A Daily News Roundup as it happens, how it happens and where it happens.
- Raju murder case: Prime accused involved in 8 other cases
Nearly five months after RSS worker Raju (32) was brutally hacked to death near a tea stall in Udayagiri, city police have successfully cracked the sensational murder case. The crackdown is said to be Mysuru’s biggest manhunt in the recent past.
- ‘Dasara Gajapayana’ to be flagged off tomorrow
The district administration has begun preparations for ‘Gaja Payana’, the journey of elephants from various forest camps to Mysuru Palace in the run up to Dasara. Gajapayana, considered as the first step of Nada Habba Dasara, will be flagged off by District In-Charge Minister Dr H C Mahadevappa from Nagapura Girijana School premises at Veeranahosahalli in Hunsur taluk at 11:00 am on August 21.
- Compete to win but win fairly: Krishnakumar Natarajan
Over 900 students received their degree certificates and toppers bagged medals and endowments at the Graduation day of National Institute of Engineering held on Saturday. The sixth batch of 933 students of the autonomous scheme at the National Institute of Engineering who were graduating was awarded with degree certificates.
- ‘Abhyudhaya Abhiyan’ inaugurated
Education Minister Tanveer Sait inaugurated the ‘Abhyudhaya Abhiyana’ by Federation of Mysuru City Corporation Ward Parliament at Mahadeshwara temple premises, Kumbarakoppal, in the presence of president of Ramakrishna Ashram Mukthidhaanandhaji Maharaj. MLA V Srinivasaprasad and Mayor B L Bhyrappa were the guest of honour and MLA Vasu presided the programme.
- 2-day athletic meet off to a fine start
All eyes were on the Chamundi Vihar Stadium on Saturday where hundreds of school and college students gathered for the Mysuru District Track and Field Meet 2016 organised by the Mysore District Athletic Association.
- AIISH conducts workshop on ICT
One-day workshop on ‘Recent Developments in Information & Communication Technology’ was organised by department of Electronics, All India Institute of Speech and Hearing, Mysuru at its premises, on Saturday.
- Taluk level girls volleyball, kabaddi and kho-kho tournament held
The Pre University Education Department and Teresian PU College, Siddharthanagar, Mysuru, jointly organised taluk-level sports meet for the year 2016-17, at Teresian PU College Sports Ground.
- Marigowda’s judicial custody extended to Septemper 1
The judicial custody of close aide of chief minister, Siddaramaiah, and former Zilla Panchayat president, K Marigowda, stands extended till September 1.
- Dr Niranjan Vanalli appointed as Registrar
Dr Niranjan Vanalli, department of Communication and Journalism, UOM is appointed as the registrar of Dr Gangubai Hanagal Music and performing Arts University on August 18. Dr Vanalli has reported to the duty on August 19, stated the press release from the University.
- City healthcare BPO Starmark hosts blood donation camp
Starmark, Mysuru based health care BPO in association with Jeevadhara Blood bank, celebrated 70thIndependence Day by hosting a blood donation camp, recently, at its premises.