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Widening Women’s Visibility
Editorial

Widening Women’s Visibility

Lines from the land’s ancient scripts convey messages that are eternally relevant in the matter of safeguarding harmonious relationships among members of society. One such line, namely  Yatra naari poojyanthe tatra ramanthe devathaah, which translates to: Where women are respected, the divine beings experience delight, may be appropriate to be cited in today’s column. Women…

Beauty and beholder
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Beauty and beholder

Irish novelist Margaret Wolfe Hungerford (1855-1897) popular throughout the English-speaking world during the years of late 19th Century for her light romantic works of fiction is said to be the first person to have used the expression beauty is in the eye of the beholder in one of her books published in 1878. The quote…

Media-Mass Mutuality
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Media-Mass Mutuality

The boundless field of bringing information to the doorstep of the literati through literature produced in a hurry as it were at daybreak as well as time slots all the way upto fall of night is familiar to all as journalism. After centuries of informing people about happenings in writing, the world has moved into…

Casual concern for major matters
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Casual concern for major matters

Thanks to the rapidly advancing features in the all-conquering field of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) the ongoing surge in knowledge seems to have led to a scenario witnessing a dilemma in taking up issues and resolving problems bugging different sections of both human populations and other life forms in a proper order of priority….

Women on warpath
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Women on warpath

The idiom Marriages are made in heaven is cited by many occasionally. Interestingly, it fits into two contrasting situations namely, when the married couples live happily ever after and also when the marriage goes on the rocks sooner than later. The government’s stipulation of minimum age for girls and boys continues to be not complied…

Academic qualification Vs Avenues of livelihood
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Academic qualification Vs Avenues of livelihood

The stipulation for admission to the primary first year class, namely “not less than five years and ten months” followed in the State has recently witnessed a cosmetic change as it were, enabling parents to admit their offspring to pre-primary class at the age of three-plus, a measure that the urbanite parents have grabbed. Thus,…

“Want to be happy? …be”
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“Want to be happy? …be”

The caption for today’s column is a less publicised quote attributed to the renowned monk Swami Vivekananda (1862-1902). The prescription, sounding almost like a diktat, sounds simple but is loaded with message that breaks out into the vast area of preparing oneself to lead a life of satisfied feeling as well as a feeling of…

Science – Spirituality synergy
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Science – Spirituality synergy

The issue of distinguishing countries as developed and otherwise, being addressed based on economic parameters seems to have overlooked many time-honoured customs and beliefs with their roots in spirituality, thanks to the sway of science and technology over life of people and confrontation among the literati focused on the respective faiths followed by them. While…

Torrent of tongues
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Torrent of tongues

Mysuru hosts the Central Institute of Indian Languages (CIIL), set up in 1969 to help in evolving and implementing the language policy of Government of India, essentially based on research covering language analysis, language pedagogy and language use in society. Its Regional Language Centres conduct teacher-training programmes for secondary school teachers deputed by States and…

Name Game
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Name Game

Trailing the change in names of places from times dating back to several centuries of recorded history in various parts of the world, including India in general and its cities, towns as well as villages in particular, not to forget the pre-historic periods of the land’s epics, estimated by scholars to be nearly 10,000 years…

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