mangalore today

THE GOD DRUG- DMT

Could the presence of excess DMT in the brain be the reason for certain people to claim affinity to God? The divine experiences felt maybe the outcome of hyperactive DMT in their brain.

Revisiting the Mahatma

In the 150th birth year of the Mahatma, Mahesh Nayak reviews the Gandhian principle of nonviolence

Streamline Central Market Area

What is lacking is the will power and determination on the part of the authorities as well as the elected representatives in solving some of the pressing problems of the city...

Infatuation, Inebriation and Intoxication of a Mughal King

Intoxicant use in Mughal India was not only widespread, it also represented an important part of the empire’s history and culture, writes Dr G ShreeKumar Menon

Santa the Christmas spirit

Mangaluru is always way ahead in celebrating CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR - since the Christian influence has been long, wide and strong.

PINK

Pink is the color of happiness and is said to have a tranquilizing effect. This color has been the subject of much debate throughout history, writes Dr G ShreeKumar Menon

There is no higher religion than Truth: Theosophical Society

The Mangalore chapter of the Theosophical Society is well over 100 years now, writes Satya Reddy

Reversing Diabetes - Yes, Positively

Diabetes is often believed to be a life long illness, but I am very happy to carry the good news here, diabetes is reversible.... writes Dr. Raghavendra Bhat

Farewell to an old friend!

Markad Ganesh Kamath was an ordinary man but with extraordinary loyalties to his friends and family,writes Narendra Nayak

Sabarimala Verdict Creating an Imbroglio

Sometimes judicial verdicts instead of settling disputes ignite unrest and widespread tension. This is exactly what the Sabarimala verdict has created.

Health hazards of packed prasadams

Regulations for the ingredients used and procedure standardization for making of prasadams needs to be implemented, writes Environmentalist Dr. Bhagya B. Sharma

Kerala Floods: Sow wind and reap whirlwind

Our misguided concepts of development and progress are threatening our very existence, writes Dr. G. ShreeKumar Menon

Ibn Al Mujawirs Hanuman Tunnel

Countries around the world while transforming into multi racial and multi religious democracies are also facing the heat of social unrest and conflicts between various religious groups.

Geriatric care: Mangalore strikes a fine balance

Old Age Homes and other assisted forms of living came with all sorts of misconceptions -the most popular one being that the children are uncaring and  had ‘dumped’ their elderly into a Home...

A ’Murder’ in a Mutt or Death by Vices? Udupi is Groping in Dark For Answers in Shiroor

The mysterious death of a seer at a Udupi Mutt last week is now being alleged a murder and things are getting murkier..