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A former Mysore University Vice-Chancellor speaks
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A former Mysore University Vice-Chancellor speaks

April 16, 2017

If there is one person who made a difference to the University of Mysore in recent years after D. Vijaydevraj Urs (1976–1979), it is the immediate past Vice-Chancellor (VC) Prof. K.S. Rangappa. Even his staunchest opponents grudgingly acknowledge it. There was never a dull moment in his 4-year tenure at the Karnataka State Open University…

Chinnara Mela: A Summer Retreat
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Chinnara Mela: A Summer Retreat

April 15, 2017

By S.N. Venkatnag Sobers Come April, Rangayana premises is a beehive of activities as children take part in the annual Chinnara Mela and enjoy their summer holidays by indulging in creative arts taught to them by resource persons at the renowned theatre repertory. This season, the summer sun is soaring up with the highest of…

Siya Khode: An epitome of  bravery
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Siya Khode: An epitome of bravery

April 15, 2017

By S.N. Venkatnag Sobers There are several examples of children becoming national heroes for their act of bravery and being honoured with National Bravery Awards for saving people’s lives. Recipients of such awards are taken on a parade during the annual Republic Day celebrations on Rajpath in New Delhi. One among the children who were…

Ramanavami Sangeethotsava by Sri Ramabhyudaya Sabha
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Ramanavami Sangeethotsava by Sri Ramabhyudaya Sabha

April 14, 2017

A treat of tuneful music concerts… By M.L. Krishnaswami Sri Ramabhyudaya Sabha has been celebrating Ramanavami festival for many decades in its Rama Mandira on Vinoba Road in Shivarampet and for the last four years, changed the venue to a large spacious, well-built, rain-proof pandal in the Alamma Choultry premises which can accommodate over 500…

Water: Whose business is it anyway?
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Water: Whose business is it anyway?

April 12, 2017

By Dr. R. Balasubramaniam Last week on my early morning walk, I could not resist the temptation of walking up to a middle-aged woman washing the entrance to her house. She seemed to be oblivious to any concerns of water scarcity and was pouring large quantities of precious fresh water onto the concrete walkway leading…

Mysuru Central Public Library: A mirage, why?
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Mysuru Central Public Library: A mirage, why?

April 11, 2017

By Bhamy V. Shenoy Why is Mysuru unconcerned about not having a world-class or at least a decent public library worthy of a knowledge city and a city of culture? Why are the intellectuals, professionals, teachers, officials, philanthropists of our city apathetic? A magnificent library will be like a shining jewel to our city. An…

Meet the young yoga champ of our city
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Meet the young yoga champ of our city

April 11, 2017

Just four years into learning yoga, this young girl has reached the highest level of winning medals not just in the National-level but in the International-level as well. Meet, city’s young yoga champ Kushi Hemachandra, a 9th student of St. Joseph’s Central School, Vijayanagar. Kushi is not only adept in various asanas but has also…

An Easter in Moscow
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An Easter in Moscow

April 10, 2017

By Girija Madhavan Churches in Mysuru will soon prepare for Easter, Good Friday being on the 14th and Easter Sunday on the 16th of April. Photos of Easter last year at Saint Gregorios Orthodox Syrian Church in Mysuru reminded me of an Easter thirty-three years ago in Moscow in the former Soviet Union. We lived…

Tete-a-tete with Rafi’s daughter…
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Tete-a-tete with Rafi’s daughter…

April 9, 2017

The legendary singer Mohammed Rafi’s daughter Nasreen Ahmad and son-in-law Meraj Ahmad were in city recently as guests of honour for ‘Adab Rafi-2’ organised by Rotary Ivory City Mysuru. The couple arrived at a Club in the evening in a car driven by a young lady.  They were greeted and as the young lady came…

Celebrating Shivarathri in Pakistan
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Celebrating Shivarathri in Pakistan

April 8, 2017

A 14-member team from Mysuru was part of the Indian contingent to visit Shree Katas Raj Temple in Punjab province of the neighbouring nation. By N.S. Sathyanarayana & A.G. Somashekar Not many are blessed to visit the Hindu temple located across the border in Pakistan to celebrate the Mahashivarathri. Fourteen devotees from Mysuru visited Shree…

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