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Reality of relationships
Editorial

Reality of relationships

A former President the United States of America, making news of his extra-marital relations, as reported in the media even during the times he adorned the high post, was asked by a reporter about his foreign relations, either innocently or with some mischievous intent of tickling the VIP. Unfazed by the unexpected, maybe embarrassing, question,…

Alone, but not lonely
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Alone, but not lonely

Seeking company of others in childhood and adulthood, driven by varied expectations makes a fascinating study. To say that in the former case hardly any pre-determined rules of the game as it were marks the effort amounts to saying the obvious. The first day’s scene of kids mingling disdainfully in the now-common play schools should…

In Ramanujacharya’s footsteps
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In Ramanujacharya’s footsteps

Digging into the pages of history we can pick and choose from a long list of legendary figures comprising eminent scholars, kings, saints, philosophers, statesmen, warriors, composers of lyrics with everlasting messages, singers capturing the hearts of people of their times, creators of intricate stone carvings that have endured for centuries, authors of literary works…

An innovative initiative
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An innovative initiative

The four-column-wide caption, reading “6 crore seed balls to be tossed in State during this monsoon” published in a daily early this week must have generated euphoria in the minds of most readers of that news. The matter, carried in one of the inside pages, along with a picture of girl students of a Mysuru-based…

Doing the right things, Doing things rightly
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Doing the right things, Doing things rightly

Role of citizens in ensuring the much-desired good governance doesn’t seem to have been either recognised or appreciated, far less accepted by the citizenry, unarguably the sole beneficiary of that task exclusively loaded on the government of the day. On their part, successive governments, including the incumbent Union Government, present custodian of a 33-party coalition,…

Smear on Society
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Smear on Society

The Union Government has just decided that those who have completed 60 years of age be considered as senior citizens ostensibly to facilitate them receive various benefits already earmarked for members of this section in society hitherto extended only to those older than 65 or 70 years. It is another matter that only a minor…

Bulging bubble bypasses bursting
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Bulging bubble bypasses bursting

Bubbles fascinate babies. Their romance with bubbles seems to get more romantic with every bubble they blow, some bulging more than others, disappearing into thin air, but not before bursting. This column, featuring bubbles other than the virtual monopoly of the tiny-tots, may not interest them, but the seemingly fragile, perfectly spherical globules that constitute…

Cycling-cancer-cardio-connect
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Cycling-cancer-cardio-connect

We are in no frame of mind to either remember or express our gratitude to the unknown inventor of the wheel, at a time of the distant past, trying to know even the approximate date of which epoch-making event happened is neither academic nor rewarding. Also, origins of the skill and means of creating fire,…

Dividends of diversity in Democracy
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Dividends of diversity in Democracy

Equality in public domain among the land’s masses and liberty (to speak subject to certain universally acceptable conditions and act in a manner of not causing both physical and mental hurt to anybody as well as not violative of the land’s laws) are unarguably features of orderly democracy. These features as well as orderliness of…

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