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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…

Kalyanis: Relics of Mysuru’s past in a state of neglect
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Kalyanis: Relics of Mysuru’s past in a state of neglect

March 11, 2020

Mysuru/Mysore: Long before becoming a big city, Mysuru was known for its Kalyanis (ancient step ponds) or temple tanks. Many historians called Mysuru as a place for springs, natural tanks and Kalyanis. Over the years, the heritage Kalyanis, lakes and open wells have become the first casualty of development. Most of them are now either…

Realtor’s murder brings service apartments under radar
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Realtor’s murder brings service apartments under radar

March 7, 2020

Convenient and profitable for owners to rent out as they do not come under commercial tax net Mysore/Mysuru: The murder of real estate dealer, rowdy-sheeter and a small-time politician Anand alias Vadda Anand in a drunken stupor at a service apartment on Lalithadri Road near Lava Kusha Park at Kuvempunagar in the wee hours of…

CITB’s many pro-people schemes ignored by MUDA
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CITB’s many pro-people schemes ignored by MUDA

March 6, 2020

208 houses built by CITB not distributed; 441 houses distributed then not occupied By S.T. Ravikumar If Mysuru Urban Development Authority (MUDA), previously known as City Improvement Trust Board (CITB), distributing just 50,445 sites in over five decades comes as a surprise to many, it has to be noted that many pro-people programmes launched by…

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