Editorial

Thank You
Editorial

Thank You

February 16, 2020

It was this day, nay this very evening, 42 years ago that Star of Mysore was born in this city as an Evening English Newspaper. Happily it continues to be your favourite eveninger. From this evening, we will be entering 43rd year of our publication. And as we do so, we gratefully remember all those…

Post-prandial nap at workplace
Editorial

Post-prandial nap at workplace

February 15, 2020

Former President of India, late Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, made it a habit of mingling with school students inviting them to ask questions without any fetters, responding to the students marked by his signature humility. On one such occasion of his visit to a prestigious school in Mysuru, he moved from the stage, sitting amidst…

Social realities
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Social realities

February 14, 2020

Days of a distant past, one may have to surmise based on anecdotes, chronicles, folklore, literary outputs of writers, fables, proverbs, scriptures, sculptures and even conjecture, seem to have been marked by people living in harmony while engaging themselves on a few pursuits such as agriculture, spiritual studies, trading and protecting territory from aliens bent…

Colour of Krishna’s skin
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Colour of Krishna’s skin

February 13, 2020

By Dr. Devdutt Pattanaik – Author, Speaker, Illustrator, Mythologist In the Sanskrit Valmiki’s Ramayana, Hanuman describes Ram as ‘shyama-varna’, which means one of dark-complexion. In folk poetry, poets describe Krishna as ‘ghana-shyam’, as dark as monsoon clouds. Yet, in our most popular art, we find Ram and Krishna visualised in blue colour. So, we wonder,…

War on wasting
Editorial

War on wasting

February 13, 2020

Availability of life-supporting resources in abundance and accessing them virtually effortlessly by people everywhere witness their consumption marked by unchecked profligacy until both these features show signs of scarcity. One resource that qualifies to be at the top of the multitude of such resources and talked about more than acted upon is water, the elixir…

Patriarchy and Parenting
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Patriarchy and Parenting

February 12, 2020

As long as the problems bugging the country’s masses are not addressed and resolved before they worsen, the top brass in the Government of the day cannot escape getting grilled both in the legislative bodies and in public, going by the graphic portrayal of the proceedings in the media. On reading the reports in the…

Country’s cancer with(out) cure
Editorial

Country’s cancer with(out) cure

February 11, 2020

Many agencies keeping a watch on the health status of people in countries across the world, particularly World Health Organisation (WHO), regularly publish the trends of rise in their disease burden of the populations in some countries, including India, and its mitigating feature in some other countries. While small- pox seems to have been fully…

Beyond the Blackboard
Editorial

Beyond the Blackboard

February 10, 2020

In the era of power-point presentation, explaining the word Blackboard as a tool to enhance teaching and learning is sure to be considered as naive. Further, the feature of blackboard also known as chalkboard, as a reusable writing surface on which texts or drawings are made with sticks of calcium sulphate or calcium carbonate, known,…

Footwear flourish
Editorial

Footwear flourish

February 8, 2020

One of the most common possession of people across the entire spectrum of society all over the world, unarguably, is the humble sandal credited with a history of several centuries. Sculptors and painters of frescoes don’t seem to have sidelined footwear of Gods and Goddesses in their works. Yet, there is reason to remark that…

Managing Vs Preventing
Editorial

Managing Vs Preventing

February 7, 2020

One of the most widely-known management educator and author, Peter Ferdinand Drucker (1909-2005) whose guiding principles continue to be used by managers worldwide, believed that managers, above all else, be leaders. He was among the first to depict management as a distinct function, with distinct responsibilities to boot. While human beings find themselves in the…

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