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A citizen’s letter to the Chief Minister…
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A citizen’s letter to the Chief Minister…

By Dr. R. Balasubramaniam Dear Chief Minister, Last week saw a mega ‘tamasha’ unfold in our city of Mysuru by your Government… I am sure your officers would not have told you that the main arterial thoroughfares of Mysuru were blocked with buses coming in from all directions putting the city into disarray. Each of…

From Here and There… Of Kodagu and the Kodava
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From Here and There… Of Kodagu and the Kodava

An ocean of nostalgia on Coorg of the Raj, now Kodagu, smallest district in Karnataka, will kindle the memories of Kodavas of the old generation as one reads this highly potent literary capsule, a compendium of Kodagu and Kodava history by Rahul Singh published in Outlook magazine dated June 12, 2017. I found it most…

Tuning into the mind of Ustad Amjad Ali Khan
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Tuning into the mind of Ustad Amjad Ali Khan

Padma Vibhushan Sarod Maestro retraces his musical journey and his familial bonds There are masters and there are great masters in the music world. But to find a great master who is also a great human being is rare and to this great genre belongs Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, the Sarod Maestro, who treats every…

Neutralising conflicts
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Neutralising conflicts

Staircase in line with main door or at the centre of the home causes unsettling energy and disturbs the house. Even bad if the stairs are at the centre sector of the entire home. Suspending crystals or chimes could uplift and balance the energies. Home is said to be a place where you can relax,…

A classical treat…
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A classical treat…

By Dr. Rama V. Bennur Vidwan S. Shankar is a fine vocalist who has carved a unique place in the field of Karnatak classical music. Known for his quest for classicism and reverence towards the great Vaggeyakaras, Shankar elevates his listeners to a higher level with his vast repertoire. The clear diction unfurls in a …

Drum Beats Awaken Slum Kids’ Talent
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Drum Beats Awaken Slum Kids’ Talent

By S.N. Venkatnag Sobers They are not the neglected lot but the environment, circumstances and the social stigma has made them feel left out which has denied them exploring opportunities to flourish in the society. We are talking about the children who live in the pourakarmika colonies across the cities. Though being a part of…

Tracing Mysore’s Connection with the Crawfords – 2
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Tracing Mysore’s Connection with the Crawfords – 2

[Continued from yesterday] By N. Niranjan Nikam Descendants at Hirvate Estate: “I had never flown in an airplane before in my life. This was the first time and I sat just behind the engine and I hated it. Bahut Kachada,” said David Clement Crawford Lake, grand nephew of Lt.Col. William Loftus Carlton Crawford (1868-1951), sitting…

Tracing Mysore’s Connection with the Crawfords – 1
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Tracing Mysore’s Connection with the Crawfords – 1

Craword Hall is one of the most iconic buildings in the Heritage City of Mysuru. Now, with the founder of University of Mysore Nalwadi Krishnaraja Wadiyar’s statue that was installed during the Centenary Celebrations of the University, hardly anyone passes by without offering pranams to the great builder of institutions. However, very little was known…

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