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We’re even giving God a headache !
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We’re even giving God a headache !

Sonu Nigam wrote that azan, the call to prayer for Muslims early in the morning, was disturbing him. And lo and behold, all kinds of noise pollution erupted; from self-proclaimed God’s special children, the priests, to opportunistic publicity-seekers. While Sonu Nigam may not have lost his voice, he sure lost his cool and with that…

Self-discipline
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Self-discipline

By N.K.A. Ballal, Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC One walks into a dinner engagement. After the dinner is over, you notice a young man or a woman pick up their plates and politely ask their hostess if they can wash and keep back their  dinner  plates. How do you react? Wow, what an upbringing? Is this…

Pet talk
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Pet talk

By Maneka Gandhi In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka speaks about the reproduction in cockroaches and identification of gender in Goldfish. What do tadpoles eat? Tadpoles are aggressive eaters because of their rapid growth rate, and one of their favourite foods is algae that grows in pond water and along rocks. As they develop, tadpoles…

The Public and The Police
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The Public and The Police

Importance of reading the written law and rules. But Police have greater responsibility. A couple of days back a friend of mine in his eighties came to my office with a bulky file requesting me to publish a report on a subject related to Police or to talk to the Commissioner of Police. A tall…

Make your space vibrant
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Make your space vibrant

Feng Shui has come a long way with many adapting it in their daily lives right from interiors to furnishings, dress to make-up and vehicles too.  By adapting some basic corrections and empowering the space through appropriate symbolism, the Feng Shui of a space can be made very vibrant. When you incorporate Feng Shui principles…

Siddu is . . . King Cong
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Siddu is . . . King Cong

The Nanjangud and Gundlupet by-election has been a good preliminary exam for Karnataka politicians. While it gave Congress party, which is suffocating under bad leadership, a gasp of air, the BJP choked…and if it does not change strategy it will drown in 2018. But the most dramatic part of the election was that V. Sreenivasa…

What is the purpose of one’s life?
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What is the purpose of one’s life?

By N.K.A. Ballal,  Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC Another beautiful narration on my Facebook. Author unknown,  so I am not able to give the credit. But a well-read and well-heeled hermit to afford a private hut! What is my life’s purpose? How do I find my purpose? These two questions I get asked most frequently from…

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