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In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka speaks about spaying rabbits and poisoning in dog. By Maneka Gandhi Why is spaying rabbits necessary? There are many benefits to spaying or neutering a rabbit. First and foremost, a sterilised rabbit can live a longer, healthier life, as the risk of cancer and urinary tract infections are greatly…

Of Brahma Kumaris & the Dacoit
Abracadabra By K. B. Ganapathy, Columns

Of Brahma Kumaris & the Dacoit

Pancham Singh, the notorious dacoit of Chambal Valley who surrendered to Jayaprakash Narayan about 12 years ago was in Mount Abu, attending the Universal Peace Conference and was the star attraction for the journalists. It may not be an exaggeration if I say that he was a good publicity material for the Brahma Kumaris and…

Mass appeal is easy for filmstars, but respect is tough. Amitabh Bachchan earned it, after many setbacks
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Mass appeal is easy for filmstars, but respect is tough. Amitabh Bachchan earned it, after many setbacks

By T.J.S. George Filmstars seldom celebrate their birthdays. Perhaps they do not want to know that they are getting older by the year. Amitabh Bachchan’s birthday (Oct. 11, 1942) was an exception. Television interviews apart, a serious newspaper or two subjected his persona to intellectual analysis. This exceptionality was warranted because, at 75, Bachchan has…

Significance of Naraka Chaturdashi
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Significance of Naraka Chaturdashi

By Prof. A.V. Narasimha Murthy, former Head, Department of Ancient History & Archaeology, University of Mysore Deepavali translated as festival of lights is a three-day celebration.  The first day is Naraka Chaturdashi, the second day is New Moon Day (Lakshmi Puja) and the third day is Balipadyami.  All our festivals generally have a mythological background…

Ex-Minister calls Bureaucracy Bad and Repents!
Abracadabra By K. B. Ganapathy, Columns

Ex-Minister calls Bureaucracy Bad and Repents!

Last evening I journeyed to Rangayana, like it was a pilgrimage, to see Pandit Rajeev Taranath, the Sarod Maestro par-excellence, whose birthday it was. The venue, a small auditorium Bhoomigeeta, was overflowing with music connoisseurs, Taranath’s old friends and admirers. I was one among them. The programme was to celebrate Karnataka’s celebrated Sarod Maestro’s 85th…

Pet Talk
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By Maneka Gandhi In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka explains how do make a disposable temporary shelter for a stray dog during winter? Can dogs be relocated on RWAs requests? Under stray dog management rules, it’s illegal for an individual, RWA or estate management to remove or relocate dogs. The dogs have to be sterilised…

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