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Heavy traffic chokes K.R. Circle, Sayyaji Rao Road
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Heavy traffic chokes K.R. Circle, Sayyaji Rao Road

Utter chaos and traffic jams in and around K.R. Circle continued this morning too where vehicles, pedestrians and students jostled for space to reach their destination. Reason: The closure of a stretch of Bengaluru-Nilgiri (B.N.) Road between Hardinge Circle and Gun House Circle for road works. The stretch will remain closed for the next two…

Talk on Nature and Conservation tomorrow
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Talk on Nature and Conservation tomorrow

Rotary Club of Ivory City Mysore has organised a talk on Nature and Conservation by Naturalist Ragoo Rao on Feb. 8 at 7 pm at Hotel Casa Clarks Inn on  Hunsur Road here. Profile: A born naturalist, Ragoo has specialised in the study of ethology which is the science of the study of animals in…

Moonlight music at Suttur Mutt on Feb. 10
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Moonlight music at Suttur Mutt on Feb. 10

Suttur Mutt Mysore branch has organised a moonlight music concert by Karnatak vocalist Vid. Ruthwick Raj at the Mutt premises in the foot of Chamundi Hill on Feb. 10 from 6 pm. Ruthiwick Raj, who is gaining popularity in Karnatak music since the recent past, initially learnt music from his mother Sudha Raj and later…

‘Kannada Nidhi’ awardee
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‘Kannada Nidhi’ awardee

K. Krishnegowda, senior Kannada Teacher, D. Banumaiah’s Boys High School was conferred  ‘Kannada Nidhi’ award by Srigannada Prakashana at a function organised at Chitradurga recently. The award, instituted in memory of Rashtrakavi G.S. Shivarudappam, was awarded to Krishnegowda in recognition of his contribution towards conducting Kannada Prathiba Examination by Srigannada Prakashana every year.

Extortion case: Prime accused gets bail
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Extortion case: Prime accused gets bail

The First Additional Civil and JMFC Court Judge has granted conditional bail to the prime accused in an extortion case in city. The prime accused, who has been granted bail, has been identified as Geetha, who was arrested along with three others for threatening and extorting cash and valuables from one Sannaswamy of Kuvempunagar after…

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Mankuthimma mesmerised

 It was an awe-inspiring 45-minute discourse with inner meaning analysis hidden in that most popular four line 945 verses of DVG’s (D. V. Gundappa) Mankuthimmana Kagga revealed by a multifaceted orator K.S. Mukundan. In gist, DVG has combined the philosophy of Veda, Upanishad, Bhagavad Gita and his own life experience in this great  work, he…

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Unidentified person dies at hospital

 An unidentified person, who was found unconscious near KSRTC Bus Stand in Lashkar Police limits on Feb. 3 and admitted to K.R. Hospital for treatment, passed away on the same day at about 9.25 pm, after failing to respond to the treatment. The unidentified person, aged about 65 years, is 5.5 ft. tall, appears weak,…

Two-wheelers sans number plates on the rise in city
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Two-wheelers sans number plates on the rise in city

Sir, Of late it is shocking to see the increase in the number of two-wheelers plying without registration number plate in Mysuru. By plying so, the two-wheelers are openly defying basic traffic and RTO rules. A few days back a two-wheeler without a registration number plate with three persons jumped the signal near St. Joseph’s…

A train-ride to remember
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A train-ride to remember

Six years ago I entered the chaotic Chennai Central Station to board the Shatabdi Express to Mysuru. Up ahead at the entrance to my bogie I saw people bending down to touch someone’s feet and many standing with reverence reserved for Godmen or politicians. I squeezed myself through the small mob and got into my…

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