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Indira’s picture covered in Canteens
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Indira’s picture covered in Canteens

The name board and pictures of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi displayed outside Indira Canteens across the city are being covered with papers by the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) as the Model Code of Conduct is in effect in view of the LS polls.

“Even a Pourakarmika woman is an inspiration”
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“Even a Pourakarmika woman is an inspiration”

Intl. Women’s Day 2019: Balance for Better The theme of International Women’s Day 2019 is Balance for Better. The future is exciting. Let’s build a gender-balanced world. Everyone has a part to play — all the time, everywhere. From grassroots activism to worldwide action, we are entering an  exciting period of history where the world…

Turning a blind eye…
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Turning a blind eye…

Star of Mysore had carried a news item titled ‘Cleanliness lesson to Mysureans from foreign woman’ yesterday (Feb.25, 2019). The Israeli woman Daariya (inset), along with a few local youths on Sunday, had collected garbage strewn in the Lake premises and placed it before the garbage bins in Kukkarahalli Lake, which is maintained by University…

MCC Double Billing Scam: Probe Committee to submit report to Government
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MCC Double Billing Scam: Probe Committee to submit report to Government

Mysuru: The Probe Committee which is constituted by the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) in connection with MG Road Double Billing Scam where Rs.1.4 crore was allegedly siphoned off by submitting two bills for the same work has decided to submit a detailed report to the State Government recommending action against the guilty officials as allegations…

Drinking water and cleanliness will be my priority: New MCC Comr.
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Drinking water and cleanliness will be my priority: New MCC Comr.

Mysuru: IAS Officer Shilpa Nag has taken over as the Commissioner of Mysuru City Corporation (MCC). Outgoing Commissioner K.H. Jagadeesha, who has been appointed as Chief Administrator at Directorate of Collegiate Education, Bengaluru, handed over charge to her at the MCC Office on Sayyaji Rao Road last afternoon. Karnataka cadre Officer Shilpa Nag had earlier…

MCC move to raze Lansdowne Building, Devaraja Market
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MCC move to raze Lansdowne Building, Devaraja Market

Heritage panel writes to Chief Secretary opposing demolition Mysuru: Members of the State Government-appointed Heritage Expert Committee (HEC) have written to State Chief Secretary T.M. Vijay Bhaskar opposing the Mysuru City Corporation’s move to demolish Devaraja Market and Lansdowne Building and pave way for new commercial complexes. The members have opined that the MCC’s move…

MCC to implement Single Window System for tax collection
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MCC to implement Single Window System for tax collection

Mysuru: The Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) has decided to implement a Single Window System (SWS) for tax collection and has given approval for software development for the same. The system will be implemented after visiting other civic bodies in the country that have brought in the process. At the Council Meeting held yesterday under the…

Corporators smell a rat over stray dog control
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Corporators smell a rat over stray dog control

Mysuru: Corporators have suspected a scam behind the Animal Birth Control (ABC) programme as the very intention of checking the population of stray dogs is not meeting the desired purpose. Even after 10 years of its launch in 2009, the statistics provided by MCC officials cannot be fully accepted as there is no respite yet…

Spotlight on streetlights
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Spotlight on streetlights

Mysuru: Before the MCC Council meeting began yesterday, BJP Corporators led by leader of the Opposition B.V. Manjunath sat on a dharna outside the MCC office over the issue of dysfunctional streetlights in most pockets of the city, which left them plunged in darkness after dusk. Highlighting the dangers that lack of streetlights posed to…

Mayor launches development works at MCC Ward 27
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Mayor launches development works at MCC Ward 27

Mayor Pushpalatha Jagannath, performing guddali puja to launch roads and park development works taken up at a total cost of Rs. 65 lakh at MCC Ward No. 27 in city this morning as MCC Commissioner K.H. Jagadeesha, JD(S) leader Abdul Azeez (Abdulla), Ward Corporator Mohammed Rafiq, MCC officials and residents look on.

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