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Healthy Healthcare
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Healthy Healthcare

Similar to voices being heard from all sorts of circles, marked by mutually rivalling concerns, relating to the major afflictions bugging the land’s masses, particularly the uninformed rustic population, we also  read in the dailies virtually everyday reports from both government departments and voluntary agencies keeping a hawk’s eye on the efforts to arrest fatalities…

Brain-borne betrayal
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Brain-borne betrayal

Old-timers in Mysuru can recollect the days goneby when a pass in the then intermediate class public examination was considered proper stage in life to opt for choosing courses to be pursued and also colleges to seek admission in the backdrop of highly limited choices of both courses and colleges compared to the wide world…

Increasing income, decreasing distress
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Increasing income, decreasing distress

The media space is overflowing with data and information from both official sources and knowledgeable circles among the country’s literati relating to its state of health in various sectors with agriculture sector rightly being bestowed spotlight. The more articulate flock among them have not only created many indices and ratios to compress the vast data…

Engaging with elders
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Engaging with elders

The time-tested custom of younger persons bowing before elders in a show of respect or the culture of touching their feet as a mark of unalloyed reverence cuts across all sections of society and the entire length and breadth of the country, still intact across all faiths, although the practice is witnessing a low key…

Tourism-Technology: Twin trouble
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Tourism-Technology: Twin trouble

Having brought down full-grown trees in numbers of astronomical proportions, particularly in Karnataka these past few months, a dramatic resurgence in greening the land is taking place in some pockets, including Mysuru. Planting of saplings and tossing seed balls at numerous open spaces, with the administration joining hands with voluntary groups, marked by the usual…

Insurgency by indigenous intelligentsia
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Insurgency by indigenous intelligentsia

Intelligence has been defined in many ways as including one’s penchant for logic, understanding issues, self-awareness, learning level, emotional feelings, planning capacity, ability to solve problems and even creativity. The country hosts an abundant stock of individuals who answer to most of the above-listed characteristics, given the reports in the media covering their speeches on…

Flowing floods, furious floods
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Flowing floods, furious floods

This year’s monsoon has mocked at the forecasts by the Weather Department, first by playing truant at the season’s opening days and then by pouring in most parts of the country, including Karnataka. The believers in the power of praying to appease the Rain God performed their customary rituals on days considered auspicious at a…

Gorillas in the Government
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Gorillas in the Government

The incumbent government’s leading lights at the Centre opened their five-year innings in May 2014 with the slogan “Less government, More governance” generating hopes of achhe din (good days) sooner than later. The three-plus years of the period following that event have witnessed disturbing incidents in open spaces across the land, Karnataka figuring in them…

Tale of Teachers
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Tale of Teachers

The nation has celebrated early this week the annual event of Teachers Day marked by the usual quietude. The teacher fraternity of institutions offering courses at higher levels of learning were far outnumbered by the army of their counterparts in primary, secondary and even at 10+2 levels, betraying the former section’s pre-occupation with issues unrelated…

Wellness of Workforce
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Wellness of Workforce

The call for saving environment (in its widest meaning) from getting degraded to unlivable status, launched by the nation’s Prime Minister on October 2, 2014 under the banner of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan continues to be pursued, without relenting, nationally through all forms of media while locally (in every nook and corner of the country, including…

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