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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…

Pet talk
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Pet talk

By Maneka Gandhi In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka gives tips on how termites can be stopped from attacking wooden furniture and speaks about the cure of a jellyfish sting. How do I stop termites from attacking my wooden furniture? Termites at home, or firm, are a common problem with wooden fixtures and furniture, like…

Almost unnoticed, our democracy is getting abridged; Is perpetual one-party rule the future of India?
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Almost unnoticed, our democracy is getting abridged; Is perpetual one-party rule the future of India?

Fact No. 1: Donations by companies to political parties is the biggest contributor to corruption in India. All parties acknowledge this. Fact No. 2: Elimination of corruption has been a top priority with the BJP Government. After the currency demonetisation, government leaders even claimed that black money and corruption had been virtually stamped out. Fact…

Empowering the space
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Empowering the space

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…

Padur Gururaja Bhatt
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Padur Gururaja Bhatt

A distinguished son of Tulunadu By Prof. A.V. Narasimha Murthy, former Head, Department of Ancient History & Archaeology, University of Mysore Padur Gururaja Bhatt was known to me more than half a century ago when I was a Professor at the Department of P.G. Studies and Research in Ancient History and Archaeology at Manasagangothri, Mysuru….

Admission Frenzy…
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Admission Frenzy…

Every year just as students are coming out of a nerve-wracking exam season, parents turn into nervous-wrecks with the approaching admission season. And every year during the same time, many Principals, Secretaries and Managing Committee Members of schools suddenly turn into Mughal Emperors. These Sultans preside over a durbar hall lined up with fear-stricken parents,…

Fishing in Foul Waters!
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Fishing in Foul Waters!

By Dr. K. Javeed Nayeem, MD We have two major water bodies, the Kukkarahalli Lake and the Karanji Tank in what can now justifiably be called the heart of our city. These lakes, once on the outskirts of the city, were created by our erstwhile Maharajas to raise the water table and feed the numerous…

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