Month: November, 2019

Heritage, Handlooms, and the Haat
Feature Articles

Heritage, Handlooms, and the Haat

November 30, 2019

By Shadan Muneer Among the attributes that define brand India and its culture is its rich heritage of arts and crafts. From the Barter System of trade to the living rooms of art connoisseurs, art and artisans have had a long journey, touching our lives.  A rare painting, exquisite fabrics, pottery, rugs and carpets and…

Crotch-Crushers & Smart Clothes
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Crotch-Crushers & Smart Clothes

November 30, 2019

I have been wearing the same tailored trousers for a few years now and thought it was time to update my wardrobe to the latest trends.  So on a recent visit to Bengaluru my friend Zaki became my sartorial guide. He took me to a shop called TexMart behind Commercial Street. They had many international…

What Kautilya says about juvenile crimes?
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What Kautilya says about juvenile crimes?

November 30, 2019

By Prof. A.V. Narasimha Murthy, former Head, Department of Ancient History & Archaeology, University of Mysore We are all concerned about juvenile crimes. But many organisations that want to save juveniles from taking the crime path are helpless because this problem is so huge and spread all over the world. The Police have to make…

Diabetes concerns every family this November
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Diabetes concerns every family this November

November 30, 2019

By Dr. Veena Bharathi, Diabetes and Diabetes related distress “Diabetes concerns every family” is the theme of World Diabetes Day observed on Nov.14 and Diabetes Awareness Month this November. The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) is raising awareness of the impact that diabetes has on the family and promoting the role of the family in diabetes…

Regress outpaces progress
Editorial

Regress outpaces progress

November 30, 2019

Speakers of all hues, including the country’s notorious vote-mongers parroting the views of pundits often irrelevant to the occasion, taking fascination to praise the land’s ancient people for their creative work in virtually all fields of human pursuit, be it literary gems, be it exquisite sculptures, be it divine music, be it structures that endure…

Sad end of Abhishek Bhat in USA
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Sad end of Abhishek Bhat in USA

November 30, 2019

Sir, It is with a great sense of shock that I read about the unfortunate death of the young and upcoming engineer, Abhishek Bhat, in a shooting incident in California (SOM dated Nov.29). Here in Texas, I was totally unprepared for this terrible news, as I casually opened Star of Mysore online for news about…

US Ambassador to India visits Mysore Palace
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US Ambassador to India visits Mysore Palace

November 30, 2019

US Ambassador to India Kenneth I. Juster (second from right), who was in Mysuru on Nov.27 on a private visit, went around the Mysore Palace and the Museum the next day. The diplomat is seen with (from left) Mysore Palace Board Deputy Director T.S. Subramanya, Varchas Siddalinga Raje Urs, son of Meenakshi Devi and Omdev,…

Sahara Art and Crafts Festival beckons shoppers
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Sahara Art and Crafts Festival beckons shoppers

November 30, 2019

Artisans and weavers from across the country have displayed their products and wares at the Sahara Art and Crafts Shopping Festival-19, a Handicraft and Handloom Expo-cum-Sale at Scouts and Guides Grounds, behind Deputy Commissioner’s Office in city. Varieties of terracotta products, ceramic items, ready-made dresses and dress materials, brass artefacts, paintings, imitation jewellery, home decor,…

Weaver Silk India Expo to conclude today
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Weaver Silk India Expo to conclude today

November 30, 2019

Weaver Silk India, an exhibition-cum-sale of pure silk and cotton products from across India, organised at Nanjaraja Bahadur (NR) Choultry on Vinoba Road, Mysuru, will conclude tonight. Varieties of pure silk sarees, dress materials, block print fabrics, Pashmina shawls and other products from Karnataka, Bihar, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Punjab, Orissa, Chhattisgarh,…

Talents: Inter-School cultural competition begins
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Talents: Inter-School cultural competition begins

November 30, 2019

The 2019 edition of “Talents: Inter-School cultural competition” organised by Mysore Round Table-21 and Mysore Ladies Circle-9 got off to a colourful start at Swami Vivekananda Hall of SBRR Mahajana PU College in Jayalakshmipuram this morning. Rajesh Kutnikar, Founder and CEO, IT Champs Software Pvt. Ltd, is seen addressing the students after the inauguration. Others…

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