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Jungle Lodges and Resorts rides on ‘Revenge Travel’
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Jungle Lodges and Resorts rides on ‘Revenge Travel’

August 18, 2021

Breaks monthly revenue records; Kabini backwaters of Nagarahole hot favourite After being confined to their homes for several months due to COVID pandemic, tourists have now started going out and travelling, giving momentum to a trend that is termed as ‘Revenge Tourism’ where pent-up demand has been noticed with large number of people coming out…

‘I want every youth to become a Soldier’
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‘I want every youth to become a Soldier’

August 14, 2021

Martyrs and families easily forgotten after paying 21-round gun salute By G. Amit Kumar (Pics by M.N. Lakshminarayana Yadav) Once a soldier always a soldier, goes a famous proverb. And for a soldier, the nation always comes first, followed by family and then friends, even when he is on leave. One man who exemplifies this…

How the British won India
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How the British won India

August 14, 2021

Study the past if you would define the future. — Confucius Those who don’t know history are doomed to repeat it.—Edmund Burke By Dr. C.D. Sreenivasa Murthy  Indian cotton clothes, silks, spices and Indigo dye were in great demand throughout Europe during the middle ages. This trade was the monopoly of Arab merchants as they…

Tricolour sales drop; traders worried
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Tricolour sales drop; traders worried

August 13, 2021

Like everything else, pandemic takes a toll on Independence Day shopping By R. Amanda Fernandez Independence Day celebrations in India are incomplete without flag hoisting, people holding the Tricolour or sporting them on vehicles, office desks and even pinning them onto their clothing.  This year the COVID-19 pandemic has started a new and innovative trend…

Origins of Nepotism
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Origins of Nepotism

August 12, 2021

By Dr. Devdutt Pattanaik – Author, Speaker, Illustrator, Mythologist These days, business families are including their daughters in the family businesses. Yet on careful observation, one notices that the son is given responsibility for “outside” jobs such as production and sales, the jobs that take you to the factory and the market. The daughter is…

He builds an Agrahara, makes his house a temple
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He builds an Agrahara, makes his house a temple

August 8, 2021

By Gouri Satya, Sr. Journalist A look at the growth of Mysuru reveals an interesting feature of how the city expanded from Agraharas and Keris to Mohallas, Purams and Extensions. Initially, it was the construction of just one road with a few houses and as the population began to rise, construction of Mohallas, Purams and…

Man with breathing issues turns a Yoga champion
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Man with breathing issues turns a Yoga champion

August 6, 2021

By P.V. Anuradha “Breath is the king of mind.” —BKS Iyengar, Founder of Iyengar Yoga This inspirational quote has truly inspired Srihari, a resident of J.P. Nagar of our city. The second son of Srikanth and Hemamalini, 27-year-old Hari, as he is known among his friends, was suffering from breathing problems from his childhood.  Many…

With just Rs. 7 this car can take you to 70 kms
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With just Rs. 7 this car can take you to 70 kms

August 6, 2021

Three VVCE students develop Electric Vehicle from scratch Every crisis is an opportunity in disguise. While the entire education system was grappling with the real world of challenges during COVID outbreak, three students from Vidyavardhaka College of Engineering (VVCE) developed an Electric Vehicle (EV) from scratch and the car is there for everyone to see….

Ancestor Worship in the Vedas
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Ancestor Worship in the Vedas

August 5, 2021

By Dr. Devdutt Pattanaik – Author, Speaker, Illustrator, Mythologist The Vedic people worshipped celestial beings known as devas. They also worshipped their ancestors known as pitras. The worship of these two sets of divinities complements each other. People worship the devas during the waxing of the moon, in spring and summer, before rains. People worship…

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