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Marketonomics: Getting a feel of Santhepet
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Marketonomics: Getting a feel of Santhepet

August 17, 2019

Mysuru, the Cultural Capital of Karnataka and a home for some of the oldest and historical structures, is a known thing. But not many know that the city is also a home for some of the oldest markets. One such place is Old Santhepet bang behind Mothikhane Building on Sayyaji Rao Road. This market has…

Kukkarahalli Kere Up-close
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Kukkarahalli Kere Up-close

August 3, 2019

If streetlights at Mumbai Marine Drive resembles a string of imaginary pearls in a necklace forming a Queen’s Necklace, the Kukkarahalli Lake in Mysuru is an exquisite, shiny and giant Green Emerald for Mysureans — priceless. Located amidst Green surroundings of Manasagangothri, CFTRI and Kalamandira, the Greenery of Kukkarahalli Lake — locals call it Kukknalli…

Street Stories: What’s in a Street? Name and Fame
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Street Stories: What’s in a Street? Name and Fame

July 27, 2019

Googling Mysuru Heritage Streets indicates long stretches of roads connecting main roads and thoroughfares with many small and lesser-known streets with its sections still referred to by old names. This dichotomy and historical ecosphere is sprinkled across the map of Mysuru and there is a mix of the archaic and avant-garde names, where British officials…

Men at Work: Overhead Power Cables Go Underground
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Men at Work: Overhead Power Cables Go Underground

July 20, 2019

Frayed cables — often live — dangle at head-height on many streets, making safe navigation of the already treacherous pavements even harder. Other wires are left to bunch up near poles, creeping hazardously across the narrow footpaths. Like many city streets, the thoroughfares of Mysuru are festooned with electrical cables, a black web that hangs…

The Sour Truth
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The Sour Truth

July 13, 2019

It is monsoon season in Kodagu and though rains are less this year, people in remote villages of Kodagu, who have grown Garcinia gummi-gutta tree in their estates or have access to the tree grown in the wild, are busy in preparing Kachampuli, the dark, tart vinegar. Kachampuli preparation has been passed on from generations…

Costume Cornucopia: Where Bahuroopis are fashioned, styled
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Costume Cornucopia: Where Bahuroopis are fashioned, styled

June 29, 2019

Art productions comprising dance and theatre have been a major form of entertainment since ancient times. Theatre evolved as an organised way to express creativity and with it came the evolution of costume design. Without costumes, productions are neither believable nor loved by audience. Costume design has had very humble beginnings that have morphed into…

Streets of Yore
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Streets of Yore

June 8, 2019

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

June 1, 2019

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…

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