Editorial

Peek at poverty
Editorial

Peek at poverty

February 26, 2020

Judged by the parameter of the family’s monthly income to meet even the basic needs of life, popularly known as roti-kapada-makan, a typical village resident fares very poorly compared to a typical urban resident, thanks to many avenues of earning money in urban space. The comparison, revealing the stinging urban-rural divide on count of cash…

Daring, dodging disasters
Editorial

Daring, dodging disasters

February 25, 2020

Launching action by the administration to save lives and structures built to meet various needs of the populace invariably follows disasters, both natural and man-made, although some of those happenings are attributed to nature even though human hand is behind them, particularly droughts and floods. To blunt or reduce the intensity of the consequences of…

Message from Museums
Editorial

Message from Museums

February 24, 2020

Museums with authentic information presented in languages that can be grasped by visitors from different regions of a State, a country and the world at large are painstakingly set up but not patronised by tourists at large to the extent matching the effort and cost that go into them. The cases of Rail Museum, Folklore…

Salvaging Society
Editorial

Salvaging Society

February 22, 2020

Human beings all over the world are vying with the elements in creating conditions threatening the survival of plants, animals and life-supporting resources, not to forget their own orderly living. Many of these conditions, mistakenly portrayed as problems, are the result of blunders by people at large as well as those in the ruling class…

Meditation in motion
Editorial

Meditation in motion

February 20, 2020

The caption of this column may serve as an example for the figure of speech oxymoron, meditation requiring one to be physically stationary and motion to mean movement. Prescribing meditation for achieving tranquil mind under stressful conditions and recommending brisk walk for a healthy heart seem to be gaining ground on an unprecedented scale among…

Live and let live
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Live and let live

February 19, 2020

Even as the human species has got embroiled in conflicts at the levels of family, society, community, region, country and world at large, for causes that don’t see the species in good light, the phenomenon of man-animal conflict is being frequently reported on in the media. Public opinion in the circles of literati seems to…

Adding insult to injury
Editorial

Adding insult to injury

February 18, 2020

Dailies are regularly informing the land’s people about its volatile economic health, often flashing the trend under multi-column headline, with expressions indicating less-than-targetted Gross Domestic Product (GDP), fiscal deficit and current account deficit not within norms, slowdown of the economy, declining volume of public consumption and so on. Even as the reports relating to these…

Rag rules the roost
Editorial

Rag rules the roost

February 17, 2020

Pillars of democracy in the country seem to be experiencing tremors nowadays even as the fourth pillar, The Press, particularly the print media, is stable, standing tall amidst the ruins as it were. Television, internet, websites and radio are keeping august company with newspapers, covering a wide variety of fields such as politics, business, sports,…

Thank You
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Thank You

February 16, 2020

It was this day, nay this very evening, 42 years ago that Star of Mysore was born in this city as an Evening English Newspaper. Happily it continues to be your favourite eveninger. From this evening, we will be entering 43rd year of our publication. And as we do so, we gratefully remember all those…

Post-prandial nap at workplace
Editorial

Post-prandial nap at workplace

February 15, 2020

Former President of India, late Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, made it a habit of mingling with school students inviting them to ask questions without any fetters, responding to the students marked by his signature humility. On one such occasion of his visit to a prestigious school in Mysuru, he moved from the stage, sitting amidst…

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