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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…

Making your car sparkle in just six minutes !
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Making your car sparkle in just six minutes !

By S. Kenneth Shishir If a normal car wash can take anywhere between 20 to 30 minutes, it takes just 6 minutes at Star Hyundai. The second authorised dealer in Mysuru for Hyundai Motor India Ltd., Star Hyundai has a fully automated car washing system which washes and dries up a car completely in six…

Meet the Kung fu stars of Namma Mysuru
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Meet the Kung fu stars of Namma Mysuru

By Y.D. Shekar Presenting the Kung fu family of Mysuru — if the man in the family loves Kung fu, trekking, cycling, yoga and running, his wife and daughter are Bharatanatyam exponents and have also dabbled their hands in Kung fu. Not to leave  behind the youngest in the family, the 6-year-old boy who too…

His love for strays is unconditional
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His love for strays is unconditional

By Rajkumar Bhavasar While millions of stray dogs roam our country’s streets and at a time when authorities deal with this overpopulation through cruel means such as culling and poisoning, here is a man in Namma Mysuru with meagre earnings taking care of a pack of street dogs. So much so that he feeds his…

Pykara for some romantic time
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Pykara for some romantic time

Pykara is a village and river is located around 21 km from Ooty. Pykara River rises at Mukurthi peak, flows through Pykara and Glenmorgan dams, and forms part of an important hydro-electric power project. The river flows over a series of waterfalls, the last two of 55 metres (180 ft) and 61 metres (200 ft)…

For a serene  weekend at Honnemaradu
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For a serene  weekend at Honnemaradu

Honnemaradu is a tourist place situated on the backwaters of River Sharavathi in Shivamogga district. Honnemaradu derived its name from the Honne tree. However, the literal meaning of Honnemaradu is Golden Lake. It is located about 35 km from Sagara on the way to Jog Falls. It is a small village perched on the hills…

Nruthyopasana, a promising platform for Bharatanatyam artistes
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Nruthyopasana, a promising platform for Bharatanatyam artistes

Nruthyopasana is an annual dance festival which offers a promising platform for every individual learning Bharatanatyam under Kala Sandesha Prathishtana. This year’s Nruthyopasana, a three- day festival with Grant-in-aid by the Ministry of Culture, was organised at various ends of the heritage city, Mysuru. Day-1 (Jan. 26) of Nruthyo-pasana was held at Ganabharathi (Veene Seshanna…

Haridasotsava at Ganabharathi
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Haridasotsava at Ganabharathi

By Dr. Rama V. Bennur Ganabharathi of Mysuru revived a good old tradition of celebrating Haridasa Utsava instead of Tyagaraja Aradhana which goes on throughout the month from many music sabhas at Mysuru. Retaining its ‘Taruna Bharathi,’ a platform for young musicians, it added two more days of Haridasa Utsava which spread from Feb. 2…

Aligning prosperity
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Aligning prosperity

Vaastu-Fengu Shui and Bio-energetics – By S.B.S. Surendran, Accredited Master, Feng Shui Consultant. Designing and placing the main door and frame is an essential part of a building construction hence adapting the right dimensions, material and position ensures that the house is not deprived of good energy which would in turn affect the occupants over a…

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