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Fatalities in Fast Forward mode
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Fatalities in Fast Forward mode

From the times of a distant past, when roads, meant mainly for walkers alongside those commuting in animal-drawn carts, were narrow and dwellings were roomy, we have reached a point of laying wide roads and huddling in not-so-roomy dwellings, now called apartments, flats and whatever, in multistoreyed buildings, particularly in urban spaces, a scenario in…

Unlawful law-makers
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Unlawful law-makers

As the nation launched itself on the new-found onerous task of ruling on democratic lines, the top brass in the fledging government at the Centre sought advice of a British expert in administration by name Appleby. Call it irony or whatever, the expert advice had to be sought from the British colonialists who, having ruled…

Meeting medicare gap
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Meeting medicare gap

The set of initials of names for different indigenous systems of medicare as well as healthcare being practised virtually in all regions of the country is becoming familiar to the literati as the acronym AYUSH. For starters, Ayurveda, Yoga, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy have been chosen by the authorities in the Union Government for zeroing…

Fair fare for females
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Fair fare for females

Law-making in the land can be traced to a period of its centuries of history, whether recorded or not, to as far back as one’s ability to look back. Narratives which are part of the country’s epics including Ramayana and Mahabharata too have their share of references to law-making. Not only India’s much-adored Constitution is…

Dreaming of eminence
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Dreaming of eminence

India is the world’s largest democracy. One has to keep one’s reaction to that claim, or description of the nation using superlative adjective, without getting lost in the choice between (a) the adulation reflects its humongous population (as the second most populous) and (b) the appreciation for its democratic dispensation (which has started showing signs…

Dignity in death
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Dignity in death

The American intellectual and inventor Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) is quoted as saying that there is nothing in life as certain as death and taxes. One may be inclined to take the quote as a merely humorous banter of Franklin, probably getting into a frame of mind hating the thought of shelling out taxes and taking…

Passing examinations and after
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Passing examinations and after

Life’s journey towards landing a job and battling the ups and downs through subsequent years begins not a day too late after passing various examinations, starting with SSLC and PUC second year, unless one drops out of school even before making it to final year in high school. For the present column, the channels of…

Cleansing the Augean Stable
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Cleansing the Augean Stable

Acts of people threatening orderly life both in the country and the rest of the regions across the globe on one side and the cosmic dance of nature’s fury, also in and around the country as well as all over the planet on the other side seem to be in perpetual competition in causing devastation…

Guarding glory of Mysuru
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Guarding glory of Mysuru

The number of shrines dotting the length and breadth of India as well as the virtually countless deities being worshipped in these shrines can undoubtedly earn top spot for the country in a global rating. Karnataka, as officially disclosed by the State Department of Muzrai and Religious Establishments, hosts more than 34,000 temples under the…

In quest of quality
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In quest of quality

Given the disturbed ambience all the time across the land, its dimensions being diverse in different regions for varied reasons, one is prompted to remark that the greatest gap lies between the country’s bludgeoning population as quantity and goings on in daily life of people as quality. In short, one cannot be faulted to further…

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