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Cricket fever grips Mysuru officials
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Cricket fever grips Mysuru officials

By S.N. Venkatnag Sobers It is a known fact that cricket is a religion in India. There is hardly a person who wouldn’t have played cricket, though not professionally, at least in grounds as children. Currently, the cricket buffs are keen on watching the Indian Eves playing at the ongoing World Cup in England. But…

Seeing God in Man…
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Seeing God in Man…

By Dr. R. Balasubramaniam This incident happened a few years ago. I was walking towards Sri Ramakrishna Ashrama in Mysore and was waiting at a signal-light to cross the road. Being a 4-way junction, the wait seemed to be a long one. It was then that I noticed a middle-aged woman selling bananas by the…

Dr. No
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Dr. No

By K.B. Ganapathy, Editor-in-Chief Those were the days of government hospitals and private doctors. The words clinic and family doctors came later. This was followed by that rare breed FRCS and MRCP, all from England. By 1970s, transfiguration in the medical horizon began. A large number of private hospitals, corporate hospitals and specialists with Indian…

Breathing life into your space
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Breathing life into your space

The decor of a home can have a very strong influence on the emotions of its inhabitants. Hence, decorate with light, sunny colours such as yellows and oranges. Creating a harmonious space and environment that exudes harmony is one of the key dynamics behind this age-old practice. It’s no surprise that we would most often…

GST: One Nation…One Tax…
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GST: One Nation…One Tax…

The midnight of June 30 – July 1, 2017 was historic for India that is Bharat as the political parties, except for one or two, came together to witnesses the launch of Goods and Services Tax (GST) at the magnificent Central Hall of the Parliament. This Weekend Star Supplement brings to you the basic information…

Midnight Tryst with GST
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Midnight Tryst with GST

By N. Niranjan Nikam India will awaken to limitless possibilities as its tryst with GST begins at midnight, said Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, in his opening remarks. The implementation of Goods and Services Tax is a historic occasion and watching it unfold on television channels, as the length and breadth of country will be…

The pea-brahmachari
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The pea-brahmachari

By Dr. Devdutt Pattanaik – Author, Speaker, Illustrator, Mythologist At the heart of the hysteria over the peacock’s tears is Hinduism’s great discomfort with sex. Ever since the British made fun of Hindus for being sexual, sensual and feminine, Hindus especially have been out to prove them wrong. And, this has led to bizarre, even…

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