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Helping home-maker
Editorial

Helping home-maker

Presence of women in fields, raising grains, filling the country’s food basket from the stage of sowing to the stage of moving the harvested mass rid of the inedible dockage for stocking before turning it to a commodity in the land’s commerce appears to have been taken for granted. The home-maker’s untiring inputs in keeping…

Nation’s netas in new light
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Nation’s netas in new light

Usually, rare events, including the case of a man biting the dog, when reported in the print media, not only draw the attention of readers of dailies but also figures in the evening sessions of the urban literati sipping their favourite beverage in drawing rooms or in parks as well as restaurants. However, the recurring…

Enabling Employability
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Enabling Employability

The need for and importance of raising the skill set in the economically productive sections of the nation’s population, estimated as more than three-fourths of its total headcount have just been bestowed focussed attention by the incumbent governments, both at the centre and a few states, including Karnataka. The much delayed change in the mindset…

Smarting under smartness
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Smarting under smartness

Interacting with others over long distances without the aid of any communication device such as telephone, travelling by aircrafts with seating capacity not exceeding a limit, reaching destinations at the speed of mind (manovega) and many other happenings sourced from the land’s ancient scripts, including the narratives in the epics and puranas have been written…

Constraints Compelling Change
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Constraints Compelling Change

In the poem ‘Idylls of the King,’  poet Alfred Tennyson (1809-1892) wrote “The old order changeth, yielding place to new. And God fulfils himself in many ways, lest one good custom should corrupt the world.” The subject of this column namely, the time-honoured custom of practising the last rites of the departed people in many…

Eschewing entitlements
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Eschewing entitlements

Debates on issues of availability and requirement of energy, in knowledgeable circles, particularly for heating both in industry and homes are bound to bestow focus on its renewable and non-renewable sources with greater concern than so far in days ahead. The plight of economically deprived sections in the land’s population, even as it expands, with…

Widening Women’s Visibility
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Widening Women’s Visibility

Lines from the land’s ancient scripts convey messages that are eternally relevant in the matter of safeguarding harmonious relationships among members of society. One such line, namely  Yatra naari poojyanthe tatra ramanthe devathaah, which translates to: Where women are respected, the divine beings experience delight, may be appropriate to be cited in today’s column. Women…

Beauty and beholder
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Beauty and beholder

Irish novelist Margaret Wolfe Hungerford (1855-1897) popular throughout the English-speaking world during the years of late 19th Century for her light romantic works of fiction is said to be the first person to have used the expression beauty is in the eye of the beholder in one of her books published in 1878. The quote…

Media-Mass Mutuality
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Media-Mass Mutuality

The boundless field of bringing information to the doorstep of the literati through literature produced in a hurry as it were at daybreak as well as time slots all the way upto fall of night is familiar to all as journalism. After centuries of informing people about happenings in writing, the world has moved into…

Casual concern for major matters
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Casual concern for major matters

Thanks to the rapidly advancing features in the all-conquering field of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) the ongoing surge in knowledge seems to have led to a scenario witnessing a dilemma in taking up issues and resolving problems bugging different sections of both human populations and other life forms in a proper order of priority….

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