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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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Balancing Weight and Health

By Dr Kasturi Desai
A person’s weight is a major criterion for good health. As underweight individuals may look sickly similarly overweight people also look odd. According to Ayurveda a person’s weight should be according to his height and stature.

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Political Gimmickry

By Khushwant Singh
Mayawati, Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, has announced her resolve to divide the State she rules into four. Her decision can be rubbished on more than four grounds.

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Lazing Out in Lucca

By T L Reid
“Take the train from the Pisa airport,” my instructions read but when I approached the ticket counter, the man shook his head. “No,” he said, “you don’t want to do that. Too long a wait.” “The blue bus,” he pointed out the window.

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Make Way for the HTC Flyer

By Shruti Shah
After introducing several noteworthy products in the smartphone arena, HTC has now entered the enticing tablet market. Bringing in the new tablet-oriented Sense UI, and coupled with a stylus known as the Magic Pen, the Flyer attempts to break the clutter of Android tablets.
First Impressions

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Terrorism Divides-Cinema Unites

By Nandkumar M Kamat
Cinema is visual anthropology. Cinema is a liberating, uplifting and immersive medium. Cinema amplifies human creativity.

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Last Bus to Panaji

BY DEREK ALMEDIA
No matter what the government thinks, there is nothing romantic about a Kadamba Transport Corporation (KTC) bus, especially the last bus to Panaji from Margao which resembled a stray dog lost in thought.

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Into the City Born

New York based Arjun Appadurai, a contemporary social-cultural anthropologist focusing on modernity and globalisation has written about ethnoscapes (spaces produced through inflow of people such as immigrants, refugees, etc.)

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Cracking Under Pressure: Women Can’t Always Fight Back

By Rebecca Tinsley
A friend who worked in a Bosnia refugee camp once told me, “The men rapidly fell apart, and the kids became silent; it was up to the women to get the family up every morning, feeding them and washing their clothes.

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