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Mysurean-friendly Mysuru
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Mysurean-friendly Mysuru

The fascinating description of Mysore as the City of Palaces witnessed a change in its identity itself to Mysuru not too long ago. The city’s name as Heritage City, appearing in the media nowadays more prominently than before is perhaps a cover for its none-too-complimentary description as Pensioners’ Paradise, which has suffered a time-warp, prompting…

To raze or not to raze?
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To raze or not to raze?

The issues that are bestowed attention by the administration, on and off, and generate reactions from various quarters of the land’s literati, sometimes vociferously, seem to be keeping both sides engaged, happily or otherwise, most of the time the controversial side to the issues remaining unresolved, only to reappear giving unending and sumptuous grist to…

Between the devil and the deep sea
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Between the devil and the deep sea

Given the tally of the desirables and, more importantly the undesirables on a number of counts, specially the sharply changing profiles of the country in general and the elected representatives of the people in particular, one is prompted to invoke the idiom Between the devil and the deep blue sea, in the context of the…

Overcrowding in India, pot calling the kettle black
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Overcrowding in India, pot calling the kettle black

Media coverage of the various matters relating to the country’s forests and their denizens, close to the heart of nature lovers, seems to have got stumped by reports of criminal acts by people at large and the ongoing verbal battles among the vote-seekers. Journos are getting unsolicited advisory by public speakers of all hues to…

Much ado about nothing
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Much ado about nothing

One of the characters in the opera titled Much Ado About Nothing, attributed to the famed playwright William Shakespeare (1564-1616), published in 1598, is portrayed as a clever man given to cracking witty jokes, often at the expense of his friends. One cannot be faulted to invoke the Bard and refer to the aforementioned humour-filled…

Brain-brawn bond
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Brain-brawn bond

Thanks to the myriad products owing their design and emerging to arrest the attention of people in all walks of life in our times, particularly easy accessibility to comfort-loving urbanites, physical action in life from dawn to dusk as it were has yielded place to virtual push-button-driven living. The kitchen machine, popularly identified as the…

Temptingly tasty; tidy?
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Temptingly tasty; tidy?

Aficionados of Mysuru City Corporation had taken a couple of years ago the laudable initiative to facilitate the rapidly expanding virtual army of footpath mobile canteen operators across the city’s 65 Wards, in consultation with an expert on the nuances of business from Kolkata. Intending to ease the crowding by the mobile canteen operators as…

Public research for public good
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Public research for public good

Action relating to embarking upon any research programme, funded particularly by grants sourced to government, seems to be driven by the aim of getting the coveted doctorate degree, preferably from a University reputed in academic circles. The oft-heard lament about declining standards of research by both informed and not-so-informed that we occasionally come across in…

Wherewithal Worries
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Wherewithal Worries

Call it a paradox or the proverbial theatre of the absurd, while the top brass in the government at the Centre is presenting a shining image of the nation with unalloyed glee on various platforms, both within the country and abroad, mercifully supported by data and information loaded with well-known economic parameters, the columns of…

Toilet Talk
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Toilet Talk

Whoever made the statement that the country hosts more temples than toilets, during the initial days following the call from the top brass in the government on October 2, 2014, for people to give up the time–honoured, read time-endured, open defecation in the land seems to have taken both the sublime (worshipping) and the mundane…

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