Editorial

Affluence amidst poverty
Editorial

Affluence amidst poverty

A few features of the land and its masses are flashed regularly in the columns of dailies of all hues in various languages. Two such features, namely poverty and corruption, both of which apply to a humongous number in the country’s population of 135 crore and counting, are taken by the readers of dailies in…

Language and Literature
Editorial

Language and Literature

Scholars revel in scripting their literary works. Languages, the vehicle for their works, many-splendored until the land’s politicos indulged in dividing the masses by instigating various linguistic groups to erupt in the cause of their respective tongues. Lobbying, by well-marked vested interests, for enforcing Hindi as the only official language of administration for the entire…

The last road journey
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The last road journey

Fast foods, fast automobiles, fast life, fast this, fast that and also fast communication by data transformation are the order of the day. Even Mysuru is witnessing its residents indulging in and enjoying all the above fast features in their daily life to apparently erase their profile marked by slowness of life that has endured…

Country’s cursed cities
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Country’s cursed cities

Mysuru city, identified by its earlier name Mysore that endured for more than a century, has witnessed a change not only in its name but also its profile, a change that is not exactly in line with the Winston Churchill quote, “To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.” Many old…

Gods and goons
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Gods and goons

God has been perceived by the land’s people for long as a divine force protecting the good-natured and punishing the other kind. Scholars spiritually-oriented also have a fascination during their discourses to impress upon their audiences that good will ultimately stump the evil. They further aver that one has to wait patiently for that to…

Addicts and administration
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Addicts and administration

Governments, both at the Centre and in the States are in a state of overdrive passing Laws and scripting Acts with the laudable aim of reining in the undisciplined mass of 130-plus crore headcount in the country. The more the Laws and Acts, the more the indiscipline of people across the entire cross section of…

Towards wholesome prosperity
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Towards wholesome prosperity

Countries across the world used to be classified into developed and underdeveloped until a few years ago, in the circles of the United Nations. In line with the practice of avoiding terminology likely to be perceived as discriminatory in the parlance of the world’s ombudsman-like body, the latter classification was modified into less developed and…

Doctors: More sinned against than sinning
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Doctors: More sinned against than sinning

The Bard of Stratford Upon Avon, Shakespeare wrote the words in italics chosen for the caption of today’s column, while presenting the character Shylock, the uncompromising money-lender in Merchant of Venice. Demanding his pound of flesh from his truant borrower made Shylock the sinner in the verdict of some critics while some others felt he…

Grooming future leaders
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Grooming future leaders

Kings of all hues as well as chieftains of comparatively smaller territories than kingdoms in times of both distant past and lot later, whose rule and tyranny respectively have been mentioned by chroniclers, either briefly or in eloquent details, have been Virtual leaders of society in their times, understandably by virtue of their authoritative perch…

Tracking talent
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Tracking talent

Universities in the marked set of countries outside India, particularly the countries of Europe and Americas, are in a virtual competition to admit students based on their credentials, both academic and extra-curricular. Equally so, companies abroad are in a race for getting hold of talented human resources for obvious reasons in the hope that the…

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