Editorial

An innovative initiative
Editorial

An innovative initiative

May 6, 2017

The four-column-wide caption, reading “6 crore seed balls to be tossed in State during this monsoon” published in a daily early this week must have generated euphoria in the minds of most readers of that news. The matter, carried in one of the inside pages, along with a picture of girl students of a Mysuru-based…

Doing the right things, Doing things rightly
Editorial

Doing the right things, Doing things rightly

May 5, 2017

Role of citizens in ensuring the much-desired good governance doesn’t seem to have been either recognised or appreciated, far less accepted by the citizenry, unarguably the sole beneficiary of that task exclusively loaded on the government of the day. On their part, successive governments, including the incumbent Union Government, present custodian of a 33-party coalition,…

Smear on Society
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Smear on Society

May 4, 2017

The Union Government has just decided that those who have completed 60 years of age be considered as senior citizens ostensibly to facilitate them receive various benefits already earmarked for members of this section in society hitherto extended only to those older than 65 or 70 years. It is another matter that only a minor…

Bulging bubble bypasses bursting
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Bulging bubble bypasses bursting

May 3, 2017

Bubbles fascinate babies. Their romance with bubbles seems to get more romantic with every bubble they blow, some bulging more than others, disappearing into thin air, but not before bursting. This column, featuring bubbles other than the virtual monopoly of the tiny-tots, may not interest them, but the seemingly fragile, perfectly spherical globules that constitute…

Cycling-cancer-cardio-connect
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Cycling-cancer-cardio-connect

May 2, 2017

We are in no frame of mind to either remember or express our gratitude to the unknown inventor of the wheel, at a time of the distant past, trying to know even the approximate date of which epoch-making event happened is neither academic nor rewarding. Also, origins of the skill and means of creating fire,…

Dividends of diversity in Democracy
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Dividends of diversity in Democracy

April 29, 2017

Equality in public domain among the land’s masses and liberty (to speak subject to certain universally acceptable conditions and act in a manner of not causing both physical and mental hurt to anybody as well as not violative of the land’s laws) are unarguably features of orderly democracy. These features as well as orderliness of…

Bloody bungling
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Bloody bungling

April 28, 2017

British man of letters and celebrated poet John Milton (1608-1674) has been quoted as saying: A good book is the precious lifeblood of a master spirit. His thought, expressed in this unique way, connecting book and blood may prompt one to ponder over the need for bestowing more care and attention to both. While the…

Fruitful fascination
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Fruitful fascination

April 27, 2017

A large number of plants and trees, presently raised not only in different areas across the country but also over many other regions of the world that are compatible with the prevailing volatile climate and soil conditions in those territories, originate from the hither-to-not-much-noticed South American continent, particularly Brazil, perching at the top spot for…

Servers seeking service (Inclusive India, a mirage)
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Servers seeking service (Inclusive India, a mirage)

April 26, 2017

Proverbs and idioms, being exclusively scripted in different languages, as is familiar to the sections in the land’s population speaking, writing, reading and communicating particularly in Kannada wherever they are across the world, have crystallised out of life’s experiences of people in successive generations, although none of them is attributed to any individual of an…

Beware, want of water wisdom
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Beware, want of water wisdom

April 25, 2017

Denizens of the forest are figuring in media reports along with womenfolk in rural parts across the land for all bad but virtually the same reason. Graphics and videos during telecast by news channels are portraying the thirsty jumbos and the hard-working women desperately in search of water, mainly for drinking by both parties and…

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