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She speaks through her art
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She speaks through her art

By S. Pushpavathi She communicates through her art and the colourful creations speak volumes for her. Any kind of commotion or chaos of the outer world fails to penetrate her calm and peaceful realm as she is unable to hear or speak. But seeing at her creative works, one can feel her sensitive thoughts, attitude,…

The untold story of Nagalamadike
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The untold story of Nagalamadike

A must-visit spiritual centre for Lord Subramanya devotees By S.N. Venkatnag Sobers For devout Hindus, Triranga Darshanam is one of the most important pilgrimages. This pilgrimage, which includes visiting of Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple in Srirangapatna, also known as ‘Adhi Ranga,’ Sri Jaganmohanaswamy Temple at Shivanasamudra, known as ‘Madhya Ranga,’ both in Mandya District and Sri…

City’s mobile herbal medicine man
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City’s mobile herbal medicine man

By M.T. Yogesh Kumar In an age of medical advancement where things change every moment, here is a man who treats people for their common ailments with herbs and roots. He has been selling herbal medicines for the last 60 years and has supported his family with the income earned from the medicines. Known as…

Swimming gave him a new lease of life
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Swimming gave him a new lease of life

At the age of 76 not many will have the luck of leading a healthy life but those who have are sure to make the most of it by engaging themselves in one or the other activity. For a person to learn swimming at an advanced age is not new but the person whom we…

The Royal Suites of Lalitha Mahal Palace
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The Royal Suites of Lalitha Mahal Palace

By B.C. Thimmaiah Every individual has at least once in lifetime thought about living like a royal. No matter where we live, what income we have and where we travel, we all have an inherent desire to experience the royal life in its full splendour — and one can in our Royal city at least…

Ms. Chocolat
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Ms. Chocolat

By Sujata Rajpal It is said, “choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” Most of us wish to find such a job! We wish, we hope, we desire but there are a few like Maria Justina Minila who go ahead and live life by the…

Order of the Gandaberunda
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Order of the Gandaberunda

By R.G. Singh, Secretary, Ramsons Kala Pratishtana We all have heard about the Order of the British Empire (OBE), where the British monarchy confers awards to civilians who have contributed in the field of arts, sports, science, etc. Similarly our Wadiyars too had a Royal ‘Order of the Gandaberunda’ and Star of Mysore recalls this princely…

An Elementary Grammar  of the Coorg Language
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An Elementary Grammar of the Coorg Language

By C.P. Belliappa I was pleasantly surprised by an e-mail a few months ago from Mr. Nigel Cole, a great-grandson of Captain Robert Andrews Cole, who had three stints in Coorg as the Superintendent: March 1865 to October 1865, February 1866 to July 1869, and October 1869 to December 1869.  Mr. Nigel Cole, who lives…

Family relives Akshay Girish’s heroism
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Family relives Akshay Girish’s heroism

By S.N.Venkatnag Sobers Armed Forces personnel and bravery are the two sides of a coin. Soldiers plunge into war zone at any given point of time and situation and do not even think a second to lay down their lives for the sake of our Motherland. One such martyr is Major Akshay Girish of 51…

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