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Thank God for Everything…
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Thank God for Everything…

By N.K.A. Ballal, Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC An interesting story: A bird, very sick, no feathers, nothing to eat or drink, no shelter too to  live, was cursing his life day in and day out. One day an angel was crossing  that desert. The bird stopped the angel and inquired, “Where are you going?” Angel…

Mother’s Day Out
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Mother’s Day Out

By N.K.A. Ballal, Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC After 21 years of marriage, my wife wanted me to take out another “woman” out to dinner and a movie. The other woman that my wife wanted me to take out was my mother who had been a widow for 19 years. The demands of my work and…

Street Food
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Street Food

By N.K.A. Ballal, Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC About two years back, the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) had taken a decision to relocate the food vendors, spread all over the city. The  reasoning behind such a move was two-folded. Firstly, licence was to be issued to vendors who adhered to basic hygiene principles and secondly, to…

Today is a gift
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Today is a gift

By N.K.A. Ballal, Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC Today, I received a beautiful message on my WhatsApp  on the above subject  and  thought that I should share it with Star of Mysore readers: Some day & one day A friend of mine opened his wife’s wardrobe and picked up a silk paper wrapped package. “This,” he…

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…

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