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Sampoorna ‘Nartana Samarpana’ by Vidu. Mithra
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Sampoorna ‘Nartana Samarpana’ by Vidu. Mithra

March 13, 2017

By Vidu. K.R. Shravani The city of Mysuru, which is enormously bringing into limelight the richness of its culture, has become a centre for promotion of cultural talents with the provision of various platforms. One such platform for Bharatanatyam was organised by Nadabrahma Sangeetha Sabha commemorating the birthday of T.V. Alamelu on Feb. 25. It…

Sandeep’s concert: Neat and adept
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Sandeep’s concert: Neat and adept

March 13, 2017

By Dr. Padmavathi Narasimhan Sandeep Narayan gave a Karnatak vocal concert with Dr. Nishant Chandra on violin and K.U. Jayachandra Rao on mridanga on Feb. 26 under the aegis of Sri Nadabrahma Sangeetha Sabha, Mysuru. The concert had everything a listener would look forward to — A very resonant voice with a wide range, fluidity,…

Thus Spake Rev. K.A. William
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Thus Spake Rev. K.A. William

March 12, 2017

on the Making of a Bishop, Role of the Church and his Love for Mysuru… With the gates open, there is a feeling of warmth and welcome as one drives into the Bishop’s House on Bengaluru-Nilgiri (BN) Road. It is exactly a week after the Consecration (February 27, 2017) that Star of Mysore caught up…

BEAT THE HEAT: It’s SUMMER
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BEAT THE HEAT: It’s SUMMER

March 11, 2017

The months of March, April and May record the highest temperature forcing people to stay indoors. It is also the season during which the scare of waterborne diseases spreads everywhere. Children, who enjoy the summer, are exposed to heat and are dehydrated. It is also the season during which women indulge in protecting their skin…

Laughter as a therapy
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Laughter as a therapy

March 11, 2017

By Dr. K.B. Chinnappa Retired Professor of Physical, Education, Bangalore University Among the entire animal- kingdom, it is only the human-beings who have the ability to laugh. Laughter comes from the heart but shows on the face as smile. Smile has dual role to play in the society. It acts as passport to friendship (smile…

Salutations to Sringeri Jagadgurus
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Salutations to Sringeri Jagadgurus

March 11, 2017

By Prof. A.V. Narasimha Murthy, former Head, Department of Ancient History and Archaeology, University of Mysore The cultural and religious-minded people are happy and fortunate that the Sringeri Jagadgurus are paying a visit to our city, Mysuru, after a long time, this evening. Mahasannidhanam Shankaracharya Jagadguru Sri Sri Bharathi Thirtha Mahaswamiji and Jagadguru Shankaracharya Sri…

A melting pot for creative minds
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A melting pot for creative minds

March 10, 2017

As the cultural capital of Karnataka, Mysuru is known for its art institutes. The moment an art or a cultural centre comes up in city, you find people thronging it to see what they will get to learn if they join the institute. Be it painting, music, dance, theatre, sculpture, craft, mosaic art and Mysore…

Hate Crimes in USA
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Hate Crimes in USA

March 10, 2017

Terrorism, illegal immigration, loss of jobs to Whites giving rise to White Supremacists. How promoting Unity in Diversity of Houston Indian community can stop the spread of virus of hate crimes. By Bhamy V. Shenoy,  Houston, USA In a short period of mere ten days (Feb. 22 to Mar.4) three hate crimes have taken place…

New Dr. B.R. Ambedkar statue coming up near Town Hall
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New Dr. B.R. Ambedkar statue coming up near Town Hall

March 10, 2017

By S.T. Ravikumar Mysuru has earned the sobriquet as Heritage City, Cultural Capital, Yoga City and Clean City. Adding to the list is the nickname Statue City, thanks to many statues that adorn various parts of the city, especially in the Central Business District. Apart from being landmarks, these statues are splendid works of art,…

Subway at City Rly. Station to be ready in a week
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Subway at City Rly. Station to be ready in a week

March 9, 2017

By S.N. Venkatnag Sobers Passengers at the City Railway Station will soon get to use the newly-constructed subway which connects all the six platforms. Works on the 65-metre subway is almost complete with the workers giving final touches. The subway is being constructed at a cost of around Rs.7 crore and is expected to be…

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