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Ancient incest in the sky
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Ancient incest in the sky

By Dr. Devdutt Pattanaik – Author, Speaker, Illustrator, Mythologist In the Vedas, long before people knew about Gods such as Shiva, Vishnu and Brahma, there was a story of how the God of Heaven committed incest with the Goddess of Dawn, his daughter. Now this is called the problem of primal incest, which is found…

It’ll Snow soon in Mysuru !
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It’ll Snow soon in Mysuru !

By M.T. Yogesh Kumar Why go to Himachal Pradesh or Jammu & Kashmir to experience snow fall when you can literally chill and freeze at your backyard? Yes. Mysuru city will soon get a Snow World where one can play, dance, glide, and slide amidst snow and also climb snow-clad heights for ‘that’ adrenaline rush…

Uzbekistan: The great Silk Route country -2
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Uzbekistan: The great Silk Route country -2

By Ashvini Ranjan [Continued from yesterday] As we departed on our tour of the city, Akbar reeled off the city’s history of how it changed hands from the Arabs to the Mongols and subsequently ruled by Timur and Shaybandis. It was colonised by Russia in 1917 and Uzbekistan gained independence in 1991. “It was Islam…

Uzbekistan: The great Silk Route country -1
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Uzbekistan: The great Silk Route country -1

By Ashvini Ranjan The air hostess on the Uzbek Airways flight from Tashkent to New Delhi was kind enough to permit me to occupy an empty window seat. For her, it was a routine request from passengers. Little did she realise my burning curiosity to see the rugged landscape below of the famous Silk Road…

Kirti Rathore makes a big splash in Men’s Fashion
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Kirti Rathore makes a big splash in Men’s Fashion

By Kavitha Mhatre Jaipur-based designer Kirti Rathore blew minds with her signature style at the 5th edition of Mysore Fashion Week-2018 held at The Windflower Resorts and Spa recently. Men’s wear that infused architectural shapes and idiosyncratic prints on luxurious fabrics made a big splash of vibrant colours. ‘Rich, sophisticated and unique’ is what comes…

Natural farming to avert Nature’s fury
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Natural farming to avert Nature’s fury

M.K. Kailash Murthy’s unique experiment in natural farming at Kollegal can act as shield against natural disasters like it happened in Kodagu and Kerala By Prof. B. Sheik Ali At a time when there are talks about how to prevent or at least minimise the damage caused by natural disasters like floods and landslides in…

Deer for sale near Kalamandira!
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Deer for sale near Kalamandira!

The pavement opposite Kalamandira has a new lure. For those who are familiar with this area know that the vendors on this footpath have been here almost forever, exhibiting a wide range of matkas (clay pots), ceramic pots and statues of Indian Gods and Goddesses for sale. On any given day, it’s quite common to…

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