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Why Udupi people are into catering business?
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Why Udupi people are into catering business?

By N.K.A. Ballal, Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC A very interesting blog, linking Mahabharata war and Udupi, a small district in South Karnataka, a Krishna town, came along and I  could not resist the temptation of putting it across to SOM readers. I am not in a position to authenticate it since this happens to be…

Pet Talk
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Pet Talk

By Maneka Gandhi In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka gives information on grooming supplies to be kept at home for dog. What grooming supplies could I keep at home for my dog? Dogs’ Brushes and Combs: Dogs can have so many hair types, so it’s no surprise that there are so many types of dog…

Promoting bad governance is bad
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Promoting bad governance is bad

By T.J.S. George So it’s the mixture as before — Arun Jaitley is wise, Ministers of Southern States are dumb.  The south objected to the centre taking the 2011 population figures as the yardstick for the devolution of tax revenues to the States. Jaitley dismissed the objections in convoluted phraseology.  To wit: “Population proxies very well…

Homage to Dr. B. R. Ambedkar
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Homage to Dr. B. R. Ambedkar

By Prof. A.V. Narasimha Murthy, former Head, Department of Ancient History & Archaeology, University of Mysore Yesterday, the 14th of April, was the 127th birthday of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar and it was celebrated all over the country with admiration and gratitude by schools, colleges and other organisations. There are many Ambedkar Bhavans also which celebrate…

GARLANDS & OWLS
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GARLANDS & OWLS

This election, garlands, which are offered to a person as a mark of reverence and affection, have turned into a show of strength among politicians and their supporters. And the competition has gotten ‘fruity and furious.’ It all started when Energy Minister D.K. Shivakumar visited Srirangapatna where his supporters welcomed him with an apple garland…

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