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Prosperity amidst poverty
Editorial

Prosperity amidst poverty

The saying, “It is not he who doesn’t have wealth that is poor, but it is he who desires more that is poor,” as a philosophy of life may neither go down well with the former nor convince the latter. We often hear from knowledgeable quarters that India is a rich country of poor people,…

Elusive electricity
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Elusive electricity

Explaining the universally familiar term electricity as “The set of physical phenomena associated with the presence and motion of matter that has a property of electric charge” may not lead to either fascination or excitement on the part of virtually anybody nowadays, given that this most compelling source of energy is unarguably the most indispensable…

Dealing with diversity
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Dealing with diversity

The slogan that public speakers took fascination to say with pride that society used to hear until not too long ago, namely unity in diversity, applied to the land’s masses, seems to have become not only outdated but also suffered a time-warp. Considering the number of causes triggering road shows in their pursuit by well-marked…

Dependent Democracy
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Dependent Democracy

The nation’s economic health is tied closely with issues of facing threats to its sovereignty from two hostile neighbouring countries and, in addition increasing shortfall in natural resources (fossil fuel, coal and minerals). Although the country is reportedly the world’s biggest importer of defence equipment, its vulnerability across the borders with the two ill-behaving neighbours…

Sustaining secular status
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Sustaining secular status

The most obvious casualty of life nowadays seems to be harmony among nations and their populations across the world, given the reports in the columns of dailies overflowing with details of misdemeanour by individuals and sections of society on myriad counts, including the passion to display depth of devotion to their respective faith, creeds and…

Thank You
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Thank You

It was this day, nay this very evening, 41 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 42nd year of our publication. And as we do so, we gratefully remember all those…

Enabling evolution
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Enabling evolution

The age of Planet Earth has been estimated at about 4.5 billion (4,500 crore) years through methods employed by chemists. The multitude of life forms, particularly flora and fauna, hosted by soil, water and air, both as surviving to this day and those that have moved to the pages of the long history of the…

March of Mysuru
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March of Mysuru

Mysuru’s residents learnt with surprise not too long ago that the city was bestowed the tag of India’s cleanest city. Earning the same rating second time in a row was no less surprising. The series of surprises yielded place to disappointment as the city slid to fifth rank on the count of cleanliness for the…

Mass in a mess
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Mass in a mess

Just three recurring events seem to be bringing the nation’s masses together in a passing show of solidarity that vanishes into thin air no sooner than the events fold up. Holding back the welling sad feeling, one has to include the occasions of last rites for near and dear one departing, some of them leaving…

Surfeit of jobs, soaring joblessness
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Surfeit of jobs, soaring joblessness

The postulate that the nation’s economy in monetary terms continues to be wearing a smile entirely due to sustained index of industrial production marked by unprecedented opportunities to the youth in economically productive age in their quest for jobs with steady salary juxtaposed with soaring unemployment rate on the cusp of 10 percent prompts one…

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