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Sports and Pastime

Their preoccupation with sports as a profession takes them all over the world. Yet they yearn for vacations during any break they can manage in between their hectic schedules. Some mix business with pleasure while others long for a perfect holiday- away from it all.

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India’s Most Famous Sculpture

By Vinaya Kumar
The answer is that… it is the famous Didarganj Yakshi statue, kept at the Patna Museum. One catalogue describes the famous sculpture thus: “The depictions of Yakshas and Yakshis (spirits of hills and trees) are creations of the Mathura school sculpture in the 2nd century BC.

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Nehru and Goa’s Children

By Prajal Sakhardande
Today, November 14, Children’s Day, is the birthday of Pandit Nehru, India’s first prime minister. Nehru refused to use force to liberate Goa from the Portuguese. Operation Vijay, to liberate Goa, was the decision of then defence minister of India, V K Krishna Menon.

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Municipal Elections that Spoke Volumes

By Mário Cabral e Sá
I know that Manohar Parrikar’s greatest virtue is to take the rough with the smooth, not as elegantly as would be more praiseworthy with so many contretemps as he had in his personal and political life. But, that is the fuel that keeps him going.  All said and done, he always hopes for the best. 

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Near Death Experience

By Khushwant Singh
Public around the globe, including those who have no idea where Chile is on the map of the world, identified themselves with the 33 miners buried more than 2,000 feet under the earth looking for copper and gold for over two months.

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Garhwal: Land of Gods

By Arijit Kumar
Land of Gods, as Garhwal is known as is gifted with immense natural beauty. Garhwal is smack in the middle of the Himalayas, with Himachal Pradesh in the West and North-west; Tibet in the North; the plains of Western Uttar Pradesh in the South and Kumaon in the East.

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An All-rounder from Ribandar

What made you enter the tiatr industry?
I was always fascinated by tiatrs and as a child I would attend tiatrs by Prince Jacob and Roseferns. I would imagine myself acting alongside with these towering personalities, and this perhaps triggered my inner talents.

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How We Suppress Child Scientists

By Dr Nandkumar M Kamat
After explaining the structure and function of human neurons - once I asked my post-graduate students in their early twenties – “At the current level of technology, what would be the size of the supercomputer which would match the structural and functional complexity of the human brain?”

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