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Unburdening our PUC Students
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Unburdening our PUC Students

By Dr. K. Javeed Nayeem, MD The most eagerly awaited PUC results are out; ending what can perhaps be called the longest and most painful wait of their lives for all the students who appeared for the examination and their parents too. While they bring much cheer to some they also bring much anguish to…

The art of listening
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The art of listening

By N.K.A. Ballal, Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC Viktor Frankl, one of the great psychiatrists of the twentieth century, survived the death camps of Nazi Germany. His little book, Man’s Search for Meaning, is one of those life-changing books that everyone should read. Frankl once told the story of a woman who called him in the…

Not the cleanest … just least dirty !
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Not the cleanest … just least dirty !

A month ago, two students Srivalli Rattehalli  and Vishnu Priyan visited Star of Mysore office to show some photographs. The two of them had taken some time off and ridden around the city clicking photographs of the two-time winner of the “Cleanest City in India.” Their photographs proved anything but that. I was always a…

Should not boys think to change too ?
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Should not boys think to change too ?

By N.K.A. Ballal, Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC For at least a generation now — especially in urban India and educated middle-class families — we have raised our girls to be confident and fight for their rights. But we seem to have ignored an entire generation of boys who were not told anything about how their…

Pet Talk
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Pet Talk

By Maneka Gandhi In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka explains the ecological importance of crickets, best way to treat dog’s paw pad injury and about need for birds to migrate. What is the importance of crickets ecologically? The field cricket (Gryllus pennsylvanicus) is found abundantly in a great variety of habitats (including fields and lawns,…

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