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MM Hills forest staff lose sleep over Shivaratri
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MM Hills forest staff lose sleep over Shivaratri

February 20, 2020

Forest Department goes all out to prevent fire on Male Mahadeshwara Hills By M.T. Yogesh Kumar Mysore/Mysuru: While the devout and the faithful stay awake all night for Mahashivaratri, the Forest Department personnel are duty-bound to keep their eyes wide open 24/7 at Male Mahadeshwara Hills to fight forest fires. Lakhs of devotees throng the…

Illustrations from the Kitchen
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Illustrations from the Kitchen

February 16, 2020

Here is the story of a small girl who was amazed by the beautiful and inspiring Raja Ravi Varma’s paintings displayed at Mysore Palace. As she grows up and gets busy with life like everyone else, she never forgets her dream of becoming an artist. So much so that a small part of her kitchen…

Round-the-clock vigil over Chamundi Hill for summer fire
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Round-the-clock vigil over Chamundi Hill for summer fire

February 11, 2020

By M.T. Yogesh Kumar Mysore/Mysuru: With summer fast approaching and the lush green vegetation turning dry posing potential risk of summer fire at Chamundi Hill, the Mysuru Division Forest Department personnel have created an 80 km-long fire line atop the Hill as a precautionary measure. They are also keeping a round-the-clock vigil to prevent any…

Technopreneurs
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Technopreneurs

February 8, 2020

Science is really cool and there are so many amazing things in this world. There are umpteen science experiments for children that just make us stop and say, ‘whoa’ or ‘wow’. Children are naturally curious and doing simple science experiments at home or in classroom is the easiest way to teach children to be problem-solvers…

Dream of City Zoo Aquarium Revived
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Dream of City Zoo Aquarium Revived

February 4, 2020

Government gives nod for Swiss Challenge Method Mysuru Zoo asks New Zealand firm to submit DPR By M.T. Yogesh Kumar The much-touted modern aquarium at Mysuru Zoo (Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens), which has been in limbo for over eight years, has now gained fresh traction, with the State Government giving its nod for the Swiss…

Tryst with Stones: NSS students restore Hoysala Dynasty’s 70 Veeragallu and Mastikallu at Jayapura
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Tryst with Stones: NSS students restore Hoysala Dynasty’s 70 Veeragallu and Mastikallu at Jayapura

February 2, 2020

By M.T. Yogesh Kumar Hero Stones (Veeragallu) and Masti Stones (Mastikallu) are unique stone monuments found across India, particularly in Karnataka. These stone carvings speak volumes about life and living in those bygone eras. While Hero Stones are erected in memory of heroes who died in the battlefield while defending kings, border or cattle, Masti…

Calendar Chronicles
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Calendar Chronicles

January 18, 2020

By M.T. Yogesh Kumar A calendar is a system of organising days for social, religious, commercial or administrative purposes. This is done by giving names to periods of time, typically days, weeks, months and years. A calendar is also a physical record of such a system. Everyone looks into a calendar at one point of…

Bandipur Forest staff ready to prevent forest fires
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Bandipur Forest staff ready to prevent forest fires

January 14, 2020

Create 2,550-km fire lines; Villagers in forest borders volunteer to help Forest personnel Rural folk apprised through street plays By M.T. Yogesh Kumar Mysuru: While the whole world is aghast over the bushfire in Australia, which has claimed the lives of hundreds of wild animals and devastated thousands of acre of forest land, the Bandipur…

Growing Grain
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Growing Grain

January 4, 2020

You may be familiar with the picturesque image of rice paddies — lush, green fields, perhaps stacked in terraces — but do you know how rice gets from the paddy to your plate? The process is seriously labour-intensive, requiring more steps than you might think would be necessary for such tiny, little grains. A staple…

Bandipur Fire Watchers to be insured for life
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Bandipur Fire Watchers to be insured for life

December 19, 2019

By M.T. Yogesh Kumar Mysuru: The Forest Department has come forward to protect the lives of Bandipur Forest Fire Watchers, who risk their lives to prevent and also to control forest fires. For the first time, life insurance facility is being provided to the Fire Watchers besides taking steps to guard the forest 24 hours…

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