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Kuchela, Lord Krishna’s friend
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Kuchela, Lord Krishna’s friend

By Prof. A.V. Narasimha Murthy, former Head, Department of Ancient History and Archaeology, University of Mysore We have seen hundreds of people who are friends of kings, rich people, Maharajas, administrators and others. But we are not familiar with an ordinary person like Kuchela having friendship with Lord Sri Krishna, who is supposed to have…

Porn Invasion
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Porn Invasion

Yippee… we are number three in the world ! First is USA, second is UK and third is India. Before we get too excited, no, we are not the third biggest economy in the world but the third biggest consumers of pornography in the world. Pornhub, the largest pornography website has released their website’s traffic…

Why this Frenzied Rush?
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Why this Frenzied Rush?

By Dr. K. Javeed Nayeem, MD Our new Tourism Minister seems to be as excited with his first portfolio as a young boy would be with a new toy. In his excitement to do ‘something new’ he seems to be full of enthusiasm but miserably short of good ideas. And sadly, he seems to be…

How Ambedkar makes us richer
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How Ambedkar makes us richer

By T.J.S. George The Hindus wanted Vedas, and they sent for Vyasa who was not a caste Hindu. The Hindus wanted an epic, and they sent for Valmiki, an untouchable. The Hindus wanted a constitution, and they have sent for me.” That was B.R. Ambedkar at his biting best. He went on to underline an…

Dogs, Pigs, Cows & now Horses
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Dogs, Pigs, Cows & now Horses

On December 18, Parvathamma, a vegetable vendor, was attacked by stray horses. The attack was so swift and severe that the horses killed her within a minute! Now, while the horses are branded killers, the real killers are the irresponsible horse owners who let these horses loose on city streets, and with that, as if…

Want to be healthy? Start cooking at home
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Want to be healthy? Start cooking at home

By N.K.A. Ballal, Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC Two recent ads in the TV really shook me up. The first one had three generations of ladies — grandmother, mother and her daughter — sitting on a  stairs, applying oil on each others head. Picture perfect. A tradition still followed. Excellent so far. The girl suddenly asks…

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