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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.

MCC’s footpath clearance drive continues
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MCC’s footpath clearance drive continues

Mysuru: The Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) officials, continuing their drive against footpath encroachments, cleared the encroachments at J.P Nagar and other surrounding areas this morning. The officials cleared footpath encroachments near Gobbali Mara Circle, Srirampura Main Road, J.P. Nagar Main Road, Akkamahadevi Road, Ambedkar Road, Kavitha Bakery and other places. The team of officials and…

Yaduveer unhappy with MCC’s decision to raze heritage structures
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Yaduveer unhappy with MCC’s decision to raze heritage structures

Mysuru: Expressing displeasure over the Mysuru City Corporation’s move to raze heritage structures Devaraja Market and Lansdowne buildings, titular head of the Mysore royal family, Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar has said that the recommendation of the MCC Council is extremely disturbing. Reacting to the controversial decision of MCC in his official Facebook page,  Yaduveer said,…

MCC evicts over 90 footpath shops
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MCC evicts over 90 footpath shops

Mysuru: After a brief lull, the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) resumed its footpath clearance drive at various areas in Ward Nos. 59, 64 and 65 in city this morning. A 20-member team comprising MCC Engineers, Health and Work Inspectors and Environmental Engineer, led by Zone 2 Chief and Assistant Commissioner Priyadarshini carried out the operation…

‘Decision on restoration of Lansdowne Building, Devaraja Market after discussion with CM’
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‘Decision on restoration of Lansdowne Building, Devaraja Market after discussion with CM’

Minister G.T. Devegowda assures Heritage Panel experts Mysuru: The decision to raze the heritage structures of Lansdowne Building and Devaraja Market or to preserve it will be taken after holding consultations with Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy, said Higher Education and District Minister G.T. Devegowda (GTD). GTD held a meeting with the members of the Heritage…

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