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Rejuvenate home for Monsoon
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Rejuvenate home for Monsoon

May 8, 2017

After the scorching summer months, monsoon brings the much needed respite and with it a feeling of regeneration as new trees, plants and seeds sprout and germinate through the seasons of winter. The beautiful colours and the soft winds together with overcast skies, bring sudden rain creating feeling of joy The energy of the home…

POINT BLANK: BJP Conclave a Charade ?
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POINT BLANK: BJP Conclave a Charade ?

May 7, 2017

By K.B. Ganapathy, Editor-in-Chief The first day of the two-day State BJP Executive meet in city yesterday did not seem to go well and if the trend continues today also, the concluding day, the future 2018 does not seem to augur well for BJP. This prognosis is in contrast to BJPs rival No. 1 in the…

Art blossoms on Seeds
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Art blossoms on Seeds

May 7, 2017

By B.N. Ramya From minute seeds to magnificent mountains, nature has always been an inspiration to many, especially artists. So inspired by nature was L. Yoganand, a city-based artist, that he has created micro art on wild seeds portraying eight Jnanpith awardees — Rashtrakavi Kuvempu, Da.Ra. Bendre, Shivaram Karanth, Masti Venkatesh Iyengar, Vi.Kru. Gokak, Girish…

TREE FACTS: The Elegant Elephant Apple
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TREE FACTS: The Elegant Elephant Apple

May 7, 2017

By Dr. Mahadeswara Swamy With decorative foliage and  fragrant blooms,  ‘Elephant Apple’ tree is highly valued for its medicinal properties. The apple-like yellow-green edible fruits of this tree are relished by elephants. Hence the name. In ‘Kannada,’ it is ‘Bettakanigalu.’ Other common names are Indian catmon, Hondapara tree, Ma-tad (Hindi: Chalta, Karambel; Malayalam: Punna, Vazchpunna;…

Venugopala Swamy Temple beckons tourists
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Venugopala Swamy Temple beckons tourists

May 6, 2017

If devotees cannot go to the temple, the temple goes to devotees ! This is what happened at Krishna Raja Sagara. The 12th century Venugopala Swamy Temple, which remained submerged when the KRS was full and resurfaced when the water level reached an all time low, was shifted to the nearby Hosa Kannambadi village, thanks…

“I am living every girl’s dream”
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“I am living every girl’s dream”

May 4, 2017

Mysurean Swetha Singh crowned ‘Mrs. South India-2017’ first runner-up City’s Swetha Singh, who resides at Manchester in United Kingdom, emerged as the first runner-up in the recently concluded ‘Mrs. South India’ pageant organised by Mrs. India Pageants and Productions Pvt. Limited at Chennai. Being one of the top executives of a software company, Swetha has…

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