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

February 16, 2019

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….

“There is shortage of teachers not only in India but all over the world”
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“There is shortage of teachers not only in India but all over the world”

January 25, 2019

Says Educationist Dr. K.P. Gopalkrishna, Chairman & Founder-Principal, NPS Group of Institutions By N. Niranjan Nikam [Continued from yesterday] SOM: You are running nine schools including the one in Mysuru, Chennai and Singapore. What is the mantra? K.P. Gopalkrishna: At present we have stopped all the expansions even though many entrepreneurs are approaching us to…

“There is shortage of teachers not only in India but all over the world”
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“There is shortage of teachers not only in India but all over the world”

January 24, 2019

Says Educationist Dr. K.P. Gopalkrishna, Chairman & Founder-Principal, NPS Group of Institutions The word education encompasses many things apart from just acquisition of knowledge, skills, values, beliefs and habits. This is where the importance of school education comes in because all the things learnt at that stage will probably shape one’s life. Hence, the role…

“Stigma towards seeking Psychiatric treatment has decreased”, Says US-based Psychiatrist Dr. Sanjay Sreenivas Chandragiri
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“Stigma towards seeking Psychiatric treatment has decreased”, Says US-based Psychiatrist Dr. Sanjay Sreenivas Chandragiri

December 25, 2018

Psychiatry is the medical specialty devoted to diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mental disorders. There was a time when using the word ‘Psychiatry’ sent wrong signals and hence, mental hospital was considered taboo  while ‘Huchaaspatre’ was a derogatory term. Over the years, the way people look at mental health has changed and it is very…

Mysuru Zoo is spotless, says US Zoo-keeper Anne Knapp-1
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Mysuru Zoo is spotless, says US Zoo-keeper Anne Knapp-1

December 18, 2017

Indians rarely appreciate the achievements of others. It is only when the Western world sings praises, we wake up. This is exactly what happened when a Zookeeper from the United States of America visited Mysuru. Anne Knapp, Director of Animal Resources at Zoo England, was on a Rotary exchange programme visiting the Sri Chamarajendra Zoological…

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