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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…

Hosting hair
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Hosting hair

The land’s rishis of a distant past, as portrayed through sculptures of centuries vintage and the faded paintings that are found in caves that have not been exposed to vagaries of climate and sunshine are hard to be seen without flowing hair on the scalp  as well as face. Maybe, sporting copious hair, tied in…

Copying celebrities
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Copying celebrities

A verse in the Bhagavadgita conveys the message that has stood the test of time and more relevant in present times. People at large implicitly follow, read, copy whatever persons of virtue (shresta) say or do. The era of society recognising and respecting such persons seems to have ended. In their place, the country in…

Diet defers death; dares diseases
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Diet defers death; dares diseases

Advances in both technology and science as an outcome are considered to have benefited the rapidly expanding sector of medicine to an extent no less than the sector of space exploration. Even as rocket science has dominated the field of space exploration, the multi-discipline teams working in the field have contributed through high order research…

Business not as usual
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Business not as usual

Even as global rating agencies are taking a close look at the economic ups and downs of different countries with the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in astronomical proportions, India too joining the league, although slowly but steadily, the nation’s States, including Karnataka among the leading regions, have also started talking business with the catchy phrase…

T&C don’t apply
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T&C don’t apply

Luring consumer fraternity, the land’s masses in reality, in the present era of consumerism, to cough up cash and buy goods, whether they meet a clear necessity or impulse buying, has its element of creativity in the rapidly progressing area of marketing, succeeding in which is the litmus test for survival of business and enterprise…

Garment garbage
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Garment garbage

Human beings are in competition among themselves in choosing attires for covering their bodies unlike all other species without the ability to emulate the human kind. Mercifully, the emergence of cotton and wool initially and later synthetic materials spared the animals whose skin served as raw material to produce clothing, a collective term for attires…

Beauty and beholder
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Beauty and beholder

A classical description of money, attributed to some highly rated economist, is crisply stated as ‘Money is what money does.’ The term beauty has its time-honoured perception expressed in a simpler yet fascinating statement, namely, ‘Beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder,’ thus lending beauty a canvas with no boundary and the beholder a…

On the other side of the counter
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On the other side of the counter

Currency circulating in the country’s economy and used in trade and by its people at large has been witnessing unprecedented intervention by the government, the recognised authority for its issue as legal tender. First of all, coins of face value equal to less than one rupee have become part of the coinage in the land….

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