Editorial

Shoes with Soul
Editorial

Shoes with Soul

August 1, 2017

Footwear too has its special place in the land’s epics of nearly thirty centuries vintage. Both Ramayana of Thretha Yuga and Mahabharatha of Dwapara have featured it in different circumstances. Even in modern times followers of pontiffs in various Mutts accord status of sacredness and veneration to their paaduka (footwear), mostly made of wood with…

Pollution Platitude
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Pollution Platitude

July 31, 2017

Talking about any of the plethora of matters going out of hands in the land nowadays is nothing short of flogging the dead horse as it were. Of these, two issues that have swamped the land and its masses stand out, one being corruption and the other pollution, in whichever order of bringing the administration…

Slim sentinels serving society
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Slim sentinels serving society

July 29, 2017

The proverbial expression Set a thief to catch a thief is traced to a play published in 1665, where it is described as an ‘old saying.’ According to the Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs, another remark ‘Being a thief myself, I recognised the tracks of a thief,’ attributed to the classical Greek Writer Callimachus (310-240 BC)…

Forewarned, yet not forearmed
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Forewarned, yet not forearmed

July 28, 2017

The old saying “Man doesn’t live by bread alone” may not convincingly impress people at large that they need much more than bread itself (the term bread representing all that we consume as food, both for pleasure and to keep soul and body together). Further, the expression “Man shalln’t live by bread alone,” attributed to…

Cost of convenience
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Cost of convenience

July 27, 2017

Mankind has proceeded too far and too deep in the matter of minimising sweat and toil to satisfy the various needs in daily life as well as chasing convenience in virtually every sphere of human activity. The push-button itch is too hard to get rid of. While invention of the wheel by an unknown human,…

Flourishing fakes
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Flourishing fakes

July 26, 2017

Magic shows, particularly those performed before gullible assembly of people anywhere, anytime and magicians are always a great hit keeping both kids and adults glued to their seats. The famous postulate of economics namely The law of diminishing marginal utility (stating that as a person increases consumption of a product, at one go, while keeping…

Travel travails
Editorial

Travel travails

July 25, 2017

The land has hosted many legendary scholars, savants, sages, saints, philosophers, chroniclers and countless number of common people who have walked across its vast territory in the distant past during times when walking was the only option to reach places fired up by an undaunted spirit of exploration. We are now reading about their exploits…

Plastic prattle
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Plastic prattle

July 24, 2017

Many a scourge has tormented the earthlings over centuries taking toll of lives in numbers hard to determine. As if adding insult to injury, the human species has not lagged behind to hurt themselves in small measure by fighting wars for pride and gain, as recorded in history. Neither occurrence of afflictions nor wars is…

Lazy, lethargic, lax land
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Lazy, lethargic, lax land

July 22, 2017

Just to keep the democracy of the country going, mostly as a show piece, public funds amounting to God-knows-how-many-thousand-crore rupees are blown away once in five years in the general elections to the Parliament as well as State Legislatures, apart from a few lakh smaller units of administration namely City Municipal Corporations, Town Municipalities and…

Chasing Creativity
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Chasing Creativity

July 21, 2017

Given the mounting numbers and nature of problems being faced by people as individuals, society as a community, governments as custodians of administration and, last but not the least, the nation as a country of relentlessly expanding population with diversity that no other country in the world hosts, it is presumptuous to feel complacent about…

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