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Healthcare heading haywire
Editorial

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…

Sickness stumps sickness-care
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Sickness stumps sickness-care

Global rating of India’s public health scenario continues to be at the lower rung of the scale being regularly published by different agencies, including the World Health Organisation. One is at a loss to match the low rating of the land’s performance in healthcare with the other two reported facts namely a) India is on…

Thank You
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Thank You

It was this day, nay this very evening, 39 years ago that Star of Mysore was born in this city as an Evening English Newspaper. Happily it continues to be your favourite eveninger. From this evening, we will be entering 40th year of our publication. And as we do so, we gratefully remember all those…

Cops cajole capital’s cuties
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Cops cajole capital’s cuties

The governments both at the Centre and in the States across the country have rightly evinced concerns about safety of people moving about in motorised vehicles of various designs and carrying capacities in cities and across the cities as well as the connecting villages. The authorities chose the hard option of promulgating the helmet- rule…

Tamil teri maa?
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Tamil teri maa?

Idli and dosa have long ruled as India’s favourite foods. But now the national news menu is dominated by a new flavour: paneer in the South Indian style. Calling a Tamilian that dreadful word ‘Madrasi’ has now been recognised for the cardinal sin it is, but clearly the North Indian palate, accustomed to paneer tikka,…

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