Tag: S.N. Venkatnag Sobers

Meet India’s first woman pitch curator
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Meet India’s first woman pitch curator

September 4, 2019

Having come from very humble background, she has risen to become India’s first woman pitch curator. A native of Doddaladahalli in Kanakapura taluk, Jacintha Kalyan went through several hardships before joining Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA) as a receptionist. She later developed interest in preparing wickets and grounds before getting through Curator Examination conducted by…

Marketonomics: Getting a feel of Santhepet
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Marketonomics: Getting a feel of Santhepet

August 17, 2019

Mysuru, the Cultural Capital of Karnataka and a home for some of the oldest and historical structures, is a known thing. But not many know that the city is also a home for some of the oldest markets. One such place is Old Santhepet bang behind Mothikhane Building on Sayyaji Rao Road. This market has…

Bahuroopi Theatre extravaganza is back !
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Bahuroopi Theatre extravaganza is back !

January 13, 2018

By S.N. Venkatnag Sobers This is the time for theatre buffs to rejoice and enjoy watching some of the best plays to be staged by various theatre groups across the country. Yes, the 17th edition of Bahuroopi National Theatre Festival is here again to entertain. Mysuru-based theatre repertory Rangayana will host the mega theatre festival…

The Adventures of TRIN TRIN
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The Adventures of TRIN TRIN

December 10, 2017

By S.N. Venkatnag Sobers The weather is perfect… The green cover is just fine… And there’s enough history and wide roads to go around. Mysuru has whole-heartedly accepted cycling, the European way of commuting. It is Asia’s first city to get Public Bicycle Sharing system. This Weekend Star Supplement is about Trin Trin, an initiative…

Mysuru to play host for two-day CCL carnival
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Mysuru to play host for two-day CCL carnival

November 8, 2017

By S.N. Venkatnag Sobers Cricket and cine buffs in city are in for a treat as Celebrity Cricket League (CCL) authorities have decided to throw a two-day carnival in Mysuru. The matches to be played at the Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru have been shifted to the City of Palaces for the fans to watch some…

A master who excelled in shuttle badminton
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A master who excelled in shuttle badminton

October 11, 2017

By S.N. Venkatnag Sobers Having been an athlete throughout as a student and representing the State while at school, the sportsperson we are talking about has not given up his zeal to achieve great heights in sports even after completing his studies and settling down in life. Sunil Gladson, an ace athlete who was a…

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