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The Saga of Tagore Paintings

By Shekhar Phadnis
Much furore has been raised by Sotheby’s offering for sale 12 paintings by Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore, with a total reserve price of British pounds 250000 (Rs 18 millions). There are two reasons for this commotion.

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When I Met Mickky…

By Mário Cabral e Sá
What Mickky Pacheco does not know about women, call them ladies if you like, is not worth the bother. When years back an NRI mission headed by its commissioner officially visited Bahrain,

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Care for your Eyes Naturally

By Dr Kasturi Desai
The eyes are said to be the windows to good health. They reflect all your emotions, be it anger, joy or sadness. It is one organ that is always exposed to the external environment and we really do not care about its health unless we have a real problem.

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The Year Gone By

By Khushwant Singh
I do not mean last year but the end of the first year of the re-elected UPA government, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh spelt out its achievements and failures at his first meeting with the Press in his second term with usual self-confidence.

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Listen to the Mountains Speak

By Shrikant Chaturvedi
To be in Rishikesh is to be far away. Cut away from your world, and all its trappings. It’s both disconcerting and vaguely thrilling.
It is a chilly 3 a.m. Yet, I find myself slouching grouchily through a garden brandishing a frightfully pink yoga mat.

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The Perfect Host

What made you start Silver Bells?
I had my business in Dubai initially, but always wished to start something on the lines of Silver Bells. When I returned to Goa in 2001, I decided to go ahead with my dream. Basically I had no experience in such a venture. However, with God’s blessings, the support from my family and friends, and many sleepless nights, we made this venture a success.

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The Eye Behind the Lens

Dr Nandkumar Kamat
Photography was world’s greatest, liberating, democratic, portable invention. Greatest because the principles were simple - capture natural photons and transfer photons; Liberating because it gave humans immense freedom to travel, choose and exercise options; Democratic because it was for everybody and anybody who cared to use a camera.

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