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More Doctors, More Health !
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More Doctors, More Health !

August 30, 2019

By Dr. K. Javeed Nayeem, MD I have this rather odd habit of asking every youngster I meet what he or she wants to become in life. After listening to their dreams I invariably advise them to consider the option of becoming a doctor if it is not already on their menu.  Many parents who…

A.K. Subbaiah as I knew him
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A.K. Subbaiah as I knew him

August 29, 2019

My college-mate, a fellow Kodava like me and a politician who spewed fire and brimstone like a dragon on rampage against his political or personal opponents, Ajjikuttira K. Subbaiah is no more.  However, there is no denying the fact that in Karnataka politics he was a role model to all Opposition Leaders. Subbaiah was my…

Pet Talk: August 28, 2019
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Pet Talk: August 28, 2019

August 28, 2019

In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka tells how to ensure that a pet’s newborn litter finds a good home By Maneka Gandhi My pet dog just had puppies. When can I put them up for adoption? Ideally you should wait a week or two after the puppies have weaned from their mothers before putting them…

Floods, the language of Nature
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Floods, the language of Nature

August 27, 2019

Our sages anticipated this, hence the Vedic references to the maha pralaya that would trigger, at the end of the chaturyuga, cataclysmic events that wipe out all life on the planet. By T.J.S. George Kempegowda, the Founder of Bangalore (now Bengaluru), had received clear instructions from his mother: “Build lakes, plant trees.” He did that,…

Anecdotes on Mahatma
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Anecdotes on Mahatma

August 24, 2019

By Prof. A.V. Narasimha Murthy, former Head, Department of Ancient History & Archaeology, University of Mysore August 15, 1947 is a red letter day to us Indians because India got political independence from the British on that day. The first Prime Minister of Independent India Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru lowered down the British flag and hoisted…

A Bridge too far?
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A Bridge too far?

August 23, 2019

By Dr. K. Javeed Nayeem, MD Last Friday I wrote about the impact of human inaction vis a vis the impact of flood waters on the historic Srirangapatna Fort, a stone’s throw away from our city. The fast deteriorating state of another iconic marvel of ancient engineering just outside this fort certainly deserves a mention…

It’s not what you gather, but what you scatter
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It’s not what you gather, but what you scatter

August 22, 2019

By N.K.A. Ballal, Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC A simple story: I was at the corner grocery store buying some early potatoes. I noticed a small boy, delicate of bones and feature, ragged but clean, hungrily appraising a basket of freshly picked green peas.  I paid for my potatoes but was also drawn to the display…

Pet Talk
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Pet Talk

August 21, 2019

In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka explains how taking a bath could be stressful for a guinea pig and more By Maneka Gandhi Is it alright to let my young children play with guinea pigs? Guinea pigs are delicate creatures, so ensure your children are supervised while playing with their pet guinea pig. Teach your…

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