Youth arrested for sexual assault on nursing student in Mysore

Saturday, August 11th, 2018

Puttur: A youth from Bantwal, who was absconding after sexually assaulting a college student at her hostel in Mysuru, has been arrested by Uppinangadi police on Friday, August 10th. The arrested has been identified as Mohammed Althaf (23), a resident of Nellipalike in Maninalkur village in Bantwal. According to the available information, Althaf had entered […]

Veera Rani Abbakka Utsava will be held at Mysore on Jan 6, 7

Monday, December 11th, 2017

Mangaluru: Minister for Food and Civil Supplies U T Khader said that Veera Rani Abbakka Utsava will be held at Mysuru on January 6 and 7. Chief Minister Siddaramaiah will inaugurate the Utsava. Briefing reporters here on Saturday, he said that the Utsava will be organised jointly by Karavali Sanghagala Okkuta in Mysuru and Veerarani […]

‘Ghar Wapsi’ will not stop until conversions are not stopped : Gopal

Thursday, March 12th, 2015

Mysuru : The Virata Hindu Samajotsava organised by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) on the account of its 50th year celebrations, at Dasara Exhibitions Grounds on Wednesday, March 11. With the district administration imposing ban on the entry of VHP International Working President Praveen Bhai Togadia into the district from March 9 to 13, close to […]

Sanjay and Manasa clinches Mysore Dasara state level Chess Championship 2014

Monday, September 29th, 2014
Mysoor chess champions

Mysore: Sanjay N of Income Tax, Bangalore wins 4th Mysore Dasara State Level Open Chess Championship 2014. Sanjay remained unbeaten in 9 rounds and scored 8 points. He beat gaint-killer Raviprakash S.M of LIC in the last round. Yashaskara K R Jois won against Anshuman Mohanty in the last round and won second place.  In […]

Girish Karnad inaugurates Dasara in Mysore

Thursday, September 25th, 2014

Mysore :  The 10-day long Mysore Dasara festivities got off to a traditional start atop the Chamundi hills with special prayers to Goddess Chamundeshwari, the presiding deity of Mysore. Jnanpith award recipient, well-known writer and theatre personality Girish Karnad inaugurated the festivities, which is celebrated as ‘Nada Habba’ (State Festival), by lighting a traditional lamp […]

Home guard found murdered

Friday, May 30th, 2014
home gurd

Mysore : A home guard was found murdered at Sardar Vallababai Patel Nagar on the outskirts on Mysore-T Narsipur road in the city on Thursday. Miscreants have allegedly robbed the victim of her gold valuables worth Rs three lakh before murdering her. Saroja (52), wife of Basavaraj, an autorickshaw driver and resident of Hebbal is the deceased. […]

City to have pay and park facility soon: M A Saleem

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014
M A Saleem

Mangalore : The government is planning to implement ‘pay and park’ policy across State. It will definitely put a break to haphazard parking in the city, said M A Saleem, City Police Commissioner of Mysore. He was addressing the members of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) during an interaction programme, here, on Monday.“The city […]

19-year-old bride stripped, set on fire near Mandya

Friday, April 25th, 2014
Mandya woman killed

Mandya : A 19-year-old married woman was tortured, stripped and set ablaze allegedly by her husband’s relatives on an isolated road near Malavalli in the district on Wednesday night. She succumbed to burns on Thursday morning. According to police, Shilpa from upper caste recently married a boy from lower caste, ignoring strong resistance from both […]

Getting a glimpse into Gangubai Hangal’s life

Thursday, March 13th, 2014

Mysore: An exhibition of rare photographs of Gangubai Hangal, doyenne of Hindustani classical music, with eminent musicians and personalities was held at the Karnataka State Dr. Gangubai Hangal Music and Performing Arts University as part of her birth centenary celebrations here on Wednesday. Sarod maestro Pandit Rajiv Taranath inaugurated the celebrations. Music scholar Sukanya Prabhakar […]

Fund crunch delays Church restoration works

Thursday, March 13th, 2014
Fund crunch delays Church restoration works

Mysore: The much awaited restoration works of St Philomena’s Church commenced two months ago. It might however come to standstill in a few months, owing to severe fund crunch faced by the church. The 81-year-old Church is not only significant to one community, but is close to the hearts of Mysoreans. It is also a […]