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My Ooty Diary 2017
Abracadabra By K. B. Ganapathy, Columns

My Ooty Diary 2017

Ooty, known variously as Nilgiris and Udhagamandalam, is queen among mountains of Tamil Nadu. For Madras, now Chennai, which according to Britishers had only three climates — hot, hotter and hottest — blue mountains of Nilgiris was the hill station to migrate  specially when the climate in Madras was hotter or hottest. Altitude is 7,350…

From Here and There… Of Kodagu and the Kodava
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From Here and There… Of Kodagu and the Kodava

An ocean of nostalgia on Coorg of the Raj, now Kodagu, smallest district in Karnataka, will kindle the memories of Kodavas of the old generation as one reads this highly potent literary capsule, a compendium of Kodagu and Kodava history by Rahul Singh published in Outlook magazine dated June 12, 2017. I found it most…

POINT BLANK: Days of Fake News
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POINT BLANK: Days of Fake News

By K.B. Ganapathy, Editor-in-Chief Yesterday, I had written in my Abracadabra column about the tendentious manner a majority of the leading press and TV carry news and events.  I had written, “the news media both electronic and print are seen being influenced by these ideologues and anarchists, at least some of them, for whatever reason….

‘…Those little dew-lit moments’:  Teen poetess Samhita Dinesh’s collection of poems released
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‘…Those little dew-lit moments’: Teen poetess Samhita Dinesh’s collection of poems released

Mysuru:‘…Those little dew-lit moments,’ a collection of poems authored by young poet Samhita Dinesh, was released by Star of Mysore Editor-in-Chief K.B. Ganapathy at a programme organised at Maneyangala in Kalamandira premises here yesterday. Speaking on the occasion, K.B. Ganapathy said that he could not say how the book would be received by the public,…

Demonetisation balances economy, says Anil Bokil
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Demonetisation balances economy, says Anil Bokil

Mysuru: “Instead of demonetisation, the Narendra Modi Government was suggested e-monetisation that will lead to digital transformation where cash will flow into the system,” said Anil Bokil, Founder of ArthaKranti Pratishthan, the Pune-based think-tank. Bokil has been working for and propagating cashless transactions for the past 20 years and had met Narendra Modi when he…

Mysuru to host first Literary Fest on June 18
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Mysuru to host first Literary Fest on June 18

Mysuru: The Literary Fests are the happening events today in many big cities’ calendar. It all began with the Jaipur Literature Festival started in 2006 with just 30 writers, is the biggest festival today. The other festivals that followed include the Kolkata Literature Festival, Hyderabad Literary Festival, Tata Literature Live, Ooty Literary Festival and Bangalore…

Release of poetry collection tomorrow
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Release of poetry collection tomorrow

Mysuru: A programme has been organised at Maneyangala in Kalamandira premises in city tomorrow (May 28) at 5.30 pm to release the book ‘…Those little dew-lit moments,’ a collection of english poems by budding poet Samhita Dinesh (in pic.), grand-daughter of city’s poetess Dr. Latha Rajashekar. Littérateur Dr. C.P. Krishnakumar will inaugurate the programme. Star…

Parking woes of our city
Abracadabra By K. B. Ganapathy, Columns

Parking woes of our city

Animal world outside Zoo According to Political Science, good governance means the greatest good of the greatest number. Not the good of a community or a vested interest. Last Wednesday around 5 pm I was passing in front of the main gate of Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysore Zoo) in my car. The road was…

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