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Let Clean Bottoms Come First!
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Let Clean Bottoms Come First!

By Dr. K. Javeed Nayeem, MD Just three days ago I saw an ad in my newspaper for a hands-free bottom washing device that can be fitted to our Western-style toilet bowls which are now clearly overtaking the humble squat down Indian toilets even in middle-class homes across the length and breadth of our country….

Pet Talk: March 15
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Pet Talk: March 15

By Maneka Gandhi In this week’s Pet Talk,  Maneka speaks about the diet for baby tortoise and squirrels and explains how to bathe a cow and how to look after a bird with an injured wing; how to stop a puppy from biting shoes, slippers etc. Why does a wasp sting hurt more than a…

The Lone Movie Wolf
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The Lone Movie Wolf

I am an extremely sociable person…But I also like to do certain things alone, especially watching movies. This solo movie watching, it seems, is “abnormal” behaviour as a friend observed. He is not the first. He will not be the last, for people find ‘solo-activists’ weird. When I lived in Chennai, my landlord once mockingly…

Today is a gift
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Today is a gift

By N.K.A. Ballal, Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC Today, I received a beautiful message on my WhatsApp  on the above subject  and  thought that I should share it with Star of Mysore readers: Some day & one day A friend of mine opened his wife’s wardrobe and picked up a silk paper wrapped package. “This,” he…

Sri Rama goes international…
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Sri Rama goes international…

By Prof. A.V. Narasimha Murthy, former Head, Department of Ancient History & Archaeology, University of Mysore. Paramapoojya Dr. Bhashyam Swamiji is a household name in city because of the establishment of Sri Narasimha Temple at Vijayanagar in Mysuru. Hundreds of devotees throng this temple in the morning because worship is done by the Swamiji himself….

Musings on Student Unions
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Musings on Student Unions

The student protests these days are getting more frivolous by the day and so is the media that seems obsessed with local Delhi politics and projecting it like it is of national importance. Now what is so special about students of Delhi University that we need to be kept updated about their every tribulation. The…

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