Wednesday , 26 September 2018
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The Wonder called Hyderabad

By Thomas S
Hyderabad, the city of pearls was a princely state in the past which beckoned many a craftsman from distant parts of the world, especially the Arabian Gulf where rare original pearls are found. Hence Hyderabad became the one stop destination for pearls.

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Making Sweet Music

How did the band L’ace come about?
I have been playing for well over 40 years. I was with the band Les Vandals initially and then shifted to the band Strangers. However, wishing to have my say in decisions and opinions, I decided to form a band of my own. My band has completed 18 years and I hope we will be here for a long time to come.

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How Chinese Fireworks Reached Goa

By Dr Nandkumar M Kamat
The whole week of Divali would see dazzling fireworks displays. The children just can’t wait to use the crackers, fountains, rockets or bombs. All over Goa, various items of fireworks are collectively known by the Portuguese word – ‘fog’ from the Portuguese word ‘fogos’.

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Remembering Indira Gandhi

By Prajal Sakhardande
Today October 31, is a historic day to remember two of India’s outstanding leaders – the Iron Lady of India – Indira Gandhi and the Iron man of India – Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. Our ex-prime minister Indira Gandhi was assassinated on this date in 1984 and Vallabhbhai Patel was born on this day.

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Goa’s Doomsday Scenario

By Mário Cabral E Sá
I am most happy that Aleixo Sequeira, minister for power and CM Digambar Kamat have realised – at last should I add - that Goa is creating jobs for which it does not have adequate manpower and, as a result, it “has failed to gain the confidence of the locals” and imports manpower which pollutes the environment. An example, Aleixo pointed out, is the case of the Kesarval spring.

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