Real Meaning of Some Unpopular Words.

1)”Pagan” was the word Christians used to designate all

those who did not accept the God of the Bible. The word

”pagan” is derived from the Latin word for country dweller/


2)Kafir is an Arabic word that means a non-Muslim.

3)Shudras are they who have no faith in the Lord,

whichever be their caste. A person is called Shudra,

if his conduct is not in conformity with the rules of

good behaviour.



The Inspiring Women Achievers.

1.Violet Alva was the first Deputy Chair Person of the

Rajya Sabha.She was the first women lawyer to appear

before a High Court in India.

2.Dr. Geeta Varadan, the first woman scientist to become

Director  of an ISRO cetre. She is heading  Advanced  Data

Research Institute. She was awarded ISRO Merit Award-2008

by the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

3.Asima Chatterjee was awarded an Msc(in Chemistry)

from Calcutta university in 1938.She was the first

woman to obtain  her D.Sc from Calcutta University in 1944.

She was appointed as honorary lecturer there.

4.Arunima Sinha is the first female amputee to climb the

Everest on May 21.2013

5.Pratima Puri was India’s first TV news reader.

6.Harita  Kaur Deol is a pilot with the Indian Air Force.

7.Marissa Mayer is the President and C.E.O. of Yahoo.

8.Anna George Malhotra was the first Woman IAS officer

of   India. She served as Secretary of  Ministry

of Education of Government of India.However, Isha Basant

Joshi was the first woman IAS officer of independent India.

She served as an officer  in Indian administrative service.

9.M.C.MaryKom is a five time  World Boxing Champion and the

only woman boxer to have won a medal in each of the six

world championships.She has also won Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna

Award,Padma shree award Padma Bhushana award and Arjun award

and International Boxing Association’s  Ambassador for women’s

Boxing-2009 award. She has won the bronze medal in London Olympic


10.Amrita Pritam was the first  and prominent Punjabi woman

writer, poet, novelist and essayist. She became the first woman

to win the Sahitya Academy Award. She had also won the

Bharatiya Jnana pith award, Padma Shree and Padma Vibhushana


11.Chandra Kochchar is the Managing Director and C.E.O. of

I.C.I.C.I.Bank Ltd.

12.Katherine  Graham led the Washington Post Company  to

prominence in the worlds of journalism and business.She

became one of the most influential and admired women of her

generation.She was the first woman to head a Fortune-500 company

and the first to serve as a Director of the Associated Press and of

News Paper Publishers Association.She also served as a chair

person of  the Newspaper Publishers Group.

13.Harriet Quimby was an American aviator and a movie

screen writer.She became the first woman to fly across the

English Channel. She was awarded a U.S.pilot’s certificate

by the Aero Club of America and she became the first woman to

gain a pilot’s license in the United States.

14.Toru Dutt was a first Indian poetess who wrote in English and


15.Dr. Poonam  Khetrapal Singh is  the first woman to be

nominated as Regional Director  for the W.H.O. South East

Asia Region for a five year term  by the 11 member States of the


16.Naina Lal Kidwai, a chartered accountant by profession

is an Indian Banker and business executive. She is currently

the Group General Manager and Country Head of H.S.B.C.India.

She is the first Indian woman to graduate from Harvard

Business School and also the first woman to guide the functioning

of a foreign bank in India. She has completed her Bachelor of Art

in 1977.She also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from

University of Delhi and M.B.A.from Harvard Business School

in 1982.She is the President of the Federation of Indian Chambers

of Commerce and Industry.

17.Shikha Sharma is an Indian business person. She is C.E.O. of

Axis Bank.

18. Aruna Jayanthi is the C.E.O. of  Capgemini India Pvt.Ltd

which has over 40,000 people across  9 cities in India.

19.Preetha Reddy is the managing director of Apollo Hospitals,

one of the largest health care conglomerates of India.

20. Sara Abubakar is author,writer and novelist. She has been

chosen to recieve the coveted Nrupathunga award.

21.Padmavathi Bandopadhyay(B:4 November 1944) is the first

woman Air Marshal of the Indian Air Force.

