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Saving Mysuru, Our Last Chance
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Saving Mysuru, Our Last Chance

By Ashvini Ranjan, Convenor, Mysore Grahakara Parishat (MGP) A Mysurean visiting Bengaluru experiences a shock seeing the tsunami of vehicular traffic on the roads. According to the official website of Bengaluru City Police, the vehicular population  as on 31.3.2016 was 56 lakh motor vehicles. Of these, 70% constituted two-wheelers, 15% four-wheelers and the balance being…

HIV patient needs compassion and not just treatment
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HIV patient needs compassion and not just treatment

A two-day Conference Ceremony of HIVe  aMysuru ART (Anti-Retroviral Therapy) Update 2017 was inaugurated at SDM-IMD auditorium in Mysuru yesterday. The Conference is being organised by Asha Kirana Trust, which is working for the cause of HIV/AIDS patients and people living with AIDS since decades. In this article, Sujata Rajpal traces the roots of Asha…

Glory Thy Name is Mysuru
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Glory Thy Name is Mysuru

By A.V. Narasimha Murthy, former Head, Department of Ancient History & Archaeology, University of Mysore Mysuru, which the Britishers pro-nounced as My-sore, is the gift of Goddess Mahishasuramardini. According to mythology, the demon Mahishasura was tormenting the good people and was spoiling the Vedic way of life.  The tormented people prayed to the Goddess and she…

Last hymn of the Rig Veda
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Last hymn of the Rig Veda

By Dr. Devdutt Pattanaik – Author, Speaker, Illustrator, Mythologist The Rig Veda has over a thousand hymns (sukta) that are arranged in ten chapters (mandala). The first and the tenth mandalas have precisely 191 hymns, indicating that the arrangement of hymns is not random, but deliberate. This organisation of hymns is attributed to Vyasa. Internal…

Mysuru Warrior spins his way into Mumbai Indians
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Mysuru Warrior spins his way into Mumbai Indians

Krishnappa Gowtham (K. Gowtham) is known to Mysureans as a Mysuru Warrior as he plays for the Mysuru Warriors, city’s team in the Karnataka Premier League (KPL). This Karnataka cricketer, who made his first-class debut against Uttar Pradesh in Meerut during November 2012, had to wait another three years before returning to the State team…

The typical Indian solution- Jugaad
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The typical Indian solution- Jugaad

By N.K.A. Ballal, Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC A typical solution for all problems “Jugaad,” a  colloquial Hindi and Punjabi word. Universally accepted. Funnily the interpretation or the meaning of the word jugaad means different to different people. For some it is an innovative fix, for some it is creativity with meagre resources, for some it…

Allergy and Asthma
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Allergy and Asthma

Allergy is an abnormal exaggerated Immunological reaction to substances that are generally considered ‘harmless’ to most of us. The main reason of being allergic is due to the genetic tendency and environmental interaction. Around 20% of the population has this tendency. Allergy can start at any age: even from birth till old age. Generally, allergies…

Mysuru’s nonagenarian unravels Mudra way to health
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Mysuru’s nonagenarian unravels Mudra way to health

Title :  The Science of Mudras & Your Health Author  : Prof. D.V.S. Iyer Pages    :  68 Price      : Rs. 50  Publisher :  Vaidyavartha Prakashana Mysuru Mysuru-based well-known promoter of wellness, industrialist Dr. B.R. Pai, in the course of his presentation of simplified insight into healthy living on many platforms proclaims his conviction that…

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