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An unique experience in Gifu, Japan: Cormorant Fishing
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An unique experience in Gifu, Japan: Cormorant Fishing

By Girija Madhavan Indian diplomats enjoy a variety of cultural events when posted abroad; musical recitals, dances or ethnic programmes of the countries they are accredited to. In Japan, a different experience was to be  invited to witness an old fishing tradition in Gifu, Cormorant Fishing. My husband, A. Madhavan and I were among a…

‘Kala Deepthi’ celebrates anniversary
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‘Kala Deepthi’ celebrates anniversary

By Dr. Padmavathi Narasimhan Kala Deepthi is a dance organisation devoted to Bharatanatyam. Its Director Deepthi, who is a disciple of Dr. Vasundhara Doraswamy, has trained several students in Bharatanatyam at her school in J.P. Nagar. Eighteen students ranging from 6-7 years to 15 years of age performed for the first anniversary of the Dance…

Articulate Festival-34: Cool Classics in Hot Climate
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Articulate Festival-34: Cool Classics in Hot Climate

While the temperature was 34 in the corridors and was the same even with fans inside the Veene Seshanna Bhavana, Ganabharathi, Kuvempunagar, the lights shining bright on dancers on stage raised probably to 35, yet during the 34th edition of Articulate Festival curated by Mysore B. Nagaraj for Articulate Trust for Arts, the four classical…

SKYWATCH: Brightest Supermoon tonight
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SKYWATCH: Brightest Supermoon tonight

By Dr. S.A. Mohan Krishna, Amateur Astronomer Tonight (Mar.21), Indians will be privileged to witness the spectacular, biggest, resplendent, and brightest full Moon as it will pass by Earth at a distance of 3,58,246 kms. This is known as lunar perigee and a normal lunar perigee averaging a distance of 357,492 kms happens once every…

Designing the Surya Namaskar
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Designing the Surya Namaskar

By Dr. Devdutt Pattanaik – Author, Speaker, Illustrator, Mythologist Surya, the Sun God, plays an important role in Indian mythology. In some of the earliest images of Hindu and Buddhist mythology, Surya rides on a chariot with his wives or female archers, who shoot arrows, driving away the darkness of the night. In Vedic mythology,…

Kodava Heritage Centre deserted
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Kodava Heritage Centre deserted

Plans on to revive the unique Centre at Madikeri after Lok Sabha Elections By Prasad Sampigekatte While a unique Kodava Cultural Centre on a sprawling 15-acre land at the sleepy and picturesque Balugodu, 6 km from Virajpet in Kodagu is attracting Kodava community members in hordes for marriages and other social, cultural and community gatherings,…

Paytm maadu…
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Paytm maadu…

Scan-and-pay mode of transaction facilitating digital payments even in local and street markets By V. Shourabh There has been overwhelming response from India’s smaller cities and towns for online payments. Kirana store owners, vegetable and fruit vendors, roadside vendors, food stalls, pharmacies small-time pushcart soda vendors and many more merchants now accept Paytm. Aligned with…

Boost up business
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Boost up business

In Feng Shui, every physical object around us produces a corresponding effect, either good or bad. The smallest change in these objects’ arrangements can spell the difference between success and failure, between a bustling business and a doomed enterprise, between a happy marriage and one riddled with irritants, between long life and bad health. Aligning…

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