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India’s farming face: Points to ponder
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India’s farming face: Points to ponder

Many parameters in common use to portray the health status of the country’s economy and the abilities of its people or otherwise don’t seem to be within the grasp of the major part of the land’s masses. Two such parameters suggest themselves instantly, namely a) Literacy (reportedly on the cusp of 70 per cent) and…

Dysfunctional Democracy Disgruntled Diaspora
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Dysfunctional Democracy Disgruntled Diaspora

Economists, with their armour of eloquence boasting their faculty of astute analysis followed by clear presentation of the state of health or otherwise about the land’s economy are often the butt of light-hearted ridicule even as they adore the progress on one hand and downgrade the regress on the other hand prompting a wit to…

Expedient eating, Hogging without hurting
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Expedient eating, Hogging without hurting

Eating to sustain and hogging for pleasure, however short-lived, are different kettles of fish. Thanks to the factor of wide choice in the land’s time-honoured cuisine, a legacy handed down by its generations over several centuries, eating for pleasure without resorting to hogging is no big deal. However, the dishes that are an integral part…

Art is long, Life is short
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Art is long, Life is short

The Latin expression Ars longa, Vita brevis, itself a Latin translation of a statement of wisdom originally from Greek, rendered in English as Art is long, Life is short, also attributed to the Greek physician Hippocrates (460-370 BC) has its relevance for all times, particularly so in the present context of the land’s economic scenario…

Private event in public glare
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Private event in public glare

Although the event of performing the marriage of their daughter by parents takes place as a private activity of the family, by following all the steps both preceding the event and going through its paces in letter and spirit, given the presence of close kith and kin as well as others including friends and well-wishers…

Flushing filth from films
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Flushing filth from films

Motion pictures produced in the country during the first half of the last century, more than a hundred years ago, called bioscope, a term pronounced differently in the land’s different languages, sans sound, not to speak of dialogue by the actors and actresses, have come a long way witnessing both high-decibel sound and dialogue that…

Greed stumps Need
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Greed stumps Need

The time-honoured fable of the greedy boy getting caught napping by his mother after his hand got stuck in the neck of the bottle while trying in stealth to over-provide himself with his favourite candy seems to suit the vote-seekers of our times in particular and the people at large in general, given their insatiable…

Wasteful waste
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Wasteful waste

Public gaze on waste, read garbage, particularly in Mysuru and rest of the country as well as the vast space all over the earth in general seems to have faded, but the mounting mass of the undesirable stuff continues to be found wherever one cares to notice. Even the WhatsApp column of this daily, regularly…

Defying age
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Defying age

Feeling young in old age is a privilege not given to more than a minuscule fraction of population anywhere across the earth. However, acting young in old age is a different ballgame altogether. Memories of childhood are not easy to come by but those of boyhood days come in a complex mix of good, bad…

From despair to hope
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From despair to hope

The term environment has been understood as the living space for all life forms spanning our immediate surroundings in particular and the vast space spanning the earth in general. However, the worsening scenario of environment in our immediate surroundings seems to have been bestowed concern in informed circles leaving the deteriorating state of environment in…

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