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Heavy rains turn city roads into rivers
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Heavy rains turn city roads into rivers

June 29, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: It rained cats and dogs in city last evening and roads turned to rivers, drainages and stormwater drains overflowed and as usual, water entered houses and hotels in low-lying areas. It was just a drizzle at around 3 pm and later it grew into a heavy downpour. Fortunately, it was a Sunday and most…

Rain Wreaks Havoc in Mysuru city
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Rain Wreaks Havoc in Mysuru city

May 26, 2020

Uproots trees, damages electric poles, snaps power lines KRS water level stands at 92 ft.; no drinking water crisis Rainfall due to extensive heat; showers for 2 more days Mysore/Mysuru: Last night, Mysuru witnessed heavy rainfall in different parts of the city. The Meteorological (MET) Department has predicted rainfall till May 30. The MET Department…

Mysuru only city in South India to get 5-star garbage-free rating
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Mysuru only city in South India to get 5-star garbage-free rating

May 19, 2020

New Delhi: Amidst COVID pandemic, here is some good news. Union Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri this morning announced the results of garbage free-star rating for Indian cities. He said that Mysuru in Karnataka, Ambikapur in Chhattisgarh, Rajkot in Gujarat, Indore in Madhya Pradesh and Navi Mumbai in Maharashtra have got…

City Centre Opens
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City Centre Opens

May 14, 2020

Curbs on 91 streets lifted after 50 days Only 50 percent of hospitals, clinics resume service Mysore/Mysuru: On Day 50 of the nationwide lockdown, there was light at the end of the tunnel. As Mysuru was so far able to bend the curve of Novel Coronavirus, shops selling non-essential goods were asked by the Mysuru…

Ever seen city roads this deserted?
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Ever seen city roads this deserted?

April 7, 2020

Well, COVID-19 has achieved the unthinkable Mysore/Mysuru: The scare of Coronavirus has impacted almost all aspects of life and unprecedented things are happening all around. Rumours have taken a toll on our minds. The total lockdown imposed by PM Narendra Modi to combat the deadly Coronavirus has certainly brought some relief to nature itself. Reports…

Nizamuddin Markaz: 75 from Mysuru were at Tabligh event
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Nizamuddin Markaz: 75 from Mysuru were at Tabligh event

April 2, 2020

342 from State including 1 from Mandya, 13 from Kodagu, 12 from Chamarajanagar attended Delhi religious gathering in March Mysuru / Bengaluru: The Karnataka Government is on tenterhooks, mounting efforts to track nearly 150 people who are among the 342 from the State who attended the religious congregation of Tabligh-e-Jamaat in Delhi between Mar. 8…

Food from the heart during COVID times
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Food from the heart during COVID times

March 29, 2020

Volunteers distribute food, water bottles, and blankets  Mysore/Mysuru: Promising that none would sleep hungry, a number of volunteers and individuals are spot-distributing food on the streets, in front of bus stands, railway station and in front of hospitals. The lockdown period has made it easy for the rich and the elite to live a livelihood…

Time to take a look at Bubonic Plague of 1896
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Time to take a look at Bubonic Plague of 1896

March 27, 2020

By Gouri Satya, Senior Journalist The outbreak of Coronavirus across the countries has led to radical measures like curfew, lockdown, and isolation to fight against the dreaded COVID-19. But such deadly outbreaks were not uncommon and they took a heavy toll of human lives, let alone the loss of cattle. How these outbreaks were fought…

Janata Curfew against COVID-19 empties out city
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Janata Curfew against COVID-19 empties out city

March 23, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Social distancing is the only way to flatten the curve of the Coronavirus spread. And like never before, Mysuru was completely deserted with residents remaining indoors yesterday the whole day as part of the Janata Curfew call given by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.  While roads were empty, commercial establishments, both small and big, remained…

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