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Looking at elections in historical perspective
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Looking at elections in historical perspective

By Prof. A.V. Narasimha Murthy, former Head, Department of Ancient History & Archaeology, University of Mysore In ancient times, election was a divine affair particularly in theology which meant chosen by God. Thus it was a selection by the clergy who represented God. In Latin, it was ligerilect which meant pick. In ancient times, a…

Are you happy at what you are doing?
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Are you happy at what you are doing?

By N.K.A. Ballal, Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC Class Tenth: A teacher walked into the class and told, “Today, there will be no studies. I am going to give each of you a blank paper.  The subject I want you to write is: What do you want to be in life?” Some of you may want…

Pet Talk
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Pet Talk

In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka explains about dog’s and cat’s diet; Also, about DOs and DON’Ts as a new dog owner. By Maneka Gandhi Can I feed my dog with sweet and sugary substances? Is it bad for its health? Or is it just a myth? Candy, gum and baked goods are sweetened by…

It’s time for a non-Gandhi, but…
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It’s time for a non-Gandhi, but…

By T.J.S. George In the Congress Party’s most inglorious hour, Rahul Gandhi struck a note that was gutsy and resolute.  It was brave of him to expose the selfishness of some of his senior-most colleagues.  His resoluteness over the issue of resigning became sagacious when he said that the Congress needed a President without the…

Yajamana Kempiah & leading in the present
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Yajamana Kempiah & leading in the present

By Dr. R. Balasubramaniam Leadership is indeed a very much used and abused word. From Mahatma Gandhi to Hitler to the mafia don, everyone is called a ‘leader’. I have always believed that Leadership is innate within every individual and one only needs to manifest this.  One has to call upon our inner resources and…

Up in Arms – Pit
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Up in Arms – Pit

Two days ago, while the Nation was waiting with bated breath to see what the new Government’s Cabinet would look like, many others were looking elsewhere. And what they saw made them lose their wits while others loved it. So what did they see? They saw Hindi movie Dabangg’s item song seductress Munni’s fur !…

Health is Wealth
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Health is Wealth

By N.K.A. Ballal, Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC A simple story: A woman came out of her house and saw three old men with long white beards sitting in front of her yard. She did not recognise them and said “I do not think I know you but you look famished and hungry. Please come in…

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