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Re-engineering engineering
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Re-engineering engineering

In the backdrop of Korea hosting a population comprising citizens identified by a most common name, it is humorously said that if you toss a stone in the streets of that country, it is most likely to land on the head of a Lee. In a similar vein, it can be said, even seriously, that…

Commuting challenges
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Commuting challenges

Mysureans past the age of 80 years can recollect the feature of people walking, read commuting, to reach their destinations such as the shops in the Central Business District (CBD) of the city, Offices of different Departments of the Government (their number being a fraction of what they are nowadays), schools and colleges (most of…

Perspiration after inspiration
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Perspiration after inspiration

Renowned American inventor Thomas Alva Edison (1847-1931), on his visit to  the 1,063-ft. tall Eiffel Tower, the gigantic wrought iron structure on the Champ de Mars, the large green space in Paris, France, constructed in 1889 and named after the engineer Gustave Eiffel whose company designed and built the tower, is said to have signed…

Anonymous achievers
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Anonymous achievers

Landmark happenings during the first half of the last century in different sectors of economy benefiting people of the erstwhile Princely State of Mysore on a scale that cannot be fathomed is not only associated with the then ruler of the State, Nalwadi Krishnaraja Wadiyar but also full credit is bestowed on him by chroniclers…

Pay, promotion, pension
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Pay, promotion, pension

Governments, unjustifiably or otherwise, are being charged with under-performance on various counts. Failure to create jobs in the face of mounting numbers of educated youth year after year has been dominating the many accusations facing the incumbent government at the Centre whose top brass is busy with campaigning during the weeks preceding the polls to…

Digital Damage
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Digital Damage

The two digits, 0 and 1, together described as binary code, also called bits, used for representing words and also images, traced to the binary number system, invented by Gottfried Leibniz (1646 – 1716) in 1689, accounting virtually for the heart and soul of all electronic devices, may not be familiar to anyone among lay…

Conservation conversation
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Conservation conversation

Tracing the origins of the multitude of life forms on planet earth and their arrival on its surface, including the different water bodies in the range of oceans-rivers-lakes-streams-ponds-wells-and-what-have-you, followed by their departure, read disappearance for good, popularly described as extinction, over the time span of the planet’s existence, estimated chemically at 4.5 billion years, has…

Motherly Mothers
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Motherly Mothers

Public examinations conducted by all-India agencies such as CBSE and State Governments as well as UPSC seem to have become happy hunting grounds for the hitherto grossly under-rated fraternity of the female species, given the multi-column headlines on the front page of dailies of all hues and languages with the all-too-familiar expression “girls outshine the…

Tongue trails tongue
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Tongue trails tongue

Researchers in the area of behavioural science and space exploration have inferred that language (tongue) could hold the key to encourage healthy eating (tongue). Coaxing people, rather than coercion helps, the scientists have opined. One study, according to reports published in scientific journals, has brought out that in situations with options, words matter. Even as…

Art in active mode
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Art in active mode

India’s stock of music and dance, backed by lyrics with messages both with spiritual and entertainment elements, appealing to different sections of society in the entire cross-section of age groups, suited to sublime as well as mundane ambience, also with history dating back to several centuries is unarguably not matched by any other country globally….

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