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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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Greens cry hoarse over letting untreated sewage water into KK lake

People have opposed the letting in of untreated sewage water into the Kukkarahalli lake in the city, stating that if such violations continue, it... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/648561/greens-cry-hoarse-over-letting.html
Mysuru celebrates 'royal heir's' arrival

The people of Mysuru region, especially in Mysuru city and surroundings, are rejoicing the birth of a baby boy to Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/646917/mysuru-celebrates-royal-heirs-arrival.html
Kannada Sahitya Sammelana in Mysuru from today

The City of Palaces is all set for the 83rd Akhila Bharatha Kannada Sahitya Sammelana after a gap of 26 years. Chief Minister Siddaramaiah will... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/644518/kannada-sahitya-sammelana-mysuru-today.html
Things Fall Apart

A top secret memo flies in the face of the thinking that India never wanted to go in for a Plebiscite and had surreptitiously gained control over... ...

http://www.mydigitalfc.com/fc-weekend/freedom-files-things-fall-apart
The real plotters behind the feudal lords

While many of the Princes were British stooges and oriental despots, it was their Dewans who front ran operations against the populace. The sum of... ...

http://www.mydigitalfc.com/fc-weekend/freedom-files-real-plotters-behind-feudal-lords

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