Tag: B.C. Thimmaiah

The Clean Picture
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The Clean Picture

January 25, 2020

Who will wash your clothes and iron your formals and whites if not these Dhobis? Almost hidden and unnoticed by people, Mysuru has four Dhobi Ghats where families of washer men try to sustain themselves by washing and ironing clothes from dawn to dusk. One can always find them scrubbing and washing clothes and later…

The Sour Truth
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The Sour Truth

July 13, 2019

It is monsoon season in Kodagu and though rains are less this year, people in remote villages of Kodagu, who have grown Garcinia gummi-gutta tree in their estates or have access to the tree grown in the wild, are busy in preparing Kachampuli, the dark, tart vinegar. Kachampuli preparation has been passed on from generations…

Road to Development is my Road to Victory
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Road to Development is my Road to Victory

April 12, 2019

Last elections, Pratap Simha was a surprise BJP candidate from Mysuru-Kodagu Constituency and this time he is seeking re-election. The 43-year-old is undeterred and confident of a win as he says, he has nurtured his Constituency and worked relentlessly for its development. There are 22 candidates in the fray in Mysuru-Kodagu but the elections will…

A MODI-fied Tea Stall
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A MODI-fied Tea Stall

February 16, 2019

Free CHAI for farmers and auto drivers who visit before 8 am By B.C. Thimmaiah If the tea stall in Gujarat’s  Vadnagar where Prime Minister Narendra Modi once sold tea during his childhood has been converted into a tourist spot, here in Mysuru we have a tea stall that is dedicated to Modi and just…

Chasing the Queen
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Chasing the Queen

February 16, 2019

By B.C. Thimmaiah In a narrow bylane of Devaraja Mohalla, a buzzing Carrom Club comes to life every evening and there is literally no place for one to stand during weekends and holidays. Men in groups gather here to pursue their passion — the game of Carrom.  A plain look at the gully gives one…

Crime & Punishment: Foraying into Forensic Science
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Crime & Punishment: Foraying into Forensic Science

December 21, 2018

Forensic investigation of crime includes the use of scientific methods to study past events for criminal justice delivery, often to reconstruct unknown events associated with a crime scene. Considering the importance of forensic investigation of crimes, including biology, fingerprints, DNA analysis, ballistics, evidence tracing, voice analysis and toxicology, the Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology,…

Sarkari Shaale
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Sarkari Shaale

September 1, 2018

In the now-showing Kannada movie ‘Sarkari Hiriya Pratamika Shaale, Kasargodu: Koduge Ramanna Rai’, Director Rishab Shetty narrates the condition of government Kannada schools. The movie, based on the Director’s real-life incident, narrates the story of a School Head Master who struggles to keep the school running against all odds. Like the reel-life Head Master, effectively…

60 years of Romance with the Camera
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60 years of Romance with the Camera

February 18, 2018

By B.C. Thimmaiah Amid all the bustling new and ultra-modern photo shops aka studios that have sprung up in Mysuru city, where professionals sit behind counters trying to cope with demands of prints, blow-ups, profiles, albums, collecting data from digital cameras and pen drives, hard disks and memory cards, a quiet little shop has been…

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