22.Pratibha Ray is an Indian writer and novelist in Oriya

language. She was the first woman to win the Moortidevi

award. She is an eminent fiction writer. She has won

Sahitya academy award,Padma Shri award and

Jnanapith award.

23. Dr.  Vasundhara  Bhupathi is an Ayurvedic physician

and popular writer and Speaker.

24.Aban Mistry, a musician and scholar, known as the

first woman solo tabla player in India.She wrote 3 books

namely, Pakhawaj and Tabla,Table ki  bandishein and the

contribution of Parsis to Indian classical music.

25.Junko Tabei is a Japanese mountain climber who became

the first woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest on

May 16, 1975. She formed the Ladies  Climbing Club.

26.Arundhati Bhattacharya is the first woman to be the

chairperson of State Bank of India.

27.Priya Jhingan was the first woman officer  of Indian army.

28.Sophia Kovalevsky was the first woman  to earn

Ph.D. in mathematics.

29. Lady Agnes smyth,who is the sister of  Robert Baden Powell,

is the leader of Girls Guide Movement founded in 1910 at London

by Robert Baden Powell.

30.Ashapurna Devi is a prominent Bengali novelist and poet.

She was awarded Jnanapith Award(1976) and Padma Shree Award

(1976)by Government of India.

31.Premlata Agarwal (born in 1963) is an Indian mountain climber

who on May 20,2011 became the oldest  Indian woman to have scaled

the world’s tallest peak Mount Everest(29029ft).


ಕನ್ನಡ ಸೌರಭ.

ಚಿಂತನ ಸೌರಭ.

೧. ಮನೋ ಧಾವತಿ ಸರ್ವತ್ರ ಮದೋನ್ಮತ್ತ ಗಜೇಂದ್ರವತ್

(ಮದ್ದಾನೆಯಂತೆ ಮನಸ್ಸು ಎಲ್ಲೆಡೆಯೂ ಓಡುತ್ತದೆ. )

ಜ್ಞಾನಾಂಕುಶ ಸಮಾ ಬುದ್ಧಿ ತಸ್ಯ ನಿಶ್ಚಲತೆ ಮನಃ

(ಬುದ್ಧಿ ಅಥವಾ ಜ್ಞಾನವೆಂಬ ಹರಿತವಾದ ಅಂಕುಶ ದಿಂದ

ಮನಸ್ಸೆಂಬ ಮದ್ದಾನೆಯನ್ನು ನಿಯಂತ್ರಿಸ ಬೇಕು.

ಆಗ ಮನಸ್ಸು ಅಚಲ ಸ್ಥಿತಿಯನ್ನು ಹೊಂದುತ್ತದೆ . )

ಶಿಕ್ಷೆ ಮಾಡಲಾಗದ ಕೆಲಸವನ್ನು ಅಂತರಂಗದ ನೋವು

ಮಾಡುವುದು ಸಾಧ್ಯ. ನಿಜವಾದ ಮನುಷ್ಯನ ಅಂತರಂಗ

ಪಶ್ಚಾತ್ತಾಪವೆಂಬ ಚಂಡಮಾರುತದ ಹೊಡೆತಕ್ಕೆ ಸಿಕ್ಕು

ಸದಾ ನೋಯುತ್ತಲೇ ಇರುತ್ತದೆ.

ಕಾವ್ಯ ನಾಮ ಮತ್ತು ನಿಜ ನಾಮಧೇಯ.

