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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…

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…

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