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Annual Status Education Report-2018
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Annual Status Education Report-2018

Children from government schools studying in   Std. III, Std. V and Std. VIII can read a Std. II level text better than their counterparts in private schools. The 13th Annual Status Education Report (ASER-2018) of Karnataka State was released recently in Mysuru by Ashvini Ranjan, Managing Trustee, Pratham Mysore. Facilitated by Pratham, ASER is carried…

An evening with music…
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An evening with music…

By Dr. Rama V. Bennur Gayana Sabha, the new music Sabha of Mysuru, had organised a fine Hindustani classical vocal concert on the occasion of releasing of a CD of Vidu. Shreemathi Devi on the 4th of January at Vasudevacharya Bhavana. Ustad Faiyaz Khan gave a memorable concert on the occasion. Shreemathi Devi, an upcoming…

Lively and Interactive
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Lively and Interactive

By Dr. Padmavathi Narasimhan City ‘s ‘Bhushan Academy’ presented a Bharatanatyam recital in memory of Lalita Murthy, wife of senior art patron K.V. Murthy on her birth anniversary. Badari Divyabhushan, grandson of cine star of yesteryears Kalyan Kumar, and his wife Anjana Bhushan performed ‘Ramabhyudayam’ for Nadabrahma Sangeetha Sabha on the 9th of December. Badari…

Christmas Kalanchoes: The ‘Winter Delight’
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Christmas Kalanchoes: The ‘Winter Delight’

Text & photographs by Dr. Mahadeswara Swamy, Scientist Mob: 97429-91057  e-mail: [email protected] During the late winter, local plant nurseries are flooded with an innumerable variety of foliage and flowering annuals. Among these, Kalanchoes with blooms in multitude of colours stand apart.   They are eye-catching and most sought after plants known for their fleshy leaves and…

So much to explore in the World of Tubers
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So much to explore in the World of Tubers

By Stuti Ravikumar Can there be a revival of interest in tubers, just like millets? The response received by tubers at the two-day ‘Roots and Tuber Mela’ that began at Curzon Park yesterday promised a sort of revival of people’s interest in nutritious crops that are grown under the ground. The Mela is an eye-opener…

Shelters Miss the Bus
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Shelters Miss the Bus

By Ramesh Kebbehundi Bus riders are always at risk of getting caught in rain or dealing with blistering heat and freezing cold. They pay taxes like everyone else and they deserve basic infrastructure. Unfortunately, many bus shelters in Mysuru city are in a dilapidated state and filled with muck, cow dung and walls adorned with…

MCC spreading message on Hasiru Nagara, Swachh Mysuru
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MCC spreading message on Hasiru Nagara, Swachh Mysuru

By Ramesh Kebbehundi Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) Commissioner K.H. Jagadeesha said that beautification of bus shelters located in various parts of the city has been taken up as part of Swachh Mysuru, Hasiru (green)Mysuru campaign. CC) Commissioner K.H. Jagadeesha said that beautification of bus shelters located in various parts of the city has been taken…

“Govt. talking about Smart Cities but no solution for Smart Toilets”, Rues Safai Karmachari Andolan Founder Bezwada Wilson
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“Govt. talking about Smart Cities but no solution for Smart Toilets”, Rues Safai Karmachari Andolan Founder Bezwada Wilson

Not many understand the pain, anguish, suffering and the agony that generations of people belonging to a particular community have been subjected to. Only the wearer of the shoes knows where it pinches. And to come from such a marginalised community and fight for their rights requires something extraordinary.  One such person is Bezwada…

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