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Delhi Engineer on foot march to end child begging
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Delhi Engineer on foot march to end child begging

Mysuru: From traffic signals to Railway Stations, child beggars in our country are a ubiquitous sight. While we cringe and complain, a Mechanical Engineer from Delhi is doing something about it. Meet Ashish Sharma, a twenty-nine-year-old techie-turned-child rights activist, who left his job at a multi-national corporation to walk 17,000 kilometres on foot for achieving…

Purams of Mysuru
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Purams of Mysuru

Jayalakshmipuram, Chamundipuram, Chamarajapuram, Saraswathipuram, Lakshmipuram, V.V. Puram, Ashokapuram, Krishnamurthypuram, Vidyaranyapuram, Gayathripuram… The Heritage City of Mysuru has a host of Purams like sweet slices of mango, if the whole mango fruit is considered to be Mysuru. Despite the advent of many ‘Nagars’, these Purams are one of the most loved areas in Mysuru as they…

Swachh Survekshan: Mysuru gears up for a tough one this time
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Swachh Survekshan: Mysuru gears up for a tough one this time

Mysuru: Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) is making all efforts and arrangements while it is gearing up for the Fourth Swachh Survekshan Survey to make a bid for the Cleanest City Tag in the country at least this time. Having to be satisfied with the best ‘Cleanest Medium City’ award last year, after winning the ‘Cleanest…

Rabid dog attacks children, elders at three villages
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Rabid dog attacks children, elders at three villages

Mysuru: In a biting spree, a rabid dog bit more than 15 people in three different villages in Mysuru taluk on Thursday evening. The dog started its attack around 4 pm at Pillalli where it bit a lot of villagers whose names have not still been identified. The villagers, on seeing the attack, chased the…

They came to buy cigarettes but fled with gold chain !
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They came to buy cigarettes but fled with gold chain !

Mysuru: Women shop-keepers, beware. Criminals might come to your shop to buy items and might snatch your expensive gold chain, like this incident where one woman became a victim to two chain-snatchers. The incident occurred last evening at 9th Cross HanchyaSathagalli Zone B at a small shop manned by one Bharathi. At around 4.45 pm,…

Fighting the biting cold…
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Fighting the biting cold…

Farmers, who camp at the Vegetable Market on M.G. Road (behind Exhibition Grounds) at night with their produce, light a camp fire to brave the biting cold yesterday. Pic. by M.N. Lakshminarayana Yadav

Cold weather hits Mysuru
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Cold weather hits Mysuru

District records 14 Degree Celsius on Tuesday             To be between 14-16 degrees Celsius in next four days Mysuru: City woke up to a chilly New Year morning as temperature plummeted due to cold conditions in many parts of India. The minimum temperature was recorded at 14 degree Celsius in Mysuru district as on Tuesday,…

Mysore in Brush-strokes
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Mysore in Brush-strokes

By Girija Madhavan An oil-painting of a pastoral scene in green and gold, catches a ray of the morning sun where it hangs on a wall in our home. The workers in the field seem to come alive, the foliage moves in the morning breeze in contrast to the static hay ricks in the background….

Tourist places in Mysuru witness year-end holiday rush
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Tourist places in Mysuru witness year-end holiday rush

Boost to tourism as hotels, resorts, booked till Jan.2 Mysuru: The year-end holiday rush to the city has brought cheers to the owners of hotels, resorts, restaurants and other places of tourist interest. The weekend, beginning Friday last, saw a host of holidays right up to Christmas today and the season will continue till the…

Property prices set to increase in Mysuru
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Property prices set to increase in Mysuru

Just after two years, Karnataka Govt. moots 5 to 25% hike in Guidance Value Bengaluru/Mysuru: Buying your dream home may, in all likelihood, become more expensive as property rates in Mysuru will see an upward trend. The State Government is all set to hike the guidance value by 5% to 25%. According to Government sources,…

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