A Daily News Roundup as it happens, how it happens and where it happens.
- H5N8: Areas around zoo put on high alert
At a KDP meeting held at the Zilla Panchayat on Wednesday, Deputy Director, DAH&VS, Mysuru, Dr P M Prasad Murthy said that an area of 10-km radius of the zoo was put on alert and the owners of poultry farms and domestic animals were asked to be vigilant.
- Gold holds near 6-week peak
Gold on Wednesday held near six-week highs hit the session before, with economic and political uncertainty boosting its safe-haven appeal. Markets were waiting for indications on policy from US President-elect Donald Trump’s first news conference since the US elections, due later in the day.
- H D Deve Gowda aspires to run country; praises Prof K S Rangappa
As I have been a Prime Minister, I have the satisfaction of solving many complex problems facing the nation, said former Prime Minister and JD(S) supremo H D Deve Gowda. He was speaking during the farewell ceremony organised for University of Mysore Vice Chancellor Prof K S Rangappa at the Crawford Hall in the city on Tuesday.
New In-charge VC of UoM
Dean of Department of Commerce, Prof Yashwanth Dongre took charge as In-charge Vice Chancellor of the University of Mysore, in the city on Wednesday. UoM Senate member Swamy Gowda is seen greeting Prof Dongre.
- MGP launches new interactive website
Mysore Grahakara Parishat (MGP) has been working in the areas of consumer rights, civic and environmental issues in Mysuru since 1989. During the past 27 years MGP has been successful in establishing its credentials in the city as a sincere and honest NGO working for the causes dear to the public.
- No rainfall in Mysuru for next five days
There will be no rainfall from January 11 to January 15 in Mysuru district. The day temperature is expected to be 29-30°C and night temperature is expected to be 15-16°C. The relative humidity in the morning hours is expected to be 86-96 per cent and afternoon relative humidity is expected to be in the range 41 to 45 per cent. Wind speed expected to be 4-7 km/ hr.
- General V K Singh visits Suttur Mutt
Leaders of the BJP welcomed and accompanied V K Singh. During the visit, he discussed about the political and social scenario of the country with Shivarathri Deshikendra seer of Suttur mutt. He also discussed about the developmental programmes by the central government.
- Activists stage protests against steep fee hike by RTO
Opposing the Central government’s announcement on steep hike in driving licence fee, registration fee for new vehicles and fines, various associations staged protests in the city on Wednesday.
- Police donate blood for a cause
Over thirty and odd police officers, including City Police Commissioner Dr A S Rao, donated blood at the blood donation camp held for police in the city on Tuesday.
- Free robotics workshop and exhibition
For the first time in Karnataka, Innovative Education systems will be organising a free national level robotics workshop and robots exhibition for children between the age group of 6 and 14 years from January 12 to 19 at Ninos Nest Pre School, near KEB office, Gaganachumbi double road, Mysuru.