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Sardarji Jokes

Ethnic jokes are assumed to be in bad taste. Nevertheless, they flourish all over the world in every country. Their principal target is always the community which has done better than others in the country

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Loving the Lot

By Carmen K Myers

the pleasures of southwest France are as satisfying and substantial as the region’s cuisine du terroir, like its people, pleasant and hearty. Everyone knows that drinking and fatty food is bad for you. Yet the region, renowned for its red wine and duck fat, is the home of many of the world’s longest living people.

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‘It’s never too late to get to the top!’

DJ Jay Naik began his career at the young age of 16. He overcame the glamour which comes with the profession and remained focused to complete a post graduation in Event Management. Today he plays at some of the biggest clubs of Goa. Cedric Silveira caught up with DJ Jay to learn a little about his path to fame

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Top Cosmologists to Create “Big Bang’ in Goa

By Nandkumar M Kamat

After 25 years they are coming back - this time in full force to create an intellectual "Big Bang" in South Goa. Let us welcome the world’s top cosmologists to Goa including Nobel Laureate Kip Thorne.

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An Offer they Can’t Refuse

By Derek Almeida

Don Pilerno was the first to speak. Although young, he was feared and respected by the heads of the other families who had gathered in the conference room of a posh five star hotel across the river.

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A Historic Ground

“Your team is coming to play here this season. Let’s see who wins,” the eyes in the cheerful face of the gentleman in a bright blazer twinkled. He was showing me around the Oval cricket ground in Adelaide, capital of South Australia.

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Do Women in Power Act Differently?

Some evidence suggests that women’s involvement in political institutions is associated with better local environmental management. Yet, women’s mere presence in institutions is not enough to overcome entrenched disparities – additional changes and flexibility in institutional forms are needed to ensure that women can participate effectively in decision-making.

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The Ten Days of Muharram

By K D L Khan
The Muharram procession passing through the streets of major Indian cities is a strange and fascinating spectacle verging on the bizarre – for although the accompanying music sounds like a funeral dirge, it is some time before one realises that the participants are mourners not revellers.

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A Paradise Under Threat

By Tomazinho Cardozo
It’s a very frightening situation. Crimes like murders, rapes and assaults are on the rise in this tiny state of Goa.

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