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Highway Mango Mandi: Dreaming Big…
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Highway Mango Mandi: Dreaming Big…

By V. Shourabh Just like a mango seed which is nurtured, watered and taken care of over the years to reap sweet fruits, a young boy is nurturing his dreams here on the Mysuru-Bantwal Highway. Amidst all the sellers, there is one enthusiastic small chirpy boy, who with his cheerful broad smile and talkative nature…

Highway Mango Mandi
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Highway Mango Mandi

By V. Shourabh Speeding SUVs, bikes and cars slow down and stop as they approach a stretch on the ever-busy highway between Yelwal and Ankanahalli on the Mysuru-Hunsur Road. reason: To buy luscious mangoes. The two-kilometre stretch has literally transformed into a Mango Mandi and from February till about August, Mango Pyramids greet motorists on…

Eco-friendly waterless car wash service in Mysuru
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Eco-friendly waterless car wash service in Mysuru

By V. Shourabh Mysuru:  Studies and surveys have revealed that India’s current per capita water consumption is at 150 litres a day. The country is expected to suffer persistent water shortage by 2020 with the per capita accessibility of water coming down to less than 1,000 cubic meters. One source of water wastage is vehicle…

Poll-phernalia: Courting the Khadi Kurta
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Poll-phernalia: Courting the Khadi Kurta

By V. Shourabh Pics. by M.N. Lakshminarayana Yadav This white-coarse Khadi was a political weapon which broke the monopoly of British mills and saw a rise in India’s indigenous cotton. With the use of Charkha, Khadi was hand-spun to mark the start of a manufacturing revolution in India. With its early inception, since the days…

Poll-phernalia: Election Carnival is here…
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Poll-phernalia: Election Carnival is here…

By V. Shourabh Pics. by M.N. Lakshminarayana Yadav With Khadi-clad political leaders out on election campaign trail, Khadi outlets in city are doing brisk business as sales have picked up. Almost all the Khadi shops are teeming with politicians and their supporters. Not only Khadi clothes, other election essentials like colourful party flags, caps, shiny…

Indian Premier League 2018: A Decade of 20-20
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Indian Premier League 2018: A Decade of 20-20

With the return of Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals after a two-year hiatus, the 11th Edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), beginning tonight at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai, is all set to raise the roof. In the opening game, 2017 champions Mumbai Indians will take on Chennai Super Kings. There is no debate…

Quenching summer thirst
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Quenching summer thirst

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….

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