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Mysuru: Works begin on historical Wellesley Bridge restoration | Mysuru News

MYSURU: The department of archaeology, museums and heritage has taken up repair and restoration works of the historical Wellesley Bridge, built across the Cauvery river at Srirangapatna. The bridge, which is more than 200-years-old, has managed to survive despite huge quantities of water being released from KRS Dam to the river over the years. For …

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School toilets lack water supply, hygiene in Mysuru | Mysuru News

By: S Ramesh MYSURU: Over 711 primary and high schools in the district are in poor state as per an internal survey conducted by the education department. Sources in the department of public instruction told STOI that the local block education officers found 156 toilets in shoddy state in HD Kote taluk, 120 in Mysuru, …

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Child marriages continue unabated at Chamarajanagar | Mysuru News

MYSURU: Chamarajanagar, one of the backward districts in the state, has registered a sharp rise in child marriages and officials and experts on the ground attribute it to the prolonged closure of schools due to the pandemic. NGOs, police and children protection committee members have prevented more than 50 weddings in the district since the …

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Karnataka on high alert as Cyclone Nivar nears Tamil Nadu | Mysuru News

MYSURU/BENGALURU: With Cyclone Nivar hurtling towards neighbouring Tamil Nadu, the Karnataka government has sounded a high alert in all districts, particularly Bengaluru city. Chief minister BS Yediyurappa, who is on a tour of Mysuru since Tuesday, said the authorities concerned have been asked to be on their toes for any eventuality. He has instructed the …

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Resurgence of hospitality sector sees hotels rehiring fired employees in Mysuru | Mysuru News

Mysuru: For Lokesh, life appears to have come full circle. Like many of his colleagues in the hospitality business in Mysuru, Lokesh, who has over 20 years of experience, was laid off when the lockdown was imposed in March. It was the beginning of a very difficult time for him and he had to relocate …

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In Mysuru, cops take the lead in creating awareness | Mysuru News

Mysuru: Police in Mysuru, whose primary responsibility of ensuring law and order is a stressful enough, are not allowing fatigue to prevent them from serving what they believe is an equally important function: protecting the citizenry from the pandemic. Cops have been educating the public on the proper etiquette to be followed to stay safe …

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Don’t politicise Covid vaccine issue, says Yathindra Siddaramaiah | Mysuru News

MYSURU: Congress MLA Yathindra Siddaramaiah on Friday said that there is no displeasure against the party leadership after the by-election loss. He told reporters that there will be disappointment among senior party leaders over the defeat, but no displeasure over the leadership. “Congress party has good leadership both at the state and national level. It …

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Residents oppose liquor shop near Agriculture Research Centre | Mysuru News

MYSURU: Kannada activists on Wednesday staged a protest in front of the deputy commissioner’s office against the excise officials for granting permission for a wine shop near Agriculture Research Centre in Naganahalli near Mysuru in Naganahalli panchayat limits. Protesting the opening of wine shop in a rented building belonging to local politician despite stiff opposition …

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Sira win not because of BY Vijayendra alone: Karnataka minister KS Eshwarappa | Mysuru News

MYSURU: After senior BJP MLA Basanagouda Patil Yatnal, rural development and panchayat raj minister KS Eshwarappa on Tuesday took objection to portraying chief minister BS Yediyurappa’s son BY Vijayendra as the “hero” of Sira bypoll. Eshwarappa told reporters here that the party’s victory in Sira assembly constituency was not because of state BJP vice-president BY …

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Kidney transplant between incompatible blood groups successful | Mysuru News

Mysuru: A rare form of kidney transplant between non matching blood groups (ABO incompatible) was performed successfully at the renal transplant unit of Sigma Hospital in Mysuru. This procedure has given a new lease of life to a 32-year-old woman who was undergoing dialysis treatment for kidney failure in the hospital for the last six …

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Mysuru: Two cops on night patrol die in accident | Mysuru News

MYSURU: Two policemen on night patrol died in a road accident in KR Nagar during the early hours of Thursday. The incident happened near Siddanakopplu when assistant sub inspector Murthy, 58 and head constable Shanthakumar, 52, were returning to KR Nagar around 1.30am. Police suspect that police jeep driver Shanthakumar may have dozed off at …

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Now, place bets online at Mysore Race Club | Mysuru News

Mysuru: Mysore Race Club will conduct betting for horse racing through online platform instead of the existing practice of manual betting at the race course in view of pandemic restrictions. The club management has taken permission from the state government for online betting. Speaking after launching the online betting portal at Mysuru Race Club on …

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Karnataka: Hospital in Shivamogga gives dead baby to wrong mother | Mysuru News

SHIVAMOGGA: In a heartbreaking mix-up, the Shivamogga district hospital handed over the dead baby of one woman to another, and the newborn was buried before the mistake was discovered. The hospital is conducting an inquiry. Two babies born at McGann Hospital on November 2 were admitted to ICU since they were underweight. While Suma Gopal …

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Theatre plays a pivotal role in society, says Prakash Belawadi | Mysuru News

MYSURU: Theatre artist and filmmaker Prakash Belawadi on Friday highlighted the pivotal role being played by theatre in the prevention of crimes, corruption and wars, and establishment of peace and tranquillity in the society. Speaking at Rangayana after launching Bharathiya Rangashikshan Kendra Theatre Training school academic activities for the year 2020-21, he said theatre and …

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Tourists travel 50km to pick up trash they discarded | Mysuru News

MADIKERI: In a recent incident, residents of Kadagadalu in Madikeri decided not to accept callous behaviour from visitors and held tourists who had left their village a littered mess accountable. Consequently, two tourists who had discarded trash by the side of the road were made to retrace their journey, travelling back 50km from Periyapatna to …

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Mysuru: Private schools call meeting to discuss reopening strategies | Mysuru News

MYSURU: Representatives of CBSE, ICSE and State Board Private School Management Association (CISPMA) from five southern districts of the state — Mysuru, Mandya, Chamarajanagar, Hassan and Kodagu — have planned a meeting to discuss the issue of reopening schools. Some are of the opinion that schools should reopen in a phased manner, starting with high …

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Mysuru: Only Rs 2.9 crore of Rs 10 crore outlay spent on Dasara this year | Mysuru News

MYSURU: District minister ST Somashekhar on Sunday said the government spent Rs 2.9 crore for this year’s Dasara celebrations. The amount includes expenditure on hosting events at Mandya and Chamarajanagar. The government had released Rs 10 crore for the festival this year. The remaining Rs 7 crore is in Mysuru deputy commissioner’s bank account. The …

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Covid-19: Recoveries up in Karnataka’s Kodagu district | Mysuru News

MADIKERI: Kodagu could soon become a green district as the recovery rate has touched 94% and fresh cases are steadily dwindling. District deputy commissioner Anies Kanmani Joy said of the total 4,866 cases in the district, 4,565 have recovered. Positive cases have reduced to an average of 24 per day over the past four days …

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