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Balancing the Love Charger
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Balancing the Love Charger

By Dr. Devdutt Pattanaik – Author, Speaker, Illustrator, Mythologist When you go to someone’s house, we expect to be served water. But today, more than water, we expect to be offered a phone charger. So imagine when someone comes up with a phrase ‘Love charger.’ You cannot help but be impressed by the pop innovation….

“Should we aspire to be like China is the bigger question”: Chief Economic Advisor to Government of India Arvind Subramanian
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“Should we aspire to be like China is the bigger question”: Chief Economic Advisor to Government of India Arvind Subramanian

Economics is not an exact science. Few people understand it with words like GDP, fiscal policy, repo rate. For instance, demonetisation is claimed to be an unmitigated disaster as well as a resounding success. Arvind Subramanian, Chief Economic Advisor (CEA) to Government of India, was in city recently on the invitation of Desiraju Family to…

Prosperous Home Designs
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Prosperous Home Designs

Focus on the entrance to your home or building to welcome good Chi; Place a bamboo plant near your front door, it will attract good Chi and financial security. One of the primary concepts of Feng Shui interior design is energy — often referred to as Chi. Feng Shui interior design attempts to direct, retain,…

Ikebana: The Art of “Living Flowers”
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Ikebana: The Art of “Living Flowers”

By Girija Madhavan In Mysuru, the Horticultural Department recently organised an “Ikebana” workshop. This traditional Japanese art was enthusiastically received. Ikebana [meaning “Living Flowers”] began as votive offerings in Japanese Buddhist temples some six centuries ago.  Later it was recognised as an art-form, which retained Zen symbolism. Abbot Senkei, also called Semmu, who lived by…

Dasara jumbos all set for a grand spectacle
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Dasara jumbos all set for a grand spectacle

By S.N. Venkatnag Sobers The main attraction of Dasara is the grand procession which is held on the day of Vijayadashami (Sept. 30). This year, Arjuna, will lead the procession by carrying the Golden Howdah (Chinnada Ambari) with the statue of Goddess Chamundeshwari installed upon it. The elephants, which live in their respective forest camps,…

He ensures elephants are fit as a fiddle
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He ensures elephants are fit as a fiddle

By S.N. Venkatnag Sobers Dedicating one’s life for welfare of animals is not something which can be taken lightly. Though having studied veterinary science, many restrict themselves to be a pet doctor. But there are few people who join government service and dedicate themselves for well being of wild animals. One such person is veterinarian…

TRIBUTE… Gauri Lankesh: Amazing Grace
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TRIBUTE… Gauri Lankesh: Amazing Grace

The Special Investigation Team (SIT) has begun a probe into the murder of senior journalist Gauri Lankesh, who was shot dead in front of her house at Rajarajeshwarinagar in Bengaluru on Sept. 5. In a Facebook post, Gauri Lankesh’s ex-husband, Chidanand Rajghatta, who is the Washington DC Correspondent of The Times of India, pays rich…

The Myth of Cultural Marxism
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The Myth of Cultural Marxism

By Dr. Devdutt Pattanaik – Author, Speaker, Illustrator, Mythologist Right now, in the United States of America, something terrifying is happening. A whole bunch of aggressive violent white men have publicly marched in the city of Charlottesville for White Supremacy. They embody the visible tip of a deeper rage that festers across many parts of…

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