Articles about Mysuru
09 Apr 2021
Karnataka: Night curfew in Bengaluru, 6 other cities over COVID-19
The Karnataka government has announced a night curfew in state capital Bengaluru as well as six other cities in the wake of the soaring COVID-19 cases across the state over the past few weeks.
11 Sep 2020
Move over "elephant poop tea," Akshay drinks cow urine everyday
Just days after a teaser clip for Akshay Kumar's upcoming Into The Wild episode showed him sipping on what they call "elephant-poop tea," the 53-year-old actor has revealed that he drinks cow's urine "for Ayurvedic reasons" every day.
31 Aug 2020
New 'Into The Wild' teaser features Akshay and "elephant-poop tea"
A fresh teaser of the upcoming special episode of Bear Grylls's Into The Wild featuring Bollywood star Akshay Kumar is now out.
21 Aug 2020
Karnataka: Doctors threaten strike over medical officer's suicide; accuse IAS
On Wednesday, Dr. SR Nagendra, a 43-year-old Taluk Medical Officer at Nanjanagud in Karnataka's Mysuru district, died by suicide at his residence.
20 Aug 2020
Indore emerges India's cleanest city for the fourth consecutive time
In a moment of pride for Indore, it has emerged as India's cleanest city for the fourth time in a row, according to the Swachh Survekshan Survey 2020.
06 Aug 2020
Karnataka: Dams opened as water levels rise in many rivers
As heavy rains battered several districts in the southern state of Karnataka, dams were opened to avoid flooding in many rivers, that are already flowing above the danger mark.
13 Mar 2020
Karnataka man, who died of coronavirus, had hypertension and asthma
A 76-year-old man in Karnataka died due to coronavirus and became the first COVID-19 fatality in India. The elderly also suffered from hypertension and asthma, the Health Ministry confirmed.
01 Feb 2020
Scooter rental start-up VOGO raises $35 million funding
VOGO, a Bengaluru-based start-up that provides last-mile connectivity solutions in the form of self-drive rental scooters, has raised $35 million in a Series C round of funding led by Lightstone Aspada.
30 May 2019
This Bengaluru NGO is making India's railway stations blind-friendly
Over three years after making the Mysuru railway station India's first blind-friendly station, the NGO Anuprayaas continues to make public spaces more accessible to disabled people.
29 May 2019
Now, fly from Bengaluru to Mysuru in just 55 mins
People traveling between Bengaluru and Mysuru will soon be able to their destination in just 55 minutes.
15 Apr 2019
#TravelBytes: Top 5 weekend getaways from Bengaluru
Need a break from the crazy city traffic, the maddening crowds, and not-to-mention, another week at your desk job?
26 Jan 2019
Google Maps helps robbers loot 11 temples in Karnataka
Technology may have made our lives easier but when it falls into the wrong hands, the outcomes are not pleasant.
03 Sep 2018
Karnataka civic polls: Congress-JD(S) stand strong, despite BJP inroads
On Monday, the election results for 105 urban local bodies in Karnataka were declared, pointing towards the resilience of the Congress-JD(S) alliance that is currently in power in the state.
03 Sep 2018
This Karnataka government school has just one student
Even as the Karnataka government plans to shut schools with low strength, there is an Urdu-medium school, some 65kms from Mysuru, running with just one student and two teachers.
22 Jul 2018
UK: Indian-origin entrepreneur's start-up set to combat fake news globally
An Indian-origin entrepreneur's UK-based start-up that uses a machine-learning algorithm to sift fact from fiction is set to combat fake news around the world.
14 Jul 2018
Karnataka: Govt school painted to resemble train to attract students
A government school in Nanjangud taluk in Karnataka's Mysuru district has been painted to look like a train to check migration of its students to private schools.
26 Jun 2018
Swachh Survekshan-2018: Bengaluru slips further, Mayor fumes, BBMP blames elections
The Swachh Survekshan-2018 rankings have come as a real shocker for Bengaluru, where its rank has slipped even further than last year's 210.
17 May 2018
Survey: Indore, Bhopal & Chandigarh are India's cleanest cities
For the second year in a row, Indore and Bhopal have retained their position as the top two cleanest cities in India, followed by Chandigarh.
05 May 2018
Karnataka Manifesto: Why urban Karnataka matters?
About 38% of Karnataka's population lives in urban areas.
24 Mar 2018
Will impose one GST-slab, if voted to power: Rahul Gandhi
Congress President Rahul Gandhi today said if his party comes to power, it would impose one slab of Goods and Services Tax instead of five and abolish the 28% GST slab.
13 Mar 2018
South Western Railway ticketing-app gets 17,235 users in a month
On February 8, the South Western Railway (SWR) had launched an unreserved ticketing app, and just within a month, it has received a whopping 17,235 registered users.
25 Jan 2018
Karnataka bandh over Mahadayi river dispute disrupts normal life
A state-wide bandh disrupted life in Karnataka. Pro-Kannada outfits called for a bandh demanding PM Narendra Modi's intervention in the inter-state Mahadayi river water row with neighbouring Goa.
21 Oct 2017
'Tourist Police' to soon make Mysuru safer for travelers
It may soon become safer to visit Mysuru, as the heritage city is set to have 'Tourist Police' to especially assist travelers.
19 Sep 2017
Mysuru: Dasara elephant Arjuna carries 730kg weight in Vijayadashami rehearsals
One of the major attractions of Dasara celebrations at Karnataka's Mysuru is the sight of elephant Arjuna majestically walking on Raja Marga, carrying the 750kg Golden Howdah with Goddess Chamundeshwari's idol on Vijayadashami.
02 Sep 2017
Karnataka: 80-min flights between Mysuru and Chennai from 15 Sep
As Karnataka's Mysuru gears up for Dussehra celebrations from 21-30 September, commercial flight operations from the city, suspended in Nov'15, are set to resume on 15 September.
06 Jul 2017
Mangalsutra rumor triggers panic among women in Karnataka
Karnataka witnessed another example of a sinister rumor turning into mass hysteria when women in six districts began hitting beads of their mangalsutra with stones to prevent misfortune. The rumor was that beads in mangalsutra could bring misfortune to their husbands.
27 Jun 2017
Bengaluru Metro gives realty sector a boost
With the launch of the Metro Green line in Bengaluru that connects the East-West and North-South corridors, the real estate around the routes have become hot properties.