• Madikeri village tense after Dalits clash with police

    Madikeri: A tiny Madikeri village is tense after local Dalits clashed with the police over an illegal road naming exercise on April 22. As many as five Dalits and three policemen were injured in the clash which occurred on Saturday.According to reports, on April 20, Dalits in Palemadu, a village in ...

  • SI sentenced to 1-yr in prison for demanding bribe

    Bengaluru: A Sub-Inspector, Railway Protection Force, Mysuru, was convicted by a CBI court in a four-year-old case for demanding and accepting bribe of Rs. 5,000.The accused Vinod Kumar Maurya was sentenced to 1 year rigorous imprisonment and also fined Rs15,000. According to the Anti-Corruptio...

  • CM Siddaramaiahs helicopter suffers bird hit, makes emergency landing

    Bengaluru: Chief Minister Siddaramaiah's helicopter suffered a bird hit and made an emergency landing at the HAL Airport on Monday shortly after take-off. Assistant Commissioner of Police P. Nagesha Kumar said Siddaramaiah and four others, including Home Minister G Parameshwara, who were on bo...

  • BJP respects SC verdict on Babri: DVS

    Madikeri: Union minister DV Sadananda Gowda said Uma Bharati had no reason to resign from her post in the wake of the SC ruling on Babri Masjid demolition. Speaking to media persons, he said the BJP respected the court's verdict and would take a decision shortly. Gowda said the PM had no hand ...

  • Paikera Cup: Sports promote social harmony, says DVS

    Madikeri: Paikera Cricket Cup 2017 got underway on Friday. Adi Chunchanagiri Mutt pontiff Shambhunatha Maha Swamiji, who was present at the launch, said the cricket festival did a valuable service to the culture. Union Minister of Statistics and Programme Implementation DV Sadananda Gowda, who ...

  • Consumer court slaps Mysuru doctor with Rs12k fine over deficiency of service

    A doctor was slapped with a fine of Rs12,000 by a consumer court in Mysuru for deficiency of service. Puttaningamma, a resident of Mysore, approached a doctor as she was suffering from severe back pain. Her consultant doctor prescribed her to take ten injections from a doctor near her residence...

  • Forest dept rubbishes rumours, says Prince died of starvation

    Officials at the Bandipur Tiger Reserve (BTR) have rubbished rumours about big cat Prince, who was found dead on April 4, falling victim to poaching. It was being rumoured in a section of the media and by some wildlife enthusiasts that Prince might have been killed by a 'meat bomb', usually use...

  • Govt urged to rejuvenate lakes to tackle drought

    Submitted by alvin on Wed, 2016-04-27 16:07 Mysuru: State cabinet sub-committee to study drought headed by Law minister TB Jayachandra conducted a review meeting on drought-relief works undertaken by the district administration. Not satisfied by the works, he took the officials to task an...

  • MCC approves AMRUT project amdist din

    Submitted by alvin on Wed, 2016-04-27 14:13 Mysuru: Chaos reigned in at the Mysuru City Corporation council meeting convened here to discuss the proposed project Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT). Corporators wanted to know how different AMRUT was from other p...

  • Forest officer pays the price of honesty

    Submitted by Editor on Tue, 2016-04-26 18:15 Bengaluru: In a shocking administrative decision, the Karnataka government has suspended a sincere, hard-working, gutsy assistant conservator of forests (ACF) without any justification.It is intriguing that T Venkatesh, a duty-conscious forest ...

  • In Mysuru Zoo, a dummy plays mummy for an infant baboon rejected by its mom

    Submitted by Editor on Sat, 2016-04-23 18:24 Mysuru: Few eyes remain dry when visitors to the Veterinary Care Centre in Mysuru Zoo see a little Hamadryas Baboon clutching an artificial dummy resembling a monkey.The young male infant baboon of hamadryas species cuddles against the dummy th...

  • ‘Champion’ Bravo spells magic in Mysuru

    Submitted by alvin on Sat, 2016-04-23 16:40 Mysuru: West Indies cricketer Dwayne Bravo who took the internet by storm with his rendition ‘Champion’ – post his team’s win against India in the T20 tourney – recreated a similar magic with the iconic song at the Jayciana – 2016, an annual col...