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Life in Motion And the show goes on
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Life in Motion And the show goes on

October 19, 2019

By S.N. Venkatnag Sobers [Pics. by M.N. Lakshminarayana Yadav] Circus excites everyone irrespective of age. People throng circuses across the world to witness some of the best acrobats performed by artistes, putting their lives at a high risk. Believing in the motto ‘The show must go on’, artistes have been performing day in and day…

Pursuing Passion: Creativity defies her age
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Pursuing Passion: Creativity defies her age

October 12, 2019

She has learnt many sorts of art. And that shows in her home. Turn anywhere and you can’t miss her decades-long fixation with art. The space is steeped in a riot of colours with a varied array of artworks vying for attention from every nook and cranny. Be it knitting and embroidery or traditional doll-making…

Green Living
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Green Living

October 5, 2019

Regardless of the style, area or theme, it’s always nice to have a green space in your house that allows you to stay connected with nature. Lush, well-tended gardens — whether they adorn humble cottages or sprawling estates — add beauty and personality to any property and truly make a house into a home. Homes…

Sweeping Gold
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Sweeping Gold

September 21, 2019

By M.T. Yogesh Kumar [Pics. by M.N. Lakshminarayana Yadav] The gold-diggers of Unnao found nothing. In Mysuru, however, several men and women — almost 50 of them — find gold on jewellery streets, sewage drains, dirty alleys and every nook and corner of a dusty street.  Every morning, a group of men and women make…

Since generations, they  are lured by the shine
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Since generations, they are lured by the shine

September 21, 2019

By Vinay Karekura There is another group of coin-and-treasure hunters at Paschimavahini in Srirangapatna. The speciality of this group is that they go in search of places where people come to immerse the ashes of their loved ones and perform ‘Pitru Paksha’ rituals every year at the designated auspicious season.  This group too hails from…

GOLD in the GUTTERS
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GOLD in the GUTTERS

September 21, 2019

If the holy grail of medieval alchemists was turning lead into gold, how much more magical would it be to draw gold from grime-filled streets? Gold, as microscopic particles, has long been known to concentrate on streets dominated by jewellery shops. While there are a set of people who collect gold-laced mud from the roads…

BEADING: Unsung Beadstringers of Ashoka Road
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BEADING: Unsung Beadstringers of Ashoka Road

September 14, 2019

By Shadan Muneer Beadwork is the use of beads in fabric decoration and ornamental design. Beads were used decoratively in ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome and during the Indus Valley civilisation. However, today, the art that is handmade is becoming increasingly hard to find, which is reflected in its price point in the marketplace. Beadwork,…

Stairs of Yore
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Stairs of Yore

September 7, 2019

By M.B. Pavan Murthy A perfect stair case can transform a space, add value and be a real wow-factor for a building. A set of bespoke wooden stairs is a fantastic option, adding a touch of freshness, functionality and natural beauty. The freshness of a wooden finish is a trend that will never fall out…

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…

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