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Engaging with elders
Editorial

Engaging with elders

The time-tested custom of younger persons bowing before elders in a show of respect or the culture of touching their feet as a mark of unalloyed reverence cuts across all sections of society and the entire length and breadth of the country, still intact across all faiths, although the practice is witnessing a low key…

Tourism-Technology: Twin trouble
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Tourism-Technology: Twin trouble

Having brought down full-grown trees in numbers of astronomical proportions, particularly in Karnataka these past few months, a dramatic resurgence in greening the land is taking place in some pockets, including Mysuru. Planting of saplings and tossing seed balls at numerous open spaces, with the administration joining hands with voluntary groups, marked by the usual…

Insurgency by indigenous intelligentsia
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Insurgency by indigenous intelligentsia

Intelligence has been defined in many ways as including one’s penchant for logic, understanding issues, self-awareness, learning level, emotional feelings, planning capacity, ability to solve problems and even creativity. The country hosts an abundant stock of individuals who answer to most of the above-listed characteristics, given the reports in the media covering their speeches on…

Flowing floods, furious floods
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Flowing floods, furious floods

This year’s monsoon has mocked at the forecasts by the Weather Department, first by playing truant at the season’s opening days and then by pouring in most parts of the country, including Karnataka. The believers in the power of praying to appease the Rain God performed their customary rituals on days considered auspicious at a…

Gorillas in the Government
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Gorillas in the Government

The incumbent government’s leading lights at the Centre opened their five-year innings in May 2014 with the slogan “Less government, More governance” generating hopes of achhe din (good days) sooner than later. The three-plus years of the period following that event have witnessed disturbing incidents in open spaces across the land, Karnataka figuring in them…

Tale of Teachers
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Tale of Teachers

The nation has celebrated early this week the annual event of Teachers Day marked by the usual quietude. The teacher fraternity of institutions offering courses at higher levels of learning were far outnumbered by the army of their counterparts in primary, secondary and even at 10+2 levels, betraying the former section’s pre-occupation with issues unrelated…

Wellness of Workforce
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Wellness of Workforce

The call for saving environment (in its widest meaning) from getting degraded to unlivable status, launched by the nation’s Prime Minister on October 2, 2014 under the banner of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan continues to be pursued, without relenting, nationally through all forms of media while locally (in every nook and corner of the country, including…

Footwear Fables
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Footwear Fables

Connecting the datelines of epics Ramayana of Thretha Yuga going back to around 10,000 years as well as Mahabharatha of Dwapara Yuga to around 5,000 years with two other datelines namely a) of our ancestors existing on earth 60,00,000 years ago and b) of the modern form of humans having evolved around 2,00,000 years ago…

Multi-tasking home-maker
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Multi-tasking home-maker

The proverbial expression God couldn’t be everywhere, therefore He created Mothers, attributed to the noted British author and journalist Joseph Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936), is also traced to a Jewish proverb and appropriately modified to read with mothers yielding place to parents. The land’s ancient scholars, who are recognised as the authors of Upanishads, are often…

Gratitude to growers
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Gratitude to growers

The land’s system of several centuries vintage, namely temples and vast areas of agricultural fields to be under the management of informal sets of local individuals enjoying trust of their respective societies, ended a few decades ago, closing the flow of food grains in substantial quantities which the devotees partook in what is familiar to…

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