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The Elusive Parking Meter!
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The Elusive Parking Meter!

By Dr. K. Javeed Nayeem, MD Very recently it was announced that our city would be free from ‘Tiger Menace’ after our Traffic Police decided to wind up the arrangement of hiring tow trucks to pick up wrongly parked vehicles. The reason for this termination was that there were numerous complaints from the public that…

Pet Talk
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Pet Talk

In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka tells about measures to be taken after Holi celebrations are over By Maneka Gandhi Is it safe to colour animals with powders on Holi? No, powdered colours are not safe for animals, not even the ones marketed as herbal and organic. The powdered colour can cause severe skin allergies…

Will this be the last battle?
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Will this be the last battle?

By T.J.S. George This is going to be the make or break election. It will either make the idea of India viable, or it will break it completely. The ruling dispensation knows that if they don’t win this time, they won’t win for a long time. And if they win, they’ll make sure they don’t…

The illustrious Saint Tukaram
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The illustrious Saint Tukaram

By Prof. A.V. Narasimha Murthy, former Head, Department of Ancient History & Archaeology, University of Mysore India is a land of saints. They are born as and when required to keep dharma or moral order intact and to tell the people about its need and importance. This is also called as avatara. Thus hundreds of…

Karnataka Water Works
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Karnataka Water Works

Temperature may be rising and Cauvery may be drying up but on Wednesday, Holenarasipura taluk in Hassan district saw heavy rains. Why? Because the first family of JD(S) let their lachrymal glands run wild. Former Prime Minister H.D. Deve Gowda, while vacating his Hassan Lok Sabha seat to his grandson Prajwal Revanna, cried saying he…

Pet Talk: March 13th, 2019
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Pet Talk: March 13th, 2019

In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka talks about housing requirements, nutrient requirements of elephants By Maneka Gandhi Are Indian elephants endangered? The Indian elephant population is between 20,000 and 25,000 in the wild. This means severely endangered, specially because there are less than 1,000 male tuskers left. The selective elimination of the male due to…

The dangers of Israelisation
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The dangers of Israelisation

By T.J.S. George Pakistan is ruled by its military and the military has an animosity against India that won’t go away. The reason is permanently engraved in a photograph — Gen. A.A.K. Niazi signing papers formalising his country’s surrender to India in Dhaka in 1971. The wiping out of East Pakistan and the creation of…

Vending Leadership on the Streets
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Vending Leadership on the Streets

By Dr. R. Balasubramaniam In a world obsessed with sports, politics and the economy, it is easy to see why most of us view and describe successful people in these sectors as ‘leaders’ today. The default understanding is that such people are ‘special’ and endowed with qualities that make them successful leaders. It is such…

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