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Mysuru engineer conned in the guise of Minister’s PA
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Mysuru engineer conned in the guise of Minister’s PA

October 7, 2021

Two arrested, three others absconding Shivamogga: Shivamogga Cyber Crime, Economic Offences & Narcotics (CEN) Police have arrested two persons, who had conned a Mysuru Civil Engineer and a Contractor from Sagar taluk to the tune of about Rs. 36 lakh. The arrested persons along with others had cheated the two in the guise of Minister…

Malgudi Museum to reopen for public from July 9
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Malgudi Museum to reopen for public from July 9

July 8, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: The Malgudi Museum at Arasalu Railway Station, Shivamogga, will be open to public from July 9 consequent on easing of lockdown restrictions in the State. Some of the episodes of the popular teleserial ‘Malgudi Days’ based on the short stories of the legendary writer R.K. Narayan were shot at Arasalu Railway Station environs. The…

Consumer Forum fines Rs. 5,000 for charging Rs. 42 extra on liquor
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Consumer Forum fines Rs. 5,000 for charging Rs. 42 extra on liquor

April 3, 2021

Shivamogga: District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum, Shivamogga, has imposed a fine of Rs. 5,000 on owner of a liquor shop for collecting Rs. 42 above Maximum Retail Price (MRP) from customer. The order was issued by a Bench consisting of Forum President C.M. Chanchala and Savita B. Pattanashetty and P.V. Lingaraju, members.  The owner of…

Echo of Shivamogga blast; Explosives seized in Mandya
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Echo of Shivamogga blast; Explosives seized in Mandya

January 25, 2021

Mandya: Close on the heels of a blast at a stone quarry caused by a truckload of gelatine in Shivamogga district in which six people died last week, the Mandya District Administration has seized explosives and seized vehicles used for quarrying.  Residents in several parts of Mandya, particularly around the Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam,…

Mining around KRS Dam draws CM’s attention
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Mining around KRS Dam draws CM’s attention

January 25, 2021

Shivamogga: Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa yesterday instructed the Deputy Commissioners (DCs) of respective districts to take immediate steps to stop illegal mining across the State. Speaking to newsmen at the helipad before returning to the State Capital, he said that henceforth DCs concerned will be held responsible for the illegal mining. “I have not…

Shivamogga Blast: Spot inspection this evening
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Shivamogga Blast: Spot inspection this evening

January 23, 2021

DCs asked to act tough on illegal mining  Mysore/Mysuru: Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa will be going to Shivamogga later today for spot inspection of the mining site in his home district, where a blast occurred on Thursday night killing five persons. He said instructions has been given to the authorities concerned to take stern action…

Eight killed in dynamite blast at Shivamogga; two arrested
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Eight killed in dynamite blast at Shivamogga; two arrested

January 22, 2021

Shivamogga: At least eight people were killed in a major blast that shook Shivamogga town last night. The blast was heard across Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa’s home district at around 10.15 pm. The explosion was reported at a Railway Quarry site in Shivamogga District where a vehicle was carrying explosives.  As per reports, the massive…

Splendour of ancient city Balligave in Shivamogga
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Splendour of ancient city Balligave in Shivamogga

December 26, 2020

By Prof. A.V. Narasimha Murthy former Head, Department of Ancient History & Archaeology, University of Mysore About ten years ago myself and my friends planned to visit some interesting places in Shivamogga town. It was also our desire to visit Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Shivamogga Kendra. We learnt that Balligave is very near and hence we…

Former Bhadravathi MLA Appajigowda passes away
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Former Bhadravathi MLA Appajigowda passes away

September 3, 2020

Shivamogga: Senior JD(S) leader and former Bhadravathi MLA M.J. Appajigowda passed away at a Shivamogga Hospital late on Wednesday evening. He was 69. He had reportedly tested positive for Coronavirus and was admitted to the Hospital a few days ago after developing chest pain. Appajigowda, a three-time MLA was elected on a JD(S) ticket in…

Old Railway Station gets new look as Museum Malgudi
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Old Railway Station gets new look as Museum Malgudi

August 10, 2020

As a tribute to the makers of ‘Malgudi Days,’ SWR Mysuru renovates Old Station at Arasalu in Shivamogga Mysore/Mysuru: TV serial ‘Malgudi Days‘ based on the novel of R.K. Narayan, was one of the trend setters in the Indian small screen in 1980s. Kannada cine actor, director and visionary Shankar Nag had adapted the novel…

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