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Women Self Help Groups apprised on Government and MCC facilities
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Women Self Help Groups apprised on Government and MCC facilities

Mysuru: Women Self-Help Groups (SHGs) and local organisations and agencies coming under Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) Ward Numbers 31 and 32 were educated on Government and MCC schemes at a programme organised at Srikanteshwara High School in Kyatamaranahalli here yesterday. Addressing the gathering, DAY-NULM (Deen Dayal Upadhyaya National Urban Livelihood Mission) Community Development Officer Dr….

Lorry with waste materials from Kerala seized
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Lorry with waste materials from Kerala seized

MCC officials take driver into custody Mysuru: A lorry with waste materials from Kerala has been seized by Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) officials, who have taken the lorry driver Jaffer into custody. On Thursday night, tax officials stopped the lorry from Kerala at the Toll Gate and while checking the documents, a bill using the…

Workshop on COTPA Act implementation held
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Workshop on COTPA Act implementation held

Mysuru: In a bid to ensure the health of non-smokers, the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) has come forward to strictly implement the COTPA (Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act), 2013. As part of it, the MCC had organised a training workshop on COTPA Act for its Health Inspectors at a private hotel here on Wednesday….

MP Pratap Simha writes to DC on discrimination in allocation of MCC funds
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MP Pratap Simha writes to DC on discrimination in allocation of MCC funds

Mysuru: Mysuru-Kodagu MP Pratap Simha has written a letter to Deputy Commissioner Abhiram G. Sankar highlighting the discrimination in allocation of MCC funds under various schemes to the City Corporation Wards and unscientific utilisation of grants. In the letter, Pratap Simha said that only 13 percent of the 14th Finance Commission grants was reserved for…

Lalitha Mahal Palace Arch Gate: History Neglected
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Lalitha Mahal Palace Arch Gate: History Neglected

Mysuru: Most of the tourists coming to Mysuru visit the Lalitha Mahal Palace Hotel and spend time in photographing its magnificent interiors, staircases, chandeliers and a host of other icons from the past. Some of them shell out thousands of dollars to stay in the hotel to experience royalty etched in every bit and every…

Vishwamanava Park near Gun House turns an eyesore
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Vishwamanava Park near Gun House turns an eyesore

Mysuru: The Vishwamanava Park near Gun House in the heart of the city is turning into an eyesore due to non-maintenance of the park and the public have urged the civic authorities to take steps to maintain the Park at the earliest before it turns from bad to worst. Overall, good maintenance plays a vital…

It’s a hard life for street vendors
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It’s a hard life for street vendors

Mysuru: It has been nearly five years since 57-year-old Sannamma migrated from a remote village in H.D. Kote. She ekes out a living by selling green leaves and vegetables on Sayyaji Rao Road, a major shopping centre in the city. She has to sustain three children who live with her in a shack at Kalyanagiri….

MCC agrees to construct houses for Pourakarmikas at Malalawadi
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MCC agrees to construct houses for Pourakarmikas at Malalawadi

Mysuru: After a prolonged discussion, the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) General Council Meeting on Monday, approved construction of houses for Pourakarmikas at Malalawadi in city. The meeting resolved to construct 158 houses for permanent MCC Pourakarmikas in one-and-a-half-acre land coming under Survey Numbers 99, 100, 101/2, 102, 103, 108/1, 71/1 and 71/2.  The houses will…

Evict street vendors from footpaths, demand Corporators
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Evict street vendors from footpaths, demand Corporators

Mysuru: On the one hand, street vendors face harassment by Police and money lenders, on the other hand is the constant threat of eviction by Municipal authorities. There has been a constant demand to evict footpath vendors making a clear way for pedestrians.  At the Council Meeting of the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) held yesterday,…

Pourakarmikas stage demo seeking houses in Malalawad
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Pourakarmikas stage demo seeking houses in Malalawad

Mysuru: Even as the MCC General Council discussed construction of 158 houses for Pourakarmikas at Malalawadi, MCC Pourakarmikas staged a demonstration in front of the MCC office here yesterday seeking construction of houses at Malalawadi itself and not shift them elsewhere. Maintaining that MUDA had sanctioned one-and-a-half acre of land at Malalawadi for construction of…

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