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How a pioneering journalist became a horologist

Today is Ugadi, the dawn of the new year for people in the South Indian states of Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. While eating a pinch of bevu-bella (neem and jaggery) is a symbolic way of kicking off the new year, to signify that bitterness and sweetness should be accepted with equanimity, an equally important tradition…