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‘‘More women should join Forest Department’’
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‘‘More women should join Forest Department’’

By M.T. Yogesh Kumar S.C. Jyothi, a Range Forest Officer (RFO) probationer with the Forest Department, has said that she joined the Department to save wildlife for future generations. Jyothi Shivakote, a resident of Vidyaranyapuram in Bengaluru, is currently undergoing training in Wildlife Division and was recently engaged in fire-fighting operations at Kundkere, Gopalaswamy Hills…

She ensures everything is on TRACK… on time
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She ensures everything is on TRACK… on time

By Shadan Muneer, Freelance Journalist An Indian Railway Accounts Service (IRAS) Officer, Aparna Garg took over as the Divisional Railway Manager (DRM), South Western Railway, Mysuru, in April 2018. She belongs to the 1987 batch of Civil Services and holds a Post-Graduate degree in Economics. She obtained her second Master’s degree in Transport Economics from…

“Even a Pourakarmika woman is an inspiration”
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“Even a Pourakarmika woman is an inspiration”

Intl. Women’s Day 2019: Balance for Better The theme of International Women’s Day 2019 is Balance for Better. The future is exciting. Let’s build a gender-balanced world. Everyone has a part to play — all the time, everywhere. From grassroots activism to worldwide action, we are entering an  exciting period of history where the world…

Melodious & aesthetic
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Melodious & aesthetic

– Dr. Padmavathi Narasimhan There are very few Saxophone artistes in Karnatak music. It was Kadri Gopalnath who successfully adapted this western instrument into Karnatak music with certain modifications. A young Saxophonist Harish Pandava from Mysuru performed for Sri Nadabrahma Sangeetha Sabha on Feb.9. He was accompanied on violin by C.N. Tyagaraj, mridanga by Vishnuvardhan…

A tribute to three Gurus
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A tribute to three Gurus

By Dr. Padmavathi Narasimhan Sri Nadabrahma Sangeetha Sabha, in collaboration with Tyagaraja Sangeetha Sabha, had organised a whole-day violin event at its venue on Feb.13. The event was designed by senior violinist of the city H.K. Narasimha Murthy (HKN), his wife Rajalakshmi and their son H.N. Bhaskar. Nearly a hundred students of HKN participated in…

D. L. Narasimhachar: The Epitome of Scholarship
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D. L. Narasimhachar: The Epitome of Scholarship

He was an ace linguist, grammarian, lexicographer, editor of numerous volumes, epigraphist and literary critic. He roughly churned out 80 research articles in 40 years in both Kannada and English. Always seen in a close collared coat and dhoti, he was humility personified. The Government of Mysore conferred on him the Kannada Rajyotsava Award. And…

Forest Fire-Lookout Towers dot Chamundi Hill
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Forest Fire-Lookout Towers dot Chamundi Hill

These ‘eye in the sky’ help Forest Department keep a watch during peak fire season On Feb. 25 this year, dry vegetation on nearly four acres of land was gutted near the foot of Chamundi Hill. Fire and Emergency Services personnel managed to douse the fire before it spread to the forest area. A major…

Milky Way
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Milky Way

By Ramesh Kebbehundi Think milk and only ‘Nandini’ comes to your mind, despite tough competition from other brands. After being a household brand, Nandini has now forayed into the market of snacks and namkeens, taking on the more powerful brands with aggressive marketing and customer-friendly strategies. And as if to give a shot in the…

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