Mysuru City Corporation launches property tax collection drive

In 55 years

Kannegowdana Koppalu residents were caught unaware on Thursday when officials of Mysuru City Corporation landed on their doorsteps to check receipts for the property tax paid by them as part of a week-long special drive to verify records and collect dues from defaulters.

Karnataka: One killed, another seriously injured in accident

In 55 years

A back seat traveller of a car died on the spot while another suffered serious injuries after the car in which they were travelling rammed into a roadside tree in the wee hours of Thursday.

Inquiry ordered against Mysore Palace Board deputy director

In 55 years

Following allegations of corruption levelled against deputy director of the Mysore Palace Board TS Subramanya – members of the Dalit Sangharsha Samithi have been protesting in front of the Mysuru deputy commissioner’s office for the past week – DC Rohini Sindhuri ordered an inquiry to probe the charges.

More than 2,000 students in Karnataka's Hassan detained in same class

In 55 years

The pandemic has turned the issue of fees demanded by private unaided schools in Karnataka into an even more contentious one than it previously was. Allegations have surfaced across districts of children being removed from WhatsApp groups used as a communication channel between teachers and students after parents failed to pay the fees on time. In Hassan district, however, the situation, as alleged by some of the parents, is more severe.

Rajyotsava award: Yoga teacher, specially-abled man among winners

In 55 years

The following people from old Mysuru and Malnad regions have been selected for the coveted Rajyotsava award.

Mysuru: App to offer free entrance coaching

In 55 years

The pre-university education department has joined hands with a private company to offer free coaching to PU students in state-run colleges to help crack several national level admissions tests, including NEET UG, CET and JEE

Mysuru: Annual Rathotsava at Chamundeshwari temple held

In 55 years

Annual Rathotsava (car festival) of the famous Chamundeshwari temple atop the Chamundi Hills in the city was held on Thursday amid Covid-19 restrictions. Teppothsava, usually conducted in the evening, was cancelled.

Probe illegal resorts in Karnataka's Hassan: Deputy commissioner

In 55 years

Following a rise in the number of tourists from Bengaluru visiting Hassan during weekends and holidays, district authorities have suspected that illegalities are taking place in the resort business, and directed officers to verify it.

Mysuru farmers eye big dividends with chia seed cultivation

In 55 years

Considered a superfood beacuse of its high nutritional value fibre, protein and Omega-3 fat content, chia seeds are slowly gaining popularity in India.

University of Mysore will translate NEP into Kannada

In 55 years

The University of Mysore (UoM) will translate National Education Policy (NEP-2020) into Kannada. A decision to this effect was taken in the syndicate meeting.

Some groups involved in attack on BJP men: Karnataka BJP president Nalin Kumar Kateel

In 55 years

BJP state president Nalin Kumar Kateel claimed that some groups were involved in the attack on BJP leaders in Bantwal.

Karnataka: Seven take ill in Kollegal after drinking impure water

In 55 years

Seven persons from Kollegal town in Chamarajanagar district fell ill after consuming contaminated water on Tuesday.

Mysuru: Details of Dasara expenses will be made public on November 1

In 55 years

District minister ST Somashekar on Tuesday assured to provide details of all expenditures made pertaining to the Mysuru Dasara celebrations by November 1.

Mysuru royal family scion Yaduveer, son spend time with Abhimanyu

In 55 years

Mysuru royal family scion Yaduveer and his son Aadyaveer spent some time with Abhimanyu, one of five Dasara elephants that left Mysuru after successful participation in Dasara, on Wednesday.

Contaminated prasadam: Most patients recover in Mandya

In 55 years

The situation in Lingapatna village, where more than 70 persons took ill due to suspicious contaminated prasadam at Sri Aramma temple on Wednesday, returned to normalcy on Thursday as most patients were declared out of danger.

Singer's father held for Mysuru supari killing

In 55 years

Three academics have been arrested for allegedly plotting the contract killing of the secretary of a Sanskrit institute in Mysuru a month ago.

Karnataka: Tigress found dead in Bhadra reserve forest

In 55 years

A five-year old tigress was found dead in Kodi section of Teguru Hills in Hebbe range forest in Bhadra tiger reserve forest on Tuesday.

Postponing gram panchayat elections appropriate: Karnataka minister

In 55 years

KS Eshwarappa, minister for rural development and panchayat raj, said the government is willing to hold gram panchayat elections, but it believes the best course of action is to postpone them “for the wellbeing of villagers”.

Karnataka: 71 devotees fall sick a day after eating prasadam at Mandya temple

In 55 years

A day after they had eaten puliyogare served as prasadam at the Sri Maramma temple in Lingapattana village in Malavalli taluk, Mandya district, more than 70 devotees fell sick on Wednesday. Among the complaints that the devotees who were rushed to the primary health centre in Halaguru village on Wednesday had included dysentery and fatigue.

Karnataka: Sanehalli National Theatre Fest to be held in virtual mode

In 55 years

The state’s famed Sanehalli National Theatre Festival will happen online this year, a decision that brought joy to theatre buffs, who were earlier not sure whether the event would be held or not, due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

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