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

The land’s people were informed, although belatedly, about a vision to be achieved. The Union Ministry of Urban Development launched Swachh Bharat Mission on Oct. 2, 2014 to bring about 4,000 towns and cities under the mission’s ambit. Essentially, the vision is to clean up the streets, roads, infrastructure of India’s cities, not to forget…

Silver lining on dark clouds
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Silver lining on dark clouds

The idiom Every cloud has a silver lining is traced to the renowned English poet John Milton (1608-1674). The expression can be of immense influence in rekindling hopes of better days in the life of individuals facing bad times and of societies struggling to restore past glory. In the case of our country, the value…

Saving-spree
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Saving-spree

The nation’s assets, facing the prospect of getting lost have currently emerged in public domain, sending people, forming themselves into voluntary groups, on a saving-spree, some of them not giving up, such as in Mysuru. The phenomenon of saving the assets has its origins in the event of God taking the form of fish to…

India inching towards ICU
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India inching towards ICU

Out of ten incarnations (avatar) that Lord Vishnu took from time to time to eradicate evil forces, to restore the dharma, four were in the form of animals — fish, tortoise, boar and lion. Nine incarnations have appeared till now and the tenth will descend on Earth at the end of the Kali Yuga. The…

Archaeological ruins
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Archaeological ruins

Simply  stated, the ground rule relating to life of all living forms on Planet Earth permits itself to be expressed in just four words: Live and let live. If that rule can be simpler and expressed in fewer words, we may have to look up to the wise in society. The multitude of living forms,…

Technology takes over
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Technology takes over

The world has plunged itself into a whirlpool of digital technology. Mobile telephone is on the cusp of finding itself in the hands or pocket of virtually the entire population. The proportion in the population flaunting smart versions of the ubiquitous device has reportedly crossed half-way mark. The infinitesimal fraction of the mass yet to…

Mind your language
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Mind your language

The world’s people, residents of 200 countries, are said to be interacting in about 7,000 languages. Nearly one-fourth of that number is accounted for by the country’s present estimated population of 135 crore. The government has accorded the classical language tag to eight languages including Kannada while 22 languages constitute the list of official languages…

People against people
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People against people

The pages of the land’s history, spanning several centuries, portrays people of past generations with the scripts dictated by the extent to which the chroniclers not only got the opportunities to observe the goings on but also their perceptions and even inferences. Knowledge of the land’s highly rated richness, both material and otherwise, wafting beyond…

Farming fraternity’s future
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Farming fraternity’s future

Many regions of the country have a long history of urban residents with ownership rights of agricultural land, identifying themselves as landlords, enjoying the plentiful produce of food-grains promptly delivered by the farmers at the lord’s doorstep, marking the harvest season. The reign of landlords ended some decades ago in Karnataka following the policy of…

Optimistic outlook
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Optimistic outlook

Come elections to the country’s Parliament and Legislative Assemblies of States, the dominant speakers of its major political parties get into top gear exposing the frailties of each other, thus presenting on a platter to the electorate in particular and the world’s observers in general an unmistakable script on the dark sides to the life…

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