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Hearthless Homes
Editorial

Hearthless Homes

After God-knows-for-how-long, counted in centuries, including the periods mentioned in the land’s epics, sympathising with the home-maker tied to her dawn-to-dusk daily chores of keeping the family hearty and healthy, particularly cooking by burning smoke-spewing firewood and drawing water from the well, her lot has lately witnessed a mountain of relief, thanks to supply of…

Status in Society
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Status in Society

Who are bestowed respect and recognition in society? Are they who possess uncommon virtues and extraordinary scholarship or they who possess wealth in astronomical proportions? Given the contemporary societal scenario, the answer to the above question is both kinds of people for the simple reason that giants of either kind account for a minuscule fraction…

Revival for Survival
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Revival for Survival

We are in an era witnessing the literati of the land, particularly the urban elite and their young cohorts giving up time-honoured customs and looking askance at the traditions that have endured for centuries, some of them featured in the narratives of epics as well as scriptures. The impact of rule by aliens for nearly…

Seamless service
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Seamless service

Primary driving force for most inventions is a need. The time-honoured expression Necessity is the mother of invention, in the nature of a proverb, seems to hog attention more to the factor of need than the sweat and toil that marks the birth of any invention. The question of birth of a need in real…

Conservation concerns Simple living
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Conservation concerns Simple living

Governments in general and the incumbent Government of the country at the Centre in particular are marked with the noble intention of working for the country’s progress and welfare of its citizens. The related plans and programmes, consistent with the set of policies appropriate to specific sectors of the economy such as agriculture, industry, education,…

Quality of quality
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Quality of quality

Reports about instances of different kinds of structures crashing even before they were completed in many regions of the country, including Karnataka, don’t seem to have triggered either attention from the administration or debates in public domain among both professional fraternity in civil engineering sector and lay public, who are the ultimate beneficiaries of sound…

Money-Muscle-Mass
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Money-Muscle-Mass

Public speakers marked by their rhetoric derived from their knowledge on various subjects specific to their captive audiences as well as perception often take fascination to extol the land’s culture in glorious terms, not forgetting to lament on the current scenario of money power, muscle power and mass power holding sway, even as the various…

Land’s Liveability Pride & Prejudice
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Land’s Liveability Pride & Prejudice

Patriotism, an unalloyed virtue of love for one’s country and nationalism, driven by the ideology of a sense of belonging to one’s country seems to be witnessing suffocation in the current dispensation of providing good governance to 135-plus crore people across the nation, identifying themselves with diverse badges of their multitude of lingo, faiths, ethnicity,…

Work-wage connect
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Work-wage connect

Global rating agencies are taking a close look at the ease of doing business in different countries across the world, including India, reckoning a set of parameters, focussing on laws and regulations framed by the Governments as well as their ways and levels of implementation. A similar exercise is underway on ranking the land’s States…

Bugged by burnout
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Bugged by burnout

A call has been given by the top brass in the Nation’s Government during the first meeting last week of NITI (National Institution for Transforming India) Ayog, its policy think tank, established with the aim of achieving sustainable development goals and enhancing co-operative federalism of State Governments across the country to make India a five…

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