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IMA JEWELS SCAM: Woman dies of shock in Mysuru
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IMA JEWELS SCAM: Woman dies of shock in Mysuru

Mysuru: The IMA (I Monetary Advisory) scam took its first toll in the city with a 60-year-old woman breathing her last at a hospital on Thursday reportedly due to mental shock. The victim has been identified as Safurabi, wife of Y. Rehaman Shariff and a resident of Shantinagar. The family of Safurabi is learnt to…

MUDA to build 2,000 group houses at four places in city
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MUDA to build 2,000 group houses at four places in city

Mysuru: The Mysuru Urban Development Authority (MUDA), in its bid to solve the growing land crunch and premium on land value, has decided to opt for a vertical growth model instead of developing plots. It has planned Group Housing projects where more than 2,000 housing clusters will be built. MUDA has so far not ventured…

Bend it like YOGI
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Bend it like YOGI

Derived from the Sanskrit word ‘Yuji’ meaning yoke or union, Yoga is an ancient practice that brings together mind and body. Every year, since 2015, June 21 is being celebrated as International Day of Yoga across the world, thanks to our Prime Minister Narendra Modi. In India, there is a sort of competition among cities…

Streets of Yore
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Streets of Yore

The streets of Mysuru are rich in history and steeped in yore. Hidden within street names are the occupations, owners, and even hobbies of the people who lived there centuries ago. A few of the street names include Kumbarageri, Kurubageri, Bandikeri, Gollageri, Halladakeri, Garadikeri, Thogari Beedi, Agasara Keri, Medarakeri, Budubuduke Keri and Kamatageri. Many houses…

Nipah scare: Surveillance unit set up at Bavali check-post
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Nipah scare: Surveillance unit set up at Bavali check-post

Screening units will be established at Zoo, Mysore Palace and Chamundi Hill Mysuru: Following Nipah virus outbreak in Kerala and a high alert being sounded across eight districts in Karnataka bordering Kerala including Mysuru, District Health Officer Dr. Venkatesh said that Health and Family Welfare Department has taken all precautionary measures to prevent the spread…

Mysuru among 8 districts on high alert for Nipah virus
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Mysuru among 8 districts on high alert for Nipah virus

Mysuru: Eight districts in the State including Mysuru have been put on a high alert and maximum surveillance for Nipah virus. This comes after a case from Kerala came to light. Chamarajanagar, Mysuru, Kodagu, Dakshina Kannada, Uttara Kannada, Udupi, Shivamogga and Chikkamagaluru have been identified as districts that are vulnerable and additional measures have been…

Prevent outbreak and spread of epidemics: DC
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Prevent outbreak and spread of epidemics: DC

Mysuru: With monsoon likely to enter the State shortly and a threat of outbreak of an epidemic looming large, an Inter-Departmental Co-ordination Committee meeting was chaired by Deputy Commissioner (DC) Abhiram G. Sankar at his office on Monday. The meeting focussed mainly on steps taken to prevent outbreak and spread of contagious diseases. Abhiram Sankar…

Tree Guardians
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Tree Guardians

Come June and it is the time to wake up and look at our environment. Every year June 5 is celebrated as World Environment Day. Mysuru was at one time called the air-conditioned city. During the peak summer, people were just using pankas (mostly weaved out of bamboo with a thin flat handle) swinging it…

New dumping yards to come up in Mysuru
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New dumping yards to come up in Mysuru

Mysore: In a bid to dispose industrial waste in a scientific manner, dumping yards are being established at four places in city. One more dumping yard is coming up in a two-acre land at Koorgalli soon. Also, a construction and demolition waste recycling plant is also poised to come up in the Mysuru City Corporation…

Fast food shop owner among four persons missing from Mysuru, Nanjangud
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Fast food shop owner among four persons missing from Mysuru, Nanjangud

Mysuru/Nanjangud: In separate incidents, a fast food shop owner is among four persons who have gone missing from Mysuru and Nanjangud. In the first incident, Girish, a 27-year-old fast food shop owner at Ittigegud (Indiranagar) has gone missing from city. He is 5.10 ft. tall, normal built, oily red complexioned, speaks Kannada and was wearing…

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