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Doomed Glory?
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Doomed Glory?

April 26, 2019

A Gulmohar tree in full bloom that is standing in all its majesty, perhaps for the last time near the Police Training Academy in city. Sadly, it is likely to be lost in a day or two in the ongoing road widening operation! I wonder if someone can come forward to sponsor the translocation of…

Echo of bomb blasts in Colombo, Sri Lanka: Red alert in Mysuru, KRS
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Echo of bomb blasts in Colombo, Sri Lanka: Red alert in Mysuru, KRS

April 24, 2019

United Christian Forum holds prayer service at St. Joseph’s Cathedral Bodies of four JD(S) leaders arrive at Bengaluru Mortal remains of three others expected to arrive this evening Death toll reaches 360 Mysuru/Mandya:  A red alert has been sounded across Mysuru and Mandya districts, frequented by thousands of tourists including foreigners, after the serial bomb…

Heavy rains lash Mysuru
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Heavy rains lash Mysuru

April 23, 2019

Mysuru: The city experienced heavy showers last night which resulted in disruption of power supply in a few areas. The Met Department had predicted rains for three days in the city. As a result the temperature had soared from morning itself through the day. By evening clouds had gathered and it started raining around 8…

Youth killed, another injured in early morning accident
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Youth killed, another injured in early morning accident

April 22, 2019

Mysuru:  A 21-year-old youth was killed on the spot and another seriously injured when the scooter they were travelling was knocked down by a car in the wee hours of today in the city. The deceased youth has been identified as Aravind (21), while the injured has been identified as Vipin, 21, both from Wayanad…

Rampant Fishing at drying Kukkarahalli Lake
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Rampant Fishing at drying Kukkarahalli Lake

April 21, 2019

Birds will go without food as even Karanji Lake, Lingambudhi Lake have gone dry, say bird-lovers Rampant and large-scale fishing at a time when the iconic Kukkarahalli Lake is fast drying up has enraged environmentalists, morning walkers and bird lovers. Several green activists have told Star of Mysore that fishing activity is taking place in…

Summer heat, elections, exams keep tourists to Mysuru at bay
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Summer heat, elections, exams keep tourists to Mysuru at bay

April 20, 2019

Mysuru: If there is one tourist destination with a myriad of tourist attractions apart from the clean city tag that tourists flock to, it is Mysuru. However, the lean season of February and March sees a dip in footfalls. This season, there are three or four reasons that have added to this yearly phenomena of…

Sunna-da-Keri
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Sunna-da-Keri

April 20, 2019

Amidst rapid urbanisation, several areas in Mysuru have been relegated to the pages of history but the cultural remnants of those areas are visible even now and one can find the heritage alive and kicking. Sunnadakeri is one such area that was in great demand for limestones when the construction industry was booming. In fact,…

Woman conducts last rites of husband after voting
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Woman conducts last rites of husband after voting

April 19, 2019

Mysuru: Not willing to let go the opportunity for exercise of franchise inspite of tragic circumstances, a woman, who lost her husband on Thursday morning, conducted his last rites after casting her vote along with eleven other family members at a polling booth in city yesterday. Srinivas, a resident of JP Nagar passed away on…

Three days rain with thunderstorm in Karnataka likely
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Three days rain with thunderstorm in Karnataka likely

April 18, 2019

Bengaluru: Unseasonal rain is likely to lash the State including places like Bengaluru, Mysuru, Mandya, Tumakuru, south and north interior Karnataka and other parts, predicted the Meteorological Department. The rains are  likely to be accompanied by thunderstorm. There is apprehension that this might affect the first phase of elections in Karnataka. Including Tamil Nadu, heavy…

Walking buddy…
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Walking buddy…

April 18, 2019

The above photograph taken by SOM photographer shows Pomeranian pet named ‘Sonu’ accompanying its master Kumar after polling. It is learnt Kumar has trained Sonu to carry a hand bag and accompany him everyday to buy milk and vegetables. This morning Sonu accompanied Kumar to the polling booth and waited with the hand bag in…

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