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Power-driven playtime
Editorial

Power-driven playtime

In an unwitting betrayal of their mindset, aspirants for votes of the land’s ever gullible masses are openly talking of capturing power and adorning authoritative posts in the government. Next comes the lobbying for plum portfolios promising avenues for syphoning off public funds in the name of taking up projects under broad banner of development….

Dawn of dicey days
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Dawn of dicey days

Old timers take fascination to share among their cohorts recollections of golden days they lived while moving from middle age to old age and be described as senior citizens. The celebrated English Poet Lord Tennyson (1809-1892) may soothe them as he wrote his famous line “Old order changeth yielding place to new.” Every generation is…

Romance with rain
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Romance with rain

The land’s people, both the scholarly sections and the unlettered, are known to have had an intimate connect with divinity as well as nature, going by their abundantly available and well-preserved lyrics, verses and prose, marked by literary elegance and refinement. Juxtaposed to their lines exemplifying their unalloyed faith in divinity and trust in nature,…

Technology on, Livelihoods gone
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Technology on, Livelihoods gone

Various occasions luring audiences of diverse  backgrounds and featuring speakers of all hues from both open platforms and restricted ones are abuzz with a virtual unanimous view that only education can provide many-sided dividends such as a) saying goodbye to ignorance, b) transform the land’s people at large into responsible, law-abiding citizens for building a…

Rummaging rubbish unsung, unhonoured
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Rummaging rubbish unsung, unhonoured

Thanks to the dramatic move on demonetising currency of face value at  Rs. 500 and Rs. 1,000 (November 8, 2016) causing unprecedented and unanticipated turmoil all over the country, Mysureans also getting a taste of cash-crunch, many hot topics such as pig menace, straying dogs, wandering cattle on the streets of the city and so…

Enduring subject, expanding matter
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Enduring subject, expanding matter

At the outset, let it be stated, both the terms of this column’s caption, written in italics font, are synonymous as it were, referring to the most talked about as well as the most ubiquitous stuff namely garbage, loaded by citizens on the back of urban local bodies everywhere, including the hapless Mysuru City Corporation….

Whales are at large…  Fishes are falling into net
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Whales are at large… Fishes are falling into net

Even as India is currently perched at the top among countries around the world by hogging limelight in the computer software sector as well as the field of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in a short span of two decades, the country’s many gifts to the world during times past, ranging from the numerical zero…

Marks-driven Merriment
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Marks-driven Merriment

Last week witnessed announcement of results of two public examinations written by nearly 15 lakh students in the State —  Secondary School Leaving Certificate Examination (SSLC) and Pre-University Second Year Examination (II PUC). While the two days on which the results were published and subsequently proved an occasion of festivity for marks-driven merriment as it…

Tale of Indian Democracy: Urbanites Vs Rustics
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Tale of Indian Democracy: Urbanites Vs Rustics

India’s demographic profile, as foreseen by research teams pursuing population studies, is heading to be dominated by urbanities. The pace of that event is picking unprecedented trend. The renowned British Physicist, Stephen Hawking, has been warning about the perils of relentless addition to human headcount on planet earth as a whole, which according to him…

Daily dole from dailies
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Daily dole from dailies

Doling out money to the needy struggling in dire circumstances and food to the hungry with no means of assuaging hunger, invariably as charity, is a time-honoured practice in the land, but a tradition that is on the wane. The slogan “There is no free lunch out there,” common in the western countries, dominated by…

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