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Making of Macho Mysureans
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Making of Macho Mysureans

Mysureans have taken to walking-for-health habit in numbers that should amaze the walkers themselves. Their cohorts of the city who are now well past the age of 80 years are known to have walked from their homes to their chosen destinations which included the iconic Devaraja Market until the times two-wheelers, three-wheelers and four-wheelers flooded…

Geriatric Care
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Geriatric Care

Issues concerned with older adults, particularly their healthcare adapted to their ageing bodies and disturbed minds, both from the social science angles and as a medical speciality seem to have suffered very low attention by successive Governments as well as circles of cognoscenti who debate on various subjects centred on society’s welfare. The incumbent Union…

Star-status in society
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Star-status in society

The saying that a king is bestowed a place of importance in the territory of his reign while a scholar of eminence commands respect everywhere may need a revisit in our times given the current scenario of persons who are neither royalty nor have claims to scholarship or eminence in any calling passing off with…

Incognito Informers
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Incognito Informers

When Ramakrishna Paramahamsa (1836-1886), the land’s mystic and mentor of the distinguished monk Swami Vivekananda (1863-1902), who translated complex spiritual concepts into lucid and intelligible expressions within the grasp of lay people was learnt to have experienced vision of Gods worshipped by people of different faiths, many were amazed while others dismissed the event as…

Guiding the Guides
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Guiding the Guides

Authors of the land’s scriptures that date back to an era of undetermined vintage, lyrics in the land’s different languages attributed to composers of long past, biographers of eminent persons of their times, novelists, essayists, of ancient frescoes, poets, painters, sculptures, playwrights, columnists, Statesmen whose speeches have been saved for posterity and scholars commanding respect…

Patronising Ponzi players
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Patronising Ponzi players

Given the feature of dailies virtually compelled to accommodate their column-space to reports of various kinds of criminal acts in today’s society, on an unprecedented scale, one cannot but remark that living in peace nowadays is a challenge before all cross-sections of urban residents. The modus operandi of the offending types conning the gullible citizens…

Consequences to Ignoring Consequences
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Consequences to Ignoring Consequences

Actions of Governments, both at the Centre and in the States as well as Union Territories, when recorded, amount to a virtual cornucopia of Acts, Rules and Regulations, bulging all the time, thanks to the amendments to the respective laws by way of course correction. Even the country’s Constitution, portrayed as the world’s most voluminous,…

Creating creativity
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Creating creativity

One of the most regulated sectors in the land with the greatest number of its players is the area of education, only next to agriculture along with the workforce in unorganised status, considering the three sections namely, students, teachers and administrators in institutions, both managed by Government and non-Government agencies. Classes functioning outside the territory…

Reign of Robots
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Reign of Robots

The term for any automatically operated machine replacing human effort, though it may not resemble human beings in appearance or perform functions in a human-like manner, namely robot is traced to a 1921 Science-fiction play Rossum’s Universal Robots by Czech writer and playwright Karel Capek (1890-1938). Borrowed from Czech robota (drudgery, servitude), the term, taken…

Tale of traditional traders
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Tale of traditional traders

The times when many time-honoured areas among the multitude of human pursuits first witnessed emergence of terms such as bio-technology, bio-engineering, bio-this and bio-that and subsequently suffered veiled ridicule from the orthodoxy before either fading on count of novelty in public domain or accepted without perceptible fanfare. Currently, the world in general and almost all…

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