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The Adventures of TRIN TRIN
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The Adventures of TRIN TRIN

By S.N. Venkatnag Sobers The weather is perfect… The green cover is just fine… And there’s enough history and wide roads to go around. Mysuru has whole-heartedly accepted cycling, the European way of commuting. It is Asia’s first city to get Public Bicycle Sharing system. This Weekend Star Supplement is about Trin Trin, an initiative…

Ending AIDS Epidemic: Asha Kirana shows the way…
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Ending AIDS Epidemic: Asha Kirana shows the way…

Asha Kirana Hospital, Mysuru, is commemorating  its  20 years of service in the field of HIV/AIDS by holding a programme on Dec. 10 at 10.30 am  at Shubhodhini Convention Centre in city. Dr. R. Balasubramaniam of SVYM, Dr. R.S. Gupta and Dr. K.S. Sachdeva from NACO and Dr. I.S. Gilada, President of AIDS Society of…

Late Diwali for Shiva
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Late Diwali for Shiva

By Dr. Devdutt Pattanaik – Author, Speaker, Illustrator, Mythologist Come Diwali, everyone revisits the story of this festival. It is what people do during festivals, trying to understand their origin. Some seek rational explanations: it is harvest time, and so time to party, for example. Some are happy with narrative explanations that are indifferent to…

A musical feast
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A musical feast

By Dr. Rama V. Bennur Bhasange Balaga or Bhanuvara Sanje Geleyara Balaga celebrated its 9th anniversary on the 19th of November at Sri Vasudevacharya Bhavana. This Balaga, which started with the intention of spending the Sunday evenings in a meaningful way, has expanded its horizons by providing a stage to many art forms that include…

Marvellous Birds…
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Marvellous Birds…

Pelicans are large squat birds of the water bodies. Of the three Species of Pelicans in the Indian Region, the Great White Pelican – Pelicanus onocotalus; The Dalmatian Pelican – Pelicanus crispus, and the third Spot-billed Pelican – Pelicanus philippensis, the third Spot-billed Pelican – Pelicanus philippensis, is the most widespread resident bird. It is…

Do we need a Butterfly Park at Kukkarahalli Lake?
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Do we need a Butterfly Park at Kukkarahalli Lake?

By Nisarga Srinivasa, a student of GSSS Institute of Engineering and Technology for Women, Mysuru. The legendary Kukkarahalli Lake in Mysuru is a treat to naturalists, as it homes a varieties of wild forms. The lake is a peaceful, fresh and cherishable atmosphere to the people who visit it to take a leisurely walk, meet…

Income Tax on Salaries
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Income Tax on Salaries

The end of financial year 2017-18 is fast approaching and the Income Tax on salaries shall be calculated accordingly before the end of March 2018 and remitted before the due date. Any excess or shortfall in taxes deducted can be adjusted during the financial year 2017-18 (before 31.3.2018). The Income Tax is deductible annually for…

How Railways can help ease traffic problem in CBD
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How Railways can help ease traffic problem in CBD

By R. Chandra Prakash, Mysore Grahakara Parishat City Railway Station was built nearly a century ago when Mysore was way different from what it is today. City’s demography and geographical boundaries were limited and the concept of distances was restricted. The number of trains too was highly limited so also passengers. The concept of Central…

Radiating Energy
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Radiating Energy

The science of Feng Shui and Vaastu takes into account the energies radiating from the four compass directions — North, East, South and West and it explains in a simple and effective way the selection of site, construction and design of a residence, condominiums, business premises and placement of rooms, décor in the building. The…

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