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Mysuru among 20 places to be developed as tourist hubs
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Mysuru among 20 places to be developed as tourist hubs

Mysuru:  A mega and ambitious action plan to develop 20 tourist destinations in the State including Mysuru with a budget of Rs. 3,000 crore is being prepared by the Tourism Department. A meeting of the Department has been organised on June 25 that will be chaired by CM H.D. Kumaraswamy and the action plan will…

An Apology of Raitha Santhe
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An Apology of Raitha Santhe

By M.B. Pavan Murthy At a time when the State Government is having several brain-storming sessions with top finance officers on the modalities, complications and the impact of farm loan waiver, this Weekend Star Supplement brings you the pathetic story of Raitha Santhe and Mini Markets that have been constructed across Mysuru. These markets, built…

Clean cities of India
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Clean cities of India

By N.K.A. Ballal, Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC Well, Mysuru has again missed the bus. The first three positions of the clean city tag has gone to Indore, Bhopal and Chandigarh respectively. Mysuru, which some years back had bagged the cleanest city tag, has got a consolation prize, the cleanest city among the city with the…

Nipah Virus Scare: Tourists shun Kerala, throng Mysuru
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Nipah Virus Scare: Tourists shun Kerala, throng Mysuru

Mysuru: One’s loss is somebody’s gain. The month of May (after the Assembly election results) has proved a boon to Mysuru as thousands of tourists are arriving here on a daily basis to spend their summer vacation. Tourists, who earlier booked their trips to Kerala, have cancelled their visit due to Nipah Virus (NiV) threat…

Dead, weak trees on Mysuru roads cause for concern
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Dead, weak trees on Mysuru roads cause for concern

Mysuru: Heavy rains continue to pound the city since the last several days and this, accompanied by gusty winds, is causing havoc, as several trees are being uprooted. In one such incident, a tree which was uprooted fell on an electric pole last evening near Ballal Circle in front of Urs Kar Showroom on New…

11 new Mysuru district MLAs head to State Capital
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11 new Mysuru district MLAs head to State Capital

Mysuru: The 15th Karnataka Assembly elections threw up a hung verdict yesterday and with this result the action now moves to the State capital, Bengaluru. The leaders of the three main political parties BJP, Congress and JD(S) have summoned all the newly- elected MLAs to Bengaluru to work out strategies to form the government in…

Tight security to ensure peaceful polling tomorrow
Elections 2018, News

Tight security to ensure peaceful polling tomorrow

Mysuru: The City Police and Paramilitary forces have taken over the security in Chamaraja, Krishnaraja, Narasimharaja, Chamundeshwari and Varuna that will go to polls along with other Assembly Constituencies in Karnataka tomorrow. The focus is on Chamundeshwari and the authorities are ensuring that voting passes off peacefully and the voter exercises his/ her franchise without…

Heavy rains lash City
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Heavy rains lash City

Mysuru: Heavy rains accompanied by thunder lashed parts of city last night throwing normal life out of gear. The rains are also likely to hit the Assembly elections, which is going to be held tomorrow in the State. There was cloudy weather since morning and by evening thick clouds had gathered. The rains which began…

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