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Old Netas in Young India
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Old Netas in Young India

Our former Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, at his Party’s ‘Parivartana Yatra’ said that though he was 76- years-old, with the support of people and God he would complete the 84-day Yatra on Feb. 4 in Bengaluru. With that Yeddy would have covered 219 Constituencies in the State, visited 29 of 30 districts in Karnataka and…

Tourism on the Rise. But not Mysuru. Why?
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Tourism on the Rise. But not Mysuru. Why?

By N.K.A. Ballal, Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC One crore or 10 million arrivals! We Indians should be proud. We have crossed this magical figure this year. Of course, this arrival figure includes tourists, business people, medical tourists and students.  An achievement no doubt but nothing to brag about. Singapore, our neighbour gets about  15 million…

Pet Talk
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Pet Talk

By Maneka Gandhi In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka speaks about the intelligence of Dogs, Wolves, Cockatoos and Squirrels Cockatoos are pretty but do they have any special skills? Cockatoos have been nicknamed “animal master-burglars” because they can pick almost any lock. In a University of Vienna study, an adult male cockatoo named “Pipin” retrieved a…

New Kerala Model? No Harm Hoping
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New Kerala Model? No Harm Hoping

By TJS George Something extraordinary happened in Kerala last week. It is a State that was taken over quite some time ago by time-servers in public life, corruption kings and one-man parties with names that incorporate the leader’s own name (Kerala Congress-M, for K.M.Mani, Kerala Congress-B, for Balakrishna Pillai). As for Communism, Kerala remains the…

Forget Helmets Let’s Leave it to Destiny
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Forget Helmets Let’s Leave it to Destiny

Our helmet woes never end. That’s because helmets are never on our head. Instead, it’s on our arm or tucked away in our vehicle’s luggage space. Ever since helmet checking began, two-wheeler riders have turned into rats — they run helter-skelter, risking their own lives and putting the lives of others at risk trying to…

Pet Talk
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Pet Talk

By Maneka Gandhi In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka explains about how smartness differs from one animal to other. People would rather eat sheep and goats than dogs because there is this belief that they are brainless and have no emotions. According to the scientists of the University of Cambridge, sheep can even recognise human…

Divided people are easy targets
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Divided people are easy targets

By T.J.S. George Way back in 1857, a foreign journalist described India in words that seem eerily relevant today. (That is going a really long way back because 1857 was the year Indian soldiers rebelled against their British overlords in what came to be known, in Indian terms, as the first war of Independence and,…

Stainless Steal
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Stainless Steal

Some may not have been born with a silver spoon in their mouth, so they just steal a few silver spoons, literally, like a few Indian journalists did in London recently. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had taken a few select Indian journalists to London so they could cover her pitch to investors. Instead,…

Glorious Suttur Jathre
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Glorious Suttur Jathre

By Prof. A.V. Narasimha Murthy, former Head, Department of Ancient History & Archaeology, University of Mysore The Kannada word Jathre (Jathra) is derived from the Sanskrit word Yatra and it is generally associated with a God, Goddess or a Saint or Jagadguru of a Mutt. In our country, Jathres are held at important Holy places…

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