Month: May, 2018

Kodava Deenabandhu Trust to hold workshop from tomorrow
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Kodava Deenabandhu Trust to hold workshop from tomorrow

Mysuru: Kodava Deenabandhu Charitable Trust, Mysuru, has organised Spoorthi-2018, a four-day motivational camp-cum-workshop for Trust’s beneficiaries from June 1 to June 4 at 1st floor, Kodava Samaja, Vijayanagar here. Maj. Gen. (Rtd.) Codanda K. Karumbaya will deliver the inaugural address at 2 pm tomorrow. About 40 beneficiaries of the Trust from Kodagu will be attending…

Cotton Silks, Craft Expo at Nanjaraja Bahadur Choultry
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Cotton Silks, Craft Expo at Nanjaraja Bahadur Choultry

Mysuru:  A ten-day Cotton Silks, Craft Expo began at Nanjaraja Bahadur Choultry on Vinoba Road from May 25. The expo will end on June 5 and it is open from 10.30 am to 9 pm. The aim of the expo is to display the talent of weavers, craftsmen and artists from different parts of the…

Clean cities of India
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Clean cities of India

By N.K.A. Ballal, Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC Well, Mysuru has again missed the bus. The first three positions of the clean city tag has gone to Indore, Bhopal and Chandigarh respectively. Mysuru, which some years back had bagged the cleanest city tag, has got a consolation prize, the cleanest city among the city with the…

Party time…: To motivate flunked son !
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Party time…: To motivate flunked son !

By N.K.A. Ballal, Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC In Sagar district, Madhya Pradesh, a civil contractor, Mr. Vyas, invited his relatives and friends for a grand party. Nothing unusual. But for the reason his son had flunked his 10th board exams and he decided to celebrate the same with a party to motivate him to do…

Global misogyny
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Global misogyny

By Dr. Devdutt Pattanaik Some feminists expect me to ‘explain’ Hinduism’s misogyny. Typically, a verse from Manusmriti will be thrown at me. For example, verse 2.213: It is the nature of women to seduce men in this world; for that reason the wise are never unguarded in the company of females. Or verse 5.151: Girls are…

Sizzling and shivering
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Sizzling and shivering

Mother Earth and its atmosphere don’t seem to interest people at large except on occasions of unusual happenings such as earthquake, unbearable heat, high levels of air pollution, excessive or scanty rains, hurricanes, tornados, forest fires and what have you. Reports appearing in dailies nowadays such as Chandrapur in Maharashtra records a high temperature of…

More on Tagore’s Gitanjali
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More on Tagore’s Gitanjali

Sir, The prized possession, perhaps, of our Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the replica of the first edition of Rabindranath Tagore’s anthology of poems Gitanjali (Song Offerings) published in London during November 1912 along with the original script of the poem in Bengali Chitto Jetha Bhayshunyo hand-written by Tagore which is famously quoted from Gitanjali,…

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Painting, essay contest for students on June 2

The District Administration in association with KSPCB has organised painting and essay competition for school children as part of Environment Day on June 2 between 9.30 am and 12 noon at Kukkarahalli Lake premises.  The topic for the competition is ‘Stop Plastic Pollution.’ The students from Classes 1 to 10 can participate in the painting…

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Passing out parade of jail staff trainees

The passing out parade of the 45th batch of jail staff trainees will take place at the Parade Grounds of Prison Staff Training Institute in the city at 9 am on June 1. DGP (Prisons) N.S. Megharikh will receive the Guard of Honour, according to a press release.      

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