PM Modi

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PM Modi To Participate In Yoga Event Organized In Mysuru

PM Narendra Modi will participate in the International Yoga Day celebrations in Mysuru, under the 75th celebration of the Indian independence, on June 21. The event was confirmed by Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai who said, "All the preparations have been completed." The Karnataka CM held a meeting with the BJP-led government officials and interacted regarding the yoga day celebration arrangements. Chief Secretary, Cabinet ministers and other… read-more

Mon, 30 May 2022 - 07:46 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: yoga day, PM Modi, Mysuru, CM Basavaraj Bommai, Karnataka

Former CM urges state govt to treat Mysuru gang-rape case just like Hyderabad police

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Former K'taka CM Urges To Take Action Against Mysuru Gang Rape Case Like Hyderabad Police

HD Kumaraswamy, former Karnataka chief-minister and JD-S leader, urged the state government to treat Mysuru gang-rape case "just like Hyderabad police" on August 27.  Kumaraswamy while taking on the issue stated that “The government is at fault. It should not allow youngsters to have liquor at open deserted spaces.” However, CM Basavaraj Bommai and home minister Araga Jnanendra have assured action, and a police investigation is ongoing to… read-more

Sat, 28 Aug 2021 - 04:29 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Karnataka, Hyderabad, Mysuru, Gang-Rape, Police

Courtesy: ANI

Black fungus infection

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Mysuru Records 125 Cases Of Black Fungal Infection 'Mucormycosis'

At least 125 cases of "mucormycosis", a black fungal infection, have been registered in Mysuru following the decreasing occurrence of Covid-19 in the state. “There were no fresh admissions at the hospital until Thursday and Friday,” said Dr. Nanjaraj CP, Dean and Director of the Mysore Medical College and Research Institute. “To ensure that infection (mucormycosis) does not spread further, surgery is performed in many patients,” he added.

Sun, 25 Jul 2021 - 03:58 PM / by Prateek Chakradhar

Tags: Covid-19, Mysuru, Medical College, Mucormycosis

Courtesy: The Times of India


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Mysuru's Petrol Pump Offers 5L Free Petrol To Covid-19 Volunteers

Amid the surge in fuel price across India, a fuel station in Mysuru’s Bogadi circle has taken an initiative to offer “free fuel worth Rs 20,000” to all the frontline Covid workers. The petrol pump is providing five litres of free fuel to all the Covid-19 volunteers. The owner of the petrol pump, Kumar KS came up with this initiative which aided 50 Covid-19 workers to date.

Thu, 15 Jul 2021 - 03:00 PM / by Bornika Das

Tags: Mysuru, petrol pump, Covid-19, Frontline Workers, fuel prices hike

Courtesy: The Quint

Syed Issaq

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Netizens Raise Rs 13 Lakh To Rebuild Burnt Mysuru Library

Coming in support of Mysuru librarian Syed Issaq, whose library was burnt to ashes, the netizens have raised Rs 13 lakh to reconstruct his library. Reportedly, the private-run library was allegedly burnt by anti-Kannada miscreants on April 9. However, now social media has become a silver lining for the 62-year-old librarian, who was determined to rebuild it even alone. Reportedly, the library consisted 11,000 books on different religions.

Sun, 11 Apr 2021 - 09:21 PM / by Ronit John

Tags: Mysuru, Library, Syed Issaq, fundraiser, Kannada

Courtesy: NDTV

Syed Issaq's Library

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Mysuru Library Having 3,000 Bhagavad Gita Copies Burnt By Miscreants

A private-run Mysuru library having 3,000 Bhagavad Gita copies was burnt by miscreants on April 9. Run by 62-year-old daily wage labourer Syed Issaq and located in Corporation park's shed, the library had 11,000 books in Kannada and Urdu. With the help of Kannada donors, Issaq also kept 11 daily newspapers in various languages. Filing a complaint, the police suspects that garbage dumped near the library caused the fire.

Sat, 10 Apr 2021 - 08:20 PM / by Samanth Lanka

Tags: Mysuru, Fire, Library, Bhagavad Gita, mysore

Courtesy: The News Minute

Representational photo: Hookah bar.

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Karnataka Minister Calls Hookah Bars As Drug Dens; Vows To Ban Soon

Karnataka Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai, in the Legislative Council meeting on March 18, pledged to soon "act tough" on the hookah bars in the state. Referring some bars as "drug supplying dens", Bommai argued that such places are big promoters of drug usage among youngsters. Bommai assured to ban them and also targeted the civic bodies for recklessly granting licenses that promotes 'mushrooming' of such bars, especially in Bengaluru and… read-more

Fri, 19 Mar 2021 - 11:50 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: karanataka, Home Minister, Basavaraj Bommai, Hookah Bars, Drugs, Mysuru

Courtesy: Times Now

Ramesh Jarkiholi in still images from his video tape.

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Will Quit Politics If Found Guilty, Says Karnataka BJP MLA Over Sex Tape

The Karnataka water resource minister Ramesh Jarkiholi has declared to quit politics if proven guilty for sex tape allegedly featuring him. The MLA stirred controversy after the tape was leaked by activist Dinesh Kalahalli and aired on March 2. Moreover, claiming the video as ‘fake’ Jarkiholi claimed he was at Mysuru’s Chamundeshwari temple at that time. Meanwhile, seeing the flak towards BJP, the union minister Prahlad Joshi assured of… read-more

Wed, 03 Mar 2021 - 11:44 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Karnataka, Water Resource Minister, Ramesh jarkiholi, Dinesh Kalahalli, Mysuru, Prahlad Joshi, sex tape

Courtesy: Times Now

Representational photo: Air pollution in UP.

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Uttar Pradesh's 8 Cities Listed In Top 10 Polluted Ones This Winter: CSE

Delhi-based non-profit Centre for Science and Environment's (CSE) analysis of 99 cities revealed that top 23 polluted cities this year belonged to North India. While Uttar Pradesh had its eight cities in the top 10, Ghaziabad and Bulandshahr topped the list. The report also showed that PM2.5 levels had worsened in 43 cities compared to the previous year's winter. Moreover, Karnataka's Mysuru turned out as the least polluted, followed by MP's… read-more

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 - 11:15 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Centre For Science and Environment, Ghaziabad, Bulandshahr, Mysuru, Air Pollution

Courtesy: Down To Earth