Leopard Task Force rescues 77 felines, 14 cubs in one year 
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Active response to 934 complaints in five districts; 58-member team equipped with modern gadgets By M.T. Yogesh Kumar Mysore/Mysuru: In an endeavour to conserve leopard population in Mysuru region, a ground-breaking effort has been undertaken, exceeding expectations.  In a series of five instances, a total of 14 cubs, including a rare black-coloured cub, were successfully reunited with their mothers, leading to the rescue of 77 leopards within a year. These efforts culminated in the release of the rescued leopards into forest areas, a commendable achievement deserving recognition. Amidst ..read more
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‘Ranger Chinnappa’ passes away at 84
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Madikeri: Retired Forest Ranger Kotrangada M. Chinnappa, fondly known as ‘Ranger Chinnappa,’ a resident of Kumatoor Village at Srimangala in South Kodagu, passed away at 11.50 am today. He was 84 and was serving as the President of Wildlife First. Family sources said that the last rites will be held tomorrow. Profile: Born in 1941 to a family with a military background, K.M. Chinnappa embodied the spirit of wildlife conservation. Joining the Karnataka Forest Department as a Forester in 1967, Chinnappa dedicated himself to protecting the forests and wildlife of the region. Much of his illustri ..read more
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Learnt lessons from mistakes of Chandrayaan-2: ISRO Scientist
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Mysore/Mysuru: Senior ISRO Scientist from Bengaluru, Nandini Harinath, said that the lessons learnt from the mistakes of Chandrayaan-2 Mission helped in the success of Chandrayaan-3. She was delivering a talk on “Chandrayaan-3: An insight” as part of Thathaiah Memorial lecture series at Thathaiah  Anathalaya on Narayana Shastri road here yesterday. Pointing out that every scientist of ISRO has his/her own responsibility as the country was spending crores of rupees on Chandrayaan and other space missions, Nandini said  the photographs of the moon’s surface captured in the earlier pro ..read more
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‘District Education Department striving to improve performance in SSLC exams’
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Mysore/Mysuru: State SSLC Examination Board has announced the dates for the current year’s examinations. The exams will begin from March 25 and end on April 6. Following this, the Education Department is working hard to improve the district’s performance and improve the standings in the SSLC result from the last year’s 16th position to be among the top 5 districts in the State. Speaking to Star of Mysore, DDPI H.K. Pandu said, “A total of 40,333 students from the district are appearing for the SSLC examinations. Of these, we have identified 5,198 students who are weak in their studies, based ..read more
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Police to keep a hawk-eye on rowdy elements: Home Minister Dr. Parameshwara assures safety of citizens
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Bengaluru: The Police Department is capable of ensuring safety of every citizens, said Home Minister Dr. G. Parameshwara. Replying to a question of MLC Nagaraj Yadav during the Question Hour in the Legislative Council recently, Dr. Parameshwara said: “Police were keeping a hawk-eye on rowdy elements, apart from conducting regular raids once in three to four months on them.” Stating that action would be initiated against those violating the law, the Home Minister said that Police had seized pistols, lethal weapons among others during the recent raids and added that the Police have been instruc ..read more
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I used stones, bricks hurled at me to build Jayadeva: Dr. C.N. Manjunath
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Mysore/Mysuru: Former Director of Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences and Research Dr. C.N. Manjunath, said that Jayadeva Hospital is catering health services to people like Kamadhenu (celestial cow) and Kalpavruksha (divine tree), with 500 percent progress to its credit in the last 18 years. “This should be in a perpetuating mode,” he said.  The renowned cardiologist was speaking after receiving felicitation at Jayadeva Hospital on KRS Road in city on Saturday.  Reflecting on his tenure as Director of Jayadeva Hospital since 2006, Dr. Manjunath recounted the challenge ..read more
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Kaveri 2.0 server glitch continues at Sub-Registrar Offices
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Mysore/Mysuru: The Kaveri 2.0 software technical glitch at Sub-Registrar Offices across the city and district continued for the fifth day today, thus giving no respite for citizens who continued to visit the Sub-Registrar Offices across the city this morning in large numbers for property registration and  other transactions. The Kaveri 2.0 online services platform is managed by the Department of Stamps and Registration coming under the Revenue Department of the State Government. It provides a range of services related to property registration, document registration, marriage registration ..read more
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Second PU exam from Mar. 1 & SSLC exam from Mar. 25
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Bengaluru: The Time Table for the SSLC and Second PUC Karnataka Board Exams has been released, according to which the second PU exams (2023-24) will be held from Mar. 1 to 22 and SSLC (2023-24) from  Mar. 25 to Apr. 6. Announcing the official time table at Bengaluru recently, Minister of School Education and Literacy Madhu Bangarappa said that the dress code for the exam will be as per the directions of the Court. He pointed out that the SSLC exam will be held from Mar. 25 to Apr. 6 and second PUC from Mar. 1 to 22. Stating that as many as 8,96,271 students have registered for SSLC and 6 ..read more
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PM Modi lays foundation for Railway projects worth over Rs. 41,000 crore
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12 Stations in Mysuru Division to be Amrit Bharat Stations Total project cost Rs. 367.24 crore; MP Prathap Simha unveils plaque of RUB at Dadadahalli  Mysore/Mysuru: Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone for the re-development of 554 Railway Stations under Amrit Bharat Station Scheme and 1,500 Road Over Bridges/Road Under Bridges worth over Rs. 41,000 crore via video conferencing    from Delhi this morning. Modi virtually inaugurated and laid the foundation stone for various Railway development projects worth Rs. 367.24 crore of Mysuru Division. These incl ..read more
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Siddu Govt. must acquire land for Mysuru-Kodagu Rail Line: MP
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Mysore/Mysuru: Mysuru-Kodagu MP Prathap Simha has said that the Railway line between Mysuru and Kodagu will be a reality if the State Government initiates the land acquisition process. “We are ready with the Detailed Project Report and surveys have been completed. The Siddaramaiah Government must acquire land and hand it over to the Railways free of cost. I am sure that Siddaramaiah, being a native of Mysuru, will do this for his home district,” he said, speaking to reporters this morning after PM Modi laid the foundation stone for a couple of Railway projects in the Mysuru Division. On other ..read more
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