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Ismail Optical: 90 years of correcting visions
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Ismail Optical: 90 years of correcting visions

March 18, 2022

By S. Kenneth Shishir For 90 years, one optical store in our city has been framing and giving correct sight to Mysureans. Ismail Optical and Co. on Sayyaji Rao Road, founded by Abubakar Ismail Sait and registered as A. Ismail & Bros on Feb. 16, 1932, was the first store selling optical devices, particularly spectacles…

Life through Lens
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Life through Lens

February 16, 2022

The 82-year-old Rajappan has shot nearly 400 feature films By S. Kenneth Shishir Film-making requires a wide array of professionals to work in harmony as they bring a narrative to life on-screen. A film’s cameraman is responsible for operating the camera and capturing the film’s footage. Cinematography, the art and technology of motion-picture photography involves…

Bike restored in city impresses M.S. Dhoni
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Bike restored in city impresses M.S. Dhoni

December 12, 2021

Rare RD 350 HT added to cricket legend’s large collection By S. Kenneth Shishir Mysore/Mysuru: Former Indian cricket captain M.S. Dhoni has a large collection of cars and bikes at his Ranchi home. The latest addition is a Yamaha RD 350 HT bike built by restoration expert from Mysuru Syed Jadeer Husnain. The mean machine…

No Jawa revving on city roads this year
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No Jawa revving on city roads this year

July 10, 2021

Over 30 bikers to proceed towards Bandipur on Intl. Jawa Day tomorrow By S. Kenneth Shishir  Motorcycles that once ruled Indian roads drew every onlooker’s attention every second Sunday of July that is celebrated as the ‘International Jawa Day’ where groups of bikers vroomed around designated roads of their cities. They were no ordinary bikes,…

Hippooo? Nooo!
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Hippooo? Nooo!

February 26, 2021

‘Looks’ matter a lot in adoption of animals at Mysuru Zoo No takers for Hippos By S. Kenneth Shishir  Which animal is most sought-after for adoption? No prizes for guessing. It is either tiger or elephant. Because, these two are the most popular animals in people’s mind and also visually appealing. Also, they figure quite…

Feeding a Zoo!
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Feeding a Zoo!

February 16, 2020

What it takes to feed carnivores, omnivores, frugivores, insectivores, foliavores and nectavores By S. Kenneth Shishir One might think feeding a Zoo is easy. But Zoo keepers say that a lot of planning and preparation goes into animal diets. With more than 100 species of animals, reptiles and birds residing at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens…

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