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Forward in reverse gear
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Forward in reverse gear

Literacy in India has been officially declared as 74 per cent, rising from 18 per cent at the time of the country coming under self-rule. Low literacy rate, compared to world average of 84 per cent, is attributed to the families with unviable incomes not considering education as a priority compared to other basic necessities….

Love in slow lane
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Love in slow lane

No one among the literati, in the correct sense of the term literate is likely not to have read about love or seen lovers in action as they appear on the big screen. The land’s epics are replete with episodes of love-making by both divinity and mortals. Philosophically, lovers don’t have to come face to…

Water finds its own level Money, its own perch
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Water finds its own level Money, its own perch

A newly married couple, with an unmistakable look of an affluent background and also well-heeled, arrive at a luxurious resort at a hill station. While showing the deluxe room to the couple before taking leave of them, while wishing happy times during their stay the caretaker of the resort did not forget to impress on…

Pillars at loggerheads
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Pillars at loggerheads

The three pillars of Democracy, namely (a) Legislature, (b) Executive and (c) Judiciary standing in a classical alignment are being exposed to the nation’s citizenry by the fourth pillar, namely Media. The time-honoured definition of Democracy as it stands on these pillars may have to include the nation’s people in a mass as the fifth…

Dissent by disruption
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Dissent by disruption

The relationship between a body and the forces acting upon it as well as its motion in response to those forces are known to students of Physics as Newton’s Laws of Motion attributed to the British mathematician, astronomer, theologian, author and physicist Sir Isaac Newton (1643-1726), regarded widely as one of the most influential scientists…

Urbanising Villages
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Urbanising Villages

While the earthlings have begun to toy with plans of inhabiting space on celestial bodies in the solar system and even hoping to succeed sooner or later, after first firing rockets into far off and uncharted destinations in the open sky followed by orbiting the planet earth in manned missions, action aimed at safe return…

They and us
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They and us

Before enlarging on the topic of this column, what is meant by the terms ‘they’ and ‘us’ is made clear at the outset. The growing number of vote-seekers, salivating with dreams of pampering the electorate to cast their votes for a win in polls of various Legislative bodies, are ‘they’ and the also growing numbers…

Self-betrayal
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Self-betrayal

Reading about the land’s people and their life both as narrated in ancient scripts as well as historical records, particularly references to their deeds of superhuman proportions, it generates a sense of heartening, if not an awesome feeling. In total contrast, reading the printed matter in dailies of all hues, that goes for a daily…

Fiscal security, physical wellness
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Fiscal security, physical wellness

Old people used to be considered as oldies in days gone by until not too long ago, not without a hint of derogatory sense attached to them and the now-not-much-in-use term. They are referred to as senior citizens nowadays with whatever sense of respectability that their new image in society has been bestowed. In any…

Headwinds halt healthcare
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Headwinds halt healthcare

The nation’s economic health and bodily health of its population are usually assessed and rated in a disjointed approach in various circles and by different agencies although they mutually impact each other. Even the oft-declared information that the government’s outlay on public health is far too small, stated as about three percent of the land’s…

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