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All is well that ends well!
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All is well that ends well!

By Dr. K. Javeed Nayeem Last week I wrote about our trip to Hyderabad and the theft of the Nizam’s Golden Tiffin Carrier from his private museum there just a few hours after my wife and I had visited the place. Well, this week I’m writing about how it was recovered by the Hyderabad Police…

A Strange Coincidence!
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A Strange Coincidence!

By Dr. K. Javeed Nayeem, MD A priceless, richly ornamented, solid gold Tiffin Carrier along with its accompanying cup, saucer and spoon, all of them inlaid with precious stones like rubies and diamonds, were reportedly stolen on the night of last Sunday from the Nizam’s Museum at Hyderabad. Their total weight is about two kilograms…

Taming a largely man-made tragedy
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Taming a largely man-made tragedy

By Dr. Javeed Nayeem Over the past few days people living in some parts of our country have been going through a nightmarish flood situation due to the unusually heavy rainfall this year’s monsoon has brought. Vast tracts of land have been inundated and lakhs of displaced people are living with their young and old…

Saving the Souls at Ranganathittu!
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Saving the Souls at Ranganathittu!

By Dr. K. Javeed Nayeem, MD It was distressing to read reports that thousands of birds’ nests, eggs and hatchlings at the Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary were washed away recently when the floodgates of the KRS Dam were opened to let out the water that exceeded its storage capacity. This is not the first time that…

Two Keepers of the Holy Cross !
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Two Keepers of the Holy Cross !

By Dr. K. Javeed Nayeem, MD The recent passing away of Fr. Denis Noronha, a very well-known catholic priest of the Mysuru Diocese, brings to my mind snippets of my very long association with him as I started my education and completed it right up to the B.Sc. level, entirely in Christian educational institutions in…

A Road Map for NH 275
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A Road Map for NH 275

By Dr. K. Javeed Nayeem, MD Yes, that is going to be the new name of the now ‘not-so-good-old’ Mysore-Bangalore road that we have all been driving on all these years. The debate on whether we should or should not widen the existing road between Mysuru and Bengaluru seems to have started, at least on…

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