NewsWrap

Today’s NewsWrap – 17 August

A Daily News Roundup as it happens, when it happens.

  • Pay tax or face action: Mayor B L Bhyrappa

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The Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) has made its intentions clear to crack down on tax defaulters. At a drive launched on Wednesday, the MCC has decided to continue with the annulated tax collection as it is now burdened with mounting expenses and operational costs.

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  • Medical representative dies in mishap

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A 24-year-old medical representative died in a road accident near LIC circle on Tuesday night. Nagendra Kumar (24) a resident of Naidu Nagar fourth stage is the victim. His father Shivamallu is said to be a real estate business man. The incident came to light on Tuesday night when patrolling police saw Nagendra Kumar lying in a pool of blood near LIC Circle.

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  • Take action against Amnesty International: ABVP

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ABVP students held protest against the state government and home ministry for not taking action against the Amnesty International India and the United Theological College on Wednesday. ABVP has condemned the act of police for restricting the protest where they were urging the government to arrest those who shouted anti-nation slogans on Tuesday.

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  • Randeep holds meeting on Dasara festivities

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Deputy Commissioner of Mysuru, D Randeep held a meeting with senior officials, who have shouldered various responsibilities in the earlier editions of the Nada Habba and collected information on the smooth conduct of the 10-day festival.

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  • Shikha case: Court summons investigating officer

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The VIIth Additional District Court has summoned the investigating officer in IAS officer C Shikha’s case, for not submission of case diary. The court took up bail petition of suspended Congress worker Marigowda and another accused Manjunath on Tuesday.

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  • Anti-economic activities need to be addressed: Prof Rajendran

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Unequal and lopsided distribution of wealth, over exploitation of minerals and natural resources, corruption and many other anti-economic activities need to be addressed for the development of Indian economy, said Professor S Rajendran of Gandhinagar Rural Institute.

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  • Development most used and abused word: Prof Shankar

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Vice Chancellor, Kuvempu University, Prof Jogan Shankar opined that development was, both, politically and intellectually, the most used and abused word in the contemporary world.  We were striving to catch hold of the speed with the Western world in the competition of the economic growth under the guise of the word ‘development’.

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  • Work on Gandhi Bhavan to commence next month

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Chief Minister Siddaramaiah had announced that Gandhi Bhavans would be constructed in all the 30 districts during Gandhi Jayanti programme. As part of this initiative to build Gandhi Bhavan in the city, Mahadevappa visited the Subbrayanakere, Freedom Fighters Park to see location where the proposed structure will come up.

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  • BJP Youth wing of Mysuru organised a torch light

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BJP Youth wing of Mysuru organised a torch light march on the occasion of 70th Independence Day infront of Kote Anjaneya temple on Monday evening. District BJP president M Shivanna, Chief secretaries N V Paneesh, Marballi Murthy, Youth wing President L R Mahadevaswamy, Chief secretaries Gurooru Shivakumar, Arunkumar Gowda, Vijay kumar and others were present.

  • German team visits forest bordered villages

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“Avoiding the man and wild life conflict permanently to save and ensure environment safety is essential” said, forest conservative officer from Germany, Stephen Berg. He was speaking to the people of Bharatawadi, Veerana Hosalli, and other villages, which share their borders with forests.

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  • Violation of traffic rules; rupees 1,46,800 fine collected in a single day

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The Mysuru city police undertook a special operation recently and filed violation of traffic rules complaints against 1,347 vehicles and collected rupees 1,46,800 fine.

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  • Income tax meeting held

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Principal Commissioner, Income Tax, D Vishnuvardhan Reddy organised a meeting with prominent businessmen and apprised them about income declaration scheme- 2016 on Tuesday. Speaking on the occasion, Vishnuvardhan Reddy informed that the scheme which will be operational till September gives the business class a chance to reveal their undisclosed income and assets pertaining to earlier years. Thus it would benefit them. Members of the Chamber of commerce, traders association of Mysuru and other organisations were present.

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