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Sarkari Shaale
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Sarkari Shaale

In the now-showing Kannada movie ‘Sarkari Hiriya Pratamika Shaale, Kasargodu: Koduge Ramanna Rai’, Director Rishab Shetty narrates the condition of government Kannada schools. The movie, based on the Director’s real-life incident, narrates the story of a School Head Master who struggles to keep the school running against all odds. Like the reel-life Head Master, effectively…

Reflections…: On Mysore University
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Reflections…: On Mysore University

There was an Editor’s Note to the letter titled “Buildings in Manasagangothri: A correction” in SOM dated Aug. 6, 2018. The note stated: “In spite of the University of Mysore (UoM) celebrating its centenary, it took nearly one hundred years for a comprehensive book on the history of the University to come out. The book…

A Wedding in Russia…
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A Wedding in Russia…

By Sudha Murty, Infosys Foundation Recently I was in Moscow, Russia. The day I went to the Park was Sunday. It was drizzling and cold, though it was summer. I was standing under an umbrella and enjoying the beauty. Suddenly, my eyes fell on a young couple. It was apparent that they had just got…

The Vijaya is Rangayana’s…
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The Vijaya is Rangayana’s…

Both the shows of Manmatha Vijaya, the running weekend play at Rangayana, was welcomed by the audience to houseful shows; not only were the usual seats occupied, the plastic chairs — like metal ones in real ‘companies’ — were put up for the sea of enthusiasts who kept coming. Manmatha Vijaya is a company nataka…

A communication with soul
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A communication with soul

An eminent vainika, an engaging speaker, a great teacher, a senior vaggeyakara and a self-taught musician R. Vishweshwaran gave a veena concert at Nadabrahma Sangeetha Sabha on the 10th of this month. His concerts are known for leisurely and elaborate versions. He not only possesses the sensitivity and creativity of a poet, but also the…

Breaking the binary
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Breaking the binary

By Dr. Devdutt Pattanaik – Author, Speaker, Illustrator, Mythologist In the Puranas, we have heard the story of the Narasimha avatar. Hiranyakashipu had obtained a boon from Brahma that he should not be killed by either man or animal, at day or at night, above or below, inside or outside, by neither weapon nor tool….

Congrats to our boys on emphatic victory
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Congrats to our boys on emphatic victory

By V.N. Prasad Reportedly it was way back in 1936, Don Bradman’s invincibles lost the first two and went on to win a 5 Tests Ashes. The emphatic victory of Indians at Nottingham sees hopes of second such in the history when our boys head to South Hampton. I was not too wrong in the…

The Victory of Prahlada’s Devotion
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The Victory of Prahlada’s Devotion

By Dr. Padmavathi  Narasimhan Saint Tyagaraja  has composed three operas ‘Prahlada Bhakta Vijaya’, ‘Nauka Charitram’ and ‘Seeta Rama Vijayam.’ ‘Prahlada Bhakti Vijayam’ is a full-length drama in five acts with 48 songs set in 28 ragas and 132 verses written in different meters. It has in addition, invocative, descriptive and introductory gadyas, choornicas and other…

Warm, delightful performance on a rainy day
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Warm, delightful performance on a rainy day

Articulate Festival, a every third Sunday of the month classical dance festival, dedicated its  27th series to Sri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ji and to all those who are suffering from the natural calamity down south of India. A heartfelt prayers were said. The festival showcased four young artistes, curated by Mysore B. Nagaraj, on Aug.19,…

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