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Saving Mysuru, Our Last Chance
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Saving Mysuru, Our Last Chance

February 26, 2017

By Ashvini Ranjan, Convenor, Mysore Grahakara Parishat (MGP) A Mysurean visiting Bengaluru experiences a shock seeing the tsunami of vehicular traffic on the roads. According to the official website of Bengaluru City Police, the vehicular population  as on 31.3.2016 was 56 lakh motor vehicles. Of these, 70% constituted two-wheelers, 15% four-wheelers and the balance being…

K. Siddegowda
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K. Siddegowda

February 26, 2017

Siddegowda (81), Proprietor of Ganesh Rice Mill, passed away on Friday, following brief illness. He leaves behind his wife, two sons, seven daughters, son-in-law Kempegowda (journalist)  and a host of relatives and friends.

Mysore Varsity Kho-Kho team
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Mysore Varsity Kho-Kho team

February 26, 2017

The men’s kho-kho team of University of Mysore which will take part in the All-India Inter-University Kho-Kho Championships (2016-17) to be held at Vidyasagar University, Midnapur, West Bengal, from Mar. 3 to 6. Seen are (standing from left) K. Nuthan, Sudarshan, J.S. Kiran, A.V. Madhu, S.C. Dileep Kumar, K.P. Sandeep, Prasanna, M. Arun, B. Rakshith,…

Glory Thy Name is Mysuru
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Glory Thy Name is Mysuru

February 25, 2017

By A.V. Narasimha Murthy, former Head, Department of Ancient History & Archaeology, University of Mysore Mysuru, which the Britishers pro-nounced as My-sore, is the gift of Goddess Mahishasuramardini. According to mythology, the demon Mahishasura was tormenting the good people and was spoiling the Vedic way of life.  The tormented people prayed to the Goddess and she…

Pious night of Shiva
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Pious night of Shiva

February 25, 2017

Maha Shivaratri which means ‘The Great Night of Shiva’ is a Hindu festival celebrated annually in honour of the God Shiva. It is a major festival in Hinduism and  marks a remembrance of “overcoming darkness and ignorance” in life and the world. It is observed by remembering Shiva and chanting prayers, fasting, doing Yoga and…

Woman succumbs to injuries
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Woman succumbs to injuries

February 25, 2017

A woman, who was being treated at a private hospital for injuries sustained in a road mishap on Krishnaraja Boulevard on Thursday afternoon, breathed her last later in the evening. The deceased, a native of Kempanapalya in Kollegal, who was staying at her son’s house in Bogadi, has been identified as Kempadevamma (45). It is…

Mysuru Warrior spins his way into Mumbai Indians
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Mysuru Warrior spins his way into Mumbai Indians

February 23, 2017

Krishnappa Gowtham (K. Gowtham) is known to Mysureans as a Mysuru Warrior as he plays for the Mysuru Warriors, city’s team in the Karnataka Premier League (KPL). This Karnataka cricketer, who made his first-class debut against Uttar Pradesh in Meerut during November 2012, had to wait another three years before returning to the State team…

Big win for Shivaji FC
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Big win for Shivaji FC

February 21, 2017

Shivaji FC registered a big 6-2 win over East Mysore FC in their Group ‘C’ league tie in the MDFA ‘C’ Division Football League 2016-17 for the Chirag Trophy played at the University Grounds yesterday. The results: Shivaji FC 6 ( Irfan 16, 36, Shoaib 31, 59, Kumar 40, 45) bt East Mysore FC 2…

In Briefs

Winners of Inter-School Fancy Dress Contest

February 20, 2017

An Inter-School  Fancy Dress Competition was held at Samudra Public School, Geekallihundi, Nanjangud. Various Schools of Nanjangud  took part in the contest. Following are the winners of various categories: Montessori Section (Theme: Best out of waste): 1st place  – K.R. Renuka  (Euro Kids); 2nd place  – Pihu Jain ( Euro Kids); 3rd place  – Sanvi …

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