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A story of bulbul & camel
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A story of bulbul & camel

Howsoever fascinating, integrated and diverse may have been the life of nomadic populations, changes were bound to come. The following stories illustrate the same. By Prof. P.K. Misra Bulbul story A group of nomads was being repeatedly asked to settle down by welfare agents. In that context, they related the following story. A Raja went…

Food at its best Form
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Food at its best Form

City-based CFTRI and DFRL come up with innovative products like ‘Coffee in 30 Seconds’, Nutri-rich Kokum Jelly Candy Over 2,000 food scientists from across the country and abroad are participating in the Mega Food Convention which began on Dec.12 as part of the Eighth International Food Convention IFCoN 2018 at KSOU Convocation Hall here. The event…

The march of Yudhishthira’s horse
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The march of Yudhishthira’s horse

By Dr. Devdutt Pattanaik – Author, Speaker, Illustrator, Mythologist In popular re-tellings, the Mahabharata ends tragically with vast bloodshed on the battlefield of Kurukshetra, where the Kauravas are defeated by the Pandavas. Following this episode, there is the Ashwamedha Parva. It describes how Yudhishthira becomes king and lets loose his royal horse across the land,…

Voting through the eyes of an eighteen-year-old
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Voting through the eyes of an eighteen-year-old

Voting is very important for a democracy to thrive. Choosing our elected representative can pave the path of the future of our country, either by supporting an individual who wishes to maintain the status quo or someone who promises to make stark differences. You might be thinking that this is going to be another generic…

Chiguru Sanje: An Enjoyable Event
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Chiguru Sanje: An Enjoyable Event

By Dr. Padmavathi Narasimhan Chiguru Sanje, the annual programme of Vasundhara Performing Arts Centre for the children between 5 and 15 years of age, was celebrated at Jaganmohan Palace on the 25th and 26th of October with grandeur. Two eminent personalities in the field of music and dance — Prof. K. Ramamurthy Rao and Dr….

Osho: A rare lover of books
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Osho: A rare lover of books

Osho’s birthday is celebrated by his followers across the world on Dec.11. He we publish a brief write-up on Osho Rajneesh by C.P. Ramasesh, former Librarian, University of Mysore.—Ed Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh or Acharya Rajneesh was born as Chandra Mohan Jain but was popularly known as Osho. When he was a boy of 8 years,…

The Birth and Growth of MMC and MAA
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The Birth and Growth of MMC and MAA

By Dr. Veena Bharathi The Mysore Medical School was started in 1924. Although it was started at Bangalore, it was named ‘The Mysore Medical School’ because it was the first-of-its-kind in Mysore State. The Medical School started training the so-called “Sub-Assistant Surgeons.”  The course was for four years to be qualified as LMP (Licensed Medical…

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