Month: February, 2019

‘Vidwath 2k19 Fest’ on Mar. 1 and 2
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‘Vidwath 2k19 Fest’ on Mar. 1 and 2

February 28, 2019

Mysuru: The State- level Inter-Collegiate Commerce and Management Fest ‘Vidwath 2k19’ organised by the Department of Commerce and Management, Vidyavardhaka First Grade College (VVFGC), Seshadri Iyer Road, will be held on Mar.1 and 2 at P.M. Chikkaboraiah Hall in the College premises. Addressing a press meet at Pathrakarthara Bhavan, College Principal Dr. S. Mari Gowda…

Teacher wins National Award
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Teacher wins National Award

February 28, 2019

Mysuru: K.N. Nitya, a teacher at Excel Public School (EPS), Mysuru, has won the prestigious Raman Experiential Science Teacher Award-2019 and was honoured at Panchavati, the former home of Sir C.V. Raman on Feb.24. The Raman Experiential Science Teacher (REST) Award is instituted by the Raman Research Institute Trust and Innovation and Science Promotion Foundation…

ORI Director to talk at Rotary Mysore
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ORI Director to talk at Rotary Mysore

February 28, 2019

Mysuru: Oriental Research Institute (ORI) Director Prof. S. Shivarajappa will be delivering a talk on ancient manuscripts at the Rotary Mysore weekly meeting to be held at the Rotary Centre on JLB Road here today (Feb. 28) at 6.30 pm, according to a press release.

City students bag Gold Medals
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City students bag Gold Medals

February 28, 2019

Mysuru: M.R.Thanya, 3rd std. student of Christ Public School, Mysuru, has secured gold medal in Deepika Children’s League IQ National scholarship exam. She is the daughter of Rachan Appanamaiah and M.R. Deepika. N.S. Pavan Kumar, an MBA student of Mahajana  PG Centre, has been awarded “The Sunanda Gold Medal Award” by University of Mysore for…

New Year Greetings thru snail-mail
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New Year Greetings thru snail-mail

February 28, 2019

Even as the letters in the Letter Boxes are dropping by a whopping 50 per cent, here is an encouraging development that one of Star of Mysore readers Kitty Mandana shares regarding the New Year greetings that she almost decided to stop sending to her family and friends, which she had been doing for the…

Woman commits suicide over alleged dowry harassment
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Woman commits suicide over alleged dowry harassment

February 28, 2019

Mysuru: A woman has reportedly committed suicide by setting herself ablaze following alleged dowry harassment by her husband and mother-in-law at Udbur in the taluk on Tuesday night. The deceased is Bhagya (26), wife of Suresh of Udbur. Bhagya was given in marriage to Suresh about five years ago and the couple has a son…

Unidentified man found murdered
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Unidentified man found murdered

February 28, 2019

Mysuru:  Jayapura Police have found the body of an unidentified man who has been murdered on Mysuru-H.D. Kote Road between Arasana Gate and Mahadevapura village. The unidentified man is said to be about 40 years of age and the Police have suspected that he may have been murdered elsewhere by miscreants and later dumped the…

The Five-Headed Hanuman
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The Five-Headed Hanuman

February 28, 2019

By Dr. Devdutt Pattanaik – Author, Speaker, Illustrator, Mythologist One of the popular images of Hanuman is one where he has five faces and five pairs of hands. It is known as the Panchmukhi, or five-faced, Hanuman. It reminds us of Krishna’s Vishwarupa described in the Bhagavad Gita, albeit a diminutive version. It transforms Hanuman…

Choosing from choices
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Choosing from choices

February 28, 2019

Thanks to the two mutually competing factors namely, the limited total geographical area of the country and its steadily expanding population, resulting in gradually declining land needs per citizen, the issues of sharing the available spaces in their different make-up such as agricultural land, industrial establishments, forest cover, urban territories, hilly areas, deserts, barren lands,…

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