator and free Wi-Fi facility. A new train between Bengaluru and Hasan was…

New team of JITO Mysore installed
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New team of JITO Mysore installed

Jain International Trade Organisation (JITO), Mysore Chapter, had organised a function at MMC&RI Platinum Jubilee Hall in J.K. Grounds here on Sunday for the installation and oath taking ceremony of the new team of JITO, Mysore Chapter, for the year 2017-19. Speaking on the occasion, Rajendra Gandhi, Chairman, Karnataka, Kerala and Goa (KKG) Zone, said…

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