Girl wins gymnastics prizeMYSORE: Vaishnavi A. Patil, a student of DMS School, here has won the first place in the rhythmic gymnastic section of the South India Gymnastics Competition held at Salem in Tamil Nadu recently. A release said that Vaishanavi also won the third place in the mixed pair aerobics. The competition had been organised jointly by the Indian Gymnastics Federation and the Tamil Nadu Gymnastics Association. Staff Correspondent

Training for fellowshipsMYSORE: Gyanvikas Academy will conduct a training programme for students appearing for the selection examination of the Department of Science and Technology scholarship. A release said that classes will commence from June 2006, and those who have secured more than 75 per cent in the SSLC science and mathematics examination are eligible. Details can be had from the academy, Rotary West School, opposite Kamakshi Hospital, Saraswathipuram or by calling 94480-54030. Staff Correspondent

Books for libraryMYSORE: The Mysore Sthree Shakthi Mahila Vedike has requested people to donate books for a library, which is being set up to benefit women. A release said that the books can be donated to the free reading room and library for women. Those interested can contact Sthree Shakthi Mahila Vedike, 50, Rama Vilas Road, behind Sadvidya School or call 98452-84727. Staff Correspondent

Yoga campMYSORE: Sree Sudharshana Yoga Shala will be organising a 15-day programme that will include in lectures to treat various ailments. A release said that people suffering from backache, acidity, asthama, rheumatism and stress can participate in the programme. They will be treated with yoga, meditation, pranayama and sudarshana kriya. Details can be had from the yoga shala, Kuvempu Pre-university College, Kannada Sahitya Bhavana Road, Jayalakshmipuram or by calling 99458-47774. Staff Correspondent

Limerick competitionMYSORE: The Karnataka Mukthaka Sahitya Academy Trust will be organising a limerick-singing competition on June 18 in Mysore. A release said that participants should be above 15 years and should select texts from Mankuthimmana Kagga and Someshwara Shathaka. Details can be had from the trust at 855, Kashipathi Agrahara, Chamaraj Double Road or by calling 98452-19796. Staff Correspondent

King cobra caughtSirsi: A 11-foot-long king cobra was caught at Hosur near Siddapura at the house of Umesh Naik Nellikeri on Thursday. The cobra was spotted when it was chasing a cat near Mr. Naik's house. On Friday, the officials sent for snake catcher Suresh Rama Hulekal from Sirsi.

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Anointment ceremonyHASSAN: The last anointing ceremony of the Mahamastakabhisheka of Bahubali at Shravanabelagola will be held on July 18, Chaurkeerthi Bhattaraka Swamiji of Sreekshetra Shravanabelagola has said.

In a release here on Saturday, he said that after the concluding ceremony of the Mahamastakabhisheka on February 19, the Mutt had conducted the anointing ceremony every Sunday. Staff Correspondent

Gymnastics prizeMYSORE: Vaishnavi A. Patil, a student of DMS School, here has won the first place in the rhythmic gymnastic section of the South India Gymnastics Competition held at Salem in Tamil Nadu recently. A release said Vaishanavi also won the third place in mixed pair aerobics. The competition had been organised by the Indian Gymnastics Federation and the Tamil Nadu Gymnastics Association. Staff Correspondent

Training for fellowshipsMYSORE: Gyanvikas Academy will conduct a training programme for students appearing for the selection examination of the Department of Science and Technology scholarship. Details can be had from the academy, Rotary West School, opposite Kamakshi Hospital, Saraswathipuram or by calling 94480-54030.

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Books for libraryMYSORE: The Mysore Sthree Shakthi Mahila Vedike has requested people to donate books for a library, which is being set up to benefit women. A release said the books can be donated to the free reading room for women. Those interested can contact Sthree Shakthi Mahila Vedike, 50, Rama Vilas Road, behind Sadvidya School or call 98452-84727. Staff Correspondent

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