Tag: Editorial

Helpless helping-hands
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Helpless helping-hands

Two topics that figured in exchange of pleasantries among urbanites at large until not too long ago used to be vagaries of weather and volatile inflation in the land. Even as they seem to have realised that these topics have suffered a time-warp, the topics that are being bestowed exaggerated importance seem to be (a)…

Tailwind for traditional trading
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Tailwind for traditional trading

This column is devoted and dedicated to the now-disappearing fraternity of traders with their kiraana shops knocked out by headwinds in the form their customers favouring online orders and doorstep delivery of virtually all their needs of daily life. Residents of Mysuru now in the evening of their long life can recollect with nostalgia the…

Conformists Vs Non-conformists
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Conformists Vs Non-conformists

While one owes one’s knowledge to a guru, both inside the four walls of a classroom and beyond, customs emerge from life’s experiences. Postulates that we owe to science owe it to experiments. The various customs that are followed by the land’s people at large and have come to be regarded as its tradition of…

Unsung and Unhonoured
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Unsung and Unhonoured

Saying that “when there is no money in one’s pocket, everything looks costly” is a gross understatement. The number of families in the land, unable to access cash for purchasing even bare necessities of life, particularly food of whatever nutritional rating and shelter for their members, is beyond anybody’s guess. Whatever that number, figuring in…

Candid Confession
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Candid Confession

Global agencies such as the World Health Organisation (WHO) publish findings of their surveys on many occasions with data and information relating to most of the countries across the world focusing on the status of the health of respective populations. As if to voice the health concerns of the land’s masses in tandem with WHO,…

Commuting in Cluttered Country
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Commuting in Cluttered Country

A simple postulate states that no two objects can occupy the same space at the same time. The land’s people commuting in automobiles, entering the market in a multitude of brands and models both globally and in India with irresistible offers of credit purchase are in a buying spree heading towards a one-to-one ratio of…

Girls gaining ground
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Girls gaining ground

Diminishing presence of females in the country’s population as their ratio to that of males is being projected in the media more frequently nowadays than in the days past. Thanks to the currently emerging “MeToo” platform, the females, particularly in the elite sections of society, are coming out of their time-honoured shell as it were,…

Differences and Differentiating
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Differences and Differentiating

The expression might is right marks the scenario in the wild. The twosome agenda of the denizens in their territory can be passed as (a) assuage hunger and (b) sustain their respective progeny, both features described by the biologists as happening by instinct. But for the unjustified human interference into their time-honoured exclusive zone, the…

Mutually disrespectful
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Mutually disrespectful

The multitude of issues of the nation’s continued sovereignty and all round progress year-on-year seem to be getting stumped by wide media coverage of elections and by-elections taking place across the country keeping the staff of Election Commission of India busy, obliged to routinely follow the events, kick-starting their sequence by announcing the dates for…

Relevance of land’s epics
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Relevance of land’s epics

Remembering Sage Valmiki by celebrating his (not-exactly-known) birthday with mass participation and government sponsorship and also discourses by seasoned professionals enchanting large audiences comprising children, women, and senior citizens getting transformed by the narratives over centuries, stretching to our times is ample testimony to the undying impression that the land’s epic Ramayana generates in people…

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