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Dignity in death
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Dignity in death

The American intellectual and inventor Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) is quoted as saying that there is nothing in life as certain as death and taxes. One may be inclined to take the quote as a merely humorous banter of Franklin, probably getting into a frame of mind hating the thought of shelling out taxes and taking…

Passing examinations and after
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Passing examinations and after

Life’s journey towards landing a job and battling the ups and downs through subsequent years begins not a day too late after passing various examinations, starting with SSLC and PUC second year, unless one drops out of school even before making it to final year in high school. For the present column, the channels of…

Cleansing the Augean Stable
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Cleansing the Augean Stable

Acts of people threatening orderly life both in the country and the rest of the regions across the globe on one side and the cosmic dance of nature’s fury, also in and around the country as well as all over the planet on the other side seem to be in perpetual competition in causing devastation…

Guarding glory of Mysuru
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Guarding glory of Mysuru

The number of shrines dotting the length and breadth of India as well as the virtually countless deities being worshipped in these shrines can undoubtedly earn top spot for the country in a global rating. Karnataka, as officially disclosed by the State Department of Muzrai and Religious Establishments, hosts more than 34,000 temples under the…

In quest of quality
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In quest of quality

Given the disturbed ambience all the time across the land, its dimensions being diverse in different regions for varied reasons, one is prompted to remark that the greatest gap lies between the country’s bludgeoning population as quantity and goings on in daily life of people as quality. In short, one cannot be faulted to further…

Balancing diet versus soaring prices
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Balancing diet versus soaring prices

The monetary value of food produced annually in the country is some hard-to-guess portion of the size of its economy, currently doing round at a bit more than two trillion dollars. The figures for the top four or five other economies of the world, including the United States of America, China and Japan are many…

Free acting film folk
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Free acting film folk

The most visible image of India, particularly to the country’s masses, is unarguably the multicoloured pictures of actors and actresses figuring in the movies of multiplicity of languages. The less the players on the big screen are attired, the more conspicuous in their image and that of the land. Undoubtedly, the least covered anatomy of…

Social behaviour on track
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Social behaviour on track

On select occasions on days set apart for celebrating various themes, we hear public speakers recalling expressions such as (a) Home is the first school of the child, (b) Mother is the child’s first teacher and so on. The structure of the home in the bygone days, given the combo of inmates belonging to three…

Premium on pleasant speaking
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Premium on pleasant speaking

A noted scholar is featured in a weekend evening programme on Kannada Channel of DD providing convincing and simplistic explanations to a wide-ranging doubts and myths lay persons experience on either listening to discourses by scholars or reading verses found in various ancient texts of the land, most of them not credited to any well-identified…

Good Samaritans in Society
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Good Samaritans in Society

The Mahabharata epic features Karna as an epitome of the virtue of giving away even his most personal and prized possessions to whoever accosts him, that too without a wink. Scholars delivering discourses narrating such episodes extoll the senior-most among the Pandava brothers showering on him the title Daanashoora, a term that virtually pushes his…

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