Editorial

Thank You
Editorial

Thank You

February 16, 2017

It was this day, nay this very evening, 39 years ago that Star of Mysore was born in this city as an Evening English Newspaper. Happily it continues to be your favourite eveninger. From this evening, we will be entering 40th year of our publication. And as we do so, we gratefully remember all those…

Cops cajole capital’s cuties
Editorial

Cops cajole capital’s cuties

February 15, 2017

The governments both at the Centre and in the States across the country have rightly evinced concerns about safety of people moving about in motorised vehicles of various designs and carrying capacities in cities and across the cities as well as the connecting villages. The authorities chose the hard option of promulgating the helmet- rule…

Tamil teri maa?
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Tamil teri maa?

February 15, 2017

Idli and dosa have long ruled as India’s favourite foods. But now the national news menu is dominated by a new flavour: paneer in the South Indian style. Calling a Tamilian that dreadful word ‘Madrasi’ has now been recognised for the cardinal sin it is, but clearly the North Indian palate, accustomed to paneer tikka,…

Melodious measure
Editorial

Melodious measure

February 14, 2017

Although Mysuru of yester years was a home to vocalists as well as exponents on different musical instruments, apart from scholarly composers of lyrics of outstanding literary value, everyone of them as legend in his or her own lifetime, the than town, hosting a small population, got overshadowed by Bengaluru and Madras (now Chennai) by…

Bottom line: February  14
Editorial

Bottom line: February  14

February 14, 2017

Right now, punsters are having a field day with Donald having ‘trumped’ the American presidential election and Obama all set to ‘barrack’ his successor’s policies. It will be a ‘miracle’ of sorts, of course, if German Chancellor Angela Merkel is voted back to power for a third term. When Narasimha Rao was prime minister, I…

Belgian Cafe bans all American products
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Belgian Cafe bans all American products

February 13, 2017

The popular Zeezicht Cafe, in Antwerp, Belgium, has recently stopped serving Coca Cola, Lay’s potato chips and every other American brand previously on its menu, in protest of President Donald Trump and his controversial executive orders. “No, it’s not a joke. All American drinks will disappear from the menu as long as Donald Trump’s policy…

Cruel Spanish tradition!
Editorial

Cruel Spanish tradition!

February 13, 2017

You probably know about bullfighting and the controversy surrounding this ancient tradition, but there’s another less known tradition that claims the lives of tens of thousands of Spanish hunting dogs every year. And worst of all, nobody seems to want to do anything about it. Galgos, or Spanish greyhounds, are an ancient breed of hunting…

Bottomline: February 12
Editorial

Bottomline: February 12

February 12, 2017

Airports are a microcosm of our society and let’s be honest — there is nothing pretty about us. We jump lines, are rude to everyone, and have body odour at 7am. But nothing describes the Indian mindset more than the women’s security check area. In India only men travel on work and are busier and…

Farmer’s new profession!
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Farmer’s new profession!

February 12, 2017

Wang Enlin, from Yushutun village, in China’s Heilongjiang Province, will never forget that day in 2001, when his village and farmland were flooded with toxic waste. On the eve of the Lunar New Year, villagers notice that the house they were in was being flooded with waste water from the nearby Qihua Group, a State-owned…

Techno Memorial Services at Buddhist Temple
Editorial

Techno Memorial Services at Buddhist Temple

February 12, 2017

In an effort to make his Buddhist temple more accessible to the wider public and draw younger generations to religion, a former DJ turned Buddhist priest has been holding “Techno Memorial Services” at his temple in Fukui City, Japan. Attending one of the unconventional memorial services organised at the Sho-onji Buddhist temple by 49-year-old Gyosen…

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