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Brittle bonds
Editorial

Brittle bonds

Contemporary society is witnessing like never before snapping of harmonious relationships among the citizens. Before dwelling on this delicate-yet-delightful subject, one is prompted to remind fellow-citizens about their unabated onslaught on every elements of nature, including sand mass from river tracks, an act that has relegated the relationship between humans and nature to a point…

Reckoning with realities
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Reckoning with realities

India’s prodigious scholar Adi Shankara, in the short span of life that ended when he was barely 32 years young in eighth century, is featured in many witty dialogues with his ardent disciples and peers. In one such instance, a disciple sought to be enlightened by the peerless philosopher about myth and realities in life….

Cost of absence
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Cost of absence

Students facing public examinations both at school-final stage and college as well as University levels are required to be present in the classroom showing recorded attendance for at least 75 per cent of the total number of working days. The relevant department has been announcing in the media on the eve of all public examinations,…

Healing humanely
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Healing humanely

Budgetary provision for healthcare by the country’s Union Government as well as its counterparts in the States and Union Territories as a percentage of the total in the economy may be talked about routinely in circles of analysts of the health of the land’s economy while the issues of meeting medical expenses by a family,…

So far so good, not too far
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So far so good, not too far

Although the age of the planet Earth as well as its inanimate constituents such as mainly rocks and fossils is determined chemically, the precision varies in millions of years. The figures currently doing rounds oscillate between 3,700 and 4,300 million years as the age of planet Earth. The length of time since the planet first…

Appearance adorns attitude
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Appearance adorns attitude

Issues of appropriateness of attiring, particularly outside the confines of one’s home as well as different circumstances have been pursued in various circles lately with an alert media taking note of the voices aired in public domain and reporting without taking sides. Lot of water has flowed under the bridge since the school managements got…

Crowing about Crows
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Crowing about Crows

An episode featuring Birbal, the brainy quick wit during the reign of Moghal Emperor Akbar in 16th century also features crows, the not-much-adored humble bird, wearing on its wings as it were the derogatory identity as a natural scavenger. The storyline, once again throwing spotlight on Birbal for his unchallenged and spontaneous wit, is about…

Dress-driven displeasure
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Dress-driven displeasure

Not many may be aware of the grind of the crew bringing to the doorstep before the break of dawn dailies with news, reports, articles, advertisements to herald the day in the life of the land’s literati whose headcount is anybody’s guess. The print media, in the wake of a multitude of challenges and threats…

Eat what you can, Can what you can’t
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Eat what you can, Can what you can’t

Unfazed by the grim reality of the last citizen in the land having no access to food in a measure adequate to keep the soul and limbs ticking  together, sources both in the government and informed circles take fascination to play around with their perception of food production in the country, its monetary value, extent…

Evolution, extinction
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Evolution, extinction

Beliefs, blind or otherwise, are personal. Government of Karnataka figured in the media a few weeks ago mulling introduction of a law in the State banning the practice of blind beliefs. The proposed measure was not pursued to its logical end,  either success for the government or getting shelved for good. The believers, comprising the…

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