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  • BJP activists observe ‘Anti-Mandate’ day

    BJP activists observe ‘Anti-Mandate’ day

    Mysuru: Charging JD(S) of indulging in politics of opportunism, Mysuru city BJP activists staged a protest at Gandhi Square on Wednesday. The protest was part of the ‘Anti-Mandate Day’ that the BJP is observing to condemn the alliance stitched up between the and JD(S) to form the government in Karnataka. Wearing a black ribbon, the protesters raised slogans against the […]

     
     
  • Parents rush to perform aksharabhyasa at Sringeri

    Parents rush to perform aksharabhyasa at Sringeri

    (Chikkamagaluru): With the new academic year around the corner, parents are busy giving final touches to the preparations to send their kids to school. With all Montessori and kindergartens reopening on June 1, many parents are rushing to Sringeri, a remote town of Chikkamagaluru district to perform aksharabhyasa (initiation of education) of their kids at the famed Sharada Peetham. Except […]

     
     
  • Old Mysuru Region MLAs from JD(S) keep their fingers crossed

    Old Mysuru Region MLAs from JD(S) keep their fingers crossed

    Mysuru: As the date for the swearing-in of JD(S) state president as the next chief minister of Karnataka draws closer, legislators from the Old Mysuru region – where the party managed to regain its supremacy over the Congress – are likely to get ministerial berths. On the back of an impressive showing at the hustings in Mysuru, Mandya and Hassan, […]

     
     
  • ‘Kukkarahalli Lake should be allowed to sustain its natural beauty’

    ‘Kukkarahalli Lake should be allowed to sustain its natural beauty’

    Mysuru: “Instead of being turned into a tank or an amusement park, should be left alone to sustain its unique natural beauty,” said naturalist Prof. here on Sunday. Ravikumar, who delivered a brief talk on the history of the lake was participating in the ‘Kukkarahalli Lake Watch’ organised by a city-based group of conservationists, Wild Mysuru, touched upon the need […]

     
     
  • Forest dept to increase bamboo cover at Nagarahole

    Forest dept to increase bamboo cover at Nagarahole

    Mysuru: Against a backdrop of increasing cases of human-animal conflict, particularly involving elephants, in villages bordering the , forest authorities have decided to increase bamboo cover across the forest area. The availability of bamboo within the forest will, officials believe, provide sufficient food for the thereby reducing instances of straying into villages in search of food. Known to consume nearly […]