• Kodagu to lose 50pc of liquor shops due to SC directive

    By IndreshMadikeri: As many as 166 liquor shops in Kodagu district located along and near highways are set to be closed following the SC directive on liquor being sold on highways. The district has 218 liquor vending places out of which 166 places liquor shops are going to be affected by the SC judg...

  • Unidentified man tries to commit suicide by jumping from building in Mysuru

    Mysuru: Visitors to the KR Hospital in Mysuru were treated to a harrowing scene on Monday after an unidentified man tried to commit suicide by jumping from the 5th floor of KR Hospital in Mysuru on Monday.The hair-raising episode was captured by a bystander on his mobile phone. The man is said to be...

  • In Madikeri, Ananth Kumar Hegde calls subsidy a 'disease'

    Madikeri: Uttara Kannada MP Ananth Kumar Hegde said governments should enable citizens to earn rather than create a culture of giving handouts. Speaking at the 'Sab Ka Saath Sab Ka Vikas' convention organised by the NHAI on Friday, Ananth Kumar said that it would be tragic if government began provid...

  • Temple comes to the rescue of Mysuru girl who lost her father

    Mysuru: The daughter of a 51-year-old man, who committed suicide unable to pay his daughter's college fees, will get a compensation of Rs1.5kh.Suresh Gowda, Chief of Ganapati temple trust, said members took the decision at a meeting convened to discuss the death of Gangadhar, who was employed as pra...

  • Unable to pay daughter's college fees, father commits suicide

    Mysuru: A 51-year-old man committed suicide for being unable to pay his daughter's college fees.The deceased has been identified as Gangadhar, who worked in the local Ganapati temple.According to reports, Gangadhar's daughter, a student of final year B.Sc, needed to pay Rs12,500 as fees for her cour...

  • I am not interested in politics at the moment: Yaduveer Wadiyar

    Mysuru: Media and people might be curious to know more about the new arrival in the royal family but the maharaja refused to talk about it, asking the media to respect his family's privacy.Attending a function in Government High School in Kumbarakoppa on Thursday, Yaduveer Krishnadutta Chamaraja Wad...

  • Three held on charges of disrupting communal harmony

    Madikeri: Police arrested three persons on Monday in Hoskote in Sunticoppa police station limits on charges of disrupting communal harmony. According to a complaint filed by BJP leader Ramesh Changappa, Hoskote GP vice-president Musthafa, his sons, Riyaz Ibrahim and Abdul Samad, and three others id...

  • Madikeri receives more rain than last year

    Madikeri: Madikeri has received more rainfall since January compared with last year during the corresponding period.Madikeri district has received 420.26 mm rainfall from January this year compared with 276.75 mm during same period last year. Similarly, Madikeri taluk received 525.85 mm compared wit...

  • Madikeri CMC prez under attack from own party members

    Madikeri: Cauveramma's days as CMC president look to be numbered. On Monday, Cauveramma, who is from the Congress, was attacked by her own party members, who threatened to move no confidence motion against her. During the monthly meeting, most Congress members criticised her style of functioning, ci...

  • Bhagamandala, Talacauvery shut down over Centre's notification on sanctuary

    Madikeri: Bhagamandala and Talacauvery observed a peaceful bandh which began on Friday to protest against the Centre's decision to declare Talacauvery Wildlife Sanctuary as an eco-sensitive zone. Members opposed to the Kasturirangan report organised the dawn to dusk bandh against extending the buffe...

  • Strictly enforce Centre's new law on cattle slaughter: Right-wing groups

    Madikeri: VHP and Bajarang Dal workers on Tuesday urged the state government to strictly enforce the Prohibition of Cow Slaughtering Act in the district. Protesting in front of the DC office, the workers urged the administration to confiscate vehicles used for illegal cattle trade and impose huge fi...

  • Three Maoists surrender in Chikkamagaluru

    Bengaluru: Three Maoists surrendered on Monday at the Zilla Panchayat office in Chikkamagaluru. The three, Shivu from Raichur, Chinnamma from Gadag and Kanyakumari from Chikkamagluru, were active in Chikkamagaluru for quite sometime.Image Title Police sources said there were no cases...