Editorial

Cleansing the Augean Stable
Editorial

Cleansing the Augean Stable

December 7, 2017

Acts of people threatening orderly life both in the country and the rest of the regions across the globe on one side and the cosmic dance of nature’s fury, also in and around the country as well as all over the planet on the other side seem to be in perpetual competition in causing devastation…

Guarding glory of Mysuru
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Guarding glory of Mysuru

December 6, 2017

The number of shrines dotting the length and breadth of India as well as the virtually countless deities being worshipped in these shrines can undoubtedly earn top spot for the country in a global rating. Karnataka, as officially disclosed by the State Department of Muzrai and Religious Establishments, hosts more than 34,000 temples under the…

In quest of quality
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In quest of quality

December 5, 2017

Given the disturbed ambience all the time across the land, its dimensions being diverse in different regions for varied reasons, one is prompted to remark that the greatest gap lies between the country’s bludgeoning population as quantity and goings on in daily life of people as quality. In short, one cannot be faulted to further…

Balancing diet versus soaring prices
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Balancing diet versus soaring prices

December 4, 2017

The monetary value of food produced annually in the country is some hard-to-guess portion of the size of its economy, currently doing round at a bit more than two trillion dollars. The figures for the top four or five other economies of the world, including the United States of America, China and Japan are many…

Free acting film folk
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Free acting film folk

December 2, 2017

The most visible image of India, particularly to the country’s masses, is unarguably the multicoloured pictures of actors and actresses figuring in the movies of multiplicity of languages. The less the players on the big screen are attired, the more conspicuous in their image and that of the land. Undoubtedly, the least covered anatomy of…

Social behaviour on track
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Social behaviour on track

December 1, 2017

On select occasions on days set apart for celebrating various themes, we hear public speakers recalling expressions such as (a) Home is the first school of the child, (b) Mother is the child’s first teacher and so on. The structure of the home in the bygone days, given the combo of inmates belonging to three…

Premium on pleasant speaking
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Premium on pleasant speaking

November 30, 2017

A noted scholar is featured in a weekend evening programme on Kannada Channel of DD providing convincing and simplistic explanations to a wide-ranging doubts and myths lay persons experience on either listening to discourses by scholars or reading verses found in various ancient texts of the land, most of them not credited to any well-identified…

Good Samaritans in Society
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Good Samaritans in Society

November 29, 2017

The Mahabharata epic features Karna as an epitome of the virtue of giving away even his most personal and prized possessions to whoever accosts him, that too without a wink. Scholars delivering discourses narrating such episodes extoll the senior-most among the Pandava brothers showering on him the title Daanashoora, a term that virtually pushes his…

Common good Vs Individual interests
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Common good Vs Individual interests

November 28, 2017

Taking pictures of objects with a camera dates back to 1816 when the inventor of the world’s first camera was partially successful in producing what later came to be described as a photograph. However, before the development of the photographic camera, it had been known for hundreds of years that some substances such as silver…

Beating the dead horse(s)
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Beating the dead horse(s)

November 27, 2017

An idiom in Kannada conveys the simple message that you don’t have cause for fear or bother in any situation as long as the going is good. A philosopher has simplified the phenomenon of fear as the fear of fear itself. The fear of an impending nuclear holocaust resulting in the decimation of all life…

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