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Ever seen city roads this deserted?
COVID-19, News

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…

Fruit business badly affected in Mysuru
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Fruit business badly affected in Mysuru

March 20, 2020

Mysuru/Mysore: Just like any other field or sector, the Coronavirus scare has hit fruit business in city badly, with sale of fruits falling sharply in the past one week. With the onset of the summer season, fruit sellers used to do good business with people seeking to quench their thirst by drinking tender coconut, fruit…

Amid COVID-19 scare…: Bird Flu(H5N1) confirmed in Mysuru
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Amid COVID-19 scare…: Bird Flu(H5N1) confirmed in Mysuru

March 17, 2020

Mysuru/Mysore: Even as the Coronavirus scare has forced partial lockdown in the entire State, the confirmation of Bird Flu (H5N1) has brought more scare among the city residents.  Addressing an emergency press meet at his office here last evening, Deputy Commissioner (DC) Abhiram G. Sankar said that Laboratory test reports on viscera samples of two…

Coronavirus scare: The day when Mysuru partially shut
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Coronavirus scare: The day when Mysuru partially shut

March 15, 2020

Following the Government order to shut down malls, theatres, schools and colleges for a week amidst Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) scare, Mysuru closed down partially on the first day yesterday. Here are the glimpses of the city through the eyes of our cameraman. Hostel inmates vacate rooms, head home Students staying at various hostels run by…

Vision Mysuru Group to usher in city’s overall development
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Vision Mysuru Group to usher in city’s overall development

March 13, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Aimed at breathing fresh life into the city development, to find solutions to resolve its infrastructure and civic bottlenecks and to carry out year-long cleanliness activities, a brand-new Vision Mysuru Group will be constituted, said Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) Commissioner Gurudatta Hegde.  Speaking at a programme held yesterday at Old Council Hall of the…

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