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AS REAL AS IT GETS

Vikramaditya Motwane’s Udaan is about a tedious relation between a father and his son.
The character of Rohan (played by Rajat Barmecha) wants to grow up and become a writer. However, his dad (played by Ronit Roy) wants him to become an engineer.

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SAMMIR KI LUV STORY

Sammir Dattani is a die-hard romantic, much like Raj, the character he plays in today’s big release, I Hate Luv Storys. And like Raj, the actor, too, has found love in his girlfriend of two years: Ritika Jolly, an aspiring writer with a corporate background.

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Pluses and Minuses of NREGA

BY DR SAUMITRA MOHAN
National Rural Employment Guarantee Programme (NREGA) has been in operation for over four years and is being implemented in all the districts of the country. NREGA has turned out to be one of the most fascinating schemes launched by the State, generating lots of expectations because of the success story it has turned out to be.

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Bollywood Aliens


Rachel Shelley, a British television actress, portrayed Elizabeth Russell in Ashutosh Gowarikar’s Lagaan. Paul Blackthorne played her villainous and racist brother Captain Andrew Russell. Having spent his early childhood on British Military bases in both England and Germany Blackthorne’s performance was brilliant, and his painstaking training in Hindi for six months paid off. But it did nothing to fetch him more roles in Hindi films.

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Thibaw Palace

By K D L Khan
The year 2010 marks the one hundredth anniversary of the construction of the famous edifice known as the Thibaw Palace at Ratnagiri, 225 kilometres from Mumbai.

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Giving Goan Economy a Boost

By Mário Cabral e Sá
It is a very delicate juncture of time, when the world’s engines of growth are just about emerging out of recession. We have witnessed an almost unprecedented global economic meltdown which had taken the proportion of a crisis. 

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The Menace of Naxalism

By Tomazinho Cardozo
Naxal violence is on the rise. During the last few months hundreds of security personnel have been killed. Earlier only the security forces were targets but now civilians are not spared too. Numerous innocent citizens are killed by the Naxals in cold blood.

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Why We Like to Procrastinate

By Marilia Priyanka Fernandes
The phone bill needs to be paid, the gate needs fixing, the diet program has to be started, the garden needs tending, groceries are needed at home and the deadline for the report at work is fast approaching.

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The Benefits of Aroma Therapy

By Dr Kasturi Desai
Lavender is an exotic plant introduced in India especially for its essential oils. It is a beautiful herb in the garden having gray-green, pointy leaves, which grow in a bushy shape. It is topped with tall spikes of pale violet flowers most of the summer.

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