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Bridge over troubled waters

By Derek Almeida
St Estevam is a laidback island located not too deep in the interiors, far enough to discourage the average real estate player, but not the feisty ones with deep pockets.

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Starting the fire

By Barkha Dutt
Social scientists have argued - with some optimism - that India may finally be entering a ‘Post-Riot’ phase of maturity in her evolution as a democracy.

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Teachers’ Role in Today’s Education

by Tomazinho Cardozo
Teachers’ Day was celebrated on 5th of this month throughout India. On this occasion, in Goa too, teachers were praised and lauded for their contribution towards the development of our society.

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India remains a work in progress

By Ramchandra Guha
In a book published in 2007 - the year marking the 60th anniversary of Indian Independence - I argued that while a democracy had to be founded by visionaries, it could be run in mid-career by mediocrities.

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Out of the Woodwork

by Patricia J Pereira-Sethi
I find Goa most amazing! Ever since I have returned to cast down my final anchor, friends and family are coming out of the woodwork to contact me.

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Fictional towns

You belong to a place and a place belongs to you. The relationship is mutually nurtured by comfort, security and familiarity. What intrigued me as evidenced in the books is that writers have created fictional places in stories with which we wholeheartedly identify.

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Literary Conversations!

By J S
The other day, chin in hand, I sat listening to Anjum Hasan at the International Centre. I was all ears to her narrative of imagination which she emphasised was the core of fictional writing. Hearing her did not really grab me so much as the act of reading her collection of short stories ‘Difficult Pleasures’.

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Charms of Chennai

By Meher Castelino
Chennai has always been a charming city for me. It has a touch of the Raj with its magnificent buildings and there is that South Indian ambience that is wonderfully hospitable.

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Girl Power Surges in India

ScienceDaily (Jan. 12, 2012) — By putting 18 million cracks in the proverbial glass ceiling, Hillary Clinton changed the way Americans think about women in politics, and new Northwestern University research suggests that an affirmative action law in India is doing the same for Indian women.

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Life beyond Dravid & Laxman for Indian Cricket

By Rohit Bhandiye
It has been sixteen long and glorious years that the two great stalwarts – Dravid and Laxman – served Indian cricket with dignity and aplomb. And, suddenly with both of them retiring in 2012 within a span of five months a golden era in Indian cricket has come to an end.

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