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A Pioneer Surrogate Mother
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A Pioneer Surrogate Mother

By Girija Madhavan Newspapers carried a story last year about film actor Tushar Kapoor, fathering a baby boy through a ‘surrogate’ mother. Now the media and even an ‘ad’ for butter reports that Karan Johar has become the father of boy and girl twins through a surrogate mother “who will always be in my prayers,”…

Interiors and decor
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Interiors and decor

By S.B.S. Surendran The Prosperity Gem Tree signifies continual growth; Hence, it assists business people to acquire more wealth and helps to maintain the state of finances as well. The principles of Feng Shui explain the interaction of people with their environment. Like the laws of Physics, they govern every aspect of human life from…

Book talk: Tale of India’s trampled tribals
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Book talk: Tale of India’s trampled tribals

Title : ‘Tribal’ Heritage: An Overlooked chapter of Indian History Author : Promode Kumar Misra Pages : 542 Price : Rs. 1,700 Publisher : Ingramspark, USA Known for long years in academic circles, of Mysuru in particular, Dr. Promode Kumar Misra, a long time resident of the city, an accomplished anthropologist, brings to bear in…

Grow your own organic greens …live and let live
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Grow your own organic greens …live and let live

By Vasanthkumar Mysoremath Gardening is an exhilarating and physical fitness activity for people of all ages, particularly for senior citizens who have the energy and will power to keep themselves fit and active and also be in personal contact with soil and nature. I find people of  Mysuru are very fond of growing some plant…

SATURDAY SUPPLEMENT: Holi Hai…
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SATURDAY SUPPLEMENT: Holi Hai…

One of the most awaited festivals for youngsters is Holi. It is the festival which brings people together to celebrate the victory of good over evil. The festival was celebrated with fervour and joy at few hotels in city which had organised grand holi celebrations. The city also witnessed college students celebrating the festival of…

Street Food
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Street Food

By N.K.A. Ballal, Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC About two years back, the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) had taken a decision to relocate the food vendors, spread all over the city. The  reasoning behind such a move was two-folded. Firstly, licence was to be issued to vendors who adhered to basic hygiene principles and secondly, to…

Classifying Jati
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Classifying Jati

By Dr. Devdutt Pattanaik -Author, Speaker, Illustrator, Mythologist For thousands of years, Indians have followed the jati system. By this system, your birth determines your vocation, hence your status in society, and only members of your jati will share food (roti, in Hindi) with you and give their daughters (beti) to marry into your household. This…

Mysuru: A plan for the future
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Mysuru: A plan for the future

By M.L. Krishnaswami Those residents of Mysuru, who are 80 and above would recall the past-life of this city in all its splendour and variety. Being a Royal City for nearly three centuries, every major activity of yore was centred around the Palace which itself had to undergo reconstruction after a disastrous fire that engulfed…

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