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Downtown Beautification
Feature Articles, Mysore Dasara 2018

Downtown Beautification

Makeovers, restorations and beautification are happening in Mysuru and it’s all in preparation for one event: Dasara. And the Mysuru City Corporation is desperately trying to make the city look beautiful by roping in artisans. It is a tight balancing act as the civic body has to face flak if something goes wrong or if…

Green Ganapa
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Green Ganapa

By Team Star of Mysore: V. Shourabh, S.T. Ravikumar, Rajkumar Bhavasar, M.B. Pavan Murthy and M.N. Lakshminarayana Yadav It is time for the Lord of Lords — Lord Ganesha — to arrive. The most powerful and the most merciful of all Gods needs some extra care and some extra attention. It is only fair that…

Sarkari Shaale
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Sarkari Shaale

In the now-showing Kannada movie ‘Sarkari Hiriya Pratamika Shaale, Kasargodu: Koduge Ramanna Rai’, Director Rishab Shetty narrates the condition of government Kannada schools. The movie, based on the Director’s real-life incident, narrates the story of a School Head Master who struggles to keep the school running against all odds. Like the reel-life Head Master, effectively…

FOODPATHS: Pushing pedestrians off the footpath
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FOODPATHS: Pushing pedestrians off the footpath

A photo feature by M.N. Lakshminarayana Yadav Come evening and there is a Mela on certain city roads with vendors turning out in large numbers to sell everything from momos to gobi manchurian, egg, vegetarian and meat rolls to dosas, cut fruits, salted-and-peppered raw mangoes and pani-puris from their pushcarts. With people, especially youngsters and…

Child-friendly Park
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Child-friendly Park

By Shadan Muneer, Freelance Journalist Training children on road safety is always a daunting task. While children may not be able to comprehend traffic signs and the associated symbols inside a room or on a chart due to their tender age, taking them to an open road and then teach traffic rules is too risky…

Building Mania at Manasagangothri
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Building Mania at Manasagangothri

By N. Niranjan Nikam Pics by M.N. Lakshminarayana Yadav The University of Mysore, founded by Nalwadi Krishnaraja Wadiyar in 1916, is the sixth oldest University in the country and the first in the State. The saga of the University began at Maharaja’s College where even the Post Graduate courses were being conducted. It was in…

Combating Congress Grass (Scientific name: Parthenium hysterophorus)
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Combating Congress Grass (Scientific name: Parthenium hysterophorus)

By Dr. N.T. Yaduraju, Agriculture Scientist Pics. by M.N. Lakshminarayana Yadav Undesirable Parthenium Come rainy season, you find one plant growing luxuriantly along roadsides, playgrounds, vacant sites, parks, drainage ditches, agricultural fields and practically everywhere. With this, we also get to hear the complaints made by the public about its nuisance.  This plant I am…

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