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Deepa's Jottings

Kolu at Crystal, 290911

 I decided to visit my friends Ganu and Hema, and their daughter, Janani, who’s recently come home for good, after having done her Masters’ degree at Pittsburgh. They always put up a lovely display for

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Deepa's Jottings

The grave of a raconteur

Anyone who has developed an interest in forests and wildlife would have heard of the author, Kenneth Anderson. His stories of the forests are legion, and are still selling briskly everywhere. (Fresh stocks have just


The Coconut Guy

  Some shops in Bangalore markets seem to specialise in a particular type of vegetable or fruit. Some chose Mangoes in the summers, others Sugarcane during festivals. This particular shop seemed to have chosen Coconuts.

Bangalore South Local

He makes the kids see stars

For two years now, Nagaraj Ananth, 43, a scientist at Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), has being going to schools and colleges on Saturdays and introducing children to the fascinating world of satellites and space