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19 March, 2018 5:05 PM One more flybus between Mysuru and KIAL

Buoyed by the growing demand for the flybus service operating between Kempegowda International Airport Ltd. (KIAL) and Mysuru, the KSRTC will introduce one more bus from March 22, taking the total number on the route to seven. According to a release from KSRTC, the new flybus will have two trips daily. The bus will depart from KIAL at 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. and reach 21

14 March, 2018 7:31 PM Four killed in accident on the outskirts of Mysuru

Four persons were killed in a road accident on T. Narsipur Road on the outskirts of Mysuru on Wednesday in a collision between a private bus and a car. Deputy Commissioner of Police (Traffic and Crime) Vikram Amathe said the private bus, which was going towards Kollegal, collided with the car at Chikkahalli. near Dodda Aalada Mara on the Mysuru-T. Narsipur 31

8 March, 2018 8:08 AM Bhaskar Moily elected Mangaluru Mayor

K. Bhaskar Moily and Muhammad Kunjathabail, both from Congress, were elected Mayor and Deputy Mayor of Mangaluru on Thursday. Mr. Moily and Mr. Kunjathabail got 37 votes each while BJP’s Surendra Shetty and Meera Karkera contesting for Mayor and Deputy Mayor respectively got 19 votes each. The election was held on the Mangaluru City Corporation premises 23

7 March, 2018 7:35 PM Israel gifts four zebras to Mysuru zoo again

An Israeli zoo is gifting Mysuru zoo four zebras again, after five years. Also, a Sri Lankan zoo is giving five green anacondas to the zoo here to enrich its reptile collection. The zebras – three females and one male — are expected to arrive by next month. Ramat Gan Safari Park at Tel Aviv in Israel is gifting the zebras, C. Ravishankar, Zoo Executive 29

4 March, 2018 7:08 PM IFS officer crematedwith State honours

The body of Conservator of Forests and Director of Nagarahole Tiger Reserve S. Manikandan, 45, who was killed by a wild elephant in the reserve forests in Mysuru, was cremated with full police honours including a 21-gun salute in his home town Cumbum on Sunday. Theni Collector M. Pallavi Baldev and District Revenue Officer (DRO) S. Kandasamy laid a wreath 45

1 March, 2018 2:29 AM Leopard has a field day

A few hours of tense operations at a popular amusement park led to the capture of a leopard, which strayed into Wonderla on the outskirts of the city on Wednesday. According to the Forest Department, the leopard scaled the compound walls of the amusement park at Manchanayakahalli off Mysuru Road from the adjacent Kumbalgodu State forest. While a fire in the forest 41

28 February, 2018 7:26 PM Bird census at Ranganathittu on March 4

The first ever bird census at Ranganathittu will be conducted by the Forest Department in association with Mysore Bird Watchers’ Group on Sunday to create a scientific database of the bird population in the sanctuary. Ranganathittu was declared a bird sanctuary owing to the initiative of ornithologist Salim Ali who noted that the six islets supported 67

27 February, 2018 7:27 PM MCC Budget: Downsized, but focus on parks, traffic management

The Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) budget for 2018-19 envisages a surplus of ₹7.07 crore, with a projected revenue of ₹712.54 crore and expenditure of ₹705.47 crore. The budget, presented on Tuesday by K.P. Ashwini, chairperson of the Standing Committee on Finance and Taxation, has been considerably downsized compared to the previous year when the outlay 39

23 February, 2018 6:41 PM Writer Vijaya Dabbe dead

Noted writer Vijaya Dabbe, 67, a native of Dabbe in Belur taluk, died in Mysuru on Friday evening. The writer had settled at Dabbe village with her siblings. According to her family members, she had developed breathing problems four days ago and her sister had taken her to Mysuru for treatment. But she developed complications on Friday evening again 6

22 February, 2018 7:19 PM Puttannaiah laid to rest with full state honours

K.S. Puttannaiah, farmers’ leader and MLA, who passed away on February 18, was laid to rest with full state honours in his native village Kyathanahalli, near Pandavapura, on Thursday afternoon. Nearly 50,000 people — a majority of them farmers — paid their last respects, apart from a host of political leaders. Farmers also came from neighbouring Tamil 59