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Diaper better not be dry
Editorial

Diaper better not be dry

Issues related to under-garments have begun to be featured in column-space of many dailies obviously shedding the factors of privacy of wearers of the concealed attire and shyness on the part of society’s sections dubbed as prudes. Attractive designs of ladies-friendly lingerie which used to be flashed full-page as advertisements by the few manufacturers in…

Mission for millions
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Mission for millions

Driven by the highly laudable goal of Universal Healthcare, aimed at covering 500 million people of the nation, Ayushman Bharath (also known as Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Swasthya Suraksha Abhiyan), approved by the Cabinet of the Union government with funding is described as the world’s largest health care infrastructure scheme. The target population of the scheme…

Disorderly development
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Disorderly development

A comparatively new breed of business players namely Realtors have arrived on the national scene, their activity presently confined to urban spaces. The term refers to a person who acts as an agent for the sale and purchase of buildings (and land) obviously for a living by grabbing his cut in the deal, leaving the…

Fall of film world
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Fall of film world

Not a single guest of honour called upon to speak for a couple of minutes before a full-house of audience comprising people across all age groups and socio-economic background during the programme to present popular songs featured in Kannada movies of bygone years and telecast for 30 minutes from 10 pm five days a week…

People’s pre-occupation
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People’s pre-occupation

Out of the multitude of pre-occupations of the land’s people at large and their periodically elected representatives vying for (a) Tickets for contesting in the polls to the various bodies of law-making and administration, (b) Scrambling for a berth in the Cabinet of Ministers, salivating for unlimited scope for getting rich through unethical means, barring…

Loan waiver: It ought to happen
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Loan waiver: It ought to happen

The issue of waiving the loans taken by the farming fraternity of Karnataka during the past few years, lingering on-and-off for several months since the time of campaigning by some political parties whose heavy-weights categorically declared pro-farmer measure of unburdening the debtors if the electorate facilitated formation of government in the State by the respective…

Work worthy of wages
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Work worthy of wages

Public image of the working style of administration in government as well as civil service bureaucracy, being what it is, doesn’t need elaboration, particularly in the backdrop of the continually rising headcount and related cost, read outgo on salaries attached to these. British author Cyril Northcote Parkinson (1909-1993), famously known for advancing Parkinson’s Law namely,…

Last chance, lost cause
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Last chance, lost cause

Family, the unit of society, used to be defined and described by teachers in primary schools as comprising children, their parents, grand-parents, uncles, aunts and even cousins which is bound to make their pupils sit up and wonder what the teachers are talking about. Presence of 20 or more members of a typical family under…

Dilemma of development
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Dilemma of development

The air in the land is dense with whoever counts in whichever Cabinet of Ministers, both Central and States, including Karnataka, issuing statements, for public consumption as it were, that their priority is development, an intention that merits unqualified admiration. India’s economy is inching towards earning a place in the ranks of developed countries, after…

Committing to memory without comprehension
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Committing to memory without comprehension

Translating the Sanskrit word vidya to education has its origins in the manner of most people, particularly the lay masses, considering schooling and education are synonymous in meaning. Further, drawing from the land’s ancient texts (in Sanskrit), scholars have perceived vidya as the field of learning in a virtual infinite horizon. The common perception of…

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