Thursday , 15 November 2018
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Sea Soiree

By Meher Castelino
There is only one way to see the world and that is by ship. If I were a billionaire I would have lived on a ship all my life. The air is clean and healthy, everything is taken care of and all you have to do is eat, sleep and have fun.

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The IFFI 2010 Report Card

By Sachin Chatte
The dust has settled on the 41st International Film Festival of India, the biggest annual event in Goa. Even though it is the oldest festival in Asia, IFFI is yet to acquire a name for itself as far as International festivals are concerned.

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The Bright New Side of Advertisements

By Shweta Patwardhan
Of late I have been watching a strange phenomenon on prime time television. There are at least three advertising commercials in which a woman is seen thrusting her extra clean underarm at unsuspecting fellow male passengers with a super confident demeanour.

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Christianity in Mughal Miniatures

By Dhananjaya Bhat
In the Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya in Bombay, also known as the Prince of Wales Museum of Western India, there is an unattributed 17th century Mughal miniature of Madonna with Infant Jesus, with priests of different religions, especially Hinduism revering the Child Jesus.

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The Curious Case of Goa’s Law and Order

By Mário Cabral e Sá
Is Ravi Naik the same Minister for Home, who on December 2 berated the Goa Police, especially the investigating officers in charge of police stations, for failing to properly investigate cases registered in their jurisdiction; the same Ravi Naik who on umpteen earlier occasions said that the Goa Police was as good as the best and that Goa could do without calling in the CBI, even in difficult cases?

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Encouraging Creativity in Schools

By Tomazinho Cardozo
Educational institutions should have been the centre of all round development of children, but, unfortunately, most schools do not cater to this as they [the institutes] are enslaved by the examination system and hence concentrate all their efforts in getting 100 per cent results, in the bargain sacrificing many other talents of students.

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What does Your Religion Mean to You?

By Khushwant Singh
What does your religion mean to you? I suggest that on religious festivals after performing expected rituals, people should spend a little time — about half-an-hour — in silence and ask themselves:  “What does my religion really mean to me?” Hindus could do this on Ram Navmi or Diwali, Muslims on Eid-ul Fitr, Christians on Christmas, Sikhs on the birth anniversaries of the founder of Sikhism — Guru Nanak.

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