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The Dance Academy

What was the motivation behind you taking up dancing?
Well, until I completed my graduation in Computer Engineering, I had no clue that I would be a dancer cum choreographer one day. Feeling relaxed after my exams I decided to enrol in dance classes. It was then that I developed a craze for dancing and I made up my mind to go to Bangalore to learn the art of dancing further.

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How Natural Radioactivity Harms Goans

By Dr Nandkumar M Kamat
Our government is afraid to tell us how much natural radiation which we, including the cabinet ministers and MLAs receive and what radionuclides we get from our diet. Even the granite tiles and tabletops generate radioactivity. But there are no standards for such materials in India.

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Where have the girls gone?

BY ARTI DAS | NT NETWORK
Even in this 21st century, in the country of Kiran Bedi and Indira Gandhi; in the country where the female power (Shakti) is worshipped in the form of several powerful female deities; having a girl child is perceived to be no less than a curse and burden on the family.

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Overlooking the Real Achievers

By Indranil Banerjea
Anna Hazare, a school dropout, has brought Manmohan Singh, the most successful examinee of all our prime ministers, to his knees. Singh’s deputy, Kapil Sibal, a product of St Stephen’s College, Delhi, has not taken the defeat in good grace and goes on mouthing inanities and irrelevancies to camouflage his chagrin.

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The Founder of the Nehru Dynasty

By Shekher Phadnis
Pandit Motilal Nehru, whose 150th birth anniversary is being observed in India on May 6, 2011, was one of the founding fathers of the Indian Freedom Movement and what more… three of his descendants Jawaharlal Nehru, Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi served as the prime ministers of India and there are indications that his great great grandson, Rahul Gandhi might also adorn the highest post in our Nation.

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Konkani Cinema Day – Some Reflections

By Tomazinho Cardozo
April 24 is celebrated as “Konkani Cinema Day”. It was on this day that in 1950 the first Konkani Cinema, “Mogacho Anvddo” was released. Today, Konkani Cinema completes 61 years. Considering the number of movies produced during this period vis-à-vis commercial success it appears that we are just beginners in the world of cinema. 

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Treating Insomnia

By Dr Kasturi Desai
To continue with the specialisation of Ayurvedic treatment and the medicines, Triphala churna, as mentioned before is a wonderful combination of drugs. Besides, helping to clean the system it also has the power of healing wounds and ulcers. Washing wounds with a decoction of the churna is beneficial.

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