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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…

Techie returns to Roots, starts ORGANIC MOVEMENT
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Techie returns to Roots, starts ORGANIC MOVEMENT

By N. Niranjan Nikam Driving on the Mysuru-Bengaluru Highway as one crosses Mandya, the sugar bowl of the State, near Budanur, on the left is a supermarket which attracts the eye by its very name ‘Organic Mandya.’ The story of this supermarket and the man behind it, who has returned to his roots, is a…

Heritage Laid Bare: The crumbling Lansdowne Building
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Heritage Laid Bare: The crumbling Lansdowne Building

By Gouri Satya, Sr.Journalist At its monthly meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 29, the Mysuru City Corporation resolved to demolish two heritage structures of the city — Devaraja Market and the Lansdowne Building, the structures that are in their own way, testimony to the illustrious history of this Heritage City. And without which the sobriquet ‘Heritage…

Shelters Miss the Bus
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Shelters Miss the Bus

By Ramesh Kebbehundi Bus riders are always at risk of getting caught in rain or dealing with blistering heat and freezing cold. They pay taxes like everyone else and they deserve basic infrastructure. Unfortunately, many bus shelters in Mysuru city are in a dilapidated state and filled with muck, cow dung and walls adorned with…

MCC spreading message on Hasiru Nagara, Swachh Mysuru
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MCC spreading message on Hasiru Nagara, Swachh Mysuru

By Ramesh Kebbehundi Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) Commissioner K.H. Jagadeesha said that beautification of bus shelters located in various parts of the city has been taken up as part of Swachh Mysuru, Hasiru (green)Mysuru campaign. CC) Commissioner K.H. Jagadeesha said that beautification of bus shelters located in various parts of the city has been taken…

Crime & Punishment: Foraying into Forensic Science
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Crime & Punishment: Foraying into Forensic Science

Forensic investigation of crime includes the use of scientific methods to study past events for criminal justice delivery, often to reconstruct unknown events associated with a crime scene. Considering the importance of forensic investigation of crimes, including biology, fingerprints, DNA analysis, ballistics, evidence tracing, voice analysis and toxicology, the Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology,…

Vanishing people, livelihood: Nomads on the Face  of Fading Tradition
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Vanishing people, livelihood: Nomads on the Face  of Fading Tradition

By P.K. Misra [Pics. courtesy: IGRMS- Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalya] India is home to millions of nomads who belong to hundreds of distinctive groups. Unfortunately, most nomadic communities are witnessing a breakdown in traditional modes of living. Mysuru’s Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya is presently organising a year-long exhibition on ‘Nomads of India’ at…

Understanding Street Vendors An ethnographic approach
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Understanding Street Vendors An ethnographic approach

By Prof. P.K. Misra Street vendors in a growing modern Indian city is an interesting and challenging phenomenon as it throws up many significant questions for which we do not have informed explanations. There is hardly any systematic and reliable data on them. For the people whom they serve they are customary strangers. For urban…

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