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Mango Mania: Mysureans go gaga over Mangoes
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Mango Mania: Mysureans go gaga over Mangoes

May 11, 2019

Summer is soaring and the ‘King of Fruits’ has occupied its throne in Mysuru. Luscious mangoes have piled up in make-shift shops, carts, street corners and stalls at various junctions and prominent places. It is that time of the year when other fruits are sidelined and mango is placed on top of the fruit ladder….

Beat the heat with Thaati Nungu
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Beat the heat with Thaati Nungu

May 5, 2019

Also called poor man’s rich fruit, this fleshy fruit is a true summer delicacy By V. Shourabh With temperatures soaring and summer at its peak, the streets of Mysuru pave way to fellow Thaati Nungu (also called Thaati Ningu) fruit sellers. This heavenly summer fruit is a revitalising thirst quencher and is a favourite in…

Soaring Temperature Torments Mysureans
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Soaring Temperature Torments Mysureans

April 9, 2019

Mysuru: Day-by-day, the city is reeling under intense heat due to soaring temperature and the residents have to brace the heat further if the pre-monsoon fails. With the rising summer heat, the demand for air coolers and air conditioners (AC) has also increased with many shops having brisk sale of these electronic cooling equipment. Though…

Coolers, Air Conditioners in great demand
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Coolers, Air Conditioners in great demand

April 9, 2019

With soaring mercury level, people are preparing for hotter weather and are finding respite with cooling systems.   According to some shopkeepers selling electronics products such as coolers and air conditioners, people are visiting showrooms in large numbers and the sales has picked up recently. When Star of Mysore reporter visited major electronic shops in…

The wait is over. Time to savour  Summer Fruits
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The wait is over. Time to savour Summer Fruits

April 8, 2018

Absolute indulgence has just made its way into the city straight from Pune and Bengaluru. We’re talking here about the arrival of exotic summer fruits like Jamun, Litchi, Mangoes and Fig. It is time to enjoy a glass full of fresh strawberries or other fruits with oodles of fresh cream. Served in a generous quantity,…

Quenching summer thirst
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Quenching summer thirst

March 31, 2018

By V. Shourabh Pics. by M.N. Lakshminarayana Yadav The humble earthen pot and the lime soda are the best ways to keep oneself cool and healthy in a hot summer. While the pot water soothes your throat, a lemon-and-soda drink rejuvenates your body after a tiring day where the sweltering heat sucks out your energy….

Beware of Summer Fire
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Beware of Summer Fire

March 17, 2018

By S. Kenneth Shishir How you react in the event of fire depends on how well you have prepared for a fire emergency. It is summer now and this is the time when most fires are caused due to dry vegetation and careless human attitude. Whenever there is a fire, it is very simple for…

Cooling Effect
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Cooling Effect

March 3, 2018

By V. Shourabh Pics by M.N. Lakshminarayana Yadav The city is experiencing a rise in mercury levels. And it’s going to get worse. Weathermen say the temperature is expected to gradually rise from now on and hence brace yourself for warmer months, from March to May or probably till June. This Weekend Star Supplement carries…

Exotic fruits make seasonal entry into city
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Exotic fruits make seasonal entry into city

May 2, 2017

Mysuru: Exotic summer fruits like Jamun, Litchi and Rose Apple have arrived in the city along with the seasonal mangoes, jackfruits, musk melons and water melons. These delicate and tasty fruits are also priced high and are sold at select pockets of the city. They are nutritious in their own right and have a distinct…

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