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Mysuru roads turn make-shift garbage dumps
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Mysuru roads turn make-shift garbage dumps

Mysuru:  Even as residents of this Heritage City are taking pride as Mysuru figures in the Top-10 list of India’s cleanest cities, tonnes of garbage, plastic waste, vegetable and fruit waste, metal parts of vehicles, seats and cushions, animal waste, construction debris, waste household furniture are daily being dumped at different city roads. Some of…

Cash award for merit students
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Cash award for merit students

Mysuru: Vinuthana Samsthe, Mysuru, has invited applications from meritorious students to present cash award in memory of Nanjangud’s model teacher late B.S. Parvathayya (BSP). Students, who have scored high marks in SSLC Maths and Science exams can apply. Only five students can avail ‘Swami Vivekananda Priya’ award. In addition, students who  have scored high in…

Mysuru, a City of Missed Opportunities
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Mysuru, a City of Missed Opportunities

By R. Chandra Prakash, MGP Today, roads in city’s Central Business District (CBD) are clogged with heavy traffic. Most of these roads have been widened to maximum permissible limits to the total disadvantage of pedestrians. Parked vehicles occupy more than two thirds of these roads. We have a wide range of vehicles occupying every inch…

Cleanest City: Mysuru slips to 8th position
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Cleanest City: Mysuru slips to 8th position

Hunsur wins Best City Award in Solid Waste Management New Delhi/ Mysuru:  For all those of you who are thinking that Mysuru will regain the top spot in the Cleanest City Ranking, here is a shocker. The Heritage City of Mysuru has slipped into eighth position in the Swachh Survekshan 2018. Last year (2017), Mysuru…

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…

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