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Healers extraordinaires
Editorial

Healers extraordinaires

Writings of the land’s scholars, philosophers, social reformers, poets, authors of prose, not to forget the kings commanding people’s respect for their acts of benevolence featured in the narratives in the form of stories and anecdotes, all belonging to a distant past, prompts one to remember them respectfully as ancestors extraordinaire, with their only mission…

Parliament’s profile, Reverse representation
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Parliament’s profile, Reverse representation

Anatomy of Indian Democracy dissected with the help of numerical data originating in official sources along with media reports should make fascinating read even in circles of lay people of the land. The numbers of a) Electorate, b) Members of the Lower House of Parliament, c) Those visiting the polling booths to exercise their right…

Elders-Youngsters distance
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Elders-Youngsters distance

Figuratively or otherwise, even as the huge distance between Planets of the universe is being made to look not as huge as the reality, the distance between the elderly members of the family in particular and society in general seems to have become huge on the mental plane. That distance, being often described as generation…

Hearty Hospitality
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Hearty Hospitality

Two well-marked natives of particular districts of Karnataka and Kerala figured in a cartoon following the historic event of astronauts landing on Moon (July 16, 1969). A tea stall and an establishment to serve coffee and snacks (idli, dosa) were shown to have pre-empted the astronauts in reaching the Earth’s satellite orbiting at an average…

Militants and Military
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Militants and Military

The land’s people seem to be sandwiched between its armed forces and rogue elements, euphemistically identified as terrorists or militants preoccupied with terrorism, a term that has tended to be understood as an activity motivated mainly by religion. Not being a 21st century phenomenon, according to chroniclers, it has its roots dating back to several…

Back to the Salt Mines
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Back to the Salt Mines

Even as the world was watching, the drama of the nation’s election of members for a five-year term in the 17th Lok Sabha has ended this week with the final Act of the Play, counting the votes followed by disclosing the outcome. The incumbent ruling party, having got past the winning post, is scheduled to…

Dams damned
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Dams damned

The land’s people at large, soaked in words of wisdom attributed to sages and scholars of yore, don’t seem to be convinced about the relevance of the message therein with simple-to-follow rules of the game called life and to live in sync with nature, even as its largesse in the form of air, water, soil…

Monitoring the mind
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Monitoring the mind

Moments of happiness and sadness, anger and frustration, depression and excitement, not to forget reconciliation and quiet reflection in the journey of life mirror the magical side of our mind. Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves as the renowned psychoanalyst Carl Jung (1875-1961) has said. Physical health,…

Space sharing
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Space sharing

Even as the physical space in the country remains constant per se, its availability per citizen shall gradually and steadily shrink over the passage of time, thanks to the unrelenting annual addition to the land’s headcount at an average number of births in a day currently estimated as 50,000 or near about. The share in…

Think globally, act locally
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Think globally, act locally

In intimate connect between liking in environments loaded with filth and getting bugged by various afflictions does not seem to have been bestowed attention of majority in the country’s population to the extent that one would desire. Mysureans with the habit of reading this daily cannot miss reports concerning solid waste, generated everyday in mountainous…

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