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The Clean Picture
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The Clean Picture

January 25, 2020

Who will wash your clothes and iron your formals and whites if not these Dhobis? Almost hidden and unnoticed by people, Mysuru has four Dhobi Ghats where families of washer men try to sustain themselves by washing and ironing clothes from dawn to dusk. One can always find them scrubbing and washing clothes and later…

Calendar Chronicles
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Calendar Chronicles

January 18, 2020

By M.T. Yogesh Kumar A calendar is a system of organising days for social, religious, commercial or administrative purposes. This is done by giving names to periods of time, typically days, weeks, months and years. A calendar is also a physical record of such a system. Everyone looks into a calendar at one point of…

Music in the AIR
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Music in the AIR

January 11, 2020

Hale Radio Haaki Haadu Keluva… Maja Maadutha Preethi Varthe Keluva… goes the song from Kichcha Sudeep’s Kannada blockbuster Kempegowda.A morose atmosphere can be enlivened by music and radio plays an integral part of music even now amidst the onslaught of social media and the World Wide Web. The small and nondescript radio, sitting at the…

Growing Grain
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Growing Grain

January 4, 2020

You may be familiar with the picturesque image of rice paddies — lush, green fields, perhaps stacked in terraces — but do you know how rice gets from the paddy to your plate? The process is seriously labour-intensive, requiring more steps than you might think would be necessary for such tiny, little grains. A staple…

Birds of a Feather
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Birds of a Feather

December 14, 2019

India is home to many exotic species of birds and animals but did you know that the country also has set a record for the ‘Most bird species in an aviary’? Yes, the Guinness Book of World Records has confirmed that the beautiful Shukavana at Avadhoota Datta Peetham below the Chamundi Hill in Mysuru has…

When Darkness Falls, Wonder Rises
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When Darkness Falls, Wonder Rises

December 7, 2019

By Dr. S. A. Mohan Krishna, Observational Astronomer Humans have always been fascinated by the effect of solar eclipse. Before they were predictable, such events caused excitement, bemusement or fear while they were in progress. As soon as they could be predicted, they have prompted even greater anticipation, provoked a visceral sense of wonder, discussion,…

Heritage, Handlooms, and the Haat
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Heritage, Handlooms, and the Haat

November 30, 2019

By Shadan Muneer Among the attributes that define brand India and its culture is its rich heritage of arts and crafts. From the Barter System of trade to the living rooms of art connoisseurs, art and artisans have had a long journey, touching our lives.  A rare painting, exquisite fabrics, pottery, rugs and carpets and…

D COMPANY: Bonding with Furry Friends
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D COMPANY: Bonding with Furry Friends

November 16, 2019

Pet lovers are themselves a special breed and their entire world revolves around their dogs and vice versa. Dogs are their companions, sharing strong bonds, physical and emotional connect. Both are secure with each other’s company and any external threat will be resisted literally tooth and nail. This Weekend Star Supplement features a couple of…

Pirates of the Lake
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Pirates of the Lake

November 9, 2019

By Ragoo Rao, Ethologist Next time you go out birding, watch for Pelicans, the pirates. They may not brandish knives, cutlasses, ropes or guzzle liquor. But they’re out there, lounging in the leafy shade or plying the winds, just waiting to pounce on passing treasures. Piracy or ‘kleptoparasitism’ — to use the technical term —…

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