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Triple-tier threat
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Triple-tier threat

Our bountiful planet Earth, as attributed by the land’s rishis in yore, is perceived as Mother. They have also prescribed that we mortals pay grateful homage to Her at the break of dawn everyday chanting the lines: Samudra Vasane Devi, Parvata Stana Mandale, Vishnupatni Namastubhyam, Paada Sparsham Kshamasvame, pleading to be pardoned for having touched…

Heritage: Crying wolf
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Heritage: Crying wolf

Mysureans are occasionally aroused about the various ingredients of the city and their heritage. While buildings with recorded times of their construction dating back to hundred years or more have been hogging media space on a scale not witnessed until just a few years ago, the residents of the city are also reminded of heritage…

Prescriptions for Physicians
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Prescriptions for Physicians

A Mysuru-based popular and committed promoter of wellness of citizens, irrespective of their social identities in society, has come out with a new slogan, read philosophy, in place of the time-honoured advisory “Prevention is better than cure.” His message, delivered with unalloyed conviction, free from high-sounding rhetoric, before audiences drawn to events in the city…

Governance Vs administration
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Governance Vs administration

An oft-heard comment is that India is the world’s best administered country, although with the rider that it is so only on paper. On the home front, voices have been aired in the circles of State Legislature that the present administration in Karnataka is the worst in its six-plus decades of history. While the incumbent…

No television, no cinema?!
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No television, no cinema?!

Places of worship hosting discourses by seasoned performers of Harikatha before audiences comprising listeners in different age-groups have witnessed a makeover to events marked by glitz and glitter, although reports in the dailies, including those published in the city, unfailingly highlight the devotion and fervour displayed by the large crowds thronging at those places. The…

Re-inventing the wheel
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Re-inventing the wheel

Voices are being aired on select occasions that quality of research in India has descended from great heights to abysmal depths. The verdict originating to both informed circles with credentials and also lay people with no proven entitlement to pass remarks, either in adulation or berating, may be mere conjecture or stork truism. In this…

Polyglots Vs Pundits
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Polyglots Vs Pundits

Vying for adding the land’s languages to the list of official languages, numbering 22 as of now and according classical status, eight having already emerged, seems to have taken back seat currently in the circles of both pundits and activists in different regions of the country. There is no guarantee that the craving for both…

Love at first sight
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Love at first sight

When it comes to describe the arresting looks of both divine characters and mortals, poets as well as writers of prose in our times pale into nothingness. Creating eye-catching frescoes as well as irresistible sculptures by the land’s people who lived in times long past, which have endured the fury of nature and marauders over…

Brittle bonds
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Brittle bonds

Contemporary society is witnessing like never before snapping of harmonious relationships among the citizens. Before dwelling on this delicate-yet-delightful subject, one is prompted to remind fellow-citizens about their unabated onslaught on every elements of nature, including sand mass from river tracks, an act that has relegated the relationship between humans and nature to a point…

Reckoning with realities
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Reckoning with realities

India’s prodigious scholar Adi Shankara, in the short span of life that ended when he was barely 32 years young in eighth century, is featured in many witty dialogues with his ardent disciples and peers. In one such instance, a disciple sought to be enlightened by the peerless philosopher about myth and realities in life….

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