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COVID-19: Active cases in Mysuru drop by 75% in two weeks

While the coronavirus cases saw a huge spike post-Onam in Kerala and Durga puja in West Bengal, the situation in Mysuru seems to be under control thus far.

02 Nov 2020

Visually-challenged girl defies all odds, bags medals at University of Mysore centenary convocation

Kavya S Bhat has studied carnatic music besides learning the keyboard, but since she wanted to become a teacher so she gave NET and cleared it with flying colours.

20 Oct 2020

Tea to trophy: Meet Mysuru’s chaiwala para-athlete

As they heartily sip the tea, very few are in the know that the man serving them the beverage is an athlete who has clinched several gold and silver medals at various international para games.

20 Sep 2020

Fear of catching virus again, resistance from family members: Covid survivors in Mysuru wary of plasma donation

It’s been a week since a facility was thrown open for Covid survivors to donate plasma, but so far, only seven have donated blood, five of whom are frontline Covid warriors.

14 Aug 2020

COVID-19 stigma: Karnataka villagers wash currency notes given by Muslim in viral video

The incident comes at a time when Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Monday spoke out strongly against those blaming or discriminating against minority communities in the state.

07 Apr 2020

Amid COVID-19 scare, Mysuru couple turns heads with mask-themed pre-wedding shoot

A couple from the city, Madhu Gupta and Titu, posed for this concept photoshoot by actor turned photographer Vikram Rao. They were snapped wearing masks in front of the iconic Mysuru palace.

14 Mar 2020

Mother of two from Mysuru makes comeback to sports

She attributes her success to her parents, husband and children who are encouraging, and thanked her coach.

07 Mar 2020

82-year-old Bengalurean turns saviour of the sightless with his audiobooks

An 82-year-old Bengaluru man has, for the last two decades, been helping the blind learn through his audiobooks

25 Feb 2020

Number of POCSO cases in Karnataka moved up in 2019

The Karnataka State Crime Records Bureau shows that 2,091 cases were registered under the POCSO Act in 2019 including 1,510 rape cases.

31 Jan 2020

‘Mike chandru’ finds his calling

N Chandraskekhar has made a career making public announcements for the past five decades, making him a household name

22 Sep 2019

Console junkie clocks in 15k hours, turns professional gaming tester

He used to be a console junkie until he discovered the power of PC gaming.

04 May 2019

120 years of baking for health and happiness in Bengaluru

City-based BREA was started with a seed fund of Rs 3 lakh and the brand currently has 16 Stock Keeping Units (SKU) and retail products available across 200 outlets.

10 Apr 2019

‘Gaming has helped me become a focused and patient person’

Amechanical engineering student from Mysuru, Prateek BJ has been gaming for the past 15 years, and claims it has helped him improve his focus and concentration.  

23 Feb 2019

Video gaming has given a new identity to this Mysuru lad

A few years back, he began playing at a gaming cafe near his house to play counter strike 1.6 with his friends.

09 Feb 2019

University of Mysore increases scholarship amount for outstanding sportsperson

The University of Mysore sportspersons are still not happy with the revised amount and are appealing for more increase.

25 Jan 2019

Empower senior citizens with technology

Empowerji is a multilingual learning app for senior citizens which is focused on guiding senior citizens with the latest technology to use applications in the digital age.

21 Jan 2019

A greenhouse with flowering, vegetable plants

In the era of dwindling green cover, this family from Mysuru is working to retain green space amidst the concrete jungle.

26 Dec 2018

The Mysuru family that bonds over gardening

The FK Dinesh family wakes up every morning to the chirping of birds in their garden. Plants, a small pond and bird feeders in their garden attract many birds.

05 Dec 2018

‘Frshly’ prepared 

The concept of this cutting-edge food solution came to Satish Chamyvelumani, founder and CEO of Frshly, when he was travelling by train.

19 Sep 2018

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