೧. ಕನ್ನಡ ಪತ್ರಿಕೋದ್ಯಮದ ಪಿತಾಮಹ-”ಮೈಸೂರು ತಾತಯ್ಯ”
(ಕಾವ್ಯ ನಾಮ )
-ಎಂ. ವೆಂಕಟ ಕೃಷ್ಣಯ್ಯ (ನಿಜ ನಾಮಧೇಯ )
೨. ” ಕವೀಂದ್ರಾಭರಣ”(ಕಾವ್ಯ ನಾಮ )
ಆನೆಕಲ್ಲು ತಾಲೂಕಿನ ಹಾರುಗದ್ದೆಯ ಲಕ್ಷ್ಮಣ (ನಿಜ ನಾಮಧೇಯ)
೩.”ಪಂಡಿತವಕ್ಕಿ,ಕನ್ನಡವಕ್ಕಿ”(ಕಾವ್ಯ ನಾಮ)
ಮುಳಿಯ ತಿಮ್ಮಪ್ಪಯ್ಯ (ನಿಜ ನಾಮಧೇಯ)
೪ಅಂಬಿಕಾ ತನಯ ದತ್ತ (ಕಾವ್ಯ ನಾಮ)
ದತ್ತಾತ್ರೇಯ ರಾಮಚಂದ್ರ ಬೇಂದ್ರೆ (ನಿಜ ನಾಮಧೇಯ)
೫.ಕುಮಾರವ್ಯಾಸ (ಕಾವ್ಯ ನಾಮ)
ಗದುಗಿನ ನಾರ್ಣಪ್ಪ (ನಿಜ ನಾಮಧೇಯ)
೬.ಮುದ್ದಣ (ಕಾವ್ಯ ನಾಮ)
ಲಕ್ಷ್ಮೀ ನಾರಾಯಣಪ್ಪ (ನಿಜ ನಾಮಧೇಯ)

೭. ರಾಘವೇಂದ್ರ ಸ್ವಾಮೀಜಿ ಅವರ ಪೂರ್ವಾಶ್ರಮದ ಹೆಸರು

ವೆಂಕಣ್ಣ ಭಟ್ಟ.

೮. ಶ್ರೀನಿವಾಸ ನಾಯಕ ಮತ್ತು ನವ ಕೋಟಿ ನಾರಾಯಣ

(ಪೂರ್ವಾಶ್ರಮದ ಹೆಸರು ).

ಪುರಂದರದಾಸರು ಎಂಬುದು ಅವರ ಅಂಕಿತನಾಮ.

೯. ರಾಘವ(ಕಾವ್ಯ ನಾಮ)–ಮೈಸೂರು ವೆಂಕಟ ದಾಸಪ್ಪ
ಸೀತಾ ರಾಮಯ್ಯ ಯಾನೆ ವಿ. ಸೀ .(ನಿಜ ನಾಮಧೇಯ)

1o. ಕುವೆಂಪು (ಕಾವ್ಯ ನಾಮ);

ಕುಪ್ಪಳ್ಳಿ ವೆಂಕಟಪ್ಪ ಪುಟ್ಟಪ್ಪ (ನಿಜ ನಾಮಧೇಯ)

11. ಡಿ. ವಿ. ಜಿ. (ಕಾವ್ಯನಾಮ);

ದೇವನಹಳ್ಳಿ ವೆಂಕಟ ರಮಣಯ್ಯ ಗುಂಡಪ್ಪ(ನಿಜ ನಾಮಧೇಯ)

12.ಮಲ್ಲಿಗೆ ಕವಿ (ಕಾವ್ಯ ನಾಮ);

ಕೆ.ಎಸ್. ನರಸಿಂಹ ಸ್ವಾಮಿ .


U.N.International, World And Commemorative Years.

U.N.International years are declared by the United Nations

since 1959 in order to draw attention on major issues and

encourage international action to address concerns which

have global importance and ramifications.

1959/60–World Refugee Year.

1960–Year of Africa.

1961–International Health and Medical Research Year.

1962–Calgary International Year.

1963–Year of the Water Tiger.

1964–International Year of the quiet Sun.

1965–International Co-operation Year.

1966–International Rice Year.

1967–International Tourism Year.

1968–International Year for Human Rights.

1969–International Harvester Travelall  for Sale.

1970–International Education Year.

1971–International Year for Action to Combat  Racism

and Racial Discrimination.

1972—International Book Year.

1973–Copernicus Year.

1974–World Population Year.

1975–International  Women’s Year.

1976–to 1985:U.N.’s Decade for Women.

