Rationalists KS Bhagwan hospitalised in Mysuru
Mysuru: Rationalist, writer KS Bhagwan was hospitalized after he had a fall during his regular evening walk at Lava Kusha Park in Kuvempunagar, here on Friday. Alert gunmen immediately shifted him to Suyog hospital in Ramakrishnanagar.
Cops fire on ponzi gang, one gangster killed
Mysuru: A member of a Ponzi scheme gang was severely injured by the police firing during a raid on them in the Vijayanagar police station limits. The injured gangster died later.
Free medical check-up on world mother’s day
Mysuru: On world mother’s day a free medical check-up camp – ‘Healthy mother’ was organised by Apoorva Sneha Balaga, Lions Club Nisarga and Lions Club Mayuri in collaboration with Narayana Multispecialty Hospital.
Land acquisition case against Siddaramaiah to be heard in Special Court
Mysuru: Based on the allegation of land acquisition and misusing the government powers, former chief minister and CLP leader Siddaramaiah has been facing a case in the Mysuru Court, which is now being transferred to the Special Court for Peoples Representatives of Bengaluru, here on Sunday, May 12.
India's first polytechnic institute for disabled, JSS invites apls for diploma
Mysuru: Over the last few years, the differently abled students have been giving more importance to higher education which also includes Engineering. A few years back, only 6 to 7 per cent differently abled took up higher education but now, it is more than 15 per cent, said B Elangovan, Principal of JSS Polytechnic for the Differently Abled.
SDMIMD to start PG certificate in Management from Aug
Mysuru: The Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD), Mysuru is launching a 15-month fully residential programme ‘Post Graduate Certificate in Management (PGCM)’ which will start from this academic year in August. The programme has been recognised by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE).
Hike in KSRTC bus fare, approval awaited from CM
Mysuru: The state transport department had submitted a proposal to Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy, to hike the bus fares of the KSRTC buses across the state. State Transport Minister D C Thammana said that he would meet the CM today, i.e. on Thursday, May 9, to discuss the proposed hike.
I respect Modi but not his comment on Rajiv, says BJP's Srinivasa Prasad
Mysuru: In the week since Prime Minister Narendra Modi made the "Bhrashtachari No 1" comment about former prime minister late Rajiv Gandhi, several prominent members of the opposition have come out in support of the late leader and slammed PM Modi for speaking ill of the dead. Now, a leader from the Prime Minister's own party has spoken out against the comment.
H Vishwanath meets BJP leader V Srinivasa Prasad in Mysuru
Mysuru: In a sudden development, JDS state president H Vishwanath met with BJP state vice president V Srinivasa Prasad, a prominent Dalit leader and staunch Siddaramaiah critic. Vishwanath met with Prasad at his residence in Jayalaxmipuram of the city.
New ray of hope for acute ischaemic stroke patients
Mysuru: There is a new ray of hope for acute ischaemic stroke patients with the advent of endovascular neurosurgery, said Dr. Maqsood Ahmed, Consultant\Interventional neurosurgeon, Columbia Asia Hospital, Mysuru.
Forest department to plant 50k saplings for greener Mysuru
Mysuru: The forest department has decided to plant 50,000 more saplings across the city to make the heritage city greener. The work will be taken up after two rainfalls. Mysuru is known as Garden City and keeping in sync with this name, the department will plant 15 varieties of plants at Vijayanagar, MUDA Layouts, various government institutions including SP office premise and University of Mysore campus.
Chain snatchers or a looting spree strike gold 5 times in 1.5 hours!
Mysuru: In separate incidents, the bike borne chain snatchers targeted five women in a daring series of thefts carried out in broad daylight in city here on Thursday, May 2. The police suspect that the same gang could be behind all the incidents. All the five incidents took place within one and half hour and the total gold which was taken away by the chain snatchers weigh 161 gm with a value of Rs 4.48 Lakh.