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Hug + Wink = Hoodwink
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Hug + Wink = Hoodwink

After Wimbledon, Cricket and Football World Cup, we thought we had enough of watching TV, but then Telugu Desam Party (TDP) moved a No Confidence Motion against the BJP government and it was time to watch TV again. And yesterday from 11 am to 11 pm, we had a political drama unfold on TV. Sadly,…

Two Keepers of the Holy Cross !
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Two Keepers of the Holy Cross !

By Dr. K. Javeed Nayeem, MD The recent passing away of Fr. Denis Noronha, a very well-known catholic priest of the Mysuru Diocese, brings to my mind snippets of my very long association with him as I started my education and completed it right up to the B.Sc. level, entirely in Christian educational institutions in…

From Russia, with love…
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From Russia, with love…

By N.K.A. Ballal,  Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC When I go for my evening walk,  I have to pass KBG’s house and sometimes if I see him sitting and reading his own newspaper, I join him for a cup of green tea offered by his ever-smiling wife. On one such recent visit, he casually mentioned that they…

Pet Talk
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Pet Talk

By Maneka Gandhi In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka explains about the need for proper dental care in horses and life cycle of a  honey bee and Guinea pig Do horses get fleas? Horses can get fleas, although it’s not very common. They tend not to get infested, but they can be affected by them….

Much ado about ‘Hindu Pakistan’
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Much ado about ‘Hindu Pakistan’

By T.J.S. George The furore over Shashi Tharoor’s remarks over the possibilities of India becoming a “Hindu Pakistan” must have surprised his enemies and his friends in equal measure. It also reminds us, yet again, that we live in a politically surcharged atmosphere where battles can suddenly break out over a gesture, a phrase, a…

Illustrious Saint Thirunavukkarasu
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Illustrious Saint Thirunavukkarasu

By Prof. A.V. Narasimha Murthy, former Head, Department of Ancient History & Archaeology, University of Mysore Ancient South India and Tamil Nadu in particular had the good fortune of giving birth to many illustrious Shaiva and Vaishnava saints who were also social reformers. There lived a couple Pugalanar and Madiniyar in a small village called…

Fat in Khaki
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Fat in Khaki

By Vikram Muthanna The Karnataka State Reserve Police (KSRP) with 14,000 Police personnel is a rather large force — both literally and figuratively. It seems, our cops have large figures and it’s becoming a problem. That is why a few days ago the Additional Director General of Police (ADGP) Bhaskar Rao, who is the Chief…

Revisiting ISRO spy case
Abracadabra By K. B. Ganapathy, Columns

Revisiting ISRO spy case

This case is only the tip of the iceberg exposing the cause for country’s staggering industrial growth and scientific research Last Tuesday, I was reading the Point of View column of T.J.S. George titled “Why ISRO ‘Spy Case’ Is Important” and I was moved to tears both for ISRO Scientist Nambi Narayanan and my own…

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