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Rains, weak trees and buildings
Columns, In Black & White, Top Stories

Rains, weak trees and buildings

April 23, 2022

We all love a good monsoon, but we also dread it. From mid-June through the end of September, the monsoon brings torrential rain, violent thunderstorms and high wind, turning trees and old properties into death traps. This year, the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) has been proactive and has surveyed to identify weak trees that pose…

Of Men and Beasts!
Columns, Over A Cup of Evening Tea

Of Men and Beasts!

April 17, 2022

By Dr. K. Javeed Nayeem There was a report two days ago that the elephant safari at the Bandipur National Park, which had been stopped for some years, would be resumed soon. This, I am told, is to put to good use the excess number of tamed elephants that are now overcrowding the nearby Rampura…

Road to riches!
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Road to riches!

April 16, 2022

Karnataka’s Rural Development and Panchayat Raj (RDPR) Minister K.S. Eshwarappa resigned yesterday as he was named accused number one in the suicide of a civil contractor Santosh Patil.  The civil contractor had accused the Minister of harassing him for a ‘40 percent commission’ to clear payment of about Rs. 4 crore for road projects completed…

Sound of Loudspeakers
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Sound of Loudspeakers

April 9, 2022

Ah! It’s back again. The ‘Azaan’ decibel problem, for sure, is an election gimmick, but noise pollution from religion, all religions, must be curtailed. Now the Police have issued notices to Mosques to use their loudspeakers within the permissible decibel levels. It is a noise pollution issue. Just as playing blaring music from Lord Ganesha…

Learn from the decline of Sri Lanka
Columns, Point of View

Learn from the decline of Sri Lanka

April 5, 2022

By T.J.S. George What a tragedy Sri Lanka has become.  All school examinations have been cancelled because there is no paper.  There is no paper because there is no money to import it.  There is no fuel for cooking.  A thousand bakeries are closed.  Many power plants have shut down leading to extensive power cuts….

Old Man and the World
Abracadabra By K. B. Ganapathy, Columns, Top Stories

Old Man and the World

April 4, 2022

As a very senior citizen of this country, I have seen stray cases of violence, for various reasons, among individuals and communities. This is not as disturbing, repulsive and mind-numbing as what I had read about the violence that was accompanied with brutal killings, rape, arson and looting of innocent men, women and children, mainly…

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