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Taking Yoga beyond asanas
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Taking Yoga beyond asanas

June 22, 2018

In a two-way movement of sorts, scientific knowledge as well as technologies in the form of ubiquitous devices and machinery has witnessed West-to-East direction while yoga, ayurveda and philosophies espoused by India’s luminaries of a distant past have witnessed East-to-West direction, India being accorded a prominent position in the East. In the august company of…

Safety of senior citizens
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Safety of senior citizens

June 21, 2018

The oldies in society are honourably identified as senior citizens. That honour, gracefully accepted as a time-honoured tradition in the land, seems to have faded in our times leading to the event of  World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) observed every year on June 15. The International Network for Prevention of Elder Abuse designated this…

Dignitaries of democracy
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Dignitaries of democracy

June 20, 2018

The current flock of heavyweights among both the elected and rejected vote-seekers in the country’s periodic elections to the various Legislative bodies in the range of Gram Panchayats to the Nation’s Parliament whose images are flashed by the media, most of the time laying foundation stones of public buildings, bridges, roads and so on as…

Concern for creatures
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Concern for creatures

June 19, 2018

The story of the Camel and the Arab about sharing limited space of his tent in the desert for living in comfort has clearly got reversed in cities all over the world, given the Camel of the story forcing the Arab out of his skimpy tent after being allowed to just keep his (Camel’s) head…

Warning on warming
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Warning on warming

June 18, 2018

Climate, with its wider meaning as well as implications and weather with its limited meaning are commonly but erroneously understood to be synonymous. The two distinct features of nature are being discussed and debated in various circles across the globe pitching the experts in the western countries more than the rest of the regions. Choice…

Fussing about future Passive about present
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Fussing about future Passive about present

June 16, 2018

The World Environment Day has just been observed with the theme Beat the Plastic Menace for this year. Just as healthcare is perceived myopically in common circles as treating the sick flock with medicines, issues of environment protection seem to be limited to planting saplings, conveniently forgetting the role of earth’s life forms other than…

Relegated role models
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Relegated role models

June 15, 2018

Aspiring to be like someone with an aura of glory in different fields of human endeavour drives some youth to dream about a particular role model. The term Role Model is credited to American Sociologist Robert K. Merton (died 23 February 2003) who hypothesised that individuals compare themselves with people bestowed society’s recognition to which…

Burdensome babudom
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Burdensome babudom

June 14, 2018

Of the four pillars of our democracy, namely Legislature, Judiciary, Executive and Press, the first three seem to be providing stability to the fourth one while each of them is tottering in different ways for diverse reasons. The players of the first and relatively the most dominant pillar in the current dispensation have been indulging…

Food as business Business as food
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Food as business Business as food

June 13, 2018

Portrayed as a predominantly agrarian country for long, India has lately been transformed into a global industrial power, considering its leading position in the production of steel, cement, textiles, pharmaceuticals, automobiles and many other manufacturing sectors, not to forget the land’s advances in computer software and space-related achievements, particularly production and launching of satellites including…

Harnessing harvested HR
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Harnessing harvested HR

June 12, 2018

The ancient saying Udyogam purusha lakshanam is understood in common parlance as work is the identity of a man. Scholars have enlarged its interpretation to mean engaging oneself in higher spiritual discipline assuming the status of job. All jobs that one takes up are udyogas. For this column, it suffices to stick to the commonly…

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