MYSORE

  • On Karnataka Formation Day, Bangalore, 11 other cities to be known by their old names November 1, 2014

    Bangalore: On Karnataka Formation Day, the state capital and 11 other cities and towns are going back to their old names. It is happening almost a decade after Kannada writer UR Ananthamurthy's proposal that the IT city's name is officially changing from the anglicised Bangalore to the Kannada-accented Bengaluru. Tinu Cherian...
  • Video: IAS officer from Mysore attacked over suicide of employee October 16, 2014

    In a shocking incident from Mysore, a female IAS officer was attacked after an employee found dead. Rashmi Mahesh, the Director-General of the Administrative Training Institute, was attacked by a group over the suicide of an employee. The group claimed that the employee had committed suicide due to irregularities at...
  • Mysore: Female IAS officer attacked after government official's alleged suicide October 16, 2014

    Mysore: In a shocking incident in Mysore, a female IAS officer was attacked after an employee was found dead. The attacked officer, Rashmi Mahesh, is the Director-General of the Administrative Training Institute. She was attacked by a group over the suicide of an employee. The group claimed that the employee...
  • Watch: Splendid Dasara celebrations at the Mysore Palace October 9, 2014

    Mysore Dasara is the state-festival of Karnataka. With elephants decked up to folk artists performing, this festival has the crowd going into a frenzy after every performance. Mysore the royal city is truly the cultural capital of Karnataka. Arrangements were made in the palace to accommodate 14,000 visitors with crowd...
  • Thousands watch as Mysore celebrates Dasara October 4, 2014

    For the first time in many years, the royal family was forced to place the royal sword on the golden throne on which the scion used to sit and conduct the festival rituals in the Amba Vilas Palace durbar since he succeeded his father and last Mysore Maharaja Jayachamarajendra Wadiyar...
  • Mysore celebrates Dasara without its Maharaja October 4, 2014

    Mysore: City of palaces Mysore is celebrating its famous 10-day Dasara festival in the absence of scion Srikantadatta Narasimharaja Wadiyar, who passed away last December in Bangalore. For the first time in many years, the royal family was forced to place the royal sword on the golden throne on which the...
  • Food packets being flown from Mysore to Kashmir September 13, 2014

    New Delhi: As relief work progresses in floodravaged Jammu and Kashmir, food packets made in Mysore are being flown all the way to Srinagar for the flood victims. Food packets, prepared using the same technique which goes in making food packets for soldiers at Siachen glacier, is being prepared by premier...
  • Shining Engineering Colleges of India: Mysore's VVCE is known for its state of art facilities August 3, 2014

    In this episode of Shining Engineering Colleges of India, the spotlight is on Vidyavardhaka College of Engineering, located in the heart of Mysore city, 15 minutes from the scenic Mysore Palace. Established in 1997, the college offers not only state of art facilities for its students, but is well known...
  • Mysore: Rape survivor made to wait naked for 3 hours for medical test July 22, 2014

    Mysore: A rape survivor in Mysore was made to wait naked for three hours in a government hospital on Tuesday. Karnataka State Women's Commission chairperson Manjula Manasa has taken up the issue. Karnataka Chief Minister K Siddaramaiah, too, promised action in the case. "We will take whatever action is needed," he said. Earlier...
  • High speed train from Mystore to Chennai July 8, 2014

    Bangalore: A high speed train would be introduced from Mysore to Chennai via Bangalore by upgrading the present rail network, Railway Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda said on Tuesday. "While bullet trains would require new infrastructure, higher speed for existing trains will be achieved by upgrading the present network. "An effort will be...
  • Siddaramaiah's neighbour objects to urinating on his wall, attacked April 16, 2014

    Mysore: In a rare protest on Tuesday, the neighbour of Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah protested outside his house alleging he was attacked by his son's personal assistant and his bodyguard. Gopal, who owns a house next to Siddaramaiah's own house in Mysore, sat on a protest after he was allegedly...
  • Pratap Simha: BJP candidate from Mysore-Kodagu authored a book on Modi March 13, 2014

    Bangalore: It is not just the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), which is fielding journalists from across India in the Lok Sabha polls. The BJP is also fielding people from the fourth estate in the election for the first estate. After veteran journalist and Rajya Sabha MP Chandan Mitra from Hoogly,...
  • LS polls: Sriramulu may be named from Bellary in BJP's third list March 13, 2014

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party is set to release its second list on Thursday. According to sources, the candidature of Sriramlu has been finalised from Bellary. Shobha Karanladje from Chikmangalure and Pratap Simha from Mysore are also likely to be named in BJP's list. In its second list released on March...
  • No action against police officer who killed deer, Karnataka CM blamed February 22, 2014

    Bangalore: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah is under fire not ordering the suspension of a police officer who allegedly killed a deer at the Bandipura National Park, three weeks ago. The accused police officer TK Dharmesh is Deputy SP of the state Criminal Investigation Department (CID). The state forest department has...
  • KKR eye building a 'manageable' squad at IPL auction February 6, 2014

    Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders (IPL) CEO Venky Mysore on Thursday made it clear that the Shah Rukh Khan coowned franchise would like the composition of the squad for the seventh edition of IPL to be "compact and manageable". "We want to keep our squad very compact to make it more manageable....
  • Mamata announces road to be named after Suchitra Sen January 17, 2014

