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Pet Talk
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Pet Talk

By Maneka Gandhi In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka speaks about elephant tourism, diet for a baby mynah & what to do if a bull charges Can ducks be incorporated in paddy field to prevent insects? Can they replace pesticides? Use of ducks in rice paddy fields is an age-old practice that is now being…

Claims Vs Facts in a New Year
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Claims Vs Facts in a New Year

By T.J.S. George Now that a week has passed, we can reckon how many New Year resolutions have already been broken and how many are left to go down the drain. There is nothing here to feel guilty about. What are New Year resolutions for if not for breaking? Anyway, a brand new New Year…

A Happy Frivolous New Year!
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A Happy Frivolous New Year!

Every passing year, the greetings are getting more and more impersonal as we are assaulted with a barrage of digital greetings. Earlier it was just SMS greetings; now with the smart phone boom we have WhatsApp greetings — usually some banal image wishing you a Happy New Year. This year, some people went a step…

Musings amid Lakes & Palaces
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Musings amid Lakes & Palaces

By Dr. K. Javeed Nayeem, MD As I said last Friday, our own Mysuru and distant Udaipur, which I visited recently with my family, seem like sister cities to me since they have both been seats of royalty and also because both have many Lakes and Palaces. It is a different matter that while we…

Repair Leaks, your New Year Resolution-2019
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Repair Leaks, your New Year Resolution-2019

By N.K.A. Ballal, Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC He lives with his wife in an ordinary rental apartment in the city of San Francisco. He never wears branded clothing; his glasses are trusted and aged. His watches are functional and unglamorous. He does not have his own car, his primary means of transportation is the bus…

Mysore in Brush-strokes
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Mysore in Brush-strokes

By Girija Madhavan An oil-painting of a pastoral scene in green and gold, catches a ray of the morning sun where it hangs on a wall in our home. The workers in the field seem to come alive, the foliage moves in the morning breeze in contrast to the static hay ricks in the background….

Pet Talk
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Pet Talk

By Maneka Gandhi In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka speaks about crimes against animals and the law enforcement agencies Where can we find annual crime reports against animals? Is there any formal database maintained? The annual crime reports are recorded under the National Crime Records Bureau in India. It is revised and updated annually and…

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