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    Mysuru’s wrestlers want the government to focus on the traditional Matti Kushti as well

    Mysuru’s wrestlers want the government to focus on the traditional Matti Kushti as well


    Mat kushti is more streamlined and recognised by the government, whereas matti kushti doesn’t have any such regulations. There have been requests made to the government to bring in some order in matti kushti, and include some benefits in the...

    Mat kushti is more streamlined and recognised by the government, whereas matti kushti doesn’t have any such regulations. There have been requests made to the government to bring in some order in matti kushti, and include some benefits in the century-old tradition, which is still strong in Karnataka
    Open Street festival at Mysuru Dasara ends in harassment of some women

    Open Street festival at Mysuru Dasara ends in harassment of some women


    Just like the Paris police had urged women to report sexual harassment during celebrations of France’s football World Cup win in July, Mysuru police have followed...

    Just like the Paris police had urged women to report sexual harassment during celebrations of France’s football World Cup win in July, Mysuru police have followed suit.
    ‘PM Modi has not responded to my letters’

    ‘PM Modi has not responded to my letters’


    Expressing disappointment with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s lack of response to the scores of letters he had written addressing him, former PM and JD(S) president HD Deve Gowda on Saturday said, “In the past four-and-a-half years, I have written...

    Expressing disappointment with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s lack of response to the scores of letters he had written addressing him, former PM and JD(S) president HD Deve Gowda on Saturday said, “In the past four-and-a-half years, I have written tens of letters to Modi, but he has not responded. He has remained silent on many developments in the state, and has not taken any action in response to my letters.”
    Dasara Torchlight Parade keeps alive an old tradition

    Dasara Torchlight Parade keeps alive an old tradition


    It is one of the mainstays of Dasara celebrations, and anticipated with palpable excitement by tourists and residents of Mysuru alike – preparations of Torchlight Parade that marks the finale of the ten-day ‘Naada Habba’ have started in the earnest...

    It is one of the mainstays of Dasara celebrations, and anticipated with palpable excitement by tourists and residents of Mysuru alike – preparations of Torchlight Parade that marks the finale of the ten-day ‘Naada Habba’ have started in the earnest with 300 police personnel set to participate in the show.

    Poets irked by lack of funds for ‘Kavi Goshti’


    Irked by the Madikeri Dasara committee’s decision not to extend financial aid for the Kavi Goshti, writers and poets from Madikeri are organizing a Madikeri Dasara Paryaya Kavigosti (without aid) on October 16. Most of the poets who will participate in...

    Irked by the Madikeri Dasara committee’s decision not to extend financial aid for the Kavi Goshti, writers and poets from Madikeri are organizing a Madikeri Dasara Paryaya Kavigosti (without aid) on October 16. Most of the poets who will participate in this Kavi Goshti are flood victims. The audience and all those who attend will be not be offered anything except a glass of water.

    ‘Mysuraksha’ app remains on paper


    Finding parking space around the Central Business District (CBD) in Mysuru, where most of the events organised as part of the Dasara celebrations are concentrated has never been an easy...

    Finding parking space around the Central Business District (CBD) in Mysuru, where most of the events organised as part of the Dasara celebrations are concentrated has never been an easy task.
    Thanks to mobile command centre, cops have lot less on their plate now

    Thanks to mobile command centre, cops have lot less on their plate now


    The risk of children being separated from their parents is a constant problem at an event like the Dasara celebration, but this year, thanks to the mobile command centre (MCC) police say they are better equipped to deal with the...

    The risk of children being separated from their parents is a constant problem at an event like the Dasara celebration, but this year, thanks to the mobile command centre (MCC) police say they are better equipped to deal with the issue.
    Woman, lover kill her 7-year-old son to cover up their affair

    Woman, lover kill her 7-year-old son to cover up their affair


    A 31-year-old woman and her lover have been arrested for allegedly murdering her seven-year-old son who had seen them in a compromising position and threatened to tell his father. The woman and her husband filed a missing complaint a week ago but her...

    A 31-year-old woman and her lover have been arrested for allegedly murdering her seven-year-old son who had seen them in a compromising position and threatened to tell his father. The woman and her husband filed a missing complaint a week ago but her paramour confessed to the crime during investigations.
    Tunnel aquarium at JK Grounds draws huge crowd on first day

    Tunnel aquarium at JK Grounds draws huge crowd on first day


    For those who take a keen interest in the endless delights that the fascinating life of marine and aquatic species offer – swim as they do underneath the not-always transparent surface of waterbodies – the Tunnel Aquarium at JK Grounds that was...

    For those who take a keen interest in the endless delights that the fascinating life of marine and aquatic species offer – swim as they do underneath the not-always transparent surface of waterbodies – the Tunnel Aquarium at JK Grounds that was inaugurated for Matsya Mela, organised as part of the Mysuru Dasara celebrations, promises to be nothing short of a Wonderland. Hundreds of people thronged the aquarium on the first day of the aquatic fare which is organised by the department of fisheries.
    As a girl, I bought ribbons in Gandaberunda shape: Sudha Murthy

    As a girl, I bought ribbons in Gandaberunda shape: Sudha Murthy


    In keeping with her reputation as an ebullient personality, Infosys Foundation chairperson Sudha Murty on Friday was as lively as ever as she interacted with bibliophiles from the city, interspersing her talk with anecdotes from her childhood, and...

    In keeping with her reputation as an ebullient personality, Infosys Foundation chairperson Sudha Murty on Friday was as lively as ever as she interacted with bibliophiles from the city, interspersing her talk with anecdotes from her childhood, and lending a personal touch to the session by recalling her many fond memories.
    'Young poets must not care about publicity'

    'Young poets must not care about publicity'


    Noted Kannada writer, critic and humourist Prof. Krishnegowda on Friday advised budding poets not to focus too keenly on publicity, and fame, if they wish to harness their creative energies to the optimal extent. “You will be able to give your best to...

    Noted Kannada writer, critic and humourist Prof. Krishnegowda on Friday advised budding poets not to focus too keenly on publicity, and fame, if they wish to harness their creative energies to the optimal extent. “You will be able to give your best to poetry if you shun publicity,” he said.