1976–World Book Science Year.

1977–United Nations’ Day for women’s rights and

international peace to be observed on any day of

the year by the member states.

1978–International Anti-Apartheid Year.

1979–International Year of the Child.

1980 to 1989: International Water Supply and

Sanitation Decade

1981–International Year of the Disabled Persons.

1981 to1991-The International Decade of People

with a Disability.

1982–International Year of Mobilisation for Sanctions

Against South Africa.

1983–World Communications Year.

1984–Year of Women in South Africa.

1985-International Youth Year .

1986–International Year of Peace.

1987–International Year of Shelter for the Homeless.

1988–Amnesty International Year.

1989-I.M.O.-International Convention on Salvage.

1990–International Literacy Year.

1991 to 2000-Development Decade.

1992–International Space Year.

1993–International Year for World’s Indigenous People.

1994–International Year of the Family and

International Year of Sport and Olympic Ideal.

1995–United Nations Year for Tolerance.

1996–International Year for the Eradication of Poverty.

1997–International Year of the Coral Reef.

1998–International Year of the Ocean.

1999–International Year of Older Persons.

and Centennial of the First International Peace Conference.

2000–International year for the Culture of Peace and

International Year of Thanks Giving.

2001–International Year of Volunteers and

United Nations Year of Dialogue among Civilizations

and International Year of Mobilization against Racism,

Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and related Intolerance.

2002–International Year of Mountains;

————–do—————of Cultural Heritage;

————–do—————0f  Eco tourism.

2003–International Year of Fresh water and

European Year of People with Disabilities.

2004–International Year to Commemorate the Struggle

against Slavery and it’s Abolition.

2005–International Year of Micro credit and World Year

of Physics and International Year for Sport and Physical


2006–International Year of Deserts and Desertification.

2007–International Year of Dolphin and International Polar Year

and International Year of Scout.

2007/2008–International Heliophysical Year.

2008–International Year of Potato.

International  Year of Planet Earth.

International Year of Sanitation.

International Year of Languages.

2009—International Year of Reconciliation,Astronomy

and Gorilla.

International Year of Natural Fibres.

2010–International Year of Biodiversity.

—————-do————for the Rapprochement

of cultures.

International Year of Youth, Dialogue and mutual

understanding (12 August 2010 to 11 August 2011).

2011–International Year of Forests.

————-do—————of Chemistry.

————-do—————-for People of African Descent.

2012—International Year of Co-operatives.

——————–do———of Sustainable Energy for All.

In India and Nigeria the year 2012 is observed as National

Mathematics Year.

2013–International Year of Water Co-operation and

International Year of Quinoa and International Year of Statistics

and Year of  Mathematics of Planet Earth and year of faith.

2014–International Year of small Island Developing  States

—————–do—– ——of  Crystallography.

—————–do————of Family Farming .


Some notable personalities of bunts community.

1. The king of heart Dr.Devi Prasad Shetty.He is also known

as the”Henry Ford of health care. He was the first surgeon

in India to perform the extremely risky, complicated and

dynamic cardiomyoplasty operation. He was the first surgeon

in India to perform the neo-natal open heart surgery.He is the

world’s first surgeon to perform a surgery to close the hole

in the heart with microchip camera; the first person to conduct

the first ever surgery using the stomach blood vessels to

bypass the blocked arteries of the heart and the first person

to use an artificial heart in India. In 2001,Dr.Shetty founded

Narayana Hrudayalaya, a multispeciality hospital in Bommasandra

on the outskirts of Bangalore City. He with his team pioneered

the unique concept of ”Heart City”, a 2000-5000 bed

conglomeration of  multiple super specialty hospitals in a

single campus.

2.Shri Shri Rajashekharananda Swamiji of  Shri Vajradehi Mutt

has dedicated himself to the social service in a religious way.

His Purvashrama(real) name was Nonayya Shetty. By his continuous

dedication towards social service and outlook, extension travel

and experience he earned great reputation all over the world.

