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Tale of Arjuna
Dasara 2017, Feature Articles

Tale of Arjuna

By S.N. Venkatnag Sobers and M.T. Yogesh Kumar Mysuru will be celebrating the 408th edition of Dasara from Sept. 21 to 30 and the main attraction will be the Jumboo Savari on Vijayadashami Day during which the caparisoned elephant Arjuna will majestically walk on the Raja Marga carrying the 750-kg Golden Howdah with the idol…

Dasara jumbos all set for a grand spectacle
Dasara 2017, Feature Articles

Dasara jumbos all set for a grand spectacle

By S.N. Venkatnag Sobers The main attraction of Dasara is the grand procession which is held on the day of Vijayadashami (Sept. 30). This year, Arjuna, will lead the procession by carrying the Golden Howdah (Chinnada Ambari) with the statue of Goddess Chamundeshwari installed upon it. The elephants, which live in their respective forest camps,…

He ensures elephants are fit as a fiddle
Dasara 2017, Feature Articles

He ensures elephants are fit as a fiddle

By S.N. Venkatnag Sobers Dedicating one’s life for welfare of animals is not something which can be taken lightly. Though having studied veterinary science, many restrict themselves to be a pet doctor. But there are few people who join government service and dedicate themselves for well being of wild animals. One such person is veterinarian…

Very excited to be a part of Mysuru Warriors: Karun Nair
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Very excited to be a part of Mysuru Warriors: Karun Nair

He is the second Indian to score a triple century in test cricket after Virender Sehwag. He had a dream first-class debut in 2013-14 during which he played a vital role for Karnataka to win all major domestic tournaments. He hit three consecutive centuries in thee Ranji Trophy (2013-14) which included the quarter-finals and semi-finals….

We are here to support talented sportspersons: Arjun Ranga
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We are here to support talented sportspersons: Arjun Ranga

N.R. Group, the makers of Cycle Pure Agarbathies, is a known family business house. The company has involved itself in many charity works and has also been supporting sports by sponsoring talented sportspersons from Mysuru representing the country at national and international levels. Not only this, Cycle Pure Agarbathies has also been one of the…

Warriors don armours for KPL battle
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Warriors don armours for KPL battle

By S.N. Venkatnag Sobers The much-awaited cricket tournament of the State, Karbonn Smartphones Karnataka Premier League, is back with its sixth edition and so are Mysuru Warriors with a new team and a new Captain. Apart from J. Suchith, no other player has been a part of the team for four consecutive years. After being…

Mysuru is a home away from home: Ronu Majumdar
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Mysuru is a home away from home: Ronu Majumdar

He is one of the top-rated artistes in classical music circuit. An ace flautist, popularly known as Pandit Ronu Majumdar (Ranendranath Majumdar) is synonymous with ‘Bansuri’. This great flautist has to his credit many collaborative projects with the likes of ex-Beatle George Harrison,  ace guitarists Ryland Peter or ‘Ry’ Cooder, Larry Coryell and several other…

Mysuru all set to bat for KPL
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Mysuru all set to bat for KPL

By S.N. Venkatnag Sobers It’s time for the most awaited cricket carnival of the State. Yes! The sixth edition of Karbonn Smartphones Karnataka Premier League is all set to begin at the famous Chinnaswamy Stadium on Sept. 1 and later will be spread to Mysuru for the second leg and Hubballi for the final leg…

MUSEUMS OF MYSURU
Dasara 2017, Feature Articles

MUSEUMS OF MYSURU

By S.N. Venkatnag Sobers The Heritage City of Mysore may as well be called a City of Museums, thanks to the sheer number of museums in the city. Some of the historical buildings that were constructed during the Wadiyar rule have now been converted into museums including Jayalakshmi Vilas Mansion (folklore museum), Karanji Mansion (Postal…

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