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Camaraderie with canines
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Camaraderie with canines

Give a dog a bad name and hang him is an 18th century English proverb. A similar proverb is he that has an ill name is half-hanged. Further, if a person’s reputation has been besmirched, then he will suffer difficulty and hardship. While the vote-mongers in the State serve a real-time illustration of the second…

Empowering wannabe engineers
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Empowering wannabe engineers

As if to keep august company with nature, engineering colleges first took birth in Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra virtually causing a flood of institutions during the past few decades offering courses in different branches of engineering only to be followed by a drought of jobs for the graduates. The dramatic emergence of…

Preparing people for posterity
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Preparing people for posterity

We are hearing about human beings colonising Planet Mars, the nearest to Earth, at a future date. Travel time between the two Planets, currently being close to ten months, is beyond the comprehension of lay people. While teams with rich experience and knowledge in the field of space exploration have many landmark achievements to their…

Personality perspective
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Personality perspective

The idiom The child is the father of man, originating from a poem scripted by the English poet William Wordsworth (1770-1850) in 1802, exclaiming the role of man behind the birth of a child has been interpreted in various ways. Its implication that the behaviour and manners of a person during childhood have a bearing…

Adjusting attitudes
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Adjusting attitudes

No matter which city across the country one chooses to live in, particularly those hosting more residents than they would themselves feel comfortable in life from dawn to dusk, the unalloyed affinity most of the residents have for their chosen city should bring to our memory the popular song from a Hindi biopic of 1950s…

Law unto themselves
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Law unto themselves

Of the four pillars of Democracy (a) Legislature, (b) Executive (c) Judiciary and (d) Media, the Parliament, the bicameral Legislature comprising two Houses, vested with the responsibility for making laws, ostensibly to sub-serve the onerous task of good governance of the country, has landed itself in the eye of a storm, given the daily scene…

Consuming-Conserving Enduring-Exhausting
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Consuming-Conserving Enduring-Exhausting

Debates on climate change and global warming that only the cognoscenti were busy with have not only interested lay people but also become louder and wider in public domain. Keen observers of the twin phenomena have sounded the world at large about warming and its consequences, particularly changed pattern of monsoon and soil productivity leading…

Hi-tech horse-trading
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Hi-tech horse-trading

The terms democracy and self-rule, if considered as synonyms, may have to be redefined in the current context of the country and its masses being taken for a ransom by everyone-knows-who, going by media reports occupying most of the column space in dailies and telecast time on the small screen virtually serving minute-to-minute action similar…

Pursuit of purpose
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Pursuit of purpose

Outlook and longevity have been linked by researchers on human behaviour. According to a report based on their study, published recently, people who have a sense of purpose in life appear to live longer. Quality of life led by them marked by physical and mental health has been highlighted in the report in an international…

Discord-driven diaspora
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Discord-driven diaspora

The country’s various Legislative bodies from Parliament to Panchayat, thanks to the people voting in favour of members with despicable profiles, barring exceptions, are in full glare of the media by virtue of the law-makers preoccupied with dissidence for causes other than their sacred duty of governing the nation, adhering to the path of harmony…

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