3.B.M.Hegde(Belle Monappa Hegde) is an Indian medical scientist,

educationist and author. He is a retired vice chancellor of the

Manipal University and the head of the Mangalore chapter of

Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan. Tirupati University has conferred

Honorary Degree of Doctorate on Padma Bhushana Dr.B.M.Hegde.

4.Kowdoor Sadananda Hegde is a former speaker of the

Lok Sabha, A Supreme court Judge and the founder

of the Nitte Education Trust.

5.B.M.Sukumara Shetty. He was the  former  Managing

trustee of Kollur Goddess Mookambika. Kollur temple has

developed under his leadership.

6.Dr.M.Shantaram Shetty, Chairman of ”World Bunts Foundation”.

His achievements are backed by a selfless service to the

society, not just in medicine but also in education, social service

based on the bedrock of profound Knowledge.

7. Dr.R.N.Shetty is an Indian entrepreneur, philanthropist

and an educationist. He is the owner of R.N.Shetty group

of companies which includes R.N.S.Maruthi Suzuki,

Murdeshwar ceramics and Navin Hotel Limited and he

is also the Chairman of the educational institutions

under the R.N.Shetty trust. He is credited with modernisation

of the temple town of Murdeshwar. The Murdeshwara Shiva

temple and temple complex including the 249 feet tall Raja

Gopura which is credited  the tallest Gopuram in the Asia

as well as a huge towering statue of Shiva considered

to be the tallest statue of Shiva in the world, were built by

the finance provided by R.N.Shetty.

8. Dr.B.R.Shetty is the M.D.and C.E.O. of U.A.E.Exchange.

The company is headquartered in Abu Dhabi and operates

more than 700 offices across 30 nations globally.

9.Dr S..Ramanand Shetty is the former vice Chancellor

of Rajeev Gandhi University of Health Sciences.

At present he is the vice chancellor of Nitte University.

10.Mrs.Subi Mally is the Chairperson and Managing

Director of Strategic Sourcing Group, which has

literally revolutionized  the concept of Marketing

as an overall industry.

11.Bellipady Ramanath Rai is an Indian politician.

He is the minister for forest, environment and ecology

in Karnataka state government.

12.Shakuntala Shetty is a social worker and MLA from Puttur,


13.K.J.Shetty Kadandale is a distinguished writer and


14.Aishwarya Rai is an Indian film actress and winner of the

Miss World pageant in 1994.

15.Shilpa Shetty is an Indian film actress and model.

16.Durga Shetty is an actress in Kannada movies.

17.Dr.M.Mohan Alva is the chairman of  Alva’s Education

Foundation. Nudi Siri is a literary event which will be held at

vidyagiri complex of Alva’s Education Foundation.

18.V.P.Shetty is an Indian Banker and former chairman of

I.D.B.I. He is the recipient of the ”Banker of the Year” award

-2003 from Business Standard Group.

19.Kedambadi Jattappa Rai is the author of ”Reminiscences

of a Hunter”.It is a narrative of the exciting adventures of a


20. Vivek Rai, PHD, is a prolific writer and  programmer.

Since 2010 he has been a post-doctoral fellow in Diabetes

Research Programme.

21.B.Nagaraj Shetty is the chairman of Coastal Development


22.Usha P.Rai is an accomplished writer, artist and novelist.

23.Bhavya Shri Rai  is an actress in Kannada movies.

24.Gurukiran had sung many songs in Kannada films

in his own composition as well as other’s.

25.Kayyara kinhanna Rai is a poet, author, Indian

independence activist and former journalist.He has been

conferred with Nadoja award(2006)

26.Arya Lakshminarayana Alva,a well known personality

of Bunts community is a folklore expert, litterateur and

social worker.

27.Attavar Balakrishna Shetty founded Vijaya Bank on

23rd October 1931.

28.Mulki Sundar ram Shetty was the chairman of Vijaya Bank

from 1962 to 1978 resulting in the growth of Vijaya Bank.

29.Kanthadi guttu Harish Pergade is the founder of Sri Matha

Lakshani -Old Age Home, which takes care of elderly with

love and care.

