Monday, Nov 28, 2022



Local train passengers in Bengaluru complain about long waits on Vande Bharat Express route

November 24, 2022 8:02 am

While Shatabdi takes around five hours and 15 minutes from Bengaluru to Chennai, Vande Bharat reaches Chennai in four hours and 35 minutes. However, passengers feel the difference in time should be reduced.

Ex-IB officer's death was likely murder over property dispute, say police

November 07, 2022 6:46 am

Police sources said the city's civic body had recently ruled in favour of R N Kulkarni, 82, in the dispute. Two people have now been taken into custody.

Women participation in gig economy sees upward growth: Taskmo Research

October 14, 2022 9:09 pm

An analysis of the data from the platform showed that there is a drastic demand for remote work from women taskers. Also, women's participation in the gig economy has increased by 300 per cent in comparison to last year. 33 per cent of overall tasks are digital whereas 67 per cent are hyperlocal tasks.

What is the significance of 'Bombe Habba', the festival of dolls that is celebrated in Karnataka?

September 28, 2022 5:23 pm

The dolls are kept in the house for 10 days, before the festival culminates with Vijayadashami or 'Dasara'. People visit each other's houses to take a look at their magnificent doll display

Mysore University employee found dead on day of retirement

July 02, 2022 11:08 am

The police said Krishnegowda, a resident of Kanakagiri in Mysuru, was to superannuate from service on June 30, but was found lying in a pool of blood.

Hijab: 5 Muslim girls seek TC from university college in Karnataka

June 20, 2022 4:14 pm

The college had prohibited wearing of hijab in classrooms which had triggered protest from Muslim students.

A century ago, when girls walked through the gates

February 20, 2022 6:09 pm

Despite its glorious past and despite protests, on February 8 this year, the building was demolished to make way for the construction of the Vivekananda Memorial. The children were moved to the Government Maharani Teachers Training Institute, located on the other side of the road.

US man surrenders for killing Mysore student in California

December 02, 2019 11:39 am

"The suspect was identified and turned himself in to authorities on the morning of Saturday. The motive for the shooting is under investigation," San Bernardino police Sergeant Albert Tello said in a statement.

Now, Bangalore to Mysore in 55 minutes; flight service launched

June 07, 2019 3:34 pm

Mysuru-Kodagu MP Pratap Simha, Mysuru district in-charge minister GT Devegowda and tourism minister Sa Ra Mahesh flagged off the first Air Alliance flight to Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) from Mysore Airport on Wednesday.

Veteran Kannada actor and political satirist Master Hirannaiah passes away at 85

May 02, 2019 4:02 pm

Better known as the pioneer in bridging social and political issues to professional theatre, Master Hirannaiah's plays and hard-hitting dialogues possess irreplaceable relevance. He shot to popularity when his play "Lanchavatara" began to feature satirical commentary on contemporary political scenarios since the late 1960s.


Remembering RK Narayan: The man behind Malgudi Days

May 13, 2019 11:23 am

Born in 1906, RK Narayan was an Indian writer known for his works set in the fictional South Indian town of Malgudi.


Last rites of Siachen bravehearts underway in native towns

February 16, 2016 5:45 am

Mysore(Karnataka)/ Vellore(Tamil Nadu), Feb 16 (ANI): The last rites of Sepoy Mahesha PN, who was buried under the February 3 Siachen avalanche, will be held today at his native town Mysore in Karnataka. A sharp-shooter, Mahesha of the 19th Battalion of Madras Regiment served for 11 years in the Indian army. Last rites of another braveheart from the same battalion, Havildar Elumalai M, a Non commissioned Officer (NCO) of the same battalion are to be held today at Vellore in Tamil Nadu. The bodies of nine fallen soldiers of Madras regiment, who were buried alive under the glacier, were earlier flown to the national capital on Monday.

Mysuru is India's cleanest city

February 15, 2016 1:38 pm

New Delhi, Feb 15 (ANI): Union Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu announced top ten cities in the order of merit as per the Swachh Sarvekshan commissioned across 75 cities. This is to promote a healthy spirit of competition among the cities. He announced Mysore, Karnataka, as the cleanest city in the country and the other nine cities were Chandigarh, Tiruchirapalli, New Delhi Municipal Council, Visakhapatnam, Surat, Rajkot, Gangtok, Pimpri Chindwad, and Greater Mumbai. Cities with over 10 lakh population were surveyed to check how clean or filthy they were. The Swachh Sarvekshan website has been launched.