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Pro-parent policy
Editorial

Pro-parent policy

Parenting, both as a responsibility and duty, as prescribed in the land’s ancient texts, may have got morphed into an activity marked by the return-on-investment (ROI) principle in our days. Until not-too-long ago, certainly in rural parts, not begetting children in numbers as-near-as a dozen earned poor socio-economic-rating to the chief wage-earner and also his…

Code of conduct : Proverbs, idioms
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Code of conduct : Proverbs, idioms

The age of a society in which its members not only firmly believed in but also assiduously adhered to the practice of pleasant conduct in both word and deed. The code of conduct, crystallising in the form of proverbs and idioms, apart from lyrical lines attributed to the wise such as Sarvajna of the 16th…

Taming Traffic
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Taming Traffic

Bengalureans of a not-too-past-times could be heard joyfully talking about the merriment that the city offered seamlessly. The salubrious weather of the metropolis, virtually a legacy that they got on a platter as it were, has suffered to an extent and in a manner that one cannot express in words. The open spaces such as…

Aggressive advertisements
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Aggressive advertisements

No small wonder, either readers of dailies published in different languages, including English or viewers of programmes in their millions blared by various television channels across the country throughout the year don’t get exposed to products manufactured in two sectors that command monetary value of production in astronomical proportions. One, of course, is the sector…

Made for each other
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Made for each other

They met, by chance. Their eyes met in no time. Visual communication yielded place to some stray verbal shorts. The shots were heard more at the giving end than the receiving end. The seeds of love were laid in a fertile soil. These preliminaries, happening in a jiffy as it were, ended in the two…

Work is Worship
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Work is Worship

Blessed are the members of society, called upon to deliver discourses before their captive audiences, particularly the senior citizens who, with their major presence, are common sight at all evening congregations in Mysuru. The rhetoric of their discourses and the eloquence of delivery, outmatching the speeches of chief guests at functions got up under the…

Tip of the iceberg
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Tip of the iceberg

A century has sailed by since the luxury steamship RMS Titanic met its catastrophic end in the North Atlantic, plunging two miles to the ocean floor after side-swiping an iceberg during its maiden voyage. Maybe, the term iceberg was understood in its proper perspective only after that historic event took place in the early morning…

Who counts in the country?
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Who counts in the country?

Answering the above poser would amount to saying the obvious. The land’s citizens, with a volatile estimate of exceeding 130 crore enjoy an euphemistically described identity as its consumers. Every year, National Consumer Day, falling on December 24, is observed, an event not many can enlighten what is leading to. The nation has a Ministry…

Schooling-skills disconnect
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Schooling-skills disconnect

Outlook towards and perception of society’s constituents, especially the currently most-talked-about caste-based components, have got morphed and twisted to suit the selfish gains of all who matter in the land. Scholars quoting scriptures on several occasions to remind people that castes were originally determined by virtue of a person earning a livelihood adopting a specific…

Ambassadors advocate brands
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Ambassadors advocate brands

Mimicking consumer goods, particularly those that are patronised by their captive buyers in large numbers over extended periods of time, has been the time-honoured profession of street-smart entrepreneurs in the land. The south side entrance to the iconic Devaraja Market in Mysuru witnessing mobile vendors of imitation agarbathies of high-quality bearing brand names that earned…

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