Editorial

Optimistic outlook
Editorial

Optimistic outlook

February 21, 2018

Come elections to the country’s Parliament and Legislative Assemblies of States, the dominant speakers of its major political parties get into top gear exposing the frailties of each other, thus presenting on a platter to the electorate in particular and the world’s observers in general an unmistakable script on the dark sides to the life…

Combustion-free commuting Farewell to fossil fuels
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Combustion-free commuting Farewell to fossil fuels

February 20, 2018

Many years have already passed since the times the world got alerted about the stock of fossil fuels nearing zero point sooner than later, although with no signs of the warning heeded by any of the stockholders as well as the stakeholders. As if to mock at the people who are knowledgeable about the earth’s…

Factoring human resources
Editorial

Factoring human resources

February 19, 2018

The air is abuzz with opinions hinting at despair as well as plans of action expressed in various circles portraying the country’s scenario of human resources quantitatively and qualitatively with words and figures that has set many thinking, the rest befuddled. While the successive governments are yet to lay a clear road map for the…

Pathanjali power
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Pathanjali power

February 17, 2018

Having welcomed with open arms as it were, western culture in its multiple avatars, notably allopathic medicines, attire, food habits and music, not to forget favouring English medium schooling, Indian society has begun to bestow its attention on naturopathy, ayurveda, yoga, organics and whatever in a rush of blood matching tsunami and cloudburst. The yoga-guru-turned-entrepreneur…

Thank You
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Thank You

February 16, 2018

It was this day, nay this very evening, 40 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 41st year of our publication. And as we do so, we gratefully remember all those…

Healthcare before medicare
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Healthcare before medicare

February 15, 2018

The only planet in the Solar system known to be hosting life forms in variety and numbers virtually infinite is most appropriately described as mother earth. Apart from walking on such a mother per se, all the bounties starting from air to breathe, water to quench thirst, soil to raise food and plants in abundance…

Food in floods
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Food in floods

February 14, 2018

Going by the common sight of eateries of all classes in the range of roadside mobile canteens and five-star hotels witnessing customers in numbers far more than available space, particularly in cities such as Mysuru, one gets the unmistakable gut-feeling that the pockets of their residents are jingling with cash (as well as debit and…

Double trouble
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Double trouble

February 12, 2018

Considering the factors bugging people as a whole in diverse ways, running to a long list and still getting longer, some of them self inflicted by human beings and the rest caused by indiscriminate and over-use of nature’s bounty, read over-exploitation, two such factors deserve to be accorded prominence. One is the factor of pollution…

When Rome was burning, Nero was fiddling
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When Rome was burning, Nero was fiddling

February 10, 2018

Pages of history narrating episodes that featured the rulers at different times in some regions across the world in bad light also make people wonder if people are in the same mould in our times. Two such episodes stand out. In the first one, a great fire ravaged Rome for six days in July 64…

Icons: Past, Present, Posterity
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Icons: Past, Present, Posterity

February 9, 2018

Without taking sides in the debate on whether the events narrated in the land’s monumental epics as well as the characters therein were in the region of reality or only created by their ancient authors, one may take the liberty of talking about the leading lights of that era, admittedly the icons of their times….

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