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Mysore Wadiyars’ history reveals interesting unknown facts
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Mysore Wadiyars’ history reveals interesting unknown facts

July 16, 2019

Mysuru:  The Third Edition of Mysuru Literature Festival organised by Mysuru Literary Forum Charitable Trust and Mysuru Book Clubs-2015 saw an interesting set of panellists at the Kannada sessions on Sunday. In the first session titled “Mysuru Wadiyara ‘Pari’ Loka Paalakara ‘Maadari’ which is about the role of Wadiyars, the rulers of Mysore, three writers…

Kids’ curiosity marks conclusion of Mysuru Literature Festival
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Kids’ curiosity marks conclusion of Mysuru Literature Festival

July 15, 2019

Mysuru:  Literature Festivals are not only about authors presenting their views and ideas but it is also about engaging the audience in a lively interaction. This was very much in evidence as the two-day third edition of the Mysuru Literature Festival organised by Mysuru Literary Forum and Charitable Trust and Mysuru Book Clubs (2015)  came…

Musings on Mysuru Literature Fest
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Musings on Mysuru Literature Fest

July 15, 2019

Culturally speaking, this month’s mega event for Mysuru city was the holding of the Third Edition of Mysuru Literature Festival (MLF) organised by Mysuru Literary Forum Charitable Trust in conjunction with Mysuru Book Clubs-2015 at Hotel Southern Star for two days, nay for one-and-a-half-days, beginning Saturday at 2 pm. The fest was inaugurated by Dowager…

Gag on media, falling revenues discussed at Mysuru lit fest
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Gag on media, falling revenues discussed at Mysuru lit fest

July 14, 2019

Mysuru: An organised efforts were on to make the media toe the line of the rulers or else to gag them either by hook or crook, said NDTV Managing Editor Sreenivasan Jain. He was speaking on the topic ‘Is the Fourth Pillar of Democracy still strong?’ at the session organised as part of the third…

Pramoda Devi lauds Literary Festival topics
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Pramoda Devi lauds Literary Festival topics

July 14, 2019

Mysuru: The third edition of the Mysuru Literature Festival began here on Saturday with author Dr. Devdutt Pattanaik delivering his key-note address on “Ramayana Vs Mahabharata”. Pramoda Devi Wadiyar from the erstwhile Mysuru Royal family inaugurated the two-day fest, organised by the Mysuru Literary Forum and Charitable Trust and Mysuru book clubs at Hotel Southern…

Press freedom remains misnomer even today: Shobhaa De
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Press freedom remains misnomer even today: Shobhaa De

July 14, 2019

Mysuru: “Press freedom though hyped about over the years remains a misnomer even today as censorship still exists,” opined Writer Shobhaa De. She was replying to a question posed by Writer Mahesh Rao during a panel discussion on ‘Shobhaa at 70 — Selective memory’ on the second and concluding day of the third edition of…

Ramayana and Mahabharata have parallels: Dr. Devdutt Pattanaik
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Ramayana and Mahabharata have parallels: Dr. Devdutt Pattanaik

July 14, 2019

Mysuru: Delivering the keynote address during the inauguration of the two-day Mysuru Literature Festival, Mythologist, Writer and Star of Mysore columnist Dr. Devdutt Pattanaik said that both the two greatest epics-Ramayana and Mahabharata, are selling people the idea of Dhamastastra. Speaking on his book ‘Ramayana versus Mahabharata,’ he said that the authors of the epics-Valmiki…

Two-day Mysuru Literature Festival begins
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Two-day Mysuru Literature Festival begins

July 13, 2019

Pramoda Devi Wadiyar lighting the lamp to inaugurate the third edition of Mysuru Literature Festival (MLF), organised by the Mysuru Literary Forum and Charitable Trust and Mysuru Book Clubs (2015), at Hotel Southern Star in city this afternoon as (from left) Trust Vice-Chairman Sam Cherian, Chairperson Shubha Sanjay Urs and DC Abhiram G. Sankar look…

Third Edition of Mysuru Literature Festival begins tomorrow
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Third Edition of Mysuru Literature Festival begins tomorrow

July 12, 2019

Mysuru: The third edition of Mysuru Literature Festival (MLF), organised by the Mysuru Literary Forum and Charitable Trust and Mysuru Book Clubs (2015) will kick off tomorrow at Hotel Southern Star with Pramoda Devi Wadiyar inaugurating the festival at 2 pm at Jyothi Hall. It will be followed with a keynote address by Dr. Devdutt…

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