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Street Vendors to get GPS-enabled licence, ID cards
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Street Vendors to get GPS-enabled licence, ID cards

Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) is all set to distribute street vending licences with Quick Response (QR) Code and GPS-enabled vending licences and identity cards to all street vendors in city. The MCC has already conducted a survey of street vendors based on the directives from the State government to facilitate the extension of facilities provided…

An absolute blissful evening
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An absolute blissful evening

The euphoria of Dasara in Mysuru hung around even after two days of the festivities. Cultural programmes continued to entice dance rasikas to auditoriums. Articulate Festival added to the seasons grand ceremony of events, luckily the 3rd Sunday of the month coincided with the days just after the Navaratri. The line-up of artistes in this…

Balancing sleep
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Balancing sleep

The art and science of Feng Shui is a collection of practical, tried and true ideas about how to create living and working environments that support, nurture and guide our lives in a direction that promotes optimum well-being. The fundamental principle of Feng Shui is to balance the Yin and Yang of the space which…

Musings on Dasara Exhibitions down the ages…
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Musings on Dasara Exhibitions down the ages…

Every year, Dasara Exhibition is held as part of the  Nada Habba. However, sadly, the preparations are never on time. There is hardly a year when the Expo has opened along with the commencement of the ten-day Dasara festivities. This has been happening in spite of the fact that a separate Karnataka Exhibition Authority (KEA)…

Nalwadi’s speech at Dasara Expo in 1907
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Nalwadi’s speech at Dasara Expo in 1907

Here is the excerpts of the speech that Nalwadi Krishnaraja Wadiyar delivered during the opening of the Dasara Exhibition on Oct.5, 1907. Mr. President, Ladies and Gentlemen, It is with the utmost satisfaction that I find myself today in the position of presiding at the opening of this Exhibition. The President of the Executive Committee,…

Destination Devaraja Market
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Destination Devaraja Market

By N. Niranjan Nikam The Heritage City Mysuru is known for its Palaces and Stately public buildings. One such building is the Devaraja Market, which has captured the hearts of people of the city and the world for its design, planning and aesthetics. However, the authorities are thinking of bringing down this 130-year-old building and…

A Fine Balance
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A Fine Balance

By Kavitha Mhatre American writer Patrick Califa said: “If you don’t want to be a gawker, you’ve gotta join the circus.”  That finally made sense to me as I sat down with some popcorn to watch Jumbo Circus at Nazarbad. For all I could do at this colourful show was gawk at the clowns, the…

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