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846 CESC teams begin transformer restoration
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846 CESC teams begin transformer restoration

May 6, 2022

On day one, 1,535 transformers restored to optimal condition Mysuru: As monsoon is approaching, the Department of Energy has launched a massive transformer maintenance campaign across the State from May 5 to 20 to avoid transformer-related disasters. Acting on directions on maintenance of transformers issued by Energy Minister V. Sunil Kumar, the Chamundeshwari Electricity Supply…

LOOKING BACK… A Park that grows in beauty
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LOOKING BACK… A Park that grows in beauty

May 6, 2022

Browsing through the computer some days ago, I found a photo of a lost painting which caused me a pang of regret. Many years ago, wanting its broken frame to be repaired, I took the painting to a framer in Mysore city’s Devaraja Market [now threatened with demolition]. After paying the shopman, I carelessly left…

International Astronomy Day tomorrow
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International Astronomy Day tomorrow

May 6, 2022

A Day to Celebrate the Grandeur of Universe Astronomy is an incredible and fascinating field of study for many reasons, not least of which is its accessibility to anyone who wanders out on a clear night and gazes skywards to the stars. The sky is the laboratory, observation is the experiment and eyes are the…

Demolish & Reconstruct
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Demolish & Reconstruct

May 5, 2022

By V.N. Prasad Playing proverbial ‘PING – PONG’ with Lansdowne Building and Devaraja Market Regarding demolition or reconstruction of the dilapidated, heritage buildings of Devaraja Market and the Landsdowne Building, the “Costs Vs Risk Analyses’’ needs genuine intents.  Bold approach is essential for Engineers of the Government to submit analytically sound reports for the politicians…

Decoding mythology: Ganesha & Ambition
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Decoding mythology: Ganesha & Ambition

May 5, 2022

Ganesha, the elephant-headed God of Hindus, is renowned for his huge belly, which is a symbol of affluence and abundance. His elephant head evokes power. His vehicle, or vahana, is a tiny mouse, which is known to overcome barriers, and find its way into storehouses, find food and hoard it. Rats are notorious to catch….

Seven Holes of Hundun
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Seven Holes of Hundun

April 28, 2022

By Dr. Devdutt Pattanaik – Author, Speaker, Illustrator, Mythologist Hundun gave food to two beings, one who came from the north and the other who came from the south. Grateful, the two decided to help Hundun. Hundun had no eyes, nose, ears or mouth. He did not have the seven holes to appreciate the world…

Noise-induced hearing loss and its prevention
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Noise-induced hearing loss and its prevention

April 27, 2022

By Prof. Asha Yathiraj,  Professor of Audiology and Monica Rathna Mala, Audiologist Gr. I, JSS Institute of Speech & Hearing International Noise Awareness Day is observed every year on the last Wednesday of April to raise awareness about the hazardous effects of noise on hearing, health and overall quality of life. This year, the 27th…

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