Tag: Vikram Muthanna

We need Dasara & our DC needs a leg-up
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We need Dasara & our DC needs a leg-up

September 21, 2019

Mysureans love Dasara, not just because it’s a celebration but also because it’s a time for rejuvenation. Come Dasara, our administration becomes ‘quick fix Murugan’ to spruce up our city.  And they do this hurriedly and randomly. First, they start patching up roads, creating footpaths, clearing roadside vendors, etc. It seems every year our administration…

Deputy Chief Minister visits SOM Office
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Deputy Chief Minister visits SOM Office

September 21, 2019

Deputy Chief Minister Dr. C.N. Ashwath Narayan, who was on a whirlwind tour of Mysuru, paid a courtesy visit to Star of Mysore Office in Bannimantap yesterday afternoon. He is seen with (from left) BJP leaders B.P. Manjunath, R. Raghu Kautilya, N.V. Phaneesh, SOM Managing Editor Vikram Muthanna, City BJP President Dr. B.H. Manjunath, SOM…

Fine us, but punish them
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Fine us, but punish them

September 14, 2019

Three weeks ago, a friend picked me up for lunch. He was late. The reason for the delay he said was the long line at the RTO and Emission Certification Centre.  A few minutes into our drive, I noticed there was a red ‘L’ board sticker on his windshield. He said his licence had expired…

Down… but not out
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Down… but not out

September 7, 2019

Last night, many who were waiting for that moment of glory and pride were left screaming “Vikram yellidiyappa…” as the Moon Lander lost communication with the ground station of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).  While Vikram remains incommunicado leaving many disheartened, it has reignited enthusiasm and curiosity among Indians, both young and old, about Space…

Merging for strength and diversion?
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Merging for strength and diversion?

August 31, 2019

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman yesterday announced the merger of 10 public sector Banks into four entities. The first merger, that of Punjab National Bank, Oriental Bank of Commerce and United Bank will create a super-bank named Punjab National Bank. This will be the second-largest public sector Bank in India, after the State Bank of India….

‘Merlot’ wins som Trophy
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‘Merlot’ wins som Trophy

August 30, 2019

Star of Mysore (SOM) Managing Editor Vikram Muthanna seen presenting ‘The Star of Mysore Trophy’ to Arjun Mangalorkar, trainer of ‘Merlot,’ which won the event on the first day of Mysore Races-2019 held at Mysore Race Course yesterday. The winning horse, ridden by Jockey S. John, is owned by M/s. Blazing Saddles. Others seen are…

Chhota Parivar Sukhi Parivar
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Chhota Parivar Sukhi Parivar

August 17, 2019

Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave his customary Independence Day speech on Aug. 15 and there were no surprise announcements. But what surprised many is that the PM’s sharpest critic, senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram, praising it !  Chidambaram said, “All of us must welcome three announcements made by the Prime Minister on I-Day. Small family…

Finally, from Kashmir to Cape Comorin
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Finally, from Kashmir to Cape Comorin

August 10, 2019

Kashmir is no more the special one. But it remains so for the Congress Party and Pakistan. And why not? Kashmir has been used and misused for politics both within India and Pakistan.  After the special status to Kashmir was revoked, a headline in a Pakistani newspaper read, “Madman on the loose” with the photograph…

A Doctor’s Paint Brush…
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A Doctor’s Paint Brush…

August 4, 2019

Dr. Shailaja Prashanth (extreme right), Consultant Paediatrician, is seen explaining about one of her paintings on display at the ‘Doctor’s Paint Brush,’ an exhibition and sale of traditional Mysore style art alongside contemporary style painting, modern and folk, at Suchitra Art Gallery in Kalamandira premises this morning. Others seen are (from right) Vikram Muthanna, Managing…

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