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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…

CHRISTMASS QUEST: In search of real Christmas beneath the glitz
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CHRISTMASS QUEST: In search of real Christmas beneath the glitz

By V. Shourabh Come Christmas or any festival for that matter, celebrating them one wonders, have we really lost the purpose or the true meaning of celebrations under marketing blitzkrieg where commercialisation is slowly taking over spiritualism.  This Weekend Star Supplement conveys a moral message and tells the reader that spirituality, not worldly pleasures, is…

Breathing Life into STONES
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Breathing Life into STONES

By V. Shourabh Sculptors are creative visual artists who, with their imagination, take various materials, which they then carve, chisel and model to make a finished sculptural work of art. A Sculptors’ Camp with the theme “Ancient Indian Sculptural Art” was organised from Nov. 8 to Nov. 23 at Manasagangothri campus. This Weekend Star Supplement…

Business on Wheels: Surviving on Car Boot Sale
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Business on Wheels: Surviving on Car Boot Sale

Sale on wheels or car boot sale is something that we all have seen around us. But little do we know about the struggle and hardships these sellers face while running their business. This journey, though on wheels, is directionless and has an uncertain destination. Unpredictability of their business has evolved into a monotonous affair,…

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