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Pay, promotion, pension
Editorial

Pay, promotion, pension

Governments, unjustifiably or otherwise, are being charged with under-performance on various counts. Failure to create jobs in the face of mounting numbers of educated youth year after year has been dominating the many accusations facing the incumbent government at the Centre whose top brass is busy with campaigning during the weeks preceding the polls to…

Digital Damage
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Digital Damage

The two digits, 0 and 1, together described as binary code, also called bits, used for representing words and also images, traced to the binary number system, invented by Gottfried Leibniz (1646 – 1716) in 1689, accounting virtually for the heart and soul of all electronic devices, may not be familiar to anyone among lay…

Conservation conversation
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Conservation conversation

Tracing the origins of the multitude of life forms on planet earth and their arrival on its surface, including the different water bodies in the range of oceans-rivers-lakes-streams-ponds-wells-and-what-have-you, followed by their departure, read disappearance for good, popularly described as extinction, over the time span of the planet’s existence, estimated chemically at 4.5 billion years, has…

Motherly Mothers
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Motherly Mothers

Public examinations conducted by all-India agencies such as CBSE and State Governments as well as UPSC seem to have become happy hunting grounds for the hitherto grossly under-rated fraternity of the female species, given the multi-column headlines on the front page of dailies of all hues and languages with the all-too-familiar expression “girls outshine the…

Tongue trails tongue
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Tongue trails tongue

Researchers in the area of behavioural science and space exploration have inferred that language (tongue) could hold the key to encourage healthy eating (tongue). Coaxing people, rather than coercion helps, the scientists have opined. One study, according to reports published in scientific journals, has brought out that in situations with options, words matter. Even as…

Art in active mode
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Art in active mode

India’s stock of music and dance, backed by lyrics with messages both with spiritual and entertainment elements, appealing to different sections of society in the entire cross-section of age groups, suited to sublime as well as mundane ambience, also with history dating back to several centuries is unarguably not matched by any other country globally….

India’s farming face: Points to ponder
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India’s farming face: Points to ponder

Many parameters in common use to portray the health status of the country’s economy and the abilities of its people or otherwise don’t seem to be within the grasp of the major part of the land’s masses. Two such parameters suggest themselves instantly, namely a) Literacy (reportedly on the cusp of 70 per cent) and…

Dysfunctional Democracy Disgruntled Diaspora
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Dysfunctional Democracy Disgruntled Diaspora

Economists, with their armour of eloquence boasting their faculty of astute analysis followed by clear presentation of the state of health or otherwise about the land’s economy are often the butt of light-hearted ridicule even as they adore the progress on one hand and downgrade the regress on the other hand prompting a wit to…

Expedient eating, Hogging without hurting
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Expedient eating, Hogging without hurting

Eating to sustain and hogging for pleasure, however short-lived, are different kettles of fish. Thanks to the factor of wide choice in the land’s time-honoured cuisine, a legacy handed down by its generations over several centuries, eating for pleasure without resorting to hogging is no big deal. However, the dishes that are an integral part…

Art is long, Life is short
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Art is long, Life is short

The Latin expression Ars longa, Vita brevis, itself a Latin translation of a statement of wisdom originally from Greek, rendered in English as Art is long, Life is short, also attributed to the Greek physician Hippocrates (460-370 BC) has its relevance for all times, particularly so in the present context of the land’s economic scenario…

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