Editorial

Concern for social good
Editorial

Concern for social good

March 20, 2020

Socially responsible companies are noted for their initiatives on using resources to engage with a sense of responsibility towards ensuring social welfare. The process of Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) getting financial and other support from the corporate sector to be used for social good has been expressed by the expression Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). India is…

Untouchability in new avatar
Editorial

Untouchability in new avatar

March 19, 2020

Without meaning to take the side of Covid-19 ravaging many countries around the world, the epidemic has its unique positive, virtually concealed under its multiple negatives made familiar by the ever alert media. For a change, not exactly welcome, the columns of dailies don’t seem to have space for printing matters relating to other familiar…

Writing to nourish reading
Editorial

Writing to nourish reading

March 18, 2020

Creating skills in the unskilled sections of the population and improving the quality of skills already manifesting itself in others figure among many pro-people measures launched under the auspices of both the Union Government and many State Governments, including Government of Karnataka. Writing skill is conspicuously missing in the nationwide movement while veteran writers in…

Planet’s plight
Editorial

Planet’s plight

March 17, 2020

Many aspects of the villainous virus virtually shaking nearly every region of the planet for the past few weeks are being flashed by the media in quantitative terms, stating the number of countries coming under its chilling presence, number of deaths attributed solely to the evil, number of people proving positive in the tests being…

Marshalling manpower
Editorial

Marshalling manpower

March 16, 2020

The terms population burden and human resource, when mentioned by both seasoned writers and public speakers concerned with marshalling the nation’s millennials into productive tasks of economic value reflect contrasting outlook to the unemployment scene, oscillating between pessimism and optimism. The stressful mental state of families with members past the age of 20 years struggling…

Connecting by celebrating
Editorial

Connecting by celebrating

March 14, 2020

The feature of nearly 140 crore people of India, following diverse faiths, celebrating festivals that have endured for several centuries has no parallel in any other country across the world. Creating a directory, even an encyclopedia, of the innumerable festivals being celebrated with fervour throughout the year that can be envy of the atheists and…

Food fads
Editorial

Food fads

March 13, 2020

Most health-conscious adults are marked by concern, often clueless about a diet regime to be followed daily without experiencing quakes in their bellies. Many of them are source of domestic disharmony while teenagers tend to stage rebellion when their elders in the family lay down the ground rules of do’s and dont’s in the matter…

Society’s selfie
Editorial

Society’s selfie

March 12, 2020

Given the use of smart phone by nearly 500 million people in the country and making self-portraiture holding the device in one’s hand, the term selfie may not need to be explained to anyone, including the unlettered sections in the population, urban and rural. Long before the Kodak box camera made its debut in 1900,…

Hearty Hospitals
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Hearty Hospitals

March 11, 2020

The word hospital comes from the Latin hospes, signifying a stranger or foreigner, hence a guest. Another noun derived from this, hospitium came to signify hospitality, that is the relation between guest and shelterer. Hospitals usually are distinguished from other types of medical facilities by their facility to admit and care for inpatients while the…

Vanishing virtues, declining discipline
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Vanishing virtues, declining discipline

March 10, 2020

Presence of elders, honourably perceived as senior citizens, in the country is placed at ten percent of the total population. Assuming that the current population of the land is made up of about 300 million families and every family blessed with an elderly member, the count of senior citizens has to be 300 million. But,…

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