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Restore Heritage Structures Says Royal Descendant of Vijayanagar
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Restore Heritage Structures Says Royal Descendant of Vijayanagar

September 25, 2022

Exclusive interview with Krishna Devaraya of Anegundi Samsthanam By B.C. Thimmaiah Krishna Devaraya is the 19th descendant of Anegundi Samsthanam and Vijayanagar rulers from the Aravidu dynasty. He has done enormous conservation work to ensure that future generations are made aware of royal traditions, culture and legends. One of his exemplary works was to restore…

Writing a new story in premium Pen business
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Writing a new story in premium Pen business

August 10, 2022

William Penn, India’s leading brand for premium writing instruments and lifestyle accessories recently acquired Sheaffer, the 110-year-old iconic American manufacturing company of writing instruments, mainly known for their luxury fountain pens. In 1907, Walter A. Sheaffer invented an ink-loading system for fountain pens and W.A. Sheaffer Pen Company was incorporated in the US on May…

Exclusive interview with Intl. Booker Prize winner Geetanjali Shree: ‘I was influenced by lives of women around me’
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Exclusive interview with Intl. Booker Prize winner Geetanjali Shree: ‘I was influenced by lives of women around me’

August 4, 2022

Geetanjali Shree, winner of the International Booker Prize-2022 for translated work, was in Mysuru last month to attend the sixth edition of the Mysuru Literature Festival. Her award-winning book, ‘Ret Samadhi’ in Hindi (‘Tomb of Sand’ in English) is not just a story of a family or partition but also about global warming, feminism, ancient…

‘Art of Disagreement is key to Democracy’
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‘Art of Disagreement is key to Democracy’

July 29, 2022

Exclusive Interview with  TV Journalist Sagarika Ghose By Sujata Rajpal Sagarika Ghose is a well-known face in TV journalism and she is also an author. She was in Mysuru recently for the Mysuru Literature Festival where she spoke at length about her latest book ‘Atal Bihari Vajpayee’ regaling the packed auditorium with interesting anecdotes from…

Low-profile Officer who wants to excel
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Low-profile Officer who wants to excel

February 16, 2022

Deputy Commissioner Dr. Bagadi Gautham is passionate about sports, nature, trekking By Shadan Muneer Mysuru, the next big city in Karnataka after Bengaluru and being close to it, serves as a strategic administrative division. There have been innumerable inspiring stories of people in Mysuru achieving in their own fields and going on to become one…

From Engineering to MBA at IIM to IAS
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From Engineering to MBA at IIM to IAS

February 16, 2022

MCC Commissioner G. Lakshmikantha Reddy loves to watch OTT shows, spend time with family Determination, Dedication, Discipline key to success Work-life balance is very challenging: Reddy G. Lakshmikantha Reddy, the present Commissioner of Mysuru City Corporation (MCC), has been at the helm of affairs from June 2021. A native of Raichur, 35-year-old Reddy completed his…

Meet Nawab Shafath Ali Khan- 3
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Meet Nawab Shafath Ali Khan- 3

September 18, 2017

When Star of Mysore Features Editor N. Niranjan Nikam travelled all the way to meet the Sharp-Shooter at his den in the midst of the jungle at the Safari Land Resorts in Masinagudi, Tamil Nadu, Nawab Shafath Ali Khan and his son Asghar Ali Khan, drove this writer in the jungle in their American Jeep…

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