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Pet Talk
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Pet Talk

In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka gives information on bad breath and constipation in cats. By Maneka Gandhi My cat has bad breath. How should I handle this problem? If your cat has bad breath then there could be several reasons for it, but the main reasons are: Gingivitis: If the gums appear red and…

The urge to serve the Nation!
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The urge to serve the Nation!

By T.J.S. George What makes Indian politics unique is its focus on the self. Every politician is convinced that it is his right to become a Minister. Every Minister believes that it is his right to remain a Minister as long as he lives. Every Minister wants his son, too, to become a Minister by…

Doctor’s Diagnosis !
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Doctor’s Diagnosis !

Koppa was a small village town in Kodagu. The only government departments there are the ubiquitous Police Outpost and the Post Office. The government hospital was 20 kms away in the Taluk Head Quarters at Virajpet. The village town was in dire need of a doctor. When a young man Narayan from Kodagu completed his…

The story of Kohinoor
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The story of Kohinoor

By Prof. A.V. Narasimha Murthy, former Head,  Department of Ancient History & Archaeology, University of Mysore Sometime back I was at a jewellery shop in Mysuru where the owner was my good friend. A minor film actress walked into the shop and expressed a desire to purchase a diamond. The shop owner gave a lecture…

Yoga Day Musings…
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Yoga Day Musings…

June 21 is International Yoga Day and last year our city made it to the Guinness World Records for the most number of people performing yoga in a single location. Very apt for a city that is world renowned for its yogashalas and yoga gurus. Like most children in Mysuru, in the early 80s, I…

Importance of morals
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Importance of morals

By N.K.A. Ballal,  Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC A nice and interesting story: Immediately after finishing her school, a girl left her countryside to attend a University in Paris, France and then find a job. It was a dream come true for this young girl. However, she was soon overwhelmed by all the changes she faced….

Pet Talk
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Pet Talk

By Maneka Gandhi In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka speaks about parrot lice, horse shoe and lifespan of a pet rabbit. What do I need to know about parrot lice? Lice are one of the most common parasites found on pet birds like parrots. Often an infestation is not visible until the bird is in…

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