Tag: N. Niranjan Nikam

Tracing Mysore’s Connection with the Crawfords – 1
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Tracing Mysore’s Connection with the Crawfords – 1

Craword Hall is one of the most iconic buildings in the Heritage City of Mysuru. Now, with the founder of University of Mysore Nalwadi Krishnaraja Wadiyar’s statue that was installed during the Centenary Celebrations of the University, hardly anyone passes by without offering pranams to the great builder of institutions. However, very little was known…

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…

A former Mysore University Vice-Chancellor speaks
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A former Mysore University Vice-Chancellor speaks

If there is one person who made a difference to the University of Mysore in recent years after D. Vijaydevraj Urs (1976–1979), it is the immediate past Vice-Chancellor (VC) Prof. K.S. Rangappa. Even his staunchest opponents grudgingly acknowledge it. There was never a dull moment in his 4-year tenure at the Karnataka State Open University…

Tete-a-tete with Rafi’s daughter…
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Tete-a-tete with Rafi’s daughter…

The legendary singer Mohammed Rafi’s daughter Nasreen Ahmad and son-in-law Meraj Ahmad were in city recently as guests of honour for ‘Adab Rafi-2’ organised by Rotary Ivory City Mysuru. The couple arrived at a Club in the evening in a car driven by a young lady.  They were greeted and as the young lady came…

Thus Spake Rev. K.A. William
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Thus Spake Rev. K.A. William

on the Making of a Bishop, Role of the Church and his Love for Mysuru… With the gates open, there is a feeling of warmth and welcome as one drives into the Bishop’s House on Bengaluru-Nilgiri (BN) Road. It is exactly a week after the Consecration (February 27, 2017) that Star of Mysore caught up…

A melting pot for creative minds
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A melting pot for creative minds

As the cultural capital of Karnataka, Mysuru is known for its art institutes. The moment an art or a cultural centre comes up in city, you find people thronging it to see what they will get to learn if they join the institute. Be it painting, music, dance, theatre, sculpture, craft, mosaic art and Mysore…

Royal couple on Life and Times in Palace
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Royal couple on Life and Times in Palace

Last year the whole of Mysuru had come alive much before Dasara celebrations. The reason was the royal wedding that was taking place in the Mysore Palace after 40 years. The five-day wedding was a sight to behold as the young couple Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar and Trishikha  Kumari Singh (now Trishikha Devi Wadiyar) tied…

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