Mysuru: News

28 Dec 2022


Karnataka: Mysuru church vandalized, Jesus statue broken days after Christmas 

A group of unidentified individuals on Tuesday vandalized a church in Karnataka's Mysuru, the police revealed. It also reported that the church's statue of baby Jesus was also damaged.

11 Nov 2022

Vande Bharat Express

PM flags off South India's 1st Mysuru-Chennai Vande Bharat train

Southern India got its first and country's fifth semi-high-speed Vande Bharat train.

21 Jun 2022

Narendra Modi

International Yoga Day 2022: PM Modi leads celebrations at Mysuru

"Yoga is not a part of life, it is a way of life," said Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he kickstarted the celebrations of the eighth International Day of Yoga on the magnificent Mysuru Palace premises in Karnataka on Tuesday.

13 Jun 2022


Netizens mourn passing of 'Bhogeshwara,' Asian elephant with longest tusks

Also known as Mr. Kabini, the 60-year-old elephant Bhogeshwara, who had the longest tusks among Asian elephants, passed away due to age-related issues recently.

14 Mar 2022

Kannada Films

Mysore University to give posthumous honorary doctorate to Puneeth Rajkumar

Late Kannada superstar Puneeth Rajkumar will be awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Mysore.

28 Aug 2021


5 arrested in Mysuru gang-rape case, top cop says

The Karnataka Police has arrested five people in connection with the alleged gang-rape of a 23-year-old student in Mysuru, the state's Director General of Police (DGP) Praveen Sood said today.

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

Narendra Modi

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

Narendra Modi

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

Sarfaraz Khan

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

Narendra Modi

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.