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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,…

Melodious measure
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Melodious measure

Although Mysuru of yester years was a home to vocalists as well as exponents on different musical instruments, apart from scholarly composers of lyrics of outstanding literary value, everyone of them as legend in his or her own lifetime, the than town, hosting a small population, got overshadowed by Bengaluru and Madras (now Chennai) by…

Bottom line: February  14
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Bottom line: February  14

Right now, punsters are having a field day with Donald having ‘trumped’ the American presidential election and Obama all set to ‘barrack’ his successor’s policies. It will be a ‘miracle’ of sorts, of course, if German Chancellor Angela Merkel is voted back to power for a third term. When Narasimha Rao was prime minister, I…

Belgian Cafe bans all American products
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Belgian Cafe bans all American products

The popular Zeezicht Cafe, in Antwerp, Belgium, has recently stopped serving Coca Cola, Lay’s potato chips and every other American brand previously on its menu, in protest of President Donald Trump and his controversial executive orders. “No, it’s not a joke. All American drinks will disappear from the menu as long as Donald Trump’s policy…

Cruel Spanish tradition!
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Cruel Spanish tradition!

You probably know about bullfighting and the controversy surrounding this ancient tradition, but there’s another less known tradition that claims the lives of tens of thousands of Spanish hunting dogs every year. And worst of all, nobody seems to want to do anything about it. Galgos, or Spanish greyhounds, are an ancient breed of hunting…

Bottomline: February 12
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Bottomline: February 12

Airports are a microcosm of our society and let’s be honest — there is nothing pretty about us. We jump lines, are rude to everyone, and have body odour at 7am. But nothing describes the Indian mindset more than the women’s security check area. In India only men travel on work and are busier and…

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