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The Retribution

By J M Ovelil
It was then, Avinash a teacher, from a school in Rajasthan approached him complaining about the malpractices in the private school run jointly by one Rev John and a Mr Takkur Prem Kumar.

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Lake of Tranquillity

By Kavita Suri
Winter is setting in Ladakh and the tourist season is almost coming to an end. The high altitude Himalayan region witnessed an unprecedented inflow of tourists this year.

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‘Goan audiences are incredible’

What inspired you to become a DJ?
I had a love for music ever since I can remember. In school I would often DJ at events and this further fuelled my passion for music. I knew that this was my calling when my brother entered this field. So I too decided to become a DJ.

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The Importance of Celebrating Wildlife Week

By Nandkumar M Kamat
For the last 56 years India has celebrated the week October 1 to October 7 as the Wildlife Week. Goa has celebrated this week for the last 45 years. I still remember the Goa agro-expo held in 1971 at Campal where the Kala Academy stands today.

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Race-perfect Vettel Made to Wait for Title

To put the title beyond doubt Sebastian Vettel needed to be 125 points clear, but Button remains a tantalising 124 behind and takes the battle to Japan at the very least.

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When villagers rally for their land

Sometimes we require a leader to show us the way. But, real success is possible only when people get involved and work as a team towards a common goal. Mangal in the Quepem taluka is one such example where villagers came together to work on a watershed project and are now enjoying the fruits of their efforts

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Band, Baaja, Bride Weddings in the Big Apple

By Christa Fletcher

 A cameraman focused his frame on the stage while the production staff draped gold fabric on the backdrop and fastened crimson and orange bouquets to gilded columns.

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Remembering Gautam Rajadhyaksha

In pursuit of my dream, I visited Gautam in his studio near Opera House, Mumbai in 1991 as soon as I passed out of college. He received me graciously, but he already had too many assistants working under him. But always ready to help, he directed me to another ace photographer of the time, Jagdish Mali, who took me under his wing for two fruitful years. But I would often visit Gautam in his studio as we also shared a bond with our common family deity, Lord Manguesh

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Of Corruption and Lokayukta

My friend Ramakant Khalap, the Chairman of the Commission made no bones about it and stated that it was a "mirch masala" of sorts, like the witches’ broth. The Commission had essentially based itself on the Bill which has been in cold storage for a long time, time enough to develop fungus and become inedible. It will also have elements of Anna Hazare’s Lokpal Bill drafted by his committee of "experts" - Prashant Bhushan, his son Shanti and Arvind Kejrival

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The Impact of Technology on Society

Technology has also provided improved machines for ploughing, sowing, watering, thrashing, etc. This has enabled the farmer to cut and thrash the field harvest in a day or two reducing the chances of spoilage. Transport facilities too have improved. It becomes easier for the farmer to transport his crop to different destinations. Technology has provided occupational mobility to village society. They do not depend only on agriculture. After attaining suitable technical know-how, the villagers shift to other occupations

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