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Nature, the best artist…
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Nature, the best artist…

Clouds are something we are so familiar with, that we hardly pay attention to them. Last evening nature-lovers were awestruck by the colour and formation of clouds and many readers sent in pictures to SOM taken from their mobile phones. One such is produced above.

PM Modi to arrive in city tonight
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PM Modi to arrive in city tonight

Mysuru:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be on a two-day visit to the city from today (Feb.18). He will land at the Mysore Airport in Mandakalli at 11 pm in a special aircraft. Chief Minister Siddharamaiah, Deputy Commissioner D. Randeep and City Police Commissioner Dr. A.S. Rao will receive the PM. Modi will then reach…

Saga of small newspapers in Mysuru
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Saga of small newspapers in Mysuru

The history of journalism in Karnataka, aka  Karnataka Press, will be incomplete without reference to the role played by small newspapers. In fact, small newspapers form a significant portion of the history of journalism because of the important role played by them for over a century and half, says Mysuru-based Senior Journalist Gouri Satya, working…

Mahashivaratri: Thousands throng Shiva temples to have darshan
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Mahashivaratri: Thousands throng Shiva temples to have darshan

Mysuru: Thousands of devotees thronged Shiva temples across the city to have darshan and to offer special pujas on Mahashivaratri that was celebrated with religious fervour and traditional gaiety yesterday. Fasting, prayers and vigil marked the celebrations with devotees making a beeline for major pilgrim centres associated with Shaivism. Devotees were seen standing in long…

Cold spell grips Mysuru; expect further drop in temperature
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Cold spell grips Mysuru; expect further drop in temperature

Mysuru: Mysuru is experiencing severe cold conditions and it will stay a bit longer with the temperatures likely to plummet to 11 degrees Celsius. The temperature is low enough for people to pull out their sweaters and jackets while there is an increase in demand for pullovers, jackets and shawls. While the weather is pleasant…

Mysuru, Mandya, Hassan least polluted cities in Karnataka
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Mysuru, Mandya, Hassan least polluted cities in Karnataka

New Delhi: Here is some good news for Mysuru city ahead of this year’s Swachh Bharat rankings where it is hoping to reclaim the “Cleanest City in India” tag. Mysuru, Mandya and Hassan are the least polluted cities in Karnataka. A report released by Greenpeace India yesterday said that while Hassan is the least polluted…

Tourism on the Rise. But not Mysuru. Why?
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Tourism on the Rise. But not Mysuru. Why?

By N.K.A. Ballal, Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC One crore or 10 million arrivals! We Indians should be proud. We have crossed this magical figure this year. Of course, this arrival figure includes tourists, business people, medical tourists and students.  An achievement no doubt but nothing to brag about. Singapore, our neighbour gets about  15 million…

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Mysuru's favorite and largest circulated English evening daily has kept the citizens of Mysuru informed and entertained since 1978. Over the past 39 years, Star of Mysore has been the newspaper that Mysureans reach for every evening to know about the happenings in Mysuru city. The newspaper has feature rich articles and dedicated pages targeted at readers across the demographic spectrum of Mysuru city. With a readership of over 2,50,000 Star of Mysore has been the best connection between it's readers and their leaders; between advertisers and customers; between Mysuru and Mysureans.