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EGYPT: An enigma inside a riddle – 2
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EGYPT: An enigma inside a riddle – 2

Tracing the glorious Egyptian Civilisation. By B.S. Narayanaswamy  [Continued from yesterday] It all started with Great Napolean conquering Egypt in 1799 and made it a French Colony. His army could find a stone (now called Rosetta stone) with strange etchings of three languages at a place called Rashid, 15 kms from Alexandria. This paved the…

EGYPT: An enigma inside a riddle – 1
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EGYPT: An enigma inside a riddle – 1

By B.S. Narayanaswamy, Freelance Consultant (Valuation), Bengaluru Since my child hood, I was fascinated with the History of Egypt, its Pyramids, Pharaohs and their legends and not to forget the Mummies. All this kindled my fascination to visit this country and my dream came true last month. A serious traveller should not visit Egypt unless…

What is the opposite of intellectual?
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What is the opposite of intellectual?

By Dr. Devdutt Pattanaik – Author, Speaker, Illustrator, Mythologist Globally, we are seeing a wave against intellectuals, those whose rationality overthrew the priests of yore, who saw the world through a mathematical prism, and sought to create a fair and just society by redistribution of wealth and power, using logic. In Vedic theory, one can…

Interview with Dr. Indira Brar and Dr. Norman Markowitz of US HIV is not the end of life…
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Interview with Dr. Indira Brar and Dr. Norman Markowitz of US HIV is not the end of life…

Dr. Indira Brar, MD and Dr. Norman Markowitz, Managing Director, Infectious Disease Specialists at Henry Ford Health Systems, Detroit, US, were in Mysuru recently to participate in the HIVe Mysore-ART Update-2017 conference by Asha Kirana Charitable Hospital. Held at SDM-IMD, this was the fourth year that the HIVe international conference was organised by Asha Kirana….

A Pioneer Surrogate Mother
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A Pioneer Surrogate Mother

By Girija Madhavan Newspapers carried a story last year about film actor Tushar Kapoor, fathering a baby boy through a ‘surrogate’ mother. Now the media and even an ‘ad’ for butter reports that Karan Johar has become the father of boy and girl twins through a surrogate mother “who will always be in my prayers,”…

Interiors and decor
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Interiors and decor

By S.B.S. Surendran The Prosperity Gem Tree signifies continual growth; Hence, it assists business people to acquire more wealth and helps to maintain the state of finances as well. The principles of Feng Shui explain the interaction of people with their environment. Like the laws of Physics, they govern every aspect of human life from…

Book talk: Tale of India’s trampled tribals
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Book talk: Tale of India’s trampled tribals

Title : ‘Tribal’ Heritage: An Overlooked chapter of Indian History Author : Promode Kumar Misra Pages : 542 Price : Rs. 1,700 Publisher : Ingramspark, USA Known for long years in academic circles, of Mysuru in particular, Dr. Promode Kumar Misra, a long time resident of the city, an accomplished anthropologist, brings to bear in…

Grow your own organic greens …live and let live
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Grow your own organic greens …live and let live

By Vasanthkumar Mysoremath Gardening is an exhilarating and physical fitness activity for people of all ages, particularly for senior citizens who have the energy and will power to keep themselves fit and active and also be in personal contact with soil and nature. I find people of  Mysuru are very fond of growing some plant…

SATURDAY SUPPLEMENT: Holi Hai…
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SATURDAY SUPPLEMENT: Holi Hai…

One of the most awaited festivals for youngsters is Holi. It is the festival which brings people together to celebrate the victory of good over evil. The festival was celebrated with fervour and joy at few hotels in city which had organised grand holi celebrations. The city also witnessed college students celebrating the festival of…

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