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Last of the Vedic Texts
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Last of the Vedic Texts

July 15, 2021

By Dr. Devdutt Pattanaik – Author, Speaker, Illustrator, Mythologist In the Mimansa school that became popular 2,000 years ago, the Rig Veda was considered ‘apaurusheya’ (not of human origin) and ‘ekavakya’ (a single sentence), with no breaks between words and no punctuations. Sounds (pada) fused to create words (shabda) which merged with other words (sandhi)…

Now, double tentacle solar fencing to keep wild jumbos at bay
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Now, double tentacle solar fencing to keep wild jumbos at bay

July 13, 2021

74-km solar fencing completed at Nagarahole Reserve Forest After trenches, railway line barricades, hanging solar fence and other methods failed to keep elephants and other wild animals from entering human habitat and destroying crops and properties, double tentacle solar fence (solar-powered energiser connected to the fence) is being installed at village borders of Nagarahole National…

Heartiest Congratulations on Lifting Wimbledon 2021 Titles
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Heartiest Congratulations on Lifting Wimbledon 2021 Titles

July 13, 2021

Invincible Djokovic, Unrelenting Barty and budding Junior Star Samir Banerjee By V.N. Prasad London was agog with sporting activities last week-end. Italy won the European Championship for the 1st time since 1968 in a 3-2 shootout win at Wembley. 17-year-old ‘Indian American’ lifted the 2021 Wimbledon Juniors Trophy. Cool and composed Barty lifted her 1st…

Sporadic Conjunction of Mars and Venus with Moon on July 12, 13
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Sporadic Conjunction of Mars and Venus with Moon on July 12, 13

July 12, 2021

By Dr. S.A. Mohan Krishna, Amateur Astronomer In a celestial event termed ‘planetary conjunction,’ Mars and Venus are expected to be 0.5 degrees apart as observed from Earth, though they are truly further apart. Many astronomy and space-related organisations, observatories, planetariums, observational astronomers and astronomy connoisseurs/ aficionados have stated that the conjunction will also include…

Positive times & festivities
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Positive times & festivities

July 12, 2021

The universe is comprised of the interaction of the five elements and so is the internal system of the human body which is also made up of these five elements. When we are surrounded with symbols that generate positive energy, the Body, Mind and Soul is at peace, the aura is in balance and in…

Puri Jagannath to have a temple in Mysuru
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Puri Jagannath to have a temple in Mysuru

July 11, 2021

Neem tree idols of Jagannath, Balabhadra, Subhadra and Sudarshana arrive from Odisha Inauguration likely during the last week of August 2021 Here is some good news for all those wishing to travel to Puri in Odisha to have the darshan of Lord Jagannath. Come August this year, the city of Mysuru will have a Lord…

Of‌ ‌Weight‌ ‌and‌ ‌Value‌ ‌
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Of‌ ‌Weight‌ ‌and‌ ‌Value‌ ‌

July 8, 2021

By Dr. Devdutt Pattanaik – Author, Speaker, Illustrator, Mythologist One of the most peculiar things about the Harappan civilisation is its obsession with weights and measures. They had binary measuring systems and decimal measuring systems. They also had pans for measurement. The people of Indus were particular about measurement. The weights and volumes were standardised…

Reviving Forgotten Memories
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Reviving Forgotten Memories

July 7, 2021

A grand-daughter connects with her nonagenarian grandfather Mohammed Nizamuddin, a trend-setter of football in Mysore State Indians have seen many names coming forth. It could be in the field of science, technology, freedom struggle, sports etc. — few known, few unknown and a few remained in oblivion. One such sportsman was a young boy from…

PM’s vision is to transform Karmachari to Karmayogi
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PM’s vision is to transform Karmachari to Karmayogi

July 6, 2021

The PM said Rashtra Bhakti is the primary requirement and bureaucracy must work towards citizen-centric governance. And we are building capacity for them. By B.C. Thimmaiah   Founder of Swami Vivekananda Youth Movement (SVYM) and a leadership trainer from Mysuru, Dr. R. Balasubramaniam (Balu) has taken charge as Member – Human Resources in the Capacity Building…

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