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Pet talk
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Pet talk

By Maneka Gandhi In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka, answering one of her readers if it is necessary to shave dog to protect him from a heat stroke, gives tips on what can be done to keep pets cool during summer. I just got a puppy. He has been howling constantly and is not passing any…

The Cult of Lord Narasimha
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The Cult of Lord Narasimha

By Prof. A.V. Narasimha Murthy, former Head, Department of Ancient History & Archaeology, University of Mysore It was a pleasant surprise that on Tuesday (9.5.2017) all the TV channels beamed only the programmes celebrating the birth (Jayanti) of Lord Narasimha. Actually, the programmes were there from early morning till late in the night. In fact…

The Generic Muddle Unravelled !
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The Generic Muddle Unravelled !

By Dr. K. Javeed Nayeem, MD Of late, there has been much discussion in the lay press about branded and generic drugs ever since reports started appearing in the media about doctors and hospitals swindling patients by making them buy costlier drugs when much cheaper ones are easily available in the market. In yesterday’s Star…

Generic Vs Branded medicines
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Generic Vs Branded medicines

By N.K.A. Ballal, Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC A recent government order asking doctors to prescribe medicines by their generic names and not by brands has sent the medical community into a tizzy. But a basic question comes first: Are our generic medicines manufactured for internal consumption safe? Ironically, India is the largest manufacturer of generic…

Pet talk
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Pet talk

By Maneka Gandhi In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka explains about mating in elephants, about Red Pandas and also gives tips on how to get rid of flies from house? What characteristics do elephants display when they want to mate? The courtship between a male and a female elephant is short lived. They will rub…

With Kerala’s CM inviting humiliation after humiliation, the CPM saga may be coming to a close in India
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With Kerala’s CM inviting humiliation after humiliation, the CPM saga may be coming to a close in India

By T.J.S. George Are we witnessing the final fade-out of communism’s run in India? West Bengal was a Left citadel that seemed impregnable for three long decades. Rather suddenly it crumbled and repeated attempts to put it together again have failed. Kerala then became the Marxists’ only viable address. The electoral victory they gained in…

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