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Taking ownership of a movement
Abracadabra By K. B. Ganapathy, Columns

Taking ownership of a movement

The other side of  Sir MV’s clarion call “Industrialise or Perish’ is Pratham’s call “Educate Children or Perish”. Every child. Specially in government schools When Ashvini Ranjan, Bhamy Shenoy and Anil Kothari walked into my office recently, I thought they had come to ask for donation for Pratham, the NGO dedicated to educating children in…

Of Common Salt and Common Sense !
Abracadabra By K. B. Ganapathy, Columns

Of Common Salt and Common Sense !

If the salt loseth its savour, wherewith shall it be salted? —Bible For want of a nail the Kingdom was lost,” is a proverb, reminding that seemingly unimportant acts or omissions can have grave and unforeseen consequences. It refers to the horse-shoe nail. Seemingly unimportant but it crippled the horse and led to the loss…

Eureka! The President of India 2022 !
Abracadabra By K. B. Ganapathy, Columns

Eureka! The President of India 2022 !

When I first learnt of the Chairperson of Infosys Foundation Dr. Sudha Murty’s choice to inaugurate this year’s Dasara festival, I was delighted. She would go to the Chamundeshwari Temple atop the Hill, offer prayers and inaugurate the 10-day festival amidst religious fervour. Yesterday she successfully performed this service to the Goddess and the people…

Nature strikes terror in Kodagu
Abracadabra By K. B. Ganapathy, Columns

Nature strikes terror in Kodagu

District Administration lacks professional approach; Mysore Citizens Forum visits Relief Centres Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way. — Leo Tolstoy On August 22, 2018, Wednesday, a dozen members representing Mysore Citizens Forum (Mysuru Nagarikara Vedike) headed by Sri Shivarathri Deshikendra Swamiji of Suttur Mutt went to Kodagu…

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