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Paytm maadu…
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Paytm maadu…

Scan-and-pay mode of transaction facilitating digital payments even in local and street markets By V. Shourabh There has been overwhelming response from India’s smaller cities and towns for online payments. Kirana store owners, vegetable and fruit vendors, roadside vendors, food stalls, pharmacies small-time pushcart soda vendors and many more merchants now accept Paytm. Aligned with…

Gully Shopping: Kadaiah Gully… Where Gals Get Beautiful
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Gully Shopping: Kadaiah Gully… Where Gals Get Beautiful

By Ramesh Kebbehundi Pics. by M.N. Lakshminarayana Yadav Clothes, clothes and more clothes, cheap clothes though. Accessories, bangles, bracelets, blouses, buttons, hooks, straps, stripes, stoles and trinkets — welcome to L. Kadaiah Gully. This is where girls go to shop and get beautiful. Shopping and commercial activity in this area has not changed despite the…

Modi, Mayawati to campaign in Mysuru
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Modi, Mayawati to campaign in Mysuru

Mysuru: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bahujana Samaj Party (BSP) Chief Mayawati will campaign in Mysuru for LS Polls. Former Dy.CM R. Ashoka, who is in-charge of organising Modi and BJP President Amit Shah’s rallies in the State, told reporters in Bengaluru yesterday that the PM will address four to five rallies in the State…

Mysuru is India’s third Cleanest City
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Mysuru is India’s third Cleanest City

How Mysuru Fared YEAR RANKING 2014-2015 India’s Cleanest City 2015-2016 India’s Cleanest City 2016-2017 India’s 5th Cleanest City 2017-2018 India’s 8th Cleanest City 2018-2019 India’s 3rd Cleanest City Mysuru: Mysuru, the two-time winner of India’s Cleanest City tag has this time secured third place in the Swachh Survekshan-2019, the results of which were announced in…

Mysuru on high security alert
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Mysuru on high security alert

Mysuru: After yesterday’s air strikes by the IAF on terror camps in Pak soil, the city has been put on high security alert, with Police deployment at all public places, tourist spots, religious places and sensitive areas. Following directions from the DG&IGP’s office, security has been tightened at all Markets, Railway Station, Bus Stands, Palace,…

‘Chamarajanagar, Mysuru farmers get Rs.449 crore loan waiver benefit’
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‘Chamarajanagar, Mysuru farmers get Rs.449 crore loan waiver benefit’

Commercial Banks are giving tough competition for Co-operative Banks Nanjangud:  President of Mysuru-Chamarajanagar District Co-operative Central (MCDCC) Bank G.D. Harish Gowda said that the State Government has waived off Rs. 449 crore loans borrowed by farmers in various banks of Mysuru and Chamarajanagar districts by the loan waiver announcement scheme.   Speaking after felicitating the…

MCC’s move on two historic buildings: Furore on Facebook
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MCC’s move on two historic buildings: Furore on Facebook

By Gouri Satya,  Sr.Journalist The decision of Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) to knock-down the two historic buildings — the Lansdowne Building and the Devaraja Market — has resulted in immense consternation on the social media platform with many netizens expressing their condemnation of the decision taken by the MCC without consulting the stakeholders or expert…

Real Estate withers Namma Mysuru’s Yelethota
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Real Estate withers Namma Mysuru’s Yelethota

By Ramesh Kebbehundi Brand crops from Mysuru like Mysore Vilyedele (Chigurele) and Mysore Mallige have brought a special fame to the city. However, unfettered modernisation and expansion of real estate — concrete jungle — in leaps and bounds have literally threatened the existence of these crops. If Mysore Mallige became the first victim of ungirdled…

Thousands Pay Homage in Mysuru to Pulwama Martyrs
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Thousands Pay Homage in Mysuru to Pulwama Martyrs

Mysuru: The city of Mysuru last evening joined the nation to pay homage to 44 martyred CRPF soldiers who were killed in a car bombing attack in Kashmir’s Pulwama by Pakistan-based terror group Jaish-e-Mohammed. Solemn ceremonies were held across the city where people, cutting across party and religion barriers and holding candlelight vigils, expressed shock…

Series of protests held in Mysuru
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Series of protests held in Mysuru

Mysuru: Urging for fulfilment of demands, various organisations staged protests in city yesterday. Footpath clearance drive opposed   The members of Karnataka Rakshana Vedike( KRV) staged a protest outside the Office of Mysuru City Corporation (MCC), condemning the civic authority’s footpath clearance drive on Shivaji Road in N.R. Mohalla and forcefully removing shops on roadsides…

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