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Echo of Easter bloodshed :Face coverings banned in Sri Lanka
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Echo of Easter bloodshed :Face coverings banned in Sri Lanka

April 29, 2019

Colombo: Sri Lanka has banned face coverings in public, following a spate of suicide attacks on Easter Sunday that killed at least 250 people and injured hundreds. President Maithruipala Sisirsena said he was using an emergency law to impose the restriction from today, reported BBC and CNN. Any face garment which “hinders identification” will be…

14 Mysureans on Sri Lankan tour return home safely
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14 Mysureans on Sri Lankan tour return home safely

April 25, 2019

Tour organiser H.N. Umesha shares his experience with SoM Mysuru:  Fourteen members of a family of five Geologists who were on a tour of Sri Lanka and escaped the deadly bomb attack on Apr.21, returned safely to the city last night. It was a providential escape for them as they suddenly took a decision to…

Echo of bomb blasts in Colombo, Sri Lanka: Red alert in Mysuru, KRS
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Echo of bomb blasts in Colombo, Sri Lanka: Red alert in Mysuru, KRS

April 24, 2019

United Christian Forum holds prayer service at St. Joseph’s Cathedral Bodies of four JD(S) leaders arrive at Bengaluru Mortal remains of three others expected to arrive this evening Death toll reaches 360 Mysuru/Mandya:  A red alert has been sounded across Mysuru and Mandya districts, frequented by thousands of tourists including foreigners, after the serial bomb…

14 tourists from Mysuru safe in Sri Lanka
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14 tourists from Mysuru safe in Sri Lanka

April 23, 2019

Group to return to city tomorrow Mysuru:  A 14-member tourist group, out of whom five are Geologists, all from the city, who were on a six-day tour of Sri Lanka, are safe. The five Geologists M.V. Ravishankar (BJP leader), K.V. Vedamurthy, Channabasappa Basavaraju, Vinay Ranganatha Hebbar and H.N. Umesha and their family members H.A. Shyla,…

Homage to blast victims
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Homage to blast victims

April 23, 2019

Mysuru:  JD(S) members paid homage to over 290 people, killed in bomb blasts in Sri Lanka recently by assembling in front of Gandhiji’s bust near city Law Court last evening and holding lit candles. Leading the team, JD(S) leader Ajay Shastri said that eight from the State were among the killed. He observed that terrorism…

Shruthi wins accolades at international beauty pageant
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Shruthi wins accolades at international beauty pageant

November 14, 2017

Mysuru: Shruthi Vineet Patil, a native of Mysuru, won the accolades in the recently held International Dazzle Beauty Pageant at Colombo in Sri Lanka. Shruthi was adjudged Mrs. India International South India, Mrs. India International Brand Ambassador South India and Style Icon. She has been formally appointed as their Brand Ambassador and Style Icon for…

Sri Lanka Open International Rating Chess Championship: Thejkumar wins title; Vijeendra finishes second
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Sri Lanka Open International Rating Chess Championship: Thejkumar wins title; Vijeendra finishes second

August 12, 2017

Mysuru-based IM M.S. Thejkumar (Rating 2481), representing India in the Sri Lanka Open International Rating Chess Championships 2017 at YMBA hall, Kurunegala near Colombo, won his final round match against Sri Lanka’s WFM Kodikara K.K.M Sachintha and won the title with 10 points from 10 rounds yesterday. Another player from Mysuru lad Y.G. Vijayeendra after…

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