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Peacock Justice
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Peacock Justice

Oh!  It seems Salman Bhai is not the only adult-virgin in India. There is another good-looking star who is also a virgin, the peacock, our national bird.  So how do peacocks procreate then… it seems, the peahen drinks the tears of the peacock and that’s it, it has a baby peafowl. This discovery was made…

Tourism on the rise ?
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Tourism on the rise ?

By N.K.A. Ballal, Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC The recent stats released by the Ministry of Tourism has indicated that tourism is on the rise and this bodes well for this sun-rise industry which has both direct and indirect benefit for millions across the country. In the year 2000, the tourist arrivals were 2.65 million and…

Pet talk
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Pet talk

By Maneka Gandhi In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka explains how to teach dog a few commands Can you teach me how to teach my dog a few commands? Come: The ‘come’ command is a useful tool for managing annoying puppy behaviours. This command helps keep a dog out of trouble, or gives him a…

When Trump calls for a war against Islamic terrorism  and praises its historical promoter, it is hypocrisy
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When Trump calls for a war against Islamic terrorism and praises its historical promoter, it is hypocrisy

By T.J.S. George Abu Zubaydah, a ‘high-value’ associate of fellow Saudi Arabian Osama bin Laden, was captured by America’s CIA from a safe house in Pakistan in 2002. (Pakistan’s ISI got $10 million for services rendered). Badly wounded, Zubaydah was put on painkillers. CIA strategists manipulated the medication until the man was hallucinated into believing that…

Stop breaking in India…before making in India
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Stop breaking in India…before making in India

On May 22, the much-talked about “India’s first high-speed semi-luxurious train” Tejas Express, was launched. The train runs between Mumbai and Goa. It is equipped with modern amenities on board like LCD TVs, Wi-Fi, closed circuit camera, Bio-vacuum toilets and touch-less water taps. As the new Tejas Express rolled in from Delhi to Mumbai, from…

Parking woes of our city
Abracadabra By K. B. Ganapathy, Columns

Parking woes of our city

Animal world outside Zoo According to Political Science, good governance means the greatest good of the greatest number. Not the good of a community or a vested interest. Last Wednesday around 5 pm I was passing in front of the main gate of Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysore Zoo) in my car. The road was…

Generic Drugs: The Murkier Side
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Generic Drugs: The Murkier Side

By Dr. K. Javeed Nayeem, MD Last week, I explained the difference between branded and generic drugs and also told you why most doctors prescribe branded drugs exclusively although they may be considerably more expensive than the latter. Today in our country most branded drugs are manufactured by very reputed companies and because their very…

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