Date: September 7th, 2018

Scholarship for student philatelists
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Scholarship for student philatelists

Mysuru: The Postal Department under the ‘Deenadayal Sparsh’ scheme is offering scholarship for promotion of aptitude and research in stamps as a hobby among children. Students studying from 6th to 9th standard and who have scored 60% during 2017-18 and having a Philately Deposit Account or membership with Stamp Collectors Forum or interested in continuing…

An exclusive interview with Ace TV Show host Karan Thapar: “I was lucky I had a wife who liked the adult and child in me” – 1
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An exclusive interview with Ace TV Show host Karan Thapar: “I was lucky I had a wife who liked the adult and child in me” – 1

Interviewing people is an art and especially on television one needs a lot of skill, intelligence, wit and presence of mind to interview celebrities and more so the politicians. Ace TV Show host Karan Thapar is one such outstanding interviewer who with his grim, dour appearance, raises the hackles of the interviewees to the extent…

A Strange Coincidence!
Columns, Over A Cup of Evening Tea

A Strange Coincidence!

By Dr. K. Javeed Nayeem, MD A priceless, richly ornamented, solid gold Tiffin Carrier along with its accompanying cup, saucer and spoon, all of them inlaid with precious stones like rubies and diamonds, were reportedly stolen on the night of last Sunday from the Nizam’s Museum at Hyderabad. Their total weight is about two kilograms…

The Game of Bridge is Here
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The Game of Bridge is Here

By U. B. Acharya Contrary to public perception, Contract Bridge, which is a trick-taking game using a standard 52-card deck, is not gambling but a game of concentration, memory, communication and simple logical thinking. It is one of the most popular card games played by millions of people of both genders world over and of…

Enemies of the State
Editorial

Enemies of the State

In the context of expressing love for one’s motherland, one is prompted to cite an ancient verse dating back to the times of Thretayuga during which the episodes featured in the epic Ramayana, attributed to Sage Valmiki, are narrated. The verse, part of which reads Janani Janmabhumischa Swargadapi Gariyasi (mother and motherland are greater than…

Traffic Police need to be pro-public
Voice of The Reader

Traffic Police need to be pro-public

Sir, The considerable hardship faced by many passengers, especially ladies, children and the aged as apprehended by Prof. B. S. Shankara in his letter “Enforce traffic discipline at Rly. Station back gate” (Star of Mysore dated Aug.29) is very true. Traffic Police instead of solving the issue has compounded the issue by penalising the passengers —…

Nature’s way of washing away waste
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Nature’s way of washing away waste

The rains may have stopped and the water levels are slowly receding from flood-hit areas. But authorities have another uphill battle — disposal of waste. Flood waters have left behind tonnes of solid waste including tree branches, uprooted creepers, waste clothes and plastic in towns and villages, like this one at the historical Wellesley Bridge…

Bijapur Bulls crush Bengaluru Blasters to clinch KPL 2018 title
Sports

Bijapur Bulls crush Bengaluru Blasters to clinch KPL 2018 title

In yet another collective team effort, Bijapur Bulls crushed Bengaluru Blasters by 7 wickets to win the Karnataka Premier League (KPL) 2018 title in the finals held at the SDNR Wadiyar Stadium in city yesterday. Earlier, Bijapur Bulls won the toss and put the Blasters into bat. It was another formidable effort by the bowlers…

In Briefs

Thathaiah award for journalist Eshwar Daitota

Senior Journalist Eshwar Daitota will be conferred the prestigious Thathaiah (M.Venkatakrishnaiah) award (2018) at a programme to take place at M. Venkatakrishnaiah Hall in Sarada Vilas Law College premises, Krishnamurhtypuram in the city tomorrow (Sept.8) at 5.30pm. Eshwar Daitota has worked for several newspapers and has 75 works to his credit.

In Briefs

AGM of Retired Police Officers Assn.

The 18th Annual General Body Meeting (AGM) of Retired Police Officers Association, Nazarbad, will be held on Sept.8 (tomorrow) at 10 am at Police Bhavan, Lalitha Mahal Road in city. K.V. Sharath Chandra, IGP, Southern Range, will inaugurate. Vipul Kumar, Director, Karnataka Police Academy (KPA), Mysuru, Dr. A. Subrahmanyeswara Rao, City Police Commissioner and Dharmendra…

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