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Understanding Street Vendors An ethnographic approach
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Understanding Street Vendors An ethnographic approach

By Prof. P.K. Misra Street vendors in a growing modern Indian city is an interesting and challenging phenomenon as it throws up many significant questions for which we do not have informed explanations. There is hardly any systematic and reliable data on them. For the people whom they serve they are customary strangers. For urban…

Why you shouldn’t miss Khadi Utsav
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Why you shouldn’t miss Khadi Utsav

By Ramesh Kebbehundi You can trace the journey of a thread — Khadi or the Fabric of Freedom — and at the same time wear clothes made out of it at the ongoing State-level Khadi Utsav, an exhibition-cum-sale organised by Karnataka State Khadi and Village Industries Board at J.K. Grounds in city. The mega display…

Second Edition of Mysuru Literature Festival: Panellists trade ‘wild’ barbs on tiger Avni’s death
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Second Edition of Mysuru Literature Festival: Panellists trade ‘wild’ barbs on tiger Avni’s death

[Continued from yesterday] If there was one session that everyone was looking forward to at the Second Mysuru Literature Festival, organised by Mysuru Literary Forum Charitable Trust and Mysuru Book Clubs 2015 on Sunday, it was on wildlife called “Trails of Free Spirits.” And sure enough the distinguished panel all steeped in wildlife experience did…

The Power of Green
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The Power of Green

Tourmaline has the ability to purify the human energy, protect from negative influences and allows for a fast and efficient energy purification. It also aids in releasing stress and reduce levels of uneasiness and anxiety. The colour green in Feng Shui is said to be the colour of growth and healing. Adapting this colour in…

Golf and the Ryder Cup
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Golf and the Ryder Cup

By U.B. Acharya To the golf playing addicts as well as to the non-golf playing enthusiasts, September end was a visual treat on live TV. In Paris, 24 of the world’s best golfers from Europe and USA fought very hard for three days and finally Europe came as deserving winners of the Ryder Cup. Before…

Tailor-made for Men in Khaki
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Tailor-made for Men in Khaki

By Ramesh Kebbehundi [Pics. by M.N. Lakshminarayana Yadav] Most people can identify a Police Officer by the official uniform. When citizens on a busy street are in need of help, they scan the crowds of pedestrians looking for the distinctive uniform of a Police Officer. Criminals usually curb their unlawful behaviour when they spot a…

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