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Dasara Blossoms
Feature Articles, Mysore Dasara 2018

Dasara Blossoms

By Team Star of Mysore With just a couple of days to go for Dasara celebrations, the District Horticultural Society and Department of Horticulture have made all preparations to attract visitors by displaying special ornamental flowers, exotic species of rare plants at department-monitored parks and public places besides showcasing special flower arrangements at the annual…

World Heart Day today: My Heart, Your Heart
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World Heart Day today: My Heart, Your Heart

World Heart Day is a campaign established to spread awareness about the health of heart among common people all through the world. A huge percentage of people suffer from heart diseases like stroke, heart attack, heart failure, etc., and heart problems are leading causes of deaths.  World Heart Day is celebrated annually all over the…

Krishna as a Girl
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Krishna as a Girl

By Dr. Devdutt Pattanaik – Author, Speaker, Illustrator, Mythologist Back in the year 2011, I went to an exhibition of Sudarshan Sahoo, master stone carver from Odisha, at Jehangir Art Gallery, and saw an image of Krishna, standing with flute in hand. What caught my eye was the nose-ring worn by Krishna on the right…

Geologists pinpoint extensive land  damage for Kodagu disaster
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Geologists pinpoint extensive land damage for Kodagu disaster

After a series of reports that pointed accusing fingers at extensive and unabated human interference, here is another report that says human exploitation of nature and heavy rains were the two main reasons for the catastrophic-proportion landslides and floods in Kodagu. This time, the report is official and has been presented by Geological Survey of…

Motivation & Success
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Motivation & Success

In the science of Vaastu and Feng Shui, it is said that each of the compass directions represents one of the many important aspirations in our lives and the sector pertaining to career,  knowledge, literary skills and writing is the North and North East. This sector is important not just for wisdom and knowledge but…

Migrant workers, tribals stare at bleak future in Kodagu
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Migrant workers, tribals stare at bleak future in Kodagu

Hundreds of coffee estate labourers from Assam and West Bengal stuck in ‘no man’s land’ Kodagu accounts for 1,07,089 hectares of the 2,44,785 hectares coffee plantations in Karnataka. Now, over 41,526 hectares of coffee plantations have been destroyed in Kodagu. With the top soil and all nutrients lost due to landslides, the existing land is…

Downtown Beautification
Feature Articles, Mysore Dasara 2018

Downtown Beautification

Makeovers, restorations and beautification are happening in Mysuru and it’s all in preparation for one event: Dasara. And the Mysuru City Corporation is desperately trying to make the city look beautiful by roping in artisans. It is a tight balancing act as the civic body has to face flak if something goes wrong or if…

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