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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…

Kannada through ears
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Kannada through ears

Rivalry ruled among protagonists of the three tongues — Tamil, Telugu and Kannada — as old timers of the erstwhile Princely Mysore State may recollect, taking due care to avoid unwarranted animosity among the populations speaking these tongues. That was the scene decades ago when the literati of the State, with their unalloyed love for…

Beckoning baldies
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Beckoning baldies

Geneticists are currently informing even lay people about the role gene, the molecular unit of heredity, is playing in anybody not only manifesting some conspicuous features of their parents as well as earlier generations of their family but also, more importantly, the precise origins of various disorders and diseases such as diabetes. A just published…

Law may be an ass But is it kicking in in India?
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Law may be an ass But is it kicking in in India?

The cornucopia of Acts as well as laws based on which the land’s judicial system is delivering judgements in the form of sentences after hearing presentations before the judges by legal practitioners, framed both before the country became independent of colonial rule and subsequently, is unarguably fail-safe in safeguarding the principle that no innocent person…

Sizzling Silver Screen
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Sizzling Silver Screen

While the perceived image of the land’s cinema industry, its players, and more so its current output of biopics is none-too-flattering in circles of society who have nostalgic memories of the classical movies of their bygone days, the country has the dubious distinction of world’s highest producer of movies in multiplicity of languages, including Kannada….

Excessively energised emotion
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Excessively energised emotion

Saints of a distant past who walked on our land as well as sinners of our times whom even the visually challenged can notice, the former marked by unqualified piety and the latter who prescribe virtues that they don’t practice are on common ground on stressing the need for and importance of protecting  ourselves from…

Be like a Roman while in Rome
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Be like a Roman while in Rome

Of the lines taken from the Upanishads, quoted nowadays by public speakers of all hues with various backgrounds, the outlook that the world is a family stands out. The lines, drawn from Maha Upanishad translate to: “One is a relative, the other stranger, say the small minded. The entire world is a family, say the…

World is watching
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World is watching

Taking stock of where the society in the land is heading to, as objectively as the manner of pursuing the task meets with its unqualified acceptance, one may have to indulge in talking about the difficult-to-control perverse behaviour of the land’s people, of course, taking care not to stereotype all of them in one sweep….

Plight of providers
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Plight of providers

We often hear some individuals who wish to be identified as intellectuals, particularly those who profess to teach management science (if the scientific fraternity accept this as the main stay of their bread and butter) taking fancy to say that “Every problem has a solution,” not forgetting to say in the same breath that “If…

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