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Zero budget, bumper crop - all thanks to natural farming

Mysuru farmer shows how natural farming is fruitful and economically viable

22 Jul 2021

The upcycling game

From smart pick-up of waste at doorsteps to tackling the plastic menace, Jagruth Tech turns chocolate wrappers and snacks packets into home decor and other products    

18 Apr 2021

This Bengaluru based startup upskilling individuals to empower

ReadyAssist began its operation from Bengaluru, with a team of 7 members and 20 odd mechanics. The startup has expanded the service network to 26 states now.

29 Jan 2021

Wheel power the joy of pedalling

Now, she covers 200km a week, taking long trips to Chamundi Hills, Nanjangud, KR Nagar, Krishnaraja Reservoir, and surrounding areas.

24 Jan 2021

Mysuru research scholar seeks BSY govt intervention to boost mango production in Karnataka

A study by KT Sandeep, from the University of Mysore, suggests improvement of food processing units, educating farmers on the utilisation of modern technology and removal of middlemen.

03 Jan 2021

Mysuru girl devises smart band to monitor patients, wins first place at top science festival

Studying in 1st PUC at BASE PU College, Mysuru, Deepti was the sole representative from the city in the finals of the India International Science Festival and won a cash amount of Rs 25,000

25 Dec 2020

Kirana connect: Charging e-vehicles in neighbourhood

A city-based company is setting up EV charging stations, where small shop owners can also earn extra income

25 Nov 2020

Cow dung diyas for Deepavali: Several households in Mysuru turn eco-friendly this year

Over 5000 diyas will be sold to the public and the money generated will be used for charity works of the Pinjarapole Society

06 Nov 2020

Village girl makes Karnataka proud with kho-kho feats, bags Kreeda Ratna award

Veena was conferred with the Jhansirani Lakshmi Bai award at the 53rd senior national kho-kho championship in 2019-2020. She also won a gold medal at the 12th South Asian Games International.

03 Nov 2020

Dentist to triathlete: Driven to run

Originally from Bengaluru, Dr Usha moved to Mysuru. She underwent her first serious athletic long-distance training in 1987 at the Kanteerava Stadium in Bengaluru.

25 Oct 2020

Mysuru youth advocates on issues of adolescent health

The event, hosted by UN General Assembly and World Health Organisation, focused on securing global accountability for protecting the health and rights of women, children and adolescents. 

11 Oct 2020

PFA to crack down on illegal breeders due to the high rates of animal abuse

The dogs are brought to warmer tropical climates and made to suffer. These dogs die early deaths due to heat exhaustion.

11 Oct 2020

World Mental Health Day: Mysuru trust announces scholarship for psychiatry teachers 

The Scholarship for Teachers towards Enrichment in Psychiatry teaching Skills (STEPS) is funded by the Infosys Foundation

10 Oct 2020

Scale down Dasara festivities to prevent spread of COVID-19, demand Mysuru residents

Thousands of people usually throng Mysuru during Navaratri to have darshan of Goddess Chamundeshwari and also be part of Naada Habba which has been celebrated for more than 400 years

06 Oct 2020

53%  people don’t wear masks due to breathing problems in Mysuru, Bengaluru: Survey

The survey by ApnaMask, an initiative by EkDesh only collected data from Bengaluru and Mysuru in Karnataka.

04 Oct 2020

A film on special children 'Rajamarga' to hit big screens in November  

The 2 hours and 12 minutes long film is all set to hit big screens under the banner of Nisarga Siri.

04 Oct 2020

Online classes simplified: 50,000 tutors sign up with app launched by Bengaluru based startup

Bengaluru based Teachmint has launched a free live tutoring mobile app to simplify online tutoring in India.

21 Sep 2020

Mysuru City Corporation planning for the new cycle lane to facilitate cyclists

Mysuru City Corporation has sent a proposal to the Urban Development Department for the approval of the project.

20 Sep 2020

Taledanda: A feature film on conservation of environment

 The movie highlights the present scenario of environmental degradation, global warming, and gives a message to conserve Mother Earth for future generations.

20 Sep 2020

Now virtually browse multiple stores for shopping at 'MallStreet'

Bengaluru based Startup, ReCast Technologies, unveils the MallStreet Live Commerce experience for Shopaholics. 

13 Sep 2020

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