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‘Translating timeless poems’
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‘Translating timeless poems’

By N. Niranjan Nikam Title:  Caught in the World of   Binaries — Selected poems of  Prof. K.S. Nisar Ahmed Edited by: C.N. Ramachandran & M.S. Raghunath Pages: 252 Price: Rs.310 Publisher: Manipal University Press These are troubled times (when was it ever not!) when we are caught in the world of binaries. As Mark…

Tree Guardians
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Tree Guardians

Come June and it is the time to wake up and look at our environment. Every year June 5 is celebrated as World Environment Day. Mysuru was at one time called the air-conditioned city. During the peak summer, people were just using pankas (mostly weaved out of bamboo with a thin flat handle) swinging it…

Beat Depression by Photo Shopping
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Beat Depression by Photo Shopping

Muni Rao Mane, a man whose car photo collections inspire, impress By N. Niranjan Nikam Despite the depression smothering him he could not do much about it. It came to such a pass that his friends and relatives started noticing him talking to himself on the road (still the ubiquitous mobile phones had not proliferated)…

Mysuru-born model making waves in Silicon Valley
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Mysuru-born model making waves in Silicon Valley

By N. Niranjan Nikam Right from childhood she has always been drawn to fashion, make-up and glamour and she landed up in modelling industry. The challenging part, however, is balancing both engineering and modelling which requires a lot of dedication, determination and discipline, which Nayana Vishva has in abundance. In this pursuit of her passion,…

Techie returns to Roots, starts ORGANIC MOVEMENT
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Techie returns to Roots, starts ORGANIC MOVEMENT

By N. Niranjan Nikam Driving on the Mysuru-Bengaluru Highway as one crosses Mandya, the sugar bowl of the State, near Budanur, on the left is a supermarket which attracts the eye by its very name ‘Organic Mandya.’ The story of this supermarket and the man behind it, who has returned to his roots, is a…

Mahatma follower at the helm of Mahajana
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Mahatma follower at the helm of Mahajana

Journey of nonagenarian-stithaprajna R. Vasudeva Murthy The span of life one enjoys is definitely not in one’s hand as many leave this world for various reasons much before the ripe age on earth. However, there are a few who live a full, fruitful, meaningful life, ageing gracefully by taking everything that comes in their stride….

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