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Creating beneficial spaces
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Creating beneficial spaces

Adapting the science of Vastu or Feng Shui from the inception of a project can prevent costly mistakes. By incorporating classical Feng Shui principles into your new home construction/ design, the benefits are tremendous. The premise behind Feng Shui is to ensure that your home and the surrounding exterior environment supports and enhances greater human…

How much did you get in Board exams?
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How much did you get in Board exams?

By Sujata Rajpal 94%, 96%, 99%, 99.2%… it’s raining marks. Anyone getting below 92%? Go hide yourself somewhere. Don’t show your face, the least of all on Facebook. Being a mother of two ‘Suns,’ I know, it is every parent’s wish that their child excels in Boards. His whole career depends on that bloody marks…

On Ramzan Food Trail… Enjoy exotic Iftar dishes in Mysuru
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On Ramzan Food Trail… Enjoy exotic Iftar dishes in Mysuru

By S. Kenneth Shishir Ramzan, the month of fasting and prayers for Muslim brethren, is also the season for others to enjoy the tasty delicacies. The mouth watering variety include such special items like Haleem from Hyderabad, varieties of samosas (both vegetarian and non-vegetarian), Kashmiri Faluda and, Dry Fruit Sherbet. The exotic Middle-East delicacies such…

Harvest rain water in vacant Government lands
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Harvest rain water in vacant Government lands

Monsoon has arrived in some parts of the country. Due to global warming, climatic conditions have been unpredictable and it is felt that immediate action be taken to harvest whatever quantity of rain that falls on earth. Ground water is diminishing and people are finding it difficult to find water even after digging a borewell…

A citizen’s letter to the Chief Minister…
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A citizen’s letter to the Chief Minister…

By Dr. R. Balasubramaniam Dear Chief Minister, Last week saw a mega ‘tamasha’ unfold in our city of Mysuru by your Government… I am sure your officers would not have told you that the main arterial thoroughfares of Mysuru were blocked with buses coming in from all directions putting the city into disarray. Each of…

From Here and There… Of Kodagu and the Kodava
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From Here and There… Of Kodagu and the Kodava

An ocean of nostalgia on Coorg of the Raj, now Kodagu, smallest district in Karnataka, will kindle the memories of Kodavas of the old generation as one reads this highly potent literary capsule, a compendium of Kodagu and Kodava history by Rahul Singh published in Outlook magazine dated June 12, 2017. I found it most…

Tuning into the mind of Ustad Amjad Ali Khan
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Tuning into the mind of Ustad Amjad Ali Khan

Padma Vibhushan Sarod Maestro retraces his musical journey and his familial bonds There are masters and there are great masters in the music world. But to find a great master who is also a great human being is rare and to this great genre belongs Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, the Sarod Maestro, who treats every…

‘Santrupti’  – A garden with a difference
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‘Santrupti’ – A garden with a difference

Text & photographs by Dr. Mahadeswara Swamy, Scientist Mob: 97429-91057  e-mail: [email protected] La Gardenia – A paradise of fruit plants A garden is an outdoor space for cultivation, display and deriving pleasure and enjoyment of plants and other forms of nature. The most common type of garden is a residential garden built around the living…

Neutralising conflicts
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Neutralising conflicts

Staircase in line with main door or at the centre of the home causes unsettling energy and disturbs the house. Even bad if the stairs are at the centre sector of the entire home. Suspending crystals or chimes could uplift and balance the energies. Home is said to be a place where you can relax,…

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