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My childhood fascination for Chittor
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My childhood fascination for Chittor

By Dr. K. Javeed Nayeem, MD Last Friday I wrote about my recent visit to the fortress town of Chittorgarh at Rajasthan and my very disappointing experience with the guide there who instead of guiding my family and me around the historically important sites was only hell-bent on narrating the storyline of the recently released…

A Tryst with Rani Padmini of  Chittor
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A Tryst with Rani Padmini of Chittor

By Dr. K. Javeed Nayeem From Udaipur which was our base, a day long excursion took my family and me to the fortress town of Chittorgarh, about a hundred-and-twenty kilometres North-East of it. Chittor was once the capital of the Mewar rulers who after the advent of field artillery shifted their base to Udaipur which…

Musings amid Lakes & Palaces
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Musings amid Lakes & Palaces

By Dr. K. Javeed Nayeem, MD As I said last Friday, our own Mysuru and distant Udaipur, which I visited recently with my family, seem like sister cities to me since they have both been seats of royalty and also because both have many Lakes and Palaces. It is a different matter that while we…

Why this Frenzied Rush?
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Why this Frenzied Rush?

By Dr. K. Javeed Nayeem, MD Our new Tourism Minister seems to be as excited with his first portfolio as a young boy would be with a new toy. In his excitement to do ‘something new’ he seems to be full of enthusiasm but miserably short of good ideas. And sadly, he seems to be…

Making Safety the First Priority
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Making Safety the First Priority

By Dr. K. Javeen Nayeem, MD The recent ghastly bus accident in Mandya District which took a toll of thirty lives has jolted people’s sensibilities with its magnitude. But the question that arises here is whether it has even slightly succeeded in awakening the collective conscience of our politicians and bureaucrats who seem to have…

Making Exhibitions Safe
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Making Exhibitions Safe

By Dr. K. Javeed Nayeem, MD Every now and then we see many exhibitions being held in our city, especially at the Maharaja’s College Grounds or at the Bharat Scouts and Guides Grounds with an occasional one arriving at the JSS Urban Haat complex too.  These are a relatively recent trend and until this set…

A Prophet for All Time !
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A Prophet for All Time !

By Dr. K. Javeed Nayeem  According to the Muslim lunar calendar, today happens to be the birth anniversary of Mohammed (Peace be upon him), the Prophet of Islam and the day is popularly known as ‘Eid Milad.’ Incidentally, all Muslims across the world in reverence always suffix the name of their Prophet with the phrase…

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