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Acharya Mahanidhi launches an unheard course: Ayurveda from the first standard!

Please hold your breath, here is a professional Ayurveda course already being launched by Acharya Mahanidhi and that too from the very first standard! Yes, you have read it right as it's literally no exaggeration at all and the gentleman who has come out with such an unimaginable idea of introducing the age-old ancient practice is just in his early thirties! It may look too difficult for you to believe, but, yes it's a fact. Acharya Mahanidhi An ardent disciple of Pejavara Swamiji: Acharya Mahanidhi, born on 21-08-1988 to Ms Radha and Madhwachar A. Satenahalli in Ballary happened to be an ardent disciple of Sri Vishwesha Teertha Swamiji of the Pejawar Mutt specializing in the traditional Gurukula form of education. He studied with the seer for 11-12 years and started specialising in Ayurveda and Natyashastra. However, the major part of his study was on dedication to 'Bhootvaidya', construed to be a major part of Ashtanga Ayurveda. Author of more than 25 books: He infor

Point Blank: A sought after brand in the Jeans market

Veteran Kannada humorist and writer Beechi, despite being a resident of Ballari in Karnataka used to make fun of the city. He used to describe that Ballari boasts of only two seasons, one of summer and the other of hot summer! Interestingly, apart from the unusual climate, Ballari has made it big on the international map, thanks to Mining and Jeans. A century into the Garments industry: Ballari, predominantly a Telugu speaking region has been in the garments industry for a century. Thanks to the British regime, the readymade garments hub came into being as the uniforms for the British troops used to be stitched here. Thus, the stitched uniforms were sent to Hyderabad and Chennai, which had a large consignment of British troops. Accidentally into, but now a big brand: Point Blank a small venture with a meagre investment of Rs 50,000/- during 1993, over a period of time has evolved into a sought after brand “Point Blank” in the Jeans industry. Bhanu and Bharani, brothers are the pillar

Sushma Swaraj: Ballari loses her daughter

Sushma Swaraj's relations and personal equations with the people of Ballari district in Karnataka were unique in multiple ways, to such an extent that now a feeling persists in their minds as though they have lost their daughter in the passing away of Ms Swaraj! The former Union External Affairs Minister developed a close rapport with the people of Ballari district, notoriously known for the mining mafia and destruction of natural resources, during the late nineties. She came down to Ballari, way back during the fag end of 1999 to take head-on Sonia Gandhi in the Parliamentary polls. Interestingly, Sonia Gandhi had filed her nomination papers from Ballari Lok Sabha constituency apart from Raybareli, the family's traditional bastion in Uttar Pradesh. Ballari district, ever since the country gained independence had transformed itself into a fortress of the Indian National Congress(INC) party. This taken for a granted fact was so much omnipotent that Congressmen used to joke

Karnataka's14 constituencies to go to polls tomorrow in the second and final phase

F ourteen Lok Sabha constituencies in the Northern region of the state of Karnataka are set to go in for polling tomorrow in the second and final round of polls.Polling to the remaining 14 constituencies in Southern region got over on Thursday 18 April. Image source: The 14 Lok Sabha constituencies in the state going to the polls are as follows Chikkodi,Belagavi,Bagalkote,Vijayapura,Kalaburagi(Gulburga),Bidar,Raichuru,Ballari,Koppal,Haveri,Dharwad,Uttara Kannada,Davanagere and Shivamogga .By and large the whole of North Karnataka region but for a few exceptions has been considered as a bastion of the saffron party since a few decades and the results of subsequent elections have only added strength to such a notion. The Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) had won 11 seats in the May 2014 Parliamentary elections bagging 49.45 percentage of the total votes polled while the Indian National Congress(INC) had registered a win in three constituencies.During the previous general ele

JDS-INC candidates register new records in electoral history

JDS-INC candidates register new records in electoral history The recent bye elections held on 3 November to three Lok Sabha and two Assembly constituencies which were projected to be an acid test to both,Janata Dal Secular(JDS) and the Indian National Congress(INC),ruling partners of the state government have proved otherwise in the results announced today. Both,Mandya Lok Sabha constituency in Mandya district and Ramanagar Assembly constituency in adjoining Ramanagar district in the old Mysuru region have gone to the Janata Dal Secular candidates as expected.But Ballari Lok Sabha constituency in Hyderabad Karnataka region and Jamakhandi Assembly of Bagalkote district in Mumbai Karnataka area have gone the Congress way thus giving the main opposition party,Bharatiya Janata Party a big jolt. The face saving factor to the BJP remained in BY Raghavendra of the party in retaining Shivamogga Lok Sabha constituency in the Malnad region where he trounced Madhu Bangarappa,the combined