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Writing a new story in premium Pen business
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Writing a new story in premium Pen business

August 10, 2022

William Penn, India’s leading brand for premium writing instruments and lifestyle accessories recently acquired Sheaffer, the 110-year-old iconic American manufacturing company of writing instruments, mainly known for their luxury fountain pens. In 1907, Walter A. Sheaffer invented an ink-loading system for fountain pens and W.A. Sheaffer Pen Company was incorporated in the US on May…

Maharaja Trophy KSCA T20 Cricket Tournament: Battle Ready Warriors
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Maharaja Trophy KSCA T20 Cricket Tournament: Battle Ready Warriors

August 6, 2022

The much-awaited Maharaja Trophy KSCA T20 Cricket Tournament will commence at Srikantadatta Narasimharaja (SDNR) Wadiyar Cricket Ground in Mysuru tomorrow.  The three-week T20 extravaganza, organised by Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA) in memory of late Srikantadatta Narasimharaja Wadiyar, the former President of KSCA and Maharaja of Mysore, will be inaugurated by Pramoda Devi Wadiyar at…

Weaving Magic for two decades
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Weaving Magic for two decades

August 5, 2022

City-based designer Jayanthi Ballal completes 20 years in fashion industry Watch out for Mysore Fashion Week – 2022 By Sujata Rajpal From a tiny workshop with one masterji and an assistant in Azeez Sait Nagar and a handful of clients, to a high-end boutique with about a dozen craftsmen, a list of elite clientele, her…

Exclusive interview with Intl. Booker Prize winner Geetanjali Shree: ‘I was influenced by lives of women around me’
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Exclusive interview with Intl. Booker Prize winner Geetanjali Shree: ‘I was influenced by lives of women around me’

August 4, 2022

Geetanjali Shree, winner of the International Booker Prize-2022 for translated work, was in Mysuru last month to attend the sixth edition of the Mysuru Literature Festival. Her award-winning book, ‘Ret Samadhi’ in Hindi (‘Tomb of Sand’ in English) is not just a story of a family or partition but also about global warming, feminism, ancient…

Care for your child, while you work
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Care for your child, while you work

August 1, 2022

Govt. Child Care Centres lend a helping hand to working mothers By S.T. Ravikumar The last few years have seen a significant rise in the women workforce who have made their mark in the workplace and have also earned their spots in leadership roles. With a rise in the standard of living, many families feel…

Sandooka: Virtual Museum of Kodava Heritage & Culture
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Sandooka: Virtual Museum of Kodava Heritage & Culture

August 1, 2022

Call to help preserve memories of a vanishing people While modernisation has opened many opportunities for the well-qualified, it has also distanced the young from their heritage and culture.  This is even more accentuated amongst Kodavas living outside Kodagu. There is a need to establish a platform where young Kodavas could learn and keep in…

Beyond victimhood, reclaiming dignity
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Beyond victimhood, reclaiming dignity

July 30, 2022

Inspiring interview of transgender activist Dr. Akkai Padmashali ‘Public display of love and support may not translate into acceptance & inclusiveness’ From being a sex worker to being at the forefront of decriminalising homosexuality and penning her autobiography, Dr. Akkai Padmashali’s journey has been far from ordinary. The first transgender in the country to get…

‘Art of Disagreement is key to Democracy’
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‘Art of Disagreement is key to Democracy’

July 29, 2022

Exclusive Interview with  TV Journalist Sagarika Ghose By Sujata Rajpal Sagarika Ghose is a well-known face in TV journalism and she is also an author. She was in Mysuru recently for the Mysuru Literature Festival where she spoke at length about her latest book ‘Atal Bihari Vajpayee’ regaling the packed auditorium with interesting anecdotes from…

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