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Streets of Yore
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Streets of Yore

The streets of Mysuru are rich in history and steeped in yore. Hidden within street names are the occupations, owners, and even hobbies of the people who lived there centuries ago. A few of the street names include Kumbarageri, Kurubageri, Bandikeri, Gollageri, Halladakeri, Garadikeri, Thogari Beedi, Agasara Keri, Medarakeri, Budubuduke Keri and Kamatageri. Many houses…

Tree Guardians
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Tree Guardians

Come June and it is the time to wake up and look at our environment. Every year June 5 is celebrated as World Environment Day. Mysuru was at one time called the air-conditioned city. During the peak summer, people were just using pankas (mostly weaved out of bamboo with a thin flat handle) swinging it…

Mango Mania: Mysureans go gaga over Mangoes
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Mango Mania: Mysureans go gaga over Mangoes

Summer is soaring and the ‘King of Fruits’ has occupied its throne in Mysuru. Luscious mangoes have piled up in make-shift shops, carts, street corners and stalls at various junctions and prominent places. It is that time of the year when other fruits are sidelined and mango is placed on top of the fruit ladder….

Road to Hell
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Road to Hell

Accident is the most unwanted thing to happen to a road user, though it happens quite often. The most unfortunate thing is that we do not learn from our mistakes on the road. Most of the road users are quite well aware of the general rules and safety measures while driving or walking but it…

Fitness for Free
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Fitness for Free

Open air gyms in several parks across city are a big hit. The Mysuru City Corporation that set up first such gym at a park near Dr. Puttaraja Gavai Stadium in J.P. Nagar received overwhelming response from the public and now every Corporator or MLA is demanding gym equipment inside parks within their jurisdiction. Some…

Lok Sabha Election 2019: Net Worth Netas
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Lok Sabha Election 2019: Net Worth Netas

“Money changes everything.” And nowhere is that proverb more taken to heart than in Indian elections where crores of rupees are spent by candidates whether or not he/ she will win. In the Festival of Democracy, ironically it is the candidate who spends the most money or is richer than other competing candidates who usually…

Gully Shopping: Kadaiah Gully… Where Gals Get Beautiful
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Gully Shopping: Kadaiah Gully… Where Gals Get Beautiful

By Ramesh Kebbehundi Pics. by M.N. Lakshminarayana Yadav Clothes, clothes and more clothes, cheap clothes though. Accessories, bangles, bracelets, blouses, buttons, hooks, straps, stripes, stoles and trinkets — welcome to L. Kadaiah Gully. This is where girls go to shop and get beautiful. Shopping and commercial activity in this area has not changed despite the…

Milky Way
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Milky Way

By Ramesh Kebbehundi Think milk and only ‘Nandini’ comes to your mind, despite tough competition from other brands. After being a household brand, Nandini has now forayed into the market of snacks and namkeens, taking on the more powerful brands with aggressive marketing and customer-friendly strategies. And as if to give a shot in the…

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