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Sage Agasthya stood for One Nation, One Culture
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Sage Agasthya stood for One Nation, One Culture

August 18, 2019

Amidst raging debate on One Nation, One Constitution and One Nation, One Ration Card, here we publish an article on Sage Agasthya, Bharatvarsha and Agasthya’s philosophy of One Nation and One Culture. By Dr. Manik A.V. Bengeri The history of India dates back to thousands of years when it was known as Bharat or Bharatvarsha….

Marketonomics: Getting a feel of Santhepet
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Marketonomics: Getting a feel of Santhepet

August 17, 2019

Mysuru, the Cultural Capital of Karnataka and a home for some of the oldest and historical structures, is a known thing. But not many know that the city is also a home for some of the oldest markets. One such place is Old Santhepet bang behind Mothikhane Building on Sayyaji Rao Road. This market has…

Foster Care: Open your Heart and Home to a Child in Need
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Foster Care: Open your Heart and Home to a Child in Need

August 17, 2019

Children are the pleasure and pride for parents and future of our society and country By Alok Gupta, Honorary Secretary, Bapuji Children’s Home Sometimes children lose the protection of their parents because of their demise or other unavoidable circumstances. Such children become homeless and then the State becomes their guardian. To look after such children,…

Dasara, Bhyrappa and Intolerance
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Dasara, Bhyrappa and Intolerance

August 16, 2019

By Prathibha Nandakumar Celebrity author Dr. S.L. Bhyrappa has been chosen to inaugurate the Mysuru Dasara this time. Ever since the announcement, many memes and trolls are making the rounds on social media, attempting to ridicule the decision. Now, the question is why is it that each “group” decides that the “candidate” it thinks best…

500-year-old Bateri in a shambles
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500-year-old Bateri in a shambles

August 14, 2019

Rajas, Sultans have hoisted Flags on this 15th century flagpole in Srirangapatna By Vinay Karekura The Rajas, Maharajas and Sultans right from 15th Century have proudly protected this historical monument where they were hoisting flags from this flagpole in Bateri, which unfortunately is in a shambles now. This place classified as a heritage structure is…

Kodagu Disaster: Too much and Too little
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Kodagu Disaster: Too much and Too little

August 14, 2019

2020 may well be a repeat of 2018 and 2019 if urgent measures are not taken By Maj. Gen. (Retd.) S.G. Vombatkere (VSM)  We need rain for drinking water and for survival. But there are also people who fear rain, especially heavy or continuous ones, like many who live in Kodagu and elsewhere in the…

They groom sheep well  to fetch a good price
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They groom sheep well to fetch a good price

August 11, 2019

From snipping of body hair to giving head massage and brushing the hair, they do it all to make their sheep look attractive By Shadan Muneer Festivities are in the air. Monsoon has ushered in the season of festivities for people of all faiths and it is raining celebrations. The city is gearing up for…

Child-sage Balak Nath
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Child-sage Balak Nath

August 8, 2019

By Dr. Devdutt Pattanaik – Author, Speaker, Illustrator, Mythologist In Himachal and nearby regions, a yogi is worshipped, who is considered a form of Shiva in Kalyug. His name is Baba Balak Nath. In art, he is visualised as a young boy with a yoga staff in his hand, seated on a peacock with the…

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