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Help from the helpless
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Help from the helpless

Barring the two well-known facts dating back to several centuries that Adi Shankara, the proponent of Advaitha philosophy, passed away at a very early age and Saint Ramanujacharya, credited with Vishistadvaitha philosophy, lived upto 120 years (1017-1137), we don’t hear scholars referring to the life span of most of the rishis whose names figure in…

Parallel economy
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Parallel economy

Remembering the dates relating to wars fought among the rulers of various kingdoms across the undivided sub-continent and also those in which aliens were on the other side, particularly Mughal’s and the different colonialists such as British, French, Dutch and Portuguese proved to be a bugbear for school students struggling to get pass marks in…

Marshalling massive manpower
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Marshalling massive manpower

Human habitation of planet earth, chemically determined to be of 4,500 crore years vintage, dates back to a mere two lakh years, according to knowledgeable sources among anthropologists. Also, the early human beings have been portrayed as hunters of animal species for assuaging hunger. And, cooking the raw materials for improved satisfaction of their taste…

Minimum medicare Maximum wellness care
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Minimum medicare Maximum wellness care

If wishing could make things happen, then even the most destitute people would have everything they wanted. An English language proverb, first recorded about 1628 in a collection, namely “If wishes were horses, beggars would ride them” succinctly conveys the message marking the all-too-common human nature of laziness in wishing for unqualified wellness and not…

Haunted by anger, hunger
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Haunted by anger, hunger

Every alternate week, if not day, the nation’s people are informed through all forms of media that the country is heading towards prosperity in the years ahead. The sources in the administration and their supporters are optimistic about India crossing the bar at 16-trillion-dollar economy. However, figures of people in the masses without access to…

Self-rule & self-reliant nation
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Self-rule & self-reliant nation

Looking for supply of materials from other countries to meet the major needs of the land’s steadily expanding masses, particularly food grains, takes us back to the mid-60s when the physically diminutive but otherwise steely leader Lal Bahadur Shastri took over the reins of the government. Although his stint at the top was too short,…

Thought for the tummy
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Thought for the tummy

The poet wrote that love is a many splendoured thing. Going by the diverse aspects of food as visualised by the knowledgeable and the rest who are just happy after savouring their well-served favourite dishes, one is prompted to agree with the remark that food is a many splendoured thing too, in no way less…

Tackling urban thirst
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Tackling urban thirst

Temples, particularly the shrines of centuries vintage, built by anonymous munis and renowned thinkers credited with philosophical works marked by spiritual ideologies that have endured to this day on the banks of rivers or in their vicinity is common sight in all regions of the country. Karnataka hosts a large number of riverside temples besides…

Generating and gathering data
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Generating and gathering data

Authorities at different levels figure occasionally in media reports carrying out exercises that can gladden the citizens at large. That periodic act is rarely reported upon on the front pages of dailies, not even above the fold-line of inner pages. We are talking of the authorities at Zilla Panchayat and also State Administration levels reviewing…

Casting away caste
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Casting away caste

Issues relating to the factor of caste, as commonly talked about in public domain across the country have got churned to a point of insanity in our times. The other factor, namely religion, meaning ‘an organised system of beliefs, ceremonies and rules to worship a God or Gods with piety and devotion’ has done incalculable…

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