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De Havilland Arch was an engineering marvel
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De Havilland Arch was an engineering marvel

December 20, 2020

By Gouri Satya, Sr. Journalist De Havilland died at Beauvoir, Guernsey, in 1866 at the age of 90. His wife Elizabeth died in 1816 at the early age of 35 and she was buried in St. George’s Cathedral Cemetery, Madras, which was conceived and built by De Havilland himself. Ironically, his wife was among the…

Double-decker Ambaari will take tourists to Srirangapatna
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Double-decker Ambaari will take tourists to Srirangapatna

December 19, 2020

KSTDC Chairperson Shruthi unveils grand plans to promote tourism in and around Mysuru Srirangapatna: A special tourism promotion plan will be formulated to attract tourists to Srirangapatna, Mysuru and surrounding areas, said Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation (KSTDC) Chairperson Shruthi.  Visiting Srirangapatna in ‘Ambaari’, a rooftop open double-decker bus along with a team on Thursday,…

Village near Srirangapatna plans to boycott polls
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Village near Srirangapatna plans to boycott polls

December 13, 2020

Team of officials rush to convince Beechanakuppe villagers who are demanding polling booth since previous LS polls Srirangapatna: Villagers of Beechanakuppe in Srirangapatna Assembly constituency are demanding a new polling booth. This is a long-pending demand and if it is not fulfilled, the villagers have decided to boycott the forthcoming Gram Panchayat (GP) elections.  Learning…

Yuva Brigade restores sheen of Ganjam’s forgotten temple
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Yuva Brigade restores sheen of Ganjam’s forgotten temple

December 4, 2020

Mysuru and surrounding areas is home to several temples whose intricate architecture on stone speaks volumes of the craftsmanship of the ancient rulers, especially the Wadiyars.  But not all of them are maintained well by the Departments concerned. Some remain far away from the radar of the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) and Hindu Religious…

Restoration works on at historic Wellesley Bridge
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Restoration works on at historic Wellesley Bridge

December 3, 2020

By Vinay Karekura & B.C. Thimmaiah Finally, the historic Wellesley Bridge near Srirangapatna is being repaired. Works are on in full swing to seal the cracks and restore the Bridge which is in a dilapidated state. Once the repairs are over, the Bridge will be freshly painted.  The repair works are being taken up by…

Truck Topples on Car
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Truck Topples on Car

December 1, 2020

Close shave for both drivers near Srirangapatna Srirangapatna: Two persons driving a truck and a car escaped with not so serious injuries after the M-Sand-laden truck hit a road median and veered off the road to topple on a moving car on the busy Mysuru-Bengaluru Highway this morning. So dramatic and quick was the accident…

KRS declared as Revenue Village
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KRS declared as Revenue Village

November 24, 2020

Srirangapatna: After decades of wait, the long pending demand of the villagers of KRS in Srirangapatna taluk of Mandya district has been met with the Government recently declaring KRS as a Revenue Village. A Revenue Village is a small administrative unit with defined borders. One Revenue Village may contain many hamlets. It is designed to…

Prabodha, Rangaspanda and Nelada Taaregalu: Books of G.N. Bhatt released
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Prabodha, Rangaspanda and Nelada Taaregalu: Books of G.N. Bhatt released

November 10, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Priyadarshana Samskritika Vedike of Srirangapatna had organised a book release programme at Natana Rangashale in Ramakrishnanagar on Sunday where three books titled ‘Prabodha,’ ‘Rangaspanda’ and ‘Nelada Taaregalu,’ written by writer and critic G.N. Bhatt, were released. Speaking after releasing the books, Police Training School Principal Dr. Dharanidevi Malagatti said, “Vidwan G.N. Bhatt has been…

Elderly man from city goes missing at Ganjam
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Elderly man from city goes missing at Ganjam

November 10, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: A 62-year-old man from city has gone missing from Ganjam in Srirangapatna on Oct. 30. The missing man is Gopala, a resident of Gayathripuram in city and his son K.G. Vinod Kumar has lodged a complaint at Srirangapatna Police Station. Those having any information about the missing person may contact Mob: 99862-24943.

Srirangapatna Police arrest six for murder of rowdy-sheeter
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Srirangapatna Police arrest six for murder of rowdy-sheeter

November 7, 2020

Srirangapatna: A fortnight after a rowdy-sheeter was brutally hacked to death by a group of miscreants near Ranganathittu Cross on Srirangapatna-Belagola Road, the Police have cracked the murder with the arrest of six culprits on Friday. The arrested have been identified as Sathyanarayana alias RX, a resident of Gosegowda Street in Srirangapatna town, Bharath Kumar…

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