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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…

Bloody bungling
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Bloody bungling

British man of letters and celebrated poet John Milton (1608-1674) has been quoted as saying: A good book is the precious lifeblood of a master spirit. His thought, expressed in this unique way, connecting book and blood may prompt one to ponder over the need for bestowing more care and attention to both. While the…

Fruitful fascination
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Fruitful fascination

A large number of plants and trees, presently raised not only in different areas across the country but also over many other regions of the world that are compatible with the prevailing volatile climate and soil conditions in those territories, originate from the hither-to-not-much-noticed South American continent, particularly Brazil, perching at the top spot for…

Servers seeking service (Inclusive India, a mirage)
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Servers seeking service (Inclusive India, a mirage)

Proverbs and idioms, being exclusively scripted in different languages, as is familiar to the sections in the land’s population speaking, writing, reading and communicating particularly in Kannada wherever they are across the world, have crystallised out of life’s experiences of people in successive generations, although none of them is attributed to any individual of an…

Beware, want of water wisdom
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Beware, want of water wisdom

Denizens of the forest are figuring in media reports along with womenfolk in rural parts across the land for all bad but virtually the same reason. Graphics and videos during telecast by news channels are portraying the thirsty jumbos and the hard-working women desperately in search of water, mainly for drinking by both parties and…

Triple-tier threat
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Triple-tier threat

Our bountiful planet Earth, as attributed by the land’s rishis in yore, is perceived as Mother. They have also prescribed that we mortals pay grateful homage to Her at the break of dawn everyday chanting the lines: Samudra Vasane Devi, Parvata Stana Mandale, Vishnupatni Namastubhyam, Paada Sparsham Kshamasvame, pleading to be pardoned for having touched…

Heritage: Crying wolf
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Heritage: Crying wolf

Mysureans are occasionally aroused about the various ingredients of the city and their heritage. While buildings with recorded times of their construction dating back to hundred years or more have been hogging media space on a scale not witnessed until just a few years ago, the residents of the city are also reminded of heritage…

Prescriptions for Physicians
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Prescriptions for Physicians

A Mysuru-based popular and committed promoter of wellness of citizens, irrespective of their social identities in society, has come out with a new slogan, read philosophy, in place of the time-honoured advisory “Prevention is better than cure.” His message, delivered with unalloyed conviction, free from high-sounding rhetoric, before audiences drawn to events in the city…

Governance Vs administration
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Governance Vs administration

An oft-heard comment is that India is the world’s best administered country, although with the rider that it is so only on paper. On the home front, voices have been aired in the circles of State Legislature that the present administration in Karnataka is the worst in its six-plus decades of history. While the incumbent…

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