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TREE FACTS: The Elegant Elephant Apple
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TREE FACTS: The Elegant Elephant Apple

By Dr. Mahadeswara Swamy With decorative foliage and  fragrant blooms,  ‘Elephant Apple’ tree is highly valued for its medicinal properties. The apple-like yellow-green edible fruits of this tree are relished by elephants. Hence the name. In ‘Kannada,’ it is ‘Bettakanigalu.’ Other common names are Indian catmon, Hondapara tree, Ma-tad (Hindi: Chalta, Karambel; Malayalam: Punna, Vazchpunna;…

Venugopala Swamy Temple beckons tourists
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Venugopala Swamy Temple beckons tourists

If devotees cannot go to the temple, the temple goes to devotees ! This is what happened at Krishna Raja Sagara. The 12th century Venugopala Swamy Temple, which remained submerged when the KRS was full and resurfaced when the water level reached an all time low, was shifted to the nearby Hosa Kannambadi village, thanks…

“I am living every girl’s dream”
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“I am living every girl’s dream”

Mysurean Swetha Singh crowned ‘Mrs. South India-2017’ first runner-up City’s Swetha Singh, who resides at Manchester in United Kingdom, emerged as the first runner-up in the recently concluded ‘Mrs. South India’ pageant organised by Mrs. India Pageants and Productions Pvt. Limited at Chennai. Being one of the top executives of a software company, Swetha has…

MGP to approach SC on Chamundi Hill
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MGP to approach SC on Chamundi Hill

By Bhamy V. Shenoy and Ashvini Ranjan Recent visitors to Chamundi Hill who have peeked through the barricades must have wondered what happened to all the protests and Public Interest Litigation (PIL) by Mysore Grahakara Parishat (MGP). Unfortunately, construction activities on the Hill to build multi-level parking, shopping complex and shelter for pilgrims are progressing…

New India in the Making
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New India in the Making

Here are three developments: Banning of Red Beacon, Implementation of RERA and Dynamic Pricing of Petrol By N. Niranjan Nikam May 1, was not only International Labour Day, but it was also a day in our country when a slew of Acts and Rules came into effect. Actually, there were three changes which is supposed…

Namma Young Stars: POORNACHANDRA
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Namma Young Stars: POORNACHANDRA

By S.N. Venkatnag Sobers Namma Mysuru, with a vast cultural diversity, has been contributing to Kannada Film Industry since decades. Many actors, directors and technicians from our city have scaled great heights and are rated among the best in the country. Mysuru is also home for many young talented artistes, who have been making a…

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