30.Rohit Shetty is an Indian film director and cinematographer.

31.Sunil Shetty is an Indian film actor, producer and entrepreneur,

hotelier and liquor  boutique owner.

32.Fighter Shetty  alias Madhu B.Shetty is a popular Indian Stunt master,

and action choreographer cum actor.

33.Dr.Sunita M.Shetty, a well known Kannada,Tulu writer from Mumbai,

has been awarded the prestigious Jayadevi Tayi Ligade  award

for an eminent woman achiever from Maharashtra, for the year 2012,

instituted by the Vidyadhara Kannada Pratishtana.She has been

conferred with the Ajantha National Award by Ajantha Pratishtana

Bangalore.She is a writer,poet,critic,scholar and educationist of repute.

34.Dr.K.Sanjeeva Shetty, a veteran Kannadiga activist titled as

Bheeshmacharya of Kannada, teacher and mentor. He was a

renowned poet,critic and Kannada columnist, story writer and

founder editor of Bantaravani bulletin published by metro based

Bunts Sangh. He has bagged more than 150 awards from social,

welfare, voluntary organizations and literacy unions from all over

the country.

35.Dr.B.A.Vivek Rai is a veteran scholar, researcher and writer

and has been the former vice chancellor of Hampi Kannada University

and Mysore Open University.He has been elected as the President of

Alvas Vishwa Nudisiri Virasat-2013.

36.Vidwan Kantha Rai was one of the leading Talamaddale artists

of this century.

37.Dr.Sadanand R.Shetty has a unique distinction of performing the

1st  angiography and first angioplasty at two leading private institutes

in Mumbai.He is currently Prof.& Head of Dept. of Medicine & Cardiology

at  Dr.D.Y.Patil University, Nerul, Navi Mumbai.He is an excellent

orator and outstanding leader.He conducts many lectures and

teaching  programs for lay people and medical community.

38.Yedthere  Manjayya Shetty served the people with selfless

perspective by providing basic facilities and starting the public

favour projects. He is an example/inspiration for us to serve

the society. He was elected 3 times as M.L.A. and once as M.L.C.

unopposed.Yedthere Manjayya Shetty law college, in Kundapur is affiliated

to Mangalore University.Yedthere Nursing Home also is in Kundapur.

39.Vishu Shetty is a social worker. He has rescued many helpless orphans

and sick persons.

40.Prakash Rai  is an Indian film actor. He  was awarded Best

Supporting Actor Award for  Tamil film ”Singham” in negative role


41.Varadaraj M. Shetty, came to the Middle East at the age of 18

and worked in various roles in hospitality sctor before starting

the Ramee Group, which owns 37 properties including hotels,

apartments and resorts in India,U.A.E.,Bahrain and Oman.

42.Shweta shetty is an Indian pop singer.

43.Basruru Appanna Hegde is Dharmadhikari of Mahalingeshwar

temple, Basrur and State Religious Council member.He is the

Managing Trustee of Gurukula Public School.

44.Haladi Srinivasa Shetty is MLA from Coondapura and also

known as the Vajapayee of Udupi, Karnataka.

45.Ganesh Hegde is an Indian singer, performer,video director

and choreographer.

46.Pooja Hegde is an Indian model and actress. She was crowned

as the second runner up at the Miss Universe India,2010.

47.Jayaprakash Hegde is an Indian politician who has been

a minister in government of Karnataka. He was also a member

of India’s Parliament.

48.Dr.Chandrashekar Shetty was the first Bunt Vice Chancellor of

R G U H S Medical University, Karnataka.

49.Kaup Bhojaraja Shetty, teacher built Mahadevi High School

the first one in Kaup.

50. Esha Vittaldas Swamiji, known as ”Kemaru Swamiji”, hails

from Paladka, Moodabidre. His parents, Vittal Shetty and

Prema Shetty were heads of the school. He established his

own mutt called ”Kemaru Mutt”, near Paladka.  His ”Sandipani

Ashram” looks after orphan  children, giving them food, shelter

and free education.