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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…

People confuse Litchi to be Strawberry !
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People confuse Litchi to be Strawberry !

By V. Shourabh Litchi fruit wasn’t a common sight in Mysuru in those days. But in the modern day, Litchi fruits have made it to the markets of Mysuru. Litchi is a fleshy fruit and is a native of Southeast Asia. This small flavoured fruit is packed with essential nutrients, fibres and antioxidants. The outer…

Jackfruits dominate the streets of Mysuru
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Jackfruits dominate the streets of Mysuru

By V. Shourabh Jackfruit is one of the most preferred fruits consumed by Mysureans during the summer season. Several carts line up on various streets of the city, where jackfruits are sold like hot cakes. This fruit is generally eaten as a snack, or sometimes forms an integral part of desserts. Jackfruits can be found…

Dr. Salim Ali Information Centre at Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary
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Dr. Salim Ali Information Centre at Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary

By V. Shourabh Tourists visiting Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary at Srirangapatna can utilise the newly-renovated Dr. Salim Ali Information Centre at the entrance of the sanctuary. The information centre educates people about the sanctuary, its history and the birds. The information centre has models of birds and crocodiles and has pictorial representation of various birds, its…

BIRDS ON BANKS: Winged Beauties flock Ranganathittu
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BIRDS ON BANKS: Winged Beauties flock Ranganathittu

By V. Shourabh The tiny 0.67 square kilometre Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary is a haven for nature-lovers and bird-watchers. Located in Mandya district, Ranganathittu is regarded as one of Asia’s most significant nesting and breeding locales for birds. A large number of exotic migratory species flock the sanctuary annually. This Weekend Star Supplement throws fresh light…

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…

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