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A nippy bowler, perfectionist, and the common man's maharaja

Senior journalist N Niranjan Nikam recalls his childhood friend Srikanta Datta Narasimharaja Wadiyar, the maharaja of Mysore who passed into the ages on Tuesday. The mischievous smile, the hearty......

'Being a festival director is a crown of thorns'

Vikram Sampath's love for Bangalore Litfest equals his passion for music and history, say his friends. With a beautiful, well-polished gramophone resting on a mantle behind his desk, and a framed......

Why do we honour Ashoka and not Tipu?

'Ashoka the Great did not slaughter foreigners or Muslims when he conquered Kalinga. It was Oriya-speaking Hindus whom he butchered by the tens of thousands. But Ashoka is called Great, and his......

Meet India's 10 most renowned yoga gurus

Yoga has been an intrinsic part of the Indian ethos for over 5,000 years. In December 2014, the United Nations recognised that Yoga ‘provides a holistic approach to health and......

Mysore gets its new King in Yaduveer Raj Urs

Pramoda Devi Wadiyar, wife of late Srikanta Datta Narasimharaja Wadiyar, adopts Yaduveer Gopalraj as his successor at a royal ceremony in Mysore on Monday. Photographs: PTI Yaduveer Gopal Raj Urs......

This Rolls-Royce may fetch pound 400,000

Two Rolls-Royce Silver Ghosts, one of which was once owned by the erstwhile Maharaja of Mysore, will be up for auction at the Bonhams in London on September 16 and is estimated to fetch pound......

NYT recognition for Mysore hailed

New York Times'recognition to the yoga-centric Mysore has come as a shot in the arm of those engaged in tourism trade in this city of palaces. NYT has placed Mysore as the 4th best city among the......

Missing $9 mn Baroda necklace at Christie's

The last Nizam of Hyderabad was constantly strapped for funds, and when he attempted to sell off a part of the magnificent collection of jewels owned by his ancestors, the auction was stopped by......

It's two centuries of business for SBI

On June 2, 1806, a clutch of European merchants -- most of whom were Scottish, the East India Company's Bengal government and 27 wealthy Indians launched the Bank of Calcutta.It had a share capital......

Who will buy Umaid Bhawan Palace?

Ever since Umaid Bhawan Palace, the luxury palace resort in Jodhpur, severed its ties with Adrian Zecha-promoted Amanresorts in June, at least three Indian hotel companies have been in the race to......

Everything you wanted to know about Jayalalitha, actress

Long before she became a political legend, there was Jayalalitha, the actress. Born on February 24, 1948 in a family that served Maharaja Jayachamarajendra Wodeyar of Mysore, she was named......

10-year-old director gets Guinness nod

Master Kishan, 10, has found a place in the Guinness Book of World Records as the youngest film director in the world. The record was earlier held by a 13-year-old boy from New Zealand.Kishan's......

Relive India's first ever Test match... against England in 1932!

Ahead of the Indian cricket team's upcoming Test series against England, Rajneesh Gupta looks back in time on the 184-day trip in Blighty during which the team played 38 matches, including a......

Ranji Trophy: Jaffer's unbeaten 92 steers Mumbai against Punjab

Wasim Jaffer's unbeaten 92 helped Mumbai reach 207 in their first innings but not before Punjab had snapped up five wickets to share the honours on the opening day of their second Group A Ranji......

Ferrari begins Magic India Discovery Tour

Ratan Tata flagged off the Ferrari Magic India Discovery Tour near the Gateway of India in Mumbai on Monday.Ferrari announced the start of the new Prancing Horse adventure, which got underway in......

Prasanna bags Castrol Lifetime Achievement Award

Legendary off-spinner Erapalli Prasanna was on Friday conferred the Castrol Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution to Indian cricket.Prasanna, who bagged 189 wickets in 49 Tests between......
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Wadiyar's 98th birth anniversary celebrated

The 98th birth anniversary of Jayachamaraja Wadiyar, the 25th and last maharaja of the erstwhile Mysore state, was celebrated by various... ...

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HOW FEUDAL RELICS WERE RUMP OF THE EMPIRE

By June 1945, as the Second World War was winding down, like gravity, big events had begun to pull the globe in different directions. It had begun... ...

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JD(S) wins Mysuru corporation byelection

The Congress party has suffered a setback in the byelection to ward number 32 of the Mysuru City Corporation as its candidate lost the deposit, in... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/621180/jds-wins-mysuru-corporation-byelection.html
Parsis remember Dadabhai Naoroji on 100th death anniv

Nearly 100 Parsis gathered at AMA on Friday to commemorate the 100th death anniversary of Dadabhai Naoroji, the grand old man of India. The event... ...

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Reviving the Glorious past

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