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“Want to be happy? …be”
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“Want to be happy? …be”

The caption for today’s column is a less publicised quote attributed to the renowned monk Swami Vivekananda (1862-1902). The prescription, sounding almost like a diktat, sounds simple but is loaded with message that breaks out into the vast area of preparing oneself to lead a life of satisfied feeling as well as a feeling of…

Science – Spirituality synergy
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Science – Spirituality synergy

The issue of distinguishing countries as developed and otherwise, being addressed based on economic parameters seems to have overlooked many time-honoured customs and beliefs with their roots in spirituality, thanks to the sway of science and technology over life of people and confrontation among the literati focused on the respective faiths followed by them. While…

Torrent of tongues
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Torrent of tongues

Mysuru hosts the Central Institute of Indian Languages (CIIL), set up in 1969 to help in evolving and implementing the language policy of Government of India, essentially based on research covering language analysis, language pedagogy and language use in society. Its Regional Language Centres conduct teacher-training programmes for secondary school teachers deputed by States and…

Name Game
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Name Game

Trailing the change in names of places from times dating back to several centuries of recorded history in various parts of the world, including India in general and its cities, towns as well as villages in particular, not to forget the pre-historic periods of the land’s epics, estimated by scholars to be nearly 10,000 years…

Promoting Public Transport
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Promoting Public Transport

The saying necessity is the mother of invention may have emerged in the past prompting people to adopt every invention in the wake of one or the other necessity, meeting which made their life more comfortable in myriad ways. The multitude of tools, devices, contraptions and so on in a long list, with the mobile…

Enduring employment
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Enduring employment

The Right to Information (RTI), under an Act of the Parliament of India, enacted on June 15, 2005, and assented on June 22 of the same year, for setting out the practical regime of the right for citizens, replacing the erstwhile Freedom of Information Act 2002, commenced on October 12, 2005, mandating timely response to…

Green Garbage of Garden City
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Green Garbage of Garden City

Both the skyline and the landscape across Mysuru are witnessing a steady change each passing year. More appropriately, the time-honoured residential areas in Mysore of yesteryears have made the city already bearing the brunt of unsightly multistorey dwellings and barren roads and avenues with hundreds of fully-grown trees gone forever. Old timers of Mysore, visiting…

Human resources heading for home work
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Human resources heading for home work

School-bound children, the harassed home-maker and the wage-earning father in a typical family team have their respective territories of work in daily life, currently witnessing an undergoing change of the time-honoured scene. The juniors are revelling with a steadily enlarging canvas of opportunities for outdoor activities including sports unlike their counterparts of the past shuttling…

Security-Safety Scene
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Security-Safety Scene

Inter-country and also intra-country unrest seem to be going out of hands threatening national security and citizens’ safety in ways and on a scale like never before in human history. Human kind has progressed in a negative sense, at a slow rate for many centuries and rapidly in modern times, given the use of clubs,…

Funds-flow for farming
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Funds-flow for farming

Policy, programme and plan of action relating to the multitude of sectors in the country’s economy ought to be addressed by successive governments at the Centre and its counterparts in the 36 States and Union Territories in tandem, particularly for the two major sectors namely, agriculture and industry, maybe in that order. Given the too-well-known…

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