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Vasudhotsav kick starts in the city

The Chief Minister, Mr Digambar Kamat recently inaugurated the Environment Film Festival titled, ‘Vasudhotsav’ at the Maquinez Palace, Panaji in the presence of the CEO of ESG, Mr Manoj Srivastava and member of the Censor Board, Ms Nandini Sardesai.

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Where have the girls gone?

BY ARTI DAS | NT NETWORK
Even in this 21st century, in the country of Kiran Bedi and Indira Gandhi; in the country where the female power (Shakti) is worshipped in the form of several powerful female deities; having a girl child is perceived to be no less than a curse and burden on the family.

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Overlooking the Real Achievers

By Indranil Banerjea
Anna Hazare, a school dropout, has brought Manmohan Singh, the most successful examinee of all our prime ministers, to his knees. Singh’s deputy, Kapil Sibal, a product of St Stephen’s College, Delhi, has not taken the defeat in good grace and goes on mouthing inanities and irrelevancies to camouflage his chagrin.

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The Founder of the Nehru Dynasty

By Shekher Phadnis
Pandit Motilal Nehru, whose 150th birth anniversary is being observed in India on May 6, 2011, was one of the founding fathers of the Indian Freedom Movement and what more… three of his descendants Jawaharlal Nehru, Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi served as the prime ministers of India and there are indications that his great great grandson, Rahul Gandhi might also adorn the highest post in our Nation.

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Celebrating the Resurrection of the Humble Messiah

By Mário Cabral e Sá
What we know about Christ and his times is what the Bible of the New Testament teaches.  It is seen by the believers of the Christian religion as sacred and authoritative. The word is derived from Greek ‘biblion’, which means the ‘book par excellence’.

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Konkani Cinema Day – Some Reflections

By Tomazinho Cardozo
April 24 is celebrated as “Konkani Cinema Day”. It was on this day that in 1950 the first Konkani Cinema, “Mogacho Anvddo” was released. Today, Konkani Cinema completes 61 years. Considering the number of movies produced during this period vis-à-vis commercial success it appears that we are just beginners in the world of cinema. 

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Treating Insomnia

By Dr Kasturi Desai
To continue with the specialisation of Ayurvedic treatment and the medicines, Triphala churna, as mentioned before is a wonderful combination of drugs. Besides, helping to clean the system it also has the power of healing wounds and ulcers. Washing wounds with a decoction of the churna is beneficial.

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Marching Forward

By Khushwant Singh
The more I hear of the DAV set-up, the more I admire the way it functions. It is probably among the very few educational organisations in the world which is free of ego clashes of the people who run it.

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The Garden City

By Meher Castelino
If one wants to just laze around in the different gardens in India then the city to visit is Bangalore or Bengaluru as it is called now.
It is for no reason that it is called The Garden City because it has so many beautiful open spaces that will make one turn into a poet and even compete with Omar Khayyam when it comes to writing verse.

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Let’s Talk Trousers

Understanding the role of your trousers and the options you have in choosing them are the keys to comfortable, sharp-looking clothes.
Men’s Trouser Style

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