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Insight into insect world
Editorial

Insight into insect world

Given the common event of most people getting scared at the sight of scary-looking insects, such as a caterpillar or a cockroach, despite the great advantage of relative size between the two adversaries, one is prompted to briefly narrate the Biblical account of David and Goliath, incidentally conveying a lesson of courage, faith and overcoming…

Sound: Double-edged sword
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Sound: Double-edged sword

Mysuru, known for long as a city of residents with a laid-back outlook to life, maybe because of the deafening silence generated and safeguarded by its senior citizens has passed into the hold of residents who relish the glitz and glitter marked by year-round noisy sound on all occasions, festivities, celebrations, felicitations, public functions in…

Women wage-earners
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Women wage-earners

The successive decennial census being conducted in the country has revealed two features of the nation’s population triggering debates in different circles highlighting concerns about both. One is the predominant presence of youth in the total headcount portrayed as a mass of human resources with potential to generate an economy many times of the currently…

Food: An entity till eternity
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Food: An entity till eternity

A highly peer-rated biochemist, known among circles with close contact with him because of his erudition in keeping himself informed about researches in the vast field of life sciences published in prestigious science journals both in India and several other countries had the conviction that food was a difficult area for pursuing research. However, he…

Dealing with deadly duo
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Dealing with deadly duo

Even as war-like scenes are being reported from virtually every nook and corner of the world with the warring sides using weaponry far advanced for their striking power compared to the hardware of the era of the two world wars, two other ubiquitous activities of people are hogging the column space of dailies of all…

Wellness at Workplace
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Wellness at Workplace

The wise in society have made many statements on work prompting the rest to turn their attention towards their attitude to work, possibly to take pride in whatever they do. The expression Work is Worship may have prompted the top brass in the then Government of Mysore of 1950s to display the message Government’s Work…

Adding years to life
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Adding years to life

We, human beings, like all other living forms on the planet, are endowed with a limited life span. Of all the sayings about life and death, attributed to various luminaries of a distant past as well as views on these landmark events to be found in texts with unknown authors spanning several centuries, the statement…

Verbal diarrhoea
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Verbal diarrhoea

The Nation’s Constitution in the script of Article 19(1) (a) says that all citizens have the right to freedom of speech and expression. The provision means the right to express one’s own convictions and opinions freely by words of mouth, writing, printing, pictures and any other mode. The Constitutionally permitted freedom of speech does not…

Sharing spaces
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Sharing spaces

The land area per person to live and grow food in adequate quantities on earth is a pressing issue that is going to be more focussed upon by agencies that guide the process of planning strategies aimed at delaying a time, where there is a short fall in resources that support various life forms on…

Retired, but not tired
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Retired, but not tired

Governments and companies in the corporate sector follow the practice of parting company with staff as they reach the pre-determined age of superannuation. The idiom that retirement on reaching that age and death are a certainty that nobody can dodge is often heard in the circles of staff taking leave of their respective organisations. Extension…

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