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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…

Symbols and Prosperity
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Symbols and Prosperity

August 9, 2021

Feng Shui is all about creating a space that exudes harmony, peace and happiness. Hence, ensuring a good flow of energy in and around a structure is one of the key dynamics behind this age-old practice. If the immediate surrounding is not too harmonious, it is said to affect negatively certain aspirations in the life…

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…

Tour of India Team 2 to Sri Lanka. Was it necessary?
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Tour of India Team 2 to Sri Lanka. Was it necessary?

August 4, 2021

By V.N. Prasad BCCI sending Team 1 to England for traditional Test Series and Team 2 to Sri Lanka for limited overs cricket seemingly lacked maturity. Yes, benevolent disposition of BCCI towards the ailing economy of Cricket Sri Lanka was in good taste; but it boomeranged in terms of quality of cricket played. Our boys…

‘Good sportspersons are born, not made’
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‘Good sportspersons are born, not made’

August 2, 2021

Sporting encounter with Mir Ranjan Negi, the real ‘Kabir Khan’ of Indian Hockey “The Government must encourage hockey by making it a compulsory sport in Schools and Colleges. The basic need to encourage hockey is to have a proper ground for players to practice. Currently I am living in Indore (Madhya Pradesh) and giving training…

Wood energy and growth
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Wood energy and growth

August 2, 2021

We want to live in calming sanctuaries that bring peace and success. We want our spaces to be connected to the nature. Living by the riverside, close to luscious green woods, growing organic food, breathing fresh unpolluted air — signifies emotional well-being that brings good luck into lives.  The ancient methodology of building homes always…

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