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Bird census at Ranganathittu: 60 winged beauties recorded in 3 hours
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Bird census at Ranganathittu: 60 winged beauties recorded in 3 hours

Islands stabilise after last year’s deluge By V. Shourabh Srirangapatna: The Forest Department conducted a bird census to document winged beauties at Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary this morning. The bird census was officially started last year and today’s survey was the first for this year. The objective was to prepare a baseline data with a scientific…

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

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

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…

Paytm maadu…
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Paytm maadu…

Scan-and-pay mode of transaction facilitating digital payments even in local and street markets By V. Shourabh There has been overwhelming response from India’s smaller cities and towns for online payments. Kirana store owners, vegetable and fruit vendors, roadside vendors, food stalls, pharmacies small-time pushcart soda vendors and many more merchants now accept Paytm. Aligned with…

Green Ganapa
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Green Ganapa

By Team Star of Mysore: V. Shourabh, S.T. Ravikumar, Rajkumar Bhavasar, M.B. Pavan Murthy and M.N. Lakshminarayana Yadav It is time for the Lord of Lords — Lord Ganesha — to arrive. The most powerful and the most merciful of all Gods needs some extra care and some extra attention. It is only fair that…

Art exhibition on the concept of  ‘Outsider’
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Art exhibition on the concept of ‘Outsider’

By V. Shourabh Zero Eight 21, an art group from Mysuru, in collaboration with Clark House Initiative, Mumbai, has organised an art exhibition with the theme ‘Outsider’ in the hall below the Badsha’s Pride on Nelson Mandela Road from Aug.4 to Aug.12. Both these groups pave a path for those who seek representation. Coming from…

Up close with Somdev
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Up close with Somdev

By V. Shourabh India, in spite of being a populous country, still strives to make a mark in the global sports. One such reason could be the lack of proper awareness and education. But lately, the sporting sector is on the rise and is set to sky rocket in the next couple of years. Sports…

Footballing legend P. Narasimha, who played for India
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Footballing legend P. Narasimha, who played for India

By V. Shourabh Another footballing legend from Mysuru is P. Narasimha. He is renowned for his fearless and powerful heading abilities. His journey has been a bumpy ride as an injury to his knee curtailed his fairytale ride. He has represented Indian Football team and has participated in VI President’s Cup Football Tournament which was…

How Mysuru is helping India chase FIFA World Cup Dream
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How Mysuru is helping India chase FIFA World Cup Dream

By V. Shourabh With FIFA World Cup 2018 entering Knockout Stage, the intensity of competition has risen manifold. It has even captured the attention of Mysuru which is making gradual and steady strides towards footballing. The city has 40 Football Clubs under Mysore District Football Association (MDFA). In this nation where cricket is celebrated as…

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