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Sayoga: A one-stop boutique for yoga
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Sayoga: A one-stop boutique for yoga

By Sujata Rajpal It’s not that in life every venture begins with a dream. Sometimes ideas erupt out of nothing but ultimately take the form of a dream. The story of Sayoga, a boutique store for yoga enthusiasts is something similar. It all started with providing accommodation to yoga practitioners visiting Mysuru. “Foreigners, who come…

Four watchtowers planned at Mysuru Central Jail
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Four watchtowers planned at Mysuru Central Jail

By S.T. Ravikumar One of the oldest prisons in Karnataka, the Mysuru Central Jail will soon get a security upgrade. Not taking any chance on security, the Jail authorities have decided to construct watch towers for 24/7 and 365-day vigil. These towers will come up within the compound and once set up, there will be…

Pride of Police
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Pride of Police

By S.T. Ravikumar Pics by M.N. Lakshminarayana Yadav Gone are the days when we heard constant complaints from Policemen that they are treated badly by their superiors and the government too does not provide any facilities to them. Thanks to the initiative by some welfare-oriented senior Police officers who have served Mysuru, the Police personnel…

Dr. Salim Ali Information Centre at Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary
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Dr. Salim Ali Information Centre at Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary

By V. Shourabh Tourists visiting Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary at Srirangapatna can utilise the newly-renovated Dr. Salim Ali Information Centre at the entrance of the sanctuary. The information centre educates people about the sanctuary, its history and the birds. The information centre has models of birds and crocodiles and has pictorial representation of various birds, its…

BIRDS ON BANKS: Winged Beauties flock Ranganathittu
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BIRDS ON BANKS: Winged Beauties flock Ranganathittu

By V. Shourabh The tiny 0.67 square kilometre Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary is a haven for nature-lovers and bird-watchers. Located in Mandya district, Ranganathittu is regarded as one of Asia’s most significant nesting and breeding locales for birds. A large number of exotic migratory species flock the sanctuary annually. This Weekend Star Supplement throws fresh light…

Highway Mango Mandi: Dreaming Big…
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Highway Mango Mandi: Dreaming Big…

By V. Shourabh Just like a mango seed which is nurtured, watered and taken care of over the years to reap sweet fruits, a young boy is nurturing his dreams here on the Mysuru-Bantwal Highway. Amidst all the sellers, there is one enthusiastic small chirpy boy, who with his cheerful broad smile and talkative nature…

Highway Mango Mandi
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Highway Mango Mandi

By V. Shourabh Speeding SUVs, bikes and cars slow down and stop as they approach a stretch on the ever-busy highway between Yelwal and Ankanahalli on the Mysuru-Hunsur Road. reason: To buy luscious mangoes. The two-kilometre stretch has literally transformed into a Mango Mandi and from February till about August, Mango Pyramids greet motorists on…

Poll-phernalia: Courting the Khadi Kurta
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Poll-phernalia: Courting the Khadi Kurta

By V. Shourabh Pics. by M.N. Lakshminarayana Yadav This white-coarse Khadi was a political weapon which broke the monopoly of British mills and saw a rise in India’s indigenous cotton. With the use of Charkha, Khadi was hand-spun to mark the start of a manufacturing revolution in India. With its early inception, since the days…

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