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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…

PARADOXES IN INDIA !
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PARADOXES IN INDIA !

March 9, 2017

Indian moms want their daughters to control their husbands and expect their sons to control their wives. Parents want their children to stand out in a crowd but expect them to do what everybody else is doing. Everything that is run by the government looks very bad except government jobs. National animal – endangered National…

DHAKA MUSINGS
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DHAKA MUSINGS

March 8, 2017

By Asha Vombatkere Why Dhaka?” was the common question whenever I mentioned that I had visited Dhaka in January. I was born in Dacca, now Dhaka, capital of Bangladesh. My parents had left Dhaka for Dehra Dun just before partition as refugees, with me a toddler. So my visit to Dhaka was a long journey…

More feathers… to Karanji Lake !
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More feathers… to Karanji Lake !

March 8, 2017

By Ragoo Rao Karanji Lake, one of the oldest and natural lakes of Mysuru city, fondly called as “Karanji Kere”  by the locals, is a water body formed by the topographical advantage it has. Having vast expanses of catchment area, like the foot of Chamundi Hill, the vast meadow space of the Karanji Mansion —…

Children’s Literary Club conducts 3-week workshop on ‘English language learning through English theatre’
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Children’s Literary Club conducts 3-week workshop on ‘English language learning through English theatre’

March 7, 2017

By Dr. Malathi Just a few days ago, a unique experiment was conducted at Bharathi Sthree Higher Primary School. This was to do with workshop relating to strengthening the English language skills of the Kannada medium students through English theatre. The outcome of the workshop was a production titled ‘Theatre Does Educate.’ It was watched…

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