Tag: N. Niranjan Nikam

Meet Nawab Shafath Ali Khan- 3
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Meet Nawab Shafath Ali Khan- 3

When Star of Mysore Features Editor N. Niranjan Nikam travelled all the way to meet the Sharp-Shooter at his den in the midst of the jungle at the Safari Land Resorts in Masinagudi, Tamil Nadu, Nawab Shafath Ali Khan and his son Asghar Ali Khan, drove this writer in the jungle in their American Jeep…

Meet Nawab Shafath Ali Khan- 2
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Meet Nawab Shafath Ali Khan- 2

The crux of the man-animal conflict today is that old, weak and handicapped species are pushed out of the forest by the younger and stronger animals. These animals before they could create havoc were eliminated. The village folks were happy, revenge killing was never heard of and we didn’t have elephants straying into private lands…

Meet Nawab Shafath Ali Khan- 1
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Meet Nawab Shafath Ali Khan- 1

Lover of wildlife, celebrated hunter, sharp-shooter, tranquillising expert and more… Dwindling forest covers, rampaging rogue elephants, man-eating tigers and man-animal conflict are all very frightening realities in today’s world, especially in our country. The Forest Departments across the country are faced with these huge challenges. In spite of their best efforts, the problems persist. However,…

“Should we aspire to be like China is the bigger question”: Chief Economic Advisor to Government of India Arvind Subramanian
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“Should we aspire to be like China is the bigger question”: Chief Economic Advisor to Government of India Arvind Subramanian

Economics is not an exact science. Few people understand it with words like GDP, fiscal policy, repo rate. For instance, demonetisation is claimed to be an unmitigated disaster as well as a resounding success. Arvind Subramanian, Chief Economic Advisor (CEA) to Government of India, was in city recently on the invitation of Desiraju Family to…

An interview that puts science at the forefront…
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An interview that puts science at the forefront…

Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI), Mysuru, is one of the premier food laboratories in the country. Housed in the beautiful Cheluvamba Vilas (Cheluvamba Mansion) in the sprawling 145-acre campus, CSIR-CFTRI, in its 67 years of existence has had many charismatic Directors and achievements. Amul Baby Food is one such achievement. The current Director Prof….

Yes, Minister Nirmala Sitharaman who delivers on her promises
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Yes, Minister Nirmala Sitharaman who delivers on her promises

Union Minister of State for Commerce and Industry  Nirmala Sitharaman was in city recently to participate in the day-long programmes that included meeting BJP workers to see the progress of Vistarak campaign and interact with the trade bodies on GST. In spite of her busy schedule, the erudite, highly articulate, thinking-politician, who does not hesitate…

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