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Each for Equal: We are the city’s Trailblazers
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Each for Equal: We are the city’s Trailblazers

March 7, 2020

By Shadan Muneer Despite progress over the past few decades, women still face significant, structural barriers to success. “An equal world is an enabled world” — and every one of us can do our bit to bring about gender equality. That’s the core message of #EachForEqual, the campaign at the centre of this year’s International…

CITB’s many pro-people schemes ignored by MUDA
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CITB’s many pro-people schemes ignored by MUDA

March 6, 2020

208 houses built by CITB not distributed; 441 houses distributed then not occupied By S.T. Ravikumar If Mysuru Urban Development Authority (MUDA), previously known as City Improvement Trust Board (CITB), distributing just 50,445 sites in over five decades comes as a surprise to many, it has to be noted that many pro-people programmes launched by…

The sage who witnessed all
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The sage who witnessed all

March 5, 2020

By Dr. Devdutt Pattanaik – Author, Speaker, Illustrator, Mythologist In Hinduism, the Markandeya Purana is one of the oldest puranas, roughly 1,700-years- old. It is special because it contains the earliest reference to the Devi Bhagavata story in which Durga defeats the buffalo-demon Mahishasura. This reference though is only 1,300-years-old, so it must be a…

Finding Love
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Finding Love

March 2, 2020

Regardless of the fact whether a person is married or single, it is important to ensure that the relationship is maintained well as it would be the key component for happiness and love which gives the satisfaction and fulfilment of such a relationship.    Liking someone, being in a relationship or extending love and care to…

Pink blooms against blue sky
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Pink blooms against blue sky

March 1, 2020

Gliricidia Sepium, locally called Gobbarada Gida canvasses dry Chamundi Hill By M.T. Yogesh Kumar Even as the Chamundi Hill forests are now presenting a dull picture with dried up trees, shrubs and plants, pink flowers have started to bloom in full in the forests, much to the delight of visitors and tourists. Just when the…

Manoeuvring Obstacles
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Manoeuvring Obstacles

February 29, 2020

By B.C. Thimmaiah [Pics. by M.N. Lakshminarayana Yadav] Mysuru Regional Transport Office (RTO) East in city has seen a tectonic shift in how driving tests are conducted to issue licences. Tests are now conducted in specially designed Automated Driving Test Tracks which have many segments, each of which has to be passed in a particular…

Why Shiva marries
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Why Shiva marries

February 27, 2020

By Dr. Devdutt Pattanaik – Author, Speaker, Illustrator, Mythologist When we read stories of Shiva, there is a constant reference to how he is forced to marry and produce his children, Kartikeya and Ganesha. When Shiva gets married, he comes down from the mountain Kailasa, which is cold, where no vegetation grows. He descends with…

From Mongolia to Hadinaru Lake
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From Mongolia to Hadinaru Lake

February 26, 2020

Migratory birds flock to Hadinaru Lake in Nanjangud for winter sojourn Geese with radio collars and identification tags also spotted By Ravishankar Nanjangud, Feb. 26- Even as winter season is through, birds from Mongolia have winged into the water body at Hadinaru Lake on the Mysuru-Nanjangud border, cheering bird-lovers and giving a strong indication that…

People’s Park Library awaits inauguration
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People’s Park Library awaits inauguration

February 25, 2020

By Rajkumar Bhavasar With the civil works of the two-storey building of the new Library that has come up at People’s Park in Nazarbad opposite  KSRTC Sub-urban bus stand completed, the new Library is now awaiting inauguration. The 1809 sq.mt building has come up on a 340ft x 400 ft. plot in People’s Park at…

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