Month: July, 2018

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Vokkaligara Seva Vedike

Pratibha Puraskar and felicitation to achievers, Vedike President and retd. Scientist Dr. M. Mahadevaiah presides, retd. Mangalore University VC Dr. K. Bhyrappa chief guest, felicitation to Dr. B.D. Satyanarayana of Adichunchanagiri Medical College and Hospital, IPS officer Prithvi Shankar and M.J. Prithvi (M.Tech-KSPS), Ganabharathi, Veene Seshanna Bhavan, JLB Road, 4.30 pm.    

Satyagraha at Vidurashvattha
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Satyagraha at Vidurashvattha

By Prof. A.V. Narasimha Murthy, former Head, Department of Ancient History & Archaeology, University of Mysore Satyagraha is generally associated with Indian freedom struggle. It was popularised by Mahatma Gandhi. The word consists of two Sanskrit words ‘Satya’ and ‘Agraha’ literally meaning truth and anger. In the present context, it could be taken to mean…

Footballing legend P. Narasimha, who played for India
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Footballing legend P. Narasimha, who played for India

By V. Shourabh Another footballing legend from Mysuru is P. Narasimha. He is renowned for his fearless and powerful heading abilities. His journey has been a bumpy ride as an injury to his knee curtailed his fairytale ride. He has represented Indian Football team and has participated in VI President’s Cup Football Tournament which was…

How Mysuru is helping India chase FIFA World Cup Dream
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How Mysuru is helping India chase FIFA World Cup Dream

By V. Shourabh With FIFA World Cup 2018 entering Knockout Stage, the intensity of competition has risen manifold. It has even captured the attention of Mysuru which is making gradual and steady strides towards footballing. The city has 40 Football Clubs under Mysore District Football Association (MDFA). In this nation where cricket is celebrated as…

RTO offices need to gear up
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RTO offices need to gear up

Sir, This is in reference to the letter by Vijayakumar (SOM dated June 20) and the inordinate delay by RTO, Mysuru, in issuing vehicle documents. I have submitted vehicle ownership transfer papers of a car to RTO, Mysuru (West) on 26th March 2018.  The transfer is sought from my father’s name to my mother’s name….

The plight of village boy strikes a chord
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The plight of village boy strikes a chord

Sir, The news that we encounter every day is so filled with instances of horror and tragedy that we tend to get inure over a period of time; shrug the momentary emotions it evokes and move on. However, the recent headline in SOM “Village boy writhes in pain since 3 months with no help from…

Rain can’t change Leopard’s spots!
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Rain can’t change Leopard’s spots!

When rain falls on a leopard, it wets him but does not wash off his spots. This Ghanaian proverb is a more elaborate version of the well-known saying “a leopard can’t change its spots.” In the same way that no matter how long a leopard stands in the rain, its spots will never wash away,…

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