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Merry Mysureans
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Merry Mysureans

The air all over is abuzz with adulation in some circles for happenings such as demonetisation and accusation in some other circles for the unbecoming conduct of the netas across virtually all regions of the land, Karnataka and Uttar Pradesh figuring conspicuously for now. Voices of aam janata loudly expressing disenchantment with the administration at…

Country’s crisis ridden cities
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Country’s crisis ridden cities

Displaying boundless love for village life and finding oneself in no frame of mind to move out of one’s favoured city is a game many people are seen playing with no signs of that mental dilly-dallying consciously finding a definite end. The dilemma reminds one of the Shakespeare soliloquies in his play Hamlet “To be,…

Dawn of wisdom
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Dawn of wisdom

Cities and countries too acquired celebrity status in many regions, including India, being identified based on their unique, sometimes exclusive features. Monuments, colourful fountains, gardens, avenues, unique-looking inhabitants, rare species of animals as well as plants and so on have figured in such identities. Bengaluru as Garden City, Mysuru as Heritage City, Pune as Pensioners’…

VIP verbal diarrhea
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VIP verbal diarrhea

The land, including Karnataka, hosted noble minds both in the distant past and within living memory who espoused the use of one’s tongue to converse and communicate with others taking care to be gentle, honest, pleasing, purposeful, and not to forget, not hurting sentiments. The cornucopia of Subhashitas and Shanthimantras, attributed to those nameless great…

Healthcare heading haywire
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Healthcare heading haywire

Seeking cures for ailments in a steadily growing range of seriousness, many of them nagging despite medication administered under instructions of the attending doctor(s), not to forget those that are life-threatening, seems to be the greatest challenge of people at large, cutting across virtually the entire cross section of society. One is prompted to modify…

East is East, West is West The twain shall meet
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East is East, West is West The twain shall meet

Over a century ago, long before the term multicultural gained currency, Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936), born in the-then-Bombay, one of the late Victorian poets and story-tellers, awarded Nobel Prize for Literature in 1907, also known for his unpopular political views, wrote a poem titled “The Ballad of East and West” whose initial line reads “East is…

Sustaining sanity
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Sustaining sanity

The National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), Government of India’s agency for collecting and analysing crime data, as defined by the Indian Penal Code, has been publishing the related information through the country’s dailies. The agency, formed in March 1986, not adequately staffed to take note of criminal acts taking place in all the nooks and…

Monumental measure
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Monumental measure

Health of the country’s people at large is figuring in public domain nowadays to an unprecedented extent. However, the health of the country’s economy, being gauged by its Gross Domestic Product, a universally used indicator has virtually taken away the spotlight on the former, given the officially published almost weekly estimates of that economic indicator…

Hospital hardware heat
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Hospital hardware heat

In a layman’s perception treating ailments of human patients has witnessed a sea change with symptomatic guesswork yielding place to diagnostic evidence. However, while the former approach to medical practice was shared to a great extent by both indigenous traditional systems including Ayurveda as well as Unani and Allopathy system, the latter approach has been…

Sumptuous Statistics Data diarrhoea
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Sumptuous Statistics Data diarrhoea

The caption for today’s column is likely to generate thoughts about the three magical figures (36-24-36) in the minds of the flock with wide-ranging interests in life. For others, the interaction among them has to be through words, chosen with care or otherwise depending on their upbringing and also their stock of vocabulary in their…

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