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Street Food
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Street Food

By N.K.A. Ballal, Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC About two years back, the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) had taken a decision to relocate the food vendors, spread all over the city. The  reasoning behind such a move was two-folded. Firstly, licence was to be issued to vendors who adhered to basic hygiene principles and secondly, to…

Classifying Jati
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Classifying Jati

By Dr. Devdutt Pattanaik -Author, Speaker, Illustrator, Mythologist For thousands of years, Indians have followed the jati system. By this system, your birth determines your vocation, hence your status in society, and only members of your jati will share food (roti, in Hindi) with you and give their daughters (beti) to marry into your household. This…

Mysuru: A plan for the future
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Mysuru: A plan for the future

By M.L. Krishnaswami Those residents of Mysuru, who are 80 and above would recall the past-life of this city in all its splendour and variety. Being a Royal City for nearly three centuries, every major activity of yore was centred around the Palace which itself had to undergo reconstruction after a disastrous fire that engulfed…

A chat with Namma Hudugi Niveditha…
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A chat with Namma Hudugi Niveditha…

One of the finest actors to have emerged from Namma Mysuru is Niveditha. An alumnus of Marimallappa’s PU College, she completed her Computer Science Engineering from a college in Bengaluru and worked for a software firm before deciding to try her luck in Kannada film industry.  To hone her acting skills, she joined Bollywood actor…

Sampoorna ‘Nartana Samarpana’ by Vidu. Mithra
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Sampoorna ‘Nartana Samarpana’ by Vidu. Mithra

By Vidu. K.R. Shravani The city of Mysuru, which is enormously bringing into limelight the richness of its culture, has become a centre for promotion of cultural talents with the provision of various platforms. One such platform for Bharatanatyam was organised by Nadabrahma Sangeetha Sabha commemorating the birthday of T.V. Alamelu on Feb. 25. It…

Sandeep’s concert: Neat and adept
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Sandeep’s concert: Neat and adept

By Dr. Padmavathi Narasimhan Sandeep Narayan gave a Karnatak vocal concert with Dr. Nishant Chandra on violin and K.U. Jayachandra Rao on mridanga on Feb. 26 under the aegis of Sri Nadabrahma Sangeetha Sabha, Mysuru. The concert had everything a listener would look forward to — A very resonant voice with a wide range, fluidity,…

Thus Spake Rev. K.A. William
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Thus Spake Rev. K.A. William

on the Making of a Bishop, Role of the Church and his Love for Mysuru… With the gates open, there is a feeling of warmth and welcome as one drives into the Bishop’s House on Bengaluru-Nilgiri (BN) Road. It is exactly a week after the Consecration (February 27, 2017) that Star of Mysore caught up…

BEAT THE HEAT: It’s SUMMER
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BEAT THE HEAT: It’s SUMMER

The months of March, April and May record the highest temperature forcing people to stay indoors. It is also the season during which the scare of waterborne diseases spreads everywhere. Children, who enjoy the summer, are exposed to heat and are dehydrated. It is also the season during which women indulge in protecting their skin…

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