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Hair in the air
Editorial

Hair in the air

Issues relating to sporting hair, either on top of the scalp or on the surface of one’s face or neck-downwards at the back of body require to be discussed and written about without hurting the feelings of those left with far less of that renewable stuff than what they would have relished or liked to…

Norway shows the way
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Norway shows the way

Going by the matter appearing in print of the land’s dailies of all hues and also the regular telecast in various television channels during news time, one is prompted to infer that the nation’s people at large never had it so good. The list of pro-people measures introduced by both the Central Government and the…

Harnessing human capital
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Harnessing human capital

Two features of cities, both globally and across India, seem to be of great concern to both their administrations and the residents themselves. One is the headcount, both resident and floating numbers, and the other is the motorised vehicles of all descriptions, both personal transport and public fleet. Mysuru is said to have hosted about…

Mass in a Mess
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Mass in a Mess

Portraying India as the world’s largest democracy in a tone of its glorified image may sound pleasing while citing its expanding population, currently estimated as 135 crore, as a mass may not sound heartening to those who have been writing in dailies expressing concern about meeting the yawning gap between the country’s various resources and…

Atheists, Agnostics, the Rest
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Atheists, Agnostics, the Rest

Mysureans get to read in the columns of this daily, on some occasions, views of some individuals berating, what they understand as false beliefs of different sections of society, without any noticeable reaction from the latter. In other words, Mysuru hosts a fraternity of atheists whose avowed principle is the rejection of belief that any…

Pesky perpetrators and plentiful milk
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Pesky perpetrators and plentiful milk

Among the many adorable achievements that India witnessed during the second half of the last century, two stand out. One is the green revolution credited to Dr. M.S. Swaminathan, the most honoured scientist of the country. The other is the white revolution, credited to Dr. Verghese Kurien (1921-2012), the globally recognised technocrat, who pioneered the…

Society’s selfie
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Society’s selfie

Even as the citizens are seen in public deviating from acceptable norms of conducting themselves towards others, creating sour atmosphere in society, the administration has no option other than passing orders in the nature of Acts, Rules, Regulations and even Ordinances ostensibly to restore order in the land. The sequence of such episodes of citizens…

Roads, streets and lanes
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Roads, streets and lanes

The term road, any stretch that connects two points, thanks to the various parameters reckoned to describe its profile in our times, has acquired many avatars over time, beginning with its primordial identity lane (a narrow road, often in villages, still to be seen in Mysuru city’s old residential parts). A public way, with buildings…

Playtime of three players
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Playtime of three players

The nation’s voluminous text, the Constitution, created in the wake of gaining political freedom from the nearly 150-year colonial rule is marked by various provisions aimed ostensibly at facilitating conditions to ensure liberty and equality to every citizen in the country, apart from serving as guideline for good governance in every sense of the expression….

Urban ugly underbelly
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Urban ugly underbelly

Cities in the country are figuring in the news columns of dailies highlighting their state of cleanliness, as measured by over 30 parameters, and are also being ranked in their descending order of rating. Mysuru was bestowed top billing for two consecutive years (2015 and 2016) before sliding to fifth spot, with Indore in Madhya…

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