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VIPs in abundance
Editorial

VIPs in abundance

India’s teeming millions, in the eyes of some keen observers abroad, rightly seem to be a complex mix of people marked by profiles in a range that cannot be described exhaustively. They are in classifications of (a) persons, (b) important persons, (c) very important persons, (VIPs) and (d) Very very important persons (VVIPs), constituting the…

Model micro-financing
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Model micro-financing

We are in the era of the country’s youth making a bold entry into the world of business. They have given a fancied name to their initiative. People who read reports in the land’s dailies, even irregularly, cannot hide their wonder listening from the avid readers about the goings on virtually sans any flare or…

Enemies of the State
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Enemies of the State

In the context of expressing love for one’s motherland, one is prompted to cite an ancient verse dating back to the times of Thretayuga during which the episodes featured in the epic Ramayana, attributed to Sage Valmiki, are narrated. The verse, part of which reads Janani Janmabhumischa Swargadapi Gariyasi (mother and motherland are greater than…

Living longer
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Living longer

The life span of human beings granted as four score and twenty makes it to one hundred years. The fact that the rare instances of one among the population not only reaching that magical age and also crossing the bar is bestowed attention by one or the other daily, many times with some details bearing…

Teaching: Job or calling?
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Teaching: Job or calling?

If one ponders about the difference between the terms job and calling, as applied to the teachers, the outcome may throw some light on the activity of teachers, many among whom may see it as a means to make a living, obviously for earning wages, while a select section among them see it as a…

Birds, beasts and Us
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Birds, beasts and Us

The goings on nature would surely continue to go on until eternity exactly as they have happened from the times as far back as one stretches one’s imagination, that time span being as near as 4,500 crore years, which is the chemically estimated age of Earth Planet, a mere spec in the Universe comprising countless…

Incivility at workplace
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Incivility at workplace

The words of wisdom namely, united we stand, divided we fall seem to have suffered a time warp. The target sections of the country’s population of an estimated 1.35 billion (135 crore) and still counting, don’t seem to be absorbing the import of these words, which used to reverberate across the country during action in…

Are we learning any lessons?
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Are we learning any lessons?

Committing mistakes in life is said to provide opportunities to acquire experience. Committing the same mistake, either due to faded memory of mistakes done on earlier occasions or disdainfully doesn’t pass scrutiny of sensibility. The idiom once bitten twice shy may have come through experiences of repeated mistakes with undesirable consequences. A child is known…

Healthcare ahead of Medicare
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Healthcare ahead of Medicare

In the days goneby, whenever persons of places marked by distance, both near and far, came face to face, it was customary to enquire about timely rains and status of crops (male-bele). The next in order used to be enquiry about status of health, particularly of the aged members of their respective families (sthi-gathi). Their…

Godmen under lens
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Godmen under lens

Liking one’s work or others, according to some thinkers, is no big deal if love pervades the relationship. Understanding the phenomenon of love properly (wisely) is not everybody’s cup of tea. The abode of God and precincts of spirituality are accepted as not only places flowing with unbiased love and consequent tranquil ambience, but a…

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