    The Ballygunge Circular Road where actress Suchitra Sen lived in an apartment will be renamed as Suchitra Sen Sarani in her memory, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced on Friday. She also said that a memorial would be constructed at Mysore Garden in front of the crematorium at Keoratala where...
  • Mysore: Two orphans, an Italian couple caught in adoption battle January 16, 2014

    Bangalore/Mysore: Two brothers, with a tragic past that left them orphaned. They barely remember their how they lost their parents. But today, they dream of a home in Italy. The elder, eightyearold, hopes to become an engineer, while the younger, sixyearold, dreams of becoming a doctor. But what the future...
  • Old Mysore wants queen to choose a successor to Wodeyar December 11, 2013

    Bangalore: With the untimely death of Srikanta Datta Narasimharaja Wodeyar (SDNR Wodeyar), the 600 years old Mysore royal dynasty has come to an end. The childless 'Maharaja' of Mysore breathed his last in Bangalore on Tuesday. The death of the king has plunged old Mysore region of Karnataka into mourning. The...
  • Mysore royal scion Srikantadatta Wodeyar passes away December 10, 2013

    Bangalore: Srikantadatta Narasimharaja Wodeyar, scion of the erstwhile Mysore royal family, died of a massive cardiac arrest at a private hospital on Tuesday. Wodeyar (60) was brought in a "nonresponsive" state and attempts to resuscitate him did not succeed, sources at Vikram Hospital, where he was rushed, said. Wodeyar represented Mysore in...
  • Mysore: 10day long Dasara celebrations end today October 14, 2013

    Mysore Dasara is one of the most celebrated festival of India. The city has a tradition of celebrating the Dasara festival since decades. ...
  • Dasara festivities end in Mysore October 14, 2013

    Mysore: Curtains fell on the traditional 10day Dasara festivities here Monday, with an impressive 'jamboo savari' (procession of caparisoned elephants) watched by tens of thousands of people, marking the grand finale. Celebrated as 'naada habba' (state festival), the event showcased Karnataka's cultural heritage resplendent with folk art forms, as 'Arjuna' led...
  • Mysore all set to celebrate Dussehra with great fervor October 14, 2013

    Mysore is all set to celebrate the auspicious occcasion of Dussehra with great fervor on Monday evening. City's police commissioner said that the security at Mysore palace was tightened and 6200 police officials were deputed to check the law and order situation. He added that for the first time the...
  • As it happened: India A vs West Indies A, 1st Unofficial Test, Day 4 September 28, 2013

    India A Second Innings (Day 4) West Indies A declared their second innings at the overnight score of 130 for 3, setting India A a 315run target. 3:15 p.m. It's all over! West Indies A beat India A by 162 runs. Nikita Miller takes 5 for 40. Juneja the last man to...
  • As it happened: India A vs WI A, 1st unofficial Test, day 3 September 27, 2013

    West Indies A Second Innings (Day 3) 4:26 p.m. Kieran Powell (59*) Kraigg Brathwaite (29*) don't want to throw their wickets away with end of day's play nearing. West Indies A are 94 for 0 in 27 overs and lead by 278 runs. 3:35 p.m. Powell (52*) is batting with a strike...
  • As it happened: India A vs WI A, 1st unofficial Test, Day 2 September 26, 2013

    India First Innings: Stumps Day 2: India A were 124 for 3 at stumps on day 2. Nikita Miller gave India A early blows by picking up Jiwanjot Singh and Cheteshwar Pujara early in the innings. Lokesh Rahul was dismissed by Nikita Milller. 4:35 p.m. Nikita Milller picked up Lokesh Rahul's wicket...
  • Pujarainspired India A take on West Indies A in first unofficial Test September 24, 2013

    Mysore: Led by an inform Cheteshwar Pujara, India A would eye revenge for the ODI series loss when they take on a confident West Indies A in the unofficial threeTest series starting Wednesday. Saurashtra runmachine Pujara has had a good series with the bat against South Africa A and will...
  • Heavy rain causes traffic jams in Bangalore, 9 die in rest of the state September 12, 2013

    Bangalore: Heavy rain caused traffic jams across Bangalore. It rained till morning at most places in and around Bangalore resulting in water logging. Residential areas in many parts of the city have been inundated. The rain has also spoiled the Ganesh Chathurthi celebrations at several places. According B Dayananda, Additional...
  • Hectic lobbying for posts after Congress wins Karnataka by-polls August 27, 2013

    Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah is in New Delhi to meet the Congress high command to get a pat on his back for his party's spectacular victory in the recently held by-polls. In Andhra Pradesh, the protest against the formation of Telangana continues as YSR Congress chief YS Jaganmohan Reddy has...
  • Karnataka: Congress marches on, wins 2 MLC seats August 26, 2013

    The Congress' victory march continues in Karnataka. Two days after it's landslide victory in the two Lok Sabha by-polls, the party has once again registered an impressive victory in the Legislative Council (Vidhana Parishath) by-polls. The ruling Congress has wrested Hubil-Dharwad and Mysore-Chamarajanagar upper house seats from the BJP. An independent...
  • Army's food research lab sends readytoeat food to Uttarakhand July 2, 2013

    Mysore: Even as despair sets in with relief camps and villages in Uttarakhand fast running out of rations, once again, it's another wing of the armed forces offering a ray of hope in faraway Mysore. The Defence Food Research Lab is sending readytoeat food packets to the state. Its hightech...