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Two decades of 9/11
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Two decades of 9/11

September 20, 2021

By Gouri Satya, Sr. Journalist It has been 20 years since the World Trade Centre’s (WTC) iconic twin towers were destroyed by terrorists in New York, US, on September 11, 2001 killing almost 3,000 people and causing injuries to more than 6,000 others. Those on board of the two aircraft which crashed into the two…

Birthday Puja by Orissa Association Mysore for PM Narendra Modi
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Birthday Puja by Orissa Association Mysore for PM Narendra Modi

September 20, 2021

By Dilip Kumar Misra, President, Orissa Association Mysore On the occasion of the 71st birthday of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Orissa Association Mysore (OAM), performed special puja in the ancient temple of Sri Venkateswara and Bhoga Narasimha, situated on the banks of holy river Cauvery in Belagola, Srirangapatna taluk, Mandya district,   Karnataka. Puja…

Hero Stones of Huchhagani
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Hero Stones of Huchhagani

September 19, 2021

Demolished Nanjangud Temple stood on a site of immense archaeological value By Dr. S.G. Ramadasa Reddy Huchhagani village is in Mysuru district, Nanjangud taluk, Hullahalli hobli, within the limits of Haradanahalli Gram Panchayat. It is 30 km from Mysuru and 28 km from  Nanjangud. If River Kapila flows in its east, river Bhrugu flows in…

Walk into Bombe Mane to wander in the world of dolls
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Walk into Bombe Mane to wander in the world of dolls

September 18, 2021

The 17th edition of ‘Bombe Mane,’ an expo of exquisite dolls from across India, organised by Ramsons Kala Pratishtana (RKP), Mysuru, will be held throughout the year at ‘Bombe Mane,’ #91, above Aamrapali Saree Store, Nazarbad Main Road, from today (Sept. 18) between 10 am and 7.30 pm daily. Exclusive, limited edition collectors’ pieces representative…

Dharmo Rakshati Rakshitah…
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Dharmo Rakshati Rakshitah…

September 16, 2021

By Dr. Devdutt Pattanaik – Author, Speaker, Illustrator, Mythologist Dharmo Rakshati Rakshitah is a line that is found in Manusmriti. If you assume dharma to be religion or state or law, it means if you protect religion or state or law, the religion/state/law will protect you. Why does religion or state or law exist? In…

Pranayama is all about controlling emotions
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Pranayama is all about controlling emotions

September 15, 2021

Pranayama Practitioner Dr. Devaki Madhav’s new book ‘Science of Pranayama’ all set to create world record By G. Amit Kumar Pranayama is an old practice of Yoga, focusing on breathing. ‘Prana’ means vital life force and ‘Aayama’ means extension. The practice of Pranayama is increasing among people living in cities as it has been proved…

Book talk: City with many colourful feathers
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Book talk: City with many colourful feathers

September 14, 2021

By R. Chandra Prakash Title: Memorable Mysoreans: A Collection of Biographical Sketches  Author: Dr. Bhagirath  S. Naganath Year: 2021 Pages:  225 Price:  Rs. 249 Publisher: Notion Press Media Pvt Ltd. Mysore city has several epithets — Heritage City, Cultural City, Educational City, Capital City, a Planned City, Garden City, Yoga City and many others as…

Visiting friends in old Mysore
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Visiting friends in old Mysore

September 13, 2021

By Girija Madhavan Many of us elderly folk are now sequestered at home. The television focuses on COVID-19, with its seemingly sentient malice against humanity, or the tragedy of Afghanistan. Books, music and films are a comfort. But nothing can compare with the companionship of friends. “Visiting” was an enjoyable social activity in old Mysore…

A case for multimodal public transport network
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A case for multimodal public transport network

September 11, 2021

By Prof. G. L. Shekar A study conducted by a group of civil engineering students of the National Institute of Engineering (NIE), Mysuru, recommends development of a multimodal transport network for Mysuru urban area that is compatible with the Comprehensive Development Plan (CDP) 2031. The project involves planning of multiple bus stands at corridors, Bus…

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