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Pet Talk
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Pet Talk

July 7, 2021

In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka talks about chicken language and pet shop/ breeder laws Do chickens make a good family pets? They make absolutely wonderful pets (if  you hand raise them and handle them gently). They are pretty low maintenance and are very intelligent. Curious, brave, timid, loud, bossy, friendly or standoffish, chickens have…

Memorial for a Hindu Monk
Abracadabra By K. B. Ganapathy, Columns

Memorial for a Hindu Monk

July 5, 2021

Jesus Christ had said that ‘no prophet is honoured in his own country.’ I am reminded of this maxim as a journalist and a witness to the ongoing protests concerning handing over of land to build ‘Swami Vivekananda Smaraka’ (Viveka Memorial) by a section of people since May 2013 when Siddharamaiah of the Congress became the…

Eyesores Galore in Mysore !
Columns, Over A Cup of Evening Tea

Eyesores Galore in Mysore !

July 4, 2021

By Dr. K. Javeed Nayeem, MD We Mysureans take a great deal of pride in the beauty and the rich heritage of our city, much of which has been very carefully hand-crafted by a very far-sighted royalty. Almost anything and everything we see here in Namma Mysuru is unique and markedly different from what we…

Doctors’‌ ‌Day‌ ‌Musings‌ ‌
Columns, In Black & White

Doctors’‌ ‌Day‌ ‌Musings‌ ‌

July 3, 2021

Two days ago on July 1, we observed the National Doctors’ Day. The Prime Minister wished the doctors and thanked them. But more than thanks the doctors need something else — protection.  Indeed, the Government has done the needful by introducing and passing “The Epidemic Diseases (Amendment) Bill, 2020,” which makes acts of violence on…

Pet Talk
Columns, Pet Talk

Pet Talk

June 30, 2021

In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka answers queries like do fish sleep? Do they make sounds? And more… By Maneka Gandhi What should we do if a snake bites an animal? Tie a tourniquet 3-4 inches above the site of the bite. Give a small incision at the site with a clean blade and allow…

Pet Talk
Columns, Pet Talk

Pet Talk

June 23, 2021

In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka talks from dehorning of cattle to dogs shedding hair By Maneka Gandhi Why is dehorning of cattle practiced? It is not done to help the animals. Dehorning is practiced because cattle without horns are easier to handle. Dehorned animals also require less space in the pen, and at the…

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