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International Day for Women: PUSH FOR PROGRESS
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International Day for Women: PUSH FOR PROGRESS

By V. Shourabh Pics by M.N. Lakshminarayana Yadav While Mysuru launched ‘Pink Raksha’ teams on the International Day for Women on March 8 to protect the interests of rural women and children who are abused and tormented, people across the globe celebrated the Day with the theme ‘Push for Progress’. The message “We need power…

Adventure flows in her veins
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Adventure flows in her veins

By V. Shourabh The biggest adventure is to live life off the edge, a life filled with dreams where there is a constant adrenalin rush in your blood and you conquer your inner fears and challenge yourself to extreme tasks. While there are many adventure enthusiasts across the country, here is a woman from Mysuru…

Cooling Effect
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Cooling Effect

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…

ESCAPE TO EXPLORE
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ESCAPE TO EXPLORE

By V. Shourabh Trekking has become a popular trend and a picnic-sort of an activity these days. Mysuru and surrounding areas, which have several picnic spots and beautiful nature nearby, is something that needs to be explored. This Weekend Star Supplement focuses on some of the favourite trekking spots in and around Mysuru and also…

The Royal Mysore Tiger… now an Auto Driver !
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The Royal Mysore Tiger… now an Auto Driver !

The Jetties of Mysuru have been continuously following their traditional practice of Indian wrestling or Kusti which has been an integral part of Mysuru and Dasara festivities. Tiger Balaji is one such prominent figure, who has dedicated his life for wrestling. He was trained at ‘Bhoothappana Garadi’ and has been one of the greatest wrestlers…

Fresh Oil
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Fresh Oil

By V. Shourabh While the fast-paced world has resorted to readily available and packaged consumable products, there is one shop in Mysuru which prepares fresh oil from raw materials. The oil mill which is situated on Narayana Shastry Cross Road (between D.D. Urs Road and More Supermarket) swells with several customers who bring in nuts…

Winter’s Tale
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Winter’s Tale

By V. Shourabh A sad tale is best for winter, says William Shakespeare in ‘The Winter’s Tale.’ This Weekend Star Supplement, however, is about winter and its happy times. It is about winter and its attached strings of festivities where people love to snooze under the blanket in chilly morns or relish hot chilli bajjis…

CHRISTMASS QUEST: Festive Spirit Soaks Mysuru
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CHRISTMASS QUEST: Festive Spirit Soaks Mysuru

By V. Shourabh The city has already entered into a festive mood with hotels mixing cakes for the grand event and competing among themselves to get their cake mixing ceremonies viral. Christmas honours the birth of Jesus Christ incorporating many spiritual and cultural traditions. It is time for family get-togethers, exchange of gifts and spread…

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