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Automation A boon or a bane?
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Automation A boon or a bane?

By N.K.A. Ballal, Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC I was deeply disturbed by a recent article wherein it was said that about 1.5 million  professionals working  in the three verticals of Telecom, it and Banking  would become redundant in the coming years. Yes, you heard me right. It is not Donald Trump who is doing this…

Long rally with the Indian Tennis Ace
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Long rally with the Indian Tennis Ace

One of the India’s finest tennis players is Somdev Kishore Devvarman. Having started to play tennis at the age of 9, he hit headlines as a student of University of Virginia, USA, for being the only collegiate player to have completed a hat-trick by winning the NCAA Singles Championships from 2006 to 2008.  A graduate…

Music and Dance Harmony
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Music and Dance Harmony

By Dr. Padmavathi Narasimhan In collaboration with Kalabhimanigala Balaga, Mysuru, Sri Nadabrahma Sangeetha Sabha had organised a special programme on the occasion of 50th birthday of Chitravina N. Ravikiran. The programme was titled ‘Pancha Maha Purushara Paramukti Marga – Vadya Goshti Mattu Nritya Sambhashane,’ a rare event, wherein Sri Tyagaraja, Muttuswami Deekshitar, Shyama Shastri, Purandaradasa…

Harmony for buildings
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Harmony for buildings

By S.B.S. Surendran, Accredited Master Feng Shui Consultant The  term ‘Feng Shui Compatibility’ is actually the influence of  how the energy of a building affects a person (or the people) living or working in it. Feng Shui per se has a wide range of levels, from the individual energy of the building, to the individual energy…

Saving Mysuru, Our Last Chance
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Saving Mysuru, Our Last Chance

By Ashvini Ranjan, Convenor, Mysore Grahakara Parishat (MGP) A Mysurean visiting Bengaluru experiences a shock seeing the tsunami of vehicular traffic on the roads. According to the official website of Bengaluru City Police, the vehicular population  as on 31.3.2016 was 56 lakh motor vehicles. Of these, 70% constituted two-wheelers, 15% four-wheelers and the balance being…

HIV patient needs compassion and not just treatment
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HIV patient needs compassion and not just treatment

A two-day Conference Ceremony of HIVe  aMysuru ART (Anti-Retroviral Therapy) Update 2017 was inaugurated at SDM-IMD auditorium in Mysuru yesterday. The Conference is being organised by Asha Kirana Trust, which is working for the cause of HIV/AIDS patients and people living with AIDS since decades. In this article, Sujata Rajpal traces the roots of Asha…

Glory Thy Name is Mysuru
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Glory Thy Name is Mysuru

By A.V. Narasimha Murthy, former Head, Department of Ancient History & Archaeology, University of Mysore Mysuru, which the Britishers pro-nounced as My-sore, is the gift of Goddess Mahishasuramardini. According to mythology, the demon Mahishasura was tormenting the good people and was spoiling the Vedic way of life.  The tormented people prayed to the Goddess and she…

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