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

September 2, 2017

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

August 28, 2017

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

August 26, 2017

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

August 5, 2017

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…

ROYAL ARCHES AND GATEWAYS
Dasara 2017, Feature Articles

ROYAL ARCHES AND GATEWAYS

July 29, 2017

By S.N. Venkatnag Sobers Pics by M.N. Lakshminarayana Yadav Apart from being home to many heritage buildings and structures of historical value, Mysuru is also known for its majestic arches, pillars and gateways. These architectural marvels, which are a treat to watch, are the gifts from Wadiyars, the erstwhile rulers of Mysuru. With Dasara round…

Celebrate this festive season with pomp & gaiety
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Celebrate this festive season with pomp & gaiety

July 15, 2017

The Hindu month of Ashada is coming to an end, marking the beginning of festival season which starts from Bheemana Amavasya (July 23) ends with Balipadyami (Oct. 20). This is the time when people get a chance to get together and celebrate festivals with their loved ones. The festival season is also when people get…

MONSOON TOURISM to have a splash
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MONSOON TOURISM to have a splash

July 8, 2017

By S.N. Venkatnag Sobers The trend of tourists thronging water landscapes in and around Mysuru has just started with the slow arrival of annual rains. As the monsoon picks up, tourist visits to such spots reaches its peak. Mysuru and its neighbourhood are  home to many such sight-seeing places which are considered to be ideal…

Cricket fever grips Mysuru officials
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Cricket fever grips Mysuru officials

July 7, 2017

By S.N. Venkatnag Sobers It is a known fact that cricket is a religion in India. There is hardly a person who wouldn’t have played cricket, though not professionally, at least in grounds as children. Currently, the cricket buffs are keen on watching the Indian Eves playing at the ongoing World Cup in England. But…

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