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Get online birth and death certificates through eJanMa
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Get online birth and death certificates through eJanMa

Mysuru: People in Mysuru can now get their birth and death certificates online. All one has to do is go to this ejanma.kar.nic.in and apply for it. The facility will be made available in 15 days and certificates can be obtained in any of the nine MCC zones. Raising the issue at the Council meeting,…

‘70 percent of funds set aside for disabled unutilised’
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‘70 percent of funds set aside for disabled unutilised’

Mysuru: Regretting that nearly 70 percent of corpus fund earmarked by the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) for the welfare of the physically challenged has remained unutilised, MCC Commissioner K.H. Jagadeesha said that this was mainly due to lack of awareness among the physically challenged. He was speaking after inaugurating the International Day of Persons with…

Dogs, Pigs, Cows & now Horses
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Dogs, Pigs, Cows & now Horses

On December 18, Parvathamma, a vegetable vendor, was attacked by stray horses. The attack was so swift and severe that the horses killed her within a minute! Now, while the horses are branded killers, the real killers are the irresponsible horse owners who let these horses loose on city streets, and with that, as if…

MCC contract drivers demand clearance of rent
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MCC contract drivers demand clearance of rent

Mysuru:  Demanding to clear wages for drivers and rent for the vehicles hired by them, Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) contract vehicle drives staged protest in front of the MCC yesterday. They accused that they have not been paid rent since three months for the vehicles used by the MCC. They said that the MCC has…

Potholes, Manholes & Assholes
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Potholes, Manholes & Assholes

Before you claim the word ‘asshole’ is in bad taste and send me hate mails, stop and channel that displeasure towards your local government that constantly digs up an old manhole after it has just laid a new road on it. And before you call me to say I have no sense of public decency,…

MCC owes Rs. 17 crore to Public Libraries Department
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MCC owes Rs. 17 crore to Public Libraries Department

Mysuru:  The Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) may be thinking of levying yet another cess. But one of the cesses it is already collecting — the library cess — is not being put into much use as the money is still pending in MCC coffers. The MCC owes a whopping Rs. 17 crore to the Department…

Time to develop a digitised Property Tax system is NOW
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Time to develop a digitised Property Tax system is NOW

By Bhamy V. Shenoy The most important task for any civic body like Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) is to collect a maximum amount of Property Tax.  Without adequate funding, MCC cannot fulfil its civic responsibilities of providing clean water, keeping city garbage-free, maintaining parks, ensuring safe roads, etc. As can be seen in the graph…

From toilet to tap?
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From toilet to tap?

While efforts are on across the world to purify sewage water so that it can be used for potable purposes to ease the shortage of pure water, it is shocking to find in Mysuru that sewage water is being directly drained into a drinking water purifying unit. A Star of Mysore reader has sent this…

20th National Livestock Census begins in city: Enumerators go door-to-door,Collect info on pet animals, owners
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20th National Livestock Census begins in city: Enumerators go door-to-door,Collect info on pet animals, owners

Mysuru: The five-yearly livestock census has begun in city following the Centre’s directive to States and Union Territories. The 20th Livestock Census, delayed almost by a year (it was to be held last July), assumes significance because it is the first-ever enumeration of domestic animals since the Narendra Modi government came to power in May…

Compost units must at large waste generating places
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Compost units must at large waste generating places

Mysuru: With Solid Waste Management becoming tougher to handle day-by-day, Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) has come forward to impose strict rules making places which are generating over 50 kg of wet waste per day to compulsorily install compost-making unit in the coming six months. The MCC has issued instructions in this regard following direction from…

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